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Published & Contest Winning Poetry

  • June 29, 2017 Published & Contest Winning Poems Mary Rose Fair 7657 4


    "Winner of the Open Community Poetry Contest for the period April 1 - June 30, 2017. See commentary below."-Ed.

    "Scientists have long considered the ability to recognize oneself in a mirror to be an index of high cognitive ability...there is every reason to suspect that elephants may be capable of far more complex cognition than is currently…
  • June 22, 2017 Published & Contest Winning Poems Joey Turner 7674 2


    "Runner-up of the Open Community Poetry Contest for the period April 1 - June 30, 2017."-Ed.

    A branch’s charcoal shadow
    cast by an evening sun
    traces a single line of trifling ants
    following in file under an oak’s shade
    avoiding the rays, scurrying;

Community Poetry

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  • Jan 11, 2018

    Rock the night

    Community Poetry Mary Steffen 71
    Rock the night
    Glory days

    Live on love
    Not hate
  • Jan 10, 2018

    A Needling Prick

    Community Poetry melusi 106
    Boughs teetered dreamily on the rustling windy dawn preceded
    By a seething rainstorm gushing the prospects with gallons of water,
  • Jan 10, 2018


    Community Poetry melusi 105
    The firmaments saturate the bleak sky surly with dark nimbus,
    A bolt streaks murderously bringing day at night only momentarily
    Then the…
  • Jan 09, 2018


    Community Poetry Mario William Vitale 141
    you base your reality on the external
    paying little need or homage for what's internal
    one soul soars while the other one burns
    in this…

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Published & Contest Winning Prose

  • March 10, 2010 Published & Contest Winning Prose Neil Donnelly 29202 5

    Fogtown: A Musical

    Again the dusk has filled this town with fog a sight I've grown accustomed to; odd shapes and silhouettes become dancers and these cracked calloused streets have become their stage. As they dance a bullfrog belches in the background a light wind rustles…

Community Prose

  • Dec 28, 2017


    Community Prose akvile 95
    i may have made some mistakes in life which might darken me whatever much
  • Oct 05, 2017


    Community Prose Sophia Nagy-Rizzuto 626 2
    When do I tell you? When should I tell you? Life will soon send me on my way again and then it will be too late.
  • Jul 15, 2017

    A Momentus Chime

    Community Prose Zany Lynn 1496
    "Excuse me, could you give me a pair of chopsticks?" I averted my eyes to what had been handed me and realized they had been mismatched. I…
  • Jul 11, 2017


    Community Prose Rosaline Melki 3540 5

         We get tests in life.  Tests in whether we give up, or become stronger.  Tests in love; how far it will stretch.  Is it unconditional,…