That you make me
All of your energies
I'm divinely speaking
Every word inspiring
That my heart craves
You are here
I'm holding on
You in my every prayer
Monday 21st September 2020 3:29 am
Also by Juniper:What's the truth? | Set free | The bells🔔🔔 | Liberty | Loves labour pays well | Won't give up!! | Crumbling | Stitching anew | Thread of hope | Holding on | Feelings | These are few of the things | Randomized | Traumatic | Twisted | Lovely death! | Inspirational write | Flawed |
Adventure awaits us
Down some long dirt road
I could get lost in those eyes
And you'd find me every time
In your heart, one of many places
That I can call home
And I'll share with you
The warmth of my soul
Come sit by my fire
I'll tell you stories through time
Of the universe
Of its mysteries
And all the love
That keeps us connected
Monday 21st September 2020 3:15 am
Also by Eric Berard:My Flame | Balance Through Darkness | Reach | Speak to Me | A Moment of Serenity | Soft | Gravity | The Calm | Overwhelming Light | Electric | Two | Arrow | Inhale, Exhale | Surface | Heart to Share |
You always took me places I didn’t want to go,
yet still I followed
though I held in my hand the key to my shackles.
You kept me in an unlocked cage,
yet I refused to walk out into freedom,
though I couldn’t be contained.
You kept my mind shrouded in darkness,
yet there was light all around me
and I had but only to open my eyes to see it.
You convinced me with decep...
Monday 21st September 2020 2:14 am
Also by Shehariah:We Walk to the Sun | Tension | Into the Unknown |
She now lives in the land of dead
Where no birds sings any love song
No twittering over the windowsill
Only gloom and doom lingers
Filled with the recipe of hatred
She now lives in the land of dead dreams
Ones that were lively at a point of time
Now they are battered to death by ill will
No love to look forward to, no life ahead
Only a past filled with distant memor...
Monday 21st September 2020 2:12 am
Also by Moon.girl:Sparked | The trail | Farewell!!! | Recontemplate | Balm of your love | Ghosting | The ghost | Souls of another kind | In the making | Happy birthday to you!! | Summer rain | Lovey dovey effects | Breathing love all over again | Do you? | I, Me, Myself | Answerless | Commitments |
Eyes met mine
A smile effervescent like sparkling wine
Confident, sweet, real, insightful
Inspiring, sexy, intolerably appealing
Bewitchingly my heart he is stealing
Without realizing, I am totally lovestruck
There is no hope for me, I am thoroughly f@*ked.
Monday 21st September 2020 1:36 am
Also by Flavia Gordon:A SONG OF FRIGIDITY AND DESIRE | PALM TO PALM, SKIN TO SKIN | DUALITY AT PLAY (inner monologue of a childhood sexual abuse survivor) | FAKE IT 'TIL YOU MAKE IT PEP TALK | THE HEALING OF ANCIENT WOUNDS | Bare Minimum | MY SAVIOUR, MY SAVANT (An ode to my paid weekly "friend") | I Concede | Imposter Begets Imposter? | Karma the Uninspired Bitch (explicit) | My Super man | Rush Hour Treat... | Transference and its counter | A Client's Woe |
Despite your unattractiveness
you are as sweet and sour as
the night - you are slit by the
paring knife separating your
many seeds - pandering as you
do to needs of sophisticated
taste. You are the lingering
song hovering on my tongue.
You are the gong of mystery,
dancing in my melodic mind
Monday 21st September 2020 12:43 am
Also by Philipos:REUNION |
I always hide my face from evil Where devil is busy searching for my shadow Whom i buried his widow Through the gravity of the window. I always hide my face from coming in contact with the menaces Where the breeze has already ease the kiss I shun injupit from the pit of hell Causing the germs to hail the fungi. I always hide my face from ungodly God Where gossip is serve as food Covering...
Monday 21st September 2020 12:29 am
Also by Chinwendu C.E Rays:SHARK MANSION |
The violent storm
has uprooted the last tree
standing high above
the hill top.
The singing of
the rustling leaves
is now silenced.
The emerald canopy
has curled into a
dead grey mass.
The eroded hill top
is now unsuitable
for sustaining life.
