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I LIVE FOR THE DAY - A Visual Video Poem
POTW 12th May 2019

Thank you for visiting my third Visual Video Poem, more or less a continuation of my previous poem – ‘The Dreamer’
(I invite...

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Categories: abolished, hope, inspiration, motivation, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member I Will Remember You Most
I am not sure whether I am missing you or that you are missing life~


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Categories: abolished, brother, memory,
Form: Free verse
Mountains of my country
Just drop once, when you happen to go by.

A tale they may count, mountains of my country;
Of paradise invaded and forests destroyed,
Of vessels adrift and...

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Categories: abolished, appreciation, best friend, blessing,
Form: Free verse


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Categories: abolished, black-african amerrace,
Form: Narrative
Social Justice

What a clamour
What a noise
To bring social justice
To answer the cries
That's gone on for centuries
That they keep maintaining
With promises and lies

Black lives matter
So we shout

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Categories: abolished, america, angst, black african
Form: Free verse

God knows your end;
     Death* comes unannounced...
          How will last breath find...

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Categories: abolished, courage, death, faith, god,
Form: Questionku
Beneath the cold glare of the desolate night,
They came, greedy and insatiable white creatures,
Cloaked in prim pretense,
Every curve of their features seemed to express a...

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Categories: abolished, slavery,
Form: Free verse
Caradog's Fight
Faithful companion, Caradog, without necessity 
Habitat fed his needs, our bond rapidly developed 
Fierce competent hunter amazingly adopted me
Heritage unable to continue, thylacine near relic...

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Categories: abolished, animal, appreciation, bereavement, best
Form: Rhyme
Love for Nature
I love all those who are never seen
Either met those or I keen to meet
From rural generous to urban polished
Either created or have been abolished


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Categories: abolished, love, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Trending Change
Inflicted is this society
Of depicted truths to matter 
Does it matter
When every life doesn't matter to the same accord

Accordingly, slavery was abolished 
To what effect...

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Categories: abolished, change, conflict, hate, humanity,
Form: Free verse
From The National Poet Of Slovenia In A Language People Understand - THE RUINS OF THE ANCIEN REGIME

Farewell, then, AUKN boss,
The next this year makes three.
By the time they find a substitute,
Slovenes will be at sea.

He tried to cover his behind;
AUKN boss...

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Categories: abolished, absence, allegory, analogy, animal,
Form: Ballad
The Lack of Appreciation for the Foundation of this Nation
Suffering and pain for our nation’s gain,
but no one recognizes what those before us went through
because in today’s self-centered society the only thing that matters...

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Categories: abolished, appreciation, freedom, history, patriotic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Amistad Mutiny
The Amistad Mutiny

Slavery, a dirty word no matter how it is pronounced:
Abducted and herded to the slave fortress of Lomboko for trade.
To be tossed in...

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Categories: abolished, africa, america, history, racism,
Form: Verse
Premium Member President's Day
~President's Day~
(Rhyming couplet)

Today in the USA we honor two great men 
They both did wonderful deeds for our country, Amen. 

George Washington, is our founder...

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Categories: abolished, celebration, heart, history, usa,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Feather Electric -

The art of thought is our lovemaking connection,
histories a ladder to hypnotic healing, corrections uninvited
to our planet of puzzling passion
where a man and a woman...

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Categories: abolished, devotion, planet,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Uncertainty
There cannot be two identical things in the world. Two
hydrogen atoms
offer infinite locations within their shells for electrons.
Thus, nothing can be definitely eventually known.
All to...

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Categories: abolished, basketball, bird, history, hope,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Presidents Day - The Couplet Style
~President's Day~
(Rhyming couplet)

Today in the USA we honor two great men 
They both did wonderful deeds for our country, Amen. 

George Washington, is our founder...

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Categories: abolished, celebration, history, love, usa,
Form: Free verse
Divorce on the Docket
I have seventy five cents in my pocket
A picture of him in my locket
My mind is spinning fast as a rocket
Cuz a divorce is on...

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Categories: abolished, divorce, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Akbar, the Great 1542 - 1605
Can a man – all alone - foist a god upon his fellows
Even if it’s only himself
And they his subjects

G.. is Akbar!

Does the muezzin from...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abolished, adventure, , atheist,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thiru-Valluvar on Praising Ladies of their qualities: Canto 112 - Nalam Punainthu Uraiththal
Thiru-Valluvar on Praising the Good Qualiities of Ladies: Canto 112 - Nalam Pinainththu Uraiththal

[The poet devotes the third part of his treatise, the Thiruk-Kural to...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abolished, beauty, culture, relationship, tamil,
Form: Epigram
Is There No Place for Us
Is there no place for us ? 
In this world of work and fuss ?
We came to fulfil our dreams
Leaving our noble motherland with goodbye...

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Categories: abolished, race, racism,
Form: I do not know?
Year Zero
Cambodia, the Khmer Rouge movement, the leader Pol Pot,
Killed twenty-five percent of the population, a fact most people forgot.
To spare you is no profit, to...

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© Wes Martin  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abolished, conflict, history, people, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jack
Late nights, ill motives
Drive good men to do bad things
When right becomes wrong 
And justice looks the other way 
A man takes a woman

without her...

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Categories: abolished, devotion, inspirational, love, mom,
Form: Blank verse
A Moment
A moment
(the full lyric is embedded on the video)

A moment just a moment
give it a chance let it take you
it will guide you and seduce...

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Categories: abolished, beauty, nature, peace,
Form: Lyric
Mayflower 2017
The hearts of white men are silently fuming
The spirits of  angry widows steadily   grow bitter 
The bosoms of weeping mothers  open...

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Categories: abolished, abuse, betrayal, community, conflict,
Form: Dramatic Monologue