Writing in the Spotlight

  In The Spotlight This Week (07/02 - 13/02):
Avatar Winged Words  By:  WakeTheMoon
| | | | | | | | | | |   | | | I had before an aching, throbbing wound | Where all the hurts inside me were entombed | Until the dancing pe...
Created: 2/7/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar DESERT DREAMS  By: babyboomer68
The coolness of the evening breeze, | softly caresses her high-boned cheeks, | dreamy almond eyes stare toward the | parched mountains of the desert, | bey...
Created: 2/11/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Passion's Hand  By:  WakeTheMoon
trying to get back here...
Created: 2/7/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Romance |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar LEAVING  By: kitty
| | |                            LEAVING | | Leaving the past behind <<< | to travel on >>> with a sane | and more sensible mind. | | Life's journey h...
Created: 2/6/2016  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Embrace  By: emerystone
held forever now...
Created: 2/8/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Romance |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Potential  By: JohnCreekmore
Dreams die with the | Years, | | Victims of defeat, despair | And neglect, | | Until one day we find ourselves | Facing a wall emblazoned with | The word...
Created: 2/10/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Hush  By: Stella
 Hush now | slowly hear the peace | as it drifts around you, | it seeps into your soul | and you feel its warmth. | | Outside storms rage, | let the...
Created: 2/10/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar The Sky's Betrothed  By: pnknucklez
A sheen of alabaster haunts the ebon night, | In breathless epochs that come to pass | Schools of fireflies heap above the clouds | As capricious auras swa...
Created: 2/10/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Ache  By: a112yearoldman
Touching your heart in the silent sky | Hearing your love in breathless words | Beating my heart into yours in deep passion | Molding our souls together in...
Created: 2/11/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Psychosis  By:  bickerstaffe
| She sits by herself in the day room | absent-mindedly taking her med, | her head is a blank, she knows nothing, | as she's braceleted, brought to her be...
Created: 2/12/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Addiction |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Peace  By:  BlueLagoon
Will peace never come to our wounded shores | Will children of today bear its scars | Will God say no more | Will he come to earth once more | | Walking ...
Created: 2/5/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar A Journey Through The Heavens  By: ALEXJLOCKWOOD
| We begin with the Sun. | Leo is a regal guardian; | the Element roaring fire. | Archangel Michael is | the other governor; | though, with his scales, | ...
Created: 2/7/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Bitterness  By: JohnCreekmore
Bitterness is a protest against | Powerlessness, | | A condemnation of the universe | For love lost and lives of  | Limitation. | | It is a human respons...
Created: 2/8/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Reciprocation  By:  bickerstaffe
| | Toiling hard from dawn to dusk  | he tilled his barren lands  | and struggled with an anguished heart  | with blisters on his hands.  | A savage stor...
Created: 2/8/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Voyage  By:  bickerstaffe
| The harbor is alive with prayers and expectations,  | fishing boats jostle, make ready for outward bound,  | crews on their mettle load tackle, check ri...
Created: 2/8/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Action |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Free Falling  By: a112yearoldman
In the darkest dark of the darkest night | came a sweet surrender to elegant white | | As what proclaimed in the dark that was near | is the sight of a si...
Created: 2/9/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Non Fiction |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Without Words  By:  bickerstaffe
| | He pulled out a chair for her | as they took their seats by the window. | Sunlight was twinkling through | the chinks of a partially drawn blind, | ...
Created: 2/10/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar The Cycle of The Seasons  By: ALEXJLOCKWOOD
| | The Northern region | lies deep in Winter; | the dark Terra | of a freezing Gaea. | To dispel the gloom, | bringing a welcome | light and warmth, |...
Created: 2/10/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Nature |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar after the dark  By: MonamiGhosh
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | just when you know it is time | to hold a promise in a mild breath after sunset | between the sudden bloom of an ...
Created: 2/12/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Free Verse |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar UNPOLISHED STONE  By: babyboomer68
She's an unpolished stone, | waiting to be shined, | her goodness and maturity | will develop with age, | which will help her outwit | her teenage hormonal...
Created: 2/12/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar pocket bread and a dinner plate moon  By: MonamiGhosh
the sky is raining poems on the two thousandth minute elegy of estranged lovers who are asking each other how it feels to see their frailer forms as dead; ...
Created: 2/13/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar The Eternal Garden ~ sonnet  By: Stella
 God’s garden is a temple of my love | so peaceful, calm and beautiful to know | with lovely lilies favourite foxglove |  and roses red that set my heart...
Created: 2/13/2016  |  Type: Sonnet   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar BEYOND  By: a112yearoldman
SMILING BEYOND A SULTRY PRAYER | FORMING WHAT THE MIND CAN SEE | DIVIDED INTO SO MANY LAYERS | BEYOND WHAT MAN CAN BE | AS MENTAL ABERRATIONS SEEM | TO VIS...
Created: 2/6/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Visitors  By:  bickerstaffe
| | ...inspired by 'The New Faces' by W.B. Yeats | | | We dead shall walk the hallways unopposed, | and lend an air of mystery to paint | and plaster ...
Created: 2/6/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Writing |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar ~ quod genus odii ~  By: dcmlilly
I want to eradicate my face, | I want to abolish my laugh, | I want to expunge my body, | because I drown in a pool of tears made out of my own self-loa...
Created: 2/8/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 1
 


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