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Premium Member And Still We Search
I'll be turning 68 this spring
and still looking for a health-wealthy home.

This feels remarkably like a younger traveler's game,
with less capital-acquisition baggage
and toxic furniture
and uncooperative tools.

Embarrassing
for an ecotherapist
to be so Earth-habitat unrooted.

Not to indulge in self-shaming,
yet my youngest son,
dependent on...Read More
Categories: acquisition, earth, happiness, health, home, house, integrity, journey,
Form: Political Verse



February 4th, 1999 - two hundred and fifty two months ago
February 4th, 1999 - two hundred
and fifty two months ago
Shana Aubrey Harris officially completed,
now ranks among status quo
lawfully, legally, legitimately in toto
twenty one orbitz around the sun - whoa!

Chronological benchmark ye did attain
plus major purchase of second automobile
(2002 Subaru Impreza)...Read More
Categories: acquisition, 11th grade, 12th grade, beautiful, birthday, daughter,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Restoring Deeply Conservative Progress
Our old nemesis,
capitalism,
is much older than democratic theory,
and even older than profoundly resilient democratic practice,
which is rather like Christianity--
often communion preached
and seldom democratically and multiculturally proficient,
fruitful,
viral,
contagious,
multiplying economic loaves
and politically empowering fish.

Capital-rooted values
derive from tribal chiefs,
elite healers and clergy,
and, more recently,
in...Read More
Categories: acquisition, america, culture, earth, health, metaphor, political, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Just Be Thankful - The Linked Style

~ Just Be Thankful  ~
( The  Linked)


~O~



 Just be  Thankful
 J
 Thankful for all
 U
 All that you have
 S
 Have in your life
 T
 Life that God gives
 B
 Gives every day
 E
 Everyday to you
...Read More
Categories: acquisition, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Fixated By A Rose
Sometimes our attention will turn toward some of God's special creations that may cause our hearts to skip a beat or take one's breath away.  Such was the case with me when one of God's choicest roses left me...Read More
Categories: acquisition, flower, rose,
Form: Personification



I Kept On Walking
Of an august-like, autumn day:

I kept on walking
Bespoke in dust-coated
Check jacket,
Check pants,
Polo-neck jersey ...
I rambled destinationless:
A la les sapeur - 
The gods,
The directors,
Were focusing on me - 
Me the starring only
As

I kept on walking
In all my sartorial glory, consciously
Deadened unto...Read More
Categories: acquisition, august,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Blackest Fragile Friday
Black Friday,
iconic of Climate Fragility,
is designed to transition retail
from red
to black
end of year balance sheets.

Black Friday
is black
good
wealthy
robust
from a competitive corporate perspective.

What feels too seldom noticed,
This capital-acquisition game
is played with ZeroSum win/lose assumptions:

Retail corporations
are more likely to go richly black
as consumer...Read More
Categories: acquisition, earth, god, health, humor, peace, political,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Capital Investment Problems
A cold and calculating problem
I see
is finding resonantly warm motivation
for resilient employment
by following mere capital short-term acquisition norms
for sacred vocational gravitas,
and maybe a smidge of gratitude--
where "smidge" is warmly defined
as the opposite of cold hegemony.

Back in the golden age
of NeverLand,

Perhaps...Read More
Categories: acquisition, appreciation, caregiving, community, engagement, health, humor, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
Knowledge And Wisdom
Knowledge and wisdom are quite important, 
They are like the sun that shines so radiant; 
The brilliance is like a gold that glitters, 
Unceasingly worked by toiling teachers.

Gain understanding to see in the dark, 
Having it is not a walk...Read More
Categories: acquisition, education,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Villanelle: Never political but spiritual the ancient Indo-Chinese pilgrim ties
Villanelle : Never political but spiritual the ancient Indo-Chinese pilgrim ties

       In Memory of the late pathologist (and amateur Astronomer) 
Associate Professor CHONG Siew Meng, National University of Singapore*


Never political but spiritual the ancient...Read More
Categories: acquisition, race, relationship, religion, spiritual,
Form: Villanelle



Premium Member Pray For The Lost - The Linked Style

~ Pray  For  The  Lost ~
(Linked)


~O~


Pray for the lost
P
Lost  in  this  World
R
World, Needs Prayers
A
Prayers, Love, God
Y
God sent His Son
F
Son to Save  All
O
All who are lost
R
Lost, Blind, Confused
T
Confused, thru life
H
Life, ppl, need change
E
Change, inside...Read More
Categories: acquisition, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Acquisition Of Mortal Knowledge


For the nonce, living soul,

you will breathe in new lessons through our tender tethering

as your seeking thirst is slaked through your skin;

for life's osmosis seeps mortal knowledge not implanted at conception.



