Ask The Question Poems - Below
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Brothers in Adversity Categories: ask the question, appreciation, blessing, friend, friendship, relationship, strength, Form: Free verse
Brothers in adversity, how many have you
One, a dozen or a few
Take a minute, breathe a little
Think, take a while
Pause, Halt, Stop
I will ask the question, once again
Brothers in adversity
How many have you
You see that eight-letter word
Accompanied by...Read More
Help me please Categories: ask the question, anxiety, chocolate, destiny, emotions, Form: Rhyme
Where do I begin
To ask the question
And do I divulge my sin
Please I need your wise advice
I’m walking on thin ice
What if I pay the price
Will I regret this choice
Do I roll the dice
Trust my inner voice
Play this lottery...Read More
WHERE IS GOD Categories: ask the question, god, Form: Verse
Sometimes we humans can be so cruel…so unfair…so shadowy and dark…
A little girl is kidnapped, killed, then found discarded in a park.
Children are being murdered…for that matter people of all ages
Families flee into our country and are immediately put in...Read More
9-11 Categories: ask the question, patriotic, Form: Free verse
I have seen the Sword of Anguish
As it seared its blinding wrath across the faces of millions.
I have tasted the salt of their tears
Released in painful droplets of anger and fear.
I have watched the father, stooped and broken
As he speaks...Read More
Rap is King Categories: ask the question, abuse, age, america, angst, anxiety, art, Form: Free verse
Rap Is King
it started to rain on the night that we first decided
we staked a mortal claim toward the things we put away
strapped in the blinds pull back the initial alarm
If children ask the question why?
Why do warriors fight and...Read More
To Be Alone Categories: ask the question, loneliness, Form: Free verse
I go to the city
To be alone…
Calling me away
In endless concrete
Passing 1000 people
Who will tell me
Who will tell me
What is real
Who will ask the question
In my darkest
I go to the city
Berry Picking Categories: ask the question, childhood, grandfather, remember, summer, Form: Free verse
The old man arrived a gleam in his eyes;
He announced with aplomb “berries are in”
The buckets are clean, the weather is fine;
Who wants to go berry picking with me?
No! No takers save one, I had the time.
So off we did...Read More
Designed Evolution - Revisions, by God Categories: ask the question, faith, science, Form: Rhyme
As Blue Sky’s dreams take root in fields like Daffodils
That blossom knowledge Love does serve all human souls,
Their truth grows wildly ‘cross our lands! Oh, every crevice touches strands
Where Evolution has a chance to praise God’s poems, dance...Read More
GENTLEMAN JACK - GENDER BENDER Categories: ask the question, love, Form: Ballad
The voice is man; the clothes woman.
Now, which is the true side?
This one goes in for manly sports
and ventures wild and wide.
Nosy neighbours ask the question:
Just what does this one hide?
Is she a...Read More
Is Death The Meaning Of Life Categories: ask the question, allusion, angst, atheist, faith, god, love, spiritual, Form: Prose
It seems appropriate this Easter Sunday [4/21/19] as I write this to ask THE question humans have asked since we developed our unique-- to the animal kingdom-- self-awareness: is death the meaning of life? Are we born just to die,...Read More
When We Place Blame Categories: ask the question, conflict, emotions, Form: Lyric
When We Place Blame
By: Tom Wright
If in denial and seeking one,
in whom to place the blame.
Ask the question have I done,
at some time the very same?
Point no finger though it be true,
judgmental we should not be.
For when one finger I...Read More
Abortion, Your Death Warrant Categories: ask the question, abortion, birth, death, god, judgement, Form: Free verse
Abortion, Your Death Warrant
By: Tom Wright
All Heaven cries out,
breaking the silence of the womb for those unborn.
I'm considered by the foolhardy not yet to be a life,
but who can know if I have thoughts, save God,
or, if in my silence,...Read More
Foxe's Book Of Martyrs 1999 Categories: ask the question, school, Form: Rhyme
FOXE’S BOOK OF MARTYRS--CHAPTER 1999
Near Denver, Colorado, on another day at school,
And then in walked the gunmen and they took on the rule.
The students ran in panic as shots rang through the throngs,
And then one asked the students, “Who here...Read More
Thunderheads Categories: ask the question, weather, Form: Lyric
Written: by Tom Wright
O, boisterous clouds,
Why do you pout on high?
With friction so among you,
Will lightening too,
Not soon cross the sky?
In bumping heads,
You cause the thunders burst.
Then in your sorrow weep
And once again your tears,
Quench earth's thirst.
I stand alone surveying...Read More
Why'm I Closest To Heaven Whenever I'm Going Through Hell Categories: ask the question, abuse, addiction, anger, angst, anxiety, pain, prayer, Form: Lyric
I woke up to what's left of late last night
And poured it down the drain
All my demons sit laughing to themselves
As I swear it off again
My heart's still steady beating, as if I ran a race
My lips miss the feeling,...Read More
All Roads Lead to Christ-Shape Poetry Categories: ask the question, christian, god, love, Form: Shape
Alien Or Mom Categories: ask the question, adventure, appreciation, childhood, confusion, education, family, home, Form: Rhyme
What is going on?
My mom has the answers to all our childhood
I want to know
You see through walls?
When did your hearing get so keen?
Where do I look to find the extra set of eyes that
Are suppose to be in...Read More
Hurricanes Up Close And Personal Categories: ask the question, nature, rain, weather, Form: Carpe Diem
Hurricanes Up Close And Personal
As of this writing, Florence is intensifying and threatening the shores of the Carolinas. She is dangerous, even in her early stages and may pattern herself after Katrina or Irma. Should she do so,...Read More
On The Way Categories: ask the question, beautiful, blessing, Form: Free verse
We have created the tools for peace
or war--something between an open
and shut door, like water that runs
hot and cold. Something like the difference
between what's young and old.
Like the sun shines in the morning
light. Like...Read More
The Choice Categories: ask the question, analogy, community, corruption, society, Form: Dramatic Monologue
We all held each other, laughing and cheering,
Jumping and smiling, with out a care in the world.
We were the guards to a gateway of extravaganza
A fun filled oasis, a chance to grow, a chance to develop.
We were the hub...Read More
Axious Me Categories: ask the question, anxiety, appreciation, imagery, poems, slam, symbolism, words, Form: Bio
Looking at the emotions I feel run deeper than the color of my skin I want to move forward in my life but I do not know where to begin.
I am thankful for all I have at this moment...Read More
our collaboration Categories: ask the question, color, confidence, corruption, courage, Form: Blank verse
When sympathy reach its limit?
Day after day we see on the TV screen
war and wanton killing, the temptation is to turn
the TV off or find a channel with funny cartoons.
How many children were killed in Yemen or
Syria becomes a...Read More
Categories: ask the question, beautiful, celebration, child, Form: Dramatic Verse
Am I Guilty Categories: ask the question, anger, anxiety, conflict, confusion, dedication, depression, imagination, Form: Blank verse
I often ask the question am I guilty?
Did I do all I have done? Was it worth
my time to have come. Am I guilty of not
doing more, than that you have sent me for?
Is it fair to count...Read More
My Wonder of Wonders Categories: ask the question, love, Form: Rhyme
A wonder of wonders
you emanate light
lovesick and deranged
I'm dazed by your sight
your eyes are beguiling
your lips tantalize
my body's a'quiver
for you hypnotize
your touch is like heaven
your kiss, my demise
my melting has started
you'requick to surmise
you know you have power
you relish each sigh