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  • Poetry > Haiku
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    Cool night wind sings through My mind, weaving melodies Fleeting as this life....
  • Poetry > Haiku
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    Golden silence of Dawn is crushed by the peals Of distant thunder...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    The two men shake hands A bargain has been made For a nameless daughter Her will never asked Up she trudges Up to the castle And down Down to the dungeon Where silently she weeps For she knows in her heart Never again will she see the sun rise Then comes a tap at her shoulder And the nam...
  • Fiction > Realistic Fiction
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    There is a bridge, and a car driving slowly across it, and a driver, whose head is spinning with vodka and misery. The car stops and she steps out. She does not stagger. She will somehow manage to hold herself together in these last few moments. She walks to the edge of the bridge. There is a small ...
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    In the death of imagination The poets whisper. The ravens call Dark Dark Dark. The wind moans Silence Silence Silence. The owl hoots Fools Fools Fools. The wolves howl Lone Lone Lone. The children cry Fall Fall Fall. And the poets whisper. Who knows what they say?...
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    A scratched and battered plate Of unconfirmed and mysterious origin A wretched expression Of complete despair And a putrid heap Of steaming soggy eggs Is it possible? Can it be? Brinner—again! The word itself- Almost as terrible As the selection before me- Sets a chill to my bones And...
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    Moonlight bleeds Into clouds sea green Dreams of starships blow Through my mind Like the wind Through my hair Tossing and rolling Into new shapes New patterns of beauty I tuck my hair behind my ear And those stray thoughts too But not before I catch A swift streak across the moon Pier...
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    There is a bedroom And a bed without a frame And huge quilts tossed carelessly atop it Constructed delicately from cherished scraps Stitched by a hand Now long gone to dust Bare floor is an unknown luxury Clothes strewn across the room Boxes sitting lids half open And the walls somehow A...
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    Slowly shall I rest my weary bones ‘Pon a bier of jagged stone Too young to live, too old to die Never shall the dark moon’s light Shine upon my soul again Where has the tempest gone? The storm, the rage, the fury’s call Where has the silence gone? The sigh, the tears, the lovers’ so...
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    Argent banners fly o’er Battlements strong and high. Chatoyant silk garbs the noble ladies and Damask their chivalrous lords. Enthralled are they, Fraught with their own fetid grandeur, Giving no thought to the woes of the morrow. Hailing the festive night, they forget the bloody dawn...
  • Poetry > Haiku
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    Soap bubble clouds Drift across an overcast sky, Stained pink by the dawn....
  • Poetry > Sonnet
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    Words are my life from dawn to sunny dawn The perfect form of expression to me Yet I open my mouth and they are gone And I cannot fathom where they could flee I try and try to transmute thought to speech Attempt to overcome crippling shyness And all that comes is a terrible screech Which is t...
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    The dark of the moon shines upon my soul From whence does this unearthly light arrive? Bathing my sight with ephemeral images That lock upon me with grips of stone Is it carried down in the hands of angels, Or shed in the wake of a comet? Is it the answer to the universe, Or is it only the be...
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    Where did the roses go? The ones that sat in your cheeks Just beneath the skin Without them your face is so pale Too pale even for death Where did the sea go? I always saw it Reflected in yours eyes Have the constant tears Washed away all color? Where did the dye go? I always knew y...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Rainbow flames Sear my eyes Myriad colors Dance restlessly Once they were Prism bound Then harsh sunlight Unlocked the way Rainbow flames Tear my heart Myriad colors Leap wistfully Now they are Light bound For harsh sunlight Does not forget Rainbow flames Leave my eyes Myri...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    The world cannot know The power That dwells in my heart And in the hearts of All For the world does not look Past the veil of mist I use to shield myself As do All And so I must ask The world to step aside Or else I And All Will brush the world aside...
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    The sky decides It would like to rain And earth Becomes mud And from the mud Comes life The life That needs the mud And the life That needs the life While the sky Turns away Or perhaps There was a little Just a little More rain And the mud Burdened by the water Slides down Into ...
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    Long ago I saw I saw the night And the night Saw me That moment I knew I knew it was love And I think the night Knew too For a moment I watched I watched his distant beauty And the night Watched mine Then I took a step I took a step towards bliss And the night Stepped back Fo...
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    Someday I’ll kiss you And you won’t shrink away In fear Revulsion At the stink of my decay Someday you’ll realize That I have higher aims Than death Destruction And the consumption of sweet brains Someday you’ll love me Just as much as I love you Forever Don’t worry The v...
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    Hear now this account Call it not a tale For tales are as ships Truth a rocky shore That would drive this ship To the watery bottom And falsehoods safe harbor In which this ship can shelter So call not my words a tale They are much less Yet ultimately much more I start after the passi...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Pencil on the paper And fingers on the keyboard Open a world Transcendent of time In which I lose All limits Einstein has set upon me Soon reality Will call me back But for now I can know timelessness...
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    The last of the dragons Crawl down Into sewer lairs To guard hoards Of painted plastic And copper coated zinc Their flames gone Used up By smog induced coughs The only fair maidens captured Anorexic barbies Whose gleaming smiles Scare off Even the fiercest wyvern Who can say How...
  • Fiction > Sci-fi/Fantasy
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    Death came from behind that night, as I walked home from the shop. They say when you’re stabbed to death you feel only a sting or a jab. Don’t believe them. I could feel the burn of my flesh parting, the blade scraping my spine, my blood spraying upon my murderer. I dropped into the muck of the ...
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    A field of green Through which I run And laugh And scream for pure joy A field of clovers Whose lobes Number four Finally I can run No more My throat And mouth Dry And cracked But as I fall To my knees Upon The soft green velvet I smile still I pluck a clover And I see The s...
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    A cold stone palace sat alone in a barren and icy world. Dust permeated every nook and cranny, clothing the remnants of a lost age. Bright silks had faded. The glass chandeliers lay in ruins upon the floor. Intricately illuminated books cracked and disintegrated. There was nobody to put food on t...

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