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My Searching Begins

The house is now quiet, the children have gone My beard they’ve left ruffled, as memories grow long With trains and dolls scattered where last they played Their love remains buried inside of the maze The cupola harkens a last candle ...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
MERCURYS' BID WITH ETERNITY

MERCURYS' BID WITH ETERNITY lately queen a bid with eternity a humble plea to stand in ovation amidst an earnest vacation 1986 the sorrowful fix a man and his gun unleak his cum serving ditches ignoring all those bitches Freddie Mercury bid w...

by Mario William Vitale

added by hitalot
1 month ago
MERCURYS' BID WITH ETERNITY

MERCURYS' BID WITH ETERNITY lately queen a bid with eternity a humble plea to stand in ovation amidst an earnest vacation 1986 the sorrowful fix a man and his gun unleak his cum serving ditches ignoring all those bitches Freddie Mercury bid w...

by Mario William Vitale

added by hitalot
1 month ago
My Home Town

Some refer to it as ‘my home town’ While others ‘our city by the Foyle’ But whatever name is used it refers To an ancient Irish city of renown. From its Celtic roots it has flourished Through a period of politic...

by Liam Ó Comain

added by THEBARD
1 month ago
The Chosen Path

I chose a path to walk today Ahead a man stood in my way I asked him if I could go past He said I needed but to ask He asked to sit and talk awhile Then I saw his tender smile The path you chose is long and hard With obstacles be on your guard...

by Thomas C Henshaw

added by anonymous
1 month ago
Becoming Mystical

It will take time But within us there Is a propensity towards Mysticism. The heart of Which is silence. As the source of our Existence and because Of it God communicates Himself to what he loves Because that’s his nature. A self- given part o...

by Liam Ó Comain

added by THEBARD
1 month ago
The Adoration Of Amber

I watch as she enters the garden, Unaware of my gaze. In bright white luminescence, She hums a melodic phrase. The flowers bloom to greet her, Birds flutter about, chirping along. The angelic chorus caresses my ears, my longing is lost in h...

by Arthur Cavazos

added by anonymous
1 month ago
Defender

Yeah Push this pest aside Sprayed with more pesticide Than a farmers Crop now drop like the Harvest just picked the corn Cooked to popcorn oh pop goes the Weasel People listen i cooked you in the Kitchen like i chop onions Since your No Warhol no ...

by Mario William Vitale

added by hitalot
1 month ago
The Flower OfThe Roe

As I stroll the ‘wireless lane’ not Far from the Roe there arises in My memory that occasion when We first met. And I still recall Your presence on the old sand Bed as you observed ducks In search of their daily food. It was a blessed meeting...

by Liam Ó Comain

added by THEBARD
1 month ago
"There Is Nothing" ?

There is no such a reality As nothing but if you believe In it- what is it? We exist because an eternal Being created us, the only Source capable of. Of course there are those who Argue ‘existence’ emanated From a ‘big bang’. Which implies that...

by Liam Ó Comain

added by THEBARD
1 month ago
Beyond The Sash

A window framed with memory lets in the brightest light Its lock and hasp long since removed a journeyman’s delight Casting off the millstone the rock of age has come As darkness hides beyond the sash —to greet the rising sun (Villano...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Out Of Sight

Poetry's not popular anymore I know But some of us old hacks grind on And on. Novels take too long to write I doubt I'd have the patience For the task Although I do have time on hand And having tried and sadly Abandoned the attempt On several occa...

by Paul Ekdahl

added by anonymous
1 month ago
Solemn Peak

Solemn Peak the water lies beneath a brook under a bridge their are frogs under the embankment among the marsh there's a sloppy mess twisted chords of ivory line the trussle i stand alone frightened but yet alive intact this is the dream I had amo...

by Mario William Vitale

added by hitalot
1 month ago

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