Leria Hawkins

Veteran Poet - 1,367 Points (39 forever / Sweet Carolina)

Leria Hawkins Poems

121. Get In Line 12/31/2013
122. Not Here 12/30/2013
123. Bury It 12/30/2013
124. Whisper Please 2/7/2014
125. Throwing Rocks 2/7/2014
126. I Hear The Phantom Calling 2/21/2014
127. Apollo's Kiss 3/13/2014
128. Cold Is My Confession 4/11/2014
129. A Love Song To The Unnamed 4/15/2014
130. One More Time 4/19/2014
131. Who You Want To Be 5/21/2014
132. I Will Let You Go 6/18/2014
133. While The River Rushes On 7/9/2014
134. Feed Me... 3/14/2014
135. Once Upon A Stony Heart 8/26/2014
136. Ninety Seven 12/5/2014
137. Slighted 12/5/2014
138. Far Away From Me 1/15/2015
139. Let The Sun In 1/15/2015
140. Impossibilities 1/23/2015
141. I Do Not Know You, Stranger 1/23/2015
142. For The Record 1/27/2015
143. Sweet Sighs 1/30/2015
144. It's My Lie 8/30/2014
145. She Is My Disease 9/10/2014
146. I Hold The Hand 2/14/2015
147. On Whose Wings Did You Fly 5/14/2015
148. To Have, But Not To Own 5/14/2015
149. A Clear And Certain Fate 5/14/2015
150. Dirty Little Secrets 5/14/2015
151. A Long Way Down 5/14/2015
152. Live On 5/14/2015
153. But I Knew 5/14/2015
154. Buying The Line 5/14/2015
155. Waiting To Concede 5/15/2015
156. Tacks And Glue 6/4/2015
157. Many Times 6/24/2015
158. Let's Pretend 6/24/2015
159. These Things And More 7/10/2015
160. In Dreams 8/18/2015

Comments about Leria Hawkins

  • Zoila T. Flores Zoila T. Flores (7/11/2014 11:57:00 PM)

    Well, Love is something we can digest and yet we know how to swallow it.

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  • Susan Lacovara Susan Lacovara (10/1/2013 10:43:00 PM)

    Thank you for commenting on my work, as I consider all poets I meet through this forum new friends. I have read some of your poetry as well, and find we have lots of emotions in common. I applaud that you write primarily for the simple love of writing. I do too...You have a lovely manner of expressing yourself...and I look forward to discovering more of your poems. PEACE

  • Howard Johnson (9/28/2006 11:10:00 AM)

    If you haven't read Sandra Hamrick, , There is a great tallent to be discovered....

Best Poem of Leria Hawkins

A Mistress To Her Lover

I see you in my rear view, as you settle to make the call
Covering the delay, with a well-worn blanket of lies…

What is it? ...ten seconds out the door
You’ve a hand on the phone, and a foot on the floor
Just ten seconds more, I’ll be out of sight
You’ve revved the engine, for a hasty flight

You scrub the shine from your cheek
Check the mirror…a cool critique
Hand press those wrinkles across your chest
Better hurry now, and look your best

You skillfully disguise the walk of shame
She’s yet to learn your cheating games
Run…comb your hair, brush ...

Read the full of A Mistress To Her Lover

Up, Up And Away

I’ve tried so hard to say goodbye
To let you go, oh how I’ve tried
I told you that I couldn’t stay
But you keep standing in my way

Your kind of love is just a joke
A silly game, a cruel hoax
It’s all just fluff and flattery
You aimed right at the heart of me

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