Category Archives: Poetry

Free style writing, word art, poems, rhymes and limericks. All poetic forms or writing find their home here.

POETRY CORNER – The Monster by Dark Sage

The Monster I dressed in all black to stay concealed And hid in an alleyway on the corner of anger and 46th street Death and darkness kept me company Engaged in deep conversation, Deciding the fate of the one we … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER – The One That Was Lost by Dark Sage

The One That Was Lost I wish I could have you for Christmas Or at least for my birthday present So like a seven year old with an action figure, I can play with your emotions And make you fall … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER – The Ties That Bind by Jite Ovueraye

The Ties That Bind It’s all but a quest to be the best. We go through it all to stand up tall. There’s no real help in times of need just words given when ever we plead. The fight is … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER – The Mistress by Dark Sage

The Mistress Late Nights, Early Mornings We spent them together And the mistress would always say “Baby, Don’t go away” Every touch felt like explosions Of raw emotions uncouth And then the mistress would kiss And delve into sweet lips … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER – The next reel by Jite Ovueraye

The Next Reel It’s been a long time coming this feeling that I feel, Iv’e always know the time will come For me to think with zeal. I know not why we have to choose when options seem complex but … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER – The Depths by The Dark Sage

Deep in my mind, feelings swirling Haunted thoughts, to me, calling Like demon ballerinas twirling, I cannot stave off them So I roll onto the floor, my bedside At the reality of this Yaba left side I’ve never encountered this … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER – Love is… By Fikayo Balogun

Here is a short and sweet poem by Fikayo Balogun. It muses on the way she sees love. How do you see it? Love Is… LOVE is like a photo negative, it needs darkness to develop. LOVE is like art… … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER – DESIDERATA (Desired Things)

The heart wants what the heart wants so we should strive to be better people and live our live without focusing on the “physicality’s” around us. “Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER – Humm By Fikayo Balogun

Humm It’s all dark and my mind is blank but forward I must go for the road has parted Slowly with unsure steps I sucked in the soft parted flesh at the door tossing and fondling. Then I became bolder … Continue reading

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POETRY CORNER – Procrastination

Procrastination When I see your face, there is no vocabulary No words, no meanings, no analogies No excuses, explanations, just plain reality Images of forgetting my past tomorrows Just makes me wallow in what is All that is and all … Continue reading

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