Posts tagged ‘poems’

March 13, 2020

Journey- A Question

by Megha's World

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.”
― Heraclitus

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A grandeur of illusion

a miracle of sorts

trailblazing your dreams

and circling and creating

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March 7, 2020

FAR AWAY – BUT ALWAYS BONDED

by thereluctantpoet

By Nichole Sulpizio And Charles Robert Lindholm

Far Away
He Was

Feeling Her Heart Break
Listening To Her Sobbing

Wondering How To Ease Her Pain
And Kiss Her Tears Away

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February 22, 2020

A “Best Advice To A New Incoming College Freshman” Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

My Alma Mater recently asked it’s alum what would be the best advice they could give an incoming freshman student. Of course, they were asking for real, serious and valuable advice. I had some of that for them – EMBRACE THE ADVENTURE. College will be a big part of the story of your life. Make it a story that you love to tell.

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February 3, 2020

Distorted Passage

by HemmingPlay

I swim in
streams and rivers
instead of on land,
looking up
through ripples
seeing mere refractions
of unknowns
filtered through milky moonlight.

Down small creeks,
under
branches splitting
the sky,
dark firs waving in
the breeze like monks
chanting,
and oaks bragging of age;
rocks and crags,
shifting, rippling,
dropping dappled shards of
sunlight on
crystal, chuckling waters.

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January 28, 2020

LETTING GO

by thereluctantpoet

By Nichole Sulpizio And Charles Robert Lindholm

She Heard The Door
Firmly Shut Behind Her
Then Slowly Turned Around
To Take A Final Look
As The Whisper From Her Heart
Said,

“Sometimes
There Is No Going Back”

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January 7, 2020

Primitive

by HemmingPlay

 

By Sharon Olds

Sharon Olds

 

I have heard about the civilized,
the marriages run on talk, elegant and
honest, rational. But you and I are
savages. You come in with a bag,
hold it out to me in silence.
I know Moo Shu Pork when I smell it
and understand the message: I have
pleased you greatly last night. We sit
quietly, side by side, to eat
the long pancakes dangling and spilling,
fragrant sauce dripping out,
and glance at each other askance, wordless,
the corners of our eyes clear as spear points
laid along the sill to show
a friend sits with a friend here.

January 3, 2020

Finding Home

by HemmingPlay

I can’t go home, because
home has not stopped
moving yet.
But I do know that
this moment is real;
I know how your lips feel,
I know the heat and
weight of you
In the dark,
or pressed against me
at a dock, oblivious
of jealous eyes,
saying a goodbye,
wordlessly telling
me what feels right.
I know loneliness
melts
in the heat of the
grace of you.
Stay with me a while, dancer.
Let’s walk on the beach,
and look in the sands for courage,
and sit at dawn,
watching the day come up like thunder.

December 25, 2019

A JOYFUL CELEBRATION

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

A
Christmas Party,
A Joyful Celebration
Shared With Friends And
Family

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December 25, 2019

THE GIFT OF YOUR TIME

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The Year Is Ending
And I Want To Give Thanks
To Each Of You
As Readers And Followers

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December 25, 2019

CHRISTMAS HAIKU: CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY – 2019 REPRISE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Christmas Every Day

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December 25, 2019

HAIKU: JUST ONE WISH – 2019 REPRISE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

If I Were Granted

Just One Wish, I’d Wish For You

And That’s What I Did

 

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December 25, 2019

HAIKU: A CHRISTMAS SLEEP IN – REPRISE – 2019

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

A Christmas Sleep In

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December 25, 2019

CHRISTMAS HAIKU: A CHRISTMAS TREE’S GIFT – REPRISE – 2019

by thereluctantpoet

PHOTO OF CHRISTMAS TREE
By Charles Robert Lindholm

A Pine Tree’s Sweet Smell

With Lights And Decorations

Is It’s Christmas Gift

Copyright © 2017 Charles Robert Lindholm – The Reluctant Poet
All Rights Reserved
Please come and explore the 2017 December Christmas pieces in my Archives

December 25, 2019

CHRISTMAS WISHES AND MEMORIES

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Childhood Memories
Of Christmas Celebrations
From Years Gone By
Parade Across My Mind

When I Sit In The Dark Watching
The Christmas Lights Twinkling

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December 10, 2019

ANOTHER FOOL’S LIES

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Fools
Will Believe
Another Fool’s Lies
Instead Of Searching for
Truth

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December 7, 2019

DAY OF INFAMY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Pearl
Harbor Memories
Day Of Infamy
Forever Etched Upon Our
Hearts

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December 2, 2019

BLACK FRIDAY CRAZY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Black
Friday Sales
Are Absolutely Crazy
With People Dying To
Shop

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November 28, 2019

I’M THANKFUL FOR YOU!

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I’m Thankful For You:

My Wife
My Children
My Family
My Friends
My Followers And Readers

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November 20, 2019

Sustenance

by Megha's World

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November 1, 2019

DOES PARTISAN EQUAL STUPID?

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

You
Are Partisan!

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October 28, 2019

A REINCARNATION OF JUDAS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Trump
Delivered Allies
Into Turkey’s Hands,

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October 26, 2019

SEEKING REVENGE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Department
Of Justice
Now Trump’s Gestapo

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October 18, 2019

NO ONE WILL WONDER

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

When
We’re Dancing
With The Angels
No One Will Wonder

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October 17, 2019

WHY DOES TIME FLY?

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Time
Runs Slowly
‘Til The Workweek’s Done
But Like A Shooting Star
Once You’re Having Fun

The Seconds
Tick By,
One By One
Measured All The Same

So Why Does Work Time
Feel So Slow
Yet Fly On By
When You’re
Having Fun

I’d Really
Like To Know
Wouldn’t You?

Copyright © 2019 Charles Robert Lindholm – The Reluctant Poet
All Rights Reserved – Please Come View My Archives!!

October 16, 2019

NEPOTISM, SELF-DEALING AND LAWLESSNESS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

White
House Nepotism,
Self-Dealing And Lawlessness
Allowed For Believers And
Swampmeisters

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October 15, 2019

LESS SAFE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

America’s
Less Safe
Because Benedict Donald’s
Syrian Decision Risks ISIS
Resurgence

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October 10, 2019

BENEDICT DONALD

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Benedict
Donald Has
Betrayed And Abandoned
Kurds To War With
Turkey (And Russia)

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October 9, 2019

Prenuptial

by Nick Anthony

Marriage for the sake of love
Is doubling down
On a sunk-cost investment.


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