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Categories: inspirational, love, philosophy,
LOVE AND OTHER PLAGUES
by Mia Pratt
Forsaking plagues
of underappreciated attitudes
uplifting heart beats of love
protect self worth forever





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Categories: inspirational, philosophy,
WHEN THE BOTTOM FALLS OUT
by Mia Pratt
Uncover mysterious 
buried treasures
within reality 
desire good, accurate focus  
where differences senses connections


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Categories: deep, dream, inspiration, inspirational, life, uplifting,
This can't be life
by Alex Duffy
My Parents were too busy getting drunk to care for me as a child
Bullied at school, mocked for not being sane
Bipolar mixed with depression and...

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Categories: encouraging, inspiration, inspirational,
The World Is An Open Book
by The Brooklyn Six Project
The world is an open book 
When you continue to grab education
You obtain valuable knowledge 
What a bright sensation 
The mind is an essential tool...

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Categories: animal, child, children, for inspirational,
Teddybear
by Justin Abdool
Time for bed
Early with sorrow
Dear to cuddles
Do these big ears listen to my troubles?
Yawn the night with tears
Best wishes are made
Every soft embrace
Assures a little
Rest...

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Categories: inspirational, sky, stars,
Star Swings
by Justin Abdool
Your mind was made for greater things.
It doesn’t matter how you got here, just the star you sit from and swing.

While you’re sitting, lock yourself...

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Categories: emotions, feelings, inspiration, inspirational, introspection, life, missing,
Snippets,Tidbits, and Pieces minus Peace
by Renee D. Gross
#Snippets,Tidbits, and Pieces minus Peace...

Flecks and Specks sprawled evenly and eventually...leaving no room for possibilities and puzzle pieces scattered haphazardly; no room for building inevitably,...

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Categories: appreciation, art, encouraging, inspirational, truth, uplifting, write,
Premium MemberA Writers Magic
by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
Words are extraordinary
How I love to see it take flight
Feelings and emotions
All wrap into one
Expressions with great devotion
Words with such determination
Everything an Author writes 
Makes...

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Categories: inspirational, me, poetry, prejudice,
When Words Are Not Enough
by Sushmita Kalashikar
I tried my best to let you know,
Of feelings of discomfort I was going through,
But each time you managed to catch me off guard,
And leave...

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Categories: dance, daughter, freedom, inspirational, love, mother, mother
THE GIFT
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
Can you hear it coming?
Can you?
The distant thunder in my 
heart,
rumbling, bubbling up 
from the driest well
blood now pumping fast,
a rising feeling peeling away
some kind...

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Categories: appreciation, blessing, celebration, confidence, inspirational,
Nothing Lasts Forever
by Trey Hamner
Someone mentioned in a letter
Your best is getting better
Their unfettered glee and hope
Was seen through the envelope

"I guess you know now
There is always a 'somehow'
We're...

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Categories: inspirational, journey, love, meaningful,
The Quiet Heart
by Steven Espinosa
The Quiet Heart   

Life with all of its storms
Keeps my heart always in reform 
The sadness of a loss
Fills my aching heart with...

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Categories: encouraging, environment, inspiration, inspirational,
Encouraging Words
by The Brooklyn Six Project
Words of encouragement 
Can take a person to the stratosphere 
Nothing but pure inspiration 
Rising up in the air 
Always be that mentor 
That guides...

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Categories: adventure, art, change, destiny, inspirational,
Premium MemberElectrifying
by Marilyn Williams
Dynamic, Bold, Electrifying that's how I want to be.
Not stale, gross, unassuming.  "No," not that part of me.
I want to put it out there....

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, inspirational love,
Instagram
by sue kim
As I am lying down in bed alone
my spiritless body rolls in bed and 
once again I reach out to my smartphone 
I click an...

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Categories: inspirational, time,
Premium MemberPrecious Time
by Heidi Sands
When you find yourself going upstream
Life may feel heavy as it seems
Take a breath for just a moment
Capture the precious time well spent

Move with ease...

