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baskets of notice
cherry oak tree
take your lights to new heights
surface through the window
the memory to rest
 570° 
Janet Aitch
"Removal of shingle
is prohibited"
Reluctantly
I replaced my pebble
 383° 
Paradeaux
It is so hot out,
Yet,
I feel so cold.
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 298° 
Jen P
it is a match ignited.
it is a smothered flame.

it is not a light switch
on off on off on off.
No, it is not a dream.

it could be a dance in the moonlight,
wispy embers of a wild fire
settling onto the dead earth.

it would be you and me.
you me you me you me
This is up. This has always been up!

The light, the flicker
Accompanied by buzzing fly,
Tided in a cobweb
A fluorescent tube light.
 250° 
putiira
Happy place is not a place
but a perspective.
 246° 
Nowan
Getting

Tired

Waiting

for

Someone
 237° 
Atlas
I suppose that
If this cold shell
Of a person
Could still feel

I'd feel hurt
And sad
Maybe angry?
And confused

I guess it's
A good thing
I stopped feeling
Long ago
 224° 
Al
Bottle uncorked
words floating
lost in the waves.
 221° 
The Spider
All my feelings are gone.
No love.
No hate.
No anger.
No bitterness.
No happiness.
No hope.
It's all gone.
 178° 
LS Martin
First it thrilled me
Untill it killed me
 168° 
Jennifer
My bed smells like you and it makes me
smile
I wish it could always be this way
Waking up in a tangle of you
 161° 
The Lone Rager
Yes, in many ways, people appear to be mere
mobile clay. It is that bit of The Creator's breath
animating each of us, which raises human worth
to dizzying heights. Our deepest--often, closely kept--
yearning, is to have more of God.
 145° 
soli
i can't say i won't cry
because of you
but i can say i smiled
because of you

and i will never
forget that.
even when
you forget me.
 118° 
kyle Shirley
Endure to become strong
Dear traveller the path is long
Taking beatings from friends and foe
All are required for you to grow
Don't be sad your darkness is gone
I'll carry it for you no matter how long
The nights when you visit me in my dreams
Are the nights I lay awake scream
I'm troubled, dumbfounded and lost
You left me empty with such great cost
Cold and selfish I learned it from you
My love, I endure this new breakthrough
 110° 
David
when you
hug your
soulmate

the rest of the
world and
their chance
is too late

she covers you
like the moon
covers the sun
during an
eclipse

for the
remainder
of your life
you only beg
to kiss
her lips

a soulmate
is fate

don't let
it wait
 93° 
Katja P
A small fluffy bunny is searching for a small fluffy bunny to warm up in a burrow at cold winters. Wolves please do not disturb.
 84° 
Butterfly
I must survive, just to keep them alive.
I adore this song.
 67° 
Larry Schug
If you fold up your paper,
turn off your radio and TV,
sit on the steps and sip your tea,
watch the birds and speak no words
as the sun rises yellow and round,
making rainbows on the dewy lawn,
you could fool yourself into thinking
there’s no ****** war going on.
 66° 
Anne
keep your eyes closed love.

           e     t      
       m           i
    o                 m
s                        e  
                            s     all you have to
                                                                ­
                                                                ­ l                  is to what the sound
                                                           ­      i            n
                                                  ­                s           e
                                                               ­          t

                                                              ­                               v
                                                               ­                         a        e
                             ­                                          of the  w               s
                                                               ­                                       
                         ­                                                                 ­            tells  you
                                                                ­                                        to do.
"keep your eyes closed love. sometimes all you have to listen is to what the sound of the waves tells you to do"

When I was much younger, beaches were my second favorite places. I still love watching waves as they go by, crashing against each other and the whole process repeating all over again.
 62° 
zuMee
silence
pushed her on
by the heels of her boots

he sighed
the crunch of a dry thought
undertoe
I give all my love to someone
All he did it killed it
When I love
I love hard.
You want me to live my life fullest
You got it.
You don’t know nothing about
Two hearts
You don’t know the feeling about
Two hearts bound together
 59° 
Lilly F
you are sweeter than pure sugar dancing across my lips
you are made of the sweeteners of life
the flowers in the garden of Eden
the foundation of the Earth
from the lands of milk and honey
to the land we stand on
to the air we breathe
to the sun that warms us
made with God's very hands
the heavens must have been proud after creating you,
the closest thing to a human angel on earth


©L.F.
an old poem i recently found
 56° 
Sam Clemens
Where do they all go
the unspoken words
Do they melt, into nothingness
burning in the backs of our throats
Or delve into the blue deepness of our thoughts
a sunken treasure
I think they hitch rides
with the hopeless
and the heartbroken
Sitting heavy on shoulders

