What has Happened To Us

What has Happened To Us
by DavidBokolo

What ordinarily would have been a joyful Election Turned into an orgy of murder and blood letting in Bayelsa, Nigeria. I captured the mood in this Poem for you to feel the heat.

Lovers’ Flight

Lovers’ Flight
by Lorenzo A. Fernandez Jr.

Two birds glide in a cool, cloudy sky.
One is white; the other, black,
But never mind: They don’t fight....

Knight

Knight
by dotdotdot

Damsel in distress
All she knows is how to dress!
Always walking round in that hair....

Never Meant To Be

Never Meant To Be
by kyra

The cry of a heart for something that is never meant to be its.

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Close But Far

Close But Far
by kyra

Two souls have grown so close pretty fast, but remain so far that it hurts deep inside.

My Childhood Ecstasy

My Childhood Ecstasy
by Akanksha Chowdhury

I really miss my golden days of running carefree, laughing out loud, crying for petty or no issues at all, pestering mom and dad for a candy! I so miss my beautiful Childhood.....

Her family

Her family
by dotdotdot

I reckon, it is quite apparent
There's something wrong with her grandparent.
And I hate to admit,...

I can't be me.....

I can't be me.....
by rekhanshiraghava

The only thing my man was good for was giving me a damaged heart.

Chimp's spot

Chimp's spot
by dotdotdot

Chimp, the chimpanzee chief,
Has come to represent his own loving fief,
'Knock, knock, Chimp is here.'...

PEACE TO THE WORLD

PEACE TO THE WORLD
by DavidBokolo

As Christians all over the world prepare for yet another celebration of the birth Jesus Christ, I can't help drawing a line of what has happened to our world, contrasting what Christ did and man desire to walk in the opposite lane.

My Fear, His Future

My Fear, His Future
by Sarah Mitchell

MUST READ: A poem that explores how experiences of war are passed through the generations of a family, and relishes the unique connection between grandparents and grandchildren.

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Old Friend

Old Friend

by samewriter

Time flee fast
And it is never enough
I sit and thrilled...

Footprints

Footprints
by Mahoobee

I went from city to city,
Looking for the fireworks,
Hoping they would brighten the night sky,...

GOD ALMIGHTY

GOD ALMIGHTY
by lizjay

A poem describing the greatness of God and His mighty power

ENYUMUAMA 2: ROYAL VACUUM

ENYUMUAMA 2: ROYAL VACUUM
by DavidBokolo

I wrote this poem as the Amadabo Of Enyumuama, a town in the Niger Delta of Nigeria whose cry of abandonment graced this forum recently. What do I do about this ancient kingdom?

Homesick

Homesick

by lino AK

This poem is entirely remembering and portraying how i yearn to return home(SOUTH SUDAN)

Dawn~~Dusk~~We~~Are!!!!

Dawn~~Dusk~~We~~Are!!!!
by nupur27

A verse that everyone can relate to. A poetic tale of dawn and dusk that aren't existing but will win the race one day!! For your best friend!! Tat is in need of uh

Past present!!

Past present!!

by nupur27

Time that heals and deals with the relationships that were once remembered like perfect !!!

Who Could?

Who Could?
by purpletears

Who could blame her?

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World Against Us

World Against Us
by LeoNe.U

The feeling when you want someone so badly but the world is against it.

It Was Time

It Was Time
by purpletears

It was your time to be happy, and your heart knew it.

Gentle Caress

Gentle Caress

by purpletears

After all, she was still human.

The Game

The Game

by samewriter

"Let's play a game", he said.
"What game?", she asked
"Tell me your lies and I will tell you mine", he answered....

ENYUMU-AMA

ENYUMU-AMA
by DavidBokolo

I, a once thriving community is now abandoned due to labor mobility. I am wailing to come back to life.

Will

Will
by dotdotdot

Between mountains of blue florets
Forty seven degrees to the south
Up inside the only tree house in view...

Demon orbs

Demon orbs
by Mahoobee

The most beautiful cities,
Cry most tears.
Shed more leaves....