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  In The Spotlight This Week (25/09 - 29/09):
Avatar Faraway  By: Stella
Faraway i believed in you | and the rain | the beautiful rain | and the haze of purple | haze of dawn | and the light | oh, the beautiful light | faraway i...
Created: 9/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Romance |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Twenty One Grams  By: Littlesong
| Your heart that beats | in thy chest | twenty one last breaths | Your battle to come | weave Yourself with the ground | twenty one grams | thrown t...
Created: 9/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar Epigram: Envy  By: JohnCreekmore
Your neighbor's hand, | However played, | | Seems to cast your own | In the shade; | | But grieve ye not if this | Be true; | | Some other grumbler | En...
Created: 9/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar How to Be a Doctor  By: richom
As retiring physician, allow me to give Some suggestions on how to both doctor and live ...
Created: 9/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: How-To Guide |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Summer Maiden ~ sonnet  By: Stella
Where shadows dapple dance ’neath woodland trees | a wild and lovely maiden spreads her gown | that rustles quiet in the summer breeze | ‘midst butterfly a...
Created: 9/27/2016  |  Type: Sonnet   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Smitten Death   By: pnknucklez
Inside of me a haunted house | of lovely ghosts and tragic ream. | My abode hung to cypress drowse, | So deep I am into this dream | | In hopeless skies w...
Created: 9/27/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Dark |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar UNIVERSAL  By: kitty
                                UNIVERSAL | | | Universal needs we have | Universal seeds we sow | Universally they will grow. | | Universal blood that ...
Created: 9/27/2016  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar The Game  By: Philthy
The floor in the hallway creeks | It splinters the unsuspecting | A soft and tender victim speaks | A blind one there directing | | The mask you wear ...
Created: 9/24/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Addiction |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Of One Heart - Soliloquy  By: a112yearoldman
Where beyond the winds that purge | swept through the moon's afterglow | dawns that light of another day | | Bathed in the sweet substance so dark | heart...
Created: 9/24/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar End of Season  By: matelotrod
                                                  End of Season | I have stowed away my barbecue, summer has finally passed | My barbecue is fuelled by cha...
Created: 9/25/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Yield  By: feelnpoetic
It's Fall, | And The Colors of the leaves are Changing, | A prelude to Winter solstice, | And, | The Harvesting of the Heart, | I see both Happiness a...
Created: 9/25/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Truths 2  By: JohnCreekmore
My grandfather's world | Was not mine, | | Neither were the truths | That guided him. | | He adhered to what he | Understood and acted | Upon it, | | As...
Created: 9/28/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar At Passion's End   By: spokenhues
Devoid of flames, a burning passion wanes, | As smoke begins encompassing the room… | In  peril, they've two choices that remain: | To seek escape, or chok...
Created: 9/28/2016  |  Type: Sonnet   |  Genre: Relationships |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Lasting Bubbles  By:  odinroark
Today, Im remembering the last rest home visit to my father and imagining what images might have being dancing behind his tearful, yet sparkling, eyes I g...
Created: 9/23/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Healing Unconsciuosness  By:  odinroark
Ever notice the media obsession with tragedy or fear, given the medias blood lust for anything that will garner eyeballs to the printed page or the myriad ...
Created: 9/25/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Philosophy |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Dunes Adrft  By:  odinroark
Regarding the precarious future, youth of our country, as well as the middle class, have much to be concerned about Back 4 years ago, a NYT op-ed by Brooks...
Created: 9/25/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar The Art of Rapture   By: Littlesong
| How does it feel | to taste my weakness | upon Your lips | and through Your fingers | to hear the sound | of my shuddering heart | rattling in sl...
Created: 9/23/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Kiss of the Dawning Divinity  By: SonofVampyr
The divine kiss | Laid upon bliss | Sacrificed in the night, marriage of light | Carnal fist, intricate mist | Entering her divine kiss | | Shadows are th...
Created: 2/23/2012  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Dark |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Alive in your heart  By: monajha
Don't cry for me | For my presence never crave; | I can't watch you weep | Even in my grave. | |         Don't mourn my death |         Please, don't scre...
Created: 2/22/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Dark |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Violation  By: TonyD
The harsh reality of rape...
Created: 1/24/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Dark |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar OUTSIDE THE LINE (Refined)  By: Malpa
The heat sprang up with the first trace of dawn, | rising from the horizon with the sun. | The farmer lifts his eyes to greet the morn | and craves for r...
Created: 9/27/2016  |  Type: Sonnet   |  Genre: Environment |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Roadster  By: Imontep
Body breaking under the force | shouting my voice is hoarse, | Wind gushing on my face, | tears fly from my eyes, | what exhilaration this race, | going f...
Created: 9/27/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Thriller |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Dream Lust  By: a112yearoldman
laying down in my softest bed...... | | comforted as though in the arms of spring.... | | wrapped in night's shadowy hands.... | | as they grasp my soul...
Created: 9/26/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Erotica |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar THE MAGIC AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE   By: babyboomer68
Graying at the temples, | sore feet at night, | doctor threatens bifocals , | you want to take flight. | | You have reached the magic age of sixty-five! |...
Created: 9/28/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar The World Recreated  By: Pankti
Two souls met in the wilderness | Where light was hard to harness | So they walked along as if they were alone | Where there was no one to hear their moan....
Created: 9/28/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 1
 


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