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Real Life Poems

Here are the real life pieces - poetry and linked prose about stories from real life, narratives based on reality, situations in which people find themselves.

If these poems remind you only too well of your own life, perhaps you would like to read the poems in other sections which might lift you away from harsh reality.


Thank you - Poem
Thank you - Story
November 5th - Poem
November 5th - Story
Time!!! - Poem
Time!!! - Story
Hosing down the streets - Poem
Hosing down the streets - Story
Arranged over a game of poker - Poem
Arranged over a game of poker - Story
Change - Poem
Change - Story
This woman survived - Poem
This woman survived - Story
Lover's grip - Poem
Lover's grip - Story
Urban symphony - Poem
Urban symphony - Story
Forbidden love - Poem
Forbidden love - Story
My vulnerable insanity - Poem
My vulnerable insanity - Story
Summer's day in Alabama- Poem
Summer's day in Alabama - Story
Safe at last - Poem
Safe at last - Story
Addiction - Poem
Addiction - Story
Awake - Poem
Awake - Story
Nature's tears - Poem
Nature's tears - Story
Your side of the bed - Poem
Your side of the bed - Story
The box - Poem
The box - Story
Garbage juice - Poem
Garbage juice - Story
Make a miracle - Poem
Make a miracle - Story
Depression - Poem
Depression - Story
Seven ages of woman - Poem
Seven ages of woman - Story
The sea's story - Poem
The sea's story - Story
Reflections - Poem
Reflections - Story

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