Posts tagged ‘earth’

October 18, 2017

Earth

by Venkat

​*Alliteration Poem – Earth*

17th Oct’17  ~by Venkat

Edges evolve, epitaphs etched
Eyes echo, ears ensnare
Ears enchant, eyes eschew
Eagles exude, embers emaciated

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October 4, 2017

The Woodland

by A. Marie

I am inferior. Let me say it.

Let it roll on my tongue, get pressed to my inner cheek, let it
fall out to the earth, let the solar rays shine on it,
the rain hammer over it,
the soil encapsulate it,
have it arise.

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August 9, 2017

The Sound of Night

by Charmed Chaos

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The Sound of Night

-Linda Lee Lyberg

Listen to the whisper of crisp autumn leaves
Where by design, He magnificently weaves
An aria of sweet music for the weary soul
Void of silence broken as darkness slows.

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August 8, 2017

The Collector

by Charmed Chaos

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The Collector

-Linda Lee Lyberg

How lovely is the bumble bee
As he floats from flower to flower
Storing pollen on his knees
Seeking bounty under the bower.

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August 2, 2017

Feeding Frenzy

by Charmed Chaos
Love birds tree
Morning
Sunny new day
Intense heat once again
Love birds feeding furiously

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July 20, 2017

Our Earth is Slipping

by Zenei

Earth is slipping,

And we are sleeping.

Plains are flooded,

The forest is gutted.

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June 14, 2017

THE EARTH KNOWS SHE’S SICK OF US

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The earth knows

she’s sick of us

volcanos cough

a rain of tears

the wind blows

and the earth knows

she has a cold

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May 10, 2017

soil of your seed

by Singledust

In the sunlight
Beneath the trees
Tread gently
And touch me
I am the soil
Of your seed

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October 13, 2016

Running Leaf Above the Moor

by A. Marie

She says I am the leaf sent out to sail the air across the moor.

Quietude and Rolling are my calling, to be tossed and savaged
like the sea.

Respite is a foreigner, who gallops as a steed
far from my body, as if it were the conduit of its destruction.

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September 23, 2016

Man in Charge

by Miriam Hurdle

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Gaze upon the twinkle stars

Who am I? A question I ask.

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July 7, 2016

The Grass Does Not Bend

by A. Marie

When the grass doesn’t bend, and the earth
Holds her breath, and the stars are drowned
By a pregnant moon at midnight, so I walk,
Down the empty road, a monk in my shawl

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May 15, 2016

Five Elements

by Venkat

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Your words I observe
        Moving in line
Scorpions on fire
        On my rocky wall

Your words
        I dare to touch
Your words
        I dare to hold

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April 21, 2016

The Green and Blue

by A. Marie

There is the smell
Of moss and green. A color
Like a thief. Stealing land, smothering
Hillsides and the trees. This
Essence, the Qi, of the
Leaf and blade, settles here
(On my breast) and cracks me open
To lift my heart.

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June 14, 2015

Illume

by Karen

In the quiescent dark of eventide

In the scintillating light of early bright

Across the wild windswep’d savannah

And gently nudging the veiled coppice

 

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April 19, 2015

Love Unsurpassed

by Dorinda Duclos

She watches
From the skies above
Never does she age
Her beauty cast
Around the Earth
She is the Mother Sage

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November 28, 2014

Welcome to Ice Hotel: Challenge

by Venkat

Poetry challenge: Ice hotel poem.

thanks to Harry for warming my frozen thoughts

here we are dear
back to the gone ice age
hold your thoughts
for they may shiver

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May 31, 2013

The Great Green

by Devina

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I stand on the very edge
Of the cliff that lorded over
The lush pine forest
Like nothing I’ve never seen before
Just a plummeting step away
But I’m not like that
I’m here for the life of it all
I might as well be at the end
Of the world
An endless green horizon
Blessedly untouched
I revel in the purity
Of this emerald sea
Rippling of branches
Waving at the sky
With the wind fueling the tide

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May 9, 2013

The Narrative of the Earth’s Revenge

by soad88

“Why do you allow a hateful and ignorant creation to desecrate my soil?”

“Though most of man is evil, a small group holds unto truth.”

“But why let them commit such evils and walk free?”

“They do not walk for long and their youth is limited.”

“Let me have my vengeance upon man.”

“So you shall have it so. For when their phase is done”

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March 25, 2013

The Oasis

by harulawordsthatserve

There’s an empty ache

that won’t let me write

my creative flow has sprung a leak

and any precious moisture left

has sunk

into the thirsty earth surrounding

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January 14, 2013

“Which One Is It?”

by I HAVE A VOICE

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The black sun deepens upon earth’s face
Mercifully reaching to the core of my soul
And binding up my heart—
Mother Earth is breathing under my feet,
Dreaming like God for its fullness to be
Begotten—
I feel her suffering as my fingers trace
The dying child, the empty womb, recalling
A paradise forgotten—
This crevice, this rock from where I watch
Hide me between awe and pain
Like a crying harp—

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January 1, 2013

free spirit

by LizzieCracked

I am color and art

beauty and light

I am grey and hurt

pain and dark

a moment here

alight back there

touch as soft

as butterfly wings

translucent in my memory

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September 14, 2012

Inamorato

by berryflavoreddreams

I close my eyes, then I mesmerize

A human being, for whom I have a liking.

That figure…of a beautiful creature

I always find, crawling in my mind.

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June 24, 2012

Spring is …

by Devina

Spring is a warm sigh

Melting the frosty snow that

Hides the slumbering flowers

Escorting winter out of the back door

Spring is a wake up call to those tweeters in the trees

Spring is when we feel the smile of the sun,

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June 15, 2012

As I look up and into the sky tonight, I see her …

by Devina

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She is the High Queen of the night’s sky

The stars at her beck and call

The ruler of our seas and oceans, the tides obeying her whims

A silent sentinel, watching us from above

She often lurks behind the curtains of darkness

Her crescent is like delicate china,

That would shatter with the slightest touch

At her monthly prime,

Her brilliant white light shines through

Starless nights like a beacon out at sea

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