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In this page, poems on / about “surrender” are listed.
  • 1.
    A Man's Requirements


    Love me Sweet, with all thou art,
    Feeling, thinking, seeing; read more »

  • 2.

    To him who in the love of nature holds
    Communion with her visible forms, she speaks
    A various language; for his gayer hours
    She has a voice of gladness, and a smile read more »

  • 3.
    For Jane: With All the Love I Had, Which Was Not Enough:

    I pick up the skirt,
    I pick up the sparkling beads
    in black,
    this thing that moved once read more »

  • 4.
    The Gift Outright

    The land was ours before we were the land's.
    She was our land more than a hundred years
    Before we were her people. She was ours
    In Massachusetts, in Virginia, read more »

  • 5.
    Alastor: or, the Spirit of Solitude

    Earth, Ocean, Air, belovèd brotherhood!
    If our great Mother has imbued my soul
    With aught of natural piety to feel
    Your love, and recompense the boon with mine; read more »

  • 6.
    ** Back to the future **

    The year is 2285
    Everyone is getting high
    It’s all about high profile
    To live is to die read more »

  • 7.
    Child in Red

    Sometimes she walks through the village in her
    little red dress
    all absorbed in restraining herself,
    and yet, despite herself, she seems to move read more »

  • 8.
    Give Me Strength

    This is my prayer to thee, my lord---strike,
    strike at the root of penury in my heart.

    Give me the strength lightly to bear my joys and sorrows. read more »

  • 9.
    Brown Eyes

    Brown eyes with sparkling light,
    Standing before me just to right,
    Inviting me near but not to fight,
    May be closer views and clear sight, read more »

  • 10.

    My fancies are fireflies, —
    Specks of living light
    twinkling in the dark. read more »

  • 11.
    The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Volume 1: 1931-1934

    "Am I, at bottom, that fervent little Spanish Catholic child who chastised herself for loving toys, who forbade herself the enjoyment of sweet foods, who practiced silence, who humiliated her pride, who adored symbols, statues, burning candles, incense, the caress of nuns, organ music, for whom Communion was a great event? I was so exalted by the idea of eating Jesus's flesh and drinking His blood that I couldn't swallow the host well, and I dreaded harming the it. I visualized Christ descending into my heart so realistically (I was a realist then!) that I could see Him walking down the stairs and entering the room of my heart like a sacred Visitor. That state of this room was a subject of great preoccupation for me. . . At the ages of nine, ten, eleven, I believe I approximated sainthood. And then, at sixteen, resentful of controls, disillusioned with a God who had not granted my prayers (the return of my father), who performed no miracles, who left me fatherless in a strange country, I rejected all Catholicism with exaggeration. Goodness, virtue, charity, submission, stifled me. I took up the words of Lawrence: "They stress only pain, sacrifice, suffering and death. They do not dwell enough on the resurrection, on joy and life in the present." Today I feel my past like an unbearable weight, I feel that it interferes with my present life, that it must be the cause for this withdrawal, this closing of doors. . . I am embalmed because a nun leaned over me, enveloped me in her veils, kissed me. The chill curse of Christianity. I do not confess any more, I have no remorse, yet am I doing penance for my enjoyments? Nobody knows what a magnificent prey I was for Christian legends, because of my compassion and my tenderness for human beings. Today it divides me from enjoyment in life."
    p. 70-71

    "As June walked towards me from the darkness of the garden into the light of the door, I saw for the first time the most beautiful woman on earth. A startling white face, burning dark eyes, a face so alive I felt it would consume itself before my eyes. Years ago I tried to imagine true beauty; I created in my mind an image of just such a woman. I had never seen her until last night. Yet I knew long ago the phosphorescent color of her skin, her huntress profile, the evenness of her teeth. She is bizarre, fantastic, nervous, like someone in a high fever. Her beauty drowned me. As I sat before her, I felt I would do anything she asked of me. Henry suddenly faded. She was color and brilliance and strangeness. By the end of the evening I had extricated myself from her power. She killed my admiration by her talk. Her talk. The enormous ego, false, weak, posturing. She lacks the courage of her personality, which is sensual, heavy with experience. Her role alone preoccupies her. She invents dramas in which she always stars. I am sure she creates genuine dramas, genuine chaos and whirlpools of feelings, but I feel that her share in it is a pose. That night, in spite of my response to her, she sought to be whatever she felt I wanted her to be. She is an actress every moment. I cannot grasp the core of June. Everything Henry has said about her is true." read more »

