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by Sandra Martyres
Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2017 - Daily Inspiration – March 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2871

Re: 2017 - Daily Inspiration – March 2017

Great work Seema... a pleasure to read through these daily inspirations!
by Sandra Martyres
Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY SON
Replies: 5
Views: 3905

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY SON

I am terribly late, but wish you a belated happy birthday and a wonderful year ahead!
by Sandra Martyres
Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Garden Bliss
Replies: 3
Views: 2848

Re: Garden Bliss

The chosen picture complements your poem so well. You personify the tree with finesse!
by Sandra Martyres
Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: LACE NETTING
Replies: 2
Views: 2359

Re: LACE NETTING

Such an imaginative write Karin. Lovely to read your poetry again.... you use the metaphor with great skill!
by Sandra Martyres
Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The terrible twins
Replies: 4
Views: 3213

The terrible twins

Toxicity and negativity, These emotions kill sensitivity, Leading oftentimes to depravity, And leave dark traces for posterity. Nurturing them systematically, Could stop you from acting rationally. Abandon these twins immediately, And resist their influence carefully. You will change your life drama...
by Sandra Martyres
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: HOW TO POST A POEM
Replies: 5
Views: 3561

Too late

Thank you so much Stella, it feels good to be back among my old poet friends. Thanks also for correcting my post
by Sandra Martyres
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: HOW TO POST A POEM
Replies: 5
Views: 3561

Too Late

Let bygones be bygones, As the old saying goes, His wife upped and moved on, Leaving behind her woes. She hoped, a new city Would help her to forget, His wrath and others pity. Her life clock she'd reset. But he would not let go, He was sure she'd come back, To massage his ego. Then, of time, he los...
by Sandra Martyres
Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:05 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: And the Cat came back
Replies: 5
Views: 2515

And the Cat came back

This one is written for my English friend Kate who now lives in a suburb of Paris after a long stint in Delhi... She lost her Indian pet cat named Chapati in Paris but was fortunate enough to find him after four months! ********************************************************************************...
by Sandra Martyres
Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:01 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Tree ~ Stellanette
Replies: 3
Views: 1964

Re: The Tree ~ Stellanette

Lovely to read your special form again Stella...you do it justice in this poem on the beauty, hope, shadow and strength that a tree affords...
by Sandra Martyres
Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:58 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Reforming
Replies: 4
Views: 2461

Re: Reforming

It takes some getting used to...this whole reforming bit...I can see exactly what you mean Tom
by Sandra Martyres
Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:55 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Shadows.
Replies: 7
Views: 3608

Re: Shadows.

the final verse says it all Fay....a very sad write yet so well expressed.
by Sandra Martyres
Tue Aug 04, 2015 5:49 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Fruity Obsession. (Part 1)
Replies: 3
Views: 2173

Re: Fruity Obsession. (Part 1)

Fruitilicious... Loved this plum piece.... Indeed you make it really a mouth-watering experience!
by Sandra Martyres
Tue Aug 04, 2015 5:47 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Old Friends Photos on Face book
Replies: 4
Views: 2435

Re: Old Friends Photos on Face book

How true Tom, I too am often surprised by the impact that age and experiences have had on some of my friends' faces! A well written piem as usual.
by Sandra Martyres
Tue Aug 04, 2015 5:45 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Like Flowers ~ a haibun
Replies: 9
Views: 3618

Re: Like Flowers ~ a prose poem

Very beautifully expressed Stella"
by Sandra Martyres
Tue Aug 04, 2015 5:44 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Don't Dwell In The Past
Replies: 4
Views: 2307

Re: 2015 - Don't Dwell In The Past

An inspiring and sensible write Seema...much food for thought
by Sandra Martyres
Tue Aug 04, 2015 5:43 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Well
Replies: 2
Views: 1870

The Well

He fell into the well of darkness, Slipping along its green slimy wall. He felt slugs brush against his face, His feeling was one of revulsion. Life had been dishing him lemons, He could no longer tolerate The sourness, he'd had enough The well seemed the only way out. As he hit the bottom, he thoug...
by Sandra Martyres
Fri Jul 31, 2015 1:59 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Western Ghats
Replies: 6
Views: 2635

