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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,



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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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: freedom, fun, nonsense, poems,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: nature, poems, writing,

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,

Premium Member For My Children
You’re all in charge of authoring a story
Of love and humor, suspense and glory
You’re writing starts with your very first thought
And doesn’t end til your...

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Categories: poems, for teens, life, my

Premium Member A Big Fat NA Morning
Well I wrote some lines, took a long, long time,
Got the metre right, polished up my rhyme,
Used some simile, used some metaphor, 
Used some words...

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Categories: poems, fun, funny, humor, humorous,

Premium Member Sickbags
Troop-troop-a-troop, into line, bright-eyed poets,
There’s one way to write now! We’ve told you! You know it!
Don’t mention your heart or your soul, don’t go aching
Or...

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Categories: poems, fun, funny, humor, humorous,

Premium Member We are the Children
We are the Children

Bombs fall from the sky
The little children wonder why?
The night is mixed with blood and tears
Screams that deafen the little ones ears

In...

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Categories: children, conflict, courage, poems,

Where Poetry Lives
 His  poems live deep down in the wood
down in an olde hunting lodge
They are brown as the bears head that 
hangs on the...

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Categories: poems, on writing and words,

Five Stars
*Dedicated to Andrea Dietrich, Caleb Smith, Isaiah Zerbst, Anne Currin, and Eileen Ghali

I'll start with illustrious Andrea,
our talented sonneteer.
She peppers our poems with kindness, 
with...

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Categories: dedication, poems,

Premium Member Man and Woman
                        ...

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Categories: body, poems, woman, women,

Little ol' me

I wish I could write
like those others before me,
Byron and Shelley and old Edgar Poe

Flowery phrases
Thy love unforgetting,
chasing a raven as ink tends to flow

Follow...

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Categories: poems, poetess, poetry, poets,

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,

Jan Allison
A poem in honour of a lovely lady named Jan,
She writes poetry but was never sure about her talent.
She didn't think that she could do...

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Categories: friend, friendship, poems, poets,