Most Recent Poetry

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Turning Off Life Support
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We are the result of a seed. A seed that went through rigorous obstacles. From being buried in total darkness of a place Unbeknownst to the petite beginning- Only to be submerged in water or lack thereof In order to endure the waves of... (more »)
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Different Kind of Pretty
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She's pretty in a quiet way that is subtle and sneaky. Her beauty is not that of a rose, but rather that of morning dewdrops which clings to the blooming flower. She's pretty with her messy hair and ink stained fingertips. She's... (more »)
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she knew better
By , brooklyn, NY
she watched the world she loved crumble apart she watched it get destroyed from a distance she knew better she thought to herself she knew better than to speak up she knew better than to make a difference she knew better than to have a... (more »)
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Corax
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The avian cloaked with a deep, black shade of darkness, which was sure to spark fright, had unexpectedly made the decision of flight on a somber, quiet, and uninhabited night.   The sight of the light through the tree branches made... (more »)
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Today and Before
By , Austin, TX
Today, I breathe again. It is a lost moment reclaimed by persistence and love. I decided I love you more than I loved the disease that promised me I could love myself. It made twisted promises of course, But promises rooted in me so deeply... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
Stumbling.
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Who knew walking could be so challenging We all do it Everyday of our lives, we walk But what about the clumsy Who said it would be easy if you can't keep your balance If the little things in your path make you trip Like the pebbles or... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
She'll Always Be Enough
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I dont want my daughter to ever lay in her bed, And think why am i not good enough for this man. Why doesn't he say he loves me anymore? Why has our connection just stopped? Why is it that he doesn't look at me the same? I dont... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
That's All
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I'm a good girl with some bad girl tendencies. I've never been one to compromise my priorities. Some hide behind masks of perfection, but I'll never pretend to be one of these, I've known far too many insecurities. Many say... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
Leaving the Windshield Behind
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Glass wall of protection Silencing the raindrops as they try to lure me in with their beautiful showers Knowing I'll end up cold, wet, and alone. Hiding me from the hailstorm that will tear my heart apart. Dodging the icy balls of... (more »)
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Commute Thoughts
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The commute is different depending on the time of day In the morning The train cars smell of men’s cologne and fresh dry-cleaning and shiny shoes Of flat-iron-burned hair and perhaps the child three seats down has used raspberry... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
Septic Suppression
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At the ripe age of ten, her innocence was robbed. With nightmares every night, her broken soul sobbed. Mirrors were all covered, ashamed of the sight. Despite having the support, no one understood her plight. Society was no less,... (more »)
The Drowning of the Beast
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O Traveler, your weary bones do ache                      Tonight, stay; be a friend, not a foe  by morning, restlessness you shall slake   O Traveler, I once knew a man   who sank low in the treacherous sea  ... (more »)
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Differences and Divisions
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We dont Need anybody to tell us that We are not them It's a battle between we and they Us and them We have been searching for our identities When we just needed to accept what it's meant to be Or at least that's what they told us Not from... (more »)
Where I Am From
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I am from a five year old boy, longing to be a firefighter saving lives of frogs in my yard, putting on BAND-AIDS, extinguishing bon-fires. From Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller, softly wafting through the halls. Forming my old fashion ways.... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
Toy Soldiers
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When I look at my green-blazen soldiers, Frozen in a heroic stance, I look at the truth of it all. The truth lies with those across the world Who are fighting for our safety Fighting for our freedom. They are not made of plastic Not... (more »)
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Mirrors
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I looked at myself today. Not just a sparing glance to see if I was within regs, but a longer deeper look. In my face I saw my mother, but to look at my eyes I saw my father. In my stance I saw my fellow recruits from boot camp and I saw my... (more »)
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