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Details | Dramatic Verse |

the day you flew to Heaven

           We knew , it was if a moment stopped in time 
              hearing the news before most of the World did
           He loved to fly his plane from Colorado to Monterey Bay
           He was a avid golfer at Pebble Beach respected 

           He had loves and passions from many places 
           deciding to fly low through the overcast red sunset
            Not only did he love music and inspire all 
            He loved his Plane , he will always remain a beautiful Soul

              The next day it was confirmed ..all saddened 
             It was John Denver's plane that went down
             Today in Pacific Grove stands the Memorial 
             So Kiss me and smile for me we will ~
              always in loving memory 
               OH babe ,  do we hate you go ~    

         Inspired by ; contest in Music and Loss of an Artist
                   "Leaving on a Jet Plane "

Copyright © Shanity Rain | Year Posted 2013

Details | Narrative |

The People Around Me

Things seems to be very clear,
When actually felt it is unclear,
What really seems to be clear,
May never ever be clear for ever.

Your help for others,
May be to be appreciated,
Or taken as what is called,
to be uncounted.

My question is clear,
Why the help for others,
Is sometime never appreciated,
However it is always delivered. 

In response to ethics,
lingers in my mind the answer,
To help others is not to be recognised, 
But it is to be called someone, 
Who can be respected.

To all, continue to help,
Not to to be appreciated by others,
But to be respected by yourself.

Copyright © B S Sky | Year Posted 2013

Details | Couplet |


Who am I?
Am I defined by what is near in sight?
Am I defined by what I have done,
Or am I defined by what I could become?

Perhaps I'm of no use.
To him, or her, or I, nor you.
Or perhaps I'm too misunderstood to be defined,
And it is something like understanding that comes in time.

And if to the world I'm never shown,
Yet in my own light I've grown and grown,
And so I can know no happiness but my own--
The reason for my smile, to you, will forever be unknown.

I do not pray for the world to know my name.
For it and verse; the letters are the same.
And if a man should find his sorrow in what he reads,
I pray his pain my words to keep. 

Should his eyes rain on my page,
Better tears than storms of rage.
And if a man should find his sorrow in what he reads.
I pray his pain my words to keep.

And if to the world you're never shown,
Yet in your own light you've grown and grown,
And so you know no happiness but your own.
Let the reason for your smile, to you, only be known.

Copyright © Kristopher Higgs | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rondeau Redouble |

Friendly Freeformmmm

'Baby, you taste like chocolate,
You and me we'd make a great rhyming couplet.
A.K.A a grinding couplet.'
'You can get on top of me like enjambment.'
'I can show you some wild imagery,
Me on you, you on me.'
'Metaphor stands for meet-at-four,
We'll get it on till the break of dawn.'
'Damn, could you BE anymore sexual?' -an example of a rhetorical question you could include...
'S-s-s-s-s-SEX!'- an example of sibilance you could use (and probably will).
'Annotate me honey, and together we can achieve a deeper meaning.'

Copyright © Poetry Aircraft Carrier B | Year Posted 2013

Details | Free verse |

The Strand

This expanse of land has seen things. 
Things all of us can only see in dreams.
It's seen war, it's gotten it's fair share of scars.
Bombs bursting, bullets throwing sand into the air like it's a volleyball tournament.
The sand running red with blood silently mocking our arteries.

This magnificent stretch of land has seen heroes' tears fall; dropping to their knees while sadness envelopes their fallen brothers but also looking up to their beloved whilst carrying a ring in their hand. 

It's seen bright days, the sun glimmering over wet sand, footprints of past loves being washed away as the sun smacks the horizon. 

This expanse of land...has seen things we can only imagine.


Copyright © Tyler Kisner | Year Posted 2013

Details | ABC |

Drugs are bad things

This is a poem and not a song.
It was written to tell you that drugs are wrong.

We see people on the streets every day.
Exhaling and inhaling their life away.

