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Avatar Numb to the News  By: richom
I am finished with watching or reading the news...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Current Events |  Nominations: 4
 
Avatar I PROFESS!  By: kitty
Inspired by Sonnets from the Portuguese Adapted to suit...
Created: 2/12/2017  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar New Thought  By: Valentine
New Thought | | For every smile, | A tear drop falls. | Each spurt of laughter, | Heartache calls. | | All one can do, | Is try their best, | Each day ...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Darkest Before Dawn  By: Silverblue
Flickering stars of November sky | Taking breath away | Mysenses not what they used to be | Does my heart still beat today? | | I took the lonely mountai...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Psychology |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar I Don't Give A Damn  By: michaelgallatin
A poem about not giving a damn...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Humor |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Forever  By: Constance_
We met in school- he was younger than me, | one day his dark fathomless eyes met mine; | I, part Ojibwe- he was First Nation Cree, | our spirits con...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar WITH HOPE ~ I SEE  By: kitty
WITH HOPE ...I SEE | | In an apparition You came >>> | drawing up out of the water clear. | I sat and watched with ex...
Created: 2/23/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Keeping the Doors Closed  By: RamSlade
There is a certain time for old men | When we step softly around closed doors | Of other times, | Hoping not to disturb them. | | We begin to observe...
Created: 2/24/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Free Verse |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Loud and Clear  By: annalame
I heard you loud and clear | When you walked across the floor | I heard you loud and clear | When you slammed the bedroom door | Your actions speak in vol...
Created: 2/24/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Personal |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar To Criticize But Not To Judge  By: michaelgallatin
A poem about judgmental people who offer judgment rather than opinion...
Created: 2/19/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Opinion |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Passion Tree  By: a112yearoldman
Tasting of a cloudless night | tears so burning warm | savage tongues lash about | within presented storm | | Playing freely inside the rain | pelting thr...
Created: 2/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Hearts  By: JohnCreekmore
How can two see a | Single man, | | And one behold a | Savior, | | While the other descries | A thief? | | How can his words speak | Of hope to one, | ...
Created: 2/21/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar LOVE ME ...  By: kitty
LOVE ME ... | | Love me for a reason ~ but let that reason be love | for yet love seeks to find comfort, solace, in | the...
Created: 2/22/2017  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: Fantasy |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar See  By: annalame
Open your eyes | See the real me | Don't look through rose glasses | At what you're hoping to see | See the heartache | See the pain | See the sadness | Fa...
Created: 2/22/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar I'm Tired  By: annalame
I'm tired of fighting | I'm tired of strife | I'm tired of hoping | I'm tired of life | Nothing will change | It's all status quo | This is my life | No w...
Created: 2/22/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar The Mansion of My Soul  By: CanyonLand
Narrow is the path leading to the mansion of my soul | Surrounded by the dark forest of sin | Do not widen it | But lead me quietly to its interior door | ...
Created: 2/22/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar When you  By: annalame
When you see me in the darkness | And don't take the time to care | All you do is prove me right | That no one will be there | That I will always be this l...
Created: 2/22/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Caregiver (A poem for annalame)  By: michaelgallatin
A poem about caregiving written as a tribute to those who do it...
Created: 2/23/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Tribute |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar A Trickling Light  By: RamSlade
time undergoes a cleansing | blurring treachery and responsibility | like a legally blind person | reading the Constitution | he see it | but not the ...
Created: 2/23/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Political |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Simply Senryu 5: Now I lay me  By: JimSlaughter
Now I lay me down | To sleep perchance to dream of | What's been what may be | | Slow dissolve then fade | That last long enchanting dream | At the end of...
Created: 2/18/2017  |  Type: Haiku   |  Genre: Haiku |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Treehouse  By:  odinroark
Why are there some things in our youth we find difficult to replicate in adulthood Image by Pinterest ...
Created: 2/19/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar If Within The Wealth  By: a112yearoldman
If within the wealth of placid worlds...
Created: 2/16/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar They Would Not Wake the Fuhrer  By: JohnCreekmore
They would not wake the | Fuhrer. | | His aides got word early | That the Allies were moving | In the Channel, | | But still they would not | Wake him, f...
Created: 2/16/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar The Tale/ a repost for Valentines day  By: taylor12
The Tale | Tunxis College was nestled at the base of a large hill bordering several small towns in the heart...
Created: 2/14/2017  |  Type: Short Story   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Memory  By: Halicen
Memory | | Like the whisper of the willows | the softness of the rain | | Your memory surrounds me | my heart echos in ref...
Created: 2/18/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 1
 


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