Doubt on the table
There is not much light / In the room / Where cards are shuffled / On a old wooden / Coffee table
I Doubt Myself
I doubt myself, / quite a lot. / A feeling of uncertainty. / Stay’s with me, / like a knot. / It’s hard to undo, / when you can…
1. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm! Yoweeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! / 2. Oh, for God’s sake, Neville, settle down for crying out loud. You’ll have the …
There are the things they tell you / & don’t tell you / all jammed into the mirror ball of love, / gunned down / & set upon / in t…
In regte vulpenwoorde / op vlaktes wit papier / lê ek gedagtes neer: / vertel van nou en hier
Tranquility in Spring.
~Tranquility in Spring~ / The sun was shining brightly / The sky was oh so blue / I drove toward the city / Wondered what I would do. / The…
There is a spot in your mind / reserved for a moment just like this,
the line was crossed a lifetime ago / there is no back or front / the sides got blurred along the way / we are all buried in limbo / blindl…
from this vine / a green-striped Buddha / protruding / sticky chin / below red-lipped smile / celebrates birth
juddarwin 5 tangenting from Romeo & Juliet
: Orwell’s Tasmanian rat-face Devil_ of / a rat, was! just beyond the short bars there ---
Road to No Where
…I hoped that I could end up in a better place than the end of this dark road. It seemed my life only showed true meaning in death. …
Heavy white coats / Bearing heavy burdens / Casting glances anywhere / But our eyes / An exchange takes place / A trade no one would call …
The Brick Mason
I must ask myself / Why I am so guarded? / Why do I fear to trust? / When you give your heart freely, / and the objects of your desires tak…
To be with
You are more than words can describe / Feelings I don’t want to hide / I don’t know what I am feeling / But I know what I am se…
Calmed an’ awed, stars overhead dance / Peace of balance, more than just chance
Motivation Meltdown / You stand at the door. / I still lay in bed. / You are chirping at me. / I don’t even wanna look your way. / But I do…
After the Rehearsal Dinner (poetry)
Rush, plan, coax, / Teach, braid, love.
I love my best friend more than you could ever imagine.
What happened to the moral absolutes, / My generation was raised up on? / Don’t look for them in the Congress, / They are a long time gone!…
Releasing The Illusions
Pain has a body, a place that it calls home. / The only difference being that it’s neither flesh nor is it bone.
~A Hungry Grandson~
~A Hungry Grandson~ / went to the cupboard and it was bare / the fridge was empty too / so I sat and twiddled my thumbs / I didn’t kn…
a glance… / white cotton becomes / wet silk
It’s black and white. / Something you can always see through. / Sharp and soft. / It’s broken and held together, / Just by a ha…
study / ……. is / ………the / ……reward / juddarwin
I want to cut out my heart, just so I can see how black it is. / Then I want to mail it, POSTAGE DUE / to the bastard that caused it to dar…
Poetry Is Abundance Enough!
Poetry is abundance enough— / Surely what else, even a whole bunch / Is not greater than one single living word? / What finer jewels than t…
My skin sings / a soft melody / yearning / fragrantly soft / would like to be / overjoyed / intoxicated / in yours sunken
My heart is broken, / Pieces on the floor; / How can You use this Shattered Glass…
You know what I’m trying to say, I just can’t get it out. You do do you? I doubt it. Severely. / I should always have more fait…
i grieve like a mother / yet you were never my child
Silent Dreams (Song Lyrics)
Silently screaming at them all, / because my mouth forbids me from speaking. / Yelling at the top of my lungs, / but no words escape my lip…
So Much Talent Gone To Waste
In the bitterness of inutile existence / The struggle to stroke the inner fire / Lies wasted and left for a derelict
Pregnant Beyond the Universe
The trip. / Mist music like fast play. / Under me think of why? / Could and go. / Sit with her purple wind / chant a petal. / How to stop a…
Upon the Shining Shore ( a fallen soldier’s…
by George A. Yesthal / Would you await, dear heart / In the early morning’s glowing / By the meadow long for me / With the sleepy cattle lo…
Untitled (The Nature of Nature)
Can you see the beauty in a sparrow / Do you stare up, breathless, at the night sky / Will you pause with delight if a fox crosses your pat…
The Light in a Little Girl’s Smile
Life, movement, sunshine / showering down glistening hair. / Smiles dance recklessly…
Moaning and howling. / Twisting and turning. / Oak leaves rush off long stretches of pavement / and the remains pile higher and higher.
