Category Archives: Poems

The Unpredictable Designer

Featured poem by Bonsu-Adjei Arthur © All rights reserved


He cuddles a baby to sleep

Yet researched in the Books of the Pharisees

He draws the algorithm of creation, yet his algorithm seems inverted

For geometry is authored by his hands, pinpointing him at the center

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The Missing Game

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*Note: This poem has been published with the New York Public Library Zine 2017 ©


It begins as a creeping thought. Like an itch.

Easy to ignore, difficult to locate.

It graduates into an illness, and soon your mind is stuck on replay.

Like a swarm of butterflies with needles in their mouths.

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I Lived!


An Apoetsbrain Original Written 3/04/2020 © All rights reserved.


I lived. I lived. I lived. 

I know that eight billion others exist alongside me. 

I know that others have come and gone before me. 

I know it has all been said before in different ways and phrases.

I know that in the picture of space and time we are smaller than a spec.


Yet this is the beauty of our humanity.

That we can cycle through life enjoying what has always been enjoyed. 

Thus, I will not get lost in mundane thoughts. 

I will not get stuck in mediocrity.

One and all eight billion will know! 

I lived. I lived. I lived! 


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