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Friends

Simon was famous on Facebook Had hundreds of friends in his life Yet no one he actually spoke to No buddies, no girlfriend, no wife. His success was repeated on Twitter One million followers plus But he came to a violent ending Knocked down by the number nine bus. The money he made from his […]

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Inspire me Coffee, Please?

I’m sitting in my cafe Wanting some inspire Staring at me coffee Waiting brain to fire Hello? I feel ignition? Neurons taking off Telling me to write about My cappuccino froth What a load of twaddle… Sorry readers…. Don Matthews September 2020 I am an Australian writer.  In ‘Flippant, Comic. and Serious’ I focus on […]

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Dead on arrival

Hear the engine scream In this familiar hazy dream Eighty, ninety — it’s all a blur All these thoughts of her Racing through the night Unable to see the light Completely out of control Chaotic misery the goal This car is past its limit Glad I’m strapped in it Expecting to go up in flames […]

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Submit your poem!

Hello everyone! With our community of poets and writers expanding, I have been getting a lot of e-mails asking how to submit a poem for The Poetry Bar. Instead of writing 10 e-mails a day explaining everything, I will put it all here for all of our new members! The Poetry Bar is a creative poetry […]

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Poem #250

You are asking too much of me. I don’t have the words to write anymore, you drained the author in me. If love cannot be described in verses is it even love anymore? Let me go, I need to find new ground. A poet without inspiration is like a sea without salt, it isn’t natural. […]