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Details | Free verse |

over and over agin

sometimes i talk to myself, 
my mind is racing,
i dont know what to do...
so hard to explain.
depression isn't a stage
or a faze some kids go through
it shatters you...
i saw it all. 
she cried silent in her bed,
blood stains covered her favorite jeans,
her every shirt,
long sleeve ofcourse...
she suffered through it all with few people to call friend
and more to call enemy
even more to say where quite dissappointed....
her first name in school,
not started by a bully
or a mean rival,
but by her sister, 
and it echoed through her soul,
repeating in her mind... over and over again,
like the ripples of still water
when a pebble is dropped
flash frozen in time
over and over again...
It was the first name they gave her,
millions where created over the years,
some unique
some repeating again, just as the first had..
gothic they called her,
emo, fat, ugly....worse things.
but in her mind, things where worse.
everything was repeating,
over and over again,
finally she believed it. 
she asked for help, from everyone
tried to explain to parents she wasnt well,
got called a psycho for asking to see a theripist,
not from a teacher,
not from a class mate,
but from her own father, who wouldn't, couldn't,
believe there could possibly be a thing wrong....
finally, crying, she confessed her bloody secret to a teacher.
rather then giving her time,
she is sent back to class crying her eyes out, as if she wherent going through enough...
she is sent to the principals office a few minutes later, after breaking down in class...
the princlipal says she needs help,
sends her and her dad for a risk evaluation,
her dads crying as she shows him her cuts...
they walk into a hospital room, 
it smells of chemicals and hand sanitizer,
the lady at the desk gives her a smile.
then she goes into a room with a lady,
her cheeks are sunken in and shes wearing way too much makeup,
the girl is gaging on her perfume,
and she looks really intimidating....
her dark brown hair looks dead and flat
even though its a bit wavy, 
and she wears somewhat of a mocking frown.
asks her all these questions,
is mommy beating her?
is daddy raping her?
is she doing drugs?
not alot
is anyone beating her?
did anyone molest her? 
oxcarbezapine, trazadone, citalipran, clinazapam, colonipan,
valium, lithium, more.......
and thats what they gave her,
some numbed the pain
some brought it out
tearing through her organs,
she became an addict by the time she was fourteen....
over dose after over dose
some for pleasure
some for pain,
gashes on her legs getting deeper,
this time she didnt tell a soul,
not even those she had come to call friends....
wakeup she screamed in her head over and over again
as she dropped weight like it was nothing....
you cant controll it she argued as things became worse. 
at age fourteen she attempted suicide,
she didnt quite succeed.
the medication took away her aappitite....
she liked it
she hated her body
hated herself
felt out of controll
found a new way to cope
as she shoved tooth brush after toothbrush down her throat
to keep her body from nuitrients...
as she whent weeks and weeks spitting food into napkins and making excuses 
I ate at my friends house....
spoken as a whisper
heard like a sentance
echoing in her mind over and over again,
along with that word, all the words,
ugy, anoying, stupid, fake, worthless, nothing...
one bite she would say
rocking back and forth
craving nothing but food
her body racked with hunger pain
one bite and there she was again
over and over and over again
back to a toothbrush
this time she sees blood
she saw her ribs
she saw her bones,
it wasnt good enough,
she almost died, again....
choking on this deep dissappointment in herself,
gaging on everything they where pushing down her throat, 
their words, and their insults, their criticism.... their drugs
all shoved down her throat like candy
and just as she was was trained to do she swallowed despite the bad taste
or the hurt
or the fact that at the rate she was going she would be dead soon...
and you know why? 
because daddy yelled 
and couldnt accept what was happening
not because he wanted to hurt her
but because it hurt him,
and she let him believe,
because she could take the hurt if it meant he didnt have too.
because mommy didnt want to sit in her room all day
smoking weed
doing nothing,
practically having us raise ourselves,
she didnt mean to take anger, or frustration or hurt out on her daughter
she suffered everyday in her solitary confinement,
and from a young age she accepted her bedroom was the cage
 her mother had created for herself.
because sister didnt want to effect her the way she did
she was just frustrated
fed up with the way things where
scared, she needed someone to take her cruelty
and to help heal her pain...
because people in school
who where so cruel
had to have learned from somewhere
and she wasnt going to play into their games,
and they knew she was an easy target
because she would never attack someone so weak
and she accepted her suffering was a sacrafice
to help all these people....
to help her dad,
her mom,
her sister,
every person who was beaten abused or hurt
 and felt so weak at home they wanted to feel strong in the one safe place they had.
because depite the fact she had died inside,
and almost passed away on the out,
it was a saccrafice she was willing to make
so that no one else would have to feel that kind of pain,
and they all inflicted it and broke her down'untill there was nothing left but a shell
of somthing that could have been
and never had the chance
and why? 
because she would take it and wouldnt strike back,
because sometimes "just taking it"
isnt so much about the weakness not to do anything
but about the strangth not to hurt others the way they hurt you...