This is a poem and not a song.
It was written to tell you that drugs are wrong.

Families destroyed lives lost.
Those who take drugs will pay the cost.

This is a poem and not a song.
It was written to tell you that drugs are wrong.

If you take drugs daily you probably won't see.
What or who they they may cause you to be.

This is reality and not a song.
wrote to tell you that drugs are wrong.

Copyright © aaliyah rose | Year Posted 2014

Details | Romanticism |

The Four Letter Word

Four letters put together to create one word,
with an impeccable definition.

It is a strong word,
Close to the heart, yet
far from the woman you Love.

Butterflies flying, flapping their
orange and white wings in the summer heat.
The butterflies flap, flap their beautiful wings
together in the summertime of Love.

For Love is beautiful, like the summer preludes!

Four letters composed, to a Chopin's masterpiece.
The Romantic pole reaches out, to touch, to hold, to Love.

For these four letters are easy to read
and put together to create a complex concept
with a universal definition.
A four letter word, easy just to say,
but it is harder to show.
For Love is a simple word made up of simple letters,
but a complex meaing that takes most lifetimes to comprehend
and others a short while.

For I've seen hearts broken
and hearts put back together,
with this simple word.
My heart burned, brused, stabbed
knows the dangers of this simple, four letter word.

Love, some think it is a game
to play when you are bored.
Destroying self-esteem of girls,
who are already weak and nieve.
They long for love, but find surrealist dreams,
and see the Man of their dreams slip away in the night.
Gone without a trace.
While she is sucked into false promises,
from simple minded boys,
with only one thing on their mind.

Love..., it is a joke to some.
"I love you," is a laughing stock,
while a slap in the face, and disrespect is in fashion.
Girls, foolish girls walking in lonesome heartbreak,
saying they are in Love.
It is sad to see, and hard to hear, I know it is.

And to me Love is sometimes fair,
and most times a cruel joke.
Love, this four letter word is simple to say, but hard to comprehend.

Love me and I shall take you by the hand
show you caves of mystery,
and skies of grace and meadows, filled with flowers,
dedicated just for you, no one else, but you.
We can make Love on the sandy beaches, under the moonlit sky
under the still stars and shooting ones too.
Have a romantic dinner of oyster-shells and champange and kiss each other,
till we drown in intoxication and fall asleep in each others arms.

huh, Love... A simple, four letter word, that is easy to say,
but even harder to show.

Copyright © Chris Boskovski | Year Posted 2013

Details | Free verse |

Night on a Beach

Blow into me and I bellow
a tune soft and mellow
like air through an empty beer bottle
thrown haphazardly onto a dusty shore
one sticky summer night.
I, my contents consumed,
lie hollow like the sea shells.
I lay here a shell of what I should have been.
Touch me and I'll shatter like glass
but I long to feel so I touch myself.
I fill the space between what I am and what I want to be
with yesterday's leftovers
and thoughts of unavailable men
lying beside me in the sand.

Copyright © Anamika N | Year Posted 2013

Details | Epic |

Betch Please, Really

I simply love being me for I am so good at everything step into my city and they will tell you who is King one day when I am hungry I will swallow everything then and only then shall I inherit the stuff I dream even then I promise not to settle for satisfaction at any instant half a second I could spring into full action so go against me? please, you do not even measure up to half of the goodness that I hold tight like my treasure still spreading rumors about me to try and destroy my life can't believe I let myself get beat by a stripper and my self-intended knife try and say I'm gay even though we both know that isn't the truth just ask any woman I been with if they ever needed proof they'll say I was the cream of the crop as they took it all night knowing I just may never stop I own the status of a legend now what you got left to say when I bring it twenty-four seven?

