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Best Sustains Poems

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Premium Member New World Order
The Rulers wield their silver shields,
             wear golden coronets
while warders guard the prison...

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Categories: sustains, drug, society,
Form: Rhyme



Be Still
Be still..
There is only now..

Be still..
In this precise moment ..
Tis in the moment..
Your magnificence is born..

Every single breath you take..
Sustains life now..

Be still..
Is to know...

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Categories: sustains, encouraging, life, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PROCURING HAPPILY EVER AFTER
Apricity sustains us through the cold
As ageing bones recall days of youth,
Where sweet treasures of the heart still unfold
A mode of love that deepens with...

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Categories: sustains, age, devotion, love,
Form: Sonnet
Latent Desires
A world of illusions procreates
blinking sustained delusions
existence shivering in probabilities
memories afloat in traces astray
If only I were a meteor 
I'd cross those barriers
to merge their...

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Categories: sustains, analogy, desire, longing,
Form: Free verse
The Devil Is In This Tale

Her insecurity would not let her see,
I wanted her!
I thought she knew, my heart was opened.
I should've asked.

She walked on a thread, fourteen stories high
to...

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Categories: sustains, heart, heaven, i love
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Her Sustenance
Her lust for you is fierce.
She spreads it out before you
as if it were a lavish bridegroom’s dinner
of caviar, oysters and shrimp;
spears of warmed asparagus...

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Categories: sustains, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member God's Holy Whisper of Love
God’s Holy Whisper of Love

I long to hear now God’s holy whisper of love,
For its sacrosanct sound abounds most high above.
This subtle soft tone mirrors...

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Categories: sustains, emotions, faith, god, heaven,
Form: Canzone
your love
like my patchwork quilt
my grandma made for me
your love surrounds me
your love warms me

like a caramel brulee latte
sweet and creamy, thick and hot
your love fills...

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sustains, lovelove,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Famous poets dedication series, Part One

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Famous poets dedication series, Part One

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O' Man Of Perishable Earth

O' priest of golden sun
where hides thy black heart
Pray each day, dark deeds...

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Categories: sustains, appreciation, art, creation, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A silent teardrop

Falling silent against naked cheek…

When an emotion stuns or stings
Cutting through the composure
To free the heart of liquid poison
Toxic feelings of pain and sorrow
Grief that...

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Categories: sustains, cry, pain, silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Million Fairytales
Fleeting into the ebon night,
a million fairytales tremble at us.
Never cursed or full of deep blight.
I embrace you, you hold me tight.
For our love loses...

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Categories: sustains, beautiful, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Spring's Kindness - a collaboration with Susan Ashley


Cascading off the winter chill
leaving warmth wherever it traces
the edge of the daffodil, tulip or crocus
spring shines its brilliant rays across
the windowpane that mirrors the...

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Categories: sustains, appreciation, inspiration, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Gift of Rain
What blessed and sweet relief,
Is the long awaited heavenly rain.
For the many people, a too hot
Heat, the scorching sun has slain.

Water is Divine and sustains...

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Categories: sustains, blessing, faith, rain, rainbow,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Faith Is A Powerful Force


Faith is a powerful force,
requiring absolute trust.
It allows you to believe
you're loved and never alone.

Suffering persecution,
some have little more than faith.
And yet, it's unshakable,
in times...

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Categories: sustains, faith, inspiration, inspirational, religious,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Enjoying Love So Undeserving
What sustains Life like water?
What is as fresh and welcoming like the countryside?
And as sweet as a newly made confectionery
baked with honey?
I just found one
well...

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Categories: sustains, adventure, angel, love, romance,
Form: Prose Poetry
Night Burns
When night burns starless like a tomb,
shadow exults the dark and gloom.
Our souls hone fears sharp as a blade,
and every path holds certain doom.

To dare...

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Categories: sustains, fear, moon, night,
Form: Quatrain
After All of These Years
After all of these years,
Because you have stuck by me through thick and thin,
Candidly, I can tell the world that I love you more each...

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Categories: sustains, life, love,
Form: Abecedarian
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 34
I listened to his heart profusely, 
For a beat like his was much to ponder
I often wondered, his thoughts, and,
A light in me knew, with...

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Categories: sustains, desire, destiny, endurance, feelings,
Form: Epic
Premium Member My Sustenance
My name is Aphrodite and
my offering to man
is fierce love.
I spread it out before you
like a lavish bridegroom’s dinner
with foods named aphrodisiacs rightly after me!
Caviar,...

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Categories: sustains, passion
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Mighty One
The Mighty One
(A Description of “Scene du deluge”)

He straddles jutting rocks beneath a pall
of sky. Beneath is swirling water, and
the crooked arm of one lone...

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Categories: sustains, natural disasters
Form: ekphrasis
Premium Member Test of Faith 1 with Retort /Conor Jordon/ *D. Guzzi
He's running out of Colour.
                   *eternity eternal...

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Categories: sustains, faithheart, heart, daffodils, universe,
Form: Free verse
Hope
Hope
I care not for the odds
Spoken by sooth sayer voices
They are blinded by statistics 
For a seemingly sure concept
Though a bleakness dampens 
Every fainting ray...

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Categories: sustains, hope,
Form: Blank verse
For You My Brothers And Sisters With Love
love is vital
 if you find it fight for it
 we give up too quickly on our partners
 
we need to be in touch with...

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Categories: sustains, love, drug,
Form: Narrative
Where are my dolls
Little sweet Lucy..four years..so small. 
Her pink teddy bear.. and her Barbie doll. 
Pushed strollers of fun. ..in traipse of malls. 
Then a Topsy turvy...

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Categories: sustains, child, death, destiny, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Mother's Love
When I became a mother, tremendous joy filled my heart,
But little did I know about this journey at the start.
I thought I knew what Love...

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Categories: sustains, blessing, child, children, devotion,
Form: Rhyme