Leigh Fisher29 minutes ago
Cross and Pass
People can preach support, pretend that they’re present, act as though they actually care. Wear the costume of bright yellow and orange of someone kind emulating the brightness of the sun. But a disgu...
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Emmiasky Ojex31 minutes ago
Aftermath
So now you want love Missing the kisses and hugs But were you not thinking of the aftermath when you pushed me in the love pit you dug? Were you not thinking of the times you will require that which o...
Monsoor Alian hour ago
I Never Asked for It
I never asked for it Never predicted it It was never foreseen or anticipated It was never a thought Never a possibility Not even an idea I only imagined success and happiness Just as you I'd dreamed o...
Nicole Smithan hour ago
Evolution of Soulmate
In the first year of marriage, my definition of soulmate has evolved. And it’s not the fantasy we dreamed up as little kids. From the moment I met Mark, I knew he was the mate for my soul. Over the ye...
Monsoor Alian hour ago
About a Girl
With honey bronze skin Kissed by the sun Curly black hair for my fingers to run Lips like a strawberry Tender and sweet Her eyes like the ocean Dangerous, dark, deep Her voice is a lullaby Gentle and ...
Nicole Smithan hour ago
Adventure
Adventure is not an action. Adventure is an attitude. It is a way of perceiving, of feeling, of engaging with life. The greatest adventures are not in the movement, the chaos, or the extravagance. Rat...
Haikus on First and Otherwise Meaningful Kisses (Pt. 1)
Dedicated to the last person I kissed. 1. (2007) On stage, in a play "I kiss my grandma like that," said the director. 2. (2008) High school and trashy, we kissed by the boy's bathroom. It was my firs...
Leigh Fisher17 days ago
Lost Wind
she is used to this it has always been like this wind gently dancing in through the windows she was lying beside him, her eyes darting across words emblazoned upon an air purifier sitting unhelpfully ...
Spring Peepers
Their voices bounced back and forth amongst the birches. The swampy water sucked my feet into a silty stew. I waded through the water waiting to hear their chanting cease. The end was near but not nea...
Noah Hagedorna month ago
500 Miles
I love you So such powerful words that carry so much weight in this world. It’s like their sheer utterance have a physicsl weight that can be measured A statement so worthy of being looked out for tha...
GARY DEANa month ago
BrewDog
To quench a real thirst There is one beer I turn to first It's the delectable liquid nectar From the brewery we all get set to Go and be merry while drinking a brew The best drink you could make from ...
Josh Flannagan2 months ago
The Ivy Now
The Ivy Now Am I not allowed to kill the ivy behind my home? Am I to be mistook for someone without the Wherewithal to free myself from a beast so constrictive? In truth I only remember the land that ...
Only the Classics
The roots from which poetry as we know it has flourished. Taking you back to the classical era, one stanza at a time.
Life as a Poet Knows It
Industry tips for new poets. Welcome to the Poets family.
America in Verse
One Nation, United by Poetry. Exploring the United States of America through word.
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Emmiasky Ojex31 minutes ago
Aftermath
So now you want love Missing the kisses and hugs But were you not thinking of the aftermath when you pushed me in the love pit you dug? Were you not thinking of the times you will require that which o...
Julieanna Gomez an hour ago
Toxic
Sitting on the couch sipping on some wine Just got done with our round nine His phone blowing up like if we just didn’t vibe All these girls on his line About to tell him to dip out, goodbye I think y...
Julieanna Gomez an hour ago
It’s Time to Move On
Now you tell me that you're sorry You tell me I’m so pretty But then you go around And fuck with these thotties You act like I can’t get nobody When I can easily go And mess around with everybody But ...
Leigh Fisher29 minutes ago
Cross and Pass
People can preach support, pretend that they’re present, act as though they actually care. Wear the costume of bright yellow and orange of someone kind emulating the brightness of the sun. But a disgu...
malcolm carelsean hour ago
The Tory Vampires
Tax cuts for the rich, Money that makes you wetter, than when you shower, Oh Lovely Prime Minister, Get the f**k out of power. NHS privatisation, And the NHS that you’re ‘so proud of’. Oh Compassionat...
SKYLERIZED 3 hours ago
Fiscal Wins
Capitalism is not the problem. Poverty isn’t even the issue. It’s when people allow the unproductive to rob them. This is when we hit the deep tissue. Millionaires and billionaires should never feel g...
