Posts Tagged: contemporary poetry

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    Music Poem – The Rose Ointment

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    The Rose Ointment is a music poem, a celebration of the healing powers of music and the profound positive impact of the Solfeggio frequencies. The Rose Ointment – Music Poem The fairest Gregorian recipe blends dim thorns wilted leaves tarry roots sweet-scented petals drunk buds and aromatic floral oils into an ointment so balmy it… Read more »

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    Nature Poem – The Woodpecker

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    The Woodpecker is a nature poem, a persistence poem and reflection on doing the impossible by sheer neck and determination. The Woodpecker – Nature Poem Facing off to a hoax-proof tree bark wearing nothing only feathers, a pencil beak and a hard neck, the woodpecker jumps his claim. Dissing the finch’s chattering tweets cackling nothing… Read more »

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    Silly Poem – Clumsy Klutz’s Morning

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    Clumsy Klutz’s Morning is a silly poem for anyone with two left feet. Sometimes, everything goes wrong. But how gives a sh*t??? Clumsy Klutz’s Morning Tumbled out of bed the wrong sideon to my big behindslipped in the shower banged my headjelly legs turn the stairsinto a bumpy slidetrousers torn / wait, hold on!strong coffee will… Read more »

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    Comfort Poems – I Am Infinity and Beyond

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    This is one of my comfort poems. When pain strikes and life pulls the rug from under your feet, you can forget that you go far beyond your troubles. They don’t define you and will pass.

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    Death by Social Media – a Poem

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    Spending time on social media can be soul-destroying and leave you feeling worthless. This is Death by Social Media a poem drawing the tracks of the social media emotional rollercoaster.  574 friends, met only 550 of them,still, I celebrate 👏🍾took me hours to photoshop my face to perfection/put on the right smileOnce / got 490 👍, not… Read more »

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    Random Acts of Kindness Poem

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    This is my random acts of kindness poem, The Day You Threw Tomatoes on My Lawn. When we’re in a dark place, we often don’t understand the things people do for us. It’s only looking back that we understand their meaning and value. The Day You Threw Tomatoes on My Lawn I now twig why you laid… Read more »

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    Soft Landing – Poem about Overcoming Struggle and Pain

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    When you’re in the eye of a storm, finding solace may seem impossible. But life has a funny way of leading you to solutions. This is a poem about overcoming struggle and pain. Soft Landing Turbulent skies strangle thoughtsof soft landings,wings flapping terror and toilin the black of the day,blind muscles propel upwardsin the eye… Read more »

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    Seashells – A Short Love Poem

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    If you’re lucky enough to be in love, you’ll know how precious your togetherness, especially when it comes to facing harsh realities. This is a short love poem. Seashells To dwell in a seashellI balance – the rigid walls and door agape,drawing in. Solidly, in the clear absence of a gate.We bind salt and weeds… Read more »

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    You’ve Got This – A Poem About Friendship

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    You’ve got this, she said when I couldn’t even put on my shoes. You’ve got this, she said when my head was aching from all the crying. You’ve got this, she said when my throat hurt from gasping for air because the words wouldn’t come out. Panic-stricken I was, despairing like a hungry, stray dog. You’ve… Read more »