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Pirouetting on a cloud of crimson roses In the silence of a fluttering butterfly. Dripping pollen of scarlett rainbows Through a prism of glass, Suspended in the air. As lovely as a tree of a painted sky Echoed by a golden harp of drea...

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Touched by the breath of God as a valance of night comes down in silence of the nightingales reflecting memories as a valance whisper, Ave Maria

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CuriousAnnie 1 week ago

Expecting

Last Sunday was Father's Day down under

Hey, little one, don’t be coy, Take that alpha step, my boy. You’re luxuriating in my womb, Can’t stay, it’s not a catacomb. You do know what tomorrow is? I thought not; for that day is his. Didn’t think you’d bring a gift, Hopefully focused...

Goyse 2 weeks ago

Just Be Honest

people may imagine things or even lie but the best way is simply to state it a it is.

As the reader may see from my prior posts, I went through a separation and a divorce. It was a shock to me so I tried to understand why. But each time I looked for an explanation I ran into a brick wall and even statements such as, "what did you do f...

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Goyse 2 weeks ago

It's Time To Let Go

Separation is difficult but life goes on.

My previous poem, One To Four For Naught is a poem written following a marriage break-up. But life goes on and in time I met another woman. It was time to start a new life. This poem is written on what I would say to my ex when I realised that there...

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Kavyansh 2 weeks ago

Through Misted Panes

Regretful memories of lost love

A dull ache,That’s all it is, A half-remembered pain From long ago, But still very real, Inescapable. That is all that remains, A nagging remnant of love, Faded, dull, yet sharp As a splintered shard of glass, A fragment of iridescent joy, Pricking...

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Introduction: The background to this is that after twenty years together with my partner I returned home one day after being away for a week on business to find an empty house. My partner of two decades had left without warning. The first three parag...

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Kavyansh 2 weeks ago

Can She Forgive Him?

When love has been heartlessly rejected, forgiveness my not be easily given

Bound to the cruel wheel of fate, I weep bitter tears once more, As if there existed for me some deep inexorable law,  A decree that condemned me to drive away those I adore. O fairest lily, in your sweet kindness you gave me your trust To ho...

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Tell me your stories Of days long ago Share secrets you have not told Dreams of tomorrow Things you hope to gain Do not hide mood swings  Good or bad Share laughter and sorrow  With each passing day No subject or feeling To be an embarrassm...

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Kriselle 2 weeks ago

Taking You Home

I'm taking you home, my darling.

Home to a better place My darling, My love for you will be forever, forever etched to my soul.   A love not for mortals. A love not meant for earth.   I'm taking you home, home to a special place that he set aside for yo...

There's been many a night that love at first sightHas brightened a number of heartsAnd there's many who feel that for love to be realIt takes time to plan out and chart.But how to explain, when it seems so insaneTo yearn for a lover unknown.I can't e...

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aussie_kitty77 3 weeks ago

From Darkness to Light

Faith as small as a mustard seed can move mountains

She sits alone feeling cold lost and empty no one looking for her No family no friends Just darkness surrounds Sounds of distant traffic Wondering should she just pick up the knife And end her pain Tears slide down her cheek She’s...

OpheliaTusk 3 weeks ago

Validation

free verse poem about validation; being different; being seen and acknowledged.

In the crossroads where silence meets sound, I find holy ground And I crave the pain of bravery When a moment of empathy flowers into envy I cry without knowing why I wish for a broken spirit so that I can fly The disparity of my reality So...

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Even though the youth who did the damage admitted to his crime, the situation was that supporters of the youth charged sought justice and obtained legal advice. The police hounded the youth night and day after that.  The same young man but...

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Kriselle 3 weeks ago

Lonesome Cafe

Without you, I'm so alone.

The morning is cold. My heart left empty,  yet still full of love,  so full of love for you.   I sit here now alone, with my heart in pain, yet so full of love for you.   My fingers tremble and...