Poetry Blogs (Hardship)
Getting through the day can be a challenge,
And often is an uphill struggle.
So I sometimes wonder why I go on each day,
And never find the answer to this puzzle.
Too oft life does not go my way
And seems to me to be unfair,
And it is when I hold my hopes up highest
That they crash down into despair.
This world that can be cruel and strange
But I must lead this...
Thursday 22nd August 2019 6:43 pm
She’s got two part time jobs
and works her fingers to the bone
a single mum with no support from him
but she made that house a home.
Empty promises of child support
to help to feed her pack
every bloke she’s ever known’s
always fucked off and turned their back.
She doesn’t feel resentment
she never has the time
if she gets an hour to herself each day
she swears tha...
Wednesday 29th March 2017 11:14 am
fall into pools of swirling merriment
shirk substitutes that others recommend
firm in the knowledge of purest joy
your visage clear in mind, no mental toy
stab with wanton thrusts this warm caress
reveal dream's scorn amid phobic duress
with fiery brand your chariot swift - protect
lunar spheres in shaded ponds - thoughts collect
tinge red this broken tune - unbroken...
Wednesday 23rd March 2011 8:25 am
veil his face,
skin thin and crusty
of years in the sun
from his forehead to
then meets gravity;
through his soil-grimed
singlet, jeans and boots;
hours of toil
Photo by Eric Kaufman, NC
Please make your response or comment on...
Friday 18th February 2011 1:30 pm