Sadly the magical
sight of unfurling
of buds and the
singing of leaves...
Sunday 20th September 2020 10:24 pm
Also by Abdul Ahmad:Fall from grace | Floral dance |
Splinters shivering into cold graves,
harden them with chemicals,
garden out the minerals,
rip out all the ventricles
Bleeding, tossed, time lost, gauze on
the spit covered carpet,
gray shades in darkness,
Fingernails digging into forearms,
smells like worms,
Split pea soup into the chicken coup,
good green grass,
Sunday 20th September 2020 9:28 pm
Also by Patrick Kennon:Pholcidae | Mo |
Sunday 20th September 2020 9:09 pm
Also by Robert C Gaulke:I'm Crysexual | Meeting Her Needs | Coming Soon | What does freedom mean to you? | Who killed whom? | What the book wants | Sixty-Forty | What haunts you the most |
There is a way in the window
I sit here thinking of them all
How to set myself free from the weight of it all
Is there time for it or am I just a glaze of dust in it all
I rather believe that time isn’t important
It’s just something that keeps us going
Time isn’t the problem it’s the value of it that controls us all
Sunday 20th September 2020 7:39 pm
Also by Destiny:Be aware | Love |
Salty sweat and nerves of steel
Faster my friends
let the copper
Spread his wings
Death, death, we are the widowmakers
the sing it out loud with an heart filled with pure passion
Laughing about death
by the pound
Sunday 20th September 2020 7:04 pm
Also by Rudyard Kooistra:Oppy wood | A losing battle | War is sick, 2005 | Totes Meer, part 2005 | Shipwreck by JMW Turner | No mirror | No Buchenwald | No fosfor | No shooting on may third | No Passchendaele | No more dead | No fighting Temeraire | No sides | No steam and speed | No totes meer | No wonder | No shining stars | No more heroes | No chance | No more mister nice guy | No life on Earth | No answer to give | No problem | No dutch/english | No swimming | No one knows | No death | No forest | No story | No one two | No one | No |
On a flowing river,
Crossing by the Mosis,
Trying to carry out a dozen of pain.
Felling again in your thoughts,
Smelling of the roses,
Standing by your side in your arms.
Would you like,
To me my life,
Crossing the might just for you.
Would you hold and be my soul,
Crossing the river that flows in you.
She said would you hold me,
God has just called me...
Sunday 20th September 2020 6:20 pm
Also by Bhavesh Ahalani:Breaking free | सफरनामा। | A fight to survive |
How that icicle shone, illuminated
for a while; ice melted, unremarked.
Out of reach of passing innocents
absorbed by the rainbow within.
It was a good life- it left no trace
on the world. The world can be thankful.
If it grew heavier it carried its own weight
before the drip, drip, drip of time
took away its burden.
Sunday 20th September 2020 6:18 pm
Also by Adam Whitworth:File Under The Wrong Heading | If I could Walk On Stilts | The Poet Speaks (To Himself) | Daylight Still | The Body Of Odysseus |
I sit before and listen to what's on TV.
Boris is spouting rubbish again I see.
He tells us to forget what he said before.
Boris has changed his mind once more!
But frankly by now I couldn't care less.
I don't see facts, just guess after guess.
Once Cummings told us his pack of lies.
And backed by Boris, surprise, surprise!
I decided I'd no longer be taken for a fool.
As different classes...
Sunday 20th September 2020 5:47 pm
Also by Mike Bartram:For PC Harper | Tir Na Nog | The First Day | Your Spell | I'm A Scouser | Lazy Day |
Today I typed ‘poetry’ into Google and clicked on the top search, and did so again a few times. Quite quickly I could see that what people want is short but deep poems about life. Says it all really.
Personally, I’d like to only write short but deep poems about life, and I think I could be happy for a while reading only short but deep poems about life.
I definitely could be happy reading ...
Sunday 20th September 2020 5:25 pm
Proper prior planning prevents
piss poor performance
Keep to these rules
and punish nonconformance
Shame we didn't adhere
to these military rules
Shame we are being led
by blundering fools
Treatment, tracking, testing
New rules and regulations
blowing our mind
The second wave
is well and truly on its way
Batten down the hatche...
