Tonight is my birthday and I'm in for a surprise
My darling desires to thrill my eyes
The living room is set and the lights are turned low
Scented candles are lit as I await what she shows
Soft ballads play from rock bands we adore
To my left she enters such beauty amour
In sexy black lace with traces of deep red
Her curvaceous shapes play with my head
Teasing and taunting in her gypsy style dance
Erotic she is, my eyes captured in trance
Pouting she writhes alluring my clutch
Staying out of reach, denying me of touch
Scintillating movements as she edges real close
Her perfume entices my desire to pursue
My hearts now pumping in manly crave
As I catch her kisses in loving threw
Closer she dances as she takes my hand
As I arise and join her as we take to the floor
Embraced we are on this special night
Passion awaits with my girl I adore
Touchingly we kiss as our hands declare
Revealing to each other our bodily joys
Blissful caressing declares our time
Our bodies unite in loving employ
Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2010
Night revolves in stillness,
reaching for the dawn.
Orion, Taurus and the Dogs,
yield to Deneb and the Swan.
And there in deep south rising,
a blood-tinged, pulsing heart,
Antares, stinger and the claws:
celestial works of art.
But now comes an intruder
amid Scorpius’ vivid stars,
for Antares is but mere rival
to the dazzling orb of Mars.
In dreams I've often wandered
and traversed empty space—
through darkest matter I have roamed,
yet yearned for just one place.
Its icy poles I’ve glimpsed from earth—
winds and saffron dust—
iron from exploded suns
gathered there as rust.
I’m sure I’d miss the color green—
long for skies of blue.
But brand new memories I’d espouse
forgetting hues I knew.
Alas, I'm tethered to the earth—
can’t travel into space.
So in twenty, maybe thirty years,
won’t you please go in my place?
1st Place, Mars Contest
Copyright © Mark Peterson | Year Posted 2015
Easter is upon us
My darling said to me
She keeps quizzing me for chocolate
I said just wait and see
I wonder what he got me
Maybe chocolate and some flowers
I'll be putty in his hands
Surrendering, as he devours
I need to do some shopping
For chocolates, champagne and roses
The latter will grace my darling
On our bed in delightful poses
I shall get myself prepared
For an Easter evening of romance
A shower and some fragrance
With a kissing cuddling dance
I hear the water running
As i step through the door
Rose petals on our bed
Also carpeting our floor
I feel my loves hands on me
As he joins me in the shower
Caressing as we wash
His manliness empowers
We dry each other down
To our bedroom we kiss and touch
Our bed a carpet of roses
We lie down in tender clutch
His hands in loving wander
My zones excite and please
Rose petals float down upon me
With chocolate, he's on his knees
I lean down and kiss my love
Her body chocolate blessed
Knowing of my sweetness
And my inner hungered zest
I guide my love to kiss me
And tell him to close his eyes
I take him on a chocolate journey
Where he finds, he'll be surprised
Our chocolate adventures over
To the shower we go again
When we head back to our bedroom
We start again with chilled champagne
Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2010
The October sky is crying,
Pelting the ground with tears.
Remembering the days of yore,
Of when…you was happily here.
The October winds are lonely,
They can no longer caress your face.
They grope and moan across the prairie,
Yearning…your warm embrace.
When you left us that August,
Your departure was too stout.
You used to flood us with presence,
But now there is a drought.
As the sky keeps on turning,
I miss you more each day.
As my heart keeps on beating,
I dedicate to you…my everyday.
You will always be the neighbor,
That never turned an eye.
And I will never forget the day,
You entered that Autumn sky.
And when I dream of you,
My soul seems to turn and toss.
For in my heart…will always play,
The ballad of your loss.
Copyright © Raul Moreno | Year Posted 2010
On January 5th 1992,
God whispered in Nathan’s ear.
Oh, it seems like yesterday,
But it’s been seventeen years.
God came into the hospital,
And clutched him to Thy chest.
To accompany his little soul,
Onto his heavenly quest.
Before he parted earth,
And left for the above.
He felt his father’s warmth,
And heard his mother’s love.
