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Joy’s Marrow
by AcquaPazza
 The Bible correctly states it: Shaming rots the bones. Wine has turned to vinegar; vinegar to dust. Joy’s marrow Long since seen healing blood. Break open my bones and you’llSee only hope deferred.
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Like Slick Rick I Like To Tell A Story
by Mario Vitale
Here's a little story that needs to be heardabout an old couple who lived in the hoodfirecrackers blazing outside there window panefolks had insisted the couple was insanetake heed to the reader as best as you canthe old Oscar man had a definite planfine capabilities blown up in desirewould play his Sly & Family Stone…
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Clear View
by Balance_Striver
My vision is clear the mind is healedHeart on my sleeve not concealedVictory is sweet though losses teachWe stand out and stay firm like a ripe peachHave to say it now that life is a giftWhen the flesh ends our spirit will float and drift
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Hours
by karlodel
 In a minuteIn a dayA lot can happenIf you stay.You can get lost in tranceOr be perplexed by chance.But what you can't doIs if there is nothing TO do.You can get called names and stuffAnd you'll hear them say a lot of unsolicited bluff.They think they know the answerBut what they don't know is that…
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bumper to bumper
by karlodel
 I can feel the heatFrom the engine.The sizzle from theTire breaking.The smog from theExhaust pipe.I can feel the heat.I can hear the noiseFrom every part of the car.The clanking from theBearings holding.The skidding from theTire breaking.The rumbling from theEngine running.I can hear the noise.I can smell the stenchFrom the interior.The worn out seatsMade of cloth…
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a cord on the neck
by karlodel
 As I walk through the mallI see a pet shop on my leftIn it, a display of ordinary andThe not so ordinary creatures.They lay there in their cagesWaiting for their moment to be free.There was a bird there, singingOn top of its lungs while dancingTo the tune of its own melody.Unfazed by the moment of…
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Contemplating
by madisonfawrelle
It was dark. The trees extended their branches to the moon.The seagulls screeched the sound of life. Stony houses, gardens with magnolias.Or orchids. I couldn't tell the difference in the dark. The cold brought rose to the cheeks of the child. Rose. More like purple I should say. I wouldn't know. It was dark. Green looked grey that night. Reminded me of things. A veil soft…
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Contemplating
by madisonfawrelle
It was dark. The trees extended their branches to the moon.The seagulls screeched the sound of life. Stony houses, gardens with magnolias.Or orchids. I couldn't tell the difference in the dark. The cold brought rose to the cheeks of the child. Rose. More like purple I should say. I wouldn't know. It was dark. Green looked grey that night. Reminded me of things. A veil soft…
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Contemplating
by madisonfawrelle
It was dark. The trees extended their branches to the moon.The seagulls screeched the sound of life. Stony houses, gardens with magnolias.Or orchids. I couldn't tell the difference in the dark. The cold brought rose to the cheeks of the child. Rose. More like purple I should say. I wouldn't know. It was dark. Green looked grey that night. Reminded me of things. A veil soft…
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THEY ARE BIRDS…
by Saibal Ray
They float on the ocean of sky.In the land of the cloud they fly.They are happy, they are swift,They are cool and very sweet.Their eyes are glittering jewels –Plumages are like soft flannels.Their chirping sounds polite.They fly high in a flight.They chirp like a happy songEven when they feel wrong.They are birds , they are…
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