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Avatar A PECKER'S TALE  By: failte
| | | So now I lay me down in bed | to stare at ceilings overhead | and wish for sweet dreams in the night, | to wake up smiling in the light | without...
Created: 4/13/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Non Fiction |  Count: 8
 
Avatar Change  By:  richom
Expanding the American dream...
Created: 4/14/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Society |  Count: 6
 
Avatar Wild Waters  By:  JonLondon
searching...
Created: 4/15/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Count: 6
 
Avatar The Glow  By:  ThePoetDarkling
The Glow | | Later upon a midnight dark, my heart was heavy, soul was stark, | I pondered Edgar’s “Raven” while I paced the floorboards to and f...
Created: 4/10/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Count: 5
 
Avatar SHADES OF LIFE  By: failte
| | | Some see the world in pastel hues, | in softer tone and subtle light. | Their lives combined in baby blues | and shades of pink and solid white. |...
Created: 4/13/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Non Fiction |  Count: 5
 
Avatar Dream  By: Stella
| Dream | | | Come, dream with me awhile in the garden | where the embrace of compassion blossoms | in the fragility of spring whispers. | | Come, feel...
Created: 4/14/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Count: 5
 
Avatar ...AND TIME STANDS STILL  By: magnolia
| | | | | | On coal-black nights | Silent skin-soaking rain | falls | Bones of bare trees are hidden | by a shroud of | secrecy | | And time stands...
Created: 4/15/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Relationships |  Count: 5
 
Avatar THE NOBLEST OF SLAVES  By: JudyBall
The noblest of slaves has four legs and a tail, | Has a bark or a whinney or a feline wail. | He suffers all things just to walk by your side, | And share ...
Created: 4/14/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Animals |  Count: 4
 
Avatar Wandering # Senryu  By:  JonLondon
Senryu...
Created: 4/14/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Haiku |  Count: 4
 
Avatar In a wood somewhere  By: MarkPriestley
Mind flying on the rising | rhapsody of summer's | singing air. The breeze in | the trees seizes and | bends the knees. Voice | of God, calling in the | ...
Created: 4/14/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Nature |  Count: 4
 
Avatar Stand Your Stead, Unflinching  By: Nightmute
| | | Calamitous, cantankerous; | cleverness, a pseudo-subtle mask | of opaque and misted, fisted menace. | A careful viewing brings to light | this se...
Created: 4/17/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Free Verse |  Count: 4
 
Avatar LONGING...senryu series  By: magnolia
| | | | sensing your presence | shadows in empty hallways | just quivering leaves | | whispers in the wind | air brushing expectant cheek | merely war...
Created: 4/14/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Count: 3
 
Avatar Nettlesome Meshings  By: Nightmute
| | | Weave, oh Netmaker, weave thy strands, | and across the seas, across the lands, | know that what you make so haunts me. | | Throw, oh Netcaster,...
Created: 4/13/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Philosophy |  Count: 3
 
Avatar Yellow  By: Zingalong
A poem of yellow...
Created: 4/14/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Personal |  Count: 3
 
Avatar Asleep  By: Zingalong
A poem of wrath...
Created: 4/14/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Peace |  Count: 3
 
Avatar THE OWL  By: JudyBall
Said to be the wisest, | Of all the birds around, | Because he is nocturnal, | And sits without a sound. | | Enormous eyes see everything, | That goes on ...
Created: 4/14/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Animals |  Count: 3
 
Avatar A Mini Opera  By: a112yearoldman
Start middle and end of a fully impassioned love...
Created: 4/16/2014  |  Type: Stage Play   |  Genre: Free Verse |  Count: 3
 
Avatar Winning  By: Stella
| | Solitary, timid and despairing | he sits at the back of the classroom | trying to blend with the shadows. | | Last night’s drunken blows hurt | but...
Created: 4/16/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Count: 3
 
Avatar AND PILATE TREMBLED  By: failte
| | | The world was cast in darkness on that day | when heaven boiled as frenzied thunder rolled. | For, "It is done," the people heard Him say. | A pre...
Created: 4/16/2014  |  Type: Sonnet   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Count: 3
 
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~OLD FRIENDS~
  By: LonelyKingJames
There is an old red cypress barn | On an old Louisiana plantation | A mighty old oak stands outside | | This old barn and that old tree | Have been friend...
Created: 4/13/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Biographical |  Count: 2
 
Avatar The Easter Bunny is On His Way!  By: Constantine
An Easter Poem...
Created: 4/13/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Folklore |  Count: 2
 
Avatar Bind the Blind to Whole  By: DestinationDeep
Tucked down empty alleys are the valleys understood | To be the vast and barren plains devoid of streams and would, | The dumpster but collections of refus...
Created: 4/13/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Philosophy |  Count: 2
 
Avatar Raining Shoes  By: spiritsthread
Raining Shoes October 23, 2011 | | When I was a very young child, I remember my mother using the expression, ‘waiting for the other shoe to drop.’ ...
Created: 4/14/2014  |  Type: Essay   |  Genre: Personal |  Count: 2
 
Avatar EASTER MEDITATION  By: FYREBIRD
| JESUS the crucified pleads for me | Scorned and forsaken, derided and cursed | While he was nailed to the shameful tree | See how his enemies do their ...
Created: 4/14/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Count: 2
 
Avatar RETURN - You must!  By: kitty
So much loss So much pain...
Created: 4/14/2014  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: War |  Count: 2
 

 
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