Copyright © cassie hellberg | Year Posted 2013

Details | Bio |

Outside looking In

Im going to tell you a story about a girl.
She was smart, and ready to take on the world.
Had a hard childhood with her mother always ill,
but her father worked hard and struggled to pay the bills.
My name is Pam and the poem your about to read,
Is a interesting poem, all about me.
I started to feel depression and pain,
at the age of 15 I was snorting cocaine.
I got pregnant at a young age and wanted to explore,
So I walked right out of my families door.
Time went on and I was still not around,
My mom grew sicker and dad wearing a frown.
Not much longer until I experienced this change,
and tragic horrible hurt and feeling of pain.
I walked in that room ,and climbed in the bed
I layed down beside him, and layed down my head.
With my hear I could hear his heartbeat.
The next thing I new we were burying him six feet deep.
At the funeral they said she was in a better place,
but it just wasnt fair to see that look on her face.
My mom that is she died with my dad,
She may have been breathing but always so sad
Two years later she decided to give up,
her faith was gone and hope for luck up.
Thats when I really started to struggle,
barely getting by and forgetting that i was mother.
She seen me drift into a dark place,
I started loosing weight in my stomach and my face.
Before I new it I was always getting high,
Weeks became months, and time flew right by
Its to bad that I chose this new path I was on ,
Because on August 11Th I got a call saying my mother was gone.
Like a replay I walked into that room,
to see her lying there as stiff as a broom.
I layed down beside her and rubbed my fingers
through her hair , but the pain I was feeling I just couldn't bare.
You would think after loosing my mom and my dad,
Anything else wouldnt seem near as bad
Within four years I had nothing left,
My child was taken for my foolish regrets.
Just me and my addiction no more tears to cry,
so many different ways that I could get high.
I would like to introduce this powerful drug,
It bring nothing but bad when I was searching for love.
The name is crystal, Crystal Meth
The one thing in the world, I wish I had never met...

Copyright © Pam Siddall | Year Posted 2012

Details | I do not know? |


I am God's child, first and forever I am known by many different titles, a daughter I am a wife I am a mother I am a grandmother I am a poet I am by several ways, known as a sister I am an acquaintance I am a loyal friend I am a stranger I am a cousin I am an Auntie I am a niece But who is this person, they all call "Denise?" She is a child to God She is a niece She is a cousin She is a stranger She is a loyal friend She is an acquaintance She is known to many, a sister She is a poet She is a grandmother She is a mother She is a wife She is known as a daughter to many She is everything, she'd ever dreamed her life to be.... She is happier than she ever imagined possible SHE IS "DENISE"

Copyright © Denise Hopkins | Year Posted 2013

Details | Dramatic Verse |

The number the brand

When I met her , a very old lady she was , yet inside lay a frightened child .
I felt my heart cry , I felt as if I was touching history itself , as I made this older lady, child,  chai .

I remember the day , and so many tears I have cried
I have cried before she and I met 
As a child , so many tears, left confused inside .

