Appreciation Poems

Mother Natures’ Recycling Center
by M.L. Kiser

over and over they tumble, colorful specters playing.


the dying leaves of autumn have one last chase, before passing.


they will sleep in painted canvas ground, recycling

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Please stop it
by Rick Wood

Don't tell me what to do man

Okay? Please? Don't

Because I'm an adult, ya know?

I got it, really

You don't have to lecture me

On how to do

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That About A Face
by William Kekaula


Previously responsible for concerning an adolescent resplendent facial hallmark,

Awarded to privileges and sanctioned embellishment favoring enhancement,

Over time,

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by Ashmi Sheth

If your eyes have enough compassion to see,

Every other eye sings poetry . . .

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You are.
by Sybil Vinson

I see you in many forms. One minute you're liquid, fluid in movement, slidding, gliding, slippery.

Then you are a rock, solid, strong, move back

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by Shawna-Lee Lawrence

Kissed by the sun’s rays

I can't identify my noble beginnings

Championed by my attempts at the reigns that feigns my confidence

Golden, if that's what it is


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by Shawna-Lee Lawrence

I can't imagine when a great thing didn't come from a whisper

A whisper of the wind...

A whisper of the body...

A whisper of the mind...


I can

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by Amanda Baker

Forget all the sad It will only bring you down Let go of all you're hate You Can't be happy with a frown

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Beautiful Disaster
by Sianee Ash

A beautiful disaster is how I describe myself, I'm a force to be reckoned with. Like a tornado with precision. I've stated before, I AM a lioness

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Bright Gestures
by Heidi Sands

There is always something we can do

To show gratitude for what we receive

For those bright gestures shining through


From human angels who help us believe

May it

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On Our Way
by Heidi Sands

The sun glows on the white snow

With mild air and clear skies today

Looking from the hill you wouldn't know,

Of any troubles or dismay


All is quiet,

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I Give A Little I take a Little
by Waveney Lander-Walters

I am the daughter of a sharecropper
I am the real granddaughter of Netta
I am the element of surprises

Sadness and gladness is a part

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Loving someone so special
by Demetria Spencer

  • On a sunny day a young lady gave birth to a baby boy. something special from god, it was pain but brung so much joy. She

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End of Dictation
by Thabang Mawela

Man is the master of thought

The moulder of characters

The maker and shaper of conditions

He contains within himself that transformations

If you are like today's younger generation


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The cock in my hood
by Rita C. Chima

It crows at the dawn of day

Despite sun or rain

Its crowing resounds in my head

As I turn and toss on my bed

And when I step

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When Our Love Has Gone And Left Us
by Waveney Lander-Walters

This Organ Vagina
by Waveney Lander-Walters

This organ vagina:

They say that beauty is in the eyes of the
Beholder, so does this organ have eyes?
the power of evil

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by Juanita Smith

Mama is such a treasure,
Mama, that is the way you are.
The apple of my eye. 
The reason I don't cry.

A precious golden star<>

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An Ode to The Survivor
by Kolawole Jegede

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You made the difference
by Paul Nairne

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by Rebekah O Reilly

The friendships I’d made,

The ones I’ve forgotten,

Feelings of freedom

and ones that turned rotten.


Days spent zipping,

and slipping,

and plunging in puddles.


The laughter, and after,

God only know s the

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Break Free from Melancholy

Break Free from Melancholy


The symbolic nature of heart and hand

Love lost grief of pain that may never end

A life of anguish distress of such sorrow


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The Elephant And The Ant
by Line Monique Gauthier


There once was a little mighty ant

Who was extravagant and arrogant

Known to be exorbitantly militant

She was so combatant and petulant

They nicknamed her My Commandant


One day

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Someone Said Hello Today
by Line Monique Gauthier


Someone said hello today

She had the warmest smile

And kindest heart

She was handing out hellos

As if bouquets of pretty flowers

Free just like that

A warm sincere hello


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