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Grievances For too longI’ve tried to transformThis four letters wordInto relationshipWhich you see as the highestLevel of impossibilityA ship that you will ride with meWithout proudnessBut I think it is sinkingAnd there’s no safety boat to escapeBecause I refused to be remindedAfter the last ship wreckThat made my eyes served asSource of running waterBecause I […]

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Docile eyes call for the glaciers of heart to be melted,To be smitten in a way where illusions appear like devotions.Desires and passion collide with each other,Entangling each other in a serpentine coil.My charisma invokes for a submissive dawnTo widen the channels of unapologetically beauteous conflict ;A conflict that has no end and has no […]

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Join the ultimate free Cross-Promotion review group About The Group: This is a cross-promotion group where authors can get free, honest and legitimate reviews for their books. How does this work? All books of member authors in this group will be listed on a tab which will make the books to be randomly picked on […]

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THE PATH I TOOK Cold as the white rose waking at daybreak,And weak as the last cloud of an expiring storm,My fortune melted away like snow in a thaw,Emotion sped like mechanical toys guided by manikins,And it pealed through my brain like a muffled bell. On the lonely path, I collapsed as if by enchantment,Shadowy […]

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Drifting throughThe mazes of my mindJourneying with himStill~~Seeing himIn the distanceOn his own path He feels so near, Trying to pick upMy pace WhisperingsHe can’t hearOnly soulsCan translateLoves’ passions Once more,Just,One more walkIn the eveningSide by sideEnjoying the quietudeOf the echoesWithin nature’s environsAs twilight slowly slips intoA lavender Summer sky Now,Autumn’s soon arrivedWith its prismatic […]

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THE LAST ROAD Like Geography and the shape of the EarthLike Columbus and the story of AmericasMy Government Teacher lied(to me) again“Government of the peoples by the peoples for the peoples” This was the first he told me and usHe told many more by twelve forty post meridiemOn every hot Thursday afternoons in the class“Majority […]

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TLOP Interviews S. J. Flynn

What is your name, where are you from and what are your hobbies? My name is Shelby and I am from a small town in Nebraska, and enjoy reading, watercolor painting, and Hiking. How did growing up as a writer looked like for you? I started writing poetry when I was 7 years old after […]

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Circle of life When a child born into this worldHe cries out to the spirit of the livingTo be illuminated in light of the dayAs the light of the day blinking The life of a newly created being blessedBy the elderly men and womenTo another world a life is taken away by godFor the space […]

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Now at this time, Ethiopian Epiphany is on the way Now, the main roads of Addis Ababa City,All are not permitted to cars after the half day,Everywhere you see the flag of the country,Shined for the gala of Christianity. Women have dressed white cultural wears, as a flower they bloom,Men are watching them; some are […]

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THE PRODIGAL DAUGHTER How will I tell mama the city changed me?How will I face my father after the disgrace I caused?How will my village congregants judge me?To whom shall I confess my sins?Am tired of living a life not Mine I live in guilt haunted by my newselfI live in oblivion,no longer at easeI […]

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TRAPPED I tried to find you in a mazeroamed inside the labyrinthfor every right turn that I missedwere footprints lead to the dead end. Seems like I’m walking round and round,the exit is nowhere to be found,each turn lead to another wall,till I cannot go back anymore. Voices from above my head,giggles in a restrained […]

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WHEN HE SEES THE POOL… When he sees grain, the chickens breathe,When he sees bread, he breathes life into it.When he sees glory, the creator enters,When he sees blood, the butchers die. When he sees the horn, the birds breathe,When he sees the water, the fish are glorified.When he sees the pool, the ducks die.When […]

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POT OF INK series TELL NO ONE I battle with the traumaI live with the memoriesI cry in silenceAm dying silentlyBut I tell no one My life is sinkingMy soul is cryingMy oppressor is braggingBut no one is looking My dignity is stolenMy pride is goneAm painted with shameHow can I live with this stigma? […]

