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Short Metaphor poem by Laura Breidenthal| Details | |

Patience Hears

birds retort
wind whispers riddles untold
patience hears

Short Metaphor poem by M.P. Faries| Details | |

Life Is But A Show

Life's a show,
So when it ends,
We all have to let
go.

Short Metaphor poem by Ovidiu Bocsa| Details | |

People-verses

People-verses
If written by God,
Why lost rhyme, measure?

Short Metaphor poem by Dan Keir| Details | |

The Internet: Return

A void of Facebook
Creativity dies here...
Procrastination!

Short Metaphor poem by Ann Roske| Details | |

Senryu Jan29

sunset glow paper boats sail away worry gone

Short Metaphor poem by Arnab Mitra| Details | |

Cosmonaut

Under starlit dome,
across the empty ocean,
I sail all alone.

Short Metaphor poem by C. Thomas IV| Details | |

Hearts Converse - Collaboration

 Hearts Converse

Removed by author


C. Thomas IV
F. J. Thomas

Short Metaphor poem by Ovidiu Bocsa| Details | |

Graffity

Immortality,
youth`s luminous graffiti,
drawn on winter`s wall.

Short Metaphor poem by Trevor McLeod| Details | |

The Less I Have

the less i have of
the additional use of
the more it breaks down

Short Metaphor poem by ANDREA TRAVIS| Details | |

Self pity

Oh this self pity
Destroyer in the deep realm
Dark within my soul

Short Metaphor poem by Dan Keir| Details | |

Le Vacance Pretentieuse: Storm Part IV

Precipitation:
Culminates in a washout
Stuffed camels get soaked

Short Metaphor poem by Dan Keir| Details | |

Haikus About God: IV

God made all people
But some better than others?
Stop being silly.

Short Metaphor poem by The Red Rain| Details | |

Passing through MK

The unwashed drain of 
semi-civil masses sits
bleakly in darkness

Short Metaphor poem by Teddy Kimathi| Details | |

Anatomy of Life

The philosopher has blades;
He wants to dissect
the body of life.

Short Metaphor poem by Davin Payne| Details | |

responding back to her

something I had said 
is better than the ringing 
in my worn ear drum

Short Metaphor poem by Dan Keir| Details | |

Haikus About God: VI

The body: sacred
We’re all made in God’s image
Hence... circumcision?

Short Metaphor poem by Dan Keir| Details | |

Le Vacance Pretentieuse: Storm Part VI

Water licks your feet
Far cry from the beating sun
Desert sand to sea

Short Metaphor poem by Sandra Haight| Details | |

THE BIRTH

A new day is born
In the dawn's emerging light
And her name is Hope

Short Metaphor poem by Ace X| Details | |

Money

Sure it can live
No it cant feel
Something gives when the cream is real

Short Metaphor poem by The Red Rain| Details | |

Quenching

Frankly refreshing
Cool water lies within open space
I drink deeply on

Short Metaphor poem by Dan Keir| Details | |

Le Vacance Pretentieuse: Storm Part V

The English weather:
Rainclouds follow us from home
There is no escape.

Short Metaphor poem by Anna J Carroll| Details | |

Haiku 2

What doesn't kill me
Neither does it make me strong
Always heal within 

Short Metaphor poem by Ann Roske| Details | |

Senryu 0222

poker face jokers trump the one eyed jack the clock ticks

Short Metaphor poem by Scott Simmerman| Details | |

Teamwork

Teamwork could happen.
Challenge to get ahead now.
Expect some to crash.

Short Metaphor poem by Elly Wouterse| Details | |

Heart rates

a moment away
a new blooming season
in between heartbeats

© Elly Wouterse

Short Metaphor poem by Robert Candler| Details | |

Glowing Reminiscence

Basking in moonlight,
Old birds remember the nest.
Ruffles my feathers.

Short Metaphor poem by Jonathan Bellmann| Details | |

Avalanche

Beneath the icy shroud
Silence is screaming - gasping
To breathe to survive

Short Metaphor poem by Vanessa Bastos| Details | |

roots

Ruth by the window;

eating an  yogurt...

it's hurts the road of memory.

