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Exams~lack of sleep
Paper, quill, I'm ready
Forgot the ink.

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The sun's final rays
hurled back the dark intruder
with blinding brillance

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all places
filling with poetry~
spring wardrobe!

Author: elaine©



Squirrels run around
gather nuts for winter's feast
life for life God's treat

Author: Mac McGovern©



Olden trees stand guard
forget their lengthening shades--
complete darkness soon.

Author: Seshu Chamarty©



Storm-struck skies weep
As thirsty tulips open-
Rebirth of the world

Author: vaporousone©



Winter visitors--
a flock of human snowbirds
arrives each autumn

Author: Jack©



Rising, growing, glowing
dispersing dimmed light
out into the night.

Author: susanmisswordplay©



In desperation?
Life akin a bark tree,
Tough....but beautiful.

Author: asderc©



The rolling mountain
Making you think you haven’t seen
Make life worth living.

Author: gopallahiri©



night rain -
my path littered
with azalea petals

Author: bheath©



On a garden bench
An old man holds a photo
Dreaming of times past

Author: michael©



Fall is here again
no more summer hot weather
nature changes colors

Author: ladydp2000©



winter orchard -
moonlit pencil sketches
I wish I had done

Author: wrheath©



October cries sleep
flora answers in umber
firey pillow waits

Author: William B Burkholder©



bleeding pallid thoughts
carved along a totem pole
a Poem unmasked!

Author: tony©



first day of school
my big man starting fourth grade
no more hugs goodbye

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Brick wall rises up
city streets buzzing with noise--
claustrophobia

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Drowning in leaf green
Mist invades from summer lake.
Blackberry winter!

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Shadows follow me
Just like running from a bee
Shadows never sleep

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Crushed velvety sky
lofty cloth of this smooth eve
suits my soul just right.

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Dew drops on petals
White Rose-somewhere from nowhere
The last Autumn bloom...

Author: will©



Dancing along the clear waters
Singing a song of beauty and happiness
Beautiful white flowers swimming along

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shoe-prints line the floor
in an underground tunnel
waiting for the train

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Trees sway back and forth
To the rhythm of the wind
Leaves fall with each beat

Author: Nancy J.©



I love the daylight
That slips through the shades of dusk
Into the darkness.

Author: rupert©



A traveling stone,
submerged in the murky depths,
retains no more weight.

Author: Mr. Monster©



shoe-prints line the floor
in an underground tunnel
waiting for the train

Author: grasshopper©



A song is a smile
that lifts up your joyous heart
and remains with you

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People cry no more
life is hard, struggle is hard
trees, symbols of growth

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Once again,
Time flows by;always moving,
~Do I still need to wait?

Author: asderc©



Anxiety over past,
Emotions to drown both the hearts;
It's not a puppy love!

Author: wenkat©



Crash crash,
Burn let it all burn,
This hurricane chasing us all underground.

Author: asderc©



Open the old book
Blank pages of memories
Going to put words.

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The stars and the moon
Light the road ahead of me,
What useless street lights.

Author: allison13©



Breathe the crisp night air
inhaling its fragrance deep
the sweet taste of life

Author: Mac McGovern©



Last evening it rained
this morning the earth had an
ivory-scrubbed glow

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snow forecast -
the edges of the moon
melting

Author: wrheath©



Raw winds and snows deep
Drift across open fields
Where spring Tulips sleep

Author: T.L.Finch©



Raw winds and snows deep
Drift across open fields
Where spring Tulips sleep

Author: T.L.Finch©



Star shaped brilliance
Standing proud and tall
Reflecting sunlight

Author: silverlady©



A bright yellow field
Nature's harbinger of Spring
Dandelions blaze

Author: ruthpfeiffer7©



Heavenly dancing
Exquisite movement and form -
Art’s pure elegance.

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Standing in a meadow,
light falls;twirling leaves,
hot June sun winks at me.

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