Re: The Western Ghats

Thank you so much Stella and Seema for reading and commenting on my post.
by Sandra Martyres
Sun Jul 26, 2015 5:03 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Western Ghats
Replies: 6
Views: 2635

Re: The Western Ghats

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by Sandra Martyres
Sun Jul 26, 2015 5:01 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Western Ghats
Replies: 6
Views: 2635

The Western Ghats

Letting my imagination run riot while driving through the ghats in the monsoons.. ********************************************************************************* Driving through the Western Ghats in late July, Overcast skies - strong winds tossing her hair, The young woman watches green mountains ...
by Sandra Martyres
Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:53 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Down Memory Lane - A trip in a Mumbai train
Replies: 6
Views: 2920

Down Memory Lane - A trip in a Mumbai train

This is an old poem reworked. Please excuse the length... *********************************************************************** It was a trip down memory lane, My ride on a Mumbai local train. I boarded the Ladies Compartment And without much of an argument, Landed myself a prized window seat. Thi...
by Sandra Martyres
Sat Jun 27, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: A Soft Whisper
Replies: 8
Views: 3672

Re: A Soft Whisper

A beautiful poem - a pleasure to read
by Sandra Martyres
Sat Jun 27, 2015 12:50 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Yellow Rose ~ a double triolet
Replies: 7
Views: 3136

Re: The Yellow Rose ~ a double triolet

The perfect triolet so beautifully crafted with a lovely picture to go with it.
by Sandra Martyres
Sat Jun 27, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: What It Was All About
Replies: 6
Views: 2848

Re: What It Was All About

When I was a kid my Uncle was the proud owner of a Black Morris Minor and he sure looked after it. Every Sunday was spent on car care, so I can relate to your poem! Great write Tom..
by Sandra Martyres
Sat Jun 27, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Opportunist
Replies: 5
Views: 2455

The Opportunist

She preened before her long mirror, Tilting her head left and then right, To find a pose, that did justice To her good looks and her figure. She had to win his approval, A chance to alter her life's course... Her humble background hadn't helped - Her father had a nondescript job. Her mother a simple...
by Sandra Martyres
Sun Jun 21, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Stephen
Replies: 4
Views: 1959

Re: Stephen

Stephen is a wonderful son Stella.... A lovely poem written by a proud Mom
by Sandra Martyres
Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:25 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Loss of a Sister
Replies: 4
Views: 1958

Re: 2015 - Loss of a Sister

A touching tribute to your beloved sister Seema...
by Sandra Martyres
Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Circumstantial Evidence
Replies: 4
Views: 2597

Re: Circumstantial Evidence

You never cease to amaze me with your wit Steven...another clever entertaining write.
by Sandra Martyres
Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:20 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Summer Maidens
Replies: 9
Views: 2977

Re: Summer Maidens

A treat to read this beautifully crafted nature poem Stella, loved the subtle beauty of the landscape described in the piece
by Sandra Martyres
Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: I Heard The Toad
Replies: 6
Views: 2915

Re: I Heard The Toad

A very creative write Cindy
by Sandra Martyres
Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:17 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Geisha Girl
Replies: 11
Views: 4185

Re: The Geisha Girl

A beautiful poem with many lovely lines..I am imaginging the geisha girl dancing behind the rice paper screen...
by Sandra Martyres
Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Almost Unseen.
Replies: 9
Views: 3436

Re: Almost Unseen.

What a beautiful poem Fay .. You conjure up for us lovely images of the sea and the region where you live ..
by Sandra Martyres
Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:12 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: In The Midst Of Death
Replies: 6
Views: 2715

Re: In The Midst Of Death

Such a vivid write on the horrors of war... You brought tears to my eyes Tom...
by Sandra Martyres
Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:09 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Father's Day
Replies: 4
Views: 2396

Father's Day

Remembering Dad on Father's Day....... I wish our Poet friends on justforyou poetry a very Happy Father's Day... ****************************************************************** I flipped through the pages Of Dad's little black book, I'd preserved carefully. A prized possession, with Meticulous jo...
by Sandra Martyres
Wed Jun 10, 2015 5:44 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: she told me this last night
Replies: 7
Views: 2957

Re: she told me this last night

True love so beautifully expressed in this romantic write Richard
by Sandra Martyres
Wed Jun 10, 2015 5:27 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: My Soulmate ~ Stellanette
Replies: 8
Views: 3190

Re: My Soulmate ~ Stellanette

A beautiful Stellanette... Love the way you have described intensity of your feelings in this well crafted love poem...
by Sandra Martyres
Wed Jun 10, 2015 5:24 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Turn The Page
Replies: 7
Views: 2853

Re: 2015 - Turn The Page

An inspiring write Seema full of wisdom too. TFS
by Sandra Martyres
Wed Jun 10, 2015 5:23 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: My Friend.
Replies: 6
Views: 2580

Re: My Friend.

