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Water

- ruminations on desert ecosystems bring to mind all those scaly, spiky, hard survivors making a good living enduring thirst under a relentless sun cleaners circle overhead, hovering in updrafts or reco...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 May 2013

Astronomy of Pathos

- Astronomy of Pathos troubled by a harvest moon made gravid with ichorous spatter brain matter heaped in neat pleasing elevations features arranged in a snarky implacable grin rendered in greyscal...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 May 2013

Cockeyed Bird

- I saw a little Junco, pecking at his reflection today. Wondering, what's the reason for his little display? What was he seeing in the reflection of the window? Was he angry at the image, o...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 05 May 2013

shaded under dusty olives, enough gardening to cultivate your Latin roots, or: Lutra lutra

- in response to 3 comments for Alhambra by the same author, excerpted below: " . . . cooled the hot Andalucian sun and carried it off into arched spaces shaded like the olive trees we would eat pae...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 May 2013

Alhambra

- in response to the following lovely comment left for languid (mornin', Sweeting): "my fingers slid down the natural gradient stretching the skin in all the more sensitive felt as a soft moan might ...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 May 2013

Come near, my love

- Meet me for an outing, a picnic I humbly offer my cooking beats my spelling hands down, we can peel each other grapes, while you toss the word-salad I’ll dress it with our discarded...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 02 May 2013

my lesbian lover - I

- she waits, as instructed, behind the door in white tie and tails I hear her calling entering, I sweep her up and into my arms she nestles her head beneath my chin, stretching every sinew, tou...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 28 Apr 2013

languid (mornin', Sweeting)

- mornin', Sweeting:  dawn's faintest glow sparrows chorus a hint of contrails heard in their unseen wake eyes closed denied, the day and conjured, invoked at the lightest touch a whisper o...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 3| Added: 24 Apr 2013

FIRE

- FIRE Packed in like sardines with our luggage more than needed the newbies, jet-lagged and agog supplies and groceries, enough for weeks tucked into every crevasse seven, altogether,...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Apr 2013

Nature's Blessings

- Looking into the morning skies Not a cloud to grace my eyes Across the blue only a contrail Hanging in the sky like a veil Tranquil air delivering a chill Bird calls splintering the still Darkn...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.9| Added: 11 Apr 2013

Come lay with me

- oh what a wonderful day indeed so come outside and stay with me let the light of the sun gaze upon your pale face which reads of the winter not long passed lay with me under the tree an...

By: n3382 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 07 Apr 2013

Dreams and Whims

- Has anyone ever told you to "follow your heart", "dream big", or, my favorite, "reach for the stars"? Well, I'm not. I am merely here to tell you that there is a fine line between a dream and a whim. ...

By: LauraToepf | Category: Musings | Score: 3.6| Added: 28 Feb 2013

My Wulf

- I take his hand and he takes mine. Joined together, I swear myself to him.  It seems that everything I've done, he's done, we've done has led up to this moment. None of the guns or "Heil Hitlers"...

By: bookluva4eva | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Feb 2013

Letters to an Empty Beat

- I heard an honest man lie A disguise to hide and mask When did respect die Truth found at the end of a flask Sober stories wrapped up Plastic hearts breathe fake love Dependent on culture to mak...

By: Kachme | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Feb 2013

My Own Sonnet, My Own Art

- When I relive the past I find my time Was spent in many hours of heated search For perfect words that never would besmirch A deep intrinsic trust in love of rhyme. And keeping trust my work was not ...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 17 Feb 2013

A Helping Hand

- A troubled teen walks the street in fear Painstaking screams that only she can hear. Strung out on drugs fearing death no more Wishing to remember the life she had before. A big, strong hand rea...

By: MidnightAngel | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Feb 2013

Hopeless Flight

- I’m running, fleeing in fear. It hunts, it stalks, and it’s relentless. Not machine, beast or man. Alone I face it. I can’t hide. No armor or fortress is protection. No bullet or blade can harm ...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2013

The Scavenging Birds Of Prey

- Ancient animosities bestirred on that fateful day  And the scavenging birds of prey feasted Upon the fields of battle As they ever had And would. The wars had started when rulers tamed the world And ...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Jan 2013

How I Lost My Wife: The Water Bed Disaster

- I always hoped when we were wed that our humongous water bed would be our special place of carnal passion. There whatever we might crave we’d do upon a gentle wave supping on our young libidos’ ratio...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jan 2013

