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The Embrace by R Bennett Okerstrom A newly born vampire's first taste. [90 words]
Holding On To Life by L A Winterburn One mans fight with suicide. [109 words]
The Netherworld by Stuart Eric Longridge The real world, before the smothering of education. [103 words]
Supa Computa by Stuart Eric Longridge A scary realistic tale. [140 words]
Gone by Peter Rivendell Being miserable is the new black. [197 words]
Winter Wind by Judith Goff Alone. [128 words]
Where? by Judith Goff Lost love [97 words]
Vamp by Judith Goff I know, more vampires, I just can't seem to help myself... and who said vampires have to be male? [158 words]
Vampire Wedding by David B Doc Byron Two vampires take their wedding vows. [129 words]
Trees by David B Doc Byron You figure it out! [145 words]
Time Again by P M ... [36 words]
The Traveller by L A Winterburn - [88 words]
The Plan by L A Winterburn One plan to wipe out humanity. [74 words]
The Memory Book by Judith Goff A real departure from my usual ... [155 words]
The Lovers by Sue (Sooz) Simpson - [124 words]
The Looking Glass by Judith Goff - [155 words]
The Hhmmm Efect by Sue (Sooz) Simpson - [783 words]
The Extraordinary Way by Leslie Clark A poem about how I plan onliving the rest of my life, with my beloved and our future chil... [106 words]
The Callous Heart by Judith Goff Those lying guys... I mean eyes ... [89 words]
Spontaneous Combustion by Judith Goff A little heat.... [72 words]
Rhythms Of Pi by Dark Matter This one's totally up to the reader's interpretation...I'd rather not say anything about it. I'm... [367 words]
Pity by Mia Angello Chris Isaak's, Graduation Day, is today for me. [32 words]
Onslaught Of Love by Judith Goff Secret yearnings ... [137 words]
Nothing Left by Judith Goff Love realized. [138 words]
Missing You by L A Winterburn - [21 words]
Insanity Part Un & Insanity Part Deux by Judith Goff I believe I've lost it .... [155 words]
In Your Dreams by R Bennett Okerstrom - [71 words]
Immortal Obsession by Judith Goff Immortal cravings. [94 words]
Heart Of Gold by Rowan Davies I reeled this off about the 'Plainfield Psycho' Ed Gein in preparation for my next story. Enjoy. [428 words]
Happenstance by Judith Goff A little silly, perhaps? [66 words]
Final Words by Rowan Davies Hung up? Me? Never. [110 words]
Edge Of Eternity by Judith Goff Loss and redemption. [189 words]
Don't by Judith Goff - [91 words]
Caves by David B Doc Byron A man ventures into an ancient cave filled with the ghosts of other wanderers. [101 words]
Bite by David B Doc Byron A poem of vampire lust. [97 words]
Birth Seed Of Death by Stuart Eric Longridge A very real possiblity. [103 words]
A Space by Dark Matter A lonely man, makes alive again the memory of a long lost love, in the time of his earthly decay... [141 words]
Charted by Mia Angello - [46 words]
Your Anger by Husky Could you guys tell me what you think, thanks. [49 words]
The Memorial by Dianne Lee Just a little poem about a memorial. [87 words]
The Hands Of Time by Dianne Lee Poem depicting life. [287 words]
The Bell Tower by Judith Goff Unrequited love ... [169 words]
Summer by Kirsten McManus - [372 words]
Something by Kirsten McManus - [39 words]
So Young by Pedro Alsama the man walks alone stories flows around the desert and again the rememberence of the treasure I keep... [65 words]
Singularity by Rachel Weisenfeld Short, sweet, to the point love poem. [42 words]
Shadow In Light by Pedro Alsama A wrong movement about the weather. [28 words]
Post Mortem by Judith Goff In Memory of Mark Whitney Davis 1960-2001 You left me here alone ... WHY? [68 words]
Pet Rock by Jeff Fazzalore I wrote this poem out of pure boredom. It was originally for an assignment at school, but I decided th... [25 words]
Old Age by Dianne Lee A little poem on how we dismiss the aged [90 words]
Not Quite Haiku by Judith Goff Just what it seems... [49 words]
My 'lil Pink Foo Foo by D Donely This is a poem I wrote for my foo foo, who sadly, passed away this past winter. Please, gi... [96 words]
Mummy by Dianne Lee Shows a child dealing with her mothers death. [116 words]
Lizardman by David B Doc Byron A poem about a legendary swamp dwelling beast. [128 words]
It's Time To Say Good-Bye by D Donely Yet another one of my poems -- it's about how relationships come to an end. [73 words]
It Hurts by D Donely This poem is written about my mother, and the pain she has caused me. Out of all I have written, this ... [125 words]
I Know by Amy Mondure Lioncourt It's just sometihng that I have noticed. That a lot of people have the same fear. [116 words]
High by Kirsten McManus - [52 words]
Her True Side by D Donely This is a poem about a girl who doesn't let the world see her emotions. She hides behind lies and... [59 words]
Eternal Curse by Judith Goff Vampires... again. [124 words]
Escape Route by Tim Baker Probably a good one to read or remember listening to some chill out dance music at a club. [46 words]
Do You Feel Me? by Judith Goff - [84 words]
Bring Me Down by Nikki Haliway Another one I wrote when with my ex boyfriend, going through a bad time. [43 words]
Being Perfect by D Donely This poem is mostly about trying to be perfect; you'll just have to read it ur'self, & come to yo... [57 words]
Axle Grease Of Infanticide by Andrew French Experimental. [46 words]
Awaken The Giant by Diamond King About the December 7, 1941 attack by the Empire of Japan on the United States Naval station Pe... [327 words]
2 Different by Nikki Haliway I wrote this when I was with my now ex boyfriend. [70 words]
12.5.02 by Kirsten McManus - [57 words]

