Stories tagged “poem”

  • Relief To Be No More

    Another bad day, another “I’m fine”, and another forced smile; I’m waiting for someone or even something to make this life worthwhile. The minutes drag on, as do the breaths I take, as I float between constantly and never awake....

    • Author: nesdil
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Ruthie May

    “I’m too tired to write today,” Said Ruthie May to her teacher. “I was up all night, Mom and Dad had a fight! Dad had a lesson to teach her!” “I hid under the covers and cried. Dad found me and said I was dreaminR...

  • What Changed?

    You never used to tell so many lies; you always used to apologize. But now there is no honesty and not a single apology. What changed? You respected me and showed me how to turn my hopeless life around. You no longer listen, you no longer hear, and I&#...

    • Author: nesdil
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Bad, It's Just Bad

    I am not a poem writer With this format I am a fighter I frustrate easy It always sounds cheesy. My poems, I fear.

  • A Poem

    I Stand on my feet I watch the sky think, “Isn’t that sweet?” then start to cry I look down below, my crotch feels a TWANG The pain starts to grow, ‘till it’s freaking insane I grab hold of my pants try to stop the hurt I ...

  • Getting Dumped SUCKS. (Emotion Challenge)

    Ripping, Tearing, Annoying I feel like destroying. Screaming, Crying, Thrashing Find something, start bashing. Dying, Trying, Failing All my limbs flailing. Breaking, Snapping, Paying My brain is decaying. Kicking, Punching, Throwing My head is explodi...

  • Nostalgia (emotion challenge)

    Take me back to promises made on the cold concrete floor of the house you left so gladly. Take me back to fairies in the garden and all the pretty deceptions we believed with all our hearts. I’m losing the memories of years spent in blissful inno...

  • Lilac Lilac

    Lilac, lilac, on the floor Tell me why you’re sad Your petals wilt, your roots are dry How can I make you glad One dead flower on the plant An ugly sight to see You’re rubbing off on others too You ruin their beauty The roses, how they used...

  • Just Another Lost Poem

    It’s raining You look up at the sky And wait and wonder for the reason why It’s grey, its damp, You look for a color And find you can’t see a single shade You wander about meaninglessly The rain continues to pour down endlessly Water runs throug...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • On poems

    Poems need not rhyme though they may desire it. Like water desires a cup. And to be drunk, stumbling the streets of Venice, carousing and eddying. Poems are keys on the mind’s ring, unlocking, enabling, catalyzing. Images arise at will, spurred o...

    • Author: DeGuerre
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Poetic Rant

    There’s a theory, often stated That rules are made to be broken But then, there’s those folks who never bother. Artistry is not defined by breaking of the rules, No more than by the following. Blindness, whether in obedience or dis, is stil...

  • If You Just Look Hard Enough

    If we stare straight ahead with blinders on Minding our own business until they’re gone, We’ll miss them. Those moments, everyday life, The man who cooks dinner nightly for his wife: Does she need Prince Charming or this Prince Real? The fr...

  • Still More

    How can you measure my love for you? You can’t I love you more than all the fishes in the sea More than all the leaves on every tree More than every star you see

  • The Sea, my Lover

    Waves roll me over, wind ruffles my hair, the sun kisses my skin. Dolphins slip-slide sleekly through the waters. Birds circle overhead, and dive into the cool sea. The sails, like sheets, fold around me, like a long-lost lover re-found. I try to hold ...

    • Author: Match
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • The Vibration of Loss

    My body is composed of energy. Of protons. Of electrons. Of neutrons. I am constructed of molecules. Of countless atoms. Each one vibrating, silently, with the loss of you.

  • Smothered by Pillows

    How many poems have come as our eyes close for the night? “I’ll write that tomorrow,” we think. Only next morning the idea is lost amongst the mountainous terrain of crumpled blankets. A dream never to be dreamt again.

  • Bare Foot Love

    Tender pink at first Hardened so nothing will hurt Feet, bare all summer

  • Soar

    My nay-sayers and my neighbors all told me, “You cannot live this dream. Fish may not fly.” “You will burn; just punishment for trying to fly too close to the sun.” But I answered, “I am the caged bird who sets herself fr...

  • Haiku Week Haiku #1

    Poetry is hard, So lame-o’s such as I use One shortcut: haikus.

  • Roadside Attraction

    Parked right by the road clown in peanut butter truck munching granola radio leaks Sinatra into painted sunset air

    • Author: Nancy
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Haiku Week Haiku #2

    Fruit: it’s magical! It makes my tummy happy With deliciousness!

  • Haiku Week Haiku #3

    It’s almost midnight. My eyes reflect a white screen. Damn insomnia.

  • Essential Water (element challenge)

    Water cool refreshing many hues of blue clear valuable essential too water H2O liquid, gas, or cube life flowing part of you I said the water chant before every drink, every bath, and every time I was going to use a drop of it. The water goddess had bl...

  • Barring the Cross

    Star in the sky, O bejewel’d orb, Me hearties your dim fire absorb. Bar not our inquisitions now; Sea life doth bat upon our prow. Asleep we are in weeds of sea, Foam flits about like potpourri. Deep waters lie beneath us here; Home gives us hope...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Versed Interrogation

    I swear and I tell you, I’ve nothing to hide. Then I guess it won’t matter if I stand close behind? I guess not… - – - – - – - – - – You falter, and s’piciously so… Suspiciously? Me? That̵...