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Crimson Rain
On a still...ancient horizon,
Massive dragon wings emerge,
To the atmospheric battlefield. 
Where two legendary beasts,
Clash for the love...of a dragoness.

A battle of mythic proportions,
Of two stonily...

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Categories: illustrates, fantasy, love
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Day The Stranger Came
The day the stranger came, we bade
goodbye to our mad sanity,
Our high hopes for humanity
traipsed off in treachery’s parade.

He took our trust and trussed us...

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Categories: illustrates, betrayal,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
The Stricken Corridor
Fall tumbles relentlessly on our door steps
young winter birds inducing provoking sounds scamper in trees 
Watching winter crawling slowly under our feet.

The night rain wet...

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Categories: illustrates, dream, education, environment, water, weather, wedding,
Form: Free verse
Listening to Music

Music is a big part of our life to sustain
Listening to music takes the whole brain
It can also improve your memory
When someone shouts at you...

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Categories: illustrates, books, career, change, character,
Form: Rhyme
Doomsday Clock Out Of Control OR NOT
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Doomsday Clock Out of Control OR NOT?

Clock illustrates man’s vulnerability
to a catastrophic diaster.
Threat to humanity and planet
drawing nearer, faster, faster.

Last year proved perilous, chaotic
the looming...

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Categories: illustrates, bible, earth, encouraging, faith, life,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Handel's Messiah
A combination of Prose and Free Verse:

The most thrilling and inspirational piece of music ever to reach my 
ears is, without doubt, Handel's Messiah. I've...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illustrates, christmas, music,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Straw Men
Where, oh where, is God? 
When will the man-child stop asking why,
stop searching for the other, the greater, the bigger
the more glorious presence?

This constant need...

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Categories: illustrates, allusion, planet,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Caffeine High by Carolyn Devonshire
Caffeine High
He works like a well-oiled machine
But only when filled with caffeine
No power within

The caffeine is just a smoke screen
He won’t even stop for cuisine
So...

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Categories: illustrates, funny, poems,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Premium Member Pin Pricks of Light
The heavens, speckled with small dots of light
Sometimes shooting as they pass through the night

Many pin pricks scattered throughout the sky
Allows spent prowess to pound...

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Categories: illustrates, life, moon, sky, stars,
Form: Couplet
Thy Sword: The Masculine Principle
What is this period, which illustrates the weak motions 
of dull blades, and misguided swings?

I am an unfortunate imitator, as the fearless edge I once...

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Categories: illustrates, allegory, change, leadership, men, metaphor, strength,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Why Do You Love Me
For what I write- is that the reason why?
You visit me and spend with me some time
Perhaps it is for words that make you sigh
Or...

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Categories: illustrates, love, poetess, words,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Niitthaar Perumai, the Fundamental Role of the Ascetic, Canto 3 of the Thirukkural by Thiruvalluvar
Niithaar Perumai, the Fundamental Role of Ascetics, Canto 26 of the Thirukkural, the Tamil Classical Treatise on Ethics, Translation and Commentary by T. Wignesan 


[Given...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illustrates, education, humanity, life, philosophy, retirement, tamil,
Form: Epigram
Reflections on Truth
In solitary silence i commune with my own heart,
And diligently consider its questions and awnsers,
It declares to me that all real questions have real awnsers.
Truth...

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Categories: illustrates, beauty, beauty, power,
Form: I do not know?
Let compassion step up to the plate
The gospel episode of the Good Samaritan 
mirrors the soul of the person replete with compassion; 
although animosity has shaped the racial slur 
between Jews...

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Categories: illustrates, faith, hope, inspirational, work,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member Baseball Glitter
The sport of ball games is many each summer and each fall. 

Within the Major leagues, and the Minors are many whines. 

The events that...

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Categories: illustrates, introspection, time,
Form: Quatrain
SILVER Moon
                        ...

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Categories: illustrates, beauty, color, feelings, moon, nature, senses,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Signs of the time we live in
This sandwich board licence business closely illustrates 
what this is really by taking the biscuit 
money for signage so much a year
 
Drawing a unique...

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Categories: illustrates, conflict, corruption, judgement, life, light, tree,
Form: Political Verse
Character
Light of day
brings
a visitor.

Magnificent, 
grey-haired 
bastard
from 
nowhere
but here.

Banters at me,
"There is a
plan for you."

With hands spread
illustrates,
"From birth
to death..."

Pauses
and waits 
for me.

Then in revelation,
"and in between..."

Comes...

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© Hyle Chu  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illustrates, fantasy, funny, hope, imagination, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
Beyond - Rhyme Time
Beyond

As we pass worlds, for one is not enough,
to mine perfect rings, that married the Sun,
with streaks of gold, they reward the sight,
and capture our...

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© Nino Kadic  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illustrates, journey, nature, philosophy, space, spiritual, stars,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member God as Brown as an Egg
If God is EggWhite
then Tao is His embryonic EarthYolk.

Why would you say such a confusing and silly thing?

What is the difference between a Paradise Tree...

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Categories: illustrates, earth, god, health, history, motivation, power,
Form: Political Verse
THE HIV TEST
He walks around town
bouncing
over size t-shirts
baggy jeans half way his butt
each day wearing a mysterious smile
today with this
tomorrow that
as easy as his wink
so they come...

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Categories: illustrates, body, health, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Anal Retentive Meets Slob


I'm as un-anal retentive as one can be
My wife's at the other end of the dial
Makes for interesting discussions at times
They sometimes last quite a...

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Categories: illustrates, marriage,
Form: Quatrain
The Thought Splinters
What's in writing?
What makes one to author something from the absolute scratch?
What is the science of this art?
Is it just the perceptible version of the...

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Categories: illustrates, spiritual,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member THE PERFECT PAINTING: PAINTING and POETRY in ONE
With her brush and canvas, she charily dash
Slowly and surely, never ever she rushed
Each stroke a decisive measured stoke
Yielding a beauty of light and heavy...

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Categories: illustrates, art, feelings, inspiration,
Form: Quintain (English)
LAST NIGHT I DREAMT
LAST NIGHT I DREAMT

Today it is stormy outside
thunder, lightning even cold hail preside
cozy and warm against tempestuous weather
once again my thoughts crowd together

 I choose...

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Categories: illustrates, adventure, angel, dream,
Form: Dramatic monologue