Favorite Poems of Kate

  • Per Diem 4

    by prasanna

    time stains my hands like turmeric—i...
    of it, like ridding it would absolve me of me my...

  • Ouroboros 4

    by prasanna

    April, a month of hunger and renewal, licks my...
    with its warmth, drooling rain & snow over me...

  • There is something inside my
    body that makes my bones...

  • Please Say Gay. (2) 6

    by Poet on the Piano

    As a scared child,
    you were never told it was...

  • Melancholy (2) 5

    by Shruti

    They ask me why I write about the future
    like it has already happened...

  • The succession of time. (2) 8

    by Poet on the Piano

    I've been here before,
    but I couldn't tell you...

  • April 10th, 2022 (2) 4

    by Star

    you drape wings
    with the petals of...

  • A memory, stranded. (2) 4

    by Poet on the Piano

    The tea is strong in the morning,
    making up for the leftover mascara...

  • Two kinds of horror. 3 WIN

    by Poet on the Piano

    I woke from a gruesome nightmare
    this morning; the mirror laughed...

  • Hold (4) 7 WIN

    by Obscure

    I'll hold you like the stars
    Hold the moon in space...

  • Self (4) 3

    by Obscure

    I house your disappointments
    Here, behind cold bars of aching bone...

  • Pairs (Senryu) 4

    by BOB GALLO

    You complete me so
    because I am nothing and...

  • in the mood for love. (1) 4

    by prasanna

    I become a profligate writer in all matters of...
    I'm compelled to start a religion, write all the...

  • The cruelest is yet to come—you’re incapable...
    is that too bold of me to claim...

  • letters. 7 WIN

    by prasanna

    I cram bits of the loneliness in letters—I...
    stamp them, get dressed in a nice outfit, and make...

  • Starlight (acrostic) (1) 7

    by Obscure

    Stay with me, darling
    Though night is endless...

  • blood is crystalizing within your veins,
    as if it’s mastering the art of sculpting...

  • Butterfly (2) 4

    by Obscure

    You fluttered, silk and black
    Green shimmering across your wings...

  • Silent Cries (2) 1

    by Walter

    Each time you might fall
    All broken and scarred...

  • Love 3

    by Obscure

    If I am all the things I love,
    Then I am you and none of me...

  • Heal 2

    by Obscure

    Give me your hand and I will pour
    Soul, splashing into you...

  • Your Night Sky (2) 3

    by Obscure

    I am a star, collapsing
    For far too long I've played pretend...

  • nothing's wrong (2) 10 WIN

    by Obscure

    I slip quietly from conversations
    to taste the lonely air outside...

  • Foreshadow (2) 3

    by Walter

    I don't think nobody, knows you like I do
    To anticipate emotions that you share...

  • Unspoken Words (2) 3

    by Walter

    When I see your beauty
    All my words flow...

  • Firewood. 4 HM

    by Poet on the Piano

    I'd forgotten what it's like to tumble
    unceremoniously to the ground, arms tied...

  • Brave. (6) 7 WIN

    by Poet on the Piano

    The autumn sun touched the
    nape of my neck, today...

  • you inhabit me. every breath taken is drawn to the...
    you florally scent the air, and the irony is not...

  • The haunting of time. (2) 3 WIN

    by Poet on the Piano

    I find you in the saffron
    stars, scintillating in my...

  • I thought of you tonight, acknowledged
    for the first time in months that there's...

  • Hygge (3) 6 WIN

    by prasanna

    There’s too much blood here, too much blood to...
    in any meaningful way – I spill poetry, and it...

  • Don't respond. (4) 4

    by Poet on the Piano

    I regret most of our conversations,
    especially the important ones...

  • Why October? (3) 5

    by prasanna

    The nights are starting to stretch into early
    evenings – where there once was a boundless...

  • Eclipse (1) 1

    by Anthony

    A dark hole shining in a sea of blue,
    Obscured by a veil of angry clouds...

  • you spill from the seams (5) 7

    by prasanna

    a little past midnight, and i'm spilling again -
    in a drunken stupor, and i'm spilling all the...

  • Sleepless Nights (1) 1

    by MysteryMan

    When the dawns’ light fleetingly fades
    Im forced to sleep through the pain...

  • What We Use To Be (1) 1

    by MysteryMan

    Sweet memories fill my head of what we use be
    Reminiscing on the good times we shared...

  • table of contents. (1) 3

    by prasanna

    with time dressing all wounds leisurely,
    do you think memories are nocturnal...

  • you cup soft breath in your palms,
    offering it to the stars as an exchange...

  • i used to think i could find home by
    tracing your fingers back to where...

  • daylilies (4) 6 HM

    by prasanna

    sometimes i think there’s a palace tucked away
    between your lips; a house of hummingbirds...

  • iridescent dreams. (1) 6 HM

    by prasanna

    love crescendos at three a.m. when thoughts of you
    course through my pores – i dream of you...

  • Last Place (1) 1

    by Matt Carroll

    The look in my eyes is there, you're just blind to...
    The tone of my voice is clear, but you're deaf to...

  • Epicenter (8) 8 WIN

    by Aegis

    There's earthquakes between my
    eyes and I can't even knock...

  • Pieces (3) 4

    by Acoustic Odyssey

    Hello, my name is Daniel,
    and I'm infatuated with puzzles...

  • the lightkeeper. (7) 8

    by prasanna

    winter begets silence as the sparrows
    struggle for warmth, the slowly-dying...