art, friendship, meaningful, nature, symbolism, tree, writing,
by Robert Lindley |
RETREAT TO HEED OUR HONEST DEEDS
Two old oak trees weathered by winds and rain
with fallen leaves, branches and toughened bark
to shield a core of grandeur, and sustain
the wisdom borne to see the light from dark.
Two noble men aware of twilight time
both face evil world with courage and grace
Love and Nature gifts each, a life sublime
all standing with courage none can erase.
Each rooted within mother earth's great fold
weathering this world's darkest raging storms
images show lives lived regally and bold
tho' existing in weakened earthen forms.
With words of wisdom written in our seeds
we seek retreat to heed our honest deeds.
22nd June, 2018
T.J Grén & Robert Lindley
by Kim Merryman |
If you sow seeds of kindness,
Then kindness is what you'll reap.
If you sow seeds of forgiveness,
You'll reap untroubled sleep.
If you sow seeds of anger,
of hatred or discontent,
You'll reap a crop of violence,
Discord and evil intent.
If you sow seeds of brotherly love,
Then love you will receive,
But if wickedness is what you sow,
Then wicked you will be.
The lesson here is pretty clear:
You reap just what you sow.
Therefore, strive to sow only good seeds,
And spread them wherever you go.
For SandyIvy's Seed contest
by arthur vaso |
art, dark, evil, funny, humorous, internet,
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I never leave home
there she rests
in the trunk
with that new car smell
everything is modern these days
even my jail cell
by Andrea Dietrich |
Monsters live in houses, like you and I.
They eat and sleep and go to work each day.
They laugh and they feel pain. Perhaps they cry!
But they have different games they like to play
They need to have control. Therefore, most seek
a victim who is young or not so strong.
They think they are almighty, but their mind is weak.
Depraved, they pay no heed to right or wrong.
They may seem crude, but some of them are slick.
The ones with brains play too well at their game.
All monsters love what normal folks find sick.
They brutalize and rape, and feel no shame.
Beware! One could be living on your street
or be that charming guy you’ve chanced to meet!
by Gayle Rodd |
crush, cute love, love,
Some are ever hollow
Some are full of lies
Some are evil; menacing
Some are old and wise
Some are full of mischief
Some are full of fear
Some are deep and soulful
Others full of tears
Some are ever roving
Some are ever cold
Some are ever staring
Some are even rolled!
Some are ever flirting
Some are green or blue
Mine are eyes
That can’t disguise
The love they hold for you
by Line Gauthier |
death, evil, grief, heartbroken, lost love, wedding, winter,
whimsical windswept whiteness
wedding weekend wanderlust
willowy wonderland waltz
wrongfully weathered woe
wintry wishful whispers
wrestling woodland wintertide
welcome waxen wallflower
weeping wheezy widow
wrangling worthless worries
wanton wretched wrongdoing
wedged within wickedness
AP: Honorable Mention 2020
Posted on October 23, 2018
by Miraj Raha |
In breath-taking elegance, the "Cinder Girl" walks
she was the moon once, but now a frightful dusk.
A grave message through "Fire and Ice"
mortals must learn to sacrifice.
pulsating everywhere, before the dawn of man
that is "How Poetry began."
darkness was adorned by moon-rays bright
"Come out and play, you creatures of Night."
The sun refused to shine, as evil shadows around them crept
That was the day, "When the Heaven and Earth wept."
...and thus she spins her endless tales
that spreads forth in the winds and dales.
