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Best Ignoble Poems

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Premium Member Cherokee Tears

Cherokee Tears

ceremonial drums' rhythmic heartbeat
impassioned tribal chants
echo in Smoky Mountain mist before dawn

tortured spirit of an ignoble president
Andrew Jackson seems imprisoned here
haunted by wailing ghosts...

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Categories: ignoble, native american,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Night I Fell Like Rain

You had that future retro look:  two thousand seventeen,
There was a slow and sultry permanence, a little slouchy lean
As you eased out of the...

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Categories: ignoble, destiny, water, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
The Private Lives of Those I've Loved
The hutch 
like everything else in this house is
crooked.  A slanting hardwood floor 
and the burnished ends 
of an ancient table. 

An ever rounding...

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Categories: ignoble, family, people, places, house, house,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Black Hills wept for Thee
The Black Hills wept for Thee

East of the Black Hills of South Dakota, 
On the Pine Ridge Reservation,
Live a proud tribe of Oglala Lakota, 

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Categories: ignoble, betrayal, blessing, children, december, fate, forgiveness,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Angels and Demons

"Angels & Demons"

The Soul never sleeps
battered and lonely, the lesson 
Life spent in The Hard Sell

Soft-served you become
melting Insomnia 
mouth sucking a loaded gun

blue ribbonned...

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Categories: ignoble, abuse, addiction, angel, depression, forgiveness, symbolism,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member What Means More MTY
items in my container of memories
playbill for "Les Miserables" that Dad enjoyed
reminder of ignoble government
Jean Val Jean’s quest for justice
fugitive from the merciless Javert

outdated cell...

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Categories: ignoble, death, father daughter, memory,
Form: Free verse
Cerebral cortex of my heart

I hold myself a prisoner 
A captive taciturn 
Unspeakable enticement still yearning
Since coming of age to discern

Yet never knowing 
Except in part 
The fullness to...

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Categories: ignoble, caregiving, conflict, deep, emotions,
Form: Quatrain
Ugly Praise
You who paid a courtesy call to that peacefull affluence home 
With a diamond portfolio
And at your departure enquiry unveiled it a Pandora's box

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Categories: ignoble, philosophy,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Dilettante Diaries: Avian Notes on the Sensate Slip Stream : The Silent War in 3 Acts: Pt1
“I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.”

The Dilettante Diaries: Avian Notes on the Sensate Slip...

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Categories: ignoble, bible, bird, evil, god, love, war,
Form: Free verse
Ignoble though our dawn of days,
yet intoned is worthy praise
of legion minds whose reasoned grasp
has ever roared at starry heaven’s
distant vault—Omniscience’
mighty pillars to confound.

Yet I...

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Categories: ignoble, irony, space,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member After 4 Straight Days of Rain...
So what's your status,
Are you here to stay, like old Aunt Gladys?
- To rain and rain until we're glad it's
Not for you to own the...

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Categories: ignoble, funny, naturerain, rain,
Form: Light Verse
Noble Knight
Noble Knight
Noble knight, noble knight
Shining in armor, reflecting bright,
Why do you sit on your steed unaware
Without intervention to tyranny unfair
Don’t you know what’s happening? Fight!


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Categories: ignoble, anti bullying, courage, dad, children, loss,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Sir Harold, Knight
Sir Harold, Knight, the valiant swain
Did call his Lady Nell.
He held her close and kissed her hand
And bade her sweet farewell.

"Forth from here I needs...

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Categories: ignoble, adventure, fantasy, funny, funny love, humorous,
Form: Burlesque
Tell us of folks with conscience clear on terror; of trusted neo
terrorists that oust teams, terrorizing thousands... near, far, and wide

May it marinate in their...

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Categories: ignoble, abuse, america, change, courage, horror, religion,
Form: Couplet
The twins, Part 1
In the dark of night a wind took hold,
With powers charged to shake the sky,
By moody swings of gods up high,
Their breath alone enraged and...

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Categories: ignoble, brother, philosophy, symbolism, visionary, , cute,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Birthright Denied
morning sun, a newborn babe,
exhales her first breath each dawn in mist 
daybreak’s kiss
straddles the North Carolina and Tennessee line
Cherokee Nation’s last reservation
remains within a...

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Categories: ignoble, history, native american, places,
Form: Free verse
The Trials of Meretrix Canto V
Here, this day, on this inglorious
Thy vain struggles will count no
All hope now abandoned,
Imminent defeat unconcealed;
Erstwhile countenance display 
Such waxen, languid pallor.
Surround by your dwindling...

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Categories: ignoble, philosophy, proposal,
Form: Rhyme
All Wrong Will Be Revenged
Old friends gather around me, feel my trembling...
strength is diminishing, almost done with living;
the most generous one was me, I gave all without receiving,
and to...

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Categories: ignoble, death, faith, fear, god, home, hope,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Who could forget what happened on that unsuspecting and sunny day,
when no visible clouds drifted over the Twin Towers?
Little after midnight, the cool rain adds...

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Categories: ignoble, death, history, loss, people, places, sad,
Form: Narrative
Helium on Caesium


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Categories: ignoble, fun, nonsense,
Form: Limerick
Double Play - Part 1
There is a story ‘bout Casey, that is but incomplete
It tells of simple ball and bat and Mighty’s ignoble feat
There we learned of failure and...

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Categories: ignoble, baseball,
Form: Rhyme
Foreboding -- Song of Demagogia

From the city on the river
Where the Sage of Monticello
And the Great Emancipator
Birthed the country, saved the nation,
Sounds a call for civil discord
In the service...

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Categories: ignoble, anger, conflict, future, leadership, political,
Form: Free verse
I love My Country
Dawn again in this gaol
The jailbirds are imprecisely numbering
One hundred and sixty million
Or more of my countrymen.

The jailors are three hundred and sixty humpty down

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Categories: ignoble, angst, patriotic, political, social,
Form: Blank verse
Answer Me
Flies past my window
As if I am a strangler
Is that the new way home?

Peers through the window panes
Of my innermost contemplation
Could that be my ignoble...

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Categories: ignoble, wind,
Form: Questionku
Sun Shafts
The cumulous arrive in train;
with thrusting breath that reeks of rain,
a roiling moody, leaden pall,
to shroud the world in shadow-fall.

Thunder grumbles; muted flashes,
rain with sting...

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Categories: ignoble, rain,
Form: Couplet