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Out of Love (Emptiness)
  By: Littlesong
| My eyes, | A realm with no depth | Each unshed tear, numb like a silent waterfall | With no echoes, through my hollow heart | Crossing with no pain, jus...
Created: 5/22/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Despair |  Nominations: 5
 
Avatar Another year older (Birthday 2017)  By: JimSlaughter
A little less agile, | More aches and pains, | A little less hair, | More capital gains, | A little more girth, | A little less grit, | Another year older,...
Created: 5/21/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar A Musical Matter of Taste  By: JimSlaughter
I freely admit I love classical music, | And please don't think me a snob | If I keep my composure | When I mention composers | As Beethoven, Mozart, Tchai...
Created: 2/25/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Of times gone by  By: JimSlaughter
How pleasant, now, to think of times gone by, | Of childhood, youth, of family, and friends. | How strange, at times, to see where mem'ry wends. | How swif...
Created: 5/24/2017  |  Type: Sonnet   |  Genre: Personal |  Nominations: 3
 
Avatar Hymn To The Setting Sun   By: ALEXJLOCKWOOD
| Hera-ek, anet, | aa Ra, | hetep-ekem khut | amentetent pet, | em ruha. | | Pau aarut khet, | ha-ek, en umet | en tu ent Manu | em ses-nek,her-ma, |...
Created: 5/19/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Mythology |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar The Pillars of Heaven  By: ALEXJLOCKWOOD
| Hetep uten nesu | en haut en it-ef-neter, | neb-taui, | neb-khuti, | en er-ankhet pa-neter | neb-er-tetta; | uben-kheper, | nefer-hera; | em satut khu,...
Created: 5/21/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Mythology |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Divine Judgement  By: ALEXJLOCKWOOD
| Mennu arit-nef, | em teta-ef, | en tut-ankh-Anpu, | neb-ta-djeser, | khenti-amentiu, | khenti-sekh-neter. | | Sen erek-ahau kert, | sen setemu put tet-...
Created: 5/25/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Mythology |  Nominations: 2
 
Avatar Seek  By: Silverblue
Put your hands out, please take the gift | Metaphorically speaking | What you capture, what you attain | Depends on what you are seeking | | Fly to heaven...
Created: 5/22/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Spiritual |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Ponder  By: Silverblue
In the corners of your thinking | Ships are sailing, some are sinking | Some thoughts trapped, with others drifting | Everybody needs uplifting | | Many ...
Created: 5/22/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Psychology |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Hymn To The Rising Sun  By: ALEXJLOCKWOOD
| | A en-ek, Ra! | Tua ren-et, | pa ankh-ta, | pa ari-khet. | | Uab sekhem-ek | am neteru. | Uab ba-ek | am khu. | | Pau aarut ent pet | aha ne-k | as ...
Created: 5/18/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Mythology |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar The Everywhere of Nowhere  By: odinroark
Some prose poetry explores the idea that to reflect on the world today is to know that inevitably you will someday be everywhere of nowhere, save the buryi...
Created: 3/29/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar LOVE  By: seriouspoet
There is a very common four letter word | It is a mirrored reflection of the attitude of mankind | Can you guess what it is | It is fuck as in fuck you ...
Created: 5/22/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar elfqeenas friends on writers network.  By: wench70
I'm letting everyone who knows who ELFQUEENA is, | | I am her daughter n thought I would give u n update on her. | | About 3 months ago I had to put her...
Created: 5/19/2017  |  Type: Bulletin   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Just A Man  By: michaelgallatin
A poem about a homeless man and a stupid jerk...
Created: 5/21/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Society |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Joyful Dissonance   By: SketerMichaels
The enthrallment of entropy...
Created: 5/23/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Psychology |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar Stranger To The Seasons  By:  bickerstaffe
| Starved of work his sharpened blade | is dulled by anonymity, | witless, drifting here and there, | he has no true identity, | time has no fidelity,...
Created: 8/31/2016  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Sad |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar On Wings of Love  By: JimSlaughter
Once my romantic dreams lived in a castle | In the air, | And I'd fly there | On wings of love. | | Youth passed with time, my castle crumbled, | But it s...
Created: 5/20/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Romance |  Nominations: 1
 
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~~~* She ~ He *~~~
  By: heavenscentgirl1
| | | She ~ | has loved him deeply with a heart of pure gold, | a life-long love that will never grow old. | | | He ~ | had a young man's heart,...
Created: 8/27/2014  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Love |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar PAIN  By: kitty
PAIN | | | Pain is real... | Break the seal | see how we feel...inside. | | Condemn it's influence | when w...
Created: 5/25/2017  |  Type: Prose   |  Genre: General/Other |  Nominations: 1
 
Avatar What I Do  By: michaelgallatin
A poem about helping others in an often sad and crazy world...
Created: 5/24/2017  |  Type: Poem   |  Genre: Inspirational |  Nominations: 1
 


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