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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    A deep cobalt Stretches before me, Miniscule grains of Rock and shell Are all that breeches the gap Between blackened asphalt and the wondrous deep. I care not about the burns Inflicted by sun-heated sand As I bound into the ocean. Greeted by a refreshing cool, I submerge; A caressing c...
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    A brilliant review Is cast on the scene Nature has orchestrated. It fills the quotient Of sights to see To inspire me To pick up my pencil And let my words Run out from the lead. Colors so vivid, No artificial pigment can capture, Yet letters strung coherently Help the landscape dance ...
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    How does one compare The rain to the sun? It doesn't seem fair, for one starts when the other is done. Warmth and majesty Our sun brings, But a sunburn tragedy Follows on the wings. Rain brings cool relief And sleepy days are nigh. But through popular belief, Rain is a dripping lie. ...
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    The fragility of a snowflake Is amazing. Still able to form, But a single touch destroys. So many things on this earth are fragile. A new rosebud Not yet bloomed, A newborn kitten, Not even able to see, Human emotions, Scarred and broken so easily. But the kitten grows strong, The bud bl...
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    The girl nervously walks in the institute. Visiting her brother, Ransom Cadwell, on his 16th birthday, amber Cadwell makes her way to the visiting room. Ransom’s face lights up with joy as his sister walks in. he runs to embrace her. Amber returns the hug, and sits down to talk to him. “Ransom,...
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    Time Measured by human means But what if it’s parallels Are unknown to us yet? We could be wrong. What if seconds were hours? Hours minutes, And minutes decades? Said to be universal salve, But we could also very well be wrong on this To. The people we know The people we encounter Ov...
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    Love [luhv] The way a baby smiles How honey slowly drips The fights at dawn A dinosaur’s breath A sunrise to sunset Flowers in their vase Penguin waddles Promises Glass shattering Duct tape unrolling The taste of chocolate Quiet breezes ruffling through trees Plush on skin Pans clatt...
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    Shivering in the corner, a 6 year old waits for food. But food never comes. His sister, only 14, walks in and holds the crying child named Ransom Cadwell. “Shh. Daddy and Ma will bring something”, the girl Amber says to soothe the boy, but she knows better. Food could come in 30 minutes or 2 day...
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    Under a canopy of trees, the boy collapses, laughing with his best friend. He is but 12, but already knows he wants to be known. He has just streaked the newspaper office with his best friend. “Dude, we are sooo gonna be mentioned for this one,” Ransom Cadwell says. “Yeah we better. Dontcha ...
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    WE met in Junior high Or middle school, As it is now, And we were friends. We played marbles, Saw movies at the cinema. Oh, that's where we were in junior high In high school, we advanced You courted me And we held hands While we had Cokes In the soda shop. Occasionally kissing, ...
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    Beauty surrounds me In the light of my friends Such wondrous qualities Possessed in them Courage to fight Strength I can rely on Love that never fails me Tenacity that puts up with me The best friends anyone can have Taken by me. And, sorry earthlings, I'm keeping them....
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    Oceanic mixes light and dark swirls Twisting and spinning Round and round it twirls Hints of sunlight Take up space Taking the viewer To another place The side opposite of right Places rose with ocean Mixing, mingling with it Creating motion The other side Holds hues of grass Complemen...
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    As a leaf flutters in the breeze A lone wolf cries For its mother Honey drips from the comb Of the queen bee A single ant loses itself from the colony Accelerating cars Accelerate on the highway As the dog accelerates the chase. All this happens as the Leaf flutters in the breeze...
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    His breath is catching, hands are quivering. In his car on the way to the Shell station, he pauses for each red light. He know the risks for his future actions, but the allure of being placed in the newspaper draws him to robbery. Ransom's own name provided spark for his criminal career. Not fo...
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    The rear view mirror Is full of black But I hold the power To see what I lacked. I see what I was, What I never should have been. All the mistakes and sources What sent me into my tailspin. Yes, I see all in the rear view mirror, But I must look out Through my windshield....
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    Nestled in the crook Or behind the tree He silently watches you Stalks your presence Follows you Makes your shadow his home. You don't glimpse His white face And black-suited body Until it is far too late. Then it's a matter of time Before you are a victim Of the Slenderman...
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    Sunlight dancing in the snow Revels in the cloud light it creates. A snow day helps it create Crystalline pictures And lets it waltz on the ground. But it melts what helps it Create such beauty. It breathes on ice, and reduces it to plain water....
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    Is there a creature So despised as the fly? Buzzing around picnics, In living rooms, In people's ears? We swat, but He is gifted with speed And talented is the person Who brings him down. I suppose, though, We are a pest To the fly as well, For we are always Making noise too And buzz...
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    Dancing, dancing In a room, A room as dark as my coat. Dancing, dancing we forever move our bodies Around and around and on each other. Dancing, dancing A pleasant smell fills the room When a person gets bored and opens the exit door. Dancing, dancing We cat daddy and 2 step and twerk our...
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    The lyrical beauty of French Is seen and heard But invisible and silent. It's the flow of bonjour, and the sound of a warm voice saying ma souer. It's in the love of "mom frere" in the Tongue of a sibling. It's the ordering of crepes It's accent marks and Ç...
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    The dew tips The morning grass Enveloping the tip In a balloon of water Shimmering and shining In the glow of the risen sun Lining up On the blade Like soldiers at attention....
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    Under tattered newspaper she lies, A product of her Mother’s drug destruction And her father’s drunken gambling. No blanket or shelter All sold for crack She is all that’s left to sell For her father’s gambling debts. She is only 12 But 80 as well. Too much hunger, poverty, Cold a...
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    People walk out Robed in ridiculous attire Fueling my inner cynic, Prompting me to ask, “What are they wearing?” And I honestly wonder Why....
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    There sits a girl Alone in the park. Her hoodie is light, Jeans and Converse dark. Clutching a notebook That she holds dear, Isolated in the park Only squirrels are near. But she is not lonely, Indeed, far from it. For she has a well worn notebook In her lap as she sits A mindful of idea...
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    If you know anything about ten pop culture, you know that adults and the American culture itself send many mixed messages to teens. You may not see the messages, but many teens identify with what I say here. One of the largest mixed messages I see is the portrayal of sex. We are constantly being ...

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