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  In The Spotlight This Week (04/12 - 09/12):
Avatar Driving Snow  By: a112yearoldman
The glory of snow drives down on my sensibilities...
Created: 12/5/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Personal |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Lucky  By: richom
A lifetime of luck...
Created: 12/5/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Christmas's Annual Mistakes.  By: matelotrod
                               Christmas’s Annual Mistakes | I’ve been married for forty years and some things never change | I’ve yet to buy a Christmas p...
Created: 12/6/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar December 7th, 1941  By: JohnCreekmore
The band on the deck of the Nevada | Was playing the last bars of the Star | Spangled Banner | | Just before eight on that December | Sunday morning, | |...
Created: 12/7/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar The Hitchhiker  By: RamSlade
Big rig driver made a stop that cold night, | To top off with diesel and eat a bite, | Headed to El Paso with a full load, | On a south Texas dreary ...
Created: 12/7/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Dark |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Blessed to be Broken  By: Stella
You need to be broken | to find the light |  to be weak before you | can be strong |  you have to get lost | to find yourself | on a path that was | there ...
Created: 12/7/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Dirk  By: michaelgallatin
A poem about the only patient who I could not help...
Created: 12/4/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Night Stand Light  By: a112yearoldman
so much sweeter is the passing night beyond the labored day...
Created: 12/4/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Kissing Wrinkles  By: Abracadabra
A Djerban affair...
Created: 12/6/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Romance |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar On behalf of dogs   By: JimSlaughter
Beagle, boxer, poodle, pug, | Airedale, cocker spaniel, terrier, | Shiatsu, pom, or something furrier, | Pedigreed or cur-ish mug, | Dogs make our lives ev...
Created: 12/6/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Animals |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Till Death Do Us Part  By: thomasrkingjr
What is it with you? | Tiny little pill | That makes me crave you |  Even though I’m not even ill  | You have clouded my judgment | And infected my brain |...
Created: 12/6/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Addiction |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar I NEED YOU MIA AMORE  By: seriouspoet
Mia amore | I want to pour honey all over your naked flesh | and have a wild feast | I want our bodies to merge | and climax simultaneously | I want to be ...
Created: 12/8/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar You're gonna have to face it!!  By: matelotrod
                                 You’re gonna have to Face it!! | A decision from Germany’s Angela Merkel is about to go to plan | It states that wearing a...
Created: 12/8/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar CAN'T LET GO   By: kitty
|                        CAN'T LET GO - Of that dream lover.  | | You inspire me | I desire you.  | | You to me are complimentary | Things I do for you ...
Created: 12/8/2016  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: Free Verse |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Sammy Sunshine and Mirabelle  By: RamSlade
The clowns' name was Sammy Sunshine, | He was so happy on that day. | Getting ready to plant a kiss, | On the sweet Mirabelle O'Shay. | | Mirabelle; ...
Created: 12/8/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar The Truth about Love  By: Abracadabra
The most misused word in lifes dictionary...
Created: 12/9/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar CLOSE TO YOU ~ je suis  By: kitty
  | |                   CLOSE TO YOU ~ je suis.    | | | Let me show you what love can do~ | when I am 'Close to You'. | | Close to you my heart beats ...
Created: 12/9/2016  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Early December Rain  By: SketerMichaels
a nature poem about closure...
Created: 12/4/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Nature |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar The Morning  By: shar1968
           | This is a beautiful morning, | Calm, soothing, fresh surrounding, | Aha, beautiful morning! |           | This is a beautiful morning, | The...
Created: 12/3/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Free Verse |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar One in Nine  By: Abracadabra
Pre Christmas madness...
Created: 12/5/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Well, I can dream, can't I?  By: JimSlaughter
In my own quiet bedroom, | In my own comfy bed, | Every night I escape from reality. | I give wings to my fancy | When the pillow hits my head, | And my dr...
Created: 12/4/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Her Life  By: RachelMurray
She built her life around regrets, | With a foundation made of lies, | Upon a high hill of seclusion | Where she alone would reside | | She built her life...
Created: 12/5/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Inspirational |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar God with a Keyboard  By: Abra
When words fail...
Created: 12/5/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Emotional |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar I Need To Talk  By: Englishisforme
I  need to talk... | No don't speak, just listen... | I don't expect you to know what to say.  | Here it goes... | | I have lost something, | No, not an o...
Created: 10/13/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar The nights longer than the day  By: Northern_Lass
The night is longer than the day | Fear takes away the light | Make way for the longest night | | The dreams are never smiling graces | Just killer cl...
Created: 10/11/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 1
 


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