Surrender

- Collected 'poems' about one of life's basic needs... Inkling I sort of need to pee Urgency The urge is growing increasingly... urgent Realization No restroom is within...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 Jan 2013

Moving Day

- Through the sunlit window I watch As the melting ice drips and falls. They heavily bear their belongings Down the stairway, through the halls. Who can deny their palpable fear As moving day ...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Dec 2012

Social Media

- Social Media I’ve often been told it’s a risk to enroll in the sites that so many attend – where you create a page as a way to engage any members you choose to befriend. With a list that c...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Dec 2012

To Be a Heartbreaker (For the First Time)

- Here I am, sitting on a large bus of high-school students (with a few middle-schoolers thrown in), as we are riding back from a church trip. My heart is heavy, and all I can do is stare out the window...

By: SorinaphaFumiyoB | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.3| Added: 07 Dec 2012

The Woes of Being a Genius

- It’s working, working every day There’s truly no time to play Algebra at three And SATs at five Its no wonder geniuses don’t have lives. Your brain functions great, better so Than those...

By: Isabelle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 30 Nov 2012

Depraved Christmas Misunderstandings: Happy Holidays!

- He gave me quite a whack after I grabbed his bulging sack! (Santa left his toy bag on the floor.) IF THESE OPENING LINES EVOKE A SMILE (or better a guffaw) PLEASE CONSIDER READING THE REST OF THIS...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Dec 2012

Me

- Sick and twisted me Lost in deviant sin The sweet taste of salt The tangy scent of honey Sweat and skin, Water and earth. Sick and deviant me Lost in twisted delight The slap o...

By: LittleSister_ | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 26 Nov 2012

Musing on Literary Renown

- Prologue Recently several large and grand literary prizes have been in the news: the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Man Booker Prize, the Giller prize, and on a more modest level, the Not the Boo...

By: gypsy | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 06 Nov 2012

One Day

- You asked me to provide words beyond verses My desire is to please your wishes Yet not all Poets are Storytellers Heart and Soul pours from verses Alas,outline must be defined in tales To ea...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Nov 2012

The Halloween Trolling Blues

- I hit the sack with some old witch I figured had to be quite rich. But she flew out when I ran out of candy. Then I was tricked by this young brat who dumped me for a big black cat. She told me that ...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Nov 2012

Poetry Contests

- I have entered so many contests, And I’m starting to wonder why, Just sitting here thinking about it, Makes me want to cry. I always try to do my best, To make my words compelling, I make...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 28 Oct 2012

Vagabond

- In my heart and mind a vagabond is who I be. Wandering place to place, no harmony you see. Never settling down, capricious by nature. Stable place, none, searching for adventure. Wanderer begging ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Oct 2012

A Toast: To Triangles with Jam

- This poem is the work of myself and a fellow poet, who is the most random friend I have in many ways. Thanks for helping to write this one, B! #Respect Our world is filled with plans and schedules...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 03 Oct 2012

Leap of Faith

- Perspective is changed from the upside down tumbling, spinning nothing seems the same. We strive for normal, feet firmly planted yet we power as high as we think we can go. We launch our bodies toward...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Sep 2012

The Barren Woods

- The Barren Woods When did, in the late spring of my years, the forest become so barren? Wandering, I can only find trees, with roots watered in booze and twigs of glass that whisper in t...

By: neverstopwriting | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Sep 2012

I will never leave you

- I don't deserve you You are far too gracious To gift me with your love A warm embrace On a chilly February morning When I least expected it Three years ago, now almost four We started off as friends...

By: OHT | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 05 Sep 2012

Celestial Chorus Line

- Venus, Moon and Jupiter all aligned. Heavens lightening, a gorgeous display. Planets creating a celestial chorus line . Singing praises of a coming new day. Gradually Venus and Jupiter are fa...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Aug 2012

Summer to Remember

- This was the summer of 1963. A vacation of change for me. I just a boy of sixteen, young and earthy. She an older lady, much more worldly. Lessons taught were very real and sensual. Often dreamed...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 09 Aug 2012

Redemption

- what can withstand the hottest fire steel is melted into swords love and passion melt into nothing from the heat of the forge burning inside tears fall into a pool of despair on your knees an an...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Aug 2012

Unreal Summer

- To the moon I said for our summer recess if for no other reason than to feel weightlessness We'll jump over a crater and grab some moon rocks as souvenirs. But, said the boss the cost is high...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 24 Jul 2012

Be

- My words are fire They burn inside My heart sings With thoughts of you Darkness exists But light abounds Awake or asleep You are always Alive. Everything I write. All my thoughts. My dreams...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jul 2012

I won't forget

- Mind is a maze Twist after turn Life is a game Live it, you'll learn There are rules too Break them, you'll see Listen, you'll hear Words that I speak Days in my life Saw and I've seen Seasoned with...

