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  In The Spotlight This Week (23/04 - 30/04):
Avatar Deals With the Devil  By: JohnCreekmore
Sometimes the laws of men and | Of priests give direction, | | Sometimes they don't. | | For there are situations when deals | With the devil seem the on...
Created: 4/26/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Class Reunion  By: richom
Survivors of our high school days Assemble here once more Our circumstances to appraise And talk of days of yore ...
Created: 4/26/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Relationships |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar APARA  By:  Malpa
| Around | behind the range | is Apara, | a place | of rocks | and reeds | and tall river gums, | different | from the red | spinifex covered | plain. | ...
Created: 4/23/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Cultural |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar His Last Move  By: odinroark
The world now lives in a threatening mind set of extremism with so many destructive options...
Created: 4/23/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Retire-Expire  By: matelotrod
                                                       Retire - Expire | The male begins his busy life believing he will be the boss | He will marry, raise...
Created: 4/23/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Broken Wing  By: nancyaliciag
  | We’d found her by the garbage bin, |  a homeless waif with broken wing, | who could no longer fly or sing. | We picked her up and brought her in. | ...
Created: 4/27/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Non Fiction |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Where are we going?  By: matelotrod
Where are we going? | | OK, that's it, I've had enough, I'm pissed off with this dreadful stuff | I don't believe that I have ever been so disappointed ...
Created: 4/28/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar THE FINAL CURTAIN  By: kitty
             THE FINAL CURTAIN    | | | The end is near >>> | I had hoped you'd be my one, my all .. | never shall I feel the blessing of that final kiss...
Created: 4/29/2017  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Mirage  By: Silverblue
Like an eagle in the skies | A blue oasis, never dries | It seems so crazy how time flies | And quickly slips away | | Flew so high, and lived the dreams ...
Created: 4/24/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar The Slow Dance  By: PoetGLG123
(The Slow Dance) | | | The night sky is on fire. | Eyes lock in the glowing darkness of the moon, | Open your mind to the hypnotizing stars | Your lov...
Created: 4/23/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Romance |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Matters of Faith  By: JohnCreekmore
Most believe he lived and | Died. | | Many believe two days after | His death, he rose and walked | Out of that tomb. | | Many others believe such is | N...
Created: 4/13/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Wonderland Redux  By: JimSlaughter
ALICE | Alice was just going on eight years old | When Lewis Carroll made her fall down a hole. | The incredible place she imagined she'd found, | Buried i...
Created: 4/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar 567. The Cave Of Wonderful Dreams   By: Profanisaurus
In the middle of the island of hypnos  | the cavern of wonderful dreams can be found  | a cobweb and ivy vurtain hides the entrance | and two bears normall...
Created: 2/27/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Buzz  By: Silverblue
The morning after the night before | Is it worth the splitting head? | It started as a quiet beer | Then the silly drinks flowed instead | | One of the pl...
Created: 4/25/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Society |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Gone # 24  By: lossforwords
It's come to this | at some point or another | it always does- | | Silence | and accusing photos | filled with laughter | and smiles | now gone. | | It's...
Created: 4/12/2015  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Relationships |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar If This Makes Any Sense ( Doubledown Style 1 )  By: Richard
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Created: 11/1/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Ars Poetica |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Beginnings and Endings  By: JohnCreekmore
Things seem to begin, | They seem to end. | | Herein lies our pain, | For a part of us would | Have an ongoing stability, | | So that which we love | Wou...
Created: 2/27/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Some Like It Hot  By: nancyaliciag
I would be turning twenty late August, | a wasted maiden, to my Aunt’s disgust. | A cowgirl, roughly, raised by rancher pa | and Auntie Claire; I never kn...
Created: 7/6/2012  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 1
 
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~ Beautiful Flowers ~
  By: heavenscentgirl1
|   | | | Beautiful, full blossomed Flowers line up in rows, | which lucky one will be selected, no one knows.   | Each Flower is diverse, special in th...
Created: 10/19/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Pizza Pie Is Your Destiny ~ Dough Boy!  By: joeysgirl1
  | Give you a running start | on your destiny. | You've been with Mrs.Butterworth | your hands are all sticky | ~ | Last week was the cupcakes | who kept ...
Created: 2/5/2015  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Fairies In My Garden  By: JimSlaughter
In gardens, glens, and forest glades | That oft great banquet halls resemble, | On a summer's night, | If the moon is bright, | One might see fairy folk as...
Created: 3/10/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar With a Smile  By: nancyaliciag
With a Smile | | | | The blushing dawn’s enticing, rosy smile, | seduced me, beckoning through my windows. | Come, leave your worn out shoes and woes ...
Created: 6/12/2012  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Rue  By: Silverblue
If life is like a jigsaw | Do the pieces fit together well? | We've reached this point - so where to now? | Are we trapped or free? It's hard to tell | | ...
Created: 4/28/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Psychology |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Another school shooting in San Benardino  By: seriouspoet
Terrified students running out of school | with their hands in the air | Anguished parents waiting to embrace them | Bloodied kids crying out for answer...
Created: 4/11/2017  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: Tragedy |  Nominations: 1
 


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