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Premium Member My Poems Are Children To Me
My poems are conceived, not within the womb,
which long time now has been devoid of seed.
My poems are born from a need to be heard:
my...

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Categories: poems,
Form: Free verse



rewriting poems

i long to hold you
like a poet 
holds their pen

caress you gently
beneath the linger
of thoughts
as they fall
from the depths
of mind

play with you
like a poet 
plays...

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Categories: poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The World Needs Poetry
You ask, “Why DOES the world need poetry?”
           and I say...

Its writing is my sanity,
...

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Categories: poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Far Side
You say, I’m too far, 
towards the far side?
It’s a hazard of my left-handedness,
that I see the logic in abstraction.
Worlds lay within worlds
and colors bleed...

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Categories: poems, how i feel, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Poem Garden
I have a little garden
growing on a page.
No mint, I beg your pardon.
I hope that there is sage.

It’s ideas I plant there
to see what they...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: garden, metaphor, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme



Dear Men
Dear men,
Explain to me why I stand alone. 
Women are quick to uplift their father, sons, and brothers
Quick to maintain the home,
But when she needs...

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Categories: poems, abuse, anger, discrimination, feelings,
Form: Free verse
POETRY FOR POETS: i own this- edition
Well hopefully you've read the last "Poetry for Poets", now here's the one I wanted to write, enjoy...

POETRY FOR POETS 
(I own this- edition)

Poems
more organic...

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Categories: creation, metaphor, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where do we Poets go
Ink of life cannot bleed for eternity,
so I place dried petals in between,
crucial chapters of my memoirs.

When we stop breathing poetry,
our crestfallen pen, left in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, life, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Trim Trimmer Chicken Dinner Winner
I don’t know tic tac toe
so I rhyme this with flow,
showing Nick Nac knows 
how to serve the perfect dose.

Measuring the rhymes
like I’m pleasuring the...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: poems, character, confidence, cool, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LIBERTY OF EXPRESSION is HERE
Why I am here in Poetrysoup?

I like a seed carelessly thrown 
upon dirty solid black, brown rocks,
I strive, thrived to grow 
despite big rough blocks..

words......

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Categories: poems, poetess, poetry, write,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Wordless Sky
if i don't write i'm doomed to die
and lie beneath a wordless sky
a silent corpse, unseen, unheard
alive yet dead-  is that absurd?

if rhymes don't...

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Categories: poems, poetess, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Daily Dose
If an apple a day
Keeps the doctor away,
Just think what a poem can do!
If can open your eyes
To a hidden surprise
Or remind you of something...

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Categories: poems,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Twenty Titles
 On an early spring morning, butterflies 
 flutter among  dancing leaves,
  While windsongs float within a breeze
 As the monarch flies

 In...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Every Poet In You Quenches A Fire
It was quite a time
when with my mind you used to rhyme
and in the tune of my heart you sign.

That time was quite long
when I...

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Categories: poems, art, beauty, heart, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member We Push The Pen
We push the pen to make you feel
the gentle tapping of the falling rain,
the stinging burn of the summer sun
the heavy heart of despair and...

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Categories: poems, poetry, poets, senses,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Dear Quintain
Dear Quintain, how beautiful you are,
allowing us to paint the spacious sea or sky, 
landscapes, or nights’ celestial bodies beckoning from afar.
Even when my quill...

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Categories: nature, poems,
Form: Quintain (English)
On Poetry Soup
 A first day on Soup is filled with much awe
The wonderful poems will make you smile
Easy is it to fall for all
Some enabled my...

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Categories: friend, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Write Your Name
Paint the world of words so bright

Brush the canvas with pure delight

Be the rainbow coming out of a storm

The sunrise of a beautiful morn


Paint the...

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Categories: color, life, poems,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Across the Wide
There are cities of sonnets to map
Quests of pantoums and villanelles 
To harness, and ride
Across the wide
Tangled grassland of gratuity
Unwritten, unruled
Anarchy of expression
Empty lines can...

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Categories: appreciation, poems, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A world without poetry
An empty look of sadness
That never bears a smile,
A malnourished mind
Aching to utter its voice,
A baby’s cry missing
The sweet tune of lullaby.

A dark moonless night
Reminiscing...

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Categories: poems, poetess, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jesus was Turkish
A strange claim
Of a man of passion
Of kindness
He said
Let the children come to me
For what man would refuse the smile
The innocence of a child
He parted...

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Categories: poems, age, animal, bible, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ''silence sweet solitude''
 
the solitude
the silence
silence of a bee in the forest
silence of the leaves
leaves on majestic trees
leaves my soul quivering 
quivering treasures
quivering happiness and joy 
joy...

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Categories: nature, poems, writing,
Form: Blitz
Premium Member I Write A Poem
I write a poem that will entertain the world.
A poem that will fade someone's fear.
The one that will inspire you to smile.
Something that can make...

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Categories: poems, poetess, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Tell Me A Tale
Tell me a tale of humanity
Paint me the love of your life
Show me a path to humility
How a man should honour his wife.

Help children believe...

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Categories: imagination, poems, poetry, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wax and Ink
Staying near to light my way
     now that there is no more day
You're needed to so brightly burn
   ...

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Categories: inspiration, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme