Category Archives: Poem a Day 2013

Criminal Act


We pass each other without sharing words Our eyes stare straight, no glancing to the side Distracted thoughts have nothing to confide But not too grand to speak: we are not lords. We both know grief, the endless pain of … Continue reading

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One More Breath


Texte: A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die – Franz Kafka Questions within self unanswered thoughts hidden in pain desiring the end. Soulful dilemmas lost in the old expected that is only tears. Silver … Continue reading

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Huntress of the Night


  My sacred lady of the lunar night The starlit goddess bearing hunter’s bow Her silver beams that share their midnight light The light that chases through town and meadow Awaken when the world is deep in sleep And twilight … Continue reading

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Recall


Once a year, a list of names, the folks we never think to pop and see. Names without faces as we put kisses in ink on a Christmas card.   © JG Farmer 2013 Prompt: Trifecta Challenge via The Poetic … Continue reading

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Discarded Masks


  The sheen of gloss to make a pretty smile And like a clown the tears are lost with style In automated steps of make believe While freedom is found only in the dreams Of a girl in a world … Continue reading

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Mental Warfare


Texte: Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth – Virginia Woolf Two great forces armed with destruction battle within subconscious thought intimate and … Continue reading

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The Missing Breakfast


‘Come outside and play’ Mummy said, ‘Let breakfast cool’ And out we all went. In the trees we walked Chasing birds and butterflies In the morning sun. And when we returned The chairs had been moved about And mine was … Continue reading

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Tug of War


  A battle waits and only strength can win The old must die for the new to begin While battle worn, devoid of all but hope Beguiled by hate a soldier stakes his claim In fireside stories refusing to mope … Continue reading

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Empty Illusions


Texte: that never fit into the distant waves – Puzzle Dust by Dorianne Laux An odd piece left in the box like the scrap of nothingness on a boot scraped on the doorstep of rejection while hostile imaginings disguised in … Continue reading

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Through the Door


  The right time that does not exist when all that you have on the outside is wrong yet inside the feelings are real getting stronger they cannot stay locked in forever out of control emotions wrapped in nerves of … Continue reading

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