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Birthing Of Evil by Connell, Carol
Pain by Peralta, Stephani
STORM OF TREES by Rodrigues, Kim
The Scarecrow Speaks by Buhagiar, Victor
''Define Yourself'' by Wings, Broken
ON TANGLED WEB by onclaud, nette
The Tangled Hair by Buhagiar, Victor
Cat Love by Wings, Broken
Threshold of Life by Roberts, Seren
TATTERED OLD THING by Harris, Anita

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Dust

Dust
airborne
can settle
everywhere
It lands on tables and under your bed
It also clings to your computer screen
on clothes it goes
and of course
up your
nose

Pets 
people
in your food
not in the mood
In the air, everywhere, I don’t care
You can have it mop, cloth, feather duster
I don’t want it
here or there
not one
bit

So 
go clean
all over
dust if you must
Scratch me a note of “clean me” on my shelf
If I dust today it will just come back
everywhere
it settles
in my
home


Copyright © Shani Fassbender | Year Posted 2011

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My Very FIRST TIME

                                        I 
                                        jerked it
                                        out to place
                                        it back in and
                                        it seems as though I can't get any out.

                                        I
                                      jerked it
                                     out again
                                  to place it back
                       in, yet, no luck in getting any out.

                                        So,
                                      I tried
                                    ANOTHER
                               form of Pleasure,
                      taking off the lid and using plastic.

                                        I 
                                        simply
                                        just wanted
                                        to drink my milk-
                                        shake using a straw but a spoon will do.



Pace, G
04-20-2012



Copyright © Pace INK-U-SCRIPT | Year Posted 2012



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Agates

My poet’s life (not known then as such) flowed along life’s swift course rippling with glee and roaming youth’s chasms. It then streamed relentlessly to the Now. I polish agates left in its wake so I can display them.


Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2011

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I Dance with the Ocean

I dance with the ocean jumping blue waves - soaking in its stretch of sun-drenched beauty Wriitten Dec. 8, 2015 by Andrea Dietrich on the theme of ocean for the "Language of Water" Poetry contest of nette onclaud


Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2015

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Journey of Dreams

I 
venture
Into art,
Casting myself,
I am focused with no destination.



_____________________________
For Brian's FIVE & TWENTY contest


Copyright © Raul Moreno | Year Posted 2009

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PRETTY PANSIES

Seeds Planted Then nurtured See how they’ve grown Into pretty pansies for my garden How I love to see their smiling faces In lovely shades Of purple Pink and Red They Brighten My borders Bringing colour Especially on wet dreary dull days Triple Tetractys 2 Contest sponsored by Eve Roper Checked with how many syllables 07~15~16


Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2016

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ARTIST'S BRUSH



Hands mixing neutral shades as brushstrokes form etches of life’s vignettes in washed-out tones, Reflecting grim shadows doused by night’s ash Where black white hints Trail along Fingers Stained. Grief In oil Expressing Artist's lament Through paint of tears which words cannot portray. Eve Roper's Contest: Triple Tetractys 2 7-17-2016


Copyright © nette onclaud | Year Posted 2016

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The Tangled Hair

Her red hair was tangled but it smelled fresh, I imbued the perfume of her balm cream, felt the softness of her delicate cheeks, caressed her ears, kissed her lips, knew her love. I vowed she would be mine forever, mine to cherish, adore, relish and respect. 22 August 2017 Placed 3
Form T - Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Broken Wings


Copyright © Victor Buhagiar | Year Posted 2017

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Joy

Winds raged as fires glowed in small frowzy shacks that strange Georgia eve an angel was born. The sky proclaimed that lives would re-arrange; with Joy’s first cry, the tempest changed to calm. Warm Zephyr - spring magic - arrived with Joy. Her laughter was kindling for hearth and home. No galas in her future ; she was poor. Never frowning, Joy would flash diamond smiles. Her Mama sewed flounces on hand-me-downs, which Joy wore with glee, celebrating life. As Papa played his guitar for them all, Joy danced and twirled. Humdrum fled in her stead. Fair, yellow- haired; slender like sassafras, this sunny lass gladdened all of the town. Humankind exists that we might have joy. Those touched by that sweet angel all learned this. Joy expelled gloom, giving her cheer to all. Nevertheless, joy is often short-lived. One strange spring day, a cold wind blew in. As thunder quaked, warmth waned, and Joy was no more.
For Chris D. Aechtner's "Double the Fun ~ (Tetractys)"


Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2011

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Desired Truth



The
wedding
is supreme
occidental 
mechanism to control other’s body.
When desire tends to be problematic,
to libido
we give the
order
then.
That order is marriage, monogamy,
and faithfulness.
That is the
desired
truth.

