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23 48 testing "new post" icon
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14 16 Boulevard Literary Magazine
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75 215 Morgan Parker -- Contemporary Poet
by jeannerené
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71 304 Hi, I'm also from California
by jeannerené
Aug 1, 2014 21:08:44 GMT -8
No New Posts Poems in Progress/Thorough Critique Wanted & Poetry Discussion

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78 469 'Divided People'
by rocha
Apr 17, 2019 9:59:44 GMT -8
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557 3,457 The Year 8
by jeannerené
Apr 27, 2019 8:27:55 GMT -8
No New Posts The Way of Our World ~ Poems of War and Peace/Poems of Serious Thought

A forum in which to post your poetry of war and peace ... and poetry of a more mature nature. Express your thoughts on the disparities of the world, your compassion for those who suffer or rant if your must. May contain language or disturbing images. Please follow PH rules when posting in this Board.

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120 537 Every Bomb You Make
by nrt
Aug 17, 2019 1:34:36 GMT -8
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119 673 Procella (Tempest)
by rocha
Jun 8, 2019 3:40:04 GMT -8
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157 813 Unknown Love
by spiritdancer9
Dec 15, 2017 13:45:34 GMT -8
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Men die nightly in their beds, wringing the hands of ghostly confessors on account of the hideousness of mysteries which will not suffer themselves to be revealed. ~Edgar Allan Poe
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114 615 What's so bad about Emo poetry?
by jeannerené
Apr 21, 2019 9:28:28 GMT -8
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I am writing these poems, From inside a lion, And it's rather dark in here. ~Shel Silverstein
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56 272 Notes on husbands who don't plumb ...
by jeannerené
Apr 19, 2019 9:44:15 GMT -8
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23 52 Couch Near the Window
by air2desk
Feb 22, 2020 12:22:49 GMT -8

Classical Poetry

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106 447 Never ending haiku challenge
by jeannerené
Apr 6, 2019 0:33:44 GMT -8
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48 164 Untitled Italian Sonnet ......
by jeannerené
May 28, 2014 21:52:05 GMT -8
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61 117 DH Lawrence
by rocha
May 18, 2019 3:11:23 GMT -8

Collaborative Challenges and Audio

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58 382 Ten Words Poem Game
by heeeeey
Aug 5, 2014 19:59:37 GMT -8
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9 35 Added audio plugin
by jeannerené
Apr 18, 2019 20:40:50 GMT -8

Prose ... Prose ... Prose

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130 955 Saviour
by nrt
Jul 13, 2014 4:33:51 GMT -8
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6 207 Make me wanna read more! - Round 4
by nrt
May 13, 2014 20:10:07 GMT -8
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22 56 Kiki Smith
by rocha
Apr 11, 2014 10:04:48 GMT -8

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21 23 10 Rules for Writing Fiction by Authors
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13 17 Publishing Your Book Poets and Writers ... info
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Apr 11, 2014 12:04:49 GMT -8
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13 52 Where can you find 1% of Americans?
by rocha
Aug 11, 2014 11:54:49 GMT -8

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57 87 Lost in Translation (maybe)
by rocha
Aug 11, 2014 11:58:18 GMT -8


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21 178 Silly things that makes me smile
by rocha
May 1, 2014 7:59:50 GMT -8
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18 413 Word Morph
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