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Free Fall
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I'm falling for you. Grasping clue- lessly for something to break my fall. But the rope I'm grasping for has been gnawed. I'm hopelessly falling with nothing to stop me. Ironically this is the first time I feel... (more »)
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From Ashes To Flames
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I feel it staring down on me. That eye in the heavens. Burning a hole through me. I try to put the ashes back in but they slip through my fingertips. Ablaze from the embers. It feels good to be warm again. I can see its... (more »)
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You Can't Read.
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What is that you ask? why am I mad? Here is how I really feel, sad and alone. You say I look ugly with my frown, but it is my heart which needs your love. All you do with those words is hurt me. You think I'm mean because I'm not... (more »)
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Crutch
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I have a crutch, Not of metal, But of flesh and bone, And fiery eyes, You are my crutch, As much as I wish, That I could cast you aside, That I could let you go, I need you, To catch me, To support me, To lean on, As much as I wish,... (more »)
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Pirates
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Attacked, stranded, sit and hover, Hungry, questions, finally discover. All alone I fend them off, I block their parry, I buckled their swash. But they came to overpower thee, One hundred men, to just one me, All a hundred, together they... (more »)
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I Gotta a Lot of Pet Peeves This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I love most things, The lead of fate, But here’s a list, Of things I hate: I hate the people, Who think they’re great, I hate bad homework, Long over late, I hate over-actors, I hate moments meak, I hate noisy pants, And... (more »)
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Takes a Bit More
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Perhaps the time I scraped my knee when I was young is the reason I'm afraid to fall. Perhaps the time my dog nipped me on the hand is the reason I'm afraid to trust. Perhaps the time the boys made fun of me in the hallway for wearing... (more »)
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Dr. Lawrence, PhD This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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i liked dr. lawrence, the woman with an eccentric jamaican heritage (there is breadfruit in her fridge) and with an extreme liking to motivational posters and you can tell by the cross she’s pinned to her breast as well as the longing... (more »)
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It was Consumed
By , Eaton, CO
  All at once it was consumed, all at once and too soon Where was the light that was there before, it had all disappeared without a roar Slowly, slowly, it had gone, slowly, slowly, it all went wrong I found comfort, joy... (more »)
Swing
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Sitting on the swing in the hot sun Under the clear sky Appearing beautiful at first glance The seat burns against my thighs Horrible things Can float in the wind The cold air of fear scars as it flies into me The freezing breeze of... (more »)
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by your side
By , vicksburg, MI
I would travel the world a million times over, never stopping once or sleeping an hour. Never even glancing once at the beauty and scenery around me because that beauty hails in comparison to the beauty I'm chasing. I would battle through hell,... (more »)
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Things I Will Never Do Again
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-Measure my chocolate -Grow my hair long enough that it becomes its own entity -Be radical simply for the sake of being radical -Let my breath shake when it doesn’t have to -Bang my head against that particular wall -Act like a picture... (more »)
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Unknown
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I can see what’s below me, but only vaguely. Puzzle pieces overlapping and threatening to fall apart. Beads of sweat and blood and broken friendship bracelets scatter around me. Below this floor is something much worse. Or is it better?... (more »)
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Fanfare for the Broken Man
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Some days I think that you could save me from The searing silence I can not ignore, The cold press of its hands makes my heart numb, Until my soul slips through the hardwood floor. Your orchestra could rise to meet the lulls, The violins... (more »)
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Museum Americana This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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the courtyard- built by men with parasite crowns beside smallpox-speckled plymouth rock upon stolen grounds of indigenous wild chestnuts replaced with hedgerows, gardens, pickle-green leaves overgrowing, and monuments of crusaders on... (more »)
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Insecurity
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As darkness comes, I see it coming closer. It is evil, cruel, filled with pride. I see it, and I tremble. Oh! Why must it haunt me? It controls me, and takes over my body. It tells me I'm not worth life. It forces me to make... (more »)
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