Posts tagged ‘poetry corner’

May 17, 2018

INJECT AND INFECT

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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Inject and infect

The love in my veins

To surrender the pain

To be lost in your aim.

 

The infection is not in the blood

It’s in the mainstream of the love

The soul wants the cure

In the form of art of love.

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May 16, 2018

MY PHONE

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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It’s ringing

again and again

to coordinate

with the time.

 

The cords

have connected

the right connection

after a while.

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May 14, 2018

BURST OUT

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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My veins are all charged up

Giving pressure to my nerves

The indicators are so excited

To blast inside

To say louder and louder

That, I am satisfied in my zone.

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May 11, 2018

HE AND I

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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He said, “You have tantrums.”

I said, “ I have mood swings

to balance the equation

to turn on the situation.”

 

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May 7, 2018

A cup of coffee

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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Bubbles all around

In my cup of coffee

I first saw him

Sipping the coffee

My upper lip was covered

With froth of desire.

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October 8, 2017

Learning To Swim

by helenmidgley

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When the clouds begin to darken and the sun retreats in fear, there are whispers in the silence that very few can hear. Like the touch of rain on water, the ripples that swell out wide, the breath of an ant in motion and the flutter of your heart inside.

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August 27, 2017

Treading Water

by helenmidgley

treading water

August 6, 2017

Perspectives*

by HemmingPlay

We see what was always under our noses

only when death’s fingernail

scratches the window pane, asking….

Not today? Ok, then. Not today.

But nothing is the same.

We had an orchard when I was a kid,

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July 20, 2017

Songs in Sand

by HemmingPlay

And still the waves
slip ashore,
singing their
conspiratorial whispers
between grains of sand.
The wind slides in
from the deep,
empty places,
haunted and lonely,
cold and clean
like a wet finger around

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June 27, 2017

Welcome To The Encore

by helenmidgley

welcome

June 16, 2017

Cry Havok!

by HemmingPlay


“Horrors of War” by Peter Paul Reuben’s
.
We wake again to news too normal,
in times that wrap around us
with tentacles of putrid decay.

Today death drove in from Illinois and
visited a spring morning.
Last week, workday
carnage in a warehouse;
Bombs and blades and bullets fly, as
humans again forget themselves,
and cannot forgive or love…

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June 9, 2017

Nobody!

by helenmidgley

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May 14, 2017

On The Edge

by helenmidgley

Colour

 

Text & Adaption : Helen Midgley

Original Photo : https://morguefile.com/creative/cohdra

May 1, 2017

Different, Yet The Same

by helenmidgley

The same

 

Text & Adaption : Helen Midgley

Original Photo : https://morguefile.com/creative/hotblack

April 16, 2017

Pain

by markfahmy

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If you only knew
the amount of pain
that runs deeply through
my every vein
and into my heart
shaking my soul
tearing me apart

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March 6, 2017

Tough Victory

by scatterednotebooks

I’m draggin my feet all the way home
I’m stalked by defeat and I’ll suffer alone.

There’s rain on the window, or’s the rain on my face?

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February 15, 2017

My Valentine

by Miriam Hurdle

Poetry challenge: Valentines poem.
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(Ceramic piece painted by Miriam Hurdle)

It was serendipity that we met.

Summer had not stated yet, but

It was the final week of school.

I decided to go to

This group met at home.

We chatted, we snacked.

You asked what I did for fun,

I smiled, didn’t answer the question.

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February 11, 2017

Gone

by helenmidgley

gone

 

Original Photo : https://morguefile.com/creative/sasha7

January 27, 2017

Underneath

by helenmidgley

underneath

January 1, 2017

Its here

by Harry

Poetry challenge: new year poem.

2017 bounced in

2016 slithered out

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November 24, 2016

The Pause

by HemmingPlay
© 2014

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©Hemmingplay 2014

It has just struck me that I have left my old house
But have forgotten where the new one is.
Inconvenient.
Let me stand here for a moment,
Have a drink and pet the dog. Maybe

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November 20, 2016

Silence

by helenmidgley

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November 18, 2016

If

by helenmidgley

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November 13, 2016

Not Always

by helenmidgley

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October 31, 2016

Scary? No Thanks!

by J L Hunt

Photo: classyclutter.net

 

 

Spooky, scary, howlingBOO!

Smoky, darkness?…Nope, not on my list of ‘To do’s’

Things that fright,

And goes bump in the night…

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October 15, 2016

Paint Your Canvas

by helenmidgley

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September 30, 2016

Mirrors

by markfahmy

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Mirrors reflect
what we wish to see
Mirrors tell
of other people we’re dying to be

Mirrors speak
what we’d like to hear
Mirrors hide
what we want to see disappear

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July 16, 2016

Another Chemistry Lesson Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

I’ve read a lot of online dating profiles. They fascinate me. To my naked eye, there are two things that women are looking for in a man – chemistry and an income greater than $100.000.00. I have to admit that would be a nice two team parlay.

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