Tag - Poetry

Poetry from Andover’s Poet Laureate and collections of work from other Andover poets.

Poet's Corner

Borrowed Earth

In the dark discarded night when you wish you still had all your fight. You rest on a tear stained pillow outside your house the weeping willow kisses the...

Poet's Corner

The war on mental illness

The war on mental illness There is an epidemic on our streets in our families homes. Where love is lost and fear does roam whether covered up or left alone...

Poet's Corner

Love

Love The greatest virtue so they say I have seen it used as an excuse and it won’t go away when the victim goes back to their abuser their children are...

Poet's Corner

Different but the same

We are all different but the same. We all like playing this life game. We all came from our mothers womb we will all end up in a tomb. We all have the same...

Poet's Corner

Make believe

I used to believe in heroes and villains that the good would triumph if they were willing to sacrifice everything except what made them good in the first place...

Poet's Corner

Take my picture

Take my picture this place, this moment in time. This memory, this day take my picture show this expression on my face, happy or sad good or bad. Note down in...

Poet's Corner

Beyond good and evil

I am the answer that lies in between the cracks of ying and yang. I am the song John Lennon sang. I am humanties only hope, for freedom without fear. What is...

Poet's Corner

I have let the war fade away

Blood shot eyes
 awake in flashback nightmares
 screaming in silence. 
Lost in guilt ridden violence 
everyday is a brutal regime 
there’s no distinguishing no...

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