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Published & Contest Winning Poetry

  • June 29, 2017 Published & Contest Winning Poems Mary Rose Fair 5483 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 5438 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

  • Dec 07, 2017

    The Realm Of Foolhardy

    Community Poetry melusi 32
    What futility is this voluminously piling and piling.
    Each day`s breath befallen by ruminativeness
    Denouncing sacred cows,reflecting this…
  • Dec 06, 2017

    Solemn Remembrances[Part 1]

    Community Poetry melusi 34
    The woefulness of the twenty first century luring,
    Like the glints of sunbeams piercing the perennial berry tree
    The sprouting leaves…
  • Dec 06, 2017

    Death At My Door

    Community Poetry melusi 8
    Pacing down the darkness chattering with an acquaintance,
    Crossing a meandering feet path down to the cold donga
    Engrossed with chatters…
  • Dec 05, 2017

    Imagined Death

    Community Poetry melusi 36
    Here passes a coffin in solemn creeping pace
    And weeps none holding back;for his mere life was academic
    Starred with severe solitudeness a…

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Published & Contest Winning Prose

  • March 10, 2010 Published & Contest Winning Prose Neil Donnelly 25795 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 441 2
    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 1101
    "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 2626 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,…
  • Jul 09, 2017

    Brown Bags and Skittles

    Community Prose Rosaline Melki 1998 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…