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The Ides of March
“Beware the Ides of March,” the seer said to Caesar, 
But no one paid him much attention because the seer was a teaser. 

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ides, funny,
Form: Light Verse

Beware Of the Ides of the men on black
"Beware Of the Ides of the men on black"
The judges...

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Categories: ides, absence, abuse, africa, allusion, anger, humor,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE

Beneath a misty veil of ‘Euphoria’ by Calvin Klein, she dares to dream of acceptance in a world of wanna-be Literary Giants who are members...

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Categories: ides, satire,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE
Again the alarm is set.

Strawberries, date squares…Yum, Yum.   

The alarm rings again. The tea party is over.

 She returns to her perch where...

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Categories: ides, satire,
Form: Prose
The Ides of March
The Ides of March, cruel fate’s Spring Cleaning Day.
Solid walls collapsing around his head.
The day his trusted friends leave him for dead.
Mighty kingdoms burn and...

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Categories: ides, birth, death, loss, nature,
Form: Italian Sonnet

Premium Member Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART TWO
Bring two poems is what he said. 

She chose a Personification, ‘Violin’, (the proud recipient of an International Poetry contest award), and a narrative, ‘The...

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Categories: ides, satire,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Ides of March
Oh those cursed Ides of the 15th
they brought Julius Caesar death
the soothsayers warning unheeded
mamuralia  chased beaten out of city

His clothes animal skins and rags

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Categories: ides, march, nature, spring,
Form: Verse
The Ides of March Versus October
The Ides of March
are no different than of October
just seven months older
and perhaps, a little bit colder.

And had Caesar only stayed away 
from the Curia...

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Categories: ides, farewell, funny, history, imagination, october,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ides of November

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Categories: ides, death, history, november,
Form: Free verse
Diana at the Ides of August, Part Three
Apparently in time and space, the dark "House of the Empire of [Utter] Chaos" duly falls: Weakened injurious walls tumble into ruination and leave an...

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Categories: ides, absence, bereavement, betrayal, change, faith,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Valentines Death
Red roses true
Skies so blue
Lovers doing what lovers do
Chocolates and confessions
of eternal love
Building up hopes and dreams

I, behind the counter
At the ripe old age of...

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Categories: ides, kiss, memory, poets, suicide, valentines day,
Form: Verse
Premium Member KISS THE RAIN
The air is shivered; to displacements whim.'
From the Ides of heaven’s sphere
As smote was the skin of a cosmic drum
Throbbing walls of pressure ‘push in’.

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Categories: ides, seasons,
Form: Prose

In  the  church  garden   fair,
One glorious  May day  near the ides...

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Categories: ides, nature, spring, tree, may, spring, tree,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar,
Had a few seizures.
Great leader of the Roman Empire,
On the Ides of March he expired.


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Categories: ides, funny, history,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member The Lay of The Best Man - Part 5
The Lay of The Best Man - Part Five

Have you heard about the bespectacled man who wore his glasses to bed?
Because when he awoke mornings...

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Categories: ides, humanity, men,
Form: Lay
Premium Member The Mistress
Thankfully number two, she’s contented with it
Hides when the landlord comes around to feel smart with the game
Endless calculations and planning, giving unfaithfulness a honey...

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Categories: ides, character, emotions, evil, fantasy, feelings, relationship,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Spring Song
from:  "The Calyx of the Oboe Breaks", by Conrad Aiken:
"The calyx of the oboe breaks,
silver and soft the flower it makes;
and next, beyond, the...

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Categories: ides, angst, depression, introspection, life, music, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spectacular
Spacious, glistening as far as straining sight can wander,
Playful waves reflect the light in joyous, rippling prance,
Effervescing the myriad, resplendent sherbet-sky
Colors in flashing pirouettes, a...

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Categories: ides, beach, beauty, ocean,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Metaphor of outrage, Translation of Carlos Bousono's poem: Metafora del desafuero
Metaphor of outrage, Translation of Carlos Bousono’s poem : Metafora del desafuero


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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ides, truth,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Self Destruction

Having surpassed the ides of March. 
Denounced the the baneful glare.
Yet my grief befriends Sanity.
Doctrine of hate preached from
Pulpits and podiums.
Marathon of the arms race.

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© Sam Raj  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ides, emotions, march,
Form: Free verse
Julius Caesar Ate My Beaver
Julius Caesar Ate My Beaver
(A Legionaire's Lament)
By Roy Merritt

Julius Caesar ate my beaver
After travelin’ through our camp
He came over one dark evening
Carrying a beaver lamp


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Categories: ides, history, humor, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Famous Last Line
Dad Revisited- Once More

Last night I sat up in bed and prayed a little longer,
I asked god to send dad back for just one more...

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Categories: ides, absence, bereavement, birthday, dad, heartbroken, parents,
Form: Free verse
You are the light bearer
And I am the light seeker
Your radiant thoughts flourish and fall
As shower of blessings on us all
Tides of love created by...

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Categories: ides, poems, poets, universe, , literature,
Form: Acrostic
I have heard people declaim
That Africa is the dark continent
Plagued by war, sickness and famine
The aridity of such a claim
Has left my people to pine.


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Categories: ides, epicme, people, africa, me, people,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member My Sundress Memories
My sundress hangs there limply,
needing me to fill it out.
The rains have been relentless
putting all sunshine to rout.
The ides of March have come and gone

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Categories: ides, happiness, seasons, teenspring, easter, me, spring,
Form: Rhyme