A deluge of emotions mix and blend
creating miracles,I don't know to what end.
may almighty watch her from above
as she spreads her muse and love.
by Poet Destroyer A |
adventure, caregiving, celebration, confusion, desire, feelings, funny, humor, identity, life, october,
Sweet and Sour hectic sign
Love me, trust me, the stars align
Balance of truth and dare
Good and Evil, full of care
Blind when it comes to blood line
by Tim Smith |
Breathless beauty shine bright tonight
my loving arms will hold you tight
no wind, no storm, no evil tide
will whisk you away from my side
I'll fly you to a land where eagles soar
where mountains climb from the shore
guide you to a meadow where nature plays
where geysers spout most every day
show you a place where the buffalo roam
where a simple man can make a home
we'll sail the sea under star filled skies
gazing deeply into those caramelized eyes
we'll have no worries, we'll be carefree
so take my hand and grow old with me
by Just That Archaic Poet |
evil, satire, woman,
Wicked Witches vicious Wishes
Worst of Curses Hexed
Paranormal Victim Witness
Poltergeist are Vexed
Rows of Sixes Superstitious
Sacred Scrolls and text
I see dishes fly malicious
And She is surely next.
Sold Her Soul and burnt the Bridges-
The Devils love Her Best!
*ABAB Witchcraft Contest Entry*
by Guru Jad |
age, birth, journey, love, lust,
Little Innocence was forged into the world
A shrill Sound flickered around the expecting eyes
Laughter carved out of marble
A statue thought to beat immortality
Yet Fear had a surprise
It crept into the cradle with ease
Laughter was choked
Tears burst instead
And Sadness had a form
Evil found in youth a red soil
Jealousy marched with Envy
Lust befriended Desire
Until cupid threw a bunch of arrows
Excitement beyond description
A Thrill with no past
Sentiments were aroused
Pride threw some words
Ego played its part
And when Love meddled to defend its territory
The Heart bled in utter silence!
© Guru Jad 2013
by craig cornish |
world war ii,
A place where peace should reign, yet terror grows.
A paradise where blood and children lie.
A beach where young boys played and now men die,
with liquid crimson waves that evil sows.
The cliffs now bow and weep and look below,
where from their shoulders cast a deadly tide.
A peaceful nighttime vista now belied
by daylight's bloody battle of the foes.
As dreams replace the din that's all around
and life drips slowly there into the sand,
it's faith and God and love that now surrounds
these ever grateful souls that have been found.
Brave comrades in this fate so proudly stand
to be delivered now where they are bound.
by poesy relish |
child, childhood, evil, loneliness, poverty, society,
In this dark and dreary world, the urchins forced to toil
Their body bared and tarnished, gain little sleep and boil
Tiny hands and feets famished, no love they had meet
Like young lambs for slaughter, were they forced to cheat
Sold away by father, with no heart but only greed
How my mind cries, watching this heinous deed
And sighs, its a discriminating fate unfair.
© Nadiya (22 Jan '15)
*Won 4th place on 4 Feb 2015 in the contest 'Interlocking Rhyme' by Isiah Zerbst
by Demetrios Trifiatis |
evil, god, love,
No, my Lord,
Mercy, for their wretched souls, I could
Let them burn into eternity for their atrocious crimes,
Committed against humanity
Against the law of Thy infinite love !*
© Demetrios Trifiatis
07 FEBRUARY 2015
*After burning a Jordanian pilot alive, decapitating two Japanese
journalists and killing a woman for not wearing shoes, yesterday the
fanatics decapitated a father and a son in Iraq. When all this end?
by Robert Lindley |
creation, dark, desire, evil, loss, sensual, sexy,
She Eats Hearts and Worlds
In this world life stands still
heartache chokes in for the kill
Sidewalk leaps up to quickly slay
Fools racing all about every day
That pain sets just so damn well
she that strode from the gates of hell
Tarnishing all that gave in love
her sex fits tightly, like a glove
Those nights did so hotly soothe
she the sexy vixen so damn smooth
Always naked and steaming ready to go
no man could resist the sexual show
In her world you gladly die to play
such delights , pure passion every way
Then roofs came loudly crashing down
death came with smiles and no damn frown!
Robert J. Lindley.
by tom bell |
angst, confusion, life, love, sorry,
So lovely, and so sweet
Ravaged by wind
And rain and summer heat
Joyful to view
With the sweetest scent
Why nature could bring
harm to you
Makes me wonder where God went
I cry inside
I'll never understand
How such delicate beauty
Could come to such evil harm
All I see is beauty
And innocent loving charm.
by Emile Pinet |
emotions, feelings, life, symbolism, word play,
You can't merely dismiss feelings
that reside deep within your heart.
