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Just One

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Just One

Single word spoken Changes the course of a world No matter the size.

Better On the Outside

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Better On the Outside

Busy people with busy lives Forgetting to take a moment To look beyond themselves. They sit behind red lights, Honking their horns loudly, Demanding immediate change. Never seeing the world Sitting all around them, Never taking a moment To view the rolling clouds. Single bright bulbs blur, Becoming one long stream While the cars buzz rapidly by. Blinders keep their vision focused Directly on the road ahead, Constantly missing the point. They never see what sits beyond The windows of their cars. Myopic vision confined To the sights they've already seen. And even though their world Really makes no sense, They insist upon keeping it In exact

Clover Mite

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Clover Mite

Sitting alone on the bricks, Eight legs crouched low and close, Eating from the chosen flower; Yellow tufts of delicious flavor Electrify the sense of taste. Little bits slide backward, Light swallows helping to move them On a digestive journey. Warblers nearby cause alarm, Plucking through the flowers with their beaks, Looking for his distinctive red hue. Alone he sat, safely on the bricks, Nearly sure he was safe until the human approached. To be sure, it wasn't how he expected to die.

Edited

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Edited

Mismatched poetry Behind a blinking cursor Ready to delete Words of brilliant symmetry -   Meaningless thoughts anyway.

Lost and Found

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Lost and Found

Scrambling around on the floor Hands and knees getting burned As they rub against weathered carpet. Shaking hands reach under furniture, Twisting to fit into spaces too tight Ever searching and seeking But staying empty. A throat clears, calling his attention To the woman smiling impishly As she held the object of his search Between forefinger and thumb. Sighing, he rose and thanked her, Giving her a kiss as he took the ring And returned it to his naked finger.

Chaos is Universal

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Chaos is Universal

It ends, it begins. It exists through and around - And even within.

Firebrand

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Firebrand

In the open air, His voice echoing loudly - Words to start a war.

Cola

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Cola

Fizzy bubbles slide Down my throat, filling my tum - Empty calories.

Charmander

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Charmander

  Charmander Written by ChristheZorua Charmander, the first fire-type Pre-evolution made you cute For whatever reason it shows Fire does not make you mute The flame on your tail stays lit Along with your passion Just be clear about your standards Like your hate for fashion
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