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Premium Member Oliver O. Howard " The Christian General "
Respect in uniform
A man with respect
Major Oliver O. Howard
One of the US Armies best
 
A courageous soldier
With an order to follow
Dis-quell the Indian Wars
So there...

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Categories: howard, cowboy-western, family, history, native american, peace,
Form: Rhyme



Howard Carter's Expedition Revised Edition
I am here on an archaeological quest,
to satisfy many a curious mind's request
for knowledge on antiques and artifacts
of Egypt's long extinct historical facts,
in treasured sands...

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Categories: howard, history,
Form: I do not know?
Howard the Duck
I watched the worst movie ever made, it truly sucks.
The movie that I'm talking about is Howard the Duck.
It has scarred and cursed me for...

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Categories: howard, film, funny, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member William Howard Taft
President William Howard Taft

   Weighed 350 pounds and was quite broad in the aft

      He once became stuck...

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Categories: howard, humorous,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Germaphobe Howard Hughes
Germaphobe Howard Hughes - reclusive billionaire -

made a plane of wood and loved to ride the air!

Bought his own hotel, just to hide himself from...

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Categories: howard, celebrity,
Form: Clerihew



Premium Member A Dylan Thomas State of Mind
A Dylan Thomas State of Mind

It’s precisely 2:45am...the time when
~ if I’ve fallen asleep ~
I always awake to find
Myself drenched in sweat.

I lie here beside...

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Categories: howard, anger, angst, anniversary, anxiety, bereavement, best
Form: Bio
Premium Member Brilliance and Madness
Brilliance and Madness

Howard Robard Hughes
Famously rich recluse
Dreams led him to the lap of luxury
Followed by nightmarish mysophobic OCD

Rich playboy aviator Howard Hughes
With movie starlets kept...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: howard, celebrity, film, flying, mental illness, romance,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member The Mystery of Spring
(a Salute to Howard Moss)

Although it is not yet warm,
we have shoved to the backs of closets
snow-boots, gloves, and woolen scarves, 
locked tire chains and...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: howard, appreciation, mystery, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Henry the Eighth
Maidens, bloody maidens, I had me six of ‘em wenches, ye knowest
Fullsome Catherine of Aragon wrought havoc ‘tween me and the Pope
Besought a divorce, split...

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Categories: howard, historyme, age, age, body, me, ,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Smoking Gun

“Smoking Gun”


Twisted Blistered dance with me
Come on Brother Snow get off your genuflection mojo knees
The World’s about to turn and merge
Vibrating dimensions souls that turn...

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Categories: howard, humanity, imagery, war,
Form: Free verse
Wasted Angels
Howard Marks and God Almighty
Shared a spliff, and had a whitey
Then had the munchies, and a bong
Annoying Peter with the pong
By which time it was...

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Categories: howard, addiction, creation, god, heaven, humor, religious,
Form: Couplet
On Rescuing An Injured Pigeon
ON RESCUING AN INJURED PIGEON
	I.
sliding screen door screeches, pigeons scatter
thump of wing against breast, shockwave breeze
more frequent than in the past, shimmering necks
soundtrack squirrel zig-zags,...

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Categories: howard, analogy, animal, pain,
Form: Personification
Loves Me Like A Politician
Sung to the great single: "Loves Me Like A Rock." from There Goes Rhymin' Simon. (1975.)

(Half heard :)
The camera's got to be rolling, man. It's...

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Categories: howard, parody, song-lyricnight, people, me, night, people,
Form: Lyric
What to Read
    Read Tolkien
Read Howard Fast
     Asimov 
is sure to last
    as we walk 
omto the...

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Categories: howard, angst, art, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tutankhamun
From dead sands
a step was birthed
of stone ...
a carved staircase
leading down ... and deep.
Shovels bit,
whisks brushed,
cartouches
led on ...
November
twenty-six,
nineteen-twenty-two,
chisels breached an entrance
and ...
The Boy King arose!




~...

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Categories: howard, adventure, appreciation, history, science, tribute,
Form: Verse
Premium Member WAITRESS, WAITRESS

Ah~ a pleasurable job I thought!
Loved serving people and making them happy.
For I knew as a customer, what it was like to have service that...

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Categories: howard, food, happy, work,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Would Be---WOOD

                        ...

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Categories: howard, image, writing,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Election 2016
He has no laser vision, and he lacks the gift of flight.
 He has no rocket car to drive; his clothes aren’t even tight.

He's a...

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Categories: howard, bird, change, earth, funny, hero, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member King Tut's Curse
Holographic forms formed life anew.
As colorful lives on walls came true.
These walls that held secrets from the past,
Ancient secrets hushed unveiled at last.

Hieroglyphs now waking...

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Categories: howard, destiny, judgement, people,
Form: Couplet
The New York Yankees
The New York Yankees have made winning a tradition.
They’ve won for years despite periodic transition.
Since the twenties, the Yankees have won many a game.
Their yearly...

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Categories: howard, dedication, sports
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shopping Mayhem in Town
People walking head down staring  into their cell phones
In pairs or all alone
Children pushing their children in buggies and prams
Traffic wardens and traffic jams
Zombies...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: howard, angst, city, life,
Form: Free verse
CLERIHEWS fini
PEE WEE HERMAN
Thought cops wouldn’t determine,
he put himself in that popcorn box.
Maybe he should have used his socks.

HOWARD HUGHES
A world famous recluse.
Millions for planes, women...

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Categories: howard, funny, life, people,
Form: Clerihew
My Dear Sister
I recently lost my dear sister,
She's now found a brand new home.
No darkness of sin or pain enters in,
With our loved ones, she's joined round...

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Categories: howard, hope, inspirational, sister,
Form: Rhyme
Scabs
Scabs in Australian history
The Labor Party came from the early Shearers strike, 1900s,
 where Unions fought for and got fair wages for the workers.
Later in...

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Categories: howard, adventure,
Form: Ballade
King Henry VIII and His Wives
King Henry VIII and His Wives 

By Elton Camp

When Henry’s brother was too young to care
He was made to wed a princess from over there
But...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: howard, historychild, wife, child, england,
Form: Rhyme