poetry

Pride and Prejudice

April 29, 2012
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. It would be her first visit to that city, She had never been, Maybe for fear of whispers she had heard But she was not one for blind impressions. For her family, a Harvard graduation was a big deal. They enjoyed breaking through barriers, Ignoring common weapons, Satisfying the urge […]

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And His Name Was Charlie

March 15, 2012
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. she was an angry girl mad at the world always looking at the ground never making a sound her darkness blocking out the sun shining above it was a cold park bench flaking green wood, with sides made of cement he was sitting towards the east, watching the sunrise nodding […]

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For Those of You Who Occupy

January 28, 2012
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. HEY! For those of you who occupy… Here is for your braveness In the face of Those who created this Mess to begin with Leaving jobless Homeless Tracks in their woods of Deception Corruption Money hoarding capitals More separate than when we started this Land of opportunity Free to worship […]

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Decorated Children

December 27, 2011
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. Oh my decorated children With pants that tripp Rainbows of color in your hair And skulls strapped around your neck Oh my decorated children Deceptive raccoon eyes Bullrings, Snakebites And Marilyn Monroe’s Oh my decorated children Red bulls and monsters Skateboards and scooters Vampires and zombies Oh my decorated children […]

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Beauty

November 30, 2011
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. What is beauty? Is it a certain color of skin? Or is it defined by what one can afford to buy? To me beauty is… A flower’s first bloom as winter gives way to spring’s sunlight. The kaleidoscope of colors as the sun kisses the horizon goodnight. The shadows […]

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The Wanting

November 21, 2011
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. I forever wonder Blue Do you think of me? As I think of you? It’s so hard to share a glance With you Blue I do not want to face these feeling There is too much truth But here I am Red At the opposite end of the spectrum […]

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Depression

November 1, 2011
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An original poem by Steven Garriga. Depression hurts Depression finds our flaws And forces us to eat them Depression follows us around And shouts at us Depression is an illness With no cure With no hope Depression kills Our sister, our brother, our sons, our daughters No one can hurt Depression Depression creeps up on […]

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Ninety Nine

October 25, 2011
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. There’s a low rumbling, a slow but steady grumbling, here comes the marching of the other 99. Too long in silence, promises broken are countless; here comes the voices of the other 99. Houses lying vacant, others struggle just to pay the rent, overwhelming crowds in the welfare line. […]

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Desire for Success

October 15, 2011
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. Here I am again Trudging Forward At that hill again Onward Upward Still some valleys come Sorrow I need tomorrow But like a seesaw The sun comes up again Lifting Rising My mood inspired Must make it Never tire There is a goal that I desire Capture Conquer For I […]

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I Am Poetry

September 21, 2011
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An original poem by Steven Garriga. Are you a fan of poetry? I would like to think I am… Sometimes, reading, writing I enjoy fading into the words Blurring in with the grey page Indulging in their black grammar Letting their words, their thoughts, bleed into my own Seeing a person’s soul, with mine Sometimes, […]

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