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Rain

- Sprinkling softly, the rain falls down to earth, like tears from the heavens. Ironic in this moment, as my own eyes start to well. I close my eyes and bite my lip, pushing back my feelings as a clap ...

By: Collapsed_Universe | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 02 Mar 2019

Caged Bird

- A caged bird Destined for greatness Held back from the world Feeling quite anxious These walls closing fast Nowhere to turn This sad, lonely soul About to crash and burn Cries of sorrow Fill the ai...

By: Collapsed_Universe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jan 2019

Alive

- hello from without please don't pout we'll be there soon  we're just past the big spoon flying through ash throwing a big ole bash and hoping he won't lash - out. his green eyes fail to see  the poi...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jan 2019

Nihilism

- We are but lanterns burning with limited fuel amidst  the darkness   To burn illuminate  slowly fade and die   Leaving nothing  but darkness in our wake once more 

By: Collapsed_Universe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jan 2019

An Enchanting Forest Walk

- I want to take a walk through an enchanted forest.  Feel the dew drops at my fingers.  Sink deep into a magickal cavern.  Get lost in the scents and taste the rain. In my magickal daydream, the fore...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jan 2017

Words and Writing

- As I sit here writing, words flutter from the breezes in my fertile mind. So often, I try to put them on paper or utter them aloud. They come out in a jumble, as if I pulled them from the brambles in ...

By: frogprince | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 09 Nov 2013

Oh Beautiful Sleep

- Sleep, Oh beautiful sleep Let me rest softly For I am so tired Sleep, Oh beautiful sleep Sleep, Oh restful sleep Let me lie down Just one more time Sleep, Oh restful sleep Sleep, Oh warming ...

By: meredith | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Nov 2013

The Circle of Love

- In the 1990's, I worked for a small company that had a worldwide reputation for computer software excellence. I became the Manager of Software Support a few months after I started. It was a nice job b...

By: frogprince | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2013

A Lock That's Lost Its Key

- A whole different world- a world with layers and chambers. Things swirl around- blue and purple smoke, pink and red sweetness, yellow and green tartness rainbows of confusion and blackness deeper tha...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Sep 2013

New Friends, New Blossoms

- You awake one morning and there it is, A flower bud waiting to burst and bloom. Anticipating beauty, Nature's kiss, Gaia awaits it like a brand new groom. Flowers are female, this is very true...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 25 Aug 2013

Finding You

- I hung on the wall incomplete and forgotten. Collecting dust in a battered frame. My paint had long since faded, My past and my present always the same. Unnoticed I hung, As others walked by. W...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Aug 2013

Legacy

- I’m that child. Born to him and her. Who grew too soon. Walked while others crawled. I’m that child. Who heard their words. And somehow knew. I’m that child. Whose pain came all too often. ...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 Jul 2013

I'm Arnold Palmer

- As a young man I loved to play golf. I scuffed around the course. Strong. Wild. Took pride in hitting the ball farther than others. Still do. Yet it took the wisdom and humor of an old timer one day ...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jun 2013

One Bite

- The old bear lumbered slowly along the tree line, his body tired and sore from the many battles that ensured his royalty. The sun barely warmed his exhausted soul anymore as he lay in the daylight bet...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: General | Score: 4.9| Added: 14 Jun 2013

The Ghost

- Half-way across the world, (You guys are so lucky) Is better than gone. (To have them coming home) In Iraq fighting, (I’ll never get to see them) Instead of up in Heaven. (But yo...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jan 2013

According to You...

- The gun slides down, I can feel it at the crown of my head Ready to shoot me dead... Now he has aimed At my heart I'm waiting for the bullet To do its part... Kill me in the dirt, Treat me li...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Dec 2012

Little Bird

- There was once a little bird and she lived free and explored the world. If someone offered her a crumb she would sing and fly for them to make them smile. Late one spring, she found someone who lo...

By: MissAdventure | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.8| Added: 27 Jan 2012