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The Pathetic Book of Poetry - 04/08/2014
by V. Blake

Our very own Jody Pratt was cool enough to put together a book of poetry using submissions from Pathetic members. Read more about it in the forums--you can even just click this link if you're feeling lazy, so no excuses.

Thanks go out to Jody for his efforts and to everyone who submitted their work to make it possible. Go get yourself a copy!

New Server - 08/03/2013
by Gavin M Roy

The site has been moved to a new server which should address the ongoing login issues for the past week or so.

Stop, Collaborate, and Listen Contest Results - 09/20/2011
by V. Blake

Well, the extended contest is over, and we have our results! Congratulations to our winners, and a sincere thanks to all the participants!

Scarecrow by Frankie Sanchez and Steven Kenworthy

Everyone else! (Sorry. The submissions were too few to warrant runner-up selections!)

There wasn't a huge pool of submissions this time around, but all the ones we got were awesome. Thanks again everybody.

Stop, Collaborate, and Listen Contest - 08/28/2011
by V. Blake

Well, the initial closing of the contest was to take place last night, but as we've only had two submissions so far, I have decided to extend the date by a couple of weeks to give everyone some more time. I understand collaborations don't always get done in a neat schedule, so I am hoping this will allow for a bit more competition.

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Poem of the Day for 02/27/17

mighty magnificent
by Stephanie Myers

Great wings span across the sky,
blotting out the sun,
casting shadows where shadows do not play.

The glistening of his chain mail armor casts,
diamond glitters upon the wind swept grass,
that dances beneath his fiery wrath.

a creature of yore, of now, of dreams

fire and mighty smoke bellow from his
breath as he chooses which to take and
make his meal tonight


A miraculous wonderment of mythology,
sweeps through the tendrils of your soul,
grasping onto clinging life.

Human nature devoured from the times of the,
seers, wizards, and sorcerers.

poor girl thrusted against the posts

blood raining down like a sunday afternoon
storm as the clouds sweep past her eyes dipped in
a terror solution

Another day sooner, another day calmer, another day for the,
man who need not worried for his seed spilled,
upon the laced bodice of his mistress of the night.

Taking flight once again-appetite satiated,
the fire in his eyes and upon his breast,
this magnificent creature of nightmares escapes,
like a fleeting memory.


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mighty magnificent Copyright © 2017

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