The Mediterranean - Recently, a few friends and I have been talking about visiting Italy. I've never been there, but it's next on my list. I long for the wines of Tuscany and the...
You Reading This , Be Ready - You Reading This, Be Ready
Starting here, what do you want to remember?
How sunlight creeps along a shining floor?
What scent of old wood hovers...
In The Name Of Maturity - So then what are the facts if you twist them then miss them get on the wrong trackto cover your own back say it was me in all hypocriseyjump to...
Funeral Blues - A poem by W.H Auden
Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,
Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,
Silence the pianos and with muffled drum
To Fight Aloud Is Very Brave - Earlier today I read a story, here on EP, that someone wrote about those beautiful souls who never give up but quietly continue forward, no matter...
Ladies And Jellyspoons - I come before you to stand behind you
To tell you something I know nothing about
Next Thursday, the day after Friday
There will be a ladies meeting for...
You are a thief, because there is an empty spot
On the shelf where I used to keep my heart.
You must have got pass the CCTV,
Charmed the security guard on duty,
Like This - "Like This
If anyone asks you
how the perfect satisfaction
of all our sexual wanting
will look, lift your face
When someone mentions the...
Think As I Think: Stephen Crane - "Think as I think," said a man,
"Or you are abominably wicked;
You are a toad."
And after I had thought of it,
I said, "I will, then, be a...
The Tiger - THE TIGER
By William Blake
Tiger! Tiger! burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry?
Fire And Ice (robert Frost) - Some say the world will end in fire
Some say in ice
But from what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire
But if I had to parish twice...
The Raven By Edgar Allan Poe - Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,
While I nodded, nearly...
Untitled Yet, Converted This Into A Song - This one is my own work. I wrote this about a panic attack I've just recently had
Please find me
Tomorrow Never Comes - If I knew it would be the last time
that I'd see you fall asleep,
I would tuck you in more tightly,
and pray the Lord your soul to keep.
If I knew it...
Sara Teasdale: There Will Be Rest - There will be rest and sure stars shining
Over the roof-tops crowned with snow,
A reign of rest, serene forgetting,
The music of stillness...
Dreamland - "When midnight mists are creeping,
And all the land is sleeping,
Around me tread the mighty dead,
And slowly pass away.
Lo, warriors, saints, and sages,
From out the...
I like this poem as I'm deaf myself and it pretty much sums up everything! :)
"What is it like to be deaf?"
People have asked me.
Deaf? Oh, hmm... how do I explain that?
War Crimes -
And I'm battle - damaged,
I don't know what to do.
I am not the enemy,
I just wear the uniform.
The flag of truce...
The Arrow And The Song - The Arrow and the Song
I shot an arrow into the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where; For, so swiftly it flew, the sight Could not follow...
Reluctance By Robert Frost (i've Liked This One Right Off the Bat) - Out through the fields and the woods
And over the walls I have wended;
I have climbed the hills of view
Fire and Ice - Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favour fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
Mouthful Of Forevers - I am not the first person you loved.
You are not the first person I looked at
with a mouthful of forevers. We
have both known loss like the sharp edges
My Poem -
Is what I am
No one here can understand
The things I feel aren't meant to be
Leaving me so melancholy
Everyone tries, I still commend...
Do It Anyway - People are often unreasonable,
illogical and self-centered;
Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind,
people may accuse you of selfish ulterior motives;
Be kind anyway...
I Think I'm In Love - I quoted a line from this poem as my status today, and after a brief whiteboard conversation with my fellow impish sprite I've decided to share the poem in...
My Wife Loved and Lived This Poem - Despite my loving bias, I think I can honestly say that my wife lived by this credo.
People are often unreasonable, irrational...
These Words I Write For You…
These words I write for you I know you will never read,
Because you do not know that they even exist.
I write these words for you because I think I...
Love Is Friendship Set On Fire - Love Is Friendship Set On Fire
By: Laura Hendricks
Love is friendship caught fire; it is quiet, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving.
Be Content - you cant put it back in the bottle
or squeeze it back in the tube
nor is there a bent in a straight line
and a circle cant look like a cube
so it's no good try...
I Cry - Sometimes when I'm alone
Cause I am on my own.
The tears I cry are bitter and warm.
They flow with life but take no form
I cry because my heart is torn.
Death Duties - Death Duties
It is your duty to die at your appointed time,
You must give up all accumulated posessions,
You must give up all monies,
You must cease all worldly...
Hole In The Ground - The end is near it's all crazythe future's unclear and the present is so hazy to get so near but again it does escape me what I hold so dear always turns...
A Natty Little Take On The Mary Had A Little Lamb Poem - This poem was written by Henry Brewis who farmed near Morpeth Northumberland England. It is published in his short story...
Masks By Shel Silverstein - She had blue skin,
And so did he.
He kept it hid
And so did she.
They searched for blue
Their whole life through,
Then passed right by-
And never knew...
The Bits Of You - I want to take the bits of you I love
and press them like flowers
between the pages of my favourite book
because I know these will never fade.
And I want to take...
This Is My Favorite Poem - “Hope” is the thing with feathers - (314)
BY EMILY DICKINSON
“Hope” is the thing with feathers -
That perches in the soul -
And sings the tune...
From a Good Friend of Mine - Today I received this poem from my good friend, IChooseLife but I don't know the name of it. The name of it doesn't matter because it really touched me...
Listen To The Mustn'ts -
LISTEN TO THE MUSTN’TS
By Shel Silverstein
Listen to the MUSTN’TS, child,
Listen to the DON’TS
Blind Painter - He is so fatally lone like a sail on the sea
To be born blind - what a misfortune!
He never left his house for fear of falling
And still he didn't take offence...
The Grey -
I am the grey,
I live in neither night nor day;
But in the fine unfocussed line,
In between your world and mine.
I fear your voice, it impacts...
Variation On The Word Sleep - This is by Margaret Atwood
I would like to watch you sleeping,
which may not happen.
I would like to watch you,
"The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep."-Robert Frost
Fire and Ice
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know...
The sky is clear, and all is silent.
Darkening with smooth brushes comes the soldiers
Holding their own, they stand proudly in the sky
Leading a path through the...
Once i was in school i think i was 17 and we needed to make a site with Poems on there ( but u needed to write one poem by yourself). The poem reminds me of when i was 7-8 when i...
Just wanted to share some poem that have strong influence on me now, one of my favorite poets, unfortunately he couldn't survive his constant battle with this inner enemy, he's...
Feathers fall like rain,
They twinkle to the ground in vain,
By my side we jump into the night,
Like a wraith your hands closed tight,
Skin like snow stained forever red...
this poem is the reason i love poetry. it was one of the first i heard. i know its very simple but thats why i love it. it was written by my god father who is no longer whit us. i...
To be a faithful lover, From cover to cover.
Inside the sheets, inside my head, wound up like a coveted thread.
Baby blues is all I think. To dream again; without a drink...
mirror, mirror, on my wall
I just want to be thin, pretty and tall
mirror, mirror, if I change my hair
maybe someone will start to care?
mirror, mirror, if I starve myself
Talking to you is nice, like a water turning of the fire of anger inside my black heart...hold me i cant live happier without you....i will betray after you die...forgive me but...
One day I was really pissed off, depressed, upset, and sad. Very emotional. and I wrote 3 poems of how I truly feel sometimes. This is part 1:
Nobody knows how I feel
They think I...