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  In The Spotlight This Week (16/11 - 22/11):
Avatar SOMEONE'S ANGEL  By: failte
| | She wandered down the alleyway | and stood outside the small cafe | where to the scents she had been led | in hopes of scraps she might be fed. | She...
Created: 11/16/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 9
 
Avatar ANGELS  By: kitty
The song I believe in Angels...
Created: 11/16/2014  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 8
 
Avatar Sign of Our Times  By: emerystone
whirlwind plays outside my window over looking the bay...
Created: 11/17/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 8
 
Avatar BY DADDY'S HANDS  By: failte
| It's gray today, cold front swept in. | There's falling snow in lacy flakes. | The air is still, no sign of wind | though tiny pings on windows makes | ...
Created: 11/16/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Inspirational |  Nominations: 7
 
Avatar WOMEN  By: kitty
Promoting the unsung heroines...
Created: 11/18/2014  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 6
 
Avatar The Silence Of The Falling Snow  By:  Aspiring_Angel3
| | | | | | | | | Soft and silent falls the snow | Upon the face of flowers | Not yet ready to find their slumber | | Green still the grass ...
Created: 11/16/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Free Verse |  Nominations: 5
 
Avatar Petal's Balm  By:  Caroline
Not one purple aster grows in this field | nor daisies or violets either, | Not a blood red rose vine with such appeal | the jonquils are beginning to w...
Created: 11/21/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Beauty |  Nominations: 5
 
Avatar Maybe Death . . .  By: RamSlade
maybe death | does not come for you | to destroy | but to take charge | to lick the hurt parts of you | and to lay hands on our | painful heartaches ...
Created: 11/16/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Personal |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Patterns In The Night Sky  By:  Aspiring_Angel3
| | | | | | | | | | | Patterns of brilliance | Finds the canvas of night sky | Northern Lights ablaze | | | | | | | | Original by Le...
Created: 11/16/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Abounding  By: Littlesong
| | Oh… | Weave me along Your heartstrings | inside Your heart | nest my soul | Your calm beats | Your gentle appearing | to sooth and refine | t...
Created: 11/16/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar I Ran Two Miles Today  By: EltonCamp
I wouldnt stop until I reached my goal...
Created: 11/17/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar When You I Perceive  By:  Caroline
Tears turn colors turquoise droplets | Tiny tinseled lights at sunrise | Cerulean sky with tones of mauve | Tears trace brown from clear upheaval, | |...
Created: 11/18/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Sorry to be a Burden  By: matelotrod
| Sorry to be a Burden | | The Aging population will be the downfall of this Nation | We are becoming a bigger burden every day | Politicians raise thei...
Created: 11/15/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar The Big Four  By: JohnCreekmore
God, | | Sex, | | Money, | | Power: | | The four most potent | Words | | In the English language. | | Hard to tell which | Has claimed more casualtie...
Created: 11/17/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Dive For Pearls  By: blossomwriter
The body is to life | as earth is to bound. | | Seek until you find, | until you have found. | | Beauty is a guarded wisdom, | the heart shines it, ...
Created: 11/16/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Coming of the Clan  By:  richom
A family reunion as seen through the eyes of a teen...
Created: 11/17/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Family |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar RETIREMENT AGREEMENT  By: failte
| | I won't put the lid down | if you won't miss the pot | and if you vow to clean | up any yellow spot. | | I will cook the dinners | if you will wash ...
Created: 11/17/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar The Jealous Type  By: BrandonEvers
  | I’m jealous of your mother because she held you first. And she was the person you needed most in this world. | I’m jealous of your father because he wa...
Created: 11/17/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar To Soften A Cold Heart  By: blossomwriter
Show light for the ones | that fear it, | | show light for the ones, | who don't want to hear it | | Show them how to fill their spirit, | when life is...
Created: 11/18/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Forever Ends  By: blossomwriter
Upon every trace | upon every whisper | of a moon | or breath of star | upon every feathers glide | the ancient sands would slide | | washed away an...
Created: 11/18/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Hide Behind the Day  By: DestinationDeep
Hold the night wind guilty | For the dark it leaves behind, | No faith in understanding | How no stars are left to find. | It feels as jealous zephyr | All...
Created: 11/22/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar I Am A Song  By: jediallday
For all those whose dreams of love have died...
Created: 11/15/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar An Icy Home  By: SkylerLaughs
Wind is a predator with teeth and fangs, | who lusts after my warmth with hunger pangs. | | Attacking with haste and mighty greed, | stealing without rega...
Created: 11/17/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Pain Filled Eyes  By: a112yearoldman
She looks outside of herself with a crying eye...
Created: 11/16/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Free Verse |  Nominations: 2
 


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