JP03's Poems

Here's the list of poems submitted by JP03  —  There are currently 10 poems total — keep up the great work!

Leadership

Leadership is not a song of glamour that birds sing to welcome the morning glow. Nor is she a ripple wave smile exposed when rivers flow. She is an infant who desires to grow, her milky teeth are not ready to bite and chew, given a chance she must...

by TLHAKA TLHANKANE

added by JP03
3 years ago
Someone Else’s Song

I am a million, million people Talking all at once, with voices Raised in clamour, like maids At village-wells. I am a million, million deaths Pox-clustered, each a drying seed Someday to be shed, to grow for Someone else, a memory. I am a milli...

by Kamala Das

added by JP03
3 years ago
Worst Day Ever?

Today was the absolute worst day ever And don't try to convince me that There's something good in every day Because, when you take a closer look, This world is a pretty evil place. Even if Some goodness does shine through once in a while Satisfact...

by Chanie Gorkin

added by JP03
3 years ago
מדינת אשכנז

במדינת אשכנז השקד פורח במדינת אשכנז מצפים לאורח לא לשותף רוחצים ידים בסבון וגם אז נוגעים מרחוק לא תוקעים כף במדינת אשכנז אני אוכל חריף ובית חם במדינת אשכנז אני מופלטה אני חפלה אני כבוד אני עצלן אני כל מה שלא היה פה פעם כשהכל היה לבן אני ההרס החור...

by רועי חסן

added by JP03
3 years ago
Rosalynn

She'd smile, and birds would feel that they no longer had to sing, or it may be I failed to hear their song. Within a crowd, I'd hope her glance might be for me, but I knew that she was shy, and wished to be alone. I'd pay to sit behind her, bli...

by Jimmy Carter

added by JP03
3 years ago
Written in Pencil in the Sealed Freightcar

Here in this carload I am Eve With my son Abel If you see my older boy Cain son of Adam Tell him that I…

by Dan Pagis

added by JP03
3 years ago
For Now

The days resemble one another the cat’s sharp claws rest deep in her paws in the yard the dogs gnaw a rabbit’s skull and my shadow grows very long at night the stars come out of their kennel I listen to the barking but I have no answer spring i...

by Agi Mishol

added by JP03
3 years ago
Nature

I walk down an old forest trail. I take each step on ancient soil. I look around. Trees stand tall above me. The branches stretch out with leaves that cover the sun from my eyes. Flowers bloom in patches on the ground. The small critters run aroun...

by Anonymous

added by JP03
3 years ago
Stranger

From whatever country you come, look at the ruins of the camp. Think, and do all you can, so your pilgrimage be not in vain, as was not in vain our death… For you and your children, the ashes of Auschwitz are a warning. Act so that the terrible fr...

by Primo Levi

added by JP03
3 years ago
A Poem To A Mother....

Your head is feeling achy, filled with worries and with stress, sometimes you question if today you truly gave your best. It throbs and it runs, it hurts and it pounds, at times you feel that it never calms down. But that head that aches, look, i...

by Pamela Macdonald

added by JP03
3 years ago

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