And after all this sadness,
A place in heaven is our reward.
For Nathan is safe and sound,
Up with the Lord of Lords.
Though he left you as an infant,
Up in heaven he has grown.
For today’s the anniversary,
That God called Nathan home.
This is for Gary and Elizabeth Reese,
I have written you a poem from my
Heart to yours, may God bless you
and Happy New Year...Raul
Copyright © Raul Moreno | Year Posted 2009
Twenty one years and counting
I'm blessed to be with you dear
No better place in the world
Than being with you right here
From the first day I met you
My soul was finally set free
I couldn't believe an angel
Was meant as a gift for me
Plans had been set in motion
Orchestrated by God's hand
The shifting of time and space
We heeded our Lord's command
Love would not be possible
Without complicated plan
Our worlds had been far apart
Until I became your man
Moments they became hours
Until they turned into years
I've been gifted with true joy
You have wiped away my tears
Being with you is easy
I look forward to each day
I love the way that we play
You are my fountain of youth
An elixir for my soul
I'm thankful to be with you
With you sweetie I am whole
Happy Anniversary my love.
Thanks for the best years of my life.
Copyright © Richard Lamoureux | Year Posted 2015
See how the years
Have left their mark;
No need to fear
That sudden spark.
Look to each day
To spring fond peace;
Love funds sure say
In pain and ease.
Sense a sweet smile
That flavours quest;
Love helps us style
What fate knows best.
Zest in the lull
When all seems bland;
Feel in the dull
New moments grand.
Here puzzles come
To court new wit;
Joy ever sums
The lovely fit.
In a few words
A message flings;
Grace is now heard
From ancient springs.
Time hurls a range
Of plot and play;
Things look so strange
When change portrays.
Anchor the mind
In heart that firms;
Each in bold kind
To zest the germ.
In loving trust
The echoes fall;
Do what you must
To court each call.
The heart knows best
To be at home;
Home anchors quest
As souls now roam.
Be of good cheer
As times unfurl;
Strange ways creep near
To toss and hurl.
Now in good style
Let choice seed voice;
Fashion bright smiles
To keep love's poise.
10 October 2014
Copyright © Leon Enriquez | Year Posted 2014
Some dances last a lifetime
Like the one between Dave and Sue
Love has its own special rhythm
Oh so beautiful when its true
Hearts filled with such splendor
We witness harmonious beat
They move in perfect unison
So lightly on their feet
Some obstacles on their path
They glide on by with ease
A smile a twirl, a passionate dip
It's these perfect moments they seize
Their dance card has been filled
Together such a musical life
The closest thing to paradise
To be blessed as husband and wife
Dedicated to our friends Dave and Suzan.
Happy 35th, you inspire our hearts.
Copyright © Richard Lamoureux | Year Posted 2014
Words spoken in silence,
[When language does not suffice]
Like a look or a tear, although concise
Can echo a lifetime in your ear,
Much louder than those you can hear.
Copyright © Aycan Garip | Year Posted 2012
The land is green
In flag and corns
Her coat is green
And her steeds' horns.
The land is green
So footest her harvest
Her coat is green
And so win her chest.
Copyright © Abdulhafeez Oyewole | Year Posted 2013
Friends Forever and the words "I Do"
Will never be lost in time
For these phrases mean something to me and you
As said in this Anniversary rhyme
Copyright © Jewell Bella | Year Posted 2016
As rain drops never fails to touch the land
As waves never fails to overcome the sand
As birds never fails to reach highland
I'll never fail to love you till the end
Copyright © Sharon Priya Ramachandran | Year Posted 2012
You always seem to be one step ahead
You did it again my sweet
Next anniversary gonna say it first
So I surely won't be beat
What a dummy, gave away my plan
Forget what I said, just joking
It really doesn't matter who says it first
Such a silly game I'm promoting
Can't do it, it's more than a silly game
Can't just let it all just flow
If you damn well beat me to it next time
There's a penalty just so you know
The penalty will be 48 hugs and kisses
All fully clothed if you so wish
Prefer birthday suits but the choice is yours
You are such a delicious dish!
