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The Other Side

“Strange, is it not? that of the myriads who Before us pass'd the door of Darkness through, Not...
1269Jan 17

Tropical Splendour

This is my signature piece of writing, as conveyed in the last three paragraphs: "At such moments...
1388Jan 9

dark clouds

dark clouds hovering in the sky permeate my being creating a state of sombre calmness deep with...
17010Nov 24

Rain

Just another rain poem - a sister to Redex's "The Sky Cries" My second nonet. I used the centre f...
8307Oct 2013

WOMAN

dedicated to women, particularly those who are facing gender inequality in the workplace and society...
43916Jul 11

Technology and Man's Destiny

Personification of Technology. Technology itself is not responsible for the ills associated with i...
94213Oct 2013

The Story of Life - Challenge

Stages of Life: Birth Growth Maturation Reproduction Decay Death The challenge is to write...
2855Mar 2021

The Story of Life

This poem applies to all living things: animals, plants, birds, fishes, insects, etc. Regardless o...
25611Mar 2021

haiku serenity

the sound of silence its mesmerising nature peaceful and serene...
2892Feb 2021

The Magnificent Air

The air we breathe is probably one of the most taken for granted things. It unites all living things...
25010Jan 2021

Earth, Sea and Sky

Nature's Trinity iambic pentameter sonnet (ten syllables per line) (successive lines rhyme sche...
2744May 2020

Connection to Nature

Dedicated to those who experience a direct personal connection to Nature independent of any explana...
4107Sep 2019

Happiness

BE HAPPY!...
97218Jul 2013

To New Poetry Corner Poets

Advice to New Poets: Focus on the quality of your poetry And continue to improve it with each w...
1,18018Nov 2014

Love Is A Decision

"Love is a decision, it is a judgement, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be...
1,9189Sep 2015

Malala

This is a tribute to Malala, recent recipient of a Nobel Prize....
86915Oct 2014

Heart of the Sea

The heart of the sea is a mother's heart She is the great ancestral mother of all life on the plane...
1,22820Oct 2013

CONNECTING Singles

monorhyme acrostic Dedicated to CS...
6018Aug 2018

LIGHT

Nonet line1 - one syllable line2 - two syllables line3 - three syllables line4 - four syllable...
40513Jul 2019

HAPPINESS (Acrostic)

I wish to challenge others to write and post an acrostic on a theme of their choice. I dedicate thi...
64710Jun 2019

ALONENESS

Aloneness is different from loneliness It is an occasion for personal growth It gives an insight i...
1,42331Nov 2014

Poems from my Youth: (4) - My Love For You

Dedicated to the young and the young-at-heart especially to the ladies at CS...
99813Jul 2013

The Sound Of Silence

Simon and Garfunkel's "The Sounds of Silence" was, and remains, my favourite song of all time. I spe...
99916Feb 2014

Equanimity

“If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same” (Extract...
3272Feb 2019

A Mother's Love

Dedicated to my mother and to all mothers everywhere...
1,0877May 2016

POETRY AND PROSE

As a child, growing up, most of the poems I learned at school were of the traditional type. Memorizi...
1,30821Apr 2015

Rising From The Ashes

(To those dealing with addiction - drugs, alcohol, etc., and a broken heart)...
1,12919Jul 2014

Sands Of Time

Grains of sand trickling down the narrow crystal neck of the hourglass Each grain a measure...
8076Sep 2013

A Child's Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all CS folks! Please remember the Children!...
1,14122Dec 2014

bird haiku

bird raises its wings insect in grass stirs to look and is gobbled up checking all around b...
3603Dec 2018

Haiku 6 - butterflies, dragonfly, old tree

wings of gossamer gently pulsating the air butterflies in flight tail of dragonfly skimmin...
9468Oct 2013

Broken And Beautiful

Perhaps, it is because of the experience of being broken by hurt, and the suffering that goes with i...
8078Feb 2014

Lords of the Prairies - A Tribute To The Bison

The arrival of vast waves of white settlers in the 1800s, and their conflict with the Native America...
86711Jun 2014

Haiku 3 (shimmering pools of water...)

perched on the branch tree lizard puffs up its chest like a balloon mournful cries fill the a...
1,24713Jul 2013

Love Is A Decision

"Love is a decision, it is a judgement, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be...
1,3107Jan 2016

blades of green

blades of green rise from the brown spreading all around soon to be sprinkled with yellow all a...
4957Apr 2018

The Old man and the Boy

though we know we may be hurt in love or life yet we walk on toward the very thing that may hurt...
5696Oct 2017

Love is Blind

They say Love is Blind Cupid's arrows hit Whoever they Find And put them In a Bind...
7365Nov 2013

FLOWERS

Acrostic...
9669May 2015

Winter's Silent Beauty

Alone I sit staring at the cold grey sky All around winter's handiwork so silent so beautiful...
70012Dec 2013

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