Category: Poem

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Dropping Tea

Poem Some students say they think I’m posh. I am nothing of the kind.   I have learned to watch my lip. Breath, measured. Tongue, clipped. Pauses are well timed.   My broad Luton drawl...

family stories 1

Euphoric Acedia

Haibun Afternoon winds blew apart gray cumulus clouds that canvased the sky. Patches of radiant blue appear. Frankie wraps his arms around my neck, covers my mouth, and says, “complainer.” Mira, rising with a...

poem about beautiful mind 0

Insane

Poem   Spirits in my head Invisible to you But so real to me. Ghosts move about In the most silent moments Putting me to sleep. Do you see The colorful bouquet Growing out...

Confident Woman 0

Underneath Her Golden Charms

Poem For all pine after her shining airs Exalt her agreeable, confident layer And she arises with grandiose care To meet their hopeful, expecting stares Yet underneath her golden charms, Her fluid gait and...

military spoken word 0

Follow The Despot

Challenging, tingling rows of leather boots tramp down your skin – not for lack of knowledge of what’s about to end Harmony in the flag’s submissive, limp dance in the wind a sorry whimsical...

poetry about knowing yourself 0

They Don’t Know

Poem   Constantly separating and dividing myself Away from the nonsense I tell myself That others tell me about myself. Decompress, take a rest away from what tests me Away from those who don’t...

haibun memory stories 1

Reunion Requiem

Haibun It’s been years since we all last met. Of course, we would feel a little awkward at first! Christine takes another chip off her plate. Peter sips his Pepsi. Neither says a word....