Posts tagged ‘truth’

January 19, 2018

Of lions and gulls

by Jem Croucher

In Portsmouth the lions
outside the Guild Hall
sit patiently waiting
and watch over all

They can never of course
leave their posts as that would
disciplinary matters
be as they should

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January 18, 2018

HAIKU: TRUTH UNDER ATTACK

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Truth Under Attack   

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January 16, 2018

#163 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Poetry =     

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January 7, 2018

HAIKU: BETWEEN THE LINES

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

You Read What I Write

Words Flowing Through Pen And Ink

Look Between The Lines                                                  

Copyright © 2017 Charles Robert Lindholm – All Rights Reserved

December 29, 2017

YOUR WORDS BETRAY YOU

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

You cannot hide
behind lies
you tell
the world
if you write
poetry

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December 28, 2017

HAIKU: VERBAL MASTURBATION

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Self Adulation

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December 9, 2017

Epiphany

by HemmingPlay

When the sun comes up like thunder

I knew a guy.
Cancer survivor,
worn down to the lacy bone,
thin, with dry skin.
But a light shone through
his stretched parchment skin
like some kind of
organic fire.
The brush with death
left a calling card.
“I’ll be back” it said.
“You won’t know when.”

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December 3, 2017

HAIKU: THERE IS A SECRET

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

There Is A Secret,

You Can Learn To Be Happy,

Learn To Be Grateful 

Copyright © 2017 Charles Robert Lindholm – All Rights Reserved

December 3, 2017

A BLESSING IN DISGUISE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

I wasn’t really hiding
from the truth
because it was there
for everyone
to see
everyone
but me 

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December 2, 2017

HAIKU: VOTED OUT OF CHURCH

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Voted Out Of Church

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November 30, 2017

WEATHERED WALLS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

The Paint Has Peeled
On Weathered Walls
Baked By The Midday Sun
Aged By Nature’s Elements
It’s Usefulness Is Done

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November 24, 2017

HAIKU: INHERENTLY WRONG

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Inherently Wrong

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November 6, 2017

LEAVE IT UNSPOKEN

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Some things are hard to say
filled with deep emotions
and feelings
that are aching
in your heart

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November 4, 2017

#102 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Poetry =

Words

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November 3, 2017

THE OTHER SIDE OF ME

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Is there another side of me?
I wonder and pretend
I don’t already know
the answer to that question

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October 29, 2017

#96 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

#96 POETRY =
By Charles Robert Lindholm

Poetry =

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October 28, 2017

HAIKU: MY MIRROR

by thereluctantpoet

HAIKU:  MY MIRROR

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The mirror shows me

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October 24, 2017

Ocean of Everything

by Jem Croucher

3 of 3 in the Jemverse ‘Ocean’ trilogy

It’s the ocean of everything
I know and hold dear
And I’m part of its essence
That much remains clear

But explaining just why
is a difficult thing
There are words and a voice
and a mystery to bring

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October 15, 2017

HAIKU: THE FACTS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

They hide from the truth

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October 14, 2017

#81 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Poetry =      

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October 13, 2017

THEY CALL IT POETRY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

Mosaic

messages

tapestries of truth

woven

with rhythm

and rhyme

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October 10, 2017

#77 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Poetry =

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October 5, 2017

#74 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Poetry =

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September 22, 2017

HAIKU: A PICTURE’S EGO

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

A picture’s ego

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September 19, 2017

PAYMENT DUE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

We believe that Love is wonderful and fair
but too soon we learn the truth
whether the outcome is a blessing or a curse

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September 17, 2017

Child of God

by Charmed Chaos
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Child Of God
– Linda Lee Lyberg

 

In truth, you cannot own a child of God
Even if they appear to be perfection
In truth, all people and souls are flawed.

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September 8, 2017

Am I Already Gone?

by braveandrecklessblog

in my deepest dark corners

worry chews at my belly

I fear that I have already

given in

to complacency

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September 6, 2017

Tripped

by braveandrecklessblog

I stumbled

over our history

didn’t mean

to leave it on the floor

where anyone could find it

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