Not understanding Why , and how could we stand by and live our lives as if this never happened ?

It happened , we are left in dismay of the movies seen the accounts taken of History 
My self ..I have caught stereotyping the very people whom did this to she , the rest of her Family erased .

The white candles we light , we try and forgive , or just simply block this pain out completely.

It occurs , over and over , as it has been said History will repeat .
When thinking of my children , when I think of that little girl losing ,  cold and scarred , feeling only defeat .

There is a lesson here and I pray , that all whom have been taken from life , have no pain and are gifted spirits throughout eternity . May they be warmed with love,  and reunited with the ones they lost .

The first time I met her , her old hand I took and warmed it with mine , I held it for a long time . 
You could not,  but notice ..the Evil imprinted on skin , the Evil only to remind.
This very old Soul , in her eyes you could see . 
The child that once lived , so innocently free, not aware yet,  of the Hostility .

I speak of a Little girl, I speak of a old woman , I speak of a Jewish,  chosen Religion.

There as I held her frail , old hand  , a brand , a number stamped in Evil a long time ago .   In 1945  , once in our distant, yet Frightening  past . 

We should never forget , never forget it happened , never forget all the names .
If we do , we have learned nothing , A World living in Shame .
                                " Etta Babooshka Kofman  "

Copyright © Shanity Rain | Year Posted 2013

Details | Couplet |



I have a general philosophical  precept
Life is in general a bowl of cherries except 
When someone stabs me in the back who didn’t oughta
From a completely unexpected quarter
I mean it’s ok if some dude whom I don’t like or trust
Has a go at me and feels he must
But if my wife tells me I continually bug her with my fidgets 
And then she  runs off with a team of one-legged circus midgets
Or my kids sell their hand-bound volumes of my poems
To buy a ton of horse manure to mix with the garden loams
And even the cat turns down my offer of warm milk
To go next door and sleep on sheets of silk
Or if a poetry contest excludes me simply because my name 
Is unacceptable, maybe because I am black, or lacking in fame, 
Or because I’m Methodist, and  gay, and Republican, and from  East Lansing,
Then I say to myself, well  here’s the thing:
If, along with my poem entry, I’ve  slipped in fifty bucks,
Well then  how can I be excluded?  I mean shucks  -
Rules is rules but when I’ve already paid to be in the winners’ list
I feel I have the right,  and  I just gotta insist,  
Cos midgets and fidgets don’t amount to squat
And sheets of silk or loads of horse manure is a lot
But  my name’s my pride and joy and I am proud to add it
(But I fear to do it again in this contest or I’ve had it),
So in this contest I will remain anonymous
Though I guess the details writ here are just about synonymous 
With a name  I do not dare speak  - at risk of exclusion
But I’m pretty sure this extra fifty bucks will lessen the confusion.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Written  - with great affection -  for
Nancy Jones's   Contest 	"This is how life feels when you get to be my age..."

Copyright © Sidney Beck | Year Posted 2012

Details | Free verse |

New Age Chemical Warfare

Memory, oh sweet memory, 
Lost in dizziness, but found.
Excite my brain to joyfulness.
Pain is sometimes lethal.

Memory loss is just one warning sign of this war.
Add to that: headaches, depression, oh, the mental pain.
Numbness, insomnia, heart palpations, and more, begin slowly.
From whence comes your sweet deception?
My bones ache and I cannot breath in life's memory.
Lost in my own fantasy with dizziness.
Imagining a chemical warfare against the masses.
Common folks like you and me but subjugated peons.
Mushy brains found among the young and innocent thin.
Excite my brain with your pondering, my muse.
To you, I owe this mysterious inkling.
A powerful infiltration, a plan concocted by the enemy.
Chemical warfare on the home front, disguised as pleasure.
Marketed among the unsuspecting –

Aspertine is thy name oh great deceiver
In the name of sweetness, mental acuity dies.
Freely given to the soldiers in Desert Storm, diet soda! 
The Plan: Conquer a great nation from within.
Infiltrate every aspect of life in a well-laid plan.
Thus, food and drink may lead to a nation's folly.
Slowly slipping away our freedom to be US. 
Quietly.  Unobtrusively.  Ingeniously.  Irreversibly!
Joyfulness, visit me; remove this pain for it is great.

