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SOOO, this is not really a story (It is but it's more of like a story that I am telling) Now you may not want to read what I have in here but I want to share this (Because I feel like I should in some sort of way)… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 15, 2017

Reads: 14

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

Like monasteries of old, you, lie perched on a hillside near the village You are mysterious, somber & silent yet there are no huge carved Wooden doors flung open wide to welcome weary travelers, And you offer no bowl of soup made from scraps garnered by begging friars Your… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 15, 2017

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Sits beside his window, his red-rimed eyes Unseeing In his mind are sunsets and rainbows, And shining stars in the dense cold blackness Of space He listens to the laughter of children, mixed With the static roar of the engines Of ancient warplanes, And longs… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 15, 2017

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Love Your Neighbor Jesus said it best but many of us disagree his humble plea Shades of red, white & blue but nothing knew It used to be customary to hold open then door but I guess that's too Studio 64 In times of trouble Mother Mary… Read More

Tags: love, hope, beauty

Poem / Poetry

October 15, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Death, thou was once an uncouth hideous thing, Nothing but bones, The sad effect of sadder grones, Thy mouth was open, but thou could not sing For we considered thee as at some six Or ten years hence, After the loss of life and sense, Flesh being… Read More

Tags: love, hope, faith

Poem / Poetry

October 15, 2017

Reads: 8

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

freedom is just another word we search through loose loop holes at the parting of the seams yet I stand alone outside through its briars of ivy dew for I hit a tender nerve as if you haven't heard inside we hide behind four walls that bind we can… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Do you hide a secret which cannot be told? Read More
woke up today looked at your picture to get me started love is a gamble and I'm so glad that I'm winning your eyes glisten in the sun ready for some fun hands, eyes & face we stand without a trace the moment that we met how can I… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 13, 2017

Reads: 6

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

awake the sound of children playing in the street ice cream truck comes around to offer a taste the salt air permeates the senses where we dwell columns of stones cross the pathway the orient is exquisite this time of year eyes piercing back at me cupcake… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 13, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: hope, dreams

Poem / Poetry

October 12, 2017

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Should you decide to stay in a hotel that is somewhat off the shelf, Is quaint, a hundred years old but costs a reasonable amount of pelf, The Steam Train Hotel is yer place in the town of Antonito, Colorado! Guests have included my spouse and me and the… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 12, 2017

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Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

thought of lucid dreams with hay pillow clouds in the sky a tear falls from the face of a little girl shades of grey turned to light The little girl speaks," Sugar is sweet so sweet as honey from a bee." she dreamed a dream set in… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

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Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

This was written on one of those days that we all have sometimes where it seems like everything is going wrong. Eventually, you get over it, pick yourself up, and move on. I've listed it as song lyrics because I had a little tune running through my head at… Read More

Tags: love, hope, alone, sadness, fear

Positive reinforcement is very important for young/beginner poets especially, and constructive feedback is always an important goal, yet poets do need to develop thick skins without losing intra- and extra- personal sensitivity. All the great schools of poetry, The Romantics, The Mersey Sound, The Beats, The French Romanticists met… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Romance

October 09, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Hoping for a speedy recovery Read More

Tags: love, hope, life

Book / Romance

October 09, 2017

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Grey had been the first to start calling her Star. He told her she had such a bright view on the world that it was like she simply was a star. She knew his parents didn’t approve of him hanging out with her- being friends with her, Elliana Blake,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 09, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

How joy feels Read More

Tags: hope, joy, light

Poem / Poetry

October 08, 2017

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

https://youtu.be/UkKUyGtut1g Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 08, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

Momma of Pearls Since there's nothing I could find That was worth giving you, I sat down to think a while And write a line or two If I had a magic wand I'd wave it just for you, And give you anything you'd like No matter… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 08, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

deeper onto deep ludic dreams & hay where the body lay the soul permeates a reason for being a struggle from deep within out of the heart comes a word as if you haven't already heard I'm falling head long into a vast expanse of sand when will you… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 08, 2017

Reads: 0

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

outside we often will hide behind the doom & gloom nature has a way to open up our senses in vested spaces look deeper and you will see a reason to be smile behind the silvery vortex in your mind there in the middle of a field a blade… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 08, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A Reason To Be standing on the corner suit cases in my hand looking for a place to lay my head amidst the walking dead shadows block the vortex in my mind slowly I move one step at a time to climb there is a crystal clear… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 08, 2017

Reads: 21

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The leaders of light are now all sleeping no more will they stand proud above the dawn And the murderers who left the crowds all weeping Remain alive to cast hate on and on Every scent of fear has warnings to remember every echo in the thunder… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

This poem is for giving a little reflection on what makes the human attached to life, and living it until the end with its ups and downs. Read More

Book / Romance

October 08, 2017

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Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Moving to a new town on your own is always daunting, moving to a new town and being 8 months pregnant and twenty-three is even more daunting. Alianna is focused on creating a new happy and safe life for her baby, falling in love was never part of the plan.… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 07, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Sip on my forty one foot on the floor One, two, three & to the flow Drop this dope joint right From a young G’s perspective I done need got caped cause my beeper kept beeing Falling back on that ass No one gets by one a free pass… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

through a looking glass although dull hard to tell a notion of a smile to make you think a while got something brewing & you knew what you were doing just like your a baseball flavor runnning to home plate call it fate society is falling like gravity its… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Reads: 19

Comments: 1

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The Life is Life House

Tags: death, hope, life

Poem / Poetry

October 07, 2017

Reads: 14

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

https://youtu.be/s5BJXwNeKsQ it started to rain on the night that we first decided to fly inside I was a bundle of nerves and then the suspense kicked in we huddled close behind the many gadgets to explore little by little we drew momentum to the setting of the… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 06, 2017

Reads: 15

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Birdsong When I am gone, I leave to you the sunlight that sparkles on the lake the fresh green grass and the scent of lilacs. You may have all birdsong and a billion stars and a soft warm breeze to touch you in my stead. I leave… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

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