Posts from the ‘Poetry’ category

Fall

  Written by Sheena Sahana K   A season that can turn back the clock is fall. All we hold on to is not just memories…

The Silent Roar

  Written by Ipsita Pradhan   While the sun rises and sets, The clouds come and go, The seasons change with time, The weather whines, The…

Masked

  Written by Tantrik Nihilist   You wore masks at Ruby Ridge, You wore masks in Waco, Texas You wore masks at Osage St, in Philly…

Resetting

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Had a moment that day Decided  To throw it all away Purchased  One way ticket Going  South of the…

The Bricklayer

  Written By The Hermit Poet     Hunched over Under hot Florida sun Working twelve hour days Moving ton after ton Six years ago Came…

The Trader

  Written By The Hermit Poet     Always glued to his computer screens Charts,data,news feeds Today on top Next day may bleed Wears the best…

Vital Signs I

  Written by  Katherine Ottaway MD   In the hospital, past,  I am told we have a new Vital Sign Like blood pressure and pulse We…

Cyclical

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Endless Raking Leaves fall daily on rock garden Hermit learns patience       This piece is part of…

Sweet & Harsh

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Hacking sugarcane Scorched fields farmhand feels pain Only bossman gains       This piece is part of the…

Up High

  Written By The Hermit Poet   My favorite pastime Surfing top of storm clouds That floats through the sky       This piece is…

Sister

  Written by Tantrik Nihilist     Now that she’s dead, Her memory fades, In my mind, As her body does, In her grave.   Just…

Patiences

  Written By The Hermit Poet   They come they go Do not succumb to undertow Maintain steady flow     This piece is part of…

The Plan

  Written By The Hermit Poet   I just purchased a rusty 95 Town Car Grab some clothes We will drive far Cheap rooms Hot sex…

Shouganai

  Written by Gerardo Ochoa   Shouganai (Sho-You-Gah-Nigh): It is what it is; something that can’t be helped and shouldn’t be worried about…   This heart…

Blind

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Why keep chasing? Believing you are gaining Face it you’re fading       This piece is part of…

Mundane

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Dust balls on the floor Reminds her of dreams no more Life now one big chore      …

My New Friend

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Sorry I’m very confused You say that all the shapeshifters escaped from the zoos Nothing about this on the…

Eccedentesiast

  Written by Gerardo Ochoa   Eccedentesiast (Ex—Eden—Tee—See—Ast): A person who fakes a smile   My days came and went like a flickering light soon to…

Solid

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Freshly poured cement We put down our handprints Forever together       This piece is part of the…

Dark

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Do not hide anymore Rip off bandage and show sore Kneel in front of mirror Naked nothing left to…

Punishment

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Pompous Plutocrats will eventually fade away Jackals unable to find prey Corrupt souls permanently decayed Malnourished ghosts chained in…

Mononoaware

  Written by Gerardo Ochoa     Mononoaware: The awareness of the impermanence of things.   You are everything I wish I could have, but I…

The End

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Polished marble floor We danced tango once more Then left separate doors       This piece is part…

Stagnation

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Tried to play the game System rigged to keep all in chains When symphony stops I see just crushed…

Childhood Memories

  Written by  Laura Berry     The smell of hot, sticky, tarmac roads Plastic umbrellas against the rain Puddles muddy and irresistible Toast by the…

Sweet Dreams

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Small shack with tin roof Heavy tropical rainstorm Will sleep well tonight       This piece is part…

More

  Written By The Hermit Poet   You’re the greed prophet Look! Emptying my pockets Is this not enough?       This piece is part of…

Stroll

  Written by Michaël Janssens      Stroll with my grandfather, the pond the ducks, girls walking who didn’t do much to me. Feeling secure, holding…

Footsteps

  Written by  Laura Berry     Walking along a lamp lit street, in the dead of night, distressed. Deeper i head into the dark, an…

I Love You

  Written By The Hermit Poet     Guess what I bought? A Bicycle built for two Jump on lets ride No worries we will find…

Journey

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Backpack pair of boots Bought around world ticket Will not be home soon       This piece is…

Tropical Joy

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Laying in hammock Smoking pipe drinking beer Watching bananas grow       This piece is part of the…

Trapped

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Locked away so tight Key buried deep inside your soul of bitterness       This piece is part…

Bullies

  Written by Michaël Janssens   When you call me names, playing those twisted, little games, I don’t budge. You are not the judge. You hold…

Dinner

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Can of no name soup Some white bread six pack of beer Alone no one cares      …

The Escape

  Written By The Hermit Poet   In the game too long Time to get up walk away before heart decays       This piece…

The Unit

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Serpents circling Back to back swords in our hands together to end       This piece is part…

Awakening

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Nose stuck to the screen Internet not what it seems Go out start living     This piece is…

Back Of Your Skull

  Written by Michaël Janssens   At the back of your skull, I see another. Jaws firmly clasped, the dreaded silent treatment. ‘What’s wrong?’ I desperately…

At The Stove

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Stirring the pasta Drinking Italian red wine She looks really fine     This piece is part of the…

Salvato

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Walking streets of Rome Late night feeling alone Sofia took me home       This piece is part…

The Affair

  Written By The Hermit Poet   We should not do this Marriage and careers at risk Just innocent kiss Our public lives complete bore Cannot…

Writer #2

  Written By The Hermit Poet   My typewriter keys Starting to look rusty They are still friends to me       This piece is…

Patience

  Written By The Hermit Poet   When running business Think just like the Japanese Be in for long haul       This piece is…

Resilience

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Worked garden for years Hurricane blew all away Start over next day       This piece is part…

Survival

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Today in garden A lizard killed butterfly At least reason why       This piece is part of…

Honey Bread

  Written by B.S.   We fine red decluttered mix biscuits plastic shoed beast too close to hearts n’ skull worms and itchy feet yanked throats…

Calm Night

  Written by George Gad Economou     staring at the night sky over a tall glass of bourbon, picturing the nights of yonder,   when…

Man In His 50s

  Written By The Hermit Poet   During my twenties I was extremely hungry Thirties and Forties Still chasing after money Now content and feel lucky…

Stained

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Peaceful morning swim in Atlantic Ocean will not wash away sins       This piece is part of…

Forever Lost

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Wounded warriors Chasing ghosts of happiness down deep dark cavern       This piece is part of the…

More Wine

  Written by George Gad Economou   the end is nigh, almost on sight, silent prayers for the night never to turn blue, as wine fills…

The Click

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Street Photographers Silently shoot their frames of everyday magic       This piece is part of the Rewind Series …

Writer #1

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Tap Tap Tap the keys Rum coke typewriter and me Deep in fantasy       This piece is…

Unravelled

  Written by  Laura Berry   How can something so tangible fall apart? What binds the physical together? Molecules held suspended by magic.. Is it love?…