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 1163° 
Rebeca
I've been dreaming about a girl
With silver hair and icy eyes,
With pink lips and good vibes,
With the softest smile and skinny thighs...
She was the sun ray that kissed your face
After the cruel winter haze.
She was the gracious lioness,
Almost like a royal Highness.

But she was just a con
Because, c'mon ,
She told me she loved me,
That she'll never leave me
And then I woke up and she was gone
And I was left alone from dusk 'till dawn.
When you think you just found your true Happiness, then Life waltzes in and gives you a good slap.
 450° 
Ash
And all the things that once made us alive
Eventually fades
Sad how everything must come to an end
All the memories and all the love we shared
What a waste, it’s all in vain
Nothing is forever all we have is now
And now is pointless, why do we even try?
But one thing is for sure
You cant have it all
Enjoy the happy ones, before the dark ones come along.
 444° 
Anastasia
my hands are cold
and my eyes are sore
and i don't think
i can take it anymore
my lips are chapped
and my energy is sapped
i'm tired
and weak
and i can't find what i seek
all i want
is to be
snuggling with you
right next to me
but my lids are heavy
and my body aches
im so tired
of making mistakes
 436° 
Bloodyrabbitt
It was a Graveyard of stars dark yet tragically beautiful,
the moon fits with her smile,

She's like the moon,
doesn't have a light that steals the night that glows for years,
but not everyone sees it.

That she shoot for every moon and would always land on a stars;
 389° 
hayley
it kills me inside to
watch you leave
so unexpectedly when
all i did was
care and love you.

we were perfect one day
and then the next day came
where we went our
separate ways.
 340° 
MyLinh
it's been days...
weeks...
months.
since I felt the salt on my skin
burning from the sun
making my skin golden
glowing, my cheeks blushing all day every day
my hair curly and salty

my feet kicking the blue sea
playing with the sand wet or dry
running with my dog
my golden legs moving

my hair seaweed as I float on the surface of the blue waters
swirling around, playing, dancing
the cold waters cooling my burnt golden skin
Hydrating

the waves making music
the fire crackling to keep me and my friends warm
as we listen to one play the guitar
as we gaze at the diamonds in the sky

Neptune sharing his beauty
making me and everything and one around me beautiful
 340° 
BJ Donovan
Furious flash of His anger
puts the fear of God in us.
We hope magic beads and chants
will save us from the ignorance.
Science will explain it all away.
The planets spin madly around
our sun and we eat dinner and the
wine doesn't spill in ocean waves?
We are frozen in our life frame to
frame while everything around
us is complete chaos in dreams
that we can never understand.
 332° 
melissa rose
When lost in thought’s deception we sever the heart’s connection
8/20/19 Underneath all the chattering is a timeless presence in all.
 278° 
harley r noire
all mine, all mine—
in this Elysian
castle of glass
made of nightly
wishes and tears—
princesses, knights,
kings, queens,
jack of all trades,
Johannes factotum—

you are all mine—
all mine!
you are all mine.
 275° 
Al Melaskev
I don't love you that way anymore.
Why?
I am not sure but I don't.
I am stricken  with fear that won't,
Be aware  of things that I missed with us together.
Seventeen Years gone like a an old truck that had rusted through.
You have done this to my heart that trusted you.
Walking away like you just watched a movie.
Leaving my with out a catch of any sorry.
I am supposed to move on with all my emotions.
Because your happy now and that is your only notion.

Al Melaskev
 261° 
Anonymous
I just wonder when your alone
Do you think of the wrong you’ve done
Or am I just a trophy
That sits above your fireplace
On a cold winter day
Sometimes we wonder if those who’ve wronged us ever feel a need to apologize.. The truth is one can’t admit a issue if they truly believe they there self was never the issue
 244° 
Venga
veins ran cold
like ice they froze