Sunday 20th September 2020 5:16 pm
Also by julie callaghan:Thank You WOL | The Butterfly Tree | Hands, Face, Space | Here I Sit | Autumn Scene | Guilty | The Rule Of Six | The Hokey Cokey | Market Day | Too Late Too Soon | Eclipsed | Every Cloud | Turn Back The Clocks | Money, Money, Money | Boat Trip To Gumusluk | Day Trip To Bodrum |
Malaysian students raised on BBC
Fables of eternal stately homes
Tidy village greens, leather on willow
Regency costumes, cricket and croquet
Were astonished to find no one
Riding horses, playing croquet or
Reading the Book of Common Prayer
In their malodorous Bradford slum
And even more surprised to find
Grey lunar rows of satellite dishes
Sunday 20th September 2020 4:48 pm
Also by J F Keane:Another Yesterday | Tight Rabbit | The Magic Hedgehog | Do It! |
Ujjal Mandal, India
A poet is needed
to define the life,
as the poets measure
the length of life
practically as well as
Sunday 20th September 2020 4:46 pm
Also by Ujjal Mandal:Black is Gold | Dreaming like the River | Inside the Mask of Blackness | Beauty is Everywhere... | What is Pure Love? | If the Reality |
After the pandemic,
I hope we remove our masks,
find more reasons to smile,
have more patience,
keep the faith,
help each other however we can.
remember what we're here for,
live, laugh, love.
I hope you find strength
to move your mountains,
courage to carry on,
seize every opportunity
to live the After now.
Sunday 20th September 2020 4:26 pm
Also by Vautaw:Love Looks Good on You | Modus Operandi | Maybe Next Time | Consumed | The Poetry King |
I am here before dawn
A halo of light appears on the horizon
As the sun slowly rises
Nature’s morning light show plays out before me
Crimson, purple and yellow hypnotically colour the sky
Making way for azure blue on this summer’s day
Daylight reveals highways of the sea shimmering in the heat
Dover to Calais ferries dart between the wake of mammoth container ships
Sunday 20th September 2020 3:36 pm
Also by firstname.lastname@example.org:Quantum Stairway | The Boots | This Poem Is Not Mine | Turning Back Time In Margate | Exercising Mind, Body And Soul | The Dancers Of Life |
I know only this breeze on my cheek
I know nothing of the countless other faces you have caressed and bitten
I know nothing of the houses you have assaulted and battered
Or the seas you have stirred into tumult and storm
I don't know where you end or where you begin
I know you were blowing both treble and bass through bamboo pipes
Long before I came here
And you will be rustli...
Sunday 20th September 2020 3:28 pm
People say "Ewww, you don't write like you come from the Wirral!" And yet I can't write a better metaphor than this!
WHO PUT SUSPICION IN THE RAINBOW?
A bridge has the first clue
Not a single natural occurrence
Folklore is just the arguments
When enough blood spilt of "Promise"
And promised to whom until every paw
Daubed on crying babies watered
A crossing to where demanded?
Only fair to ask one question
If walk up across bridge
What could happen
If from other way
Sunday 20th September 2020 2:28 pm
say yes and
we both can
says we cannot
If I can
then you can
Sunday 20th September 2020 2:18 pm
Also by d.knape:LIGHT OF LIGHTS...( A LOVE SONG) | Spice Of Life | As Summer Fades | The Man We Used To Know | Act Your Age | She Tends My Wounds | I Am A Man | HOMECOMING | MADNESS | I Can Only Imagine | GIVING | Fork In The Road | Masked Emotions | Making Allowances | FASTING |
Put us to good use and be wise
We liven up salads and pies
We’ll do you a favour
And add to the flavour
As a bonus, we moisten the eyes
Sunday 20th September 2020 1:52 pm
Also by David Lindsay:Hull | Hierarchy (etheree) | HOFS |
Hunger hone's the sharpness of the blade that cuts with ravenous need.
The universe takes a casual disinterest in our suffering as some authors take in the suffering of their literary characters.
The certainty of a vaugeness is one that looms.
