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Every so often I will feature a new piece Feature Guidelines Word to the Wise: See what Athena’s Poetry is looking to publish below… Finalists Will Win $100 For Best Piece Deadline April 1st 2020 Do not write a typical poem. Be raw. Write an open letter to someone who’ll never read it. Compose an ode so beautiful it could make Neruda cry. Find your own voice, and style to tell me a story I’ve never heard before. Below I will post my favorite poets, some of my own original work that I have had published. As a warning to anyone who would think to steal the work of myself, or of anyone featured, do not do it. It is not worth it. Read my Disclaimer here. Excerpts from a few of my faves Get a feel of what I’m looking for, by looking at what I enjoy 😉 “….While I am writing, I’m far away; and when I come back, I’ve gone. I would like to know if other go through the same things that I do, have as many selves as I have, and see themselves similarly; and when I’ve exhausted this problem, I’m going to study so hard that when I explain myself, I’ll be talking geography.” Excerpt from: “Muchos Somos” or “We Are Many” -Pablo Neruda “…My soul is not satisfied that is has lost her. My sight tries to find her as though to bring her closer. My heart looks for her, and she is not with me…. I no longer love her, that’s certain, but maybe I love her. Love is so short, forgetting is so long. Because through nights like this one I held her in my arms My soul is not satisfied that is has lost her. Though this be the last…