Only the Classics

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.

Fred Hermes3 days ago
Lost Spring Home
Pebble dash walls, lined with cold black gutters. Blue slate floors clash with red brick walls. Bees hum around the rosemary, basil and chives whilst plant pots sit guarding in all different shapes an...
Jose Gabriel14 days ago
The Exotic Artist
Theatricality formed through millennial evolution which is excessive as it is easily donned. Is only begotten through hospitable elements able to see this show go on in its artistic ways. This beauty ...
Blake Theau Thor15 days ago
Battlefield Awakening
I’m up Standing in a field of ash Blood poured out my heart Wounded deeply I lift my sword Behold the cavalry arrived For I was a boy in a mans game But I forgot my battle was not against flesh and bl...
Messiah Brown15 days ago
Rose
Leave it be, so others could admire its beauty. It's very tempting to pick, but once you have it in your possession, it'll wither away from admirable oppression. Everyone can't have their hearts desir...
Rose Reade16 days ago
Viola
Orsino: For women are as roses, whose fair flower Being one displayed, doth fall that very hour. Viola: And so they are: alas, that they are so; To die, when they to perfection grow. My Lord, I do pro...
Rose Reade16 days ago
Paradise Lost
Paradise has not been lost, but found again, In time, in every sleeping second, Weathered by the grinding of sin’s teeth We are exiled, to paradise. I have seen the inch of skin that reeks at me Betwe...
Stained Glass
Brushes dipped in a soul of colours a cornucopia of shaded swirls grace the canvas — the light reflects — Glistening beams of the moon bursting light on forbidden shadows untamed love. — draw me in — ...
Anna Palmer20 days ago
I Shall Rescue Thee
Come away with me, and be mine, And I shall show you the wonders of my world We have all this life forever a time, Let me lift you into the sky with my wings unfurled I shall show you the sky and ocea...
Amanda Grimm21 days ago
Shutter
Shutter, the music, The lilac and lavender Faith, come undone Like a viral scavenger The day is new Yet the sky is dark This is song is unsung The death of a lark A new age dawns A shift in the sky Fo...