How would society stand and what would its appearance look like? Contrapposto with one foot on its self severed head?
Sunday 20th September 2020 1:39 pm
Also by Daniel Reuben King:Ancient Fresh Fruit | A Night That Longed To Caress Day | Fairytale Flesh | Terror Raged And The Mind Fed It Cruelty | Actaeon | The Flesh Of Thought | Through The Eyes Of The Universe, Cruising For Sex | Love The Opium Of Our Tortures | The Procreation Of Mirrors | Hymn To Limos Goddess Of Starvation | Drunken Upon Thought Made Wines |
While Moira stinted not on Jacob's Creek
Red wine was a fine art I never mastered
That Saturday night was an epic session
We strode naked in her garden, plastered
My memory of events is somewhat vague
A thorn ripped the seat of my underpants
Then I was rolling about the grass, stinking
Of cat-shit, eaten alive by nocturnal ants
Moira was concerned about a hedgehog...
Sunday 20th September 2020 12:13 pm
Also by simon lucan:Only The Shadow Of Her Face | She'll Soon Come Back I'm Sure | Rungs | Winter In The Sky | Rain Doesn't Matter Now | Bold | Ginger And Fred | Saving Me For Later | Feline Grace | Brown Velvet | Flowers Are Yesterday | From Heart To Zero | Old Flames | Half-Fallen Rain | Nailed To My Doom | The Look Of You In Love | Black Poplar | No Tomorrow In Your Eyes | A Heart With No History |
Masks of grief
Inside the chapel they stare back at me, blankly
eerily in alien unison
thirty faceless faces incognito
Some are shrouded in blue, antiseptic in appearance
others are black in a practical, washable material
occasionally there’s a soft bandana or a patterned attempt at prettiness
painted on the masks of grief
Sunday 20th September 2020 11:41 am
Try and hold true to your truth,
Try and not lie, especially to yourself,
Don't age prematurely, nor cling desperately to youth,
Attend to your spirit, your mind and your health,
Don't overfill your pockets or mouth,
Don't under-fill your heart or your mind,
Never ignore the darkness that lives in both,
Show it the light, let it learn to be kind,
Know that a silent, sol...
Sunday 20th September 2020 10:53 am
Also by Jason Bayliss:Be Content With You | Dry Your Eyes | Child | Uncle Sam | A Pocket Full Of Rye | The Rose, The Stem And The Thorn |
The local vicar rang his newsagent to complain,
"You've forgotten to send me my Sunday Times again."
The newsagent replied,"Your Sunday Times was not delivered today,
It will be delivered as usual tomorrow on Sunday."
The vicar apologised and said,"I thought I had been left in the lirch,
That's why there was no-one present today at my church.""
Sunday 20th September 2020 8:51 am
Also by hugh:A virus laughing matter | "I am no longer a letter box,coronavirus has changed a vile veil attitude." | HANDS,FACE,SPACE AND RULE OF SIX. | Amanda,a young girl homeless on the street. | Human warmth by a homeless guy | A grave gift ! | A shoplifting trick | A loss of sleep | Revenge | An alarming attack |
Fear looms quick,
As the great war comes a knocking again,
Raised from the hands of many,
Sister of King George V,
Arising to plunge a lance to the enemy,
The German Blitzkrieg comes,
Leaving her wanting,
Dogs of the sea,
They will meet their match,
Fear looms swift,
In the fog of war she strikes,
To sink the Kreigsmarine,
Glancing blows to Bismar...
Sunday 20th September 2020 7:01 am
Also by Chaston Nealy:Somnus | Kingsbane | Extremophile | Creation | Cronus and Zeus | A Game of Sorts |
It's been one full week now
I've suffered amnesia.
Strangers step up to me on crowded corners
and call me by name.
"Can we talk?"
So much of what we call luck
is caught up in the periphery
more so than from Nosy Parkers
who are by-products of deception
in this unfortunate sunlight.
On clear bright afternoons
one can hear the hiss
of the sun's surface crackling
solar flares eru...
Sunday 20th September 2020 2:29 am
Also by D.W. Hamilton:Sports on TV |
Devil take you
The mists wreath the mountain tops
The cold seeps through you like tiny drops
There’s a gathering storm in those towers of stone
As you stare standing there almost alone.
