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The Next Moonless Night

Its chain cut again… the demon is loose Deep into the night, she hunts darker truths The hallway’s back stairs, her favorite retreat Pending daylight’s return, when her bite becomes weak Then she staggers back wounded to shadows tha...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
24 days ago
Hello Morning

The morning sky kissed my window seal, seeping sunlight through my slightly cracked blinds. A small group of birds gather outside my bedroom window. Loitering in an old pine tree that rested on the edge of my bent roof gutters . I can hear the wi...

by Frederick Fenton The Dreamer

added by DREAMERWORLD28
24 days ago
Thought

Hello, I am Jaswant Toondhooj Behari of Orlando FL, and formally from Number 74 Village Corentyne Berbice Guyana. I am the composer of the poem "Thought", which begins with the line, "Within the embodiment of flesh and blood dwells ...

by Jaswant behari

added by anonymous
25 days ago
Tear

Tear, tear , tear! O tear! On cheeks rolled over ,And revealed ,as dropping dew drop,woe and fear,preserved in my inner-core.I never wanted you to disown.I never wanted let you come out.But you suddenly came out beyond my control.I know you came...

by Umesh Chandra Lal

added by uclal2008
26 days ago
Integrity Kissed the Last Lightbulb

Clock cold citatious moments whipping me blind fortunate care flies through wounds loved long ago didn't know what is lost to all foes would mean one step could take me home to make what I beg never sag just a little drop that makes life better wh...

by Chelby Mortonson

added by anonymous
26 days ago
Together To Stand

The words once they’re spoken, notes and palettes enhanced Not judged in reference, kindred spirits they dance While music enlivens what phrases will say A painting embodies what verses convey And the only conflict is in the critic’...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
27 days ago
Becoming What You Are Meant To Be

Mission will mend me, Fame will feed me, People will praise me, Worlds will welcome me. Friends will forget me, Family will forgive me, Love will learn me, Wealth will worsen me. Time will torment me, Principles will discipline me, Death...

by Cometan

added by brandon_t
27 days ago
The Source Of Origin.

The Source Of Origin. The source of origin Referred to in our language As ‘God’- the eternal artist! Who because of his ability Ensured a reality of which We are a part. Mysterious to many and Ignored by some because Of the awareness of what Ap...

by Liam Ó Comáin

added by anruaidh
27 days ago
Black Rain

Choking on arrogance, occlusion unrhymed The Reaper lies waiting, graveyard of Mimes Choking on arrogance, last curse to remain Spat into the wind —returning black rain (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
27 days ago
Marking Time

Is your humanity held captive by your intelligence Does your soul remain imprisoned for a self-inflicted crime Are the wishes you made, abandoned, prisoners of the wind Is the cell locked deep within you —on whose walls you mark the...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
27 days ago
Turn The Page

When the freedom to think And the ability to write are at odds —turn the page (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
28 days ago
Rooted Within

Carrying them with me, traveling through time Words seed my memory, new meter and rhyme Spreading them freely, over days fallowed thin New verses sprout upward —rooted within (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
28 days ago
Less Risk

The deeper the pond, the calmer the water The older the wine, the richer the flavor The longer the gaze, the sharper the picture The fewer the words —less risk of conjecture (Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
28 days ago

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