A work of poetry and predominantly prose, to express the universality and inter-connectedness of Life ... that the Creator and Creation are one and consequently, seeking the Supreme Gardener, is infinitely more important, than the fruits of the garden itself.
I still get chills thinking of all the horror movies I saw in my neighborhood theatre as a kid. Here I recount my experience in a poem.
She-Wolf is on the prowl, again, and you can find out what happens in this ‘Predator vs Prey’ poem, when you read about it below. These are actually song lyrics, that I wrote, to be sung along with the same rhythm and beat as Barracuda, by the popular classic group known as Heart! Videos included!
When crows fly over the Rustbelt, doves line the fence posts in neat little rows and scowl at the sky above the figures, waiting for a soothing rain that never comes.
A combination of poetic prose and poetry, in appreciation of mothers loving sacrifice, for Mothering Sunday.
Two Odes of different rhythms, as an expression of respect and honour to Sean's wife, Fotini (Sunny)
Love: illusive as pain itself… Pearls are for ladies, diamonds for whores. War is not for wimps. Neither is love. I love him, but he's leaving. Wait, ...Come back...Door shuts! Then, he's gone again.
I think most operating room nurses and techs will connect with this poem. It is what we do most days of the week.
Each poem offers a postmodern sketch of the qualities that have stood the test of time for each man remembered. Some were friends; others were just fiends, although begging for expression.
My poem, "Autumn in Our Backyard," which I dedicate to my husband, is slated to appear my forthcoming collection, "As Tulips Dance and Sway."
Whether swimming, floating or just splashing, the sea has the nurturing feel of a mother’s lap or bosom, making it my second favorite Caribbean thing difficult to let go. The hills are in first place.
Think outside of the Valentine (box) and send some “love” verses to people you really don’t like. They need love, too.
Narcissists will lead their followers down a dangerous path of cunning lies, deception, manipulation, and prolific brainwashing tactics. Narcissists are corrupt leaders, void of any accountability.
A poem of hope for the future, reflecting back on events which have shaped me, and seeing each struggle as a guide to finding happiness.
These three short yet unique love poems will let you fall in love more and bring a smile to your face.
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.
Guilty Pleasures Denying my supposed maturity, one which should in theory attend adulthood, I wonder if life would improve only if I lost myself in guilty pleasures. Would these satisfy and satiate me in ways which responsibility...
These poems are based on my experience on the Indian Pacific, a bucket list journey across the Nullarbor Plain of Australia. It's an hospitable ride across an inhospitable semi-desert and is like no other train journey I've undertaken. Ride with me on this silver streak!
Never thought how life could be As journey continues day by day Each steps seems like in a wrong way Why does it happen to me? Every moment, never realize That the soul seems like paralize Cannot move and wanted to cry However,...
A teenage girl’s Desire for freedom in a society with boundries, stigma, Gender discrimination and Male Dominance.
Connecting with nature regularly leads us to a spiritual awakening. As we become one with Mother Earth our own value increases. This powerful increase in self-love reaches out to all mankind. Our spiritual center is recognized.
“Who Can It Be, Now”, by Men At Work has the same rhythm and beat as my own song lyrics, “Why Mimicry, Now?” Two videos are included- Instrumentals and Vocals- that are meant to be played- preferably the Instrumentals- while reading (or singing!) these song lyrics! Enjoy!
This is a tribute to Linda Martin, who passed away on the 31st of May. Some of her many friends gathered for a candle light vigil for Linda Martin in Peacock Park, near her home the following day.
Hi guys, i had written the entire poem using emoji but it seems like hubpages does not support emoji so i just typed the word in place. Hope you like it.
The wifi is dead. My computer won't connect to the internet. I tried resetting the router, but nothing works. This poem reveals one man's struggle to reconnect his wifi. Man vs. Machine. Who will win?
Two more poems for poetry month. Words are my passion. By their nature they encompass everything. Here you have my words, famous people's words and favourite words of my own.
We follow paths to explore, or to take us to familiar places. We follow career paths. However, we don't always take the right path but learn along the way to make an educated decision regarding which ones to follow.
As Mother's Day fast approaches many of us are scrambling to find the perfect gift for our mothers. For Mothers Day this year I decided to create a collection of poems and art pieces to celebrate motherhood. This hub features a few of my poems for...
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.
Continuing my trip round New Zealand's South Island, we look at the Taramakau River, a braided river and consider its amazing qualities. Topographical Map & photographic views from the sky. I hope you enjoy it.
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.
A poem and pictures. An explanation of how my art and poetry merged for this piece. Dedicated to the late Dolores O' Riordan and her fans. Thanks for the extra inspiration!
This is a collection of poems I wrote about falling in love and poems about breaking up, and all the varied emotions that can come with romantic relationships.
