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A Prelude to Pain

A Prelude to Pain

A Poem by Phillip J Clayton


I have been in a bit of mental pain since the summer of 2018, this poem is a summary of my embrace and acknowledgement of things that followed.
Breakings

Breakings

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


Breakingsby Michael R. BurchI did it out of pity.I did it out of love.I did it not to break the heart of a tender, wounded dove.But gods without compa..
My Father's Poem

My Father's Poem

A Poem by William Donovan


In WW2 homes that had sacrificed a son or husband put a gold star in the window to show the world the ultimate sacrifice.
Sonnets I-IX

Sonnets I-IX

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


Sonnets by Michael R. Burch, written according to the original definition of "sonnet" as a "little song" of indeterminate length and form.
Imperfect Sonnet

Imperfect Sonnet

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


Imperfect SonnetbyMichael R. BurchA word before the light is doused: the nightis something wriggling through an unclean mind,as rats creep through a t..
Muddy

Muddy

A Poem by Dianne S Penfold


Life is like a wet marsh that you are in.You are stuck unfortunately,You can't get out.The more you struggle,The softer the sludge becomes.You're sink..
The Forest for the Trees

The Forest for the Trees

A Story by Rick Egin


"Following his release from prison for causing a fatal accident, a young man seeks out forgiveness from the family of his victim, only to find that hi..
This For You, The Lonely

This For You, The Lonely

A Poem by C. Peril


Read this poem or else!
Autumn Conundrum

Autumn Conundrum

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


Autumn Conundrumby Michael R. BurchIt’s not that every leaf must finally fall,it’s just that we can never catch them all.Originally publis..
My Father

My Father

A Poem by Tiff


The backs of my eyelidsDeftly remind me ofThat same time, same place, same feelingsOf when my tears meant something, cameFrom a place ofHonest Disbeli..
Album

Album

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


AlbumbyMichael R. BurchI caress them--trapped in brittle cellophane--and I see how young they were, and how unwise;and I remember their first flight--..
You Are Indispensable

You Are Indispensable

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


Ben Sana Mecburum: “You are indispensable”by Attila Ilhantranslation by Nurgul Yayman andMichael R. BurchYou are indispensable; how can yo..
Into Quietness

Into Quietness

A Poem by CM-Stars


Time heals all wounds...right?
Pointless

Pointless

A Poem by J Clark


Words are so meaningless and cheap,There are other things to do you seeMake some art and write a play,Make something happenIt doesn't matter what you ..
The Gift

The Gift

A Poem by sonnie ibadah


"I will cherish it forever..." She whisperes softly as her beautiful face glistenes with tears. Her lips spreading into the tiniest smile as she l..
I cry

I cry

A Poem by Anne Martin


For my father
in the club

in the club

A Poem by Savannah Giovanna


I was dancing, drunk and freeBut then a song struck a chordAnd on came the wave of memoryCutting deeper than a swordYour face swarmed in my mindClosin..
I don't know what love is

I don't know what love is

A Poem by Alexander Dillon


I don't know what love is. Only the familiar Sting Of the unrequited kind. To be held And To hold. Vulnerable-naked-raw-love-bonds elude. ..
All My Children

All My Children

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


All My Childrenby Michael R. BurchIt is May now, gentle May,and the sun shines pleasantlyupon the blousy flowersof this backyard cemet'ry,upon my chil..
The old leather belt

The old leather belt

A Poem by Gee


Some things accompany us through life.