Category: Poem

poem about humanity 0

Basic Humanity

Poem   I looked up at the night sky to see a million stars, they all shone side by side. Some dull. Others bright. I looked down at the earth below. It looked like a...

haibun poem 1

Meltdown

Haibun Frankie pounds the brown, floral-print pillow on our Lazy Boy. He screams. Then utters a long series of unintelligible noises. His tear-swollen eyes soon turn red. He never gave us a permission slip...

poem about rejection 0

A Poem About Rejection

Poem Another rejection Letter And soon I will have Enough rejections Slips Piling on the floor that they will form a Mountain For me to climb On the peak I will plant my flag...

haibun poem 1

A Glacial Stroll

Haibun Lake Hessian has frozen over. Two men pull a sled that holds a generator halfway across it. A couple of families walk and slide near shore. “Come on, Dad!” Frankie has already stepped...

poem about rebellion 0

Lip Service

Poem I don’t wanna be stuck in a routine, a Houdini who never escaped and suffocated over seven decades. What a way to go, eh? What a waste! I’d rather be kicked in the...

haibun poem 1

Deliverance In The Dark

Haibun Cotton sheets cling to my skin like a burial shroud. Memories of Mom arise. Her pain-soaked blue eyes, looking out from a frustration-worn face, pulsing oxygen through nasal tubes insufficient for her to...

poem about passionate love 1

Snake

Poem I can feel your breath on the back of my neck Warm puffs of air hitting the space above my collarbone But it’s kind of crazy how I can feel so alone Even...