Poems

Raven & Rhyme | A White Lie - “Can I have your olives?” she asked, eyeing his pizza
Cute Struggle | White Wings - White wings weren't taken me high enough
Raven & Rhyme | White Wings - She came in as I slept in slumber deep With wings white as snow
Evie Quek | A Roaring Fire - flaming faces deep within the soul
Raven & Rhyme | A Roaring Fire - I crackle and snap under your touch
Susan Canary | The Puff of Your Breath - Missing moments Enveloped by you
Raven & Rhyme | The Puff Of Your Breath - She breaths out, And even this part of her dances, Proof of life in a cold, indifferent world.
Sarah C. | Describe Drinking Something Hot - drinking something warm is like swallowing liquid love
Sasha | Describe Drinking Something Hot - Bone-chilled hands Intertwine with a radiance
Raven & Rhyme | Describe Drinking Something Hot - Tendrils of steam reach up Scenting the air with apple and spice
KendraLynn | A Moment That Makes Your Breath Stop - Room witch dark breath suspended biting lip anticipation sound of his footsteps hands on my hips sudden flaming kiss tender neck flesh taking my breath away in a vampiric night of delight by KendraLynn‏ @DVcrusader via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #25: A Moment That Makes Your Breath Stop
Raven & Rhyme | A Moment That Makes Your Breath Stop  - Something woke me up… A foot in my side? A hand in my face?
m.T. Aura | Fur - Not a velvet coat, not a cashmere throw
Raven & Rhyme | Fur - I am changing now. I rage, an animal of Teeth and Claws and Fur.
EZV | Mother Moon - You enlighten my fears, sadness and pain I stare at you, it's 1 am
Raven & Rhyme | Mother Moon - Peeking out from behind a cloud And lifting gently that mystical veil
George‏ | Everyday Hero - she was always a everyday hero
Raven & Rhyme | Everyday Hero - They may not see her, they seek the food It’s not that they’re trying to be rude
Dimple | Going Home - Cold but beautiful day walking under golden canopy
KendraLynn | Going Home - That place where all the expectations are scuffed off on the entry rug
Raven & Rhyme | Going Home - Been on the road for hours Said prayers to higher powers
Neena Chowdhury | A Memory of Snow - Brilliant December moon Illuminates pines draped in glittering white
Raven & Rhyme | A Memory of Snow - I sit quietly in the chair reading my book I check on my sleeping grandmother with a look
Brian Gallagher‏ | The Beast Within - I had a nice lunch with the beast within & it left without paying
Saint Eric‏ | The Beast Within - In silence it waits Pulling its chains Plotting your fate Feeding on pain
Raven & Rhyme | The Beast Within - You look at me like a predator     Like I’m meek
chloë‏ | The Feeling of Not Being Able to Write - Parched I crawled to her well It was dry Like my mind
EZV | The Feeling of Not Being Able to Write - Stuck between living, dreaming and existing Trying to balance the things that seem risky
Raven & Rhyme | The Feeling of Not Being Able to Write - Art dies on my lips Heart falters and trips
Raven & Rhyme | Ghost Story - As I drove alone and tired, strung on coffee—caffeine wired Trees and darkness out my window—poignant emptiness and I I began to feel uneasy (not the standard driving queasy)
Olivia Irene | Twisted Nursery Rhymes - The itsy bitsy spider crawled up into my heart
Selkie Malka‏ | Twisted Nursery Rhymes - In light of new developments King Midas (The Ineloquent)
