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  • This is a poem about the love received from man's best friend. To me he's like next of kin.

    To Me He's Next Of Kin

    To Me He's Next Of Kin

    by Diana L Pierce2

  • There is always some magic to the coming of spring....

    Moon Blossom

    Moon Blossom

    by Gypsy Rose Lee11

  • Summer, spring winter and fall. Which is the most beautiful of all?

    When Autumn Leaves

    When Autumn Leaves

    by Jackie Lynnley30

  • Always hope for the best. However dark the present may seem, the future holds something better. Thus, maybe someday, everything will be good and easy.

    Darkness Will Fade

    Darkness Will Fade

    by YSSavvy5

  • "Looking for Shakespeare, An Ode to Critics of Rhyme" is written in response to critics who feel that rhyming poetry is mundane and immature.

    Looking for Shakespeare ... a Poem

    Looking for Shakespeare ... a Poem

    by Genna East98

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  • Being an Oompa Loompa was an inborn passion of mine that my parents put into good use by honing in on my natural Oompa Loompa skills at the tender age of 15. Thus, my career took off at the factory!

    Confessions in The Career of An Oompa Loompa

    Confessions in The Career of An Oompa Loompa

    by Tamara Yancosky Moore14

  • The nuclear industry makes billions from building and maintaining nuclear power stations. It is not in their financial interest to broadcast just how dangerous they are.

    Nuclear Power in an Earthquake Zone

    Nuclear Power in an Earthquake Zone

    by Tessa Schlesinger3

  • This is a silly poem that tells the tale of a man's first date with a really hot woman. As it turns out, she's simply too hot.

    She's Too Hot: Comedy Poetry

    She's Too Hot: Comedy Poetry

    by Chris Mills24

  • This is a prose poem to Daniel Ortega, the current president of Nicaragua

    Poem to Daniel Ortega

    Poem to Daniel Ortega

    by Erick Hernandez4

  • Time to pick and choose. Make your best bet and let the games begin.

    It's Election Time

    It's Election Time

    by Ashutosh Joshi3

  • “Tunnels of Tear, Shades of Hope” is a soul lifting motivational poem. This poet believes that victory is a spiritual medal and only scars of our struggles remind us we wear this medal upon our souls.

    Tunnels of Tear, Shades of Hope

    Tunnels of Tear, Shades of Hope

    by Ajodo Endurance Uneojo0

  • If it wasn't for you I wouldn't be here This is one of the most important of all holidays No doubt in my mind With my mother, grandmother, God mother all in heaven This gives me time to appreciate them even more Why stop there Wish a...

    Mom's Special Day

    Mom's Special Day

    by DREAM ON10

  • We are all connected. Often times, we may not feel connected, but we are. We are connected, not only with each other, but with the world and the universe.

    We Are All Linked

    We Are All Linked

    by Kari Poulsen26

  • Warm

    Warm

    by Rosechelle Catrina Borreta0

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  • Let us not ask why people like so much to be sad, angry, fearful, or embarrassed. The answer is simple: we are the proud specimens of the smartest species on earth---so there must be some fun in all that, since it's so popular.

    Misery for Sale: A Satiric Poem

    Misery for Sale: A Satiric Poem

    by Vladimir Karas0

  • O' such wonderment is not to teach me to understand it. My eyes go to the skies

    Darling Dance With Me

    Darling Dance With Me

    by Eric Dierker31

  • Feeling alone in a relationship can truly be detrimental to your relationships. It is imperative to communicate with your partners how you feel so that the relationship will improve.

    Needed You

    Needed You

    by Nelly Dawson2

  • This poem tells the story of a dream that that Lord gave me when I was about 9 years old. I was raised going to church, but I was always afraid that the Lord couldn't really love little ol' me. This dream was an answer to prayer, and I have never questioned His love for me since that day, uh, night.

    "Waiting on the One"

    "Waiting on the One"

    by Mrs. Obvious0

  • Sometimes the dark clouds overshadow all...

    Black Wings

    Black Wings

    by Gypsy Rose Lee13

  • Addictions, cravings, and desires. We all have them. Some are more powerful than others.

