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Lonely

LONELY, By Joseph Otero-Shafer You see, I am lonely. I don't feel so homely. My heart has been broken, And left with a small token. I know it hurts a lot. Small love is all I've got. My heart is almost stone, Or an unbreakable-bone. I ha...

by Joseph Otero-Shafer

added by anonymous
21 hours ago
Time Will Test

A great man silenced, his voice at rest Last stanza written, —as time will test (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2017)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
22 hours ago
The Warrior Poet

Deadly to his enemies, confusing to his friends While faithful to his writing, —all justified intent Furious in times of war, in peace his vision burns But past the fray inside his words, a gentler spirit yearns Salvation long then sa...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
22 hours ago
I didn't love her...

I didn't love her, I was stupid guy When she was sleeping quietly behind She ever seen me off with lovely look I didn't love her. I felt good I hadn't any loneliness or boredom I didn't care how much there were them... So, I ...

by Mitya Rolin

added by anonymous
1 day ago
The Future Proclaims

The pen and the keyboard… their white flag of truce Now shattered and tattered, new words on the loose The ink stains once mighty, a cursor now reigns As deep into cyberspace, —the future proclaims (Villanova Pennsylvania: February,...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
Forever Beguiled

The voice of a Poet, the breath of a child The curse of the Devil, —forever beguiled (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2017)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 day ago
One Deep Thrust

To pierce todays attention span, fewer words are best A point honed sharp for one deep thrust, —one is all you’ll get (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2017)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 days ago
Is Death The Price

Is death the price of truth… “The light shines brightest —that shines at the end” Is death the price of truth… (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2017)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 days ago
All Princes In Their Rooks

Are you a Poet or tactician, or “A Rose By Any Other Name…” Are your words stained with patina, some would scrub and some would blame Is your Kingly ode too rough for some, finding safety in their books Is your verse uncut with edges...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 days ago
Once The Present Has Died

Can a back door open, when the front door shuts Can truth escape, when death interrupts Can an exit be made, main entrance denied Can tomorrow live on, —once the present has died (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2017)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
2 days ago
To My Great Grandchildren

To my Grandchildren, those great and beyond, whom I will never meet Know that I love you and have seen you in the eyes of your parents when they were very small I’ve heard your voices in the trees, when the wind blows softly calling m...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
3 days ago
Our dear loved one

The years together makes it hard when A loved one has to go. All we have left of them are the memories that we know. Losing a loved one is the hardest thing will have to face. Fear of the unknown brings grief and despair death has placed. Mis...

by Rhonda Caratti Feick

added by anonymous
4 days ago
THE ORANGE ORDER

THE ORANGE ORDER. ~~~ There exists a so called movement Whose members apparently are Ignorant of the truth that they are Disciples of the biblical 'father of lies'. ~ This body was founded in Ireland And is referred to as the Orange Orde...

by Liam Ó Comáin

added by ancomanach
4 days ago

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