Copyright © Bj Fard | Year Posted 2013

Details | Free verse |

Never So Gracious

A full moon night to my delight what is so wrong with doing what's right nothing is right after so long no use in complaining time to move on The Dream Water one day might take me away farther from the comfort of familiarity I float on my back then shut my eyes my body now sinking into ocean arms open wide Now swallow your son back to his nature when he is no longer needed to stay here the next generation are dooming themselves they need my experience to guide them through hell Why should I bother on my own, I strive through I turn my back on the thought of bothering to save you alone in this world my, is it spacious I'm finally smiling, never so gracious.

Copyright © Bj Fard | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |

Blue Day at the Beach

With sand sifting through my fingers
 and the waves tickling my toes
I sit in quiet contemplation
 while my somber mood grows

Then I walk along the shore
 with haunting memories of you
Unseen scars of heartache
 leave me feeling blue

I’ll come back again tomorrow
 searching for peace in my heart
Like the broken seashells I walk among
 seeking their missing part

For the Contest "Blue on blue on blue"
My topic:  Beach

Copyright © Shani Fassbender | Year Posted 2011

Details | Couplet |

The Room Of Study

To sit in the confines of knowledge
At a desk the colour of porridge

An air of unescapable heat
At a desk the colour of wheat

The lure of the Mail Online
At a desk the colour of brine

Looking at Jamie Kirby's broken leg
At a desk the colour of regret

Copyright © Tom Hyam | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |

The little boy

I see his picture,his face like an angel,
captivating smile and sparkling eyes,
Swept by the destiny,the faultless died!
Heart aches for him who deserved  the life..

The little boy lying face down in the sand,
is the most heart wrenching thing I've seen in my life,
We humans are watching that inhumanity drowned him,
He sleeps peacefully and the world outcries!

Copyright © Kumkum Sharma | Year Posted 2015

Details | Free verse |

A Blue Boy's Death Wish

A fragile mind breaks 
Wake upon the rock laden shores
A muffled heart begs to echo
Whispers lost among a velvet chamber

Dusk comes premature time and again
Dropping the curtain on an optimistic sunrise
If you never witness dawn
There is no tomorrow

Always the dreamer aches
Never awake to make real what he desires
The restless corpse walks blind
Dead ends seem fitting for one of the kind

Lost in the labyrinth of strangling vines
Love is the motive and the weapon
Taking root in throats dry from weeping
Sprouts of amnesia in place of smiles
A garden called heartbreak holds onlookers captive
The comfort takes hold, sets in the bones weary of searching
A plea for rest lands on deaf ears

The hollow boy tires of himself
The last request he will ever make
"End me"
Lost and tired
He wishes to be weak no more

Copyright © Alexander Schwartz | Year Posted 2013

Details | Tail-rhyme |


During the rainy season,under the tree,
I was sitting on the stone near the sea.
With opened hair and glittering eye,
I looked at the moon,up high in the sky.
Just then the tear flowed down my cheek,
Aah!my life has become a damn freak.
I closed my eyes n saw u,
I wanted to say I want to hear something from u.
But I realized…
During the rainy season,under the tree,
I was sitting on the stone near the sea.
Just then a cold breeze blewed,
I smiled and turned back,thought It would b u..
But Alas!
Green bushes and tall trees were all that I cud see,
Days and night I kept waiting for Thee…

Copyright © Zainab Rasool | Year Posted 2015

Details | Free verse |


tainted smile
mishaping your identity
as you carry on
day by day
with a masking smile-
without a reason to feel down.
All confidence stripped,
while the waves crash at shore
and the untrimmed grass still growing-
to remind you that life goes on.
Time is still-
you endure everyday with a level head
afraid not what of was
but afraid what will become-
become of you
become of all else
it's THAT fear that grasps your arm.
Clenching so tight that the nails puncture through your skin
a painful setback
only one you feel yourself.
Seagulls drop clams,
they fall helplessly onto the rocks
and their beaks scoop them up
after they're broken, empty 
fallen apart-
a mirror image of your own life
your own dignity
your own strength
it's only too late before you capture reality-
a grip too tight on a slippery surface
you wait
anticipating serenity
that place where the teal ocean ripples onto the shore
instead of the crashing white caps that drown the neighbours child-
where sharks are tame 
and time is suspended
an oasis
far away
to a place you long for
to hide away-
where all questions are answered
and fears are conquered
a heaven on earth

or so to say

Copyright © Sarah Casey | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |

Sea Borne

They call the waves white-sharks, and they run from them in fear. They say the water is so vast that you could disappear. And when a child goes near, they pull her back into the sand. They say she is borne from the land. They feel they need to grip her hand.

