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  In The Spotlight This Week (24/04 - 30/04):
Avatar Old Isn't Easy  By: JimSlaughter
Old isn't easy. | Age chills the ardor in the blood, | Night gathers in the eyes, | Suffering leaks from the gaze | Of a soul grown tired | Of staring too ...
Created: 4/25/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 5
 
Avatar TinMan  By: pnknucklez
Here I endure alone, a tin encrusted man | The chambers are empty, and no one’s home again | The implications were, the sorrows kept would stand, | So I co...
Created: 4/25/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 5
 
Avatar The Final Fight  By:  richom
As passing years accumulate | Replete with problems, pain, and strife, | Recall the good and celebrate | The gifts and joys that come with life. | | With ...
Created: 4/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Philosophy |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Glow  By:  bickerstaffe
...for D.H. Lawrence | | | Sit by the fire my love | and let its flare | caress you softly, | soft as the | suggestion of my touch | | flut...
Created: 4/27/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Writing |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Believe Her  By: RachelMurray
There was once a girl who fed her fears | And let that take away her years | Her problems became daggers | As darkness consumed her mind | | The pain was ...
Created: 4/23/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Tragedy |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Childhood Memories  By: matelotrod
                                         Childhood Memories. | When I was just a little lad, many things I did were bad | No harm was ever meant, no deed w...
Created: 4/25/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Tomorrow's Sun  By: SilenceandSolace
I like to stare out the window in the morning...
Created: 4/25/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar LITTLE GIRL JUST SITTIN' BY THE RAILROAD TRACKS  By: a112yearoldman
Little girl sittin' all alone in the dark | Cross-legged in a circle, the shadow weaved | Did thoughts this night leave a mark | unsightly to be seen, or w...
Created: 4/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Adult |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar SWEET GRASSES  By: a112yearoldman
As the greedy sky lusted after the ground...
Created: 4/29/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Adult |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar I'm Still Standing  By: ManyRivers
As I sit in darkness, my husband is there, | caressing my heart, through burdens I bear. | | Through doubtful words, my tears and fears, | my husband sp...
Created: 4/25/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Inspirational |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar The Tale of Two Souls  By: LonelyShadow
Two souls are bound to meet, there is no time for retreat, | In their life they had felt, that there was more than fate had dealt. | | They walked a long ...
Created: 4/25/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Romance |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar FACE IN THE COMPUTER SCREEN  By: a112yearoldman
ALWAYS IMAGING ME AND REFLECTING MY TODAY...
Created: 4/24/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar These Walls  By: RachelMurray
I built up these walls | To keep people out | I kept shut | To protect myself | So no one let me down | | I locked myself tight | I pushed people away | I...
Created: 4/25/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Personal |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Sleepy Heads  By: Stella
Late sun | slips quiet between dusky satin sheets | whilst heady perfumes | of sweet, balmy bouquets hang | in the blue laced veils of twilight’s tranquil...
Created: 4/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
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Me~ Silence
  By: Littlesong
| | | The strings of silence | the kindness in feel | my voice that plays | over Your heart | hear the blowing winds | and climb the air  | Your spirit ...
Created: 4/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Essence of Poetry  By: feelnpoetic
It's in the slightest rain that splatters on the earths floor, | It's in the tidal wave that batters the earths shore, | | It's in the sway of the grass, ...
Created: 4/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Like a Swimming Shark  By: JohnCreekmore
Like a swimming shark, | The mind is ever in motion, | | As though stillness were a | Stiffening of the limbs, | | And silence a rattle in the | Throat. ...
Created: 4/27/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Toys  By:  bickerstaffe
| | Too much of everything, no equanimity, | ipods and emails engulfing your brain; | snafus and bottlenecks, traffic and tie-ups, | endless confusion ...
Created: 4/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Children's |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar UNPOLISHED STONE  By: babyboomer68
She's an unpolished stone, | waiting to be shined, | her goodness and maturity | will develop with age, | which will help outwit | her teenage hormonal rag...
Created: 4/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar GRACE  By: yemiraj
GRACE | | If it was by works | Day and night | I will labor for it | | If it was by prayers | A thousand nights of | Ceaseless entreating | | If ...
Created: 4/24/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar TIME OF RESTORATION  By: Dereknoble1
Joel 2:25-26 | [25] And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army...
Created: 7/7/2015  |  Type: Article   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar LIMITS  By: Galacticbeam
LIMITS | | No matter how much Wonder Bread you eat | You are still only going to grow so much; | No need to worry about pain, you are only | Going to suff...
Created: 10/29/2008  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Deliriant Thought  By:  odinroark
With rare exception, the top stories in the news continually remind one that the joys of thinking, of making free choice of behavior, occupy little promise...
Created: 2/17/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Philosophy |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar In Surrender  By: TonyD
A stance of ignorance, when truth beckons...
Created: 2/19/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Inspirational |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar "All You Need Is God"  By: Darkness17Slayer
Gods faith is genuine...
Created: 4/24/2016  |  Type: Chapter   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 


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