Stories tagged “Free verse”

  • The Mirror.

    I touch this cold glass smooth under my fingertips Framed with rubies at the top And gold all round. with Love at every corner and Joy at every sparkle This is no ordinary mirror this is truly extraordinary It shows me in her. I see my world crystal cl...

    • Author: LeMonstre
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Bless Her

    Bless her. The girl without a father, Without a suitable family, Stuck taking care of her sister’s child At the age of thirteen. Bless her. She’s done her share of stupid things, And her old friends won’t let go. She’s put it al...

  • Refuge In Audacity

    My refuge is audacity, my sword is generosity. The center of my mind is the whole of nature. I consider myself a warrior, a soldier, a knight. The law I follow is written on my own heart. If you look at me, what do you see? My armor is invisible, my he...

  • Tener confianza al tango {a poem}

    To watch is to witness grace, to know passion, to behold flow. New, enchanted, I try. I step back in time with my partner, but slowly, awkwardly, trying to keep distance. I try to know my partner’s mind, to anticipate, but to no avail. A stubborn...

  • A Pretentious Alien's Poetic Perspective

    when what you can’t control outweighs what you can like time and the fact that you had no say in existence to begin with; would you consider fate to still be bitter or is it sweet mint and cinnamon and rain like glitter? Because it surely encompa...

  • Cold Water

    Concise lights, Round like coins, Peel sea urchins From the seaweed Like kiwi skins Such Primitive Existences live In the dim distances Under the surf’s surface Where waves collect images Reflecting our resembling selves Trembling in sensitive de...

  • Your Patient Awaits Treatment, Doctor

    He needs a neurotic antibiotic, If you’re not too hectic now. And a narcissistic antiseptic, If you’d conclude to allow. Call a cathartic medic. He’s heart sick With a nickel to his name. Rip the IV from his vein. Don’t worry,...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • An Untitled Poem

    Drowning in your eyes Warm puddles of green. The water looked so inviting but now I’m drowning in you. To silence my choking cries Merely close your emerald eyes. Darkness and silence, I think I’d rather be buried. If you keep me captive in...

    • Author: meep
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
  • The Voice

    There is something about that voice that is electrifying Something mysterious, unknown, & undying A smile so devious that goes with this voice It makes my heart stutter without choice An ecstatic grin creeps onto my face When I hear its vibrant spr...

  • Claws & Fangs & Poison (Part 1)

    Claws and fangs and poison dripping from their lips without any of them realizing although they rip and bite and infect They expect you to be blind Just like them, until someone makes them turn over And you see the bitter truth of the covered side You ...

  • Claws & Fangs & Poison (Part 2)

    You are furious and hurt and in despair at the scale of carnage A helping hand helps you see that you can be useful and are needed You muster up your courage and bind your own recent wounds You push the poison out of your veins, flushing it out of your...

  • Rose Petals

    What happened to this? What happened to us? We always joke about the future and the past.. but this feeling was never planned. It was not supposed to happen, but now that its here; we can’t send it back. Now this idea is in both of our laps. Wait...

  • Free Verse

    I never had a penchance or passion for poetry of any sort, even the free verse which I wrote so much of, for I only wrote poems to impress girls

    • Author: punpun
    • Posted almost 2 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Faulty Memory

    It was the month When we both had suffered losses And we both covered up the fact That we were blaming ourselves By blaming each other For our personal problems And we both forgot the time I tried to bake you a cake But you weren’t a fan of straw...

    • Author: Wolfram
    • Posted over 1 year ago.
  • Tooth Heart

    How thin am I wearing? Paper thin. But my hips are wide, wider than yours, wider than yours, More than hour glassy. “You need to floss.” I’m rotting all over. Doctor, shouldn’t you numb me first? Before you open up my chest? And...

  • Said The Darkness to the Candle

    Said the darkness to the candle, “Why fightest thou the night?” Said the candle to the shadow, “Why begrudgest thou my light? ’Tis only in the contrast that thine shape and form is known.” “Oh, thine folly is what of...

  • A Fish and A Stag

    Faintly smelling of mint and smoke, the being lifted his heavy head… antlers and fur and all. “Wanna drag?” he asked, but I shook my head. “I don’t smoke,” I said, “could kill me. Could kill you too.” ...