Category Archives: FAMILY Poetry
Submit to the FAMILY Poetry Contest. Get your Family Poem made into a movie. CLICK the link and read the best of FAMILY Poetry from around the world. GRANDMA, by Emily Sneed https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/02/23/grandma-poetry-by-emily-sneed/ WHAT IF, by Cindi Walton https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/what-if-poetry-by-cindi-walton/ WHEN … Continue reading
Submit to the FAMILY Poetry Contest. Get your Family Poem made into a movie. CLICK the link and read the best of FAMILY Poetry from around the world. THE GOSSIPING TREE, by Darren Finlinson https://festivalforpoetry.com/2016/04/29/the-gossiping-tree-poetry-by-darren-finlinson/ FAMILY DESTRUCTION, by Barbara Hunt … Continue reading
Deadline March 31st. Submit a poem that’s about something FAMILY and get it made into a movie. Accepting any poetry in any genre or length that’s aboutFAMILY in any way. All poems will be posted on this network. Over 95,000 unique … Continue reading
Everyday, when I tell you to be careful,
I’m not saying it just to say it
I’m saying it because this world doesn’t love you, no
Because you are only 8 now but soon you will be older
And then baby boy, the world will be much colder
They will not see you as I do,
with your warm eyes and caramel skin,
with your blue-rimmed glasses and unfunny jokes,
the curls in your hair and easy smile, no.
They see you as a Black Man. Continue reading
Rich tears in my eyes,
The reality has not set in,
All those family ties,
The death of my closest kin.
I want to imagine the coffin isn’t real,
Then this pain I won’t have to feel.
In time this pain apparently will heal. Continue reading
She stared at it a carbon copy of herself stared back smiling exposing it’s horrible jagged teeth and a dead expression Continue reading
Despair and longing shredded his soul as he silently gazed upon the family he once had
Pain smoldered and cut through his heart like a knife causing an ache as rememberance flung him into a dark hole cold to the touch shuddering as if very sad Continue reading
Mom, you never told me
that you can die even breathing
I believed that to die
it would take a wound,
a crack from which life Continue reading
My mother was born a cherry blossom.
full of little budding flowers with the scent of heaven swirling around her space.
The same way a tea light flickers in a power starved bedroom.
Her glow enchanting, inviting, promising warmth but watch out or she will burn you,
striking you with her heat so quickly you will not be able to get away before she consumes you body and soul. Continue reading
“You’re not the boss of me!” the kindergartner said
When his mommy told him, “Son, now it’s time for bed!”
“Wait till I turn 18, I’ll do just as I please”
Said the boy to his father as he took away his keys
“I’m 21 and DRINK; stop me if you dare!” Continue reading