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‘The Biopsy’ and other poems

By: CLS Sandoval The Biopsy  My husband and my baby were waiting in the waiting room.  I knew it was better that way, but I pretty immediately wanted to hear her gurgles and giggles and for him to hold my…

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Sign

By John RC Potter If I couldI would wear a sign for all to see, words of wisdom and wit: Emotionally Closed for the Season and perhaps thatwould protect mefrom those whodesperately crave lovebut cannot fully give it. ### John…

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Pompeii

By: Rehanul Hoque Dedicated to Taslima Akter Rima Unruly clouds wading through the vast though rendered thrillTo a distant heart, were enough to cut an insane darkness into piecesFalling sharp over a city, followed byVery aggressive flame spurted out on…

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Redefining Goals

By: Bruce Levine Thinking about tomorrow Focused on prospects Waiting in the stillness of inertia Projects and process Held in the hand of external forces Glimmers on the horizon Reinforcing the momentum of the future Pathways defined with hope As…

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‘The Pattern of Each Dazzling Pyramid’ and other poems

By: Paweł Markiewicz The pattern of each dazzling pyramid-poem name 1 word: ………….term 2 words ……… …………term 3 words ……… ………. …………..term 4 words ……….. ………… ………. ………..what he/she does make 5 words ……… …… …….. ………… ………what he/she does…

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The core

By: James Aitchison In every soul, there is a quiet core.It is immune to fear, hunger,strife and conflict, and theimpermanence of life cannotpenetrate it unless permitted.The essence of your soullistens to the quiet Voicethat speaks with detachment.Like thousands of seedsscattered…

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Did I tell you I’m writing a novel?

By: Jacob Keating In the emails I’ve sent to publishers, I’ve said it’s about ‘inner-vastness’ and ‘roads left un-walked’ and a twenty-something in search of an always-lost-something. – I never tire of hyphens; they’re like bridges between words. I’d like…

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‘Merriment’ and other poems

By: D A Angelo Merriment  Sometimes it’s good to walk in the countryside to watch a merry-go-round of clouds while the sky shifts to a warm glow. Sometimes it’s good to watch hares pose like National Geographic models in a…