Posts tagged ‘poetrywriting’

July 30, 2017

Art still lives

by markfahmy

arstilllives

art still lives
sometimes in frames
sometimes in streets
sometimes in the waters of our veins

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July 9, 2017

Metamorphosis

by markfahmy

metamorphosis

Can a cigarette warm
the coldness of a soul
that stopped giving a damn
about it all?

Can a touch restore
the blood into the veins
of a body that’s been buried
under a million chains?

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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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April 16, 2017

Pain

by markfahmy

painn

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 16, 2017

May I?

by markfahmy

mayI

If you’re going through hell,
May I be your drops of rain?
If in your sadness you dwell,
May I ease some of your pain?

If the world has gone black in your melancholic eyes,
May I be a your candles giving out light?
If you’re sinking deeply in your cries,
May I, for once, become your white knight?

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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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December 29, 2016

Forever Glow

by markfahmy

forever-glow

At some point the rivers of your life will suddenly stop,
your time will have come to leave this world behind.
And that little heart of yours will cease to hop,
while your soul starts floating towards the light it tries to find.

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December 14, 2016

Believe In You

by markfahmy

believe

If you ever believe in anything so strongly,
then I hope you do believe in you.
And dismiss all the shit that was said to you, wrongly,
along with that damaging self-talk you tell yourself too.

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October 31, 2016

Poem of the Years — Pelicans leave the room

by paturnerlee

Thanks to an old school friend I am able to share my first published poem from 1972 when I was 14 years old !!!!!

Pelicans leave the room

 

I cry with pain

Vomit flies about the room with frustration

My inner sense is black and forgetful.

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October 29, 2016

To A Young Friend

by HemmingPlay

Photo by Kubra Zakir

A new day rises for you, daughter,
Pushing the darkness and the mists of childhood away.
Many have stood on this same shore, you know, but
This hour is wholly fresh, is yours entire,
Awesome and terrifying.
Thrilling. Dangerous. Engaging.
Overwhelming.
“Am I up to it?” You wonder…

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October 28, 2016

Gold Chain

by Miriam Hurdle

VanessasLocket

Hidden in the rocks, its value

Waits to be found.

Digging, hitting, pounding.

Comes above the ground.

What does it want to be?

It doesn’t know.

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October 17, 2016

Rain Clouds

by Miriam Hurdle

Yearlong drought, harsh dry air.

Grass turned golden brown, flowers shrunk.

Water rationing!

Throat burning, nostrils bleeding.

Humidifier needed.

Let the grass be golden brown,

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October 14, 2016

Sidewalk

by Miriam Hurdle

pushed-up-sideqalk

She went for a walk,

Tripped on the sidewalk.

Bruised her elbow,

Broke her ankle.

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October 12, 2016

Nightlight

by Miriam Hurdle

nightlight-whale

A whale made with clay,

Original, free-handed.

Blowhole, eyes, mouth,

Nightlight shines through.

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October 11, 2016

Four Seasons

by Miriam Hurdle

Living in this part of town,

Didn’t realize autumn is here.

Outside the window I’ve seen

Maple tree is still green.

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October 10, 2016

Old Faithful

by Miriam Hurdle

geyser1

Underground water

Heated and rises.

Steam forms,

Bubbling upward.

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October 10, 2016

Like A Sunflower

by markfahmy
smile.jpg
Like a sunflower in a sunny field,
she would smile at everyone,

as if every face she met was her sun.



photo from pexels.com
October 2, 2016

Poem of the Day – Clouded Angel

by paturnerlee

Clouded Angel

 

Slim trimmed wings;

Fragile and fluttered

Skimming breaths of moist air.

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August 23, 2013

Introspect

by Devina

(Girl by Rachel Roth, click to see more)

I wonder about the people around me

About their hidden faces, their jutting angles

About what their wrinkles, facets and scars hold

Sometimes I do not think about the little things at all

Of time, there isn’t enough

We cannot all afford to be dreamers,

 But dream, we must

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December 4, 2012

Counterfeit Diamonds

by suicidallyanonymous

i.
What if those sweet little nothings were
just… checkmarks?
Worsted-alpaca analogies told
in the order of when they became
aesthetic freckles; marginal matter.

Like scribbled secrets,
tattletaling exactly who stole the cookie
from the proverbial jar.
We all knew it was the snake
with the forked tongue
and watermelon-seed eyes
-or maybe it wasn’t.

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December 4, 2012

“Chiseled Heaven”

by I HAVE A VOICE

How cravingly close you’ve been

To my earthly dust,

To the very timid tremblings far below

Where not even sun can invade~

Breeching open secret sproutings

Of pure Summer lust,

Crouching down to breathe early evergreen

And innocent verdant blade~

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December 3, 2012

As We Were

by maiasong

What is that happened

When we were yet to be

As we were

So long ago now it seems

Waiting, watching, wondering

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December 3, 2012

Distant

by berryflavoreddreams

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Distant when I see,

You’re an elusive glory,

Heart pounding when you come closer,

I hope it does not falter.

I see you for a moment,

Then the world becomes silent.

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December 3, 2012

It Takes Two

by Venkat

Imagine food

You did not taste

A fantasy mood

For someone chaste

A soccer play

A single team

Sunny day

No sunbeam

A strong opinion

No interaction

On earth, an alien

Miscommunication

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