Posts tagged ‘The hermit poet’

XLVI

  Cat plays with frog Becomes bored jumps at the bird Runs away from iguana   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

XLVIII

    Even though confined to a wheelchair He Would say “One day” “I will ride a motorcycle across America”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

XLIX

  He never believed in God Until In the hospital On his deathbed   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

LI

  She faces reality Everyday Hoping Trying To put food on table For her two children   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

Writer’s Life

  Too much chocolate ice cream 3 Dr. Peppers Large bowl Udon noodles Pencil in my hand Sharpener nearby I continue to write   Copyright© Edge…

LII

  Happy When I was healthy Now That I’m always sick Unhappy   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

LIII

  Sitting under an awning He smoked his cigar While Watching The rain fall   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

LIV

  Coming back to shore The fisherman Smiling Happy It was a good day’s catch   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

LV

  Lucy and her boyfriend Smoked weed To drop off the map Of their everyday Grinding life   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

LVI

  It was too much for him When his father died A chainsaw cut through his insides Churning Churning Churning Long ago there was Father’s Day…

LVII

  Pyramids Still standing today Pharaohs Power Lives on eternally   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

LVIII

  I’m homeless No responsibilities I have free will Answer to nobody   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

Writers’ Mind #2

  I write with portable clock in front of my nose Time Running out Must get it all from my mind onto paper   Copyright© Edge…

Timing

  I’m reaching on my toes Arms stretched above my head I miss over and over Life’s opportunities Always Fly by me All that is left…

Like A Ghost

  No longer the same Cannot see the living like before Physically walks around But spiritually floats above it all All connection lost   Copyright© Edge…

LIX

  He had only one book In his cell Civil Disobedience By Henry David Thoreau   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

Writers’ Way

  I write I write Until my fingers are so sore I need to soak them in ice   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

Gone

  Racing thoughts Fly by so fast Who am I to catch?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

Nighttime Motorcycle Ride

  Cool night Long motorcycle ride Searching for the freeway That will take me to another universe    Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

LX

  Middle Eastern souks Just as centuries ago Men still drinking tea Smoke shisha pipe And sell treasures in their shops   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

LXI

  Most of the time Life Is like Running downhill Chasing After a small rubber ball   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

LXII

  I will no longer do this This company cheats its customers I can no longer in clear conscious Work for these scammers   Copyright© Edge…

LXIII

  Not good to think of the past Long ago those doors closed   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

Nightly Chips

  Walking a cornfield Cannot find my way out BAM! I wake up Only a dream I’m sweating, shaking Not sure which is up or down…

That Was Life

  Slept in a hut Swam in the ocean Lived on coconuts, bananas and fish from the sea Do you still remember? Decades ago How we…

Unfit

  Small unimportant issues Opportunities For a person in charge To wield power Over weak individuals   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

Old & Beat-Up

  Clock ticks Bad memories stick Try to sleep Days go by Beard is now white Youth gone Please Sing me a happy song   Copyright©…

LXIV

  As weeks Went by All she could do Was Watch In Horror As all of her long Beautiful hair Fell out   Copyright© Edge of…

LXV

  She forages for food thru the dumpster “It is better than working for a living”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

LXVI

  I work long hours at a very demanding job I deserve to have nice things   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

The Garden Is Alive

  Dragon Fly lands on giant elephant ear leaf Iguana crawls along on stepping stones Butterflies floating with breeze Birds fight over black oil seeds  …

The Meeting

  He walked into the room Looked at the blank wall Then Started having a conversation With an non existing person Which was just the wall…

Mundane

  It is a job What more can I tell you? I work 8.5 hours a day Half hour lunch I wear a mask Follow the…

Company

  He goes every place with his dog They are never alone Almost everyone they meet Say something like: “Oh how I wish I had on…

Ups & Downs

  No stability The economy always based on Boom & Bust One day a man is a lawyer Next day He is a taxi driver  …

Stinking History

  European countries Built Off The backs And Stolen goods From Distant lands   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020     Edge of Humanity Magazine…

The First Punch

  The atomic bombs dropped on Japan lit the match for other countries desire to have nuclear  weapons Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020    …

LXVII

  His aged hands Elegantly Played the piano   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider…

LXVIII

  All day Eating Homemade chicken soup Fresh French bread Horseradish A few beers   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

LXIX

  Discarded Unworthy Poems Stacked in a pile Soon To be shredded   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

LXX

  No one likes bad news The Bringer Who Always Has Bad News Is Like An Old Shoe   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

Take Your Pick On The Way Down

  If left unchecked; pollution, global warming, dirty water and nuclear proliferation (one or all) will lead to the eventual extinction of life on the planet…

The Japanese Way

  Cultures such as the Japanese will not completely change with smart phones and the internet because Japan’s culture is still influenced by traditional ways.  …

LXXI

  One by one England Gained Then Lost Colonies Around The World     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

LXXII

  Catholic Church Has accumulated Vast riches How much Has filtered down To its followers?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

LXXIII

  She learned early When traveling With her parents Her father Taught her A smile breaks down a lot of barriers   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Writer’s Mind

  Looking at a Blank piece of paper Ink has run dry Words will not comply   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

