Posts tagged ‘survival’

February 24, 2018


by Megha's World

“Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants; enlightenment the salvation of the free.”
—Bill Richardson

My crestfallen soul
roams around
with a dejected look
waiting to get entwined
in your white moon
with pure serendipity

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February 8, 2018

Split wide open

by Megha's World


I’m split wide open
for you to see
my soul is sliced in half
for you to
scrape pieces of me

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October 27, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Law of the jungle

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September 26, 2017


by braveandrecklessblog

I travel spiral path

bare feet sinking deep into soft sand

circles twisting ever tighter

as I navigate this nautilus

walls curved and translucent

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March 10, 2017

The Flame is Alive

by scatterednotebooks

by Belen L.Méndez

The flame is alive
but it’s fighting
trying to burn on

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March 2, 2017

Love Scars & Shipwrecks

by 50djohnson

by Debbie

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Being shipwrecked on an island, standing alone in the sun

I realize the waves keep coming in one by one.

When you first left my life, it ripped a hole in me.

Funny it was huge to me but no one else could see.

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March 1, 2016


by Dave

You have no blood”
Father John used to say,
but clearly she had blood,
it ran rich and red,

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May 23, 2015

~ Pittsburg Street Scene

by A. L. O'Prunty

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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March 20, 2015

~ Out of the Pain

by A. L. O'Prunty


The hurt DIDN’T make me stronger –
I fell through the cracks in my character
‘Til someone cared enough to pull me out
Out of my years lost to the pain
The anger, the stages of mourning
All consuming guilt of survival;

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February 24, 2015


by Lakshmi

It’s 3 am and I’m still awake
With an empty heart, an empty head
With dim lights and a gnawing silence
And things I’d rather forget.

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January 27, 2015

~ Instinct ~

by A. L. O'Prunty

~ Instinct ~

Green man howling loud
Surge of wave mounds of snowfall
Hunters, gatherers


November 16, 2014

~ Phycological Warfare ~

by A. L. O'Prunty


Soldier in a trench
Thoughts of loved ones comforting
Means of survival


April 14, 2014


by Venkat

Multiple Haiku Form

Art of dialogue
Step for humans to evolve
To survive, sustain

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