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  1. Free!

    • By Matthew C. Doll
    • Published: November 8, 2020
    Spending Time In Nature During The Pandemic

    I awoke to a pestilence, a pandemic across the nations,
    Feeling anxiety, fear, and seeing massive condemnation,

    Thinking, pondering, how could anyone thrive?

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  3. War Why?

    • By Kylie Duke
    • Published: June 2008
    Poem Questioning War And Fighting

    Hurt, pain, suffering, people are dying.
    What's going on? We're both crying.
    Guns, hand grenades, and bombs too,
    People running scared; they don't know what to do.

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    I can see what you write and totally agree with you, I may not be in a war but my family lived in Iraq until my brother got killed there. His family lives now in Netherland but they still...

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  4. Prayer

    The World Needs Your Healing

    Protect us, Lord, and send your healing,
    Receive our prayers that keep on pouring.
    Allow your people to have their second chance.
    Yes, Lord, we are begging you hand in hand.

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  6. My Mask

    Poem About Wearing A Mask During Covid

    I just want to be a good friend.
    I'm not here to start a new trend.
    I know I'm not the perfect fit.
    I know I may irritate you a bit.

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    So true! I love how it is told from the mask's perspective! If I were a mask, I definitely would have those thoughts. These times are so difficult!!
    -Raven Schewe, age 11

  7. Icon

    • By Randy Pela
    • Published: January 2011
    Poem About Michael Jackson

    You taught me the ABC's and my 123's. Your musical genius will go down in history.
    Your nickname was the King of Pop. You Never Stopped Until You Got Enough.
    People of all ages learned to Rock With You, Billie Jean wasn't your lover and you Beat It too.
    Your music was Black or White, Thrilling was your game. Now that you're not here the world will never be the same.

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    • Rating 4.30
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    Michael Jackson saved my life when things starting falling apart for me. I believed in him and his music. His words of love and peace in each song he wrote and performed. When things got ugly...

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  8. A Brave Nurse, That She Is...

    • By Kimberley Thomas
    • Published: May 13, 2020

    A brave nurse, that she is.
    She faces her fears for us,
    By whipping on her scrubs and gloves
    Each day with no fuss.

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  10. Rise Above

    • By Adrienne M. Herbst
    • Published: October 2016
    Response To Orlando Tragedy

    Today another tragedy in the news,
    Senseless violence from people with nothing to lose.
    Never once thinking about the destruction and pain,
    Instead only focused on placing the blame.

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    • Rating 4.28
  11. Darfur

    • By Fortesa Veselaj
    • Published: September 2008

    The colors of their faces,
    The tears that they shed.
    The writing on the walls,
    Their parents nearly dead. ...

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    When ever I think of such crisis that covers Africa I couldn't save my face from getting choked, my eyes from precipitating, my shirt from getting wetted. All I do is pray to God to restore...

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  12. Never Ending Fight

    • By Ryan Saleh
    • Published: February 2010
    Poem About The Conflict In Gaza

    Planes coming in at night.
    Tanks coming in at dawn.
    Dreams attacking us in our sleep.
    You can see that shadow creep.

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  13. Daddy Broke Her

    • By Marinela Reka
    • Published: April 2009

    There she lay in a room so low
    Only in that room, little did she know
    She saw no sunlight, she saw no snow
    No place to explore no place to go...

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