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Searching for the Site's Monkey
Category: Personal diary

Excerpt:
As I make my way back to this abandoned site I'm wondering what happened to all my old friends on here. There is a very elusive Monkeyboy who became LucidChimp. This impulsive man keeps on deleting his profile though. So if he ever finds himself coming ba »More

Written: 2016-04-02
By darksideofme


Solitary
Category: Fiction

Excerpt:
Have you ever thought of what it's like to be in solitary confinement? I have. Even lived it, once. It was dark, the walls smooth in the 10x10 box with padded walls and floors. It was okay, for the first day, the quiet and my thoughts for company. Until »More

Written: 2013-08-08
By DarkEcho


What are tags?
Category: Personal diary

Excerpt:
So you've seen the tags listed and are probably annoyed that they are now required. But, let me tell you what they are/do first before you get anymore annoyed by them. 1) They act as secondary categories. I've had many complaints in the past about ther »More

Written: 2012-09-19
By Gary


What do you want?
Category: Personal diary

Excerpt:
What do you want added to Poem of Quotes members section? Any ideas are welcome. »More

Written: 2012-09-07
By Gary


Design Changes
Category: Personal diary

Excerpt:
Obviously there has been quite a few changes going on lately and I hope you guys are enjoying them. 1. The monthly contests. Although it's still in the testing phase, I'm going to try to make it into a monthly contest. I'm seeing how well the themes wi »More

Written: 2012-04-01
By Gary


Lucky Day
Category: Fiction

Excerpt:
The gun was heavy. Every day that was his first thought as the barrel creased the skin on his temple and began indenting a circle into his flesh. He had not put his finger on the trigger yet; he needed to accept the reality of this moment as it stood in t »More

Written: 2011-09-02
By Atavist


What is Explicit and appropriate
Category: Non-fiction

Excerpt:
Recently there has been a lot of comments about explicit materials. There seems to be some difference of opinion of what is explicit and there fore not appropriate for this site This is a poetry site and as poets 90% of us are not in favor of censorshi »More

Written: 2011-08-28
By Nick1959


Fire below.
Category: Fiction

Excerpt:
I reveled in the setting alight of my pyred twigs, leaves and smaller branches of lazily curling deadwood. Dry as they were, bereft of any life, they set to the task admirably, crackling loudly in pleasure at being able to perform a duty beyond their livi »More

Written: 2011-06-11
By Atavist


A CHALLENGE TO POEM OF QUOTES.... POEM COLLAB #3
Category: Personal diary

Excerpt:
Earlier in my time here on Poem of Quotes I gave 2 challenges to the Poem of quotes community. They came out pretty good and everyone involved enjoyed it. Many poets responded and wrote these. http://www.poemofquotes.com/members/dark-poetry/what_a_dist »More

Written: 2010-11-23
By darksideofme


Poets appreciation day.
Category: Non-fiction

Excerpt:
OK. So who am I to be writing something that bespeaks of words too expansive for me to fully appreciate, nonetheless comprehend? I am obviously no one, but I feel that I can hide my shy embarrassment within a poorly veiled pseudonym at the very least. Whe »More

Written: 2010-11-15
By Atavist