    Smoked Salmon Addiction

    Smoked Salmon Addiction

    by JourneyHolm2

  • Free flowing thoughts, inane and endless, in the One Thousand and One Night kind of way. Inspired by social media and dedicated to a friend. The point of the exercise is in the eye of the beholder.

    You've Got a Message "Re: Pressing Matter"

    You've Got a Message "Re: Pressing Matter"

    by kallini201017

  • Thoughts to ponder about life and others. What we take in from the environment and how we process it is so fascinating sometimes.

    The Integrating Alien

    The Integrating Alien

    by Paula6

  • Rhyme- Though we might be able to take shelter from the assaults of the outside world, what should we do when we are plagued with abuses from the inside world- our inner-minds?

    Shelter From The Storm

    Shelter From The Storm

    by Tamara Yancosky Moore8

  • Eavesdropping is not a good thing if we have a vested interest , but indulging in it sometime gives us an interesting insight into the human psyche.

    Two Seasons

    Two Seasons

    by Harish Mamgain33

  • This is a free verse poem dedicated to all mothers on this special Mother’s Day occasion.Especially I’d like to pay tribute to my late mother who was my best friend ever.There can’t be any replacement to a mother’s love and affection which is so priceless and unconditional.

    In the Shade of A Flourishing Tree - A Poem dedicated to my Mother

    In the Shade of A Flourishing Tree - A Poem dedicated to my Mother

    by Nikki Khan28

  • This poem describes one of my more unpleasant experiences working as a freelance writer. Rarely are you paid what the time involved is really worth, but occasionally you spend hours on a project to receive no payment at all.

    A Spell Upon My Pen: Why Am I a Freelance Writer?

    A Spell Upon My Pen: Why Am I a Freelance Writer?

    by John Hansen47

  • I can't imagine a life without prayer. As we give our troubles to a higher power we are promised peace. If you haven't tried prayer you are missing the greatest of all gifts. My loss is tolerable ..

    My Fervent Prayer - A Moment With God

    My Fervent Prayer - A Moment With God

    by Audrey Hunt55

  • "Farewell, till I find you"

    Unchaining

    Unchaining

    by Andrijana2

  • My strange addiction is described in my rhyming poem below. It is wonderful to have a passion in life, but it can become way too intrusive when it causes me to neglect, or even forget, my necessary activities of daily living!

    Strange Addiction of Mine

    Strange Addiction of Mine

    by Tamara Yancosky Moore18

  • After surviving the many hurdles of life, a couple's mature love forms a lasting union. Through their journey, couples in long term relationships celebrate the strength of sustained, romantic love.

    10 Ways to Celebrate Long Term Love

    10 Ways to Celebrate Long Term Love

    by Janis Leslie Evans12

  • Flowers are the most beautiful creations of Mother Nature. Capturing their beauty in camera is not easy. You can't feel their tenderness, and their fragrance. But flower pictures are a visual delight.

    20 Best And Beautiful Flower Pictures: My Photography

    20 Best And Beautiful Flower Pictures: My Photography

    by Chitrangada Sharan34

  • Time... It makes you to err and glimpse the horrors of damnation; it also conspires to have you err not and taste ephemeral emancipation.

    The Time-Keeper

    The Time-Keeper

    by Ram Ramakrishnan17

  • The trial is your "now," but soon it will be your "how." You'll make it through, and you'll look back in awe at how you did it.

    Through This Trial

    Through This Trial

    by Candace Green4

  • Poetry doesn't have to be serious all the time, sometimes poetry can make you smile .

    Poetry Can Make You Smile

    Poetry Can Make You Smile

    by Titia Geertman4

  • My grandchildren live far away in Asia. When they visit, it is a very special time. Writing poems about their activities helps me remember good times. These memories are from their visit in 2015.

    Poems for My  Young  Granddaughters

    Poems for My Young Granddaughters

    by Shelley H Cruz8

  • This is a poem drawing attention to child soldiers in other parts of the world. Not so much what they do, but the emotional destruction they are forced to face.

    Children of War

    Children of War

    by Mae Hanson8

  • A poem using a particular way of styling words to enhance their effect; to show the poetic flow in the seemingly non-poetical comment.

    The Poet Who Does Not Do Poetry

    The Poet Who Does Not Do Poetry

    by manatita4424

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  • We have all seen them---and heard their philosophy of "everything having a price tag in life", and them able to afford it.

