Welcome to my poetry page.  Below you will find a complete listing of all my poetry currently published at The Authors Haunt.  To read a particular poem, please click on its tag to the left of its associated description.  Please pay attention to the ratings and warning codes beneath each poem and do not read them unless you are sure the poem is appropriate for you.

 

 

Fleeting wisdom, eternally so

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Line Count: 16

Published: 27 Dec 2008

 

 

Beauty stripped through wisdom

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Line Count: 13

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

The driving force of hypocritical and insensible religion, and its scarlet consequences

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Line Count: 19

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Belief in artistry is a humanís most powerful weapon.  Ultimate creation is the hand of those who use it wisely

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Line Count: 16

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Bound by pain...

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Line Count: 11

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

The merchants are all gone now, mother

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Line Count: 15

Published: 11 Oct 2009

 

 

Senseless logic, definitions and such

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Line Count: 9

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Moonlight

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Line Count: 20

Published: 11 Jul 2009

 

 

What do you hide?

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Line Count: 25

Published: 07 Nov 2009

 

 

My spirit flies

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Line Count: 16

Published: 09 Apr 2009

 

 

So desperate and disoriented is our desperado

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Line Count: 13

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Feelings thrown aside, transformed into our greatest fears, or playful, vengeful and egotistical fancies

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Line Count: 22

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Shed no tears for me, but...

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Line Count: 14

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Eden is a vengeful god, for manís nature is to blame those places we can reach no more

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Line Count: 18

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

We always fear what we don't know...don't we?

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Line Count: 12

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Heaven isn't meant for thee, lover's passion

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Line Count: 16

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

I really don't get you...

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Line Count: 13

Published: 27 Dec 2008

 

 

Reversed process

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Line Count: 20

Published: 25 Sep 2009

 

 

In the words of an ex-convict: the process of binge-eating

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Line Count: 9

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Embracing the darkness...

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Line Count: 14

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

On the paradox of taxes and interest disapproval

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Line Count: 11

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

There never existed something so cruel

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Line Count: 20

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Light to live, though death may come with casting shadows

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Line Count: 15

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Instead of lilies, lies

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Line Count: 12

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

And then we find ourselves, and we are lost, for the world wishes harm upon our souls. We travel in circles around your hellish holes, but we have found ourselves. Can you say that?

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Line Count: 10

Published: 27 Dec 2008

 

 

These are our treasures, to be guarded zealously

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Line Count: 14

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

A haiku on the idiocy of bigotry

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Line Count: 3

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Self-inflicted ignorance

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Line Count: 15

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Notes confined in artistry, and vice versa

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Line Count: 16

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Analysis of man's true nature

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Line Count: 11

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Useless sense of smell

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Line Count: 9

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

No rhyme, no melody. Just words. Just thoughts. Not even poetry

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Line Count: 12

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

What I wish my father had been like

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Line Count: 4

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Shared process, two scenes

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Line Count: 16

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

All alone...

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Line Count: 14

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Of all things fake

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Line Count: 18

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

And these are the queen's responsibilities, her sufferings, and ambitions

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Line Count: 22

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Meant not for the religious, nor for the faith-fractured

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Line Count: 25

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Shame en rouge

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Line Count: 11

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

We all have many faces, some unrecognisable to anyone else

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Line Count: 14

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Shame

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Line Count: 19

Published: 07 Oct 2009

 

 

Yet again more wisdom poetry

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Line Count: 9

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

On the antics of suicide

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Line Count: 35

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Flickers of hope

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Line Count: 3

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Childhood in fear and pain

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Line Count: 18

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Disease is hallucinationís best friend, and so are we

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Line Count: 22

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Like second hand smoke...

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Line Count: 19

Published: 17 Nov 2009

 

 

Cycles

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Line Count: 14

Published: 22 Dec 2009

 

 

Written as part of a writing prompt on another site

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Line Count: 12

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Just unfair questions...

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Line Count: 6

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

A vision is something to be cherished. Cherish the pain or you'll forget your hardships, and you will have learned nothing

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Line Count: 10

Published: 27 Dec 2008

 

 

On pain and paradox

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Line Count: 22

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

I have been given wings, though their mechanisms I canít figure out

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Line Count: 22

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Insults are a worthless wooden plank, though many of us would jump from it into the sea than face the truth

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Line Count: 18

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

 

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