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Premium Member Jim Even Stopped Eating
I once knew a husky young man named Jim
Tried every diet he could to get slim
   He even stopped eating
   Attending the meetings
Of: "If This Doesn't Work, Whack Off a Limb"...Read More
Categories: man, dedication, food,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member Remembering Elm Street
Remembering Elm Street

Take my hand – follow the plan,
Let’s go for a walk down wide Spruce Street;
Friends to play with and neighbors to greet 
But now that we see all that we can
Let’s turn the corner and go to Elm...Read More
Categories: man, adventure, childhood, fun,
Form: Verse
She survived the attack 
Of the turpentine man
When she was just a kid
He had her pinned 
To the ground
She ends up in shock
But it was a hoax
From a young adult
Trying to stop
After school fights
As a teen
She met and danced
With the...Read More
Categories: man, dedication, feelings, i love you, inspiration, mother,
Form: Free verse
Martin Luther King was 
A man of words
He stirred your emotions
And you wanted to be heard

He inspired me
To fight for what I want
And not give up
When others tell me don’t

You inspired me oh yell
Bringing my feelings out
You tried me

In life...Read More
Categories: man, emotions, encouraging, feelings, inspiration,
Form: Ode
The gambler was hard-up for cash
Didn’t get it, but instead got a rash
He worked up an inch
His stomach started to twitch
Money hungry, the man felled and crash
...Read More
Categories: man, funny, humor,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member On The 6
Above the umbrellas of London Town
And beneath its 4pm skies,
Squashed by a window, I sat looking down
From a seat passing through Kensal Rise.

When a man with a phone stood up to get off
A woman and child stood too.
As he tackled...Read More
Categories: man, journey, london, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member thy death
‘neath the fear of man and joy of mate,
bequeath thy death and burrow thy fate-
‘tis a filament of life strung straight,
bestowing a trait... of death too late

Poe-etic Verse Poetry Contest
Charles Messina
...Read More
Categories: man, dark, death, deep,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Dog in a Turning Pond

Paws in a rippling swash
thrash and dip in a twirling circle,
paddlewheel a roundness.

Mouth wide in the sluice, a sodden rudder 
pushes sideways braiding a foaming wake.
Pond and dog orbit an ocular sky,
watery eyes memo the turning scene:

a bobbing hat floats...Read More
Categories: man, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mind Over Matter
Mind Over Matter
Written: by Miracle Man
2- 18-2020

There always comes a point in each persons life,
when expended days exceed those remaining.
I recall youthful days when I had no strife,
and there existed no need for my feigning. 

It's said, tough times don't...Read More
Categories: man, age, life,
Form: Lyric
Lincoln Quote For Andrea
Lincoln was a white man of his time. He wasn't as bad as the majority,
north or south, but he was undoubtedly a white supremecist.
I'm white, but if I were black there's no way he'd cut the mustard
as a pin-up boy...Read More
Categories: man, history, racism,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The purpose of trials
The purpose of trials
Written: by Miracle Man

God uses our suffering to attest his power,
and always has a purpose for hardships that we face.
He remains a constant companion during this hour,
not always answering prayer at our desired pace. 

The suffering that...Read More
Categories: man, god, prayer,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member MOVING KILLED TIME- -
Sometime times keeps moving
Moving is the times

Time is just a moving thing
It never stops just keeps going

A wise man once said inadvertent to the reality
Limit to the lazy man
Prophecy to say 
Man he may kill time 
But one day...Read More
Categories: man, allegory, anxiety, courage, irony, time,
Form: Free verse
site sitting
night ends
all shadows

but street 
lights begin 
creating new

cathedral steps
become my seat

with the sun 
now set i sit 
looking as

passerbys make
no eye contact

yet i see
the man

water and
the rainbow

dressed women
with fruits of
other colors

selling tastes
of sweetness

and selling to
take a photo
with them

the bell tolls
so...Read More
Categories: man, muse,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member In The Night

In the middle night,
in middle America — a small tremor,
not enough to scare the cat,
but the cat knew, and it told the mice
who lived in the walls.
‘It wasn’t us’, they said.

A mess on my desk.
The thin vase with its lone...Read More
Categories: man, poetry,
Form: Free verse
If he still had a voice
The day the angels came, i didnt then know why,
Untill i saw my fathers eyes, as he began to cry,
I had to tell you dad, that i was not alone,
My family that had passed, just...Read More
Categories: man, angel, bereavement, children, death, devotion, funeral, sympathy,
Form: ABC
So many nights
When I close my eyes 
You’re in my sights
I can’t disguise 

The pull, the swirl
Captivating breeze
Of an island girl
The thought, oh please

Let time stand still
sun do not rise
The things I feel
Under evening sky’s 
My one and only
Know who...Read More
Categories: deep, dream, longing, love, magic, romance, romantic,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Cyrus

President of the country, 
not like any that came before. 
Or... Like any that will follow. 
Standing in the gap between the flood, 
and the waters of eternity, 
threatening to consume the weak, 
kill the innocent, 
and feast on the...Read More
Categories: man, allah, america, atheist, chanukah, islamic, jesus, jewish,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Life in Deep Space
True freedom can feel like an exquisite jail
Our inhabited space bound by bars we drink in.
Child’s nutrition once favored, a lap dance now passé,
Our restaurants change with new owners, or chefs find
New orbits, food loved fades as children leave home...Read More
Categories: man, faith, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Believing We Can
Believing We Can
Written: by Miracle Man

Each day I'm reminded that God's in control,
it's important to notice, things He has made.
From placement in the ocean of each atoll,
to the forest and His placement of a glade. 

But we too, are known...Read More
Categories: man, creation, faith, god,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Be Sincere
Be Sincere
Written: by Miracle Man

Alligator tears are seldom seen as sincere,
emotions aren't always as they seem to appear.

Sometimes, underlying motives they oft conceal,
and what they truly think they refuse to reveal.

Not saying and doing always makes them uncouth,
they give the...Read More
Categories: man, truth,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Old Man on the Front Porch Swing
The dew lays thick on the October Morning, 
The last for the advent of frost.
With my blanket I sit on the front porch swing,
And wait for the paper to come.

Leaves, weathered and brown are the spring buds now
Which cover the...Read More
Categories: man, age, friendship, youth,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member crannies of tears and years of fears
the wonder of you radiates the wonder of me;
for time shan’t stand still when all is lost in nooks
and recesses of where my mind used to wander-
now melodrama of the night has been ceased,
and all who walk the road to...Read More
Categories: man, betrayal, dark, deep, extended metaphor,
Form: Verse
God bless my soldier
Praying for my soldier 

Found my soldier at last.
Man of God , soldier, father, And my best friend.

Overseas fighting for our country missing us all.  Especially his wee little and adorable boy.  
I pray for him that...Read More
Categories: man, america, boyfriend,
Form: Free verse
The man in my heart
I always wanted to fall in love, 
To make my heart suddenly beat faster, 
To connect the colors of life, 
With the melody of love sounding. 

He must be tall and patient, 
And with jokes quite on you, 
He is...Read More
Categories: man, heart, life, me, men, soulmate,
Form: Blank verse
I don't love you anymore
I don't love you the way I wanted to, 
And you forgive me for lying. 
All my love for you has flown by, 
The whole love shudder passed. 

You never know how it will end 
And our feelings are no...Read More
Categories: man, emotions, lost love, love, love hurts,
Form: Blank verse