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What is poetry? — byluis7

What is poetry? You say while fixing in my pupil your blue pupil. What is poetry? And you are asking me? Poetry… is you. And if Bécquer already told us that poetry is you, who am I? … To contradict his words, if I’m only verses in full writing, incomplete in search of that rhyme […] … Continue reading What is poetry? — byluis7

Ballet of Poetry — The Lonely Author

Ballet of Poetry , With a pirouette of personification She ignited her carousel of fantasy As slow enchanting adagio verses Freed me from my loveless tragédie Under my spotlight ballon rhymes Made my heart skip a graceful beat With her assemblé rhymes floating She slowly swept me off of my feet Who could resist […] via … Continue reading Ballet of Poetry — The Lonely Author

Poetry – Durable, Pt.1 By Ricardo Sexton

• SPRINTING AFTER THE BALL • Hey mom, I would prefer: if I had never, ever woken up I dreamt: I was a player scoring a goal at the world cup Me, sprinting after the ball, I looked too good out there Without having to be pushed around in this wheelchair I was born dead… … Continue reading Poetry – Durable, Pt.1 By Ricardo Sexton

Poetry – Like A Fool by Ricardo Sexton

Like a fool… – “I followed your way” I allowed to be taken by your hand I delayed all say to keep a hideaway I overlooked a shaken deal to stand Off-track again. …in illusion’s gain Lost. …not thinking of the due pain I ignored when… “I forgot about me” For in your lane I […] … Continue reading Poetry – Like A Fool by Ricardo Sexton

Poetry – Echo Charm — O at the Edges

Echo Charm Right on left, or returned what circles back, unbroken yet opened? Your mouth centers me. Diminished, I rise, listening. Grass rubbing against grass. The lizard’s scarlet throat, swelling. Not refusal, but denial. Eyes the color of blood. You practice your words carefully, repeating each special phrase. Blood the color of sky. Sky the […] … Continue reading Poetry – Echo Charm — O at the Edges

Poetry With Summer Purpled Awe – Robert Okaji

1 No one wants to be forgotten or remembered for the wrong reasons, but how do we attain that sweet spot between regrettable and a barred door clanking shut? I was born in Louisiana. What happened next is that song living at the edge of memory, just beyond grasp, its lyrics gnarled and tangled in … Continue reading Poetry With Summer Purpled Awe – Robert Okaji

Poetry – Bad Weather Will Pass – Ricardo Sexton

This Bad Weather will pass Guess yes. It’s just a phase In offer; the suffering feeds Your courage haze. (Pace!) Essences. Not the problem! Life is the test, in its ounces – Every obstacle is a lesson! ‘Announcement Announces’ Hop/Drop. Time won’t stop! Reap crop! Cash. Catch up! Don’t hide. Leap! to the due Don’t […] … Continue reading Poetry – Bad Weather Will Pass – Ricardo Sexton

Positive Thought – I Do Not Care About That But I Do Care About You — thesecretblind

I do not care if your eyebrows are not on fleek. I do not care if the spot that you think is huge, is there. I do not care if you have dribbled mayonnaise all over your top from your lunch. I do not care that you have some spinach between your teeth. I do […] … Continue reading Positive Thought – I Do Not Care About That But I Do Care About You — thesecretblind

Poetry – You Are My Ocean — JohnCoyote

You are my ocean My first love was the sea. Uncontrolled and free. I danced with her, as a child. I fell into her waves and I felt the safety of her power and strength. Today by the Pacific. I traced your sun-kissed skin my love. I fell into your blue eyes, wild […] via ‘You … Continue reading Poetry – You Are My Ocean — JohnCoyote

Metaphors – Fear hÉireann

THE FEARLESS CONNECTION NONESUCH AS SUGGESTION TO MATCH AN AGE QUESTION SNUFFED OUT BY IMPRESSION OF A IGNORED TOLLED GRIEF IN THOSE ACCENTS, THE BRIEF NOTHING ACCEPT TEAR CHAIN HENCE CHEER WITH ALE AGAIN A SOLO DESIRE IS TOO PRICEY A DENIED GROUND IN HIGH SEA HURT IS KEEN AFTER BEEN TOLD BLEACHING OUT A […] … Continue reading Metaphors – Fear hÉireann

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