It's a short poem dedicated to love of a family which gives you much strength to forget the pain and smile as life never gives you another chance to laugh!
A story in poetry of a love that lasted more than fifty years but lost to circumstance in a cruel twist of fate.
When my mother passed away, I went through her closet and found the suit I wore to my Bar Mitzvah. I wrote this poem in tribute to this powerful garment.
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.
... was written during my spiritual childhood, between 1980 and ’84 I will now, rather than change it in 2018, define the lines and my present understanding of the term "love".
Because a recent poem I wrote explored the darker sides of life and was quite confronting I decided a change of mood was needed, for both myself and readers. I hope this is more uplifting.
A collection of poems about the aches of love, the feeling of abandonment, and the grace of a friend. Three poems written by a young dreamer, a poet who creates stories about chaos, pain, and hope.
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.
This Prose Poem describes WWE's chosen wrestler who never gets over with the crowd, and is Vince McMahon's chosen wrestler, burying every hero he fights.
This is White Cloud's Prayer - the prayer that I say every day. It's a prayer that connects all people regardless of spiritual or religious beliefs...it's a very beautiful prayer. I hope you agree.
My gift to all on this Thanksgiving. It's about Reflection and trying to keep a positive outlook in an ever-changing world. It's about fairness and at the end Thankfulness. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
“I Ran” (Flock of Seagulls) is the choice rhythm and beat in which this short rhyming story, “I Swam”, made into fun song lyrics, (below), can be sung to. Videos included. Enjoy!
Many people may find this poem confronting or rather unpleasant in its subject matter, but it does contain some unfortunate truths prevalent in society today that need addressing rather than being ignored or swept under the carpet.
Through serendipity, the bard from the Far East rose early one morning and found himself the inventor of a new poetic form. Come, join him and become one of the earliest composers of this novel verse.
Three corgis made of bronze stand on a street in Christchurch. They inspired me to write two poems about these quirky creatures. A bit of fun to entertain and also some facts to provide a little education.
This poem takes a lot of inspiration from one of my favourite poets A B (Banjo) Paterson who wrote Waltzing Matilda and the Man From Snowy River among others.
April is poetry month. I joined in a challenge to write one a day. Turned out I wrote too many. How did this happen? It's a parade.
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.
Previously I wrote a poem called "If I Could Write a Love Poem." It was very well received and even selected to turn into a song that was recorded on an album by Tally Koren. This is the sequel.
Children don't understand and are not always aware of the effects their words have on each other. They tend to repeat what they hear and model their parents who can teach them to tolerate differences.
A discussion about how I believe, we, who create, are connected past and present. A prose poem of dedication to my creative friends and all who dream and share their art forms with the world.
Road rage is something that most of us have experienced and the more vehicles that take to the road the more road rage incidents will occur. It is a topic I have never written about before so I thought it was about time in this poem.
Winter poems for kids are great, fun, happy expressions about our coldest season of the year. Winter is a fun time for enjoying many games, events and experiences that only this time of the year brings. Winter poems for kids can be shared with others, enjoyed in a classroom setting, a program...
Even though I wasn't there, my eleven sisters and brothers told me stories of their time on an old farm and their good times. Their memories of olden times.
Men's enemies blow up in women They tell the story of the prisoner and the prisoner. They write all kinds of novels. Not with their fingers but with the whispers of Satan Not by them
We can learn so much from the seasons if only we will look, listen, and consider the parallel meanings to our souls.
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 ..
When you pass homeless persons on the street, see them through the eyes of poetry. Remove the lenses that distort your perceptions. You will clearly see images of humanity and dignity in the homeless.
A Poem I wrote for my 3 sons. Oh how I miss those days so much. Getting a smile from a gentle touch. Watching you sleep was such a joy.I was blessed with 3 baby boys.
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.
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.
Two poems for poetry month 2018. One about the relationship between people & places, the other about conflict & communication.
What happens when we dream? Are they sometimes prophetic or are they just nonsense and mean nothing?
A poem about trying to find your self and to face challenges gracefully. I'm in one of those positions again (between jobs) and I know the anxiety does no good yet my stomach still pangs at times. I do believe being positive is key but sometime we need help with our chattering mind (see links).
A large number of new wave poets are now posting their poetry on Instagram. I decided to join this new trend of writing ultra-short poems specifically for Instagram too.
This poem takes the stages of love and equates them to nature's seasons. It is a good read for Wedding Orders of Service or vows, or as a nice poem to present to a loved one or spouse.
A humorous children's rhyming poem about a germ named Influenza. Inspired by a sick winter household, a sneezing cat, Vicks, eucalyptus oil and many tissues.
Does time erase the deep feelings and love we have for our dear mothers? Will the pain ever ease to know they are gone forever? This poem explores one view.
