Most Recent Poetry

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Mother
By , East Hampton, NY
She never listens. She can never be proud of who I am. Sure she has survived so much. Yet, why does she have to take the hope I have that she will ever  be proud of me. Is she stuck in her own miserable pain too? Is she dealing with a... (more »)
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A Letter to Hunger
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Dear Hunger Please stop knocking at my door I just ate a big meal Why would I want more? You make my stomach thunder And make my eyes rain You’ve never brought me happiness You only bring me pain I try to sleep you away But... (more »)
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That One Day You Didnt Show Up To School and I... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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That one Monday morning you didn’t show up to school I waited for you. I missed half of first period when I realized You weren’t coming. In the twenty six minutes I wasn’t in math Numbers actually made sense to everyone.... (more »)
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PEANUT SOAP
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PEANUT SOAP The poem of George Washington Carver Partner: Cameron Surmeian    Born a slave near Diamond, Missouri His father killed, and his mother, kidnapped Showed promise as a painter, decided to pursue a career in... (more »)
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One Boy's Struggle
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The boy in the mirror, his face a mess. Mess of tears. Brought from a life of drugs and alcohol. His ankles bare witness to bad mistakes. But not his own. His body is not strong. Yet his mind is stronger still. Fear. Guilt. Confusion.... (more »)
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The Wind That Blows
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Will the wind even blow in my hair or will it flow to side and miss me everywhere Im not a bad kid, or a sad kid, but thats what im forced to think because im a mad kid Will the leaves fall on my head or will they leave instead ... (more »)
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School is Difficult
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School is difficult They don’t let you talk, if you don’t get good grades you’ll come home and sulk School is difficult Write 8 hours a day and what do you say? I don’t get any more time in my day! School is... (more »)
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Koi in the Ocean
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I am a bubble. A pocket of air thats surrounded by water. I live in the lake by the ocean. I stay in my bubble. The ocean isn’t safe. It crashes and cries and hurts So i don’t go near the ocean. The ocean has lots of things... (more »)
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honey drops
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my mom likes her tea hot steaming and scorching. she insists on having the golden honey from the farm down the dirt road where the bees buzz all around their hives and they live peacefully. the trip is short and sweet, just like my mom... (more »)
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anti-climatic This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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we drive for hours, up and down these neon-lit roads our loud laughter keeping our minds awake we carefully watch a short film of the night two bodies slowly walking the streets, kissing one another's soft lips wishing for each moment... (more »)
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Foreign Intruders
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Is it odd they come for freedom,  when freedom is at least. For even our own citizens turn the other cheek. They come to escape the fighting, these "foreigners" do indeed. But what greets them is the most horrible... (more »)
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DEPRESSION
By , van wert , OH
Well this is just a start of everything it starts as “D” damaged from all the hurt “E” embrace your inner beauty that is supposed to be there “P” praise the lord when he is supposed to be there for all the damn battles that you fight... (more »)
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Epic of Gilgamesh by Andrew R. George
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Why Enkidu? Why do you leave me now when I need you the most? “Is that the way it is with friends?” (50) I can “see neither what was ahead...nor behind” (59) without you. You were a ray of sunshine in my cloud of darkness, But that... (more »)
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Epic of Gilgamesh by Andrew R. George
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Why Enkidu? Why do you leave me now when I need you the most? “Is that the way it is with friends?” (50) I can “see neither what was ahead...nor behind” (59) without you. You were a ray of sunshine in my cloud of darkness, But that... (more »)
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Just Another Broken Introvert This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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If my cracking lips could gather the strength to speak I would say a witty joke, or a compliment dripping with honey. Maybe then, my friends would stay.   If my tongue could manage I would answer the woman with her... (more »)
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Butterflies
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The both of you were careless butterflies I held you close in my hands Trying to contain you both Wanting to keep you forever Both too different from each other One bright The other dim It was a beautiful chaos You shone bright before me Providing... (more »)
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