Pappa's Memories and Ramblings

Poems, Rants, Short Stories and Ramblings
by QC Poet
Rants and Ramblings by George Martinez on Societies Ills
Prologue

Pappa's Memories and Ramblings

Posted January 6, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Short Poems of my political views
Chapter 1

Missiles

Posted June 26, 2011
War and History / Poetry
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A Psalm for Peace and Healing
Chapter 2

Poems of Prayer and Hope

Posted June 26, 2011
Spiritual / Poetry
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Work Hard Play Harder, Poems & Stories of Work and Play
Chapter 3

The Chicano

Posted July 2, 2011
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Poem and short Stories on Patriotism
Chapter 4

Red, White, and Blue

Posted July 4, 2011
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Poetic rant on Where we spend our tax dollars.
Chapter 5

Billion Dollar Blunder

Posted July 10, 2011
War and History / Poetry
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Short Poems of my political views
Chapter 6

Politics of Peace

Posted July 15, 2011
War and History / Poetry
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Short Stories and Poems by George Martinez
Chapter 7

The Hitch Hiking Musician

Posted August 6, 2011
Spiritual / Non-Fiction
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Short Stories and Poems by George Martinez
Chapter 8

Worry and the Birds of the Air

Posted August 6, 2011
Spiritual / Non-Fiction
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36 Random Words Arranged Into A Poem
Chapter 9

Ode To The Rich

Posted March 2, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Moving back in American politics at a MAGA Rally
Chapter 17

He Made America Hate Again

Posted December 24, 2018
Commentary and Philosophy / Fiction
783 views | 9 reviews

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Rant about the way governments make money decisions.
Chapter 18

War's still a Billion Dollar Blunder

Posted January 7, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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All Americans came from Somewhere, Statue of Liberty, NY
Chapter 19

All Americans came from Somewhere!

Posted January 9, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Always Remember what happens when People Lose Hope.
Chapter 20

When People Lose Hope

Posted January 9, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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One of Pappa's Metaphorical Poems
Chapter 21

Being a Grandpa Rocks!

Posted January 18, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Problems in Life are Moral Storms
Chapter 22

Storms in Life Will Come

Posted January 18, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Bird watching of another kind
Chapter 23

Birds of the Antelope Valley Air

Posted January 24, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
883 views | 8 reviews

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Most powerful words in Heaven and on Earth
Chapter 24

Love, Faith, Hope

Posted January 26, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Going Out of My Head Over You
Chapter 25

In Sanity?

Posted January 31, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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All About the Me, We, and many P's
Chapter 26

Monumental Me'ness?

Posted February 2, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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What A Skewed Number Can Do
Chapter 27

Unbiased Statistic

Posted February 3, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Speak Our Language, you're in America!
Chapter 28

America's Spanish Irony

Posted February 11, 2019
Fantasy / Flash Fiction
804 views | 4 reviews

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Inverted Colors or Correct Transition?
Chapter 29

Inverted Rainbow Colors?

Posted February 12, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
846 views | 11 reviews

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The Favorite Fruit of Politics?
Chapter 30

Going Bananas?

Posted February 13, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Fiction
857 views | 3 reviews

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Something to Think About and Remember
Chapter 31

Pointing Fingers?

Posted February 15, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Hell the Core of Earths Heat?
Chapter 32

Hell's Hearty Heat

Posted February 17, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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State of the Onion Always Makes Me Cry
Chapter 33

State Of My Head

Posted February 18, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Fiction
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Where There's A Will There's A Way!
Chapter 34

Life's A Puzzle

Posted February 21, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Non-Fiction
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A Mental Challenge - Woe is Me
Chapter 35

The Woes of Homonyms Show

Posted February 24, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Suffering Commentary My Freestyle Rhythmic Form
Chapter 36

Human's are Suffering

Posted February 24, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
811 views | 6 reviews

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History Can Repeat Itself Again
Chapter 37

The Danger That Is Hate

Posted February 28, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
942 views | 7 reviews

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A Cinquan Tribute to God
Chapter 38

I Am That I Am

Posted March 4, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Hell's Fire in 2 Cinquain Type of Poems
Chapter 39

Hell's Fire

Posted March 6, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Heavenly Helper From A Friend
Chapter 40

Heavens Kyrielle

Posted March 9, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Day Dreams or Nightmarish?
Chapter 41

Wakefulness

Posted March 11, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Things That Make Me Go Hmmmm...
Chapter 42

I'm Just Wondering!

