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The Maze of Truth
by Lamar Yousif

Hello, I'm aiming to get better at writing poetry. So, I decided the best course of action was to write whatever came to mind to the best of my ability and then get personalized guidance rather than the generic and repetitive "helpful tips" I find on websites. Be as mean and brutal as you see fit, as long as it's honest and helpful. If you can, give me tips on what to name this thing, I think "The Maze of Truth" is a bit bland. Anyway, here it is:

The Maze of Truth

We all jump often, and leaves glide down, but birds are the ones with flight

Humans try so hard to dream away,

As from reality, we all try to flee.


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Neglect
by Michael R. Burch

These are poems about the homeless and the downtrodden, and poems about the need for compassion, kindness, understanding and tolerance.


Neglect
by Michael R. Burch

What good are your tears?
They will not spare the dying their anguish.
What good is your concern
to a child sick of living, waiting to perish?

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Life
by Sihle Mjobo

Birth, life and death
The knowledge of this earth
Neither before nor after present
Following their select ascent

Part pursuing purpose
As sole intent
Part pursuing pleasure
Till life is spent


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Reason and Discourse - are we up for it?
by Dr. Robert Ippaso

Divisive, abusive, hollow and torn,
Our politics broken through anger and scorn,
More pointing of fingers, of turning one's back,
Is this the new norm, our thorny new track?

What happened to thinking before all those tweets,
Like manicured gardens torn up by rough cleats,
The skill of debate, of viewing both sides,
Bridging that gap from all which divides?


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Day without you
by Slava P, aka Maximus Decimus Meridius

Day without you Looks like wasted
Feels like wasted If you may
Even hours without you Feels like ages
Feels like crazy Will you stay?

Stay, 
Ill share with you My dreams my thoughts
You are the love of my life
We bring together All our strength
To keep it worth while

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The Maze of Truth
by Lamar Yousif

Hello, I'm aiming to get better at writing poetry. So, I decided the best course of action was to write whatever came to mind to the best of my ability and then get personalized guidance rather than the generic and repetitive "helpful tips" I find on websites. Be as mean and brutal as you see fit, as long as it's honest and helpful. If you can, give me tips on what to name this thing, I think "The Maze of Truth" is a bit bland. Anyway, here it is:

The Maze of Truth

We all jump often, and leaves glide down, but birds are the ones with flight

Humans try so hard to dream away,

As from reality, we all try to flee.


......

Continue reading
Neglect
by Michael R. Burch

These are poems about the homeless and the downtrodden, and poems about the need for compassion, kindness, understanding and tolerance.


Neglect
by Michael R. Burch

What good are your tears?
They will not spare the dying their anguish.
What good is your concern
to a child sick of living, waiting to perish?

......

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Between Mind & Eyes
by Jeff Bresee

How vast is the reach of the universe wide?
How great be the distance between mind and eyes?
How far in both ways does the length of time go?
What distance exists between God and each soul?

Illusive the answer to each of these be.
Perspective controls how we think, what we see,
how we judge and interpret the concepts at hand,
the things we consider and just where we stand.


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Nurturing Love Through Life's Challenges
by Lukman Nurudeen Adeniyi

Amidst love's journey, conflicts always arise.
Tackling trials, growth coherently becomes evident.
Within struggles, our radiance shines through.

Through understanding, we live with ease.
We mend; wounds heal, strength apparent.
A journey together, imperfect yet true.

With benevolent words and no malice,
And an act of forgiveness inherent,

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Let me be your anti-freeze
by Sharon Morgan

Allow me to be your anti-freeze
Help me to thaw your ice-cold heart
And change your environment of extreme cold
I can alter your perception of trust
Let me be all that your heart wants to feel,
The silver lining which your heart sees
Allow me to be your anti-freeze.
Help me to thaw your ice-cold heart
Please permit me to change the narrative
By allowing yourself to warm to me

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