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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    My society Throws everything that glows in shadow Throws everything I’ll love away, Blood-red stains like mushrooms sprouting Up on mirrored planes, shattered Shattered shards of beauty I turn into ridicule Swirling, lurching in my mind, cutting Into what I thought I’d find, thought you...
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    I want to feel So strongly That I will never again doubt that I can That my heart will change color, that my brain will change shape That the feeling becomes the axis of me That the feeling is all that is And all that matters, al that ever should That I understand why the world is– that I a...
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    But all my lights are is degrees of comfort When I still need survival, give me Contrast - sharpness, need - So I See the beauty in the glass bulbs, so I Don't tremble in the half- Dark, give me Life - and death, and passion so I Will see the details through my Foggy windshield, my Pe...
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    Want you to take me away, Squeeze the weariness from me, take the Heaviness off me, shake The dimness from my eyes, Force the Limpness from my feet - I am a Drowning, empty puppet, I am an Oil-laden sea. Drink me meaning from the greys - shades of Grey, shades of brown... I never knew...
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    I'll Cloak myself in Mindless, traceless Polite slogans and I will not disappear, I will Stay, thrust out of myself by possession of this Sheer lack of Mass, sheer lack of Matter – planets do not Notice me, I am A speck of dust in The little energy we have - by Leaving no foo...
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    I'll Cloak myself In shapelessness, in Paper bags in masses – I Am a monochrome, utterly a- Morphous mass, you cannot see me; look Again…. I'm gone, was I Ever here at all? - to Hide from prying eyes; as long as they're my own And are So deeply critical, as long ...
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    His eyes, my Questions, her hands, your Weapons, my sighs - Their well-crafted Disguise, look Away; this Is not a sight for young eyes – look Away, please, there's No need to break the spell- burst the Bubble - this is Life, not a play or show-and-tell....
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    Unexplained frustration wells Up, swells up, kept from Bursting out of damaged skin only by Mismatched, dirty bandages, caked with Dirt-like lies and mud half-truths, caked with Blood that dried and became dull, caked with Blood that used to glow bright red. Tsunami waves of anger swell, ange...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Your words are Treasures that I Throw away, time and Time Again....
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    Karaoke life, mouthing Along to Whatever well-known song you Have found fit to play for me. Dirty Late- Night- Bar, "the world is a stage", let me Search for the lyrics, I Think she's forgotten; she Seems slightly uncertain, this Is not What I paid for, I Expected a rea...
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    This wetness stays Behind my eyes, pressed back Pressed back Lashes act as Prison-guards While lids become Their castle walls....
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    Your tears are like Easily-shattered diamonds, diamonds, like The strength, the Fury in your eyes – it's all Gone now, Shattered. Your tears are like Small treasures, rare, the Very, very rarest; Mine are Fake blood diamonds, tied to So much pain, not Worth the waste, the cost So...
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    In the movies and the books – in the stories with their Hooks and their climaxes and antagonists and words – Real love means Letting go, real Love means Being able to believe that people are a Boomerang, that If you let them fly away all They'll do is come back stronger; In the ...
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    My mind is not Whirling, whirling with Endless, endless options, my Heart is not Stuck and torn apart because of Gut-wrenching confusion; my Body is not Restless, my Body is not endless Endlessly Screaming For you, my body is not Running Running running running towards and away fro...
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    Drip, drip, dripping Out Of me, every Tear carries Too much, too much So much that I Regenerate, my Pain is like His liver; Prometheus, Prometheus....
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    I take the jump and Fall, fall, fall Not into your arms but into a sea of My own thoughts, my Racing heart, my Aching lungs, my Restless mind; these Are just words, just words, just words, these Are everything, these Are the words I shouldn't say but want to, need to, can't And...
  • Hot Topics > Bullying
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    I'll start by saying that I am a straight teenage girl, and that all of my close friends and family members are straight. Just in case that little fact affects anyone's view of this piece. What many people fail to understand is that sexual orientation is not necessarily a choice (not to t...
  • Nonfiction > Memoir
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    It takes me some time to get him out of the cage, but eventually I do. He's like a small, nervous sales clerk, constantly twitching and looking for escape, not necessarily out of fear but out of instinct; out of a need to keep busy, to keep moving, always - much like many people. I tell myself...
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    Hi, I Remember you, I Remember you for you and not for Me; I Remember only Souvenirs and memories. Hi, I I remember you from somewhere – I Know exactly where, I Remember you from you and Not from me, and Not for me. Hi, do Do you remember me? Do you remember me for who I am ...
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    She is a Silent ex Plosion, immo Bile in her Des Pe Rate Movement, she is a Black star, black hole, white hole theo- Ries, she is Spinning spinning spinning till the Smoke clears, she is Standing still and Staring straight, straight Ahead, she is Dying, she is Dying, she is Dyin...
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    Some things Should Never be described, should never be Grasped Too Strongly, lest they Pop, seemingly in Des Truc-ti-ble little Bubbles, little Spheres of thoughts and Feelings, floating Orbs of emotion, sen Sation, of Mystique, of Char Ming Mystery; some things should Be allow...
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    This hope is Torture, torture, it will not Let me go, will not let me let go Now, this hope is Sometimes – at least so It seems – the only Thing, the only Thing Keeping me here, on the Edge of the Void that I Run from and to, on the Border of Desperation where it meets My surr...
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    You Make me Live in between the lines, I Am Floating, restlessly Crashing In between loving and hating In between living and dying So Far from indifference....
  • Nonfiction > Personal Experience
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    The dangerous words are those that come too easily; those that come from deep inside you, those that never struggle to slip out – those are the words that will stab you in the back, will sabotage you, will twist and turn and say "to hell with logic". Those are the words that you'll ...
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    I Am stuck in this Endless game With you, again, once again, once Again. I Haven't seen it in a while, But I knew it would come back – it Always Does, new Guy, new Potential Almost-best friend, me So ready to open up to My new friend, him Alone, then Again and again and ag...

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