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Hope Poems

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For Granted
by Nadine Oraby

We take life for granted and we think we have forever, but we don’t.

We take our health for granted until we catch a cold,

People never



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Days That I Remember
by Michael Henry

Days That I Remember

 

There are days that I remember

And many I do not

Those happy days, those golden days

When I thanked god for my lot

When I



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Coffee
by Eva McDonald

I sip my coffee.
The taste is bitter, 
All I need is sugar.
You walk in the room, 
And soon I realize,
The sugar needed



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You Never Broke Me
by Caroline Coyle

YOU NEVER BROKE ME????

My mind can be a dark place to contend with each day. While raising my beautiful children I locked these thoughts away.

 I



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The Mask of Alabaster
by Brendan Simons

Once the night had fallen upon a sleepless slumber,
Whence the winter woke me when the third was three in number.

I sense that a wince doth


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Outcast
by Robert Lillis

Didn't matter for how much I was outcasted
At first I didn't understand why I couldn't fit in
But then I remembered never to give



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Secret garden
by kyra shennan

Individuals can never truly be known, 

we all hide a part of ourselves away. 

Especially women. 

These parts may not be parts we are ashamed of or afraid



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Naked
by kyra shennan

As a whole I am beautiful.
To remember this is to witness the ugly, broken parts die.
As a whole people are ugly.
Individuals are



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Sweet Architect
by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade

Sweet architect!
I hope you are listening to the clamors in my head
I hope you see the pain I feel in my chest
I



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Guinea Pepper Seed Poetry
by Waveney Lander-Walters

He called my poem
Wise and tropical
The heat of the Caribbean:

The tongue of the goddess
Years of eating so much
Fishcakes lace



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The last time i talked about you
by Alishah Ali

I’m a stranger with so much to tell

I’m a loner with power of despair

I’ve been told to be kind and strong

That kindness cost me nothing



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She was abused
by Alishah Ali

I see her as a beautiful butterfly spreading colors wherever she flies

Those sparkling eyes of her can light up the darken sky

Giving us all tears,



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Hello Friend
by Christen Foster

                                                                           Hello Friend

 

What’s up? I hope you’re doing well. I see life has taken it’s toll on you, believe me I can tell. Its like



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MISANDMOM
by Aska Makori

I hope  I never fall in love  

But if I do  

I hope I never get married  

But if I do  

I hope we never



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Letter to Mother
by Iniubong Efiong

Dear mother,

My life is confused with women in the picture

With a combination of different colors and mixture

Oh! Bless the day I met this creatures

For if



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Innocent Smile
by Ambivert Quki

Lunatic condition if you feel
You say yourself what’s the deal?
Softness and Warmth
It’s penetrate in your body

As the candle melts
Softness in its



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Mundane Entity (ME)
by Juanita Smith

To be like me,
You will always be in tears
You will never be free
Your life will be haunted by your fears
You will



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Replica...,Almost
by Candace Henry-McDonald

Small,brown,quiet,commanding, determined,

assertive,intelligent,responsive,perceptive,

polite,friendly,promising,bold.

 

Enjoy yourself,the present is yours to live, 

the future is yours to take,to write.

 

I will teach you,nurture and cherish you,

equip you to be all you



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The Queen's Sin
by Ronald Campbell

(the king) blessed was not your unhappy fate to being about another hell?

(the Queen) cool desires to set pleasure higher beneath my naked sin, but hope



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The Queen's Letters 2
by Ronald Campbell

thus my husband who is the kinglessking, I am his trespasser, for never shall our moon and sun cross path, what has become of me?



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The Past is Past
by Lujane Elobeid

The past is past, but not with you

You’re worth of truth, but now you’re gone

The trees have leaves, but then they fall

I’m sure you are



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Hindsight.
by Rebekah O Reilly

They will go to new heights today,

To say they’ve got rights to take others rights away....

The suffrage didn’t happen so your sugarcoated reality, 

Could become into



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LET THE CHILD OUT
by Bob Taub

LET THE CHILD OUT

 

My life was over before it started

I spent my childhood brokenhearted,

My parents didn’t treat me as they should,

When I was still in



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To Saorsie
by Rick Summat

To Saoirse

 

As winter yields
and April fades to May
the lengthening days
awaken cigarette haze
and Tullamore Dew

cloaked memories
of that summer we shared
on



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Ignorance of love
by Mfreke Etuk

Living in the same neighborhood

Growing up with her was fun

Playing together under  the rain

As children we were

We became best of friends

I was 5 and she



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