Posts tagged ‘soul’

August 8, 2018

Let the Sleeping Monster Rest in Peace

by pranabaxom

First published in my blog, http://www.fleetingmuse.wordpress.com, on August 2 , 2018.

Buried deep inside
In a corner dark
Lurks the monster
Trying to rip my soul apart.

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August 7, 2018

I STRUGGLE TO WRITE IN CURSIVE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

A Simple
Thoughtless
And Automatic Act
When I Was Young
But Not Now
The Years
And Tears
Have Changed That

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July 22, 2018

I’VE TRAVELED SOME WRONG ROADS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

You’d Know I Was A Liar,
If I Tried To Tell You That Life
Has Been Smooth Sailing
With No Storms Or Dangers,
Even A Fool Knows
That’s Not True  

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June 16, 2018

WHAT’S THE LAST MEMORY YOU HAVE OF SEEING YOUR DAD?

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Father’s Day Is Meant To Be A Time For Us To Spend Some
Time With Our Dad’s On The Third Sunday In June!   A Time To
Gather The Whole Family Around For A Barbecue And Good Old Family Fun And

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June 16, 2018

I WILL NEVER BE A STAR

by thereluctantpoet

I WILL NEVER BE A STAR
By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Will Never Be A Star
A Celestial Body
In The Midnight Sky
Sending Out
Rays Of Light
Across The Vast
Universe

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May 30, 2018

HIDDEN MESSAGES

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Sometimes Hidden Messages
Are There In Plain Sight,
Not Really Hidden At All,

Just Waiting To Be Seen
In A Different Light

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May 27, 2018

HE SEDUCED ME

by thereluctantpoet

TEMPTED - 50 PERCENT
By Charles Robert Lindholm

He Seduced Me
With Lies
Sweeter Than Honey

He Whispered
In My Ear
But Knew
The Way
To My Heart

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May 25, 2018

I COULD SLEEP IN A SMALLER BED

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Could Sleep In A Smaller Bed
There Is No Physical Need
For Me To Have All The Room
Provided By A King Size Bed

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May 20, 2018

Colors

by Venkat

colors I have not
colors I give not
colors I keep not

yet I roll the sky
as it rolls me
yet I roll the Sun
as it rolls me

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May 8, 2018

You’ll Never Be Alone (for Bobby)

by Stephen

Son
Today with oil, water and breath
I watched the priest
Open the soul of a boy
To God.

As
Mine
Was
A long time ago
And many sins past.

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May 8, 2018

AN INTIMATE KISS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Wait For Her
In The Backside Of The Night
At The Place We Always Meet,
My Old Desk,
Where I Always Go To Write

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May 5, 2018

THE WHISPERS OF MY MUSE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

My Muse
Whispers
Softly To My Soul
Reassuring Me Of Her Love
And Commitment

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April 12, 2018

YOU KNOW MY HEART

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

She Heard Me
Reaching Out To Her
With The Words
I Whispered
Softly Each Night

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April 2, 2018

WRITING POETRY

by thereluctantpoet

By Lesley Kluchin and Charles Robert Lindholm

“Writing poetry

is the best therapy for

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April 1, 2018

LET THE WINDS CARRY YOU HOME

by thereluctantpoet

WALKING BACK HOME
By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Have Journeyed
Far Away From Home
Into A Distant Land
In Search Of Pleasure
And Freedom From
The Chains Of My
Father’s House

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March 14, 2018

MIRRORS LIE

by thereluctantpoet

YOUNGER ME SEES OLDER ME IN MIRROR
By Charles Robert Lindholm

Mirrors Lie

I’ve Known That
Since I Saw
The Movie
Snow White

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March 11, 2018

THE MIDNIGHT HUNTER

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

He’s Always Searching For Me
In The Wee Hours
Of The Night

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March 8, 2018

Depression – 2

by cmapillay

“Sleep isn’t just a sleep anymore, it’s an escape”

Teary eyes with Muffled cries

Strength lost and Hope dies

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February 11, 2018

#187 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

Poetry =

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January 25, 2018

ADDICTED TO INK

by thereluctantpoet
By Charles Robert Lindholm

I don’t set fires
I don’t spray graffiti on walls
I’m not into
lying
cheating
stealing

BUT,

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January 22, 2018

#169 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Poetry =

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January 20, 2018

I LOOK AROUND MY LIFE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

 I look around my life
and all I see is you
as we travel on
life’s journey
like we promised
that we’d do

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January 13, 2018

I COULD LISTEN TO YOUR EYES – FOREVER

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Could Listen
To Your Eyes
Forever 

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January 11, 2018

WILL YOU LET ME LOVE YOU?

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

I don’t know who I am yet
for I have not faced the darkest night
nor heard the howling demons
that hunger for my soul

I have not felt the razors edge
nor heard the wooing whispers
tempting me to use it
to let my blood be
the ink of my final poem

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January 10, 2018

HAIKU: YOU ARE EVERYTHING

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

You Are Everything

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January 9, 2018

SILLY AND BOISTEROUS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

My mind
is way too rigid
holding childish impulses
in check,
you know the silly kind?

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January 6, 2018

LONE WOLF

by thereluctantpoet

GIANT WOLF MOON

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The Lone Wolf Lives
In Solitary Silence
He Lays Down
Alone
At Night

A Master Hunter
An Endless Hunger
An Aching Need
He Has To Fight

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January 5, 2018

ALL BY MYSELF

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm
I love to sit in silence
in the darkness
in the Backside Of The Night

It’s silent
until I start to listen
intently
to my heart beating

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