Poems

"If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. These are the only ways I know it. Is there any other way?" - Emily Dickinson.

Rhythm, rhyme, sound, words, and meaning - poetry brings all of these together to invoke your imagination. An ancient form that has existed for longer than the written language, poetry - in its varied forms - has something for everyone. In this section, we bring you the myriad colors and shades of this beautiful literary form.
Numbered
Is political correctness a tool used by governments to curb the democratic right to free speech?
Gilbert of Calderwood
A short ballad done in the tradition of a 'ghost story for Christmas'.
A Poem for a Friend
A poem to describe my feelings for one of my best friends, and for friends in general.
Impasse
We always want to be someone else. We're not happy with our lives. We're too scared to be different, and too uncomfortable while aping others. What an impasse we experience.
My Pride, My Lost
When love stares right at your face, spend a moment and consider it, lest you lose a precious pearl.
Lost in Paradise
What's makes a woman different from a man? She's oppressed, suppressed, depressed, and repressed. Achieving a dream for a woman, is an even bigger struggle. Sadly, the world is not going to change anytime soon.
Again and Again
When the love of your life hurts you over and over again.
They Did This
'I hate him. She did this to me. They all did this to me. I'm depressed, I'm dying. I can't take it anymore.' That's what we all think, but very few people can make a change, some just succumb to the pressure. Those were the only...
To the Man Seated Behind Me in the Theater
Dedicated to the man seated behind me during the Henry V production.
Dost Thou Apprehend?
You chose her... again.
Words of Wisdom
The words of a dying father to his son.
I Knew I'd Make It
The joyous song of my heart.
A Blissful Journey Far Into The Sea
When once, you closely laid behind me....
Checkmate: Life
A poem of life and death.
Halloween
Just a short fun verse about Halloween.
On A Glamorous Halloween Night
Three endearing teenage girls, pose lavishly in Disney princess costumes...
Lie, Lie, Liar... Take It All From Me
You and your blissful lie.
My Heart Stimulates A Poetic Melody
I still sense that tingling sensation, as if it were my very first...
Live, Breathe, Cry, Laugh, and Sleep
After watching Dead Poets Society, the ideas flowed through my veins and poof. I wrote this with just one snap. Carpe diem.
McLean's Wager
A Halloween story in verse.
Let Go of the Misery
Words of comfort offered to someone grieving their significant other's loss....
Shackles
The recollections of an abused widow....
Like Rain She Cries...
From a while back during a dark part of my life.
Until the Night Vanishes
Guide me through an adventure, where we're all alone...
Secret Crush
A juvenile crush in adolescence described.