Posts Tagged: contemporary poetry

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    Pollination

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    This is a poem about life, it’s sweetness and fragility.  The bee, weightless and tender, touched down in the heart of the flower like it was the only place on earth. The flower, soft and fragile, received, held and grasped like it was the only barer on earth. What transpired was a truck of giving… Read more »

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    The Mind of a Dog – Poem About Love

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    Dogs are infinitely capable of unconditional love. But is that level of devotion something we should be striving for? A poem about love of a canine nature. One must have a mind of a dogto remain and delightthrough kicks and punches To wag and cheer each timeeyes meet and words greethistory and regret never a… Read more »

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    In Time

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    This is a poem about time. Time cannot be hurried, growth not compelled. Patiently, mother tree awaits the arrival of her children in spring while soaking up the rays of the sun, longer and stronger each day. No twisting of her trunk, no reaching for the stars, no frantic labour will hasten their arrival. The… Read more »

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    The Shortest Love Poem

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    Love often catches your tongue, so this is the shortest love poem. It’s you.

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    Do Not Despair

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    If I tell you, do not despair, you may not want to know. But darkness gives way to light. The passing of time and the power of love will see you through. Do Not Despair In the depths of despair, hope seems but an illusion. Having sucked you dry of strength and light, despair rises… Read more »

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    Overthinking – a Poem

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    Overthinking everything can be a major obstacle in your pursuit of happiness. Overthinking is a poem examining what overthinking does to you.  Once again, paralysed by thoughts. It always starts with either an issue or an idea. If it’s an issue, regardless of its size, my thoughts capture it and blow it up to an unmanagable… Read more »

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    Sensitivities

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    This is Sensitivities, a mental health poem, providing some pointers on how to deal with sensitivity. Being sensitive can be challenging but it also brings an unrivaled depth of experiences and richness.  Such is the wonder of oxygen that it reaches vast mountains and delicate flowers, at times gently, sometimes with unrivalled passion. Not neglecting or… Read more »

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    Soulscapes – a Poem

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    Explore your soulscapes, the infinite space within you, where light and love reside. This is Soulscapes, my poem. Such is the infinity of your soul that it resembles the firmament, expansive and dotted with stars, one brighter than the other, reaching far beyond your comprehension. Carefully choreographed motions, now and into the infinity of time. Underpinned… Read more »

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    Gaps and Holes

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    Gaps and Holes – a poem about life, explores the value of imperfections, while discussing how cracks can herald new beginnings. Though water was seeping through the crack in the wall, He didn’t want to take a look, afraid of bad news, more than likely. Instead, he chose an iron stare. Even contemplating a quick… Read more »