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10/19/2017 8:33:43 AM
Topic:
Beauty Inside and Out

key Keller
Posts: 20
Any critique, good or bad, is much appreciated. Thanks.
10/19/2017 8:32:44 AM
Topic:
Beauty Inside and Out

key Keller
Posts: 20
There is such beauty
Inside you and out
beauty that floats
and flutters about
Like a butterfly dance
Lands on your nose
Like the soft velvet touch
of a kiss on a rose
I see your beauty
the grace in your charms
the way space around you
evolves and transforms
I am but an admirer
warming myself near your flame
your light like the sun
your absence, the rain
Come charm me, my love
Come charm me again
For each time in your presence
I am never the same
10/19/2017 6:40:20 AM
Topic:
Writing essays for will work?

Marsha Kaplan
Posts: 1
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10/19/2017 6:25:01 AM
Topic:
Harvest

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Posts: 1
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10/18/2017 10:30:53 PM
Topic:
Introduce myself

Ese agbatutu
Posts: 2
ditto.Want to read Death's love.
10/18/2017 10:25:42 PM
Topic:
Death's love is yours to critique

Ese agbatutu
Posts: 2
Death’s love has eyes

by: Ese




If I were to die I would want to see an angel beforehand.

Death’s love is nothing spectacular

Just someone to hold my hand

An angel of beauty and galore

That all the animals adore

If I were to die I would want to see an angel

Beforehand.




Death’s love is Something spectacular

Just someone to move my hand

An angel of malevolence and galore

That all the rodents hated before

If I were to die, why would I want to see an angel beforehand?




Death’s love is someone to tease me

Someone to love me

Death’s love is all confusing

Close the door.

Slam and shut.

If I were to die, I still would want to see an angel

Beforehand.




Beauty, mutiny

Does not matter

As I sat near the platter

So many choices

So many voices

If I were to die I would want to see an angel

Beforehand




Banning deaths love

Might be the way I can understand

So you can see the eyes of what you have not seen

You never saw it

But you know it's as bright as the light behind my eyes.

As I’m about to die.

Death’s love they call it

Is something that never flies.

It only falls

Up to the sky: logic:
edited by ese on 10/18/2017
10/18/2017 5:45:32 PM
Topic:
Need a poem about battle.

Bob Atkinson
Posts: 220
1. A re-write of the charge of the light brigade, The Meaning of War:
http://arizona-poet-laureate.blogspot.com/2013/11/the-charge-of-light-brigade-by-alfred.html

2. The Battle of Borodino:
http://www.bobatkinson-poet.com/2012/01/battle-of-borodino-by-bob-atkinson.html

3. Enniskillen:
http://www.bobatkinson-poet.com/2013/02/enniskillen-by-bob-atkinson.html

4. Second of May:
http://www.bobatkinson-poet.com/2011/12/second-of-may-by-bob-atkinson.html

5. Reddington Pass:
http://www.bobatkinson-poet.com/2009/12/reddington-pass.html

6. Canoa Creek Raid:
http://www.bobatkinson-poet.com/2011/02/canoa-creek-raid.html

7. The Soldier's Statement:
http://www.bobatkinson-poet.com/2013/10/the-soldiers-statement-by-bob-atkinson.html

8. Lost Purpose:
http://www.bobatkinson-poet.com/2013/10/the-lost-legion-by-rudyard-kiplinglost.html

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10/18/2017 7:24:20 AM
Topic:
Need a poem about battle.

Jack Hobson
Posts: 1
I'm writing a short film and need a poem about battle, it will be featured as a V.O throughout and it will be revealed the protagonist is about to step out onto a rugby field for his first game. I'm trying to compare playing rugby to battle and prepping for both being similar in terms of nerves etc.



An example of what I'm looking for is 'Into The Fray' from the film The Grey.




Thank you if you can help me!
10/18/2017 4:56:47 AM
Topic:
Harolf the Ungodly

robertborn
Posts: 1
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10/18/2017 12:27:57 AM
Topic:
Introduce myself

Terri Cannan
Posts: 1
I enjoy writing and connecting with others who share interest in writing. I believe this site will be helpful and fun. Also I would like to learn more and grow as a writer
10/17/2017 12:08:17 PM
Topic:
Featured

Aaron Wheeler
Posts: 1
Hello everyone. I'm recently new to the site and I'm still trying to find my way around. Can anyone tell me what it means when it says one of my poems is featured and it gives me a date? Does this mean that I entered a contest with that particular poem on that date? Thank you.
10/17/2017 11:31:52 AM
Topic:
Introduce myself

Jaycee Graffius
Posts: 1
I love to write but I don't have access to people who can read through my work and give me feedback so I figured that this site would be helpful in improving my writing.
10/17/2017 7:27:39 AM
Topic:
Enclosed rhyme

chelseakennedy263
Posts: 1
The Glass Frogs

you can't see us
dislike those brilliant frogs
blazing their excellence
since we're not here
imagine we're not here
you can't eat us
we'd possess a flavor like clear air
we're straightforward
undetectable

until the point that night when stars go through us
moonlight streams into us
we begin to sing
we have to sing
we want to sing
sing
sing
sing

