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Expect The Unexpected Poems

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Premium Member Events Absurd


Stand back, take a breath, smile at the world
Nuttin you can do, just duck at what's hurled
Mosey along unaffected
Expect the unexpected
Pretend they're not happening, these events absurd




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Categories: expect the unexpected, allusion,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Events Absurd


Stand back, take a breath, smile at the world
Nuttin you can do, just duck at what's hurled
Mosey along unaffected
Expect the unexpected
Pretend they're not happening, these events absurd




...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, corruption,
Form: Limerick
Expect the Unexpected
Expect the unexpected and maybe it will find you.
Believe the unbelievable.
See the world from upside down.
Change your perspective all around.
Do something that you have never done.
Be someone you have never been.
Ask yourself “Who would you be, if nothing and no-one...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, hope, today, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lo and Behold
Predictions work in twists of what makes life workable
High and often misconstrued by the dogma of science
Lies and damned lies and statistics for the insecure
Foes foretold surprise when the blindfolds shed masks
In the light of darkness mascara and games people...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Events Absurd


Stand back, take a breath, smile at the world
Nuttin you can do, just duck at what's hurled
Mosey along unaffected
Expect the unexpected
Pretend they're not happening, these events absurd




...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, life,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member People


People eh... absolutely no accounting for them
Expect the unexpected, just like the weathermen
Predicting is impossible
Being right's questionable
Surprise is the norm, finding out how things end




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Categories: expect the unexpected, philosophy,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Deepest Memories and Thoughts
Deepest Memories and Thoughts 

A little child
with big wet tears

An early love
a crushed heart

Feelings of utter loneliness
other people’s cruelty

Jagged-broken glass
a big toe bleeding profusely

Crying in the dark
as shadows close in

Childhood fight
a broken-bloody nose—the “Bully Boy” lost

A person’s deception foisted on...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, analogy, emotions, feelings, introspection, life, metaphor, symbolism,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Best of both worlds
More than a third of our media coverage 
Today is—juicy, 
With of course (no-mismatch) pics: 
…nine foreign femme fatales…
…in this steamy photo…
…so and so dares….
…so and so shares…
…so and so bares…
…so and so between Romeo and Orlando…
…so and so goes...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, satire,
Form: Free verse
RisingTo Power
Who has never aspired, dreamed or thought
of becoming the leader of the greatest nation
and protect everybody's freedom with ambition;
will his notion of changing something leave that
indelible mark of excellence on history and hearts;
some presidents give all before their soul departs....Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, conflict, emotions, evil, perspective, political,
Form: Rhyme
Expect The Unexpected
E-xpect the unexpected
U-nder the wide blue sky; 
F-rom above is coming
R-ain like tear from the eye.
A-ccept every little thing
C-oming from heaven high; 
I-n your mind just think
O-f sweet smile, not cry.

C-oming not from your heart
A-re regret, fret and sigh; 
S-o...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, birthday,
Form: Acrostic
Dreams or Nightmares
Dreams or Nightmares
Which is worth more?
Be attuned, take a tour to explore doors?
Or would you rather chase a dream, Let nothing intervene 
And not expect the unexpected, dreams ain't what they seem
Nightmares come from dreams when letting fear, worry get...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, dedication, destiny, dream, inspiration, motivation, perspective, writing,
Form: Free verse
The Future
Acts of forgiveness has been shown in the starry frame up above
Past of distress and happiness has a big impact on my heart of love
Let’s pitch in and make the world wonderful for all of the future generations
Let’s forget about...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, appreciation, beauty, deep, encouraging, faith, happy, hope,
Form: Free verse
Talking to Myself
I’m like an empty land…
Honestly, waiting patiently for sunshine and rain
In need of a helping hand
Naturally, going nowhere in particular – am I sane?	

Perhaps, I need time to recover from times of stress and terrible, terrible tribulation
I’m left with nothing...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, deep, depression, desire, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Is Anything Too Hard For The Lord
Do not let your hearts be troubled
Our God is An Amazing and powerful God 
He can turn your Disappointment into Gods Appointment.
He can turn your past misery into your present ministry.
He can turn a curse into a blessing
He can turn...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, blessing, christian, christmas, encouraging,
Form: Classicism
My Breakfast Potato
This will blow your mind - 
My Breakfast Potato - mmmm
Culinary skills!

Memories of you
Is like microwaving food -
Jam-packed with sweet carbs...

Threw butter in pan...
It sizzles...in yellow bliss!
Future food doused too 

Baked some potatoes
I am a creative cook 
Geek from head...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, deep, food,
Form: Senryu
ExPeCt tHe UnExPeCtEd
{intro} Suppose I will guess what you think about me
Do you think of me highly or lowly? Please be honest to the clearest degree
You’re mine and I’m yours…
You…you…you…with me…you’re red and I’m blue…
With me, myself and I – an American...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, angst, beauty, betrayal, depression, desire, emotions, encouraging,
Form: Lyric
Soft-spoken Sanity
I'm a very picky guy, getting involved 
With my quality quantity 
Oh oh look at how I have evolved
It's fantastic that it's reality 
It's not a fantasy alone
And God answered His phone
No longer on my own
I'm melting like an ice-cream...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, deep, desire,
Form: Rhyme
Nervana - In a Flick of an Instant
(Warning...it has a sexual theme to it. You have been warned, innocent readers! Expect the unexpected in this one)

You have the nerve
To give me nervana like I deserve
Nothing's wrong with me
Maintain my lustful heart patiently 
I hate my life
I glance...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, deep,
Form: Free verse
LIVING THE DREAM
LIVING THE DREAM,

FROM PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK,

NEVER KNOWING WHAT TO EXPECT.

BE TRUE TO THE JOURNEY,

BE TRUE TO THE PATH,

EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED.


BE IGNITED WITH JOY AND WONDER

OF THE EXPERIENCE CALLED LIFE!

DESIGNATE THE DETERMINATION OF VICTORY,

YET WITHSTAND THE FALL OF DEFEAT.

FOR OUR JOURNEY...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, allegory, dream, encouraging, joy, life,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Someone to Hold 1
Darkness has taken a hold of me
Sway away from me, you bat of blasphemy
Why did I give in to lust 
That ended up turning me to dust?
You, only you are the one that I sincerely trust

I will try to not...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, cute love, deep,
Form: Rhyme
I Can't Just Change Overnight part 2
I am appalled by the acts of atrocity in this world of eccentricity 
How can you handle the rebellious transgressions of all children, women and men?
I want to serve You, master, with all I got…
I don’t want to remain the...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, angst, deep, depression, desire, devotion, faith, hope,
Form: Free verse
Love expectations
Love expectations
You expect me to be what you want
You expect me to live according to your love
You expect me to be outgoing, while I’m not
You expect my life to revolve around you 

You expect me to forget whom I am...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, love,
Form: Bio
Never Unexpected
The sun sets after it's rise
The seasons change from hot to frigid
There is an exit where there is an entrance
Did you think I would be  shocked or surprised?

A hello is followed with a  goodbye
There is an end to...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, analogy, break up, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
Drifting into Dreamland
Realizing the fact that everything that is in my life now won't be forever can utterly disturb me in ways that can spin me around in so many directions when in reality I am laying still in my bed waiting...Read More
Categories: expect the unexpected, dream, growing up, inspiration, inspirational, spiritual, truth,
Form: Bio
Visionary Day
After reading the news 
   I feel a bit down 
So I take a walk on the fabled Lower East Side
  I pass a Chinaman 
      an Orthodox family 
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Categories: expect the unexpected, urban,
Form: Free verse