Satisfaction

  Sitting at the Gogo Club The man next to me said: “I do not care for status, power or money.  I live for pleasure”  …

Presence

  No matter what the problem,  situation or occasion He is dressed well and acts dignified   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

The Turmoil Within

    Most folks wake up peacefully She abruptly wakes up shaking and nauseated Sometimes dry heaving Reaching for that magical pill to calm everything down…

LXXIV

  Sitting by the campfire We had many Deep discussions About Life   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

LXXV

  He sure does like his old Mercedes Polishes Cleans Parks under a large tree The shade provides protection   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020…

LXXVI

  On her knees Digging Weeding Planting Close to the heart   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

In The Name Of God

  Ayatollah Khomeini Used Religion To gain Absolute Power Over The People Of Iran   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020          …

After Covid | Employment

  Post pandemic Changes to the workforce An opportunity for companies To squeeze More productivity Cut overhead  And Lower our wages   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Unbreakable Beliefs

    Religion & strong nationalism  will not break down as the world becomes more globalized and interconnected   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

LXXVII

  He was always positive Never admitted faults Everything was fantastic Until The wife left   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

LXXVIII

  Living in the thick forest The tribe Subsisted By using slash-and- burn farming   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

LXXIX

  Had enough Loaded up my van I’m going to Alaska   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

Single

  Living Unattached Life Will Continue To be Customary Especially Among Females   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

Enduring What Is Not There

  I stand there Taking it Anxiety Picks apart my emotions Slow Deep Cuts Yes I stand there  And Take it   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Long Live Cash

  Digital currency transactions through a smartphone is the new way to pay   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

LXXX

  Sick Lying in bed Years passed Yet Every once in awhile He would dream Of Walking around the world   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

LXXXI

  Barefoot Walking on beach sand Surrounded By Other people Also Wearing protective face masks   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

LXXXII

  The decision maker Sat back in his chair Told the salesman I’m not convinced   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

Keeping It All Together

  She cares Always there Shattered Pieces of glass Methodically Glues It all back together Because she cares   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

Bad

  Forget compromise He is just a Hateful Prejudiced Person Who Carves His way through life   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

Back To Basics

  The family Lives off the grid Grows own food Makes own clothes Completely Self-sufficient   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

LXXXIII

  Intelligent Motivated Fantastic work ethic In one wrong move He gambled it all away   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

LXXXIV

  The diplomat Tailored suit Clothes pressed Shoes shined Skilled In the art of compromise   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

LXXXV

  Worldwide As women gain more independence Divorce Will Become Common practice   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

LXXXVI

  He is powerful Rich Always full of ambition And Mostly Acts in bad faith During his dealings    Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

LXXXVII

  I never  liked guitar I’m a banjo man Started at the age of 11 I’m 79 and still sitting on my rocking chair with my…

LXXXVIII

  Anxiety Being afraid Of What if’s That Do not Exist   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

Moving On

  Remembering Agonizing  Over A lifetime of mistakes What good does it do?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

My Garden | Finding Comfort

  My Hands  Reach Deep Into the dark loose soil I feel the warmth Life giving Vegetable garden Nature’s gift   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

The Making Of A Storyteller

  Experiences Suffering Pain Misfortune Produces A Poet   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider…

LXXXIX

  Slowly every day He painted the steps Leading up to the favela When I asked him why? He said “This is my vision”     …

XC

  Before I seen everything in color After All was black and white On bad days Everything is graveyard grey   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

XCI

  Decades under control Then  One day Life went off tracks I’m now lost Unable to return To my old self     Copyright© Edge of…

Shackled

  Desperate And Locked In my primitive mind Restoring hope Only thought left in my mind     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

Culture & The Youngsters

  The youth in emerging countries will continue to develop their own culture which will be interconnected with the old traditional ways   Copyright© Edge of…

Oh Mighty Corp

  Large Global Controlling Corporations Will Dictate What we Buy Eat Watch And How we live our lives     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020…

Poverty X Technology

  Global hunger  will continue to rise as technological advancements create more disadvantaged members of society     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020      …

XCII

  When survival kicks in The gloves are off Bare-knuckle Street fight All the way Brains are Wired that way   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

XCIII

  Pen almost out of ink Not much left For this old fool To write about Anyways   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

XCIV

  Pockets of air Floating over the graveyard Oh! So Many Dreams that died   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

Fading

  Some see colorful butterflies The colors I  Forgot  I lost the ability to see the colors and recognize butterflies I no longer look up at…

Cozy

  First cold snap Birds start to fly south Homemade soup Cuddling by the fireplace Hot chocolate in the morning Covered with warm heavy blanket A…

The Corporate Daily Grind

  Change or disappear Companies today must focus Daily On evolving into more Productive Comparative players Or Become extinct   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020…

Pollution X Expansion

  Emerging countries will continue to have high levels of pollution because economic expansion is most important to these countries.   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

Rough Waters

  We are living During a generation That Face One Calamity After Another   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

Endless Migration

  “Go west young man” No Move to the city   In poor countries Cities Are Overrun by people Flocking For a better existence   Copyright©…

XCV

  The Sailor Only  FREE While at sea   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider…

XCVI

  There is disparity of wealth and opportunity Parents who pay  For their children’s education Give them a fresh, debt free start Those who need to take…