Silver Dollar Poems - Below
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THE EMOTIONAL FLINCH Categories: silver dollar, emotions, Form: Couplet
Surging like electricity to the esoteric abyss of my soul,
felt in all body parts, the flinching brought to the shoal.
Even the slightest stub of a toe, a beloved child in distress,
causes bile to roil and roll, the bowels of my...Read More
50 Words for Poe: The Lacrimosa Categories: silver dollar, birth, dark, death, devotion, forgiveness, freedom, love, Form: Free verse
“Where does Love live
It lives in The Light within
where time never ends it just begins”.
"50 Words for Poe: The Lacrimosa"
Room 9 was haunted
this much was known
with great fear and trepidation
all patients avoided that room the most
Terror Fell...Read More
Man On A Mission Categories: silver dollar, deep, endurance, sin, Form: Sonnet
Written By: D. Collins 1/2/19
A wanna-be Gangsta is the only requirement.
To bring a heavy-hitter out of retirement.
The last person you'd want repelling from trees.
A man on a mission in camouflaged fatigues.
Trained to lie in the cut, and master...Read More
CHILDHOOD LAMENT Categories: silver dollar, child, death, fish, Form: Dodoitsu
attracted to her fingers
and slippery as an eel
its one dead eye stares at her
— the silver dollar
lonely child spoons dirt over
the sandwich bag zippered shut
there’s naught burial at sea
— two sticks form a cross
The Spell of Love Categories: silver dollar, 11th grade, fantasy, love, Form: Ballad
Long ago in a land not near,
There was a young man whose looks made people sneer.
Through the whistling forest he went to find a sorceress out west,
“Sorceress please make me look the best!”.
He shot up and became much taller,
In town...Read More
About Caleb's Money Categories: silver dollar, irony, money, Form: Rhyme
Down to his last silver dollar,
Had been for many a year,
Caleb felt rich as long as
He had that last dollar near.
He’d made a million, believe it.
And through his fingers, went it all
He was terrified of being poor,
So he worked...Read More
haiku Categories: silver dollar, fish, Form: Haiku
a silver dollar
follows my finger -
a child’s reflection
Everette E Hill 1899-1915 Categories: silver dollar, baseball, Form: Epitaph
Everette E. Hill
Tyrus Cobb of the Tigers.
Honus Wagner of the Pirates.
To simply see those two hit a baseball,
Well, that would have made my last day alive, worth living.
To watch those two run the bases, like crazed jackrabbits,
Well, that would have...Read More
Melted Ice Cream Promises Categories: silver dollar, allusion, metaphor, perspective, truth, Form: Rhyme
You swear your word is solid
as a silver serving spoon
Well, why does it always feels like
another mis-spoken dog day afternoon
Hotter than July
in the middle of June
Cast iron sky
making fainting hearts swoon
Butter pecan words
all dressed up in their Sunday best lie
Through The Smoke Categories: silver dollar, betrayal, Form: Sonnet
Through the Smoke
Written By: D. Collins 3/31/17
I am on point, and I see through the smoke.
The game you’re playing has already been scoped.
A man like me has been around the block.
That what you think I am, I’m definitely not.
A SILVER DOLLAR IN A PENNY POND Categories: silver dollar, boyfriend, crazy, depression, girlfriend, good morning, loneliness, Form: Free verse
"A SILVER DOLLAR IN A PENNY POND"
they say life can be exquisite.
they say life can be a sensation.
they say life can be otherworldly.
when I woke up this morning,
I heard the bitch upstairs.
she was screaming, engaging
Mesmerized Categories: silver dollar, life, Form: Sonnet
Written By: D. Collins 1/12/2017
I can mesmerize you before I truly come out.
Then, you will know what I am really about.
Articulation is just one of my strong suits.
But, don't get it twisted, I will come right at you.
You may not...Read More
Colours, Revised Categories: silver dollar, appreciation, beautiful, blue, poetry, symbolism, word play, Form: Light Verse
I once sought to find my favorite hue
so many colors from which to choose.
Bright reds, shining gold, so deep blues
days later had it down to only just two.
