Posts tagged ‘writing’

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…

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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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  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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  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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  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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    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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  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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    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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  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…

New Coat

  Written by J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   The full moon path The pine tree turn   No lamps for September No…

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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…

Record

  Written by J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   I have only got one And I never set one   Record   My…

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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…

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  front patio it was a warm night plenty of mosquitoes both of us rocking in our chairs smoking corn pipes sippen on whiskey Then all…

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sac of potatoes fell off the truck like my life  never any luck cars zoom by my thumb up no one stops to give me a…

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Who knows the score? maybe I do  maybe I don’t I’m just a poet with nothing to lose scribbling in a 3/4 dark room get this……..…

On The Bench

  Written by J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   Empty station Watch the drizzle With the data clouds   There are no planes…

Haiku #277

    Fire keeps me warm Scribbling poems under full moon Owl calls for mate     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

Empathy Poetry

  What makes a human condition poet?   One must be able to emotionally soak up the joy and suffering in people and then transfer those…

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  Listening to wind Falling leaves perform ballet Ants changing work shift     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  Snow keeps falling Fireplace offers protection Love smell of new book   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

Getting Used To It

  Today Had a discussion with the PA Leave in five more days New medicine seems okay Quiet in the lockup When I came in, it…

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  Fire burns Anxiety churns Please Help me Escape reality   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling OFF Mental Illness HERE  …

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  Tangled in a web  I try to flee from my demons I ask myself “Am I drifting into insanity?”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  3AM Wake up soaking wet 4 days in a row Shivering Medication side effect Causing me to lose more weight     Copyright© Edge of…

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  Changing hospital gown Looking in mirror I see a skeleton Lost over 40 lbs Neck bones stick out Still eating very little   Copyright© Edge…

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  The circle spins Nothing helps I sit rotting away in the pit Rats nibbling at my flesh Exposing Depression   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  Medication Time Do not be late Stand in line Same time Everyday 9 am 9 pm     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  This is the place for rejects The scum of society Nobody going to hold your hand here Keep head down Do as told Ask for…

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    Days are a struggle I like sleep Time to rest Downtime Again Wake up to the struggle   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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    Sometimes It becomes so dam hard The weight Sinks me into the ground   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling…

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    It takes a tremendous amount of endurance to live with mental illness. Others see weakness, but they are too blind to appreciate the tenacity.…

Polygamy

  Putting aside that sharing a husband (not a man) but a husband, the person you are building a life with it must be impossible, when…

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  Passing through doorway Entering unknown She looked above Then below Watching silhouettes drift by   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

Locked In

  This time the depression Holds me tight Like a vice Alone Again Tonight I continue to fight   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  Stuck with glue Thoughts will not move What can I do? Just suffer Wait for time to pass   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

All Welcome To Play

  Internet Leveled Playing field Developing nation’s companies Can now compete with Developed nation’s companies   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021     Edge of…

Unstoppable

    I cry Sometimes I can flood the driest desert with my tears It feels good to cry It feels bad when I cry Why…

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  I’m waiting patiently Here it is coming around again I reach out to catch No It passes me by Laughing all the way Another missed…

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  My brain will not comply Trying desperately to push out thoughts Not succeeding It is a war Negative thinking again wins the battle Another awful…

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    Flood gates open Anxiety sucks the happiness from me The pain pushes all my emotion buttons Medication not working I suffer alone No place…

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  Soon The only thing Different Between countries Will be Language Food And A few left over customs   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

The Shift

  Everything Complex Simplicity out the window The power changing Emerging markets Skimming The Cream  Off From USA & Europe   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

Global Political & Financial Risk

  Edge of Humanity has added a new section titled Global Political & Financial Risk which will include predictions or analysis of current political events and international finance…

Information Controllers

  Online media will continue to be a very difficult business to earn a living. Paywall newspapers like the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and…

Relief. Where Is It?

  I do not think I will ever feel right My nervous system is fried Each day the same Living in pain Sitting in bed Praying…

Juggling Thoughts

  Today I remember yesterday One after another Thoughts Pop up Unfortunately Today I also have the reality of the struggle Controlling my depression   Copyright©…

Writer’s Mind #3

  Writing Is freedom To let the mind Flow wherever it likes   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

Victory

  The warriors fought Ship off shore The divine wind Settled the score   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

Cannot STOP

  Fear Causes anxiety Anxiety Creates More Fear How do I get off This Rollercoaster?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021     Edge of…

Inertia

  On a mental lockup floor 24×7 Everything based on routine Isolated from outside world No worries No responsibilities Just follow the rules Take twice a…

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  Sometimes I lie in bed Thinking If only this or that was different Things would Have turned out Better for me   Copyright© Edge of…

The Woman Upstairs

  Bowl of soup Slices of bread Four floors up Poverty Hidden Inside a 10×20 room   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…