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Black Hole Poems

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Before now
Times gone, forgotten
Left in the past
Harsh winds of life
Have broken my mast.

Swept no direction
Lost in my pain
Thoughts of happiness
Now a faded old stain. 

Corners of loneliness 
Fraught every day
Words of contentment 
Stand in my way.

Shadows of grief
Swallow my soul
My mind...Read More
Categories: black hole, depression,
Form: ABC



Confessions of a Shadow
I am an earthly phenomenon
as common as light itself.
And whereas all other things
exist as sone kind of substance,
as a shadow, I am unique in that
I exist with none of my own;
rather I am dependent on two
essentials – light and the...Read More
Categories: black hole, dark, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Out of Time
It was a beautiful day for a picnic in the park,
We all thought we would stay there until dark.

Just enjoying the peace of a late summer bliss,
Like a departing lover engages you with a kiss!

We lunched on good food, and...Read More
Categories: black hole, adventure, bird, family, fantasy, imagery, journey, time,
Form: Couplet
Black Hole Sun
My plasma ring has so much class
My hot swirling edge is a gas
But the stuff I suck in
Goes to my rear end
And becomes all a singular mass

...Read More
Categories: black hole, funny, science,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member GRIEF
I'm damaged and broken,
unable to fight.
My days are now spent,
in the absence of light.

My hearts black and blue,
from what I can't control.
A big empty space if you will,
a large black hole.

A place with no laughter,
a place with no touch.
Missing her...Read More
Categories: black hole, bereavement, death, lonely, lost love,
Form: Rhyme



BROKEN
He told her he was broken
But she saw him differently
A priceless clock
That was slightly off 
A little complicated
Just needed timing, winding, 
Some small adjustment
She thought she could 
Do the necessary repairs, 
It should’ve been a cinch
It would’ve been worth it
But he turned out to...Read More
Categories: black hole, addiction, anxiety, dark, depression, feelings, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
A Gift or a Curse
If you were wondering about me,
I'm doing as fine as fine can be
I'm just falling into the black hole in space
I'm just embracing what's left of vast grace

If you were wondering about me,
I'm doing swell and as free as free...Read More
Categories: black hole, courage, emotions, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Was I too articulate
Daddy, how we missed you when you died
I had not been told when I was five
Come back,Daddy,miss your smiling eyes

We were told that we must never  cry
When the cancer took your earthly life
Daddy, how  you suffered ,then you...Read More
Categories: black hole, absence, age, death,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member You are singing through me close and wise

Daddy, how we missed you when you died
I had not been told when I was five
Come back,Daddy,miss your smiling eyes

We were told that we must never  cry
When the cancer took your earthly life
Daddy, how  you suffered ,then you...Read More
Categories: black hole, absence, allegory, analogy, angst, feelings, grief,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Thoughts About The Future
Thoughts About The Future
Tom
2004

Age Causes the future to seem close at hand.
And the older we become,
the shorter the distance seems.

We think of our future as always being far off,
but in reality it is only tomorrow.

Just as the Fox makes haste...Read More
Categories: black hole, future,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member In The Tunnel
in the tunnel
with apprehension 
strange pitch

hole in the universe -
unknown species


...Read More
Categories: black hole, poems, poetry, space, universe,
Form: Senryu
Through the Black Hole
I used to love how it all felt,
Corrupting every Satelite
Until they all fell.
Now I hear the whispers through the night.

They're telling me to let go,
Of humanity still left in me,
So now I only see my ghost,
Still missing the remedy.

How lovely...Read More
Categories: black hole, beauty, childhood, corruption, creation, dark, happy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Count Quantum Sheep
       Foggily out of cryostasis, I come ...

A slow, painful waking to a vessel that's shaking
         from the stress of its increasing mass,
And at once I'm...Read More
Categories: black hole, adventure, fantasy, science, science fiction,
Form: Rhyme
Life Leach
I feel the darkness of your stare leaching the goodness from my soul with every passing moment. I feel it draining my life force from within. It is unexplainable, I can not put my finger on it but it is...Read More
Categories: black hole, absence, analogy,
Form: ABC
charlatan
Hedonism echoed
every pore of charlatan
bleeding illusion
mirage of grooves of magic
rode hollow soul to the black hole....Read More
Categories: black hole, dark, philosophy, poetry, senses, voice,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Bouncy Balls
Bounce up, sun,
Golden hour's begun;
Bouncy, bouncy hot!
Bounce up, boy,
In childish joy.
Bounce your blue ball,
Against the green wall.
Bouncy, bouncy boy!
Bounce up, girl,
Teeth like a pearl,
Bounce red balloon,
Within the month of June;
Bouncy, bouncy balls!
Fun circus clown,
Juggles 'til sundown.
Happy, bouncy clown!
Bounce up, blue...Read More
Categories: black hole, beautiful, fun, nonsense, stars, sun, universe, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thought Thief
Mind's black hole suctions inspiration's light beams--- a continual tug.

12-28-19...Read More
Categories: black hole, dark, inspiration, light, loss, metaphor,
Form: Monoku
I wax poetic as lifeblood imperceptibly wanes
Aging baby boomer
no longer fit as a fiddle
accumulating extra adipose tissue
around the middle
ain't no impossible mission
whence thumbs I twiddle
to shed unwanted 
weight methinks exorcise to unriddle.

Call to action necessitates
yours truly to acclimatize,
calling fitness trainer
whereby honed toned physique
(tubby synonymous with Adonis...Read More
Categories: black hole, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, abuse,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Quantum Traveler
Caution to the wind, opens doors, unseen by careful eyes.  The greatest minds achieve by leaps of faith; 
knowing progress hides in the unseen void.

Doing the black-hole dive can save a stagnating 
marble in space; on the other side...Read More
Categories: black hole, faith, philosophy, poems, poetry, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Astronaut Story part 1- EDITED
Ever since I was an infant, my mother sang me her special lullaby. Even now, as I float further and further from life, I can hear it echoing in my mind.
“Space girl from the edge of heaven,
Space girl across the...Read More
Categories: black hole, bullying, mother, space, suicide,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Russian Roulette of The Heart
Load the chamber with your love bullet and spin the cylinder and aim the muzzle at my heart see if when you pull the trigger if everything shatters apart
Every time you fall in love, you’re playing a deadly, foolish game...Read More
Categories: black hole, death, fear, heartbreak, hurt, love hurts, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Parallel Universe
(Remember Me)

I used to see the world through rose-colored glasses 
now I view life through a monochrome lens 
when you left I learned new things about myself
I'd never known emptiness before
my heart is a black hole, bereft of all emotion
all...Read More
Categories: black hole, angst,
Form: Free verse
Nothingness
Just how I feel at this time.

Who better to teach of nothingness, than one who is nothing himself
A poet whose words are trivial, so worthless, they sit on the rubbish shelf
Nothingness for me is a gigantic black hole, from which...Read More
Categories: black hole, loneliness, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Crossed Off the List
Do you love to stand upright for the truth?
Or do you love it more,
bending to lies
At an acute angle forty five

Degrees of false moderation
permits you to have
an unhealthy tolerance for half-pint truth

Do you have a taste
for liquor moral malaise?
If so,...Read More
Categories: black hole, dark, death, spiritual, truth,
Form: Elegy
Love Me Like You Mean It
The night was stormy
The rain lashing against my windows
And the thunder,
Deafening my senses!

I,
Lost and agonising,
Tossed and turned in my bed
Seeking to find
The meaning of life
As
The material realm
Laden with illusory tricks
Has had me losing my grip on it!

I closed my eyes
Tumbled...Read More
Categories: black hole, death, god,
Form: Free verse