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Creative Process

Creative Process

Can I really write something astounding, grand, and glorious?
Reality should be a part of all I consider when approaching a theme. 
Events often drive and form the poetic fabric of what we write about. 
Avenues of passion and emotion pervade our conscious thoughts.
Taking our thoughts, fantasies, metaphors to the readers are essential.
Instigating or arousing excitement makes verses interesting to read.
Viewing themes from a detached perspective gives us variety in discourse.
Every idea or theme is considered fair game when we poets write.

Poetry is a sublime medium for relating themes to human circumstances.
Rigid ideas and concepts can be artistic with the right nuance and metaphor.
Onomatopoeia is expressive sound imitation of words used for poetic effect.
Creativity forms the very warp and woof of what we do as poets and writers.
Exceptionalism is an attitude helpful to poets as we focus on what is unique. 
Syntax is the structural medium for how we write and express ourselves.
Sensitivity is an attribute essential to how poets evaluate their themes.

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved - May 1, 2015

*This poem appeared in my new book with a release date of February 7, 2015

Copyright © Gary Bateman | Year Posted 2015

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Perhaps, it was only my imagination 
Creatures in the verdant greenery
Ready to pounce  on leafy aspirations
Mirrored, starlike, in garden scenery.

Copyright © Suzanne Delaney | Year Posted 2013

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Your Eyes

 (Dedicated to Folake)

Your eyes, woman
are like twilight rainbow
amorously bearing aloft passions of mine
toward androcytic ecstacy.
They tell of endless lights.

Night skies clarion the warmth of you
keep me balled-up till
i am tilted to your adorned essence.

May I call up words to adore you,
agglomerate them into a panoply of worshippers
unsandalled before you
like Moses at the burning bush.
And now you seem to fall asleep
but you tell me it's the heavy night
bidding toward a sunny dawn
wherein our love is lighted.

Slowly I let you fall asleep
impatient with the long night
waiting to gaze once more
into the eyes of my lovely love.

Then a lip is placed on yours
and you rouse up wide-eyed
smiling at my romantic move.
We enjoyed the night, cruising on.

Copyright © Onis Sampson | Year Posted 2013

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Who Am I

Who am I?
Question indeed!

  W-eaned from tender 
age,in noble family of ten.
  H-urt by the demise of 
the tube that brought 
me into this theater of 
struggles and pains.
  O-rdered about by the 
whimps of this 
world,facing the hurdles 
of life daily from 
cradle,never giving up 
  A-fine young man of 28 
I am,who has the 
experience and wisdom 
of the aged.
  M-astering the arts of 
life-learning from lessons 
of life's victims and 
didactic poems 'cos man 
of fame I intend to be for 
I bear the name Bob.

  I-lost my poetic gift at a 
stage but recovered it in 
poetrysoup for invisible 
entities say a 
lesser being I shall be,but 
another encourages me 
to move on,for great is 
one who comes out of 
the shackles of life 
undeterred for this is who 
I am.

Name: Ifeanyi Bob 

Copyright © Ifeanyi Bob Ekechukwu | Year Posted 2013

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Your loveliness-Acrostic

                             Lost in the labyrinth of your loveliness

L ost in the labyrinth of your loveliness
O bscured obstacles can never obstruct my
V ision of your elegance and graciousness
E ffortlessly effusing and enlightening and 
L iberating my mind, inspiring my heart and soul
I ntuitively knowing and satiating my every desire
N eed and want, emancipating negativity and
E liminating all disillusioned and disquieting thoughts
S plendidly sophisticated in your stunning simplicity
S oftly and silently satisfying my spirit and soul.

John Derek Hamilton
January 15, 2016

Copyright © John Hamilton | Year Posted 2016

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Is this about the refuge life,
Leaking the essentials of being submissive…

Or shall the death defy your conscience
In being a human

Imagine the world without eyes
That sans a tiger, a cuckoo, and humanity

Kill the trees, dethrone the kings of jungle
For it seems the idea of thy existence

And now shall thou laugh,
Splintering the grins of progress

A time shall come
even thy smile will be pungent

“I wish” reiterates itself
In an infinite loop
To the screams and knuckles
Of a blemished self-indulgence

Your sanity goes beneath the surface
So does thy shelter

Thy mother nature you seek’d to conform,
To captivate and disassemble
The one that thou sought as a humble alimony
Comes back to seek the answers of questions that were long forlorn

And you’re numb for thy dumbness

so hapless you are

Here goes the world in tatters of pride

and you wait for thy death

lips closed and eyes open wide….