Dream on little fellow, the gods are saying
That day ain't soon gonna happen
Won't be administering any damn penalty
So stop your gums from a-flappin'
© Jack Ellison 2014
Copyright © Jack Ellison | Year Posted 2014
Remember me in the morning,
Remember me at night,
Remember me throughout your day,
And all will be alright.
As long as you are with me,
As long as I'm with you,
As long as I can hold you close,
And know your love is true,
Though I forget a hundred things,
As time and ties betide,
I won't forget a single thing,
That we've done side by side;
And when our time is over,
And our song is sung,
I will have not one regret,
when all is said and done.
For Lost And Found Contest by Catie Lindsey - ( Repost)
Copyright © Judy Ball | Year Posted 2011
Whilst I lay in my bed,
And reflect on my past
I remember that I want,
Certain moments to last.
Like this evening tonight;
On New Years Eve;
We’re having too much fun
With much more to achieve!
For the New Year, is here!
And let it be said
’08 is now gone,
It is totally dead!
So we lift up our glasses!
Way high in the sky!
We’re not going to remember this,
Let’s not even try!
Don’t take a drink!
It’s not yet that time!
You have to let me finish
My cute little rhyme!
Now cheers to our friends,
Both new and old!
Let’s cheers to the stories
That have yet to be told!
Let’s cheers to the nights
That we stayed out late
Let’s cheers to you!
For being so wonderful,
And being so great!
Happy New Year!
Copyright © Blaine Anderson | Year Posted 2008
In the Somme there was ever only one,
After we walked slowly in vain solidarity,
So to engage with the enemy in a song,
‘Cos for us they had a shocking enmity,
From that point on there was just one,
For we each had to act in determination,
As if we were each the only one’s able,
To defeat the advancing German nation.
I mean, we all knew we were alongside,
Others, our brothers who could fully kill,
But our initial mistake of missing the tide,
When we did not obliterate that Nazi will.
Set us back so much that we did bend,
Endangered the war’s course hopeful,
Put at stake the lives of every one friend,
To rid every fighter of a pride boastful.
The Nazi’s were still ready to eradicate,
Our muscles, minds and hearts of stealth,
No matter how many guns did articulate,
Their noxious spirit and bloody mind health.
But we carved out our presence and right,
Lit our light there in the Somme’s trenches,
When we blew out each Nazi in our fight,
For freedom and life in the Western reaches.
It was each one soldier who won there,
In the Somme, so vital for the direction,
Of that Great War, when all who did care,
Were on the edge for democratisation.
Copyright © Rhoda Monihan | Year Posted 2016
Remember when we met
That Lover's Day,
Our hearts connect
In your heart I vowed to stay
And then we parted
My heart was guarded
Remember when I first told you
Those sweet words?
When I heard them
And tears came down my face?
Lest you know,
Promises made or not,
This is not a lie,
My love for you,
Will never die.
As I sit on my bed
And think about you
A smile creeps from the corner
Of my mouth going farther
Because your thought
Makes everything better.
You should know,
I give my all
And I live for you.
Copyright © Natasha Thandie | Year Posted 2011
The contest came on yesterday
to roll your rim again.
The time going into rolling them
from here to there and then.
To win a prize for certainty.
The odds at six to one.
Just knowing that I'm drinking all
to up until there's none.
The winners often coming back
to get their fill of food.
The likely prize for everyone
especially if it's brewed.
And still I go on rolling them
with prizes on my mind.
Enjoying every coffee made
that each cup has to grind.
Copyright © Trevor McLeod | Year Posted 2016
It’s been 15 years of silence,
But your love still reigns true.
Not a single day has gone by,
That we never think of you.
We miss you on the birthdays,
Even more at Christmas time.
Though you left us in a hurry,
Your departure was divine.
When you left us that morning,
A piece of me left with you.
But I’ll regain my happiness,
When I’m next to you.
Though the memories are fading,
One thing will never fade.
And that’s the love you gave to us,
In the little things you made.
We love you and we miss you,
For our grief’s not told in tears.