    Possessions as an I.D.: A Poem

    Possessions as an I.D.: A Poem

    by Vladimir Karas0

  • Opposites really do attract as evident in this rhyme below- and our relationship memes! Logical Spock, and I, are almost perfect for each other! Well, almost...

    Opposites Really Do Attract!

    Opposites Really Do Attract!

    by Tamara Yancosky Moore20

  • Life can give us many ups and downs but if we live it right there is much to be enjoyed.

    Life Let’s Live it Right

    Life Let’s Live it Right

    by Gypsy Rose Lee16

  • Fear is an idle state of mind.

    Fear

    Fear

    by Dominick McIver0

  • The Earth is dying by the hand of man. This is a poem from my heart, breaking for the earth. Are we going to sit and look how the Earth is being raped to death, or are we going to stand up?

    Poem: Go Green!

    Poem: Go Green!

    by Louis Fourie7

  • Through this poem, you will enjoy the game of words related to the Heart. It also has to use your feelings. Happy reading poetry know heart.

    Poetry to Know the Heart

    Poetry to Know the Heart

    by Halley Kawistoro0

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  • A strange tree sits by Interstate 40. Strange because it is the kind of shrub that one would expect to find in the flower bed of a well-to-do home. This poem is inspired by this out-of-place shrub.

    The Lonesome Little Christmas Tree

    The Lonesome Little Christmas Tree

    by Doris James-MizBejabbers34

  • Where are we headed? Why is nothing enough anymore? Worthy enough? Is it real need or is it sheer greed or it's just a desperation of being worthy...

    Not Worthy Enough

    Not Worthy Enough

    by Anusha Jain9

  • Death Is Not An Ugly Demon Knocking On Your Door It Is The Holy Trinity Of Pure Grace , Taking You Into Their Loving Divine Sacred Wings To A New Journey Of Knowing God.

    Death At My Door Step

    Death At My Door Step

    by Diane Denison0

  • Two poems both on separation and an unveiling of the life to come.

    Come, Sweet Death

    Come, Sweet Death

    by manatita4423

  • A most welcomed benevolence from our Maker...

    Comes the Rain

    Comes the Rain

    by whonunuwho6

  • The circle as a sign of eternity is well represented in nature. The shapes of celestial bodies, orbits of planets, solar systems and galaxies, follow the circular/elliptic form. Through poetry and essay, we look at the possibility that man, too, might be following the circular path.

    Time Will Tell: A Poem and an Essay

    Time Will Tell: A Poem and an Essay

    by Chris Mills23

  • A poem about processing the death of a lover and the way grief changes over the years.

    The Process

    The Process

    by Nicholas Wright1

  • “The flaws make people special and the gun shots kill them.” When I was child, my Mum used to say to my brother,

    From Tasmania to Florida and Back

    From Tasmania to Florida and Back

    by Beata Stasak4

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  • Some nonsense rhymes and musings on the subject of the Facebook

    Facebook Nonsense

    Facebook Nonsense

    by Dave Proctor4

  • Flying above it all. The only way to travel. High up in the sky.

    Up, Above It All

    Up, Above It All

    by Terrie Lynn8

  • I hope that you will enjoy this dedication to love on Valentine’s Day, a day that we honor our spouses, partners, and soul mates. These poems and songs celebrate love and I hope you enjoy them.

    Poems and Songs for Your Valentine

    Poems and Songs for Your Valentine

    by Marie Lawrence3

  • In through the door walked the man with the cane By the cut of his clothes you could tell he was vain * There was just something about how he pulled out his chair That guy, oh, wait is that Fred Astaire * He snapped his fingers ...

    Fred Astaire - A Poem

    Fred Astaire - A Poem

    by mckbirdbks68

  • Silence seems to have one of the loudest noise, capable of threatening the soul. Most times we don't see silence as possessive of a voice. Do you think silence has a voice? How does it speak to you?

    Battering Sounds of Silence

    Battering Sounds of Silence

    by Ajodo Endurance Uneojo4

  • Drowned in the terror of looking forward, focused on pursuing dreams and waiting to escape reality.

