The Agoraphobic’s Lament – Poem

This brief verse speaks of the battles that many fight as they face the world in their day-to-day lives. It can be seen that there are quite a few tormented souls out there who are emotional agorapohobes. This one, by A.D., is for them. The Agoraphobic’s Lament   There are raindrops tap-tapping the windowpane but […]

Dylan Thomas – Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Here is a famous piece of verse from the troubled Welsh dreamer who died at the age of 39. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise […]

I Want My Money Back

A piece of Extract verse for your consideration.   I Want My Money Back … yet the people lap it up like dehydrated frogs, feeding greedily on curdled milk from the withered breast of the clergy.   Putrid fluids that give sickly nourishment to quench all appetites for healthy cognizance.   I weep for the […]

The Hypocrites Of Piety – Extract Verse

This style of verse is known by A.D. as Extract Poetry or Extract Verse. The ellipsis can be used at the beginning or the end, or both, to give the impression that the writing has been taken from a larger piece. The Hypocrites of Piety … the hypocrites of piety that drizzle bullshit on fear […]

Behind Tall Walls in Shadow – Poem of Romance

Here we have some verse from our resident poet that speaks of the battles that individuals fight as they struggle to build solid relationships upon the fractured foundations of broken childhoods. Behind Tall Walls in Shadow   I love a shadow. Or is she perhaps a ghost who weaves a wispy glimpse of the most […]

Disparate Notions of Street and Stream –

This is a verse about the differences between those who are from an urban background with their resultant approach to life, and those who are more rural. Even casual observations will show that there are many disparities in the way both view day-to-day existence. Disparate Notions of Street and Stream The Burgher clique with their […]

Irish Poet Of Old – Zozimus

Michael Moran was born circa 1794 in Dublin. He became blind shortly after birth but grew to develop a fantastic memory for creating and reciting verse which he used to create a meagre livelihood for himself. Moran adopted the title Zozimus as his stage-name and was known as The Blind Bard of the Liberties – […]