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Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving BY Robert Nichols Amazement fills my heart to-night, Amaze and awful fears; I am a ship that sees no light, But blindly onward steers. Flung toward heaven’s toppling rage, Sunk...

Youth Dew

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“YOUTH DEW” A poem by Patti Thomas I sifted through my mother’s things: Her knick-knacks, letters, her sapphire ring, The scarves she wore with fashion flair, the...

The Haunted Palace

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The Haunted Palace BY EDGAR ALLAN POE In the greenest of our valleys By good angels tenanted, Once a fair and stately palace— Radiant palace—reared its head. In the monarch Thought’s...

Candy

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Candy By Denise Marsh "Take my hand" You pleaded Yelled... Your voice Strong Certain Soothing I squinted... Hesitation Disbelief Jaded heart So darn dark... And ... I could feel The grip The undertow The confines of life Pulling me Into its quick sand. Little time To...

Last Words

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Last Words Why are you following me for? Following us through centuries of oppression. My freedom wasn’t won in that war, Though you like to give that impression. We...

Professing My Love, For My Lover, My Friend, My Confidant, There To the Very...

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Professing My Love, For My Lover, My Friend, My Confidant, There To the Very End..... By Bryan Hayes You are  My Love, and  My Lover. No one needs to get or...

Eight Minutes Forty-Six Seconds

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Eight Minutes Forty-Six Seconds Minute One. I can’t breathe, man. Please. The smoke of all twenty cigarettes in that pack Wouldn’t choke the same way as his knee. Non-violent,...

A Lesson to Learn

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A Lesson to Learn (For Giulia) By Denise Marsh The ring The rhythm  The sweetness in your voice  To feel a sense of appreciation  Because of just being  For you, are eager...

Be Light

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Be Light By Bryan Hayes The world It is heavy, man (Be light) Light on your feet Light in your heart The world It is hard, man (Be soft) Soft to yourself Soft to others The...

For My Class

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For My Class By Denise Marsh, 1st grade teacher In my heart, not 6 feet apart I have missed your sweet faces Dreamt of hearing your voices In all...