Posts tagged ‘Hermit Poet’

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Indonesia bus ride throughout the rural area looking out my window I see rice farmers with a big smile waving at all of us in the…

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Burma sitting in a small restaurant by the front window enjoying my dinner until a shabby dressed boy stood up to the window with his hand…

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he grew up privileged everything sterile    never look at poverty or the ugly part of life         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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she pushes her cart with everything she owns around a five or six block area never asking for a handout totally surviving on her own  …

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My cart and I Small aisle No place to go Traffic jam between fruits and vegetables  She backed up  Smiled Allowing me to pass “BLESSED” Was…

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always needs to be part of a group unfortunately someplace along the way lost self       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If…

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shots of spicy rum staring at the typewriter soon the words will come       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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trust powerful word when broken dissolves down drain of emptiness         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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my 59th birthday now pushing 60 Just give me an exotic home cooked meal with a couple bottles of Heineken beers and some great sex with…

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of course  I recognize your success just do not talk down to me I know I’m stuck in a ditch struggling while you are getting rich…

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weeds grow Where are the flowers? I hear a bird sing outside I’m to busy chasing ghosts in my mind confused depressed unable to function another…

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  the chain turning destroyer mental illness without much effort can ravage a family        Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On…

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He endures antidepressant here benzo there down beers shots of whiskey anxiety beast needs to be fed count the seconds survived another day      …

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  panic attack comes to say hello brings gifts of sweating hyperventilating dry -heaves extreme nausea  that lasts for hours or days no relief how can…

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  How do I find it to write through mental illness? I just put ink to the paper and tap the typewriter keys.   Copyright© Edge…

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Poetry is like going full speed on a rollercoaster than suddenly come to a complete stop.       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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of course I’m tortured 100% poet I need to bleed to produce anything worth reading       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If…

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Promises Why are so many broken? We are only human Who is without imperfections?       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

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ocean is my protector midnights I swim and make love to her       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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boy walks in the valley of the mountains  one day he will climb them         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If…

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when we are at most need of help everything has unravelled only thing left is the core of our inner self         Copyright©…

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Tenacity How do we know when we need it most it will be there?       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

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clothes from the dryer I hold a warm towel to my face comfort and security         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  moments nothing spectacular some remembered some forgotten just moments of happiness or sadness         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If…

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warm Atlantic ocean just before hurricane season I love this time for sailing       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s Plenty of Risk 60’s, 70’s, 80’s,90’s And beyond If one lives that long Risk-averse       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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Fruity pipe smoke engulfed the room Surrounded by shelves containing damp dusty LPs The cynic Whispered into my ear “Old people change their mind like the…

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Some place Central America Woke up soaking wet All through night He sweat Looking at mosquito net Got up Walked down to the sea Rendezvous With…

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running down the hill chasing after recognition unfortunately means nothing         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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Hamas pisses in sand Iran building nuke as fast as they can Israel’s military holds upper hand Most of the world do not give a damn…

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  we all enter the crossroads magical intersections depending on the spirits  life goes our way or not     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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young girl sitting side of road crate of apples sign said: 50 cents each wisdom  included       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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there she was abandoned fast food joint attached to the wall A  PAY PHONE with no dial tone         Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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If owing many expensive things makes a person feel rich and important, then what happens when everything disappears? Can that individual handle it or will they…

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She was in complete control of her life; and then she got hit with a long-term debilitating illness.       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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they stood in a circle pounding their drums connecting with each other through music       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

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Compassion Is it too much to give a bit of compassion?       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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Need to sleep a long time What has happened to humankind? Technology has took a hold I’m sure glad I’m getting old Time to say goodnight…

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  it is the easy way play the victim push the propaganda make others feel sorry for you then all deeds done are in self defense…

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  he looked at me with his dead eyes trying to size me up as a threat  or just another bozo American       Copyright©…

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  heavy tattooed he works the steel a common bond brute force sweat pours from his body the heat is not the enemy, but a friend…

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working 1% frustrated need to keep flow going to remain 1%       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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He sacrificed a lifetime of principles for a couple nuggets of gold.     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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    Long dream I’m on a camel going to Babylon What for? Why not? My dreams many times bring me back in history. Time travel…

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  What is beauty? What is ugly? Who is rich? Who is poor? Don’t tell me how successful you are. What have you done to improve…

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When in need of an answer I sometimes consult a snake in the garden. If the question is complicated then I will search out a second…

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What happened? Please tell me where are all the philosophers who dedicate their life to find out the truth.       Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  walking down the steps into the basement believers come tonight to experience pain and pleasure       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  they come from close or far away ask a life changing question his answers are simple small tin cup on old wood table with sign…

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suffering from constant nausea she spends her time in a rundown trailer diligently  looking into her scrying mirror no phone no TV no outside contact yet…

