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by Nightmute
Thu Jul 02, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Down Memory Lane - A trip in a Mumbai train
Replies: 6
Views: 3559

Re: Down Memory Lane - A trip in a Mumbai train

The almost-hypnotic feel of the train as it travels down the tracks, and the bustle of life that surrounds us as we congregate on our journey. Such interesting topics can be heard, and you convey the wonder of it all beautifully, Sandra.
by Nightmute
Wed Jul 01, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Calling All Kens
Replies: 20
Views: 8720

Re: Calling All Kens

I've been praying that all is well with him, and continue to keep him in my prayers.
by Nightmute
Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Are You Ready?
Replies: 1
Views: 1305

Re: 2015 - Are You Ready?

Moving past our pain, our grief, our sorrow, and even, sometimes, the pity we allow ourselves to wallow in, isn't always easy, Seema...but it is well worth the effort to put such behind us and to take the next step in life, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Spiritual Rewards
Replies: 1
Views: 1433

Re: 2015 - Spiritual Rewards

Hi Seema, and you always treat us to such uplifting verse that truly brings honor and glory to the Lord, Ma'am. Thank you for this inspiring write.
by Nightmute
Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: What It Was All About
Replies: 6
Views: 3481

Re: What It Was All About

Reminiscing on those days when a car and the road was what it was all about, indeed, Tom. Sounds like a great car, and good times, sir!
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:34 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: An Ache Too Deep to Fathom
Replies: 5
Views: 2949

An Ache Too Deep to Fathom

Dramamine to help relieve the sickness I've endured. My broken heart was just the start of this illness I've procured. Skewered, yes, and nothing less than what you planned, I fear. With my stomach knotted, my love's allotted to the nothingness of your sneer. Help me if you think you can, or leave m...
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:31 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Opportunist
Replies: 5
Views: 3032

Re: The Opportunist

The clash experienced when we meet those who, too, have compromised their values can really leave us in a lurch, Sandra. The mother's wisdom should have been taken to heart and not dismissed. A great telling, this write, on the comportment we should adhere to. It is nice to dream and to have goals, ...
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:24 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Come Dream with Me ~ a rondeau
Replies: 4
Views: 2567

Re: Come Dream with Me ~ a rondeau

It is a musical form used to capture the magic you've produced in this stunning verse, Stella.
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 30, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: A Soft Whisper
Replies: 8
Views: 4452

Re: A Soft Whisper

This magnificent write conveys such a soft touch, SR. An elegant write that draws the reader in with a contented sigh.
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: INSANITY
Replies: 5
Views: 2971

Re: INSANITY

Abstract works of art (like Cubism), or what I think of as 'fetching fractals' is such a unique and individualistic means of expressing oneself, Stella, and you do that beautifully in the painting and expound upon it in your awesome verse. And "those who would invade" suddenly find they ar...
by Nightmute
Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:28 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Humanity's Ratchet
Replies: 4
Views: 3151

Re: Humanity's Ratchet

A write that comes at us from a personal perspective, giving voice to our questions about what is next for us after our journey on earth is over, Steven. This is a compelling and thought-provoking write, sir.
by Nightmute
Fri Jun 26, 2015 12:28 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Yellow Rose ~ a double triolet
Replies: 7
Views: 3779

Re: The Yellow Rose ~ a double triolet

What a gorgeously beautiful write this is, Stella. I especially adore the second stanza...it really speaks to my heart, Ma'am. Most excellent writing, indeed!
by Nightmute
Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Steadfast
Replies: 3
Views: 2135

Re: Steadfast

I like how you differentiate between solitude and quietude, Stella, and it is so true, my friend. Finding such a place where the negativity is nullified and not allowed to gain entrance, and we are given such a wonderful feeling of peace is most divine, and you capture that tranquility perfectly in ...
by Nightmute
Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:54 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Midnight Tide ~ a Pantoum
Replies: 4
Views: 2417

Re: Midnight Tide ~ a Pantoum

The verse is quite hypnotic and captivating, Stella...one can feel the ebb and flow of the tide in your beautifully descriptive lines. The accompanying picture is wonderful and fits perfectly with this write, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Right Thing Will Come Along
Replies: 5
Views: 2944

Re: 2015 - Right Thing Will Come Along

I recently heard our pastor say that Love knows no fear and that when we put our trust in the Lord, our fears will dissipate like the morning mists, allowing the Lord's warmth and light to shine upon us, giving us peace, Seema. A positive and sagacious message, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Almost Unseen.
Replies: 9
Views: 3957

Re: Almost Unseen.

