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Best Anathema Poems

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Premium Member Be Courageous Above All
Be Courageous Above All in everything
You do and become involved in since the 
Inverse of doing this is often anathema
To leaning forward and getting things
Done...

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Categories: anathema, allegory, appreciation, courage, devotion,
Form: Didactic



Visitor Finale - A collaboration with July Morning
The Story so far…
Makani (The Rising Wind), a beautiful extra-terrestrial researcher is sent to a remote island to observe earth. She finds Sam, a shipwrecked...

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Categories: anathema, adventure, romance, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
Elegy for Michael Jackson (1)
Refrain:
You shimmering waves on the ocean blue
Dance not again, he cannot dance with you
You weeping forests where the winds wail too
Let your bright tears fall...

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Categories: anathema, death, dedication, historytime,
Form: Elegy
TIME
Time
Nothingness in it belies
A continuum, uncanny
In all lives it defines
Love, hate, rage and litany

A motion on its own
Sweeping, inescapable
A yardstick mankind bemoans
Perpetual journey, irreversible

It’s life’s...

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© Jit Lim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anathema, imagination,
Form: Imagism
Tongue Waggers Sent To Coventry
Tongues loose, tongues in a hangman’s noose
Wag without care to declare nonsense
As wisdom salvaged from the sluice
Where nonsense whacked common sense 

Lost in a sea...

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Categories: anathema, poems,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member 2020 ReVolution
Numbers, numerals,
like words,
combinations of letters,
mean something,
sometimes more secular,
sometimes more sacred ecological.

Numerals and letters share sacred iconic human-intelligence root systems
within a bicameral ecology of mind-body nonduality,
both...

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Categories: anathema, beauty, culture, earth, health,
Form: Political Verse
GAMECOCKS
Just because we wish it so, means not that it will pass;
this lesson’s one we all must learn in the Gamecock class. 
Runs my blood,...

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© Jim Tidd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anathema, football, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Red and Blue Estrangered Families
Dear Siblings Three,

I was reading a story
in which some siblings became estranged
after their parents died,
while others moved toward greater solidarity.

This is a variation on a...

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Categories: anathema, earth, faith, family, health,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member This Is Feminist Us
It's peaceful here in my backyard.
The crows sound happy
with warm October sunlight.

I just read about a deadly gathering in Las Vegas.
Absence of sun-drenched peace.
Inconvenient this...

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Categories: anathema, anger, fear, humor, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Spring garden prep
SPRING GARDEN PREPARATION (20150213)

After the winter season
But before the rains begin
Catalogues of heirloom seeds
Delivered just in time
Earmarked and prioritized
Farmer’s Almanac consulted
Given planting periods
Horoscopes included (but...

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Categories: anathema, food, garden, home, life,
Form: Abecedarian
Pieces of Mahatma
we come in peace
we are rent to pieces
pieces of beads we offer
pieces of soul we barter
barter is fine with us
barter your beads for our gold
gold...

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Categories: anathema, abuse, betrayal, discrimination, slavery,
Form: Blitz
New York City - Vicious Cycle

Pushed to the edge by reality, yes, these verses will stifle.

A revolving door always present; New York City....Vicious Cycle.

This is a poem about the hardships,...

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Categories: anathema, abuse, addiction, innocence, new
Form: Couplet
Give Peace A Chance Part 2
Yet Africa is
expected to fall in
line 
With speed and
alacrity 
Or be headed back to
Europe 
For much deserved
censure
And sanitization in
the heart
Of brutish Europe!
Have we not seen
them...

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Categories: anathema, peace,
Form: Free verse
The Hyper-Logos of Good Living
The Hyper-Logos of Good Living  

A poem about how to live a more balanced and harmonious life inspired by Ancient Greek Wisdom

Avoid being vicious...

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Categories: anathema, friendship, happiness, humanity, metaphor,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member PolyPathic Relationships
TranSpeciated GeNomial Code
emerges icons of regenerative poli-eco-normic syntax,
Earth nature’s kinder nurture
surrounded less primally by dualdark dissonance,
absence of Tao balanced polynomial Time
as 4-equidimensional Space Networks
potentiating WinWin...

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Categories: anathema, earth, earth day, health,
Form: Prose Poetry
Bother
The interrogation threatens to shudder like an earthquake
A long index of accusations spread out among the atmosphere like a blazing forest fire
Satisfaction, the officer and...

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Categories: anathema, conflict, confusion, corruption, identity,
Form: Narrative
Einstein Rolls the Dice
Einstein Rolls the Dice

the paparazzi were all over Einstein
after he said make sure where the rope leads
before you kick over the chair
he wrote his own...

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Categories: anathema, crazy, giggle, irony, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
BROKEN GLASSES
The sun dappled patio 
     irresistibly beckoned 
     pillowed pad to bedeck 
    ...

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Categories: anathema, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
The Raven
On a dark, gloomy, depressing winter night
Something came that was to be such a sight
On my very life's blood it could surely draw
In it's black...

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Categories: anathema, faith,
Form: Lyric
The Nemesis of Deborah
She saw the face of Judas in him.
The bearded kiss festered no truth
and the metallic breath
exhaled putrid faithfulness.
The trampled petals spoor no lusting stares, 
redolent...

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Categories: anathema, freedom, satire,
Form: Free verse
Haves and Have Nots
Look again
Towards the breadbasket of civilization 

They hold up a mirror
To our own looming confrontation

Upon the beautiful shores of Greece
Comes a class warfare that has...

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Categories: anathema, business, class, life, political,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Life's Ups and Downs
Families
and communities,
hopefully becoming like extending families,
and that would make them some form of faith communities,
relying exclusively on top-down authorities
to empower today
and tomorrow's cooperative faithfulness
to ourselves
to...

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Categories: anathema, community, culture, health, love,
Form: Political Verse
FRIDAY, THE 13TH
FRIDAY, THE 13TH, IS IT AN ANATHEMA?

I, in the bad old days
When medicine derives
Its worth and effectiveness
In the wack-wack days
The herbal and their prayers used...

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Categories: anathema, people
Form: Narrative
LET IT BE TWO IN A TANGO THIS VALENTINES DAY

Why, it has to be?
Has there be pre,  d day or post Valentine,
For you and me
Everyday is a Valentine.

With my fiancee
It  is a...

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Categories: anathema, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
Rancorous Benevolence
Archangel that sways upon my peripheral pedestal,
 Your eyes flutter gaunt pernickety,
An anachronistic presumption that does not grant fastidious rebuttal,
 A perennial anathema that balances...

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Categories: anathema, sad,
Form: ABC