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Song of the Empty Page

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I am no songwriter,
no musician
Don't know much about music
in general, to tell the truth

But
I have heard a song

And the song,
in its silence
spoke to my soul, and then
buried itself there

It is a melody
that stole my heart away,
never to return it
Or so I hope

A soundless song

It captured me
in its spell,
its noiseless enchantment,
and held me there

It was beautiful

I can never forget it,
not...

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JCWriter (United States) published:

Song of the Empty Page

FREE WRITING

I am no songwriter,
no musician
Don't know much about music
in general, to tell the truth

But
I have heard a song

And the song,
in its silence
spoke to my soul, and then
buried itself there

It is a melody
that stole my heart away,
never to return it
Or so I hope

A soundless song

It captured me
in its spell,
its noiseless enchantment,
and held me there

It was beautiful

I can never forget it,
not...

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Anyar (United States) published:

The Lychee Trees

PROMPT: Imagine This

Imagine this: Their marriage has not been chosen by them, but they are happy anyway. 

They settle down in their own home, built on stilts for when the rainy season comes. He works for the agricultural sector of the government; she runs a store out of their front room and raises their four daughters. He teaches their family how to read and write. 

The world is changing, and when the rumors reach them, they decided to leave their homeland. The...

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Kendyl Dahlstrom (United States) published:

Ten things I wish were not true about the earth

PROMPT: Truths and Untruths

1.) People in The U.S.A are dying of  fatness while people all over the world are dying of starvation...... THINK ABOUT THAT!!!

2.) Hillary Clinton............. I've said to much..... Just so you know, I didn't kill myself if you see it on the news...

3.) We judge people on skin color when their is scientifically one race. THE HUMAN RACE!!!

4.) People are believing that Christians do not understand science which is dumb because who found out about gravity? SIR...

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nmallaghan (United Kingdom) published:

A House Not a Home

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There was no time. Everything seemed to be falling in around him. The wind beat ferociously against the window, the chattering of the glass against the screaming of the rain across it made it seem as though the walls were going to cave in around him at any moment. This house was so isolated, as he had been for quite some time as well, and yet he felt as though a million voices were shouting at him; telling him to...

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Shanti (India) published:

the making of memory

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i hold the things i need to remember
    tight in the embrace of my teeth
interrupted by the inside of my lip
    i hold them tight and don't let go
        because forgetting tastes like the inside of my body
    like something i don't want to know

and when i have remembered
    have fulfilled responsibility like
    pick up your little sister
    buy the photo
    we need toothpaste

my body still swells in the...

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JCWriter (United States) published:

Cosmos

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Shining stolen beams
Through the window
By night
With no care
That they are not its own
The moon.

They glitter
Like tiny sequins
Sewn to the indigo sky
By the hundreds
Or thousands
The stars.

A campfire
For the planets
Its blazing surface
Gives them life
And warmth
The sun.

All of them different
Like us
And yet similar
In some ways
Fascinating
The planets.

Wonderfully perfect
And terrifying
Bright colors
And swirling shapes
Incomprehensible
The galaxies.

So gigantic ...

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GraceClare (Australia) published:

Mind

PROMPT: Truths and Untruths

That things were as easy done as said;
truth as easy on tongues as tales.
That there was no poverty and wealth,
but peace in their place.
That difference did not divide,
but drive this society.
That regrets were not so hard to bare,
that my mind would order its thoughts to share.
That we were all be heard and understood,
not lost, but all feeling as if we could,
be us.
That it took but a wish to change...

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My Memory Lane

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    Others see only the tumbling stones, the broken branches, the uncomfortable closeness of the crumbling walls on either side. Few come here now, for it is I—only I—who knows what this place truly is, and now no one else can ever learn—not the way I did.
    For this place is my Memory Lane and mine alone, my book of golden summer days spent skidding up and down the cobblestone path, my laughter like the trickle of the brook that...

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Lucky (India) published:

A Wisher's Dream

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If I could really wish
I would wish that,
No people on earth
Ever lied.

If I could really wish
I would wish that,
Each and every person
Lived happily.

If I could really wish
I would wish that,
Everywhere round the world
Equality existed.

If I could really wish
I would wish that,
We stop ourselves from
Judging other.

If I could really wish
I would wish that,
The various sins never
Even existed.

If I could really wish ...

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Vague feelings (Vietnam) published:

Escape

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I hate the repeating voice inside my head telling me I need to come back to this normal life
Right now I just want to escape to somewhere else
Far from myself, but not too distant to get forever lost
Don't want to get trapped because the present never stays the same
Knowing the reasons why, just need to figure out how 
This dampened person in this 
interactive exhaustion needs to get away.