By: OHT | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jul 2012

Persistence

- At every step you thwart me Your mocking beeps get tiring No matter what I try You try to upstage me Dragging me down To your pit of wires Forcing me to curse you As I sink into the mire Damn ...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 17 Jul 2012

This broken heart

- You'll find someone better than I dare to dream up in my rambling thoughts of grandeur Persuaded and blinded to reason by the slightest suggestion that you like me for who I truly am W...

By: OHT | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jul 2012

The Words are a Blur

- Too hot to think The words are a blur The lines on the highway Race by AC crapped out Radio did too I can't get my thoughts To run straight Nothing makes sense The signs all point In the wrong dir...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 16 Jul 2012

A Different Man

- If only I knew then what I know now, I'd be a different man But sometimes a man's emotions get in the way of things, of feelings, of making memories that will last a lifetime, Though every moment ...

By: OHT | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jul 2012

Forgiveness

- Freedom Observation Release Gratitude Impunity Vindicated Exculpation Non-judgemental Extenuation Sanctuary Soft-heartedness

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jul 2012

for emma

- In a different world I knew you. In a second life We met We hung in the sky, In a tree or a park. Dancing in the clouds, Romancing on a boat We drifted. Together, yet apart. We shared our ho...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jul 2012

Where are you?

- I wonder where you are Why are you not listening Why have you gone to the place Where my words are not heard? Does it mean so little to you That I have something to say Are my verbal thoughts ...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 11 Jul 2012

Without You

- Sitting under the big sun The heat makes me sleepy In a lethargic state of mind My thoughts are on fire My feelings sweat out of me Sunbeams dance on my brow A smile plays across my lips My hea...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 09 Jul 2012

The Journey

- Many years of health Blessing flowed abundantly Laughter, love and peace Without permission Beneath the surface growing Tumors of evil Tears of fear crying Uncertain times lie ahead Love wil...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 08 Jul 2012

Chai

- A cup of chai, would you like? It has such a special taste Many flavors combined Cinnamon, spices and ginger Passion, desire and warmth Relax, sit back and enjoy Sugar, honey or sweet cream? ...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jul 2012

Forlorn - A Haiku

- Cries for help ring out Your love disappears for good Sun behind

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 06 Jul 2012

Silence

- Farewell your eyes said in silence As our time has come, smile It was divine, to feel so much In such little time You roam sweet pastures While gazelles jump far Time seems to pass too quick O...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jul 2012

Winter Thoughts

- The thoughts in my head Snowflakes falling from the sky

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jul 2012

Dreams

- I sometimes lay awake Wondering If you understand The feeling that I feel Every now and then I lay awake Dreaming About what can never be An unrequited love I can't help but ponder The effect you...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jul 2012

Inspiration

- What does a poet need to compose a thought? Where is the inspiration That starts as a tiny seed? How do the words form into pictures of the heart? Do the eyes of the scribe translate? Is the la...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 01 Jul 2012

Falling in Love

- Soft sunshine through trees Footsteps crunch fresh fallen leaves Two hearts become one

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 28 Jun 2012

Alone

- Alone! I cry I'm so alone Surrounded by family Surrounded by friends Yet so alone Thoughts in my head A swirling mess Darkness comes Daylight goes Alone I cry I pray to God He seems not n...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jun 2012

For A Dear Friend’s New Baby

- The newly born emerges in innocence. A new life’s journey begins soon. But as I gaze upon him I see not an angel. I see a prune. The countenance is a shriveled, purple, wrinkly mass. The pate is...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 22 Jun 2012

The End

- You lay in my arms Your breathing so shallow Tears abound The end is near We had each other For a short time But we always knew The end was near A wee babe So weak, so frail T...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Jun 2012

Wishful Thinking - A Haiku

- Walking beside you Rushing water and bright sun Dreams in my head run

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jun 2012

Stockard Channing

- There are worse things I could do than write a bad poem or two. I could write of love that I have known, love that I have lost. I could compare her (whoever she is) to some flower, some painting,...

