Poems by Jodi M. Kucera

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  • Ash

    • Published: August 5, 2022

    in War Poems

    The wind is beneath me, and I've taken flight,
    As I gently fall from the sky.

    Side to side I begin to sway, all around me only gray.

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  • Tear Collector

    • Published: October 3, 2022

    in God Poems

    There's a shelf where many bottles sit,
    Each with names in perfectly written print.

    My fingers danced among the bottles as I walked the length of the shelf,

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  • Became

    • Published: September 2021

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    He was the geeky kid, carrying all of his books,
    That became a scientist who found the cure for the disease that overtook.

    She was the quiet one, who was afraid no one would listen to what she had to say,

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  • Warrior Girl

    • Published: March 15, 2022

    in Courage Poems

    A match was struck that ignited the flame.
    Now ashes and rubble are all that remain.

    Defeated, she's left standing alone,

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  • The Valley


    • Published: March 27, 2022

    in Religious Poems

    I'm frightened by the enormity of the mountains that surround me,
    Blinded by the darkness of troubles of which the end I cannot see.

    I'm drowning in worry and my soul is weary,

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  • Our Song


    • Published: May 2019

    in Daughter Death Poems

    You took a piece of me with you the day you left,
    leaving me unable to catch my breath.

    This isn't how it was supposed to be!

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    It was on that early morning of Saturday 19th May 2018 when I had just part ways with her then someone came calling me to rush back home from work. On reaching the doorstep, I couldn't...

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  • Fractured

    • Published: August 12, 2022

    in Poems about Life Struggles

    You look at me and only see the cracks,
    Fractured, like a piece of glass.

    Some are shallow and straight,

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  • If I Don't Make It Home

    • Published: October 2019

    in War Poems

    If I don't make it home, please remember it wasn't because I didn't try.
    The last thing I wanted was to make you cry.

    I wanted more than anything to make it back to you,

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    This was a beautiful poem about the plight of all the men and women who sacrifice their lives daily for our freedom. The families and friends they leave behind for the love and cost for...

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  • The Life Of A Soldier

    • Published: May 2018

    in War Poems

    We have an understanding, you and I.
    We sit in silence; nothing needs to be said.

    I know the weight you carry.

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  • Father

    • Published: April 2019

    in Loss of Father Poems

    Forever in my heart,
    Always on my mind.
    Together again we will be, all in God's time.
    Heaven gained another angel the day you left.

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    • Rating 4.43
    Featured Shared Story

    I am so sorry for your loss. I was searching for words to add to my father's tribute. My sister sent me this poem. I would like to use it with your permission.

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