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  • Fiction > Realistic Fiction
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    The man stands perfectly straight and still, his clear blue eyes staring into middle distance, like one deep in thought. The wind plays with his fine black hair, and a section of his white, button-down shirt has come loose and is flapping in the breeze. His hands are stiff at his sides, his fingers ...
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    Shortly after Beatlemania struck, while the Fab Four were busy churning out hits, there was also The Who. Before my time, you say? How should I know? Actually, The Who is the name of the band, I wasn’t asking you to guess. The Who were known for songs such as “Behind Blue Eyes”, and “My G...
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    The dreams in Valerie’s mind were more vivid than before. They used to be. . .scattered. They would flit into her mind like specters, unbidden. And when they had her attention they would flee, leaving her to chase the curling tendrils of mist; like a memory in the back of her mind that she couldn...
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    I've been to the bottom and bounced back up I've fallen to the rocks to be saved by the sea And I'm surrounded by faces that somehow forgive me And I just want to let you know I'm okay (Maybe)...
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    Lady Moon, You smiled upon me And broke my chains By the light of the Full Moon You welcomed me Into Your loving embrace Lady Moon You dance in the Sky And rejoice in Your new Daughter of the Night...
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    I am the exception That proves the rule Pushing the boundaries Is what I do You are the dictator Enforcing the rules You force me to bend In a way I’m not meant to A person can only bend So far before they snap I am not so flexible But still you push and push It won’t be long...
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    Full moon Rises in the dark Illuminates wooly sheep jumping Over white picket fences On until dawn Dark circles forming Under sleepless Haggard eyes I’m too wide awake For this time or night Or am I just to tired To fall asleep...
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    Orange Yellow Blue Dances mesmerizing Beautiful Even as it destroys Consumes Or shapes Warms Or burns Destruction Brings about creation Of new and better things Fire is friend Fire is foe And pyromania Does not always bring woe...
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    The view is always better On the outside looking in When you’re tired and weary And your life is wearing thin I am on the inside But always I want out The peaceful calm demeanor Disrupted by the shouts The grass, they say, is greener On the other side But here it is not green at all ...
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    Hand in hand Beneath the trees Afraid but sheltered If slightly From the raging storm Islands in the stream We’ve got no place to go Just content to drift along As silently we dream...
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    In the morning You should have time To rearrange your face In more pleasing lines Why do lazy people Always wear a frown? It takes much left effort To wear it upside down...
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    Standing guard Before the door of my heart Spear in hand While eyes nervously they dart. My heart— Such a scarred and wretched thing Locked down for love is cruel A silent song of mourning it does sing. Then you came In the dead of night The door left defenseless Though I put up a f...
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    Six-foot-three You tower over me But your heart stays close To the ground for all to see Maybe you can find A place inside for me Hands so large You envelop my hand In your fist It feels safe there Protected from harm Arms so strong You can lift any load But your touch is gentle ...
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    Sneaking in On whispered words You say don’t listen To what you’ve heard You seemed at first The answer to my prayer But I’ve glanced inside Your heart’s dark lair You whisper think only Of you and me Your lips taste like dishonesty...
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    Let me be young Let me be me Did you put some sort of limit On individuality? Who are you That you think you can be God? To tell me when to jump And when to bend? Though you share my genes Do you believe that I am yours? To make me, like a puppet, Do whatever you please? I’m done with ...
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    It was an hour, and yet it was a year , stretching on forever into eternity. The clock on the wall seems to sense his anxiety and slows. Tick. . .Tick. . .Tick. . .Tick. . . His nails dig into the soft leather upholstery as his mind screams. His muscles tense to spring; his clawed fingers the ...
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    Would you like to know the Answer? The answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything? Or better yet, how about the actual question? The Hitch Hiker's Galaxy by Douglas Adams can give you that and more. It tells the tale of Arthur Dent, who escapes Earth just seconds before it's destroyed by hit...
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    Music flowing through my headphones through my veins echoes in my soul electrifies defies reasons why It pumps me up it calms me down it keeps me sane it soothes my brain A universal language it connects all our hearts it makes us all feel closer even miles apart there is a song for ...
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    Tyler skipped home from his first day of kindergarten whistling through the space his first lost tooth had made. A gold star sticker was stuck on his forehead and pinned to his brand new striped polo shirt was a badge that read “Hello, my name is Tyler Marts!” in the teacher’s neat print. T...
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    A shining star glitters from afar a distant midnight sun a million constellations whirl all disappear but one Years swirl by as time unfurls but distant still you gleam I wish I could collect the dust of generations in between...
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    Swaying in the breeze Falling from the trees Turning shades as seasons fade How fun to be like leaves...
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    Sweetly dreaming of a nice place where seeing is not the only sense...
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    Looking in my periphery I see you standing close to me And then I wonder why you're there With reckless grin and windblown hair Your sweet voice I can almost hear But as I turn you disappear...
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    Rebounding from whence I came not welcome any more at home I wear this shame If I could I’d swim to lonely shore Forever isolated Would that abate your fears? Locked inside this cage alone with myself Filled with so much rage I take the monster from it’s shelf...
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    I’ve had enough of this world All the lies I’ve been told ringing in my ears And in all your promises you’ve become exactly what I feared You will be the one to turn the water into wine But I see the man behind the curtain will you keep taking what is mine?...

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