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  In The Spotlight This Week (19/02 - 23/02):
Avatar Numb to the News  By: richom
I am finished with watching or reading the news...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Current Events |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar I PROFESS!  By: kitty
Inspired by Sonnets from the Portuguese Adapted to suit...
Created: 2/12/2017  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar New Thought  By: Valentine
New Thought | | For every smile, | A tear drop falls. | Each spurt of laughter, | Heartache calls. | | All one can do, | Is try their best, | Each day ...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Darkest Before Dawn  By: Silverblue
Flickering stars of November sky | Taking breath away | Mysenses not what they used to be | Does my heart still beat today? | | I took the lonely mountai...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Psychology |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar I Don't Give A Damn  By: michaelgallatin
A poem about not giving a damn...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Forever  By: Constance_
We met in school- he was younger than me, | one day his dark fathomless eyes met mine; | I, part Ojibwe- he was First Nation Cree, | our spirits con...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar To Criticize But Not To Judge  By: michaelgallatin
A poem about judgmental people who offer judgment rather than opinion...
Created: 2/19/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Opinion |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Passion Tree  By: a112yearoldman
Tasting of a cloudless night | tears so burning warm | savage tongues lash about | within presented storm | | Playing freely inside the rain | pelting thr...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Hearts  By: JohnCreekmore
How can two see a | Single man, | | And one behold a | Savior, | | While the other descries | A thief? | | How can his words speak | Of hope to one, | ...
Created: 2/21/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar I'm Tired  By: annalame
I'm tired of fighting | I'm tired of strife | I'm tired of hoping | I'm tired of life | Nothing will change | It's all status quo | This is my life | No w...
Created: 2/22/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Simply Senryu 5: Now I lay me  By: JimSlaughter
Now I lay me down | To sleep perchance to dream of | What's been what may be | | Slow dissolve then fade | That last long enchanting dream | At the end of...
Created: 2/18/2017  |  Type: Haiku   |  Genre: Haiku |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Treehouse  By:  odinroark
Why are there some things in our youth we find difficult to replicate in adulthood Image by Pinterest ...
Created: 2/19/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar If Within The Wealth  By: a112yearoldman
If within the wealth of placid worlds...
Created: 2/16/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar They Would Not Wake the Fuhrer  By: JohnCreekmore
They would not wake the | Fuhrer. | | His aides got word early | That the Allies were moving | In the Channel, | | But still they would not | Wake him, f...
Created: 2/16/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar The Tale/ a repost for Valentines day  By: taylor12
The Tale | Tunxis College was nestled at the base of a large hill bordering several small towns in the heart...
Created: 2/14/2017  |  Type: Short Story   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Memory  By: Halicen
Memory | | Like the whisper of the willows | the softness of the rain | | Your memory surrounds me | my heart echos in ref...
Created: 2/18/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Just One Hour  By: Valentine
Just One Hour | | If God would grant me, | The wisdom and the power; | Even if...it were only, | Just for one single hour. | | I would stop all war...
Created: 2/17/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Bind  By: SketerMichaels
Three haiku verses concerning war and peace...
Created: 1/17/2017  |  Type: Haiku   |  Genre: Peace |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Landscape of my life  By: EnglishKev
I sit astride a hillside | having never reached the top | but the landscape laid before me | is cause enough to stop | I see hedges of uncertainty | l...
Created: 1/30/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar The Switch  By: Silverblue
Half of you is happy | The other half is sad | Part of you is positive | Just striving to be glad | | In your veins a river | That flows like fireworks | ...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Psychology |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Harmony  By: Constance_
Harmony, Zen, and Peace...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Peace |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Rabna Lair  By: Silverblue
The first is the denial | That everything is swell | Aloof and unassuming | Like you never even fell | | The second is the numbness | That has to have its...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Emotional |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Epitaph For An Unknown Soldier  By: JimSlaughter
Rest now | The wind knows your name | It is heard in the song it sings to the stars | Now you can rest...
Created: 5/24/2015  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Free Verse |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar S.J  By: Stella
He sends me messages | that I ignore | thinking things can be | as they were before, | and even when he rings | I still ignore, | but then if he dared to...
Created: 1/19/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Drift   By: Silverblue
A ship that sails upon the blue | Is a vesselfit for mostof us | It has some rust as we all do | Yet leaves no time, to plan, discuss | It's onwards that...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Peace |  Nominations: 1
 


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