Favorite Poems of hiraeth

  • There was no fog
    just shades of gray...

  • The Second Thought (1) 5

    by Kate

    I’m not showered in love like the others
    Even when I put my best efforts into you...

  • Poems bloom with warm sunrise,
    nectar of words sweeten morning coffees...

  • Journal (2) 2

    by Star

    You are the silence that drapes over my soul,
    but you brought me no serenity just uncertainty...

  • Lighthouse Keeper (4) 2

    by Star

    I anchored my faith to you.
    My feet stopped kicking cold...

  • Portrait 1 (7) 4

    by Rania Moallem

    Do not read between my lines-
    no more...

  • Congratulations 2

    by Rania Moallem

    Powerful like every natural thing
    you were reborn in the form...

  • I wrote her goodbye (16) 10 HM

    by Ben Pickard

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

  • So They Said (1) 3

    by Rania Moallem

    The hills were steep,
    do not push your fragile ankles up there...

  • Homeland (9) 3 WIN

    by Star

    As the moon

  • Limits (7) 2

    by Rania Moallem

    I can allow those heavy moments
    to slip between the cracks of my character...

  • Immigrant (3) 4

    by Rania Moallem

    Oceans of barricades
    and skies of fences...

  • Homesick (2) 3 WIN

    by Rania Moallem

    Let me be empty and still
    but full of longing...

  • Indecisive? (5) 3

    by Rania Moallem

    What do you want of me?
    the ghost, the lone lover writing poetry...

  • Late Night Cafe (6) 5

    by Star

    The smell of humid air and the flickering
    sign awakened the fire within you...

  • Aftermath (2) 3

    by Rania Moallem

    Now that the storm has settled,
    I walk back along the trail...

  • Plagiarism (4) 5

    by Rania Moallem

    I who have always found ways to escape,
    skilled at filling gaps and stitching...

  • Calamitous ll (3) 3

    by Rania Moallem

    As I learned the taste of warmth again
    you come out of sudden striking like lightening...

  • Tangled (2) 5

    by Kate

    How do I unravel you from my mind?
    It’s like you’ve made a permanent nest...

  • napowrimo 26 - About (1) 2

    by Rania Moallem

    ...About the humid weather
    and the foggy mountain...

  • napowrimo 25 - On the Way Out (4) 5

    by Rania Moallem

    When a long novel
    is signed in misfortune...

  • napowrimo 23 - It's Inveterate (3) 2

    by Rania Moallem

    True, writing poems
    doesn't mean I'm a poet...

  • Absence (7) 7 WIN

    by Melpomene

    When I stopped writing I
    swallowed words...

  • napowrimo 19 - Collateral Damage (2) 3

    by Rania Moallem

    The gales howled down
    out of my house...

  • napowrimo 17 - Claw Machine (5) 4

    by Rania Moallem

    Transparent water bottles
    smell of fresh books...

  • napowrimo 16 - Stay (1) 2

    by Rania Moallem

    I do not wish to forget
    how you rise in the morning...

  • napowrimo 11 - Hope (6) 6 WIN

    by Rania Moallem

    Sitting opposite to a blue wooden window,
    far enough so that breeze won't sneak on me...

  • napowrimo 10 - Abstract (1) 3

    by Rania Moallem

    Misfortunes will become fine artwork
    and time a slab to display...

  • napowrimo 8 - Rain (1) 2

    by Rania Moallem

    Have you seen crumbles of light before?
    The stars were falling...

  • Apotheosis (1) 4 HM

    by Adastra

    We made a god that teaches only want.
    It opened its mouth; wasps buzzed forth...

  • Cordyceps (1) 2

    by Adastra

    It is natural for a person to be dissatisfied with...
    Some ease into this intrusion early, some cast it...

  • napowrimo 4 - Foible (1) 4

    by Rania Moallem

    This time the violin played in struggle
    to strip itself naked from drama...

  • 29-20 notes (3) 4

    by Rania Moallem

    The sun broke down like honey drips
    warming out my soul...

  • Broken (7) 5

    by Star

    pull the gauze off your palms
    and let the blood express the thoughts...

  • I saw her wear her
    dark night secret...

  • Chamomile Tea (5) 7

    by Star

    The shadow in her closet
    tasted sleep...

  • When I Was a Child (2) 4

    by Rania Moallem

    We lived in a jungle
    when I was a child...

  • Ode to Great Power (2) 4 HM

    by Rania Moallem

    How beautifully buildings collapse.
    How deep their voices are as they die...

  • Waterlogged (8) 5

    by Obscure

    I'm lost in my umbrella
    But my jacket's nearly soaked...

  • November calls me by my name. (3) 8 HM

    by Poet on the Piano

    It snowed tonight, and though
    we had plenty of warning...

  • Descent to Nowhen (13) 14 WIN

    by Larry Chamberlin

    As the day returns
    to the sea of becoming...

  • A New Poem (7) 10 WIN

    by Rania Moallem

    Nothing's new.
    I'm coating you with words again...

  • How to calm the sea (27) 17 WIN

    by silvershoes

    She carries with her oceans;
    salty waves that when left alone...