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Bitter Pill Poems

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Premium Member My Companion and Best Friend That Never Complains
I have a best friend I always go to see
He has been a loving life-long companion to me
Always loving me anyway I look
I don't have to be glamorous like some in fashion books
He treats me as an equal, never under-rates
Even...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, 10th grade,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Black Molasses

"Black Molasses"

Black Molasses 
holds to ransom 
sucked into 
Tropic of Capricorn mud
as bushfires bleed
sugar from cane
like molten glucose 
shot into the veins
of Mother Earth gone all
libertine sour 
like Lemon Grass
crushed and burnt 
acrid smoke inhaled
through the flaring nostrils 
of...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, death, fire, world,
Form: Free verse
Amid the Storms
Temperatures plummet across the land,
Winter shouts as it takes command.
Thunder rolls and lightning flashes,
People run in spasmodic dashes.
Looking for the safety of their home,
No one, it seems, wants to roam.
Streets are void of human life,
Turned into rivers for the rain...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, fire, rain, storm, stress, weather,
Form: Rhyme
The old struggle
When I awoke the air was still
And the old struggle was my bitter pill
Do I rage against it with my fist to the sky
Or ignore it and let it slip on by

Each day the outcome is the same
And I am...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, life,
Form: Ballad
Cuts like a knife
Destroyed my life
Now i’ll never
Be your wife

You played your games
For 20 years
Whilst i grew old
And felt the fears
A lonely life
Brim full of tears.
A cruel encapsulation.

You are free
And i am not
So now you’ve gone
What have i got -
Absolutely...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, abuse, betrayal, break up, goodbye, loneliness, lost
Form: I do not know?

Premium Member Safe surrender called Naomi
I'm so sorry to leave you dear, hard to say good bye to one so new,
  The nine months and few hours in my arms held, are far as I can go.
  Your fireman guardian angel will protect...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, birth, child, heartbreak, loss, love, mother, mother
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member My Dad 3
My Dad 3
By: Tom Wright

I had words which remained unsaid,
The night before Dad departed this life. 
There were some I wish I hadn’t said, 
Being harsh, they cut just like a knife,

Words that will haunt me to my grave,
Placing me...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, sorrow,
Form: Lyric
PECO boo recalcitrant kilowatt hour consumer
How ideal to luxuriate
supposed divine right frill
maximizing climate control
with matter of fact bravado
creature comfort pang to fulfill
consequent flagrant portent

to exercise freewill
beware controlled environment
pays hefty bill
cracking heat as
temperature gets chill
cumulative destructive

ecological footprints generated,
thus advisable to swallow
figuratively bitter pill,
herewith suggested
binary/digital quill,
cuz unchecked...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, 10th grade, 12th grade, america, community, environment,
Form: Political Verse
They Have To Be Angry
I see so many wrapped up in rage,
it consumes them all despite their age,
anger not caused by crimes they’ve suffered,
but by ideas that some have proffered,
brought about by those malicious lies
that a person must ‘identify,’
then rant and cry as if...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, anger, corruption, how i feel, people, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Silkworm's Birthday

"The Silkworm’s Birthday"

Mulberry leaves flutter in the breeze
Kookaburra brave Joker bluffs a sky blue breast 
Drops one feather for a quill, a song hidden in a laugh, no bitter pill
magic never rests, like a crystal prism spinning in light, magic...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, grandchild, imagery, love, mother daughter, muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Do You Fear Me

Do you fear me because I challenge the very roots of your foundations
Up-turn your psychology passed down to you through the generations 

Fear not for I’m just a seeker of the truth following not your false idols
Questioning...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, allegory, allusion, analogy, bible, faith, fantasy, horror,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Ban Crowds:Close All Big Stores

A killer has nothing to kill,
if shoppers get a grip, and 
swallow the bitter pill!
"Honey, you can't go in 
big stores anymore.
Less your are willing to be 
another victim on a concrete

Get off the dang you tube 
and shop on line!
Unless...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, america, angst, god,
Form: Free verse
Bitter pill to swallow
We know you must break the law to join them,
So why are we pandering to them,
Letting them rule too many streets,
And even whole towns.

