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CLAY (a poem)

Elaina Bolanos, Reporter

October 24, 2018

Filed under Poetry

C-L-A-Y Clay. Whoa look at that, I just spelled a word and then repeated it. What a crazy and totally original idea! I bet you no one has ever thought of that as a way to start a poem. Crazy, right? For once, the words t...

Voyage

Matt Mann, Contributor

January 8, 2016

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Shrouded by the ground around me A body I once knew A lonely vessel, rests How insipid a thought, a vapid delusion The embryo a stranger But the eyes seem so familiar How distance, the journey takes me From nesting nurture ...

The Man in the Hourglass

Matt Mann, Contributor

January 8, 2016

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The Franciscan sky, a mellow blue as usual Commoners roam about their day The hustle of the city, a deafening cry For here lies Willis Not a man you would know He does not work, he is not deceased Just another common fellow He sits ...

The Wick

Matt Mann, Contributor

January 8, 2016

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Softly resting at bay, the wick lies still The world around it, an ecstasy of flame Aromas exhaled, for the room to fill We sit lying in wait perfectly tame This innocence in violence, the peaceful destruction The wick lie...

Penta

Matt Mann, Contributor

January 8, 2016

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Awakened from a mental slumber The insomniac rests Persistent in restraint Ignorant in decision, though positive in choice The blind bar the asylum The calling for prayers they sit in wait Succumbing to the seasons they waste awa...

An Apathetic Disagreement

Matt Mann, Contributor

January 8, 2016

Filed under Poetry

We are born as wet clay. Eventually molded by an environmental travesty. For not all surroundings encompass a larger picture To some, a moral subjugation An optimistic abysmal presence to shackle others Morality is to morta...

Knowledge

Matt Mann, Contributor

January 8, 2016

Filed under Poetry

To know, varies from person to person To comprehend in addition to repeat For to know is not to comprehend To know is to accept familiarity For familiarity of pattern defines understanding All observed, all felt, all perceived ...

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