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Best On The Tip Of My Tongue Poems

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Tears when my fingers hurt - A collaboration with James Swartz
When my fingers hurt 
the pain binds and forms 
at the base of my greatest fear

I never knew fear
Until it knocked on my door
So fierce...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, anxiety, fear,
Form: Free verse



Revelation
Nyx opened black arms
threading her twilight fingers 
and cradled my awe 
to turn my hair, white  
she filled my eyes with stars
firing a comet...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, imagination, lifesong, longing, song,
Form: Free verse
the black phone
A black phone 
I dislike our phone a sleek monster in a corner
I never answer it when it rings unless my wife is out
My mobile...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, absence, age, analogy, anniversary, character, childhood,
Form: Bio
Oh Sara Lynn...
Oh Sara Lynn...Why should I even try and go on?
       Many nights I sit on this hill and cry...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, girlfriend-boyfriend, love, passionsweet, me, sweet,
Form: Free verse
Tears When My Fingers Hurt- A Collaboration by Akkina Downing and James Swartz
When my fingers hurt 
the pain binds and forms 
at the base of my greatest fear

I never knew fear
Until it knocked on my door
So fierce...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, fear, pain,
Form: Free verse
Nature Uncovered
The sun awakens my eyes to a brilliant glow
The morning is precious as the Fall wind blows

I gaze upon the nature before my eyes
The brilliant...

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© Nature Boy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the tip of my tongue, emotions, fantasy,
Form: Carpe Diem
Shadow
I've been waiting for someone to shed some light,
To take my hand and lead me back
Into the arms of the earth.
I've been ankle-deep in frost-kissed...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, love, words, me, me,
Form: Sestina



Brave Enough
If I was ever brave enough
Pondering my feelings
What would I express to you
Could I let it all out
The depth and effect you have on me

Could...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, fear, love, me, love, me,
Form: Free verse
The Tormentors' Mantra 'Dehumanization'
The bullet is on the tip of my tongue
Your heart is underneath the barrel of the gun

I’ll blow your HEART to pieces
With this:
A lethal word;...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, angst, heart, heart,
Form: Free verse
LAST NIGHT WITH THE GIRLS -girls just wanna have fun
I jump up out of bed ‘cause the alarm clock is ringing
got a song sittin’ on the tip of my tongue, I start singing
I’m staring...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, fun, girl, music, song,
Form: Lyric
Sharing a part of yourself
Insomnia begins
and
I begin my backwards count from a hundred..... 100...
99....98....97........ 96.... TJ
my thoughts stray and I am lost in a daydream
in my ideal world..
in your...

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© laura Hew  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the tip of my tongue, angst, depression, devotion, recovery from..., sadlost,
Form: I do not know?
A Sky Full of Stars
More than just the stars in the sky or the oceans' unending horizon
The birds and insects that fly or the speed which His creatures run
More...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, bible, faith, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
The Holy Land

I write this verse with God in my head
With all of His words on the tip of my tongue
A ladder that runs like a silver...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, love, money, world,
Form: Verse
Love, Faith Or Acceptance.
What is Love?
In MY opinion, Love is….. Just this……

Her eye’s when I read of them crying, 
The thought and the taste of her tears on...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, peacegod, me, heart, people, faith, god,
Form: Romanticism
Night Dive (From a Bird's Perspective)
With an ebony plunge in the sea tonight
With the sky in a rage and fit to be tied
emerging opacity sleeps in my eyes-
clouds to be...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, animals, nature, sea, perspective,
Form: Free verse
A Single Moment of Love
Your eyes the color of the evening sky
Filled with a lover's passion
Your lips leave a sweet taste
Of honey that lingers on my tongue
Your touch burns...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, lovesweet, sweet,
Form: Free verse
This Northern Sky is Drenching Us and I Fear I've Forgotten My Name.
My name has been forgotten since last September, it's falling, decorating doorways and
digging splinters into the soles of my feet....


His skin crawls, I want to...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, confusion, loveautumn,
Form: Prose Poetry
Space
What is that word?
Give me a moment-
It's right on the tip of my tongue.
I can see it-
It starts with the letter T.
The reason for the...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, memory,
Form: Free verse
MYSTIC MOON
Shadows can cross 
In a heart beat 
Mystic moon 
Deepening heat 

Colours of shadow night 
In your heart 
Mystic moon 
Mystic night 

I held it...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, love, uplifting, heart, night, heart, moon,
Form: Ballad
Im sorry
I put pen to paper to write you a song, 
but all i can hear is your name.
It sits waiting on the tip of my...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, lost loveday, day,
Form: Light Verse
Mirrors of Memories
Light, shining bright from the honey colored eyes of a young child. Vibrancy and clarity radiating like heat off an old metal slide at the...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, anxiety, body, depression, feelings,
Form: Free verse
I Love You
If only I knew
This feeling inside
I wanted to find
Meaning of Valentine too

I couldn't understand
What was this day about?
It was always a thought
At my mind's land

"Why...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, feelings, how i feel, love, valentines
Form: Rhyme
How I like my coffee
I'll have a large coffee please. 
Give it to me black,
give it to me bitter. 
Let the beans do their thing
let the coffee keep it's...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, art, color, culture, drink, earth, humor,
Form: I do not know?
Off The Top Of My Head
Off the top of my head
and in a blink of an eye,
wanted to write a poem
that was on the tip of my tongue,

Meantime was having...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, body, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Destiny's Hand
Across chasms of time 
our eyes may meet 
love long unavailed 
will pull at restraint 

tomorrow must come 
and an adamantium sky 
ripples the aurora...

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Categories: on the tip of my tongue, lost love, universe,
Form: Free verse