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Blue Valentine
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The first time his fist connected with my jaw he told me he loved me.  But I should have known that was a lie. I should have known he was a devil in disguise. See the next morning, My face resembled a freshly painted... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
When I Come
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When I come, I come softly with a cat-footed tread and a brush of whiskers. My friend Sorrow is bitter, but I am more like the rain -- the rain that dries rusty on your tongue.   When I come, I come swiftly. Young men think... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
Kiss Me
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Kiss once, Kiss me twice, Make it warm, Make it nice, Tilt your head, about 32 degrees, Go in slow, weak in the knees, Don't forget, to brush your teeth, The taste of peppermint, sharp and sweet, Kiss me now, Kiss me then, Pull... (more »)
Dead On One's Feet This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I wish to tell a tall tantalizing tale Of when mischief misery came sneakingly stale The heart of a unstable hungry person hang pale And the naive nest of the heart was nastyingly nailed To soon find the antagonizing angry anguish That... (more »)
Subsection: Limericks   2 comments
Stairwells and Broken Dreams
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We pass each other in the stairwell And inside, a piece of me dies, You and her stand pressed together Gazing up at each other’s eyes In the way that we never have And never will, You wave with one hand, absentmindedly not looking... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
More Like "Make-Down"
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Dear make-up, thank you. Thank you for being a blindfold to the hungry eyes, a bandage to the fresh wounds a towel to the naked girl, thank you! Thank you for contorting an appearance as painful to the eyes as my own skin, thank... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
Song of the Immortal Man This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Los Alamitos, CA
Tick, tock, tick, tock says the clock. One second, two seconds, three. I stare it in the eye, the clock face. It stares right back at me, too. It’s like a game between me and time. I’m always trying to beat the clock But the... (more »)
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I love you
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My heart fills up when you're around I act like I don’t care Because I’m scared of getting hurt over again. I tried so hard to be strong I show love to the people I love but there’s something about you that’s... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
It's None of Your Business
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You've injured and hurt me, Wounded and warped me. Your words twist my heart, Long after you've torn me apart. I though I moved on, Done after so long. But I'm not the only one you spat at, Talked to her like she is a... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   6 comments
Since you've been gone
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Youve been gone awhile Momma's sad Big sis wont cry Why did you die? Where you that broken? Was your hope stolen? Why did you make me cry? Why did you need to die? Abuela got over it Mami not quiet We try to help her But she still... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
Freethinking through the flames
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Tendrils of deep black leap from the underneath Twisting their way through the crisp night's air. And with them they bring a pungent odour A stench of ambiguity Clouding the mind like a drug Bony talons of smoke grasp around necks of... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
H E A L Y
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A man of godly nature, a sin of his own, traveled far from his old Manchester home. Parents of high royalty, soul of secret loyalty. Came to the holy city with bags of money, hoping that the weather was sunny. He couldn’t wait to... (more »)
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Electric Currents
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One with slashes on her wrists. Another with murder in her thoughts. Neither took another look at each other, not since the first time. Accidental, but it meant something greater. It's like they were born to be one, and it seems so real.... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   14 comments
Dolly
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There once was a girl, The little girl was like a social butterfly. Constantly fluttering around in stores nearby. Her cute sundresses billowing beneath the sky. As she once was. She’s always smiling, Playing around outside,... (more »)
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I Am A Bright Yellow and A Deep Purple
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Most of the time I am a bright bloomed yellow dandelion-- Humourous and happy. Full of optimism and adventures. A smile always on my face. But right now I am a deep dark purple-- Denying and unable to accept. Full of tears and sorrow.... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
He's Not Home This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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He's not home. He never is. He carries discomfort wherever he migrates stares at unsettlement through dreary fogged eyes tear drop consumed and strokes nuisance with frigid fumbling fingers. He... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
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