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Categories: writing,
A poet prepares: One final sonnet about writing a sonnet
by Jim Slaughter
Okay, time to really make a sonnet.
I'm in my chair, I'm primed and set to write. 
Pad is here, pen poised to scribble on it,
My...

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Categories: writing,
If bard I be
by Jim Slaughter
The sonnet form's antique and mired in dust,
Why should I strive thus so to write one well?
If bard I be then learn new styles I...

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Categories: writing,
There's something 'bout a sonnet
by Jim Slaughter
The sonnet is a form I've barely tried;
Each time I think I might, I miss the mark.
I mull and moan and finally cry, "Hark!
There's something...

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Categories: writing,
The urge to write a sonnet
by Jim Slaughter
The urge to write a sonnet's really strong;
I've put it off as long's I think I can.
A sonnet's not like lyrics to a song,
The phrases...

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Categories: adventure, change, dark, destiny, writing,
Dont give up
by Abdulmohsen alzayer
Don’t give up
Take a cup of water
Take a deep breath
Don’t think about death

Take a snack
Just don’t look back
Don’t look down
You’re gonna find town

Look at the...

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Categories: analogy, friendship, muse, poetry, writing,
Premium MemberSanctuary
by Gregory R Barden

There is a refuge, sweet, whereto I rush,

     (Where all but clever words would be remiss),

     ...

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Categories: adventure, fate, humorous, imagery, writing,
The Beginning of Memory
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton






Wouldst thou reconcile thy fate 
with the turn of a card?
Sweet child doest thou tempt all the Gods 
to "Lost Woods", 
beckon to thee the...

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Categories: appreciation, beautiful, blessing, cheer writing,
Self-worth
by Mandy Dale
Slash here, slash there
One by one depression consumes
One after another death is counting
One year after this what will to come? 

Stop!!
Please stop!!
I'm begging you
You're worth...

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Categories: identity, inspiration, me, poetry, writing,
You don't want to read this
by Aa Harvey
You don’t want to read this.


I’m reading this poem and waiting for something to happen,
But so far nothing has been able to seize my attention.
I...

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Categories: death, love, me, meaningful, writing,
Morning is broken
by Aa Harvey
Morning is broken.


Electric blue; suffocate my words.
Drowning like a fish, gasping for air.
The hole I will lie in is golden on the outside.
I have no...

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Categories: writing,
Now
by Matthew Rozon
Now, my wake, Lesser what be,
Nothing to accomidate wealth,
Nor Own Sanctuary To call Palase...
 But Awake I Am, & setting
The Balls In Motion . ....

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Categories: writing,
Through a list of things yet Nature has done
by Matthew Rozon
Rapidly, my thoughts decayed,
in an ever linguring hopeless dream,
a fantasy already unravelled
mystically . . . & enhancing the
idea that twass an out thought
through thee onto...

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Categories: writing,
Shattered Are My Dreams
by Matthew Rozon
The Air I can Breathe,
is filled with a haste, That Be Awake
to mine eyes brewingewith the clutches of Fantasy.
& Lay An Everlasting wake upon thyn...

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Categories: writing,
Thee Ending Succom To Me
by Matthew Rozon
True is the Bloom of the
Flower's . . .
More whatever will, be turned
to dust,
I find myself, longing, exumed,
because of thy precepess of Doom
& thy will,...

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Categories: writing,
Are These Relentless Day's
by Matthew Rozon
I am casting love into a
hallmark card, every long,
longing day awake, could've I
missed one whole one again,
like once when I did before,
but days' are not...

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Categories: writing,
And In My Greatness
by Matthew Rozon
The Greatness Has Befallen Me and in a time
of thyn of which can not be lost . . . TO What
I, but the folley, &...

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Categories: writing,
The Shadows Slip In
by Matthew Rozon
Thy'n'est Be, That'd has'eth Become of Thee,
Twass an Ire that be over thee,
Thee dine on my soul, forever more twas thee,
& Thyn twass'eth become'eth of...

