Alphabet Poem 2/24-3/2

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Postby bellaslullaby » Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:01 pm

Alone in the dark,
binded by my sickness.
cannot speak.
death approaches near,
ever so quietly.
feeling of falling,
galloping heart in my chest,
hopelessness,
i cannot breathe.
jackhammering in my brain,
killing me slowly.
luminous stars in front of
my eyes, blinding.
nobody can see the
overbearing
pain inside my body.
quiet, panting breaths,
rasping cough,
save me, please.
take me.
unbind me.
very cold, i'm cold.
wasting away.
x's over my eyes
Zzz, an endless sleep.

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Postby jmartins » Sun Apr 18, 2010 2:11 pm

Again, she says
Because life is just that way
Can anyone say it again?
Ding-Dong she says.
Enough! I say
Friends you may be but
Get off my lawn!
How can you stand there
In those
Jeans you bought from
Kmart back in 1983
Looking so good and
Making fun of me.
Natalie put you up to this
Oh, I know its true
Perhaps because girls like me
Quell when confronted with boys like you.
Right that’s a pity
‘Specially cuz I don’t say
Totally! And OMG!
Unlike girls like her. But that doesn’t matter cuz she’s
Vivacious and I’m just
Whatever in your eyes. It’s a shame
Xavier
You could have done well with little
Zelda here.

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Postby kerrymichaelwood » Sun Apr 18, 2010 3:36 pm

I posted this long ago, but my stuff is not particularly memorable so here it is again. Not a pure alphabet poem but I think it does the job. And it's metrical.

CURIOSITY SHOP
Artifacts adumbrate ancient amenities
(All items backwardly anapestiferous.)
Brass-handled bureaus of burnished brown brilliance
Crystal carafes, a cello, a chafing dish
Delicate doilies in Damascene doubleness
Ermine-lined uniforms, elegant epaulets
Fine-feathered, filigreed, fragile French furniture
Gewgaws and gargoyles griMACing on gravy boats
Heavy-hooved horses and hunters in hall hangings
Ivory idols and imports from Ireland
Juxtaposed jewelry near jasper jade jardiniere
Kitchenware, kitsch, knickknackery, knobkerries
Lorgnettes, and lockets, and lithogravure.
Mantuan mandolins, monogrammed mustache cups
Napery nestled 'neath needlepoint neckerchiefs
Oyster tongs, Oscar Wilde’s opera omnia
Petit point printings of prim, prosy platitudes
Quilts quintessentially queenly in quality
Reams of rhymes roaring in rodomontade.
Scintillant scimitars, sconces, soap sculpturings
Teapots and trumpets, trivets, a tambourine
Upleaping unicorns in ultra-ubiquity
Volumes Victorian, violas, velocipedes
Whatnots for bricabrac, watchcases, wardrobe trunks
Xanthic wood xylophone bars tuned chromatically
Yarn yardage, youth portraits yellowed with age.
Zodiac symbols, detritus from falling star
(One fell on Zurich, the other hit Zanzibar.)
Objects bespeaking refined domesticity
Ranged in alliterate alphabeticity.

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Postby BMDLewis » Wed Apr 21, 2010 6:48 am

The ABCs of Benita Lewis
A is for the amazing 41 years
B is for the best accounting career.
C is for the courage of this race I’ve run
D is for the death of my first-born son.
E is for etiquette I like to teach
F is for my faith God helps me keep.
G is for the all good I’ve had in my life
H is for a happy home void of strife.
I is for imagination a creation of the mind
J is for the joy God offers man-kind.
K is for Kennedy my loving compassionate girl
L is for Lauren my daughter a precious pearl.
M is for the miracles still taking place today
N is for our nation for which we should pray.
O is for the overcoming obstacles placed in my path
P is for the peace and not wrath.
Q is for the quality of love and time shared
R is for the Redeemer because He cared.
S is for the sun shining so bright
T is for the gentle touch that everything’s alright.
U is for the unity of my family team
V is for the many visions and dreams.
W is for the wants that have been fulfilled.
X is for the extraordinary life I’ve lived.
Y is for Yes the acceptance of this poem
Z is the zeal that helps me continue on!

