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Premium Member A World Without Pity
After wishing me a good morning, he said that it was all set,
It was time to raze the house, even though I wasn't in debt!

But they wanted to build a big highway, exactly in this spot,
Like a beaver zealously builds...Read More
Categories: abated, adventure, fantasy, home, lost, time, world,
Form: Couplet

Until Then
Until you really love someone,
you don’t know what you’ll do

The old rules self-abated,
priorities renewed

Until you really love someone,
you won’t see past yourself

Your life upturned, your role reversed
—your soul to someone else

(Dreamsleep: February, 2020)
...Read More
Categories: abated, love,
Form: Rhyme
Does Anybody Care
Indubitably deepening gazes keep daunting with his strides,
Farther, deeper struck am I, beside the citylights it lies;
Knowing not, what wrong was done, born as a girl, all alone,
To snatch my chastity, keeps me hither he, abandoned gazes alone shown;
Hold me...Read More
Categories: abated, deep, fantasy, fate, future, life,
Form: Rhyme
A Reply to Poe's Demise
Hill now gone, a soul deflated
The wicked winds began to cry
Every fiber of his being
Motionless and now abated
Uttered pleadings quickly fleeing
Such phantom hands upon his cloak
Whose tightened grasp his spirit broke
Her sullen plea did heavy weigh
When earth below then gave...Read More
Categories: abated, raven,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Resolutions Poetry- -
Resolutions Poetry 

Related meanings I have to firmly determine myself
Everyone lies to themselves resolvere, "to loosen, undo, settle."
Stick-to-it-iveness pertinaciousness we find ourselves in abated promises
O bstinacy my power over myself obduracy obdurateness fosters my grit
Loyal testiments truths stout-heartedness
Unified in...Read More
Categories: abated, analogy, assonance, change, character, recovery from,
Form: Acrostic

The Red Battle
Together we stood, as if one, our thoughts in unison,
there were others among us, they were but shadows,
when we moved, we did so together, our charge- our defeat,
we died together that day, as one, our bodies blooded and battered.

And all...Read More
Categories: abated, god, heaven, hero, history, memorial, memory, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Free Verse Fever

Alas, and alack, there is a lady for whom I have formed an attraction.  She has an aura about her that leaves me aching to have her in my arms.   I am astounded that I...Read More
Categories: abated, anxiety, beautiful, crush, cute, desire, emotions, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Green or Golden Age
When was that golden age for which you yearn?
A perfect Eden? where we’d yet to learn 
To conquer and to dominate the land
And Mother Nature held the upper hand
Did Earth confer a blessing or disdain?
When life for most held hunger...Read More
Categories: abated, earth, environment,
Form: Rhyme
The Dark Lord
All things good and va-a-aluable,
all progress great and small,
all folks small and ma-a-alleable,
the Dark Lord ate them all.

Defied the constitu-u-ution
launched media attacks, 
abated persecu-u-ution,
of Mexicans and Blacks.

Colluded with the Ru-u-ussians,
told 15,000 lies,
shrugged off the repercu-u-ussions,
discredited his spies.

Caused economic ru-u-uin,
impeded world...Read More
Categories: abated, humor, humorous, political, satire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Saving the Gray

Suddenly over the sudden years
I have felt an encumbrance; I sense an albatross -
the weight of sundry uncharted days.
Times I chronicle today as if I were a wax cylinder
and not the broken spool in a cassette tape.

A subfuse goose whispers:...Read More
Categories: abated, poetry,
Form: Free verse

The demise of rationale
The demise of the rationale, transforms to a spell,

On its stride kills innocence, opens the door to hell

Its not the fire of warmth on a winter night,

neither a fire to rekindle abated sight,

It's the fire to envince your might,

a fire...Read More
Categories: abated, allusion, betrayal, change, dark, fate, fear, love,
Form: Political Verse
The Abyss
I walked unhindered as if in a dream from which I could not awake,
I knew not of any sights or sounds nor the wind that tore at me-
threatening to throw into the watery depths below,
In my trance like state fear...Read More
Categories: abated, bereavement, death, emotions, feelings, hurt, pain,
Form: Prose
the human cannon
Human cannon
 They shot him out of a cannon and lost his legs
He flew low over a forest that took his arms 
And torso, his head landed in a hexes’ glade
From trees dripped gore like strawberry jam
They flew up with...Read More
Categories: abated, family, fantasy, fashion, fate, father son, fathers
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Joker Scare
Dermal atrophy abated
Crows and creases toxified
Final look not contemplated
Alien just like you died

