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poetry

  1. In the Mist

    In the Mist

    mist fills the night— there are no ghosts, just my self and me in mellow light I pause only to listen to rustling in the trees, where secrets like my own might be guarded mystery it’s not for me to know what those might be, it is a comfort just to feel a kindred familiarity (c) Neetu Malik
  2. J

    Regardless of what, it will surely be.

    The days have gone, the days have come, Renewed what was and will continue to be, Through stormy skies, and the breaking of sunrise, Only then, will the eyes then see. Despite the lingering days of shadow, Our hearts then yearn to be free, Through winter days where the heart relays, Of how much...
  3. Dusk

    Dusk

  4. Cockney Speak

    Cockney Speak

    Cockney speak is rhyming slang and what we use when in the gang. So listen well my foreign friends, don’t think too much and just pretend this nonsense you don’t understand, is not planned - just rhyming slang. I’ll start my lesson so listen well and as for meaning - try not to dwell as to why...
  5. J

    Stillness despite the rainfall.

    Through thick and thin, through every sin, Through every storm before the win, While shadows lurk and doubt would creep, While hearts would mourn and eyes would weep, Before the storm, remaining calm, With hand in hand, without a qualm, A steadfast stillness despite the clash, Where...
  6. View

    View

    your sky no different than mine, just another view (c) Neetu Malik
  7. The Gospel Poems

    The Gospel Poems

    These poems are part of the Android Gospels Paradigm Shifts and Musical Chairs(graphic sexual language) signs totems energy technology particle physics spirituality magical incantations scientific calculations when two forces in motion collide a third is created and chaos takes root...
  8. Cold

    Cold

    remind me the words of our song before it froze in our hearts
  9. Stone

    Stone

  10. Twilight

    Twilight

    shimmering water dusk embraces waning light surrenders to night (c) Neetu Malik
  11. The miner carves out a niche:

    The miner carves out a niche:

    Each scrape of the shovel every dug out notch or carved tunnel feeds the ache that is carried in hands permanently blackened and a heart lost in the timelessness of day to day searches and demands never able to be met. Like the puppet that walked, it amazes everyone he rises each day...
  12. leoflynnwriter

    Hi, I'm Leo Flynn

    Hi, I'm Leo Flynn, and I'm a self-published author. I write science fiction and poetry, and am very excited to be here!
  13. C

    The Wanderer ---

    From brine that comes and goes Across hot sand Into hills and plains and groves My shadow tells the time And ratchets around my toes The mist falls from the ground And plays where it arose Then heights shrink underfoot As my eyes dry by what blows I blink and turn And see the shiny skirt From...
  14. S

    Free Poetry

    Are there any hard-and-fast rules about writing free poetry. I am in the learning curve. Thank you!
  15. Annie. Marie

    One

    All energy speaks from the same tongue Individual thought shapes individual reality. Hostility stems from the ego. Questions of who is right. Neglecting that the answer may be Anyone. Chanting recognizes Praying recognizes Mediating. All emanation of related vibrations. Full hearted belief...
  16. Annie. Marie

    Security Blanket

    Your memory warms me on the coldest of days It slides around my thighs to travel across my chest An embracing trace it knows oh so well I use it as my picnic blanket allowing it to be the only thing comfortable enough to come between the grass and I It covers me under the moon protecting me...
  17. Annie. Marie

    Wishful Teachings

    I long to learn the dance of the dandelion; To grow outwards as the sun hits me so To grant wishes through breaths and once blown away to grow through new opportunities wherever my pieces may land.
  18. PiP

    Call for Submissions: Flashes - Poetry and Fiction

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES Flashes is seeking previously unpublished work in the English language only. Work self-published to personal blogs and noticeboards will not be excluded. Submissions should be properly edited and submitted in manuscript format. Accepted file types are .doc or .docx . Other...
  19. B

    July

    <<<<<This one is pretty short and sweet, and I usually write in free verse. Let me know your thoughts!>>>>>>>>> Orange twists and lemon pie Something sweet like summertime Sun-baked sunscreen and whiskey rye I wish we could do this all the time But the sun goes down and the grass turns brown...
  20. thefloridapoet

    NEEDED ASAP Poems for Dr's & Nurses Week Mayo Clinic Jax, FL

    Calling all Poets and writers! Submit your poems and/or uplifting, cheerful, inspirational message to the staff at Mayo clinic and Hospital in Jacksonville, FL this week through until May 12th for Poem-in-your pocket and National Nurses Week.... Nurses poem themed, Florence Nightingale...
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