Posts from the ‘Poetry’ category

Thoughts At Dawn

  Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema     Mind wanders into unpleasantries Through the window shades Blissful beams of light call a toast to…

Expression

  Written by Nataly Burgzorg   Colors expressing what lurks inside Black, red and white Maybe they’ll understand Or maybe they won’t Doesn’t matter though I…

Suicidal Nights

  Written by George Gad Economou   “people want to live,” she said. “not me,” I rebuked with a snicker. “no one likes to read about…

Half Pipe

  Written by   J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   Time to go Time to dig   Past the rubble  Of dead statues…

Blind

  Written By The Hermit Poet   I was hurt To gain advantage You came running to give me a bandage. I turned around You sneaked…

Riddle

  Written By The Hermit Poet   She is an enigma who moves effortlessly in the dark. Far Away From Curious eyes Studied The art of…

The Rat Race

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Many balls in air Busy Not going anywhere Purchased New sneakers I go round and round the track. Faster Faster…

Losers

  Written by George Gad Economou   we’re everywhere: in every bar, classroom, behind desks and under wooden tables; crowding busses, flooding streets—nowhere to go, nothing…

The Artist

  Written by  Andrew Abballe @  A Life of Virtue      The artist retreats into himself He closes his eyes and surrenders to his imagination…

Perpetual Pain

  Written by  Susi Bocks @ I Write Her   no one told me the days of mourning linger for years those unforgotten bring us more bitter than sweet memories…

In Plain View

  Written By The Hermit Poet   Simple devices Erode Democracy TV listening to me Complete infiltration has succeeded Gadgets Handle surveillance chores No need to…

Clear Vision

  Written By The Hermit Poet   You offer me a chalice containing truth Drinking The cloudy solution I now see all of life’s illusions Listening…

Insensitivity

  Written by George Gad Economou   you’re not built for success, she said over a glass of warm white wine. that’s quite the insensitive thing…

Sanchaung

  Written by  J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   The full moon party Is over   There is No more getting fresh…

Layers

  Written by Giselle Beaufort @ Becoming a Widow After Suicide   Life lays hidden, unpredictable Wrapped in layers of routines Blinds to open Dogs to feed…

Alleyway Ghosts

  Written by George Gad Economou   every night dissipating in crepuscular, tiny rooms there to vanish into the words and works of those that lived…

A Long Waltz

  Written by Alice Luka   Let’s waltz until we’re old, to a beat no one knows- I’ll bet you’ve been told , My dreams entail…

Sing

  Written by Giselle Beaufort @ Becoming a Widow After Suicide   My garden is a symphony harmonizing with the bees Composer and conductor air moving through…

Callejero

  Written by   J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   Fortunately   That does not Happen here   I am One man Walking…

Homicidal Wishes

  Written by George Gad Economou   “don’t tell me,” Dave bawled with fury painting his trembling voice, “you wouldn’t “kill all these motherfuckers, if you…

Soldiers

  Written by Alice Luka   I stand before the entrance to my mother’s grave, several tombstones, lined up like soldier’s before hers-   I fear…

Those First Nights

  Written by   George Gad Economou   always inconspicuous nights, talking about Auden, sometimes Dylan, Buk, Faulkner, Hem… the great drinkers—and brilliant writers—instead of those that…

Pellets

  Written by Ellie Onka   Snow white father pellets of god to flower I blame this kiss of death, and the earth was a first…

Karma

  Written by Alice Luka   Sweetest, tranquility- I rest in the beauty, of your blanketed field of Slumber   No one knows what to do,…

Life Spell

  Written by   J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   Drum Incantation   A breath And the space   Magic How this life…

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  Unable to rest Must keep moving The shakes Own The Body   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling OFF Mental Illness…

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  Depression Tighter the vice Squeeze The happiness Out of me   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling OFF Mental Illness HERE…

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  Long term illness Steals A person’s freedom   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider…

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  Lost his appetite Everything Down hill From there   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please…

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  They rush to build A collection of guns Who are they Afraid of?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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  She wore the  America flag On her shirt Carried a gun Husband died during The 2nd Gulf War   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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  Palestinians Wait Change may never come Another Generation lost While Israel Prospers     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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  Burma Protest March for freedom That never comes   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please…

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  Statue stood tall People fed up Pulled it down Start of a new day     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

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  No Remorse   A man Begs For his life   He gets shot anyway   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  When we lose hope Every part of our body Is Shriveled Like dry prunes   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  Old age Is good If it was a live Lived With gusto   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  Sitting on park bench Under giant Ficus tree Peacefully His fingers gently Played the harp   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

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  Crowds gather Demanding Change How much really gets done?     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  Large sums of money changes hands He always eats At the same greasy spoon Men and women Come from faraway  To ask for a Loan…

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  Every night Whisky & Coke The only way to  Fall asleep   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  The human race Endless Fight Over  Religion   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider…

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  A man In the rain Holding  An umbrella Wandering When his luck  Will change   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  Naked Crunched down on the floor The  Man Is All Alone   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling OFF Mental Illness…

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  Slow motion Depression Takes its time Chewing away The happiness   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling OFF Mental Illness HERE…

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  Of course I have Moments when I cry Depression Feeds off The Tears   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling OFF…

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  Only working for food and shelter Leaves No  Time To Pursue the arts   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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  Having fun Pealing Eating A Zipper Tangerine   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider…

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  Man Stood at his hot dog stand Taking Orders Dreaming Of one day owning  A restaurant   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If…

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  Humbly The monk Walked with his begging bowl   The tradition That Has Gone on for generations     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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  Boys Kick around soccer ball Enjoying No responsibilities before They Become Adults     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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  Stone angel Stood At the mountain top Keeping watch over the town   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  Rainy day Bus stop   Sheltered  She never look up Reading her bible   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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  Gigantic donations To the top schools Is Upper education fair?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  Little girl Sits at her desk Looking far away What will her future be?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  Those eyes No life Dead When did he die?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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  Things work for  Some This does not mean It will work for Others   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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  Wide open fields When I look at this I see endless Possibilities in life   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  Married over 50 years Elderly couple Embracing each other Time just Flew on by Like flipping pages In a book   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  Knick-knacks Filled the home She Does not Remember Where She Purchased Most of them     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

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  So long ago Knights rode horses Today Pilots Fly fighter jets Killings is all the same     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

What Nourishes You?

  Written by Janice Schroeder   There is more to nourishment than just eating food for survival. There are different kinds of nourishment. There is body…

A Tiny Voice

  Written by Luvgood Carp   Yes, of course, we, too, care about a neglected rose struggling to survive among the scattered bricks of a crumbling house,…

Neon Lights

  Written by George Gad Economou   a flashing neon sign of a martini glass attracts the right kind of people, the ones that need a drink,…