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Hashem Shaabani

- " Hashem Shaabani " (Raanana, February 11, 2016) I think I was six years old When I held my father's hand in the suk And saw my first hanging, God is great. So was the heat of the sun The dust a...

By: MikeStone | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Feb 2019

Virapo Vol. I - The Fourth

- Like mosquitoes they hover, Buzzing hither and thither. Preying on flesh, Partaking of blood, Spreading their disease. Not to live but to thrive, Not for good but to feast, Not to help but to ...

By: samokish | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jul 2018

Virapo Vol. I - The Third

- Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Buy for yourself. Live for yourself. Earn for yourself. Smile wide for all to see. This is the motto.   A material and individualistic lifestyle is the n...

By: samokish | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jul 2018

Virapo Vol. I - The Second

- A seething rage engulfs me. Anger, hate and spite consume me. I shake in fury, And tremble wildly.   No fairness will grace me. No justice awaits me. I stand alone, with goodness in my hand. ...

By: samokish | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jul 2018

Virapo Vol. I - The First

- You may not like what I have to say, In my story so bitter sweet, In a story filled with truth, In a book with words of rage, And a message of no regret.   You think it garbage? You think it b...

By: samokish | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jul 2018

Poetry's Price

- There is magic in her words, That puts you in a trance. Her poetry is music, That begs your soul to dance. She paints a kind of beauty, That also crushes the heart. Like millions of stars falling, Be...

By: HazelsHeaven | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Sep 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #14

- There is no way, there is no balance, All the world is chaos and injustice. Tradition insists that women are darkness, And men are lightness - but tradition is wrong. She was my light- my burn...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 28 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #13

- On Receiving a Letter From the Capitol I sit in my room, unable to breathe, All the color has left the world. A letter arrived from Chang’An today, I’ve read it a hundred times, The chara...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 27 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #12

- Poem From Chongqing Official duties have taken me so far from home, Down in this southern land of mountains and heat. Only a few hours after sunrise, And already all my clothes are wet. I...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 26 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #11

- Flower Mountain Flower Mountain, beautiful and perilous How many faithful men have fallen from her face? Her elegance and danger make my heart race, Men weren’t meant to scale such peaks. ...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 25 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #10

- Perched on the cliffside, Overlooking a little mountain river. I shift my wine jug on the stone, Searching for a stable place to let it stand. Bare trees, and a cool breeze, A bird sings a s...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 24 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #9

- We rowed out to an empty island on the Wei river, Mooring our boat to a fallen tree. She moved like water through the forest, Like a flood through my heart. The night was warm and bright, Ly...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 23 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #8

- The first days after the fields are planted, Peasant families all walk the river bank. Young boys show off their strength, Seeing who can climb the tallest trees. Young girls sit with their mo...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 22 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #7

- The Great Flood (Upon Hearing About XinMei’s Death) The gods and dragons are furious, Sending flood waters down upon my province. Everything I’ve ever known, Washed away into oblivion. My...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 21 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #6

- The fortresses burn - blood flows everywhere, Birds feast on the ruins of a grand age. I seek solace from the violence in the mountains mazes, Eating wild berries, my stomach aches with hunger. ...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 20 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #5

- Everyone in the capitol is a poet, No one in the capitol is a poet. The poetry which kindled inside me, Is buried now in an unmarked grave. I thought I saw her face on the street, But it mus...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 19 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #4

- For Yu Gone now three long years My nights are long and cold without her. Executed at twenty six years of age, What cruelty to befall such beauty. Some blossoms fall from the tree when th...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 18 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #3

- For Yu XuanJi I sit on top of Old Pine Mountain Chanting her beautiful words. The only thing sweeter than her mouth And more intoxicating than her wine Was the sound of her voice reciting...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 17 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #2

- The Emperor taxes the people without relent, Rumors of rebellion are whispered in the streets. By the time the eunuchs have taken what they want, There is hardly anything left to get through the...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 16 Mar 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #1

- Her skin is as white and smooth as cream. Her hair, like a dark storm. She dances to an old mountain tune Wearing nothing but a white gauze dress. The cool air blows in through her open window...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 12 Mar 2016

For Yu Xuan Ji

- All I have is her words All I have is remnants of her soul One thousand years later Cutting me deep With the awareness of her existence. How can a man desire a woman From an entirely different ...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 23 Nov 2015

A poet destroyer

- Silver Skimpy Ink, String, A POET DESTROYER's bling, bling Think of me as a human ditty delicious decoration, Something along the line of a sweet tooth temptation Cherry tastes, between the slit...

By: Monique | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Dec 2014

More than a poet

- Yeah, I'm more then a poet cause I'm an artist and a writer. I'm a lover and a fighter and my son provider. I have a habit of my own of graspin' words with my fist. See, I'm a talented unk...

By: Monique | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Dec 2014

Muse

- The heavy feelings of a transitional state of mind. Channeled into meanings for personalities of any kind. Enabler, healer of the soul her fickle emotions, enticingly wayward. Sexually lofty, devi...

By: Min_Farrjones | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jul 2013