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Poem Details | by Poet Destroyer A
Categories: epic,fantasy



claws of insanity
locked deep in my dark dungeon
mesmerised by eyes

soft scale like petals
my prisoner forever
heart of a dragon

wrapped around my tail
lost in my ring of fire
naughty demon breath

clever like a beast
taunting my prey like dessert
a spell you can't break


Poem Details | by Poet Destroyer A
Categories: nature,sad



**My wedding day**
my finest moment
washed away with white satin
nightmare from heaven

**Bleeding Love**
dreams never revealed
swimming in a pool of blood
dark clouds forever

**Eclipse with tears**
Dark Crystal Lightning
blue skies, deep watercolors
over the rainbow

**Gods Punishment**
useless way of life
40 days and 40 nights
grave yard promises


Poem Details | by Ruben O.
Categories: animals

Hidden and Forgotten (Tagging the Soup's Sweetest Chocolate)


After the egg hunt hens cluck dancing in circles Dark Sweet Miracle
Carol tagged Sara; she tagged me; and I tagged you...Charmaine! Happy Easter, Soupers!

Poem Details | by Carrie Richards
Categories: funeral,sad

a day of dark rain

a foreboding sound

          echoes in a thunderstorm....

                   mourners at a grave
                   a torrent of rain

           muffles the sound of crying....

watching crows scatter

one wet crow hunches

          on branch of the brittle oak....

                  dark clouds hover low

    ~           ~             ~               ~
For Skat's "Dark Rain" haiku contest


Poem Details | by nette onclaud
Categories: peace,sea,


TOWER OF TUSK ‘ ‘’’ ‘’ ‘’ ‘ ‘ ‘’’ ‘ lone tower of tusk roaming beams of angel- light… signal post for ships rising obelisk pewter threads wave guardian’s blade… safe sail from dark harm ………………….. © copyright Russell Sivey’s Contest: In the Light of Haiku Written by: nette onclaud

Poem Details | by Linda-Marie SweetHeart
Categories: nature,

Intimate Strangers

"Intimate Strangers" Sunset sleeps gently Moonlight illuminates night two hearts glow in dark. Stars play peek-a-boo Planets twirl to haunt essence two souls firelight. Dawn awakes flowers desires and passions prowled intimate strangers.
July 1, 2012

Poem Details | by Leonora Galinta
Categories: kiss,love,nature,rain,

Kissing In the Rain

rain’s paean is played with lover’s tender kisses cold breeze sways with grace water on the ground symphony of crystal drops kisses warmth their heart moonlight smiles with glee dark clouds shower them with bliss thunder drums so sweet one heart and one soul unselfishly shield, no fear rain’s concluding hymn
May 26, 2013 7pm Note Bueno Haiku 1 is for pictures 1,2 & 3 Haiku 2 is for picture 6 Haiku 3 is for picture 5 Haiku 4 is for pictures 4 and 7 First Place Contest: Kissing In the Rain (Haiku) Judged: 5/27/13 Sponsor: My loving sis & greatest poet, PD/Linda

Poem Details | by Gert W. Knop
Categories: nature

Abendwind/ Evening wind/ Viento de la noche

Auf dunklem Wasser
Das Säuseln des Abendwinds
Mit kleinen Wellen


On dark water
Murmur of evening winds
With tiny waves


Sobre agua oscura
El susurro del viento 
Con pequeñas olas 

Note: To follow Haiku-rules, the Spanish version is different

Poem Details | by Linda Witt-King
Categories: introspection,philosophy

A thought arises

A thought arises
Sunlight heralds a new day
Both fade into dark

Inspired by Raul's Awaiting the Dawn contest

Poem Details | by David Smalling
Categories: mystery,seasons,visionary

Masks (of Hallowen)

Darkness uttermost
Howl gobblins, gooks, grinch and ghost
Dripping touch of night

Blood like curdled light
Candle tears, white serpents hiss
Shadowing the mist

Hell has broken free
Behind the masked jubilee
Of death's silent screams

Rats, pumpkins, dead dreams
In dried fairytales of leaves
Mark, our prank deceives

The shuddering knife
Not again, jack ripped his heart
With pale piper's fife.

Not heaven nor art
The cold merriment, a wheeze
Of dark wintry breeze.