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Imperial heiress waving the dry handkerchief,
how flows your infectious desires ... 
spreading oh so much malignant sawdust grief

Holding darkly the pestilent flame
closely to the pox-tinted looking glass
Scorch thy self-acclaimed name
into the pantheon sky of kingdoms past

See thy haughty visage
lunar bathing...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, allusion, fear, humanity, imagery,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member Truth
Searching this mirror before me my heart question’s questions I am capable of seeing truth, understanding the eyes through which I see are surly colored with flavor of bias and self-justification. My mind in calling for logic and hope of...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, introspection, self, truth,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Paul Jackson Pollock

Condense versions that affected the times,
Immense variants that scoped his pleasures,
Florence immersed unravel a mentor,
Propense expounds at immortal measures.

Paul J. Pollock, painter, from Wyoming,
Haul labeled abstract impressionist art,
Gall at pouring, splashing, horizontal,
Call, was his ardor, loved beyond his heart.

Drip technique...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, art, character,
Form: Lento
Premium Member CHARISMA cultivated
lovingly attentive
   immediately acclaimed
an exact contemporary
    vanishing away
in perceived emotions
     distinct absences
       apparent inhibitions
   ...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, character,
Form: Verse
Broken Disciple
Broken Disciple

My pilgrims journey started out strong
9 years and a decade later my story and song 
Have turned into a heartless cycle
May I share about a broken disciple?

Took up my yoke and followed thee
‘Twas an easy burden initially
The path lo...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, anxiety, baptism, bereavement, character, courage, heaven, hurt,
Form: Rhyme

Songstress, for Nadia Anjuman
by Michael R. Burch
for Nadia Anjuman
Within its starkwhite ribcage, how the heart
must flutter wildly, O, and always sing
against the pressing darkness: all it knows
until at last it feels the numbing sting
of death. Then life's brief vision swiftly passes,
imposing...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, allah, eulogy, poetess, poetry, poets, women, writing,
Form: Sonnet
The Great Writer's Fate, Part I
My name is Bedford Schiller-Smith,
and you’ve probably seen it before
on the book racks in airport shops,
usually just inside the doors.

I’ve made a career of writing,
tech and spy thrillers are my bag,
but if you don’t’ recognize me,
you’ve certainly heard of my...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, art, celebrity, family, father, father son, sad,
Form: Narrative
You remind me of a time 
When our love was a treasure 
Like the finest aged wine 
Unsure of your intentions 
Because you failed to mention 
What we are to each other 
I know you don’t want to 
Just my...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, conflict, desire, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bad Company

"They should stop kissing babies
and write some poetry."

He meant the politicians.
I nodded in agreement.
The idea appealed,
but then I thought of all
the bad poetry in the world,
especially the political poetry,
and I shuddered.

He continued -
"Art lifts us above the base condition.
It inspires...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, poetry,
Form: Free verse

A call to all cinephiles
A celebration
A gathering
Global storytellers and filmmakers
Making statements political and societal
Deep and inspirational
Crafted visual feasts
Poignant performances
Emotional masterpieces 
Psychological journeys
Heart pounding thrillers
Internationally acclaimed documentaries
Each award winners in their own genre
Crowned achievements of artistry
Worthy of the silver screen

posted on...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, art, celebration, culture, international, tribute,
Form: Free verse

The Colorful Rose
The art of love is largely the art of persistence.
The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart.
A single rose can be my garden.a single friend, my world.
Beauty without virtue is like a rose without...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, anniversary, children, cute love, engagement, family, roses
Form: Romanticism
Giant Goliath never triumphed over young David
That’s instilled in each Bible story reader’s heart, verily avid
Arrogance always meets failure along strong faith’s fight
When trust in God prevails as did David with all his might.
Persistent to vanquish rude behavior
David, with...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, bible, character, christian, faith, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Clerihew
If life comes
to the appealing dreams
that are visible
to the eyelids and cognitive mind
and appears in front of eyes.........
If the stumped Buteamonosperma trees
bloom and kimsuka  blossoms
spread red colour
and decorate the forest........
If water drop falls from
Electromagnetic lightening dark clouds
into a bivalve...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, inspirational love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Slay Queen Empire
Physical glow of a queen with the account of a peasant
maintaining the countenance that will make men arise
against a few disapprovals, she manages the crack
a self acclaimed socialite with an office built with nothing
smart phone, the converter of her fantasy...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, addiction, adventure, character, fantasy, fate, film, girl,
Form: Prose Poetry
Celestial Cherry Blossoms
The poet Basho, whose name is acclaimed
worldwide for haiku esteemed,
wrote myriad works for their greatness famed
and frequently nature themed.

