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Premium Member Vincent Van Gogh


Decades of art, and some as oil paintings, 
whereat, had most work made in just the last two years.
Persuades the heart, of similar taste, seems,
fair that, Van Gogh's work may be the best than of his peers.

Vincent van Gogh, Dutch...Read More
Categories: basket case, art, character,
Form: Lento



My Broken Pieces
POEM " MY BROKEN PIECES" by martin gedge

Early morning train on a rain October froze
coffee brewing circles cross the senses of my nose
a nervous night of sleeping tossing over in my bed
not a wink to sink my eyes resting pillows...Read More
Categories: basket case, abuse, addiction, death, life, sick,
Form: Rhyme
I'm A Psycho
Let’s face facts you’re a motherloving no one
couldn’t find a flow if you were looking at the ocean 
I’ll stand and deliver like I’m living in a river
Your thoughts are all flops 
like the tap drips drops

just a monkey in...Read More
Categories: basket case, hip hop, music, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Each cherished memory of mine cause iz woe
Each cherished memory of mine...cause iz woe

Analogous to unique ventifact for shore
and seven years ago,
where time and tide faintly roar
within noggin o'this common Joe
reviewing silent film unreleased,

unpopular, unimpressive tour
de force if technology existed
to broadcast and show
projected on big screen only
to...Read More
Categories: basket case, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, age,
Form: Free verse
A handy dandy family thing I did not know from Adam
A handy dandy family thing, I did not know from Adam

Monstrous disembodied giant hairy hand...
reached out thru Macbook Pro
Lenovo external screen
"no way can this be real,"
I muttered to no one in particular.

Bug eyed, slack jawed, yours truly froze
petrified as an...Read More
Categories: basket case, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, beauty,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Do You Know Who You Look Like
Sheba was a bird brain – a dumb bunny for sure.
She had no idea she was a dead ringer for Marilyn Monroe.
Not the blonde, over-glamorized, sensationalized Marilyn,
but rather the young, darling, innocent-looking Marilyn
the one who did not expect to be...Read More
Categories: basket case, husband, wife,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Independence Days
Silvers strands line her hair like salt in an aquamarine ocean

Wrinkles shine in ripples on the quiet foreshore of hindsight

	She dyed her hair blue today because she can

The engine still roars when she puts her walking stick aside

Mounts the quad...Read More
Categories: basket case, age,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BASKET CASE
what’s in the basket case, let’s see
a jumble of clay, i can’t pass
embittered pretense of forgive
a vomitus litter of crass

why does this gift keep on giving
over and over it tumbles
with no argument i let go
but dredged up in talks i...Read More
Categories: basket case, anxiety, forgiveness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CON'VINCE' THE MAN
PROLOGUE:

For what's in a name,
That Shakespeare untamed,
A lyric gained fame,
But when it became,
A different ball game,
For one who's insane.

Yet if twin Yanks say 'Gogh' , 'tis equivalent
might meant, to be, like 'goes',
Dutch disagree, cite, annunciation,
could fix, such they'd be a...Read More
Categories: basket case, art, emotions, mental illness, passion, sad, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
My FAKE Genealogical Knighthood
My "FAKE" Genealogical Knighthood

Unbeknownst to me if royal
gilded crests comprised
my rusty dust caked coat of arms
hence, I take liberty successfully farms
productive crop to contrive fictitious
Medieval Age forebears
with favorable charms
strong agile hands

hurling crude accouterments
centuries prior to invention of firearms,
which weapons (of...Read More
Categories: basket case, adventure, age, courage, creation, destiny, myth, romantic
Form: Dramatic Verse
Trump Ding A Ling Who Is King
While we are old and spindling;
Trump did become a ding a ling
He set the pace, 
For a basket case
Thinks of all is master and king.

Jim Horn
...Read More
Categories: basket case, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Empire Emphatically Enforces Exercise
Fitness guru (grew)
     to an abrupt screeching halt,
     i.e. did dramatically abate,
whence significant block of time,
     I formerly did allocate
(within recent past)
     for physical...Read More
Categories: basket case, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th grade, fate,
Form: Dramatic Verse
About Trump Could Hardly Wait and More
About Trump Could Hardly Wait

About Trump we could hardly wait;
We had heard about him as of late;
A procraster;
Prefers disaster;
Said his big mouth should suffocate.

