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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Mounds of rubble bathing the landscape Time stands still and loses its memory Blades are topped with crimson paint Eyes of the innocent wondrously scan The hand of the canyon crushes the gateway Some plead with the skies, “Why me?” The response is dark and violent Emptiness becomes vivi...
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    You can run for a thousand miles But you can never escape my love You can love a thousand others But they’ll never love you as much as I will You can turn to a thousand things But I’ll always be there when you turn around You can say no a thousand times But I’ll be waiting for you...
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    Ten years ago Alone and dejected A flower and my thoughts A pitcher of tears Nine years ago Regretful and ashamed A picture and a poem A tissue box Eight years ago Renewed and excited A wardrobe and a car A set of keys Seven years ago Confident and powerful A girl and a job A pa...
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    How trying a deed it is to climb Miles upon an elder oak With weary limbs and bloodshot eyes Fighting towards no finish The roots loose their vigor Age wins its battle The branches quiver in their weakness The leaves cloud the sun And yet, in the silence Sweat drips the bark With splin...
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    Don’t wait for the perfect moment For the moment is already perfect Don’t wait for courage to come For you already have the courage Don’t wait for the storm to pass For the storm will always be there Don’t wait until they say you can For they never will Don’t wait for others to win...
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    If you want to climb a mountain, understand this A mountain is tall and complex, it is rigorous Only someone who can withstand pain is fit to climb it Your body will begin to fail you under the circumstances Only those who are strong enough can carry on- There will be times when your hands wi...
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    What I would do to have the courage of a lion To stand up for my herd To put my life on the line But it’s not easy being a lion What I would do to have the buoyancy of a glacier To float above the storms of life To bounce back up when pushed underneath But it’s not easy being a glacier ...
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    A crippled bird catches air and spreads its wings It doesn’t listen to the ravens or sparrows As they flaunt their wings and strut their feathers Instead, it takes a deep breath and soars among the rest The ravens and sparrows stand confused Even the cripple shrieks in awe For though impos...
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    A thousand years I’ll spend chasing A thousand years too long I’ll spend my entire life running But you are already gone You turn and pause a second Just to taunt my wandering heart And you vanish soundlessly Amidst the murky trail You leave petals in your tracks I think to show the...
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    For some, their heart lies in wealth or fame For others, they chase a winnowing dream But forever my pursuit will be the same Never will my heart rest in its chase My goal is not to satisfy my greed I don’t desire self-gratification In this endeavor, my heart takes lead The enterprise of ...
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    Why do you run O little mouse Your miniature paws will soon give out Your fate will be sealed Your flesh will be severed And yet, you keep on running Why? Why do you eat O little mouse The hunter is rapt in his chase Your rations so small Your breaths temporary And yet, you keep on eati...
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    The sun and moon are masters of deception They specialize in fanatical faking Astrological hypocrites With a smirk on their faces The sun begins its dishonest occupation By shining as gold in the morning sky Warming the faces of innocent children Only to mask its dark secret For in the n...
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    A damp, cold, scent saturates the room Silence His eyes remain focused and unchanged Thought, The clouds cast a temporary shadow on the photos Remorse, His baseball from his youth lies menacingly in the corner Dread, The rocking chair sways in a disturbed tone Regret, His hands g...
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    Broken glass swathes the cobblestone, Ferny moss chokes the siding, Dry rotted stairs shiver and shake, Acid smolders the feeble chain. Violent shouts ravage the skies, Tears descend from the demoralized, The fist of nature strikes its target, The breath of its fury brawls with wrath. Th...
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    Cool Blue Eyes “Here!” Brett shouted. Felix mustered up all of his strength and shoved the Wilson basketball into Brett’s eager hands. “Back around!” Felix replied. Brett then returned the favor by handing the ball into the palms of the revolving Felix. “...

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