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Illusion Love,Love is just an illusionMerely just a part of self imaginationClouding our judgmentsLeading us to indefinite conclusionLove,Love is where you liveA happily ever afterWith rainbows and butterfliesThat’s never a happy placeFilled with false hopes & dreamsThat never becomes realityJust pain n fake promisesTears and endless miseryLove is just an illusionA weapon of metaphysical destruction […]

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Unvoiced_Plea Unfurl my hid wings and I will flyStrengthen my feet and I will walkGuide my path and I will discoverDon’t make me follow your shadow Put me in the know, I will evolveGive me options and I will decideGroom and set free, I will becomeI didn’t bargain to become cloned Be happy with me […]

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……DIOGANISIS ……. Stretching back to the beginning, Blunders repeated, wonders repealed. The span of time prolapsed, drooping, The clock-needles stuck with menopause, Recapturing turning points, recreating blindness. No beginning, no end, an incredible journey, The hunters and the hunted, both carnivores, Hunter’s magic, my daily divine psoriasis. Some stars beyond the grave so twinkling, Like […]

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Frozen Rose Shower of cherub’s dust,Silver powder of angelic grace,Cool embrace of holiness,Crystal tears of heaven’s love,A white mantle of snowy cap! Amidst a garden once was green,Now white with drizzle of Winter Queen,A revolting tiny crimson drop,Contrast a blood bloom of the silver plain.A rose of red, a blood ruby,Frozen, preserved, still in coldest […]

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Free Book – Beautifully Broken by S.J. Flynn

In this brand-new poetry collection, experience a life changing journey to self-exploration, honesty, love, mental health, acceptance, self-healing & peace through the eyes of the Beautifully Broken. Featuring the never-before-published poems & unique illustrations through the original mind of published poet S.J. Flynn. Witness the intermingling and collaborative use of imaginative words & thought-provoking drawings […]

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IRIS DarknessAnd brightnessAre found in your eyes . OtherwiseThe Sun shinesTwenty four hoursAnd also does brightenTwenty four seven.So open not only eyesBut also iris. By Senge Ay About The Author The published poet is a member of our online facebook community. Join the group to meet more poets, discover more poetry opportunities, and participate in […]

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HARMATTAN: THE ANNUAL GUEST Coming as a guest uninvitedYou make many unexcitedWhen you arrive with dustThat makes many not to trustYour impending gainsBut gaze only at the pains Driving away an excruciating heatThat suffocates and viciously beatAll flesh including that of pessimistsWhile joy envelopes the optimistsAs your seeming meritsOutweighs your demerits When you run fast […]

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A Few A few will be there alwaysTo denounce you,A few will be there everTo get envious in the queue,Some will be thereTo make fun of you,A few will be thereTo leg your pull and chew,But a very few will also be thereTo encourage you,To guide you,To bless you,You just need to identifyThose very fewWho […]

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POWERLESS PEN If hunger had a heartMay, it could spare me,I, a bare hope of life,Living in a cracked house,Whose foundation,Is the bleeding palms of mum. If hunger had eyesMaybe, it could see my child’s bones,Whose blanket is always cold,And wet to make life walk. If hunger had earsTo hear my child’s fading voice,Whose tears […]

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WONDERLAND The heart is filled with joy at amazing experiences,It is a person’s unquenchable thirst to fill his senses ,Things of interest with inspirations make you wonder ,That sets you apart on an initial quest for yonder .The more doors you open the more you see,More places you go and more people you meet ,The […]

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IdentifyingUnderstanding the imagesHunting nights and daysFrom the ceiling of lightsShining rays of mercyAnalysis of thoughtsLuminariesNoteworthy burgeoningLovers of springSinging and dancingIt’s evidentDaily dreams brilliantlyGlowing in romantic rainRhyming with prideIrresistible echoesIn battlefield of loveButterflies fly with gleeFloating in the air Jean C Bertrand About The Author The published poet is a member of our online facebook community. […]

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The tail of the dragon. The clock ticks in the Cathedral square.A step on time’s endless march.And those we fight and those we hateAre nothing, no more, gone. But theDragon within remains, passed onfrom blood to blood. The clock ticks in the old church tower.And faith and love and hopeflicker like a dancing light. And […]

