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Premium Member The Night the Grinch Stole our Muses
 'Twas the night before Christmas and their pages were bare
  Not one word could they write, not one verse to declare
  The...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in one fell swoop, christmas, holiday,



Premium Member Memo for Destroyer Poet A LINDA: 3 20 p m, 23rd April 2013 Paris, France
MEMO for Destroyer Poet A Linda: 3. 20 p.m., 23rd April 2013 – Paris, France
  
If you are Red   I am Brown
If...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in one fell swoop, dedication,

Premium Member Rainbows Dreaming of Gray
Scrambling tooth and nail for a patterned fate
I approached the lofty mansion of Learning's Gate.
All cued up for a slip of paper - the one...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, allegory, education, freedom, growing

In One Fell Swoop


Your words cut-  like a woodcutters axe
chopping me down,
blood spills onto the pine strewn floor.
Exhaling words. Spoken without thought,
or love, trapped in an unbreakable...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, lost love,

She was a star - I was a gazer

She was a star – I was a gazer 

Imagine my surprise
when the stage door opened
and in walked a goddess

Dark hair, dark eyes,
a bounce in...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, art, love,

Premium Member Green Bean Casseroles
Shame on those who malign the green bean casserole!
It gustatory delightfulness I shall e'er extol!
With 'fork in cheek' I'll take nonbelievers to task,
And their foibles...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, food, funny, green,

LOVE IS PAIN
LOVE IS PAIN.

Love is pain, thereof I speak.
Hide the dirts underneath the sheet
Turbulent waters and sandy winds.
Such is my cursive feat.


Enjoined into man and woman.
Flee...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, anger, betrayal, deep, depression,

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: in one fell swoop, brother, philosophy, symbolism, visionary,

The Rain Dancer
After the movie finished, the young couple,
kissed and said goodnight.
It looked  like rain was approaching,
as grey clouds came into sight.
He had to look after...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, rain,

Premium Member Corn Huskin' Bee Circa 1892
In November when frost was on the punkin and corn was stacked in shocks,
And the snows began to fall and geese flew southward in V-shaped...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, humorous, nostalgia,

backstabber
The moon seems somehow hollow tonight; 
It’s light ghostly and intangible – 
It peers at me like a baleful eye, marking me out 
Spotlighting my...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, angst, girlfriend-boyfriend, sadbeautiful, me,

Going Back Home
It was a very long time ago, I'd say nearly fifty years
That she had let it all go and began switching gears
Having graduated from college...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, irony, , atheist,

Premium Member Adam's Lament
Adam mused and stroked his beard saying, "I've really got it made!
All I do is eat and sleep and lie beneath The Tree Of Life...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, funnyme, tree, life, me,

A little faith
As light trades to measly ends,
I sell my bothered reason to the close bends,
Where the leasing share vends__
A little faith; a proving reason!

In one fell...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, encouraging, perspective,

On the pull


Beside the bar I nursed my drink, depression was my food,
she entered like the World's first dawn and cut straight through my mood.
Her dress a...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in one fell swoop, desire, humor,

a trite Nihilistic Occasion - part one
This doodling Yankee (boot noah dandy) 
doth newt lack chutzpah, 
tries to finagle Fitbit fitting figurative footwear, 
that ideally Fitzhugh 
like custom made glove snugly,...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, deep, earth, fantasy, goodbye,

Premium Member Private Roscoe D. Schlink's Induction Day
Dear Folks:  Just a few lines from your homesick army draftee.
Just twenty-four hours in the army and if it was left up to me,
I'd...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, funnyme, old, me, old,

Premium Member THIRUKKURAL: Translation of Canto XXXVIII with commentary
THIRUKKURAL: Translation of Canto XXXVIII with notes and commentary

Canto XXXVIII of the Thirukkural on the topic of FATE which I give here in translation (by...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in one fell swoop, fate, humanity, life, nature,

A Trite Nihilistic Occasion - part two
endowing superlative creature comforts
reduce wretched survivors scant band of bare naked ladies
beastie boys, foo fighters espying counting crows
ready to buzzfeed toe kin homo sapiens 
bereft,...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, absence, age, analogy, confusion,

Premium Member The Shorter Half of A Wishbone
Two parties with a fifty-fifty chance
Of getting the longer half, but in this game
Of chance, one gets the wish fulfillment
One literally comes up short
When the...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, 11th grade, games, metaphor,

Premium Member LAWYERS AND BUZZARDS


LAWYERS AND BUZZARDS

I'm not much for throwing everyone
in the same basket but…
we've been put through the wringer
and we're at our wits' end

My blood boils when...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, abuse, betrayal, corruption, forgiveness,

If Only
If only I hadn't lost my mind;
I blamed myself and later you
For doubting me; could not abide
The lies, the hate that carried me
To actions formed...

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© deb radke  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in one fell swoop, angst, mental illness, sorrow,

Premium Member WITHOUT A LIFELINE


She unfriended them
No one really knows why
Wanting nothing more to do
With members of the family
It’s quite a mystery how
She cut off her roots
Clean in one...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, family, growing up, heart,

Our Daily Bread
Racism. Trying to prove ones skin tone or ethnicity is superior to another’s. 

Why we let a such word control society is beyond the human...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, old, racism,

Premium Member NIGHT FALL


Night fell
And engulfed us all
In one fell swoop
Cold came and it was fall



posted on October 12, 2018...

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Categories: in one fell swoop, autumn, change, nature, night,