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True Colors

Eyes are the windows of a soul and they say ‘Love is blind’
But how do you describe colour to a sightless person?

Such depths to your...

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Categories: source, color, friendship love,
Form: Free verse



Shine
Shine as a source of endless light
whose rainbows of colour deter the night
where daydreams are gentle as doves in flight
and sleep the sleep of angels

Shine...

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Categories: source, death, sleep,
Form: Elegy
You Know
Yes, my dear, you know,
You are my source of joy, rejuvenation, hope
I need your emotion spread onto my life,
I need your heart to sing among...

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Categories: source, emotions, friendship, happiness, joy,
Form: Ode
Premium Member EULOGY FOR GOD
Oh, Lord! Lest one is asleep,
the purge to kill you,yet again,
is quite deep.
Some, who read your word in
the Bible, re-create it, with myths
that are long...

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Categories: source, abortion, faith, god, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member a shining star
"a shining star"
a shining star you shall always be
a jewel in the cosmos that I see
like the snow that glistens white
like the moon that shines...

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© Lisa Ricci  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: source, friendship, light,
Form: Rhyme



Coffee
COFFEE

Coffee is my medication,
Savoury warm embrace.
Supplies me with motivation
To get me through rough days.
Should I stumble, should I fall,
I’ll get a kick at ten.
Java is...

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Categories: source, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Insanity or Death
Insanity or Death

Life begins with insanity~~
~Your soul is kicking and screaming, 

Ready to exit with the touch of human hands.
Insanity rides on a gallant stallion...

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Categories: source, abuse, adventure, art, how
Form: Dramatic Monologue
SHE - Epitome of Erotic Love
An Ode to Femininity and Romance -

The background music of this delicate poetic arrangement is intended to be played softly as you sit back and...

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Categories: source, love, romantic, sensual, sexy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Late Blooming Iris
Lately I have paused, pondering death
But I'm not fit for it's journey yet.

It's not that I loathe meeting death's kind
It will be, for me, an...

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Categories: source, appreciation, blessing, butterfly, change,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member If I Let My Mind Meander

If I let my mind meander -
like a river backwards through time -
past rocks and turbulent waters
and also through the calm times
when the surface of...

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Categories: source, lost love, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member All That Is Between
Dust, they say ...

Dust ... to dust, yet
I have measured the stars
Counted their intervals.
Felt oblivion's breath on my neck, keen

Kissed and cursed its face.
I have...

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Categories: source, analogy, appreciation, life, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
That's Poetry
The difference between good poetry
and great poetry – not a concentration
of words and phrases, nor meter
and rhyme...but the source, that gives
longevity its immortal time –...

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© Joe DiMino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: source, poems, poetess, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Who Am I
I am the ring around Saturn
spinning words as particles of ice and dust
with the power to transcend

I am the original chosen to be right here...

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© humble b  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: source, black african american, faith,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sun in - Sun out
 Extreme Sunset


Brimstones past the clouds 
Highlight against the ocean line
Beautiful sunset, warm texture
Warning, the rooster's asleep!

Glorious yellow and orange mixture 
My source of great...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: source, beautiful, beauty, celebration, nature,
Form: Verse
Premium Member HE'S SMOKIN'
Sir Henry was playing his flute
He also was smoking cheroot
But when his attire
Was soon caught on fire
I’m guessing he’s not so astute!


04~18~15
Contest: Famous Einstein Quotes...

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Categories: source, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Pandora's Temptation
For the third time Pandora stands before the box
Inlaid with jewels ivory and gold
In her hand is the key – she closely examines
Intrigued by its...

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Categories: source, desire, hope, love,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Three Messengers
Old and ugly and well married is the visage
that I carry, and yet, there is another world
that keeps opening up its magic door.
It sends me...

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Categories: source, allegory, old, me, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Heart of Gold
Friends who are so far apart
find it difficult to help when the
sweetest, gentlest people are in need.

How we of open hearts wish we were near:
to...

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Categories: source, beauty, father, friendship,
Form: Verse
Premium Member "Life's Absolute Epigrams" (for 2010)
Christian Love frame

The only need for death to every exist
Was to slay the fictional self
And all the embellishments used to support it

Fear not, Love’s little...

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Categories: source, inspirational, introspection, loveprayer, love,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member You Let the Moment Pass
Eternity within your grasp
My plea? To undo the clasp
Let Desire wash away
Tomorrow and yesterday
Every other thought and dream
Meaningless I make them seem
Had you let the...

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Categories: source, leaving, sad love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WRITING IN A BLACK PERSPECTIVE
WRITING IN A BLACK PERSPECTIVE

Why is it that someone's pain is felt pleasure to another?
I arrived with fears. I cared to find a friend, anywhere
But...

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Categories: source, perspective, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Tears
My love for you is magnified
By the curvature of my tears
I'm lost within the corridors
Of my loving you all these years

My tears are not filled...

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Categories: source, heart, love, wife,
Form: Quatrain
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: source, slam, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Striking Fear Home -
 

As the winds breathe heavily darkened within fury
Moaning filled with clouds begins speaking 
Through stormy turbulent assaults with waves that kill

A ballad is blown...

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Categories: source, deep, fear, nature, power,
Form: tristich
Premium Member My Tree
MY TREE

Beside the Kinta River still it stands
Colossus of the primal forest panoply
The tree a native of the fecund land
It’s limbs support the graceful arcing...

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Categories: source, nature, tree,
Form: Narrative