Category: poetry

The Cube

by alex walter One Solution,Many ways.Solving meMay Take Days. I stump some,But don’t fool others,Who do I appeal to?Sisters and their brothers. Some can solve me,Others can not.Place a bet.But not a lot. Many try,But can’t succeed.Lots of timeIs what you need. If you can solve me,That’s quite…

The road in front of me

by laurie howland The road in front of me seems endlessNo end in sightAs I look around, I see vast fields of nothingnessYet I do not feel aloneNo loneliness grips my soulFor I am not frightened, worried or anxiousThe journey ahead no longer scares…

The Rainbow

by laurie howland The rainbow appears luminous in the skyAs it gently arches Like an umbrella overheadHolding back the cloudsLighting up the coldness of the rain It is promising of storms that will endBringing a sense of calm as we take in its splendid designYet other…

Jake

Poem by laurie howland Photo by Alex Walter He follows him like a lost puppy dogWhich he isHis masterHis best friendGrateful to greet him every morning But then you see the loss in his eyes When his master departs for the daySad, almost depressedIt is the…

A Hot Buttered Mess

by laurie howland A hot buttered mess That is how one could describe her She is always late and always a mess Her hair Her clothes Her room being the worst Even her book bag Filled with old wrappers A stray sock How does…

The Glass Cracked

by laurie howland The glass cracked Under the pressure  From the stress Compromising her structural integrity It spread like a spider web Fanning out into all aspects of her life It was like veins with blood pulsing through it Taking the pain to all…

The Power of Silence

by laurie howland They say silence can be deafening But what does that mean That in its quietness it brings an intensity Like dynamite blasting through a hillside Or the scream of a woman in labor Or a child crying out of loneliness Yes,…