Poems

  • We Can’t Have Both November 15, 2017 ShareDo we want peace, or do we want war? We can’t sit on the fence anymore; Put them on a ballot, and cast a vote; We can have one, but we can’t have both. Do we want to be chained, or to be free? The ...
  • The World Of Sense November 7, 2017 ShareAnd now there’s nothing here for us to see And now there’s not a thing for us to see The world has vanished by a grand decree The plaintive dirges are not heard at all The sound of sighing is not heard at all No ...
  • The Cat And The Mouse — Revised November 5, 2017 ShareOnce, there lived a cat and a mouse In an average suburban house The cat got his meals every day Even when his owners were away The cat had nothing to worry about But there was something that he was without He felt alone, even among ...
  • Haunted Houses November 3, 2017 ShareWhat are these photos doing on the wall? Does she show her parents to those who call? What is this strange music that fills the room? Has the dead singer risen from his tomb? Why are we watching, once more, this old show? Can the ...
  • If Hope Is Real November 2, 2017 ShareThis poem is a sonnet about the world and the real world, as described by the book A Course in Miracles. The ego made this world without real sense; Its goal of separation made each form, And bodies do divide us like a ...
  • The Judge November 1, 2017 ShareThis poem is in the form of a ballad. A child was born, his mother’s first, Who tried each thing he could; Each thing he tasted with his mouth, And judged if it was good. A growing boy, he learned from books What men did love ...
  • Terrorism Is Forgiven November 1, 2017 ShareThis is an acrostic poem. The Enemy Releases Restraints Once Religious Insanity Strikes Mankind. Incoherence Scrambles. Finally, One Receives God’s Impartial Voice. Everything’s New. Share
  • War October 31, 2017 ShareWar is not what we need. Our pain in life comes from retaining guilt, and not reining our hate and strife. We all bleed from hot war. The form of this poem is called a trianglet. It rhymes AbcxddxcbA (where the x lines don’t have to rhyme and the A ...
  • It’s Not Worth Fighting For October 31, 2017 ShareThis crazy world is not worth fighting for Our struggles are rewarded with more pain Why would we want another pointless war? Our strength is slipping out an open door Disease has entered both our heart and brain This crazy world is not worth fighting ...
  • Do Not Go Frantic Into That Good Light October 28, 2017 ShareThis poem is based on the poem by Dylan Thomas called “Do not go gentle into that good night.” His poem and mine are based on a specific form called the villanelle. The villanelle has the following structure: A1bA2 abA1 ...