The gods are absent from this scene
As you lose your mind to the dark and the dank
He’s rolling down an unbeaten path
Like an undiagnosed psychopath
His staring eyes red wi...
Sunday 20th September 2020 1:07 am
Also by I'm not a poet:The Liars Smile. | (untitled) | Impulse | Splashing along | TikTok TikTok Tik Tok Times running out...... edited | A soldiers tale 1982 | Accross the ocean. Falklands 1982. | Dreamtime? |
On the other side
Of the platform the sunset
Always sinks late
Infused in sweat
Your hair turns blonde slowly in
The marigold sunset.
Back from holiday
You leave traces of sand on
Saturday 19th September 2020 11:54 pm
Also by Andy N:Underground Part 16 to 21 | Consequences Part 5 and 6 | Underground Part 13 to 15 |
The way you walk in those
country brown brogues
Your posh tone of voice
when you’re in chatty mode
The jodhpurs, riding hat,
horse whip and such
All well and good, but that
don’t impress me very much
You try so hard
to win everyone over
A sultry look that says
“get down Rover”
You like slim men, large,
wimpy or butch
But try as you may,
it don’t impress me very much
I’m also a ...
Saturday 19th September 2020 10:17 pm
Saturday 19th September 2020 8:49 pm
Make my eyes turn to sandpaper
Watch me cry my rivers dry
Me lifeless, gasping for air
Grin at my dying breaths
And be the wind that makes my lungs
Balloon and burst
I am hanging by the last threads of my heartstrings,
So I beg, do as you will with me.
Saturday 19th September 2020 7:10 pm
Also by M3RK:Butterflies | Work of Art | In Stone |
Hide in forgotten minds
Hold your only sign
Snap at a back
Find the meant lack
White light fuses with the might globe
I cannot see
How this bleeds
Time after mine
Hold see the line
Shout out the picture
Of a hold in the
Middle of a bowl
Taken out with the
On fall of myst
Grey on fallen shores
With two open cares
And a hold of
Saturday 19th September 2020 6:43 pm
Also by Collin Pulmano:HSP 12 | HSP 11 | HSP 10 | HSP 9 | HSP 8 | Washerwoman | HSP 7 | HSP 6 | Phone Numbers Page: HSP 5 | Panama City | Remember, remember | HSP 4 | HSP 3 | HSP 2 | Turtle : HSP 1 | Rough Day | Still a Mind-Killer |
Modern world blocking the transmission?
Too much traffic?
A world too erratic
Does the whispering grass still play a tune
Or has brick and mortar brought it to ruin?
This world is so fast!
Take me back to the past!
It makes such a din!
I don't know where to begin!
bloody cars everywhere!
If I had any left,
I'd pull out my hair!
Saturday 19th September 2020 6:41 pm
Also by Stephen W Atkinson:Political Irrigation! | Her Last Dance | The Thief of Breath and Hugs (part 1) |
The Layers of Age
I feel the layers of age as I draw each breath
every movement is a reminder of years past
I am crouched through frailty and surgery
my body aches intermittently with each twist and turn
Life is slowing down quite perceptibly
but I worry not about this inevitable process
My mind and soul are still invigored
temptation still attracts carnal desires
Saturday 19th September 2020 4:44 pm
Also by keith jeffries:A New Love | Shake off the Dust | Nothing is Lost |
When the one in front, hates you,
try to entrap you in every trap sew.
Is cruel, greedy and selfish bimbo,
Will you take the plunge in limbo?
Will you go against the waters new?
Can you love them, despite they hate you?
They fool you by being good in front,
but at the back, you know the venom grunt.
Arrogant, fraud, swindellers they are,
taking all your peace so far.
Saturday 19th September 2020 4:19 pm
Also by MANISHA SAINI:BEAUTIFUL IN YOUR OWN WAY! | WHEN MY HEART CRIES! | WHILE LOOKING AT THE MIRROR! | FAR FOREVER? | FROM SPRING TO AUTUMN... | THE THREE MUSKETEERS | JITTERS IN FETTERS! |
Look at you
Hiding in the safety of your home.
