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Posts Tagged "sleep" By azzow2 (79) Posts by anyone

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Sep 9, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by beerhungry
This is my own favorite poem from my just published collection "Tree Falling in Forest" Traitor I'm sorry brother for this bloody blade Leaving you unable for a question It is one tree from which we both are made But branches grew in opposite ...
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Aug 30, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Garen
The drinker I used to drink the shadow like a poisoner sipping, sipping at the bitter well until my blood ran cool and full of thorns saved up for lovers who would want to seek the truth of me I'd take the long way 'round through ...
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Mar 22, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Allamanda
TODAY, ANOTHER UNIVERSE by Jane Hirshfield The arborist has determined: senescence beetles canker quickened by drought but in any case not prunable not treatable not to be propped....
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Apr 18, 2019Apr 2019

Posted by BohoHeathen
This is just a poem of past experiences. People get broken hearts or spirits and heal. Please don’t read too deeply. I’ve already gotten a private message with a pep talk lol. It’s just a poem I’m exhausted. Not from working too hard or...
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Sep 11, 2018Sep 2018

Posted by pixiedust
This is what happens when I'm overtired and can't sleep. I start to compose parody poems about work. Thought I would purge by inflicting the first draft incomplete pieces on you lovely people. (I'm also mean when I haven't had enough sleep.) The ...
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Aug 27, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by beerhungry
Bed song for adults The day is gone you try to sleep Your actions today has been wide Now you are dealing with all that stress Rolling from side to side All stormy events and icy smiles Has blown into your face all day And sun that helped you to ...
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Jul 10, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
Digging a Hole I haven't reached the bottom yet, or found that succulent sassafras taproot that makes the curious tea I'm thinking of. The hole is sinking though—my shovel occasionally breaks a strange dark root with a tearing sound and I look ...
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Jul 9, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by ProudMary
My apologies for the language but this is me at this very moment. That Fucking Tuscan Sun Started last July, part of a reading challenge: A book containing recipes. Hadn’t seen the movie but, hell, with a title like that it had to be beautiful. ...
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Jun 24, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by azzow2
Diary of destiny: Is that a glitch did I just see a stitch in time. Mine your time it is divine. Wait oh it's too late of elate your fate. Like a rine pull back time in cognitive commonality. Communicate with the chronology of the rhythm of our ...
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Jun 22, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by azzow2
18 wheel fighting those torrid hills of sleepless nights. Sleep in the rig dare not tip the jig the highway has its own gig. Air breaks keep um safe, those pools of endless spools of rubbernecking fools. Splat that bug thought it was bigger than...
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Jun 22, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by PeterHammond
The Ballad of Tom Tweety Tom took it upon himself to disarm a trucker of sleep for maybe a long time Hopefully not, it was not a big loss Tom didn’t think so The trucker might have surmised that had he known Tom The Interstate was closed for ...
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Jun 22, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
Retrospectacled Later the right word comes, later the right perspective. But at the time, the mind reaches out like a foot in the dark for a step that is not there. So I look back whenever I get a chance, and redream different parts of the dance, ...
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Jun 14, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Residualspirit
When the early hours of the morning, cause your jaw to start yawning. You know your heart is wanting home. When your head feels and ready to sleep, your legs are tired and ready to heap. Your body has been upright for far too , and the hours of ...
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Jun 8, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by pixiedust
I used to write name poems for people in my set. I remember bits and pieces of some of them. Oddly, this is the only one I remember in its entirety. Sleep, sweet embrace of death, There is little time left. Endless wand'rings of my mind Visit places...
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Jun 6, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by KrisSmith1
"Go And Get It" In a universe where many people play for keeps Go against the odds, grind time before they lay to sleep Bright gears through light years through solar plans portrayed to reap The rays are deep To show the auras before me displayed to...
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Jun 6, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Ciravolostone
This one I wrote for my first wife while she was pregnant with our first daughter. I was happy then. 1984 Written for Helen before the birth of Lara SILK SKIN AND SANDPAPER HANDS A dark night throws it’s shadows around our home An early October...
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May 24, 2018May 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
One from a series... Talking to the Cat 11 You're lucky, you beast. No social life at all. No guilt. "Should I have eaten that bird I killed?" No Free Will (ha!). Just your big ol' instinct, whatever in the hell that really is. You sleep ten ...
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May 17, 2018May 2018

Posted by LenHazell53
Wilful Gyp By Len Hazell Pirouette and reeling in the expanding whorl The sheepdog does not take heed of his shepherd; Gears strip and crumble; the drive ceases labour; Meagre chaos is unleashed unto the globe, A pale sanguine ocean washes every ...
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May 11, 2018May 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
This is a poem written during our "sabbatical" in southern Oregon many years ago. Oblivious Me The blind sun breaks sharply over the black hill— the moon pales. The wet symmetrical pines wait glistening. The cat scares up a flutter of jays. A ...
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May 2, 2018May 2018

Posted by ProudMerry
It's been while since I posted something...well except for my attempt at humor in the Silly, Random, and Fun category. I've been gnawing on this one for a while. 6:30 a.m. In the mornings when I didn’t wake naturally he would stroke my cheeks ...
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Apr 26, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by RobertNappi2
Vietnam...The Unfinished Poem My country said they needed me Because this is the land of the free Shipped me off to a foreign land That had the name of Vietnam Went to a class on how to survive Things to know to come home alive Put a weapon in my ...
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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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