Merciful Mary

Winds of change Please do carry the voice of truth far and wide Across battlefields And burning skies Over charred remains Mothers' empty sighs Over homes laid bare Hey sir, can you spare Some Love and some Mercy? So much hatred Blacker than the sea Rife with fear Let everyone hear Our shouts our screams …

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Shooting Star

You Have A staggering need to overpower To be the person of the hour With your far and your wide Versus others' steady ride Delusions of setting the world on fire With your blinding blazing pyre You say I am pure submission Simply because I ask permission You say I tremble and I please Ignorant …

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Jessie the cat

Jessie the cat Lived in our flat On the last floor Behind the green door Sat on her sill All curled up and still Watching the world go by Six floors up in the sky When dad came home She wouldn't leave him alone Till he played hide and seek So cute to see her …

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Poetry for the everyday guy and girl

Poetry gets a bum wrap most of the time. It is erroneously considered, by the masses, as exaggeratedly cerebral, requiring a massive intellect and purposefully obscure and abstruse. In some cases this may even be true, but as with all stereotypes there is more to be found in the particulars of the generalization than the …

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