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Best Perception Poems

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Premium Member Perception
Perception


while djinnis cackle

I craft poetry
in this room 
with both hands tied

I compose
on white walls
with an imaginary blue pen




Copyright © Darren White
July 27, 2018...

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Categories: perception, poetry, write,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Depth Perception
From corners of silver lakes, you shimmer
In glancing ripples, fluid treasure awaits
And I, diving for pearls, a swimmer
Tangled within your illusion of depth
Until the fragile...

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Categories: perception, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Perception

I thought I heard you calling in the rain from afar
What do you need on this gray day without a star?
The fog is lifting, revealing...

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Categories: perception, angst, encouraging, senses, weather,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: perception, birth, change, conflict, death,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member My Affair With A Frost Flower State Of Affairs


There’s a beguiling danger in beauty…

seduced as I was by the fickle fingers of fate musingly stroking my hair,
I envisaged
this lusciously lavish landscape 
of sun-raptured...

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Categories: perception, betrayal, dark, emotions, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse



The Time Traveler - A Visual Art Poem
POTD 6th Sept 2019

When the dawn kisses the dew on all thing that grow
and that first melancholy thought, ponderous and low
questions any relevant notions to...

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Categories: perception, romantic, science fiction,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The True Knight
POTD 9th April 2018

Synopsis -
A story of selflessness without jealousy or rancor that is often evident through the ages in all walks of life, even...

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Categories: perception, love, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member The Joy Killing Poet
**Back smile/smile Back **

With your heads way up your :]ssa[: 
You will never accomplish the win
I got shots that will protect me from your rabid...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: perception, adventure, deep, hate, irony,
Form: Epic
Inauthentic
My perception is vague, my reflection unclear.
My eyes are like two distorting mirrors  
Or a veneer fashioned with my fears.

I’m seized inside an illusory...

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Categories: perception, identity,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member To Bloom in Red Flame
Underneath all the layers
Of tradition
Of religion 
Of philosophy
Of reason and understanding
I smolder
In passion's pleasure bed of red
Paroxysms of pleasure
Emanate from my core
Searing the shroud
Flames of...

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Categories: perception, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silent Sins
There is a proverbial hypocrisy to
'See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil'

when sinister perversions, 
lurk behind closed doors,
contained inside four walls.

What is a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: perception, abuse, betrayal, sin,
Form: Free verse
FREE - A collaboration with Silent One
Last POTD for the year - 31st Dec 2017

An eagle spirit conquers storms of adversity,
like a silent soul floats amongst the sky's artistry.
Soaring higher, ascending...

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Categories: perception, analogy, freedom, peace,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member KNOW YOURSELF






For years before the narrow windows of my senses
                ...

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Categories: perception, god, introspection, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Bloom in Red Flame
Underneath all the layers
Of tradition
Of religion 
Of philosophy
Of reason and understanding
I smolder
In passion's pleasure bed of red
Paroxysms of pleasure
Emanate from my core
Searing the shroud
Flames of...

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Categories: perception, identity, image, passion,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Tears of a hero
                        ...

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Categories: perception, emotions, inspirational, sad,
Form: Narrative
Blame Game
You’re so devoted to all your grudges,
You cherish them like they're a prize.
You hold them with pride on your pedestal
Bursting with bliss as your relationships...

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Categories: perception, judgement, song,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Karma
Yesterday, I followed her true invisible form
Colors turning a kaleidoscopic deep and warm

A state of mind, that makes reality feel alive
Stabbing moments that teach how...

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Categories: perception, bullying, conflict, life, universe,
Form: Couplet
There Will Never Be A Sunset Without Me Thinking Of You
There are long years to come ,and I know

I would never lick fresh sweetness

from the sugar of your lips

Nor will I taste the salty tears...

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Categories: perception, absence, feelings, future, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On the outside, looking in
"When humanity becomes louder than love, stay out of its way. At times, it's better to be the lion in the distance, rather than the...

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Categories: perception, friendship, life, people, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Olive's Cinnamon Bark
Olive’s Cinnamon Bark

It took her some while to sense the meaning of feeling good in her skin

Her mirror her prism her mosaic glass and the...

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Categories: perception, age,
Form: Free verse
PAPER
I am what I meet in
My mirror; a reflection
Of perception, an idea
That’s me. I am a bunch
Of parts, named like 
Constellations of stars
Real enough but...

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Categories: perception, allegoryme,
Form: I do not know?
WHAT WOULD IT BE LIKE
What would it be like to love you
To know much more than just your name
Your poetic lines are heart magnets
Thoughts of you are driving me...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: perception, destiny, hope, how i
Form: Lyric
Guess Who's Back, Offence And Pain Aint Two Of The Same
Who'd have thought words make them react like this,
failing to see my wit, just the unattractiveness.
An eye for crudeness that'll overpower the humorous.
I'm sure within...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: perception, slam, words,
Form: Rhyme
Unattainable
A repost of “Unattainable” with special thanks, sincere recognition and due veneration to our fellow poet and friend, Pashang Salehi, for his constructive critique.. valuable...

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Categories: perception, beauty, destiny, faith, inspiration,
Form: Ghazal
Unattainable
Satisfying founts of passions, a celebration remains unattainable
Like admiring the unreachable, possession remains unattainable.

Carved pains from which to heal, an abiding endeavour
As pleasure of the...

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Categories: perception, art, beauty, inspiration, passion,
Form: Ghazal