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shanarae

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Posted: Jun 30, 2012 10:41 AM   in response to: robethpublishin... in response to: robethpublishin...
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The one major advantage with false gnashers is you can have a set of custom fangs made, scares the hell out of people!!
sinestroartist

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Taxi Dancer

I fell in Love with a taxi dancer
Her meters runnin
Now she won't answer
I met her in a chat room
Where you flirt for free
It always ends too soon
My on line fantasy
She's my push button baby
My cyber dream
She's got me banging on my machine
Taxi dancer do it to me
I really like your style
Come on baby flirt for freeTalk to me for awhile
I can't afford one on one
My cards out to the max
I'm just a poor boy havin fun
You want some cracker jacks
keithrogan

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Posted: Jul 1, 2012 12:29 PM   in response to: robethpublishin... in response to: robethpublishin...
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I used to write poetry, but there are only so many rhymes for Nantucket so I had to quit.
samanthasmithkl

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Posted: Jul 1, 2012 1:02 PM   in response to: keithrogan in response to: keithrogan
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Well I am more of a free form poet - that being said, here's one of mine

[b]The Dreamer[/b]

Dream-on,
You seek freedom,
You hear music
Like no other.
You in a sweet universe
All your own.

Dream-on,
Nobody understands
So they attack you.
Nobody knows the way out
So they step on you.

Dream-on,
Mister.
You soar with eagles
Far above us
Maybe they’ll stop hurting you
They know no better way
So
Dream-on!
[b][/b]
wildingway

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Re: Share your poem!
Posted: Jul 1, 2012 1:05 PM   in response to: robethpublishin... in response to: robethpublishin...
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Okay, here goes...

This one's from Which Way Up?

[i]The summer sky seems endless
But I know it isn’t true.
The cold will soon be on us
And I’ll say goodbye to you.

If I could, I’d stop the time,
And summer wouldn’t die.
And we would play together
‘Neath that endless summer sky.

Summer’s song runs through my mind.
It wants me in my dreams.
But when I see the sunrise,
It’s all cracking at the seams.

I feel so lost and friendless
But I know it isn’t true.
The cold can’t come between us
If I keep my thoughts on you.

If I could, and I stopped time,
And summer wouldn’t die.
We wouldn’t stay together
‘Neath that empty summer sky.

Summer’s song runs through my mind.
It taunts me in my dreams.
But when I see the sunset,
It’s all cracking at the seams.

The summer sky seems endless
But I know it isn’t true.
Before the cold’s upon us
I will say goodbye to you.

Spring would never come for us
If summer didn’t die.
I long to play together
‘Neath the dawning summer sky.

Summer’s song runs through my mind.
It haunts me in my dreams.
But when I see the sunset,
It’s all cracking at the seams.

If I could, I’d move up time,
Not watch this summer die.
For we will play together
‘Neath next summer’s perfect sky.

Summer’s song runs through my mind.
It haunts me in my dreams.
But when I watch the sunset,
How much prettier it seems.[/i]

paul105432

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Posted: Jul 1, 2012 2:58 PM   in response to: robethpublishin... in response to: robethpublishin...
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inkblots
soil memory
emotions
seed the dream
i saw you
i see

was this the you I knew
or fragments
scraps
creature fabricate
that’s you

tender
is memory
selective
is the dream
i feel you
i feel

did you believe in me
in trust
in hope
creature fanciful
that’s me

evil
false memory
redundant
is the dream
i know you
i know
skywordz

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You say that we can not make love

because I'm not in love with you.

But I do feel a certain fondness

and some fondling would do.


Scott

shanarae

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Posted: Jul 1, 2012 9:23 PM   in response to: keithrogan in response to: keithrogan
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There was a young man from Nantucket
Who owned a leaky bucket
As the water leaked out
He uttered a shout...
oh insert expletive here

Yeah I see what you mean ;)

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darkdawn389

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This actually went to nationals this year, came in 5th place.


The River Of Hate

In every time, there is a place,
To turn our back against the race,
Warm hearts turn cold with jaded eyes,
Spitting out their hated lies,

Cracked lips parting in the wind,
The great deceiver in the end,
Trumpets sound with blaring tones,
Under feet the worn earth groans,

Take a breath and shuddered sigh,
In the darkness tripping by,
The Gods have come to let me see,
Who is there to remember me?

No coins for me to pay my pass,
The boatman sails by me and laughs,
The river Styx flowing red,
The cold damp earth to be my bed,

Summerland a place of dreams,
It’s Tartarus for me it seems,
A taloned finger crooks to me,
At Hades’ feet I live to bleed

docawes

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Posted: Jul 2, 2012 9:47 PM   in response to: robethpublishin... in response to: robethpublishin...
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Most of my poetry is in the form of Eulogies, here is one that is not

A Smile from the Heart

I can’t believe my good fortune, the darkness has changed to light.
You brighten my days, my spirit, and keep me warm at night.
I am so in love with you, and thankful, in my life, you are a part.
Because the mere thought of you, draws a smile from the heart.

I don’t want to lead you, follow you, just have you by my side,
I’m not sure where life is leading us, but I think we are in for a ride.
You make my face hurt, like my teeth when I eat a tart.
I can’t stop laughing, grinning, you make me smile from the heart.

My heart is full of hope, my head full of plans, and dreams.
The mundane life of mine, has turned magical it seems.
I love the way you kiss me, your touch, it brings out the art…
in my life, my love, because you make me smile from the heart.

I can’t express my love enough, to tell you I am empathetic.
But trying to, thinking about it, makes so ecstatic.
Everything reminds me of you, the sunset, a rose, when we are apart.
because you fill me with joy, and make me smile from the heart.

