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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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Stubborn
by Gillyan Gilchrist

   Is a stick broke Inna har ears or piece a wood. This likkle gyal nuh listen innu, me tell har stop walk round wid



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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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You Never Broke Me
by Caroline Coyle

YOU NEVER BROKE ME????

My mind can be a dark place to contend with each day. While raising my beautiful children I locked these thoughts away.

 I



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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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I Give A Little I take a Little
by Waveney Lander-Walters

I am the daughter of a sharecropper
I am the real granddaughter of Netta
I am the element of surprises

Sadness and gladness is a part



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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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WIPING AWAY MY TEARS
by Twana Lawler

Wiping Away the Tears

I felt the brush of the wind against my face

That is when I was taken to that Holy place

My head bent low



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If You Look for Me
by Ahana Chattopadhyay

If you look for me

If you seek for me

Your eyes in mine

And the sun glows eloquently outside

If you falter a little

If your gaze fades a



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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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One
by kyra shennan

I’m your sickness and your health

satisfaction and your gain

your poverty, your wealth

I’m your hunger and your pain.

 

Why is it that I think this true?

It’s because



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