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Categories: simple, soldier, strength, words,
Dead Ringer of a Folk Singer, Humdinger of a Gunslinger
by Trey Hamner
Fairly
Squarely
Rarely
Barely
Shot from the hip fairly, squarely true
Loaded clip but, rarely, barely drew




1-19-2018

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Categories: simple,
Premium MemberMusings on this Day
by Frederic Parker
For what cause have we to morn?
As life is a flickering breath we've known
Whether we cry or laugh for our birth
Reasons we know despair each...

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Categories: cool, history, life, poetry, simple, time,
42 Seconds
by Ibidun O.
4- 4 minutes have passed.
2- 2 seconds have gone by.
S- Second hand on the clock still stays.
E- Every number stays too.
C- Continuously, the skinny hand...

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Categories: simple,
Say Something Simple
by Gordon McConnell
A simple man keeps things simple
starts with a letter makes a word
extends a sentence to a paragraph
makes one fly off like a bird

A simple man...

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Categories: confidence, creation, dedication, dream, simple, writing,
Premium MemberA Woman Of Simple Words
by Brenda Chiri
How can I , a mere woman of simple
words try to compare?
To those of friends and others, when at
times I've attempted to share.
Words although simple...

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Categories: imagery, judgement, people, perspective, simple,
Premium MemberALIKE IN MANY WAYS
by Line Gauthier


What makes you any different from me
Alone struggling to be free
Happy riding sun rays


Submitted January, 2018...

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Categories: simple, word play, words,
Poetry
by Amelia Harrell
I hate poetry.
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Categories: simple,
Premium MemberSimple Conversations
by Heidi Sands
Simple conversations floating on a breeze
Oh, oh, how they do please

Simple conversations feeling understood
Oh, oh, they are so good

Expectations fall away like feathers
For there are...

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Categories: animal, horse, humor, nursery simple,
Pony
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
It's time, it's time, 
for a nursery rhyme.

I'm a tiny pony 
sitting on me bum. 
Come over here and pet me 
and let me suck...

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Categories: simple, truth,
Premium MemberAT PLAY
by Brian Strand
such
     simplicity,
coherent
yet
a certain frailty-
piety
austerity
humility
all intermingled :
no absolutes
egalitarian..
for sure...

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Categories: games, growing up, life, simple,
Premium MemberPLAYING THE GAME
by Line Gauthier
Know what to expect
Agree on the rules up front
Nobody gets hurt


Submitted for A LATE DECEMBER PREMIERE CONTEST sponsored by BRIAN STRAND - December 20, 2017...

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Categories: allusion, beautiful, care, friendship, simple,
Premium MemberThis Place Doesn't Exsist
by Brenda Chiri
Moving on to a different new place
One that holds much love and grace

Where deceit and lies aren't abound
And trust and love can still be found

One...

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Categories: betrayal, community, corruption, creation, simple, society, today, truth,
One Percent Rule OKAY THEN
by Nick Trim
Someone said to me 1% rule the world,
I refused to believe and insults they hurled.
Why get personal,
because I reject the ideal?
If you believe it, then...

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Categories: anxiety, inspirational, peace, perspective, simple, stress, wisdom,
Premium MemberPERFECTION
by Line Gauthier
Breathe
Relax
Do your best
Life is balance
Breathe 


Submitted for contest MID DECEMBER PREMIERE sponsored by BRIAN STRAND - December 11, 2017...

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Categories: growing up, joy, kid, simple, tree,
The Old Camphor Tree in My Memory
by Runping Chen
Author: Runping Chen

The desk sends forth its particular fragrance
That gladden people’s hearts.
That is the sweet-smelling of the old camphor bodies
And into the impression of my...

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Categories: simple,
SERENITY
by SOHOM GUPTA
Water waves-
Blissfully brushing the shore...
Serene silence prevails.
Seagulls soaring high,
A silent breeze blows
As the lucid leaves
Placidly pulsate.
A wondrous world,
Enchanting the material mind
That covets care, not curse.
Rearing...