By: clum | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jun 2012

In Praise of Evil

- I care not if the sky burns red and human flesh is seared. I care not if all souls just rot as many long have feared. I wait for when the birds don’t fly and locusts take the grain. I hope the fer...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jun 2012

The Forgotten ones

- They are out there in the cold, but you refuse to see them. The Forgotten ones. Worn down to threads, seeing no longer just their heads. Seeing flesh thru the cloth, you wonder is that all they...

By: 0riginalLinda | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 26 May 2012

To The Aging Love of My Life

- When we first met your perfect skin felt smooth to my slow touch. I know now that was one small reason why I loved so much. When we first kissed your long black tresses almost touched the ground...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 May 2012

Epiphany of Sorts

- Standing, thinking upon my porch. Came to me, an epiphany of sorts. Answer to a question identified. Something finally I recognized. Asked far too often over many years. Recognition, brings my ey...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 May 2012

Angels and Demons

- Angels and Demons. No sound could be heard across the misty midnight air, as I held my breath in ghastly fear. For here they come, as a thief in the night, to he who would not believe. Those Ang...

By: 0riginalLinda | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 May 2012

Or so it seems

- I was a part of them and yet I wasn't A friend, a convenience, an occasional invited guest Or so it seems A part of the world I'm surveying From far above it, in space Swimming through the embryonic...

By: OHT | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 18 May 2012

There are No Long-Term Consequences When You’re Old!

- A wondrous thing that happens as your exit becomes near, is that bad “long-term” consequences need not cause you fear! Bottom line: there’s no “long-term” when soon you’ll see your savior! The ...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 May 2012

Time Forgotten

- Time was never in our hands, it seeps through the endless cracks in our minds. Fools are those who reach out to grasp the hands of father time, for it exists in a parallel world, where two can n...

By: maddy90 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 15 May 2012

Forgotten

- What soothing peace Overflows Like the current of an ocean Along a slender slope To swim against the tide And further upstream Where everything is burgundy Rivers run deeper Than the veins of...

By: OHT | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 May 2012

On Cyber-Sex and Bandwidth

- I saw her photos on her wall and I thought I’d give her a call and so that night we videoed with Skype. I looked at her, she looked at me and in an instant we could see that we both felt we were...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 11 May 2012

Green Jell-O is Magnificent!

- There’s nothing that will make my soul more mellow than a luscious bowl of freshly made green Jell-O. It’s smooth and sweet, magnificent to taste. And there’s no crust, which means there is no wast...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 May 2012

the silent wail

- no womb to take your tears to the hurt, above you – you, only a petite full-grown from a premature fetal fist – forced to let it lurk inside the three hundred ninety grams of it all a...

By: HulyaY | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 May 2012

A Second-Guesser’s Love Poem

- I could say that your eyes were like the brightest sparkling jewels! Or just that they are pretty like your face. I could proclaim your bearing as magnificent and queenly! Or just that you do have ...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 May 2012

Good Wine and Poetry

- They say that wine is best when it has aged, but who are they to say that? What do they know, these experts, about age? What about the grapes, the vines, the sun, the soil, the misty...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 May 2012

On Poetry and Pain

- It is a blessing that we cry if love we have begins to die and thus we have to face life all alone. If hubby smacks us in the head or wifey cheats in our own bed or doggy chokes on a soft sirloi...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 05 May 2012

Daffy Phonetic Definitions---A Musing in Rhyme

- cantankerous - we cannot drop our anchor anyplace. alternate - do plastic surgery on Nathan’s face. bargain - to totally ban the making of a profit. rufie - one who likes to hang around a soffit. ...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 03 May 2012

What Can I Change to Make You Love Me?

- You must believe me when I say I love you. There has to be a way to make you see. Whatever change I must make I will do it. I pray that you will listen to my plea. Do you want me to become much t...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 May 2012

Watching

- Look at me Let me gaze at you Eyes wide and open Letting me into your soul My heart swells At the sight you give me Hands bound tight Mouth taped closed I circle around you Strapped to the chair I dri...

By: mhend90 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 02 May 2012

Poetry is my religion

- My poetry emanates from The Supreme Being God Poetic ink flows through my Veins And my heart is wrapped Like letters That has been written Permanent Poetry is like a compass That a...

