Favorite Poems of CJ Maleney

  • Some say,
    I was given birth by...

  • I'll Return to Mother Earth
    toil my hands within her roots...

  • The cycle of desensitization. (10) 8 HM

    by Poet on the Piano

    We plant flowers in our chests
    and bloom epiphanies...

  • The Great Filter (2) 2

    by Tony

    A lonely island of insignificance
    Overpopulated by impotence...

  • Chrysanthemum (8) 6

    by Maple Tree

    and she was....
    nothing but bitterness...

  • How joyous it would be
    If I were loved by thee...

  • Empty Vessel (11) 4

    by Risqué

    I have not created this emptiness
    Tidal waves of broken promises and second chances...

  • My soul (24) 12 WIN

    by Free verse

    How about
    putting a butterfly...

  • Closing Bodies (11) 7

    by Sherry Caayupan

    Land of a thousand miles ahead,
    I could see greener pastures for love awaiting...

  • Recovery (19) 9

    by Michael

    At times I would overdose, with the
    bane of my life I would...

  • Fun House (5) 4

    by Courtney Hough

    Step right up! Experience a depressed mind,
    What an incredible place to be.&quot...

  • Shadow Adventures (10) 8

    by Lyical Madness

    You told me of fairy tales
    They expanded my mind...

  • You. Just You. (32) 19 HM

    by Ben Pickard

    I remember you -
    and that is...

  • Mercy Kill (12) 10

    by Tony

    I long for the sky to rain forever
    So that I could stop trying...

  • The Unravelling (8) 5

    by Kitty Cat Lady

    I'm hanging by a thread here
    It's worn and it is frayed...

  • Since Day One (4) 2

    by Tonia

    In actual fact
    You needn't speak...

  • Blue Blood (2) 3

    by mossgirl19

    Kings rode their chariots-
    I don't have one...

  • Bully (4) 3

    by Jazzaroolich

    A lot of the time
    people don't care if they hurt you...

  • if words were taxed, would you hold tongue and...
    sporadically, diffusing thoughts with care...

  • What If (4) 1

    by Allie

    She'll do what she's has to in order to get by...
    She isn't sure about what's really anymore. So...

  • Little Green Basket (12) 6 HM

    by mossgirl19

    You came home that day
    With three little baskets...

  • Danger Zone (1) 2

    by DeviousCharmer

    Looking left and right
    Not seeing what's right infront of me...

  • Dirty Hands (8) 7

    by Maple Tree

    Dark eyes see more rainbows
    than crystal blues can touch...

  • The One (2) 1

    by OKECHUKWU EMEH

    To what shall I be compared?
    If the essence of my being is but a replica of the...

  • The road ahead (6) 3

    by Beautiful Tragedy

    I walked through the door into that
    Room and you were the first thing I seen...

  • I Lied (3) 5

    by C Cattaway

    I wish we'd had text messaging
    When you and I were friends...

  • Broken homes (5) 8

    by Em

    As his little girl she always dreamed
    that he'd come by next week even if to give her a...

  • A noose knocked on my door today.
    It's knot hung loose as it made it's way...

  • Wood Chips (5) 7

    by Tony

    Around the playground where I played
    Back when I was just a child...

  • Catalyst (10) 9

    by Milly Hayward

    Oh dismal world you have me flung
    into the deepest pile of dung...

  • Devils Pawn (My First Sonnet) (12) 11

    by Milly Hayward

    Thy stench dost wrench the ardour from my soul
    and make my blood more cold than icy snow...

  • What Good Is A Heart (9) 4

    by brittany williams

    WHAT GOOD IS A HEART
    WHEN IT'S CONSTANTLY BEING BROKEN...

  • She's Ok (10) 7

    by Allie

    She's a reflection of everyone who's ever done her...
    She's everything that's lost in the world but...

  • Impotent (10) 6

    by RustySoul

    Ten years of marriage, childless they were,
    “Not a man”, “impotent”, people said...

  • The Science of Deduction (15) 7

    by mossgirl19

    Playing Sherlock, one day in his crazy life
    He decided to deduce, deduce, deduce...

  • The Drums (7) 6 HM

    by Mark Rawlins

    Here come
    the drums...

  • My pen has leaden ink and so will not
    Allow the rigid lines to bend and arch...

  • Light Doesn't Bend (18) 11

    by Ben Pickard

    A rusty juggernaut drove cruelly through this...
    And left us scratched and splintered to the bone...

  • Lost moments (23) 19 WIN

    by Milly Hayward

    Music pulls tightly at my soul
    follows me out as I stroll...

  • Murderous Hand (24) 17 WIN

    by Milly Hayward

    Blood red is the shadow round your eyes
    as you look out on dying skies...

  • Discord in Africa (3) 3

    by Dancing Rivers

    From the top of the hill I can feel
    the wind blowing on my face...

  • Birds of a Feather (7) 7

    by Milly Hayward

    Twitter Twee and Twitter Dee
    we are birds as you can see...

  • If I remembered the way it sounded…
    The drum of your heartbeat against your chest...

  • Mama always say smile to visitors
    I'm quite accustomed to that...

  • What if life as a human really began with each of...
    blowing as a gust of wind on Mercury...

  • They Call The Sun Yellow (20) 11 HM

    by Ben Pickard

    I drink too much wine and lose too many nights;
    I see the world in an eye-soaked haze of claret...

  • The River (6) 8

    by Maple Tree

    When you gaze beyond....
    where sunsets dance with stardust...

  • Everdream (6) 6

    by Lyical Madness

    There's an Everdream
    That makes me want to scream...

