Joined: May 2022

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Shawnice_Pate   Junior Editor

Shawnice Pate. In the early era of AOL, I found this website. It changed since I last came here. Lost person with the passion of bettering my craft. Poetry and Story Writing is my passion of interest. Art was one I invested in. Starting from the top: In Junior High School, a Yearbook inspired me to write. There was a collection of books and poems I've gotten myself to read. Fiction. I like reading about worlds. Creation and Narrative description is my specialty. Especially in poems. Went through a lot over the years. High School. College. Tragedies. Family. I hope to grow wise in skill as time goes on. Everybody here is inspiring in their own way. So I returned after looking into the poems. I'm in my 30s now. My previous presence here was in my teens. By posting more of my work, I hope to achieve success.

Submitted Poems 8 total

Black Bomb

Watching myself destruct and erupt through my passion. A black bomb blowing up my feelings....

by Shawnice Pate

added by Shawnice_Pate
3 months ago

On your knees

See them quiver. Bend on your knees and examine them carefully. For what they're doing, the cowardly nature they possess. Sin corrupted us all. You cannot escape it. Give them a rise and they'll snatch it. As if it's...

by Shawnice

added by Shawnice_Pate
3 months ago


Wrinkling nose and gritted teeth symbolize my anger. I linger in the pools of aggression. There's no need to confess. Emotions are reacting and I don't...

by Shawnice Pate

added by Shawnice_Pate
3 months ago

No confusion

Disperse your feelings. Speaking so dirty, there's tar in your mouth. The rotten you are, the more captivities you got. Born to talk, doesn't the mind bend? You cannot confuse the enemy for a friend. Foes going down south as my message is wordy. Are...

by Shawnice Pate

added by Shawnice_Pate
3 months ago

Don't Want To Grow Up

I am eight years old. No redemption attached, attending what it must be done. Knowing where I came from, grown ups' maturity get robbed like a pack of gum. We play on the playground more effectively than people have mistresses drastically....

by Shawnice Pate

added by Shawnice_Pate
3 months ago

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Latest Comments: 3 total
"The Lord your God is testing you,
To see if you do love the Lord;
And if your heart and soul are true,
Whether He is loved and adored."

Four lines. Automatic favorite. I used to read the bible from time to time. I can relate because I believe in God. 

3 months ago

Genius puns and references in your poem.

3 months ago

I'm a returning poet. I thought it was nice how Poetry updated it's design. It's pretty and the people is cool and experienced.

3 months ago


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