Nicole Smithan hour ago
Adventure
Adventure is not an action. Adventure is an attitude. It is a way of perceiving, of feeling, of engaging with life. The greatest adventures are not in the movement, the chaos, or the extravagance. Rat...
Read This When You're Sad
Life isn’t always going to be easy. There’s going to be moments of pain and frustration, grief and loss. It’s inevitable. Think of every moment as an opportunity, a time of growth and knowledge. Maybe...
bayleigh miller3 hours ago
Just a Mask
I have a mask, it doesn't cover my face. It is how i determine who i am, or who i was. A mask is not just something we wear once a year. A mask is something you wear all year. We ignore the imperfecti...
Monsoor Alian hour ago
I Never Asked for It
I never asked for it Never predicted it It was never foreseen or anticipated It was never a thought Never a possibility Not even an idea I only imagined success and happiness Just as you I'd dreamed o...
Ayanna Jeffersan hour ago
I Remember
I Remember When I remember I was six and was just a little girl who had no idea my life was going to be so cold. I remember hearing banging and crying in the room, while the monster threw my older sis...
Alan Mendez2 hours ago
Losing Hope
Such a suffocating atmosphere...yet I live in it day after day. To live with this hope for a better tomorrow is a curs’ed tempest, a constant battle between fantasy & reality with a drought of dispari...
Autumn Costales4 hours ago
A Perfect Storm
Big Blues and Dark Greys with misty shadows about them Some Gruesome Black high above and Startling Yellow They Come down to visit the Lively Brown Earth Startling Yellow strikes with power onto the o...
K a day ago
Sold My Soul to Autumn
Brown leaves brings times of dreaming Foggy morning on the hillside across the way The ghosts dance in the graveyard Safe in the sweaters holding you tight in the chills embrace The eerie atmosphere c...
Resilience in Nature
As the brightness of the morning wakes me up from my tent you can see the sun overlooking the valley as it rises The rooster crowing the arising morning as its way of keeping times The early mist on t...
Nicole Smithan hour ago
Evolution of Soulmate
In the first year of marriage, my definition of soulmate has evolved. And it’s not the fantasy we dreamed up as little kids. From the moment I met Mark, I knew he was the mate for my soul. Over the ye...
Monsoor Alian hour ago
About a Girl
With honey bronze skin Kissed by the sun Curly black hair for my fingers to run Lips like a strawberry Tender and sweet Her eyes like the ocean Dangerous, dark, deep Her voice is a lullaby Gentle and ...
Julieanna Gomez 2 hours ago
My Navy Seal 🙏🏽
I hope across the ocean sea you still think of me Your going away in a few And I think I’m going to need some tissue I’m going to have to salute you I’m going to have to miss you Man oh man you are li...
Nick Garcia 2 days ago
Writer’s Block
I’m not going to write... Because the things I often write about don’t count anymore. They don’t deserve a place in my heart, but my heart has been heavy lately. Possibly with the past taste from the ...
Nick Garcia 2 days ago
Love and Other Drugs
She wasn’t like those other girls. She related so much to the girls who were on standby and let the night fall into their laps without even trying. She was one of those girls with the long, black hair...
Nick Garcia 2 days ago
Bouquet
Everything is so fragile. The way she treated me, my heart became so fragile. But of course I loved her anyways. I loved her despite the fact she could never give me what I wanted, and that was always...
Mark lewis2 hours ago
Portrait of a Killer
With the slit of a throat and slash of a knife he'd always hope you'd choke tonight, but now he finds that you won't die until next time thus he tries a different way each time hoping against hope tha...
Memories
The shadows of remembrance have peaked! Whenever I turn around I see memories of my childhood and the once-was and my vain dreams to be a famous singer. Oh, how I sang at the top of my lungs in this h...
World
One thing leads to the next, As Hope is replaced By agonizing threats; Life is at risk, Because it's in our deceiving hands; Life is at risk, Because it favored us, When we took advantage of the past;...
n vasha day ago
The Card
Let me be a birthday card so that I can touch your heart while you hold my hand. Let me be a card of confession whispering in your ear all the things I’m afraid to say. Let me be a Christmas greeting ...
Phantasmagoria
A Tribute to the Poetic Styling of E. Poe
A Gonyer11 days ago
In the Photo
In the photo, suspended in time, the cellophane yellows and peels in my hands as it is turned over and over. The date and description on the back, the picture on the front, smiling faces that are froz...