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The Drums of Time -- Exalted
The ceaseless beating of a drum,
fast marks the days ‘til we are done.
Our time will come, our time will come.

Listen, listen, can you hear it?
Growing louder as you near it,
as men of courage, cowering, fear it.

A distant, daunting, haunting hum,
vibrations...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, age, death, time, universe,
Form: Rhyme



The Warning Drums of Time
The ceaseless beating of a drum,
fast marks the days ‘til we are done.
Our time will come, our time will come.

Listen, listen, can you hear it?
Growing louder as you near it,
as men of courage, cowering, fear it.

A distant, daunting, haunting hum,
vibrations...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, age, time, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TREADING LIGHTLY


Be careful what you wish for
Sometimes you’re better
Left in the dark

Stethoscope around his neck
In his pristine white coat
Treading lightly with bedside manner

Report in one hand
Here it comes
The results are in

Brutally knocking the wind
Out of my sail



posted on January 24, 2020...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, angst, anxiety, change, health, hurt, journey, stress,
Form: Free verse
Careful
Be careful what you wish for 
I wish I wasn’t alive
Be careful what you wish for 
okay I’ll wish it twice
Be careful what you wish for 
I wish I wasn’t alive
Be careful what you wish for 
I wish to Effing...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, anger,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Genie's no Jeannie
A curvy mermaid once spotted me
Fast asleep 'neath the shade of a tree --
   She cried, I grant you a wish
   I'm a genie, not a fish --
Said I, Wow, genie, please marry me...

You should be...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, desire, fish, marriage,
Form: Limerick



Power of My Mind
"The power of the mind,
Is remarkably defined

By thoughts of creative power,
Generated my our internal browser

A wish or a dream,
Anything it seems

Is available to us,
For our mind to discuss

Something which to believe,
Manifesting the success we need

Be careful what you wish for,
For...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, appreciation, celebration, confidence,
Form: Rhyme
Power of the Mind
The power of the mind,
Is remarkably defined

By thoughts of creative power,
Generated my our internal browser

A wish or a dream,
Anything it seems

Is available to us,
For our mind to discuss

Something which to believe,
Manifesting the success we need

Be careful what you wish for,
For...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, confidence, destiny, future, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
With words
I wish you were dead

Says a child

And so they died

And the child

Blames themselves

They killed the person with their words

And others wonder

About it too

Can words and wishes

Ready come true

Be careful what you wish for

Be careful what you say

Don’t wish evil

Be careful...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, poetry,
Form: Free verse
The Raindrops Turn
A ticket lay there waiting
  untold riches bye and bye

The Powerball on Wednesday
  buying freedom with its lies

All barriers seemed broken through
  the world at your command

Perspective dying, hopes run wild
  control spun out of hand

The...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Experiences
We all have experiences
Most that define us
They may be exciting, cheerful or lovable
Or frightning, terrible, or emotional

All of these experiences
Make you who you are
Who will you be?
What choices will you make?

You only have one life,
So choose wisely
One what path you...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, growing up, i am, life, meaningful,
Form: Free verse
My mother old blue eyes just asked me what is my biggest regret
My Mother just asked me ?
What is my biggest regret ?

It took me a while to think 
But then it came to me

I suppose its the fact that i never got to marry
Or that i do not have any children...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, leaving,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CAPITALIST PIG
I AM A PIG
A HAPPY PIG
CAPITALIST PIG
WITH A PINK CAPE
I OWN THINGS
I BUY THINGS
PIG THINGS
AND WINGS
IT HAS BEEN SAID
I AM A SEXY PIG
SO VERY CLEAN
SEXY AND PIGGY LIKE LEAN
A SEX MACHINE
WE HAVE YOU SEE
PLEASURES LASTING FIFTY MINUTES
MY GOD EVEN MORE
OF...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, allusion, art, community, discrimination, philosophy, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
Less has to be More
Rolling out of bed
The coffee programmed for 5
The water hits his head
So do the thoughts – flowing through his mind

He gently kisses her good morning
The kids won’t see him till tonight
An image of success
Sick and tired of his own life

Times...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, introspection, life, meaningful,
Form: Lyric
Genie in a bottle
A young woman stumbled upon a genie in a bottle
The genie said "now choose wisely your words" as the young woman wished to become a model
She never did give anymore details
She was once fast moving and now had no wind...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Last of Irma
The Last of Irma
By Franklin Price
9/12/2017 – 7:48AM

 The last of Irma's passing by
Her wind's outside our door
Some rain is in accompaniment
The two of them and nothing more

There is no chance of tidal  surge
To make the waters rise
Irma has...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, rain, storm, weather, wind,
Form: Rhyme
The Universal declaration Law
Just like gravity the law of attraction is a universal law it is no different than the law of gravity what you think is what you get you have to believe you have to Envision you have to say it...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, blessing, i am, mystery, passion, truth, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rose and Twinkle Toes
A long, long time ago (it seemed anyway)
Rose
and her cat Twinkle Toes were     dreaming
it was a wonderful fairy tale dream of a lovely house.

The house was painted  a lovely shade of sky blue;
(inside too) ...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, children, fantasy,
Form: Narrative
Flesh
I used to 
Want
Our sky 
Painted black
Mama said,
"Be careful what you wish for".

She worn't no lie.

I used to want
My sky
Painted black
Now I can't see.

That there ain't no lie.

God of "my"
Sky
Light my way.
Look through your eyes.

I lie.
...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, spiritual,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Lunatics Next Door
They drift across the border
Some drunk
Some looking for work
A better life
Drug runners
All working on night moves
They never move during the light of day
Trails through the desert
Coyotes leading them to uncertain destinies
A cattle car or a van stuffed liked sardines
All for...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, change, class, endurance,
Form: Free verse
Children's fable


Are you sitting comfortably, children?
Because it's a long tale.....
Then I shall begin.

Arthur was a Mason, which in case you hadn't known
is a man who sands and chisels, making shapes from out of stone.
From animals to flowers there is nothing he...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, allegory, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Illuminating beauty
She holds within her grasp
Such a wicked little power
She'll draw you into her soul
And turn your heart stone sour

She'll lure you in with her pretty eyes
Like sapphires picked from Heaven
Than turn around with the same stare
Stab you in the back...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, beauty, betrayal, desire, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My mind is a Revolution
My mind is a revolution
Unspoken words 
The image of an action
Nothing but the beginning of a dream 
shattered into shards by a sunbeam

My heart is a revolution 
a flurry of motion 
moving so fast you can't think
or you miss the...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, feelings, lust,
Form: Free verse
Careful What You Wish For
When I was a young child I wanted everything that was in sight
I was so reckless and wild but I didn't even notice my own plight
I saw what wasn't really there and to what was there I was blind
To be...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, absence, god, world, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Consequence
An event horizon,
Mysteries of the sun,
Love is the foundation,
Look at what we've done,
Ending our beginning,
A generation of greed,
Be careful what you wish for,
Sower of the seed....Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, blue, care, celebration, celebrity, change, chicago,
Form: I do not know?
Faffing About On Facebook
I’m faffing about on Facebook
Been avoiding it for years
What began as curiosity will
Doubtless end in tears
Hear no speak no see no
Evil learned in conversation
All that knowledge lost in
Two dimensional translation
Like me, share me, follow
All my kittens, quips and poops
See the...Read More
Categories: be careful what you wish for, humorous, internet, poetry, psychological, society, spoken word,
Form: Light Verse