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Categories: retreat, allegory,
Salto Salto Salto
by Adeyemi Joshua
Hop! Hop! Hop!
The stigma around hop.
The dark atmosphere laughs,
Joyous lambs,liberated calves.

The settling wind scatters like foams,
Dripping like drops of honeycombs.
The gentle breeze find its way...

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Categories: retreat, anxiety, character, conflict, endurance,
ZOO
by Milton Robertson
Are you blue because the place you live is like a zoo and you don't have a clue of what to do? Your spouse is...

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Categories: retreat, love,
Premium MemberForbidden Paradise
by Laura Leiser
Beyond vermillion skies, over ancestral seas
past ripples of oceans in forgotten time
lies a forbidden island where young lovers dream
a secret, impassioned paradise. 

A pellucid moon...

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Categories: retreat, food, fun, happy, humorous,
Some Sweetmeat with Mesquite
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Sweet, sweet, can't be beat
What a treat, love to eat
Veggie meat, cookie sheet
Oats and wheat down the street.

Take a seat off your feet
Here to greet...

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Categories: retreat, riddle, woman, women,
Advice on Women
by Andreas Simic
A woman can be a fragile thing 
What you need to know is they’re like a bee that can sting

In your arms gentle and kind...

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Categories: retreat, day, snow, winter,
Premium MemberS'no Day
by John lawless
S’no Day

Beware the squeaking door
walk softly over creaking floor
distracted by that freaking snore
Oh, nightly noises to ignore

Amid hiss and click of rising heat
touch of her...

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Categories: retreat, nature, peace,
Premium MemberThe Zen of Water and Sky
by Broken Wings
And in meditation I drift
   to where the water and sky meet,
on rolling waves bright blue and swift.
   Oh, heavenly retreat,
...

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Categories: retreat, chicago, winter,
Winter Blues
by curtis johnson

Blurred speech, stalled hands and feet,                   ...

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Categories: retreat, animal, sea,
Premium MemberDolphins
by Vijay Pandit

Dolphins

Watch the aquatic mammals reigning warm waters
Riding ocean waves zestfully flexing playful behavior
Jumping high in air performing acrobatic maneuvers
Synchronizing movements impressing fond watchers.

Be dazzled by...

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Categories: retreat, silence, voice, words,
Silence
by Wendy Nipas
Silence
Silence can give comfort
It’s a perfect hiding place
Where sometimes we choose to retreat
For hours or for days
But even though we choose to be
Without disturbing noise
This...

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Categories: retreat, religious, silence,
Silence
by David Richmond
Silence, 
We define it as the complete absence of sound but this definition fails to capture the profundity of the subject.

As humans, our earliest existence...

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Categories: retreat, anti bullying, evil, gothic,
Premium MemberThoughts of Three Great Bears
by arthur vaso
Bullying is not confidence
Deceiving is not intelligence
Lying is not outwitting
Disparaging is not bravery
Shouting is not how to be heard
Preaching is not love and harmony

Kindness and...

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Categories: retreat, art, creation, imagery, life,
Premium MemberTable Oft Bare, Nothing, Nothing To Eat
by Robert Lindley
Table Oft Bare, Nothing, Nothing To Eat

Once he wrote until his tired fingers bled
ink splashed on paper and oft long nights
He a young poet, mind...

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Categories: retreat, creation, inspiration,
Premium MemberTHE VISITATION
by Brian Strand
To explore
       the labyrinth-
a necessity
to the fertile mind,
of the literary,
         ...

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Categories: retreat, lost, memory,
Premium MemberImagine, After Forever
by Broken Wings
It is all the words lost, the swirling, the
missing dates and this slow evil poison filling me
and the darkness is creeping, creeping closer each day.
Give...

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Categories: retreat, history, hurt, loss, sad,
The Bleeding Tree
by David Welch
By a meander scar there stands a tree,
a survivor of long history,
in winter it does something quite strange,
red sap seeps out, and the snow it...

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Categories: retreat, christmas, family, humorous,
Premium MemberNEXT CHRISTMAS IT WILL BE SO SO DIFFERENT
by JAN ALLISON
Another Christmas day is finally here
The very thought fills me with such fear
I have to try and control my old Aunty Mable
Once she hits the...

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Categories: retreat, childhood, daughter, joy, love,
Snapdragons and Dandy Lions - Part 1
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
Snapdragons and Dandy Lions (Part 1)

“Don’t move,” she smiled gently,
“stay there, stop fidgeting, let me put these in your hair”,
I was sitting cross-legged 
on the...

