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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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Dec 30, 2018Dec 2018

Posted by avron
Act as If by Salvador Smalí He postured with, “you know why you feel guilty.” I, in kind, skeptical, waiting for “because you are.” Giggling and snorting he egged me in with eyes bulged and varicose veins collapsing with the gone era of a ...
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Oct 24, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by Eldovis
From an old Italian saying " All my life I drank from my own cup all my life I ate from my own plate with so many liars...
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Sep 3, 2018Sep 2018

Posted by Stargazer13
Dog 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 passionate life my drug My mistake was shoving it under a ...
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Jul 17, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by KrisSmith1
"Late Night" (Night Life) As I back after a fair and a productive day Observe the quiet roads while my passion work conductive To keep my love for poetry going where the seductive lay Peep the sky disbelieving aliens with abductive ways Lights ...
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Jul 16, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
My Home was in the valley. By the dirty river that ran through all those lumpy green hills. Everyone knew me, or knew someone related to me. Everyone, it seemed, knew everyone there. Dogs did not have to be chained or fenced. Some roamed the ...
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Jul 13, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
Evening A sharpened sickle of moon slices through the black. My breath steams out and is blown back out of sight. A dog barks in the distance, echoing. My dog answers, pulls at his leash, ready to be home. We walk in the sharp darkness following ...
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Jul 12, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Avouleance
Sincerely Fuck You! You who didn't so much teach me to talk as train me to say things your way You who I hear in my head As an infection of implication and inflection Contorting my thoughts so I can't think straight You who got me to gouge out ...
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Jul 8, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by ProudMary
Dog damn it, I hate posting something only to have random words disappear from it.
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Jul 7, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by ProudMary
When we moved to West Virginia in 1982, we brought with us a dog named Jasper, part beagle, part mutt. Losing Jasper Tell yourself the worst part is the hair. Embarrassed to find them in the fridge. A friend in black sits in the easy chair, rises, ...
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Jul 4, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Lincoln55
The Thrill Ain't Gone old man in a sweat soaked T-shirt. two big waggly tailed dogs that never came to an understanding with the leash. 7 rabbit hutches, 3 fat and lazy does and one very content buck smoking a Camel the sound of hammer and nail ...
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Jul 3, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by azzow2
Rain in my boot all I can do is hoot. Rain in my hair never, be in despair. Rain on my roof can't come in its full of goop. Rain in my style my dossier is on fire. Rain in my shower makes it smell like flowers. Rain in the melody lifts my ...
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Jun 26, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
My Daughter’s Trampoline There’s a squirrel in the tree behind my daughter’s trampoline the one all the kids shriek and fall about on. The squirrel aggravates the dog who badly wants to catch him. The swing beneath the apple tree that holds ...
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Jun 24, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by StJohn
No farewell. In his small world, a room among so many They whispered news he had long awaited, But for which he remained unprepared. He gave a barely audible sigh and felt- smaller. Clasping her mohair rug to his face in his parchment fingers, He ...
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Jun 19, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by RaaChenn
ELECTRIC STORM Corn fields heated like boiling glass Steamy ammonia and ripening corn Dogs lie prostrate and panting In the shade of a dying tree The rain won't come when you want it The sun only comes when you hate it need it dread it But ...
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Jun 14, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Faithless1
The Dog’s Tongue She’d licked a dripping eyelid – her tongue pinked in and out, tasting and re-tasting, her expression, puzzled doubt. I told her it was sadness and wondered in my fog, with such exquisite senses, how do tears taste, to a dog? ...
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Jun 6, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Ciravolostone
So this is one of my favorites. Beauty Screams. It is about the fleeting nature of physical beauty. Something I know a great deal about because I am so hideous. I hope you like it but if not then feel free to tear it apart. but use your teeth :) ...
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May 22, 2018May 2018

Posted by Faithless1
It's not by me, and it's long, but I love it. Is there another group just for posting poems that you love, or should I start one? Pain for a Daughter Anne Sexton Blind with love, my daughter has cried nightly for horses, those long-necked marchers ...
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May 5, 2018May 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
The Point What am I here to speak of? The night I heard coyotes echoing in the distant hills? The vague unexamined feelings that sometimes well up until they can no longer be ignored? The time I saw the maggot-ridden corpse of a dog on a mossy ...
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Apr 19, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by Justjhon
A Still Life with Dogs how softly now the light settles in at end of day filling in all the empty places between a man and his life the wood stove hisses a dog growls softly on the table a bowl of oranges waits for breakfast
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Apr 12, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by TimZornes
Once upon a time, there lived a giant. He knew everyg. He hated nog. He was an eagle at dawn. A goose at dusk. His mood never changed. His head never itched. He did everyg. Nog mattered. When people came by, they looked up at a smile and sometimes ...
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Apr 11, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by Razorjelly
Slip crank filtered the vaacum bloom Making daisy vests jello dance across Sheets of desire ridden fuel cells of incondescence When the shackle maids got wise they broke out in song and the thought judges had them torn apart using icicle wedges but ...
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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 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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