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Abel Poems

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Ah at last camaraderie restored within the Oval Office
Ah at last camaraderie restored within the Oval Office!

Whew... now with president er... Chief
tenderloin hoof and mouth 
knick knack paddywhack shah row'n nah 
diseased Trumpen proletariat -
ever so..., (think huck Cain Abel) -

phloem with his tree men diss
anti semitic, biased,
cutthroat...Read More
Categories: abel, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, allusion,
Form: Political Verse

War What is it good for
"War! What is it good for? Absolutely nothing."  "There has never been a good war nor a bad peace."  Quotations which held true for two separate generations.  Nations declare war to increase their territorially expanse into other...Read More
Categories: abel, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Narrative
Danny Salazar in Leavenworth
They could have ranged together foreever, in just that way
The moment of experience, un-cloaked and with innocent play
In co-creation perfect, when the Lord frequently appeared With approval and fulness of strength, and nothing he feared
Since Abel was able. That is...Read More
Categories: abel, addiction, appreciation, arabic, beauty, black love, character,
Form: Chant Royal
rEQuiem for a nightmare
Imagine Earth itself to be just another Troy, from which, after having raged
In countless battles from Tyre to Megiddo has not been conquered, only aged
And now, having defeated the Spartan race, destroying Priam’s home
Odysseus is captain of a spacecraft with...Read More
Categories: abel, 11th grade, adventure, anniversary, appreciation, birth, books,
Form: Acrostic

ABEL  TASMAN    -  DIARY  1642

Long since we left the quay,  
My glass has scanned  the astral dome.
Bright though these stars may be, 
They are not the stars of home.

5  January ...Read More
Categories: abel, stars,
Form: Verse

2009 Hyundai Sonata an infuriating rattletrap
Time and again finances stretched
to breaking point
crackle, pop, and snap
'curse Alfred E. Neuman
smiles at yours truly
(this luckless papa)

with with his toothy gap
haint even Abel nor Cain,
nor I pull myself up
courtesy frayed bootstrap
dirt poor penniless deathtrap
compliments countless many
mashup mechanical mishap

no need...Read More
Categories: abel, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Transient troubadour traverses terrestrial terrain
'Course as a grim teller of tall tales,
(albeit poetic) reasonable rhyming
quasi roundelay I readily admitted to feign
cuz, stringing words together with
pride and prejudice plus
sense and sensibility, jocularity,
and conformity I dissed deign
(spoiler alert) iamb, trochaic,

dactylic, and anapestic metrical reign
jest your ordinary...Read More
Categories: abel, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, adventure,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Sometimes the Dead
Sometimes the Dead
by Michael R. Burch 

Sometimes we catch them out of the corners of our eyes—
the pale dead.
After they have fled
the gourds of their bodies, like escaping fragrances they rise.
Once they have become a cloud’s mist, sometimes like...Read More
Categories: abel, death, death of a friend, eulogy, extended
Form: Free verse
Biological parents minted circa December 1st 1957
Biological parents minted circa December 1st, 1957

Amelie Beth Harris
fresh out womb blurted "ahoy"
melded as genetic
deoxynucleic acid alloy
awkward first time parents

natural affection did employ
Boyce and Harriet Harris
shed tears of joy,
and feted yearly birthdays,

thus much appreciation ye did buoy
bestowed unconditional love,
thus tis...Read More
Categories: abel, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse
My Bleating Heart
Modern day scoffers say,
only the strong will survive
That the weak will be eaten alive
Only T-Rex,
cold-blooded logic will thrive

The talking serpents e-vol hiss, 
instincts of compassion and kindness won’t abide
Forgiveness is viewed as fleece clothing
to bear skins 
sin cloaked in naked...Read More
Categories: abel, religious, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member The Bible Stories Are Real
Cain murdered Abel long ago
He couldn’t stop his jealous soul
From killing a brother who he should have loved
One who’s blood would call out from the earth

Noah built that ark for the world
To be able to live again after the flood
He...Read More
Categories: abel, bible, blessing, christian, faith, god, inspirational, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member War Of Good And Evil
the Cain and the Abel,
appeared at the love contest,
for a beauty!

