Poets in Motion

Poets in Motion

We’re celebrating National Poetry Month with our first poetry contest. Submit your most artistic, emotional, or hilarious original poetry inspired by movement—whatever that means to you. Use #VocalNPM to enter.

Tom Baker3 months ago
The Bedroom
Sitting in the car listening to the Ramones was fun enough, --But now we’ve absconded to the bedroom That must be on wheels / Somewhere back of the trunk. And you’re lying naked on my lap / With tears...
Tom Baker3 months ago
79 Words and Perfect Fear
Daffy Duck launched a tunnel to the sky --Babel, Babylon, "Intolerance..." (Legend of 1916) He gets going through space and time, straight into the Mouth of God-- He is then sent back down through his...
Tiffany Harry3 months ago
Head Out
Head Out Stars are singeing and falling. Evil is blossoming Animals are dying Soldiers are fighting Values are dead Bad images fill my head World has changed Protestors are screaming While the Preside...
Tiffany Harry3 months ago
My War Is Over
Thrashing, crashing, smashing The sound of my head bashing Against the wall by Mr. Know It All You walk away laughing while my Whole worlds crashing. Pumping, thumping, my heart races Leaving bloody t...
SKYLERIZED 3 months ago
Human Inventiveness
Do you want a miracle? One that makes The custodian CEO and all The patients their own doctors? It would take A small person to become eight feet tall. Grasshoppers could take and offer advice. Giraff...
SKYLERIZED 3 months ago
Cash Like That
Digital funds flow like shocks that all send Through the Internet. Money rolls through The system when the apps are all friends. The nature of the funds then becomes new. The speed is cash pouring out...
Ellie shaul3 months ago
Change in the Movement
Like rushing waves crashing on the beige shore, The feelings rush in, I can’t take anymore. Bang, bang, another slammed door. Can’t remember the last time someone stayed. When will this jealousy fade....
Kristin Wilson3 months ago
Matrix: Project Disengage
Some days I want to change the world, some days I want to hide away... Detach myself from it all and build a barricade. Up steep mountains I climb, in murky waters I wade... I’m determined to see just...
Donelle Maloney3 months ago
The Tides of You
Slight movements create A slight abundance of hate And still the movements concur Gaining momentum You being to stir A flash of pain A flash of ecstasy A flask of love Poured hot on bare skin It burns...