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Categories: retreat, appreciation, nature, winter,
Winter's Retreat
by Alona Perlin
			Winter’s Retreat
Snuggling in our cozy home
Watching snowflakes fly
Crystals making shapes on trees
Stars blink in the sky

Fireplace is drumming
Light is throwing sparks
Candlesticks are lighting
Roadways in the...

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Categories: retreat, loneliness, lonely, longing, lost
Premium MemberThe Nudge
by Jon K
Desolation smoothed at the calming of the swell,
begrudgingly accepted solitude, vacationed in Hell,
nails are sore and broken from the scratching of the well,
strengths gained through...

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Categories: retreat, nature, snow,
Something about Snow
by DM Babbit
There's something about snow,
  can't quite put my finger on it's show
where nature protects the buck and doe
 in safe retreat from the cold...

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Categories: retreat, betrayal, courage, imagery, integrity,
Route 66 - Part 1
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
“Route 66” (Part 1)

“I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto”, she said
The moral of this story, let us deliver from beginning not...

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Categories: retreat, encouraging, endurance, inspirational,
Halfway There
by Helen Reimer
Halfway there; there is a decision to be made.
Half the price of the climb is paid.
Another half lies ahead.
Pulling oneself out of bed;
Looking up to...

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Categories: retreat, seasons,
Seasons
by Tom Cunningham
Grey skies and cooler mornings, moisture on spiders silky webs which show off their patterns and circular beauty.

And as you walk along little clouds of...

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Categories: retreat, dark, endurance, longing, strength,
Premium MemberDREAMS' BATTLES
by Line Gauthier
It’s a cold and bloody war
The heart has known many a fear
The eye shed many a tear
And dreams in wrecks have drifted back to shore

The...

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Categories: retreat, war,
Battle
by Daniel Hunter
						BATTLE

We killed many that day
upon the battlefield
where most of them lay.

Cut down
before their time.
Forward they fought
their lives resigned.

Fighting was vicious
no pity was shown.
Men killing men
far...

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Categories: retreat, heart, inspirational, journey,
Premium MemberA Journey
by Charles Coon
A Journey

As we face inward
we seem to leave behind
the tangles and misfortunes
of what was outward..
A real identity shines
bringing unexplained
fear to some and
happiness and peace
to others..
Those...

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Categories: retreat, dark,
In Coma Prison
by Roger Byrd
 Delusion of dreams & the peace becomes an illusion, I sleep in confusion... The poison is deep, I need to retreat from these choices...

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Categories: retreat, america, integrity, political, power,
An End to the Republic
by DM Babbit
It's coming,
  don't close your eyes or fall asleep
  the fall of democracy could happen this very week.
Republicans pass bills unread
  that...

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Categories: retreat, abuse, addiction, celebration, child
Near the Singing
by Brenda Kahn
Near the Singing

Christmas is coming
Christmas is near
Near the wintergreen tree
Near his fearful dreams
Dreams of hope
Dreams of peace
Peace and quiet
Peace to men
Men who rage
Men who try
Try...

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Categories: retreat, change, christmas, december,
Premium MemberAdvent 2017
by Rick Folker
Advent
by
Rick Folker
December, 2017

"... you know the time; it is the hour now for you to awake ... the night is advanced, the day is at...

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Categories: retreat, love,
The Gravity of Regret and Love
by Marqese Dabbs
Entering the belly of the beast, feeling weightless, floating on precision
Is it a dream or a taste of reality
Opening the door to obtain the answers...

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Categories: retreat, appreciation, art, beauty, love,
Premium MemberDarling, Let This Be Our Sweet Heaven On Earth
by Robert Lindley
 Darling, Let This Be Our Sweet Heaven On Earth
       In collaboration with Brenda Chiri

You came to me, that...

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Categories: retreat, age, beautiful, devotion, husband,
Premium MemberDarling, Let This Be Our Sweet Heaven On Earth A collaboration with Robert J Lindley
by Brenda Chiri
Part:1

You came to me, that beautiful night in June,
Band was playing wondrous, lovely new tune.
Yes my love, I saw you with love in your eyes
And...

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Categories: retreat, imagination,
Premium MemberPOWER TO IMAGINE
by Brian Strand
elucidate
     or shatter
the non-plussed-
obscure with
aeaninglss phrase,
faded ideas
left in tatters,
the muffled
 mind
once authentic,
now indecisive
banished..
to shelter
in its retreat...

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