I fight the notions / Invoking a sense / Of dismay / To this surreality
He drinks four glasses of water / and remembers, finally, to close the fridge door. / In this half-light / he is a unicorn, almost, / press…
“i want to die thinking of you”
but i just can’t / get past your echoin’ / whispers, / and the hint of / your perfume / that disables my mind / in our cold / bed…
Ophelia, My Sweet – February 2k11
In the woods, a girl cried, lonely. / Tears dripped from her cloudy eyes / Alabaster skin tinged pink with sadness / A darkly dream. / …
Rebel or Retaliate….?
I’m gonna go on strike. / And starve myself. / I’m gonna pretend. / That my name is not Michelle. / I’m gonna be naughty.…
Together in space / Time disappears / Move in and around
I / a tea leaf lands, a petal in the hands on / sweeping bubbling waters; / a mouth opens / lips parted incredibly wide / swallowing whole …
Give me feet caressed by bristled grass; / and legs wound loose in feline rope.
written while talking to, only some minutes, befo…
like it’s skin visiting touch / kissing you all at once yet / every bit in its own way
x & y
There’s not a love that can replace the one between the lovingly insane.
No need to struggle, stretch or strive / At long last I feel alive / My breath comes free, my limbs all move / At full peace, I’m in …
1. P ick your friends wisely.
Her heart, filled with joy / Yelped one day / “I’m tired!”
You, as a river
But I can not keep the ripples, / nor can I trap the swirling currents;
They Love You Now
They cried their heart out as you lay there dying. / Unable to speak no matter how hard you’re trying. / Unable to move; unable to open you…
End of Days
As the hours tick away / and the end of days creep closer / Where will you be? / Embracing the ones you love / Retracing the steps of what …
That being said~
I grew up in this small, depressing, desolate, and very dark town that just the thought of makes me feel sick and empty. / The house I live…
Mommy, I’m Sorry
Mommy, you always taught me to pray / To pray for peace, thanks, and everything in between / But Mommy, you stopped praying once we boarded…
West bitches and lewd guck!
Echos – (haiku)
shaking echos / seek immense crags, sound bounces / softly ricochets
T’was the tick of the clock / and the ring of the bell…
flash poetry #3
after delirious avenue / glassy evening / minutes are meals / and in / secret pages / she always sounds / for him
A mind of their own
A loveless ordinary starstuck cast a spell
I rose / To the challenge / It was unexpected…
Johnny was my hero
Johnny was my hero, / But he’s been beaten at the post. / Cos there’s a special someone, / And it’s him that I like most.
Pink Hybiscus Bloom
regardless of the hard rain in the night / I’ve bloomed for your delight
Needs of Time and Space
I thought that it had been some time / Since I had broken out in rhyme / And now that work no longer calls / So loud that muse no longer st…
Don’t Be Afraid
I wish I had a sailboat / That I could drift far and away / It would let me ever float / And then take me home someday. / As I flow, I wou…
their always / wanting / salvation / absolution / therapy / reassurance / always wanting / never giving / and what they do / give i hand ba…
The smile looked genuine / despite clouded eyes / She sits in the corner of the kitchen crying / Fumbling in the cupboards with one clumsy …
‘Seamless (Part II)’
All the rest had gone to war, stars were long since fallen. Nothing you had known-since had ever kept you safe.
My eyes are dim, I do not see. / How could this happen, to someone like me? / I’m not a bully, a thief or a cad. / Just a hard working man,…
Daybreak / The most sensitive / Time to try and connect
Scream in horror and writhe in fear. / For I shale come and I am here.
She’s there waiting for my arrival… / She’s happy, but sad too, for I’m not there now… / She’s lonely now, ever her heart offers no denial……
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