By: christena | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Apr 2012

I Admit it; I’m a Lousy Poet. So?

- Okay, so I’m not Ogden Nash and most of what I write is trash and it won’t change the world or make folks cry. Okay, I’m also not James Joyce and lack an artist’s subtle voice regardless of how ...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 25 Apr 2012

Poetry is my Herb

- Call it Kush I smoke fifty bags in lines Even hundred Poetry is my herb My ital remedy Ignite Burning Smoke me up And let the herb fumigate And let its aroma fill the air Poetry is my herb....

By: christena | Category: Poetry | Score: 3| Added: 24 Apr 2012

Dawn

- Peering into the dawning sky Picture appears before my eye Clouds in the lightening blue Gracefully floating grey in hue Looking at them as I yawn My gaze is suddenly drawn I realize the clouds ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 23 Apr 2012

The Painful Game of Love

- I beg of you don’t be depressed, or become totally obsessed, with what you see as your emotional strife. I know you are consumed with pain, wondering if once again, you’ve made a bad mistake abo...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Apr 2012

I Did the Best I Could

- The teacher gave a frightened look as she stared at my coloring book. But I knew I did the best I could. I tried to pass my spelling test but I was slower than the rest. Yet I knew I did the bes...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 18 Apr 2012

The Messy House Blues

- I look around my messy place and feel the flushing in my face because my home is in an unkempt state. I try to find some peace upstairs ignoring carpet stains and tears and seek a place to chill...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 13 Apr 2012

Making Satan Smile

- A friend of mine that’s oft described as strange and a bit droll, shared with me this tale about the Devil and his soul. He said Satan appeared one day and looked him in the eye, and said “Do what...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Apr 2012

On the Human Comedy, Falling from Grace, and Texting

- After fall then comes the snow when some plants die and some kids grow as all the many cycles run their course. One war is won another lost and either way there is great cost. The pious pray and...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Apr 2012

Demons and Faces

- Me thinks, people have more than one face, most have two, three, maybe more they chase. One prominent, always on display for all to view, the darker ones exhibited only for that chosen few. Some h...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Apr 2012

Nature's Humor

- Mother Nature has her say. Today is April Fools' Day. Awakening April 1st a delight. Ground all covered with white. Her humor, is she making a joke? Birds and flowers taking a poke. Everyone l...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Apr 2012

Filling Literary Voids II: Erotic Chewing Gum Haikus

- On Anticipating Chewing Gum I want to taste you. I want you to make me moist. My mouth awaits you. On Enjoying Chewing Gum You pass through my lips. My tongue caresses your form. I taste y...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Apr 2012

Passion: Young vs. Senior

- Younger couples twist and turn to try exotic positions. Senior couples try but then wind up at their physicians. Soft young kisses in the morning lead to passionate shrieking. Seniors’ kiss when t...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 2012

Spring Morning

- Looking into the morning skies No clouds there to grace my eyes Still air filled with a deep chill Birds singing fractures the still Darkness breaking into light Clear blue heavens a delight Aro...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 25 Mar 2012

Heaven, Hell, Afterlife, Schmafterlife…..Just Take It Slow and Enjoy!

- Some claim after our final breath a soul survives the body’s death and some kind of an afterlife begins. Other’s say that when we die and utter our last earthly cry we’re dust and just wind up i...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 19 Mar 2012

Thanks to Everyone from RantingSenior

- Thank you for your thoughts and votes encouragement and cheery notes. I hope some did get chuckles from my story. It’s nice to get a little fame from dabbling in the writing game. A fleeting tou...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 17 Mar 2012

From Morning Songs: The Art of Making Soup

- Making soup is alchemy— a brew made from the elements where fire, earth, air and water mingle to concoct a potion that if seasoned well can hypnotize the senses with its taste and nourishmen...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Mar 2012

For a Woman Fighting Cancer

- © 2011, Lee Goldberg It’s often said before the dawn that darkness reigns and hope is gone. Right now I know that’s the way you feel. But dawn will come. You’ll see the sun. One day your strug...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Mar 2012

From Morning Songs: Sitting Here With Immortal Poets

- Sitting here this morning with my second cup of coffee, looking at the empty chair across from me, wondering what I’d say if suddenly John Keats was there or Whitman with his broad rimmed hat o...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Mar 2012