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“A Voice of Reason” Poem of the Day (2022)

"A Voice of Reason" By Ashley O'Hare You've been here all along. If was you-- the voice in the depths of my mind, pushing me to keep moving. My voice of reason; the angel on my shoulder. I'm sorry-- how horrible it must have been for your great efforts to fall on deaf ears. Imagining… Continue reading “A Voice of Reason” Poem of the Day (2022)

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“Wasted Gifts” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Wasted Gifts" By Ashley O'Hare He was an angel: Pure, Steady, Always there. How cruel is life to bless you with a gift you were too young to appreciate; too naive to understand. How kind is life to gift you an invaluable second chance. Do not throw it to waste. Do not make the same… Continue reading “Wasted Gifts” Poem of the Day (2022)

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“Life’s Carousel” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Life's Carousel" By Ashley O'Hare On a carousel, you will never make forward movement; you will never find new experiences. Running on a treadmill is physically exhausting and mentally disappointing. The great outdoors are filled with grand unknowns. Do not try to prepare. Do not try to predict. Just breathe in and take the first… Continue reading “Life’s Carousel” Poem of the Day (2022)

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“My Main Motivation” Poem of the Day (2022)

"My Main Motivation" By Ashley O'Hare You could never let me down. Your pure heart and wide eyes have forever changed lives. Live yours without concern of a fail. If you need me, turn around-- I will be at your tail. If life begins to taste too sour, I'll bring you sugar. If your heart… Continue reading “My Main Motivation” Poem of the Day (2022)

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“Worthy” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Worthy" By Ashley O'Hare Am I still worthy of love if my heart is too heavy to prove itself? Am I still worthy of time if my past wasted precious moments? Am I still worthy of art if my face turned a blind eye to what was wrong? Am I still worthy of tomorrow if… Continue reading “Worthy” Poem of the Day (2022)

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“Dreams Within” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Dreams Within" By Ashley O'Hare 206 bones beneath my skin long to understand the science of within-- Why my body longs for a location on a map that my eyes have yet to see-- my mind is too worn to speculate. If my brain could find a way to manipulate my beating heart, perhaps my… Continue reading “Dreams Within” Poem of the Day (2022)

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“Running Home” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Running Home" By Ashley O'Hare I'm running home to your hazel eyes; to your diamond smile. This heartsick mind won't last much longer in your absence. I'll take your good with your bad. I'll take your last name and forever have your back. Not a single day of your future must be spent lonely. I'll… Continue reading “Running Home” Poem of the Day (2022)

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“Reason” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Reason" By Ashley O'Hare I'm on the verge of tears-- it all looks downhill from here. From this angle, I see no looming angels; only crippling fear stretching into my future years. I see only two options: I could run and hide-- close my eyes for the rest of my life. Or I can let… Continue reading “Reason” Poem of the Day (2022)

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“Eight Thousand” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Eight Thousand" By Ashley O'Hare Eight thousand days have come and gone, but I cannot remember living a single one. Did I waste my youth? Were the risks worth getting by nail and tooth? Of all the smiling faces I have seen, mine never fit into the scene. My heart is suffocating in this cast--… Continue reading “Eight Thousand” Poem of the Day (2022)

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“Starting From Scratch” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Starting From Scratch" By Ashley O'Hare When I start to progress life breaks me, forcing me to start from scratch. Why should I bother starting anew when I know it will never last? How can I store this hope that the light inside can stifle the shadow's cast? Every time I face my demons I… Continue reading “Starting From Scratch” Poem of the Day (2022)