Posts tagged ‘free verse poetry challenge’

May 10, 2014

First Light

by KeiB

I woke cocooned in perfect warmth and sleepy contentment this morning
Swimming up through the soft, wispy layers of consciousness, smiling
Our past lives rattled the windows and tried to peek in to disturb
Nothing could break the spell, or disturb the sleeping mirage in my arms
This morning, I’m not alone. The dark-haired myth now shares my pillow
A faerytale knight once, now  warm, real and perfect in this story
Shining armour strewn upon my floor, a testament to who won the night before

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May 8, 2014

An Odyssey Called Life

by Bastet
We Wordle #17

We Wordle #17 – Red Wolf Poems

An Odyssey Called Life

Through the mists of time
My boat sailed up an unknown channel
Limpid was the river water
Between the willowed banks

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May 6, 2014

Streams in the Cities

by thom amundsen

Poetry challenge: Free verse poem.

 

streams

We walk

talk a lot

one time our world’s collided

like a fork in the river

suddenly our mood changed

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April 21, 2014

Poetry challenge: Free verse poem.

by Harry

Good luck everyone with the free verse challenge.

Free Verse is an irregular form of poetry in which the content free of traditional rules of versification, (freedom from fixed meter or rhyme).

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April 17, 2014

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by dokurtybitz

Poetry challenge: Free verse.

Desire cloaks need
And regret
To an unseeing eye,
The depths we sink
Into

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April 12, 2014

Better be…

by Venkat

Poetry chalenge: Free Verse

Better be a fool, happy
Than live with fear
Of appearing ridiculous

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April 12, 2014

Dams

by Peter Notehelfer
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We build dams

along the river to hold

back the flood & harness

the flow for our good

So we believe! 

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April 10, 2014

Early Warning

by wordcoaster

Free Verse Challenge
The third stair squeaks expectantly
like a mouse in labor
and whispers to the fourth step,
which passes the message silently along

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April 9, 2014

Everything is Dandy for the Dandelion

by tjtherien

Poetry challenge: Free verse.

 

During my residency in this abominable life
I have known the gruesome and the beautiful,
I have known the thrall of the flawless embrace…breathtaking
As I have known the sorrowful swell of heart cleaved from chest
I have known a precious few worthy and winsome people
And I am thankful for having known them
Because they have taught me the tangible lesson
That I contemplate in my solitude
Amid the myriad of superfluous and discombobulated thought
Scrumptious morsels of truth for the peckish mind grown plump on falsehood
I abandon the gospel of the pompous and the eminent
And the absurd squabble over what is right
What is proper about this world I have come to loath,

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April 6, 2014

Commute: Free Verse Challenge

by Devina

Poetry challenge: Free verse.

 

You see me on the train

Usually your gaze passed over me like a light drizzle

You noticed me, today’s eye of the storm

An innocuous fixture

In your dream-scape of blurry reality

You focus on me (dunno why, not that special)

On my sand brown skin and longish chestnut hair

Your eyes probe my prone form

I grow nervous, but I stare right back

I’m too tired to care this second, ginger boy

What do you see,

How sharp is the harpoon of your gaze,

Will it pin my soul in place, at your mercy?

You seem kind enough, black depth-less  eyes glisten with curiosity

You might have been shy once, what makes you so bold now

Stranger mine, that you brazenly attempt to read me

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April 3, 2014

Expressions, Free verse.

by Harry

Poetry challenge: Free verse.

expressions on the face

caused by pain

with a little help

they can turn

to smiles

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April 3, 2014

On A Rainy Day

by Venkat

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Poetry Challenge:Free Verse

A small story…

As the silver drops roared
In sudden unison
Upon green bushes outside
Wetting hard, my window sill

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April 1, 2014

Those Wars

by Venkat

Never realized one could look at two spirits in mind as warring forever!

Poetry Challenge: Free Verse

In the war
Between good and bad
Spirits within mind
The good becomes smaller
Not by shrinking
But by expansion of the bad

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April 1, 2014

Eraser Crumbs

by sc0pic

Poetry Challenge: Free verse

Eraser crumbs
Like shaven stubble
Swept up to the edge
Piling high
As the mercury rises

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March 31, 2014

Medium

by Venkat

Poetry Challenge: Free Verse

Every flutter
Every coil
Every season

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March 30, 2014

Sounds.

by Harry

Poetry challenge: Free verse.

Weird sounds

echo in a tunnel

devoid of light

not knowing where

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March 30, 2014

Gratitude

by Peter Notehelfer

Poetry challenge: Free verse.

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Even

the nine

who did not

return were healed

Still gratitude is the art

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March 30, 2014

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by dokurtybitz

Poetry challenge: Free verse.

Throaty laugh
And sparkle when she
Smiles,
Wanting the special someone

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March 29, 2014

And we are off

by Harry

Poetry challenge: Free verse.

Racehorse
Breaks out of the gate
Adrenalized tempo

We’re now steadfast in pace
Kicking up dirt along the way
Confident
forward we surge

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