Chemical warfare kills.
Sometimes, we close our eyes.
But we must not.
Lest it becomes lethal to our free nation –

© March 17, 2012
Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen

Written for Poetry Soup Member Contest: Et cetera Free Poetry 
Sponsor:  Debbie Guzzi

RELATED LINK: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/11/06/aspartame-

Copyright © Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen | Year Posted 2012

Details | Rhyme |

My Name Is Claudia

My name is Claudia,
I am 16.
My arms are swollen,
I like when they bleed.
I must be stupid.
I must be bad.
What else could make me hate me so bad?
I wish I were better.
I wish I weren't faulty.
Then maybe my life would still be lovely.
I’m all alone,
The bathroom is dark.
My folks aren't home.
I pull out the blade
And make nice clean strokes.
Until the bloods just flows and flows.
I don’t want to let go.
But I’m fading, slowly into a dark place.
But when my mum does come home,
She opens the door and screams in horror.
She finds me laying ice cold on the floor.
Her baby is dead, with blood on the floor.

Copyright © Claudia Gregory | Year Posted 2014

Details | Rhyme |

Name Criticism please

"You will miss the best thing if you keep your eyes shut"

TIME passes a pleasant soft waft, 
Seems to be slow but not, 
it fast as a mega aircraft.
The GLOBE gyrates like a wheel, however it's not, 
Event and people within are metamorphosis. 
Some generations have come and gone, now ours, 
We are the new changing of clothes
Time forever survives.
Our journey here in life is for a while, in fact, 
You almost reach your end, just a wee minute.

Yes, you have heard the fact.
But note; have you ever count 
your years, how far have you grown? Perhaps 
You may forecast what times it remains
For you and can you live long
Till you double your present age?
We all pray to live long,
While SHE and TIME the enemy laid siege.
Her love for you is lust, 
Just to wear as cloth, but 
something within you can never
Die if you plan to use it wise. Have you ever
Think or plan how to maintain
And protect you name?
Billions of men and women 
Have come and gone without heard of them. 
Have you ever anticipate how the Globe
Will see you as an eye?

There are a lot of great men and women 
in history which their names are ringing from then 
Till now like Maya Angelou, shel Sliversterin,
Emily Dickinson, Waft Whitman, 
Williem Shakespere, Ben Jonson, 
Robert Frost, etc. Name is a sky that is without an
End if it's being used perfect
If not, it's like a fire ablaze and then retreat
The sun that glows symbolized your present
Reflect to the moon that shines at night
Symbolized when you are defunct
If you use your name wise and perfect.


Please feel free to criticize to this, I need a flak critique. Thanks

Copyright © Afolabi Muideen | Year Posted 2015

Details | Rhyme |

I Must Write This Name In Stone

Going back in time and change
all the mistakes I made is absurd and impossible;
I look at myself and feel rage...
my vain existence could have been so incredible.

Tarots readers promise us changes with an amulet, 
when their false prediction turn out to be a hoax,
we realize we have been spinning in a fast vortex...
not believing that it had caused sobs in our chest. 

All the gold in a vault cannot buy youth, some go to extremes
to get it back even briefly, then they try to reach a new altitude,
" All wishes are possible, not this one! " The skeptic believes,
" Know that beauty is hidden inside, visible in deeds of beatitude. " 

As my age shows in looks and inability, I feel very helpless
drowning in discontent and bitterness and trying to reason
 I declare," We start aging on the exact moment we are born, 
and our cry is the prophecy of doom carried out by events. "  

While I'm living, I must write this name in stone,
despite the wealth and the happiness I was denied by cruel fate;
I honored friendship, I loved everyone: why should I be so irate...
if life's simple pleasures are lived and never gone?

