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By Liam Strong
I wrote this poem in thought of Evferree, who introduced me to this style of poetry, called diamante, or diamond poetry! I hope you all like this piece!
The blade made its impact
Like money arguments
Through paper thin bedroom walls
A wail dimly echoed
And climbed the stairs at a crawl
How to penetrate without cutting
How to caress without tears of blood
Is a mystery like creation
Poverty rips inside and out
I cling to separation
Poetry | Updated Nov 28, 2013 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Life is hard for many now, in a similar way to how it was during the Great Depression.
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She said â€œIâ€™ll chuck myself in the dockâ€
If these cuts were implemented
â€œOver our dead bodiesâ€
Yelled others in attendance
But please donâ€™t go yet
Donâ€™t flirt with death over their debt
Donâ€™t do their dirty work for them
If you have to go,...
Poetry | Updated Nov 28, 2013 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
By Glen Forbes
About hope, about dealing with the hard times now
speaking for those that have lost everything because of austerity
Juggernautâ€™s cousin Lakshmi was always fasting; she fasts on most Hindu auspicious days and every Saturday; she drinks water and buttermilk whenever she feels hungry during the fast. She was only 16 years old when she started fasting, not for health reasons but to prove control or...
By Fir Nicholson
Austerity measures. Politics in Britain today and a warning from history.
Poetry | Updated Dec 19, 2010 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0