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Solitude, an original poem by PoetryGrrrl
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“Solitude”, an original poem by PoetryGrrrl Written 3-11-2010 I am no great beauty, nor do I desire to be. Neither am I a socialite, or a drama queen. I’m not really a joiner, I am not “that kind of girl” … Read More

Hafiz quote about Poetry
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A poet is someone who can pour light into a cup, then raise it to nourish your beautiful, parched holy mouth. ~ Hafiz, a 14th Century Persian Poet  

Unending Love by Rabindranath Tagore
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I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times… In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace of songs, That you take as a gift, wear round your … Read More

Variation On the Word Sleep by Margaret Atwood
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Variation On the Word Sleep by Margaret Atwood I would like to watch you sleeping, which may not happen. I would like to watch you, sleeping. I would like to sleep with you, to enter your sleep as its smooth … Read More

Girls are like apples…
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Girls are like apples on trees. The best ones are at the top of the tree. The boys don’t want to reach for the good ones because they are afraid of falling and getting hurt. Instead, they just get the … Read More

I Will Wait… Quote by Oscar Wilde
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If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.  ~ Oscar Wilde

Another Year by Joanna Fuchs
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Another YearI’m wishing you another year Of laughter, joy and fun, Surprises, love and happiness, And when your birthday’s done,I hope you feel deep in your heart, As your birthdays come and go, How very much you mean to me, … Read More

How Do I Love Thee? by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love thee … Read More

The Shoelace by Charles Bukowski
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Charles Bukowski – The Shoelace a woman, a tire that’s flat, a disease, a desire: fears in front of you, fears that hold so still you can study them like pieces on a chessboard… it’s not the large things that … Read More

wake up, love by Tobin James Mueller
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wake up, love undress yourself from my skin put on the sun and let our dreaming rest come watch the world rise wake up, love and be unbalance on the edge with me of our sagging, remembering bed come slip … Read More

The Copper Beech By Marie Howe
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The Copper Beech By Marie Howe Immense, entirely itself, it wore that yard like a dress, with limbs low enough for me to enter it and climb the crooked ladder to where I could lean against the trunk and practice … Read More

George Orwell quote about dirty jokes
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A dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion. ~ George Orwell Writer George Orwell poses in this undated photo at an unknown location. George Orwell’s left-wing views and bohemian clothes led British police to label him a communist _ … Read More

The Nymphs Reply to the Shepherd by Sir Walter Raleigh
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If all the world and love were young, And truth in every shepherd’s tongue, These pretty pleasures might me move To live with thee and be thy love. Time drives the flocks from field to fold When rivers rage and … Read More

Quote about Beauty by Emily Dickinson
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“Beauty is not caused. It is.” – Emily Dickinson

Don’t Quit
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Don’t Quit When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low and the debts are high And you want to smile, you have to sigh, When care … Read More

I Watched Thee – a poem by Lord Byron
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I watched thee when the foe was at our side Ready to strike at him, or thee and me Were safety hopeless rather than divide Aught with one loved, save love and liberty. I watched thee in the breakers when … Read More

Motion Pictures by Jon Rodgers
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sundays they take me to your lips. the way I left them trembling. as I stumbled and my heart felt like breaking was too meaningless. so it melted. the way I’ll never forget my hands on your face when the … Read More

“The Fable of the Magic Porcupine” by Bob Rich
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On a still, quiet night, on the edge of the town, A curious creature, arrived without sound. A garbage-strewn alley, bathed in shadowy dark Is the place it appeared, its two eyes lit with sparks. It walked up the alley, … Read More

Sweet Love of Mine by Jason Roop
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I know it hasn’t been long since I last saw you my dear, But to me it feels as long as five hundred year. I miss you to the point I am loosing all sanity, There has to be an … Read More