Category Archives: Life

the ultimate humility, Poetry by Veena Veana

The ultimate humility:

frustration,

letting go of frustration;

pain,

letting go of pain;

anger,

letting go of anger; Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to the Island, Poetry by Kim M. Russell

Genre: Society, Life   Saying Goodbye to the Island  © Kim M. Russell, 2016    The sea rises Eating away the coast Until the village Becomes an island ghost Deserted Derelict Dangerous Haunted by gulls And scavengers A watery soundscape Of … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Misunderstanding, Poetry by Stephanie Marie

I could never seem to grasp the concept of a parent disregarding the life of their very offspring. What could possibly be so enticing that one feels the need to abandon such a personal creation of art? Continue reading

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If I Was President, Poetry by Molimau Fatu

This country would actually
Cherish the diversity
It has instead of using it
Like an illusion of unity
Only to earn dollars
Building it not from the bloodshed
Of genocides and chains of slavery
But use the gift of each civilization Continue reading

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My Derision, Poetry by Kira Rice

My heart yearns for beauty yet I look in ruins,

my soul thirsts yet I search in barren lands,
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The Tree of Life, Poetry by Andrew Durbin

There was a time not long ago when tales and songs were sung
Of knights and kings, and wizards wise, and wells where water sprung.
My tale tonight shall tell you of a place where magic dwelt,
And what became of this old bard, and what I saw and felt.
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To Build A Home, Poetry by Stephanelle Mewouo

To build a home is to tear apart
All the things that broke our hearts.
To tie together all the strings
That hung about lost as they sway with our movements like wings.
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Dear Bully: A Collection of Poems about Bullying, Poetry by Joyce Fields

Dear Bully:
We forgive you for the hurt that you’ve caused,
For the pain and the terror you’ve brought us.
Some good has come from your horrible ways
Because, Dear Bully, you’ve taught us
How not to treat others, how not to act
How not to cause others to fear us. Continue reading

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#1, Poetry by Kindra Talley

I guess you start to understand what angels feel like when you have kissed the devil on her stomach. When you have danced with the demons and pulled the skeletons out of your closet to display everything that ever was before her. Continue reading

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CAN YOU HEAR THE TICKING MA?, Poetry by Bobby Stevenson

Can you hear the ticking ma of the clock upon the wall?
The time is fast approaching when we won’t be here at all.

Can you hear the bombers ma as they fly above our heads?
They’re only trying to end it ma, get ready to be dead. Continue reading

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