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  1. Rising From The Sink

    • By Beth Chorley
    • Published: February 2014
    Poem About Battle With Bulimia

    Crippling waves of anxiety smash against the sides of the boat.
    Broken pieces of the sailing structure fall away into the boundless space of the sea.
    The current is rough, and I realize I have chosen a destructive path.
    I look around at my deck. It is empty and I stand aboard unaided,

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  3. 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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  4. Snow Globe Sea

    Sailing on a plastic boat
    in a snow globe sea
    Look out into reality
    Oh what there might be

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    This poem made me think about how real life is - how everything that is happening is hurting people and breaking people and there is no safe place.

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  6. The Tree

    • By Paul T. McMahon
    • Published: June 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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  7. Fog

    The fog comes
    on little cat feet.

    It sits looking

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  8. The Fields Of Happiness

    Garden As A Metaphor To Happiness Poem

    People say it is a field,
    A lovely field of happiness.
    With flowers spread,
    Throughout this field.

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  10. Cassidy

    Metaphor Poem For Mom

    Sweet as candy,
    Lots of brains,
    Warm as summer,
    Cool as rain.

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  11. The Grandfather Clock

    • By James Sielschott
    • Published: September 2014
    Grandfather Clock Watching Over Family

    In a dusty, dark corner of a very old house,
    sits the tall, wooden worn out clock.
    It has seen its share of memories and pain,
    keeping perfect time with a tick and a tock.

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  12. A New Beginning

    • By Troy Martin, Jr.
    • Published: February 2006
    Metaphor For A Child Growing Up

    A little egg under her mother's wings.
    Yet to be born into the world of things.

    A crack and a pop out she came.

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    Yes it touches to my heart.
    As we are the parents who do this for our children to make them strongest on earth.

  13. The Rose

    • By Billie Jo
    • Published: May 2013
    You're Beautiful As Yourself

    The sun went away
    The sky went black
    Up came the wind
    I fell on my back...

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