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Published & Contest Winning Poetry

  • June 29, 2017 Published & Contest Winning Poems Mary Rose Fair 2213 4


    "Winner of the Open Community Poetry Contest for the period April 1 - June 30, 2017. See commentary below."-Ed.

    "Scientists have long considered the ability to recognize oneself in a mirror to be an index of high cognitive ability...there is every reason to suspect that elephants may be capable of far more complex cognition than is currently…
  • June 22, 2017 Published & Contest Winning Poems Joey Turner 2052 2


    "Runner-up of the Open Community Poetry Contest for the period April 1 - June 30, 2017."-Ed.

    A branch’s charcoal shadow
    cast by an evening sun
    traces a single line of trifling ants
    following in file under an oak’s shade
    avoiding the rays, scurrying;

Community Poetry

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  • Oct 21, 2017

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    Community Poetry Mary Steffen
    forever autumn
    glory days of color on
    changes throughout time
  • Oct 16, 2017


    Community Poetry vee624 49
    The stage of life is gigantic.
    Each of us plays a part.
    Some are cast in supporting roles,
    While others lead from the start.
  • Oct 16, 2017

    Down The Winding Hour

    Community Poetry melusi 36
    Down the winding hour of the evening:
    With hush darkness drawing silence,
    Upon the dusty street with no verse coming
    I reflect back on…
  • Oct 16, 2017

    All My Yesterday`s

    Community Poetry melusi 21 2
    All my yesterday`s are embroiled with melancholy
    Reeling it`s hideous head in every juncture of my life,
    No glory sought isn`t marred by…

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Published & Contest Winning Prose

  • March 10, 2010 Published & Contest Winning Prose Neil Donnelly 20812 5

    Fogtown: A Musical

    Again the dusk has filled this town with fog a sight I've grown accustomed to; odd shapes and silhouettes become dancers and these cracked calloused streets have become their stage. As they dance a bullfrog belches in the background a light wind rustles…

Community Prose

  • Oct 05, 2017


    Community Prose Sophia Nagy-Rizzuto 137 1
    When do I tell you? When should I tell you? Life will soon send me on my way again and then it will be too late.
  • Jul 15, 2017

    A Momentus Chime

    Community Prose Zany Lynn 616
    "Excuse me, could you give me a pair of chopsticks?" I averted my eyes to what had been handed me and realized they had been mismatched. I…
  • Jul 11, 2017


    Community Prose Rosaline Melki 486 5
    We get tests in life. Tests in whether we give up, or become stronger. Tests in love; how far it will stretch. Is it unconditional, or…
  • Jul 09, 2017

    Brown Bags and Skittles

    Community Prose Rosaline Melki 620 4
         Life has its definite depressing moments.  I am sitting in my husband's car, waiting for him, as he walks into a gas station to buy a…