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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    today the annual Boston marathon took place and instead of a finish line, the runners unknowingly raced to their doom three explosions went off (and spectators learned that running is more than a sport it is a defense mechanism) one more is being dismantled, the newscasters say and I couldn...
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    Feet planted on ground for years to come, I wish for the hours to run slow And the clocks now to be sticky; As they were in my youth- Each day was far longer, I had much less to do. Not long ago I was Riding out minutes, cursing the man Who was growing quite old; Was quite slow in the ha...
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    The pessimist built herself a coffin, she understood She would one day die. The optimist is Forever smiles, she simply Expects to get by. The realist lives with Merely the truth: given dreams Paired with time to try....
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    Sit, watch. I dare your eyes to dance Through the outer glass; a trance! Falls your fate, falls your mind, My arms do you no harm; But only to leave behind Just an instant, just a minute; Maybe an eternity of your time. You owe life to steady circles, These circles be of cycles, mine! P...
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    As a sit on this star, dim; I am far away, miles away From the world in which The crowd lives, odd To think my soul whispered Just a little, but still in Unison with, Now now We want it now now- How could that be? This century has no place For an old soul like me; And maybe in my rhyme...
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    I may be sending messages Of the mixed variety, but Minutes fixed and slipping Away is the cause of much anxiety- Bear with me for I have a long road ahead, I wear no crosses or armor but Instead I have a heart and a mind; Time may intimidate but within I can always find solace That each m...
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    “We should not blame a gun itself for any crime or any acts of violence, any more than we can blame a pen for misspelling a word.” Proven by this statement belonging to Robert Bennett but even more notably by the malevolence of the world’s past, time after time it has been proven that guns do ...
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    Hands on our hearts and sights set on red white and blue, Each day we pledge allegiance to the freedoms America holds true. The young, the old, the rich and poor, a melting pot churning - Our differences do not matter as we stand together, yearning, For chasing our dreams in a way so united. ...
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    Created officially on September 6, 1787, during the Philadelphia Convention, the electoral college consists of popularly elected representatives (electors) from all states who come together every four years to formally elect the president and vice president of the United States. Each state was assig...
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    “Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost,” said our honorable sixth president, John Quincy Adams. This quote dates back to the 1800s, but its message of our liberties as American citizens rings true to this da...
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    In the northernmost locations of the state of New Jersey, a region called the Highlands Province can be found. Geological events occurring over a billion years ago continues to shape the populated landscape of northern New Jersey, characterized by its complicated physical history. Distinctive rocks,...
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    In the living, breathing words of our Constitution, Article II, Section I, Clause 5 officially decrees that, “No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall an...
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    Take me away to a place Where worries only live In a lack of time- A paradise! Give me the ocean eyes Of the gulls and the sunrise. Submerge me in the sights....
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    Forget all that you’ve seen, Don’t look behind my eyes, I cannot change what lives there now. Oh, trust me: I have tried. I’m living in a mirror, where my reflection is my fear. How can I fix The problem, When it’s source is always near?...
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    Sunday morning, after church, The state fair is loud and busy. Children families, sweet apple pies, And gas exhaust from colorful rides. No doubt the main attraction is the Grand Carousel- A wild, moving zoo. Once you’re on, You can’t get off, Then what will you do? Thrown into an...
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    Line up your regrets before your eyes, Point out each one he forced you to make. After a while you cannot recognize The monster’s sin. He crawls inside, Leaves his scars, With his claws he pulls You in. There’s no flirting with the monster. You’re trapped once you’ve begun. Go a...

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