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On Time Poems

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Premium Member Answer Me That
If your side wins,
Will you be at work
On time in the morning?...Read More
Categories: on time, football, morning, work,
Form: Questionku

Lady Death
she came in discreet way to me 
and asked me
are you going with me?
negligent and rude
I told her
I can't, sorry,
but I have so many laundry and so many bills
to be paid without delay
but certainly 
for sure
I'll release myself, only to...Read More
Categories: on time, absence, age, beach, death, dream, writing,
Form: Free verse
New Decade
Another decade ending and a new one flowing in.  I’ve pondered where I’m going and where I have been.  

I was filled with sadness on time that could have been.  But realized change is made in the...Read More
Categories: on time, motivation, remember, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Mr Eartle Must Die On Time
As expected, Mr. Eartle will die on time or sooner
We understand India has over 1.3 billion people
None of them are followers of Eartle or his turtle wax
But unlike the soon to be deceased man from America
The certificates in turtle wax...Read More
Categories: on time, abuse, corruption, death, political,
Form: Free verse
The stores are heaving, hear the tills jing-a-ling
Dilatory Charlie hasn’t purchased a thing
He’s on a mission, buying last minute gift
Better get something good or it’ll cause a rift

But it Christmas time, I hear Charlie whine
Shelves are all empty – didn’t...Read More
Categories: on time, christmas, humorous,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member Merry Christmas to all On Soup
Ho!  Ho! Ho! 

Dear Poetry friends, stop the writing and Rhyme

It's nighttime 

Put on your warm cloths on it is winter time

Hurry up or you're going to miss Santa's sleigh  we need to climb

On tonight so you need...Read More
Categories: on time, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Trump Country Did Devastate
Trump Country Did Devastate

Trump entire country did devastate;
No wonder everyone him would hate;
Seemed so sad,;
Then became mad;
Never on time and was always late.

Jim Horn

Not sure if I haven't already done 
this poem or not.

...Read More
Categories: on time, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Empty Glass
Empty Glass 

The house is empty. 
The dogs...
are barking again. 
This happens, 

It is left hanging there, 
for a reason. 
The word...
Says little and less, 
when I have run out of breath, 
to speak words that make sense. 
Nothing is...Read More
Categories: on time, anti bullying, april, children, christmas, divorce, earth
Form: Narrative
The Winter Season
The winter has come to NYC
The workers are working 
Businessmen are making their final phone calls of the day
I bought a lottery ticket
But, alas, I did not win
Well, I see that NYC is running like clockwork
Buses and subways on time
Holidays...Read More
Categories: on time, chanukah,
Form: Ballad
Poem 2

I took a step backward right on time 

Begging on my knees, losing my dignity 

Putting into risk my physical integrity 


I feel pity for her, 

Your inviting Asian eyes, 

They make impossible to notice the WARNING sign...Read More
Categories: on time, hate, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Kissing Lips
At long last the desolate drought of parched loneliness exploded

Soaked in insatiable appetites the flood gates bathed their desire

Like starved lonely survivors they glued their deserted craving for good

Strawberry lip gloss salved their despair and oozed passionate flavour

They glowed in...Read More
Categories: on time, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Savoir Faire
Lovely to know He is everywhere,
For love blooms anywhere He goes,
Answering every fervent prayer-
The source of endless rainbows!

Knowing just what to do and when,
Every single time, right on time;
So shadow flowers may recur again,
And fruit so blushes at its prime.

And...Read More
Categories: on time, blessing, flower, god, heart, love, meaningful, religious,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member like tinsel from trees

on my windows
this frostwork
from last night's sketches
my vision
like death
my heart

my spirit
of holiday merriment
was yanked
like tinsel
from trees
and castaway
in the fragments
of yesteryears
long passed

i feel this wind
as it wraps around me
with the same chill
as death's own hands
suffocating me
as i try to stand
on worthless...Read More
Categories: on time, christmas, death, holiday,
Form: Free verse
too soon
You entered this world right on time,
Just what we needed and we did not know it.
You were feisty, and wonderful, and funny.
Many days you tested me,
You challenged my resolve,
You lit up more rooms than you darkened,
The only rooms you darkened...Read More
Categories: on time, black african american, caregiving, children, loss, pain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Solo Performance
It had been a hellish week.

