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

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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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Apr 3, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
Birds, Humans, and Mirrors by JT Daughton a bird does not like to be alone, preferring company, of either sex, in an intimacy most humans do not understand, or believe. a bird is not human, still, both are animals, of community, with some ...
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Jun 17, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
I published this in 1990, in a Lutheran Journal of all places - actually, a Lutheran friend submitted it after I read it at a xmas party. Seems to hold some relevance even now. HYPOCRISY (An Incantation Indicting Injustice) ...
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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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Jan 29, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
first share Growing Fennel my Ophelia grew her own fennel and left me, alone and ruined. still I am betrayed by the Truth. the Truth marks monstrous memories, while disguising unwelcome realities. my Ophelia, like she could be any ...
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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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Jul 6, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Merlinseyes
I usually write my poems from a visual thought. Does anyone else do this?
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Jul 5, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Knavefool
The middle path is the hardest road for a man to walk with grace I’ve spent my life in a cold dark cell or else, well, lost in space My heart full of peace, harmony, love, greeting each one with a smile Or hanging out down on Hooligan Street with ...
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Jun 27, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by ProudMary
Facing Truth I like to brag that I’m the one who held him up, kept the marriage going, the roof over our heads, stood by him through his addiction, the DUIs, the embarrassment he was at family gatherings. He was lowered into the ground in ...
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Jun 17, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by azzow2
Beneath the river: Resting on the banks of the rill, the current never keeps still. Watching a maple leaf snag on a jagged reef. Blowing gently the breeze ripples the nipples of the crescent waves. Life's a stir a wee smelt flickers away...
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Jun 15, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Residualspirit
Dear miss I am sorry I don't know your name But I do know your life will stay the same I was given the fated hand that held your world And I chose to keep it safe and pearled You may never know of me or my place in your life But I made the choice to ...
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Jun 11, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by StJohn
Christian upbringing. Born free Baptised with water and chains Pap fed with guilt and crushed reason Until only obedience remains. Reality challenged by doctrine Innocence damned beyond hope Fairies are not real in the garden But water is blessed ...
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May 30, 2018May 2018

Posted by fjwilhelm
INSANITY Oh Jonathan! Behold! Ye old man of Puritanical mind; Buried in your Holy Book, Lost in your thoughts, Searching for Truth, Obeying 's Ultimate Command; Thou shalt not reject ! The Unpardonable Sin; Your Sanity precariously ...
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May 15, 2018May 2018

Posted by rcandlish
Suddenly, a little bird awoke outside, beyond my window's ledge and sweetly chirped her expectation somewhere upon the privet hedge. Though still the sky was dark, unprovoked, she bravely sang. I wondered why? As if her little heart could understand ...
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May 14, 2018May 2018

Posted by KrisSmith1
Manifest the speed of light to make it to the finish line Rejuvenate, eliminate the hate, whom can replenish mine May the manifestation proceed to be an endless sign While I'm being judged for every cent of each offensive rhyme Through much debates ...
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May 11, 2018May 2018

Posted by LenHazell53
The Liars Prayer By Dr. Chris Walmsley And Len Hazell Oh Lord our father, all I ask Give me this day my daily mask For I can't stand this thing I am So, let me be another man. From out the sack I'll lose the cat When I admit the truth is that From ...
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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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