Oh Fay so lovely to hear about Tessa again! What a wonderful tribute to a gorgeous and loving canine friend...
by Sandra Martyres
Wed Jun 10, 2015 5:21 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The wait - a spontaneous write
Replies: 7
Views: 2997

The wait - a spontaneous write

Squawking birds, Sweating horses, Desperate farmers, All waiting Impatiently, For some quick respite From the heat. The monsoons, Have been playing Truant for too long. City folk, Have their rain wear Ready to be used, But no luck. Clear blue skies, Every morning Not a cloud in sight Worse still the...
by Sandra Martyres
Sat May 09, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Mother .......a haibun
Replies: 8
Views: 2882

Re: Mother .......a haibun

Thank you so much Stella...
by Sandra Martyres
Sat May 09, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Making for the Way Stone
Replies: 8
Views: 2894

Re: Making for the Way Stone

What an inviting picture you paint Tom...beautiful imagery here.. Makes me want to visit the place.
by Sandra Martyres
Sat May 09, 2015 9:23 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: All Shook Up Instant Attraction Chemistry
Replies: 8
Views: 3166

Re: All Shook Up Instant Attraction Chemistry

Foot tapping it is... Excellent poetry in your own inimitable style Karin
by Sandra Martyres
Sat May 09, 2015 9:20 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Abandon.
Replies: 4
Views: 2427

Re: Abandon.

Fay, a mesmerising piece on the waves and the shell..i have always been fascinated with the sea and could sit hours just watching the waves lash the shore bring withem sea shells some whole some broken... But beautiful all the same
by Sandra Martyres
Sat May 09, 2015 9:18 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: If Only In My Heart
Replies: 10
Views: 3504

Re: If Only In My Heart

A beautiful write Cindy
by Sandra Martyres
Sat May 09, 2015 9:17 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: My Time of Day (pentaiku poem)
Replies: 8
Views: 3032

Re: My Time of Day (pentaiku poem)

Wow this is a wonderful style... And you have definitely done justice to it... Shall check out Tom's piece too
by Sandra Martyres
Sat May 09, 2015 9:15 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - In The Darkest Moments
Replies: 2
Views: 1598

Re: 2015 - In The Darkest Moments

An inspiring write Seema... With faith there is always hope of moving to better times even in the darkest days.. Like Stella I have been watching all the commemoration events to mark the Anniversary of VE Day, and the message of your poem rings out.
by Sandra Martyres
Sat May 09, 2015 9:12 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Old Man And His Dam
Replies: 5
Views: 2426

Re: Old Man And His Dam

Effective use of the metaphor in this very touching write Joseph...
by Sandra Martyres
Sat May 09, 2015 9:11 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: A Determination, Pondered
Replies: 6
Views: 2416

Re: A Determination, Pondered

A delight to read Richard.. Seizing the moment with aplomb ...
by Sandra Martyres
Sat May 09, 2015 8:31 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Mother .......a haibun
Replies: 8
Views: 2882

Mother .......a haibun

Remembering Mom on the occasion of Mother's Day....She was a wonderful lady totally dedicated to her family... **************************************************************************** It is one of those regular busy mornings, she has her laundry list ready for the day. She begins with the routin...
by Sandra Martyres
Sun May 03, 2015 9:21 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: My Hypnotist and Butterfly
Replies: 4
Views: 2415

Re: My Hypnotist and Butterfly

Wow Karin, an impressive haibun!
by Sandra Martyres
Sat May 02, 2015 8:28 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: How Can It Be (a Trijan Refrain)
Replies: 8
Views: 3407

Re: How Can It Be (a Trijan Refrain)

You master a rather complex form here Cindy...a very touching write that leaves an impact on the reader....the refrain makes the piece all the more meaningful.

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