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Admonishments Poems

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Premium Member What we hoped for
rod never employed
children acting like children
softly spoken words
clear, gentle, admonishments
calm, compassionate adults
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Categories: admonishments, childhood, growing up,
Form: Tanka

The warning
The warning
The warning will come, it always will
At first it will come gently
A whisper softly like a breeze
It’s kind and it sounds friendly
But sometimes this may be in vain
For the ears choose to ignore
So The Warning silently retreats
And bothers them...Read More
Categories: admonishments, sometimes,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member UnWoven Memories
I grew up and out on a four family-owned,
and cooperatively-organized,
extended matriarchal farm.

Four interdependent 1940s through 1970s patriarchally managed businesses,
without substantial questions about who should wear pants,
yet with a surprising matriarchal cooperative understory.

The boxers outnumbered the panties,
but the panties had full...Read More
Categories: admonishments, culture, family, farm, happiness, health, political, usa,
Form: Prose Poetry
Morning After
Blue dreams filtered through blood soaked eyes.
Dreams that swept by with tornado speed
creating a vacuum that pulls my very being
awake to face another day. i`m thirsty.

My skin crawls with a thousand chills from
the cheap wine from the night before
when everything...Read More
Categories: admonishments, addiction, character, dark, missing,
Form: Free verse
Moral Codes my Mum

She was always in the kitchen, 
kneading pastry with good humour,
blending garnishes and gossip
as she plied her magic wand
and it was dinner time.

Struggling with algebra 
I'd agonize for hours, 'til frustration
got the best of me, she tucked me...Read More
Categories: admonishments, mom,
Form: Verse

How was it that I knew so little?
Your constant admonishments seemed so brittle.
But, as time progressed from day to day
I began to realize, that was just your way.

You taught me things I knew not
and in all the years, it was...Read More
Categories: admonishments, bereavement, dedication, eulogy, goodbye, loss, memory, mentor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member There I Stood
There I stood.

Despite the education received in the Personal Growth class from my Catholic High School;
Despite the admonishments from my father concerning becoming “whipped”;
Despite the late bloom I would realize when it came to experiences with the opposite sex;

There I...Read More
Categories: admonishments, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Human Seasons: Elements At War and Peace, Part I
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Categories: admonishments, conflict, heartbroken, marriage, pain, passion, people, stress,
Form: Free verse
Oh Israel I called you forth to listen
there can only be one master to the house
I redeemed you all to belong as brothers
as your service to me you have espoused 
Why do you seek control over the others
by example...Read More
Categories: admonishments, dedication, devotion, hope, inspirational, introspection, life, love,
Form: Verse
My Daughter - In Her Eyes
Oft’ I look and tempest see
Though tranquil be the turne’d page’
For though there’s shelter in the lea
There’s naught but peril in the rage,
Though not an Asp there be to sight –
Her admonishments Medusa like,
And Man may flee and Man may...Read More
Categories: admonishments, familyjoy, may,
Form: Sonnet