Hedgerow Wizard | Sally the Spectre - Sally the Spectre went bump in the night, creating a ruckus and causing a fright, then her ophthalmologist yelled with delight, “this ghost is not evil, she just has poor sight!” by Hedgerow Wizard / @HedgerowWizard via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #17: Twisted Nursery Rhymes  
Raven & Rhyme | Twisted Nursery Rhymes - Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water Unknown within, vortex of sin, the well’d become an alter
Hannah | Poetry Prompt #16: A Dark Night Where a Dark Man Waits With a Dark Purpose - He watched her around a corner. She swayed with the obsidian, with the onyx, And called out to him with lips unmoving.
Lee Schultheiss | A Dark Night Where a Dark Man Waits With a Dark Purpose - It begins like a dream or a nightmare, a fleeting shadow against a dark night sky.
Raven & Rhyme | A Dark Night Where A Dark Man Waits With A dark Purpose - As I wondered cold and lonely Aimless through the rain drenched street Fate had chosen me to laugh at Sending me someone to meet
Apple Ani | The Hunt - effigies daintily dangling sway romanced by a midnight breeze time slows everyone knows i tingle i hunt the witches by Apple Ani‏ @apple_ani via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #15: The Hunt
B. D. Hildreth‏ | The Hunt - the hunt ing of a thought a poet stalks the wild-er-ness pen loaded ready aim some wild morphemes today stuff ed & mount ed on dis play by B. D. Hildreth‏ @Poet_BDHildreth via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #15: The Hunt
Silverbreezey | The Hunt - Teeth gleam in moonlite Bloody droplet slips chin...
Karl Womack | The Hunt - The hunt is on The prey naked bare I smell your scent I taste the air
Raven & Rhyme | The Hunt - I curl my toes and bite my lip. I am poised, collected, and calculating.
Denise Carruthers | Purple Petals - Purple petals Lily pride Her royal feathers Fringing fancy
Vikki | Purple Petals - Purple petals strewn on wooded paths
Raven & Rhyme | Purple Petals - Purple petals falling down Slowly drifting all around Carpeting the garden path Surround me like a scented bath
mercury_goes_retrograde | Childhood Nightmares - It lurked in every corner; day and night. I couldn't run from it.
 Jess Houser‏ | Childhood Nightmares - Sinking deeper into eternal darkness-
Olivia S. | Childhood Nightmares - The nightmares of my childhood Are my daytimes now
Saint Eric‏ | Childhood Nightmares - The creak of untrodden floors Echoes of whispers in empty rooms
DeRicki Johnson‏ | Childhood Nightmares - SomethingIsSitting AtTheEndOfMyBed I’mJustAKid
Raven & Rhyme | Childhood Nightmares - Little feet Frozen in fear Crumpled face Streaked by tear Tiny hands Clenched up tight Little chest Can’t breath right Blurry eyes Can not see Mommy’s gone Not with me by Raven & Rhyme Inspired by Poetry Prompt #13: Childhood Nightmares
Dimple | And/But - Cause & effect snow & ice Love & sacrifice reasons to write ~poetry by Dimple ©™ ‏/ @Dimple969 via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #12: And/But
Thoughts By MM | And/But - Love is crazy, And it will make you cry, But with a deep joy in your heart. Love is mad, And it will take you on a wild ride, But will make you care more. Love is blind, And it will make you clueless, But sharpen your vision for your love. Love is cruel, And …

