Posts tagged ‘Poetry’

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,…

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  Old school house No longer used Long ago Children Left To face life’s challengers   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  He collected gold This was his God On his deathbed He cried Could not take it with him   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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  If sadness does not Occur How would we ever Be able to Appreciate happiness?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  Endless waterfall Imagine  If we could live Forever   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please…

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  What can be more Relaxing than watching A butterfly float Through a Soft breeze?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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  Fire came House gone All That Is Left Is A couple of photos   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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  Working the rice fields The only work She have ever known The only work She will ever do Trapped in poverty She smiles   Copyright©…

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  Thinking of yesterday Brings me happiness These days Sadness Maybe tomorrow’s Contentment   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  Stack of pancakes Mable syrup Simple food Brings pleasure to life   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  Flowers Bloom Die Is this not the way Of life?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  Success Brings confidence Defeat Brings despair  Each one Is just the facts Of life   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  As we grow older Many Things Are no longer within Our grasp     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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  Corner of the room Empty box Lifetime Of unfulfilled dreams    Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  The four men Each wanting something came with gifts To trade favors with the prince   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

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  Reading books Is like feeding mind With healthy food   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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  Large empty antique chalice Sits In the garden New place in life Pot to hold a bromeliad     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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  Every day All day Bird Calls out for mate   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

Another Way

  Written by Rae Cod     In shrouds of black, scythe held high, manner firm, but kind and wise He goes about his business, collecting souls…

Writer’s Life #5

  Sick everyday He toils away Tapping Keys   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider…

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  Severe anxiety Eats away Not only the mind But Also The flesh   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling OFF Mental…

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  Be careful Thoughts in our mind Can Sabotage Our Existence     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling OFF Mental Illness…

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  Old school friends meet Compare Success   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider a…

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  How can we compare Ourselves to others? Some have more Some have less   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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  Sometimes When overrun The Only option Is to let go of it all   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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  Impossible To satisfy everyone Is not a 1/2 cup Of tea enough   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  Tree grows Old leaves fall Tomorrow New leaves grow again   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  She stood there Arm stretched out Waiting For invisible gift   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  Over nothing really Two men Ready to begin A bar fight Then They shook hands And just laughed   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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  Do not read too much Into it It will only cause  Delusion   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  Having fun Is playing And Feasting In a watermelon patch   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  Comforting Hearing the thunderstorm come From a distance   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please…

Death Of The Heart

  Written by  Mark Ryan   Through hollowed tears that paint the walls. Cries a thought, uttered more in lament than desperation. The lights fading. A…

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  Men and women Stood in line Waiting For the loaf of bread   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  Holding hands Laughing Yelling They danced under a Giant Oak tree   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  Losing all dreams Turns To An empty shell of a person       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

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  Sitting on the desert sand They listened Attentively To the Holy Man Read The  Quran     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If…

Miracles

  Written by Mark Ryan   A Splinter in the soul, the hidden fractures of the heart. Allowing the pain of the world to seep in. Engulfing…

When We Fought

  Written by George Gad Economou   we were like two rabid werewolves high on too much; screaming, screeching, clawing, scratching, cursing…it never lasted.   we…

Hugh Crain

  Written by Kevin Patrick McCann     He never drags a shadow Or notices the sun, Always maintains an even pace, Never been known to run.…

Anxiety

  Written by Marie Mcleod   Goodbye…. Shaky hands, I know you are there. Heart pumping, you are not who I am. Shorter breaths, I accept…

Lunacy Canopy

  Written by Annika Holland-Tierney   The moon is an apple bitten only by men back swung in crested jewels intent and strong in control, mourning…

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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…

The Woods

  Written by Linda Owen   GOING TO THE WOODS I need to get out but it’s got to be to the woods I need up-liftment I need…

PAREIDOLIA

  Written by Annika Holland-Tierney   Face to meet the faces draped from well-spaced tufts below the surface means “pattern of behavior” Subtle effects clutter also many…

Sergeant Salvation

  Written by Luvgood Carp   Clearly, I suppose, the poor have difficulties but they push a dumpster full of desperation and disease – wasting their…

These Lungs

  Written by Latifa Alkhanjary   They keep saying, this won’t last forever, But the four walls that I inhabit now mark the four corners of my…

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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…

Prisoner’s Cinema

  Written by Annika Holland-Tierney   Glass foam bird park paradise flash departure whispers from the fourth degree in heavy carnal blue   Brilliance traces three…