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An Affective Disorder, the Doctor Said
No, Freddie can’t say he mourned when his father died and his father’s third wife found Freddie's number and gave him a call to give him the news. His father had been responsible, worked hard,...

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Categories: anxiety, mental illness, , 8th grade, ,
Form: Prose



My Spirit Animal
The soul of the earth is wrapped up inside
And the spirit of God is walking beside me
The universe rests upon my shoulder
And I can feel its power moving all over
embracing the soul of man
And causing...

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Categories: 8th grade, blessing, character, encouraging, environment, faith,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member 2 DETECTIVES AND A VICTIM, TONIGHT'S EPISODE: THE TWIST
Joe: "It's 9 a.m., here in Gotham and my partner, Mike and I, have been here since 7 a.m., and we also passed a cow coming over here!"
Mike: "That was no cow sir just a...

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Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Dramatic Verse
The Willing Dogs Of Peace
There is no argument from myself here, friend, 

If anything, that you can, and do appreciate; just as much as you are applying yourself towards these "seven" efforts' below, that is helpful to all parties...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 3rd
Form: Bio
PhoeniX
  I feel so damn trapped in rage 
Like a rainbow lion in a cage 
I feel so much pain in my brain
And it's driving me quite insane

Numb my solace shame
Get me feeling more...

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Categories: 8th grade, 11th grade, 3rd grade, 6th grade, 7th
Form: Free verse



Dandling Up And Down Upon The Lap Of The Wind Part Number Three Rescued
Yes, love is no more or less reliable the more you check on this. Just like the frigid days of winter make their way for the pleasures that lay in awe of Spring I'm finding....

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 8th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 1st grade, 4th
Form: Bio
Misconception of Misery
It only started as a misconception, a misunderstanding
then like grass fed rain, it grew...grew into this
A eulogy, maybe this could be it
about you? For once, this is about me
How can it be...how can it be?
Dreaming,...

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Categories: how i feel, , 8th grade, ,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Seeing An Old Friend Again
Soft-shelled turtle youth
Wonderment to young eyes
Youth to youth meeting.
______________.__________________

We talk about our need of toys
Adventures safe and sound
Captured as we are in houses masked
Few adventures to be found.

Yes, cards are there and other games
Alone, or...

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Categories: 8th grade, adventure, childhood, life, nature, river,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Fluent In Crying
I have to admit
The school where I work
Needs everyone to be
Able to speak Spanish.
Because the parents do.
We are an 82 percent
Spanish-speaking community.
I’ve taken Spanish 4 times.
And I have failed Spanish 4 times.
I have no idea...

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Categories: 8th grade, 2nd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 7th
Form: Free verse
Seven Hundred Seventy Seven Words Our All In All
"Offer this to Me, your "everything" please child?" 

... 

What? 

... 

"Your "everything?" 

... 

My "all" You mean? 

Well Lord this is going to take some doing, I've tried and have kept trying to apply...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 8th grade, 12th grade, 1st grade, 4th grade, 5th
Form: Bio
Papa What About Spring A Central Focus Poetic Prose Effort Part Two Papas Dying Words
Written for my earthly adoptive, adaptive; Father.



Who passed away from cancers of the spine, brain, and lungs. 



He told me that he had a good life and was honestly grateful to our Creator for this!



No,...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 8th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 1st grade, 4th
Form: Bio
Premium Member Let's Go to Robotville
I have the greatest of the great ideas!” My husband said. 
“Best one I have ever had!” He uses this line weekly 
Since he is in sales, and we have been married a long time...

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Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 8th
Form: Narrative
Premium Member POLISH PRINCE KINDHEARTED

Prince Kindhearted asked his father the King of Poland, that he would like to see the world.
Sadden, for he was his only child, he did let him go with his most trusted servant.
Not faraway from...

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Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Off With His Head Wait Not So Fast
A legend of Ireland that lives long and hard through this very day
Is of Jack the widow’s son who took risks that truly did more than pay.
He and his frightened, broke mother were in dire...

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Categories: 8th grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th
Form: Rhyme
The Raven, Sequel - Part 1
Part 1 - A raven alone, ravaging around in the darkness..... 

i.

Ultimately aware, suspense is such, though truly I am sensing,

something dark diverting mind withdrawn, the silence muttered,

since melancholy holds suspicion where to probe now...

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Categories: 8th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 5th grade, 6th
Form: Rhyme
Chief egalitarian garbage taster ie white trash
Chief egalitarian garbage taster i.e. “white trash”

As Halloween costume, 
one year during early grade school, 
my father got brilliant idea 
for sole son dressed
uniquely rubbish qua 
putrid offal getup. 

Missus Shaner (talon clawed, 
shriveled relic...

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Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 5th
Form: Free verse
Botched and bungled interpersonal opportunities viewed
Botched and bungled interpersonal opportunities viewed...
(summarily iterated June 30th, 2020)

I share the following lines
with utmost delight
courtesy 20/20 hindsight
June twenty ninth
two thousand and twenty

corrigible, fallible,
and intelligible light
hearted fella (aging
baby boomer) usually polite
doth not trend toward
superficial nor...

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Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 7th
Form: Free verse
Antics Of A Buzzfeed Ding Housefly
Antics Of A Buzzfeed Ding Housefly...

Non random, but (based on my very
     far out, flimsy laughably 
     amateurish thinking)
     faux feigned aye
firmly believe,...

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Categories: 12th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, flying,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member You Did Not Invite Me To Your Birthday Party

Angry Face is so Angry with Pink Face, I gesture for her to sit in the chair the farthest from my chair.
She glares at me hard, stomps over and plunks her butt down in my...

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Categories: 8th grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Color Are You
What color are you?
You! You! You! You! You! You! I could do this all day. Smirk.
I am not talking about hair color, eye color, or skin color.
I am not talking about teeth color, or freckle...

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Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Free verse
Extraordinary
"I've 
noticed 
something 
about most good 
people, with myself 
as well sometimes: 

How maybe life's not all 
about putting up fences or 
walls or marking down lines? 


Maybe life's all about abolishing our 
obligation to...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 8th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 5th grade, 6th
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member THE STONECUTTER FROM SHIMODA

There was a man from the town of Shimoda who lived a simple and contented life.
A stonecutter by trade, he would go to the mountain and look at the type of stone that people will...

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Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Prose Poetry
Far And Beyond The Story Of The Need Of The Addicted
Could this be, that this is of no common concern to our Creator, as to just what we all use that moves us? 

Just as long as we ask this "Power" to help us never...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 8th grade, 12th grade, 1st grade, 4th grade, 5th
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Meanest Man I Have Ever Met
On my get acquainted interview when Mr. Rivers told me he wanted the other counselor, not me, and he had invited her to help him say this I suspected he was a hate-everybody-and-especially-you guy.
Everything I...

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Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Sometimes I
Sometimes I...sometimes I wish I could combust
burst into flames, spontaneously erupt; magma
Sometimes I...
sometimes I just wish emptily, heavily
I was someone else, something better
but all the wishing I do
there's not a single one that will bother...

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Categories: imagery, lost, sorrow, , 8th grade,
Form: Free verse