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Raven & Rhyme | And/But - And I love you But I can’t stay And I hate this But you act sad And you look at me with those sad puppy-dog eyes But the only time you use them is when you’re begging forgiveness And I can’t this time by Raven & Rhyme Inspired by Poetry Prompt #12: And/But  
Karl Womack‏ | Once I Found a Shady Hollow - Once I found a shady hollow The caressed touch of softness For I found sanctuary in her bosom For it was temptation’s pleasure My fate by Karl Womack‏ @KarlWomack3  via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #11: Once I Found a Shady Hollow
Robert Folkard | Once I Found a Shady Hollow - Hanging ropes gone No more blood Ghosts,torture or tales Once I found a shady hollow Where all the trees Still haunt themselves   by Robert Folkard‏ @rfolkard1 via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #11: Once I Found a Shady Hollow
Raven & Rhyme | Once I Found a Shady Hollow - Walking through the forest glen Spying birds and squirrels I then Did not realize I’d wandered While I blissfully did ponder Into this, some shady place Where in a tree I spied a face Looking to me like a father But seeming to me like no other I could not believe my eye For the …

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Leigh F. | What Happened at the Costume Party - He was so young, that when I removed the heavy red mask I wept. Who was this man-child, Come to challenge the master of the house, And drown the revelry in sighs and silence? “I am the new,” he said. “And I do not come in hate. Beneath this mask I weep that it must …

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Lee Schultheiss‏ | What Happened at the Costume Party - why is it that i never feel more like my true self than when i’m hiding my face at a masquerade ball?   by Lee Schultheiss‏ / @leeschultheiss via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #10 | What Happened at the Costume Party  
Johanna | What Happened at the Costume Party - Bonnie Swept Into A Raving Crowd Of Multi-Universal Characters She Slips She Falls Into The Arms Of A Stranger Eyes Meet Clyde by Johanna‏ @MissMonoge via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #10 | What Happened at the Costume Party
Raven & Rhyme | What Happened at the Costume Party - I hastened quickly to the door I could not dally any more My new attire shone like stones It’s maker’s fingers worked to bones She warned me there would be a price I might not think it quite so nice But I could not her warnings hear I’d be the best and that was clear …

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Lee Schultheiss‏ | Watching Leaves Change Colour - i could fall from a tree like the leaves in the fall oh, that would be better than falling with you   by Lee Schultheiss‏ @leeschultheiss via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #9 | Watching Leaves Change Colour  
Leigh F. | Watching Leaves Change Colour - Over the fevered brow of August, Autumn lays her cool palm. In the breezes full of slithering crackle and brown gold debris, She brushes the sweat and wildness of summer away. We have been drunk for too long on pure liquor sunshine, Burning under our skins. She blows a cool kiss on our foreheads, And …

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True Life | Watching Leaves Change Colour - looking through the window watching leaves turn color in my mirror another gray hair soon it will be winter by True Life‏ / @free__xpression via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #9 | Watching Leaves Change Colour
Bill Stephens‏ | Watching Leaves Change Colour - watching leaves change colour how much more vibrant upon letting go, falling free from where some thought they should be   by Bill Stephens‏ / @HotmaiBill via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #9 | Watching Leaves Change Colour  
Intellectual Oddball | Watching Leaves Change Colour - The leaves were green, the most beautiful I’d ever seen. But then they were dipped in blood, and I saw upon them the deadly cherries bud; they became tainted, stained from the ruin, false beauty painted around them in a polluted mural.   by @intellectualoddball via Instagram Inspired by Poetry Prompt #9 | Watching Leaves Change …

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Karl Womack‏ | Watching Leaves Change Colour - Watching the leaves change colour Autumn comes in fuller From a spectrum in reverse No it’s no curse, nothing to rehearse   by Karl Womack‏ @KarlWomack3 via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #9 | Watching Leaves Change Colour  
Raven & Rhyme | Watching Leaves Change Colour - ‪I lay beneath her‬ ‪Delighting in her fiery skirts as they swish and sway‬ ‪A dramatic interpretive dance‬ ‪Of Fall‬   by Raven & Rhyme Inspired by Poetry Prompt #9 | Watching Leaves Change Colour  
Neannekay | How Their Lips Felt - I reach up to meet your kiss with my whole body. The feel of your lips on my face, hot and soft The feel of your lip in my teeth, succulent and tasting of your coffee. The weight of your body on mine, familiar and enwrapping me… Good morning.   by @neannekay via Instagram Inspired by Poetry …

