by Vaishnavi Sai Chutki the smartest Granny sang all the way Chutki the bravest Chutki the bravest Daddy was always right She kept dancing in her yellow skirt She played a lot, till the ribbons left her braid Chutki liked ice candy lemon,mango, orange, and rose He got her all four of them Uncle Joe, Uncle … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Chutki the smartest
by the transformative heart You can shatter who you think I am, but your disrespect can not dismantle me. My soul dwells fervently within with or without your approval.
by Anuj Abraham She has suffered. She has endured a lot. She has seen the worst. She has been a failure, a lost cause. She suffered in silence. She hoped. She was caged. She was humiliated. She was tortured, mentally. Disrobed of her peace but She fought. She survived. She was cheated. She was destroyed. … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: She Fought
by Annie The crisp winds caressed her cheek As she ran out of words to speak She sought a new muse every week Her mind grew roses when she'd sleep Arising just to trim the stems She grew new gardens at nights end If she embraces when she wakes Her roses will not be at … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: The crisp winds caressed her cheek
by treepokok I dress according to the weather, what's the matter? She hikes her skirt up a little short, what's on that little mind of yours nothing but dirty thoughts? Control yourself not her clothing. Avert your eyes, what are you thinking? She is wrapped in cloth from head to toe, oh now she's mysterious, and … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Dress appropriately?
by poetrylover Push me down, but I know I will stand back up. Throw me into the fire, pour as much oil as you'd like. I'll rise on the other end, I'll rise stronger than I was before. You can try to hurt me, try as hard as you want. But you won't see, with every … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Push, me down,
by infinite thought diaries The bright sun was like a dark night, Any ray of hope was out of his sight, Doing wrong was a daily thing, Missing his happiness the lonely king, But thn she came with a new life, His heart's queen his forever wife, Though just in dreams but yet so near, And … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Father’s Bride
by Susan Llewelyn For a long time I couldn't go there look at that gapping hole instead I smoked it, drank it, ate it whole and wore it out trying everything but actually seeing the Grand Canyon in my soul Forged by the eternal mystery of time a travelling caravan of well worn loves and hurts, … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Whole
by Katie Hogan Part I In the foggy torrent of Hurricane Floyd, I am born with curiosity that tumbles behind blue eyes. I terrify my parents with my own thunder. Part II I am too young to remember when I first learn that I am better seen and not heard. Part III I am hollow and … Continue reading Poetry Contest: The Unsilencing
by Parvinder Her Heart is like ocean. Which is full of emotions. Her Body is full of Pearls. Like wave has Hairy curls. Where my Soul wants to Sink. By listening her melodious clink. Now, I only want your permission. By my Heart doing submission.
by Jacob Rodriguez Comprised of beautiful chaos, And soulful fury. She commands grace at her will. She has the cosmos in her eyes, And the world at the tip of her tongue. She is love and she is light. 1000 suns dare match her radiance. She is the end all be all. She is you.
by sprinkled_with_sass I love how she kisses everyone else's scars when she herself is bleeding. I love how she flips her hair in confidence knowing she 'got it'. I love how she sees no limit to her abilities. I love how she winks at any challenge bestowed upon her. And without the might of a man … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: I love how she smiles, suppressing the hurt within.