Posted March 13, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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If not for drinking Soldiers!
Chapter 43

Tattooing

Posted March 15, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
768 views | 2 reviews

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A Green Beer Nightmare Situation!
Chapter 44

Saint Patrick's Day Drinking

Posted March 17, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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To much of anything may leave this feeling!
Chapter 45

Feeling My Crapulence

Posted March 29, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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No Exits Here?
Chapter 46

Fever Dreaming

Posted March 31, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Tracks of Our Life's Travels
Chapter 47

Life's Trains

Posted April 3, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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How Many Times is Enough?
Chapter 48

Eleven Swords Too Many

Posted April 4, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Did The Time on the Clock Spring Back Recently?
Chapter 49

No Room For You

Posted April 12, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Here It Comes Again!
Chapter 50

Politicking Time

Posted April 23, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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How We Know Things - By Asking Questions!
Chapter 51

Life Questions

Posted April 26, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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A Spiritual Acrostic
Chapter 52

Visions

Posted May 10, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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What Happens to Heartless People
Chapter 53

What Don't We Do?

Posted June 13, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Controlling or Enabling Forces
Chapter 54

Mr. Burns Box

Posted July 12, 2019
Satire / Poetry
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To Believe or Not Believe?
Chapter 55

Insincere, Illinformed, Corrupt

Posted July 23, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Before Decisions!
Chapter 56

Journeys and Destinations

Posted August 2, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Where Do We Want To End Up?
Chapter 57

Soul Search

Posted August 9, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Mans Mind Verses Mans Soul
Chapter 58

The War's Within

Posted August 15, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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The Emerald Tablets of Thoth
Chapter 59

As Above So Below

Posted August 17, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Backward?
Chapter 60

Sages, Swages, and Stages!

Posted August 28, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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When Troops Halt
Chapter 61

You Talking to Me?

Posted September 7, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Cost of Living?
Chapter 62

Society's Decay Still Pays

Posted September 15, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Just Thinking or Justly Thinking?
Chapter 63

Justly Thoughts?

Posted September 25, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Who's The Oxymoron?
Chapter 64

Weirdly Normal Open Secret

Posted October 5, 2019
Satire / Poetry
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Changing Names Forgets the Why?
Chapter 65

Indigenous People's Day?

Posted October 14, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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What Does it Take to Make Love Burn?
Chapter 66

A Love's Fire

Posted October 24, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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It Cost Many Soul's!
Chapter 67

When Death Arrived

Posted November 2, 2019
War and History / Poetry
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Does Truth Still Have Consequences?
Chapter 68

2020 Census&Election Reflection

Posted November 17, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Elected to Serve!
Chapter 69

Politics King?

Posted November 19, 2019
Humor / Poetry
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Successful Hunters Celebrated, Unsuccessful Admonished!
Chapter 70

A Hunter's Thanksgiving Honors

Posted November 29, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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The Founder's Wisdom Challenged
Chapter 71

Just Us?

Posted December 5, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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His Royal Guidance?
Chapter 72

Reached Out Supremely?

Posted December 12, 2019
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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An ABC Poetry Contest Entry Submission
Chapter 73

Memories of Why?

Posted March 8, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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A Bit Too Far?
Chapter 74

Mocker In Chief?

Posted March 13, 2020
Satire / Poetry
659 views | 2 reviews

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Poem Using Listed 5 Words Starting With W
Chapter 75

We Verses Them and War's

Posted March 29, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
690 views | 2 reviews

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Our Political Solution to a Pandemic Problem?
Chapter 76

Red When Blue?

Posted April 23, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
689 views | 3 reviews

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While Earth Faces A Pandemic?
Chapter 77

Mask In Space?

Posted April 26, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Working For The Average American?
Chapter 78

The Real Takers?

Posted May 12, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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An Acrostic Poem Contest Entry Submission
Chapter 79

Green Tablets

Posted May 15, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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A Florette Earth Poem Submission
Chapter 80

Rock Of Life

Posted May 27, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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100k Dead, Cancel the Second Act Please!
Chapter 81

Blindly Hateful?