  • If hearts are made to beat then why do they
    So frequently succumb to static deaths...

  • The Misfits (14) 11

    by Maple Tree

    I write of peace in darkness
    making friends with demons...

  • That taste of silence bites the tongue.
    It's stare is cold, it's breathing, still...

  • We met eachother when we were kids but even then I...

  • Opposites Attract (20) 9

    by Maher

    It's cold, I
    could never imagine your warmth; I...

  • You Are More than What You Do (8) 9 HM

    by Larry Chamberlin

    Sometimes bitter disappointment
    keeps you from remembering...

  • Iron Heel (10) 5

    by ddavidd


    To the orphans of Poverty...

  • Confession (4) 5 HM

    by nourayasmine

    One day, I'll cross oceans
    to see you again...

  • She is woman (5) 3

    by Kereen

    She doesn't want to live
    But she doesn't want to die...

  • Illogical (6) 4

    by Fredy

    Just like trying to bring down a shooting star...
    Or fly a plane across the world with both wings...

  • Stars (29) 29

    by mossgirl19

    Jewels in the sky, cure to lonely hearts silently...
    Ever so distant, but so close, so near upon a...

  • --------Aries Rising--------
    A broken Angel lurking in dark shadows...

  • Time again (3) 4

    by The Fairy Mary Poppins

    Cursing for ever falling for
    his lies...

  • Mirror: (10) 4

    by Scott Cole

    Oh Mirror I stand in front of thee,
    And peer inside so deep indeed...

  • ( "la" renia de corazones )
    I'm The Good Fairy Mary Poppins of all...

  • Fake (3) 3

    by Lyical Madness

    The smile doesn't reach my eyes
    The mask can do much but not add back the faded...

  • Within the vicinity of the Earth
    Down those dingy streets of Pergamum...

  • A crispy silver moonlight shone
    upon the frosty leaves...

  • Is it wrong? (7) 8

    by Lyical Madness

    Is it wrong that I miss you
    That I ache & feel so raw...

  • Pills (30) 18 HM

    by Ren

    They say that I am weak,
    Cause I need pills to fall asleep...

  • Silent and Crowded Sanctuary (6) 4

    by Meena Krish

    From wall to wall without space to breathe
    we are cramped to fill each page...

  • Para-Poetic (10) 9

    by Maple Tree

    Late at night, after twilight's final courtsy
    the heart can sink, like a weighted anchor...

  • Have you seen her? (4) 2

    by Fredy

    I drive through a busy street....
    Emptiness within me and at the passenger seat...

  • comfortable (4) 4

    by Yakari Gabriel

    People tell you to embrace the sad.
    to let it run its course...

  • The pain i feel as i say goodbye (6) 2

    by deeplydesturbed

    I just like blood.. the redness, the flow, the...
    yea i may seem weird... but the way i let go of my...

  • A beat comes to earth,
    With a soft rhythm or two...

  • They Thought She would (6) 8 HM

    by Maple Tree

    But she didn't.....
    Failed written upon her forehead...

  • I pull the covers over my head
    then at least I'll become invisible...

  • Rapidly, I'm Falling (10) 8

    by Golden AnGel Rhapsodist

    *
    I see things in different ways...

  • Hold (3) 3

    by Lyical Madness

    And I can't get you out of my head
    My heart just refuses to let you go...

  • Dementia (12) 11 WIN

    by Hellon

    This is who I am...
    my hands tremor to the point...

  • Abused with compassion (6) 6 HM

    by Mark Rawlins

    I scribble in obscurity,
    enthused by a passion...

  • Sorrowful Winds (7) 7

    by Lyical Madness

    Silver shadows walking beside me
    Ghostly whispers in the air...

  • Death (a beautiful thing) (20) 8

    by deeplydesturbed

    Death is something
    we must all do...

  • Force of Nature (7) 7

    by Lyical Madness

    Songs throwing me into memories
    The night I danced & spun giddily upon the beach...

  • love thyself (7) 4

    by Em

    To say we're all different is a major
    understatement and we should all...

  • To Crave Tea Time (3)

    by BlueJay

    There's mascara running down the folds of my faded...
    and it's not that anything is even that wrong...

  • My King (5) 5

    by Maple Tree

    My eyes crystalize like the morning sun,
    when you enter our castle's edge...

  • Unspoken (14) 15 WIN

    by Lyical Madness

    My scars tell a story
    Of what my mouth can not...

  • Have you ever wanted to hold someone so tight that...
    kiss them so deeply and passionately that they'll...

  • Our Hereafter (7) 8 HM

    by Abed

    One day, when all of this ends,
    we will collect our bones...

  • Coming out of the dark (part II) (5) 2

    by Poet on the Piano

    The morning after…
    Don’t worry how I slept or the empty...

  • Flavor (14) 11

    by BlueJay

    Don't tell a poet what to write,
    don't tell an artist what to paint...

  • Beautiful Stranger (24) 12

    by Ren

    Oh, Beautiful Stranger...
    Standing outside the door...

  • The girl in the mirror is naughty.
    She cuts herself and cries...

  • Keep me for a night (5) 2

    by Bewitched

    Keep me for a night
    I know you cant stay long...

  • What If It Doesn't Change a Thing? (4) 2

    by Curing the Comon Cliche

    What if she hurt me?
    Hurt me like the rest...

  • I've always wonder - it has always been
    a part of me, wondering that is. About...

  • With butterflies, I came to land
    Upon the flower's tip...

  • In the air (6) 5

    by Michael

    A seductive aroma
    fills the air...

  • If words are not enough to melt your heart,
    Then ev'ry kiss I place is wasted still...