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    Rated: E · Contest Entry · #1650893
    2010 QUILL AWARD - BEST POEM STRUCTURED
    Rated: E · Family · #1614487
    A poem for my daughter... a prayer for all young women.
    Rated: E · Drama · #1744877
    A tale of gold, greed, and a discovery made too late. (Form: Quatrains)
    Rated: E · Animal · #1747862
    Groundhog Day - a tribute to Punxsutawney Phil
    Rated: E · Nature · #1716334
    The colors of fall inspire a sense of belonging. (Form: Free Verse)
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #1709956
    “Goodbye.” A very simple word ...
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1707436
    Statues and plaques or a warmth in someone's heart. How will you be remembered?
    Rated: E · Nature · #1688733
    The warnings are clear. Why can't we learn to listen?
    Rated: E · Experience · #1656967
    You can find these heroes.They’re strangers on the street, neighbors, and wives.
    Rated: E · Drama · #1766196
    An ancient curse holds power that time alone can not abate.
    Rated: E · Spiritual · #1650091
    Walk softly so that you will hear the sounds and find an awakening. (Form: Archimedes Pi)
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1777972
    My mask is built in layers of what I want to be. (Form: Monorhyme)
    Rated: 13+ · Family · #1641764
    Celebrating the special bond between mother and child.
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #1776020
    "Somewhere just beyond my reach there's someone reaching back for me."
    Rated: E · Comedy · #1767579
    Fond memories of my favorite episode of “Star Trek.” (Humor)
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1766211
    The reassurance of "together" prompted by a sunset
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1641734
    For too long, words have been mistaken for compassion.
    Rated: E · Family · #1769332
    Actions speak louder than words - An Earth Day celebration
    Rated: E · Comedy · #1640035
    Can a man find perfect love? Yes! (Humor)
    Rated: E · Inspirational · #1774312
    Pray as though everything depends on God. Work as though everything depends on you.
    Rated: E · Nature · #1769494
    A legacy of life. An Earth Day entry for "Coloring The World".
    Rated: E · Psychology · #1625056
    There cannot be light without dark...
    Rated: 13+ · Dark · #1947025
    How do you deal with a loss?
    Rated: E · Cultural · #1756756
    A symbol of Ireland, the spirit of a nation.
    Rated: 13+ · Dark · #1621071
    Wisps of memory - taunting in the light. I cannot take the visions, I only wish for night.
    Rated: 13+ · Comedy · #1947313
    “Oh Daddy, it’s just terrible. My life is now unbearable!” What could I do?
    Rated: E · Nature · #1766117
    The yawning chasm of the night inhales the ebon sea.
    Rated: 13+ · Romance/Love · #1619136
    Remembered feelings shattered on reality's shore.
    Rated: ASR · Military · #1947427
    Sometimes you find familiar words with unexpected meanings. An Honoring our Vets Entry
    Rated: ASR · Romance/Love · #1605834
    A different kind of love poem ... (Form: Free Verse)
    Rated: E · Biographical · #1947898
    Retirement! The Promised Land with time to pursue all my dreams. A Senior Center Entry
    Rated: E · Family · #1743582
    A poetic yarn ... about the magic of yarn. (Form: Quatrains)
    Rated: E · Fantasy · #1602890
    The cold wind of wanderlust guides me down unchartered paths. (Form: Free Verse)
    Rated: E · Family · #1825785
    A family learns about the true meaning of Thanksgiving from their son. (Form: End Rhyme)
    Rated: E · Fantasy · #1828775
    He worked a lifetime for forgiveness. (Form: Narrative in tetrameter)
    Rated: E · Fantasy · #1775467
    "Seek and ye shall find" but at what cost?
    Rated: ASR · Comedy · #1602141
    It's a long climb to the top... then what?
    Rated: E · Nature · #1597600
    With the setting sun, the dreams of flowers come to life.
    Rated: 13+ · Emotional · #1706432
    It’s late afternoon as I walk on the beach ...
    Rated: ASR · Romance/Love · #1591015
    Waiting - but only in memory. (Form: Free Verse)
    Rated: ASR · Experience · #2004984
    Why should I age with grace and poise? A Senior Forum Entry (Form: Couplets)
    Rated: 13+ · Military · #1590694
    Honoring our fallen comrades coming home. (Form: Free Verse)
    Rated: E · Family · #2004855
    A homecoming poem. (Form: Couplets)
    Rated: E · Personal · #1601752
    Finding myself amid forgotten memories (Form: Free Verse)
    Rated: E · Satire · #1589448
    A parody of "Nights in White Satin" by the Moody Blues
    Rated: E · Nature · #1585947
    A fallen oak provides a lesson in not giving up.
