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Recalcitrant rhymester demonstrates reasonable raillery
Wily wordsmith wields wisdom and wit
renders requiem welcoming thee to visit,
no matter foisting poetic riffraff (mine)
necessitates applying figurative tourniquet
to staunch potential

life threatening hemorrhage
oozing out fifty shades of
your gray cerebral moon unit,
thus best be extremely cautious
heed warning to preserve
self interest and...Read More
Categories: activating, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse

Dear Eden eldest daughter
(Garden yourself and Emmanuel 
against risking life and limb,
especially as dark shadows edge - 
of night bring dim
mention onset of when shifting shapes swim
all around reducing slice 
of daylight slim).

I write thee today
September 13th, 2019 -
nuttin earth shattering to say
starttime:...Read More
Categories: activating, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, birthday,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Living her Whirly Twirly Dance
Beautiful reddish gold leaves are turning too fast for me.
Cooler fall days are racing out of control toward autumn.
Living her twirly, whirly dance, activating fall brownies.
Wind chimes go crazy as feral leaf faeries swirl in the wind.
Throwing wasps out of...Read More
Categories: activating, autumn, wind,
Form: Blank verse
The Constitution
There is much to be loved and appreciated about the United States Constitution, and

Heaven, I believe, breathed upon the founding fathers in their pursuit of good government.

England was ruled by kings and state bishops but never were there to be...Read More
Categories: activating, america,
Form: Acrostic
Paltry credit karma
Earned to date,
nee absolute zero
academic bankable bragging rites
explained arduous, horrendous, onerous
agonizing, heartbreaking,
nerve wracking travails

hamstringing, hijacking, hobbling...
maximization of potential
e'er since yours truly
begat when ma dada
fired off his johnny rotten sex pistol
handy dandy blues clues unsheathed

ejaculated gun - lobbed more'n blanks
scoring bullseye...Read More
Categories: activating, allusion, anger, dark, father, history, horror, howl,
Form: Free verse

Paternal Grandfather Aaron Harris
Paternal Grandfather Aaron Harris...

Lovely bones long since disintegrated
into dustbin of genealogical history,
if still alive would rank as oldest person
clocking another one incremental increase
asper in chronological number
anniversary of his birth occurring within July

year unknown, but within
latter decades nineteenth century
obviously conceived nine...Read More
Categories: activating, 8th grade, birth, family, grandfather, july, kid,
Form: Prose Poetry
NOW casus belli upon the head of Alabama Governor Kay Ivey
NOW - casus belli upon the head of Alabama Governor Kay Ivey

Greenlighted signal activating
opprobrious rapacious incestuous grievous...
Alabama Human Life Protection Act approved
desecration against women enrages
this Pennsylvania older married male,
cuz females inherent reproductive rights violated

occasioning this extemporaneous diatribe
absolute zero peace of...Read More
Categories: activating, abortion, abuse, age, america, anger, baby, courage,
Form: Political 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: activating, friendship, hyperbole, joy, love, may, sensual, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
The Chinese store has everything 
so be observant when you walk in. 
The Chinese store has everything, 
Matchbox, paper bag and red watch
The Chinese store has everything
Wall clock old keys and old lock
The Chinese store has everything 
If you look...Read More
Categories: activating, anxiety, business, community, culture, emotions, people, technology,
Form: Narrative
Uneasy Mantra Of Brinkmanship
Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces 
(INF) Treaty nixed, asper (gasp) infinite
wisdom (quite unsettling) trumpeting  
commander in chief de facto gave green

light, thus signals fasttrack, sans arms 
race activating Armageddon churning 
noble nuclear warheads damn the (not 
so petty) torpedoes full...Read More
Categories: activating, 12th grade, blue, crush, death, fate, future,
Form: Political Verse

Peeking through the hotel keyhole
I start seething, I begin to see red
There’s a strange man taking MY role
I can see them both romping in bed

I decide I must act really speedily
Don’t have a moment to spare
Activating my plastic room key
I...Read More
Categories: activating, dark, murder,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rudolf the Ginger ReignDeer
Rudolf is mysteriously born in a manger
with a flaming red nose,
and eyes,
and ears,
and hair,

Gingers are rare
among his DeerTribe
as is his empathic capacity to know he is going where,
how to get there,
and about how long it could take
regardless of direction
or increasingly...Read More
Categories: activating, allegory, christmas, health, humor, peace, seasons,
Form: Political Verse
The Howling Wintry Wind
Cold air whistles acquainting
me with Arctic Blast, when
roundly forcing acquiescing
into half foursquare corner, activating
most recent spate of

     ideal linkedin warm weather
ah...,my favorite sweet
     spot for read ding
partially secluded from
   ...Read More
Categories: activating, change, creation, earth, health, humanity, planet, winter,
Form: Free verse
I Asked Myself A Rhetorical Question
I Asked Myself A Rhetorical Question...