Flowers never reconstructed
Perfect beauty quickly fades
Aging process you obstructed
Mirror damaged thought invades

No way to see yourself again
Face frozen stare distorted
Looking back the joker grins
A novel look turned horrid

June...Read More
Categories: abated, age, analogy, character, humorous, woman,
Form: Rhyme
Ono no Komachi translations
As I slept in isolation
my desired beloved appeared to me; 
therefore, dreams have become my reality
and consolation. 
—Ono no Komachi, translation by Michael R. Burch

Submit to you —
is that what you advise? 
The way the ripples do
whenever ill winds arise?...Read More
Categories: abated, life,
Form: Tanka
You hardened griefs robed in base linens red, 
Whence cascade your endless prickings sore?
Each searing tear squeezed from low eye wet, 
Breeds more noxious throbs that come and go. 

Once when sweet relief your brutish whips
With belated solace and little...Read More
Categories: abated, allegory, allusion, fear,
Form: Rhyme Royal
The Orb
Of the orb I speak in awe
Of the Moon with its slender claw
Finite in size, elysian in presence, there to watch
Crop the doubt, step up a notch
As is he - facile princeps - a sublunary prince,
Devout and intense ever since
The...Read More
Categories: abated, for her, funny love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Why won't the tears come
Why won't the tears come
   Why won't they fall
Did our life together
   Mean nothing at all

Our love was in bloom
   Wedding in June
A picture-perfect affair
   Magic in the air

Envisioning a new life
...Read More
Categories: abated, cry, hope, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member HERO

Externally I watch the moon
with no reflection in my loft 
I lay awake perchance to dream

to ponder while my eyes are closed
to seek a quietude of peace 
an atmosphere that it may seem

away from all the revelry
and soon a vivid...Read More
Categories: abated, hero,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Mist and not Missed
Mist and not Missed.

As the smothering all confounding 
Mist gradually clears
Heavy dark foreboding ominous clouds dissipate
A multicolour rainbow paints the sky
The sun shows it’s beaming smile once more 
Drying fallen tears

The lonesome hermit comes out of their shell
Eyes now open...Read More
Categories: abated, anxiety, cheer up, death of a friend,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Felling The Last Tree In The Ancient Forest
Felling The Last Tree In The Ancient Forest

He cursed life, lifted his last stone
flung it at the hard gusting winds
Through the roar he heard its feeble moan
and he denied they were ever true friends.

Cursing again, he took his axe to...Read More
Categories: abated, death, earth, environment, goodbye, loss, nature, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Whit wet Vetted Splendour
Whit wet Vetted Splendour...

Pervaded mounded jeweled ground
gunmetal sky incessantly
pelted and did pound
asper staccato round

arhythmic, emphatic, melodic sound
to this clown,
who felt housebound
as precipitation reigned down.

steady rain quintessentially
patterned oodles of necklaced
mini mellow marsh lands
wee hour early this morn

after drenching rain abated,
I set...Read More
Categories: abated, absence, adventure, analogy, death, grave, lost, obituary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bull's Eye
He neared the crest of the mountain and shouldered his bows and his arrows

They were heavy and laden with lead at times right were the feathers should be

Cap in one hand imprinted with ‘Just do it’ he approached all rapprochement...Read More
Categories: abated, change,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Loving Paradise

My heart sought love with a hunger never sated,
dreamt of it with a thirst cupid never fully aided
and a fervidness of longing no embrace abated.
Perpetual disquietude pooled sadness in my heart
where ashes drowned when my dreams burnt down.

Then came you...Read More
Categories: abated, desire, devotion, feelings, paradise, romantic love, soulmate,
Form: Free verse
Holy Bond
Spread on a table that man had not made
Rained down from heaven now in the glade
Heavenly flakes much whiter than frost 
Gather it quickly for in the heat it be lost

Take what you need and store none away
My directions abide...Read More
Categories: abated, bible, christian, god, gospel, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme