Creative Writing

The Elf

By Ellen R. Jewart I see The Elf. He’s sitting there beneathThe wooden kitchen chair. He’s no jollySprite, this one. Look how he’s dressed. See him come.His cap’s a beret of inky black. EyesTo match […]

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Grandparent Grief

By Ellen R. Jewart AloneIn grief,No friends near,Alone with my thoughtsWeeping and tears come hourly.Why should it be like this?Why can’t grief be shared among everyone?Even grandparents need closure from a tragedy. Quiet.Not allowedTo mention […]

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Worst Love Poem Entries

While these poems did not win, they are still creatively awful and hilarious! Promposal By Eric Miller Dear Margaret, Roses are red,Violets are blue,These poems are cliché,Oh God it’s true. Violets are blue, These poems […]

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Amoureux

By Tyanna McCaulsky I like the rhythm of his heartbeatThe electric romantic heatBlazing under the sunsetA marvelous accent, greeting meOn the first day we meetWords bouncing back and forthAs we travel towards the northThe nuzzling […]

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Sleepless Nights

By Tyanna McCaulsky Where broken glasses lie Hope is now in a disguise Barbarity is rejoicing Peace lay bound with fetters of iron Depression is dressed in a Tom Ford Tux What else can I […]

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Abeodu

By Emmanuel G. Freeman The shrieking sounds of breaks from old rugged cars.The sound of bullets from afar.The air reeking the smell of unwashed and sweaty bodies.The obnoxious screams of hungry babies and toddlers.The cries […]

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Identity

By Tyanna McCaulsky I want to know what is Identity Because, it is not defined by our paternity Consumed by the minds of our society Not understanding the ideal way of your priority Culture tells […]

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Chessboard

By Eric Miller He presses the dial, The clock counts down, The turn is mine. My loyal pawns scattered about, The royal family protected In a strong, sturdy line.      Tick tock. I scan […]

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Eyes

By Rachael Berthiaume   Big, brown, beautiful eyes. “My mom said they are the color of mud” he says   Look deeper   “I think they look like chocolate” I say pure, honest, good for […]