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Premium Member In Memory, Luis Alvarez,American Hero
In memory: Luis Alvarez, American Hero

Thank you for working on
the smoking ruins of 9/11!
Those days when we were
more than proud to be a 
free country.

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Categories: luis, america, independence day, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme

   ~the dark piece~

For them there is no clemency
As they desired the daughters of men
Abandoning the heavenly abode
They cohabited with the women

They are...

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Categories: luis, angel, religion, religious, ,
Form: Free verse
In Old California 6
Then Margarita gave her father mind,
for she was very happy being home.
Hence three years placed in a covent confined
where she's had little use of brush...

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Categories: luis,
Form: Rhyme
Blue Tiger
dreamlike blue tiger
casts shadow onto grey sand –
marengo color

Inspired by "Blue Tigers" (“Tigres azules”) story by Jorge Luis Borges.

Haiku-Hue Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Kim Rodrigues
Syllables Per...

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Categories: luis, color,
Form: Haiku
I have a child;
I have some children;
And though I didn't 
Didn't co create them;
Always be there when they cry;
My children have beautiful eyes;

I choose to...

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Categories: luis, analogy, appreciation, caregiving, children,
Form: Lyric

Ode to my daughter on her birthday - 26
My Sarah
When I looked at you last week trying on your new boots
Those almond eyes sparkling at something new, a gift
I saw my little pink...

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© Eiken Laan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: luis, childhood, daughter, devotion, family,
Form: Free verse
In My Community
Our Ancestors fought to the death,
Just so we can live a brighter day,
So before you light up that blunt of meth,
Think about what you’re giving...

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Categories: luis, baby, beauty, black african
Form: Free verse
Premium Member God's Role In Leadership
No doubt there are some folks who will scoff at the concept I propose,
But I think God chose courageous leaders when times of adversity arose.

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Categories: luis, epicgod, people, god, people,
Form: Rhyme
Memphis the fish


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Categories: luis, fish, fun, funny, nonsense,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Mind and Spirit:
Attempt I shall, to convey of my journeys to my sacred special safe place. A great form of meditation. For me personally, I choose to...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: luis, imagery, journey,
Form: Narrative
Griga Christmas cheer
Griga Christmas cheer
By Lawrence M. Nunez

Christmas in Griga was a special day
We celebrated in a special way
It was never about a gift or a toy

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Categories: luis, celebration, childhood, christmas,
Form: Chant Royal
If milk could kill 
We would all be dead
But Luis Pasteur
Hit the nail on the head:

"Witchcraft may kill
By subtle disguise
But I have the cure:
Its just...

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Categories: luis, drink, french, humor, magic,
Form: Verse
the passing
The Passing 
There is always a bridge a San Luis Ray we have to cross on 
the fateful day when it collapses, but we are...

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Categories: luis, assonance, august, christmas, cinderella,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Ode to Spain, Translation of Carlos Bousono's poem: Oda a Espana
Ode to Spain, Translation of Carlos Bousono’s poem : Oda a Espana

					(before the Civil War)

(Alejandro Duque Amusco draws attention - in his selection of Carlos...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: luis, patriotic,
Form: Ode
The coppers alive in time to tame star
Cobra-cobrae and the eagle screeches
The silver eagle screeches once more
As the star falls on his feet -then flees

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Categories: luis, deep, parody, power,
Form: Narrative
I interrupt him and he chokes on the words
I don wanna hear your sugar coated words
To me your kind is more vile than crack
Talk of...

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Categories: luis, conflict, destiny, identity, introspection,
Form: Blank verse
It’s what you think as much as what you say, although…
If one is careful not to shout racial slur… 
Then you cannot stop them thinking...

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Categories: luis, people, education,
Form: Free verse
That she could nay love
Treasure all that me am
Walk away from me did
Said of me just a human
That she could nay love
That am allowed to...

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Categories: luis, emotions, feelings, for her,
Form: Narrative
The neighbourhood is strange
There is little or no lighting
He had it already mapped
He had in mind all the routes

He steps out into the night
It's the...

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Categories: luis, analogy, anxiety, destiny, emotions,
Form: Narrative
He considered the others dim wits
At best he thought of them as lazy
Was he not a celebrity of many hits

On stage they screamed his name

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Categories: luis, addiction, celebrity, character, vanity,
Form: Narrative
Fire, the flames of all my desires.
Heat, the sensation that makes me 
Emotions, my missions to keep 
The more he knows, the easier my 

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Categories: luis, caregiving, daughter, dedication, faith,
Form: Rhyme
The point of departure
Depart from the stronghold 
To a place i will show you
Came the message
Through the prophet Gad

No more running and pretense
At lunacy to escape 
From an...

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Categories: luis, allusion, jewish, religious,
Form: Narrative
Madness of politics

They move around inciting the masses
Drumming up support for their cause
Let's take to the streets let it be chaos
They warn it will be a tsunami...

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Categories: luis, africa, conflict, confusion, political,
Form: Free verse
Your Love Is My Pain
Your smile like razors
your kiss like knives
im drowning in your love
as i struggle to stay alive
i promised not to slice
and i still continue to do...

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Categories: luis, depression, girlfriend-boyfriend, life, lost
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Partisan Heart, Translation of Carlos Bousono's poem: Corazon partidario
A Partisan Heart, Translation of Carlos Bousono’s poem : Corazon partidario

				for my Brother Luis

My heart, you know well
is not with him who triumphs or with...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: luis, heart, spiritual,
Form: Lyric