Poetry Blog by Shirley Smothers

I am deflated

entry picture

I
Am
Deflated
I
Once
Soared
High

Read and leave comments (0)

 

DeflatedPomeSoar

Mime Rhyme, slightly different

entry picture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I am a Mime

Can I make

a rhyme?

 

Sure I can

make a rhyme.

 

But who would

hear it?

Read and leave comments (0)

🌷 (1)

 

DifferentMimeRhyme

Who is This Woman in the Mirror SHAPE POEM

entry picture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who is

this woman

in the mirror?

When did her hair

start to turn grey? What

happened to the young girl

who used to laugh and play?

Who is this woman in the mirror?

When did these wrinkles appear? What

happened to the young girl whose parents

used to call "Dear"? Who is this woman

in the mirror? When d...

Read and leave comments (0)

 

PoemShapeWoman

Anxiety

entry picture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My anxiety
Is literally killing me
Combat the dark force

Read and leave comments (1)

🌷 (2)

God is Everywhere translated to Vietnamese retranslated to English

entry picture

God is in the flower

God is in the tree

God in heaven

God is in the wind

God everywhere you go

Every place you play.

But more importantly

God is in the heart

Get your mind as your home .


My poem God is Everywhere was translated into Vietnamese. Then retranslated into English. The transalater is Hue Khai Van Tap. His religion is Caodaism. My poem is slightly different but s...

Read and leave comments (0)

🌷 (1)

Haiku's inspired by the Poetry of Bruce Lee

entry picture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The fallen blossoms
Clouds floating across the sky
They blend together

Waves crash around us
The water becomes murky
Will clear by it's self

Bird sail purple sky
Finds the pink rose blossoming
Dawn purple to gold.

 

Read and leave comments (2)

🌷 (2)

 

BruceLeePoetry

Jesus

entry picture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He's the sinner's Savior, He's God's Son

His goodness is limitless, His life is matchless

He's incomprehensible, He's indescribable

The grave couldn't hold Him, but he can hold you.

Read and leave comments (1)

 

goodnessJesusSaviour

Parody of Achy Breaky Heart

entry picture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don't tell my leg
My Achy Breaky leg
I just don't think
I could stand.

And if you tell
my leg my
Achy Breaky leg
I might just fall
and break
My hand,
OOOH!

Read and leave comments (0)

 

AchyBreakyParody

The Price of Freedom (much longer version)

entry picture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A ghostly image of a soldier

stood in the background,

the scent of lilac's filled the air

even though it was winter.

 

A Mother with a babe in her

arms stood by a grave site.

Lilac's were the flowers her

husband had given her before

he left for war. So she

felt his presence.

 

She whispered, "Father this

is yo...

Read and leave comments (0)

 

FreedomPriceWar

Anxiety, My Companion (a daily struggle)

entry picture

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sometimes I can

rail against it,

sometimes it

conquers me.

 

Sometimes I hide

it well, other

days the fatigue

of fighting it shows.

 

Some people

Sympathize,

Empathize

Others say,

"Get over Yourself."

Read and leave comments (2)

🌷 (1)

 

AnxietyDepressionSaddness

The Creepy Old House

entry picture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In a creepy old house I

found a creepy old doll.

I bent to pick it up

and boy did I have a fall.

 

I stood up had a lump

on my head, but

otherwise alright.

I looked out the window,

day had turned to night.

 

I looked and looked but

did not find the doll.

I turned to leave and there

it was han...

Read and leave comments (0)

 

CreepyDollOld

Rainbow Bridges

entry picture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainbow Bridges

 

Rainbow bridges
and Ice Cream ridges.

A Cotton Candy cloud
Everyone is wowed.

A Chocolate mountain
flows into a Chocolate fountain.

Boy am I
gonna get fat!

Read and leave comments (0)

 

FatIce CreamRainbow

2-4-2

entry picture

My wish
Is to inspire
Someone

Read and leave comments (0)

 

2-4-2Poetry Inspire


Recent Comments

Natasha Townsend on Anxiety (Fri, 3 Nov 2017 08:53 pm)

Graham Sherwood on Haiku's inspired by the Poetry of Bruce Lee (Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:04 am)

Colin Hill on Haiku's inspired by the Poetry of Bruce Lee (Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:39 am)

Raj Ferds on Jesus (Mon, 31 Jul 2017 07:21 am)

Shirley Smothers on The Price of Freedom (Wed, 12 Jul 2017 04:55 pm)

M.C. Newberry on Anxiety, My Companion (a daily struggle) (Thu, 6 Jul 2017 04:53 pm)

Cynthia Buell Thomas on Anxiety, My Companion (a daily struggle) (Wed, 5 Jul 2017 12:18 pm)

M.C. Newberry on The Voiceless (Sat, 9 Jul 2016 06:08 pm)

Jade Kelly on Open Your Eyes (Tue, 7 Jun 2016 07:17 pm)

Tom Doolan on Goodbye to PRINCE (Sat, 23 Apr 2016 09:26 pm)

Laura Taylor on Goodbye to PRINCE (Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:18 am)

Trevor Alexander on Depressed Haiku, sort of (Mon, 8 Feb 2016 02:09 pm)

Robert Mann on Haiku Inspired By Bob Ross (Mon, 8 Feb 2016 01:19 pm)

M.C. Newberry on A Mime Rhyme (Mon, 2 Nov 2015 05:25 pm)

Shirley Smothers on Jimmy Rockford (Mon, 2 Nov 2015 12:42 am)

Feeds

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message