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Poem / Poetry

October 21, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

To think Is one thing To comprehend Is another To have confidence in oneself Is one thing To totally believe in oneself Is another To speak as if you have it Is one thing To know it Is another Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 21, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

you can't stop the rain from falling down you can't silence a fool from thei miserable plight but you can smile to brighten a day one hand to hold a heart will mend if we fix our eyes the seeketh self to please we maybe knocked down on our… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 21, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

So much heart so much love so much need Janis Joplin I cry to watch your heart bleed What a talent you brought to the world Time has seen your legend unfold How sad that your life was lost to the abyss Of uncertainty and need, oh how you… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

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The Booksie Classic House

chosen are we pierced with tears always thinking no one cares we got loose change a chance to rearrange people can be strange stop dragging my heart around then without a sound it suffices to say at first we see the light of its vast domain shaped… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

‘War And Peace Among Nations’ is a reflection on what takes place in the psyche of any nation at war, and how its events shape and affect the life experience of even its youngest and most vulnerable members. I hope that my impressions of how the events of those traumatic… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

You believed in free verbal expression. However, the law harassed you with repression. Your fans loved you. You had quite a following. What you said on stage and on records had them laughing. Some of your words were an inappropriate quip. You had to deal with drug… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 20, 2017

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The Review Chain House

Decades stretched a cord, across years, up the stairs, and around chairs coiling beyond the door of one small room, groomed by the sun, of a Saturday afternoon... I am floating on a sea of a hardwood floor Prone, on my back, upon a lavender rug Examining… Read More

Tags: love, life, peace

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The Booksie Classic House

Thump...thump.. Read More

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Comments: 3

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The Life is Life House

Tags: hope, life, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 18, 2017

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Comments: 3

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The Booksie Classic House

shattered glass out on the kitchen floor picking up the pieces of my past move away from the silence to a lingering laugh each of us where's a mask in a disguise in life careless hearts plunge into the rudimentary plausible negativity others cherish the existence of things an… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 18, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

there was a time we used to pray yet for today you claim it ought not be that way used to be a custom to stand for the nations anthem to hold open the door for our neighbor now we treat each other as in a fight with a… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 17, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Tags: lonely, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 17, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

So many of us believe that our parents will eternally be there to protect us from our mistakes and comfort our fears There are some that have been fortunate to say, "My mother is my best friend, " but what happens to those who have lost their mothers and… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 16, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

from his childhood dreams out sitting on his swing from his mommas tender means he shed them in his youth while letting loose as the king would grow he had moments to show going off in the army being late for curfew parting is such sweet sorrow my friend… Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 15, 2017

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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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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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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

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

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Comments: 5

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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

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The Booksie Classic House

Tags: love, peace, silence

Poem / Poetry

October 13, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Tags: life, spring, peace, flower

Poem / Poetry

October 13, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

A short poem about rain, which I love. Inspired by Langston Hughes's "April Rain Song." Enjoy! Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 12, 2017

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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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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

Poem / Poetry

October 11, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Eternity lucid dreams with hay a cloud permeats vast colorization in the sky charcoal apathy the hope to be set free silence eternity has taken a great hold of me in the vast scheme of things there is a remedy we treasure a… Read More

Tags: beauty, peace, ove

Short Story / Young Adult

October 10, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

A girl's bus gets into an accident. Everyone died except her because she landed on a ledge. She goes over what happened in her head. Read More

Tags: smile, peace, sorry

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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Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

Feelings i forgot were apart of living have returned with one of the most beautiful outcomes of all. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 08, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

https://youtu.be/UkKUyGtut1g Read More

Tags: love, hope, peace

Poem / Poetry

October 08, 2017

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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

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