You were the poem that got lost.
Lines crossed and meter not quite right.
You were a bright and bouncy piece
scribbled frantically, imperfectly,
Some lines were more memorable than others.
The opening verse rolled pleasingly
round the mouth.
Tentative dabbling with words formed
the ambling core. The closing
stanza was somehow sketchy.
Still, you never left me.
I couldn’t image trying to
re-write you. You didn’t need to be
finished or perfect, but you spilled
onto the paper,
begging to be read.
Her whole life’s been a battle.
Her face is hard as stone
But inside, there’s a garden,
Just waiting to be sown.
She’s looking for a gardener
To give it TLC
And to bring out all the colours
No-one ever gets to see.
Gardener Wanted is a short poem about life by Ms Moem.
Let’s be each other’s future love
And love until the end.
We’ll stand together side by side,
As lovers and as friends.
We’ll stay together permanently
There’s no chance we could part
As even space can’t separate;
We’re in each other’s heart.
Future Love is a short love poem written by Ms Moem.
Dare To Self-Care
Speak kindly to your inner self,
Don’t take your demons’ view.
You are you, and no-one else
Will lead the life you do.
Kill your inner critic
And silence all his chatter.
Then write this truth inside your brain;
“I’m worth it & I matter.”
Dare To Self-Care is a short affirmative poem about confidence and self-care by English poet Ms Moem.
You can buy a copy of this poem to print and frame at home, by visiting my etsy store: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/590120382/positive-quotes-poem-art-print-gift
When she stopped needing validation
And just focused on herself
She realised she should probably
Re-evaluate everything else.
Needless is a short poem by Ms Moem.
Brimful of aspiration,
Of energy and passion,
She decided she was worth it;
That’s when the magic happened.
Brimful Of Aspiration is a short poem by Ms Moem.
You Belong With Me
You belong with me, my love
And I belong with you.
We should live life side by side
In everything we do.
You belong with me today,
For now and ever more.
And I belong with you, my dear,
The one that I adore.
We were meant to be, I know;
It’s written in the stars.
I love the way we are as one
And everything you are.
Just think of all the moments
Aligning for us to meet
So once we found each other
We were bound to feel complete.
But this part of our story
We’ll sit and write together.
Hanging memories on the wall
Of the home we’ll share forever.
So, both of us are certain
As we each say ‘I do’
That you belong with me, my love,
And I belong with you.
You Belong With Me – A Wedding Poem © Ms Moem
You are free to use this poem as a reading at your wedding!
You can purchase a printable copy of You Belong With Me through my etsy store – https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/553194289/printable-wedding-verse-wedding-poetry. This is perfect if you are looking to run a copy past your officiant and also to give to the person who will be doing your wedding reading on your special day.
Thank you for choosing one of my wedding poems for you wedding! Do tweet, instagram or facebook a picture so I can wish the happy couple all the best!
Own The Sky – I wrote this poem back in 2014! Original post here: http://msmoem.com/2014/poetry-2/spread-your-wings/
I keep seeing it being shared, though it has sadly lost credit along the way. It’s bittersweet. Even so, it’s still pretty special to see people quoting it alongside their instagram pictures.
Incidentally, if you’d like to keep up with my poetry on instagram, come and find me @msmoem.
Here are a few examples of my poem out in the wild. Bonus points go to the few lovely souls who have indeed tagged me in which makes me happy:
It is so important if you see some words you like that someone else has taken the time to write, to remember to attribute the work to the author. You wouldn’t take a painting and claim to have created it yourself. Artforms like poetry are in the same category.
Without sounding all woe is me, it can be hard as a poet to find your place in the world to be heard. And that aside, it’s really just manners. I love it when people share my work, I really do. It is an absolute privilege. However when it is left uncredited or worse still, recreated and someone else has stuck their brand on it (yes, this has happened! and polite requests to add credit were ignored 🙁 ) it disconnects me from valuable feedback that I use to help better my craft.
Anyway, it is still extremely flattering to see my words travel so widely. And really, being read is more important than acclaim. Even if just one person appreciates your art, then that’s another strand to your rainbow!
I’m not anti-sharing, I’m really not. In fact I encourage. Just link a girl up, just sayin’! 🙂
Anyway, if you ever do want to share any of my poems, please do #hashtag or @at me @msmoem. You can find me on instagram, youtube, pinterest and facebook.
To sum up, sharing with credit = good, omitting or taking credit = bad.
And to end on a positive note…
Spread your wings and keep flying!
In a funny way, the words themselves have done exactly what I wrote. Out there owning the sky all by themselves. That’s a thought to leave me with a smile.
You make my world brighter.
You make my heart leap.
You make my tummy tingle.
You make me love deep.
You make my soul sparkle.
You make my toes curl.
You make my cheeks smile.
I made you my world.
You Make My World Brighter is a short poem by Ms Moem.
Half a million youtube views!
I don’t even know half a million people! :-p
Just noting this here for posterity. It is always good to mark your milestones!
If you would like to help me achieve my next half a million youtube views, then please do hit the subscribe button on my poetry channel! http://www.youtube.com/msmoem
I’d really appreciate it.
Have you seen any of my poem videos? Which is your favourite?
I Choose You?
Twas The Night Before The Wedding?
Mothers Day Poem?
And furthermore, what sort of poem videos would you like to view in the future? Shoot me a message if you have any ideas!