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Best Surfaces Poems

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Premium Member Shepherd who forgot his Flock
It's raining again, grey neon skies,
washing away suppressed surfaces,
to reveal unhealed wounds,
to scars the eyes cannot see

sometimes they bleed.

Some say words heal,
but I resist to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surfaces, childhood, emotions, father son,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Silent Goodbye
I forgot myself today
as melancholic melodies 
overwhelm each beat
of my wandering heart.

The sanctimonious sun deceives
as a bitter breeze breathes
against sullen silent surfaces.

Recycled emotions penetrate
with a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surfaces, absence, i miss you, lost love,
Form: Prose
Premium Member An Insignificant Life - collaboration with The Seeker
That godless sound
His head explodes at 6:01am
Same as every day
He falls out of bed
Steps on the cat
Slides into his slippers
Shuffles to the kitchen
Puts the coffee...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surfaces, absence, break up, divorce,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Teetotaler
In Ordinary Cups

The blades of winter grind into the ice
like blood on a bitten lip
two lovers spin and twirl
The days pass from teacup to teacup
in...

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Categories: surfaces, memory,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Happy
Seasons like emotions fade away.
Where poisonous rain once 
blistered susceptible surfaces,
sapphire skies showcase saffron sun,
silently soothing somber scars.

Yesterday was a vacant colouring book.
Today is a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surfaces, analogy, happiness, happy,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member I Will
I will search for you
when stars seem to be mute
their sparkle shrouded by the cool soot of love's burning root,

I will reach for you
when my...

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Categories: surfaces, desire, heart, i love you, longing,
Form: Ballad
The Flame of Our Name
Do come, my love, for I insist!
Within the darkest crevices of time, we fight, we cry, I die
As vision gives us knowledge, we descend farther...

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Categories: surfaces, adventure, beautiful, change, dark, deep, gothic,
Form: Free verse
Timeless Cave
Timeless Cave

Hidden deep out of time on a limestone cliff
its entrance for the ages concealed
paw prints of cave bears on soft clay ground
and smoke-stained walls...

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Categories: surfaces, art, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Frustrations
As our patience wears thin
We encounter the Moment
Where our frustrations
Boil to the surface

That deep part of us
We choose not to reveal
Even to ourselves
Is the legend...

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Categories: surfaces, emotions, life, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Spoonful of Snow

Big things in small packages, so goes the phrase
And astounding, a spoonful of snow, in such ways

A thousand frost miracles, and identical, none
Innumerable prisms making...

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Categories: surfaces, appreciation, imagery, snow, winter,
Form: Rhyme
IF EVER BECKONED BY THE BROKEN GLASS
If ever beckoned by the broken glass
I offer instantly these scarred hands
And bleed
	Embracing sharpest, cruel edges,
	most exquisite lines
And bleed
	upon piercing, jagged, penetrating points
	brilliant with dancing...

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© Sean Swain  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surfaces, angst, forgiveness, life, love, universe,
Form: Free verse
Friends and Lovers who agree to disagree
Any kind of love worth having,
Understands that disagreements happen,
And does not diminish when the first disagreement surfaces,
No, it will stay around and show its true...

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Categories: surfaces, appreciation, blessing, care, character, community, forgiveness,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member THE YIELD

Night rewrites day, transforms the blues
with ink-wash, urges me to forget 

grapples, tasks, drudgery,  
hard surfaces and hardened people as all things 

soften, lighten,...

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Categories: surfaces, moving on, peace, sleep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No Strings Attached
- No - Strings - Attached -
*                  ...

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Categories: surfaces, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TREMBLES and THRILLS

TREMBLES and THRILLS


Was it love that spelled
when I caught a glimpse of him
on a starless night?
Flame of passion rise
Frozen hearts thawed, now aflame

When loving captures
Hugging...

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Categories: surfaces, cute love, dream, inspiration, love, relationship,
Form: Tanka
'Dear Prudence'
Hell breaks loose through the trusting door
Whining its splintering, wooden hinges
Claws wrapping onto the arches beyond
Gnarled feet pressed on the threshold
Lower limbs jingling with sparky...

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Categories: surfaces, angst, dark, judgement, life, power, psychological,
Form: Free verse
What You gave
What you gave was the humility
lost now in the starry universe,
dark and gray about to rain. 
A circle of stars shuttering in place,
shifting from season...

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Categories: surfaces, community, universe,
Form: Free verse
Before & After the Lull
Amber-brown sea oats stand tall -
whistling as ocean breezes gently 
blow them in unchartered directions
Voluminous waves impact into jetty rocks
inducing sea urchins to lose their...

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Categories: surfaces, seasea, sea,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Eyes of the Orient
Oh, mercy ...

Amazing eye whites, perfect and pure as glacial ice - they draw me in, like
diving into a clear Caribbean lagoon, fluid and cool...

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Categories: surfaces, beauty, love, metaphor, passion, people,
Form: Free verse
Brewed
It is in the blowing of winds and thoughts-
In the Fragments of coherence. 
Beauty swings. Laughter slides.
The sun-tanned sands of time crawl
In metaphorical rhythm. 
Meaning...

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Categories: surfaces, introspection
Form: Free verse
The Sun Will Shine On Your Face
Suspended improbably on shoulders
Hunched by years of glacial attrition
And threaded through a forest of boulders:
The path that holds the key to my mission
I speak allegorically,...

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Categories: surfaces, friendship, hope, life, love
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Chalk Line
Chalk is the magic of blackboards, sports fields and
little girl's sidewalk games of Hop-Scotch.
How many equations and statements, measured lines, and boxes
do you imagine have...

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Categories: surfaces, anger, death, grave, murder,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Speechless

Breath blushes blue between us ...

     You ask the question ... THAT question.
        ...

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Categories: surfaces, metaphor, night, romance, sensual, true love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Against peace
This world has fallen into chaos 
Let's awake the sleeping demon
when a certain world leader 
has used from the forbidden book 

Totalitarian dictatorship under lies...

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Categories: surfaces, abortion, anti bullying, betrayal, birth, conflict,
Form: Quatrain
The Dream
Falling, falling, falling
through the pitch black air.
My hand reaching out
for something that isn’t even there.
Now running, running, running
from the dark that seems to take
everything I...

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Categories: surfaces, dark, dream, how i feel, hurt,
Form: Free verse