Despite a chasm between them of centuries, cultures and lifestyles, legendary poets Matsuo Basho and William Carlos Williams appear to have seen the world through the same eyes.
Read the original poem and analysis of Death of a Toad by Richard Wilbur.
The inspiration for this poem comes from the fact that I like most people adapt to their environment, change with circumstances and sometimes pretend to be one way or another depending who's present.
Prose poems look like prose but read like poems--an interesting twist on both of them. This 300 word prose poem is about hope, pain, and ultimately acceptance and gratitude. Includes afterthoughts and reflections.
5 of my poems, including: Love & Life; R.I.P.Dad; The problem with you and me; A False Impression;; R.I.P. Uncle T!
Postpartum depression affects 15% of women post delivery. In 2002, after having my second child, I feel I was one of these. Below is an expression of how I felt and some information to help others.
A poem about parent alienation and the heartbreak that come from family court.
We often fantasize about escaping our stressful or mundane lives, and being whisked away into a fantasy world of awe and wonder. But do you dare to risk the unknown?
A poem about how divine and blind love can be! Call me any names curse my soul I won’t tell a word which pricks you love Hit me hard run errands on me whole I won’t throw a touch which tears you...
A poem personifying the sloth, shortsightedness, and corruption that age sometimes brings.
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