Posts tagged ‘hunger’

December 16, 2020

Americas Child

by A. L. O'Prunty

I’m Americas child

step into my skin

feel the burning hunger

buried deep within
see me as a gift

the future, that it is me

but I can’t chase my dreams

when I’m scared & so hungry

ma says relief is coming

pa, he says it too

leaders keep on fighting

I’m sure their plates are full…O’Prunty

July 2, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

longing to hold you

wanting to taste your tongue

and the sweetness of your lips

thirsty for a drink from your love pool

hungry for the rush of oneness

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November 17, 2014

Sorrows Embrace

by Seafarrwide


What but the birds shrill song

The dog’s long howl

The babies screeching cry

Prickled fur of fear

Hollow ribs of the starved

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April 19, 2014

The Hunger

by russtowne

I often have a hunger

That engulfs me

At the most

Inopportune times.

It fills me

With a need

Far greater

Than mere desire

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February 9, 2014

Always Black and White?

by Venkat

Hunger of mind, strange
trying hard to reach an end
To make even light bend
form opinion to never change

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October 20, 2013


by Devina

There’s this hunger inside of me
A living, writhing thing of many limbs
Ever insisting, never satiated

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June 15, 2012


by lonewolfpoetry


I hunger for a sweet glimpse of you,

a primitive desire to consume you.

To take you, selfishly, ravenously.

I crave your touch, gentle fingertips

on my arched back, hands tangled

in my hair, lips seeking out every

crevice. Every hidden secret nook.

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