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Dead or Alive?

Unloved Don't care Uncaring Don't hope Unhopeful Don't live Unliving Dead Loved I care Caring I hope Hopeful I live Living Alive

Started by Holly

2 Nov 4, 2008
Reply by Holly


here it comes again, another birthday. we love it, can't wait for it, we hate it, we wish it would never come. we don't want to be another…

Started by debb

5 Nov 3, 2008
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman


Float… Someday, when angry waters stop rising and the Tides of Trouble circle back to focus in on real problems. We will let our own fault…

Started by 1HappyDiabetic

2 Nov 2, 2008
Reply by Sweeter Cherise

My Piano

My Piano There it would be slumping like an aged elephant. Dull black paint that was wrinkled and chipped The keys bellow looking like rot…

Started by 1HappyDiabetic

1 Oct 25, 2008
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

beat, beat.

beat, beat. your born, you cry, you eat, you sleep. beat, beat. you learn,crawl, walk,and laugh. beat, beat run, play, date, break up be…

Started by debb

3 Oct 24, 2008
Reply by Beth

The Blacksmith

The Blacksmith In a moment of weakness I handed you my sword. To wield it against me would surely mean my death. The blade has been honed…

Started by John

1 Oct 24, 2008
Reply by debb

It Was Only A Wish!

It Was Only a Wish! Granted without warning, Served on a dish, It's not what I wanted It was only a wish. To sleep without anger, To slee…

Started by John

0 Oct 17, 2008

The Jester King

A poem from Diagnosis Day. The Jester King. I once was the king, The mistress, The thing. With tongue of liquor and lies, Who could resi…

Started by John

0 Oct 17, 2008

No Man is an Islet

No Man is an Islet Speaking of the bell toll of mortality, Donne proclaimed no man an island. "Every man's death diminishes me because I…

Started by Melissa Lee

3 Oct 17, 2008
Reply by John

Paint& Poem

If you draw or paint,you can share your work with us.

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

1 Oct 15, 2008
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman




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