Actor Poems - Below
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BIO MODIFIED - CONCEITED IMPOSTER
BIO MODIFIED – CONCEITED IMPOSTER
A poet a playwright, an actor and dreamer.
I love my reflection, a challenge, applause.
I’ve thought of a screenplay, a sit-com and novel.
I feel I am perfect, a genius, appealing.
I fear I’ll be wrong on all three...Read More
Bio Modified - MOLESTED
A poet, a dramatist, an actor and a pessimist;
Researching, developing and adapting,
TV screens, stage productions and filming
While the scars of the past still remain,
the wounds haven’t closed since 1964,
when I was merely eight years old.
In a large part, because...Read More
the day i met an actor
actor, africa, age, anxiety, appreciation,
Form: Blank verse
The day I met an actor
Father Brown sat in my garden drinking beer
with fellow actors and producers.
Father Brown remembered me he had seen
Me watching him every weekday on Tv.
The actor profession is strictly hierarchical
I could not sit at his...Read More
The Gambler and Lucille
actor, celebrity, death, memorial,
Kenny had a God given talent and he was bound to succeed.
His death has pricked people like a thorn and they will bleed.
He was both a singer and an actor who had skill.
People loved to hear him sing The Gambler...Read More
actor, farewell, first love, goodbye, sky, summer, teenage,
by Michael R. Burch
The hazy, smoke-filled skies of summer I remember well;
farewell was on my mind, and the thoughts that I can't tell
rang bells within (the din was in) my mind, and I can't say
if what we had was...Read More
Does Anybody Care
Does anyone care?
I cared to reach the highest peak
to reach the height of my degree
not caring where the future lay
now I will find of what I seek
a poem I know will cherish me
to lead me to the promised way
an actor...Read More
Circus Tightrope Walker
There was a wife of a tightrope walker
oil his tightwire to surprise the actor.
When arose holding long pole
crowd roared, he slipped into roll
no net; with an ugly scowl turned to her.
Memories - DWM
Form: Free verse
We all have our time machines.
Some take us back, they're called memories.
Some take us forward, they're called dreams.
Jeremy Irons, English Actor
Oh I recall,
From Wind In The Willows, To Shine From Stars Above
actor, art, creation, dark, deep, humanity, symbolism, wisdom,
A Poet's Heart Speaking On One Current Politician's Game
From the abyss wearing robes of silver and white
shots fired hit and miss underneath sly pale moonlight
shadow-man, dancer in his own one man parade
illustrious actor of scenes very well played
self-appointed guard of...Read More
actor, blessing, books, break up, business, car,
Form: Blank verse
Tom Chance was an outstanding actor and friend
I saw him play a professor dying of cancer
The death scene was especially moving.
Tom had cancer too that killed him a few months later
I admired how he was able to separate
The role...Read More
Obsession's Bitter Harvest
actor, anxiety, celebrity, death, murder,
Lights! Camera! Action!
Cue “My Sister Sam”
At first sight there was attraction
Fanboy’s heart was smitten—BAM!
As he watched her on TV
His infatuation grew
So he wrote her lots of fan mail
Her one response stirred obsession's brew
For a time all was serene
What came next...Read More
Read The Book
actor, art, books, cancer, creation, food, hair,
Form: Light Verse
Glory-Be on a bun, and a tube of lifesavers,
What have they done to Barbara Havers?
Where is good old sloppy Barb,
Dressed in some outlandish garb?
Where's the slogan on a T-shirt,
Something like "Bare Bums Alert",
A bit of execrable Havers taste,
Boldly displayed above...Read More
actor, destiny, fate, jobs,
Something about this nature calls to me
To set me free
Of this heartbreak I forsee
Inside, something stirrs
Though my destiny still blurs
But what do I prefer?
Should I care for a young one?
Or is that too much to be done?
Though, it seems like...Read More
actor, allegory, allusion, analogy, art, life, satire,
what Brilliant actor
unbeatable in art of
stealing audiences .......Read More
The Loss Of Swift
actor, celebrity, death, goodbye, tribute,
The world lost a talented actor one year ago today.
After being on Earth for almost 83 years, he passed away.
He starred in 'Keeping Up Appearances' and 'The Old Guys'.
People also loved his performances in '1990' and 'Pack of Lies'.
He also...Read More
Behind the mask
actor, i am, identity, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
I’m on the synthetic stage,
revolving my split mind,
entrapped in polarity,
under the spotlight of contrived time,
with paradoxes I’m enmeshed.
In the drama of life,
I face some faces in plain mirror,
really reflecting the convivial heart.
I don’t perform by the prompt,
but I...Read More
Freedom beckons seductively
actor, freedom, friend, tribute,
POTD 29 Jan 2020
A balmy fragrance of cedar and lime lingers
A will o wisp floats by gathering dew
A mark on the page of another man’s book
A brightly coloured crayon of an unknown hue
A footprint in golden sands sinking deep
A delicate...Read More
The Elvis Concert
actor, appreciation, blessing, friend, god, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
I dream of giving an Elvis concert,
To learn his popular songs.
Stand on the stage and sing,
"Wise man say" or "Are you lonesome tonight".
These are my favorite songs,
The day I sang to the dinning-hall friends.
There are many more good songs,
That I...Read More
My History of Mystery
actor, analogy, birth, caregiving, creation, health, integrity, metaphor,
Form: Political Verse
We are ecological science
We are story
and egological storyteller
Earth's humane act
and theologically transcendent stasis.
Frustrated Actor Slam
Form: Free verse
I studied to be an actor
And after graduating
Auditioned for everything
Yet couldn't even land a bit part
But as of yesterday
I am officially the back end
Of Donkey ass in a local production
Of Shrek doth Shakespeare
I guess this what they mean
when they say...Read More
actor, abuse, evil, religious, truth,
A Catholic "priest"
plays his role
too well, publicly;
actor, memory, nostalgia,
In memory, I stand outside
My parents’ bedroom door
To peek at their TV to see
An actor I adore.
It’s Kookie (Edd Byrnes in real life)
On “Sunset Strip” at night,
Way past my bedtime, which is why
I stood there, out of sight.
He died this...Read More
whirled wind or wound
Form: I do not know?
my mind's like
as i'm looking
out the window
and i caught
in its tornado
i do question
am i a player on
stage or an actor
action and cut...Read More
actor, allusion, analogy, cute, film, love, metaphor, poetry,
romance film of life,
even being lead actor,
Who Will Be Great - I
actor, books, literature, people, success, tribute, truth, writing,
If you look at ol’ Bram Stoker,
Irish writer of Dracula fame,
it can be quite hard to believe
that any remember his name.
At first just a civil servant,
then he managed a London stage,
doing books for Henry Irving,
a great actor of the age.