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  • Poetry > All Poetry
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    Cry the ocean of your eyes Scrape the desert of your skin Smooth the jungle of your hair Melt the glaciers of your bonees Scream out the storms of your voice Stop the clotting of your blood And it's still there Ready to have begun...
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    I stay perched Where it has caged me: Its force surrounding. Even though I hide Its fists pound the time Till I’m sure to venture Near its mouth: Where it threatens to Engulf me, Spew me out Into something I’m not....
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    Aches of time mix With a metamorphosis Of Tylenol and Sudafed Repressors The very killers of what In the institute of time Often go Remiss And I wonder why and If it is I who hurts Or the laterality Of the world....
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    I had everything. The sky and the sun. A sense that the world had just begun. That there is something to be won. I had everything. My mother’s kisses And eyes full of wanting. A pocket bursting with bills, And a world to buy. Then I had nothing But a cheek stained with pink, And e...
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    Girl enters hospital doors; a kicking bulge trapped under stretched-out skin. Girl exits hospital doors; a black fuzz capped creature precariously wrapped in the spittle-covered blanket in her mother’s arms. Girl is carried through hospital doors by bleary-eyed parents. Blubbering girl exits hospi...
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    It’s The dawn Before the day And The painting Before the dusk...
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    Opportunity Filled skies With light beams Turning the cold Into formidable Warmth Yet My heart Is still cold Grounded on land Cast into Darkness...
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    She schooled me on what fork is used for salad But didn’t force me to eat it She showed me how to pour orange juice into a glass without spilling But not how to stop tears from escaping my eyelids She encouraged me to speak my mind But didn’t help me make any friends She taught me ho...
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    You sit On the brink Of your rickety seat Slave To your beloved thoughts Head twitching With each word Inflected On your attention Your body Struggles to balance On the precipice Of your Sought spot For a moment I think you may fall But your master Has bought you ...
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    She paces in the asylum Of the mind— An insane prisoner, Sure of her sanity. She spends her days In a dark cell, Screaming to the silence: Sure that there is light. Thought constantly being Berated, whipped, and beaten For her perfidious actions, She never Submits to the po...
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    All that is, Doesn’t have to be, And is only made up Of what you are and do. So said the blind man When he could See, The deaf man When he could Hear, The liar When he could speak the Truth, The heartless man When he could Love, The silent man When he could Speak, ...
  • Nonfiction > Personal Experience
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    A narrow strip leads you into a place you’d never think could’ve existed among the metropolis around you. A portal into a lush dimension surrounded by trees and foliage encroaching on the little strip that’s holding you to what you previously had thought the little world you live in looks like...
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    If you could look through the window Of time, Would you? If you could being the floor of gravity, Would you? The barrel of today Is poised over our eyelids. If you could look at the House of the universe past it, Would you? Though the homeowner Doesn’t like intruders, And is p...
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    “Tell me what you know isn’t going to be” a voice whispered to my thoughts. Though I didn’t really know what the voice meant. I supposed everything that isn’t would be everything other than what is, and what has already happened. The cracked glass of my bathroom window. The words among ...
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    In the mornings when my cereal is made of pencil shavings, the sky looks like a smear of blue marker, and the rain comes down as thick as glue, I wonder what to do. The clods of flaxen swirl absently in the bowl as my mind is pasted on the passive observation of the blank paper land. Sure t...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I had everything. The sky and the sun. A sense that the world had just begun. That there is something to be won. I had everything. My mother’s kisses And eyes full of wanting. A pocket bursting with bills, And a world to buy. Then I had nothing But a cheek stained with pink, And emp...
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    A letter Of an unspoken word We’ve never encountered. The word Stuck among many, In a sentence staggered With meaning Never interpreted. The sentence In a paragraph With cosmic importance. The paragraph A single passage On a page of parchment Ingrained with both ...
  • Poetry > Haiku
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    Perched up in the tree The girl is not truly aware Flipping through worn pages...
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    I dreamed of an orange. A pocket sized dream. A dream nonetheless. One day my dream came true. Sometimes I wish I could go back to it again....
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    The light comes through the Autumn leaves As a baby just learned to stand On their wobbly knees; No cares in the world Except to please, Run around—be free. Meanwhile I look worriedly on. A million falls cross through my mind, Wondering when the danger will ever dawn On the child’s....
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    “Wait!” They say, “Just wait.” As I try to aim as high as I can Before reaching The pearly gates. “Sprinting through spring” They say, “Will not fulfillment bring.” As I fly by, Trying (in vain) To touch the sky. “Just go a little slower,...
  • Fiction > Fan Fiction
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    The end of Dawn brought on the darkness of a people. For Dawn’s existence had an unequivocal effect. When Dawn, with her rose red fingers had risen once more; the people rose once more. Her colorful personality had a way of lighting up the sky. It had been Dawn who had managed to turn an om...
  • Fiction > Thriller/Mystery
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    Night is when it overtakes me the most. All day, It clicks silently in the back of my mind; forced to bide it’s time. It’s power gets dulled by all the preoccupations that demand my present focus. Like a light illuminating an ever encroaching shadow. When that light goes out, It is sure to r...
  • Fiction > Sci-fi/Fantasy
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    The woman didn’t even seen it coming. The dark cloud still looming in the distance. Most likely, she wouldn’t see it ‘till it had hidden away for long enough—gathered just enough power. Most of us didn’t even see it until it had already meandered it’s way over to her. For the cloud was ...
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    You’ve probably never heard of me, but perhaps you’ve seen me before. I was that girl sitting in the back of your English class that one year. I thought for a while that the teacher would never stop griping about her five failed marriages and rambling on and on about her nine cats—all named af...

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