Category: National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month Day 17: Abandoned In The Undertow

Going a bit dark and thoughtful today. Abandoned in the Undertow Standing on the shore’s abyssA smile, a nod, a final kissSwept into the ebb and flow,abandoned in the undertow Drifting within a dark damnationBuoyant against grinding causationBelow the light sweet and slow,abandoned in… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 17: Abandoned In The Undertow”

National Poetry Month Day 16: Snowbirds

Just a short poem today. Snowbirds Fly away southFar from the icy frostA few moments in the sunBefore coming home

National Poetry Month Day 15: Traditions

Apparently I’m in a controversy mood this month with another thought-provoking poem. Traditions Don’t change our waysWe need our traditionsRespect our forbearersWhile the hanging rope swings from the tree We have the right to bear armsWe have the right to be heardWe must preserve… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 15: Traditions”

National Poetry Month Day 14: Red Plaid Shirt

Fair Warning, you may not like this poem, or it may hit a nerve, or trigger upsetting feelings. Red Plaid Shirt He thought he was invincibleHe didn’t need to listen to rulesNothing can hurt me, he’d sayWith his goofy grin and red plaid shirt… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 14: Red Plaid Shirt”

National Poetry Month Day 13: Scorch

Back to the opinions today, with a poem called Scorch. Scorch Pillars of lies, upliftingOur wayward society, driftingBurn it all down Entwined oppression of dreamsExploitation and denial extremePillars of lies, uplifting Turn a blind, broken eye to the painBabble the consistent crazed refrainOur wayward… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 13: Scorch”