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Bad Girl vs Bad Boy

(I feel like I’ve beaten a dead horse with this topic, but I’m seeing it through to the end.) Living on the outskirts Both rebels Attractive in their distance From society And norms Tempting in their danger Yet, different In … Continue reading

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Life of the Author (A Shakespearean Sonnet)

To be honest, this is my first attempt at a Sonnet.  Learned about them in college and it was a project in ELA last year.  I helped my student with this, but I never took it by the reins myself.  … Continue reading

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Touching on the Sensitive

You have set out On a path of scars and tears To bring a subject That delves in shadows Into the light Whether people wish to speak Or ignore the social plight * Using fiction as your soapbox Weaving the … Continue reading

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Touch of Dreams

We awaken With the faintest trace Of a thought That entertained our sleep The dream lingers But only in emotion And peripheral senses Never stepping into view A desperate push To strike life into the wisps Painting the full picture … Continue reading

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That Single Step

A single step Taken slowly Making you feel every bruise That life has inflicted Exhaustion is your world Yet you wish to carry on To make progress And collapse with pride A burst of energy Born from such a tiny … Continue reading

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Coming to the End

Another year ends Yet the emotions carry over Joys and pains Ignore the calendar Only the callous and cruel Can make a fresh start By tossing all the past away Humanity exists With hearts that see an end While remembering … Continue reading

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Teeter Totter Tumble?

Teeter totter Trying not to tumble Holding the plates of life On flimsy sticks That threaten to snap Wind pounding on the stacks And shaking my perch A tight rope gaining ice Suggestions are given To ease my burden Jettisoning … Continue reading

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