vintage

Vintage poetry stands the test of time; collections and anthologies of classic poems and enduring verses from eras past.

Eleanor Thirlway16 days ago
Let the Winged Fancy Roam...
At times, it is very difficult to appreciate life and all its possibilities because, let’s face it, it can be hard. Often our old enemy "time" gets in the way and we suddenly realise we are years olde...
Violet P. Davies2 months ago
Persephone
Pomegranate juice running down her chin Ebony eyelashes growing wet with tears Realizing She has been deceived Even as the bright, bittersweet tang Plies her ruby-stained tongue with confusion, as Had...
Dyl Elner3 months ago
The Bar Piano Man
He wakes up around 2:30 on a weekday, Five PM on a Saturday. If he has to, he gets up to take a piss If not, he stays in bed a while longer To jack off. Once he gets his lazy ass out of bed, He Shits,...
Anna Flaherty4 months ago
Memories
We all have them, some hidden away, some we know will always stay. Memories are what make us, who we really are, some of them shine like a brilliant star. Some are the truth, some came from lie, some ...
Katrell Plunkett4 months ago
Complacency
Complacency is the leading cause of injury in the workplace. Cut keys too many times without using your gloves and you might get cut. Put the ladder away improperly and it may collapse on someone. Cut...
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B Day4 months ago
Mess
"I am a mess” I say, more sure of it than before I was 22 And less sure of why. “I am a mess” I say, unapologetically, not seeking councel It’s a matter of fact. “I am a mess I say, replaying Joni Mit...
CW Miles4 months ago
The Calf
The Calf I’d spotted her early on a Saturday morn She just kinder got my attention She weren’t nothing special, jest another newborn And no remarkable traits to mention So I marked her down in my tall...
k anne5 months ago
Numbers.
kilograms, 73; brothers, 3; years, 18; worth, 34; beauty, 7.5; courage, 4; anxiety, 11; happiness, 3; minutes, 5; minutes, 4; minutes, 3; minutes, 2; you, 1; me, 0.
Steven Baldry6 months ago
My Christmas Carol
I wonder if I were to be visited by 3 Ghosts... What would be the lesson that I would learn most ? Would I change my ways just like Old Ebenezer ? Would I even be open to conceive them. As I sit here ...
Amariah Torres6 months ago
We Art Not Frighted
We art not frighted from the bloodied field; Hearts becoming of a kingly knight's shield. We art not thy's intricate game thee wields, Grazing our ope body whence merely peeled. We art not undone by E...
Mike Day6 months ago
Upon A Sinking Ship
So be it far from me to dwell on matters such as death, to rue the day I cast off the shackles of life and plunge into those icy blue depths. Perhaps it shall be quick, though I doubt that to be so, f...
Robyn Welborne6 months ago
Boogeymen in My Closets
Boogeymen In My Closets: I. Now I lay me down to sleep Beneath my bed I dare not peek. Under the covers my head to take Tuck'd up tight until morning's break. II. Second night I'm down to sleep Still ...
Ria Dutta7 months ago
World of Silence...
“Can you think of a world where there is silence everywhere? No outcry, no laughter… No noise at all… All that reigns is deadly silence!!” As you throw out the words, As if they’ll traverse through va...
David Hoskins7 months ago
Death is Death
There’s only two kinds of people: Those who do this [ ] with Their controller when Super Mario has to jump And dead people. Hand and eye are so rarely coordinated in the Dead folks I’ve seen. I know b...
Charles Hernandez7 months ago
The Concrete Jungle
White and yellow, peering through dark structures. Structures that touch the sky's heels. Cars honking, roads roaring, people yelling and hollering. Walking through the streets, smelling the aroma of ...
Louis Nicholas7 months ago
T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land"
"The Waste Land" is a wrathful attack on modern civilisation, stretching not only to the horror of the Great War but attacking the society that bore it. In his sobering evocations of ancient myths and...
Robyn Keeble MBE7 months ago
Lord Henry Wotton
Across a room I glanced Meeting auburn eyes That captivated my youth and held the universe inside Never have I seen two windows so wide open As words flowed I could feel My world into being being spok...
Louis Nicholas7 months ago
Homeric Heroism
To what extent did Homer view Odysseus as a heroic figure? Throughout the Odyssey, Homer emphasises Odysseus’s heroism whilst subtlety insisting on his self-sabotage. Odysseus’ heroism is shown by his...