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Much Like My Love: This Poem Has No Name
Who am I?
I have been wondering lately.
What taste do I leave in your mouth?
If the world was a rose-lit room and I left it — 
What feeling would sink in your chest? 
If you were to describe me to a...Read More
Categories: adequate, loneliness, lonely, longing, love, perspective,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member I Wish To Be A Child Again
I wish to be a child again if only for a day
Happiness, joy and fun endless hours spent in play
Time to imagine all sorts of impossible things
Dinosaurs skipping and Hippopotami with wings
Parties, swing parks, carousels and fairs
Fairies, gnomes and goblins,...Read More
Categories: adequate, 10th grade,
Form: Rhyme
The Tommy And Mollie Conners Story
Jolly Polly Sue Conners was her name and she came
from the grand old town found just outside of Harvest Oak                    ...Read More
Categories: adequate, family,
Form: Narrative
break the chains of my heart
break the chains of my heart
free my mind and introduce me to your mind
smile at me and let me foresee the guarantee
water my wilted soul and reinvigorate its radiance and zest
soothe my being with your love and make it finite...Read More
Categories: adequate, appreciation, beautiful, blessing, for her,
Form: Free verse

         read it as leaflet but
       shake yourself...Read More
Categories: adequate, allegory, allusion, analogy, extended metaphor, health, poetry,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member My Thoughts on Friendship
My Thoughts on Friendship
Written: by Miracle Man

They are not always friends
who come to you with outstretched hands,
and being friendly doesn't constitute friendship.

But I can be a friend to you
without your being a friend to me.
Our demeanor often keeps friendship from...Read More
Categories: adequate, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Jinxed with accursed automobile woes
Small fortune already spent
to maintain 2009 Hyundai Sonata
(pray cuz I love genii, or even mirthful
teletubby heaven sent)
compromising financial means to pay rent,

telecommunications service provider (Verizon),
electric company (PECO), sparking pent
up rage against the machine money meant
to buffer panic attacks
springing up like...Read More
Categories: adequate, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th grade, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Socked and winded unconscious checking account
Socked and winded unconscious checking account...
(alternatively named last poetic endeavor for 2019
issuing out cerebral petrified complex edifice fount
wobbling as hood winking ornament mount).

Speedily rushed to intensive care unit
courtesy Brinks armored  truck
Citizens Bank emergency crew
monied staff got no luck
after electronic...Read More
Categories: adequate, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Post Christmas Feelings
It's boxing day morning just awoke
Christmas has gone for another year
you think back over the past week
was it all worth it now the new years near?

Now think of all your worries
not knowing what to get who for
was it worth all...Read More
Categories: adequate, christmas, day, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Unspoken vitriolic wickedness woke
(alternatively titled eldest daughter despises us)

Eden (beloved eldest daughter) icy
flat tone of voice spoke volumes,
when she talked with the missus and me
courtesy cellular telecommunications key
December twenty seventh
two thousand nineteen
unwavering listless dull verbalization see
I subsequently told spouse, she
thy super smart self...Read More
Categories: adequate, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse

I'm Alive
Living in a small city
an adequate population
Gets dark around 6:20
the thought of moving gives me elation

In a community college, why is it taking so long
I'd like it to be done
my school isn't that demanding, it's like drowning in a pond
I...Read More
Categories: adequate, poetry,
Form: I do not know?
Fixated By A Rose
Sometimes our attention will turn toward some of God's special creations that may cause our hearts to skip a beat or take one's breath away.  Such was the case with me when one of God's choicest roses left me...Read More
Categories: adequate, flower, rose,
Form: Personification
Musing Rhetorics
Truly let thy light shine, thy glittering smile colour thy soul
Gaily arise charging forth in life,daring and in control
Happily sing a song,dance and Twirl
Merrily let thy laughter resonate as a little girl's
For that which makes thee cry makes another rejoice
That...Read More
Categories: adequate, encouraging, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
The morning dew makes the brightness dim
The morning sunshine struggles to permeate the clouded atmosphere
Dews clumps visibility and the fog demands fog light for vehicular commuters
Yes! On top of the highest man exhibited location
In Ghana, Abetifi; the topmost...Read More
Categories: adequate, 3rd grade, 4th grade, confusion, culture, society,
Form: Blank verse