Susan Ashley
September 16, 2019


~ Second Place ~
Contest: Arbitrium Divisa 4...Read More
Categories: acquisition, journey, life, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Ill suited for madcap twenty first century world
Aghast at explosive industrialization/
urbanization once sacred wild woodland
whittled away overlain bumper crops
comprising trappings green lighted
supposedly signaling progress unwittingly
overrides avast enclave (teeming with

diverse flora and fauna passively cleared,
dominated, expropriated by dictate of
commercialization, exploitation, fabrication
fueling amalgamation, fabrication, lubrication
oiling cogs and wheels sustaining,...Read More
Categories: acquisition, 11th grade, 12th grade, betrayal, earth, eulogy,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Premium Member Brave Woman
Brave Woman

Wounded and outnumbered by U.S. soldiers,
The Northern Cheyenne Warrior ‘Chief Comes in Sight,’
Fights to stay alive in the Rosebud Creek valley;
When his sister spots his predicament,
And jumps on her pony and races to save him.
Amid the arrows, bullets and...Read More
Categories: acquisition, america, education, family, hero, history, native american,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Paying Earth Back
I hear at least two national conversations
that seem mutually contradictory
and equally impossible,
or at least revolutionarily improbable
as compared to normal win/lose capital extractive
hoarding habits
in robust competitive investment accounts,
business as not necessarily healthiness usual.

I listen to "Third World" people of color
and colonization-enslavement...Read More
Categories: acquisition, dark, earth, health, integrity, light, mental illness,
Form: Political Verse
Labour to the Mind
Pen to Paper is Labour to the Mind

Ink scrambled across pages in a form of letters results in knowledge acquisition

Like a dome filled with bodies the mind undergoes infestation

To think a tick to my scribbles can get me a certificate...Read More
Categories: acquisition, art, education, emotions, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Middle Class Dismissed

Marginalized middle finger people
moving upwardly mobile
on a quality-of-life escalator going always down

Mall pallbearers for the palladium pocketeers,
(them who bring forth weekly pocket tears)
Three-piece suit gator claws with Wall Street wolf ears

Kiss-the-ring finger people
trying to climb up the societal brass rung
Getting...Read More
Categories: acquisition, anxiety, imagery, jobs, symbolism,
Form: Tristich
Premium Member Liberal LeftWings of Flight
It has been said
Charles Darwin was not happy
with leftbrain's Survival of the Fittest
without rightbrain's ecosystemic health roots
in Thrival of the Fit-in-ingest,

Which Bateson,
and other systemic ecologists, 
would later call interdependent co-acclimation,
and Jane Gordon politically theorizes
rare histories of win/win creolization
with much healthier...Read More
Categories: acquisition, appreciation, art, health, integrity, peace, psychological, science,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Nature'slife
Nature awakens, by the rising sun 
 Promoting warmth to flowers  
Enabling the beauty to manifest
Small ripples clash upon the rocks.

Light of dawn sets forth natures inhabitants
Morning dew cooling the air across the meadows
 The night was tranquil under...Read More
Categories: acquisition, nature,
Form: Free verse
Navigating Outward Bounds Of Relationships
Volition, orientation familiarization aahing
and oohing within restrictive paradigm molding
inviolable honorable gentility -
flagrantly, desirously, clearly boyz abandoning
willfully skirting, panting (heavily)
forfeiting abominably, (no Joe King) abiding

chomping at bit, damning delineated, or obscure
parameters, between one acceding
Earthlinked selfish living
psychosexual pining human bing,
and another ardently...Read More
Categories: acquisition, friendship, hyperbole, joy, love, may, sensual, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Natures inspiration
A walk upon a path to the forest that spreads out beyond
This is adjacent to a pond that has many venues
Seeing spectacles of sun flickering amongst the hemlock trees
That aligns this path which leads to bountiful channels of awe.

Morning dew...Read More
Categories: acquisition, introspection, nature,
Form: Free verse
Traumatizing Wrenching Psychological Vicissitudes
Affliction with comprehension,
now plain as day
predisposition to experience
(particularly abstract) cognitive
acquisition assailed at bay

posits me to suspect mental
deficiency within gray
matter of yours truly, whose
academic track record lay
in abyssal ruins, and

as three score orbitz round
the sun, yours truly doth pay
a hefty emotional...Read More
Categories: acquisition, 2nd grade, 7th grade, blue, boy, child,
Form: Bio
Premium Member The Musician and the Poet-
The Musician and the Poet-

See the playing of the musician
I think he's angry at the admission
He finds it hard to see the concert
Overshadowed by the kind turret
She is but a clever poet poetess 
Admired as she sits upon an acquisition
Her...Read More
Categories: acquisition, appreciation, character, endurance, engagement, music, writing,
Form: Couplet
ITS OUT
A slave to creativity
Is better than a slave to nothing
Enhancement of skills
Is better than adjustments

Arousal of emotions
Is better than a head acne
Acceptance of weakness
Is better than fake

Development of inner strength
Is better than being a coward
Acquisition of knowledge
Is better than having...Read More
Categories: acquisition, character, confidence, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Autumn's Spree

		When we were young and lacked the coin
		to buy enduring toys, the Woolworth store
		defined the reach of acquisition,
		filling up the breach of larger dreams
		with flavored ice and scooter pies.
		We consumed them while on the run
		through the hot streets of Washington,
		learning...Read More
Categories: acquisition, age, autumn, desire,
Form: Rhyme