oh! scarified the beautiful dove
both of them
on the sake of the Examiner,
they expected good result
though one of them was not perfect examinee

ah! became disappoint the one!
won one the beauty
(cause beauty...Read More
Categories: abel, voyage, war,
Form: Free verse

Raising Cain or raising Abel.
Raising Hell upon a table.
Raising flour, picked a flower that I liked.
Lost it in an hour; dead flowers covered in spikes.
Raisins are not nice but I still eat them,
Mixed with chocolate; food and I are friends...Read More
Categories: abel, age, family, flower, food, love, truth, writing,
Form: Bio
Premium Member The Holy Trinity
Of course, Jesus was born of a virgin, Mary unlike Eve was pure, it was God who made Mary pregnant, unlike Eve who fell to Satan and not God, Joseph was Jesus’s step-father and Joseph was from the lineage of...Read More
Categories: abel, beautiful, jesus, religious, truth, visionary, wisdom, words,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member God's Test of Cain And Abel

Was God confused as to just who were his own; that he had to test them with a story that was best known. The test of Cain and Abel to see who carried Satan’s...Read More
Categories: abel, allegory, allusion, bible, evil, word play,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The Tale of Two Bible's

Genesis, Eve conceived a man child with the help of the Lord, Cain was always preceived as the first born of Adam, so Abel must have been first the born via the serpent, Eve (would) have...Read More
Categories: abel, allegory, allusion, analogy, bible, confusion, god, truth,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Nirveda
Nirveda (sansk.) - aversion to existence

"The existent there is no cessation". Bhagavat Gita, 2.16

Addicted to existence, I may slain
or, maybe, they may slain me. I may die
a hero or, unknown, die in vain.

I may live righteously, I may abstain
from sins...Read More
Categories: abel, death, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member THE FIRST SIN

An Earther hath said

Adam was a rough draft, Eve

was the final yield

Abel and brother Cain was

the product of their own sin

*The 'Earther' was probably a known feminists as she had a tiny following present along with her. She was outside...Read More
Categories: abel, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Tanka
Life is already not fair in many aspects
Paying for the sins of our fathers is never what one expects
Destined for death once we're born
Hanged, sentenced to death by a bloodline
If life was a job I would resign
Because the name I...Read More
Categories: abel, prejudice,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Suspended Animation De Rigueur Among Joe King Six Pack
Suspended Animation De Rigueur Among "Joe King" Six Pack

Yepper, once body functions cease
asper this ole codger,
mere seconds after expiration,
sans existential lease
immortality avails rubbery piece
of flesh christened

Matthew Scott Harris,
the legal mouthpiece
decreed by living will
after organ activity doth cease
immediate measures taken

courtesy Doctor...Read More
Categories: abel, adventure, celebration, confidence, creation, father, humor, miracle,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Parts of Oak
There was once an old salt named Abel
With replacement parts to enable
When he died they made good
Of the left-over wood
Enough for three chairs and a table

19 May 2919
Syllable count: 99669...Read More
Categories: abel, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Death's Demise
Clothed in deception you made your entrance at the dawn of earth’s history.
Through sin you entered the world and our race has not been able to fathom your mystery.
You were to be the consequence of disobedience, but the deceiver promised...Read More
Categories: abel, death, religious,
Form: Tail-rhyme
A lass who worked in Trump's stable
Got stuck between Cain and Abel
She started to cry
Trump didn't know why
It had to be just a fable...Read More
Categories: abel, political,
Form: Limerick
There are no Sons of Eden 2
Holy Abel could have killed,
if he'd had a sword.
Holy Abel could have killed,
if he'd loved the Lord.
Holy Abel never thought
to craft a shining blade
intended for his Brother's death.
Instead, was rams he gave.

Only Cain dreamed so dark
to win God's love through...Read More
Categories: abel, god, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member That What Was Then Is Becoming And Now

When the Universe created the Universe and allowed for challenge 

It was quite open to change and the preponderance of ageing times

Youth is not a crime and the respect for seniority has to be earned

Oh my Lord let there be...Read More
Categories: abel, time,
Form: Free verse