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Avatar THE WITCH OF BLACKTHORN'S WOLD  By: failte
| | She walks in fields of verdant hue, | moon cold upon her back. | Flowers die as she passes through, | this woman dressed in black. | | Dirty feet ar...
Created: 10/26/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 9
 
Avatar Moonflower  By:  WakeTheMoon
something different than my usual love poem...
Created: 10/26/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 8
 
Avatar AFFLICTION  By: failte
| How dark and dark becomes the night | before the witching moon is born. | How baleful is the coming light | while wakeful pacing floors are worn. | | T...
Created: 10/26/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Dark |  Nominations: 7
 
Avatar GONE  By: a112yearoldman
The thing I gained, the thing I lost | Seemed real fine, now such a cost | It came with life, now lost with death | With but a whisper of such sweet breath...
Created: 10/26/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Personal |  Nominations: 7
 
Avatar A Living Death  By: EltonCamp
The tragedy of dementia...
Created: 10/27/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 6
 
Avatar Spark in the Night  By:  WakeTheMoon
resurrected and dedicated to Richard...
Created: 10/29/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 6
 
Avatar Illusions  By: JohnCreekmore
In the beginning, I did not know | That I lacked; | | It was something I learned. | | In the beginning, I did not know | That something could be lost; | ...
Created: 10/27/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 5
 
Avatar Breaking Fire  By: blossomwriter
Burn. | Under my breath. | You are but a tinder. | Without sparks. | | Speak. | But you should be quiet. | For your already broken. | | Prospect. ...
Created: 10/28/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Free Verse |  Nominations: 5
 
Avatar An Ebola Health Care Worker Speaks  By: EltonCamp
My rights are more important than your life...
Created: 10/30/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Health |  Nominations: 5
 
Avatar Mismatched  By: RamSlade
He watched her | She was the prettiest girl there | Their eyes met a few times | She shifted her gaze away quickly | His heart throbbed inside his ches...
Created: 10/30/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Free Verse |  Nominations: 5
 
Avatar STEPPING UP  By: kitty
                              STEPPING UP | | WARNINGS WERE GIVEN | BUT TOO TRAPPED WE WERE IN OUR OWN SECURITY, | UNAWARE OF THE BRUTALITY | OF GERM WARF...
Created: 10/30/2014  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 5
 
Avatar Angel's Ghost  By: Caroline
                    | Still her ghost it lingers subtley | Afar off  her tears are frozen | The owl within his eyes have kept | When in life her love a mel...
Created: 10/31/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Ghost |  Nominations: 5
 
Avatar His Last Post.  By: taiglum
For the young Canadian reserve who was shot in the back this week guarding our war memorial...
Created: 10/26/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Military |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Night's Façade  By: RamSlade
tired old Sol | yawns into twilight | mist collect as dark night | takes hold | along the bayou | whoo-whoo wise owls | looking for quarry | talons...
Created: 10/26/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 4
 
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~ In Tune with our Heartbeats ~
  By: heavenscentgirl1
| |                          | | I awaken to moonbeams reflecting on the wall, | hearing the whispers of my name as you softly call. | | Quietly I lay ...
Created: 10/26/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Adult |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar much*~  By: Littlesong
| | much*~ | | I caress his soul with my hand | and feel his heart melt between my fingers | I try to grip a few drops | of his appealing essence…...
Created: 10/25/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Leaf-Shaped Heart  By:  WakeTheMoon
before autumn ends...
Created: 10/28/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Within the Woods  By: Caroline
| | Within the forrest | The tree waves her wispy arms | Calling her lovers to join her, | | Under her feathery branches | May they love enchantment...
Created: 10/29/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Romance |  Nominations: 4
 
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~*October Late*~
  By: Littlesong
| | neither a light | nor a star | a birth of a | falling star | | by the years | going by | by the same day | each year | inspired | | dream ...
Created: 10/29/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Personal |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar only you  By: moonshadow
How wonderful bliss would be | If i could always love you more than myself | You still my first waking moment | Yet swiftly my thoughts turn to self | It’...
Created: 10/31/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Azure Sea  By:  emerystone
non to soon the end comes quickly for some and not quick enough for others...
Created: 10/26/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar is it ever enough  By: moonshadow
I often wonder after i do your will | Will that simple bliss suffice? | I strive to please you | Yet in doing so pleasure myself enormously | The conundrum...
Created: 10/26/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Lost Within A Dream Again.  By:  philip19
I'm lost within a dream again, | I have not been here before. | Giant tear drops turn to driving rain, | Upon a sandy shore. | | There's a preacher in the...
Created: 10/27/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Soothin' the Savage Beast  By: RamSlade
they say music | can soothe the savage beast | no doubt there is | pleasing music in song | I like music | it motivates my soul | so yes | it someti...
Created: 10/27/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Romance |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Sad Ink  By: Richard
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Created: 10/26/2014  |  Type: Sonnet   |  Genre: Emotional |  Nominations: 3
 


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