Short Metaphor poem by Jonathan Bellmann| Details | |

Precipice

trepidation waits -  for those whose ambition is conquered

5 December 2013

Short Metaphor poem by Gallagher Goodland| Details | |

Memory Lane

We are Titanic, our past an iceberg; 
yet able to challenge the orbit of time.

Short Metaphor poem by Mya Thein| Details | |

future king


little prince named George 
a future king of England 
born with crown on head

Short Metaphor poem by Timothy Hicks| Details | |

Tanka 2

in the midst
of my tantrum
I paused to witness
a stag beetle
carrying a pine nut

Short Metaphor poem by Dan Keir| Details | |

All About the Music: Sole On Soul

Click clack; Sole on soul.
Swaying shoes to the rhythms 
The beat makes you whole.

Short Metaphor poem by Edward Naughton| Details | |

For the nonce

I am feeling cumbrance
for the nonce
ease my temples
settle me in fingerbreadths

Short Metaphor poem by Scott Simmerman| Details | |

Square Wheels on the wagon, Round Wheels IN it

The landscape. No blame.
Should have been designed downhill.
Thumping could be fixed.

Short Metaphor poem by dani wil| Details | |

Dawn

A blue bird sings,
a raven calls,
how sweet the sound,
how strange the fall.











Short Metaphor poem by Ngoc Nguyen| Details | |

'o love--why prowl on all fours'

o love! enchantress,--
ferocious temptress; (she roars!)
why prowl on all fours?









Short Metaphor poem by Rick Richardson| Details | |

Celestial Bear

Big Bear swims tonight
    Stars reflecting on water
    Painted by van Gogh

1March14

Short Metaphor poem by Collin Lam| Details | |

Modus Ponens in Love

If Penelope
then Quirine.
Quirine
is dead.
Penelope;
I will love
for fear of being
illogical.

Short Metaphor poem by Rick Richardson| Details | |

Intoxicating

Lovers whisper-laughing,
stumbling home in the rain. 
O, to be so drunk again. 

r ~ 5/3/14

Short Metaphor poem by Quincy Bee| Details | |

Streams

You are the air that I breathe
The sunshine on my cheek
But a shadow of a dream
Mi belle magnifique

Short Metaphor poem by Ngoc Nguyen| Details | |

'the sea'

(beautiful!) immense and Poseidon-like,--the sea washes o'er my soul.

Short Metaphor poem by Ovidiu Bocsa| Details | |

Not, yet

I dreamt myself as poet-frog
And good Fancy` Fairy
Would stoop to pick my verse…
But she didn`t come.

Short Metaphor poem by Cameron Hartley| Details | |

His Love is a Red Sea

His smile is like sunlight
He moves like poetry
His voice is an Arabian night
His love is a Red Sea

Short Metaphor poem by Taj Keeler| Details | |

Understanding Leadership

Wha's small to you, may be big to someone else. What's big to someone else, must now become big to you.

Short Metaphor poem by Elly Wouterse| Details | |

Happy Laugh Lines Day

moisturized with a few tears
more nourishing laugh-ointments
ongoing aging in lines 
yearly laugh-lines-day

Short Metaphor poem by Virginia Mitchell| Details | |

A Sad Thanksgiving Senryu


Somber Thanksgiving- Hospital bedside mourning The turkey has passed
.

Short Metaphor poem by Fate Dictates| Details | |

Passages

the entrance to my mind 
the gateway to my heart 
the arch to my emotions 
delivered through a doorway 

Short Metaphor poem by Nikkia Roberts| Details | |

Mistakes

I heard the thunder
above my contented place
as I accepted the sunshine
and left home
without an umbrella.

Short Metaphor poem by Douglas Dicketts| Details | |

Best Laid Plans

Peddled up the hill of life
Intent on coasting down

Discovered much to my chagrin
No place to turn around

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