We’ve kept all the things you gave,
As precious souvenirs.
And in the years to follow,
I know one thing is true.
That wherever I choose to go,
I’ll be missing you.
Copyright © Raul Moreno | Year Posted 2011
It was a day like any other.
We didn't have a clue,
that before the morning ended,
life as we knew it would be through.
Terrorists hijacked airplanes,
and turned them into bombs;
crashing them full throttle,
into twin towers with aplomb.
Mesmerized, horrified we watched,
the sickening, fiery foray.
Then one by one the towers fell -
we shuddered in shocked dismay.
Thousands of lives were lost that day,
in the name of a foreign god.
The murderous cowards responsible,
killed innocents on American sod.
And when the smoke began to clear,
and the facts started coming out,
we rose up from our shock and grief,
to rally with an angry shout!
The United States of America,
Home of the brave, land of the free-
you can't expect to mess with us,
and get away scot-free.
We will fight to defend our country!
We will fight to avenge our loss!
The enemy will not prevail against us.
They picked the wrong country to cross.
On this solemn anniversary,
fifteen years have come and gone.
We're still fighting terror's war,
and we'll keep fighting till we've won.
Entered in Frank's Herrera's "Your Personal Best in 2016" contest
Copyright © Kim Merryman | Year Posted 2016
Subtle ineffable feelings of affection and solicitude,
Amorous as like swallow's ,
Ephemeral and unavoidable,
Too much like water of deep stream.
Throwing myself into love like suicide into river,
You entered into my life like a miracle,
Like a misty rain that falls softly but floods the river,
As fresh as dew, it was first and new.
I stand on your grave today heavy at heart,
Love is like a tear that rises in the eyes but falls upon the breast,
It passed between us like a field of light,
Seized me unexpectedly as did your sudden death.
White Lillies your favourite I hold in my hands,
Can feel your eternal breath inhale the fragrance,
Life is unprofitable as a ship without rudder,
Prick of a thorn to the body without a soul.
Love hung still as crystal on my bed,
As fierce as death, I thrive for your affection,
It bursts all over my physical being like sweat,
Kinship, a feeling of endearment and oneness,
Eternal breath !
Written by Dr. Upma Sharma
Copyright © Dr. Upma A. Sharma | Year Posted 2013
Come,come to Emannuel
rejoice in fellowship this Noel
Praise,praise as blessings flow
When Jesus Christ,you begin to know
Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2010
(In celebration of Veterans Day, allow me this sentimental poem.)
Seems no higher thing existed
Than the mud on my shoes
For no other sight I beheld,
Trudging this gruel on these blisters
No one was ever for war
But war is what found me
Politics aside, those voices are far,
Doing right is all I need
Somewhere someday maybe
My hunger will cease,
And smiles of gratitude I’ll receive
On behalf of my friends, deceased
My needs are simple enough now
But no civilian will ever share
This weight of humanity grand and foul
Well, duty and honor is all I care
I’ll get through this just to see
How precious one life can be
My life for yours, my sweat for your tears
That’s just the way I can be all that I can be.
Copyright © Misheel Chuluun | Year Posted 2009
Let’s take a tropical excursion
just you me and the odd mosquito.
But if your heart isn't into it
of coarse I will honor your veto.
Romance flourishes on the islands
amidst the virtues of sand and sea.
And we will rekindle passion’s flame
on our fifteenth anniversary.
Cupid, armed with his bow and arrow
will aim for the center of our hearts.
And the waves will rejuvenate us
the instant our vacation time starts.
Twinkling lights piercing the dark of space
will confetti the night with glitter.
And we will make love under the stars
while the kids stay home with the sitter.
Copyright © Emile Pinet | Year Posted 2017
On this day, we were attacked;
On this day, we were mobbed;
On this day, our freedom was tested;
On this day, we all sobbed.
On this day, we all stood still;
On this day, we all held each other;
On this day, our lives were changed;
On this day, we tried to save our brother.
On this day, we all said a prayer;
On this day, we all hoped for the best;
On this day, our faith was strengthened;
On this day, we laid the brave to rest.
