Onlinebookclub Poem

Use this forum to post poetry that you have written. This is for getting comments and constructive feedback. This is for original, creative works. You must post the actual text, no links. Only one poem per topic please.
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Onlinebookclub Poem

Post by stoppoppingtheP » 22 Oct 2015, 16:05

Okay guys, I thought of an idea. Why don't we write an Onlinebookclub poem. You just have to contribute to the poem, just a few lines. Let's see where this will take us.
Okay, I've started:


I lie here on this summer night
With hardly any light

Pondering what to write
That will interest and delight...

“there have been so many times
i have seen a man wanting to weep
but
instead
beat his heart until it was unconscious.

-masculine”


― Nayyirah Waheed

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Post by Christina O Phillips » 05 Apr 2017, 09:27

but the gentle breeze that is blowing
swept away ideas that were growing

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Post by Amagine » 05 Apr 2017, 11:13

I get up and think as I walk away
"Why can't I write this poem today?"

My head is pounding
My hands are throbbing
I hold myself to keep from sobbing.
"Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude." -A.A Milne

"I am grateful for all the books that sparked my imagination." -Unknown

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Post by Maria joraimah » 09 Jul 2017, 01:40

Outside the silence is deafening
And the darkness is uninspiring

My headache worsens
My anxiety deepens
" Learn to SMILE behind every hardship. Life is not at all that bad! "

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Post by Czarmaine AM » 10 Jul 2017, 10:07

and then as if by some miracle,
I stopped being hysterical

I started to notice the sweet smell of roses
I closed my eyes and listened to tiny voices
"Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light;
I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night."
(The Old Astronomer to His Pupil by Sarah Williams)

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Post by Mashell Chapeyama » 13 Jul 2017, 03:11

What a wonder, when the world's minds converge here,
As if we all were here seated side by side, on onlinebookclub,
At times assessing and reassessing each other's literary maturity,
The sun, the moons, the stars and more galaxies staring at us all,
As we put all our collective visions, intellects, cravings together,
Or are all these our skeletons in the cupboard?

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Post by ANDREW MBAGO » 17 Jul 2017, 06:06

Time and distance separate us
But still we meet at obc regularly.
Even if distance envy our unity
We are still stitched together at obc.

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Post by Vivian Paschal » 13 Sep 2017, 06:26

Here, our thoughts together flow
In this gathering of great minds
And yes, together we grow
All we readers of all kinds

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