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by lilphelon
Jul 16, 2011

“Disappear” 

Christian and Ryan, January 1st 2006, gone but not forgotten,

it was the day them baby boys had to go home to...

 

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by lilphelon
Jul 16, 2011

DE-construsted!  Destructive!  My world’s stuck crumblin’,

It’s crushed in, I wish these walls would combust with this day sucked in,

...

 

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by lilphelon
Jul 16, 2011

 

Concealed n' confined, compressed with time, locked up and convicted of a sensless crime.

Now comprised of the night this moonlit hustla is compelled to find, a conspicuous enlightened mindful eye on why or just a sign.

...

 

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by Jay McElroy
Jul 16, 2011

He walked in

Sat down, head down

Back row bump on MY log

Silently defying me

 

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by pavdogent
Jul 16, 2011

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by Dan Sullivan
Jul 14, 2011

 One thing I love about the art of storytelling, radio, and this platform is its ability to give voice to those who don't always have a voice.  With that said, I'm a former skateboarder.  I say former because once I was at this six...

 

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by J.p. Couling
Jul 11, 2011

Back about three years ago, as a 6th grader in middle school I decided to start up a rock n roll band. Me and my best man Dyl and Alex started banging on cardboard boxes with J. Geils and ACDC blasting in a loudspeaker in the basement of suburban...

 

 My life is full of snap judgments, too many to even tell, perhaps the capacity for rapid change is even a genetic inheritance, as I am the direct result of 2 people libel to make a snap judgment. The road to my formation started when both...

 

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by olson.julia
Jul 08, 2011

 My evangelical parents kept me very well protected during my teenage years. My curfews were ridiculous, my boyfriends were always well informed about my father's gun collection, and my ass was in church every Sunday. Normally, I...

 

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by Chris Zelidon
Jul 06, 2011

in the early morning on a sunny, a young hispanic boy makes his way to school. he passes his tagged fences, dogs barking in his neighborhood and passing cars with radio blasting loud music. he comes across his school and no one greets him, no one...

 

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by hakim
Jul 05, 2011

1st poem of a 3 poem set performed by 2005 National Poetry Slam Champions Team Member and 2006 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational Champs Team Member, Hakim Bellamy. Performed at the South Broadway Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM as...

 

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by hakim
Jul 05, 2011

A humorous poem and performance about the father I'd want to be, the conversations I hope to have, and the son that males me proud by always asking questions...no matter how tired I get of answering them......

 

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by hakim
Jul 05, 2011

Full Blooded Italian Boy – by hakim bellamy

Full Blooded Italian Boy
Son of a good ol’
God fearin’, Godfather, Got’dam ma that’s some killa pasta
Italian papa
And a momma

With a...

 

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by SarahGale
Jul 02, 2011

 In the Spring of 1994, I made a careless mistake that I thought would devastate my life plan. Instead it brought me the exact thing I’d been trying and failing to get my hands on for years.

Since I was a child...