Posts tagged ‘joy’

August 10, 2018

Half past three

by Jem Croucher

When work is over for the day
and sun’s still shining bright
A part of me looks forward to
the beach, soon in my sight
The breeze that blows in from the sea
though warm will cool me down
Contentment overwhelms me
and joy replaces frown

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July 16, 2018

Meanings

by Venkat

your words held their breath
as tight as an intrepid bud

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May 11, 2018

Word’s Worth

by S Francis

What these words are worth
To those without eyes to read
Or chips in heads binaring what pens bleed?
Take time before it melts
To look,
To see,
To listen,
To hear
All the tiny things the earth
Wants
Unveiled
Record them, Poet!

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April 24, 2018

I’m everything

by Jem Croucher

I’m dancing. I’m rhythm
I’m words on a page
I’m pen and I’m words
from a poet and sage

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April 10, 2018

Joy Abounding

by Rev Cheryl Birch

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Collapsed into my garden chair
Melancholy wrapped my heart
I cried out: Life’s unfair!
But, gray despair would not depart

More than sunshine met me there
Warmth flooded the depths of my soul
Sadness ran as did every care
Rays of Love’s Light made me whole

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March 28, 2018

Free

by Jem Croucher

Today I found freedom
and went for a run
in Simon’s Field, Faygate
with frolics and fun

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February 20, 2018

#196 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

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February 2, 2018

HAIKU: SHE ALWAYS MELTS MY HEART

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Look In Her Eyes

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January 30, 2018

Yellow II (revisited)

by Jem Croucher

2 of 6 in the Jemverse ‘Yellow” series

Yellow things are mostly there
to serve as a reminder
the fact that summer’s almost here
and is going to be a blinder!

There’s yellow in those daffodils
that arrive in early Spring
and yellow in that forsythia
with all the joy it brings.

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January 26, 2018

#173 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

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December 26, 2017

#144 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Poetry =              

Christmas Joy

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December 25, 2017

CHRISTMAS HAIKU: YOU KNOW IT’S CHRISTMAS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

You Know It’s Christmas

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December 25, 2017

A soliloquy for Christmas

by Jem Croucher

A soliloquy for Christmas
with a little introspection
Thinking of the year that’s been
in pensive contemplation
And looking forward to the next
anticipation growing
For all the promise that’s in store
A smile, as I’ve the knowing

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December 25, 2017

HAIKU: THE BEST HOLIDAY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Children At Christmas

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December 24, 2017

MY CHRISTMAS WISH – 2017

by thereluctantpoet

MY CHRISTMAS WISH
By Charles Robert Lindholm

As I make my wishes for Christmas 2017 – the best gift after a wish for world peace and the love of my soulmate and family is for a lifetime of friendship with you!!!

CHRISTMAS PRESENTS

WISHING YOU THE GREATEST GIFT OF ALL  –  SPENDING CHRISTMAS WITH THE ONES YOU LOVE

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December 24, 2017

HAIKU: THE FIRST CHRISTMAS SONG

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The First Christmas Song

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November 25, 2017

#123 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

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November 23, 2017

I WAIT FOR THE NEW DAY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

Each morning
I sit and watch
the Eastern horizon
start to glow 

with the tiniest
sliver of light

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October 30, 2017

Ode to Postman

by Venkat

No beard, no red fur
A smile of the moon

No cap, no sledge

Come hopping rockets

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October 25, 2017

Snapshot

by Jem Croucher

Once more I am waiting
on a station, it’s dark
It’s been a long day
and I was up with the lark

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October 20, 2017

AUTUMN

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

the change is so obvious, so dramatic
leaves changing color
bird’s flying south
the chill in the air 

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October 18, 2017

The red

by Jem Croucher

I stopped, reduced to tears
when the red before me lay
Tear of joy for splendour
shown to me upon this day

Walking down an avenue
trees on either side
Then this, the most spectacular
to leave me misty-eyed

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September 4, 2017

THE CADENCE OF MY HEART

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I lie alone in bed
with words
and rhymes
and rhythms
beating
in my head 

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August 13, 2017

#25 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

Poetry =

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July 31, 2017

Morning Meditation

by Angela Umphers Rueger

Wind whips indiscriminately

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July 30, 2017

Fullness of Joy

by Angela Umphers Rueger

A stream flows freely from my heart;
It cannot be stopped—
Laughing, trickling, gurgling, bubbling,
Over weed and rock.

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July 24, 2017

The beauty of language

by Jem Croucher

I’m happy when writing
It fills me with joy
and it’s done this for ages
(since I was a boy)
I’ve written most days
sometimes just a few lines
to capture the years
the moments and times

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July 21, 2017

HAIKU: MYSTERY OF LIFE

by thereluctantpoet

 

By Charles Robert Lindholm

 

Mystery of life

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