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Pollyanna | Drink Me - your lips pressed to a glass of whiskey like you pressed them against mine “drink me” by pollyanna / @pollyannapoetry via Instagram Inspired by Poetry Prompt #8 | How Their Lips Felt  
Johanna | How Their Lips Felt - A touch of the summer’s breeze Betrayal has never tasted so good or felt so heavenly soft A unity of lips A stolen kiss   by Johanna‏ / @MissMonoge via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #8 | How Their Lips Felt  
Amie A. | How Their Lips Felt - Their lips felt like an obligation, They carried the weight of expectation. They whispered their dreams into my mouth, And they overlaid my own half formed future. All at once, the longitude and latitude of my path was clear. My path never lay in the dreams of another. And their lips tasted like they couldn’t …

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Lia S | How Their Lips Felt - How their lips felt after they first held each other’s breath lips kissed so much by love’s first touch magic as such   by Lia S‏ / @liasternchen22 via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #8 | How Their Lips Felt  
Raven & Rhyme | How Their Lips Felt - Soft and dry against my cheek Their frowning lips at me. Soft and low upon my ears Their mourning words to me. Soft and dark into my eyes Their sorrowed eyes on mine. Soft and warm around my sides Their sympathetic arms around me.   by Raven & Rhyme Inspired by Poetry Prompt #8 | …

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George | A Dream You Recently Had - it was more than just a dream you recently had it was your heart daring you to see beyond the edges of your soul by George‏ / @BklynMercado via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #7 | A Dream You Recently Had
Amélie Rowe | A Dream You Recently Had - i dreamt i was Bukowski’s bluebird, and awoke empty inside   by Amélie Rowe Poetry©‏  / @amelie_rowe via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #7 | A Dream You Recently Had  
Robert Folkard | A Dream You Recently Had - Nightmares weren’t horrific Just bored us to death Close your eyes mad universe For the rest of time We’ll dream before we sleep by Robert Folkard‏ / @rfolkard1 via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #7 | A Dream You Recently Had
Johanna‏ | A Dream You Recently Had - As always It began in confusion And your scent The only familiarity. I blinked once And was lost in an illusion You inside me. by Johanna‏ / @MissMonoge via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #7 | A Dream You Recently Had  
Andrew Pinkerman‏ | A Dream You Recently Had - Delightful dreams of decadence Your submissive serenade Fragile yet bonded by fear I’m afraid soon you will disappear by Andrew Pinkerman‏ / @AndrewPinkerman via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #7 | A Dream You Recently Had
Anomalous‏ | A Dream You Recently Had - My sweet dream of wasting today Tucked away Tasting nothing But your candied lips From the morning sunrise Until the moon lights the sky by Anomalous‏ / @mytimemysong via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #7 | A Dream You Recently Had
Raven & Rhyme | A Dream You Recently Had - Last night I dreamt I was with you. The hopes of my heart had come true. I felt your fingers in my hair. I felt your kisses everywhere. I thought I heard you moan my name, Echoing you, I felt the same. Wandering fingers start to drop, I whispered for you not to stop. A …

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Eden S.‏ | The Sound of Children - The sound of children wrapping my silence with hues of a spectrum identified only from the eyes of the soul Eternally by Eden S. / @EdenSleepwalker via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #6 | The Sound of Children
Anonymous | The Sound of Children - The sound of children… A giggling which bubbles up from deep within As the simplest of things sparks smiles Joy unending, careless and free The sounds of children… Cries of woah after falling, a scraped knee Gentle eyes full of tears seeking comfort and solace Trusting in the ones who love The sounds of children… …

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John M Leake | The Sound of Children - Drawing straws for a ball game the sound of children drowned out childhood boredom in excitement of uncertainty by John M Leake / @alhimar via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #6 | The Sound of Children  
Raven & Rhyme | The Sound of Children - Hey, who are you? Do you want to play? I’ve got this ball to share. What do you say? I like ice cream and puppies! What’s your name? You like ice cream and puppies?! We’re the same! Come with me and you will be my best friend. Our friendship will last forever, until the end. …

