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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the mall Thousands of shoppers roamed the wide halls The stores had their sales out in full force From blazers to IPads to a toy rocking horse The people were testing the Sleep-Number beds While the dread of wrapping paper danced in their ...
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    If you asked me to name off all the things I have to wear when I go skiing, I think you would fall asleep before I finished. The chore of pulling on layer after layer of insulated, skintight clothing is a process of at least half an hour every day we hit the slopes. There is one particular piece of ...
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    As much as I love to write, I have an awful habit of procrastinating. Not in the sense where I don’t want to write, but more in the sense where I’ll tell myself that I can write that one piece later and ‘How about you write something different now?’ That is precisely why I am writing this. I...
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    I am the darkness of the night I am the shadows in the corners When you are left in bed with just your thoughts Until the early morning light I am the haughty smile I am the taunting voice When you try to hide the tears on your face And ignore me for a little while I am the forgotten pas...
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    Do you know how it tastes to lick glory off your lips? To bring it to your mouth in small little sips? To hear it swish between your teeth? To feel victory and not defeat? Do you know the taste of hard-earned sweat? Of salty, sour, joyful tears wept? Of chlorinated water or bitter brine? Of...
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    I can turn on my TV or log onto the internet almost every day and see something trending. It could be a news article, tweet, the Most Popular section on On Demand, a fashion fad, or pretty much anything that is popular at the moment. Trends are a type of conformity: everyone wants to see, have, or d...
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    The leather’s worn out To a dim, faded grey They hang in a closet The laces are frayed The toes have a hole With threads gone stray The ribbons are limp The shoes are to stay They once gleamed wonderful In the studio lights And dancing on stage Night after night They twirled and ...
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    In a forest of notes Like small little trees She plays them out loud On white ivory keys Like tiny ballerinas Jumping like beans She plays the piano Her fingers, the lead The piano, so glossy Professionally shined The notes ring out loud Tuned oh-so-fine The sound echoes out All through...
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    Balancing on a twisted wire In the clouds, above the spires High into the ocean sky Where the birds are flying by Trembling, wavering in the wind A breaking string, taught and thin Step by step I make my way Through my life and through the day Who knows where I’ll reach the end If the...
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