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The Hindoo Mother

She leaves it to the sacred stream, She leaves it to the tide, Her little child—her darling one, And she has none beside. She used to sit beneath the palm, Her boy upon her knee; And dreaming of the future years, That were his...

by Letitia Elizabeth Landon

added by Madeleine Quinn
2 days ago
https://allpoetry.com/poem/14979023-Borys-Hrinchenko---To-My-Brothers--by-Ivan-Petryshyn

Borys Hrinchenko “ To My Brothers” (1884) In the far homeland you’re, from me apart, oh, my brothers, well-liked, But my own soul with your ones I do sincerely unite, We all do share mutual thoughts and sorrows, that are the very same, And, so my...

by Borys Hrinchenko

added by ivanpetryshyn
3 days ago
With Tears

He who cries the loudest, suffers the most guilt The eyes of destiny staring back —the past with tears rebuilt (Dreamsleep: February, 2020)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
3 days ago
Fried Oysters

When I got to Heaven, God was gone His desk cleaned out, the Angels pawned Not one scant sign, he was ever there Eviction notice, pinned to his chair My ride had left, my ticket torn No place to stay, my hopes forlorn Looking down, I saw th...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
3 days ago
My Words Remain

In the company of Poets, I make my bed In the company of Poets, I rest my head In the company of Poets, my dreams congeal In the company of Poets, my heart revealed In the company of Poets, my thoughts are brave In the company of Poets, all t...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
3 days ago
The Caves of Elephanta

"These celebrated Caves are situated in the beautiful island of their own name. It is composed of two hills, with a narrow valley between them. Ascending the narrow path where the two hills are knit together, there lies below the superb prosp...

by Letitia Elizabeth Landon

added by Madeleine Quinn
3 days ago
Windleshaw Abbey

Mark you not yon sad procession, 'Mid the ruin'd abbey's gloom, Hastening to the worm's possession, To the dark and silent tomb! See the velvet pall hangs over Poor mortality's remains; We should shudder to discover What that...

by Letitia Elizabeth Landon

added by Madeleine Quinn
3 days ago
Without Valentine's Context

Valentine's Day Every year comes I every year wait for A dreamy honey persona I also can celebrate Valentine's Day with that Unfortunately, Such sweet Day appears On its time However, its soul-mate Stays disappear Alas, It defines only that I ...

by Ehsan Sehgal

added by anonymous
3 days ago
Opening Night

Auditioning for life, a one-act play Rehearsing my part, to leave or to stay The audience waiting, the stage has been set Opening night, my birth or my death (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2020)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
3 days ago
Enough

I’m young enough and old enough And smart enough and dumb enough And rich enough and poor enough To laugh enough and cry enough But fast enough and slow enough To guess enough and know enough To take enough and give enough To think enough —...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
3 days ago
When Thought Lands

When an idea And a thought Land on my mind I decorate and beautify that With the choice of words But not in minutes, hours And days However, sometimes, in weeks It depends on How it becomes, Suitable in my eyes And how others appreciate it? My awa...

by Ehsan Sehgal

added by anonymous
4 days ago
One More Smile

Have I lived long enough, have I said what I came to say Is my spirit now to rest, has the toll-way back been paid Have I lived long enough, being willful, righting wrongs A last heartache twice forgiven —one more smile before I’m gone (St. Da...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
4 days ago
deed of my wor

the deed of man thy friend if men temptor of woe to man let my record state that love lost is hate manifeesting at rate only tempts can measur thus it is passion of the man that fans thy rage to place it within my friend,my foe my fiend my ad...

by siyah.el'mumba

added by elsensiyahx
4 days ago

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