Posts tagged ‘water’

May 10, 2018

Stop and Stare

by Bhavya Prabhakar, India

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Stop and stare

At the mirror

Is it the same reflection

When you were guilty?

 

The guilt raised the voice,

“I am not guilty

Of the old sin

Cemented with heavy bricks

Of the cold war.”

 

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March 13, 2018

I Can

by A. Marie

I cannot slice the fire,

I cannot cut the air,

I cannot slit the water,

but I can wound you.

I can.

February 20, 2018

Mermaids

by A. Marie

Men only love us
when they need us, women dip
their babies in, Nereids seeking
to scale their children in armor;
we, ugly selkies, melusines, mer
maids and lads who swim in
black waters, we cannot breathe
the light, merely claw and scrape
at the tops of waves, legs
greeting us with nets and offerings –

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February 15, 2018

At one

by Jem Croucher

On the old oyster beds
as a tide at mid-ebb gurgles
and glints in the midday sun
Seagulls play and water shines

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February 7, 2018

In Time

by Venkat

Stones, rolled down her eyes
And the meadows, found a sky
Rain clasped wanderlust leaves
Rolled up a breeze in her moment

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February 7, 2018

HAIKU: NO WATER TO DRINK

by thereluctantpoet

SHIP IN DEAD CALM
By Charles Robert Lindholm

Lost On A Desert

On A Surface Wet And Blue

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December 6, 2017

Lunar Sea

by A. Marie

So are the seas, bright even in this darkness,
Bright like eyes, who’ve not succumb to death,
With lights still inside, peering from the soul;
This is the ocean, and I linger by her, a ghost.

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September 10, 2017

HAIKU: MOTHER NATURE’S WRATH

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Mother Nature’s wrath

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July 30, 2017

Fullness of Joy

by Angela Umphers Rueger

A stream flows freely from my heart;
It cannot be stopped—
Laughing, trickling, gurgling, bubbling,
Over weed and rock.

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May 27, 2017

Potential

by John S

I’ve seen where the snow melts to rivers,
passing over the cusp of terrain.

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April 5, 2017

The Truth About Words

by braveandrecklessblog

The dilemma of finally finding her voice

Was that it was not enough

Simply to speak

 

This voice

Which had lain dormant

Inside of her for so long

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January 6, 2017

Leaky Toilet Haiku

by Rhyme In Time

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A leaky toilet,
Bleeding precious liquid gold.
Not enough buckets.

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October 10, 2016

Old Faithful

by Miriam Hurdle

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Underground water

Heated and rises.

Steam forms,

Bubbling upward.

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September 28, 2016

Water

by dinamicdynasty

Clear, crystal clear

No spec of molecule

As it flows beyond

The naked eye.

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August 17, 2016

High-five on a crystal morning

by Jem Croucher

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On the beach path this morning
the warmth of the sun
encouraged me as the
new day was begun
The sea was quite lovely
The breeze very slight
and the shine on the water
was exceptionally bright

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June 4, 2016

abandon

by John S

snow melting abandon
stenciled-
meant to carry away

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May 10, 2016

Song of Life – Part I

by Venkat

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Old men
      and women
Some in smiles younger
      some old
     
Caves in mouth
      Singing songs of life

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March 27, 2016

Splashing

by Jem Croucher

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Tidal waters splashing
at the waters’ edge
on the old breakwater
such a privilege

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March 14, 2016

Satisfied grin

by Jem Croucher

 

Sparkling like diamonds
those beads of the sea
shine in the sunshine
and fascinate me
Sitting here on the shingle
as the tide washes in
I am caught in the moment
with a satisfied grin

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February 9, 2016

The sea from safe distance

by Jem Croucher

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The mischievous sea
with the high winds last night
is tossing and turning
and a fabulous sight

I’d not want to be out there
in the chop and the churn
But I’ll stand on the shore
for some lessons to learn

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August 19, 2015

On the beach

by Jem Croucher

 

On the beach near the water
Breakwater’s lee
Watching the waves
of a soft lapping sea
The sun’s playing hide n seek
behind the grey
But it’s muggy and warm
so I’m happy to play

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February 16, 2015

healing

by Elizabeth

body needs water

smelling like a hospital

inside and outside

water lily for outside

lemon water for inside

 

November 24, 2014

Metal and Water

by Venkat

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feelings, opinions, desires
made of metal, unbending
except by one’s own fire

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June 27, 2014

Papers Tender

by Venkat

we are papers tender
floating on moving water

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June 10, 2014

River Of Truth

by Venkat

Your world, a flow of water
Running through veins of life
Making its way in a stream
Leaving drops of wisdom
To hold, treasure, nurture
While the course moves on

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June 9, 2014

Ambiguity

by Venkat

One word of our own
Makes thought shiver
In a pond as a stone thrown
Makes reflection quiver

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April 17, 2014

From Heaven…

by lviswa
non-stop

heavenly view

(FREE    VERSE   CHALLENGE)

‘T  was  a free unfettered fly downwards

body mind light giffy brisk

pure calm   Any silly thoughts–Nay

’cause  t’s from the abode of Heaven

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November 15, 2013

Either way

by Devina

Flailing in oil

No surface in sight

Only water lies below

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