Editorial »

Recently Added Poems

Our vibrant community of passionate editors is making sure Poetry.net is up to date with the latest and greatest poetry of all sorts.

STUNG

I was sitting by the window of my little bungalow when I heard the garden gate being opened down below. To my horror what I saw was a filthy-looking man with a stained and tattered raincoat and a Gypsy Traveller tan. In his hand he held a rope of...

by David Gabriel Caplan

added by anonymous
21 days ago
Anti climax

Tongue scissored, voice gagged; in a toothless time we all welcome the Milk Teeth.

by Quaid-Uz-Zaman

added by anonymous
21 days ago
Liberatio

Should I share my truth with you, or take it to the grave And bury what my life has been… the fearful and the brave Should I share a final word, before my name is called To pour your cup into that stream —that runs beyond the falls (Dreamsleep...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
21 days ago
Ecclesia de Veritate

Do we worship a concept we cannot define Do we dig for a treasure that we’ll never find Is the belief that it’s there, enough to forge on In perpetual failure, no words to our song Do we feel we’re the closest when the bottom falls out To be ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
21 days ago
Who Are You?

I had not a relation, With you I have not a relation, With you And will never be that I don't know why still it is so That you live In my thoughts You appear and disappear In my fade words, What is a relation Between that? Even the meaning o...

by Ehsan Sehgal

added by anonymous
21 days ago
The Tollway

Prophesy, that sphere beyond reason Belief as its bridgework —faith as its troll (Dreamsleep: September, 2020)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
21 days ago
Augustine Was Right

Time an illusion, to make sense of reality Reality an illusion, to order and place Order an illusion, to all that’s a given What’s given Divine —indefinable Grace (Villanova Chapel: September, 2020) ‘A Tribute To Augustine’s 3 Tenses Of Time, ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
22 days ago
Wanton & Lost

The suddenness of desertion, the emptiness of time Abandoning each moment, as clocks strike their chime And wherego the hours, once used and cast off Are there auctions and markets for each second that’s lost And who’s to recount the old wishe...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
22 days ago
Don't Try

I read And watch you regularly, As you are aware of that, Stop, trying upon me Since I am beyond the jealousy, Greed, beauty, and sex You may still reach to me, Adopting the purity of truth As it is my way It is my sword It is my power It is my...

by Ehsan Sehgal

added by anonymous
22 days ago
She Longs

These days her heart is darkness Sadness written across her face In her weary mind she longs For another time and place She Longs For a touch, She'll never again feel For a kiss, She'll never again taste For a moment, If given the chance She ...

by Mickey Bailey

added by anonymous
22 days ago
Verbal Black Hole

Tapping eternity, time rendered still Back looking forward —never until (Dreamsleep: September, 2020)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
22 days ago
Benedictum

A Poet’s ink… more sacred than a Martyr’s blood Each word divinely measured —all time in glory of (Dreamsleep: September, 2020)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
22 days ago
Package Tour To Heaven

I booked a holiday to Heaven the brochure looked inviting no drunken louts or cell phones pollution free, no fighting But what a shock awaits you in this "Goody Goody" Hell all the food is vegan and there's censorship as well No smokin...

by David Gabriel Caplan

added by anonymous
22 days ago

Discuss these recently added poems with the community:

0 Comments

    We need you!

    Help us build the largest human-edited poetry collection on the web!