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Submitted Poems 18 total


Hello there you
Yes dear, I’m talking to you
Can we make it...

by Yigal Ben Efraim

added by acronimous
3 months ago

New Day's Lyric

May this be the day
We come together.
Mourning, we come to mend,
Withered, we come to weather,
Torn, we come to tend,
Battered, we come to better.
Tethered by this year of yearning,
We are learning
That though we weren't ready for this,

by Amanda Gorman

added by acronimous
4 months ago

My Heart Is in the East

My heart is in the east,
and I am in the distant west.

How can I taste what I eat,
and how can it be sweet?

How can I fulfill by vows and oaths,
as long as Zion is in the chains of Edom,
and I am in the binds of the...

by Judah Halevi

added by acronimous
4 months ago

At The Dawn

At the dawn I seek Thee,

  Rock and refuge tried,
In due service speak Thee

  Morn and eventide.

‘Neath Thy greatness shrinking,

  Stand I sore afraid,
All my secret thinking

  Bare before Thee laid.

  Little to Thy glory
Heart or...

by Rabbi Solomon ibn Gabirol

added by acronimous
4 months ago

The Hollow Men

We are the hollow men
We are the stuffed men
Leaning together
Headpiece filled with straw. Alas!
Our dried voices, when
We whisper together
Are quiet and meaningless
As wind in dry grass
Or rats' feet over broken glass
In our dry cellar

by T. S. Eliot

added by acronimous
5 months ago

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Latest Comments: 73 total
Hey Amélie, your mug has been shipped already, estimated delivery: 05-25... let us know when you get it and if you like it :-)

8 days ago


10 days ago

Congratulations Betsy -- Well deserved!

18 days ago

Thanks Floyd!

18 days ago

The submission date is actually the date when the poem became public -- not the date it was nominated for the contest.

18 days ago

Warmest congratulations to the winners, runners-up and all who participated in the April 2022 contest! Thank you for sharing such an amazing collection of excellent poetry…

18 days ago

Hey Nicole, you should have received an email with detailed instructions on how to vote, please check your spam folder if you haven't seen it yet. In any case, here's a direct link to the April contest voting page: 

24 days ago

One of the best...

1 month ago

Hilarious :-)

1 month ago


1 month ago

Right! This is fixed now...

1 month ago

We do appreciate the feedback! Nominees receive an email notification for each vote they get, along with the feedback that was provided by the voter, so every participant should know how many votes he/she received — we don’t list the number of votes publicly for obvious reasons. 

1 month ago

Beautiful and strong piece — I feel your pain…

1 month ago

Brilliant, as usual…

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