Stories tagged “POETRY”

  • Language of Communication

    This is the language that I was taught ___ This be the language I’ve known My speech has been bent by rules and disguised by grammar ___ My voice rasps plagued by principles and twisted in societal assimilation A voice ___ A soul Is forged on the f...

  • Hurt

    ’twas times greatest deceit and, thus fallen, lays love. Was slain, in defeat though seemed fated from above. In pleasure the pursuit, pleasure gained for years. Then left destitute, with pains wicked tears. My soul pushed to break, my heart bear...

  • The Words On The Wall

    Can a man ever know what he cannot recall? Not at all, not at all! said the words on the wall. How is the man, when he has no intent? He is spent, he is spent! said the words on the tent. And without a notion of what came before? He is poor, he is poo...

    • Author: memento
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
  • Ashes

    Dark, bitter ashes In my soul doth dwell Pain’s cruel black lashes On my flesh doth swell A turn wrong taken A tale that’s untold My spirit’s shaken My love has been sold I cry in the night I wake from a dream This scare I can’t...

  • It'll Walk

    It’ll be like something in a movie It’ll walk on wooden doors And stomp them Until they open It’ll be a painting of a picture, taken 25 years ago when you first awakened, incarcerated Sister It’ll sting like the claw of the pet you...

  • What Could, Cannot, And Will Not Be

    Oh, how did she, with such finesse, dissect me with her graciousness? And with her kindness so impart these sutures left upon my heart. Her words rejected that which I held up to offer and imply: A meeting of two hearts and minds. But how desire always...

    • Author: memento
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hair

    An extension of myself, reaching out from the top of my brain, over wheat grain fields, over a thumping, throbbing tree at the center of me, Over closed windows that can only try to imitate the colors by reflecting (this is where I find some reserve), ...

  • Poetic Fat Girl Writes a Poem (Mature)

    The dullest knife slices through all that fat. Excessive, extra, emancipating and yet so empty tonight. A hole I tried to fill with goodness and food, just expanded to make room for all that useless shit. As blatant as, “Nobody will want to fuck ...

  • soldiership and poems

    I’ve been enlisted into military service recently, which explains the sore lack of writing here. As I move on to my next phase of training, I hope for more time to resume my writing endeavours. Here’s a haiku for posterity. camouflage, guns, love: ...

    • Author: brevity
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
  • chimera

    streaming down her face a meandering crimson river round her high cheekbones: a mountainous onslaught for truce of bloodshed: torrents flood parched lands flowers bloom like the virgin chuckles of a newborn of cradles: an undarkened lamina solid and pu...

    • Author: brevity
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
  • Monster (My verse) (Rap)

    Who’s the monster with the biggest mouth? swallowing the world spitting nothing out Heartless, inside is darkness black holes and vacuum disintegrating matter all I do is consume I’ve got all the answers my solution to pollution is to choke you,...

  • Life is but a Flicker

    Life is but a flicker From one moment to the next Never mind if slower, quicker Life is but a flicker Sparks abruptly at the start Ends in ways no one expects Life is but a flicker From one moment to the next

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
  • Not Yet

    Morning found me drunk with sleep, head spinning with exhaustion It crept beneath my eyelids, peering in with little caution And pushing them awake divorced my eyes from furtive dreams To witness neither morning nor its sun-enchanted beams A murky ...

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • League of Legends Cypher, part 1 (Rap) (Mature)

    Ho there—it’s the motherfucking Gem Knight Here to smash every hater in sight Summoned from a distant land hammer in hand I stand now a Valoran man Oh you thought my magic discredited? Edit your prejudice—earth magic’s relative My stones ha...

  • League of Legends Cypher, part 2 (Rap)

    I’m the sole master of gem craft And give your ignorance a pass Emerald for insight incites team fights You know you like this gem knight’s might Opal for harmony armor’s me Karmically pardoning me Ruby for vigor is a trigger Leaving your corpse ...

  • The 2nd Verse

    The undertaker sang to himself as he shoveled dirt over the grave of the old sailor. “Ragged, tattered, nothing mattered. Thought of little, bones were brittle. Ere the dawn, my soul was gone.” Hmm. Where DID he pick that rhyme up from? Oh ...

  • Colours

    Blinding colours peer through the night, spreading light onto a grayscale life. Eradicating dark corners, conquering doubts and fears. A fleeting dream, a simple delusion; could mere colors burn so bright? We are but unfinished paintings, on barren can...

    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted about 3 years ago.