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sickness the clock stops desperately searching for a cure he only finds sand in the middle of the desert        Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  time marches black cat dances eventually I sit down woops there is no chair       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If…

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  my roommate snores cannot get sleep medication making me sick things not going well   I ask for a new room I’m told: ” ain’t…

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unable to save his son now every night he calls out to the dead begging for forgiveness      Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  I do the right things try  oh do I try yet always end up with coal   today I planted a red rose bush appreciate…

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He said  “I have no money for the test” The doctor just kept scribbling the prescription In America A person with no health insurance Is an…

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  Sundays  prays at the church for the children she lost because of drug addiction     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

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  it is what they believe burn the books conceal the information so the peasants cannot unlock secrets to success       Copyright© Edge of…

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    off I go with my walking stick small backpack a few snacks   looking about throwing away my faults work along the way hitchhike…

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  lifetime giving advice fake not really nice   never know strange places find rotten tomatoes       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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we met at a pool bar made love on the beach then went to sleep when I woke up she was gone her footprints in the…

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    crouched down on my knees clutching cross in my hands I beg PLEASE PLEASE PAIN LEAVE     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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  deep sleeping dreaming demons come and go reminding me who is in control     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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springtime barefoot skipping across a large field she embraced her subconscious mind     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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    My sins Weighed on ancient scale Deciding If I’m going to Heaven or Hell       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  While Magician looks on in amusement The warrior Trapped inside a perfume bottle Swinging his sword Forever lost in battle       Copyright© Edge of…

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  farm workers prayed for the safety of their crops while locusts soon will arrive for a feast     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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  her entire life collecting jade scattered large & small throughout the home   when she died her only son received all of the collection he…

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  lifetime  of practicing Taoist immortality  I went to his funeral the other day he did make it to 98     Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  The Captain Cursed  On his abandoned ship Defending Against demons That only exist in his mind     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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What is your passion? Do you even have passion for something? The old folks say keep the mind busy Even if doing crossword puzzles   I…

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    I worship the sun and the moon They are gods to me on a summer day I feel the heat my skin so tight…

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  The old man Grew up during the Great Depression Young soldier during World War II When something health wise bothered him He would just say…

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    give me a home cooked meal forget eating out can goods and preservatives  food loaded with salt and sugar takes years off the body…

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    Today Does age matter? The new 60 is like age 30 Sure we slow down  a bit But As long as we are active…

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Freedom Are you free? What will make you free? Is complete freedom possible? sometimes too much freedom will bring problems       Copyright© Edge of…

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pushing sixty and over 15 years same glasses having trouble reading seeing computer screen happy I do not have a smartphone   so I walked over…

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  She died at 99 He died at 94 Last thirty years Days in the garden Nights at the dance hall healthy active happy life all…

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Holding hands we walk out into the ocean. Mask, fins, snorkel, we dive down into the water and smile at each other. I point over to…

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    I’m  older now the fun has long been gone ladies not interested anymore no longer that tan muscled beach man  when I did work…

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backpack on the floor we wait at the check- in line slowly moving forward I do not bother to pick up my backpack just pull it…

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  you have me forever in your memory we enjoyed the time together be free and I will do the same  I must leave now and…

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  in the sea water up to our shoulders I hold you you hold me we kiss passionately   the sun is at midday no other…

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Jim Beam Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Dr. Pepper On the Rocks   It is raining outside 1st in about three weeks   Listening to Cat Stevens…

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My wife and I come from humble beginnings and it is almost impossible for us to throw anything out until it totally breaks. We recently had…

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  slowly closing the vice Myanmar’s generals not nice population staying home from work grind economy into the dirt Who will break first? both sides  practicing…

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  you piss in my rice bowl say I have no soul tell me why you have a closed mind must I bow down because your…

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  sometimes it keeps me up at night How can I write more diversified poetry? going  deeper deeper falling into the depths of my subconscious chiseling…

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    another day at the lockup sure glad I’m not outside I would need an umbrella with all the rain I see from the windows…

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  was always in a hurry older worries computer screen blurry   years spun around never did understand how happiness is found     Copyright© Edge…

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    few months back emergency brain surgery chemo and radiation aggressively  took chunks of my hair now growing back thick long stronger   luck on…

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pouring a couple of shots of Gentleman Jack untangling some knots in my back     life has been unkind sitting in my recliner trying to…

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  Bottle of spiced rum Listening to capoeira drums   There was a time I lived in the States Now drifting away in Bahia Flirting with…

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    gorgeous she spent a lifetime doing a good job of making men jealous playing one off the other puppets on a string HELPLESS how…

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  So many now want to be recognized I’m this I’m that Respect me Got that Taking what country has to offer Short of the floorboards…