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    Wishing you all a happy new year, and successful writing in 2012. Do share it on here so that we can all enjoy it and give feedback.


    Call for Submissions: The Multiple eXposure Project Zine 1.0

    Started by Sherwin Mapanoo in Writing Competitions Oct 1. 0 Replies

    The Multiple eXposure Project is a multimedia, multi/trans/inter-disciplinary artistic practice and research-based initiative that explores the many layers of image-making, participatory photography,…Continue

    Tags: stories, literature, reviews, images, short

    October is CoPoWriMo - Comedy Poetry Writing Month

    Started by Adele Ward in General Discussions. Last reply by Adele Ward Oct 1. 71 Replies

    As a daily challenge through October let's join together and write some comedy poetry. It could be as short as a limerick - or even a couplet. It could be a long tale.... Whatever you come up with…Continue

    Why is this Web site so very quiet?

    Started by Beau Madison in Writing Competitions. Last reply by Adele Ward Aug 10. 3 Replies

    Don't get me wrong, I like this quiet little corner of the world. A few people are posting, and frankly I can only seriously keep up with a handful-at-a-time.But I'm wondering if anyone can provide…Continue

    Art With Words

    Started by poet.wayne in General Discussions. Last reply by Beau Madison Jul 9. 2 Replies

    I come from a very artistic family- there are several nationally recognized artists among my cousins, and even my sister showed some talent as a child- I remember some of her drawings, thought they…Continue




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    Posted by poet.wayne on December 1, 2014 at 16:43 0 Comments


    The day

     The clouds



    “CROSSINGS; or, The Ballad Of Albert Ross” (A mini-Epic)

    Posted by poet.wayne on November 19, 2014 at 18:08 0 Comments

    CROSSINGS; or, The Ballad Of Albert Ross”

    (A mini-Epic)

    Winds in sails

    O’er ocean highways,

    Rails of the seas

    Flees a mariner from yesterday…

    (thou shalt!)

    T’ward tomorrow…

    (shalt thou?)

    From the old to the new

    He knew-

    A promise remained,

    Regained his former crew

    Flew the albatross-

    His loss? His gain?

    Ne’er the same…

    Turnt the page

    Assigned rage to the rudder,

    Utterly consumed with his task…



    Posted by poet.wayne on November 19, 2014 at 18:03 0 Comments


    I’m inside

    I’m outside, too…

    Soul body and spirit

    You on this side, I on that

    One looking in from out

    From in, a view outside

    Tried to connect

    Direct to myself

    House in order?

    Yard in order?

    Life in order?

    I know me, but

    I really don’t…

    Window’s not too clean, now,

    A little streaked, maybe,

    Curtains closed

    Don’t want company

    Not feeling too well

    See in a mirror

    A window

    A door,…


    I Got A $3 Raise!

    Posted by poet.wayne on November 19, 2014 at 18:01 0 Comments

    I got a $3 raise!

    I got a $3 raise at work!

    Boss said “Here ya go, jerk!”

    Boppin into the break room

    Humming the “big raise” tune…

    Didn’t see ugly reality lurk…

    Wrote a poem,

    Then went hoem,

    Caught a ride

    With a tool that lide,

    Said, “I’ll show’em!”

    Next day in my Jag,

    Tools in my Gucci bag,

    I opened my laptop,

    Coulda heard a pin drop…

    How I hate to brag…

    …but I clicked a like, and

    Then got an eye…


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