Tag: free verse

  • Poem – A Mother’s Promise

    Poem – A Mother’s Promise

    Happy birthday, little one Welcome to the world May your days be as happy as can be May you never feel a single heart break May you always look into mirrors with flattering lighting May every camera take your picture at the right angle May you never know the pains of skinned knees or harsh…

  • Poem – Welcome to America

    Poem – Welcome to America

    Welcome to America Home of the free Where freedom is only as free as your wallet size Bring your tired and poor To sit on the side of the road Begging for human necessities Your huddled masses will do more than yearn As they get paid less than a livable wage Working the jobs no…

  • Poem – Humanity

    Poem – Humanity

    You and I are like butterflies flying against the breeze trying so hard to move forward only to stay stuck in time You and I are like flowers reaching to the sunlight trying to be close to the sun without getting burnt You and I are like two rainbows in the same sky trying to…

  • Poem – Songs of the Soul

    Poem – Songs of the Soul

    I hear a song on the radio, and I think of you. For a split second, I can feel the warmth of your voice in my chest. Then the note changes, and I remember you are not there. And I am alone, listening to a song that reminds me of you. Instead of changing the…

  • Poem – Living With Depression

    Poem – Living With Depression

    Yesterday haunts me and tomorrow escapes me I cannot see through the apparition to see myself where my reflection once was I wipe and wipe the glass as if I can clear it But you cannot wipe away the past The best I can do is see glimpses of me When I walk away

  • Poem – I Am a Woman

    Poem – I Am a Woman

    I am more than the mountains you wish to climb Or the cave you wish to explore I am more than a life giver And a home maker I am more than my talents Or my trained skills I am more than a nurturer Or teacher of all things big and small For I am…

  • Poem – I Am Not At Peace

    Poem – I Am Not At Peace

    I am not at peace For my insides are at war My mind fights an imaginary battle Where there are no winners, only losers My body is armed and attacking Only it seems to attack itself instead of outside forces On the surface, I appear as if my soul dance in the sunshine But, I…

  • Poem – Missing the Sunshine

    Poem – Missing the Sunshine

    Sometimes I feel as if I am cold blooded For when the sun is gone and it is cold and gray It is as if my body does not function Oh, how I wish to be On a rock in the sun Feeling completely at peace with the world

  • Poem – Anxiety

    Poem – Anxiety

    Sometimes at night My thoughts come to life And wrap its long fingers around my throat Leaving me gasping Eventually it grows weary and releases its grip I lie there with my thoughts As if it were a lover next to me Wishing to be lovingly embraced Only to find its touch is icy When…

  • Poem – Open Book

    Poem – Open Book

    He took me off the shelf Because he liked my cover He clumsily fingered my spine Hoping it would give him the answers Then page by page he turned quickly As if he could really absorb it For I was an open book But sadly he was illiterate It was all there in black and…