Posts tagged ‘poem’

April 23, 2018

Instapoem

by Jem Croucher

I’m an Instagram poem
a cliche I know
But just stay with me here
and go with the flow
For there’s motive and plan
in the words here you’ll find
born from a thought
that took seed in my mind

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April 22, 2018

Song of the Earthworms

by Alanna

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The earthworms sing about rain

While we complain

Jolly songs as they move the soil

With their soft heads

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April 22, 2018

Shared Meals

by mkvecchitto

I’m sitting in my husband’s office,

just off the busy kitchen

of this grand hotel

listening

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April 22, 2018

For an ear

by Jem Croucher

I am music and pleasure
for those with an ear
Hours of contentment
for freedom and cheer

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April 21, 2018

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by dokurtybitz

Lying on top
Slowly thrusting my hips

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April 21, 2018

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by dokurtybitz

Metal rod standing

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April 21, 2018

Heresy

by mkvecchitto

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Sometimes you have to trust in tradition

Believe in patterns of blood-red rose petals

crisscrossing cold slate tiles

in hallowed halls

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April 21, 2018

Hues of no colour

by Harry

Submitted by  R C AVHINASH SHARMA

World astir with the vibrant colours,
Yet, I was painted in grey, dark-grey.
Closer to the hue of black than grey.

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April 21, 2018

POEM: Users

by merlinspielen

crumbled parchment on the floor
words rejected now once more;

the roses you sent long dead
soft red petals hard faded;

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April 21, 2018

Sharing

by Jem Croucher

I am laughter and fun
and everything good
Which if you look around
as you know that you should
You will as I do
find that most everywhere
there is laughter and fun
with a duty to share

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April 20, 2018

Poetic Escape

by mkvecchitto

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These demons devour —

eating from the inside out

as I record each bite

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April 20, 2018

All Colour

by Jem Croucher

I am all things colour
I look for a smile
Especially when
they’re not seen for a while
But it’s easier when
the sunshine comes out
and there’s things like
Spring and Summer about

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April 19, 2018

Jimi

by Jem Croucher

And here’s me listening
with nigh on fifty years passed
New sound from Jimi’s sweet guitar
still giving me a blast

“Both sides of the Sky” – a new release
in twenty eighteen
Music still gives me goosebumps
however it may seem

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April 18, 2018

Power Play

by mkvecchitto

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A genie waits on the road that knows no end

conjuring magic as he dances in the dark

Sentimental stirrings, his provocation

The choice, always yours

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April 18, 2018

Pastel Pink

by Jem Croucher

Pastel pink and gorgeous
Marshmallow-like the blossom swells
on over-laden tree boughs lovely
As every April springtime tells

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April 17, 2018

ARE THE IDENTICLE

by Harry

Submitted by FeelPurple

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two journeys together,

one which is caring for kids as a mother,

collecting pennies for the future,

living and doing the daily chore,

cleaning and making the pancake batter,

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April 17, 2018

duty

by Harry

Submitted by Deb Whittam

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It was a ritual, it was essential
For it made the day complete
But he was circumspect
He knew he had to be discreet

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April 17, 2018

Secrets

by mkvecchitto

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My shadows hold a

memory of spilling light

and whispers of hope

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April 17, 2018

Magical

by Jem Croucher

Magical this influence
of Mother Nature’s hand
blessed with a dose of sunshine
all across the land

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April 17, 2018

POEM: Poverty

by merlinspielen

He stands on the median,
wearing a cardboard sign.
Politely asking strangers,
if they could just be so kind.

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April 17, 2018

IN LOVE WITH A MUSE (MY CALLIOPE) – REPRISE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm   2-24-2017   4:50 a.m.

 calliope-greek-museI wait for her each morning

in the backside of the night

in the final hours of darkness

just before, the dawn’s first light

 I long for her arrival

so in darkness I can see

and I listen like a lover

to her whispered words

for me

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April 16, 2018

Sunday Dreaming

by mkvecchitto

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Monday is the Taskmaster

dictating a schedule meant to be followed

precisely

Tuesday is the Working Mother

rushing to meet deadlines while feeding hungry children

responsibly

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April 16, 2018

The Shape of Water

by braveandrecklessblog

we do not need words

we do not need a shared

written language

we have eyes that truly see

lips that speak a common tongue

a shared palate for the aroma

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April 16, 2018

Saffron and Chestnuts

by braveandrecklessblog

I pity you

you with your

narrow definitions

of beauty

constrained

by the notion

that a woman

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April 16, 2018

Altered Carbon

by braveandrecklessblog

I pinned my phosphorus heart

to the crisp linen sleeve

of my mourning suit

where all could see

your initials

carved deep

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April 16, 2018

Dream Catcher

by braveandrecklessblog

This piece was inspired by lines of a poem written by Auroraboros in response to a Three Day Quote Challenge.

 

dwelling in this

dark

delicate world

I have sat sentry

all hours of the night

listening, with intent

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April 16, 2018

Vibrancy shouting

by Jem Croucher

It was vibrancy shouting
my name out loud
as I welcomed the sunshine
from behind winter cloud

And the stage show of colour
I had waited long for
sang loud with theatre
for raptured encore

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April 15, 2018

Adoration

by mkvecchitto

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They urged the walls to talk,

desperate to hear secret words

only those worthy could murmur

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