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  • April Swan (my Diary Of Bitterweet Chocolate) (12/7/2012 1:30:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    Hey fellow poets! ! ! Just posted a new poem Devil's Dog Fight. It a poem that is good for pet or animal lovers. But it is kinda sad. I would love for anyone to check it out and comment or rate it. Thanks.

  • Akhila Rajesh (12/7/2012 11:32:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply Stage

    Dear Fellow Poets

    I have recently published a book of poems - " From Womb To World" .

    In these poems, I have tried to put into words the feelings of motherhood- right from pregnancy till 1st year of the baby.

    They depict feelings of a mother and activities of her baby.

    All are based on my experiences, which I wish to treasure, so that later in life through these poems I can re-live this phase of my life.

    Though the poems may be simple, one enjoy any number of times and through any time in life, yet evoking cherished emotions!

    The book is available on: amazon.com, flipkart.com, www.cyberwit.net

    Please spare some time to read my book and provide your comments. They will be a good learning experience for me.

    ************************** Sample Poem ***********************
    1. A Butterfly Flaps Inside
    A visitor from heaven
    Has made me its home
    A butterfly flaps inside…

    Nestling inside me
    Stretching its wings
    A butterfly flaps inside…

    Listening to my voice
    Speaking in silent words
    A butterfly flaps inside…

    Swaying to the rhythm of my breath
    Tapping to the beats of my heart
    A butterfly flaps inside…

    One with my soul
    Whole of my consciousness
    A butterfly flaps inside…

    2. List of Don’ts
    Don’t put everything in your mouth
    Don’t cover your face with cloth
    Don’t pull your hair
    Don’t tear the paper
    Don’t turn on your tummy
    Don’t, when I change your nappy
    Don’t play when its time to sleep
    Don’t sleep when its time to eat
    Don’t expect to be always lifted in arms
    Don’t crawl out till we take you in pram
    Don’t shout out aloud
    Don’t cry for everything you want…
    Long is the list of don’ts
    And countless times I have told
    But if time be reversed by some years
    Mother too will be like daughter!

    ********************************************************************

    Thanks
    Akhila

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  • Kerrie Maurer (12/5/2012 11:57:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    I made a new poem recently for someone that has become my mom and i would like some peoples opinions on it as i would like to make this into sonething for her its title is Mj please let me know your thoughts.

  • April Swan (my Diary Of Bitterweet Chocolate) (12/5/2012 11:56:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    I have a new poem wonderer's pledge, if Anyone would like to read or comment I would be so greatful.

  • Dragon Crenshaw (12/4/2012 2:42:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    I know of only one website where you can get your poem published by winning the contest. All you gotta do is look up " poem contests" on google and it should be the fourth one down if not then look for the one that says " free $10,000 poetry contest-enter poetry contests for free! " click on that and your good. oh and it can only be 34 lines long. good luck. oh and one more thing, they send you a letter if you've one a contest and/or if it's gonna get published.

  • Oguh Stanley Chuks (12/3/2012 11:32:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    I write to express my emotion at that moment

  • Marilyn Odeon (12/3/2012 4:20:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    Hi everyone! I don't know what's your motivation to write but mine is great pleasure and catharsis in time of crisis. For all those passing through life's many winding paths, please read my poems and see if there's any piece of you in there. I'll read yours and comment as well if you leave a comment. Would love to join challenging contests as well.

  • April Swan (my Diary Of Bitterweet Chocolate) (12/3/2012 12:10:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    I have some new poems
    Subliminal messeges
    Life's greatest possession

    I would love for any coments or ratings!
    I will also gladly read and comment yours as well.

  • Rachel Branscombe (12/2/2012 10:20:00 PM) Post reply | Read 4 replies Stage

    Okay todays topic is going to be memory

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    • Rachel Branscombe (12/3/2012 10:35:00 PM) Post reply Stage

      They're all good. I like all of them

    • Marilyn Odeon (12/3/2012 5:05:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply Stage

      As fleeting as the swirl of the smoke from my pipe The passing beauty of flowers when ripe Your sweet memory I struggle to keep To hold onto even in my sleep But the faithful worker turns his ... more

    • Rachel Branscombe (12/2/2012 10:24:00 PM) Post reply Stage

      This is my poem it's called 'I remember it all' In times gone by I remember it all The funs we had The friends I made The love I won and lost The firy anger that burns the soul and makes my ... more


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  • Anteaus Berryhill (12/2/2012 2:03:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    Hey everyone, I hope every one of you guys are having a bless day, but checkout my poems. But please rate also and I will do the same also.

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