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Adapt Poems

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New Poems

With grains of sand
In a cup

Pouring water
Till there is no trace
But murky brown

Top with sweetness
Sugar or condense milk
Smoothing the edges
Bottom to up

Showing its sign of life
Out of darkness

Stirs and spins
Spoon gathering all
To different places and dimensions
Given the lives...Read More
Categories: adapt, art, beautiful, cute, deep, inspirational, meaningful, nice,
Form: Free verse

Distance Your Body
It's hard to see the light beyond the dark 
The days so long 
Lost and confused
I wonder what has become of my world
So unsure of tomorrow so scared of today
Wish yesterday was here to save my day
But it ain't that...Read More
Categories: adapt, anger, sick,
Form: Free verse
Always be more to learn
Quickly adapt 
Crushing timelines

Hard to keep up
No matter how much I ask
Still being back 
Where I started

Confused of important or urgent
Cannot make a difference
When everything pushes me
In all directions

Pressue cooker
Waiting to explode
Need to breathe and cry

Not...Read More
Categories: adapt, confusion, emotions, how i feel, lost, scary,
Form: Free verse
No Control Of Your Freedom Mental Health vs Coronavirus
Anxiety and depression force into your life, 
you’ve no control no solution or answer, 
it just breaks your stride fall nose dive 
caught up in disaster, 

and alike now, 
it limits your freedom 
leaving you down, 
can’t have what’s needed,...Read More
Categories: adapt, anxiety, depression, mental illness, suicide,
Form: Rhyme
Born To Be Free
From the gentle water flows  and the mighty windy blows, to the weeping willow trees further down stream, to the white water rapids, rushing like wildebeests. It's where the leaves are flying steadily as birds beat a path for...Read More
Categories: adapt, freedom,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member We the People
We the People
By Franklin Price

We the people of this great USA
Are facing Coronavirus today
Coming together by staying away
Stops the transmission, holds infection at bay

If you must go to obtain any needs
Wash your hands often, that's where virus breeds
Cough in your...Read More
Categories: adapt, america, encouraging, fear, health, inspiration, motivation,
Form: Couplet
Anybody Out There
When did compassion become so rare
Today’s world substantially encompassing despair
Too dependent on artificial intelligence
Forced to adapt to only what assures convenience
How can we get back to our natural order
Live off the land and dwell fresh drinking water
Is there anybody out...Read More
Categories: adapt, care, emotions, sympathy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Change
It is not that I see no future, she said,
but that I fear the future that I see.
A world where simple contact with another
is to be seen and understood as prelude
to Armageddon, the end of the world

They tell me I...Read More
Categories: adapt, fear,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dare We Oppose Darkness And Its Long Dagger Clawed Hands
Dare We Oppose Darkness And Its Long Dagger Clawed Hands

I will not abandon my honor, life's sweet glee
nor in sad blindness dwell under that wicked tree
at what costs can ancient soul embrace truth and bear
weight of giving of self and...Read More
Categories: adapt, art, creation, deep, heart, philosophy, truth, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Safety Measures

I am tired of the denial
Refusal to face the facts
Not learning from doctor’s reports
Not listening, so that we can plan
What is happening is unfolding,
All around us every day
No matter how it’s minimized,
The virus will have its say
Truth will emerge beyond,
Anyone’s...Read More
Categories: adapt, health, truth,
Form: Free verse

Take Five
ADAPTABILITY:  God seemed to have programmed life, in general, to be indiscriminate, allowing all of its good, bad, and ugly to rain upon His creation. God is an equal opportunity employer. Some entities receive 'favor' without regard to merit....Read More
Categories: adapt, desire, destiny, devotion,
Form: Prose Poetry
Where am I
Where am I?
It’s a new year;
In its first month;
It’s a new day;
Maybe a new season too.
Where am I?

