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Premium Member A massage therapist
"Your muscles hold memories", didn't you know,
  your posture, past injuries, so better go slow..
  "No pain, no gain" leaves one worse for the wear,
  a torn achilles, a rotator tear..
  Is your core soft? Do...Read More
Categories: achilles, jobs,
Form: Light Verse

Nothing boot toe till rot and duff feet
Nothing boot toe till rot and duff feet...

Attempting nightly ritual
nsync with sole and
instep of beat
January second 21:08
two thousand twenty
footwear equipped with
custom made cleat

proudly standing tall
(think) as an elite
able, eager, and ready
to sprint skyhigh fleet
ting into netherlands
(towering well over
other wiry antennae...Read More
Categories: achilles, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Dramatic Verse
The Devil is Booed Out of Heaven
New Moon new, new tune
It’s a lovely afternoon
New broom sweeping the town
And spiritual cleansing is scattered all around
The wind is blowing lightly 
And the race is running politely
The crowd is out once more
And people are cruising from door to door
A...Read More
Categories: achilles, appreciation, community, conflict, death, eulogy, funeral, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member carnival concept tent
carnival treats consumer psychology 101

bought a ticket
...forever ago...
crowds have changed
...the turtles always slow...
achilles loses every time's a mediated belief...
consumerism means debt
...and needs relief...

leave that concept tent
...walk away... 
break free
...become abstractly objective...
observe the observing
...they believe the consumer is you...
their ticket...Read More
Categories: achilles, absence, analogy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Favourite Actor
Toned Brad is my Achilles heel,
George - calm! After the perfect storm.
John(y)with hot Caribbean appeal,  
Mission accomplished just by Tom.
With Sean I have a special Bond,
Bruce' all Six Senses I adore,
Leonardo's a catch, so I was told,
Arnold, the one...Read More
Categories: achilles, humor,
Form: Rhyme

My love and all that was mine, is obliviosly wound in labyrinth subservient conditions for a sane love story yield
     My love and and all that was mine is tilled beneath the  battle-heroic action remnants.
...Read More
Categories: achilles, abuse, courage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Achilles, Bloody Battles, Death's Black Hand As Was Fated Part Three, the Conclusion
Achilles, Bloody Battles, Death's Black Hand As Was Fated
Part Three, (the Conclusion)

Dawn, bright rays fell upon Achilles and his band
exiting ship, Greek sandals felt soft Trojan sands
with mighty magnificent Greek pride in courageous hearts
each seeking greater fame they knew would...Read More
Categories: achilles, art, character, dedication, literature, mythology, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
White crisp shirts
The clackers make their way to
The central
Sea salt is in the air
Frown lines and stress lines
Upon canvases of many
Wooden benches
To rest your heavy heart
Red blisters
Warm conversations
To ease the ache
The Achilles heel
In this big central
The lone white swan
Hiding near
The...Read More
Categories: achilles, career, city, courage, day, strength, stress, work,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Deep Solemn Prayer And Its Sincerest Hope
The Deep Solemn Prayer And Sincerest Of Hopes

I walked myself to that great sacrifice stone
Aware of multitude of sins, I must atone.

Forever seeking path to die, make true amends
For miseries I have caused lovers and friends
This path, lit by wisdom...Read More
Categories: achilles, creation, dedication, deep, devotion, prayer, repetition, spoken
Form: Rhyme
September Dewdrops
Pass a million cars on my way
Back to the small room that I called my home
Getting stuck in traffic physically and mentally
So fast and alone

Little dusky dewdrops cascading upon all my memories
Of that year
Back when I'd get stuck in traffic
Just...Read More
Categories: achilles, memory, moving on,
Form: Lyric

I Believe, I Know It's True
I believe it is wrong to compromise 
but like Thomas both faith and doubt I reveal.

I believe prestige is more often just disguise,
The want of fame, likely an Achilles' heel.   

I know passion served to stir Saul’s blinded...Read More
Categories: achilles, 11th grade, jesus,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Ashes Now Cover, Pantheon Of Ancient Greek Gods
Ashes Now Cover, Pantheon Of Ancient Greek Gods

Deep within halls of ancient, and dead Greek gods
resides heroes forgotten, waiting their just dues
As poets of old, in golden verse gave their nods
pleas for recognition now so sadly accrues.

