Posts tagged ‘self’

October 9, 2022

Moves of Self

by Venkat

Joint Poetry by Venkataraman L.N. and Joseph Kurian

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August 27, 2020

To Self

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India



“Building a hemisphere of life

can cause an injury to the left or the right hemisphere

in the situations unrealistic, perverted by time;

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June 13, 2019


by Jem Croucher

I wonder if maybe
But then again why?
Is there a reason
for me to comply?
Perhaps I should simply
continue and then
just be myself
and always depend?
For that’s often wiser
and safer somehow
Simply be me
for the here and the now

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February 22, 2019

Be the light..

by Sandeep

Picture Courtesy: Internet

He stood there
Head down
Feeling small
Counting his uphill climb
Imagining how painful
His journey is going to be.

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May 9, 2018

Break Away

by Nick Anthony

Brown petal falling;
White life now wilted, but free
To Fear and Tremble.

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August 30, 2017

Wet Feet Are Part Of Life

by Renwick Berchild

Worry about me later,
for barbarians are coming over the hills,
carrying long pikes and angry words,
searching for reasoning they do not possess.

My sleepless nights are a gene inside me,
melatonin leached from my skin,
my fascination with the moon, my dark monarch
taking flight to greet the lamps lighted.

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December 14, 2016

Believe In You

by markfahmy


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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November 22, 2016

Never whatever

by Jem Croucher


Whatever you do
Whatever you take
Whatever you see
Whatever you make
Whatever you carry
Whatever you use
Whatever you give
Whatever you lose

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September 30, 2016


by markfahmy


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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September 12, 2016


by dinamicdynasty

I am Blessed with Beauty that surpasses all understanding

An Extraordinary and Exquisite gem I am.

Authentic and Unblemished am i meant to be.

Treasured and Irreplaceable am I meant to be.

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July 27, 2016

Delicate Ambition

by Renwick Berchild

There is a pressing need
Of overkill, to spread
The self so thin
We pass through walls.

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July 15, 2016

Just a Book

by K. T. Dibert

Was it my choice,

As a boy, to be this way;

To wake up every day,

Speak my mind –

Say what I say?

Am I just an actor

In another’s play?

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June 1, 2015

Unscrambling Life

by Venkat


Lord, scramble me enough
To unscramble myself
till the night

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April 10, 2015

Elusive Self

by Karen

Elusive self

Also published on 1000 words

November 28, 2014

~ My Passion? ~

by A. L. O'Prunty


“I write.

Words have become my best friend;

in them, rivers of emotion,

tributaries of comfort,

oceans of experience,

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September 26, 2014

Mind Within Mind

by Venkat


in misty dark
shadows of mind
waves of tide count
bobbing up and down
measuring heights reached
and the depths fallen

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September 13, 2014

The Quest For Self

by Venkat


where did I slip?
losing my elements

a search constant
to be complete

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September 7, 2014

Paradox Of Change

by Venkat


the very precise moments
we want others to change
are precisely the moments
we need to ourselves change

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August 14, 2014

ABC Poem: A Self Portrait

by Venkat


as I draw pictures from time
believing in their depth
choosing grave memories
dreams, wishes unfulfilled

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August 6, 2014

Monochrome, Haiku

by Venkat


a life, monochrome
until our colors mingle
gushing beyond self


July 5, 2014

Lanturne Poem: Self

by Venkat

Poetry challenge: Lanturne poem.


long or short
misfit ever

June 29, 2014

Self Inquiry…Humor

by Venkat

I retard, when I know not what I am
I exist, when I know what I am
I live, when I know what I am not
I grow, when I know I am not what I am

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June 10, 2014

Between Me and Myself

by Venkat

Smoke of fear
A layer between me and myself
Fire of dualism burning high

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March 24, 2014


by dokurtybitz

Break a little more
With every dawn,
Gather the pieces
Assemble them in
Some semblance of order,

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February 6, 2014

Watch myself embarrassed

by Venkat


When I feel out of place
Words vanish without trace
With a queer feeling inside

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July 18, 2013

Poet’s Corner

by Venkat

With eyes in hands

A vision to weave feelings

When thoughts flow as a river

To look past memories

Observe the present

Deep in essence of moments

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June 9, 2013

Talking to the Mirror (Self Portrait)

by Apurva

Who is this brazen girl

I see in front of me,

who loves to speak her mind,

wears her heart on her sleeve?

Who is this crazy woman

who seems utterly lost,

yet gathers herself in time,

no matter what the cost?

Who is this sexy lady

so confident of her body,

as if it has no flaws

and nothing to be sorry?

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May 24, 2013

Poetry Challenge: Self portrait.

by Rana

Ode to Simple Things

I want to smoke my cigarette with Johnny Depp

on the patio of an Irish café, discussing how his children are doing,

if I would like another beer,

what he will do with his newest role in my newest movie,

and other simple little things.

I want to be confident in knowing

there is absolutely no one watching me change

in the locker room

and laughing into their shirts

so I can’t hear.

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