Category: Poem

Lonesome 1

Lonesome

Lonesome There once was a confident man who had a lovely dame. She was a diamond that he treasured, Bertha was her name. They were birds of a feather, an inseparable flock, So that...

Journey (June Contest) 0

Journey (June Contest)

I stop, my hands frigid, my heart pounding out of my chest. Beads of sweat slither past my brow, my lips quavering, trying to shout for help, trying to grab someone’s attention; nothing comes...

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A Mother’s Passage (June Contest)

Drenched in blood, tears, and sweat. Putting everything on the line for a child you haven’t met. With only the Lord’s strength to carry you on, New life born into the world, creating an...

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Perpetual Spring (March Contest)

Why does man write? To document, some might say, To capture moments, thoughts which might otherwise be lost to time, Or, perhaps to amuse To sedate and distract, keeping one’s mind removed from the...

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The Ice Dancer (March Contest)

A dancer on thin ice, she spins and she swirls. A beauty to behold, red lips and gold curls.   Around the pond she dances, she floats like a feather. Around the blizzard rages,...

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The Show

The song started with a wonderful twang   The notes and chords scraped together in perfect harmony   Clangs of cymbals rang throughout delicate ears   The introduction was exciting and seamless   Like...

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Effulgent #Endthestigma

My hair, dirty and matted.   My forehead, creased with worry.   My ears, tuned to insecurities.   My eyes, sunken and jaded.   My nose, crinkled in concern.   My mouth, only a...

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Alive She Cried

Green gainsay: get back! Grab a girl Get back in black- The ball beckons. The invitation calls for boutonnieres. Fear not, she feels you. I cannot help but to try To free her. Fire...

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Five Senses

I remember writing this free verse poem for my Grade 8 English class. The poem attempts to stimulate the senses to generate meaning, hence the title ‘Five Senses‘. I would describe the narrator of...