Favorite Poem Submission : Monja Blanca

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The wild White Nun, rarest and loveliest of all her kind, takes form in the green shade deep in the forest. Streams of filtered light are tapped, distilled, and lavishly expressed as petals. Her sweet hunger is displayed by the labellum, set for the bees in flight to land on. In her well, the viscin gleams; mesmeric nectar, sticky stuff of dreams. This orchid’s sexual commerce is confined to flowers of her own class, and nothing less. And yet for humans she sends so sublime a sensual signal that it melts the mind. The hunters brave a poisoned wilderness to capture just a few blooms at a time, and even they, least sensitive of men, will stand to look, and … Read More

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Ballad. the somewhat-man

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Oh why do you torture me so with your words So I write prose to read meaning in between lines and sing songs, to hear love in the notes I glimpse your true colors when you sleep since you come out in the dark of the night But you still wake like us all So all I can see is your light

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On Being Famous or Great

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Most often these two themes do not correlate. For a while I have been wanting to note on this; the recent death of Michael Jackson sealed the deal. We rarely note significant authors or architects or politicians that Do make the world a better place. And ironically there will rarely to never be mention of some of the greatest minds, mentors or mothers walking the planet. To our own discredit, we have reached a point in society where we elevate numbers of people least deserving; they become famous mearly by name or one special circumstance, i.e Paris Hilton or the couple Jon and Kate or Perez Hilton. What sets Paris’s character apart? Are these child-bearers really great parents? Why is … Read More

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The Debut Discourse

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And a partial disclaimer… You may have been led here by the dessert’s site, but this is more the personal venue where i shall hope to incite “food for thought” along with providing my own insight. I will cover everything that i think has a real objective or purpose. I am a very transparent person, as you shall come to know; and I am very observant of my surroundings. These two bode well for reflection. Whether Im writing for my readers or writing for my mirror image, I am only trying to seek clarity of thought or the logic behind human behavior. That being said, I would rather have this poignancy than your agreement. Sometimes it is better to “agree … Read More

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