Notice: fusion_get_user_locale is deprecated since version Avada 6.1! Use get_user_locale instead. in /home/dnnqehmy/public_html/ on line 4440
Personal Poetry Archives - The Smoky Poet
29 03, 2019

My Everything

2019-03-29T09:54:44-05:00March 29th, 2019|Last Post, Personal Poetry, Poetry|

When I cannot see youI feel the pain of a thousand nailspressing against the small of my back,like a decaying bed of rose thorns. When I am not near youI can’t appreciate your perfume,a blend of cherish and devotionwith a hint of constant affection. When I cannot kiss youmy lips become chapped for your [...]

1 04, 2018

From Homies to Brony

2018-05-09T14:59:42-05:00April 1st, 2018|Last Post, National Poetry Month, Personal Poetry, Poetry|

I never thought I'd be in a gang. You see I was never too cool To hang with the right group in school. There were the jocks with their smelly socks. There were the nerds making paper birds. There were the cheerleaders secretly smoking heaters. There were the potheads singing the Grateful dead. Yet [...]

18 04, 2017

Back To Writing

2017-07-26T23:30:00-05:00April 18th, 2017|National Poetry Month, Personal Poetry, Poetry|

To Me: Over six months since I have written anything on my website. Perhaps tonight I should write. Perhaps I've been feeling uninspired. Perhaps I was just tired. Perhaps it was a job coming to an end. Perhaps it was me who needed to mend. My fingers they've been hurting. My mind not nurturing. [...]

8 07, 2016

Poetry Prompt: I Wrote This With You

2016-07-08T16:53:11-05:00July 8th, 2016|Last Post, Personal Poetry, Poetry, Poetry Prompts, Social Media, Twitter|

I Wrote This With You I fear my memory with be forgotten by the sunlight. I remain curious even thought we are at a stalemate. Excuse my brevity as with fun comes a soothing new thirst. Yet I fear your silence, as a fresh mind can yield faith in love. I'm not a curmudgeon [...]

29 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Key

2015-09-29T18:09:32-05:00September 29th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Personal Poetry, Poetry|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a cinqku poem using the word 'key.' When I think of a key, there are many different ways to use this word for the Cinqku Challenge. Perhaps it is a key that unlocks a mystery. Perhaps it is a key of a piano that was once tickled from young, now [...]