And play in every fantasy
where lust is an integral part.
Innocence and sin commingle
blending in perfect silhouette.
And although opposing shadows
they converge with little regret.
Angels share the heart of demons
good and evil are often twins.
And despite all their differences
you cannot always tell which wins.
When erotic passions ignite
you indulge in sensual thoughts.
And if it is sex that you crave
lust's the feeling that calls the shots.
Love provides credibility
as the libido welcomes lust.
For they’re inseparable
when tethered to the bonds of trust.
by Earle Brown |
loveme, love, me,
Let not tomorrow come if
I alone must stand.
Vain is love if not
Let me cuddle this desire,
Anchor me in your soft flesh
Until with liquid sighs I
Heave me up, if I’m indigestible.
Am I the only one who thirsts for this?
Never again my love; to love this way is evil.
Deep thoughts scale mountain crags to a place of once true love.
Listen, that’s the sound of love stealing laughter.
Oh, how deafening is this silent sound.
Vain is love if not
by Dorian Petersen Potter |
faith, god, light, sorrow, strength,
~Wear His Armor~
but with his
love I'll always
His light shines all
is the Lord
faith will stand thru
keeps me whole
facing life thru
Lord I'll be
He knows all 'bout
best for me
is yet to come
His armor I'll
Dorian Petersen Potter
by John Hamilton |
cancer, courage, depression, encouraging, heart, meaningful, uplifting,
Cancer may ravage whole body parts
but it can never conquer resolute hearts.
Battered and bruised by aggressive procedures
we may hardly recognize our distinguishing features.
Remember this my friend, all hope is not lost
You can fight this evil enemy, but there is a cost.
The price is determination, a strong will to keep living
you have so much goodness left inside to keep giving.
Remember this my friend,
We are more than the sum of our human body parts
Cancer cannot kill the eternal love dwelling in our hearts!
John Derek Hamilton
by arthur vaso |
art, friendship, history, holocaust, perspective, psychological, september,
when childhood held dreams
when friends where real
Anne Frank, child betrayed
when poetry spoke of the heart
when the psycho penetrated with dart
those who tell tales true
the kiss of love? or
the kiss of deceit
evil hides in rainbows
goodness dances with lightning
I will remember hearts of kindness
not the man spreading blindness
yearn for happier times
not July, only youths summertime
illusions that once made us happy
Now devour our minds
by cecil hickman |
devotion, faith, hope, inspirational, life, peace, uplifting
All beliefs can defeat evil forces
Greatly healing individuals
Joining kindness, love
Many now owning passions
Quoting realistic sacrament
Taking ultimate victory
With Xanadu yielding zest
by Duke Beaufort |
betrayal, career, dark, evil, satire, true love,
Donald's faithful to his red star
Putin loves the Don from afar
Bizarre it may seem
It's been Vladimir's dream
To have an American Tsar
by Joe Maverick |
Solitude all around. 'In there' I am lost; midst a thronging everywhere'
Though I have never walked, a planet cold; a lonliness to me has talked,
As a sea of silence surges, await I the breaking dawn of love & gentle urges,
Imagining that they could come, outside of this indifferent lot; that is my sum.'
Dim the light, and worn the day; I exist despite.. Evil times & trecherous ways,
If only 'one' could break the doom, forbid the hold of this living tomb,
But no.. No one I even guess.' Would warm me with true & safe caress's
I've fallen down to lay alone, my future colder than a frozen stone.'
by Sean Day |
betrayal, depression, emotions, evil, heartbroken, love hurts, relationship,
Why do you enjoy my suffering?
Does my torment really please you?
Disrespect me as often as you like.
Ignore my existence the way you do.
Why do you enjoy my suffering?
You claim to love with all your heart.
Selfish, cruelty must be an art form.
You excel in hatred, tearing me apart.
Why do you enjoy my suffering?
Your cold smile could conjure the dead.
Your evil stare torments my dreams.
I wish I could get you out of my head.