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“Explanations” Poem of the Day (2023)

"Explanations" By Ashley O'Hare I'll explain everything eventually- why I continued fighting, how I kept loving, when I discovered how to detect honesty. One day, you will know all I learned. I can't tell you now-- it's premature. The story is incomplete; there is more I must endure. It would be useless to detail pain… Continue reading “Explanations” Poem of the Day (2023)

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“Common Ground” Poem of the Day (2023)

"Common Ground" By Ashley O'Hare We are all created by a mother and a father, but we are raised by countless others. The fictional figures gracing our screensare written by our mentors, unseen. Authors take ink and paper and transform it into lessons, entertainment, and peace- evaporating stress and loneliness like water vapor. Celebrity actors,… Continue reading “Common Ground” Poem of the Day (2023)

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“Coping Mechanism” Poem of the Day (2023)

"Coping Mechanism" By Ashley O'Hare The bruises have faded over time. Muscles always regenerate their strength. As long as I keep my mind occupied, everything will be alright. Dark, gritty memories can be crushed, blended, and stirred into smooth paints to recreate the magical starry night sky. Cruel current circumstances inevitably become mangled, manageable memories.… Continue reading “Coping Mechanism” Poem of the Day (2023)

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“Disproved Beliefs” Poem of the Day (2023)

"Disproved Beliefs" By Ashley O'Hare Contrary to popular belief we cannot force our minds to forget. I remember the boy whose favorite color was black because it dulled the emptiness of everything he lacked. I remember the girl who hid at the back of the room with a book on her knees and her thoughts… Continue reading “Disproved Beliefs” Poem of the Day (2023)

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“Open Your Eyes To Miracles” Poem of the Day (2023)

“Open Your Eyes To Miracles” By Ashley O’Hare Thousands of miracles Occur each and every day. Magic surrounds us, Yet we weep weekly Over simple flaws In our imperfect lives. Make your plans, But keep them flexible. Dispel your negative thoughts through tears, But do not live in fear. Open your mind To the improbable.… Continue reading “Open Your Eyes To Miracles” Poem of the Day (2023)

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“Deadline” Poem of the Day (2023)

"Deadline" By Ashley O'Hare Was my heart skipping a beat, or was it anxiety? Did you care about me, or was I convenient company? Your intentions have always been disguised: a wold in sheep's clothing, or a modern superman? Tell me the truth. Much of my life has been wasted waiting on your cue to… Continue reading “Deadline” Poem of the Day (2023)

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“Intended Identity” Poem of the Day (2023)

"Intended Identity" By Ashley O'Hare Is there a guide on who I am meant to be? Was I born to tell stories? Am I supposed to be saving lives? Does this key help me sort out the lies?If I am not the person I was meant to be, do I still have time to change… Continue reading “Intended Identity” Poem of the Day (2023)

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“A Living Dream” Poem of the Day (2023)

"A Living Dream" By Ashley O'Hare How can I dream when the waking hours are enough? Life gets rough, but it has made me tough. I don't want to change my past; A perfect life would never last. I'm content here with love around me, mistakes to teach me, and a million reasons to smile.… Continue reading “A Living Dream” Poem of the Day (2023)

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“Fateful Lives” Poem of the Day (2023)

"Fateful Lives" By Ashley O'Hare You will never know unless you continue moving forward. You will never know what the future holds. It may be perfect. It may be challenging. Whether you make your predictions now or live life without concern of the how, that future will one day become the present. There is no… Continue reading “Fateful Lives” Poem of the Day (2023)

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“Soulmates” Poem of the Day (2023)

"Soulmates" By Ashley O'Hare Soulmates. It is a beautiful theory that insinuates there is someone perfectly created to match you and someone to complement me. This idea that a connection has been written in the stars has yet to be proven. There have been positive testimonies and mocking arguments disputed. For every answer there are… Continue reading “Soulmates” Poem of the Day (2023)