    Secret Messages to the Soul

    Secret Messages to the Soul

    by Daniel Carrera0

  • Its always greatness in the midst of it but if we focus on the storm we will never see it.

    Beauty In Storms

    Beauty In Storms

    by Ryan Jarvis Cornelius0

  • I read last night the article by C. E. Clark that asked the question are people in a coma aware of and understand conversations around them, then I thought about when my Honey Bunny was in a coma.

    Trapped Inside My Head

    Trapped Inside My Head

    by Shyron E Shenko45

  • This is about the amazing, undeniable bond between a mother and her son that will never be forgotten and cannot be driven away by any force or by any distance. Because of this bond, they hear each other's agonies and feel each other's pains, with no effort at all.

    Quiet Insanity: A Telepathic Intuition Between Mother and Son

    Quiet Insanity: A Telepathic Intuition Between Mother and Son

    by Helen Kramer6

  • In these days of sleeplessness, experiencing sleep is a treat.

    Experiencing Sleep

    Experiencing Sleep

    by Hari Prasad S23

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  • We all know of those confident sellers of crappy knowledge picked up randomly from magazines and tabloids.

    All-Knowing Ignoramuses: A Poem

    All-Knowing Ignoramuses: A Poem

    by Vladimir Karas2

  • Life today is very tight. a lot of competition. This poem describes the life that is happening today.

    Wild Life: A Poem

    Wild Life: A Poem

    by Halley Kawistoro2

  • Tears keep me living and I give birth to the artists, to the poets and to the unwilling writers because I Am The Weeper a keeper of my brothers dreams. I write because they won't.

    The Weeper

    The Weeper

    by Malik S Canty0

  • Through beautiful pictures, quotes, and poetry, this hub shows us how angels can inspire us to do good with our lives by creating a more loving and peaceful world.

    Angels as Guides for Living

    Angels as Guides for Living

    by Marie Lawrence6

  • There Are Angels And Demons. The Activation Of Both Dependent On Your Own Cooperation.

    Demons And Angels

    Demons And Angels

    by Diane Denison1

  • An experiment in Ekphrastic poetry, A fun collection of poetry inspired by famous works of art.

    The Poetry of Art

    The Poetry of Art

    by James Paterson5

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  • Letters that bleed rhymes. Words that bleed meaning. Lines that bleed emotions. Prose and poetry that bleed life.

    Bleeding Poetry

    Bleeding Poetry

    by Soulless0

  • Two more poems exploring ideas that fly into my head! I thought of the possible difficulties with breathing and also of the rhythms that come with sleep & how words are exhaled as we sleep.

    Poetry Month, April 2018: 'Breathe' 1 & 2

    Poetry Month, April 2018: 'Breathe' 1 & 2

    by Ann Carr24

  • A poem dedicated to our Sacred Feminine side that we must free, in order to learn to love.

    Divine Woman

    Divine Woman

    by Ioannis Arvanitis35

  • Precious moments of love, though fleeting at times, can be felt even throughout the busyness of everyday life. If we take notice of these blessed moments, it will greatly nurture and feed our souls.

    Precious Moments of Love

    Precious Moments of Love

    by Tamara Yancosky Moore18

  • This article features a poem about beaches and being “Shipwrecked.” The author also offers ideas about reading poetry.

    Poem: The Shipwrecked Soul

    Poem: The Shipwrecked Soul

    by Tim Truzy3

  • What an incredible experience I had of God can breaking through my sorrow and despair comforting me and hope by rejoicing and singing over me with His love. He offers this to those that seek Him.

    God Rejoices Over You

    God Rejoices Over You

    by Lori Colbo15

  • In celebration of National Poetry Month, the gift of spring rain is expressed in four haiku.

    Spring Rain Haiku

    Spring Rain Haiku

    by Janis Leslie Evans28

  • Here is an inspirational epic poem about how one man taught a pupil how to believe in himself again. The story behind it is really intriguing.

    Believe In Yourself Again

    Believe In Yourself Again

    by Erick Hernandez2

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  • Water IS Amazing And Manifest The Proof All Life Including Nature Can Not Exist With Out Water. Water Is Holy Source Providing Life And Communion With All Creation

    Holy Is Water

    Holy Is Water

    by Diane Denison0

  • A defining moment. A gambler might call it betting the whole stack. It is a moment of decision, after which nothing will ever be the same.