Copyright © Andrew Crisci | Year Posted 2016

Details | Narrative |


There is a name falls on my ear,
Like an aria, so soft and clear.
It rings with a melodious sound
With vision of maiden quaintly gowned.

I never saw my Grandma Hannah.
She lived far away in Indiana.
I knew her by picture on the wall,
Demurely dressed in gown and shawl.

My daddy spoke so fondly of her,
I wanted so to know and love her.
I was just ten the year she died.
I remember how my daddy cried.

At advanced age of eighty-seven,
The angels took her up to heaven.
In modern age it was deemed absurd.
The name of Hannah was seldom heard.

Like all things old, it was reborn
And early on a frosty morn,
A bundle fell like Heaven's manna
And lo and behold, they named her Hannah.

On my grandma's picture there's a smile.
It's been there now since first the while
I whispered that we had a Hannah
Who would some day go to Indiana

To find the stone that marks the place
Where Hannah of the lovely face
Was left so many years ago,
Before this namesake she could know.

This great, great, great granddaughter who bears her name,
Has dark eyes very much the same
As she in the picure on my wall.
I've met my Hannah after all.

A Rambling Poet's contest "Even a Name Can Be Poetic.  took 6th

Copyright © Joyce Johnson | Year Posted 2010

Details | Blank verse |

Before Age

Before Age

Effort and nutrition went in vain today
Knitted poem vanished in a click of finger
A question emerged in genuine mind 
Who bloody ate up the beauty of poem today!

Fumbling fingers in the history of record 
Whether shattered hopes can get rebirth today
Tired eyes advised shut up computer now
You can not write poem diversifying today

Knowing 'Linda' will not be happy in this
Beauty and diversification advised leave 'Dear' today.

Copyright © Deepak Chalise | Year Posted 2016

Details | Verse |


My face tells me nothing. Not nothing but nothing useful, the
complications of ageing humorously but not exactly how to avoid

Permanent injury is a now popular cliché. At this age any injury
could result in pneumonia, pain in bitterness for your peers,
your jury.

What a headache I have! And never forget injury provokes
at best only pity. Friends are merely friendly, they belong to the

They forget your name and so should you, who are you? Even you
don't know for sure. In relation to community, no change was noted in

Still, man's mercy, economy's ecology, there's some joy in being small,
some joy in staying strong, and keeping death before you without

Unsafe to run the wind. A big stick might hit your head. Then
the hip and heart and head will hurt, all three. Un-

I like a strong wind. Dangerous to go out in. As a fire or flood.
I like the way we are at risk, not a risk-averse weasel. A carnivore,
very hungry.

Pay money, take chances. Yo's an elegant contraction of you.
Cool. Message from street to board: mongrels rule. Democracy or

Scared to die? Why? Take appropriate measures, descend through
meditation. Be empty, rest. And to your friends and sons be as

Tired of death. It's what it is. Let's play sports, have sex, kayak
to the huckleberries, fish for marvelous fish, live a wonderful life, give

Done blowing, O wild wind? Not yet? So be it. I lay my head
in your felt hands. The motion of the branches, evolutionary branches,
      are my

That's all folks, 7:30. The sky is clear, the crows are out. The clouds
are with my mood commensurate. I should shout, having lived

Copyright © Robert Ronnow | Year Posted 2015

Details | Light Poetry |

That Thing for the Center of a 45 Record

What is that thing called that used to fit a 45 record in its center hole?
I’m sure I used to know what it was called but old age has taken its’ toll.

They looked like a tornado that fit the spindle and they had three arms,
With it you could play a 45 record but the name isn’t setting off alarms.

I’ve asked around but no one my age can remember the name,
Spreader, spindle slider, spider to us they’re all the same.

We all remember using them and owing the little clipper a lot,
But a memory of the name of the thing it seems that we have not.

Without one in the center of your record your party would be sunk,
Your record would get off kilter then your band would sound like they were drunk.

