Poetry Archives


A Happy Birthday to Me by Jon Minners:  The older you get, the more important birthdays become and the more important it is to spend them with someone you love.

A Love Like Ours by Melissa Minners: When love is strong, no obstacle is insurmountable.

Artistry by Sarah Auerbach aka Blackrose: What does it mean to be an artist?

Beautiful The Silence by Melissa Minners: Lovers Don't Have Uncomfortable Silences

Beyond Death's Door: What comes after death?

Challenge Me by Joy Garcia: A song for the battle weary, who still won't back down. 

Climbing by Melissa Minners: Have you ever felt like you are constantly climbing this mountain, but no matter how high up you get, you never quite reach the top?

Depression by Jon Minners:  When love is in your hands and seems to just slip away between your fingers, life just does not seem fair.

Fate by Justine Manzano:  Sometimes what you're meant for is not exactly what you thought it would be. 

God's Prayer by Sarah Auerbach:  Is someone always there for you?

Goodbye Babes by Jon Minners: Sometimes the hardest thing you can do is say goodbye to the one you love and just hope for the best.

Good Riddance by Jon Minners: 2005 was not a good year, but will 2006 be another year of pain or is there a light at the end of the tunnel?

I Dreamed One Night by Justine Manzano: When it IS better to have never loved at all...

If I Could Catch The Light by Rowena Kemp: "If I could catch the light/Of the sad sad moon/Iíd place it over the roads/And guide a weary traveler home"

Ink Blot by Justine Manzano: An experiment in enjambment (breaking lines).

Is Your Life Really That Bad by Jon Minners: When you feel like your life is in shambles, take a look around you.  There is far worse going on in the world today.

It Must Be Spring by Dorothy Doremus: An ode to the coming of Spring.

Karma Consequence by Sarah Auerbach:  Is it true that what goes around comes around?

Mr. Perfect or Maybe Iím Not by Jon Minners:  We may pretend we are confident in ourselves, but there is an underlying insecurity that consumes us all and pushes others away.

My Heart by Melissa Minners:  Love takes over every part of you.

My Love For Her Grows bv Jon Minners:  True love is something that transcends time and space.  Even if you do not see that person all the time, just the sound of her voice, a moment of her time, a glimpse of her face makes it all worth it.  Every day that goes by, my love for one person grows. 

No Reflection In The Mirror by Jon Minners:  Stop trying to be something you are not before it is too late and you become something you can't live with being.  Take a long look in the mirror and find the real you. 

The Ocean by Melissa Minners: An ode to the beauty of the ocean.

Pain In My Heart by Jon Minners: The hurt you feel when you realize the one you lost is not coming back.

Searching for Peace by Melissa Minners: A poem inspired by the lack of unity at work that has great meaning for humanity at large.

September 11 by Melissa Minners: A 9/11 Tribute

Something I Have Forgotten by Jesse Cornell: Memories burn away...

Thinking Too Much Again by Jon Minners: Life is ruined when we donít let things fall into place; when we doubt the good things that happen and when we sabotage our own lives. 

Tick Tock (The Evil Clock) by Melissa Minners: How long hours can seem when we'd rather be anywhere else.

Together Forever by Megan Manzano: The parting of two friends who will always be in each other's hearts.

Unwanted by Melissa Minners: A few years ago, a friend dared me to write a poem in a certain amount of minutes - this is what I came up with.

Whatís Life by Jon Minners:  Life looks helpless, but there is only one thing that can break the cycle of doubt and unhappiness.

When Will Happiness Find Me? By Jon Minners: A plea to God for the one thing that alludes me completely. 

Winter by Melissa Minners: Taking Pleasure in the Coldest of Times

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow by Jon Minners: Yesterday was horrible; today I think about it; tomorrow will be a better day.