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TITLE (EDIT)
Arriving
DESCRIPTION
Just a poem about the way I`ve been feeling lately.
[65 words]
AUTHOR
Peter Rivendell
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Who me? Born in 1962. Wrote prolifically as a teenager, heavily influenced by books & the music of the time. Stopped writing for 20 years more or less. But started again...
Some of the work here dates from the "early period" - 1979-1982. The rest is since 2000.
I`ve no idea whether I`m a better writer now or then. Maybe I was never any good! I`ve always wondered.
Feedback most welcome...

I've not visited this site at all since January 2006 as I shortly after discovered the unfettred joys of blogging. I'm still writing and actually had a very good summer of writing. I'm posting a recent poem here now but all my recent work is available on my blog - take a look - http://peter-rivendell-poems.blogspot.com/

[December 2006]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (53)
A Bright Blue Cloudless Sky (Poetry) A cheery work about emotional displacement, I suppose is one way of putting it. But whatever you think. [184 words]
Across Fields (Poetry) - [25 words] [Relationships]
Adventure Playground (Poetry) - [113 words]
Afraid Of Buildings (Poetry) Written one unhappy morning, but I got a poem out of it... [132 words]
At Sea (Poetry) - [39 words]
Best Friend (Poetry) Sometimes you can`t even choose your friends. [62 words]
Catch The Moon (Poetry) An uncertain tale of "forbidden" love. [92 words]
Confusion 1 (Poetry) A game with destiny? You decide. [169 words]
Curiosity Of Nations (Poetry) The destruction of an old way of living leads to escape and renewal. [254 words]
Decisions (Poetry) - [59 words]
Decisions Of Allegiance (Poetry) As a teenager, I revealed my most precious secret to my best friend - my love for him. He rejected me. That painful experience influenced some of the thoughts in this poem. [150 words]
Deep Water (Poetry) Just another day. I know this feeling but we`re not close friends, fortunately. [107 words]
Distortion (Poetry) Written about a million years ago, but still makes a kind of sense...? [129 words]
Drowned (Poetry) A lyric for a love song of sorts - [293 words]
Echoes On Water (Poetry) - [19 words]
Expedition (Poetry) A view of the future? Or a view of the past? Is there any difference? [170 words]
Falling (Poetry) the first poem I wrote after years of not writing... it`s about a feeling that I often have lately, that somewhere along the line, something`s gone horribly wrong and I can`t quite put my finger on it... [132 words]
Flow (Poetry) - [106 words]
Flowers That Only Last A Day (Poetry) - [40 words]
Global Warming (Poetry) - [64 words]
Gone (Poetry) Being miserable is the new black. [197 words]
Heart Of Our Home. (Poetry) Betrayal is not always the greatest betrayal. [83 words]
I Wait (Poetry) Another tale of urban anxiety... probably as much a song as a poem. [133 words]
