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Items that came into existence for whatever reason... (Lightning bolts!!!)
Stairwell, bathtub, I-17, you name it! Inspiration is found in the strangest places.
Portfolio -> Poems and Stories that Simply Exist
    Rated: E · Music · #1922444
    Lyrics for a friend's techno song.
    Rated: E · Inspirational · #1921949
    Song about persistence and striving for excellence inspired by physics and engineering.
    Rated: · Inspirational · #1920767
    Follow your dreams passionately and they will carry you wherever you want to go.
    Rated: · Other · #1913108
    Inspired by Oliver Stone's series "The Untold History of the United States"
    Rated: · Arts · #1909579
    Lyrics which include an unrhymed pantoum. Inspired by Dali and a Hindi song.
    Rated: · War · #1908022
    Post-apocalyptic work based on the 1959 movie and Shute's 1957 novel by the same name.
    Rated: · Horror/Scary · #1905542
    Revenge. Er, uh, make that crazy revenge with sprinkles on top.
    Rated: · Other · #1904381
    Inspired by The Wind Comb (Chillida 1977) and a recent rejection.
    Rated: · Other · #1903556
    For my Dad, to whom I owe so much of who I am.
    Rated: · Other · #1902530
    Inspired by skydiving, but also relevant to the dance floor. Sung to a blues riff.
    Rated: · Other · #1901542
    Written with Don and Elliott. Not my favorite, but should be documented nonetheless.
    Rated: · Other · #1901339
    I just saw Cloud Atlas and it blew my mind. It got me thinking about my own choices.
    Rated: · Other · #1899704
    I heard the term last week & a friend shared political ideas yesterday, resulting in this.
    Rated: · Other · #1898094
    Application of physics to one's attraction for the object of his/her affection
    Rated: 13+ · Relationship · #1872143
    I'm in an experimental phase, so anything goes right now.
    Rated: E · Other · #1868143
    Words to a song, not a poem. If you like writing hard reviews, please pick something else.
    Rated: E · Holiday · #1711798
    Haiku on candy corn.
    Rated: E · Nature · #1251956
    Botanical poem about a hybrid variety of Christmas Cactus.
    Rated: E · Holiday · #968434
    Acrostic poem for my wonderful Mom on Mother's Day.
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #968027
    For the secret love I can only admire from a distance. * sigh *
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #920084
    Provoked by an apple, I find much more there than I might have expected.
    Rated: E · Animal · #916160
    About my experience playing tic-tac-toe against a live chicken at the mall -- and losing!
    Rated: E · Action/Adventure · #902706
    Friday night fun at the Arizona State Fair, October 22, 2004.
    Rated: E · Inspirational · #902581
    When I think that there just isn't enough to go around, I remember this...
    Rated: E · Animal · #897531
    Based on several encounters along the Grand Canyon Bright Angel trail, Sept. 24th, 2004.
    Rated: E · Sports · #895531
    Inspired by my practice sessions for the upcoming Race for the Cure 5K.
    Rated: E · Travel · #875099
    I've recently been having flashbacks of Amsterdam, although this poem is fictional.
    Rated: E · Satire · #871308
    Double tetractys, written from the perspective of the finger trap.
    Rated: E · Holiday · #859798
    For my wonderful, super-dee-duper Dad on Father's Day!
    Rated: E · Experience · #858754
    How will I ever find my limits if I am unwilling to take a risk?
    Rated: E · Emotional · #857953
    Sonnet in which I get off my high horse and come back to my senses.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #857949
    Breakfast-time poem on self-expression, personal happiness, and cultural acceptance.
    Rated: E · Biographical · #854229
    Just minding my P's and Q's. Ah, the joy of self-analysis...
    Rated: E · Holiday · #853750
    Fictional poem on Grandpa's Memorial Day Parade adventures.
    Rated: ASR · Death · #850566
    Prose poem advice to a cow about to be taken away for processing. Not for animal lovers.
    Rated: E · Travel · #849176
    This is, without a doubt, the coolest thing I've ever done!
    Rated: E · Food/Cooking · #848404
    Cheesy cheese history and the similarities between Cheshire cheese and poetry.
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #847600
    Cynicism and resignation destroyed! Go ahead and try to snuff out my flame...
    Rated: ASR · Comedy · #846588
    Peculiar poem inspired by a blimp over Phoenix and bathwater at bedtime...
    Rated: ASR · Comedy · #846242
    ... a Writer. Could this be the QUANTUM mechanics of writing?!?
    Rated: E · Spiritual · #846176
    For me, perception is the key to perfection.
    Rated: E · Spiritual · #845800
    I am riddled with internal conflicts, but sometimes these forces converge.
    Rated: 13+ · Career · #844877
    Character is built as we accept the idiocy of others. But who is the real idiot?!?
    Rated: E · Comedy · #844726
    Dedicated to all who lost their lives to the Blue Banshee swatter between 1998 and 2004.
    Rated: E · Personal · #844709
    Shame, once recognized, can be seen as a source of empowerment!
    Rated: E · Spiritual · #844699
    Spiritual poem encouraging one to listen to his or her inner voice.
    Rated: E · Environment · #844695
    Opinion piece on Earth, roles of science & God, responsibility. Written on Earth Day.
    Rated: E · Writing · #844685
    Regarding the role of the author in the elusive poetry-writing process...
    Rated: 13+ · Arts · #844653
    85-word poem written using only words that begin with "be".
    Rated: E · Comedy · #844452
    The experience of sneezing captured in haiku form.
    Rated: E · Action/Adventure · #844444
    This is your brain on adrenaline! Tribute to ridiculously fast vehicles and high speeds!
    Rated: E · Hobby/Craft · #844440
    Dot matrix science fair project. 400 ft. of wire, 5 solder tips, 187 chip writes. Whew!!!
    Rated: E · Political · #843532
    Abstract word association piece. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder -- or not!
    Rated: E · Personal · #842865
    Self-poem in which I encourage myself to slow down and enthusiastically relate to science.
    Rated: 13+ · Comedy · #842862
    Commentary on breast augmentation!
    Rated: E · Comedy · #842860
    Inspired by several mornings of waking up with my right arm asleep to the shoulder.
    Rated: E · Political · #842856
    Political sonnet.
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