Monthly Archives: April 2017

Poem: The Cycle, by Cheron Turnley

Genre: Philosophical/Life, Rhyme  I came. I saw. I laughed. I cried. I lived. I died. I pondered the why’s. Then I had an inkling. Cycle reprised.     * * * * * Deadline: FREE POETRY Festival – Get your poem … Continue reading

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Poem: Loving with an Arrhythmia, by J. NACALABAN

Genre: Love, Romance, Relationship  I have mastered the act of looking calm, When my brain floods with dopamine, And the sensors in my head transmit messages To the other parts of my body, particularly my heart To beat wildly and … Continue reading

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Poem: Romance, by Peter J. Frady

Genre: Rhyme, Romance   The Dance of Sensual Sensation. Given to US to break daily Frustration… A rushing of Hot Blood As the Waters of a Flood… Through our veins, until She Intoxicates, Bending rational thought, In Our Brain… All … Continue reading

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Poem: I Close My Eyes To See, by Anjum Wasim Dar

Genre: Philosophical  every moment a tiptoe sounds I close my eyes to see as I feel the page as words take shape and form my thoughts encircle the song inside the circle of the dance is it the dancer or the … Continue reading

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Poem: Innerpeace by Anthony Yandell

Genre: Self, Society   Once waiting. No longer. Her heart had grown stronger. Her mind was confused from those who had wronged her. As time passed on, she felt the warm fire. An itching and burning. Intense with desire. Her … Continue reading

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Poem: My Panic Life, by Amanda Beyer

Genre: Mental Disorder   I am trapped in an eternity of all consuming nothingness silently praying it is a nightmare from which I will soon awake. What is this, anyway? This life? We wake, we cry, we love, we sleep…but … Continue reading

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Poem: In the Stars, by Marcus G. Taylor

 Genre: Love, Inspirational  We talked through the night with our hot cocoa on the coffee table She said, can I tell you about this crazy dream I had, if I’m able I said, by all means, share with me your … Continue reading

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Poetry: The Light Shines Brightest In the Dark By Shenita Etwaroo

Genre: Rhyme, Life  I know the tear soaked pillow all too well. My heart hurts for your despair. I’ve worn shoes much like yours before. It hasn’t been that long since I’ve been there. The feelings of helplessness, suffering and … Continue reading

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Poetry: THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY RAY SIXPACK by John Ervin

Genre: Rhyme, Political   inspired by the John Ervin screenplay “The Look of Hate” available for free download at https://filmfreeway.com/project/904563 This here’s the ballad of Johnny Ray Sixpack He’s gonna teach the world the meanin’ of payback With his Trooper … Continue reading

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Poetry: Where Roses Grow by Zainab F. Raza

 Genre: Relationship, Love, Hope   The buzzing fluorescents flick on, and my door is locked. I do feel less vulnerable, and it’s mostly because I’m alone, I’m not with ones that are on the other side of this door, mostly … Continue reading

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