Posts tagged ‘writing’

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,…

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…

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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…

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…

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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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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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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  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…

MEDUSA

  Written by J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   I cannot speak I have a legacy   Upheaval And severance   No money…

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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,…

Years

  Written by Stephen Allen @ Through The Cracked Window (Revisited)   After of all these years still feeling I’ve just begun the road stretches out…

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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…

The Puffed Up Balloon

  The Millennial Male Advice Guide to Being a Man By The Hermit Poet   Does bragging about yourself make you feel superior to others or…

Living A Small Life

  The Millennial Male Advice Guide to Being a Man By The Hermit Poet   Does cheating on the small things lead to a life of…

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