  • 12.
    Birds of Prey

    Their shadow dims the sunshine of our day,
    As they go lumbering across the sky,
    Squawking in joy of feeling safe on high,
    Beating their heavy wings of owlish gray. read more »

New Surrender Poems

  1. Senryu Searching, Heather Burns
  2. Loneliness, The Astronomer
  3. To surrender, gajanan mishra
  4. Do You Know Surrender? Pt.2, Singleton M. Tate
  5. Do You Know Surrender? Pt.1, Singleton M. Tate
  6. Surrender, Nassy Fesharaki
  7. complete surrender, Nikhil Parekh
  8. Surrender to truth with love, gajanan mishra
  9. life sceret, ademola oluwabusayo
  10. Surrender, Rachel Adams
  11. I'm Under Arrest (As Sweethearts Surrend.., Harindhar Reddy
  12. I Surrender (Trijan Refrain), Joey Jones
  13. A White Flag Unanswered, Eric Ross
  14. Surrendering, gajanan mishra
  15. A Short Lullaby, Dilantha Gunawardana
  16. Constant Union, gajanan mishra
  17. It is error, gajanan mishra
  18. Surrendering, Lonnie Hicks
  19. Haiku (Senryu) ~ Surrender, Palas Kumar Ray
  20. A Love Triangle Under The Monsoons, Dilantha Gunawardana
  21. Friends Are Mavens, Sajad Meer
  22. Sorrow, Dilantha Gunawardana
  23. Willingly Surrender, Mashiur Rahman
  24. In Your Ocean Of Beauty, gajanan mishra
  25. King Coconuts, Dilantha Gunawardana
  26. Surrendering to Sleep, Tim Vallie
  27. Lavender, Lavender, Floy Dy (Floyd) Ra (Floydson)
  28. Matter of surrender, gajanan mishra
  29. Steps Of Love, Ali Faisal
  30. On My Back, Joseph Narusiewicz
  31. Everyone can be, gajanan mishra
  32. Pure In Heart, gajanan mishra
  33. Never Surrender, Johancy Phillips
  34. Please protect me, gajanan mishra
  35. I can not satisfy you, gajanan mishra
  36. Sacred Words Are Not Scared, Supratik SEN
  37. Independence, Chaotic Life aka Curly Mer
  38. Poem #20, Joe Mcgill
  39. Searching senryu 5-7-5, Heather Burns
  40. Tagore's Gitanjali, Bijay Kant Dubey
  41. Nano A Flood, Heather Burns
  42. Sleep (Gogyoshi 5-Line Poem), Cynthia BuhainBaello
  43. See me, I am so mean, gajanan mishra
  44. When Drops Of Beauty, Jackson Isaltino
  45. Trees in November, Tom Squires
  46. The Gospel Of Change, Dilantha Gunawardana
  47. White Flag, Dark Cloud, Casey Renee Kiser
  48. A Beauty, hasmukh amathalal
  49. Eternal Time, gajanan mishra
  50. Perfect stage of meeting, gajanan mishra
  51. Cession, Justin Reamer
  52. And what is love, gajanan mishra
  53. I surrender, Rebecca Lawrence
  54. The Music Of Silence, Dilantha Gunawardana
  55. Life (Haiku 5/7/5), Cynthia BuhainBaello
  56. September, Aleks Hunter
  57. A Buttterfly Kiss, Dilantha Gunawardana
  58. The Carcinogen, Dilantha Gunawardana
  59. The Migrant Grey, Dilantha Gunawardana
  60. Alkaloid Lips, Dilantha Gunawardana
  61. A Love So Rare, Dilantha Gunawardana
  62. Surrender (Umbrella Chronicles), Dilantha Gunawardana
  63. Gulag Of Doubt, Dilantha Gunawardana
  64. Love - Cinquain, Anita Sehgal
  65. Pyres of Apathy, Joey Jones
  66. Out Of Court, gajanan mishra
  67. Ego, Rashmi Malapur
  68. First surrender, gajanan mishra
  69. Free Me From Your Prison, Afrodita Alkline
  70. Without division, gajanan mishra
  71. Surrender, Jacquelyn Burge
  72. 7th Season - Wisdom Of Surrender, Hardik Vaidya
  73. Obessions, Gerry Legister
  74. Live God-The Tree, Sushil Kumar Tripathy
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