But I am sea borne and I will swim. I am sea borne and I will live. Upon the white-sharks current, and upon the vast deep below. I will take the child in my arms and swallow her whole. I will make her whole. 
She is whole.

They save their own from my care. I am lost without the wear. I cry at night like the white-sharks do. I cry too, I cry too. 

Copyright © Faire Lucas | Year Posted 2013

Details | Burlesque |

Sad Sightings

today i saw what i feel what was real was not real neither was the idea. Brains shot down in the street like dogs because the veil is still worn on the face. No man know the time when it will all be real. You ever heard of people praying for worse days. As i sit in my maze wondering where the last step took the next, i begin to see that there is epoh some call it hope i see it as something else. i see it just like you saw that ferrari in your drive ways a few minutes ago. time flies so what does the past do? the future must not be too far from the present.  As the leaves fall from the tree, i sit and wonder if it will ever grow back.  now that i feel that im being watched, its time to return the stolen goods. people say take things to the grave, other leave it above. when i die all i need to do is just hold on because i know shortly i will be home. As you read the spaces between my words remember to fill up before you run out of gas in the worst place you dont wanna be with the night.....

Copyright © greg bell | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |

Sea Borne

They call the waves white-sharks, and they run from them in fear. They say the water is so vast that you could disappear. And when a child goes near, they pull her back into the sand. They say she is borne from the land. They feel they need to grip her hand.

But I am sea borne and I will swim. I am sea borne and I will live. Upon the white-sharks current, and upon the vast deep below. I will take the child in my arms and swallow her whole. I will make her whole. 
She is whole.

They save their own from my care. I am lost without the wear. I cry at night like the white-sharks do. I cry too, I cry too. 

Copyright © Faire Lucas | Year Posted 2013

Details | Free verse |

O' Sandy

As we lay beneath the moons glare
A simple look will never prepare
It seems quite
It seems peaceful
Without the light nothing appears displaced
Only that sight is a lie, not really a sight
The suns arrival comes with the truth
Now we can see what needs to be seen
It disguises as if it was a dump
Yet, it never was the place of any garbage
A day ago it was a living society set with a stage
The performance came her name was sandy
The audience took her act to heart
She took lives
She took memories
She tore us all apart
A scary performance, always to be remembered 
Now to fix up, the damage that was widespread

Copyright © Jessica Delisky | Year Posted 2012

Details | Prose |



Winter sun sleepily lowering itself through the clouds,
simmering tendrils reflecting in lazy waves softly
touching shore, where still warm feet touch them, surprised
of the cold, wondering where the sun's warmth has
disappeared to, shockingly discovering that water wins
the same way cold in self penetrates every layer of being
shamelessly laying bare the brittle bones, fragile feelings,
myriad despairing emotions, previously hidden behind
a sunny facade of a face permanently frozen in a polite
summer smile, aimed at the numerous spectators eagerly
waiting for the death of summer and the rise of winter,
vultures circling with cold faces devoid of humanity.

Copyright © Darren White | Year Posted 2016

Details | Free verse |

Ocean love

Love me right 
Hold me tight 
or baby just 
Let me go
My soul can't live 
in this limbo

We build sand castles
during the day 
only to be washed away
by the nights tide 
Im crumbled inside 
Exposed under the stars shine

I hate myself 

Won't you love me
back to health  
Smooth me back into your shores
Remind me 
Why I'm yours...

