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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Paint Me With the black and orange stripes of a tiger Take my pure white clothes of innocence And emptiness And Paint Me With thick, bold strokes Pencil in eyes Deep enough to get lost in Human enough to find yourself in And when you're done When you've painted and colored and dr...
  • Nonfiction > Memoir
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    The world was ending around them, but they rode on in silence. It was a simple, yellow-orange school bus with torn leather seats and a floor covered by sand, dirt, and crumbs. It rumbled down the highway with the suppressed roar of a defeated tiger, and no one gave it more than a passing glance. T...
  • Poetry > Sonnet
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    May I open your eyes to worlds beyond? And ride an angel's wings to golden flame Where life and breath share little of a bond Where time-a mighty beast-for once is tame The journey of a hero or a king The wisdom of a water droplet's mind The notes not heard in simple songs we sing ...
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    When misery is a mighty beast My energy its stolen feast And sleep-deprived though I dare not cry For fear that emotions will then run dry It's these nights I love When I'm taunted by the great world around And stapled are angel's wings to the ground When tomorrow's fo...
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    Passing it as every day, reflective glass so clear Yet so strong it wavers whenever I come near Dropping my heavy stuff, I quickly look around And lower my once-noble chin to silver, sparkling ground Examining the broken mirror for what my eyes see Disturbing, how if I were blind my heart could...
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    The slipping hope, a broken dream Another stitch, another seam Through icy glass a wall of hate Sadism our only fate Artificial whistles can't call the dove Scientific theories can't accept love A number, a device, how is that a friend? And our own petty worlds are our only end Enc...
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    As darkness falls in early day The stars of the heavens come guide the way The ground sparkles with holy light Superficial colors replaced by pure white Nature's brides stand tall and strong And the world echoes with a sweet, soft song And opposites dance as lovers do We hide ourselves, ...
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    How can any meet their gaze? Peeking through terror's dizzying haze Wilted clothes and statued eyes Still air carries silent cries Simple rabbits forced to obey Searching for the light of day Sheltering beneath firm wood Crumpled ashes where hope once stood Fear is a sea in which none...

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