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Quill You bring me happinessLike no one does You are so preciousMore like pearls You are my best of joyYour wonders I don’t ask how and why Quill you quench my desireThe ink you spit gives me power Quill I need you near meWith a want so true for thee Quill to me you’re like […]

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Riders of the Red Dragon Now the horizon brings colorful newsDragons returning in reds and in bluesWaving like ribbons and shaped like big eelsOne can but wonder how riding them feels Long to the dangerous quest they have beenSpiriting riders to battle dark sinAvarice hunters with specialized skillsSome wearing scales representing their kills Here they […]

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FALL TO RISE Failure’s woes and fatemay seem quite fatal. Yet therein lies success’respites in portions crucial. Fall’s blows may dealmighty brunts so brutal. Still rising up again, thusproves defeat is never final! (C) Odujebe Oluwole About The Author The published poet is a member of our online facebook community. Join the group to meet […]

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Translation of a lovely poem of Poetess Sanunaya Deewa into Hindi language Poetess. Sanunaya DeewaTranslator: Dr. Navin Kumar Upadhyay एक दिन का हत्यारा? पक्षी आकाश में उड़ रहे हैंनदी में मछलियाँ तैर रही हैंमधुमक्खियां छत्ते में गुनगुना रही हैंहिरण और खरगोश कर रहे इधर-उधर । लेकिन आज आदमी को कमरे में कैद कर दिया गया […]

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HIGHWAY Our love is the highway of love,we run headlong, we overtake without mercy.Where all the signposts disappearedand that “STOP” sign ?!Where does this road lead,where is our beginning and where is our end?All the roadside signs are gone,while as a blind man my heart wanders,in this race on the highway of love. © Vildana […]

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THE GAME OF STORM AND RAIN The night sky is the light of the stars.The shelf that rises like an islandI look around and see your shadowThe key is to hide that beautyWhen that is my identityNot one day but many daysThe gloomy wind blowsLike a nightingaleSharp indifference on the horizonColorless pain, trembling sea wavesThe […]

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HAIKU 115 Under clearing skies,Tilled to fertile perfection,The empty fields wait… © Ronnie Smith About The Author The published poet is a member of our online facebook community. Join the group to meet more poets, discover more poetry opportunities, and participate in international poetry activities. Link Here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/396622064478409/ You can also subscribe to be the […]

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AWanderer © Shiri Pearl About The Author The published poet is a member of our online facebook community. Join the group to meet more poets, discover more poetry opportunities, and participate in international poetry activities. Link Here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/396622064478409/ You can also subscribe to be the first to read poems like this, writing opportunities and everything […]

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WHERE IS LOVE? Like water cached inside the core of heartThe more you open, the more it comes outNo end, even ceaslessly one can distributeLet be not so greedy to heartily contribute. Like mountain drinks heavy rainfallIn no way bows down head at allGusty wind of filth can never shake or turnNor corching sun of […]

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GOD’S ARCHITECTURE The nature’s beauty is a work of artby the hands of the divines,The lush green forest, the waterfallthe gorges and the ravines. The vibgyored rainbows bent acrossthe beautiful sky,The spider’s patterned web stretchedwaiting for victim’s cry. The croaking of frogs in chorusin the middle of night,The piercing sounds of cricketsWhen the day is […]

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HOLD ON When the time comes, that our love for each otherWill be put into a test, I only have some requests. Don’t lose hope, continue to believe.Please stay, don’t leave.Don’t give up, hold on to the love. Cling on tight.No matter how dark is the night.And no matter how little is the light. Take […]

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MAGNIFY My soul will magnify the LordHe has been my strengthMy all in allHe came as a light,With shining might,and in the dark,He made a mark.His name shall be lifted highBeyond the sea and above the skyHis Glory shines like the starsOh I will magnify is holy nameI will sing and never be ashamed © […]

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What Redemption Exists for A Victim by Elisha Oluyemi