On Monday
my lonely and tired AfricanAmerican husband
told me, as gently as possible,
that what I had hoped was a temporary separation
is to be extended into perpetuity.

This separation had been scheduled to terminate
when my Fetal Alcohol daughter...Read More
Categories: on time, age, earth, family, health, integrity, nature, spiritual,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Fidgit Christmas Jitters
Fidgit Christmas Jitters

I want to write about Christmas cookies, 
Angels that hang on the tree, 
and look at me…
then smile.

I want to write about Mistletoe, 
and first kisses,
red cheeks,
red noses, 
and roses. 

I want to share the feeling that I...Read More
Categories: on time, christmas, international, jesus, love, military, poverty, wedding,
Form: Free verse
Hearsay and Heresy Than Sissy and More
Hearsay and Heresy Than Sissy

We had heard that it became hearsay,
Which soon ended up being heresy,
And we bet,
Was upset,
By words from Trump who is a sissy.

Learned how to laugh and can equate,
Having been on time or ending up late;
Then wind...Read More
Categories: on time, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
There is a Snake in my Bed,
I'm a little paranoid
Just like an Android
That's about to get hit by an astroid
I woke up dead
There's a snake in my bed
Beads of sweat dripping off my forehead
Time stands still When you feelin ill
I think I'll take one more pill
Crush...Read More
Categories: on time, 12th grade, absence, america, bible, books, caregiving,
Form: I do not know?
bargain teasers
creature features

bedtime peace time
showtime on time

school night, sleep tight
TV off, turn off

nighty, nighty
goodnight, goodnight
sleep tight, sleep tight

Written words by James Edward Lee Sr. 2019©
...Read More
Categories: on time, analogy, anxiety, childhood, destiny, irony, youth,
Form: Footle
Premium Member The Predictable Old Workday Grind
Organ grinder
Meat grinder
   The workday grind

Get up, get out of bed
Drag a comb across my head
Yeah, Yeah, Paul: You knew that was coming --
   Go to work 
   Pour the coffee
   Water...Read More
Categories: on time, work,
Form: Free verse
Weekly Monologue number one
Weekly monologue 1.
What is Christmas? What is the true meaning of Christmas? These are questions that many ask areselfs. What is Christmas is one most people know but of you dont know it is the day jesus was born. That...Read More
Categories: on time, christian, christmas,
Form: I do not know?
Reminder of blessings
Counting down the remains of time
For when we can pop the cheap champagne and boxed wine
For a week and change
At night feeling Juju preparing as well engage
Pushing downwards, giving pressure and stabs of bittersweet pains
In the day, as I gaze...Read More
Categories: on time, appreciation, birth, blessing, love hurts,
Form: I do not know?
Real Talk
Everyone knows how to age 
But no one knows how to grow up.
We all know how to throw smoke
But when we have to be on time 
We don’t show up. 

People have forgotten their faith
In exchange for being that next...Read More
Categories: on time, age, faith, nonsense, remember, social, society, today,
Form: Rhyme
The Path I Seek
I seek not to be a presence. Forces beyond my control dictate the interactions I will have with those who come across my path. These forces disturb me in ways that I cannot understand, yet I react to them with...Read More
Categories: on time, conflict, earth, imagery, natural disasters, sad, weather,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Forever

There is a corner in this field
Where all trains run on time,
And cricket's played
On village greens
As the dulcet church bells chime.

There is a corner in this field
Where people stop to talk,
And 'the suns of home'
Can shine all day
On the paths...Read More
Categories: on time, home, loss, love, peace, places, soldier, war,
Form: Rhyme