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The Bukowski Effect

The language in “The Last Night of the Earth Poems,” by American poet Charles Bukowski, does not contain strong metaphors, nor deep structured rhymes, therefore his simplicity-themed stories, which are instant pictures from Bukowski’s perspective, can be understood easily. 884 more words

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The Road to Hana
a Haiku

Trade Winds blow across
While summer’s dream unravels
Passion like yoyos

c. July, 2013


Wilfred Owen

When I was in Highschool I always hated poetry.  I didn’t find any of it interesting or relevant and most of it I didn’t understand; naturally it would have helped if the teachers taught us things such as metaphors and similes so we could have grasped what the poets were actually saying, instead we thought they were rambling some sort of weird garble. 383 more words



All young hearts beating
and the cliched love at first sight
sets its foot again
is it the kids getting young
or a paradox of love… 56 more words


My hopeless insanity

I knew the end

Was coming

I could feel it In my bones

Deep down in that empty pit

Which was once my soul

The years of tireless struggle… 206 more words


102: words, sword, swords

the ten i’m looking at
diatribe, encomium, breach
fathom, conflagration, anachronism
peccadillo, eulogy, savant, panegyric
are supposed to help me somehow
to add attributes to the writing i already do… 427 more words


Jamaican Poetry: Jamaican Parent and Child

By: Denise N. Fyffe.
Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe

Me as a woman so strong and divine,
Will tek care of my picknie, with love and time… 215 more words