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Premium Member The Real Truth About Love
Not all, but most forms of love do more damage than good. The one universal proof is that countless people improperly raise children. Look where those poorly raised children go to, essentially everywhere. Being misguided and not being able to...Read More
Categories: about, dark, deep, love, philosophy,
Form: Free verse



What to do do about those under the table
What to do about those under the table?
When those paying them are unable,
And have gone back to their scrabble.

Should we be worried they might become unstable,
When a constable is to us unreachable.

If an amnesty was the solution most suitable,
Would they...Read More
Categories: about, absence, analogy, anger, anxiety, betrayal, cancer, humanity,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Bio Modified Independent Traveler
Independent,                                       ...Read More
Categories: about, books, sunset, travel,
Form: Bio
Quiet Soul
Quiet Soul

1963
Her skin is that of alabaster. Wide circles of red rouge pronounced her thin lips and each cheek.
She is soulfully unique.
Her hair of dried stalk was approving to her eyes of vacuous emeralds.
She traveled the two blocks from her...Read More
Categories: about, romantic love,
Form: Prose
A Brief History of Angels
In the history of medieval religious art
angels are assigned an important part.
Yet you’ll never see one depicted fat,
overweight or obese or anything like that
because they don’t eat three meals a day
like humans do, therefore slim and trim stay.
And why they...Read More
Categories: about, angel, humor,
Form: Didactic



But You Are - 1 Peter 2: 9-12
But You Are .... (1 Peter 2: 9-12)
In  Christ you have been changed
made alive unto Him a holy son
being chosen in royalty of his own
from darkness to light spiritually spun

God came with heavenly splendour
for you didn't belong till now...Read More
Categories: about, christian, god, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Virus Is Us
A fiesty Zen priest recently told me,
"Earth's most toxic virus is humanity".
Riding on this muddy blue ball so lush
could we only be a bit of carbon slush?
A tiny blink, a galactic tale untold
while on a grand scale not really that...Read More
Categories: about, age, earth, history, humanity, nature, old, war,
Form: Rhyme
Quarantine for contest
Yesterday we complained over, familiar routine
We longed for a break from the American dream
But things have, since, changed
The world rearranged 
Now complaining to walls, about life, quarantined 

Quarantine poem
3/31/2020
Sponsored by Julie Leigh Rodeheaver...Read More
Categories: about, people,
Form: Limerick
The Coronavirus COVID-19 part two
The Snohomish County Health District is using the Angel of the Winds Casino's Everett arena.  In order to treat victims of COVID-19.  Whereas in Seattle 300 Army medical core medical professions are being utilized to treat patients not...Read More
Categories: about, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Narrative
Million Oceans
I saw a movie today
Its name was "The revolutionary road"
It was pretty unsettling
Got all my confused thoughts aboard
Then I started Thinking about us
About my Wait, then your Wait, then all the good times
Anndd we seperate
I wondered If humans ever Really...Read More
Categories: about, 12th grade, loneliness, lonely, lost love, love,
Form: ABC



Premium Member Spinning

In these difficult times, many things go through my mind
Many people I left behind, a family estranged
I still worry about them, even with all that was wrong
I still care about many, who's connections I once had
These times bring memories, thoughts...Read More
Categories: about, change, memory, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Expression Of Yourself
Live your life in the present, it is now.
Make sure you have a reason to smile.
Don't get caught up in, who what and how.
Remember we are only here for a short while.

Life is yours to mold as you would with...Read More
Categories: about, appreciation, day, life, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rara Avis


Like all things related to screwballs
and misfits
I was born looking for a word
inside a clock.

Back then, time ticked loudly,
clocks ran faster than chipmunks. 
Young bones were fueled by green grenades
plucked from low-hanging life-lines.

I needed words to save the world,
I needed...Read More
Categories: about, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Battle Hymn of COVID19
I cannot let this obsession with Coronavirus (COVID19) go
It is apparent, from the number of deaths projected, to be in the hundreds of thousands, that many Americans still are not heeding the warnings. I hope that my writing about it...Read More
Categories: about, america, death, health, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Repent
I have traveled a lot, I never traveled to a place instead all I did was escape one place for another

I think I glorify my sin way too much in words it’s time to pay honor to the one that...Read More
Categories: about, christian, emotions, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
Hey PoetrySoup Folks-
I picked "cinqku" because I don't know 
what form that is, and I'm too lazy to
look it up; but if you've ever read any
of my poetry you should know I don't
want to lead anyone down a particular
path, but just that...Read More
Categories: about, age,
Form: Cinqku
5G
1G, 2G, 3G, 4!
Keep the wheel spinning
We have to have more, more, more!

GENERATIONS, GENERATIONS, give us more, I say
How about 5?
This is what we need, fast, faster, fastest
Ooooh!  Now we are alive!

More ready access for swift swiping
One through four...Read More
Categories: about, america, community, corruption, death, humanity, internet, military,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Angel in a book
It cost all of fifty cents 
 This treasure from a far  
 New York, Its derivation
 Emily Dickson its creation   
 I read her poems in awe
 One by one I turn her page
 Then came...Read More
Categories: about, angel, books,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Locust Eating Locust
LOCUST EATING LOCUST

"humans are nothing, but; locusts, when you really think about it"
Indiana Shaw . . . 

"Won't be long; before, we are eating ourselves" . . . : /...Read More
Categories: about, allegory,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member MARCH 2020 JOURNAL ENTRY


I realized how delusional I was when I was still telling people to have a nice day. But that was only the beginning… The news only got worse.

My pen bone dry. For weeks there was nothing to write. Refusing to...Read More
Categories: about, fear, health, introspection, stress, world,
Form: Prose
Back in our day
With this virus locking us all in
Kids all at home making a din.
Like headless chickens in a stew,
No one knows just what to do.

The old ones should take care,they say,
They can't look after themselves.
Back in the day we did alright,
Especially...Read More
Categories: about, encouraging, environment, family, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Symbiosis
Our symbiosis 
Is an apotheosis
In what is best about us

Metamorphosis
Into metempsychosis
Will leave each of us nonplussed







3-30-2020     Symbiosis      Edward Ibeh 

...Read More
Categories: about, analogy, blessing, change, deep, destiny, god, society,
Form: Sedoka
Yin Yang Boomerang
Primordial ooze, bathtub booze, and unaligned chi
I've got nothing to lose, I see through the ruse, because I am free
I see the faintest glimmer begin to grow dimmer but I've got nowhere to be
While doubt slowly simmers hope also shimmers...Read More
Categories: about, analogy, bible, death, earth, life, poetry, society,
Form: Rhyme
From My Cabin
From my cabin in Willow, Alaska,
Sleeping Lady greets me each day,
she is the princess 'Susitna' who is asleep,
her story is woven with several myths,
Grandma told me a native legend of old,
about a young woman who waited in vain
for her warrior...Read More
Categories: about, heartbroken, lost, lost love, love, memory, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
A DATE
Our meeting
And my greeting
It’s nice to see you
It was overdue,
I see you every day
You never came my way,
Once I’ve got the spirit
Yet I’ve got nothing illicit.

I know what you mean
I also was keen;
I hoped you asked me out
For about you...Read More
Categories: about, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse