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The Sun's a Liar-Children's story short contest-
The Sun Is a Liar



It’s been quite some time since I've awoke early enough to meet the sun coming over the horizon. As I gazed out the window from my bedroom window seat, the sky...

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Categories: cancer, childhood,
Form: Prose



flint
Flint 
Within its brilliance gleaming
Cool black in lacquered polished silver chrome
Cranked up pistons bleached in summer’s heat
Hot steam rising as gears thundering
Beyond the crystal liquid city lights
Highways built across the land
In hearts felt pride American...

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Categories: cancer,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member An Bee Cailleach
“Éagmais croí a dhíscaoileadh ar gach eagla.
Faoi dhíon taobh istigh de na blianta seo.
Fanacht i bhfianaise, a dhíscaoileadh ar gach eagla.
Ós rud é go ndearnadh tú a chaitheamh.
Briseadh an tost seo”



"An Bee Cailleach"


She lives to...

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Categories: cancer, fantasy, imagery, joy, life, love, magic, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The True Mother






“The True Mother”




What part of a heart
in another could one trust
when betrayal comes
like a silver bullet words and deeds
sharp piercing to burrow 
bleed out Life’s dreams 
rust crumbles to dust

Virulent apathy spreads 
Betrayal’s destruction 
hand...

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Categories: cancer, betrayal, imagery, love, mother daughter, psychological, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Whats Behind The Curtain
I used to dream of a dark hall. Dim. Empty with thick cheap navy curtains. 
The breeze. It felt hot and old. It shivered in the curtains that lined the walls on both sides.
The breeze....

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Categories: cancer, anxiety, dark, dream, imagery, symbolism,
Form: Free verse



behind
I used to dream of a dark hall. Dim. Empty with thick cheap navy curtains. 
The breeze. It felt hot and old. It shivered in the curtains that lined the walls on both sides.
The breeze....

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Categories: cancer, anxiety, depression, emo, suicide,
Form: Blank verse
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: cancer, anxiety, mental illness, , 8th grade, ,
Form: Prose
Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism
Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism

My brother died of Cystic Fibrosis, 
When I was twelve and he fourteen, 
It took away his ambitions, 
To study at Oxford - the pipe organ’s steam. 

I understand being born with...

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Categories: atheist, cancer, health, prayer, religion, rights, science,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gilgamesh
GILGAMESH . . .  

Story has it you used your power to run amuck
Putting fear into the people, and brides in Unuk

So the people of Unuk pray to the sky God Anu
To sort out...

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Categories: cancer, adventure, best friend, brother, character, deep, emotions,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Where do we come in
Where do we come in
					in medias res  not knowing nor caring when
doesn’t everybody pine being number one we leave behind our lives in pages  pictures  or else make for images of what...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cancer, caregiving, character, humanity, leadership, people, rights, sports,
Form: Dramatic monologue
No Happy Ending
Bright lights, big city...
bright lights, big city dreams...
please just take me away tonight
Let me rest on your elegance tonight
I have no energy left to spend in reality
so please knock me unconscious
just to be in the...

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Categories: cancer, friend, friendship, hate, heartbreak, irony, jealousy, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Driving Alone Through the Sand Hills of Nebraska
My love is light (a fairy kiss?)          
               Like the pressure of...

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Categories: cancer, lost love,
Form: Blank verse
Death Watch
Death Watch

It was early morning.
The sun was barely above the high hills on the other side of the lake.
I was at the end of the dock slowly reeling in my line.
I could see fish jumping...

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Categories: cancer, death, father, poetry, sick, drug,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Someone To Love-part 2
...cont

Always wanting to get the most from life,
one morning after a terrible snow storm
she rose from bed stretching 
the most radiant, playful grin spread across her face,
"I feel incredible," she screamed,
"Let's have a picnic!"
"In this?"...

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Categories: cancer, loss, love, love hurts,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member What Kind of People Are We
What Kind of People Are We

In a Shakespearean sense of tragedy and doubt the well-used
“To Be or Not To Be” from Hamlet is not the question I shall
discuss in this narrative. Rather, I shall consider...

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Categories: cancer, conflict, fear, humanity, immigration, international, poverty, war,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Dad, continued
...cont

Breath...
You once said to me,"I'm a man of extremes," and I understood immediately what you meant.  When you drank, you drank hard.  When you worked you expected perfection, in yourself not others, because...

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Categories: cancer, dad,
Form: Elegy
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: cancer, how i feel, , 8th grade, ,
Form: Bio
Premium Member No Second Chances
I've been watching the people across the street for about a year now. We wave at each other every once in a while, not really much more than seeing a familiar face without a name....

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Categories: cancer, death, emotions, grandfather, grandmother, people, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Liquor of Lament: My Phase of Craze
/^Inspired by "Someone Else" by Miley Cyrus, "All of Me" by John Legend and many other awesome songs^\

(Spoken) 
Hold me close
Stop pretending that I'm not aware of what's happening 
Anything goes
So, quit trying to be...

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Categories: cancer, addiction, confusion, crazy, cute love, deep, depression,
Form: Lyric
How I became a Street Boy
Can a lioness tender care
Cease towards the child she bare
Yes she may be forgetful
Yet I shall never forget you
Words of mom on that fateful day
As she lay there in the most pitiable way
She drew me...

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© Onah Edwin  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cancer, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
An Eternity I
Stood upright, between two roads,
On a thin metal rail,
A solitary, brown coloured bottle 
Of beer,                    ...

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Categories: cancer, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
There is this Dark Place Where I Go
There Is This Dark Place Where I Go

There is this dark place where I go 
when feeling overwhelmed
When life is too much to go on
My light all but dispelled

I take myself up to my room
And...

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Categories: cancer, angel, anxiety, betrayal, death, depression, emotions, fear,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Pheonix: Bleeding Hearts and Blue Violets
"PHOENIX: Bleeding Hearts and Blue Violets”


 

Broken Hearts bleeding red
You lie in white sheets
Turning in the crisp clean pages muddy with
Black Dogs barking in your head
They run all night chasing your tail
You twist and turn...

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Categories: cancer, children, daughter, faith, family, imagery, love, mother,
Form: Free verse
Breathless, Travis Morrison
Suicide, euthanasia
I never thought I’d be the one to go down like this
But I wanted to have control in the way I was sent out of this world
Instead of kept barely alive, pointless.
My parents refused...

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Categories: cancer, books, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LIPOMA
        LIPOMA
There did they go into the cyberspace
where none but the great of heart
have ever gone before
and they did find great pleasure unto the night
for it was a...

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cancer, confusion, death, depression, health,
Form: Free verse