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Premium Member Old mate
I have this burning desire
To find old mate
I want to sit
And chat with him
Under a Gum and setting sun
About what has come
And what has passed
Times of old
Places we’ve been told
Along the wallaby track
Signs of danger
Moments of charity
In the clarity 
Of...Read More
Categories: swum, 12th grade, absence, courage, desire, old,
Form: Free verse



I know you
I know you are a champion
You have conquered fields and won crowns
You have been carried up by crowds
Walked on deserts,
Touched your tongue on burning coal
And eaten hot pepper, bare
Been happy and you’ve frowned
Been lost and found
You have flown above clear...Read More
Categories: swum, identity, inspiration, life, love,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Road Trip


The country, people, and the village,
All equal, as if, for the first time, 
All of that gave a fresher image,
Nay, 'tis but a relative vantage.
Save fresh road, to its left bears a sign.

"A few more feet and we will be...Read More
Categories: swum, adventure, allegory, childhood, grandfather, meaningful, nostalgia, remember,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member You're Mine
Guilty I voiced my plea
Whilst the fishies looked at me
There he stood-pleased and grinning;
Disregard of what was sinning

Guilty I yelled again;
Affirmation for the man
My heart you stole for I stole yours;
Exchange of hearts with distant shores…

The tide rolled in and...Read More
Categories: swum, betrayal, funny love, love, lust, ocean, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Goosies

Goosies

Jennifer Lopez gets them a lot
when she listens to singers on American Idol.
Perhaps it happened to me a few times, but I can’t recall
the specific time that a song gave me the goosies.
Those crazy little pimples above which the hairs...Read More
Categories: swum, feelings,
Form: Prose



Premium Member My Favorite Junkyard
A collaboration with Kim van Breda - honored Kim

I've tossed some dreams
       into corners
where they sit rusting -
dissected spare thoughts
for a restomod old body
smartly attired with
polished imperfections

swum life's streams
through currents
undulating promises
the color of sandstone
desert...Read More
Categories: swum, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Between Storms

       Caught between two storms
            Payne's Gray painted hurricane
              ...Read More
Categories: swum, child, death, health, heart, life, wisdom,
Form: Choka
Domestic Bliss
held down by the whole

  squad, face in the dirt

being kicked in the head

     flashes of light disjointed

  comments and vomit

          making itself known, a...Read More
Categories: swum, angst, break up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member They Run Soundly
A Shadorma

My soul has
earth roots tunneling
down into
earth’s belly,
swirling, curling round about,
among creatures there.

My heart rides
their elevator
going down;
deep into
mother’s sheltering, calm womb
and drinks eagerly.

I have swum
womb waters fathoms
deep and dark;
dank caverns
where most humans never go;
embrace her heartbeat.

Oh Gaia,
sacred Mother Earth,
nourish me
until...Read More
Categories: swum, depression, emotions, pain, philosophy, self, spiritual, stress,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DOWN A PIECE AND THERE
The country, people, and the village,
All equal, as if, for the first time, 
All of that gave a fresher image,
Nay, 'tis but a relative vantage.
Save fresh road, to its left bears a sign.

"A few more feet and we will be...Read More
Categories: swum, allegory, beach, childhood, grandfather, nostalgia, remember, travel,
Form: Narrative



Ballerina
I don’t know where she is
The little ballerina
That swung like a spinning star
With innocent giggles
That woke the tempest doom
Lying prostrate on anxious laps
After an immaculate transposition
Of impeccable steps
Sweat slithering through the 
Afro lines of her kinky hair
Dripping melts of gold

I...Read More
Categories: swum, solitude,
Form: Acrostic
Camera
Camera

Once I found a camera, swept up
on a beach. I picked seaweed off 
it like strands of hair, unwashed.
A crab’s claw, no body of note,
clasped the shutter as if protector,
a titan from the deep: the memories
caught within secret. The screen...Read More
Categories: swum, adventure, earth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Cerebrum


