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 Adrienne, Our hearts are wracked With sobs of pain Our tears do overflow. Our souls are numb With disbelief By turmoil plunged too low. Is this the end Of hopes, of dreams? "Is this the end?" we cry. Two choices lie Ahead of us-- To either run or rise. We will not run "For … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Our hearts are wracked…
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 Chingona52g Filled with sadness Broken and underappreciated , yet SHE wakes up to, "RISE."
by Annie One day...She WOKE up. She REALIZED....that the environment in which her generation existed was fictitious. She embarked on a journey... She OBSERVED, EVALUATED, and learned to APPRECIATE LIFE! She got in touch with her spirit, and recognized this as her identity. She removed the value from her body and placed it on her … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: One day…She WOKE up…
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 ... A girl walking down the Earth, Struggling to be better than was. She has her own wishes and dreams That are pure and bright like a star. A girl who's got scars on her arms, She got through a difficult fight, This pain will remain in her heart Right 'till the end of … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: A girl walking down the Earth,
by ... A girl walking down the Earth, Struggling to be better than was. She has her own wishes and dreams That are pure and bright like a star. A girl who's got scars on her arms, She got through a difficult fight, This pain will remain in her heart Right 'till the end of … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: A girl walking down the Earth
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 Emma Beckenham In the distance A woman wearing confidence Like a pearl necklace Unafraid of her future And unaffected By the circumstances She finds herself in For you see She is me A few steps ahead And although I'm not there yet She is cheering me on And I can see her In the distance.