Who murdered their saviour? Just hell! Judas clenched his teeth, his lips compressed, as he tried to force back a groan. He stuck fingers into his eardrums to stop himself from hearing the frequent yelling from the crowd: “Die now! Or save yourself! You’re the son of God! Come down the cross! You die! You […]

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Untitled by Elisha Oluyemi

I honour righteousness in all things—even in murder (as some critics would tag my benevolence). But at least, that is my patients’ sole possibility of relief and a painless exit. Today, it’s all about Bala, a colon cancer stage IV patient, bedridden, and sure to disappear in three weeks. I see him grip his belly […]

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Win Or Lose by Dr. Jyoti Bhaskar

I went up to the roof on 15 th AugustTo see the symphony of the kites in the skyI stood there for an hourAwe struck by the swag and the dance of a pink kiteIt seemed like it had a missionTo reach the sunTo be the only oneTo be appreciated and loved by one and […]

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My Lovely Hind And My Pleasant Roe by Glory Ogunfunmilakin

A beautiful tour on the mountain, you like?Looking at the ravishing stars at night.Humming along with the melodious voices of the birds.Be mine, be my queen, be with me till I have grey beard.A ride on the horse holding you tight has been my dream. Me not being on suit does not mean I can’t […]

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And Love Hurts by David Angelo

And love hurtslike an axe to the headbecause I know it soDon’t lecture me withlanguage I don’t understandbecause I know it soAnd pain hurts likethe world’s populationof sharks all feedingon you at once becauseI know it so I know it so wellthat the smell of bloodin the water lingerslike a friend you had once. © […]

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Re-Annulment by Saula Sheriffdeen Olamilekan

Why are humans denied of their blood and souls?Why are these ghosts yet to see the fruits oftheir fight with their wealth and soul?Why is the thumb denied of its right to choose?Why hath the Patriot, a lot to lose?Why have the house become hopeless at the end of their votes?Why this re-annulment,When the electorates […]

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Gasp by Dennis Amankwaah

Hollow man. Strange apparition in the dark.Anxiety engulfs the coward. Chills befriends the weak.The room smells like blood. Eyes meet deadly face.Is there any escape?There is no door. The gateway is seized.I am not alone. Hollow man. Proud one.Immaculate apparel meets a cheerful face.Flattering his gains for cursory gazes.Yet his folly haunts him.There is an […]

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Tree Poem by Eboh Solomon Ogbonnaya

Tree Poem, written in honor of Her Excellency, Honorable British Queen Elizabeth II. TreeOnly her head sunk in the ground,With her gown held before her ankle,With her invicible legs sunk in the sky;Only her gown the wind blows.Is it an injustice that her leaves will never get to her feet? To her destination she seems […]

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Flashback by Benyeakeh Miapeh

Let’s take it to the beginning,When love was the breakfast, lunchDinner and lullaby to our souls,Dancing in roses with Valentine’s memory,When my yeses were yours andYour nos were my priority. Let’s take it to the beginning,When romantic words were likeDaily recitations and quotations,“I Love You” was like saying ‘Good Morning’We extruded it in our innocent […]

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The Midnight Journey by Caleb Burphy

Off in the dark, and scary night they went searching for woods to gather food:They stopped, and saw the fear saying bend, bend; too black and slander grass waved in disguise.Hovering the land, they saw a man whose legs were tiny, short, and fat.He walked forward as they withdrew, and to them the man said, […]

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Life of Me by Elizabeth

You lead me emotionallyas I feel what I dont wantyou say to me“your feeling is your prophecy” Falling into the pull of me…I accept what I dont wantI say:“I transmutate to legacy” We found a delicious itch on this spectrum you see,I scratch through the surface of significant meWhen the teacher and student becomes the […]

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Shattered Love by Shayla Sultana

I’ve seen the deep eyes that leads the zigzag wayAround us all dreemy sponge, these eyes were blue bayA sound of south breeze forcast the guddy cloudhands that huged the sky,today just rude and bony elbow. lover eyes were grilled ,all around spreads the smell of grilled fleshthe world was turning a big coal kitchenhope […]