Been having nightmares, each night it's the same
Wake up wanting to attack, murder and maim
A psycho I've become
Into the abyss, I have swum
Right and left halves have joined hemis in my cerebrum...Read More
Categories: swum, freedom,
Form: Limerick
The Dance
They have continued
The naked dance
In the centre 
Of the market square…

Elders and children
Shamefacedly dishevelled 
Have kept the dance 
Of shame
To their chest
Like a golden inheritance…

Sadly we watched
Crying for an end 
To the naked dance…

But nay! Many 
Of the watchers
And criers...Read More
Categories: swum, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Skin Dive

I have swum
The limitless abyss
Of your eddying indigo eyes
And yet ...
There are other
Deep, dark boundaries to delve
Of the landscape, You
Just as enigmatic
And just ...
As warm.




~ 1st Place ~  in the "Late December 2018 Any Form" Poetry Contest, Brian Strand,...Read More
Categories: swum, appreciation, body, metaphor, passion, sensual, sexy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Thrall
 In Thrall

I’ve cut rock chunks from the sun
To cook meals and heat my bath
Moved Mount Everest just for fun
And none, can ever walk my path

I’ve had dinner on Saturn’s rings
Kicked the moon like a soccer ball
Plucked light rays like...Read More
Categories: swum, fantasy, fun, humor, life,
Form: Quatrain
My prayers
My Special Thoughts & Prayer: (Poem)
OH ! Allah AlMighty i pray to you today 
From inner course of my pure heart and pure soul 
some thoughts come in my mind,
The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity. 
The human...Read More
Categories: swum, allah, blessing, faith, humanity, motivation, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Animal Company
I have given a bear hug to a grizzly,
and the grizzly responded gently in kind to me.
Zoo born cheetah cubs have played with each other on top of me,
while their mother affectionately licked my feet.
I've stood before an elephant, a...Read More
Categories: swum, self,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member All That Is Between
Dust, they say ...

Dust ... to dust, yet
I have measured the stars
Counted their intervals.
Felt oblivion's breath on my neck, keen

Kissed and cursed its face.
I have tasted sweet tongues
Cried for the bitter phrases they wag
Given fealty to their resonance

And the tamps...Read More
Categories: swum, analogy, appreciation, life, metaphor, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
EARTHLY FATHER
Product of love staged in men, 
Billions of sperm swum in his Semen,
I was the fastest to be transfered to the ovary for formation,
He was a chamber of production,
In the world of craziness I was born to,
He has always be...Read More
Categories: swum, angel,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The Strength Within
I have walked through Fields of doubt,
I have driven across arid plains,
I have swum the rivers of life,
And still, hope eternal, remains.

Never yield to the frailness without,
It is the strength within that shapes us,
There are no negatives, only inaction,
Climb your...Read More
Categories: swum, age, life,
Form: Verse
Last Words On Earth
If I leave earth, I wish to leave saying it
to the whole world: ‘I have no sorrow in mind.'
‘No sorrow I have'—writing these words and
wreathing them in mind, I wish to leave silently
feeling the warmth of happiness on my body.

I...Read More
Categories: swum, 12th grade, earth,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member My Cerebrum


Been having nightmares, each night it's the same
Wake up wanting to attack, murder and maim
A psycho I've become
Into the abyss I have swum
Right and left halves have joined hemis in my cerebrum




...Read More
Categories: swum, nonsense,
Form: Limerick
My Ocean
Do you know my ocean?
That rages deep inside
Or the swirling of my currents
And my ever-changing tide

Have you heard the waves,
That crash within my mind.
The storms that leave me broken
And the sprays that sting my eyes.

Didn’t you know that saltwater
Flows within...Read More
Categories: swum, ocean, self,
Form: Romanticism
Quick Heal Our Friend Part 2
The world of viruses come
With lots unwanted gum.
Quick Heal is a family album
Where I can reject all scum
And freely continued my rhumb.
Viruses for all are season autumn,
Looking into browsers is alum,
Inserting memory cards darksome,
Quick Heal software is awesome. 
Don’t worry!...Read More
Categories: swum, friendship,
Form: Monorhyme