                     +++
September 17, 2014
Form: Tetractys (Triple)


Copyright © Dr.Ram Mehta | Year Posted 2014

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-----------Elementary Love----------

Fate knew best, as fingers intertwined souls weaving…bringing elements together A patch of soil, a whisper in the wind a blackened storm, wish ablaze-- finding love ~***~ Earth embraced slumbered seed nurturing it making room for it, and letting it grow Through the years, this tree stood steadfast…solid rooted deeply yet pliant, humbly strong Air carries tall tree’s wish soars, touches stars that whisper to the Heavens, blow kisses Leaves dance, flirt with breeze in constant motion seasons fly on, lives pass by, granted wish Rain water: a blessing, tree soaks it in never drowning, drinking in happiness Its wood sails in the sea of memories, waves then crash in until it reaches shore Flames burn free, fire licks...feels, ravages wood. Tree’s ultimate sacrifice, exhausted Glowing embers now remain, gives soft light just the right heat, warming souls that need it ~***~ He was that awesome tree. He always said, "You are elementary in my life." It is only now that I understand… I was his Earth. Air. Water. Fire--Light. Love. --for Chris' Double the Fun~ (Tetractys) contest--


Copyright © kabuteng P.iNk k. | Year Posted 2011

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War

Blood
flowing,
scattered
bones and bodies
lay forlorn, forgotten on battle field 

Screams still ring out as cannons fire
just pure carnage
ravens feast
on dead
flesh


Copyright © Shadow Hamilton | Year Posted 2015

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I Was Wrong

Wrong
Was I
To push love
So un-returned
At first though the love from you came later
I lost mine, rapt in imagination
So time forgot
Our passion
Mislaid
Sin


Copyright © cecil hickman | Year Posted 2013

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The Rhythmic Sea


                                             blue
                                          swelling 
                                  waves that quench
                                   the sun’s dry lips;
               they wait for night to dance beneath the stars.

                          ------------------------------------
                                          The Sea
                             Paul Callus ~ 8th Dec, 2015
                             Contest: Language of water
                               Sponsor:  Nette Onclaud
                                        Placed 3rd


Copyright © Paul Callus | Year Posted 2015

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Sam

Sam, 
A man, 
A good man
Is now tainted
We judge by the shallow sketches painted;

 In the crimson, pallid, and cobalt dream,
The devil scheme,
A mean plan.
God bless …
Sam   

Male, 
A sex, 
A pretext.
Man is a lie.
Behind closed doors great heroes often cry.


Copyright © Earle Brown | Year Posted 2010

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Unseen hands




Fall

To catch

With one hand 

Never touch down

Always there waiting, watching, protecting 

Something so much greater than you or I 

Shared hope and faith

Unseen hands

Holding 

You



Copyright © Sharon Ruebel | Year Posted 2011

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The Sun I See




                                                              Sun
                                                           rays pour
                                                  through the branches,
                                                          I sit under
                                    trees and paint the horizon with my pen.

                               Strokes from my ink flow to each curve I write,
                                                     as drips from the
                                                           sun color
                                                              all I
                                                               see.


Copyright © Michael J. Falotico | Year Posted 2011

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Catharsis

Catharsis
By Carolyn Devonshire


heart wisdom comes with age experience so many emotions and events stored flushed quickly from memory to my page release, let go catharsis gives me peace
*Entry for Michael’s “Where Your Poetry Comes From” contest.


Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire | Year Posted 2011

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'RED' SEA - LANGUAGE OF WATER CONTEST

Sea Sanguine Surprises Australians. A rare phenomena caused by algae (This actually happened on Bondi Beach in 2012 when the water turned scarlet) Contest: language of water Sponsor: Nette Onclaud Jan Allison Tasman sea – Australia 7th December 2015


Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2015

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Destination

Days
Arrive
Then depart
The river flows
Into the sunset that ceaselessly glows


Copyright © Jim Wilson | Year Posted 2009

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'Love Unquestioned'

He 
Witness 
My sadness 
Tears rolling down
He wiped the tears away and held me close.
He never asked what brought them on, he just 
let me be me
and loved me
with my 
tears.. 


Contest: Anything Goes
14th Place


Copyright © Wilma Neels | Year Posted 2011

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Recede


                                                     Stop!
                                                   Not now.
                                                   Receding.
                                             Won't go further!
                                All of yesterday's False inclinations.


Copyright © Rainbow Promise | Year Posted 2015

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This Time Soliloquy

Cast
what’s left 
of your net
faithfully out
inquisitively into life’s river .

This time draw it's fill slowly back to shore,
taking great care
which treasures
you should
keep.
 

written by:
Robert A. Dufresne


Copyright © Robert A. Dufresne | Year Posted 2011

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Autumn of Life

Autumn of Life It is the autumn of life. I ponder while the fire burns slowly to soothe my stress and soft music plays to calm my frayed nerves. Outside brown leaves fall. The cold heaps its frost on the last ripe grapes of my large vineyard. It is the last of my summer red wine.
12 July 2016 Triple Tetractys - Poetry Contest by Eve Roper Syllable count on http://www.howmanysyllables.com/ 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 10, 4, 3, 2, 1, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 10. Placed 1


Copyright © Victor Buhagiar | Year Posted 2016

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Simultaneous Thoughts of Soul Mates Soon to Meet

"She" Like one of these tears that freed itself from my misted eyes, you've slipped away from me. Oh, that once again you'd caress my face like this tear which warmly slides down my cheek. "He" I watch you, sad lady, from my table and see myself that tear that trails your skin. While you think of someone else, I'm dying to be that tear that lingers on your mouth. For PD's Enter the romantic poems only. (old)Poetry Contest


Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2010