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Best In The Black Poems

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Caught In The Black Rain
She's caught in the black rain, emotions are swimming in darkness, as the
 acid rain impairs her vision; within the depth her soul she's unable...

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Categories: in the black, confusion, death, depression, health, loss, people,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Crying River
Crying River (The Untold Ballad) 

Undercover waters of rain dash
Cold children, no smiling splash
Tragic sobs, epic force of the mountain rain
Beautiful as it may seem...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in the black, beautiful, cry, deep, freedom, river, snow,
Form: Ballad
When A Man Cries

No one ever told me that your heart could bleed without a drop that anyone could see. I didn't know your soul could lose weight...

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Categories: in the black, depression,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Love Has Its Costs

THIS IS A FICTIONAL WRITE THAT EXPLORES THE QUESTION OF WHAT LOVE IS. IT DOES SO IN A DRAMATIC WAY, AFTER ALL THAT IS MY...

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Categories: in the black, desire,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member ONE FOR ALL
God is all colours
And He is no colour,
For He lives in the black
And He lives in the white.
He lives in the mixed,red
Olive, brown and yellow,
For...

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Categories: in the black, life, love, peace, people
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Make Love To Me In That Ancient Place
The Bedouins, bequeathed with the sacred beauty of paradise harsh,
trusted guardians of jealous gorges and gifted groves
lead me from the Wadi Musa to the humble...

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Categories: in the black, adventure, desire, history, love,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Hope and Mushrooms
This world needs more hope
Mushrooms that fly 
And swings with no rope
Under bright stars and night sky

Mushrooms sprout in the black forest of lore
Under which...

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Categories: in the black, beautiful, daffodils, fantasy, humanity, imagery, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dearest
Dearest, why cry in vain in the black night 
fight its gentle intent to hold and rest. 
Why fear malcontent this absence of light? 
Put...

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Categories: in the black, devotion, faith, mother, upliftingnight, night,
Form: Rhyme
Against the Raging Now
Finger in the hole in the dike
Holding back vast volumes
Of raging emotions
Surely to sweep me away
I try some comforting
Favored music from my past
Grab a book
To...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in the black, allegory, angst, depression, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mediocrity Monstrosity

A glint in the black, like stars
    Pearly, polished, pointy peaks of a fiend
      Fangs of self-deprecation,...

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Categories: in the black, analogy, introspection, metaphor, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Black Rain
~BLACK RAIN~

Another rainy stormy night,
nothing will ever feel the same.
Thunder makes me fear with fright,
Theirs no way to call your name.
To be alone is no...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in the black, betrayal, break up, dark, depression, lost
Form: Lyric
Premium Member How It Is
Here's How It Is:

The atoms dance
While Space expands
And shoals of galaxies race away
Towards every point of no return
And spin and spin
Like Catherine Wheels
And firework flashes
Brilliantly...

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Categories: in the black, creation, imagery, slam, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES
Flickering in the night, a melting’s texture of regrets afterglow,
Candlelight’s waxed drippings staining the white laced table cloth,
Yet in the black and white photo album...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in the black, art, beauty, devotion, emotions, imagery, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Hear
Behind the black olives redianted*
the moon this night
is handing over a bloomed sign.
Why are you going to bed alone
in colorful bed sheets?
Hear! In Syracusae troubadours...

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Categories: in the black, missing you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Orange Crush, the adventures of Soda Pop V
If you have not read my earlier ones, please check out the first in the series and see if you like the story. It will...

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Categories: in the black, adventure, crush,
Form: Personification
Haunted Orb
Luna's specter glows
   Gazing at her reflection
In the black night sea







Inspired by Raul's "Reflections" contest...

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Categories: in the black, fantasy, nature
Form: Haiku
Premium Member An Angel
An Angel

Lonesome in the black of night, I think of you, an angel,
there in a river of moonlight. Oh, to view an angel!

A cameo against...

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Categories: in the black, me,
Form: Ghazal
Premium Member Belva Berry 1889-1905
Belva Berry

1889 - 1905         


I truly never asked to be born.
I truly never wanted any of this.
But...

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Categories: in the black, death,
Form: Epitaph
Famous Last Line
When He Kissed Me   (Original Poem)

What a good night kiss! I think I've fallen in love.

Each time you take my hand and pull...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in the black, love,
Form: Romanticism
A Meeting of Minds
In the silence
 of this crystal night
 shimmering,
 entombed in light,
 we'll tippy toe on the stars 

Moving in a universe
 the tips of our...

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Categories: in the black, friend, heaven, poets, universe,
Form: Free verse
Battle Of Evermore
When I was just a wee young thing 
I was taught life's lesson well    
Ere instead of childhood revelry 
mine would be...

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Categories: in the black, child abuse, childhood, father daughter, home,
Form: Bio
the art of persuasion.
She and the handsome gentleman finalized the contract, and he gently placed 
the antique pearl necklace into the palm of her tiny hand.  As...

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Categories: in the black, confusion, death, introspection, loss, mystery, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rainbow Colored Camouflage
She rides on a carousel of madness
wearing rainbow colored camouflage
leaving a trail of fairy dust fantasies
in her wake. 

Like a twinkling, loopy star, she winks
knowingly,...

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Categories: in the black, age, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
We Have A Problem
Communication has gotten erratic,
there's a lot of outside interference
Aluminum yawning creates constant static
I can't hear you ... can you hear me?
Stonewalls separate us,
frequent bathroom stalls
breaks...

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Categories: in the black, anxiety, divorce, love hurts, marriage,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Barefoot
Barefoot

Off to school and then go barefoot,
in the 50s running wild,
Elvis was singing blue suede shoes,
Used to listen all the time.

Bare foot out a playing...

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Categories: in the black, adventure
Form: Ballad