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Categories: writing,
To, Twas, Thee Night of My Soul
by Matthew Rozon
Thy Wishes, Succeed Thy Will,
Thee Precepass Of Thee, Undecided . . .
Twas Thee That entakes the Wound,
To impose onto Thee, Thrush,
Thy Wound is'en Extacey of...

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Categories: anxiety, encouraging, freedom, inspiration, writing,
A Meditation Guide
by EJ Sizemore
Attend to the breath,
Let go of thoughts that distress,
Relax and de-stress.


What is troubling you?
Let go of thoughts that distress,
Relax and de-stress.


Release the craving,
Let go of...

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Categories: writing,
Premium MemberA CONCEIT
by Brian Strand
the joy of
         the unexpected-
a cryptic
           riddle
a...

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Categories: writing,
Premium MemberBorn To Be A Writer
by Broken Wings
I was born to be a writer-
    It just came to me quite young,
and even sometimes, I am a songwriter.
  ...

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Categories: cry, feelings, journey, joy, writing,
Premium MemberWhat Poetry Is To Me
by Brenda Chiri
Poetry can be many things you see.
A collection of words is what's needed first.
Yet can take on many of the forms that be.
But its the...

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Categories: depression, drink, drug, imagery, writing,
New line
by Aa Harvey
New line.


I don’t need drugs and alcohol to open up my mind.
I don’t need to tear holes in the sky,
To see what I have lost...

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Categories: art, autumn, flower, garden, writing,
O Flower
by Reena Choudhary
O flower! Attired in pure natural innocence,
Thou are ignorant of thy enchanting aroma,
Unaware of thy Charm,
Dances freely with flirtious breeze,
Hardly cares about world's joy and...

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Categories: writing,
Premium MemberAVANTE-GARDE OF VELLUM AND INK
by Kim Rodrigues
THE AVANTE-GARDE OF VELLUM AND INK 

The avante-garde of vellum and ink, like Cupid’s bow and arrow,
Carte blanche to choose the muse we love -...

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Categories: writing,
The Path Never To Be Walked
by Matthew Rozon
Thy precepass is given the longing of what lay & lingure fore the taste
of victory still bitter sweet to the tounge, & thy exume'eth thy...

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Categories: writing,
An Ending
by Matthew Rozon
Thee End Froth With The Leaves a'sway in the Breeze,
A Coolness To the wind whips through the air,
Thy pray that thou last glance be'est of...

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Categories: writing,
Glory
by Matthew Rozon
Thyn will do Encomber thee through tiss small'est Glory's of Glory's,
Glory in itself through thyn will protruded from thyn Heart, never the precepass
being the lesser...

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Categories: books, creation, fantasy, feelings, writing,
Premium MemberA Different Scene
by Emile Pinet
Praise be given to all the thinkers
poets, story tellers, and yarn spinners.
For they fuel Man’s imagination
speaking to both losers and winners.

Talented writers use simple words
to...

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

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Categories: confidence, creation, dedication, dream, 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: 6th grade, for children, writing,
The Reality of Poetry
by Fahtma Qureshi
I still can't write

Why?

....do people 

think

ideas come

Flowing, flowing

here

flowing, flowing

there

pushing, moving,

ideas 

who knows where.

While that

is not the truth,

It is the

fakest reality,

for the 

smart and the dumb,

just...

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Categories: passion, senses, sensual, sexy, writing,
Premium MemberTouch Talk
by Gregory R Barden

~  I write on your skin ...

                 ...

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Categories: beautiful, daffodils, fantasy, humanity, writing,
Premium MemberHope and Mushrooms
by arthur vaso
This world needs more hope
Mushrooms that fly 
And swings with no rope
Under bright stars and night sky

Mushrooms sprout in the black forest of lore
Under which...

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Categories: 7th grade, beautiful, emotions, writing,
You are worth it
by Rohan Kuduchkar
You are worth it

Fighting the odds, trying to the core of it, 
every second every moment striving every bit of it. 
You are worth it....

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