Is it not way past time for push back?
To grow some backbone,
And say to them,
If you sell...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, analogy, anti bullying, cancer, care, character, child
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member When pealed the bells
We all did cry when Father died, when pealed the bells
Landscape weary, our eyes teary, the earth stood still
Life bereft of meaning, withered plain of empty shells

Mourners came from nearby towns and far-flung dells
Haunting eulogies, by a lonely gravestone on...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, eulogy, father, tribute,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Revised Demise
Revised Demise

The doctor had bad news for Ted
In six more months he would be dead
To him it was a bitter pill
He still owed money on the bill
His death was moved a year ahead

Humorous Limerick Poetry Contest
Sponsored by Tania Kitchin
June 29,...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Way Out
Spinning rock you are so free
Home to all, land and sea

Your beauty and power, a gift 
Our abuse of you, causing a rift

Your winds blow and sea’s rise
Still we carry on to our demise 

One day you will of had...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, planet,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Snubs To Nubs
Work, work, work ... write, write, write
          Pour your dark, deep, love-scarred being out
               Put all the...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, confidence, dedication, inspiration, jealousy, judgement, motivation, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poe's Untimely Demise
Come close and learn the mystery
 buried o'er there on yonder hill.
 The truth revealed in whisp'ring wind
 was hid these past two centuries-
 a penance paid for wanton sin?
 (To swallow now this bitter pill
 cast down my throat...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, addiction, anxiety, death,
Form: Rhyme
A limerick ought to be funny
Like the puff on a Playboy bunny
'tis a bitter pill
But write what you will
Limericks don't earn easy money!...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, funny,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Making Time For Jesus
Making Time For Jesus
Written: by Miracle Man

Like so many, I had no time for Jesus, until,
On one routine day life became a bitter pill.
No avenue was apparent for me to place trust,
So my profound reasoning, made Jesus a must.

He was...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, jesus, time,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member KISS THE SON

before the fact broken bread
and a goblet of wine
his body and blood

Peter drinks and embraces
to his heart
the Carpenter’s vessel

The youth whom Jesus loves
leans upon His Lord’s breast

Pretense of the betrayer
no bread or wine touch his lips
silver coins spill...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, christian,
Form: Free verse
Be Still
Life had accelerated
to a dizzying pace
do this-
go there-
a madcap race
that made no sense
no reason or rhyme
but you never noticed
for who had the time?

You meant no harm
but spiritual disciplines
that once meant so much
~ had to go ~
as they seemed outmoded
cumbersome and...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, faith, i am, people, perspective, truth, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Out Of Body
Trapped in a prison of flesh and of bone, 
limited by the rules of time and space. 
I dream of a day when all will be known, 
of this unseen and mysterious place. 

Leaping across time to permanent bliss, 
watching...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, death,
Form: Sonnet
In Case of Insanity Eat Chocolate
Stirring in the bed,
Three o'clock in the morning,
The Sun still sleeps,
My good-wife lays a-bed--asleep--
But, I must stir.
A feeling, a vibration, an irritation low in my spine
Speaks to my legs, “Move!”
And they obey,
They—fruitless in their movements,
They—churning me not to the supermarket,
They—moving...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, assonance, how i feel, mental illness, pain,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member The Dilettante Diaries: Avian Notes on the Sensate Slip Stream : The Silent War in 3 Acts - Pt3
“I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.”

The Dilettante Diaries: Avian Notes on the Sensate Slip Stream : The Silent War in 3 Acts

(Part 3)

Avian Notes on the Sensate Slip Stream
What...Read More
Categories: bitter pill, bible, bird, earth, evil, god, love, war,
Form: Free verse