Stories tagged “poem”

  • Ode to Morning

    Breath on the glass like a tiny fog. Fingers curling in my lap. I brush the condensation away And watch your progress across the field. Your spine is stiff with cold or pride — I don’t know which. My eyes are wide, Unblinking, Despite the m...

  • Explanation

    Why am I here? Why are you here? I want to go back home? Well, don’t we all, you say, so nonchalantly But you just don’t understand I’m a long way from home I explain But you don’t know how far You Don’t Get It I farther away than you are I

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Day by Day

    Why am I here? I’m not one of them. They taunt me. Oh, how they taunt me. But deep down, they know. They know who I really am. And that’s why they hate me. They all hate me. Even you hate me. You might not notice just yet. It creeps up on you slowl...

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • I

    (first published on The Badgerwiki) I walk. I talk. I laugh. I stop. I gape. I scream.

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • E7

    It is always dark in E7 And it is always cold And there is bogeys everywhere There’s vamps and zoms and weres abound So don’t ever go down into E7, it’s unsafe down there

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Where's Papa

    Papa is long gone Don’t ask about him He went down to E7, and was never heard from again

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • I'll save my father

    I’ll save my father, as it has been many a year Since I sat alone in a crib and thought of E7 in fear I have a Shocker in my eyesocket and a Bang-Stick in my hand With a compu on my wrist I shall soon find my father With my Gee Pee Esss tracking...

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Don't leave, my son

    Don’t leave my son, for I have cause to fear For since your father left, I have shed many a tear And I don’t want to lose you too

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Mission Log Day 2

    The sentry awakes me with a chirp Its dying message to the world Before it recharges, to scout again I wake up and, after a processed meal Go out into the darkness It is then that I hear The ever-smallest noise A meow Instantly I am on my guard Bogey...

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Epilouge, perhaps a hint of more

    It has been sixty years since that faithful day And as you well know, Pat and I have been through a lot But after each mission, For the New U.N. I come back here and pray To my father’s head which I froze later that same faithful day I hope I w...

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • The Hustler Dream

    I say let’s race, for glory, for life. You laugh in my face, and get ready, to deal. I’m over three, down two, up one. You’re steady on wings, but guess what, I win. You say it’s unfair, Irrational, Preposterous, But this ...

    • Author: Granada
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Depressing Poem I

    My dearest friend has become Death, My sister’s name is Pain, Though while we’re not on speaking terms, I feel we’ll be again. Torture and Masochism are my cousins, Never seen without the other, Happiness has drifted out of view, While Life has f...

  • cheesecake

    he swallowed the final morsel of cheesecake painstakingly licked his fork clean his long slender fingers sent his fork careening towards the table and dabbed his mouth dry with a pearly white napkin he positioned it on the table beside his onyx black ...

    • Author: The OCW
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Oi!

    Oi! Your voice is in my head! What’s it doing in there? I don’t know if it should be there, Maybe we should get it out. But it silently refuses to leave. It doesn’t distract me, It has good behavior, But when I turn my mind loose Into...

  • Poem [poem]

    I will plant a garden for you A place to show my love is true Where love, laughter and tears Will last and last for years Caring and sharing how lucky we are For us to be close, near not far For me to be me and you to be you Our love is something pure ...

    • Author: ernmander
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Creative Eye

    Trying to turn this whiteness into colour The ideas don’t come the blankness just stares at me Laughing at my frail attempts to cover it up My brush skims the surface time and time again The marks do not make any sense They confuse and annoy me Ther...

    • Author: ernmander
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Warning

    She laid her hands On me That last time I was sick Tired I drew the line I don’t know what Went through her head She laughed the way She usually did But this time I was serious Just because I’m Different than her Doesn’t mean she has ...

  • Hiding Behind The Stitches

    The Stitches that hold me together Are getting ready to break I’m not sure how much more I can take Despair Everything I do is wrong How many more times will my life play this God awful song The Ribbons That hold the tear Are straining under the weig...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Biography of Loss

    My name is Loss place of birth, Pandora’s box. I am the sibling of Sorrow. I waited in silent darkness For so many years Biding my time while my siblings squabbled I am the quieter of the bad things. I deal in isolation Solitude and I have grown to b...

  • That Guy In The Corner

    That Guy In The Corner I know he sees me But does he know I can see him? That Guy In The Corner With his empty notebook And his lucky writing pen That Guy In The Corner With the quirky smile And the laugh he hides behind his eyes So when That Guy In Th...

  • We stand [poem]

    We stand in snow drifts We stand in stasis Your hand is cold in mine Your hand lets mine go I want to touch you I want too many things The world is quiet The world is inside-out We watch the stars fall We watch our hearts break Your eyes were familiar ...

  • Strength

    To some Strength is muscle Brawn overcoming wit and cun And lifting the largest weight. Others feel Strength is skill In music or artwork of teal And singing the highest note. Then still Strength is power Much land for one to rule, get their fill And b...

  • Lun

    Watchful opal Rheumy eye Against the blackened Star-streaked sky Leaking light In milky trails To grace the treetops Hills and vales Creaks and cracks On beaten face Haunted path With shuffling pace The ocean breathes To your slow dance A soft recessio...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Note on White

    I write a note, A note on white paper. A note that is filled with passion, And love. A note on white it is, But it shows color. The ink is black, But the words show color. A note that expresses feeling. Emotion. A note to show my love. A note...

  • ¿Qué te Pasó?

    Que quieres saber es que quiero saber, Debemos preguntarnos, supongo. La respuesta tienes, la espero tener. ¿Y quieres respuestas? Las tengo. ¿Qué te pasó, mi compañero? Necesito hablar contigo. ¿Qué te pasó, mi mejor amigo? Debes compartir su ...