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May 17, 2020May 2020

Posted by Allamanda
A favourite poem, it seems more and more apt: Good Bones BY MAGGIE SMITH Life is short, though I keep this from my children. Life is short, and I’ve shortened mine in a thousand delicious, ill-advised ways, a thousand deliciously ill-advised ...
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Mar 22, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by Allamanda
A poem about where I go in Haiti - Ile a Vache On the galerie the baby calls out with a sound like "allelulia" his grandmother replies the same, perched on a stiff Haitian chair with a seat of twisted pandanus leaf. The dog lies under her feet,...
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Aug 20, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by Eldovis
The following is an interpretation/translation from an Italian poem for children (La Vispa Teresa) The joyful Teresa, playing happily on the grassy, green knoll Discovered a butterfly that flew out from that mall Happily she seized her and then ...
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Jul 27, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Avouleance
Vivisection Thank you former flame For cutting me open Letting me see inside And scoop parts out With cold colorless clarity Doesn’t look much good But now I can Rearrange what didn’t work An exchange is made Anatomical accuracy is sacrificed ...
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Jul 22, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
Sea Level The tall wind sweeping across from all points of the compass in all seasons— fast, slow, hard, easy. The sand trickling or kicking up into little clouds, covering and uncovering the horseshoe crab shells, the million broken pieces of ...
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Jul 16, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Lincoln55
Tumbledown Barn by DHMcCarty 11/17 He staked out his claim to this land years ago. He ordered up lumber from Paul Gundersons mill, rough hewn pine that had no need to see the plane. Four walls to offer protection from predators and a loft to store...
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Jul 10, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Eldovis
We Are Irresistible We are totally irresistible Our skin is so clean and pure Our manicure and pedicure Is more important than any wars Our legs are well shaved Our buttocks and breasts More important than starving children We pray to God to keep us...
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Jul 8, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
The Old House for Katie In my house my other house the one I don’t live in anymore the light is coming in through the leaded glass and pooling on the broad pine boards my wife and I uncovered and stained and polished. The rippled waving ...
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Jul 6, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Merlinseyes
My Friend the Blind Rabbi You were one of a million yellow stars That didn’t ascend the sky God spared you and your lovely wife Only He knows why I don’t know how many friends you made Or how many friends and loved ones you lost It must have ...
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Jun 12, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by RobertNappi2
America...R.A. Nappi America the beautiful America the free Words that no er have meaning for me Each assigned a number given to us at birth Other then tracking what is it really worth Kids now turn in their parents to the authority That's one of ...
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Jun 8, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by RobertNappi2
Us and Them....R.A.Nappi Face drawn with no smile Anger and rage with no outlet Discarded left to wonder alone Weary but without rest Stomach empty from lack of food Eyes crying no strength for a tear Despair but always locked inside Who are ...
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Jun 7, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by RaaChenn
JISATSU There's no place quite as merry As Greenwood cemetary Grass green, sky blue To rest in peace is all I want to do I looked at some graves today Had no but that's okay You can have one said the man So I bought one on the easy payment ...
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Jun 3, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Dee138
(sorry this one is a bit long) Elective Affinities In the vastness of space There are stars that choose to revolve around each other. We met - as random as comets passing our own paths predetermined unwavering... or so we thought. With that first ...
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Jun 2, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by RaaChenn
MIDNIGHT You were tall, hair black as midnight When we kissed in baroque autumn twilight And dead leaves blew in the cold When we were just eight years old
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May 31, 2018May 2018

Posted by LetzGetReal
There is or was a place to wonder WHY yet not as much as once who, or where, when, what, and how, MATTER MORE (20 ms), in the future there's a file in my head it says 'I do not know' why ask why Some mysteries are okay and sometimes is it simply ...
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May 15, 2018May 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
When We Were New When we set out for the West laughing, ignorant, rolling along through canyons over mountains, deserts. When we moved along through a life seen with four eyes, two hearts, trying to be one mind— we didn’t care about the news. ...
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May 13, 2018May 2018

Posted by ProudMerry
I've been working on a Mother's Day poem for days and can't seem to pull it together. Instead, I give you my shitty morning. Alone Wrapped in a shawl of loneliness, weighted like the draped neckline of a cocktail dress owned in the 80s, pulling me...
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May 2, 2018May 2018

Posted by Artsprig
An interesting thing happens When close to death When a person sometimes is the most bereft You see it in pictures of children Laughing amid the ruins of war Of people smiling and hugging While covered in scars The brain does interesting things In ...
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Apr 29, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by Razorjelly
Twinge biscuit turning the handle, raising the lid. A grapevine paradox - Parasitic city. We all eat the mother.
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Apr 16, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by Ciravolostone
Hey guys I hope people don't mind but I am going to post some pieces I have written. I want everyone to know that it is okay to be brutally honest and tear the stuff apart. you are not going to hurt me or upset me if you are just trying to be mean. ...
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Posted by AllamandaNot in the current meaning of 'dog-whistle' but I think people will like this poem.

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Posted by neutralite[youtu.be] today... was a day. ✂️ Squeak in the music room on this site, that's what to do.

Posted by RemiforceDEATH IS SO FINAL--Youth La Boheme days in our small boyhood town, drinking cheap wine, smoking grass all night in some artist's studio, staggering forth into the bleary translucent twilight dawn.

Posted by RemiforceWHEN MY BROTHER LEFT FOR NAM--We looked across the field of death & maiming, in our youthful half knowing, the war raging in the media suddenly close & personal,like a car crash We drank to ...

Posted by RemiforceMY AGE IS IMPATIENT.

Posted by BohoHeathenThis is just a poem of past experiences.

Posted by PetterAbstinence indeed!

Posted by AstralSmokeWanting Wanting to be broken utterly split apart with a mighty tearing like an apple broken to unfold the delicate open veined petal pattern inside the fruit .

Posted by MiizzunderstoodWE WILL BE HOME SOON MOM.

Posted by Stargazer13And this is what you mean to me… That I see beauty and feel lovely in a dark, broken and rusted world Because you love me, I’ve been brave And opened into full bloom beneath the gaze of ...

Posted by Stargazer13Dog days are over Picking every four leaf clover Gonna break out of every box they put me in This soul is hungry and divine sugar my sin Personal evolution Fated love the revolution Raw ...

Posted by Stargazer13I've heard the stories of your empty world Devoid of soft touches And the rare souls that cross lifetimes, to see again through eyes captured in silent and consummate knowing I've listened to ...

Posted by EldovisWing Of Desire From your woman body Like a wing was born my desire It grew from your body entire From your feet to your hips From your light waist To your shoulders spring Like a wing was ...

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