Sawdust By Sharon Bryan

Sawdust By Sharon Bryan Why not lindendust, hackberry, hemlock, live oak, maple, why name the remains after the blade, not what it cut— only now do I see that the air is full of small sharp stars pinwheeling through every living thing that gets in their way. Copyright © by the owner. Discover More Poetry

Fragments By L.L. Barkat

Fragments By L.L. Barkat Do the shells still hear the sea, though they are in pieces; how deep does the hearing of the sea enter into bone. Copyright © by the owner. Discover More Poetry

Poems about Confidence

Cracked By Megan Willome

Cracked By Megan Willome How long can this coffee cup last? The one with the long crack, from lip to toe? The one I rely on every single morning for just the right proportion of coffee to milk? I bought it, cheap, at a truck stop, in southern Colorado years ago. It has everything I […]

Ghazal 838 By Rumi, Translated By Nader Khalili

Ghazal 838 By Rumi Translated By Nader Khalili if you pass your night and merge it with dawn for the sake of heart what do you think will happen if the entire world is covered with blossoms you have labored to plant what do you think will happen if the elixir of life that has […]

Miracles By Walt Whitman

Miracles By Walt Whitman Why, who makes much of a miracle? As to me I know nothing else but miracles, Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan, Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses toward the sky, Or wade with naked feet along the beach just in the edge of the water, Or […]

Questioning Life By Suraj Shrestha

Questioning Life By Suraj Shrestha I asked life why life feels strange, with wonders and with different range. It answered me life is destiny with foot to step with your magical dream. I asked again Why is this pain? with tears of fate with your sweat stream. It smiled me back with answers of gain […]

Questions By Chandler

Questions By Chandler How many steps will it take to walk a mile? How many seconds will it take to wait a while? How many battles do we need for us to win? How many Gods do we need to forgive our sins? How many times must a man betray his faith? How many times […]

Question By May Swenson

Question By May Swenson Body my house my horse my hound what will I do when you are fallen Where will I sleep How will I ride What will I hunt Where can I go without my mount all eager and quick How will I know in thicket ahead is danger or treasure when Body […]

Night Questions By Sumita Chakraborty

Night Questions By Sumita Chakraborty When does the moon turn full? When I tell it stories of love.            When does the moon begin to wane? When I stop speaking of love.            What do you look like in the dark? A horned, lit, and petrified tree […]

A Question By Robert Frost

A Question By Robert Frost A voice said, Look me in the stars And tell me truly, men of earth, If all the soul-and-body scars Were not too much to pay for birth. Copyright © by the owner. Discover More Poetry