loves anguish… thirst – an open poem letter

I self-destruct when

your words are lost from my life

dread pervades this void

 

dread pervades this void

as my ego begs for hope

life devastates me

 

life devastates me

when your eyes embrace with mine

own          these thoughts hunger

 

own these thoughts           hunger

and thirst           to demolish walls

for identities

 

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Destruct and Self

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the Self or the Whole – a poem

to destruct a tree

is a penalty of self

a household blessing

 

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I composed this in response to Jibber Jabber with Sue’s poetry prompt of TREE, Pensitivity’s Three Things Challenge of BLESSING, HOUSEHOLD, and PENALTY. and my Haiku Poetry Challenge words DESTRUCT and SELF. Click the links to go to the challenges.


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Destruct and Self

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chimp à trois – a poem

why do chimpanzee

swingers have need of safe words

or kiss baboon butts

 

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Chimpanzee&Kiss

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Through My Eyes – a poem

through simian eyes

she can almost see freedom

from behind cold bars

 

from behind cold bars

kind voices spur her dreams      hope

pony her language

 

pony her language

for true insight to open

effort must happen

 

effort must happen

to bring quality of trust

be shepherds of life

 

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The definition of PONY here isa literal translation of a foreign language text. For example, Robert Pinsky is reported to have used a literal translation in preparing his translation of Dante‘s Inferno (1994), as he does not know Italian. Similarly, Richard Pevear worked from literal translations provided by his wife, Larissa Volokhonsky, in their translations of several Russian novels.

This poem uses the Haiku form with a repeating pattern of the 3rd line of one stanza being the 1st line of the next. I started this pattern during a previous post. Give it a try if you like.

I composed this in response to Jibber Jabber with Sue’s poetry prompt of QUALITY, Pensitivity’s Three Things Challenge of PONY, ALMOST, and FROM. and my Haiku Poetry Challenge words CHIMPANZEE and KISS. Click the links to go to the challenges.


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pony          almost          from


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Chimpanzee&Kiss

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The Quenching Cup – a poem

her name called       moves her,

from the summer’s scorching heat,

clouds teasing relief

 

clouds teasing relief,

give hope of a friendly pool,

to cool the burning

 

to cool the burning

she crawls to the edge to drink

from this lake of fate

 

from this lake of fate

the point        a quenching rebirth

she may soar         again

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This poem uses the Haiku form with a repeating pattern of the 3rd line of one stanza to be the 1st line of the next. I am not aware of a Haiku form using this pattern, not that it matters. Give it a try if you like. I composed this in response to Jibber Jabber with Sue’s poetry prompt of FRIENDLY and Pensitivity’s Three Things Challenge of NAME, EDGE, and POINT. Click the links to go to the challenges.


 

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name   edge   point


 

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