Poetry Blogs (2018, Resolution)

Bullets from the soul (New Year's Resolutions)

Dodging and ducking,

Running and jumping,

Spinning down...

Life has caught a spirit.

 

A moment has caught a life,

A lifetime changed in a moment.

A child who is the man,

The man who was the child.

 

Climbing and sliding,

Loving and losing,

Falling down...

Bullets invade the man.

 

A soul is invaded by a bullet,

A bullet that came in a moment,

A m...

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Resolution #9

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Resolution #9

A cascade of sparks
exploding in the blackness
of a revellers sky
like bright tears.

Crying for the homeless
sat where the light
doesn’t fall,
under archways,
behind garages,
in cardboard boxes.

Damp and cold
while a flaming wheel
greets the crescent moon
as it circles.
A metaphor
of the turning year.

Out with the old and needy,
in with the bright young thin...

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Old Tyke Blues

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Old Tyke Blues

 

I woke up this morning -

found my leg was dead.

Slipped as I got up

and banged my head,

fingers to temple

came away red,

trail on the carpet

where I had bled.

 

Went down for breakfast -

the milk had gone sour,

turned on the toaster -

a distinct lack of power.

Go back upstairs,

stand under the shower -

water is...

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I want to kiss you at midnight - Sir Benjamin character piece

 
I want to kiss you at midnight - Sir Benjamin poem
by OpenMind on Sunday, 2 September 2012 at 12:21 ·

I want to kiss you at midnight,

feel the wibbly-wobbly ripples of time.

I want to kiss you at midnight

staring deep into your eyes.

 

Though it may take time,

time is of t...

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