Posts tagged ‘crime’

November 29, 2017

Rock Bottom

by HemmingPlay

Hemmingplay

I’ve seen it, several times,
although much later.
It’s in the eyes
of men who
all had owned real estate
on the hopeless end
of Rockbottom Drive.

I didn’t want to find out
for myself what
was behind that look, though.
My dad made sure, as
He let me visit the address once.

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November 24, 2017

HAIKU: INHERENTLY WRONG

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Inherently Wrong

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March 29, 2017

Local Politics

by Sebastian St.John Montgomery-Greystoke

politics


You’ve never really had a proper paid job.
Not for you, the nine to five slog.

Some would say your achievements are zero,

But in your own mind you’re a conquering hero.

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October 27, 2016

Poetry’s Not a Crime

by Rhyme In Time

Poetry’s not a crime.
It’s human language singing.
The crime is silence.

April 20, 2013

Heinous Crimes: Nonet

by Venkat

Where is the civilized man going?

Death, terror, rape staring at us

Becoming brutal each day

A noose taut on the neck

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February 5, 2013

Guilty

by russtowne

“You have the heart of a poet”

I was told for the longest time

But I only recently began to write

And became guilty of the rhyming crime.