And I'm walking with the weight of the world
and I'm walking with the weight of the world
Can you pack up your suitcases
Full of possessions
And weigh in on the road of life
Can you remove inhibitions
And provoke people
By telling them changing beliefs is right
Can you evoke someone's innocence
Make them imagine
The struggle of right and wrong
Maybe, when we are children
The battered suitcases and torn clothes
Are a sign of the changing times?
 55° 
EEVEE
Who can teach me?
I have always wanted
To play
.
.
;
Marjora
 54° 
Theia
on your last day
the sun was shining
and big white clouds ran across the sky

someone held you tight
and told you, "i love you"
admired you
and cherished you

on your last day
all of your love poured out

you inspired
and you soared
you lived
and you died

your love remains
always
 52° 
Blckstr
If you could read my mind,
You’d see a thousand papers
Filled with broken poetries
And deadbeat proses
Full of woeful verses
With mournful pieces
Of unfinished stories
That are yet to be written
And failed to be spoken;
If you could read my mind,
You’d hear horrible screams
And earsplitting weeps
From shattered dreams,
Kept in a nasty notepad,
Scribbled on a bed
Of bloodstained words,
Ringing in my head.
If you could read my mind,
You’d see the shadows
That lurk within me;
You’d hear the bellows,
Screeching the words
“I’m tired,”
“I’m a failure,”
“I’m stupid –”
I know it sounds stupid,
It’s pathetically foolish
And seems too *******.
If you could read my mind,
You’d feel the tears
I had ever failed to cry;
You’d see the people
That make the weak weaker;
You’d see the monsters
That consume my head;
You’d hear the hollers
That failed to be freed;
You’d see the heart
That still bleeds and bleeds.
If you could read my mind,
You’d see the face
I’ve failed to show back then,
The face I’ve faked back then.
If you could read my mind,
You’d see a character
I had ever failed to become
If you could read my mind,
You’d be able to read
A book you never wished
To touch and read,
But sometimes I still wish
Someone could read my mind.
 49° 
ross murdoch
~

they say all
roads must end
eventually
i’ve been stuck
walking this same
one over and over
and it’s the loneliest
place i’ve ever known


~
 45° 
The Red Woman
your absence is
the loudest thing that
i’ve ever had to
endure
 44° 
Mister J
Heavy is a mind
That is chained to its past

Heavy is a soul
That knows no way forward

Heavy is a spirit
That keeps running around in circles

Heavy are the eyes
That never stopped shedding tears

Heavy are the ears
That remain slaves to your voice

Heavy are the hands
That knows no other feeling but you

Heavy is the heart
That is struggling to forget everything

Heavy is a person
That drags himself down
To memories that will never
Become a reality

Heavy are his dreams
If these dreams can never be
And will only be
The source of his nightmares

Heavy are the arms
That helplessly linger for yours
Constantly waiting for you
Though never to come back

No more
Please?

I've had enough
Midnight writing

Thanks for reading!

-J
 44° 
Legacy
I know it may not seem like it,
I lose my temper, raise my voice,
I let it all out on you.

I make you feel like its all your fault.

I make you feel like you aren't good enough,
but trust me when I say,
you are everything I need,
you are everything I want,
don't let my words make you feel any less than you truly are,
because to me,
you are perfect.
 41° 
EEVEE
Song Draft:

Verse 1:

You found me
Lying on the ground
For all you said
I didn't make
A sound

Cause I had
Given up on

Chasing An
Gels And

Turning
My life
Around

But you
Picked me and
You

Held me in your
Arms

Gave me hope
I hadn't
Found

Bridge:
And now
I be lieve

Chorus:

That there's a way for
Things to change and
Sometimes things get
Better than they've
Ever been

When things get hard now
I just think about how
Sometimes things get
Better than they've
Ever been

Oooo
Ah

Better
Better

Oooo
Ah
Better
Than
Ever
 40° 
Satsih Verma
The dangling moon
behind the ornate gate
waits for beheading.

*

Indeed I had
called you in dark to change
the name of slaughter.

*

Blood tastes salty,
when words were sweet, slicing
the white lilies.
 40° 
Hg
wri
ting is
threading
your           life
thro             ugh
a ne           edle
and         if
you sew
secrets
you'll
get
po
ke
d
a
l
i
t
t
l
e
.
©Hg
 40° 
Ariana Bagley
I love him
I tell myself
I know that
We will be together forever
I don’t believe that
We could be separated
My thoughts tell me that
He’s the love of my life
Sometimes my heart lies and says
I could live an eternity
Without him
Like my friends say
“We’re perfect for each other”
And you can’t tell me
He’s not the one.

Now read from bottom to top.
 36° 
Aa Harvey
Fake news


A man was seen walking down the street,
Greeting people;
No souls on his feet.


(C)2017 Aa Harvey. All Rights Reserved.
 36° 
Jason James
I hate to be so shallow
But I had you when you were young and beautiful
And that's enough for me.
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