Copyright © Erica Kishpaugh | Year Posted 2015

Details | Rhyme |

Digit Nine

Wounds heals with the passage of time, 
Doesn't matter how major is crime, 
Mistakes can happen between anyone, 
It moves on to the digit Nine, 

More you remember more it pain, 
Better is to give no to gain, 
Stuck out all worries and dismay, 
Turn it On, the power house Brain, 

Fade Thoughts and never ending fought, 
Rejoice of happiness' can be caught, 
Take me hand, forget the entire, 
Cause Past days can’t be bought, 

Go away from quarrels and dispute, 
You are not a dry fruit, 
Be emotionally strong, Let away gone, 
Clean up mind, as stain less suit.

M. Shahid H. Chouhdry
Bahawalpur, Pakistan
All Rights Reserved.

Copyright © M. Shahid H. Chouhdry | Year Posted 2013

Details | Prose Poetry |


That's her name, 
a small silhouette of her shame.
The simple games she plays; a smile worth nothing
certainly she isn't worth anything.
Trim and clean, no, not what she seems. 
The straight edge of her hair,
oh, ever so fair.
Each cut tells a tale. She beckons in her unclear haze,
Is home, but it seems not so.
That's her walk; simple, well dressed.
The tip of her tongue, stayed from guilt causing speech..
Her teeth pale the calmness of her person,
Oh a smile worth nothing.
Every move she makes has some form of purpose;
she knows where she's ending up.
Anger-less, with searing shoal of blue waters. 
Sensitive, what is an ocean of blue without rain followed by a smile?
Happy to say the least, loving to a fault,
tempered to the point of understanding.
Evil like the good that comes from some clean fun.
Awful at her best,
yet the worst compares so much better. 
She walks in withered past and crumpled future.
If she falls no-one will pick her up,
yet her smile is worth nothing.
If she could talk she would tell her story.
Yet she can't speak,
her voice is gone.
Her love is shattered.
The lightning strikes the shore,
the sand wells up into glass, only to shatter,
shatter like her heart.
She thought she could swim,
the water how it cared now about her plight,
simply to toss her back to the glassy sands that cut her heart.
Here it would be,
she would cry without her voice,
her only defense, where,
as it was,
her pale smile.
Couldn't she see him and how much he cared; 
He wouldn't know the knife had slipped,
or that sirens buzzed with retribution.
How long does a dark day last?
How long does a dark night last when even the day is dark?
Both could only last much to long for her,
yet, here came he with flowers to meet her at home.
She wasn't there, with which he carried heavy heart- 
seeing the tape and the crying man.
When would daylight break?
Would the night ever set on her calm reprise?
Now they've sent her away; he's hung his head,
she's died inside, her apathy grown, how could she cry?
Mid morning, the light in the room was still the same.

Copyright © me Me | Year Posted 2015

Details | Free verse |

Hollywood Beach Gulls

Regrettably the sun was setting low
on wings of gulls all red and fiery eyed
they plucked the popcorn from our waiting hand
as if we  had a dream to give to them
or sang a song they might have understood.

There in their shrilled descent they had such grace
my heart lept to an all time vibrant shrill
and wondered just how far their wings could fly
if only words of love could let us soar.

But words of love are only past regrets
of humping on the beach for me and you
after the gulls have found their nesting place
and making it on their own. Will I die
another death without the touch of you?

That bastard seagull. Wasn't he the shame
of Hollywood Beach that sunny afternoon
we met and we made love for real?
Not in St Johns
where I lived a mile from you
But in Hollywood Beach
where a drunk can be a drunk
but in goodf company
But we were just too drunk to remember,
like everyone else on the beach
all of us down from the great St Johns Blizzard,
doing what Canadians do best
staying drunk long enough to forget it all
when we got back home.
But in St Johns, we had the bitter cold as an excuse
for being drunk all of the time.

On Hollywood Beach, the gulls all knew
We didn't need an excuse,
we just did it.