Japan in the sixteen hundreds was where
his lyric verses were penned
mid trips solitary in open air
which continued till his end.

An evocative poem...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, creation, flower, inspiration, nature, poetry, stars, universe,
Form: Verse
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: acclaimed, hero,
Form: Verse
Grandmas Hands
Grandma’s Hands

You wish me plenty good things
Your safe travels and good fortune 
I rightly claim 

Your purpose and plan you’ve acclaimed
Your poise and gentle grace , angelic 

Your only spoon of rice you gave your grandchild 

Carried her in the...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, age, blessing, care, childhood, christian, dedication, grandmother,
Form: Narrative
She passed me by
In a wing of light
A stream of glory
A beaming delight

A dreamy brightness
Like starry seas
An honorable aura

A bountiful tree
Of wondrous leaves
The poem she wrote
So gloriously

A bewildering flame
A mystery coated
In beauty, framed

A truly acclaimed
Starlit wonder
Butterfly, butterfly
A breath from yonder

A...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, butterfly, love,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Bored President
I once invested a year
as Board President.
Indeed, I was often a bored resident
of our State Affordable Housing Coalition.

My platform,
to speak grandly
of what was more of a healthy whim,
was for safe and beautiful affordable housing

Habitat is not just an optional frosting
on...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, caregiving, culture, health, house, humor, integrity, leadership,
Form: I do not know?
Once upon a lofty testament
 The blue print of a rhapsodic love furls 
Among the two betrothed by a mutual affection. 
Their love echoes and here to stay and born.

Their twin love merges to one
 By the...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, anger, angst, anxiety, betrayal, fear, lost love,
Form: Free verse

Famous poet Barclay Cruse
curent toast of New York salons
wears tinted glasses and Italian shoes
and composes doggerel for subway johns.

Acclaimed a purist by his colleagues
hard-edge painter Geoffrey Pyle
earned during Summers spent at Antibes
covert commissions from Armstrong Tile.

Junk sculptor Cranston Bold
collects mufflers...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, art, celebrity, character, humor, integrity, music, new
Form: Light Verse
Kalam e Iqbal
(Bal-e-Jibril-151) Javed Iqbal Ke Naam:

(On receiving  first letter of Javed Iqbal(Late Son of Dr Allama Iqbal) in London)

Senior Justice Javed Iqbal (5 October 1924 – 3 October 2015) was a Pakistani philosopher and senior justice of the Supreme Court...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, appreciation, devotion, encouraging, freedom, friendship, humanity, peace,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Kalam e Iqbal Part 1
(Bang-e-Dra-114), Khitab Ba Jawanan-e-Islam.
These are Golden words by Dr Allama Iqbal.
Khatab Ba Jawanan-e-Islam
Address To The Muslim Youth.

Sir Muhammad Iqbal  (9 November 1877 – 21 April 1938), widely known as Dr Allama Iqbal, was a poet, philosopher and politician, as...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, freedom, passion, patriotic, peace,
Form: Heroic Couplets
I Do Not Know The Secret
I Do Not Know The Secret...,
Asper Art Of Writing Acclaimed Poem...

Not purposeful intent,
when tasking self (Das Scribe)
a nondescript member of
Homo sapiens village people tribe
metaphorical spear in hand ready

to unbridal strong arm as vibe
resoundingly resonates, sans
(crackles, snaps, and pops)
optimal instant to...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, america, creation, dedication, judgement, miracle, muse, perspective,
Form: Prose Poetry
Deleted before
Amnesia, we have grown to acknowledge the 
Absurd canvas splash painted by the elites and 
November turned our Black Christmas craft 
Sadly we been ill-treated  alike bees after its 
Sweet nectar we were poised betwixt crowns

About the proficient past and...Read More
Categories: acclaimed, allusion,
Form: Quatrain