    Defining Moment: Poetry

    Defining Moment: Poetry

    by Chris Mills22

  • A poem expressing the view that to an extent, we are all refugees; we are simply travellers and this place is not our home.

    I am a Refugee También

    I am a Refugee También

    by manatita4426

  • "Hot as a hare, blind as a bat, dry as a bone, red as a beet, mad as a hen." An old rhyme used to determine Bella Donna poisoning. Poetry Month Poem # 17

    What Flowers See

    What Flowers See

    by Jamie Lee Hamann4

  • More than two eyes are looking into a lazy rain. Then each, without speaking, describe their feelings.

    . . .at The Raindrop's Edge

    . . .at The Raindrop's Edge

    by Kenneth Avery8

  • On this Mother’s Day, I would like to give a tribute to all the mothers out there and ofcourse to mine as well. Love you mom!

    Love you mom!

    Love you mom!

    by YSSavvy2

  • Two poems with flow, vibrancy, movement from one beat to another and seemingly opposing views

    Noises: Cantata 1 and 2

    Noises: Cantata 1 and 2

    by manatita4426

  • You allowed her to cry, you never asked why.. watched her fade away.. into the darkness just the moonlight....

    A Silent Tear

    A Silent Tear

    by sammani himasha0

  • Sadly, there comes that time when the music reveals a hard truth and love takes the beating.

    Chords of My Dying Love

    Chords of My Dying Love

    by Dean Traylor3

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  • If People Through Out The World Gave A Dollar A Week This World Issues On Poverty And Starvation Would No Longer Be An Issue.

    Sacred Dollar Bucket Club

    Sacred Dollar Bucket Club

    by Diane Denison0

  • Easter prayers before meals are a respected tradition throughout many American homes during this Easter holiday season. Thanking God for the smallest of food served to the most elaborate dinner...

    Easter Prayers Before Meals

    Easter Prayers Before Meals

    by BIGCSSHOP0

  • It's an eternal question without a hope to find an answer which would please a philosopher---but that's why we have poetry to keep trying with its answers hidden in a bouquet of rhymes.

    Who Am I when Stripped of Others' Labels?: a Poem

    Who Am I when Stripped of Others' Labels?: a Poem

    by Vladimir Karas30

  • You're privileged if you can fall back on happy childhood memories. I had the luck to be one of those and I thank my parents for that.

    Childhood Memories in Rhyme

    Childhood Memories in Rhyme

    by Titia Geertman2

  • This is a poem of a person who is lost deep in the heart of grief and loss. It describes a place of clouds called black rollers, wind, and dark magic. As he sits in his room with curtains pulled, the sun comes out. Only the curtain shields him from the brightness of the sun.

    Ode to the Darkness

    Ode to the Darkness

    by Chris Mills27

  • As I watch the men in power leave the white house I wonder how long until the regime will completely disintegrate. The daily news is alarming enough that my muse tells me to write.

    The Dwendling Regime- Satire Poetry

    The Dwendling Regime- Satire Poetry

    by Ruby Jean Richert34

  • Puffed up and sweaty after three hours of walking up the hill I stopped to admire the view of Franz Jozef Glacier that suddenly appeared out of clouds across the valley. 'I never seen glacier before.'

    Tramping Alex Knob With One Quiet American

    Tramping Alex Knob With One Quiet American

    by Beata Stasak2

  • When I moved to California, the Birds of Paradise were the first plants that caught my eye. Here's a poem about this experience.

    Poem: The Rainbow Queens

    Poem: The Rainbow Queens

    by Mark Tulin12

  • She's here. She's there. And sometimes, she's nowhere, but always hurting the random love of a nameless man.

    Flickern' Sweet Mistress

    Flickern' Sweet Mistress

    by Kenneth Avery7

  • What is real courage? Is it the ability to stand and fight? Or maybe it’s knowing when to concede defeat? Is it guts, audacity, daring.

    What Real Courage Is

    What Real Courage Is

    by Andria63

  • Two different poems expressing both Love and despair as well as longing.

    I Am so Glad, My Love

    I Am so Glad, My Love

    by manatita4424

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