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Categories: how i feel, philosophy, simple,
Premium MemberASSUME
by SillyBilly theKidster
When you ASSUME anything about anything, anybody or yours truly,
you make an ASS out of U and ME, 
every time with everything and everybody, 
inevitably....

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Categories: blessing, happiness, memory, places, simple, travel, vacation,
Two Hawaiians, A Sunset And A Memory
by Bernard Chan
Two Aloha-shirted Hawaiians 
of generous girth were strumming 
their ukuleles 
on a small stage in front of the hotel’s poolside bar
in the late afternoon, 
rehearsing...

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Categories: christmas, joy, romantic, senses, simple, uplifting, winter,
Premium MemberCHRISTMAS IN THE AIR
by Line Gauthier
Snow
Singing
Cheerful lights
Magical nights
Joy


Submitted for contest IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME AGAIN sponsored by BROKEN WINGS - November 27, 2017...

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Categories: simple,
Cold Hands
by Sarah ROSEN
My glasses foggy
as I breathe 
in this light soft steam...

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Categories: beauty, fairy, fantasy, image, simple, stars,
Night Lady
by Kristina Whitmore
Stars magic mist that surrounds the night lady
A lady of shape body with grace flowing into a field of dark
Lit by the tiny whimsical dust...

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Categories: character, perspective, poets, poverty, simple, voice,
Premium MemberSupport Your Local Poet
by Chris Hagy
“Support your local poet please”
Said the man with hand out and down on one knee
I’m down on my luck
And for only a buck
My humble verses...

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Categories: simple,
Reactionary
by Eric Schojan
If you're only here for me, to throw it in my face
Then I no longer want your company or you in my space
 
You say...

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Premium MemberON PAUSE
by Brian Strand
stilled contrasts
    in solar segments,
rise then fall-
diminish
the presence 
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Categories: poems, poetry, satire, sexy, simple, society,
Premium MemberSafe Sext
by Rhoda Tripp
Safe Sext?

What's next?
I'm vexed!...

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Categories: simple,
Life should be simple
by Once Shore
If you let go of your thoughts,
Forget reality - even for just a brief second - 
You will realise that there was
nothing to begin with...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, simple, sister, sleep, ,
SIBLINGS
by Anisha Dutta
   SIBLINGS
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Erratic 2 - Lantern festival
by Once Shore
I remember, the peachy maple leaves that fell like melting butter
painting the cold, grey ground into a dying red.
In ankle-high boots, I reached out for...

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Categories: beauty, confidence, fashion, image, simple, smile, women,
Premium MemberBEAUTIFUL GLOW
by Line Gauthier
Diamonds Sapphires Rubies Emeralds
No prettier jewelry
Than your big pearly smile


November, 2017...

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Categories: confidence, happiness, integrity, relationship, simple, true love,
Premium MemberFEELING FREE
by Line Gauthier
Living no guiles
Just living and loving
Leading a simple life
The two of us
No masks no games
Wholeheartedly trusting
Living freely
Living true
Being open
Nothing to conceal
Holding hands
Walking in the same...

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Premium MemberKEEP IT SIMPLE
by Line Gauthier
Don’t try to read me
No convoluted motives
Still in the making


November, 2017...

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Categories: childhood, education, friendship, happy, simple,
Abacus
by Juliet Ligon
You can count on me
within a small frame. 
As colors have a name,
you can count on me. 

You can count on me 
with a childlike...

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Categories: simple, youth,
Premium MemberHalloween
by Charles Coon
Halloween

'Tis the time of the year
when death comes to visit
in a friendly way..
In this season we are offered
the experience of death
hidden in laughter of children
dressed...

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Categories: celebration, education, gospel, simple,
Premium Membergospel
by Charles Coon
gospel

We hear the expression:
the gospel truth
seeming to mean
an absolute truth..
What might be the meaning
of this word
untethered from religion..?
What is the Good News the
word often prompts..?
Could...

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Categories: simple, words,
Short Poem
by Nick Trim
So apparently these

       words count as poetry

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