I find myself wanting you, needing you, thinking about you all the time.
I am glad our paths brought us together, I want to make you all mine.
Like a kid, you make me happy, but then, you knew this from the start.
“Are you going to kiss me?” you wondered?, now it is a smile from the heart.

Making reasons to be near you, to visit, to see you, to make our time last.
I look forward to being with you, finding myself dwelling on our past.
You’ve told me, you might think so, but in matters of the heart, I am not smart.
I’m trying, you are teaching me, I know, it makes me smile from the heart.

As I fall deeper into your eyes, your arms, your love.
I know in my mind, my heart, my spirit, you are a gift from above.
I don’t want to lose this, for in the memories of my life, your love is the best part.
My angel, partner, best friend, the one who makes me smile from the heart.

I can’t imagine a life without you, to think such a thing, perish,
For you are the best thing to ever happen to me, your love, beauty, words, I cherish.
When I see you, my chest skips, flutters, and leaps like a hart,
No present I can give you, can compare to your gift to me,

… a smile from the heart…

To my Lady Lisa
wildingway

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Posted: Jul 3, 2012 6:51 AM   in response to: darkdawn389 in response to: darkdawn389
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Wow. I can see why it did so well.

Amazing imagery, gut emotion, beautifully expressed.
lisemarie23

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Re: Share your poem!
Posted: Jul 3, 2012 9:34 AM   in response to: robethpublishin... in response to: robethpublishin...
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[i][b]Longing[/b][/i]

Longing, like a bird with a broken wing... needing to fly,
Longing, like a newly delivered mum... to hear that first cry.
Longing, like a soliders mum... for a letter,
Longing, like a homeless man... for life to 'get better'.

Longing, like third world countries for water... when seasons are dry,
Longing, like a childless couple... for answers as to, why?
Longing, like a war torn country... for fire to cease,
Longing, like a derranged mans mind... seeking peace.

Longing, like a prisioner for life... to be finally free,
Longing, like a blind man... for the ability to see.

The longings above have no measure against how much I miss ya,
My dearest, sweetest, beautiful, darling Sister.
I write this poem, with love from my broken heart,
Shared love and memories, death simply cannot part.

Whisper to me within my dreams, as you always do...
Until we meet again Sonya, I will always love you.


[i][b]To Miss[/b][/i]
The sun is shining and the sky is clear, spring is on it's way... it's nearly here,
I've gone about my daily list of 'to do'... all the while I'm only thinking of you.
I do not know, there's no reason I find,
For YOU to be constantly on my mind.
Some say 'it's depressing' or 'really sad'...
To MISS YOU so much, they state is 'bad'.
Time will heal, they say, make you forget,
Even silence the why's and dilute the regret.
Move on and be happy, they gently demand,
They lovingly care... they simply don't understand...
How much I love to remember, love to reminisce,
The bond I still share with you, my big Sis.
It won't go away, nor the memories shared,
Nor the mischief we had, whenever we dared.
One day they will know, they will feel the same,
It is hard to breathe sometimes, tho no longer intense pain.
It's MISSING or TO MISS, a word understated, but true,
Meaning there is a hole in my heart, that used to be YOU.

The next sunny day, I will put out a chair,
So you can sit by my side and just simply 'be there'.
Just for a while... to comfort my soul,
Spending days as we used to, a now unachievable goal.
But, I can pretend, just me on my own,
It hurts no-one to pretend, YOU are here on loan.
For just one day, time with those who adore,
Just one more day, I plead , not a second more.
That's all it will take to recognise your face,
Your voice, twinkling eyes, your beauty and grace.
Those dimples, your giggle and that 'perfect smile',
I can picture you now... please stay a while.

Now I hope they see, what it means TO MISS,
It is not the absence of a touch, a cuddle or kiss,
It's the natural act of breathing, but without any air...
Knowing someone you love is... no longer there,
By your side as they should be, living life day by day,
That's how we should live it, or so they all say.

I disagree, I believe it's good to glance at the past,
It reminds us to love hard, since time does not last.
Take a second today... look at someone close and smile,
With love in your eyes and just linger a while.
It takes no effort at all and the feeling received is bliss,
It is too late to do, once aquainted with MISS.

Those two poems are two I wrote for my sister - I never share these feelings so BIG step here, go easy :)

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theseashell

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Re: Share your poem!
Posted: Jul 3, 2012 5:39 PM   in response to: robethpublishin... in response to: robethpublishin...
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My grandmother told me this one the day she retired from working the graveyard shift at the post office... a day she held her head out the window and exclaimed: "[i]My... the sky looks so BIG today[/i]!"

:-)

A dew, a drop
A line, a glove
The word's not work
The [u]line[/u] is [b]Love[/b]

God bless you Grandma...

Brian Shell
Author of the eBook "[i]Love Poems[/i]"... and 20 other Kindle eBooks
sinestroartist

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Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:09 PM   in response to: robethpublishin... in response to: robethpublishin...
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Love Spell

My song is a Love spell
For everyone to hear
A chorus line in a wishing well
From a spring so very clear

Take the diamonds from a rainbow
And the salt from the sea
Take the arrows from Cupids bow
And shoot them all at me

I'll fall in between
And dream I'm in Love
Then count all the stars
In the fields above

My song is a Love spell
And I hope everyone can see
The joy that's in my heart
In my poetry
sargeking

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Re: Share your poem!
Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:14 PM   in response to: robethpublishin... in response to: robethpublishin...
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The Tin Man took Dorothy into the woods

Squeak, squeak

Those aren't birds opined, Farquhar

Leak, leak! The oil can is empty!
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