Copyright © Vee Bdosa | Year Posted 2011

Details | Rhyme |

The Beach

Ocean my best friend.
With a broken heart  i return to 
you trying to mend.

Couple of drinks out in the sun.
Drunken bliss underneath a umbrella.
what the the prety young things run.

Sure im a bum what can i say.
But in the pressense  of prefection.
Yes i can think of worse ways to spend the day.

lovers will break you.
The emotions like a rip current will take you.
But in its crashing ways I confide.
How sweet would be the moment with you by my side.

I drink looking acroos the unending view.
Lean apon it's sandy shoulder and question
what shall i do.

Fools search for the tressure that is above the ground.
I speak to you stil.
For even alone you are here.

By a fire I see lovers pass.
And i recall with fond reflection.
Her wicked passion and  desire with a touch of sas.

alone i sit drink in hand.
feeling everything so deeply.
Emotions mixed with fragments of sand.

No matter are failures still we must reach.
For that spcial someone.
As i sit lost and broken reflecting apon the beach.

Copyright © John Patrick Robbins AKA Gonzo | Year Posted 2009

Details | Light Poetry |

"Sand On a Beach" (lonely alone in a Crowd)

Walking with hands empty and a hole in my heart..
Steps are slow as the people I pass begin to part..
My thoughts are a million miles away to place where 
life was a little clearer...
Another image passes through my mind as nameless
faces pass through my mirror....
I can't see their agenda as they shuffle past...
Yet there voices and chatter are a distant sound
as they walk by so fast..
I wonder can they see my drama or even reach..
Or am I just another grain of sand on a blissful beach..
Like a leaf on a tree that blends in the light..
My life is in my mind and the glow not so bright..

Copyright © Michael J. Falotico | Year Posted 2010

Details | Free verse |


poem by :Samira Obaid (Poet From Qatar)

Do not wait another cloud in the sea messages,
Absence, like a tinkle Trees fall.
Waiting ,like a pile of smoke,
wind scattered me,
Slapping  my cloud fires.
I wandered in self,
calcified tear.

Absent  when nostalgia increasing.
Do not wait another cloud in the sea messages
I'm no longer need to
salty Cup full of pictures.
Only, pictures of yesterday are enough.
Enough, to make a weakness  juice,
while, wait  the rest of me.
A poem translation from Arabic to English.

Copyright © MD ALZHRANI | Year Posted 2016

Details | Prose Poetry |

Fleece Quilt For Curious Stars

Gentle ripples float about his wheels, searching inquisitive around spokes, questioning apparent lack of motion, now the little fish turn their backs and swam back. Eyes intrinsically profoundly fixated on innermost thoughts, where loud voices debate the time away in warm orange evening glow, fleece quilt for curious stars Ears catch finest nuances in vibration inside, the soft rumble ebbs into loud roar of high tide and first waves leap and lap at his numb feet with never ceasing hunger As if with sorrow, he pulls the rims and wheels himself out, thoughts collected and arranged in fluctuations Undulations and arranged back into working order *** February 18, 2017

Copyright © Darren White | Year Posted 2017

Details | Free verse |

Tears Won't Come

At some point every day,
I want to curl up in a ball
and cry...
but tears won't come.

I feel my chest grow tight,
like an invisible rubber band 
has been placed around my heart.

Fear and dread descend
upon me like a veil
of darkness...
but tears won't come.

My hands shake and 
my legs become restless.
Anxiety plagues me,
laughing at the double
dose of medication
I swallowed earlier today.

A cluster headache begins
to form in my left temple.
Hopelessness transforms
into anger...
for tears won't come.

I lock the doors
and close the curtains,
muting the ringer
on my telephone.

My dogs attempt to
comfort me as I 
lie down and cover my
throbbing eyes...
still tears won't come.

I cannot remember the 
last time tears flowed
from the dams of my eyes.

I know they are there,
beyond concrete walls
of insecurity.

and yet...
the tears won't come.

Copyright © DAVID IRBY | Year Posted 2015