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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Sculpted by his own two hands Engraved by his own heart Shaped by his soul and Blessed by his words His creation of wonder Of beauty and grace He pines for that which is his But can never belong to him Oh, her curves and her gaze Smooth marble of life A figure to hold, to see, But never t...
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    He builds And builds Higher And wider Only To watch it fall Again And again Another try Another tumble Anger Frustration Disappointment He tries It falls Never to hold By its own strength Finally He stands up And walks away. Stupid sandcastles....
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    It was Heaven on Earth Castle in the Sky, Medley of Life Nature, trimmed to perfection Nature, a blooming confection Gleaming lights and far-reaching spires A palace to make the angels envious A palace to make the angels jealous 'Never,' they decreed 'Never for Humanity. ...
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    When they looked up Rapunzel They locked her in a tower A tower that touched the sky And tickled the clouds When they locked up her sister They locked her in a cottage A cottage that hugged the ground And kissed the grass And why, you ask, should the sister Be awarded the shoddy arrang...
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    We came by boat By foot, by plane, by car We were refugees of poverty Of persecution, of boredom, of war We came for the Land of the Free Land of Opportunity, Lady Liberty On streets paved with hope Gold would be ours for the taking Dreams would be our reality No dream denied, no dream de...
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    he's calling you you boys, you girls so fall out of BED and laugh a laugh —dream a dream he's lonely there he's waiting there for you to come and play we'll run all day and hunt all night we'll never sleep at bedtime never drink our medicine we'll tease the ...
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    We heard she was beautiful, Graceful and kind. She was a flower blooming To greet the sun. They said she was cursed; She was under a spell. On her sixteenth year, She would prick her finger On a spinning wheel And sleep forever. We were told she would wake Only to true love’s kiss. W...
  • Poetry > Limerick
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    Clock ticking Feet tapping Pens clicking Markers capping Papers shuffle Backpacks zip Jackets ruffle Books rip Children sleeping Bee buzzing Teacher teaching Window closing Keys jingling Bus nearing Bell ringing Kids cheering...
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    Give me a word I’ll give you a rhyme Give me a nickel I’ll give you a dime Give me a shop I’ll give you a profit Give me an engine I’ll give you a rocket Give me an inch I’ll give me a mile Give me a flower I’ll give you a smile Give me your heart And I’ll give you t...
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    Wishing for a fairytale, Hoping for a dream come true— Here’s a little story twist I’d like to share with you. Cinderella had two sisters Who worked her to the bone— ‘til a shoe made her a princess; Now the castle is her home! But now let’s say Miss Cindy’s picky, Won’t ...
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    i'm living in a fairytale where all my dreams come true i've found my happily ever after standing here with you like a damsel in distress i've cried my lonely tears like the knight in shining armor you broke through all my fears like a common girl in rags i've had my...
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    I had a dream last night. There were reindeer on the roof Despite their acrophobia. Santa was stuck in the chimney And Mrs. Claus was hitting him with a broom (that she'd borrowed from her friend, the witch) And scolding him for eating so much And then riding a sleigh Rather than working ou...
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    Count on me To be Your flower in the desert Your hope when you are lost The star that lisghts the sky The help you've always sought Count on me To be Your flower in the desert Your diamond in the rough The candle in the darkness The one you're thinking of Count on me To be Your flo...
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    That girl With the glare that can freeze fire With the deafening shriek during any situation dire With the temper that rages like a storm With the stubbornness that keeps you up 'til morn That girl With the smile that turns midnight into morning With the knack to give lectures without sound...
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    What would happen if I were you, and you were me? Would I still be able to climb the apple tree? Or would that be you, pretending to be me, Climbing up that apple tree? What if the day sky were black instead of blue? The color of night, would it be new? When would come the morning dew? Wou...
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    On that time When day enters night, The moon is full, and shining bright. A baby wails. A cricket chirps. But otherwise, No sound is heard. And then you hear it: A gentle pad Like your footsteps Upon the sand. With clear eyes agleam And teeth razor-sharp Any man...
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    My heart, my darling, the love of my life Are you really, truly, who you say? To say you love me, then cause me such strife And take my heart and throw it away Like some discarded trash you desire no more. Though I loved you, I loved you, with my body and soul And cared for you from my very co...

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