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Premium Member Anonymously Sold
It happened back in time, quite a long way,
Back in the day, as they today like to say:
An era when most donations to yeshivas**      **Rabbinical academies, often
Didn't require much of a man's pay--  ...Read More
Categories: academies, appreciation, education, how i feel, money, teacher,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member Alas, That It's Lost
In a bygone America the First Amendment
  Was as sacred as a Biblical Commandment:

"I disagree with what you say,
  But your right to say it,
I'll defend to the death"--
  Rang out the shibboleth.

Disagreements and disputes
  Were...Read More
Categories: academies, freedom, political, spoken word,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No free lunch
A scientist pursuing research—
with disinterested curiosity,
Poets distancing themselves—
from personal emotions,
from ‘personality’ (in Eliot’s idiolect),
A sportsperson focusing on the event—
not obsessed with results,
demonstrating sporting spirit,
Anyone doing their karma—
regardless of results,
as characterized in Indian scriptures,
notably the Gita—
All these are instances of detachment—
Of...Read More
Categories: academies, irony, satire, society,
Form: Free verse
They think it's all over
We haven't won since sixty six,
oh the agony, hope and doubt
as the World Cup comes around again
and on penalties we go out.

The game we gave the world to play
belongs now to Italy, Spain and Brazil.
we visualise how we conquer them
but...Read More
Categories: academies, fantasy, football,
Form: Verse
Kare Adenegan
Kare Adenegan

I love the city of Coventry ‘cos it’s disability friendly, 
Since it houses Great Britain’s national disabled college, 
As Hereward resides there with insight, policies bendy, 
Towards its students who mainstream don’t admonish. 

Kare who was only 15 at...Read More
Categories: academies, body, courage, desire, race, sports, strength, success,
Form: Quatrain

The Philosopher's Lament - 1
As the sun fades o’er the water and birds chatter in the grove,
Two old, wrinkled, weary thinkers wander slowly by the cove.
Waves advancing and receding from the edges of the sea
Bring a bittersweet reminder of the things which failed to...Read More
Categories: academies, conflict, destiny, history, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Prizes for Ultimate Sacrifices - Part One
Prizes for Ultimate Sacrifices

    prizes for the abstemious  for abstinence  chastity ?
                 the countless occasions for love you let...Read More
Categories: academies, howl, inspirational, metaphor, passion, satire, spoken word,
Form: Dramatic monologue
workers get paid
they send their kids to school
they learn about wars heroes heroins
winners warriors in moral science
they send
even force their kids to academies
of guns bombs and tanks
to defend themselves
they prepare for it
workers get paid 
war is on
...Read More
Categories: academies, allusion,
Form: I do not know?
Flatly Expressed
In the beginning the world was flat.
Nature was magical and that was that.
We expressed or selves with cave drawings and cuneiform too
Cuneiform was cool because it was new. 
Later came sand script ant it was neat.
Except for its weight it...Read More
Categories: academies, artworld, , literature,
Form: Verse