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Published & Contest Winning Poetry

  • June 29, 2017 Published & Contest Winning Poems Mary Rose Fair 13929 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 14452 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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  • Jul 02, 2018

    Count to three, won't you?

    Community Poetry Lynn 121
    Plain and simple it may seem
    Life is not simple
    You will see
    Things around me
    Twirl and whirl
    Like my insides
    All a cream
  • Jul 01, 2018

    Loose ends

    Community Poetry Lynn 124
    Sometimes it seems
    That the day starts well
    When all is planned
    And pain repelled
  • Jun 24, 2018

    So Far

    Community Poetry melusi 69
    The onslaught of this year's bleary mishaps is nothing new to me
    Depriving my soul of more enviable emotions which come in short spurts,
  • Jun 10, 2018

    Weightless Tapestry

    Community Poetry Mario William Vitale 184

    Theirs is a strange art, the weaving of

    Air and sound into a weightless tapestry

    hanging in the church, a vibrating cloth free


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Published & Contest Winning Prose

  • March 10, 2010 Published & Contest Winning Prose Neil Donnelly 42269 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

  • Feb 24, 2018

    Evening Dues

    Community Prose Zany Lynn 900
    Vincent walked on. The streets were never like this. The awareness kills him. Why did he not acknowledge her? Surely what they shared for…
  • Feb 11, 2018

    A walk goes a long way

    Community Prose Lynn 1100
    Days just fly by. I am truly grateful, I am. I arise each day before light breaks and retire before the clock chimes for me to return…
  • Jan 30, 2018

    When the light fades

    Community Prose Lynn 1249

    Each living moment reminds me of her. Her smile. Her jokes. I miss Mum a lot more than I ever understood.
  • Dec 28, 2017


    Community Prose akvile 961
    i may have made some mistakes in life which might darken me whatever much