Posts tagged ‘inspiration’

March 29, 2019

About a book from Venice

by Jem Croucher

Started last September
Eight months of poetry
My little book from Venice
has served me faithfully

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March 24, 2019

balance

by Elizabeth

balance

not sure how I got here
influenced by others
of course
the vanity of having a Ph.D. degree
to understand the nature of beings
to find the cure
meetings and people
competitions and deadlines
hiding my feelings and not showing
weakness
perfection in each moment
Stop, breath and listen
looking for freedom
I isolate myself
solitude and silence
writing outside the lines
messing up
letting my feelings explode
between colours and paper clips
to find a balance
to breathe my true-self
next day I’ll be ready
a smile on my face
a word of encouragement
a surprise of a new result
observing the miracle
inside a cell
keeping my words and feelings
for later on
when they will lay down
on a piece of paper

January 18, 2019

WORDS OF WISDOM FROM MARY OLIVER

by thereluctantpoet

mary oliver

By Charles Robert Lindholm

“The Most Regretful People On Earth Are Those Who Felt The Call To Creative Work, Who Felt Their Own Creative Power Restive And Uprising, And Gave To It Neither Power Nor Time.”
– Mary Oliver

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January 13, 2019

HAIKU: I WAIT AND WORRY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Wait And Worry

My Beloved Angel Will

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January 12, 2019

HAIKU: AND THEN I WRITE POEMS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

My First Conscious Thought

Is To Take A Breath Of Air

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January 1, 2019

THE BEST OF 2018

by thereluctantpoet

ONE OF THE BEST GIFTS YOU CAN GIVE SOMEONE IS THANKING THEM FOR BEING A PART OF YOUR LIFE!
A Look Back At The Reluctant Poet’s Best Of List For 2018
Thanks To All For A Great 2018 And Best Wishes To You For A Wonderful 2019!!

Thanks for being a part of my life this year!!!!
Chuck
The Reluctant Poet

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December 28, 2018

…with a festive smile

by Jem Croucher

I found a moment over Christmas
Penguin Cafe in the air
In the oven, turkey roasting
whilst I was sitting there

My pen, it found the paper
and words came, as they do
from time to time as inspiration
a poem to eschew

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December 1, 2018

THE MAGIC OF OUR SONG

by thereluctantpoet

THE MAGIC OF OUR SONG
THE MAGIC OF OUR SONG
By Charles Robert Lindholm


I Was Drawn
Back Into Childhood Memories
As I Listened To The Wind
Whispering Through The Trees

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November 23, 2018

INSPIRE ME WITH YOUR WORDS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Love To Read Poetry
And Watch The Way
Talented Writers
Use Their Words

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November 23, 2018

YOU’RE AN INSPIRATION TO ME

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

When I Read Your Words

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October 9, 2018

Tri-Haiku (3 lines)

by Jem Croucher

Three lines to capture
a life of special moments
with words of meaning

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October 7, 2018

The Light

by Richard Rensberry, author at QuickTurtle Books®

The Light for Blog

 

If only

intelligence were a storm

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October 6, 2018

The Poet’s Voice III

by Jem Croucher

3 of 3

This inspiration
found in life and echoed here
Clear, the Poet’s Voice

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September 16, 2018

Adieu!

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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See the sky

shining blue

color of trust

in a game of thrust.

 

Gaze at the sun

shining bright

color of light

in a game of must.

 

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August 21, 2018

Soulshine

by Jem Croucher

What is it that’s conducive
to a poet’s mind?
The impetus that’s needed
before it can unwind?
That moment inspiration
into words flow from the pen
and beauty spills to paper
to catch the moment when…

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July 22, 2018

Newness

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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The skyscrapers

In a black city

Attracting the throng

To surrender the things

When the sense

Of newness wears off.

 

Build an attempt

So high

With an aim so tight

To render love

In a warm and vivid

Colors of shine.

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July 12, 2018

Dear Readers and Fellow Writers…

by HemmingPlay

A gentle reminder for July’s sales (going gangbusters!.. probably): if you meant to get a copy of “Snowflakes & Ashes….” and haven’t yet, it’s available through several channels, including  Barnes and Noble. (Links to US stores below, but searchable internationally.)

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June 27, 2018

Incomplete

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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The sun comes everyday

To lighten the world

From the darkness of night

To bring new hopes and vibes

To melt in the love of shine.

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June 27, 2018

Poetry comes alive

by Jem Croucher

Midnight petrichor
the earth brings me to her and
night time takes me there

Sometimes my best words
come in the small hours
when I should be deep in slumber

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June 25, 2018

With inspiration here

by Jem Croucher

I write with words that always come
formed into lines until I’m done
A synergy that’s oft begun
with inspiration here

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June 4, 2018

Struggle

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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My pen is shaking

I am agitated

My notepad is topsy-turvy

With the struggle

I revere the most

In this bloomy air.

 

The confusion relies

On my pen

Am I writing sense

Where are the words

What come before

And after.

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June 1, 2018

PURITY

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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He peeled his skin, to see if

the blood has same purity as

the redness in his eyes,

the fact is silence

in the moonshine.

 

Purity has which colour

red or white

or is it because of the wine,

he coloured him red, to see if

he feels the purity as

the pure love in her eyes.

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May 31, 2018

HEAT

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

 

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The sunburns are red

The tanning is gold

The marks are real

The sweat is glowing

With the heat of the town.

 

She is burning

He is burning

To fire the conscious

To light the lamp

In the heat of the sun.

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May 30, 2018

Spectacular II

by Jem Croucher

Sitting in my garden
blank pages in my book
waiting for my words to fill
from everywhere I look
There’s inspiration ’round me
don’t have to look too far
as life is quite exciting
if not spectacular

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May 29, 2018

Trust

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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Having layers so thin

Attached to the strings

Important and must

To carry forward

The loyalty in you.

 

Is it difficult or easy

To take the burden

Is it inbuilt or

We have to build the talent

To satisfy the norms.

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May 23, 2018

Be my love!

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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Take me into your arms

Forget the world

Lean on my chest

To make a move

Of your own.

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May 22, 2018

Take a break

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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Pack your bags

Take a flight

To the dreams

Of wine.

 

Feel that wooziness

Creating much craziness

Was it a passion

Or a desire?

 

Break the rules

Not the laws

Love the people

Not the pretentious.

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May 19, 2018

Maturity

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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Maturity is intense

To release the tensed

Coming with drawbacks

In a dose of love.

 

He said, “Maturity is key

to end the unwanted shouts,

trying to be real

along with the reflection

in the eyes.”

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