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #1583348
    I am trapped by the daughter of deception. (Form: My Own!)
    Rated: 13+ · Romance/Love · #1589153
    Es•pi•al ~ A taking notice of something; a discovery. (Form: Rhyme)
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #1579685
    I listen in the darkness and hear only echoes of silence. (Form: Free Verse)
    Rated: E · Nature · #1575418
    We've turned our backs on the secrets of universe... but they await our return.
    Rated: E · Nature · #1575238
    A unique discovery in the woods leads to a discovery of the heart.
    Rated: E · Family · #1572695
    A day in the life of a five year old girl... (a view from a long, long way away LOL)
    Rated: E · Nature · #1572655
    Invisibly, the rhythms of nature guide our day. (Form: Rhyme using Anaphora)
    Rated: 13+ · Dark · #1569630
    Small fight, big consequences...
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #1563305
    Promises made but never kept... (Form: Free Verse)
    Rated: 13+ · Career · #1551123
    What awaits at the top of the ladder of success?
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #1562965
    When all warmth leaves the world, all that remains... (Form: Free Verse)
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #1558268
    The light of love... (Form: Free Verse) A Bite Size Poetry Entry
    Rated: ASR · Other · #1552434
    Deep within the forest, the music of nature is slowly fading.
    Rated: E · Spiritual · #1541147
    Discovering the akashic records - looking into the mind of God.
    Rated: E · Personal · #1537556
    Sometimes a heart isnt broken, it's just worn down over time.
    Rated: E · Cultural · #1531944
    barrier - anything that restrains or obstructs progress
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1530675
    A journey of self discovery... a journey of hope. (Free Verse)
    Rated: E · Friendship · #1528478
    A walk in the woods, and a returning happy childhood memory.
    Rated: 13+ · Romance/Love · #1526673
    What lays beyond passion? ...a moonlight revelation.
    Rated: E · Biographical · #1525111
    An elegy to Buddy Holly (Form: Kyrielle)
    Rated: ASR · Comedy · #1517315
    A thunderstorm approaches... and there's no avoiding the consequences.
    Rated: E · Nature · #1522816
    A homecoming... (Free Verse)
    Rated: E · Nature · #1518735
    I dreamt of an angel praying... for us all.
    Rated: E · Nature · #1514840
    We rely on nature... what happens when she finally says "no"?
    Rated: E · Nature · #1513119
    Traditional Poetry entry - a morning view of the sky
    Rated: ASR · Dark · #1508500
    What survives the coldness of anothers heart?
    Rated: E · Military · #1941622
    Thoughts on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Rated: E · Family · #1515855
    An important lesson from a child...
    Rated: E · Cultural · #1508385
    Beauty can open doors... or keep one locked in.
    Rated: E · Military · #1903518
    Winner: Honoring our Veterans Contest (Nov 2012)
    Rated: E · Cultural · #1506047
    Not all abuse is at the hands of adults...
    Rated: E · Cultural · #1505440
    They hide in plain sight along our streets... (Social Commentary)
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1778849
    I’m drawn to reflect on changes I see asking “What’s life all about?
    Rated: ASR · Comedy · #1502300
    A night in a pet store... beware the parakeets :) A tongue-in-cheek "The Birds" poem.
    Rated: E · Experience · #2030875
    My only ailment: my hair’s grey ... A Senior Forum Entry
    Rated: ASR · Military · #2030251
    A folded flag, encased in glass, stands in relief ... An Honoring our Vets Entry
    Rated: E · Cultural · #2026942
    A oneness with nature ...
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2024820
    [tris-kahy-dek-uh-foh-bee-uh] In defense of the number “13”
    Rated: E · Family · #2023340
    A bittersweet memory of Christmases past.