Beautiful descriptiveness to truly capture the feel as the sea meets the shore, Fay. Awesome picture, as well. An idyllic and scenic spot perfect for walking with Tessa and enjoying the beauty provided by the Lord, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:04 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Wizard's Wrath
Replies: 3
Views: 2802

The Wizard's Wrath

Beware, beware, the Wizard comes! We allowed him a free reign. Thought he'd raise us from our slums, but alas, he brings more pain. Rue the day when the Wizard, fair, sought to cure us of despair. Hidden smirks while smiling wide; we, made blind, because of pride. Wind, it riles and rises high,...
by Nightmute
Wed Jun 24, 2015 12:01 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Unloving Love
Replies: 6
Views: 3034

Re: Unloving Love

You well pronounce the pain and defense mechanism we use when we are hurt in a relationship, Bono. A sad tale that, unfortunately, many have suffered through, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:50 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Goodly Manager
Replies: 3
Views: 2601

Re: The Goodly Manager

A fun write, sir. Alas, not all are meant to lead, I reckon. :)
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Turn The Page
Replies: 7
Views: 3484

Re: 2015 - Turn The Page

Being able to stay positive and take the next step can be quite the challenge, Seema, especially when there are those who would prefer that we stay stagnate and not make progress, Ma'am. Ah, but it certainly is worth it, taking that step and being positive, and by leaving a positive impression upon ...
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: In The Midst Of Death
Replies: 6
Views: 3269

Re: In The Midst Of Death

This write hits on all cylinders, Tom...the desperate times of war, especially with the young men (are there really ever old men facing the guns?) being made fodder for the cannon, but the addition of the mother's voice, leading and guiding her son back to safety provides a tender and wonderful note...
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:19 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: I Heard The Toad
Replies: 6
Views: 3418

Re: I Heard The Toad

The rhythm and rhyme of this is absolutely perfect, and I found myself hoping that she would come around and fall in love with him. Alas, that she did not fall under the sway of his song, Cindy, but such happens in life, I reckon. A grand gem of a write this is, indeed, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Loss of a Sister
Replies: 4
Views: 2452

Re: 2015 - Loss of a Sister

A tribute of magnificent beauty, Seema. It certainly sounds like your sister is with the Lord, and we'll meet her one day when it is our time to be called Home, Ma'am. God bless you and your family, and may He give all of you comfort during this trying time, my friend.
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Father's Day
Replies: 4
Views: 2878

Re: Father's Day

Having a positive impact on the lives of those around us speaks volumes of the quality of the person who can leave such a legacy, my friend. I can tell that your father was a person who made a positive and beautiful impact upon those he met and knew. God bless you, Sandra.
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:03 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Father's Day
Replies: 4
Views: 2878

Re: Father's Day

A beautiful tribute to a father who was, and remains, well loved, Sandra. May each of us leave such a wonderful legacy behind so that our children, family, and friends are the better for having known us, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Decomposition
Replies: 9
Views: 4254

Re: Decomposition

A cogent, philosophical write that infers the importance of perspective that we hold to as we journey through this life we've been given, Prashant. A write well worth pondering over, sir.
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Hourglass
Replies: 9
Views: 4199

Re: The Hourglass

The flow, the rhyming scheme, and the alliteration are most wonderfully done to give unto us a nostalgic air in this gorgeous write, SR. As Fay says, this is a well-crafted poem, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Never Again.
Replies: 3
Views: 2492

Re: Never Again.

We should not take such beauty, as given us by Nature, for granted, lest we never again enjoy their grandeur and eminence, Fay. What a stunning and delightful poem that packs a powerful wallop...the picture, too, is stunning and most wonderful, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Calling All Kens
Replies: 20
Views: 8720

Re: Calling All Kens

I will add Ken to my prayers, for sure, and hope that the Lord will restore his health.
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 7:44 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Stephen
Replies: 4
Views: 2400

Re: Stephen

The roles change, indeed, Stella, and it is with beautiful memories and current moments of delight that we remember our children, Ma'am, and they remember us, too. Such a stirring and beautiful write, and the photo truly conveys the joy and pride of a parent who loves her child.
by Nightmute
Fri Jun 12, 2015 5:21 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: My Soulmate ~ Stellanette
Replies: 8
Views: 3656

Re: My Soulmate ~ Stellanette

The characteristics of love, as felt by one who cherishes the touch and precious heart-felt emotions brought on by a loved one, Stella. A perfect form to express the perfection known when love is held so deeply in one's heart, Ma'am. Quite a beautiful verse.
by Nightmute
Fri Jun 12, 2015 5:17 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The wait - a spontaneous write
Replies: 7
Views: 3517

Re: The wait - a spontaneous write

With scorching heat and no relief in sight, the people are made to suffer and despair, Sandra. We shall be praying that the weather turns better, that the rains are allowed to fall, and that the temperatures become more moderate, Ma'am. It is always good to see you posting, Sandra...I've missed your...
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Turn The Page
Replies: 7
Views: 3484

Re: 2015 - Turn The Page

Putting our past anguish and pain behind us and turning ourselves around to face forward toward a beautiful future is the best advice any of us can put into action, Seema. A great and encouraging write, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Mon Jun 08, 2015 7:23 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Shadow on the Wall
Replies: 10
Views: 3794

Re: Shadow on the Wall

A beautiful sadness envelops the reader whilst waltzing with the wistful imagery you provide, SR. You convey the loneliness and longing to dance with a partner so well, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Mon Jun 08, 2015 7:09 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - There's So Much To Smile About
Replies: 2
Views: 1635

