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Premium Member I Can't Breathe
In memory of----

Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my pulse
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air.
Overwhelm by the...

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Categories: eric, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member I CAN'T BREATHE
In memory of---- all lives taken by unfair justice.

 Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my pulse
 I sit here alone...

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Categories: eric, abuse, community, death, dedication,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My butt crack
My butt crack 
Is quite a split 
It supports the rest of me 
when I sit 
you thought I was gonna say something else didn't...

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© Eric Nolan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, funny, happiness, life, satire,
Form: Free verse
A Disney Tale
You say you're Cinderella,
Or would you like to be. 
Does this mean that you've found, 
Your Prince charming in me? 

You also say you're Jasmine,
So,...

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Categories: eric, adventure, devotion, children, happiness,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Tick Tock
To all of us
Who have lost someone
To all of us who have lost something
A void, emptiness
A feeling of the no more
And nevermore
To those of us
Who...

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© Eric Nolan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, family, hope, life, peoplelost,
Form: Free verse



My Pledge of Allegiance
"My Pledge of Allegiance"
by:  Eric L. Boddie

I Pledge Allegiance To The Word
Because there is no greater sound I've ever heard
I Pledge Allegiance To The...

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Categories: eric, bible, devotion, faith, identity,
Form: Couplet
Power over Adversity
“Power over Adversity”
by: Eric L. Boddie


Thank You for the victory that only You could conceive

Thank You for the air You allow each of us to...

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Categories: eric, blessing, god, inspirational, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
tribute five
"Please Allow Me to Speak for Him"
by:  Eric L. Boddie

Strength is boundless within his words
In the hearts of many, he should be heard
Lent me...

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Categories: eric, appreciation, courage, dedication, encouraging,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member L. I. F. E. (Living In Fear Everywhere)
L iving 
I n
F ear
E verywhere

Just as we live and just as we die 
We laugh, kill and crucify
We are no more our brothers than...

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© Eric Nolan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, death, depression, education, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member P E T S People Enslaved to Socialism
Have you ever had a pet?
Chances are pretty good I bet
You give them food, water, shelter and medical care
In return they give you loyalty and...

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© Eric Nolan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, culture, freedom, life, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
Seventeen Years
"Seventeen Years"
by:  Eric L. Boddie

In my younger years, satan had the tightest clinch upon my Soul
I was headed to destruction, but, then, my heart...

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Categories: eric, character, christian, inspiration, jesus,
Form: Couplet
Make It Count
line count and word number are equal in this selection....

"Make It Count"
by:  Eric L. Boddie

A
Man may
Come to play
But if you say
Oh no baby, not...

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Categories: eric, art, education, encouraging, life,
Form: Monorhyme
To those that say All Lives Matter when we say Black Lives Matter
You say all lives matter
Bringing up all these colors 
Like red, white, orange, and blue
But when a black life is taken, where on Earth are...

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Categories: black african american, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A View From A Window
The dawn unfolds beyond my fractured windowpane
and breezes tease while drapes, like serpents, slip aside
exposing worlds that race and run aground, insane,
displaying scenes obscene that...

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Categories: eric, society,
Form: Rhyme
Identical Rhyme
"Identical Rhyme"
by:  Eric L. Boddie

In the country, hogs eat slop
In the city, women like to shop
And really, where do stereotypes stop

Where do the lie...

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Categories: eric, encouraging, inspirational, passion, philosophy,
Form: Triolet
EVERYONE NEEDS TO READ THIS
There are so many people who will stand up
In the cause of speaking for others, but
What is the motivation for this act
I mean what do...

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Categories: eric, abuse, baby, betrayal, birth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BITES OF APPLE PIES
A pple pies, that's what I want to bite.
B egging my mom: "Mommy please, please..", as I
C ome closer to her..
D ancing a little to...

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Categories: eric, food, happy, humor,
Form: Abecedarian
TRAGEDY IN BLACK
by:  Eric L. Boddie
"A History Of..."

As it has come to be
Foundations of slavery define my destiny
Relentless jealousy continues our oppression
Only the Black American is...

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Categories: eric, abuse, anger, black african
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Les Paul Strings
There are so many sounds
That are enjoyed by so many
But the sounds i love most
Are by plectrum or penny


Lindsey Buckingham playing "Go Your Own Way"
Even...

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Categories: eric, inspirational, musictime,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Poetry Soup Heros
Poetry Soup Hero's

Poets with golden ink and pens 
You make us move forward with your inspiration
With kind an honest, encouragement  and compliments 
Small act...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, encouraging, inspirational, poets, ,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member British Invasion-1964
There was talk about the nuclear bomb
There was a war going on in Vietnam
It was on the news, the drummers were drumming
Look out America, the...

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Categories: eric, history, music, world, music,
Form: Rhyme
Battle of the Sexes
Battle of the Sexes 

A Collaboration Between: Pandita Sanchez and Eric L. Boddie 
Written on September 30, 2015


As beautiful and smart as you are, 
you...

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Categories: eric, conflict, emotions, love, men,
Form: Epic
The forgotten language
Mystery symbols in our dreams
Are night's telegrams with strange themes
To grasp the message
Of what these scenes presage
The ancients knew decoding schemes


Author's note: Our inability and...

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Categories: eric, dream, language,
Form: Limerick
first tribute
"Legilla 1" 
by: Eric L. Boddie 

Love for this girl has already set in 
It is friendly, but I still have to grin 
God Is...

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Categories: eric, art, dedication, desire, girl,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ### - ## - #### (Number 9)
### - ## - ####
There you go you have been identified 
### - ## - ####
You have been marked 
Branded, tracked, and electronically lo-jacked
Forever part...

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© Eric Nolan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, life, people, sadday,
Form: Free verse