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Welcome to PoeticalCondition's Monthly Feature of Works!

I know we are running late with this. There has been OHSOMUCH going on. But it's here now and I will do my best not to be late in the future! Without further adieu...

December

Blue Like Winter Skycrystal meth eyes, wild as the moon
empty as a newly dug grave
midnight blind walking
on the path of soon, child, soon
freedom whispers in her damaged ear
drowned out by too much rain
shaky stick legs walking
bruise small flowers along the way
the sound of buzzing flies is louder
than the sweet hum of somethingness
eyes blue like winter sky
searching for a place to rest
she never had a goddamned thing to give
but she'd give it all away
for something that's not nothing
for a time that's not today

By - Bark


Orange skin
Orange skin
My dearest,
Your orange skin makes me warm in December
like the Sea is a blanket to the sand
and the Sun nurtures youth to our land
i'll be Your pocket -
You may keep all Your secrets inside of me
be shy and be not
there's nothing You should be afraid of
while You're here, with me
on this Pale Blue Dot.

By - iNeedChemicalX


BirthplaceIgnorant
child from the realm of plastic garden boxes
inside a desert's bubble, a cruel Eden was
all I knew; bright painted
buildings breathing expensive perfume,
cloudless skies hidden
behind fifty foot wide pristine
symmetrical silicone glares
screaming at you to buy.
They hid
edges glimpsing a world of drought lands,
brown parched hills dreaming of blue
seen only in flat, empty,
atmosphere.
If you did not work to keep the world alive,
if you did not permit it its surgery, its iron-lung, give
the world prosthetic limbs and pretty
them up for pretending,
it dies. And I learned
from this world, once it is dead
it is dead.

By - witwitch


Paradise in Other Words by Missdelayingit
By - Missdelayingit



By - UnderTheWildMoon


IIHow quickly do lovers turn into strangers.
By - Cloud-and-Petrichor


Congratulations to those chosen!

Keep writing and submitting, maybe next month, one of your pieces will be chosen. =)
(We will not be accepting nominations for monthly feature of works, they are chosen at random by the admins. Please feel free to continue sending your nominations for our Member of the Month!)

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In case you hadn't noticed, we have a few new admins!
Everyone, please welcome TheLunarDragon, shehrozeameen, Michel-le-fou, and IchiHitsuFangirl!
They are contributors and critiquers for our humble group.
For a bio breakdown on each of them, please see the "Admins" widget on our main page.

In other news, the former group OnlyPoetry has been announced dead.
I am to understand that several of their members have migrated here.
Welcome to PoeticalCondition former OnlyPoetry members! We are so happy to have you. =D
With the large influx of new members, things got a little crazy, so if I did not welcome each of you personally, I apologize.
We really are honored to have you with us and hope you will make our group your home.

Welcome to all other new members as well! I have not forgotten you! :hug:
That's all for now...


Happy writing,
- Mo :heart:
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NotenSMSK Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
A wonderful feature :nod: and welcome to the new additions :)

It is sad such a group went dead :( well hopefully all will be well :)
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Forgotten-Heir Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Professional Writer
Some very nice pieces, well done! :)
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:nod: We certainly have talent here! =D
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Studious1 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks for the welcome both here and on my profile, I'll get some of my poems up as soon as I can.

I get a feeling with you guys, I'll have a better idea where I am at with poetry.
:)
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
=D Our pleasure!

Wonderful, can't wait! I hope we will be able to help you grow in your craft. =)
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Hfeather53 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
What wonderful features! Thank you for sharing! :squee:
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:glomp:
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TheLunarDragon Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Critique all the poems! :iconx-all-the-y:
Welcome all the members! :iconx-all-the-y:
Drink all the coffee! :iconx-all-the-y:
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
lolz

:iconexcitedplz:
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TheLunarDragon Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:P
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