    Rated: ASR · Death · #2014414
    “Someday,” he said, “you’ll understand ..." (Form: End Rhyme)
    Rated: E · Military · #2009694
    His shoulders stoop a little now, he doesn't stand as straight. (Form: End Rhyme)
    Rated: E · Military · #2001392
    Symbols of sacrifice. An Honoring our Veterans Entry
    Rated: E · Personal · #1999407
    My memories skip across time ... {Form: End Rhyme) A Senior Forum Entry
    Rated: E · War · #1995196
    June 6, 1944 - The victory begins
    Rated: E · Military · #1990849
    Remembering our Veterans - Memorial Day 2014
    Rated: E · Mythology · #1987192
    The Fates, known as the Moirai, are portrayed as spinners, each with a different task.
    Rated: E · Military · #1985435
    The mournful tune fades with the light. An Honoring Our Veteran's Entry.
    Rated: E · Nature · #1982191
    I love spring - why doesn't she love me?
    Rated: ASR · Military · #1982074
    To those who serve, I swear this oath: I will be your voice. (Honoring Our Veterans Entry)
    Rated: 13+ · Philosophy · #1981869
    He sat with dreams of going home ... (A Senior Forum Entry)
    Rated: 13+ · Mythology · #1981665
    The origins of Charon - the ferryman of death
    Rated: ASR · Philosophy · #1976443
    Angels can be found in every shape and size.
    Rated: E · Military · #1974128
    Honor isn’t just a plaque or marble monument ... An Honoring our Veterans Entry
    Rated: E · Fantasy · #1972818
    A legend to this day persists that dragons will return.
    Rated: E · Military · #1967008
    Another holiday spent explaining why Dad is away. An Honoring Our Veteran's Winner
    Rated: E · Family · #1966287
    Memories decorate my Christmas tree. A Senior Center Forum Entry
    Rated: E · Military · #1961451
    An Honoring Our Veterans Entry
    Rated: E · Military · #1954655
    Honoring our forgotten heroes. GRAND PRIZE WINNER - HONORING OUR VETERANS
    Rated: 13+ · Dark · #1953637
    Cast from the heavens by the hand of He, whose word is a command.
    Rated: E · Military · #1950044
    Here lies the strength of our great land ...
    Rated: E · Cultural · #1838320
    Thoughts on an American symbol. (Form: Quatrains)
    Rated: E · Fantasy · #1832772
    Its outward form was innocence, temptation was its name. (Form: End Rhyme)
    Rated: 13+ · Romance/Love · #1831667
    I watch the dawn caress your face as I lay by your side. (Form: End Rhyme)
    Rated: E · Animal · #1831309
    Dear Lord, he said, I don’t ask much but I’d be grateful for a friend.
    Rated: E · Spiritual · #1830414
    Each year I hear the ringing bells, each source a different story tells. (Form: End Rhyme)
    Rated: ASR · Emotional · #1829670
    The sadness of a child’s teddy bear found among the rubble. (Form: End Rhyme)
    Rated: E · Inspirational · #1826948
    At Thanksgiving, just before December,we pause and take time to remember. (Form:End Rhyme)
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #1813972
    “The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
    Rated: E · Nature · #1789493
    Nature's lessons are all around us - we only need to open our hearts.
    Rated: E · Nature · #1779843
    I so love nature… Why doesn’t she love me? (Humor Form: Quatrains)
    Rated: 13+ · Dark · #1547218
    In rememberance of the Columbine tragedy. (Form: Free Verse)
    Rated: E · Family · #1528961
    Remembered strength and comfort from my father....
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #1979396
    The bonds of love are boundless.
    Rated: ASR · Fantasy · #2111897
    Daganth the Warrior soared the skies ... A DreamTime Dragon Entry
    Rated: 13+ · Writing · #2111488
    When writing becomes more than a pastime. (Form: Free Verse) A Shadows and Light Entry
    Rated: E · Biographical · #2108590
    We are creatures of habit ... (Form: Free Verse) A Shadows and Light Entry
    Rated: E · Sci-fi · #2107259
    First thoughts upon arrival on Mars.
    Rated: E · Dark · #2106893
    As shadows fall across the yard ... A Dark Dreamscapes Entry
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #2106675
    There's someone waiting ... isn't there?
    Rated: E · Nature · #2106383
    The North Wind visited today ...
    Rated: E · Fantasy · #2087721
    In snow-capped peaks, the Wyvern seeks its solitary fate. "The Lair" Entry
    Rated: E · Family · #2085456
    Each line and mark upon her skin ... A "Try Something New" Entry
    Rated: E · Children's · #2085127
    A tale of childhood wonderment ...