In Memoriam (Poetry) Short and bitter-sweet. [38 words]
Isolation (Poetry) A poem about... [26 words]
Magazine (Poetry) This poem was inspired by the Berlin novels of Christopher Isherwood (which inspired the musical "Cabaret"). It`s a story set at the moment when you realise that while you`ve been oblivious to events ... [251 words]
Marching Band (Poetry) When love fades... a lyric as much as a poem... [96 words]
Nightscape (Poetry) - [100 words]
Nightwalk (Poetry) About walking alone at night. That`s it. [193 words]
Opening Up (Poetry) Am I no longer enjoying my job...? [198 words]
Paused In Traffic. (Poetry) The January blues, I guess. [100 words]
Performers (Poetry) When you feel like an outsider, sometimes you hope no one ever notices... Written when I was 18. Seems strange to me now, but can just about remember feeling like this - glad I was able to write it do... [239 words]
Pierrot (Poetry) A love letter, after a fashion. [196 words]
Pushing The River (Poetry) - [39 words]
Random Acts (Poetry) Written by writing lines at random and then organising them into a more "organic" kind of flow - and somehow, it tells a story and makes sense. Just an experiment, but a telling one? [204 words]
Sarcophagus (Poetry) Grief and betrayal in a bleak landscape. [204 words]
Scared (Poetry) - [74 words]
Scratched To Grey (Poetry) ... being in love with someone who can never love you back... [145 words]
Sequence (Poetry) Playing and losing a game with fate. [202 words]
Silent Command (Poetry) - [208 words]
Swimming Against The Tide (Poetry) - [90 words]
The Beating Of Wings (Poetry) For you to decide. [254 words]
The Fundamental Loneliness And Futility Of Our Lives In The Context Of The Vast Infinity Of Time And Space... (Poetry) A feeling. [28 words]
The Storm Inside Him (Poetry) The Storm Inside Him [108 words]
The Trees (Control) (Poetry) It`s up to you to decide. I know what I think. (Title: Control - but that was already taken) [161 words]
Thoughts Of A War (Poetry) Leaving home... [240 words]
Threats (Poetry) Sometimes, even in a crowded place you can feel totally alone... [73 words] [Gay & Lesbian]
Trapped In The Masque (Poetry) A dark hymn for troubled times. [120 words]
Triptych (Poetry) Three linked poems about alienation. [339 words]
Two (Poetry) Just a fragment... but it tells the whole story. [24 words]
Unending Rain (Poetry) Crime doesn`t pay. [76 words]
Wave (Poetry) - [34 words]
When Winter Comes (Poetry) The struggle to connect. [148 words]
Arriving
Peter Rivendell

I don`t know where I`m going.
But the journey holds no excitement,
Just a blur of scenery and a sense of deja-vu.
Familiar landmarks come into view,
Rendered strange by the way they`re looked at anew.

Made grey by the unending rain,
The landscape blurs into relief with no depth again,
Veiled like a funeral bride glimpsed through shutters.
Vision denied.
By no means convinced I`ve tried.

Arriving at the place I`ve never left.
      

 

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