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Poem / Poetry

October 05, 2010

Reads: 394

Comments: 2

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Hey everyone! First time posting in a while. This is a poem comparing the White House fields to the open fields next to the Somme River in France. For those of you who don't know, that was a site of one of the biggest and bloodiest battles in world war… Read More
A poem in reference to internal struggle and love's cycle with its effects. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 12, 2010

Reads: 316

Comments: 1

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A short poem on a metaphor of life and pain. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 18, 2010

Reads: 214

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

The prompt was orchard. Read More
I am terrible at summarizing my work. But trust me, if you read this you will like it. Read More
I wrote this a while back, it's about how sometimes the difficult things in life can make you a better person. Read More
This poem is a similie/metaphor poem explaining how life is like a video game. Read More
This poem is a similie/metaphor poem explaining how life is like a video game. Read More

Reads: 221

Comments: 1

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This is a reworking of something I posted a few weeks ago. It's quite an elaborate metaphor on friendship and feelings about a person's situation in life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 08, 2010

Metaphor for workplace conflicts and how they ultimately effect one unfortunate employee. Read More
The title is a metaphor for the poem. It's pretty much saying, "If I don't wake up..." which is something EVERYONE takes for granted. Read More
It is truly the fall of mankind to know of its own mortality. Read More
The first chapter of a dreamy, disturbing tale about artistic urges; set in a made-up land of dense forests and golden plains. Read More
Just a poem I wrote at about 11 o' clock at night on a note on my phone. Yeah. Inspiration hits me at odd times. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 27, 2010

The fifth part of the Heptology Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 27, 2010

The fourth part of the Heptology. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 27, 2010

The third part of the Heptology. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 27, 2010

First part of the Heptology Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 19, 2010

Reads: 398

Comments: 1

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A poem about people, prejudice and preconceptions Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 29, 2009

Reads: 218

Comments: 1

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Some body horror type stuff, mainly metaphorical. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 24, 2009

Reads: 353

Comments: 2

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Sometimes poetry, like music, doesn't need to have a meaning or tell a story. We're trying out sounds, images, structures, putting old words into new contexts and new words into old contexts. Just for the fun of it. And then perhaps, meaning, or better still, layers of meaning begin to… Read More

Reads: 864

Comments: 9

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This one's for those who have been trying to get through to the ones they love. This metaphor mentioned in my writing below could make the difference for you. ~Love ya!~ purplecow919 Read More
A man without a memory wakes up in a field, who is he, how did he get here, maybe the city of Metaphor will tell him? Read More

Reads: 1031

Comments: 2

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A metaphor for how women are expected to fulfill an ideal image and when we fall short we sit back and wish bitterly to be someone else. Read More

Reads: 844

Comments: 37

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The tale of a Rose. Read More
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