I desire not a Benz
Nor a Bentley 
That'll chase my night away
But a Toyota 
That'll make me sleep at will

I desire not to be rich
Nor hope to be poor
But in all my endeavor 
Let me be pleased 

I desire to...Read More
Categories: adequate, anxiety, dedication, deep, desire, destiny, dream, emotions,
Form: Ballad
You Are What You Think

Happy thoughts 
Stretch a smile
Sad thoughts
Wet the eye
Jealous thoughts
Invent a lie
Envious thoughts
Grab the knife
Fearful thoughts
Talents hide
Locks them in 
Then judge
In the garden
Of the mind
Left unwatched
Cockle thrives
Love unlocks
And grows the talent
Watered by 
A smiling 
Wheat or weed
You are and will be
What...Read More
Categories: adequate, religious,
Form: Lyric
Seek fortune teller asap haint no fable
Seek fortune teller asap (haint no fable)

Best nondescript literate jinxed
humble dug good feller ya e'er seen
amenable, a non biased opinion -
of course I mean mine mein
yours truly gets no lucky strike breaks
particularly never ending

surprising automotive repairs,
thus in sore need of...Read More
Categories: adequate, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, blessing,
Form: Free verse
When I was in school my grades were adequate although I much preferred to play
I never thought concepts learned back then would be applicable today.

I knew basic math was vital…that’s drilled in from the start
But I didn’t know it would...Read More
Categories: adequate, inspiration, life, math,
Form: Verse
Verizon payment arrangement
Verizon payment arrangement -
due november fifteenth two thousand nineteen

Yours truly long time
satisfactory Verizon customer
i.e. namely this monsieur
breathes easy, cuz within noggin
contentment doth whir
billing agent pleasant as
Mister Rogers neighbor.

Great relief pending bill
$148.80, she did defer
'pon my explaining
lack of adequate funds
I did...Read More
Categories: adequate, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Dramatic Monologue
A green day is seen as the sun rises up from the East horizon	
The green day which every farmer desire to encounter each and every day,
Day by day as his crops sprout from his tilled land,
The land which he went...Read More
Categories: adequate, art, environment, sunset, sunshine, time, words, writing,
Form: Light Verse
Incomprehensible existential conundrum
Since time immemorial
happenstance bestowed Homo sapiens
ability to become self aware
double edged figurative sword
allowing, enabling, providing...
forebears of yesteryear
to marvel at life, and
reckon with death,

which mixed blessing
confronts twenty first century
man/womankind with dilemma,
albeit reconciling mortality
linkedin with consciousness
heightened, tested, under_scored...
particularly at demise dearly departed
inadvertently...Read More
Categories: adequate, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Dedicated to Valerie Haper, actress and John Denver, singer!
Who were just wo, of hundreds who launched  the Hunger Project,
In 1976!
Original title was a Salute to Valerie Haper. But it was not
adequate. It was more about life and the power...Read More
Categories: adequate, dedication, inspiration, love, motivation, poets, remember,
Form: Free verse
Cold Feet
Enervated and energized after cold shower
the perfect tonic to gin body though o'clock
wee hours August thirty one two thousand
nineteen - natural buzz to stave off relished
sleep, thus refueled with zest able to chop
chop thru printed material (dictionary seat

of pants newpage...Read More
Categories: adequate, 11th grade, 12th grade, courage, fate, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Voice

Some creatures seem barely adequate
designed as they are for the least –
some live in blind anonymity,
have yet to be discovered
even by themselves.

‘Some creatures are barely adequate’

intones a vast alien voice in my head.

...Read More
Categories: adequate, poetry,
Form: Blank verse

Subtle consequence
of two, in isolated
lives, constantly urged,
too busy, not adequate

time, working, till their eyes touched.

Date: 08/24/2019

...Read More
Categories: adequate, analogy, destiny, imagery, life, meaningful, nature, soulmate,
Form: Tanka