Re: 2015 - There's So Much To Smile About

A positive and uplifting write showing that, indeed, there is much to smile about, Seema.
by Nightmute
Fri Jun 05, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Sweet-Born Smile
Replies: 3
Views: 2509

Sweet-Born Smile

Oh, that life is made much less without your sweet-born smile. And so, my life, a travesty when not within your proximity. Let us hunker down awhile, my Love, and spend our time nose-to-nose; no bitter rose will raise a thorn, and longer still, we, nose-to-nose, to shut out the din of the world. Oh,...
by Nightmute
Fri Jun 05, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: she told me this last night
Replies: 7
Views: 3535

she told me this last night

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ImM_L5uPow ▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒◙◙◙◙◙◙◙◙◙◙◙◙◙▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒ "You make me dream / by the look in your eyes." ~Scorpions, 'When You Came Into My Life' ▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒◙◙◙◙◙◙◙◙◙◙◙◙◙▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒ i know what i am, for you've told it to me, while you nestled up, teasing my ear...
by Nightmute
Fri Jun 05, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Flowers of Faith
Replies: 2
Views: 1802

Re: 2015 - Flowers of Faith

A wonderful, faith-filled proclamation, Seema, that all should heed, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Fri Jun 05, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Thrashed
Replies: 5
Views: 2882

Re: Thrashed

Discipline not only taught proper behavior, but showed that we cared about and for the children, sir. With this type of discipline effectively being removed, the kids nowadays run rampant without any regard to the consequences that their actions and behavior incur (they are thoroughly indoctrinated ...
by Nightmute
Thu Jun 04, 2015 10:19 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Summer Maidens
Replies: 9
Views: 3488

Re: Summer Maidens

A most fine and fabulous scene you paint for us, Stella. The beauty and innocence shown is quite delightful. A lovely landscape you've enabled us to become part of in this well-written verse, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Talking with my Builder
Replies: 4
Views: 2636

Re: Talking with my Builder

Construction projects are loud affairs, to be sure, sir. Hope the work is done soon, Tom.
by Nightmute
Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:32 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Behind The Cloud
Replies: 11
Views: 4469

Re: Behind The Cloud

A beautiful plea given out of love, Tom. We tend to hold onto our pain and anguish far longer than we should, and by doing so, we limit ourselves.
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 02, 2015 10:00 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: My Friend.
Replies: 6
Views: 3111

Re: My Friend.

Sweet! I was wondering when we might read about Tessa again, Fay. She sounds most perfect...a perfect companion to share life with, indeed. My own two wonderful dogs (loving and adorable friends, really, just as you say) provide my wife and I with comfort and joy every day, Ma'am. God bless you and ...
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 02, 2015 7:01 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: When Sagacity Strums Her Ever-Luvin' Lute
Replies: 4
Views: 2686

When Sagacity Strums Her Ever-Luvin' Lute

Less is more than not enough while too much is a waste. Handfuls held in fists tight clenched leave lovers feeling chaste. Spoons of different lengths and size are fit to not be near, and disharmony, whose notes bereave, brings naught but tears, I fear. Wisdom horded and never shared takes root in ...
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Dick Head
Replies: 3
Views: 2270

Re: Dick Head

The contradictions are so resounding that one can't help but smile and wonder... :)
by Nightmute
Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Haiku (3)
Replies: 2
Views: 2135

Re: Haiku (3)

A wild freedom and a haunting air are given voice through this marvelous haiku, Cindy. The world we tread in and through holds many smaller worlds that we unknowingly pass by numerous times in a day, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:50 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Fear Not to Love
Replies: 1
Views: 1705

Fear Not to Love

The night be damned if never I hearken to Love's luscious cry. And more's the shame if tear ducts dry look not on Love; wipe not a wet eye. The day forlorn and nothing gained if ever heartbeats are never strained. It may seem safer if one abstained by avoiding Love's sweet pain, restrained. But foll...
by Nightmute
Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Waiting For You
Replies: 4
Views: 2547

Re: Waiting For You

You've captured a youthful innocence in this inspired write, Cindy. An aptly descriptive verse, well depicting the lay of the land in a reverential and beautiful tone, Ma'am. I really appreciate your ending note telling how you were inspired. It is always sad when one decides to leave behind the cra...
by Nightmute
Fri May 29, 2015 10:23 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Empowered.
Replies: 3
Views: 2367

Re: Empowered.

An inspiring and beautiful verse, dear Fay. When we allow ourselves the time to truly appreciate nature, we can be uplifted and feel such vivaciousness thrumming through our very souls. A beautiful picture to accompany this exquisite write, Ma'am.
by Nightmute
Thu May 28, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Haiku (2)
Replies: 2
Views: 2055

Re: Haiku (2)

There is a stark sadness when the beautiful stillness is disturbed, especially when it occurs due to some destructive force...and though the tree falling, in your verse, might have just been due to nature taking its course, it leaves us feeling the loss with the rending sounds made known. A well-pla...

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