Posts tagged ‘reality’

October 5, 2018

THE NEWS OF REALITY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Try As I Might
To Live In A Bubble
Away From The
World And It’s Trouble

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August 8, 2018

Parallaxed

by Anita Lubesh

 

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Memories are slim chance shadows
That glide between the light and darkness

Imagination is a fat cat
Waiting to swell our indifferences

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July 29, 2018

Reality ( Micro poetry)

by Megha's World

Reality

I blog at Megha’s World

April 13, 2018

HERE’S THE PLOT OF A HORROR STORY YOU MAY END UP LIVING!

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm
POOF

Perhaps, You Are Looking Around For A Scary
Plot For Your Next Post Or Book

Well, Here’s One That “Should” Scare The Daylights
Out Of You And Anyone Who Has A Blog And Doesn’t

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March 15, 2018

HAIKU: MIRRORS LIE

by thereluctantpoet

YOUNG GIRL LOOKS IN MIRROR AND SEES OLDER SELF
By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Ask The Mirror

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

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February 5, 2018

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by dokurtybitz

Things I wish I could do
But reality intrudes,

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February 2, 2018

THINKING OUT LOUD

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

There Are Certain Things
That Should Be Avoided In Life,
Best You Know The Really
Important Ones Because
Some Things Can Kill You
If You Aren’t Careful

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November 18, 2017

IMAGINARY ARTIST

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

Painting On A Canvass
That’s Wider Than The Sky
With All The Hues And Colors
The Limitless Mind’s Eye 

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October 29, 2017

HAIKU: I HEAR THE TICKING

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I hear the ticking

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September 25, 2017

REALITY WAITS FOR ME

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

I wander
in dreams of possibilities
until the sun
chases away the darkness
and my dreams
with a sneaking sunrise 

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July 30, 2017

WORN OUT BELIEFS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

 

worn out beliefs

from long, long ago

linger inside me

why, I don’t know

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July 14, 2017

THE PRINCESS AND THE VAGABOND

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

she lives a life of splendor
with white knights and prancing steeds
while I live like a vagabond
content to meet my needs 

the princess lives in fairy tales
high romance and fantasy

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July 3, 2017

THE DREAM OF REALITY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm
 

the lights blur in the distance

my thoughts are doing the same

surrounded by darkness

with only momentary

and passing

instants

of clarity

and consciousness

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May 23, 2017

Feeling Umwelt

by HemmingPlay

Hemmingplay

Some days it’s all about limitations,
And while it’s no use complaining,
That’s never stopped me before.

I feel like a blind man living inside a kaleidoscope;
A glutton with but one taste bud left;
A monk who’s forgotten what he knew of God;
A tin-eared drunk waking up just as angels
burst across the heavens in song.
I’m a coma patient wrapped in wool,
strapped in a closet in a blackened room
in the back of the basement.

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December 31, 2016

Happy New Year 2017

by Frank Hubeny

Poetry challenge: new  year poem.

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A clock is very useful.
It marks away the past
With little jumps that we can count.
We know how long stuff lasts.

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October 2, 2016

Circle of Life

by Venkat

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the heights I grew

on my younger thoughts

 

the strengths I built

into my older feelings

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June 25, 2016

Bugle

by Venkat

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Sounds
       they rolled merrily
       with tongues
       on these ears

Speaking
        they hurled silences
        of their hearts
        on these nerves

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May 9, 2016

Unraveled

by Morgan

unraveled

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Here I stand

Unraveled

By the Sensual Delight

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February 1, 2016

To Be Good

by Venkat

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So were minds that went
to be Good
Spot on, on the right path

So were minds that did not care
So were minds that slept
So were minds that over-ate
So were minds that loved to hate

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January 30, 2016

Handful of Water

by Venkat

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In happy eyes
My hands fell in love
With the plant of knowledge

The time came
I poured my river of joy
in one handful of water

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January 14, 2016

Sands and Gold

by Venkat

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Your world, made of gold
To my eyes, perched on your heart
Squealing chirps, you read as a song
Upon every corner, you hold as a branch
As I come, as I go, with wings uncertain
You hold this freedom, you give
By a home, warm as a nest

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November 10, 2015

Dip

by Venkat

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This Sun be great and high
Still has to dip
To make the Moon brighter

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September 30, 2015

Eclipsed

by Venkat

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Stones we are
Of the same edges
And the same corners
Of the same size
And shape
Of the same hardness
And sharpness

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September 28, 2015

A Jolly Ride

by Venkat

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So we all came
for this jolly ride
In perfect, soft shoes
but with a care
to tie those laces

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May 23, 2015

~ Pittsburg Street Scene

by ladyliterati

Pittsburgh Street Scene
Pittsburgh city street

She stood on the corner

Guitar in hand

Her sign read:

“To ugly to prostitute”
So she played

On and on,

Coins tossed in her case

Occasionally a green back;

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April 21, 2015

~ Scars and All

by ladyliterati

Dedicated to all who have suffered the cruelty of “the bullies”

 

I watched

Recalled

Painfully remembered –

Tossing rocks

In the form of wounding words

The shy little girl sat crying

Questioning her worth

Her very existence…

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April 11, 2015

No Escape

by Venkat

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Am I a light, a child of Sun
Am I darkness, that owls guard

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November 22, 2014

Dying to Define

by Venkat

The Melting Words

 a world, losing its limbs
with bombs in mind to decimate
arguing to define what really ‘is’

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