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  • Fiction > Realistic Fiction
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    August, summer, and the wonderful season of vacations and good times was slowly coming to a close. However, the dreaded heat wave wasn’t. Record temperatures had been scorching the area all month. Most people didn’t stay outside for long, and when they did, they were wearing minimal clothing, an...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    What would it take For you to listen to me? An extravagant gift To show off to everyone? One that you couldn't help but repay Or if I hear all of your troubles? Because you won't give an ear Unless I give my own What if I beg, plead, cry? Until you haven't a choice But to gi...
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    Love It's not a feeling It is an action A conscious decision To think of others Better than oneself And to treat them accordingly Love It's not saved For one person Not this kind of love It is to be shared Because everyone should know They matter Are important Someone ca...
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    You are not able to see this injury It can't be bandaged or stitched No doctor can prescribe a cure For a broken heart And this is why it is the worst kind of pain The causes are quick The results are a think, enduring misery The healing is difficult And it affects your life greatly An...
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    I don't know who will read this But I bet I can guess something about you You might have eyes to see these words Or ears to listen to them But then, you might not Surely you have a heart And emotions that constantly make themselves known (Whether or not you are willing to admit it) I kn...
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    My favorite time of day Is when I watch God paint First the blue must be washed away Slowly, though Only small bits at a time Then the canvas is covered by a Unique palette of colors Blazing yellows The softest orange Pink that is the color of smiles Twilight violets The brightest colors ...
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    On the outside… We all have brains Beauty Strength Popularity Riches Confidence Nothing can go wrong When every day is a social paradise And everyone certainly Unquestionably Has their life together On the outside… We all want, need desire To be accepted No one knows why But e...
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    They fall silently Twirling, soaring together An elaborate dance Made up of millions Of tiny performers They begin backstage Up in the clouds The show begins And they jump Into crisp open air Each dancer is different Yet they compliment Each other well Never missing a step Until th...
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    A playful breeze swirls through my hair Blue cloudless sky roams above Reflecting off my shining eyes Scents of home surround me Laughter plays across my lips A warm kiss settles on my cheek One hand is filled with flowers of Awe-inspiring colors The other is held by a caring friend My thi...
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    Through My hands Through My feet Into My side, man thrusts His pride and contempt Blood spills And in its place Pours every sin And all darkness I cry out to My Father He leaves Me for dead Because this is His will As it is Mine Just before I am gone I hear Him whisper This innoc...
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    What if someone were to write About writing? Would that be strange? Not really You see, writers write About their passions A writer's passion is simply To write I write That makes me a writer My passion flows through a pen If you want to get inside my head You must know how to read ...
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    Layers of paint And molded plastic Alien fabrics alter the flesh To an unfamiliar shape Finally I reach out a hand to meet this stranger But the hand I press against the mirror is my own I run the script through my mind An outline of the personality I must adopt I work to say words and think...
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    Sand smooths the rough edges of my Feet Cool water swirls about my legs in a rhythmic Motion Strong wind chills my Flesh Sounds of children Laughing And gulls shrieking fill my Ears Bright sunshine turns my eyes Away And gently strokes my Face Waves building, roaring, Crashing Drowns...
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    They are not on the mountains' peaks Where each breath is more difficult than the last They aren't below the deepest ocean Swimming with the strangest of creatures You could spend your entire life looking Under everything you own And all of eternity digging Up every bit of earth An...
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    Darkness surrounds My feet pound the empty pavement Fear of the unknown Breathing down my neck Clawing at my back Caught, dragged down I only catch a glimpse Of this evil Searing pain Tears my apart Blind, deaf, paralyzed Screaming, crying, fighting Now awake, unharmed Caught up in my...
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    The sky is dark The path is rough The dangers are many The map is lost My feet are unsteady My mind is confused My heart is afraid My persistence is gone And I am alone Except for Jesus He is my guide He holds my hand And doesn't let go Until we reach the end...
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    Running Stricken by madness Without order Through my head These thoughts Make no sense Can't think Don't know what to do Foggy-minded Plagued by insanity Helpless And then And then There is calm My thoughts return To their place I can think Clearly now As I quietly T...
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    Most live out their days not knowing They attend the greatest masquerade But reality is frowned upon At this party Many people cling desperately To their masks, afraid of the rejection Rumored to follow exposure The Host The Infamous Inventor of Deceit Spends every moment coaxing people De...
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    Take this match That is carefully struck With the love of God that is in your heart This small flame Feeds on the wonderful restoration Of a broken, sinful life Take this torch To light other matches As your walk with God grows And gives out more warmth Than only one person can enjoy ...
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    In the dark of night Tears still fall Everything you know Everyone you love Taken, destroyed Madness and despair Threatens you mind Voices from Hell Taunt your existence But remember, my child I hear your cry I am here I never left you -Jesus...
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    Striding turns into stepping Stepping turns into trudging Trudging turns into dragging And, countless steps later I rest Heart pounding, I gasp for breath Take in the scene around my A typical forest for the area Impossibly tall trees Underbrush that eagerly grabs for anyone Passing by Th...
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    She comes home Hair tied up Glasses instead of contacts Make-up washed away Tight clothing removed Sweats pulled on Heels kicked off Now unrecognizable Headphones blaring Pen scrawling across a journal Tears slipping down her face As she tries to hold herself together Alone She allows h...
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    These old sneakers Have all but fallen apart They are riddled with holes The colors have faded And the laces can barely hang on Enough to tie a knot These old sneakers Have walked me through many miles Of life Through joy and success Through pain and destruction And every step in betwee...
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    She was miserable Lonely, abused, outcast Nothing left for her So she ran away Deep into the woods To live in a tree Forever He was in despair Never confessed his love Now she is gone So he ran away To search for her And stay with her Forever There they were That boy and girl Liv...
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    Atop his head, I place The cap from his uniform His eyes shine with pride But are tinted with fear As I bid my love farewell A long embrace Our hearts full of sorrow My last gift to him Is the sweetest kiss As I bid my love farewell Hours later, the plane takes off Carrying him to a f...

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