I asked a woman I know who is still young enough to have kept her memory,
But to know of such a devise you have to be at least a 45 and she’s only a 33.

Copyright © Tony Lane | Year Posted 2011

Details | ABC |




Copyright © PEGGY MAKOENA | Year Posted 2015

Details | Free verse |


A name is full clear identity,
Of a person with a dream and an awful reality,
Every name must possess a meaning,
Possess a miracle than what we're seeing,
A name has real Power,
And the zeal of taking the person higher,
Not forgetting the potential of turning out dreams,
Bringing about good life memories,
And having that good power of love,
Which pushed us from the bottom to above,
Names are like a well hidden treasure,
Where when heard you feel the unbelievable Pleasure,
Every powerful names should come from the Bible,
For those people have the potential of being a rival,
A blessed Bible name is by Parents,
Inspired by God's words and Interests,
Such Bible spiritual names come with good Morals,
Pleasing all the people for the good work it follows,
Okay, a name must possess Power and Meaning,
And allowing the person to thank God for Everything.

Thank You.

Copyright © Mutesha Lemana | Year Posted 2017

Details | ABC |

Your Name

I wrote your name in the shore,
the waves washed it away.
I marked your name in the heavens,
the devil steal the book of live.

I penned your name in the clouds,
the rain wash it away.
I inscribed your name on a piece of paper,
by accident I threw it away.

I engraved your name on my hand,
it splashed away.
I stamped your name in the sand,
the waves whispered it away.

So now I have carved your name in my heart,
And baby here it shall forever stay.

Copyright © Yuhi Musinga | Year Posted 2016

Details | Bio |


It was started at the dawn
They are slain and gunned down
Deceived, promised and conned
From the islands they belong

They are in a special unit
Never wanted to submit
When they asked to commit
To kill and aimed Sabah to take

From a beautiful woman they're named
Became known as Jabidah Massacre
One survived that said the tale
Their lives were fought honor to reclaim

They ignited the battlecry
Thousands lives stick to die
The enemies have made a try
Until today their pride is high!

I love you peace. Let's sail together. Layag Sug!
47th Anniversary, 18 March 2015, SH, Nature City.
Alfatiha to the Martyrs!

Copyright © Neldy Jolo | Year Posted 2015

Details | I do not know? |

:I Was Just Wondering:

Hello, It's me again.
I was wondering if your doing better.
I'm wondering how you've been.
I hope you don't mind my letter.
I heard that you have said,
That you want me dead.
Your own sister?
You should take your meds.
Really, I care about you,
but when you start making threats like you do,
I can't tell if you are really you.
I will ask who?
Can you stop being mean.
I can tell what you need.
You are losing it, you can't see,
You are becoming crazy.
Good Lord, I just want to check in.
Just telling you to stop shredding your skin.
Honestly in this war you won't win,
If you keep digging that blade in.
I heard you were inking your skin,
Covering up your scars with tattoos.
Soon you'll get blood poisoning.
Please remember that expensive purity ring.
I guess I've forgotten,
That you can't get better than you've been.
You hid in your deep, dark den,
And isolate yourself on your bed,
Just LISTEN to me!
I may be younger, but I'm wiser.
I can't believe you.
Multiple people love you, but you just push us away.
I won't make the mistakes your making,
I won't take the risks you're taking.
I will be unmistaken,
When I pick my path
I will be very sure,
Of the college and life I'll pursue.
And after that a job,
And marriage and family too.
But my first goal in life,
Is to finish out high school,
No guy problems,
And no being pregnant.
No drinking and driving,
Or drinking at all.
No smoking cigarettes,
Or weed no matter how small.
Always saying no,
To those I dislike,
Hope, You won't go far,
Doing what you like.
Again I'll say good-bye,
Because I can't stand anymore,
Thinking about all you've done,
In Failure's Galore.
But even though I say good-bye to you,
I must say the most important thing,
God loves you,
And I do too.