Blue and gold both so very gay...Read More
That's When Innocence Ceased To Be Categories: silver dollar, innocence, Form: Rhyme
That's When Innocence Ceased To Be
Frilly dresses decorated with flowers
Giggles that could melt the coldest heart
Good night tickles and hugs and kisses
Crayon colored pages of revealing art
Displayed proudly on the fridge door
Near the height measuring chart
Flour smudged from head...Read More
Beauty And The Feast Categories: silver dollar, dream, scary, Form: Verse
Beauty And The Feast
by Gabriel Magno
April 25, 2015
sea side adventure, in a distant tropic island,
waves relentless, as the morning sun appears.
mind is sharp, durable as a diamond,
a stranger carrying fur pelts, stumbles as he nears.
sunken eyes and mouth agape, he...Read More
She Worked the Room Categories: silver dollar, desire, lust, money, Form: Free verse
I saw this movie about a woman who was beautiful
and when she entered the casino floor her blonde hair said,
”Hi! “… and the high rollers, the janitor and the fat greeter,
felt more relaxed, more secure,...Read More
My Nature is to Shed Tears Categories: silver dollar, depression, desire, joy, love, uplifting, Form: Sonnet
My nature is to shed tears and linger
Here in this abandoned place, this abyss,
Till all near wonder at what is amiss
Now that all that is left is a cinder.
Heavy tears, I cannot lift a finger.
All I desire is a simple...Read More
Kate's Place Categories: silver dollar, people, Form: Rhyme
"Well......Howdy, Cowboy!......So, where're ya' from?"
A whiskey thirst?? She'll bring you one
Dust off your hat, take off your spurs,
put down your gun, and share a word.
Perhaps, you'd like a little more?
A romp upstairs, is a dollar more...,
ROTGUT Categories: silver dollar, humorous, Form: Rhyme
I'm stuck in the town of "Rotgut",
not far from San Antone!
I work in the "Silver Dollar",
a saloon, that's quite well known!
I'm what's known as the bar-keep,
I can't remember for how long?
It could be more than twenty years,
but, there agin I...Read More
Where, Have All The Orangoutangs Gone Categories: silver dollar, baby, Form: I do not know?
Joey wished a drink after arriving from up state a long haul
Jezabel his maiden queen, hearing once more the saloon door
Swing and parting her bloomers ? Pomagranate lips as coconut oil
She ran to he whom placed one silver dollar, within...Read More
I Just Found Out Categories: silver dollar, funny, Form: Rhyme
I just was told the world is round.
I’d have sworn that it was flat.
Is that why there are rolling meadows
and other sites like that?
When I roll from bed in morning,
could I roll on to Japan?
And is it round like a...Read More
My Dream Tree Categories: silver dollar, fantasy, silver, Form: Free verse
When I was young and hearty,
I once sowed a measly seed,
And saw with awe
the paltry seed grow into
a beautiful flowering tree
permeating all around
pleasing to the soul.
I likewise sowed
a shiny silver dollar,
And with bated breath
waited to see if it grows
Night Flight Categories: silver dollar, adventure, dream, metaphor, Form: Quatrain
Silver dollar orbits full,
illuminates a slumbered trail.
Like tidal rhythms I feel the pull.
Subconsciousness now sets sail.
I'm floating, flying viewing all
as my mind stays on the ground.
And suddenly I'm very small,
no conflict can be found.
The daily worries, stress and fears
seem to...Read More
Heavy Metal Categories: silver dollar, animals, anniversary, black african american, brother, business, Form: Romanticism
The heavy metal series of poetry demonstrates an inner ability to speak words of
kindness; Toward the resolve of the 1980's heavy metal scene; To demonstrate a
reasonable high calibur of interest; To the average novice of intellect, It's plausible...Read More
Silver Dollar Moon Categories: silver dollar, imagination, nature, autumn, Form: Choka
silver dollar moon
suspended in a dark sky
wind rustles the autumn leaves
secrets in the night
moonbeams on the forest floor
wolves pay homage at midnight
Barbara Gorelick 10/14/11
For Russel's Full Moon contest...Read More