Poetry Blog by Shirley Smothers (poem)

Who is This Woman in the Mirror SHAPE POEM

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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...

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Ghosts

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Ghosts to
my left,
Ghosts to
my right.

Ghosts in front,
oh what
a fright.

Ghosts all around,
How did I
get in this
Ghostly town?

I look at
my hand,
What is this
what do
I see?

Oh My
I can
see right
through me.

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Memorial Day

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The following was written by
my niece Cynthia Smothers Carter
and is used with her permission.


Rain...again...
But I have come to the conclusion that
it has always rained on Memorial day
and I have figured out why.

The rain is the tears of all our fallen
Soldiers past, present and future. 
Thank You for Your service and the
ultimate sacrifice You have m...

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Hidden Acrostic Poem

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I
Am
Deflated
I

Once
Soared

High

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Brevette Poems (Second Edition)

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Love

Inspires

Creativity

 

Creativity

Produces

Art

 

Art

Voices

Emotions

 

Emotions

Inspire

Love

 

 

 

 

I wrote this second edition at the suggestion of M.C. Newberry

 

 

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The One I Love- 15 word poem

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Look into

my eyes.

 

The sparkle

you see

in them

is my

love for you.

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Lanterne Poem

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Heart

beats young

or beats old,

make yours his home

Chirst

 

 

 

 

This is my first attempt

at writing a Lanterne poem.

 

 

 

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A Nicked Poem

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Nicked was my poem*

I nicked that sucker right back

What a silly mess

 

 

 

 

The first line was suggested by Isobel.

After all my ranting about my stolen poem

I told myself I'd better give due credit.

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Haiku about a Stolen Poem

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A stolen poem

Took credit for my effort

Poem was removed

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Someone has stolen my poem

This time I'm not posting a poem. I'm asking for opinions.

I found one of my poems on a website but was not given credit for this poem.

Should I contact the sites administrator?

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