I want to find a place where...

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JCWriter (United States) published:

Song of the Empty Page

FREE WRITING

I am no songwriter,
no musician
Don't know much about music
in general, to tell the truth

But
I have heard a song

And the song,
in its silence
spoke to my soul, and then
buried itself there

It is a melody
that stole my heart away,
never to return it
Or so I hope

A soundless song

It captured me
in its spell,
its noiseless enchantment,
and held me there

It was beautiful

I can never forget it,
not...

Seeking Peer Reviews

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Anyar (United States) published:

The Lychee Trees

PROMPT: Imagine This

Imagine this: Their marriage has not been chosen by them, but they are happy anyway. 

They settle down in their own home, built on stilts for when the rainy season comes. He works for the agricultural sector of the government; she runs a store out of their front room and raises their four daughters. He teaches their family how to read and write. 

The world is changing, and when the rumors reach them, they decided to leave their homeland. The...

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Kendyl Dahlstrom (United States) published:

Ten things I wish were not true about the earth

PROMPT: Truths and Untruths

1.) People in The U.S.A are dying of  fatness while people all over the world are dying of starvation...... THINK ABOUT THAT!!!

2.) Hillary Clinton............. I've said to much..... Just so you know, I didn't kill myself if you see it on the news...

3.) We judge people on skin color when their is scientifically one race. THE HUMAN RACE!!!

4.) People are believing that Christians do not understand science which is dumb because who found out about gravity? SIR...

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nmallaghan (United Kingdom) published:

A House Not a Home

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There was no time. Everything seemed to be falling in around him. The wind beat ferociously against the window, the chattering of the glass against the screaming of the rain across it made it seem as though the walls were going to cave in around him at any moment. This house was so isolated, as he had been for quite some time as well, and yet he felt as though a million voices were shouting at him; telling him to...

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Shanti (India) published:

the making of memory

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i hold the things i need to remember
    tight in the embrace of my teeth
interrupted by the inside of my lip
    i hold them tight and don't let go
        because forgetting tastes like the inside of my body
    like something i don't want to know

and when i have remembered
    have fulfilled responsibility like
    pick up your little sister
    buy the photo
    we need toothpaste

my body still swells in the...

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GraceClare (Australia) published:

Mind

PROMPT: Truths and Untruths

That things were as easy done as said;
truth as easy on tongues as tales.
That there was no poverty and wealth,
but peace in their place.
That difference did not divide,
but drive this society.
That regrets were not so hard to bare,
that my mind would order its thoughts to share.
That we were all be heard and understood,
not lost, but all feeling as if we could,
be us.
That it took but a wish to change...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 9 hours ago

Waterfire

JCWriter (United States) published:

My Memory Lane

FREE WRITING

    Others see only the tumbling stones, the broken branches, the uncomfortable closeness of the crumbling walls on either side. Few come here now, for it is I—only I—who knows what this place truly is, and now no one else can ever learn—not the way I did.
    For this place is my Memory Lane and mine alone, my book of golden summer days spent skidding up and down the cobblestone path, my laughter like the trickle of the brook that...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 12 hours ago

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1

Vague feelings (Vietnam) published:

Escape

PROMPT: Open Prompt

I hate the repeating voice inside my head telling me I need to come back to this normal life
Right now I just want to escape to somewhere else
Far from myself, but not too distant to get forever lost
Don't want to get trapped because the present never stays the same
Knowing the reasons why, just need to figure out how 
This dampened person in this 
interactive exhaustion needs to get away.

I want to find a place where...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 14 hours ago

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Life's Been Good (United States) published:

Two In the Morning

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It's two in the morning,
the clock is ticking away,
I don't know what I'm doing,
maybe waiting for the break of day.

Tired, but I can't sleep,
Is this some twisted dream?
it makes me want to weep,
Please send me just one bright beam.

The night owl is hooting at my window,
it's driving me insane.
Can somebody please make it snow,
or maybe send a little rain?

A wolf howls in the distance,
It seems like a...

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Grover_the_forest (United States) published:

Skull and Crossbones

PROMPT: Living in Music


This theme radiate a sense of adventure found in very few other songs. It is dark and brooding at points like any story, and therefore song, should be but it is also upbeat and reaches out to the inner pirate in all of us. 
For me that inner pirate is particularly strong.
I have wanted to be a pirate for a long time (something about breaking the rules just because I can), and this is about as close as I...
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