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Choose YOU

You have a choice to stay away from negativity. You have a choice to change for the better. All of us have made mistakes, all of us have been hurt, it is up to you how you would like to move forward.
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Shock

That moment when I looked dozens of soldiers - just like me – running inside the building, And I froze. My legs didn’t move. My mind couldn’t make sense. I stayed back.
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Tears

Not just drops of salty water but remnants of painful slaughter of heart and the soul perhaps the psyche of a person who did not know the way to beg for consideration or mercy
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Battlefield

Battlefield is a spoken word poetry written and shared by Merry Princess Joe to The Ugly Writers under the theme After The Storm for the month of June.   Battlefield   I’m stuck between wanting you to stay and wanting…
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What Ails You

It is a feeling of possessiveness. The idea of having that person is totally joyful and you never care about what really is reality. Keeping that person within your reach is one thing that you first establish.
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Gypsy Cabin Blues

Holding tight to her green and arid sierra shawls, she peers over a fresco valley set in leprechaun gold. Like a megalithic Buddha she rests on a boulder's shoulder beneath a thulian sky lit by a gingerline disco sun.
Our Hearts

Our Hearts

Our Hearts is a poem written and shared by John Krux to The Ugly Writers under the theme After The Storm for the month of June.   Our Hearts   And now, after countless memories, heartbreaks, and tears, the only…
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Rejection

She looked up at me and smiled. I smiled back. Or was I the first to smile and she smiled back? I don’t remember.
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Love Struck

I will love you behind the cameras When nobody's looking and it's just us I will love you And only you With not much that I have But with this much that I can
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Who I Am

One of the core concepts of the Enneagram is that each type embodies both virtues and vices and that there is a redemptive path of integration or a destructive path of disintegration available to us depending on whether we embrace and develop our virtues or give in to our vices.