| The Material |
by Robert Pinsky
The moon-stirred volume of ocean sighed
Coconut tanning-oil and frozen custard.
Birch lions and dragons rode the merry-go-round.
A splinter of the herringbone cedar boardwalk
Might be teased from your finger ...
| Golden Wasp |
by Tomas Tranströmer
The blindworm that legless lizard flows along the porch step
calm and majestic as an anaconda, only the size is different.
The sky is covered with clouds but the sun pushes through. Such is the day.
This morning the wo ...
|Born innocent into a holocaust of fear and pain they are seperated from their closest connection body parts taken away as if they shouldn't be there inhaling feces and the blood of their own kind they live a death only to die again ...|
|The Banning of Beauty|
| The Banning of Beauty |
Lock the gates against splendor,
black out every luxury and pleasure—
tear from the country's lexicon the word lovely.
Call beauty an infection,
and it only spreads,
roots deeper in the earth.
In the unifo ...
|funny yet beautiful poem|
| Here's a funny yet beautiful poem:|
First she gave me the wound by accident.
Then the tourniquet she tied unwound by accident.
Your friend may want to start running.
I gave his scent to the hounds by accident.
Balloons on the mail ...
| Athlones |
A town racked on a river, too far in,
too cosseted by land to be tossed
and turned by anything so flighty as a sea.
Always under the governess eye of Lough Ree,
bearing down in mourning silks
with a sudden tetchiness on boats
|How to read Moby Dick. A Diary of rain and noodles.|
| How to read Moby Dick. A Diary of rain and noodles. |
swimming through libraries,
but these are all landsmen I bet,
and land was scorching my feet,
push not off from that isle, thou canst never return!
looking for my story to write
and burning it,
since no ...
|Our favourite poem.|
|Everybody has his own favourite poem. Let's just post them here. ...|
|Lets compose a poem together every memeber add his 1 line. Who wants to start? It will be fun in the end. ;) ...|
|Haiku - the art of japanese poetry|
|Ok, for those that don't know what a Haiku (Hi-koo) is here's a quicky explanation. They are really easy, simple poems moslty inspired by nature. They follow a specific form - the first line has 5 sylables, the second has 7, and the third and final has 5 also. I doesn't matter about how many words ...|
|I held you in my arms as your heart beat it's last goodbye's you breath lingered on my hands even after the final one faded your broken body shuddered and you were gone. the light in your eyes dimmed a dying ember without air but it sparked a flame in my heart fed by love and grief and ang ...|
|Veggie Free Form Poetry|
| ~Because it really matters not~|
The drums beat in cadence
mostly sound and they always do
The water falls and represents my tears
It doesn't really matter how old you are
If you can't listen to your fears
Only you don't belong he ...
| Why Do You Have to Eat Me?|
I stand my feet slipping through the slats
I'm fed powdered milk to make me fat
My only scenery's metal bars
Not for me the sky or the stars
Apparently I will soon be veal
Nobody bothered to ask how I feel
I will be hung up by my ...