Copyright © Madelyn Nichols | Year Posted 2016

Details | Free verse |

When Names Escape

Mary knew John before you
Who knew Jane before Sam
Obviously there was Sally, Melvin and Tim
The Tim who wore glasses 
Since the other Tim did not

The brother of Mary, who's name escapes me
Visited John's mother yesterday with Tim
Mom was not in so they left together
A day like no other day is a day without mom

Dad lived in Spain without mom
Sally and Melvin were not invited as well
Someone who spoke Spanish stayed behind
Juanita or Junia or something like that explained
Names are too long and forgettable in Spain

Sister never heard of Mary before John arrived
Jane didn't care for money only property
Ben came before her birth, before the time of Pan
According to legend, Ben should have never been born 
Lost pagans and anti-biblical names prevailed with him
Ben was assigned an alternate name, that would be Tim
Not the Tim with or without glasses but another
Tim 3 will do for now as a designated nomenclature

To avoid confusion, there was Mary, first executrix
John came second, than Sam, then Melvin, Tim 1
Tim 2, Tim 3, (a/k/a Ben) and so on down the loins of lineage
Mistakes abounded with each generation
Mary's brother remains a mystery to this day

Of all the signatures of people, witnesses and sources 
The will would be challenged not by names but faces
Ben was too complicated for lawyers
Too confusing to absorb
Tim 3 would have to sign for family members
John and Mary but not Sam or dad or mom
(Out of town forever) Amended
They are found on pages five through ten
Which will remain unmentioned here 
Since they came before  the time of Pan as well

Remember to name the baby something different
Something other than Tim or Ben when dividing land
Splitting hairs on who is there and what is fare
When time comes around again to settle
When names escape you
When dividing real estate
Remember who you are
Thank God you are not them

Copyright © Earl Schumacker | Year Posted 2017

Details | Cowboy |

Call my name

You got the gift 

I travel around the corner of 
My room in search of clothes 
Which is what is pattern of silk 
My luck is fortunately recived  a 
Look of your face and see the  
Belt to tie rope of singing fish in a river 
my last bath which I had when you give 
me a smile  train of love engine of romance 
Bring me the land of god you got the gift 
which I wish to give you when you call my name 

With love all 
Jagdish bajantri

Copyright © jagdish bajantri | Year Posted 2017

Details | Sonnet |

My Name is Wisdom

A word to the wise is sufficient.
Leave those earthly treasures, 
Gone to the dogs, and in the 
Pocket of the treacherous.
In a tug-of-war, 
In a vault of deception, 
Is a cake baked for the simpletons. 
Those ones who always makes me laugh.
Two can never play this game.
The wicked merchant, the antagonist has every edge; a noose knot,
Tightened at the gallows
Is where the ultimate price will be.
Does it have any other hope but death? 
Come away, fly with me. 
My name is wisdom.
I am for the ages. 
I have seen such calamity
And have warned the simpletons. 
They rejected me 
but the wise rejoiced.

Copyright © Stephen Ibeh | Year Posted 2017

Details | Free verse |

Dante Reed Jr

What do they want to know 
About me?
I'm fun loving, charismatic
A strong Leader 
Who's Diplomatic 
Never ask for much 
I handle mines
By any "means" 
I Can read between the lines 
I'm the one people Love
I'm the flower that rose "above"
I mastered streets
I made it out 
without A chance of defeat 
You may trap my body 
But never my soul 
Longs the world know who I became 
I accomplished my goal 
My name is Dante Reed Jr. 
I'm From Baltimore 
Born and Raised 
A child of four siblings
Who made it through tough days 
I am 24 
But to you that's just a number
To me this an age of success 
That may keep the people wondering 
Longs i have the help of my creator 
Who never sleep or slumber 
I can truly say i made it 
And my age is just A number 
I'm so thankful and bless 
To be here 
I'm the Man who stands firm 
And my GOD Is who I fear 
Dante Reed Jr.

Copyright © Dante Reed Jr. | Year Posted 2017