Guarding all the charm you hold from curious eyes
Locked away inside four hollow walls.
The fear eats at you
Tearing away all that you are
Flesh by flesh
It devours you until it becomes you.
It's been years since I've had the pleasure of laughing beside you.
My soul misses yours.
This isn't protecting your...
Saturday 19th September 2020 2:55 am
Also by Jordyn Elizabeth:Tempestuous | Tasting Temptation. | Frisson. | Rage | Kindred Strangers | Conquering Monster's |
She was the woman that fought for the nameless
She was an icon too many
She was a trailblazer
She may not be here anymore
She should always be remembered
She fought for equal rights
She was the Notorious RBG
Saturday 19th September 2020 2:52 am
Also by Damon Blackery:Firefly Truth? | Life Story | Soy Sauce Flavor | Boys | The End Soon | No Smoking In The Coffee Shop | Light By Death | Words of The Waiting Man 35 | Attachment Anxiety |
Iraq's Christians 'close to extinction' after 2000 years.
The British fell on the Somme, Verdun, Passchendaele,
Their luckier cousins long ago set off across the broad Atlantic
Convicts moved straight on to the antipodes
To the Swan River of Western Australia
Convict scum of the East End born to live again.
The ragged Scots, after Culloden
So many Irish everywhere in the Empire
Friday 18th September 2020 11:02 pm
Also by John E Marks:Love | A collection of aphorisms | Dust motes for Dante Alighieri 1265 - 1321 | Die Wahrheit macht frei ('The truth sets you free') | Warmer than blood | Doppleganger contagion | Northern Sky | Coffin ships | A silence | September's rain | Holy Brokenness | Bright star |
What the world needs now is not love, sweet love
What the world needs now is no race into space
What the world needs now is a cure for harm
What the world needs to do is disarm
Friday 18th September 2020 9:52 pm
Also by Kevin T.S. Tan:Final Stand | Emergency Numbers | Asparagus (for Alex) |
In the summer day,
this breeze among the weeds,
and I know of the fathomed ideas.
That which takes your heart,
and makes it physical,
but so deep the mind is real.
The seaweed and the things,
that end the turmoil,
seem so pleasing during my afternoon.
I guess it's to be said,
when you find your soul in walls of steel,
that the harmony ends.
The thing that slinks in the backend,
Friday 18th September 2020 4:52 pm
Also by Alita Moore:answers | obsolete rhetoric |
I long for spring in 2021,
with new beginnings and a brand new start,
‘cause that will mean that 2020’s done.
Of all the years I’ve lived, this is the one
that hurt us most, and broke all nations’ heart;
I long for spring in 2021.
Then maybe we can have a little fun,
enjoy a show, appreciate some art,
‘cause that will mean that 2020’s done.
This worst of y...
Friday 18th September 2020 1:40 pm
Also by Trevor Alexander:Ties That Bind |
Lick your fingers
Every last bit
Take the hardest hit
And let me watch
On the spot
Twist yourself in knots
I want the final drop
Collapse and shed
Until the last sparkle
Of my Queens head
Until the last glimmer
Of her glitter
You belong to me
I own your soul
That is how
Friday 18th September 2020 9:44 am
Also by Alexandra Parapadakis:Who is the bully? |
What I thought I had lost,
a love that would never return,
now fulfills distant dreams-
an unanticipated ecstasy.
But while caught in the midst of it,
how is it that I still think of you?
The one who got so close but still so far away,
the one who buried me deep,
with a voice on repeat,
I can’t seem to make that voice,
or those words, go away.
How is it t...
Friday 18th September 2020 5:33 am
Also by kimberly:in your city | One More Moondance, My Love | Amongst the Shadows | in your flood | this is not my own |
Thoughts being to swirl deep within. Subconsciously my thoughts work endlessly, collecting stray fragments of information hoping to unlock part of a riddle.
All the while I lay in bed half awake and half asleep.
On the surface my train of thought seems non existent.
unable to focus or so I believe the truth is my mental capacity has reached its limit within me.
My daily routine...
Friday 18th September 2020 3:26 am
Also by Michael Rios:Self Control |