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Burning The Midnight Oil Poems

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Fire
Fire


Dramatic much? One would think you were 
the flame of Passion.
Shall I re-introduce you so that you can make 
your entrance again?!
In your flashy clothes, that you 
wisk down your runway, whoosh.
Are you gonna tell it once more, how the...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, blessing, fairy,
Form: Free verse



different kinda poet
Words like Sanskrit curses, 
Verses to burn the paper, 
As their eyes burning the midnight oil. 
Darkness sculpted into poetry. 
Of broken dreams and living nightmares. 
Poems for the rebels and skeptics. 
Poems that say everything about a life that...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, 12th grade, absence, africa, age, america,
Form: I do not know?
earth day april 22nd 2018
an inner conflict dust brew
within this scribe, who offers ye to chew
(like sweet treats metaphorically) thee do
tee incumbent, when Doomsday clock 
     counts down minutes few

according Al Gore rhythm  
     unstoppably...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, 12th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th
Form: Light Verse
Don't Give A Flying Fart
Don't Give A Flying Fart

you get pulled over and have no seat belt on don't give a flying fart
you wake up late for school and you don't want to go
you ask your mom please but she still says no
miss two...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, anxiety, art,
Form: Free verse
Sculpted Glory
I wonder what it could be
The glowing merry marble
Curve of my masculine hands and legs
That draws them to me like bees to honey. 

I stand here for their eyes to drink up
Like a mirror hanging on the wall
Yet all that...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, beauty,
Form: Personification



Hungry For Heaven
Hungry For Heaven

you struck a chord yet deep within
 white lines that filtered through my brain
 the lover in life is not the sinner
 the less that you give your a taker

 through the head of a small child learning...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, anxiety, art, autumn,
Form: Free verse
The Odd One out
There are people who
live in the fast lane,
Swim upstream
Enjoy the fruit of their labor
riding on the coattails of the devil,
Chase rainbows and find the
pot of gold awaiting at the end.

I wonder…
Are you one of them?

I, for one,
I mostly followed 
the...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, life, lost,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ecological Imperatives
Ecologists seem more aware
than economic and political scientists
and capital and democracy leaders of state investments,
of the remarkable multi-functionality of natural systems,
like trees,
and river valleys
and their forests
with canopies of shade
enlightened from above by sun,
glimmered by moon and starlight,
creating energy,
nutrition,
predators and prey,...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, age, destiny, games, happiness, health, humanity, integrity,
Form: Prose Poetry
A Beginning Of The End


A swarm of bees
 insects, butterfly's & snakes
 Left helpless again down on my knees
 To digest hate into loves reality

 It all started with an apple in the garden
 the Eve was suddenly deceived
 Blinded by the fatal cost...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, adventure, baptism,
Form: Free verse
Heads In The Street


There is a line being drawn in the sand
 try to understand
 Many equate logic for fear
 I shed a single tear to numb the pain

 We each are given a voice with a choice
 many insist on lust instead...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, adventure,
Form: Free verse
January 27 2015
I'm up before you,
I'm up after you,
Burning the midnight oil
As if I didn't toil.

Burning the wick
On both ends,
No wonder I'm
Always sick.

Roy's very silly
Always "willy-nilly"
Playing with no 
Rhyme or reason.

He bull-dozes us
'Til we want to cuss,
Then they're both
Up at two,
So what...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, children, sleep,
Form: I do not know?
GREED IS FOR THE WEAK
Greed is for the weak

Greed is for the weak.
Those who fail to act but speak
Because talk is cheap.
They tend to hate those on success trip,
Forgetting whiles those on success trip were burning the midnight oil, they were asleep.
When you are...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, addiction, anxiety, art, august, beautiful, beauty, books,
Form: Lyric
GREED IS FOR THE WEAK
Greed is for the weak

Greed is for the weak.
Those who fail to act but speak
Because talk is cheap.
They tend to hate those on success trip,
Forgetting whiles those on success trip were burning the midnight oil, they were asleep.
When you are...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, addiction, anxiety, art, august, beautiful, beauty, books,
Form: Lyric
SECRETS BEHIND SUCCESS
Success never depends on
The way you dress or speak
What it demands for
Is your happiness at its peak!

It never comes to a person
Who thinks of himself to be the best
Life instead proves to him that
Over confidence has made him an unwanted...Read More
Categories: burning the midnight oil, age, business, career, celebration, cheer up, future,
Form: ABC