Author: Anna Elise

poem about identity 0

Who

 Poem Cleaning out your closet Layers of layers Each piece holds a history An identity you hope to keep Savoring who you used to be All the places you’ve been Your friendships and memories...

poem for love 0

Share This With Me

Poem Tigers eating lemon flavored teardrops The dream seeps and drips The frozen stain in the back of your mind. An orange scarf left behind, floating in the wind, weaving between the waves of...

story about encouragement 0

See-Through

Flash Fiction   I’m going to tell you a story. The story starts with a dryer. A lonely and ornery bull of a dryer that had nothing better to do than to bump around...

poetry about comfort 0

Flickering

Poem The comfort of the morning sun The familiar trees and homes in my neighborhood It was you The safety and comfort of you You gave me joy and peace of mind You inspired...

poem about moving on 0

Beauty And Noise

Poem The smell of plastic wrap And CD cases Old linoleum floors Under squeaky converse laces Holding the song in my hands Excited to listen whenever Excited to discover more No more elusive mysteries...

poem about balance in life 0

Away From The Flame

Poem Stories are like marshmallows Burning in campfires Goey, messy, tough to control A dance between you and the world Burning in ways you didn’t expect But making it all stick together All the...

Waterfall 2

My Favorite Getaway

Poem Inside a cocoon of waterfalls Silence and wonder fill the car A forest of wind, a rush of rain Bubbles flying in the air A quiet and crisp Zen meditation Circling optical illusions...

poem about feeling alive 0

The Breath of Life

Poem   I don’t want to live a life that’s shocking Shaking or nerve rattling I want to push myself through an air tube feeling a consistent flow and pressure I want to live...

Happy Bike, poem about nature of man 0

Making the Day’s Music

Poem I took a walk It was a long awaited walk The day was happy of my return “You’re back!” she cried, “You’re alive again!” The world became visible to me So clear, so...

poem about staying focused 0

Quiet Song

Poem I want to live again without a screen I want to write in a notebook Instead of a phone I want to curl up with a book Not with social media I want...

poem about energy 0

Crystal

Poem I want to know what it’s like To feel cool and clean Fresh and small To see without a history To be a mirror A crystal ball To feed all that’s alive Bringing...

poem about the meaning of life 0

Answers

Poem The answer is not getting home early It’s not getting things done It’s getting lost in a song And letting it take you To the ocean It’s about getting off the bus To...

Kinesthetic Learner, poem about dreams and goals 2

Kinesthetic Learner

Poem Running, picking up speed as I go. I catch myself changing. I’m listening, seeing, feeling. The hills get steeper, I push harder. Making my way through vertical adversity. Leaning into the cement, defiant...

poem about growing older 0

Growing Up

Poem On the edge of who you could be Looking at all the possibility A child leading your two feet Each step time moves a little faster Each step a promise of being better...

poem on reflection of life 0

Fact or Fiction

Poem Listen to the fiction Breathe in the wonder Breathe under water Waste your time With the frivolousness of color Feel the green And value your emotion Like your life is one big vacation...

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It’s All In Your Hands

Poem On a motorcycle, zipline, airplane I want to soar down the snowy mountain I want to blaze up the trail Be young and burn this energy Get high off my own vitality The...

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Decluttering

Poem The light in the trees shines my eyes The breeze from the white sky Cools my burning mind The life in the tall grass Cleans what I see The open space surrounding me...

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Stay Young

Poem Who was I when I was you? Hiding your hands in your sleeves Tucking your head in your hoodie Shielding your mouth bashfully Giggling and eating a chocolate chip cookie Long hair, long...

me poem 0

Take Me

Poem Take me to another place Another moon, another dream Another circle in space Share your world with me Take me on a journey Show me different flavors Of milk and honey Let me...

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Watch Your Step

Poem Wandering in the morning light Change is happening left and right Will change take me by surprise? Or will it pass me by? Sweep me away But don’t kill my history Give me...