Posts tagged ‘metaphor’

June 28, 2017

~ Thoughts Glide

by ladyliterati

Poetic thoughts glide across my tongue as dainty feet, waltzing a marble floor,

Wrapped in word, my mind soars beyond the either and I surpass self

I am neither here or there, but, suspended between realms; weightless

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June 26, 2017

~ To Loss

by ladyliterati

Loss perched

Perched upon my days
As I walked through life…

Life in a daze

Enduring what could not

Be changed.
O’Prunty

6/25/17

Photo by: O’Prunty

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June 25, 2017

~ Haiku

by ladyliterati

Mothers floppy hats
Laced gloves line little fingers

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June 10, 2017

~ Haiku

by ladyliterati

~ Haiku
Uprooted Oak tree

Broken branches lie, decay

Roots lost to the winds
O’Prunty
6/10/17
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May 31, 2017

Tonight

by markfahmy

tonight

 

Tonight,
let gravity
bring me down

Tonight,
leave my soul
to drown

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May 30, 2017

~ Greed

by ladyliterati

~ Greed
When Greed the heart does consume

Logic finds no room

Distorted – nay, falsehoods – proclaimed

From forked tongues without restrain

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May 28, 2017

Halfway

by markfahmy

halfway

you talk words
and I
speak symbols

you make plans
and I
dream far away

you turn off the tune
and I
still hear it play

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May 13, 2017

Sweet Intrepidity

by Morgan

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Sweet Intrepidity reaching into the depths

Of all I hide, yet all I posses,

Laying bare these fears and suspicions

Collateral damage of volatile visage;

Vast, unbending, Audacity

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May 4, 2017

~ Pieces of You, of Me

by ladyliterati

~ Pieces of You, of, Me

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There is no time limit to grief

Just shock, horror, disbelief

And “well doers” seek a smile

Insisting grief is but a little while

But this cannot possibly be true;

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April 15, 2017

~ Haiku

by ladyliterati

~ Haiku
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Watershed moment

Before, after, her demise

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April 5, 2017

Dancefloor

by markfahmy

dancefloor

If the world was our dancefloor,
and the DJ could set us free..
If music was the language of our soul,
how different would it be?

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February 17, 2017

The Most Beautiful Flower

by markfahmy

flower

Once I thought,
that the most beautiful flower
grows in the middle of fields.
And among the lush green,
she sways and dances with the breeze.

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February 15, 2017

A Matter of Perspective

by Nick Anthony

Future-Me, a fan of irony,
Enjoys the reruns of a Present comedy
Starring Me, self-confident with sobriety,
Lamenting the stupidity of Past-Me.

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February 4, 2017

Love Sonnet

by Ex Libris Regina

Poetry challenge: Valentines poem.
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LOVE SONNET
by R. Saint Claire

Bright twinkle of stars and warmth of the sun,
Flotillas of clouds in Heaven’s fresh air,
Dark battles through which the brave hero becomes,
To all things amazed, my lover compares.
 
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October 16, 2016

Unbeckoned

by Morgan

unbeckoned

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Shapes fall from heights Unknown

Figments of Forgotten Splendor

Whispers painted on Drops of Light

Sparkles that hum as they Remember

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September 19, 2016

Renewal in Spring

by Colly

 

 

 

In spring, it’s such a splendid thing

when bud or rosette

along branch-let – stem

form flora’s – leaves.

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September 16, 2016

Ticking Clocks

by markfahmy

clock-arrows
The clocks kill me with their relentless ticking
Like a march of hungry soldiers in search of war
Blood and bones instead of the fruits I should be picking
Clock arrows ferociously eating inside my core

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September 15, 2016

A Tiny Drop

by markfahmy
single-drop
If the world is an ocean
And, I, just a drop
That moves along the collective wave motion
Secretly wishing that it would stop
 
Whirlwinds, tornadoes circulating through
And I, a tiny drop, in the midst of it all
Does not know what it should do
Bumping and turning till it finds its role

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September 8, 2016

To Me

by markfahmy

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I hope you know.. that to me,

You were the blossoming flowers of spring,
You were the precious diamonds shining on an engagement ring,
You were the source of light to my everything.

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September 8, 2016

Gallant is thee – haiku

by Colly

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Oh, gallant warrior

of the sea…

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July 22, 2016

The Arch

by Morgan

The Arch

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The Arch of Blackness

Reaching from Time

Measure and Pleasure

Existentialism sublime

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June 20, 2016

Apart

by markfahmy

sunoflove

You call me yours,
I call you mine.
Our sun of love starts to shine.

But on the road,
we draw the line;
both pretending we’ll be fine.

 

photo from pexels.com
April 13, 2016

Locked – NaPoWriMo

by Morgan

Locked

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Beyond the clasp of time

And Rhyme,

Before the deep ocean’s

Mercurial shore,

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April 13, 2016

NaPoWriMo – Choka – April 13, 2016

by Bastet

Dawn

a silent minstrel
sat at dawn his fingers limp
(the blue sky streaked red)
reminding him of lost friends

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April 12, 2016

Lavish

by Morgan

There is a Lavish Beauty to You

I cannot deny;

A Magnificence that Charms and Lures

My every notion,

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March 24, 2016

~ Haiku

by ladyliterati

Dancing daffodils

Yellow hues sway in two’s

Breath of Spring passes

O’Prunty

3/24/16

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March 6, 2016

~ Brazen Blades

by ladyliterati

‘Neath frozen sod

Pokes brazen blades

Refusing to linger with

The earths shades;

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February 27, 2016

~ Your Shinning Star

by ladyliterati

~ Your Shinning Star
I carried a pocket full of dreams

Some slipped through faltered seams

But still I carried on, permanent failure

Was not an option:

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