By Benita Dees Lewis

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Postby FullMetalNinja12 » Mon May 10, 2010 3:28 pm

A little bit more beautiful
Boys really need to be
Can't they just love me?
Don't they just want me?
Either of them
Fighting with each other
Giving lots of blood
Having me stare at the people I love kill each other
Ivan
Joking with him
Killing me on the inside
Losing my love
My hopes
Never wanting him, but
Others, or the other
Person, who
Quits fighting to kiss me good night in secret
Repeating it over and over
Seth
Trusting him more than Ivan
Unbearing my happyness and fear
Violins playing to his life
Who will I chose
X-ing out the X's and O's
You I chose?
Zipping up my heart, for I cant chose.

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Postby Rey Michaels » Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:53 am

All along the shore
Before the sun escapes
Castles in the sand
Drying, dying, lost
Eternal is the tide
Forever are the seas
Greater than the whole
Higher castles born
Insipid every grain
Journeymen and tramps
Kings who ruled with fear
Leaders, liars, lords
Mighty is the blade
No, mightier the word
On pages wielded swift
Powerful and strong
Quell the dark of hearts
Right the tides of time
Synchronize the will
Truth the greater sword
Upon this land they ruled
Valiantly, they passed
Written in the scrolls
Xanthous warriors
Yielding to the sea
Zephyrs in the sun

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Postby Rey Michaels » Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:53 am

All along the shore
Before the sun escapes
Castles in the sand
Drying, dying, lost
Eternal is the tide
Forever are the seas
Greater than the whole
Higher castles born
Insipid every grain
Journeymen and tramps
Kings who ruled with fear
Leaders, liars, lords
Mighty is the blade
No, mightier the word
On pages wielded swift
Powerful and strong
Quell the dark of hearts
Right the tides of time
Synchronize the will
Truth the greater sword
Upon this land they ruled
Valiantly, they passed
Written in the scrolls
Xanthous warriors
Yielding to the sea
Zephyrs in the sun

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Postby Esalee » Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:32 pm

A little
Butterfly, it flies in front of my window
Chance is often evading me, but that butterfly is hope
Drugs induce my sleep; those men in the white coats helped the needle along
Evasion of reality; I want to cling to the butterflies wings
Fat chance of leaving this padded cell; I want to
Give up
Hope will save me, maybe, the doctor says
It will keep me from my sweet, fragile wings; that’s what the drugs will do
Jumping the shark, I feel dangerous as I glimpse the needle
Killjoy, the doctor is one. I want my drugs, but my wings will break if I use them
Leave me alone. No, you need your wings
My hope lies in those wings, with the doctor
Never mind the butterflies as they dance in front of the doctor, the needle calls
Open yourself, says the doctor, believe in something
Please
Quietly thinking, I am sure. I need that needle
Regret for the dropped butterfly wings will come latter
X, Y, Z =/= 1, 2, 3. I can’t see the doctor anymore, he quit. Now the pain’s gone. I feel numb
Y? 'Why were my wings destroyed?' I don’t care anymore
Zydrate Anatomy. It was the calling card for druggies. It mirrored my wants, in a little glass vial

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Postby Alina » Sat Dec 04, 2010 5:54 pm

Absolutely, positively beautiful in every way
Boy or girl, it doesn’t matter
can’t believe it’s birthing day
Diapers, bottles, late night swaddles
everything I know will change
Formula or mother’s milk, either one could be arranged
God has blessed
He is the best
I really could not ask for more
Just in time, I’m well aware
kudos to the One up there
Labor pains mean baby’s near
maternity almost one year
Nurses, doctors now surround
obstetrics around me abound
Push and breathe
quickly and slow
Readying to say hello
Screams reveal good lungs
-tough kid
unbridled is the love amid
Verbal descriptions could not suffice but
watery eyes display it concise
X marks the spot
You’re in my heart
Zealously love I’ll impart

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