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Four Sisters
Spring stirs her eager young
Giving life, renewed to those
Who stand about and doze
She whispers hope of things begun
Beneath winter's cold repose.

Summer, smiling golden rays
With ample...

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Categories: four, nature, seasons,
Form: Personification

Premium Member It Matters Not

It hovers here, a moon opaque,
obscuring mountain trails I take.
No other living things appear.
A moon opaque. . . It hovers here.

I follow on along a...

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Categories: four, dark, lost love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Past-Life Nightmare
A child of four suffers recurring dreams,
disturbing parents and siblings with screams.
When she awoke, always sore in one knee;
next to a birthmark, it throbbed painfully.


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Categories: four, autumn, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Real Men Wear Pink
I stand about five feet eight
I'll admit, I'm a tad overweight
Drive an old pick up truck
Not one to pass the buck
At the moment have a...

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Categories: four, character, funny, humor, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member For One Pass Of Your Breath

you write your words and they make me cry
you write those word and you know i die
but i've died so often now

i held you in...

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Categories: four, lost love, love, love
Form: Free verse

It Rained That Day
Soft autumn rain ...
cascading over brightly colored cherry blossoms,
releasing a sweet scent of aromatic aphrodisiac
A fragrance of springtime love blowing in the gentle autumn wind


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Categories: four, feelings, love, marriage, rain,
Form: Romanticism
Tears on her pillow - continued from A girl named Sue

Tears for a Mother
Fears for a Father gone
Fate deals an unfair hand
The door to youthful joy closing
on adolescent shoulders imposing
grown up responsibilities instead

Eyes sadly deprived...

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Categories: four, fate, first love, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: four, analogy, garden, growth, happiness,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member An Omen Of The Taste Of Twilight


is the wild magic of this place;
this wilderness I now roam alone
as its lifeblood seeps 
Afterlife mournful howls
across time and distance
go unanswered -
Oh, how...

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Categories: four, angst, animal, death, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Falling Like Leaves

Oh, how sweet Autumn air collars my heart
          The vapor of leaves, chill summer reprieves

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Categories: four, autumn, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Poet is a Bridge
i believe we all
have a poem in our hearts

some need no metaphors

for a poet is a bridge
between words and emotions
connecting hearts and souls
through all four...

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Categories: four, emotions, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rebirth Of The Third Angel

A body abandoned needs
to mourns its last breath in death
a heart cast aside 
still aches to meet its last beat and

a free spirit yearns for...

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Categories: four, angel, beauty, butterfly, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hot And Cold Comes The Night


must know
I cried yesterday 
and I think I broke the world
so I braided some words into twine
planted some sweet...

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Categories: four, depression, heart, introspection, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In This Sky of Night
I look at shining stars in cobalt sky
with just one wish to make on only one
of billions of them in this Galaxy
where we're just one...

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Categories: four, romance, sky,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Charm like harp strings - 128 words
Your mind's in knots,
as stress plagues thoughts.
On hope you cling,
to bloom like Spring.

Its fine my dear,
nerves can cause fear.
Don't be so scared,
gifts must be shared.


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Categories: four, muse, music, silence, song,
Form: Rhyme
Mountain Church
Four friends and I, one Sunday, take a ride.
our church still closed just short of one full year.
We drive, white almond blooms on either side,

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Categories: four, day, devotion, nature, religion,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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Categories: four, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love Sleeps, Never Dies
An old man
A Grumpy bitter old man
Bitter face
Red nose
Wrinkled beady eyes
Scruffy clothes his best attire

Life has not been kind
So his bitter words bite those around

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Categories: four, angel, beauty, child, hope,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Cookie Jar
Standing on tippy toes
Top shelf 
Finger tips edging the jar forward
Imagining the taste of chocolate chips on my tongue
Yumm mom's chewy delicious wait till Saturday...

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Categories: four, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member John F Kennedy - Martin Luther King Jr - Robert F Kennedy and Donald Duck

it was the sixties
we were young
we were going to change the world
spin it like a basketball on our finger
take the three point shot 
win the...

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Categories: four, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Bard of Gort
Springing free from glistening 
The summers heat leaps for 
Whilst drifting obscurely far
A distant lark now hangs in 

Floats down his sweet trill,
Accompanied by...

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Categories: four, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Silent Sins
There is a proverbial hypocrisy to
'See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil'

when sinister perversions, 
lurk behind closed doors,
contained inside four walls.

What is a...

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Categories: four, abuse, betrayal, sin,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fragile is Life
"Life is fragile and temporary. The faces of today quickly become the faces of the past. Sorrow, pain, and anger... it all fades, except love....

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Categories: four, death, nature, wind,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Loss Of The Andrea Gail
They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters:

These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in...

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Categories: four, america, aubade, death, fish,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Thoughts drifting into night's allure
Aromatic sweet fragrance permeates our air
In eminence of your fragile Jasmine flowers
As lovingly you engage slender ruby buds
Tending to green foliage in softest of whispers

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Categories: four, love,
Form: Verse