Category Archives: Poems by Apoetsbrain

The Missing Game

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*Note: This poem has been published with the New York Public Library Zine 2017 ©


It begins as a creeping thought. Like an itch.

Easy to ignore, difficult to locate.

It graduates into an illness, and soon your mind is stuck on replay.

Like a swarm of butterflies with needles in their mouths.

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Birthing Emeralds

An Apoetsbrain Original ©


One great man was mocked because of his lifelong agenda and effort to bring about peace in his community.

This man worked, strived, suffered and later died for peace.

He will be seen as a peace maker, the reconciler, the forgiver of many many wrongs.

He welcomed the concept of generosity, and begged that each man care for his neighbor. Continue reading Birthing Emeralds

Birthing Emeralds

An original Piece by Apoetsbrain ©


One great man was mocked because of his lifelong efforts to bring about peace in his community.

This man worked, strived, suffered and later died for peace.

He will be seen as a peace maker, the reconciler, the forgiver of many many wrongs.

He welcomed generosity, and begged that each man care for his neighbor. Continue reading Birthing Emeralds