She is .. my conversations I and friends About home about traffic lights Stop signs and vanity And I was asking .. about authority Or for some abuses
This poem shares the love and abundance of Jesus Christ. Also known as the Prince of Peace, this poem focuses on how the message and character of Jesus is used, seen, and valued in the world today.
Ending a complicated relationship is a difficult task with many mixed feelings for the couple. This article uses the Villanelle poetry form to illustrate the back and forth intensity of a break up.
Self-sacrifice has never been a popular topic, but we all admire those who have been willing to live such lives. It is much more difficult to take that step ourselves, but when we do, amazing things happen.
Poems inspired by the Lighthouse on the beach at Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset and by the digging of lugworms for bait. The history of the lighthouse is inextricably linked to the present day, as it now has a tourist rather than marine rôle.
Nature reveals God's handiwork. It is His gift to mankind. Few people can be in nature without feeling the greatness of a Creator. The ocean is sacred space for me because I feel His inexplicable presence. And our fellowship is sweet.
This Hub explores the difficulties of ending the cycle of abuse when your abuser is a victim of child abuse.
Cats are amazing animals. Loyal and loving. They are just intimidating to some because they are independent and appears indifferent....But when they "purr" that is love!!!!
Find out who Guido has made to keep Kevin company and join them in their quest to save earth. Don't forget to read the first four chapters of this serialized science fiction novel first.
As the old man reflects on his life, the mistakes and choices he's made, he comes to realize the only thing that matters is his capacity to love.
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.
Your life lives in a lie, All because of your eye. It fibs, obscure and hallucinates, All the chances, sceneries and fate.
This is not your ordinary poem about lightning bugs. It is a story of how flying beetles remind me of summertime and my childhood in Philadelphia.
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!
A free verse Sonnet from a sojourner of the Divine, recognising and explaining his role or plight. A call to Grace.
Grateful hearts are joyful hearts that have an overflowing desire to share their gifts of Divine Truths, love and happiness with others!
This is a poem that I came up with while sitting around thinking about my childhood, and some memories of my past.
We all have hopes and dreams for our lives, but how about for our world? This is a poem about what I want for the world.
A poem about realization and accepting that our past sorrows and experiences are there to make us feel. We can brave the storm however, we just have to learn to move forward.
A work of mostly prose ... a creative piece to inspire hope, this young eagle taking flight in our Hearts.
There are four types of love ~ Agape, Philia, Storge and Eros. These poems describe each type of love and their meanings.
It is the most precious of moments that are the most fleeting. Despite the distractions of our everyday life, taking notice and truly appreciating these blessed moments will nurture our souls and give to us the most lasting of rewards.
Poetry is one of my favorite forms of writing! I published one of my favorite poems called "Memories." Enjoy!
A poem on living life the right way. Live and let live, be happy and carefree, let others live and fulfill all their dreams. Live life and enjoy.
This is a prose poem dedicated to Sabrina Carpenter. She is an actress, singer, songwriter and music producer. She produces pop music in her own image and has a fanbase.
Fellow writer Chris Mills recently issued a challenge to write a poem using ten words that are known to have no other perfect rhyming partners. This poem about an Olympic Dream is my attempt to do that.
Poetical tribute to a series of short stories, including 3 poems, plus more information regarding White Horses & chalk carvings in southern England.
Two aesthetic, ethereal and esoteric poems, expressing the beauty of the soul and the wonders of God's Love.
A poem from a devotee of Love, expressing his demise and calling upon the Light to do what's necessary to transform his nature ... to live in Grace.
It's about some who nearly made a big mistake and spent a year learning from it. They're still learning from it and trying to grow into a better person. One that they can be proud of.
My original poem, "Between Broken Poems," touts the efficacy of "broken poems" as receptacles for much of life's vicissitudes including all the trials and tribulations associated with various levels of pride, vanity, and loss.
Ah, October, what a perfect month to try and flex the old horror muscle, will I go mad? Or will I just get writers block, ooh how the tale goes nobody knows! The first of hopefully many, this one a poem all short and stout, here are the teeth and here is the spout.
My son inspired this poem after a conversation we had driving home one day. Though I think about his vision often, this day I really began thinking of what it must be like for him and how he may be feeling. I realized how others insensitivity toward him actually affected him.
In this piece I try to show that not everything is as it first appears and that looks can be deceiving.
“Another One Bites The Dust” (by Queen), has the intended rhythm and beat that my song lyrics “Reality Bites The Dust”, below, can be sung to. Enjoy!
Writing poetry can bring hidden feelings to the surface and help with emotional healing. This poem is a story about breaking up a short-lived romance.
She loved him, but she couldn't show. She was drowning real slow. And all it took to make her collapse was a slight blow.
This is a poem about my son, Dan, who made a promise to his mother even as she was passing away. This poem tells how Dan is, at this moment in time, keeping his promise.