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by campc8in
Aug 10, 2011

 On this moonless mid-October night, after dining on fast food and making a quick grocery stop, I returned home, veering into the parking lot of my apartment complex. But as my headlights traced their arc in front of me, something in the...

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by daveburkeguy
Aug 08, 2011

I’m 27 and I play in a punk rock band. I love it. We love it. We’ve spent the past 10 years writing,  practicing, performing, recording, spending huge amounts of time, money, and aggravation, and primarily...

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by Dan
Aug 05, 2011

 It was a dark, stormy night. It really was. I was an able-seaman on the S/S Ocean wizard. She was an 11,000 foot oil tanker and the last of the American tramp steamers. Once, one of 3 sister ships that were the largest in the world. She...

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by ryanlancaster64
Jul 25, 2011

 In addition to being a king himself, Odin was a shapeshifter, and frequently roamed the world in disguise. One of his favorite manifestations was that of a one-eyed old man…the one-eyed man appears regularly as a bringer of wisdom...

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by xicanopoet
Jul 21, 2011

Chicanismo

I used to cruise a lowrider
A firme ’63 Bel Air
Everything was original
Except the hydros
I even took the pilgrimage
To Espanola, New Mexico
The lowrider capital of the world
And I got...

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by Chyna
Jul 20, 2011

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by Shaka_Buddhakan
Jul 19, 2011

My first memory is watching the rain trace root systems on the windowpane while listening to my father beating my sister.
Well, technically, she's my half sister.
The sound wasn't unusual. Raised voices and hidden violence; Must be...

Hi!

My name is Liz Jones, and I am a Poet, Writer and Success Educator that resides in Long Beach, California.

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by momolina
Jul 17, 2011

 

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by momolina
Jul 17, 2011

 

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Jul 17, 2011

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by momolina
Jul 17, 2011

Its hot.  I am in the shade and still baking, still waiting for R(i)TA the patron saint of desperate, lost causes.  She stays busy in this city that care forgot.  

 

My head sags, soaked in the steam rising from...

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by Urban Voodoo
Jul 17, 2011

Hello. My name is Micheaux Fortson. I go by the trade name UrbanVoodoo. I am a Spoken Word Artist from Inglewood California by way of New Orleans, Louisiana. I have been writing for most of my life although in my early years I was often in some...

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by yanatha
Jul 17, 2011

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by jordanmichaelg
Jul 17, 2011

Death Of Dreams                                      ...