Most Recent Poetry

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She Was Forgotten
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Her name is unknown but her story is better forgotten. A life of untold tragedy. Scars were mistaken as attention seeking. The truth later is unfolded to reveal all she had cried out silently for. The drunk father who frequently... (more »)
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Rotting Mind
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A glowing screen, a rotting mind Leaving all signs of intelligence behind More likes, more followers, that's all that matters what would happen if that screen shattered? If that's all in your brain, would it shatter too? Are... (more »)
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A Choice
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Choices are always so hard to make, For no matter how small, you can't erase a mistake You can walk miles forward, but not one step back Once a wrong choice is made it will cut you no slack Wouldn’t  life be easier if you... (more »)
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Lullabies
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Sing me a song About how you crossed the sea Or how the trip was long To reach the land of the free.   Sing me the tunes of war stories And the battles of the Mekong That paint the tree of my ancestry And rests my soul where... (more »)
My fear
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Fear. My biggest enemy. The voice in the back of my head saying don’t do it. Fear. My biggest drawback. People will stare at you if you go out looking like that says the voices. Fear. My biggest nightmare. What if the people... (more »)
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When I Hallucinate
By , Doha, Qatar
It's rather a fright, that day, when nothing seemed right -a premonition to say; All sorts of fear up my spine, an eerie indeed, When that "clairvoyant" side of my brain took to lead; Fearless , not brave, I walked down the... (more »)
Sorry to see you go...
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What even was the purpose of our friendship?  If you truly didn't love me. You always picked out the negative parts of me.  Did you leave me for your own good or mine?  (more »)
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Cherry Blossoms
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Soft pink petals grow. It blooms from a small, cute bud. Wind drifts through its leaves that bathe in the summer's sun. Showing all its hue. (more »)
Chipping Keys This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I’m one hundred years old, but she doesn’t mind. Me with my squeaking bench and fading wood and chipping keys she loves me. Passed down from generations so that now, I stand in the house of a person who despite my age,... (more »)
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Calmness
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Calmness is a white lily, in the middle of nowhere, letting its odor inside my nose, Calmness is the sweetness of honey slowly spreading upon my tongue, Calmness is resting my head upon the aging, winter sun, Calmness is a sea, lost in the... (more »)
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Ghana to Shanghai This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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From Ghana to Shanghai We watch you every hour. Sentry’s atop buildings, Watchers in the trees. We know more about you, Then you do about yourself. We watch every pixel intently, Studying how you take a breath. We count... (more »)
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Rocket Launch
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Bam! Was all I heard when the bus stopped at the traffic light. I thought it was the other bus behind us that had possibly hit us. But my thoughts were proven wrong as the children on the bus jumped up in joy, Forcefully opening the... (more »)
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Being Alive...
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A white lily, full of comfort and innocence, In the middle of nowhere, in the middle of rain, Carefully lets its odor inside my nose, As its enchanting smell fills my lungs, Other white lilies slowly arose, Arisen are they, who rise... (more »)
Their Consequence
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The Past, Full of tranquility, Full of peace, Yet all that passion, Started to decrease, Many people, Many of them, Took this beauty, Away from my hands, Fire, fire, everywhere, I can only see the dark, human plans... (more »)
Somewhat Regretful
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I could just as easily slip between the cracks And fall, fall, fall Throw all hope down the drain Smooth out the wrinkles Keep it the same Focus on a family everyday Fall, fall, fall. (more »)
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The past days
By , Wyckoff, NJ
I cross my eyes with my metropolis It glistens with movement and color The noise of trains, trucks, and cars blasts they are to adjacent to me Skyscrapers scrape the sky A beam of little particles The dusty bright Streetlights glow... (more »)
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