everyone

except the one who was distant
 240° 
Steve Page
We each sit in silence,
punctuated by the scrape of canvas,
and while it takes a while for me to hear you,
to taste the essence of you,
- slowly you filter through your curves, your creases
and I cease to see your flesh and instead
I see the palette of you,
embedded in your years of sitting,
of waiting for this, this view,
this interpretation of you,
while sitting in this steady state
of quiet undress
Each September comes BEAT Borough of Ealing Art Trail - Art shown in artists homes. And each August poets are invited to write an accompanying poem to a piece of art. This is one of my BEAT poems.
 219° 
Alyssa
teñida de rojo llegas a casa
todas las noches, todas las mañanas
de agua salada creció un río en mi alma
y un sepulcro debajo de tu cama
a la hora de dormir, cuento puñaladas
y me arrulla el crujir de tu espina fracturada
el eco reverbera en el cañón de mis entrañas
en mis sueños con tus últimas palabras
niña ponte tu falda favorita
y suelta a tu hermana
no le temas a la noche
que muerta, ya no pasa nada.
 163° 
Peter Balkus
Make the most of your life,
people say,
we only have one,
so enjoy it.

Only one life,
no more, no less.

One life,
but so many deaths.
 152° 
Winter Child
In case no one gets it,
i collect my excerpts
better
than i spell my prayer.
Spills my personal feelings
and trouble,
longer than i bow
on my knees.

i memorize every shame
and quote it
into a piece of paper,
the same stroke
they did to break
my bones.
Marks down
every of their tone
when i got yelled at,
being degraded.

In case no one gets it,
i use my fingertips to fight.
Being sure of my words,
but never myself.

They can take off my guts,
break down my sanity
into pieces of insecurity.
Yet i’m here to remain bold
until the last spill of ink,
and my pen
can no longer stand.
the battle is in my head
 147° 
MisfitOfSociety
Dripping like dew drops from a hanging vine,
I was built to crawl and fall,
and scale the jungle floor.
 147° 
Eloise Rose
With tears in her eyes
And nicotine in her mind
She stares out into an ocean
And wishes she could walk on water
 143° 
Mandalina
You are like a flower
As fragile
As pretty

Treated right
You bloom
You flourish

Treated wrong
You wither
You fade

Be careful love
For you are indeed like a flower
So don't let another petal fall



-j.m.k
 141° 
Abhi Beeharry
...
You’re like a masterpiece
But as every other beautiful piece of art, You don’t belong to me

I’ll wait for your return
I wonder if you’ll wait mine

I’m trapped. Entangled in your memories while you, caught up in his

Regret me not one day shall you. It might be too late.

But I’ll wait , I’ll wait ...
 126° 
teju
Hears me out always,
enjoying my company.
Stays by my side,
observing and
laughing at my actions.
Lightens my dark path,
walking by my side.
Plays hide n seek,
admiring me all night.
Oh my friend the gleaming moon
hoping to meet you soon.
Having the chance to be your boo
I don't want anyone else
As long as you don't want to too
 107° 
Thugsun omina
I am the path hidden in the open
The voice of whisper within
The crowd
A spoken tale written in silence
The blade of the
raised Fallen one
A smoke from the vessels
Of crystal
Glittering but tempered Glass
The fear which drives
You close
The wonder underneath
Your foot
The completed part of a
Failed puzzle
Tears shed in thrones
Of smile
I am the noise supplying
Music
And the only sun ray
In the cold arctic.
 99° 
Ruhee
Waves conquered peace
For the Harmonious Sunset,

Souls pacified peace
For the Astounding Nature,

Birds Blew Peace
For the Wings to Unite,

Birth concord peace
For the Nation's Serenity.

Fathima Ruhee
@inking__scribbler
 85° 
Lupus Kuro
Astounding as the orchestrated rain,
oceans flow from abysmal sacs,
brought about by the emptiness within.
Shorts #1
 84° 
Basil Gentleman
as my lover swims
in the blue waters
under the golden Sun
the birds sing a song of love.
she stands alone
perfectly
in a sea of pearls.
the Sun rays shine upon on her milky skin.
Neptune's kingdom was built for her
 83° 
Zoe Grace
Meh
I'm not tired
But my eyes are sore
That's bad right?
Oh well
I probably need to sleep before the sun comes up...
 76° 
Sam Fickling
I need
& want
your whole being,
as you need it,
& rule it:
full hair,
eyes,
flaming torso,
all an exile's palace
to call
your own

And while we wait,
we'll listen

we expect
another opening
of the door

Your flowered room
awaits you.
 69° 
Karliah
I spent my time,
Thinking of you today,
It was brief,
Sweet,
But now the time is spent,
And tomorrow I'll pay again.
 60° 
Hector
~

It is not love,

sometimes a need to hold

someone, when it gets cold

in empty beds.

