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The Blowing Wind
by Mitzi Danielson-Kaslik

There must be a reason the wind blows.

The sun shines so the crops can grow,

The night comes with darkness to sleep,

The leaves grow to produce



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You are.
by Sybil Vinson

I see you in many forms. One minute you're liquid, fluid in movement, slidding, gliding, slippery.

Then you are a rock, solid, strong, unmoving.you move back



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1,011 Miles
by Eva McDonald

Last night I had a dream
that I felt your touch.
A kiss
on your lips.
After what feels like forever.
Because to me
four



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Alma
by Eva McDonald

My soul keeps me up at night.
If I move in my sleep,
I disturb her.
She leaps off the bed, 
and walks around the



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I'm Just Trying to Bedazzle
by Eva McDonald

The cheapest glue
in the smallest tube.
And yet the "crazy"
"fast-acting"
"SUPER glue"
ends up where
I do not need it.
Between my fingers,<>



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Words Said
by Eva McDonald

You say,
"We'll see,"
I take that as a yes.
"Will you call me?"
"We'll see,"
So I stay up and wait,
and wait,
But



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Nature and Chaos
by Eva McDonald

I live by a river.
I drive by that river everyday.
Do I look at it, as I drive?
I wish. 
Not that I am



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Love and Death
by Eva McDonald

Play me for keeps 
Play me for dead
Anything you want
I don't care
You're in my head
I see you when I sleep
But



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Coffee
by Eva McDonald

I sip my coffee.
The taste is bitter, 
All I need is sugar.
You walk in the room, 
And soon I realize,
The sugar needed



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Like You
by Kayla Bailey


I use to dream of someone just like you,

To hold me tight, and see me through. To love my eyes, and to love my



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An Oak Tree
by Michaela Sizemore

an oak tree

that planted more 

just to cast a shadow of doubt 

so wide

they never grow



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Cherry Blossom
by Michaela Sizemore

a single cherry blossom

on a dead and barren tree

on a snowy winter night

that is where she will be



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Independence
by Olufunke Adeoye


On 1st October, 1960
My country, Nigeria, gained independence
Fifty eight years later
We’re still in dependence

Once we had great leaders
Men who fought



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love
by wendy clement

love is like the wind, it blows from one end to another with a gentle touch but has a bitter ending.

love is one step at



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Invisible
by Kristy Connolly



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Currents of Love
by Heidi Sands

Snowflakes sparkle

Like the twinkle in your eyes

As I wish to hold your hand

In view of the mountains

Where our dreams are spread

In a pure, white, blanket

With



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Thoughts
by Raynolds Moseamedi

I have wings,
Above the clouds lie my voice
On the ground is where it sings,
In paradise I lay, covered by its pure moist<>



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Mysteries
by Darlington Chukwunyere

Do you know, static clocks move faster than moving clocks?

Do you know, silence is not the best response to a fool?

Do you know, a man is



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Secret garden
by kyra shennan

Individuals can never truly be known, 

we all hide a part of ourselves away. 

Especially women. 

These parts may not be parts we are ashamed of or afraid



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Let Not Occupy Kinship Bias
by Waveney Lander-Walters

I cast a backward look—how the times changed

To the beautiful face in the stroller
She Smile, I smiled, the guardian frown
A child is not



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Selene
by Alex Cridland

Black. Black. Black.

Eyes wide open.

Heartbeat drumming.

Chest aching.

Muscles tightening.

Fear, the force threatening to overcome me.

Look left. No right.

Please fucking please let me make it through the night!

Hands



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Saying Goodbye To Summer
by Waveney Lander-Walters

Saying goodbye to September

All New York is a cold. And everywhere

Show signs of winter, when the winds blow,

It made one’s shiver to the bone: clogged



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I Was In Love With The Poem
by Waveney Lander-Walters

I was in love with a Poem:

The poet lured her victims into her wild kingdom of
Word, words, words, that
became the forest



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Distraught
by Debbie Walker

Try to rid thoughts that consume our minds like that
Of desert plains.

Confined, by loss and pain we give way as our world<>



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Abandoned
by Debbie Walker

I’ve lost it all
Memories choke the breath that dies to cry for help
Into silence I've become
No one saves me from the wounded



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