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she stands . because she has carried her scars for too long drowned in her sorrows too far into unfathomable lands and uncertain journeys because you said you'd stay (oh, you...

Years ago, my grandmother gave me her mother’s wedding ring. Occasionally, I try it on, holding out my hand to see how the wide gold band shines in the light, as...

i tried desperately to take the broken pieces you handed me and glue you back together, but saving you was never my job anyways. you put up one...

I’m built upon the bones of (Their bones were never meant to slave away; hours on end, feet swelling on-call, arthritis in their knuckles that act up on...

Vivid memories sleep on the horizon Reminiscing on the days of old Days past, but not gone Asleep, but not dead The negative energy radiates; Cuts deep: to the...

Singing in the wind Smiling as she flies free She is fearless           Lauren Brice is a freshman in high school in Houston, Texas, though she dreams of...

She lay on the grass and it was a wonder to see She wouldn't move, not even when they called her She must have been staring...

an empty house like sour grapes our fortress we sit side by side on the porch make watercolors out of pain told, love nothing good comes from being gone we...

hearts captured, minds enraptured; things that matter, careless natter. all in flight, such a height; fight or flight, thrill or fright? lost my head, heart is dead; cheeks burn...

I sit in the corner of the bar My toes twist, my throats tightens I shouldn't be here, I don't belong. People laughing, drinking, smiling And I watch,...