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Fires Of Anger

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Fires of anger

Consume my soul, burn me up

A self induced hell

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AngerHaikuhell

I Need to Grieve

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Need to grieve,
but this makes
everyone else sad.

But I need
to let it out.
And instead
I get frustrated
and a little mad.

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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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ghostsPoemSilly

The Voiceless

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When you are silent
The voiceless become hopeless
Speak up for others

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One Line Poems

Chilled air scatters leaves, winter.

Chilled air old body, winter.

A Mime make a rhyme, hear it?

Anger consumes me, inflicts hell.

Stormy sea of life, God's there.

You bring out the best in me.

Poems come from heart, speaks soul.

Turn eyes I'm not here, homeless.

Depressed, with Jesus find rest.

Happy, lonely, share love.

White Horse fell in mud, dirty.

Story of yo...

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LineOnePoems

Haiku's a different format?

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Chilled air
Scatters leaves
Winter

A Mime
Make a rhyme
Hear it?

Anger
Consumes me
Inflicts hell

Stormy
Sea of life
God's there

You bring
Out the best
In me

Poems
Come from heart
Speaks soul

Turn eyes
I'm not here
Homeless

Depressed
With Jesus
Find rest

Happy
Loneliness
Share love

White H...

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He Is The Greatest

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He floated
like a butterfly,
he stang
like a bee.
Muhammad Ali
will always be
the greatest
to me.

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Open Your Eyes

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I had been feeling sad and lonely. I decided to go back into the past and visit
my child hood home.

My Sister, Mother and Brother were sitting at the kitchen table enjoying a meal,
I walked in and said, "Hello!"

They welcomed me warmly and asked, "How have You been?" I felt secure and
comfortable being welcomed home.

Soon my Father made an appearance and asked, "Why ...

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Goodbye to PRINCE

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"Dearly Beloved
We are gathered here today
2 get through this thing called life"

PRINCE

Dearly beloved
We are gathered here today
To say goodbye to Prince

Shirley Smothers

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The Scales of Unjustice

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Held accountable
For my actions although those
Were not my actions

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AccountableHaikuJustice

My Words

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My words sometimes flow
Like a torrent, Like a sieve
Hope to inspire

 

Spring weather
It's not too cold, it's not to hot
It's January

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HaikuPoemssenyru

Depressed Haiku, sort of

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Appreciated
Is something I rarely feel
Told how much I screw up

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