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Leigh F. | Crash - It’s a sneaky thing. It pretends to follow the moon cycle, Hiding in the narrowing shadow, Padding in the slip slick stones And leaving no mark. I expect it to arrive Werewolf and grinning When the full moon begins to empty itself. But like any great hunter, Any dire calamity, It knows best when to …

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Breath of Words‏ | Crash - she waits for the autumn air, wind and gold and a reckless soul, the crash of danger and wild rose, lit up by the sun shining through the trees, eyes searching through the chaos of falling leaves, her perfect escape when she wants to steal away, watching the sun set and fade, a mystic world …

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Amélie Rowe | Crash - she,-the ocean he,-the land w/reckless abandon her waves crashed into his shore it was those ephemeral moments he lived for   by Amélie Rowe / @amelie_rowe via Twitter Inspired by Raven & Rhyme | Crash  
Pollyanna | Intoxicating - the scent of a new book is how intoxicating it is to collide with you by Pollyanna / @pollyannapoetry via Instagram Inspired by Poetry Prompt #5 | Crash  
Anomalous | Crash - Stardust kisses Heavenly bodies Colliding in moonlight Two souls defying The laws of this world creating one of our own Baby, Crash into me   by Anomalous‏ / @mytimemysong via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #5 | Crash  
m.T. Aura | Crash - Planning for the crash, turning towards the swerve, no control, my only goal is forward motion. My decision, crash collision, plunging, slipping, tumbling, falling crashing into you…   by m.T. Aura / @poemsformygymbae via Instagram Inspired by Poetry Prompt #5 | Crash  
Robert Folkard | Crash - Can see fire in those eyes Hear dreams trying to escape One day your light will crash somewhere Make sure it isn’t too far away by Robert Folkard / @rfolkard1 via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #5 | Crash  
Raven & Rhyme | Crash - Had I only known that you Sought to rip my heart in two I would not have let you hold it You who only used and sold it I’d have kept it hidden well Long before I might have fell Never added to your stash I’d have skipped this twisting crash Screeching metal, broken glass …

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Amélie Rowe | The Sun Shining Through the Trees - sun shining through the trees calm after the storm anoetic & poetic a feeling w/out thought merrily i roll along worries all for naught by Amélie Rowe / @amelie_rowe Inspired by Poetry Prompt #4 | The Sun Shining Through The Trees  
toyotaman1988 | The Sun Shining Through the Trees - Your heart radiates Love and light Like the sun shining Through trees In the early morning air Of this cool autumn morning by @toyotaman1988 via Twitter Inspired by Poetry Prompt #4 | The Sun Shining Through The Trees
m.T. Aura | The Sun Shining Through The Trees - Bright beams of light hallow you intermittently, then you’re lost in the dimness. We wander aimlessly shadowed by the trees. I’m transfixed by your mysteries… finding and losing you in quick succession… by m.T. Aura / @poemsformygymbae on Instagram Inspired by Poetry Prompt #4 | The Sun Shining Through The Trees Photo by Kiwihug on Unsplash
Raven & Rhyme | The Sun Shining Through the Trees - The shadows dance across her face She breaths slow She smiles sweet She is dreaming   The sunshine pools around our spot Not touching us Still warming us Just peeking through   Soon she’ll wake and we’ll begin the chase No more a babe She’s grown so much My funny girl   Too soon we …

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Leigh F. | Bubbles - Tiny bubbles lift And slip from my soft wet hair Breaking the surface.   by Leigh F. via Facebook Inspired by Poetry Prompt #3: Bubbles Photo by Callie Morgan on Unsplash
Andrew Pinkerman | Bubbles - In a mere moment Lives lost like bubbles popping It wasn’t their time by Andrew Pinkerman / @AndrewPinkerman via Twitter Inspired by Raven & Rhyme | Bubbles
lu.c.poetry | Bubbles - There is a bubble in my throat growing into thorns enough to suffocate me by @lu.c.poetry via Instagram Inspired by Poetry Prompt #3: Bubbles