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Best Bastion Poems

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Premium Member The Last Bastion
In a world decayed by tyrants and greed, 
Serving the human for the human mans creed. 
Separation and conflict, the terms we now know
Where once...

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Categories: bastion, world,
Form: Couplet

Hold onto me; 
Preferably closer,
The embrace feels so nice ~
O’ asylum, cover mine hearts


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Categories: bastion, care, desire, feelings, for
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member Romantic Ramblings about the Ultimate Man
You’re the finest man I have ever seen
You are handsome and strong
Full bodied
Beautiful to the eyes
Alluring to the hands
Your lips
Send messages
“Come and taste
And never thirst...

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Categories: bastion, desire, dream, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nothing the Same Anymore
I remember that place
in green pastures called home.
But where are you now
“Union Yard, Britton Holm”
Deep in reams of memories
indelible you lay,
reposed at the helm
of a...

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Categories: bastion, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blanket of prayers
I may not believe in war
Yet I still believe in you
I am one of the many
You are one of the few

You are standing in harms...

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Categories: bastion, appreciation, emotions, war,
Form: Quatrain

The Three
Faith is the foundation, a rock, a bastion, a calling, a commitment,
requiring a leap, trust, surrender, a fearless heart, a willing spirit,
a higher conciousness.

Hope is...

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Categories: bastion, faith, life,
Form: Free verse
The Queen of Hearts

There she sits with grace, and dainty
Satin dressed, a charming lady;
Her dark blue eyes and golden tresses,
Adorns a face that heaven blesses.
Gems and jewels shining,...

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Categories: bastion, imagination, blue, love,
Form: Rhyme
Memoriam for Donald B Buchanan
Who will weep for my noble prince? Who will cry
With belly swollen with sorrow, and tears long
As the Black River? Who will hear the clouds...

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Categories: bastion, death, faith, friendshipdeath, death,
Form: Elegy
Suicide Child
I can't remember if the sun was shining
Or if the clouds looked down on me as I stood 
A child of ten standing on a...

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Categories: bastion, angst, depression, life, loss,
Form: Free verse
Submerged Cathedral
Sickle moon gray above the waves
The quiet directionless wind 
On the earth, and in the sky above 
A veil is drawn, cutting into dark spots...

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Categories: bastion, art, confusion, introspection, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It is Not So Easy For Me
you think it's easy
maybe your heart
doesn't bruise as quickly
maybe your mind
is a bastion of confidence
thick skinned indifference
maybe it's easier for you
could be true

As for me?...

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Categories: bastion, how i feel, truth,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Cascade Serenade
Cascade Serenade

Surrounded by a forest of trees
As a bastion from the outer realm
An invisible glade that hides from man
But fauna hear the distant sound
Of water...

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Categories: bastion, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dark Halls

these corridors 
echoed with life
a citadel for restoration
of body and mind
a bastion of promise
for the tormented
to the outside world
it had many names
Forest Lawn Sanitarium
was its...

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Categories: bastion, betrayal, death, horror, mental
Form: Free verse
Rampart of Stone
Within the woods, stood a wall of stone
molded by hands from a distant time.
Though roughly hewn, it had endured.

What narratives could it tell of its...

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Categories: bastion, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Multicultural Britain - An Unapologetic Statement
Multicultural Britain
(An Unapologetic Statement)

Two “Festivals of Light” there are
Each and every year
The Jewish have their Hanukah
And Hindus their Diwali cheer

The end of Ramadan brings Eid...

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Categories: bastion, appreciation, celebration, christian, christmas,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Flicker of hope
The abyss so deep so profound
It didn't thwart our efforts
It made us strong of mind
Gave us a sense of unity
To see thru the light
At the...

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Categories: bastion, america, dedication, new york,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Ugly Americans
That's what we've become
The Ugly Americans
We allow our government
to strip infants and children
from their parents
and put them
into detention centers
some never to see
them again
How low can...

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Categories: bastion, abuse, children, power,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Purple Haze
No more this verdant sight no more the sound
No more the heart of mist at nature’s dawn
No more victims of constant pressure found
No more the...

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Categories: bastion, confusion, depression, political,
Form: Sonnet
as the vultures gather to suck beautiful Venezuela dry
now that Chavez is dead,
the american oil companies
chomping at the bit
begin to salivate & lick their lips,
with the foam
of potent country-gutting
for while he was alive,

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Categories: bastion, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Intervention

Puzzled by your measured liftime, 
Much confusion you equate, 
Knowing, as you grasp a lifeline, 
Schedules show a drowning date. 

Set upon by weeds and...

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Categories: bastion, allusion, assonance, conflict, dark,
Form: Rhyme

Scene---A Dying German Agent/A Soldier`s thoughts/reflections just before death 

On this periphery of life
Let blue jeans of my...

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Categories: bastion, death, farewell, fire, patriotic,
Form: Vaasokht
Premium Member A Regulated Sonata
Deeply inspired by a piano cover for a song called “With a thousand 
words to say but one”…the heart never, ever forgets. Wrote this in...

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Categories: bastion, life, lost love,
Form: Free verse
When the bubble bursts
Buoyed over waves of elation
Marvel at favourable sights of creation

Prospect for attainment visible
Within glossy bastion, even trials seems agreeable

Mollusk of endearing devotion, grumbling for denied...

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Categories: bastion, pain, strength, time,
Form: Rhyme

In this tumultuous political climate
I find both parties irrelevant and obsolete

They do not speak to me and my families’ needs
Neither do these elites know the...

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Categories: bastion, integrity, patriotic, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Have Been More Than Once, Never More Or Less Than Me -

Bricks from blood, bricks from the flood of Earth's mud,
bricks of clay, turf bricks, stone bricks, flesh bricks,
all shaped, treated and wrought in the furnace...

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Categories: bastion, anniversary, imagination, life,
Form: Imagism