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Published & Contest Winning Poetry

  • June 29, 2017 Published & Contest Winning Poems Mary Rose Fair 1010 3


    "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 900 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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  • Aug 18, 2017

    Begin The Begun

    Community Poetry Mario William Vitale 5
    In the beginning of time
    We sought out a rhyme that would make things begin to shine
    Each of us has been given a real talent to…
  • Aug 18, 2017


    Community Poetry Joey Turner 7
    A fledgling coos into a curious current of air;
    a zephyr of indefinite origin: placid,
    though as dense as stale breath.
  • Aug 17, 2017

    Turtle run

    Community Poetry Mary Steffen 2
    Turtle run upon the midnight blue
    Searching for the twilight
    Upon the pot of gold
  • Aug 17, 2017

    Finding Myself

    Community Poetry Tarlexus Lurry 3
    I would bend down on my knees,
    And pray for better days.
    So I asked God to please,
    Forgive me for my stubborn ways.

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Published & Contest Winning Prose

  • March 10, 2010 Published & Contest Winning Prose Neil Donnelly 17780 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

  • Jul 15, 2017

    A Momentus Chime

    Community Prose Zany Lynn 180
    "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 205 2
    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, or…
  • Jul 09, 2017

    Brown Bags and Skittles

    Community Prose Rosaline Melki 270 4
         Life has its definite depressing moments.  I am sitting in my fiancé’s car, waiting for him, as he walks into a gas station to buy a…
  • Jul 08, 2017

    Grown-Up Stories

    Community Prose Jahdiel Wingard 190
    Dr. P: “So.... it's been awhile since the last time you were in here. How old are you now?”
    Me: “16. Well I turn 16 in a month, in…