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An open letter to Poetry Contest Guidelines
I’m sitting at my desk typing on my computer. 
My head is a satellite broadcasting a disrupted signal. 
I can’t get a clear picture of...

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Categories: guidelines, how i feel, poetry,
Form: Free verse

On the side of the winding road
They stood with wooden expression
With singe focus to keep and goad
Those that pass in rapid progression

On the side of...

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Categories: guidelines, allegory, life, travel,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member The Instincts of Innocence
I reflect upon a word -
To understand more fully what it means,
I think of what it conjures up for me -
childhood times...

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Categories: guidelines, innocence, religion,
Form: Prose
Poetry Is My Voice
Imagination and subliminal thoughts are created-
       Seen through my minds eye....
This pen takes the shape of a scimitar-

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Categories: guidelines, inspirational
Form: Free verse
old fashioned Christmas
It’ll be an old fashioned Christmas,
with Santa due down the chute.
I bet he Purells his reindeer, 
and Lysols his hazmat suit.

It’s an old fashioned Christmas.

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Categories: guidelines, 11th grade, care, christmas,
Form: Rhyme


Poetry is spontaneous, pure, raw emotion,
don't you dare label what I say as cliche. 
This is my perspective of life in motion,
through experiences encountered day...

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© Sam Jacks  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: guidelines, how i feel, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Dear fellow poets – the young and the young once,

Modern poetry to me is “today’s poetry.” It presents poetry from the hearts of current writers...

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Categories: guidelines, appreciation, blessing, christian, faith,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Lust
Lord Eternal God
Please forgive me if I have Lust or excessive desire for sinful pleasures
Forbidden by the 6th Commandment
Distaste of holy things, perverted conscience
Hatred of...

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Categories: guidelines, christian, devotion, faith, god,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member I am Childlike Not Childish
I am the ultimate fabricated furious me
Hiding my weathered, worn, wonderful sides
Pulling out the slow downs, hoe downs and stops

Dropping myself cleverly into convenience paths

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Categories: guidelines, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Childlike Faith
Luke 18:17 - Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall in no wise enter...

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Categories: guidelines, child, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit Prayer
Lord God,
Stretch our mind/s with deep understanding of Wisdom
To obtain positive understanding with every complications
Counsel us with guidelines in our work

Give us Fortitude, strength, Patience...

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Categories: guidelines, caregiving, childhood, education, faith,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member High blood pressure

High blood pressure 
One of the nation’s leading health problems
25% adults are known to have high blood pressure
50 million are at risk of developing it

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Categories: guidelines, christian, food,
Form: Light Verse

Wow, this is cool.
Spectacular and groovy
So real to my intellect that I feel that I am a noetic ambiance.
Surreal and extroverted
I am...

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Categories: guidelines, imagery, life, metaphor, psychological,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Black Madonna
You thought me spineless,
so in a fit of anger you tore mine out,
Bloodless, I rose sword swallower, 
strengthened by my tattered paper edges.

The abyss of...

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Categories: guidelines, abuse, anger,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love And Peace - The Mirrored Hourglass Style

~ Love  And  Peace ~
(  Mirrored Hourglass   )


Pray God for  Love Peace today
Love comes from the Lord
He sets us...

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Categories: guidelines, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lessons of History
I remember history well --
the ancient guidelines --
the lessons repeated,
the dramas reenacted:
the dates, of course,
were of no import;
catching the drift of things,
that was the art.

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Categories: guidelines, angst, depression, education, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Blue Mountain Slam
I was stumbling around the Poetry world when I ran into this Gem
The Blue Mountain Arts Poetry Card Contest. 
I thought, what an opportunity 

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Categories: guidelines, humorous, poems, poetry, rude,
Form: Rhyme
The Vent
im livin in a world, where all eyes on me.
trying to curve my own route.
but route 66 keeps finding its way to me.
ive been plenty...

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Categories: guidelines, addiction, adventure, art, beautiful,
Form: ABC
Premium Member The Flash Mob Application
I'd like to apply for a permit
for a protest march
on the Washington Mall.

Lovely idea.
But, we're only issuing Mall permits
for Song and Dance Events.

I think this...

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Categories: guidelines, america, culture, health, humanity,
Form: Political Verse

We LINE up in traffic, or clear out the door, 
And there are BEELINES we make, to the seashore.
Get mad and we're "DRAWING A LINE...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: guidelines, allusion, angst, humor, spoken
Form: List
The customer is always right
Way back then
The customer 
Was always right
The customer
Is not always right

Is it really true? 
The customer
Is always right 
The customer
May believe
They’re always right
But in...

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Categories: guidelines, people
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 'Incomplete'

I can continue to drift 
To and fro 
Pretend that all I am; 
All I ever was;
Was you 

But this is not it 
We all...

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Categories: guidelines, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Champing At The Bit
Today's Date July 24. 2015
Contest Entry---First written Spring 2015
game bullying, hero, silly, sports, strength, word play,, 

Champing At the Bit! ©

I hear the roars in...

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Categories: guidelines, bullying, hero, silly, sports,
Form: Verse
Premium Member My Miracle
My request to relay to your kinfolk
That made their journey inside Heaven's Gate
To keep a watch over one of my folk
Her parents have reserved her...

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© Tom Larrow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: guidelines, family, health, inspirational, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Confucius Says
K’ung Fu Tzu or Confucius his English name,
for centuries, brought China much dignity and fame.

Born in the state of Lu, now Province of Shantung,
a scholar...

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Categories: guidelines, family, history, social,
Form: Couplet