Maxine Smith

What’s A Poem To You?!

What’s a poem to you?

An expression of what you’ve been through 

How pain makes 

Our hearts break

And it aches 

With Every breath we take 

To work through all the blue


What’s a poem to me?

An expression of dreams for the future we see

Live life and just be

Finally free 

No animosity 

You do you il do me

That carefree life of peace and tranquility 


What’s a poem to them?

An expression to inspire your strength 

From the dark hole

The Loss of soul

No longer whole

Does anybody know 

Where my disappearing innocence went? 


What’s a poem to us?

A fusion of all this energy

How we

Can see

To be free 


Feel past the pain till you find your warm tender dreams 





  • onepauly

    you are very good at writing poetry
    this was one of the best ive read
    easy reading. and much meaning

    • Maxine Smith

      What lovely feedback, thank you so much.

    • stevievize

      Your poems are so good. You express a lot through your poetry and this shows a greater meaning into what poems are to everyone

      • Maxine Smith

        Love you girly, thank you.

      • Just-A-Dude

        Very expressive writing. Good job.

      • Sam Cork

        You really have a natural talent for this my little girl. Keep them coming x

      • BRIAN & ANGELA

        THANKS MAXINE ~ Poetry should always be from the Heart and not just the Head ! We write a lot on MPS about Structure ~ Haiku ~ Sonnets ~ Villanelles etc ! However Structure is just the shell it is the words and how they are combined and expressed that makes it a real Poem ! The best definition is "Poetry is WORDS with HEART and written from the HEART !" Thanks for sharing your HEART once again ~ Love through Love of Poetry ~ BRIAN XOX Please check my poem ~ BIBLES IN HOTELS ~ Thanks for your Poem in my CAR FUSION ~ B

        • Maxine Smith

          Your welcome and I will check it out. Thank you so much for your comment.

        • Nicholas Browning

          Poetry is one of those things that can't really be defined by a term or a phrase generally given. It's exactly what you, the individual, wants it to be. Nice.

        • Goldfinch60

          Poetry is my thoughts, feelings and visualisations transferred through the pen to the paper for others to see and feel.

          • Maxine Smith

            Thank you for your thoughts Gold.

          • Amandajane39

            I really like this one :) your great at writing poetry x

          • ron parrish aka wordman

            pouring out your heart and your soul,showing me what`s in your heart,make me feel what you feel

          • Ewee_Eyes

            Please just keep sharing, reading your latest piece is literally on my daily to-do list lol

            • Maxine Smith

              How nice of you to say, really appreciate you taking the time to read my work. Thank you so much.

            • smallest_stars

              I really enjoyed the last stanza the most. The way it flowed and the positive message in it. Your poetry has a beautiful light to it. I love it.

              • Maxine Smith

                Thank you so much for the lovely review Charlotte. Glad you enjoyed it.

              • Angel Of Incidence

                A moving poem with an inner view of truth.

                • Maxine Smith

                  Thank you so much for the lovely feedback. I’m glad it reached out to you.

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