Posts tagged ‘wisdom’

March 18, 2019

Squirrels

by Venkat

squirrels in a basket
shadows long for skies
caves coiled in bellies
munch on pin-hole rays

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March 11, 2019

Pebbles

by Venkat

pebbles on a rustic eye
dophin leather on one
paired to a wrinkled bone
I land from Mt. Cloud
enroute to Dolphin bay

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February 1, 2019

Timeless String

by Venkat

hands wrung, long pauses

meditate on a timeless string

creased legs, woven fates

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January 12, 2019

Water rings spreading

by Jem Croucher

Water rings spreading
wider they grow
at the fall of a pebble
after a throw

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December 19, 2018

Shapes

by Venkat

then he waxed those roses
till they lit the crooked shades

pruned stories, oiled memories
painted distances in neat vials

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December 14, 2018

HUMAN NATURE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Forgiveness
Second Chances
Grace
Do Overs

We Don’t Like
To Think Of Ourselves
As Cold
Unforgiving
Prejudicial
Or Judgmental

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December 10, 2018

Corners

by Venkat

paint them if you will
nailed with your groans
bowls of time on the sill
clock’s tick, fishes moans

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September 2, 2018

QUOTE #1 – WISDOM FROM MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

by thereluctantpoet

 

NOTHING IN THE WORLD IS MORE DANGEROUS

July 13, 2018

WHAT WRITING ISN’T

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Sometimes We Think We Know
But We Really Don’t
Because We Only Have
A Limited View
A Preconceived Idea

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June 3, 2018

Strong

by Venkat

strong they said, as ivory on feet
strong they said, in marble
strong was the way to be

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April 10, 2018

Twitch

by Venkat

twitch not this silence, my owl
I hear the waves in your eyes
rock not this dark, my owl
I see time gallop down your gaze

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March 16, 2018

Pool of Love

by Venkat

words croaked, in blown slurs
And they slipped off the breath
for a heart, held by a pool of love

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March 12, 2018

Keep

by Venkat

drank and I drank
waves upon wave
roar upon roar
hand upon hand

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March 11, 2018

NO DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATES

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Don’t Have A Diploma
Or Certificates
For The Lessons
I’ve Learned In Life

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March 9, 2018

Senses Treacherous

by Venkat

coffee tracks, fresh drops
brew memories over the brim
words in sweet, crooked wit
play echoes on the wall

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March 1, 2018

Hour Glass Shine

by Venkat

a tumble to water
a time to soak
a heart to sink

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February 22, 2018

Thread of Life

by Venkat

on this round leaf, of blue and brown
you let me in, a tendril with a heart
curling my feelings, of yesterday
thinning my dreams, into tomorrow

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February 13, 2018

Slender Meanings

by Venkat

twist of unfurls and frills
swirl thoughts, blown
Monroes, upon slender meanings
in wisdom, paired tall

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February 10, 2018

Of Solid Gold

by Venkat

in glitter it wore hats
of crimson words
in meaning it bore stories
of velvet shades
love yet was not, nor ever
of solid gold

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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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January 28, 2018

Choice

by Venkat

a wooded home, to hold love
across cemented minds, words painted
oars starved , of every choice


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January 25, 2018

Gentle

by Venkat


gentle became the moments
our smiles wore
gentle become the smiles
our moments wore

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December 26, 2017

THERE’S ALWAYS A POSITIVE SPIN

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

It’s Not Always Easy To Be Positive
In A Situation That Is Hurtful Or Painful,
Or Embarrassing, Or Negative 

Life Brings All Of Us Challenges
That Are Hard To Handle And Deal With
And Brings Us Sorrow, Sadness And Tears 

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December 2, 2017

Limerick – Age

by Venkat

Limerick – Age
‎01-Dec-2017

-by Venkat

Wrinkles they stood up, lined in stripes
As tigers they held voices, hollow pipes
Life’s jungle, dark stripes in white
Grew eyes to paint the night
Age in shooting aches, gives best wipes

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November 8, 2017

Do we do?

by Venkat

8th Nov 2017

Note the position of the word *do* in each line

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

do we grow bones of mind
or do we mow grime off thoughts
did they do life for horses
or did they do eyes for our hands

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October 31, 2017

Concord

by Venkat

31-Oct-17

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the stalk between us

we hold long

to hold our distance

 

the stalk between us

holds us long

to find concord, in the distance

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October 15, 2017

Wait

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Wait*

15th Oct’17  ~by Venkat

Where warblers wallow
Where wolves wallop
Weasels worm, winds whistle
Wishes wild, words wistful

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October 7, 2017

Time

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Time*

5th Oct’17  ~by Venkat
Talons, treacherous, talons, tired

Treacherous, time takes the tooth

Timeless tresspasses, timely treason

Tossed talons, tremulous trees

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