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  1. Vibrant Colors

    • By Paul T. East
    • Published: July 2016
    Don't Judge Me

    Don't judge my cover; it's not mine.
    I was given this to wear for the duration of my time.
    Over time it has become creased, ripped, and worn,
    A once perfect canvas the day I was born.

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  3. The Well

    • By Laurie A. Eisenhart
    • Published: February 2006

    You were to be my well
    But there was little to drink
    How am I to slake my thirst
    When you taunt me like an oasis...

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  4. Seeds Of Growth

    • By David Rivera
    • Published: February 2006
    A Poem About The Cycle Of Life

    Water the seed, and a plant will grow.
    Feed the plant, and a tree will grow.
    Give a tree room, and it will bloom.
    A seed to a plant,

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  6. A Stream, River And Ocean

    Poem Of A Journey To Adulthood

    She was born
    The stream, from an old spring and eternal mother.
    Goes down n' down with
    The help of the power of the spring,...

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    I really like the creative image likening the course of a river from stream to an ocean with the journey from childhood to adulthood. It's a cool literary scene.

  7. Absent

    In a sea of salt waters
    Endevours are enclosed
    As insobriety washes away
    My lifes secrets are exposed...

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  8. Love Is

    • By T.M.L
    • Published: May 2008

    Love is a burning candle
    It's not always easy to handle
    It burns, but it's still beautiful
    And it makes celebrations oh so meaningful...

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    This poem touched me in a great way. The people could have well been my teacher of teachers this night. I fell better for knowing the one I love is more near to my heart this night then ever...

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  10. Midnights Calling

    • By Molly Nicole Russell
    • Published: December 2013
    Poem About Seeing What People Are Really Like

    First moons light
    Darkness is bright.

    Silvers reflects pure...

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  11. The Tree

    • By Paul T. McMahon
    • Published: June 26, 2018
    Metaphor For The Cycle Of Life

    Once a tree spoke to me in words of color and grace.
    It said to exist it had to persist in its purpose to have its place.
    In hues of green it said it had seen many a year and season
    With interesting features like other creatures, which added branches of reason.

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  12. Skeletons

    • By Debbie Grenier
    • Published: June 2011
    Traumatic Memories Locked Away Like Skeletons In A Closet

    The welcome mat outside my door
    is dusty, old & worn
    'cuz people have been entering in
    since the day that I was born

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  13. The Calm Before A Storm

    • By Shana
    • Published: May 2015
    Poem Comparing Love To A Thunderstorm

    I hate the way you remind me of a thunderstorm
    The way the violent wind, rain, and lightning shake me...
    You shake me
    And yet I find myself unable to resist stepping out into the madness

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