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  1. 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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  3. Promises Of A New Day

    Exploring Life's Possibilities

    The perpetual cadence of the vast sea
    Stirs a restless desire that engulfs me.
    Like an infinite force I dare not impede,
    Briefly rushing in - only to then recede.

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  4. My Boat

    Metaphor Poem For Unappreciated Love

    You were my boat, sleek by design.
    I was your jetty, one of a kind.
    We were deeply in love and made for each other,
    And I promised I'd never harbour another.

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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. Sun And The Moon

    • By Sierra S.
    • Published: June 2017
    Love Knows No Distance

    Oh, what a sweet love story, the sun and the moon.
    The sun lights up the earth, searching for her love,
    Only to recede into the soft ocean tides.
    Just as her love, the moon, does the same shortly after she's gone,

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  8. She Will Look Back

    • By Shabely
    • Published: March 2009

    She starts out pure
    on her path
    Unaware of this unmerciful wrath
    In her mind this does not exist...

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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. 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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  12. Cassidy

    Metaphor Poem For Mom

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

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  13. 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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