Ukrainian poetry

“If You Smell Iodine, The Captain is Nearby” – Ukrainian Poetry

A poem by Ukrainian LYUDMYLA DIADCHENKO Translated by PADMA THORNLYRE If you smell iodine, the captain is nearby. The pines support heaven upon their needles. An aquamarine July strolls along the seashore, Its ever-returning feet massaged by pebbles. You dilute the climate with tears. Carving melons Smells of vacation ... just as the inevitable captain. Hello! I know …

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Dream Deferred Poem

What Happens to a Dream Deferred? A Poem by Langston Hughes

A poem by LANGSTON HUGHES What happens to a dream deferred?       Does it dry up       like a raisin in the sun?       Or fester like a sore—       And then run?       Does it stink like rotten meat?       Or crust and sugar over—       like a syrupy sweet?       Maybe it just sags       like a heavy load. Or does it... Read …

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These Haikus were written by Willy Martinez as the weather transitioned from Summer to Fall/Winter-ish, in 2022.

6 Haikus To Blow Your Mind Past the Fall Weather

These Haikus were written by Willy Martinez as the weather transitioned from Summer to Fall/Winter-ish, in 2022. Haiku #1 These cathartic windsswoosh the tinge of thoughts I saveddeep beneath my skin 📸 by Justin Luebke Haiku #2 The weather outsideis overcast, expect rainreports David LynchI Wrote this as I looked out the window of my …

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Pen your ten poem

Midweek Poem – Pen Your Ten

"Pen Your Ten" as it trends on Twitter. Stop judging me for fighting my battles my own way 📸 by Feteme Fuentes on Splash Thank you for visiting with us. For more poetry or Literature related content, visit our blog at The Ritual. Poem written by Willy Martinez, originally for the Twitter community.