Posts tagged ‘language’

October 3, 2017

English

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – English*
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Eagle eyes, erudite English
Evolve edges, eerie echoes
Eagles editable, emblems
Eyes exorcised, edges engraved

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April 17, 2017

Skin

by braveandrecklessblog

It is rumored that there are 50 words

In the Eskimo language for snow

I ponder

Why are there not 50 words in the

English language

That I could draw upon

To describe that moment

When your bare skin

Touches my bare skin?

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March 26, 2017

Choice Words (Cento)

by John S

Under the wordless sky, come
with loveliness and the icy drouth
of hate –

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January 14, 2017

Reduction

by John S

He sees her wilting coriander
advancing ice and winter weather

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January 2, 2017

balmy

by John S

When indespant and lonse,
the words open up
and breathe on me
barthey verses, to which I’m wont.

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December 18, 2016

eau

by John S

a fragrant voice,
a merging sound
to gather yellow, red and crowned

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December 17, 2016

Love’s Fair Bounty

by Anita Lubesh

 

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What summer’s sad fair
wouldst have me grace thy lips rightly
without strokes of seduction?
Tantalising is it not when ripeness befits
us as hosts and we lay warmly against each?

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December 10, 2016

Concomitant

by John S

There is a slight twinkle
near the sun, and it brings a magic notion

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October 16, 2016

Something, about very

by John S

As if it is more than she first breathed,
a life beyond the ocean’s crest
or past the highest tree.

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August 28, 2015

Oxford Awesomesauce

by fivemsteps

Every three months right before beer o’clock,
a poet’s arsenal gets awesomesauce
as the bruhs at Oxford* release new stock
of MacGyvered words with pop culture gloss.

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June 23, 2015

Deep

by Venkat

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Is that love deep,
that looks not at hate
as a possibility

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May 19, 2014

The Oldest Word

by sc0pic

Wind speaks to leaves overhead
Each leaf tells the next
Conversation overheard
Speaking the same hushing word
Shhh

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March 6, 2014

Lips to Air

by sc0pic

Language falling, lilting, tilting
Language dripping
From the teeth

Language hunting, language courting
Language waiting
Have a seat

Words disguised, described as something
Words disguised
A wolf in mask

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August 14, 2013

Ironbridge and Absent Friends

by beeseeker

Work-a-day sun high burnin’

Growin’ dull, respectful red and cider-cold;

Dawn’s melody slowly turnin’

Becoming familiar, restful, old.

Harvest hopes answered

Ripening to warm-honey gold:

Friends will always know each other –

If their stories be honestly told –

That distance and language matter not

When time and hearts be weighed and sold.