Posted May 28, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
661 views | 3 reviews

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An Open Subject 5-7-5 Poem Contest Submission
Chapter 82

World Wide Divisions

Posted June 5, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Empty Halls - A Pix This Challenge
Chapter 83

Empty

Posted June 23, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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A Prayer for Love and Peace - Free Verse
Chapter 84

Don't Let the World

Posted June 28, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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When You Absolutely Need to Blame Others
Chapter 85

The Facebook Bingo Game

Posted July 1, 2020
Humor / Poetry
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Putin a Smile on His Face? 5-7-5 Free Form
Chapter 86

Bozo's Directive

Posted July 8, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Bread - Free Verse for 5/30/20
Chapter 87

Bread of Life

Posted July 9, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Stand Firm As the World Asks What's Happening?
Chapter 88

Eroding Faith

Posted July 21, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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A stony smile Pix This Photo Challenge
Chapter 89

Stony Smiles

Posted July 25, 2020
Humor / Poetry
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Blinded While Being Played - Tanka Poem
Chapter 90

See the Dawn

Posted July 30, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Outlooks and Views Series (chptr.?)
Chapter 91

A Difficult Task?

Posted August 4, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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A Satisfactory Outlook - A 15 Syllable Poem
Chapter 92

Destiny to Humility

Posted August 6, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Use Your Power! A 2020 Vote Combo Poem
Chapter 93

Empowered to Decide

Posted August 10, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Get Up and Go Time!
Chapter 94

Voice Freed

Posted August 13, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Have We Awoken? a 3-5-3 Syllable Poem
Chapter 95

Silence Broken

Posted August 14, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Back to Greatness - A Haiku Submission
Chapter 96

Flawed Future

Posted August 30, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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For an ABC Poem Contest Submission
Chapter 97

Another Karen

Posted September 9, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Political Goats and Floating Votes
Chapter 98

Vote Goats Boat?

Posted September 25, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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The Election Cycle has Looped Back Around!
Chapter 99

The Voting - Loop

Posted October 23, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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The Untied State of America
Chapter 100

We Verses Them

Posted October 24, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Scandals and Upcoming Election Handles
Chapter 101

Trumpkin's Excuses

Posted November 2, 2020
Satire / Poetry
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Believe you Can and you Will
Chapter 102

Believe

Posted December 2, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Fake News - Finally Falls Out
Chapter 103

Pandemic Fallout

Posted December 15, 2020
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Adjustable After Loonie 2020
Chapter 104

2021 Recalibration

Posted January 5, 2021
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Don't Come Back Now - Ya Hear!
Chapter 105

For A Trumpian Minute

Posted January 16, 2021
Humor / Poetry
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A Parting TrumpskiBear Meme
Chapter 106

Off 2 Floridee

Posted January 18, 2021
Humor / Poetry
532 views | 2 reviews

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It's Better than Smelling the Bern?
Chapter 107

Bernie Why the Mittens?

Posted January 28, 2021
Satire / Poetry
542 views | 2 reviews

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A Rhyming Poem For A Photo
Chapter 108

Cougar a Chillin'

Posted February 8, 2021
Satire / Poetry
585 views | 7 reviews

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Photo Writes Title?
Chapter 109

Depend On A Parent's Choice?

Posted February 12, 2021
Biographical / Non-Fiction
577 views | 7 reviews

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Shouldn't They Be Black and Blue?
Chapter 110

Political Colors

Posted February 19, 2021
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
692 views | 12 reviews

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Exploring Five Senses
Chapter 111

Sunrise Set's

Posted February 25, 2021
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Seasoned Life Cycles
Chapter 112

Ice Packed Life

Posted March 10, 2021
General / Poetry
631 views | 17 reviews

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A Rhyming Acrostic Suggestion
Chapter 113

Adversity

Posted March 17, 2021
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
563 views | 7 reviews

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A Hope Topic Submission
Chapter 114

A Sparrow's Hope

Posted March 29, 2021
Commentary and Philosophy / Non-Fiction
514 views | 4 reviews

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A Spring Picture This Poem Entry
Chapter 115

As Time Flys

Posted April 8, 2021
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
519 views | 5 reviews

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Increments of Our Timeline
Chapter 116

Measured Memories

Posted April 22, 2021
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Avoided More Leg Loss
Chapter 117

Greatful for Healing

Posted July 26, 2021
Biographical / Poetry
513 views | 6 reviews

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My First Tetractys Format Poem
Chapter 118

Parked Wheelchair

Posted July 27, 2021
Biographical / Poetry
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To Clean up Societies Decay
Chapter 119

The Culture Vulture

Posted August 11, 2021
Humor / Poetry
493 views | 6 reviews

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Causes and Effects of No Rules
Chapter 120

A No Rules Muse

Posted October 15, 2021
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
418 views | 2 reviews

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