Favorite Poems of Aegis

  • In this dark living room,
    I stare at the street light...

  • Freewriting you. (1) 3

    by Poet on the Piano

    This will be rough, as I've had far
    too many shots of vodka, yet...

  • ordinary sorrow. 3

    by hiraeth

    where the sternum meets the clavicle,
    i want you to rip it apart like a wishbone...

  • Once upon a bomb (1) 4

    by nourayasmine

    The smoke
    looked fascinating...

  • Babbling. 3

    by Poet on the Piano

    I often wished for
    more of your silence...

  • honey & lemon 3

    by hiraeth

    a plucked tongue, uprooted and transplanted in
    foreign lands before the seed was sown...

  • fixated on your protruding collarbones,
    i swallow the evening sun, bathing in the...

  • Dim Stars (4) 6

    by Star

    The roaring went on,
    as your scribbling drafted...

  • Wax Shapes (1) 3

    by Maple Tree

    and because I lived
    with a'thousand souls...

  • In 13 (6) (7) 8 HM

    by Rania Moallem

    After you
    I became creative...

  • excavated childhood memories, i handle
    them with care, reminding myself to hold...

  • Unscrupulous, Unapologetic (1) 3

    by nourayasmine

    We were not bowerbirds
    boasting a secluded coast...

  • Mute Moon (6) 6 WIN

    by Gracy Judith

    I want to
    cut loose the moon...

  • In 13 (5) 4 HM

    by Rania Moallem

    Embrace me to the soul
    then ditch me boneless...

  • I wrote her goodbye (16) 10 HM

    by Ben Pickard

    You were created with the
    metaphors of my metered verse...

  • But I am (4) 3

    by Beautiful Tragedy

    “Swallow your pride, and stay humble.”
    That’s what I tell myself as I watch the rain...

  • where dreams may lie (6) 6

    by hiraeth

    i first saw you, trapped in the bosom of a poem
    written in sanskrit – archaic in the sense, an...

  • fractured night. 3

    by hiraeth

    on this night, i ask whether
    the heart is brittle or were the...

  • the roots of a poem. (1) 3

    by hiraeth

    you are to my poetry like the stars
    are to infinity. the verses that blossom...

  • Hypocritic (3) 3 WIN

    by nourayasmine

    I took off the white gloves,
    washed my hands...

  • iridescent dreams. (1) 6 HM

    by hiraeth

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

  • We are born,
    to live for a while...

  • Bullet list (2) 6

    by Saerelune

    You said you'd run along,
    then you didn't...

  • Semicolon (1) 3 WIN

    by Saerelune

    I say I want to place a period
    behind your name, but everytime...

  • You love me
    balls to the wall...

  • 50 Years at 3 am (3) 4

    by Maple Tree

    And even if the ghosts don't sing
    their hollow echos after 3 am...

  • offing. (5) 8

    by hiraeth

    “your clavicle is the horizon
    I always swim towards...

  • Fire of Within 1

    by ddavidd

    “They smell your mouth lest you dared to tell...
    In perpetuum they flip...

  • Poem #1213 Homeless Words (3) 2

    by Maple Tree

    I've worn holes in my slippers
    for all the times these feet have...

  • For Good Days (1) 4

    by Mark

    When better days turn-in to better nights
    I dare not dream for seldom they appear...

  • The Iris Archives (2) 6

    by Maple Tree

    Irritation becomes
    vexing to Iris's...

  • The Dumps (1) 2

    by Satish Verma

    The words had started to fail me.
    There was always an ‘if...

  • rip the air from my chest like you’d pluck
    the ripened fruit in midsummer; i assure you...

  • It was an October evening
    when the muddy waters of our pond dried up...

  • Mohawk Riddles (2) 3

    by Maple Tree

    Riddles within cracks of pavement
    are kept sacred within my mind...

  • Purity and Other Things (7) 7

    by Maple Tree

    Sweet flavors of nectar
    dance upon my tongue...

  • when you loved me (1) 2

    by pmmurphy

    i was just some
    fleeting exercise...

  • Collection of Spirits (6) 6

    by Maple Tree

    I collect dimples and cracked smiles
    so my pockets remain full of sunlight...

  • She painted tinsel in the dark
    as demons stripped her soul...

  • Tainted Lullaby (4) 5

    by Maple Tree

    Upon a magical notion
    thy ears deceived my heart...

  • 1
    if these lines could speak...

  • unsacred (4) 8 HM

    by Karla

    forgive me but there are some days
    in which the gods can't touch...

  • The pieces of the puzzle fit
    but the picture tells a different story...

  • If I were you, I wouldn't have forgiven myself.
    I wouldn't have the patience to wait and see what...

  • Birth of Sanity (4) 4

    by Maple Tree

    Plagued images
    of rapture, torment...

  • Upon Another Summer (10) 10

    by Maple Tree

    Darkness fell upon another summer
    drenched in misty midnight and I...

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

  • I will Haunt You 5

    by Maple Tree

    Finished with ink stained hands
    smearing elusions onto faces...

  • blank hue (11) 8 WIN

    by pmmurphy

    i seemed to like it.
    the way you looked away from me...

  • Beautiful Stars (5) 6 HM

    by Maple Tree

    Secrets fall like rain showers
    dangling under weeping willows...

  • Seeds of change (6) 5

    by Michael

    Your fount fragility stemmed from roots ruined
    from a fractured faith...

  • Overcast (3) 5

    by Maple Tree

    When clouds smother
    a mere thought from...

  • cursive is the best way to describe my pen
    because only the quaint wish to read...

  • Para-Poetic (11) 9

    by Maple Tree

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

  • Purple is you (22) 17 WIN

    by Beautiful Tragedy

    When I think of you,
    I think of the color purple...

  • Cross me [I dare you] (9) 8

    by Poet on the Piano

    Stop using your
    tongue to speak...

  • Endless Sunsets (14) 11 WIN

    by Maple Tree

    Black paint spatters cover a room
    that once glistened from the...

  • Poet Overboard (6) 8

    by Maple Tree

    My eyes blacken within
    A cave of twisted seas and turns...

  • whiteness (8) 14 WIN

    by Karla

    it is just an empty page calling me
    and poetry is born from this mistake...

  • Lost Soul (12) 4

    by deeplydesturbed

    The empty bottles sitting on the counter top
    Reminding me of the eventful night before...

  • Fire; or flame? (15) 12

    by Beautiful Tragedy

    How is it possible to feel everything and nothing...
    Like the moon and stars have both collided...

  • Morning Dews and Thorns (4) 1

    by Everlasting

    I miss you like petals misses the stem.
    Without you, I have no roots, no place to bloom...

  • July

    by Skyler

    A knowing without seeing, an uninvited thought
    The sound is in my bones, my heart keeping time...

  • Brown crayon's cross over lines
    rebellious, was my nickname...

  • By Night (7) 9 WIN

    by Maple Tree

    When I gaze upon a summery shade of sorrow
    wilted dreams within my acoustic tears...