Posts tagged ‘Poetry’

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…

Red Moon Tale

  Written & Photographed by Lia Mageira   The Red Moon   “Then there was a great earthquake, the sun turned black like mourning clothes, the…

The Final Feast

  Written by K. Hartless   “Here it is, travelers. The last glacier in existence.” The boatload of visitors looked up to see a weathered face,…

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,…

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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…