Asper daily expounding fostering
     inchoate manifesting mod
     er writ writing quality,
     solitary scrimmage tackling
     undertaking, yielding whir
ring, sputtering, kickstarting,...Read More
Categories: activating, 11th grade, 12th grade, creation, faith, meaningful,
Form: Narrative
This Cynic Doth Dispel His Own Kant
Alarming heart wrenching
     (stabbing non-abating
with genuine appall
     ling brutality) zing
across screen, or
     in print exacerbating
forcing, imposing viewer,
     and/or reader to revisit

   ...Read More
Categories: activating, 10th grade, 12th grade, 7th grade, 9th
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Reprehensible Savagery
Reprehensible Savagery ©

'Pon reading tragic headline...,
     aye experienced grief alone,
no matter the killer (Chris Watts,
     thirty-three years
     of Frederick, Colorado) unknown
     to me, the...Read More
Categories: activating, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, grave,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Fidget Spinners Meditation
Around…around…around they go;
plastic spinners in a row.
Day and night, they spin away;
little dervishes at play.

Children spin them constantly;
like little tops, so happily.
As planes spinning out in space;
they put a smile upon the face.

Colored chakras spinning free;
activating energy.
Ecstatic, super-charged rings;
spinning, whirling...Read More
Categories: activating, fun, games, introspection, metaphor, philosophy, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
On Attack: A Rainbow Six Siege Poem
On Attack: A Rainbow Six Siege Poem
By: Jacob Wallihan

Time to prepare
The drones are on the field
Rolling right towards 
The building called “Coastline”
Callouts for the position of the bomb
Not Kitchen
Not Bar
Not Billiards
It’s Penthouse
Spotted the enemies
2 Roamers
Caveira and Ela
3 Anchors
Pulse, Mira, Rook
All...Read More
Categories: activating, adventure, beach, rainbow,
Form: Free verse
Man Made And Manufactured
The human synchronized synthetic sympathetic empathy I robot schizophrenic mechanism
My lifelines technological I think therefore I am and showing potential
Experimental experience my influence controls the inferior 
Mr mirror man with a digi cam i access memory to interact and I...Read More
Categories: activating, creation, future, hip hop, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
The Eagle of Isaiah 40:31*…

Activating achievement-appearance
Blowing blessings’ brilliance
Carrying changes’ chance
Directing drive-dare despite distance…

Extending endurance effortlessly
Fueling faith-fervor fully
Greeting God’s goodness’ glow graciously
Hoisting hopefulness-height hastily…

Increasing influence in instructing 
Joining journey’s joy-jolting
Kindling kindness keeping kindred-knitting  
Leading love’s lighting…

Moving miracle-magnification mightily
Nurturing nourishment-needs naturally
Optimizing...Read More
Categories: activating, appreciation, blessing, christian, faith, god, inspirational, spiritual,
Form: Abecedarian
Childhood Scents
In laundered lilac linen I lounged half awake
What would this sumptuous Saturday share
Would gregarious grandmother graciously bake
Although the wicked waft of her cakes was hard to compare
I was silently salivating for her chicken fricassee fare

The farm freshest fricassee demanded a...Read More
Categories: activating, childhood, senses,
Form: Quintain (English)
addictive ampoules annihilate after alluring
amphetamines acquaintanceship assuages 
agonizing aches also advocates amorousness
assiduously activating admiration
aggressive attacks assault afoul 

affable affinity and affectionadumbration
anatomical accidental addiction attested as academic,
although afterward abnegation absolutely arduous,
affianced attired apparently as an anomaly 

Ares and Abyssinian Astarte admixture
acquiescence affliction affected adroitly,
and abruptly...Read More
Categories: activating, 10th grade, 12th grade, addiction, community, dark,
Form: Alliteration
Romance Portions
A heart stolen, a heart fallen
In the pursuit of a suitor’s suit en route to company
Thought wondrous in warm words of Ellen
Despite purging a loneliness litany 

Uttering unspoken pleas
Defending decisions to cut off oxygen
From sarcastic trees
Thought to yield a carcinogen

Slaying...Read More
Categories: activating, poems,
Form: Free verse
The Executioner As Scrambled Humorist
within the under belly of
this hob bull ling Leviathan beast
induced roaring hungry soundcloud issued
within abdominal folds
finding they in creased

never diminishing, matter
whether I turn north, south, west or east
this adult desired,
soon after he envisioned
buttered crispy dish eyed fancily feast
culinary cut throat...Read More
Categories: activating, appreciation, baptism, dark, farewell, grave, mystery, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's 28th Legal: Letter Jan 2, 1966 by T Wignesan
Eric Mottram on the American literary and cultural scene during 1965-66 while he was the recipient of the American Learned Societies’ award for a year. (begun in the last post and to be continued)

January 2, 1966: Dear Wignesan,
 [...9 lines suppressed]...Read More
Categories: activating, america, art, creation, culture, music, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse