Best Poems by Member Poets

indira babbellapati

I dwell
In the absence
You left behind

Dr. Antony Theodore

If you die before me
I would jump down into your grave
and hug you so innocently
that angels will become jealous.

yoonoos peerbocus

Beautiful is the 'thank you'
Wrapped with gratitude,
Offered to peace prone people
Who offer what is real-themselves

Ernestine Northover

Sweet moment, stay with me,
and pray do not flee so soon,
Let me enjoy the bliss of that
first kiss beneath the moon.

Muzahidul Reza

Indoors by technology, outdoors by speedy transport
I travel the world
Today in Japan, tomorrow in Rome,
Next day by an ancient civilization or in Hawaii or Coast Ivory,

Howard Simon

The low lands call
I am tempted to answer
They are offering me a free dwelling
Without having to conquer

Bharati Nayak

I speak not
As I feel
Speaking is not essential
Silence speaks for itself

Susan Williams

I need to find time-
a scrap of time
by the demands of everyday life

Chinedu Dike

The Peace Warrior Of Mzansi, among heroes - a colossus!
Sun Of The Nation; a rare gift of Providence.
Once, entangled in the web of racist succubus;
Unruffled he declares before High Justice:

Ency Bearis

(This is a composition in Pilipino Language the first one I did, the only one, and hope some of the Filipinos will get this funny poem in this site. The poem is updated with English translation)

Noong taong otsenta dekada

Jazib Kamalvi

Love and lust are poles apart.

Lust is chaos, love is art.

Naseer Ahmed Nasir

No distance ever separates
Dreams and desires
No mirror ever dissolves
Reflection and water

Mohammad Akmal Nazir

You could have been more polite observing me,
Your harsh words have left
An indelible impression,
Hatred can be won by love alone,

Marieta Maglas

I have seemingly missed your words of love,
Those words that were written in the sand
And erased by the first wave.
Do you remember, my love?

Hasmukh Amathalal

I was stepping in to become young
I thought it is nice journey but too long
I am afraid and take care not to go wrong
I was expecting everything for song

Frank James Ryan Jr

Lie down lass, with me, in sage green meadows
Your blouse flouncing open, in the teasing breeze
The meadows, feel so cotton, this time of year
Come lay beside me, and sense my desires.

Mary Havran

Before dawn wind rushes
driving night’s chill westward
so vestiges of darkness
send shivers along my spine.

Michael Shepherd

Oh it's so easy to say -

'Give what you think you lack -
You feel unloved? Then give love, and love, and love...'...

C.J. Heck

Go in through the eyes of a poet
deep into her alphabet mind.
Ideas like flotsam and jetsam
dodge poetry fragments and lines.

Allen Steble

Even the impossible can be done
because I believe it can
the toughest challenge can be won
because I am a fighting man

Margaret Alice Second

But no, nothing helped when I tried to be myself
reading old books, even a new one on sixth sense
said I should take heed of every single pain my
body produced to determine what I think

ToddMichael St. Pierre

Where the mountains touch the sky,
Where poets DREAM, where eagles fly,
A secret place above the crowd,
Just beneath a silver-lined cloud.

Jennifer Rondeau

I have fallen from sky,
Fallen to the ground,
I am the angel of sadness,
Angel of lost hopes,


“Wow! It’s Christmas, happiness coming
Now for the gift welcoming loving
Then to the church to bow before God
And to the market to buy me a gift

Sandra Feldman

The Moon will shine,
Without your smile,
But no longer shall it be,
A Moon that shines for me,

Theodora (Theo) Onken

In the twilight of this quiescent moment-
I peruse this thing of ours-
Querying this palpable abtruse connection-
Am i deluded or wrongly perceived by the stars?

Lawrence S. Pertillar

$10 a gallon?
For what?

'Does that really matter now?

Ken e Hall

The shining star so far above
Twinkle signs of twinkle love,

So to the star blow your flying kisses

Sylvia Frances Chan

The Breath Of Life
To smell The Sun
to feel The Wind
to breathe the Fresh Air from within

Sidi J. Mahtrow

Rare is the word
That is used to describe
But you decide

Alessandra Liverani

The air was alpine fresh and the lake surface glistening
Bird song trilled for those who were listening
What a great afternoon, thought Glenn feeling chipper
A perfect moment to start up his new whipper snipper

me poet yeps poet

Very sentimental poetry....
I recall my mom’s last eyes....
no tears....
Smiles as she passed by

Bernard F. Asuncion

Heartaches will never last nor will they ever stay;
sorrow shall go so fast in the passing of day.
Once in a little while, one's heart may break and bleed;
abandoned by the smile, his teardrops want to plead.

Margaret Alice

When things are going well, I forget man-
kind’s sufferings, but then we race through
the land in hubby’s big new car, eating junk
so that I grab the psalmbook to find refuge

malini kadir

The blue of sky bluer

The oceans greener

Kumarmani Mahakul

We think forever for salvation,
We cannot live in separation.
Father is great solves situation,
Continuous is human migration.

Dr subhendu kar

light enlightens gallows of darkness
truth is stark reality by flow idyll
we do exist today by non-existence tomorrow
iffy dream lays back to happen by desire

Ata Khan

It was a rainy day
driving back home
the car steered me
towards you...

Dan Brown

Lost in a world, that scares me to death,
Lost in a crowd, I'm losing my breath.
Lost as a boy, lost as a man,
I need to grow up, don't think I can.

Sulaiman Mohd Yusof

Flashing rays
Thunderous sound
Fire encases melting heat
Shrapnel ignominiously

Fabrizio Frosini

Yearning for tenderness.
The one lost —It's so long -so long

Dr. Tulsi Hanumanthu

This midnight bids farewell to parting year
Who then, on chariot Time, his seat vacates.
The New Year succeeds him as Charioteer:
To drive us on, he's waiting at our gates.

emo girl

Sitting alone.......
in my dark creepy room..........
and that abhorrent feeling
is eating my soul.................

Rose Marie Juan Austin

Last night I saw you
On the waterfront
You glanced at me
And I looked your way!


Its touch so sensuous
Its eyes drawing me into itself
Its body snuggling in mine
Rousing a passion yet unknown

Sameer Ahmed

Flourishing on
Natural contours of land,
Variegating with rainbows,
A continuous river

Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

born from a spring
from mother earth's womb

an adventurous child hood and teen

Ray Lucero

When you sail troubled waters
I’m your oaken ship

Where you stand

Valsa George

Wielding a tool, mighty and spiky
Mightier than either the sword or rod
He reigns monarch in Fancy's domain
Sketching life in fanciful color and mode

M. Asim Nehal

When I asked sea about the Pearls,
It laughed and said that is one of my lovely jewels.

When I asked about light to the sun!


Give me some letters
I'll make words
Give me some words
I'll make sentence

Linda Ori

What is it about society
That resents authority?
There needs to be structure
Or chaos would rule;

Dr. Geeta Radhakrishna Menon

Love is all embracing,
Pure and sublime
Which flows and keeps flowing
Like a never ending stream;

Udiah (witness to Yah)

Void, empty, hollow inside
My dreams have fled, my hopes have died
Existence has no reason
Life's just passing with each season

Sathya Narayana

At the distant verge of the horizon
slowly submerging is the weary Sun
with reddened face
bidding grudging adieus

Reshma Ramesh

As I sit on my high chair,
My mother, she feeds me,
With a tiny silver spoon,
Mashed carrots and potatoes,

Unwritten Soul

A few words
Could bring more than a sound
Touch the ears turn wry to golden smile
or sharper than a glass to cut into pieces

TaMaRa HaNaRiNg ,(((( PaLeSTiNe))))FreedOm Flottila .

(A great one while calling his barroness by these names...)

It was a scent...BUT not just any,...
her scent filled the air

Meggie Gultiano

You walked as fast as you could
Bringing with you some food to partake
Life is difficult, you have to make do
With the provisions the nuns have provided

Vijay Sai

God's creation
Blessed to be born in this world
We all may feel that's the truth
Until I read this-


Why hack my mind?
I can be bare and nude.

Why do hush-hush eye scallop?


Yes, miles away
your voice distinct,
far away
a cry is heard.

Edward Kofi Louis

'I will kill you like a snake',
'I will roast you like a chicken',
'I will fry you like a plantain',
So roll, roll, roll your boat when,

Dr Hitesh Sheth

When the hopes are hassled
And relationships are rattled
Naïveté asks, why me?
When wishes are whacked

Kostas Lagos

How can you talk to people about God
When you don't hear His voice in the cicadas' singing?
How can you immerse yourself in ongoing prayer
When the melody of crickets doesn't bring you in katanyxis?

Akhtar Jawad

I am often so attracted,
Mesmerized and enchanted,
Having watched pretty things,
With magic in their wings,

Linda Winchell

If you're looking for a shoulder to rest your head
Then please, I'm your man.

If you're feeling that your loads to heavy to carry

James McLain

A stream flowing through the old oak tree is still alive.
The heart of the forest (wood which has lived to long it is, unexpected obstacle, this living log
and complicated cover which I lowered)
of rich redwood of old green growth

David Wood

Bluebells carpet the woodland floor
Packed so tightly that insects tip-toe
Softly and quietly between them.
Their beauty unlocks a woodland door

Rajnish Manga

The End of Universe

The news
Must have reached your door steps

Richard Wlodarski

Lest we forget
Those who were blinded
So that we may see
Lest we forget

Ashraful Musaddeq

(Grateful to poet C. T. Heart, my friend)

Life is dead shell
Rotten and spreading bad smell

Risha Ahmed (12 yrs)

If I were a rabbit
I would hop all around
I would nibble carrots
Without making a sound

Brandi Young

Death is forever
So don't flirt with suicide

Death is painful

Hebert Logerie

Woman, let me demystify you,
So I can see why I love you
So much.
Let me search:

Obinna Kenechukwu Eruchie

In the jungle,
The main center of Mother Nature,
Where adventure runs wild.
The drum’s beating loudly,

nimal dunuhinga

In the pitch darkness strange things can happen;
But unfortunately nowadays it happens in the daylight too.

* The title quoted from the book ' American Indian myths and legends' selected and edited by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz.

Aarzoo Mehek

I'm a white rose pure and innocent
Pluck me not for your momentary pleasures
Crush me not to be found after years
In the books among the shelves

Ramesh T A

The unknown singing bird sang
Several songs for some years;
The songs of the singing bird
Soon created news and history!

Adeline Foster

~ If There Be No God

If there be no God,
Then all the stars, that in their place

Rini Shibu

When you are in the midst of darkness
Where loneliness engulfs your soul
Twinges of hopelessness felt
Chirping sound of crickets heard

louis rams

' i am ' sky
my colors are my moods
' i am' light blue when i'm at peace
' i am ' dark blue when i'm troubled

Captain Herbert Poetry

I want to be close to you like Mercury to see your full glow
and brightness of your intimacy

I see you like a Venus because of your unsurpassed beauty

Khairul Ahsan

No love is as overwhelming and as pristine,
As the maiden love of a lass, say of sixteen.
When, like closed petals of a bud she begins to unfold
Herself, blossoming into a fragrant rose or marigold.

Subhas Chandra Chakra

Waiting of the millennium

Ended, at this

Abdul Wahab

Heavenly cursed and heavily sinned I
No more i like to add them, so, I want to die
And I want to become a holy ghost
Whom the people would like the most.

Lyn Paul

Alone but not lonely
Broke yet not poor
Down, yet not out
Smiling, but not laughing

Ahmad Shiddiqi

a small landlocked country
eastern Pyrenees mountains
bordered by Spain and France

Kim Barney

Last night I went to bed at eleven
And dreamed I went to Poetry Heaven.
Keeper of the Gate was not Saint Peter
But Robert Frost - - hey, what could be sweeter?

Peter S. Quinn

blue rivers of life
with woods
and snow

Dorothy Kardas, Psy.D. Th.D.

Now that you arrived in the afterlife,
What was your earned income?

Hope you did not see the ugliness

Jayne Davies

Distant memories lost in time,
I close my eyes and think of you.
Memories of the way we were,
Glaze my eyes, like morning dew.

sarwar chowdhury

First world war
Resulted 40 million causalities
1914 to 1918
Died men women children teen.

Melvina Germain

There you were a sight to behold,
quietly sleeping, in shimmering folds.
No heart to disturb your precious rest,
I left you lying there in a faded red dress.

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