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  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/18/2013 9:38:00 AM) Post reply

    Hello wishing you all have a nice day and peace be upon you all- poetry is the best way to express the feelings is short I mean words are less but message is high thank to Poem Hunter that provided the plate form I also thank readers those who read and comment I am thank full to all God bless you all

  • Aria Siren (9/17/2013 3:57:00 PM) Post reply

    'Ello Fellow Poets,
    Please do read my poem: Dancing With An Elephant and vote for it for the poetry contest hosted by Poem Hunter. Thanks so much. Email me yours and I'll be happy to return the favour.


  • Kristina Dee (9/16/2013 10:50:00 AM) Post reply

    Feed in comfort of extremity
    tame the aches of a rebel
    harbor a child of pretension
    impossibility of acceptance indulge
    distorting tendencies tempt the weak
    return home colors within
    excite laughter in purity
    storm in command chill the bare
    grace may blur in blackish hue
    each tearful strand commits in truth
    an ear to the silence of symphonies
    faithful clock awaits hope to marry
    a surprise in familiarity.

    Dawn at Sunset

  • Kojo Bonney (9/14/2013 5:32:00 PM) Post reply

    The Pink Panther

    Scar in my heart
    Of pain, Of memories.
    Memories we shared,
    Memories unforgotten.

    Your name is painful
    A face caused thought,
    A dream caused thought.
    My life calls for you.

    The moment resounds
    the joy we had
    And the bad a times
    Cannot be found

    How can I?
    ooh! Pink Panther

  • Nishya Salim (9/11/2013 8:18:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply


    Your voice had always lied to me..
    ‘I love you, and I will always do…’
    It was a lie which I loved to hear..
    A lie I badly wished was real …
    But it was late until I realized..
    You had an inner voice, a real one..
    Which I had always ignored..
    All the time you faked love to me..
    Your real voice shouted inside you..
    ‘I don’t love you. I will never do…
    It is not in my nature to love anyone
    And you are no exception..’
    How can that be fair?’
    You had been lying and cheating..
    You sensed love as a joke..
    A cruel practical joke..
    But I still find a meaningless smile on my lips,
    Every time I think of you….

    I need suggestions...that is one of my poems..

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    • Renji Mao (9/12/2013 9:34:00 AM) Post reply

      This is a very good poem! It portrays the struggle between false fulfillment and real deprivation. May I suggest that you shift some of the longer lines on a new line for emphasis on that part of ... more

  • Adam M. Snow (9/9/2013 2:50:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    By: Adam M. Snow

    Can't you see me,
    a ghost I am to be?
    A translucent figure without a purpose,
    fading away like a blood drop to the sea?
    Can't you see me?
    Hear my plea?
    My words, my reason to live;
    can't you hear me?
    Hear my voice, a plea of sorrow,
    tearful apologies,
    and a truthful memory.
    Can't you hear me?
    See me crying;
    the reflection you deny to see?
    Can't you see me,
    through the mirror looking back,
    a ghost I am to be?
    Can't you see me?
    I am you.

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    • Kojo Bonney (9/19/2013 6:48:00 PM) Post reply

      that i think is a nice poetry of communication. i think it is about a struggle to accept and recognize one self and that is cool.more grace,

    • Renji Mao (9/10/2013 7:29:00 AM) Post reply

      Not all poems have to be indirect to be good. They just depend on your writing style, any one of which is unique among all writing styles. There is no bad poetry. I like your poem, by the way! Very ... more

  • Stacy Gregory (9/7/2013 11:01:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    I don't believe that you can sit there and TRY to write; it should come naturally. Vent out your feelings, spill out your creative thoughts and ideas from your mind to the paper. Don't think too hard about writing something; Write whatever is on your mind, I guarantee it will create a beautiful piece of writing. Make it original. Have a close connection with your writing.

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    • Kristina Dee (9/16/2013 10:46:00 AM) Post reply

      I agree, it just happened to me (naturally) today and I'd like to share... Thanks.

  • Shahzia Batool (8/28/2013 3:06:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Poems can be composed after learning the rules, forms and other tools of the trade, or poetry can be written impulsively. Most often we have the blend of intuition, conception and observation. After writing lines one can chisel the phrases to maintain the balance and rhythm, or create rhyming. To teach the poetry students about the cutting of a line in a free flowing verse, what rules can be discussed. How do we teach the learner where to cut the line in a free verse stanza/poem?need your ideas please!

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  • Angela Perera (8/21/2013 8:54:00 AM) Post reply

    The Meaning of A Smile

    A smile on a face
    Can all cares erase
    It means a million things
    And countless joy to you it brings
    A smile can give you good cheer
    which brings people near.

    It costs nothing to smile
    But it means something to think awhile.
    So give your best smile my friend
    Specially to those who do not know
    How to smile.

    It can enrich the one who receives
    Yet it costs nothing to the one who gives,
    It can spread sunshine to your home
    It can spread joy where you roam,
    So smile, even when it is not returned.

    If you do not receive one,
    Then dear friend you give one of yours,
    Smile with all your heart
    And spread the joy of living,
    It is infectious, contagious,
    It will catch up somehow,
    So smile, and make it spread a mile.!

  • Hardi Holpus (8/19/2013 12:06:00 AM) Post reply

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