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Categories: inspirational,
Premium MemberShining
by Julia Ward
A white doctor's coat,
     clean before the operation,
          and worn with pride
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Categories: inspirational,
The tale
by brigita kibasa
Just a little kindness you showed,
Made me believe you are loved,
Small things matter to you,
Only who knows love can give too. 

Show your face with...

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Categories: appreciation, baby, beautiful, celebration, inspirational,
You haven't lived until
by David Smith
You haven't lived until you have seen a baby smile
 for the first time,
Even better for you if it was due to your mime.
Or been...

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Categories: anxiety, appreciation, blessing, celebration, inspirational,
I Can't Recall
by Renee D. Gross
#I Can't Recall...1/4/01 by GRASSHOPPER

I can't recall...feeling more joy, more bliss, more sense of self...until that night I sat down to write and leaped into...

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Categories: appreciation, courage, inspirational, integrity, journey, me,
In the Garden of Life
by Christen Foster
I had been through the garden grown with the real and the fake.
I shed a few tears and slayed many snakes.
When the seeds of a...

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Categories: 6th grade, confidence, inspirational, longing, music, success,
Symphony
by Payton Avila
Clarity of emotion,
Through sweet sounds,
And soft songs.
A bold statement,
Rising to the podium,
Playing their lovely tunes.
The curtains rise,
As does the music,
Flowing through the stage.
As you walk...

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Categories: blessing, deep, devotion, inspirational love, joy, paradise,
Premium MemberSo Hold Me Tight Whisper Your True Love Vows A Collaboration
by Brenda Chiri
So Hold Me Tight, Whisper Your True Love Vows

Part One- (His Loving Inquiry)

Can you in good faith, our new love hold true
will you this treasure...

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Categories: encouraging, inspiration, inspirational,
Just Go And Try It
by The Brooklyn Six Project
Just go and try it 
Give yourself a chance 
Never say that you cannot 
You may be the one to advance
Remove self-doubt 
Put yourself to...

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Categories: inspirational, love, philosophy, poetry,
Wonderfully weird
by John Beam
Be not the dilettante from lack nor want                 ...

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Categories: black african american, desire, inspirational, leadership, memorial, racism,
Premium MemberA Great Mans Dream MLK Jr
by Brenda Chiri
Open your mind,as I rekindle an old fire,
of a great man's dream, a great man's desire.

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream he said,
in an...

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Categories: christian, creation, earth, god, inspirational, religious,
God's Creation
by Alesia Leach
God created all, all the beauty that you see
Now some you'll hear them say, "How could this be?"
Hearts and minds are closed, unable to believe
Simpler...

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Categories: inspirational love, irony, lost
The winds that whirl
by John Beam
One more chance with you, one more chance with you               ...

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Categories: inspirational,
Premium MemberThe Salad Line
by Julia Ward
At any rate, the salad girl gave me salad

and the queue moved fast on the salad line.

Trays moved forward on the black belt,

and money was...

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Categories: adventure, appreciation, daughter, desire, inspirational love, together,
One Little Thing
by Brenda Biever
I want to go somewhere with you,
just a little place that no one else can see.
I want you to tell me all your stories,
All your...

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Categories: inspirational, love, tribute,
Premium MemberA Love to Last a Lifetime
by Sandra Haight
A Love to Last a Lifetime 


This June, sixty years wed;
     amazed, how can that be,
we, so long ago, said,
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Categories: cheer up, engagement, inspirational love,
Amy Blue Gaze
by Jonathan McClean
Reading your thoughts through the words on my screen
You gave me the courage to open up and believe
Your blonde hair and blue eyes led me...

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Categories: inspirational love, love, muse,
Forbidden Yet Smitten
by Ryan Vandenbosch
I defend you
Behind the sights of your eyes
Like the sun would beam still
In a sky so grey
The loyalty is true, in love
Yet like the temptation...

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Categories: inspirational,
Facade
by Andy Morfett
The
Façade
That you see
Is not at all
What you think it is.
I have become expert
In hiding my true feelings
So that the turmoil in my heart
And in my...

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Categories: encouraging, inspiration, inspirational,
At The Crack Of Dawn
by The Brooklyn Six Project
At the crack of dawn 
The sight of the early morn 
We rise and start over again 
Another chance to brighten things my friend 
Through...

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