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Obscure Poems - Poems about Obscure

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Unseaworthy
...Unseaworthy I creak like an old ferry coming in to meet the wharf mindful of less agile passengers but like a wayward skiff my thoughts soon override the pier bounce against its rails, vee......Read More
Categories: obscure, age, imagery, metaphor,
Form: Free verse



Earthly Matters
...I'm a guest in this earthly tomb, just one of many inhabiting fleshly rooms We've come to a place where the flesh is doomed until our ascension when the soul's exhumed We're consumed by earthly t......Read More
Categories: obscure, inspiration, introspection, spiritual, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Down the rabbit hole kicking
...Dull thud of daylight, I trust you Boredom, I welcome you I dare catch my bitter eyes in the mirror Warm solidity recognizing myself within I am not happy But I exist Have you ever rejected the......Read More
Categories: obscure, grief, growth, introspection, mental
Form: Free verse
Hope Painting GF Watts
...This poem is based on the painting of George Frederick Watts in 1886 Hope An angel sits above our world, Life’s mirador, Curtains splayed, a tragic play unfurls, H......Read More
Categories: obscure, dream, feelings, heaven, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Day My Lover Left
...A spiritual sickness enveloped my stagnant heart. I searched for her in darkened obscure visions, A futile illusory chase that led to a desert of love. Had I become addicted to her presence? De......Read More
Categories: obscure, lost love,
Form: Free verse



Cloud and Light
...Hidden by "the cloud, now obscure, now luminous" it overshadows, transfigures, --Light numinous-- "From the beginning until 'the fullness of time'" the Word and Spirit's mission are hidd......Read More
Categories: obscure, bible, god, imagery, light,
Form: Quatrain
Under Pressure
...Shoulders heavy and strain. Thoughts of being proper in my brain. Keep holding them up as they say my name. This world cannot be tamed. The weight is heavy and unbearable. Weakening my tested ......Read More
Categories: obscure, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member France I
... The emptiness is left with no resolve for all the stars in Heaven have maligned. Your God has let morality devolve into the darkest days of humankind. A war to end all wars has spawned revenge,......Read More
Categories: obscure, world war ii,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Vision Quest
... Underworld, of changelings, where shadows loom, There lies a world, vitrified, consumed, Its surface hardened, a relic of alchelimes, a testament to sorrow, frozen in language w......Read More
Categories: obscure, art,
Form: I do not know?
Empty guts
...Empty guts come crawling around the town looking for where destiny is bound. They have nothing in their heart to give and thousands of holes in their hands to fill. They come in different shapes and ......Read More
Categories: obscure, business, christian, community, education,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Wake Up
...Thus, from the ashes, vile regimes evolve to fill a void and seed a hungry wave. A pulpit rage lets common sense dissolve as propaganda feeds us what we crave. ‘Tis mere illusion seeking out a ......Read More
Categories: obscure, confusion, corruption, world war
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Our Place in the Sun
...I was an eminent, solar physicist, like the blushing rose, craving renown. Each butterscotch morning I drove to work, and toiled until red sundown. The observatory was the place I loved, keeping ......Read More
Categories: obscure, fantasy, imagery, leaving, mystery,
Form: Couplet
The Dead Won't Let Me Sleep
...Dreams of tropical beaches The dead won't let me sleep Money got me always on my feet A certain gift a contempt behind closed doors The sweetness of life illusions spelled out in a dream The dea......Read More
Categories: obscure, death, dream,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Heavenly Path
... I travel unravel far scene unseen, concealed congealed under future shroud of obscure time cloud last mile of wile walking thinking what’s that lies beyond eyes path ancient di......Read More
Categories: obscure, journey, life,
Form: Rhyme
Fog On The River
...A slow twist, an invisible slide the hulls of small boats again escape, drop down into the morning fog, return like seagulls rising. The moored, slip in and out of the mist enigmatic as any ......Read More
Categories: obscure, poetry,
Form: Free verse

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