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Premium Member Broken People
I wish to be with the broken people
the get in your face challenge me people
The sometimes hidden
sitting in a dark corner kinda people
The don't you...

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Categories: all, people,
Form: Free verse



Like A Girl
Like A Girl 

I play like a girl, I hit like a girl
You say I throw like a girl, 
And, when I run -- I...

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Categories: all, beautiful, girl, identity, rights, sexy, slam,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where The Sycamore Grew
The sun-yellow house seems smaller somehow,
as we look at it now,  with time-worn eyes...

The street seems narrower, and the trees have grown..
and where once...

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Categories: all, autumn, family, house, life, night, old,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member How Poetry Began
That thing that we call poetry -
when asked where it began,
I’d say it started beautifully
before the dawn of man!

It glistened on the oceans
before man came...

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Categories: all, nature, poetry,
Form: Quatrain
WHEN I STOP AND PRAY
When the storm clouds boil around me, 
And the lightning splits the sky--. 
When the howling wind assails me,
And life's sea is rolling high--
When my...

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Categories: all, devotion, faith, inspirational, life, peace, uplifting,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: all, age, cat, endurance, life, wisdom, world
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: all, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Poet Who Never Was
I thought I was a poet who had a pen of gold
With clear access to writing that was mature and bold.
I thought I could go...

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Categories: all, emotions, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
One Brief Moment
Look...See how long nights are drawing in.
Dreary birdsong gradually abates -
Opaque dusk grows dim;
And just outside the creaky little garden
Gate,
Stood opposite the empty wood
Where the...

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Categories: all, imagery, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night (a coal miner’s cemetery) 

Where the ebony, we call “NIGHT”,
Old black rocks sit under the twilight
Diamond shape eyes unclear and lonely, 
Sinister...

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Categories: all, body, death, history, lonely, night,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Unspoken Words
I often scribble in the sand 
The words I find so hard to say
And hope the wind will come along 
And blow them all your...

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Categories: all, words,
Form: Quatrain
Alice Sweet Alice
      ~Alice Sweet Alice~

        *Like Sisters*
   Everyday -- Holding Hands 
Sunday...

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Categories: all, abuse, addiction, anger, art, confusion, dark,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Natures Gift


     It's how the stars are lit at night
     and how the dew drops glisten
  ...

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Categories: all, blessing, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Tell the Night to Hold Me

I made for you, a castle
     But I built it in the sand
        ...

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Categories: all, forgiveness, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost love, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member A smile appeared
Silently, I sat by,

To listen to the sounds of the world,

Of all the voices that touched me most,

Were those caught in the angelic wind.

For all...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: all, wind,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Glory of her magnificence
Oceans apart
buried under sandy shores,
a rare pearl slept comfortably
behind her walls.

Fate must have been kind,
for a common man like me,
to stumble upon her shell.
As I...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: all, change, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Hands
Featuring: Leonora Galinta
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Take My Hands
I Offer Them To You
Hold Them Tight
Never Let Them Go!!!
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~MY HANDS~

With all the time on my hands
I gave my hands one...

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Categories: all, beautiful, beauty, birthday, body, giving, power,
Form: Free verse
Forgotten Heroes of the Somme
Over the top lads, for old Blighty! Hold the colours high!
Say a little prayer for me, for this summer day we die.
My brothers from the...

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Categories: all, brother, death, history, life, philosophy, sad,
Form: Rhyme
PLAGIARIZING
"Mine all Mine!"

A thief I long to be
Your eyes original like the moon and sea

A lover in the world............
An Anthology, you walk and talk like...

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Categories: all, addiction, beauty, cute love, devotion, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

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Categories: all, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: all, birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Breadth Of My Love
if my love for you was any greater
the trees would  line up in poetic forms
...awe you in sonnets written...
...part...to allow winds to cool your...

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Categories: all, love, planet, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty resides not in the grace like charms
Of coy smiles 
Painted across a gentle Madonnas face.
Nor is she vested within the chastened vows
Of saintly...

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Categories: all, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Big Girls do Cry
They expected her to be the jolly fun one.
The one   w e a r i n g   a smile on her...

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Categories: all, courage, freedom, growth, moving on,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member POETS
When all around is darkness
Who provides the sun
When everyone is serious
Who is poking fun
When pollution clouds the bright blue sky
Who brings clarity
Who tries to bring...

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Categories: all, appreciation, encouraging, friendship,
Form: Rhyme