On this day, we will pause for our nation;
On this day, we will never break;
On this day, our country is united;
On this day, we stand for freedom's sake.
Copyright © George Aul | Year Posted 2011
The clocks are moving on again.
Their time and place contraire.
To look upon their face again
will leave you worse for ware.
For time has changed to light the day.
To keep us brighter for it.
In truth a trick to dumb us down.
Our beds at wait to snore it.
Copyright © Trevor McLeod | Year Posted 2016
GOOD OLD ABE, SOLUMN SOL AND YOU TOO
If there were an entrance fee to get into Heaven how much would you pay?
And let me tell you brother, it won’t help you now to pray
So you get to Heaven with 56,000 bucks and St. Peter looks at you in scorn
“Sorry sir, but The minimum cover charge here is the life of your first born”
If there were something difficult to do to become Heaven bound?
And you must decide soon before you’re fodder for the ground
Would you sneak up on an old lady and strike her about the head?
Now keep in mind, this is the deal when destiny deems you dead
If the only way you could get into Heaven meant your pretty daughter’s death
Would you cast away your daughter’s life and give a stranger her breath?
What if the cost of Heaven turned out to be the life of your younger brother,
And after your brother bleeds out you must then slay thy mother?
God tempted Abraham on a mount with his son’s death in his hand
And Solomon, when he said he’d split the babe in half, no one could understand
So my brother, to Hell is where you are bound lest thee come up with an answer
“Yo Saint Pete, how about we get rid of the boss by gibing God colon cancer”
© 2011.…Phreepoetree ~free cee!~
Copyright © jeffry cohan | Year Posted 2011
There is a place of perfect peace;
a place of joy and full release,
where wars and prejudice shall cease..
Where peace and purity increase.
There is a place of righteous rest...
A river free from life's tempest.
A fruitful field without a pest;
A place where sin cannot molest.
There is a place of great relief,
where Jesus is the King and Chief...
A kingdom safe, there's not a thief;
where love and light are never brief.
There is a place of comfort sweet;
the home where we will Jesus meet...
Angels and mortal throng the street;
we shall all meet at Jesus' feet.
There is a place beyond the sky;
where we shall live and never die.
No pain, no strain; we will not cry.
All saints shall rejoice by and by...
Will I find you there my dear friend?
Let not this world cause you to bend.
When mortal glories shall fade and end,
will you to this great place ascend?
Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2017
(Dedication: For Clara and Michael)
Observe how time moves so quickly,
Urge joy to merge with lovely grace;
Reason greets rhyme in touch briefly.
Watch passion surge in gentle face,
Embrace fond feel in rapture fine;
Dazzle sure tact with profound cheer,
Dream of fine sprees both yours and mine;
Indulge clear act true grandeur here,
Now set the stage for poignant fest,
Give love due space to sparkle bright.
Allow life's page to feature zest,
Note how we pace deep wonder's light;
Notice faith bold that firms wise hope,
Imprint the mind with true feeling;
Voice then unfolds to sculpture scope,
Entrust sweet finds how good times sing;
Rest pure insight with common sense,
See how free will can anchor grand;
Attest delight beyond mere tense,
Rise to the thrills with love's true blend;
You know you can be a spouse good,
Niche witty zest where jest grooms fest;
Opt sacred plans that frame bold moods,
Work well the quest where fun seeds best.
18/ 19 July 2016
Copyright © Leon Enriquez | Year Posted 2016
With This Ring
I Pledge My Love
You Were Sent From The King
From The Heavens Above,
It All Started With A Kiss
At The End Of A Special Night
That's When I Knew I Couldn't Miss
I Knew It Was Right,
The Next Thing We knew
We Were Husband And Wife
We Were Both saying 'I Do'
I Knew It Would be for Life,
I Wouldn't Change A Thing
Because It's Helped Me to Grow
And That Is Why This Ring
I Hope Will Show,
How Much You Mean To Me
How Much I Treasure Your Love
And That You Will See
Our Love Was Made From Above
Copyright © Pat Dickey | Year Posted 2009