I crave the sound

of someone’s heart

close to my skin,

to feel the heat

of flaring fires

and burn away

these overgrown

dreams and desires.


-
H.O
August 18, 2019
“How we need that security. How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest and trust; to give your soul in confidence: I need this. I need someone to pour myself into.”
― Sylvia Plath
 56° 
Stacy Mills
I wish I were prettier
I wish I were younger
I wish I were smarter
I wish I was skinnier
I wish I did not have to love with all my heart
I wish someone would love me back
I wish that person would want to keep me and not just use me
I wish I could mean so much to someone
I wish I wasn't alone so **** much
In a coloured world
You're black and white
In this sunny life
You're eternal night

In my course palms
You're silk liquid
In this broken home
You can't fix it

But in my eyes
You're a dancer
And in my mind
You're already mine
But I'll write you a love song anyways.
 50° 
Pitch Hiker
I don't feel any sadness in this goodbye
There is no weight to my worries
Tomorrow I leave for college
Yet I feel the same as I ever did
I could leave in silence
Not a word needing to be spoken
Though I will leave with I love you's
And thank you's
Because it's the right thing to do
Mom, Dad, I'm leaving you
I do not plan on returning often
It's time for me to become a new
And learn my place
 50° 
Crego
We were just
hurt feelings
trying to find
comfort
in eachothers arms.
23:45
 49° 
charlie
her
her hair was tangled
into the dark stars of night

her eyes were shut

her words were in anguish

where has she gone
 48° 
Anne
keep your eyes closed love.

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                            s     all you have to
                                                                ­
                                                                ­ l                  is to what the sound
                                                           ­      i            n
                                                  ­                s           e
                                                               ­          t

                                                              ­                               v
                                                               ­                         a        e
                             ­                                          of the  w               s
                                                               ­                                       
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                                                                ­                                        to do.
"keep your eyes closed love. sometimes all you have to listen is to what the sound of the waves tells you to do"

When I was much younger, beaches were my second favorite places. I still love watching waves as they go by, crashing against each other and the whole process repeating all over again.
 46° 
Blckstr
If you could read my mind,
You’d see a thousand papers
Filled with broken poetries
And deadbeat proses
Full of woeful verses
With mournful pieces
Of unfinished stories
That are yet to be written
And failed to be spoken;
If you could read my mind,
You’d hear horrible screams
And earsplitting weeps
From shattered dreams,
Kept in a nasty notepad,
Scribbled on a bed
Of bloodstained words,
Ringing in my head.
If you could read my mind,
You’d see the shadows
That lurk within me;
You’d hear the bellows,
Screeching the words
“I’m tired,”
“I’m a failure,”
“I’m stupid –”
I know it sounds stupid,
It’s pathetically foolish
And seems too *******.
If you could read my mind,
You’d feel the tears
I had ever failed to cry;
You’d see the people
That make the weak weaker;
You’d see the monsters
That consume my head;
You’d hear the hollers
That failed to be freed;
You’d see the heart
That still bleeds and bleeds.
If you could read my mind,
You’d see the face
I’ve failed to show back then,
The face I’ve faked back then.
If you could read my mind,
You’d see a character
I had ever failed to become
If you could read my mind,
You’d be able to read
A book you never wished
To touch and read,
But sometimes I still wish
Someone could read my mind.
 46° 
c
Are you afraid of heights?
We’ve been climbing higher and higher
And I’m too scared to look down
My hands are slipping
My eyes are glued to the ground below
Are you reaching a hand to me?
I don’t fear the landing anymore
I fear the fall
You keep blocking my path back up
 43° 
Jim Davis
I’ve got my acreage
I’ve got my kids
I’ve got my wife
I’ve got my life
**** well
Best leave me alone

©  2019 Jim Davis

You know in Texas
you never ask a man
the size of his spread!  
Downright rude, I guess!
 40° 
Shubham
Till I am right
and you are wrong
a sense

in me
and above me
in you

and above you
binds us
to reason.
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