Copyright © Piyush Kaushal | Year Posted 2013

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My First Acrostic

T-ake my hand sweet doll,
R-un with me,till we are
O-n our way to love spot.
U-ntill the sun goes down
B-enders of time we be
L-oving eachoda without
E-nd till we turned to mist

Iwas moved by different 
attempts some wonderful 
poets made. It spurred 
me into action.
Hope It was well penned.

Copyright © Ifeanyi Bob Ekechukwu | Year Posted 2013

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SNOW - for contest


Slowly it crept across the peak
Numbing the core of life’s lament
Obscuring what had been before
White shroud upon dreams firmament.


submitted to- WIND SNOW OR RAIN ACROSTRAIN – Poetry contest
sponsor – Jan Allison

Copyright © John lawless | Year Posted 2015

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Little or large, it doesn’t matter
Illumination makes everything seen
Gains the fear of darkness
However condensed it captures a corner
To reveal, stand out and dominate

Copyright © Funom Makama | Year Posted 2015

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EQUATIONS - for contest


Equality’s balance
Quaking at fulcrum’s pain
Unequal forces
Antagonized by
Theoretic nonchalance,
Immune to the folly
Of reason’s


submitted to – EQUATIONS – Poetry Contest
sponsor – Anthony Slausen

Copyright © John lawless | Year Posted 2016

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A new creature

I am a new creature
I am a new creature
So it a new world
The old world is passed away
It colorful lights fades away

But after the floods a new plant grew
And the birds flew
The nights are gone
The shinny day has come
The darkness is gone
And the lights has come

New ideas and new ways
It a new faith and a new face
We are in the modern days
I am a new creature
I am born again

Copyright © Matt Ancient | Year Posted 2013

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Whatever Floats Your Boat

We big spending
Are way
Too technology
Vexed by the simpler,
Early lifestyles of our ancestors;
Remember that there is a cheaper way to do everything.

For instance,
The Amish

Year after year, they survive 
On the ways of nature;
United by their beliefs;
Rare though, they may be.

By living
Only by the simplest methods,
Are they 
Thriving, successfully.

Copyright © M. L. Kiser | Year Posted 2014

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The Signifigance of Living Corosion

Death. A bright beacon in a sea storm
Endowing warnings of rocky shores.
"All hands on deck!" vessel now prepared;
The time-driven waves directing it
Homeward, no matter the ships technique.

"...I can feel my insides rotting..."

Copyright © Eric Thomas | Year Posted 2013

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ST*RBUCKS Steaming extremes Flowing vain brains Coercing candid collaborates Outrageous opiate orders Foamfaced flavour floating Failfaded fortune faking Endless empty entities Erasing epic eulogies Steaming extremes Bursting brain veins © Kim van Breda—16 November 2015

Copyright © Kim van Breda | Year Posted 2015

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Her nightmare became reality
Euphoric feelings were distant
Losing all sense of hope
Paved ways for the four horses to arrive

Malevolent as they were, one stood out
Ever so more, death was here.

Copyright © Brian Byrne | Year Posted 2015

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The tanker's Final Journey

Ominous clouds cluster on the horizon,
Immense waves smash over the deck,
Lashing! Crashing!  Punishing!  Pounding!
Screeching metal as the hull bursts open,
Pouring its jet black cargo
Into the frothing, raging ocean.
Lightning flashes, illuminates a tragedy;
Liquid death spills from its broken heart.

Copyright © Rose Whelan | Year Posted 2016

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Reduced to nuggets of the dacoit time
Under the burden of spent splendour
Shattered silhouette in a shabby corner
The inexorable skeleton of lovely life 
Entreats the Grim Reaper for mercy 
Daffodils look at you in trembling awe
June 17, 2016

Copyright © Probir Gupta | Year Posted 2016

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Morning Breaks

Morning Breaks

Madness attended, donning grayish, flowing robes
Over the seductive scent of humid lust,
Rippling through the ghost like flash dance
Needy with the thirst for sun’s fulfillment.
Insatiably moistening pursed, begging, lips
No longer coy vixen, playing cat and mouse but
Greedy harlot - opening – awaiting - seeking

Breath of morning lights false dawn,
Rekindling lust’s longing after sunset affair.
Ecstasy, trembling beneath the thinning robes,
Awaiting the tantalizing touch, the golden 
Kiss, the full lipped brush of day’s forgiveness,
Soothing love’s ache as Morning Breaks.

