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Walker Ikard



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James Jordan

Cold and Alone on Christmas Day

 The emptiness of blank concrete and steel kept cold with a freezing wind chill shows the contrast of the merriment of the season. I wouldn’t

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This Life's Illusions

War of Words

*** Words matter, and incessant arguments can be the death of a relationship.  This poem describes that sad situation. *** You have stored Such lousy ammunition

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Evan Bond


He had been seeing it for weeks, now. That same mutilated face that stared at him with its twisted, lipless smile. Crooked, rotting teeth pointed

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I Don’t Like Your Sweater

While going up in an elevator, a woman exactly my height tapped me on the shoulder. “Hey,” she said. “I don’t like your sweater. It

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