Posts tagged ‘poets’

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 28, 2017

What is it going to be?

by Harry

Submitted by World Imagined

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What is it going to be?
the left, the right, freedom or tyranny?
You have to choose wisely;
you only have one shot
to bring the light or stay in the dark
for more years to come.

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May 28, 2017

A Lovers Scorn

by Harry

Submitted by Jerry Mcwilliams
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Came home from work, No sweet nothings whispered in my ear…
No glad to see you, how was work dear?
Grenades of hateful words drenched in cyanide lobbed at my chest…

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May 28, 2017

Where Are Those Who Remember?

by Angela Umphers Rueger

A Poem for Memorial Day

Open the pool,
Fire up the grill,
Invite the neighbors—
It’s Memorial Day!

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May 28, 2017

I SHALL ALWAYS HUNGER

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I may never feel the touch

of your skin upon mine

or drink in all your kisses

like some fabled, vintage wine

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May 28, 2017

I LEARNED OF LOVE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I thought I knew what love was
but I found out that’s not true
I lived with the illusions
so long, but never knew

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May 28, 2017

MY LEGACY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I may not leave a mark on life
like the mighty and the great
no wealth or fame, no prodigy
for I bloomed in life too late

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May 28, 2017

YOU SEE ME IN THE SHADOWS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm
 

You see me in the shadows

but never run away

You look toward me

searching for my eyes

but it’s me who looks away
 

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May 28, 2017

Devotion

by Jem Croucher

Up upon the Sussex hills
on Friday afternoon
I spied a sheep with new born lamb
the timing, opportune

As in my hand I happened
to have a camera with a zoom
allowing me to get in close
and for a moment be attune

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May 28, 2017

Grace, Not Perfection

by Angela Umphers Rueger

Perfection’s highly
overrated. Give me grace
to let myself live,

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May 28, 2017

Nostalgia

by mkvecchitto

the power of memories

a trip to what had been

I let go

I surrendered

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May 27, 2017

Love, The Final Act: a long time ago

by charmedchaos12
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Solitude- Frederic Leighton

Love, The Final Act

– Linda Lee Lyberg

I will miss

Loving you.

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May 27, 2017

Desert Sky

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Driving in a roast red desert
Headlights staring into primeval dark
The untrammeled sky glorious

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May 27, 2017

I COULD BECOME ADDICTED

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

what is it about your smile

that makes it feel

like sunshine

warming my heart?

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May 27, 2017

CRAVING

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

You are so sweet to my soul

you make me crave you like candy

you are irresistible

and I am so weak

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May 27, 2017

Potential

by John S

I’ve seen where the snow melts to rivers,
passing over the cusp of terrain.

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May 27, 2017

Like snow

by Jem Croucher

Up here at thirty thousand feet
the clouds look just like snow
and I can see for miles and miles
when looking down below

We’re high above mid-England’s green
and the sky is tinged with blue
The sun is out there somewhere
but it’s not within my view

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May 27, 2017

A Kiss

by Angela Umphers Rueger

who knew the power of a touch—

that a kiss could transform

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May 27, 2017

TRACE ME, PAINT ME

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Trace me with your fingers
From my head down to my toes
From the mountains to the valley
Let your fingertips disclose
My limbs and all my branches
And the curving of my nose
Let me feel your gentle strokes
Marking out my pose

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May 27, 2017

After the Rain

by mkvecchitto

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After the rain it all looked different, a reprieve

Those city streets covered in grease and grime

sparkling just enough to make us believe

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May 26, 2017

Love #2: a long time ago

by charmedchaos12

Wedding couple in retro style

Love #2

-Linda Lee Lyberg

Sleeping.

Waking from a dream of you

Only to see

Your face

And flowers.

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May 26, 2017

First Timer

by braveandrecklessblog

Response poem to S Francis’s (SailorPoet) poem In the Cafe  All are welcome at the Go Dog Go Cafe


I stand getting wet in cold rain

watching through plate glass windows

edges fogged

rendering the scene inside

a soft feathered oval

Aroma of coffee

faint but distinct

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May 26, 2017

WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO LIVE WITH SOMEONE WHO’S NOT IN LOVE WITH YOU?

by thereluctantpoet

—THE DARK DAYS—

By Charles Robert Lindholm

 

Why would you want to

live with someone

who’s not in love

with you?

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May 26, 2017

SHE REMEMBERS

by thereluctantpoet

—MEMORIES OF THE PAST—

 By Charles Robert Lindholm

 

she looks back on her life

and the lovers that she’s known

no one ever lasted long

and now she is alone

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May 26, 2017

THEY ALL SEEMED TRUE

by thereluctantpoet

–MEMORIES OF THE PAST–

By Charles Robert Lindholm

 

I don’t know why

I believed your lies

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May 26, 2017

Quiet My Disquiet

by Angela Umphers Rueger

Some days I feel on top of things and everyone’s content,
But then come days just like today—composure’s quickly spent.

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May 26, 2017

The Princes Square Peacock

by Jem Croucher

The Princes Square peacock
in full Art Nouveau
looks down from on high
to the people below

And Buchanan Street shoppers
as they venture within
can gaze up to its wonder
with a smile or a grin

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May 26, 2017

ON THE WAY

by Alanna

“Are we almost there yet?”1309f33c20927d222859100d29bb9db5

I whined to my parents as we motored down seemingly endless highways

punctuated with Burma-Shave signs,jack44

Jumbo Orange stands and other odd roadside attractions.

We traveled to the pace of a ’56 Chevy Station wagon

two-toned Red & White

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