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Most Recent Free Verse Poems

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The Healing Process This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Viroqua, WI
  Things change, For instance, the color of the leaves. And your joyful attitude. It all becomes colder, Thanksgiving is right around the corner, but our family isn't in the festive mood this year. We all act... (more »)
Der Verrater
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Starving Jews grow helpless. A prison friend pats striped backs, grants rations feeding dozens of weak, and kindly takes guard of the camp. BANG! Shouts his Luger, brass piles up. A traitor...an untraced Nazi. (more »)
Graves at Midnight
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Goosebumps forming on your skin as you Reach out into the dense fog. Avenues of souls lay in front of you, giving a frightening chill. Vexed at your friends' devilish ways, you creep into the living nightmare, a place where the... (more »)
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Left in Pieces!
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You give me these feelings I don't understand. My stomack flips and it flops, twists and turns. But you don't know that. I see that brown hair and those bluish green eyes, and I melt right where I stand. I stand still and you... (more »)
Spring's Breath
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Chocolate branches pull sunlight from reluctant sky, Whistling gently in cool, clean breeze. What smells of a freshly planted garden Has been growing for many millennia.   Vibrant chlorophyll emerges on each leaf, Wildly... (more »)
United Divide This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Pain, we feel it every day Anger, we feel it every day Betrayal, we feel it every day Hatred, we feel it every day In a world overshadowed by fear It’s hard to see the light So we shed tear after tear Because we know we’re... (more »)
when the apostate fell from grace
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instead of birthday cake and candles, when i turned ten i ate cotton candy spun strawberry pink and blue raspberry by an altar boy (scissor-handed and honey-tongued) at the church’s carnival: and when i turned thirteen i got a... (more »)
Destiny
Have you ever asked yourself, who controls your life? you, or this inexplicable force called Destiny? Destiny is known to be essential sequence of events, But who writes it, you? Someone else? A God? many? No one? It's unknown. We think... (more »)
Meant to be
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It’s been 10 years since my mom passed away She was driving drunk and flipped her car down by the creek It’s crazy because it feels like it just happened last week She said she was taking a shortcut to work but I told her... (more »)
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Depression
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I woke up today in the middle of brushing my teeth, I was looking in the mirror, but then I fell asleep, I awoke again to the urgent pounding of the door, I finished brushing my hair, but I think I dozed off some more. (more »)
Living in the shorter’s shadow
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Open doors, shut Windows, cracked Curtains , draped   The standards are set And exceeding is my goal I peek into the world before me And i see light that was hidden The golden rays of pride and glory That were... (more »)
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ode to my phone
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  You lay cold and lonely, Desperate for the warmth of my hands. You die slowly or rapidly depending on our daily activities, You wait impatiently for me to give you more life. You give me warning after warning that you're on... (more »)
The Penance of Never Letting Go This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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We used to lie on our backs, head to head, shoulder to shoulder, soul to soul, staring up at the stars. Our little sixth grade minds, so young, so pure. We’d laugh ’til our stomachs hurt, jump with exuberance, grasp each other... (more »)
" Crystal Clear"
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Though the happiness is fogged and distant the pain is still crystal clear I still see him in the hall and wonder if he cares for me at all if he notices if I stopped and stare to watch him walk and stop by his locker there or kiss someone else... (more »)
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Common fears
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I’m not afraid of the dark I’m afraid of what’s in the dark I’m not afraid of silence I’m afraid of what can hide in the silence. I’m not afraid of death I’m afraid of leaving people. My failure is evident Am I... (more »)
Common fears
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I’m not afraid of the dark I’m afraid of what’s in the dark I’m not afraid of silence I’m afraid of what can hide in the silence. I’m not afraid of death I’m afraid of leaving people. My failure is evident Am I... (more »)
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