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Roughed up in the Big Easy
By dredpoetsociety on 11/27/2005
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Just where did he think he was, anyway?
It's still the old south, you know.
Shit got so crazy,
man forgot about
the permanent bulls-eye
on his ever-black back.
Poor, poor 64 .....
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Resolution
By Maria on 01/04/2006
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[okay only one more New Year poem]

My New Year resolution was to give up myself
my whole hearted foolishness
belief in miracles
and homemade chocolate cookies resolving problems; .....
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Pirates carry crowbars.
By Platypus on 01/01/2006
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Poetry is a map giving directions to the soul
Each letter spoken or printed a collection point
Each word left behind a sign for retracing steps
Each line a tool devised, carried for leve .....
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Daughter, I’m Allergic to Coffee.
By Platypus on 12/30/2005
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Not ? My Voice Calling me?
Some foreign café latte Claiming lineage.
MY allergic reaction MY VOICE
Used to be Mine.
Spoke to me Buried --- “my” voice in --- me.

Keep .....
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And
By Eco_de_lluvia on 01/02/2006
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and I’m happy because I’m a nail clip
How terribly absurd it is to be alive.
and the end of this story is a bad autobiography a failure
Some say love is not a mi .....
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Seashells Fauns and Wastelands
By Eco_de_lluvia on 01/02/2006
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Burning forests cleared
the way for the magic
of poetic fauns,
silenced by war and a tyrant,
to flourish.

This was not bad ooze
coming from seashells.
Br .....
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Knowing my place
By Scout on 11/29/2005
Viewed: 348
Reviews: 4
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I can accept irrelevance now

Depthless shadows
dapple and strike
beaming dark
through the canopy
of cypress above

Cloying
the scent of pine
assails sens .....
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Nice things
By keither on 01/02/2006
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Nice things

Soft blue edges
Wet pebble paths
places to go
dog snouts
rice on stove
warm inside
cold oxide
$ Bills
Some people
in daylight
sore people
in n .....
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St. Nigger-less (True Story)
By sprintsistah on 12/14/2005
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Fussy McBitters,
an erstwhile Black Panther
felt we were too old for believing,
so he made it his mission
to furnish dismission
of the myths that we all
held so holy.

He .....
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Happy New Year
By Maria on 12/31/2005
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I am afraid of this night
its end
and beginning of
expectations
those promises I made
to myself and countless others
the verbal contract, binding
complicating everything
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No Snow
By Grant on 12/21/2005
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If I had to stand alone right now
with nothing and no one to stand up for me
Me by myself alone with only my tattoos
and a story if someone chose to listen
only this and nothing else< .....
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Afforest me at dawn
By Eco_de_lluvia on 12/30/2005
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Afforest me at dawn.
Plant the labor of love
in my dust. Burn the veils that

separate us from celestial realities,
and in the branches of tenderness
lay me to rest.
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The Aristocrats
By Eco_de_lluvia on 12/30/2005
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Reviews: 2
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I. The Pitch

Family act;
Ex-President, mother, son, daughter and dog
walk into an agent’s office and say;
Hey, we have this great new family act.”
Sorry, we do .....
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We glory
By SeraphimComplex on 12/30/2005
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Oh precious lamb of God bleed on me
Unblemished waves of blessed peace
Salvation spring a stream wide and deep
A cleansing tide of liberty

We glory, glory in your suffering
As .....
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Dancing For Death
By Eco_de_lluvia on 12/30/2005
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Movement is the structure of all existence.
With it you feed the desire to dance, to worship,
to sustain poses or skim invisible skies
on paper and paste, and the abstraction of a
me .....
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late night pool
By duchess on 12/28/2005
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i get a bad rap for
being pretty.
fuck all cause once i looked like your friend's
sister.
i was gap toothed same attitude stuck up with flavor
now i am blonde by default and tired .....
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Jabberwocky Preacher
By LivingForTheSong on 11/09/2005
Viewed: 510
Reviews: 2
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chalk words
crumble off the wall
no substance to withstand
the pressure
maybe paint would be better


add quotes and quips
like pretty ribbons
playing on the naivety < .....
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after new years
By duchess on 12/27/2005
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she is grabbing up memories from the basement
dusting off her Christmas
you. hang there garland, and just be still
for a season;
like the ugly niceshirt you wear for
pictures. .....
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Christmas, present
By nowhitezin on 12/24/2005
Viewed: 454
Reviews: 1
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Bleary eyed
I await
the end
of this
madness
forty eight
hour weeks
and nothing
left to show
for struggle
but empty
dishes
broken
hearts and
dirty floor .....
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learned behavior
By duchess on 12/19/2005
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countless sounds of countless rounds,
they do not drink to stop anything persay

just to be easier about it.

i get it and another for myself, i prefer
tea with my whiskey f .....
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