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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    The sky is full of half beautiful things A glimmering silhouette In waxwork wings They say a boy fell from the sky Shrouded in feathers And melting lye A tomb in the stratosphere A grave built by none For the boy who rose too close to the sun The prophets, the proverbs The wise and the g...
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    I’ve forgotten how to write. Once upon a time My paper was a canvas But now it has shriveled Into nothing but uninspiring parchment I can’t even rhyme anymore. I used to be able, Now it’s a chore. Or canned. The thoughts in my head are all muddled And grey Lacking life, lacking v...
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    “You ready?” I ask, cracking a smile at the new kid’s face. “Yeah, I guess… there aren’t any, you know, dead astronauts in there, right?” Serin responds sheepishly. He’s nervous- after all; this is his first real spacewalk. “No, this one’s abandoned” I chuckle, resisting ...
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    Looking up at the popcorn ceiling The dark carpet to hide stains And the dull landscape paintings Bad TV I’ve got too many things not to do There’s a certain high to this feeling The rootless life Leaves your mind grounded Heart reeling This hotel room is cut out of time and space ...
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    When your heart is a sponge What can you do When the hate and venom That you spew Comes flying back At you....
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    I put on my suit of armor And it seeped into my bones But though I was invincible I was never more alone True, I kept the bullets out But I never let love in Now I spend my moments wishing To be vulnerable again...
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    Noise So much noise humming, humming In my head And I feel So very dead Inside The lights They blind And no one Seems to mind But me...
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    We fought in paper armor Slashing with tin foil swords We stabbed and bit and strangled Till we hit the cardboard floor All our days we’d been pretending The garbage was our steel All our nights we’d spend dreaming Of how cold iron would feel We grew tired of idle pleasantries Lost ...
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    I will die a nobody The world will not remember me But someone will And that’s why I don’t mind...
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    They say the world is black and white What justice grants What justice smites No redemption No remorse No chance to change your sorry course Right is right And wrong is wrong Law is fate’s merciless pawn Dividing the spirit and the letter Altruism fine Legality better And here...
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    Disaster Disaster We report faster Watch the ticker Don't check the time This news just in Her prospects are grim Murder and war Now look at this puppy And come back for more They're missing It's tragic Aliens! Magic! Disaster Disaster It pays to pretend To care...
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    We built it up Brick by brick And we tore it down Stick by stick But the walls we built Were far too thick...
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    Sometimes there would be storms on the mountains. The children would whimper and huddle together under the thick rugs. The mother would stand by the hearth and make soup, sneaking wistful glances out the window. The father would trudge through the snow, tired and worn out, looking forw...
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    Feet planted on sweaty ground Mind, clock, partner Circling round Swift and silent, crippling grace Helmet our only hiding place Feisty things Strike through shifting glance This is my ring This is how I dance....
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    I woke up this morning to look through the window And what a monster did I see A melancholy beast with pasty pale skin A haunting skeleton staring straight back at me I stood and I stood, quaking in fear The creature stared back with a sleepy sneer I blinked and it blinked I winked and it w...
  • Fiction > Historical Fiction
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    "I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds"- the Bhagavad Gita Even through the tinted glass, the flash was blinding. It penetrated every corner, every cranny, bathing the observatory in pure, terrible light. We all knew what came next. I could hear the explosion from inside this ...
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    To be at once both marred And perfect To be of beauty And of defect To see calm and chaos In one image To know day and darkness Share one visage To dream...
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    Flame dancing in her eyes A sizzling coal in a midnight sky Earth, an ember, breathes a sigh Meteors crash and sparks fly The end is coming, drawing nigh Fire’s burning battle cry Every flame must die...
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    People are like moths Crawling creatures of the night Always attracted to some new light That will only die out with morning...
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    I crafted wings so I could fly I made them with paper And fit them together With glue I walked out to the window Looked up towards the sky And all of a sudden I flew....
  • Poetry > Haiku
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    Wind shrieks through the trees Dancing, slipping through the leaves Leaving only cold...
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    I stand in the middle of the road Two futures ahead and the path behind And I realize I must make a choice The path to the left or the path to the right? I walk nearer and see the decision is close Time is forcing me on And I come to decide at last. With a twist of my foot, I turn left I fol...
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    Crumbling. The explosions rang, but I didn’t hear, my feet had become like molasses, the world moved at sluggish pace- swirling around me in that awful, deafening silence. Dying. So this is how our world will fall, I duck a crossbeam the size of a tree trunk, running, I don’t know wh...
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    Happiness is a soft bed of clover a smile in a sea of frowns a song you play over and over pinks and oranges as the sun goes down a bright red popsicle on a sunny day bright balloons and a heart that will love you anyway any day no matter what they say....
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    I read a book once The pages came to life The inky letters Were animated In my mind My imagination wild Of kings and princes Ladies and knaves Of long lost kingdoms And the road they paved For my little brown book Of legends of old The restless pages that Sent me to bed And the endle...

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