Jim Horn

Over ten again.

Trump Way Off Base

We could tell Trump was way off base;
Full of bologna as...Read More
Categories: basket case, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Basket Case
Basket Case?

Is your home spiral basket, not fond of the light?
If you could might you favor perpetual night?
Is it pain that you fear, or God's heart-piercing sight?
Or does life seem a puzzle you never get right?

The good news is it's...Read More
Categories: basket case, journey, life,
Form: Rhyme
Inexplicable Quirky Memory Unhinged clasp two
when into scaly claws, sans first
to sixth grade Precambrian relic
(Missus Batson, Missus Rittenhouse,
Missus Wells, Mister Stout, Missus Shaner,
or Miss Rinderle).

Invariably the majority
     of elementary grades didst accord
accredited ancient authenticated creatures bored
(with exception of sixth)

  ...Read More
Categories: basket case, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse
Trump Atrocious and Never Agile
Trump Atrocious and Never Agile

Trump Is Atrocious and Never Agile;
Born basket case with brain fragile;
Even got caught,
Being strange lot;
Often at times would try to strangle.

Jim Horn

Shooting for 6,000 poems.

...Read More
Categories: basket case, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Trump Forever Will Fume
Trump Forever Will Fume

In room in Mira Lago Trump will fume,
And he is an idiot  who likes to bloom;
In each place,
A basket case;
Each day deeper does appear his doom.

Jim Horn

Write some poems using these 
words below.

acquire ecclesiastical attire 
bier...Read More
Categories: basket case, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Death
I flogged myself to death
More harsh or worse
Than street stepped on Crystal Meth
An unsightly unholy mess
With a furrowed blank face
No resemblance to the human race
A basket case
You would cross a pot holed street to avoid
For fear eye contact would engage...Read More
Categories: basket case, celebrity,
Form: ABC
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: basket case, appreciation, baptism, dark, farewell, grave, mystery, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Give Your Contest Goose Eggs To Someone Else
Give Your Contest Goose Eggs To Someone Else

Connie collects goose eggs from contest
Far honest than the geese lays the nest
The basket case now full
Lipped with geese's bull
It's time to be a contest orphan blessed

connie pachecho

11/30/17

Note-I admire Viv Wigley. 35 placements...Read More
Categories: basket case, goodbye, introspection, sad,
Form: Limerick
ZARATHUSTRA GAVE ME THE GREEN LIGHT part one
“Query”
from a word miner non-trumpeting
Beatle browed quarry man.

One emailing digital commoner bemoans assiduous, 
zealously yearning xing worthy values undergirding 
the storied renown quintessential peaceable operation 
nations marvel lately kindling justice,
institutionalizing hope, gentility, freedom, equality. 

Dummkopf Donald Count Drake
Hula iz destroying...Read More
Categories: basket case, bullying, environment, fear, grave, hope, hyperbole, rights,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Nameless
i see myself in you and its kinda strange 
coz thats the only time i love myself when im in dire straits
ya see i have this diesease sometimes i lie awake
and wonder why im a piece of shit with all...Read More
Categories: basket case, courage, dark, depression, hip hop, song, sorrow,
Form: Verse
A LETTER TO MY FUTURE CHILD
A LETTER TO MY FUTURE CHILD
I wonder if you will ever see me,
I wonder if one day you will exist,
I wonder if one day you see my smile,
You don't exist and might never
but the least I can do is promise...Read More
Categories: basket case, age, child, community, cute love, dream, funny
Form: ABC
Presidential Inauguration 2017 - Poetic Screed - Part2
diametrically opposing forces miscarriage 
   and abort, cancel and retry to upend Vanity Fair 
   where trump defiantly makes an en rode
gauging Bernie sanders troopers as “enemy” phalanx 
   pitting American fighters, who obediently...Read More
Categories: basket case, abuse, america, bullying, change, how i feel,
Form: I do not know?
My Idiom Oneliners Part 2
I noticed that the grass was always greener on the other side, as I made my way to the 18th hole and practiced my drive.

As I zip lined across with the greatest of ease, I finally noticed for the first...Read More
Categories: basket case, humor,
Form: Light Verse