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29302507_lSpiritual Writers Network has recently had a complete overhaul! We’ve decided to not only keep our platform FREE, but we’ve added more information and valuable resources than ever before!

We are pleased to announce that our Annual Spiritual Writers Network Poetry Contest 2015 is now accepting submissions! Please visit the Contest Page for more details. While you are there, scroll down to see our 2013 and 2014 annual contest books!

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Move beyond the fear of life into the freedom of loving life

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Little Gold Band

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More Than a Person: I AM…

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Strive for the finish line: keep in the presence of the saints.

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The Swan of The Lord

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The Road Within

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Please Allow Me!

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To, My Valentine.

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“Front Porch”

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Appreciated Friendship

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Fall Into

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To My Sons…

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You are my Angel

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Emotionally Controlled

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Love Serving Energy

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Self Created Chaos

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Accept What Occurs

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Complete Trust

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Reach Toward the Sun

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The Ultimate Truth Is Love

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An Observation

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What Can, but Will Not.

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The Illusion of I

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Nothing Out There

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An Obsevation

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Saving Grace

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