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Mirror Mirror
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  Mirror Mirror on the wall… Who's the fairest of them all?   You all are for no mirror could determine your inner glamour. Don’t let them beseech you and drop you low when you can go higher. The outside is... (more »)
SunShine
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  When we wake up from or long descent slumber, the sun shines down upon us with rays we can’t even number. We stretch feeling the warmth from the sun. Anxiously waiting to go out and have some fun! With heat of the day... (more »)
Where I Am From
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im from the top of the mountain close to the sky where the men don’t yell and the kids don’t cry where the clouds taste sweet but revenge does not up here in the mountains love is all we've got the sky is full of... (more »)
Silver Ledges
By , Morrisville, NC
Blended lines in a hazy world Concentric voids of space A harmony of senseless sound But then I see his face I wavered on a silver ledge But now a silver line A life I barely recognized I now can claim as mine He tilts my head to meet... (more »)
The Hidden Place
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A paper binding, smooth and straight, A design on the front, beautifully ornate. Inside the cover, paper conceals, An unknown world that is surreal.   In your mind begins formation, A whole new world of your creation, A world that only... (more »)
The Ballad of Pulse
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There is no greater sadness than the rampaging madness Of a black-hearted man with a weapon. With an eye for hate, he set out late With the intention to kill by the dozen. He walked into Pulse, full of dancing adults And shouted, “This... (more »)
Friends of Giraffe
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A new school year has begun Supposedly filled with laughters and fun. And trust me, it has been quite a ride. But remember Giraffe? Her and her friends have now reclaimed their pride. I come to school feeling proud and blessed For the... (more »)
Bird Who Takes Flight from the Gallows
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Bird who takes flight from the gallows, Bird who takes flight to the air, Whisper to me that you're really my true love Who once was a hanging man there.   Whisper to me in his old voice From the sky that I barely can see Say I'm... (more »)
Mask Of a Heart Ache
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I must do the most dreaded task I must do this for my mind I am removing my imbedded mask That would hide behind my eyes Coming clean from my sins For now I can see The color is stripped from my skin At the shear thought of she... (more »)
Mask Of a Heart Ache
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I must do the most dreaded task I must do this for my mind I am removing my imbedded mask That would hide behind my eyes Coming clean from my sins For now I can see The color is stripped from my skin At the shear thought of she... (more »)
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Hamstrings tucked into calves, Rolls of lunch meat, sliced into halves, Like a child bride, soon-to-be wed, Each day, we sleep upon my collection of heads. Chunky fat, lubricating the Steinway piano. My dear, if only you could hear... (more »)
One Last Dance
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Let's dance this dance one more time To the tune of a changing heart; Let's spin across the past And find ourselves back at the start.   Let the notes pierce through the greys To where nothing is right or wrong; Time will finally... (more »)
Ballad Of Two Trees
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Once upon a time there was a dark forest. It was a forest few dared to roam. Because once you enter the realm, You might never return home. The forest was a place of darkness. A place of sorrow, a place of hopelessness. Anything... (more »)
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The Warrior Untold
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The soldior he charged into the choas like a battering ramn in swift motion his rifle poised like a spear towards the fight his yell echoeing fiercely in the night   Through fire and smoke he careened and surged bodies of comrades... (more »)
Digress
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I can't forget it Your actions burned. They were towards me. If only I had turned.   Wishful thinking When I want to stray. You smile back. I have to stay.   Need isn't enough. My love only grew. I can't live alone. My heart... (more »)
To Marilyn
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Maybe time will stop with people’s voice As constellations burn bright with rejoice Right before the eclipsed moon can rise In the darkness I say my words inside Lingering fireflies will light up our way Yellow street lamps form yellow... (more »)
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