Does this world wrongly...Read More
Categories: achilles, appreciation, art, deep, growth, hero, imagination, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Upon Battlefields Fallen True, Their Bloody Dead
Today I am doing better and I have written a poem . One inspired by my reading a post a member made at another site I am a member of. In which a member posted a poem by  Thoreau:...Read More
Categories: achilles, appreciation, art, conflict, death, mythology, strength, war,
Form: Rhyme
Mad Maxxx
Wanna know why my verbs hurt, 
I’ve held them in for so long they became cursed words.
The worst of the worst, it hurts ‘cause they’re nursed,
Cradled then derailed into a million who were impaled by my brute thirst. 

This crude...Read More
Categories: achilles, anger, anxiety, dark, feelings, hate, hip hop,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 50 Words for Poe: Rouge

"50 Words for Poe: Rouge"

Rouge, sweet stains
the bleeding mouth of the brain
Green poison from 
the tongue of envy a postal note from Hell

Rouge makes a bed
with an enemy
Knife slices the insipid pale
in the bucket lies Hell's abysmal fail

Rouge, dances in...Read More
Categories: achilles, dark, horror, murder, mystery,
Form: Free verse
I Win
Hello cruel world it's me again
Walking on your tight rope
Barely able to keep my balance
Almost fell to the ground below

Are you the puppet master
Pulling the strings at your desire
To look you straight in the eyes
You act as though I were...Read More
Categories: achilles, addiction, adventure, career, courage, desire, success, word
Form: Free verse
Silently she waits, 
wearing a crest of a wave on her finger.
The night will erase all the meaningless fears.
Silently she dares
to break all the obstacles unforeseen,
to dive into the truth
that is far from luxurious.
Silently she realizes
that part of her fault...Read More
Categories: achilles, addiction, adventure, beautiful, change, dream, jealousy, sensual,
Form: Blank verse
My friend, my love
My friend, my love


A King, forged from the red earth of Africa.

Skin blessed by a kiss from the sun,

A vision of God’s own reflection.

Towering high above the masses,

A mountain of your own.

Shoulders wide enough to carry the world,

A back with...Read More
Categories: achilles, appreciation, beauty, best friend, blessing, dedication, husband,
Form: Free verse
Government show Shut Down December 2018
Government (show) Shut Down December 2018

Messianic Don found tarnished appeal
trumpeted bluster thwarted
with muted (hip hip hooray) Democratic zeal
played (on microscale) like quashed
ill fated braggadocio big deal

bombast, sans General George Armstrong
Custer's last stand,
viz Little Bighorn, achilles heel,
where Native Americans 
showed deadly...Read More
Categories: achilles, america, anger, anxiety, grief, holiday, judgement, men,
Form: Free verse
B - R - E - A - K - I - N – G     N - E - W - S!

     Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
     Highland Manor mission...Read More
Categories: achilles, 6th grade, 9th grade, cry, cute, depression,
Form: Free verse
His Lips As Mythology
kissing him, i feel like icarus. except this time,
we stick the landing

kissing him, he becomes the pomegranate and i 
become persephone 
(fruit has never looked so good)

loving him, i become achilles with his heel, 
medusa with a mirror,
the epitome of...Read More
Categories: achilles, love,
Form: Free verse
Modern Day Achilles Heel
this boy - 
he is mythology
he is the pomegranate sitting in persephone's 
palm - 
(looks can be deceiving)

this boy - 
he is a mirror
can show medusa what heaven really is - 
how pain really feels 
but medusa never looks 

this...Read More
Categories: achilles, anger, metaphor, mythology,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Achilles, The Journey To Troy, Part Two
Achilles, The Journey To Troy, 
(Part Two) of (Part One-titled, Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal)

Achilles, The Journey To Troy

Woe! wretched horrors Olympic gods sent that day
mighty king suffered, his treasure stolen away,
power of Troy against very strongest of...Read More
Categories: achilles, art, death, hero, literature, mythology, tribute, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal
Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal
Part One- (Years Before Troy)

Achilles* woke, his slain foes calling out his name
hearing merciless woes, his sharpen sword they blame
looking at the heavens he saw the moon glowing blood red
sending its message of truth...Read More
Categories: achilles, courage, fantasy, hero, history, mythology, symbolism, war,
Form: Rhyme
Under my Bed
Daddy there's a monster under my bed! 
No... Silly girl...
You have been misled...
But daddy I hear it breathing!
I know it's real!
Dear, you know your cries are
my Achilles' heel...
Please come and look!
I am so scared! 
OK I'll look!
I can't have you...Read More
Categories: achilles, anger, angst, bereavement, death, father daughter, funeral,
Form: Limerick