John G. Lawless

for Francine Roberts
Summer Acrostic contest

Copyright © John lawless | Year Posted 2014

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Written by: Unique Poetry 2015...This only Reflects those whom are Not with a Disorder they just are Hateful Humans....

Copyright © Michelle Born | Year Posted 2015

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passionate everyday

Valentine is a day of love
Whereby couples renew their vows
But do you really have to wait for this day
To really be ensured that you're loved

Let there be a twist
I decided to be in a relationship with my passions
Whereby we exchange vows everyday
I'm sure that my heart is safe there
Striving towards the road of success together
Hand unto hand we shame the haters

A best friend who remains forever by my side
Not once in the sunlight will it disappoint me
Nor turn it's back on me when the world does

My passions
The reason I walk head held so high like a giraffe
The reason I'm so egoistic like a hungry lion
The reason I hunt endless like a leopard

Poetic justice
Poetic lines
Poetic phrase
Poetic freedom
Poetic love

Copyright © Xoliswa Maduna | Year Posted 2017

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Seasons pleasing past gleaming vast meaning.

Perpetuating vision of steamed glass cleaning.

Erectly accenting a regions last leaning.

Calculated lines upon an ass you reason.

Telepathicly rhymes along the grass we are grazing.

Accolades protrude lethargic at times brazen gaze.

Collective thoughts raise lewd days fine phase.

Usually crude, now nude for muse.

Lasting eternal moments are few of clues.

Already aloof, we soon poof.

Rations are passed while asking for proof.

Copyright © Nick Taylor | Year Posted 2016

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Almost Never

Merely a possibility 
But never probable 
Eternally uncertain 
Reaching, never grasping

Copyright © Amber Jade Love | Year Posted 2016

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Sitting patiently, waiting.
Interested in everything you have to say.
Listening quietly, not a word to be said.
Exceptionally patient,
Never excited.
Certainly curious,
Everywhere you go.

Copyright © Katie Christian | Year Posted 2016

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Having a good time drinking Harvey Wall-bangers
Always watching out on how much I drink
Reaching into an unknown realm of alcohol
Very tempting this drink can be to one and all
Enlivening me to unknown territory can be tempting
Yolanda my friend can sure be a bad influence

Whispering along with all those lyrics of songs
All being off tune and not sounding of rock and roll
Loud we all are and way off base and can take critisim
Lead singer went on vacation now we all can’t sing
Bringing so much cheer we all get along with lots of things
Another day starts and we’re all feeling so far off key
Neal Armstrong is not roaming around near here to see
Give us another song and we may be able to reach a crescendo
Enlivening this place is like living among the high in Los Dango
Really I have to tell you now, I really do not like drinking Harvey Wall-bangers.
Sincerely all my friends and I now and then do have fun without drinking alcohol.



Copyright © Elizabeth Larter | Year Posted 2016

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After The Straight And Narrow Lies The Truth

After ~ The Straight And Narrow ~ Lies The Truth

A ~ cross the Universe an alphabet of disambiguation homed in  blue and black chatea~ U

C~aressing symbols letter signs and meaning pretends categories ordered logic reason~N 

R~espite from uncertainty constricting reducing pressure measured flowing as a ventur~I         

O~n the road from comprehension a channelled  funnel  oscillating  Zeitgeist’s  leitmoti~V       

S~uggests that everyone and  everything can be  charted  defined  with logic’s abducte~E     

T~he fact and matter of the Universe however yields understanding from us  the arbite~R

I~n open quest of search beyond the prisons chaining beauty  towards more pastel blis~S     

C~ome  therefore and find  soft shadows  pink  and  purple  and live  emotion  emigrat~E

05th November 2016

Copyright © Kai Michael Neumann | Year Posted 2016

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World Cruise

We like to respond to
Oysters on sea beaches
Rustling branches in the wood
Love the tall birches
Dews drop as she blushes

Cucumbers smile on thatch
Roses call from your pots
Umpteen snails roam 
Inquiringly on moist spots
Sands sparkle at riverside
Elegant horses we ride

September 27, 2017

Copyright © Probir Gupta | Year Posted 2017

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Positive Hidden Anagram

If you ever feel so worthless 
Wondering what's the point of living
always worrying about tomorrow 
never let today bring you down
there's always someone with a much worse day
there's no point of regretting yesterday 
only one day at a time with a hope of better
live everyday as if it were your last
Inevitably we all die but can hope to live
various events will occur each day
even if bad or good think of better
for every good you see a better one can happen
remember everything happens for reason
even if it sounds so pointless
enjoy what you got and be yourself so you can be free, someday

Copyright © Raven Tones | Year Posted 2017