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  In The Spotlight This Week (28/08 - 31/08):
Avatar The Journey ~ haibun  By: Stella
The journey goes on; it isn’t that the door closes, it is that another door becomes ready to open on | a new enlightened pathway. | In shedding the host hu...
Created: 8/28/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar The Medium Man  By: richom
Im a medium man who avoids all extremes No adventures I plan, and I follow no dreams...
Created: 8/29/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Biographical |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar A Glass of Misery  By: RamSlade
once I drank a glass of misery | turned it up | drank it down | I had the audacity | to act surprised | when misery hung around | I heard | misery l...
Created: 7/5/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Dark |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar 394.   By: Profanisaurus
Every day when he got home from work | he hung all his problems out to dry | on the line outside his house | then went and spent quality time | with h...
Created: 8/12/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Sunrise on Mount Shasta  By:  Viaclovsky
| | | | |                                           There are no unsacred places; |                                            there are only sacred ...
Created: 6/1/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar I’m In A Walmart State Of Mind–Doors  By: vuriz
I’m in a Walmart state of mind. The fluorescent lighting gives the vast yet cluttered place a harsh two dimensional appearance. It’s a landscape crowded wi...
Created: 3/24/2016  |  Type: Short Story   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar The Price of a Soul  By: JohnCreekmore
It is not a transaction rendered in | Silver or gold, | | With a horned and hooved corruptor | Who will demand repayment later. | | Rather, it is a shift...
Created: 8/29/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar To the Charity Shop  By: matelotrod
To the Charity Shop. | I wasn’t given any options my lovely wife would have her way | I was told to sort my wardrobe out; no hesitation, start today | Not ...
Created: 8/28/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Moe and Afreen  By: EltonCamp
Keeping her in subjection...
Created: 8/28/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Agubois  By: PoetGLG123
(Agubois) | I hear my pen fizzing. | Words splashing on the paper | We are all actors, | Living in a slur, blur. | Fuck it! | I hear voices, | Volumes so i...
Created: 8/28/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Collaborations |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar To Occupy Space  By: vuriz
Lets occupy space, lets pick up this body with these legs and dance from chair into thin air, tumbling through unoccupied space. I listen to my footsteps f...
Created: 8/28/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar The Valley  By: SketerMichaels
a poem about a walk at night...
Created: 8/27/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Facts  By: pnknucklez
Knowledge is not knowledge if it | will be derived from opinion | The usage of big words does not | give that opinion dominion. | | Some will write of san...
Created: 8/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Opinion |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Now I Know  By: pnknucklez
There you are, company for your own skin, | with laws written in erasable pen. | Somewhere carved in your heart, the lover’s rules, | The ones you will bre...
Created: 8/22/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Confession  By: pnknucklez
Lady this chance has always been a dream, | Tell me; in your sleep you wouldn’t want it so | When I see you, I wish to be your beau | But what you are, a d...
Created: 8/4/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Romance |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Unbreak My Heart  By: southernbelle
| | | | So empty inside now as tears fall like rain upon my face. | How could you leave me alone in this God forsaken place. |   | You had my love, my ...
Created: 7/14/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Shiny Handle  By: SketerMichaels
sounds better than it is...
Created: 8/29/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Haiku |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar When We Were Young  By: augustrush
Under August sun | I fell in love with your tongue; | just some mindless fun...
Created: 8/29/2016  |  Type: Haiku   |  Genre: Relationships |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Feedback  By: JohnCreekmore
If for no other reason, | Let the world be blessed | For its feedback, | | For it provides an accurate | Picture of the inner life of | All. | | If I see...
Created: 8/31/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Where, oh where  By: a112yearoldman
Parentheses eclipse the life | when it is fully born | from where it was fully happy | until being sufficiently warmed | and brought into the fold | where ...
Created: 8/31/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Take a Break  By: matelotrod
                                          Take a |Break | I’m bailing out; going away; I’ll find somewhere sunny to make my day | I am aware that I will ha...
Created: 8/31/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar All I Ever Hear  By: Kassandra
All I ever hear is you | running yourself through and through | If you must run yourself down | make sure you get right back up | | I've been watching you...
Created: 5/30/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Romance |  Nominations: 1
 


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