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As the crow flies
As The Crow Flies

Staring past the curtain,
At the vigilant crow upon the mast,
The creature unaware of a presence,
In a moment forever lost.

Unflappable in its endeavour,
A...

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Categories: as the crow flies, bird, dark, imagery,
Form: Free verse



As the Crow Flies
As the crow flies

I died. No child under nipple. No child under bib.
I died. Without ever having loved or been in love.
I died as the...

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Categories: as the crow flies, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member as the crow flies
moist cinnamon bark

infused fragrance levitates -

monsoon descends time


rice fields lie flooded

draft windswept change into roots -

rise to the challenge


tea leaves take shelter

swell burgeoning impatience -

cusp...

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Categories: as the crow flies, environment,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Haunted
A hole in the head shooting pain trembles
nightshades coldly down the spine
a soul lost in the land of the living
carried away in darkness
flying inside dark...

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Categories: as the crow flies, animal, dark, dream, light,
Form: Free verse
Haunted
A hole in the head shooting pain trembles
nightshades coldly down the spine
a soul lost in the land of the living
carried away in darkness
flying inside dark...

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Categories: as the crow flies, dark, death, destiny, gothic,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Welcome to the Funny Farm
Beware of wolves in sheepskins
My what clever wolves
I wonder if the sheep could pass as wolves
Perhaps they could go to Wolves R Us

I've heard of...

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Categories: as the crow flies, animal, fun, funny, me,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Ten Bucks In His Left Shoe, Bold In His Steps
Ten Bucks In His Left Shoe, Bold In His Steps
          (Walking Traveler of Hope)

Walking, each life...

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Categories: as the crow flies, art, blessing, creation, dedication,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Tale of an Old Crow
I was hiking in the hills, and I was talking to the air
when a fork in the path, took me first here,... and then, there
Prickly...

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Categories: as the crow flies, confusion, grandfather, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Sweet, Sweet Desolation
Ahh despair-
sweet, sweet, sweet desolation.
As the crow flies- enter onto me

Salvation from freedom;
on his wings- incarceration.

Nuveau of Elvis rhyme
Faith acquired through distress
Velveteen fraud
particle blues- such...

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© Amy Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: as the crow flies, depression, devotion, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Death Angel
Here of late the death angel passed this way
He didn't stop here to call one of us home
The death angel visited far away
'Twas this man...

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Categories: as the crow flies, death, death, angel, angel,
Form: Sonnet
Memories
As the crow flies,where the road meets the sky.Trouble lies in the hearts of you and I,you never gave 
me a chance you were stuck...

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Categories: as the crow flies, lost love, life, words,
Form: Free verse
Living Close To A Nuclear Plant
Living Close To a Nuclear Plant

By Elton Camp

The location of the nuclear plant I despise
For it’s not very far away as the crow flies

When built,...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: as the crow flies, angst,
Form: Rhyme
Ominous Cries
Ominous cries from the valley below
As the crow flies, he knows
Of yelling, beckoning, of another time
Of when he was too young to be in his...

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Categories: as the crow flies, natureriver,
Form: Verse
Concave Love
Straight, as the crow flies
your love crashed into my heart  
I am in deep sea...

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Categories: as the crow flies, life, longing, love,
Form: Senryu
With You
                        ...

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Categories: as the crow flies, love, love,
Form: Lyric
NOT TOO FAR

His shadow falls cold on his hot coffee mug
Dawn is but a crimson promise of her hug

His gaze explores patterns on the tablecloth
Faint outline of...

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Categories: as the crow flies, nostalgiasea, sea,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Tsar she blows
Orwellian over the horizon                     ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: as the crow flies, satirepeace, peace,
Form: Rhyme
The call of the wild one
As the crow flies
'Cross the teal skies
And the moon dines
On the night

As the dog howls
Across the town
And the last cloud
Fades from sight

As the darkness breaks
And...

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Categories: as the crow flies, me,
Form: Lyric
Empathy
Word by word I was drinking
your fathomless pain,
not asking to shine
any prehistoric sin.

You are still flying straight as the crow flies
into timeless grief.  ...

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Categories: as the crow flies, adventure, allegory, angst, animals,
Form: I do not know?
The Journey Back
his shadow falls soft, cold on his hot coffee mug,
   and dawn is but a crimson promise of her hug;

   ...

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Categories: as the crow flies, imagination, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
13
As the crow flies from the bars of the frame, the sea lies
Two hundred miles away, and she cries

At the rolling tapestry, stained a green...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: as the crow flies, life, loss, lost love,
Form: Couplet
Blood And Chrome
as the crow flies, his black razor shadow
tearing up the moon,
this is how my hot-wired heart
feels at your rejection.
alcohol fuel-injected twin-turbo hatred
and remorse burns up...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: as the crow flies, confusion, loss, lost love,
Form: Blank verse
The Mighty Frigate
Let us make ready and set sail
This mighty frigate will prevail
We will see what we will see
Mother Sea is calling me

The Mainsail, Lanteen and Jib...

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Categories: as the crow flies, courage, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Blessed Hope, Rays Of True Light, And Silent Prayer
Blessed Hope, Rays Of True Light, And Silent Prayer

An ancient man in darken and morbid cloud
no longer full of vigor and foolishly proud
Constant lashing winds,...

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Categories: as the crow flies, art, creation, hope, judgement,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Streaming 'cross the sky
   ~ Streaming 'cross the sky ~

Day dawns from the window of a plane
   Red streaks across the sky
Dispel the darkness...

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Categories: as the crow flies, dream, flying, miracle, sky,
Form: Rhyme