Sitting on an old wooden bench;
Rotted by age and weather, 
Indeed, I’ve survived all five seasons.
This bench is neither safe nor comfortable...Read More
Categories: adapt, africa, career, confusion,
Form: Lyric
Effective Plans
It will take time
to phase out oil-based 
technology people from 
the oil industry

Could also be used
creating, pipelines
building desalination 
plants o get water 

Into the mountains
means plenty of work 
for people 
Imagine all the pipelines

you would have to create
Granted if we...Read More
Categories: adapt, inspiration, international,
Form: Narrative
Live and Lets Live

In a twinkling gaze, when all is said and due
In repertoire of wealth, your lack diminish but rue
Stepping into the new horizon, negativity is set to crunch
Praying for the very next sparkle, the sparkles of hint and clue.

It might not...Read More
Categories: adapt, new year,
Form: Didactic
A Woman I Love
A woman I love is summer,
wet skin quite warm on mine.
The flames of passion become her
in sultry nights divine. 
She also finds fall pleasing.
With change she does adapt,
lending pleasure in all seasons
with love endless and untapped.
Winter will not...Read More
Categories: adapt, love, romance, seasons,
Form: Quatrain
apollo 11
doctor can you
see me now

i'm the patient
with impatience

i grew up in an
age of war of
racism for me
with little

then they threw
in the words
and i winced
when the
gun went

forever plant in g
 ...Read More
Categories: adapt, muse,
Form: I do not know?
Sketches of a dream
Stretching deformation of clouds by audacious desire,
firmaments of illusion to admire.
Rational texture of scientific declaration,
reflections in mirrored capacity for the nation.
The mighty ego and its desperation to exist,
relativities adapt to the chill of the morning mist.
Rising light of ambition,
the promised...Read More
Categories: adapt, america, angst, community, corruption,
Form: Ballade
Fallen From
I tell you I've no use
mind removed
ideas confuse
compare to
a sports team seen
consecutive relegations 
the changing scenes
cause debts and frustration 
a one way street
in season repetition 

Down one league 
Down two
should be the big fish
but at this level new
and unfathomed twist
see...Read More
Categories: adapt, anxiety, depression, metaphor, psychological, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Sea Religion
when you dive into the sea you're an alien
atmosphere you cannot stay within
the waters surface their o zone layer
a suit to breathe limited time stayer

you cannot adapt and set up settlement
just observe and take in the experience
convoy as a pack...Read More
Categories: adapt, deep,
Form: Rhyme
Categories: adapt, environment, future, money, music, science, sound, space,
Form: Political Verse
I Turned My Back
I Turned My Back

A spirit casually approached, shat its parched load,  
producing a small cloth it worked its hands furiously, 
fashioning of clay and soot something to assuage a
deep yearning in its soul, something that looked,
as it looked to itself....Read More
Categories: adapt, feelings, freedom,
Form: Free verse
PECO boo recalcitrant kilowatt hour consumer
How ideal to luxuriate
supposed divine right frill
maximizing climate control
with matter of fact bravado
creature comfort pang to fulfill
consequent flagrant portent

to exercise freewill
beware controlled environment
pays hefty bill
cracking heat as
temperature gets chill
cumulative destructive

ecological footprints generated,
thus advisable to swallow
figuratively bitter pill,
herewith suggested
binary/digital quill,
cuz unchecked...Read More
Categories: adapt, 10th grade, 12th grade, america, community, environment,
Form: Political Verse
Damn In Love
There was never a need to adapt
personalities rode the same tracks 
good looking but had to hold back
and blind myself to the attract

Situated to only ever be friends
boyfriend drove her over bends 
insult her face angrily threaten 
I the comfort...Read More
Categories: adapt, love,
Form: Rhyme
Poverty Dumb
I'll tell you what the poor would want
-Ferrari's and black kittens.
Then ask you of the things they've got
curt poverty and ridden's.

Then sell you on the things they need
for prosper and street rhythms.
To let you know their world can change
for honor...Read More
Categories: adapt, allusion, analogy, caregiving, change, irony, philosophy, poverty,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Creators Caretakers

Soft, simple wind go on a path that is made clear,
Freshly lays anew for each breath that one appear,
The subtle ripple spreads on a course that favors,
Fills open space and need to flow o'er layers,
Trust the virtuous man cometh and...Read More
Categories: adapt, change, character, creation, imagery, life, nature, together,
Form: Pastoral