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edited by chelseakennedy263 on 10/17/2017
10/17/2017 7:18:57 AM
Topic:
Enclosed rhyme

Mark98
Posts: 1
This is My favorite Poem



While that my spirit repairs to her dedication,
Here I intomb my substance, that it betimes
May take colleague of this stack of clean;
To which the impact of death's perpetual movement,
Sustained with the exhalation of our wrongdoings,
Drives all finally. In this way I happily trust

My body to this school, it might learn
To spell his components, and discover his introduction to the world
Written in dusty heraldry and lines ;
Which disintegration beyond any doubt doth best perceive,
Contrasting dust and tidy, and earth with earth.
These chuckle at stream and marble put for signs,

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To disjoin the great association of clean,
What's more, ruin the meeting. What might bring up them,
When they might bow, and stoop, and tumble down level
To kiss those loads, which now they have in trust?
Dear substance, while I do supplicate, learn here thy stem
Also, genuine drop: that when thou shalt develop fat,

What's more, wanton in thy desires, thou mayst know,
That substance is yet the glass, which holds the clean
That measures all our chance; which additionally should
Be disintegrated into tidy. Stamp, here underneath,
How agreeable these powder are, the manner in which free from desire,
That thou mayst fit thyself against thy fall.
edited by Mark98 on 10/17/2017
10/17/2017 6:53:51 AM
Topic:
should I stay or should I go.

Antonio kim
Posts: 1
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10/16/2017 5:27:11 PM
Topic:
Introduce Myself.

Deanna Stewart
Posts: 1
Hi, I'm not a poet, but I do like to write. I thought I could benefit from learning how to write poetry and that would help my writing.
10/16/2017 4:25:10 PM
Topic:
Question on Poetry Type

Cameron Leslie
Posts: 4
So I have no idea if there even is a type of poetry that's set up like this. The poem I have written has one quatrain and then a closing line that repeats at the end of every stanza. For example, here's the first stanza:


Here I sit within this grove/Trees around me bend and sway/Nature is a treasure trove/Gold around that's clearly seen/Bending, Swaying

The "Bending, Swaying" part of it is the last line for the entire poem. Any thoughts as to what this is?
edited by unknownkidatschool on 10/16/2017
10/16/2017 4:24:04 PM
Topic:
Please Critique

Daniel Adewumi
Posts: 1
Orbs

I

Roving, as though twice adream,
across a passel of winking once-weres ;
his face pocked by time’s heels,
blushing gay gray ogling
nude oaks; he quarts.

II

Day’s hue-lease expires and
Sunset prinks herself red
atop a glassy sea of Moby fame.
Sinking tardily to defy
asymptote.

III

But my irides are wrung dry,
and gleaming, I hum
some prayer of the mute;
gamboling in a golden lake
where God burns his mistakes.
10/16/2017 2:24:37 PM
Topic:
A Ballad - The Sea

Darren White
Posts: 27
Aha! Say next time please that it's a performance piece, because it changes everything, Because the phrasing, repetition and more is an important part of that sort of poetry, contrary to 'paper' poetry Leave all instances of the sea in, I'd say!
edited by dWite on 10/16/2017
10/16/2017 11:11:39 AM
Topic:
THE LOBSTERMAN (really this time) :-)

Judith Stickels
Posts: 4
This poem is based on a photo I took of an elderly fisherman,
hunched at the shoulders, standing in his dinghy rowing to his
fishing boat ... at dawn. I was very moved by the picture.




Hushed silence as the dawn begins unveil

Faded ribbons of beauty appear ever so pale

Morphing in depth and passionate splendor

Eternal, inspirational gifting of nature




The density of darkness vaporizes to light

As all that was shadowed comes into sight

Casts upon the harbor the soft glow of morn

Life’s daily symphony begins to perform




The dawn draws to life each and every thing

With the rising orb new life does it bring

The soft glow of light, the harbor awakes

Lobstermen appear as the new day breaks




This endless ritual begins always the same

Moonrise and sunrise in eternal refrain

And this day, as in days of decades before

He stands in his row boat and raises his oar




Hunched from the weight of years of hard work

Family and responsibilities never to shirk

He nods as he paddles without saying a word

Brothers in a bond that doesn’t need to be heard




The ache in his body is worse on some days

He goes about his work in a reverent haze

This is all he can do - all that he knows

Lifetimes ago ... twas the life that he chose.




Or maybe to say the life that chose him

To sink or to swim is the lobsterman’s hymn

He was raised on a boat, always in boots

He bleeds it from his pores – it’s inbred in his roots




Leaving the harbor barely breaking a wake

He steers his old vessel into the daybreak

Irrelevant is the cold, the heat or a storm

His performance perpetuates each new day born




His story but a drop in an ocean we don’t see

His dedication and ethic simply humble me

Haunted by hunched image in silhouette as he oars

To his life in the harbor whence it is moored.





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