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Kurt Philip Behm
The wound bleeds free —that kills the angry heart (From My Novel: 'Jumping Into The Darkness'- February, 2021)Rate it

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A Different Life (Excerpt)
Amit Rahman
Suddenly the silent night came alive, as if a ‘Pause' button had been repressed and a different life had hence resumed. Yet the night remained as...Rate it

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A Moral Alphabet (excerpt)
Hilaire Belloc
D: The Dreadful Dinotherium he Will have to do his best for D. The early world observed with awe His back, indented like a saw. His look was ga...Rate it

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A Nupial Eve (excerpt)
Sydney Thompson Dobell
The murmur of the mourning ghost That keeps the shadowy kine, "Oh, Keith of Ravelston, The sorrows of thy line!" Ravelston, Ravel...Rate it

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A Throw of the Dice [excerpt]
Stéphane Mallarmé
NOTHING of the memorable crisis or might the event have been acco...Rate it

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A Vote (excerpt)
Abraham Cowley
... This only grant me: that my means may lie Too low for envy, for contempt too high. Some honour I would have, Not from great deeds, ...Rate it

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Ah! Where Are Hours Departed Fled? (excerpt)
Walther von der Vogelweide
Ah! where are hours departed fled? Is life a dream, or true indeed? Did all my heart hath fashioned From fancy's visitings proceed? Yes! I have sle...Rate it

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an excerpt from "Orions Love Letters"
Jason Joseph Wheeler
shes relaxed a little drunk again and looking for the stars so she can leave here tonight and sleep like a sunset after a kiss from the sea & we'll...Rate it

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An Ocean Stream (Excerpt)
Amit Rahman
King Sargon of Akkad had ruled for nearly six and fifty years, in peace, uniting the nomadic herdsmen with the settled farmers, the tillers of t...Rate it

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And Change is Nigh I Hope (Excerpt)
Amit Rahman
I can feel the poison of stagnation spreading through my veins. I wonder, perhaps it is almost time to have my blood overhauled, time to look ba...Rate it

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Argentile and Curan. - Albion's England (excerpt)
William Warner
The Brutons thus departed hence, seven kingdoms here begun,-- Where diversely in divers broils the Saxons lost and won,-- King Edel and king ...Rate it

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At A Vatican Exercise (excerpt)
John Milton
The Latin speeches ended, the English thus began Hail native language, that by sinews weak Didst move my first endeavouring tongue to spea...Rate it

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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto III [excerpt]
George Gordon Byron
XXXIV There is a very life in our despair, Vitality of poison,—a quick root Which feeds these deadly branches; for it were As nothing did we die; ...Rate it

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Daryl Wayne Baxter (Excerpt - Autobiographical Novel)
Daryl Wayne Baxter
Written by Seth Christopher (Daryl Wayne Baxter) Haehl; May 01, 2012 No matter our age, race or gender. For the same reasons of success, we all pu...Rate it

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Davideis: A Sacred Poem Of The Troubles Of David (excerpt)
Abraham Cowley
BOOK I (excerpt) I sing the man who Judah's sceptre bore In that right hand which held the crook before; Who from best poet, best of ki...Rate it

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Dream-Pedlary (excerpt)
Thomas Lovell Beddoes
If there were dreams to sell, What would you buy? Some cost a passing bell; Some a light sigh, That shakes from Life's fres...Rate it

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Du Bartas, His Divine Weeks and Works (excerpt)
Joshua Sylvester
... --2-- But ev'n as many (or more) quarrels cumber --2-- Th' old heathen schools about the heavens' number. --2-- One holds but one;...Rate it

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Endymion: A Poetic Romance (Excerpt)
John Keats
BOOK I A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; but still will keep A ...Rate it

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English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (excerpt)
George Gordon Lord Byron
Time was, ere yet in these degenerate days Ignoble themes obtain'd mistaken praise, When sense and wit with poesy allied, No fabl'd graces...Rate it

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Epipsychidion (excerpt)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Emily, A ship is floating in the harbour now, A wind is hovering o'er the mountain's brow; There is a path on the sea's azure floor, ...Rate it

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Epistle to J. Lapraik (excerpt)
Robert Burns
I am nae poet, in a sense, But just a rhymer like by chance, An' hae to learning nae pretence; Yet what the matter? Whene'er my...Rate it

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excerpt 15
SaltShackles .com
Upon arrival, everything that had moved beforehand, was belly up, like an aquatic DMZ. The peculiar evaporation, created a perfect rainbow. Th...Rate it

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excerpt 16
SaltShackles .com
We felt great, monopolizing the mouth of the main industrial pipe, like a fool monopolizes virtues. The chemical plant was dumping it's waist ...Rate it

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excerpt 17
SaltShackles .com
Not to far from the bathing area, on the beautiful near by fields, murphies began to resemble cukes, moo-cows resembled manatees, and mank...Rate it

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SaltShackles .com
A realm that was situated just above the sea level, hence was lacking the immediate tangible blockades. Scores of inhabitants despaired, giving...Rate it

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