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Best Salem Poems

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Premium Member Salem
Salem
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Unrest of spirit churns behind thy door,
the sin interned therein is quarrelsome
No "witch" that thou hast burned serves to restore
the pitch that has upturned thy...

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Categories: salem, religion, women,
Form: Rhyme



Seven ships sailed to Salem
Seven ships sailed south to Salem
Sacks of spices sweet sacks of salt
Riding wave’s ridges roughly
Roughly riding seas to south

Blue shallows secrets silent secluded traps
With coral...

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Categories: salem, ocean, old, voyage,
Form: Alliteration
Salem Witch Speaks

     Sun hindered sultry earth, wet mound of mossy growth, 
       Cast to my grave...

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Categories: salem, family, grave, halloween, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
The King of Salem
Hebrews 7:1-7

Melchizedek was the king of Salem and a priest for God the Most High. He met Abraham when Abraham was coming back after defeating...

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Categories: salem, angel, bible, blessing, christian,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fred Meyer ~ Salem,Oregon
Shopping in the produce department the fresh fruit started screaming"lets party pick me pick me"
I grabbed a cart and started filling it with all the...

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Categories: salem, funny
Form: Rhyme



SKIN BLEACHING IS NOT A BEAUTY
Welcome to the world filled with dark skin,
That seat belongs to you,
Let`s discuss the outstanding matters of our two.
Every pinch which will strengthen the rightful...

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Categories: salem, analogy,
Form: Classicism
The Trial of an Innocent Soul
“SHAME ON YOU
HERETIC
THIS BLASPHEMY YOU CONSPIRE 
MAKES ME SICK
YOU PLAY WITH THE DEVIL
AND DO NOT TELL ME YOU DO NO SUCH THING
YOU SUMMON DEMONIC SPIRITS...

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Categories: salem, history, religionme, me,
Form: Rhyme
When Reason Goes Out The Window
I find it curious that people will debate the nature of God, with one side saying it is irrelevant as He doesn't exist and the...

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Categories: salem, angst, atheist, god, humanity,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Boxed In
Riding the rail cargo
blue sky's virgin eyes
suddenly a ride on the wild side.
Consumed like a passionate love affair
first sneaking around then a box unbarred.
There were...

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Categories: salem, addiction, celebration, encouraging, freedom,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Psalm contest
Psalm of the Heretics Saved

Oh, God!
You’ve taken my hands;
the blood spills onto the heathen soil of my birth!
The jaguar cannot help me.
The mighty pyramid rising...

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Categories: salem, abuse, angel, anger, baptism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I can clean, I can drive
Plenty of sleep, no more tv, the wars in the Middle East
are resource wars, disguised as religious debates.
So Dad would say.

A beautiful winter day, hunting
season....

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Categories: salem, home, magic, poetry, religion,
Form: Verse
Sonnet 14, Part 3 of 3
11. They came to devour and sin.
I was briefed by a cornucopia of beings:
From Torchwood, ARGUS, SHIELD and their kin;
The Talamasca, The Shop and MiB...

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© Tom Arnone  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: salem, evil, fantasy, fear, horror,
Form: Sonnet
INQUISITION
A.W. NUTTER

A combination of sweat and urine
An unbearable stench in this cell
Odors causing my stomach to churn
Unable to eat, my final meal in hell

Nourishment was...

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Categories: salem, imaginationme, prayer, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Me
Pam
Mother, grandma, sister, and wife
Sister of Pat, Cori, and John
Lover of compassion, chocolate, and my family
Who feels pain, love, and hope
Who fears a shortage of...

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Categories: salem,
Form: Bio
Salems Villagers Accuse a Witch
  
   English villagers in Salem lived
with heartfelt fear. As fingers
pointed to villagers accusing them
of Witchcraft  during those
condemning years.

  ...

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Categories: salem, evil, farewell,
Form: Rhyme
The Crucible
Evil is among them,
Or so it truly seems.
Lies afflicting witches,
Is what holds the town of Salem at bay.

Abigail's mistake quickly turns into a terrible mess,
that...

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Categories: salem, conflict, death, hate, house,
Form: Free verse
After the War
After the War
There was nothing remotely familiar, 
I could see no one and everyone all at once. 
These people were lost, they were all dead....

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Categories: salem, allusion, conflict, destiny, discrimination,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Halloween
Write a scary poem about Halloween?
Weirdest ode you've ever seen!
What is seen at Halloween?
Blood sucking Salem zombies,
TV addict Abercrombies,
Spiders and maggots in their hair,
 Crypts...

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Categories: salem, allusion, halloween, scary,
Form: Free verse
Hope You Know My Name Part One
He has so  many names and there is so much confusion. 
I'm not sure I know them all but here are a few.

"High Priest...

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Categories: salem, religion,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Gifts Beyond Measure
The depth is clear as water
Water cupped let run through hand
Offering clarity sure
Gazer observer

Sees deeply into future
Crystal ball reveals salem*
Bless soul to overflow
Enough to pass...

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Categories: salem, faith, life,
Form: Dodoitsu
Witchology 101
When pilgrims first arrived upon Plymouth’s shores,
They were wary of Indian customs and things they didn’t know-
Suspect of the Indians having powers from the devil,...

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Categories: salem, character, education, fear, history,
Form: Quatrain
GHANA IS SICK
We belong to ourselves on primary agenda,
The voice of our homeland Ghana bitterly expresses her feelings over failing governments.
Governments that come to serve our land...

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Categories: salem, anger,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The Curse Of Sarah Flynn
In sixteen ninety-two,
Salem bore a wicked sin;
It was there atop a rugged hill,
They hanged old Sarah Flynn

The Elders deemed her guilty,
Of witchcraft they accused;
Prepared to...

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Categories: salem, dark, fantasy, history,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member THEY BURNED ANOTHER SAINT: JOAN OF ARC
Joan of Arc was the holiest one living in an era of kill-and-take,
she led the French army against the British who were slowly advancing;
was she...

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Categories: salem, anger, character, christian, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Hope You Know My Name Part 3
He has so many names and there is so much confusion,
I'm sure I don't know them all but here are a few.
All of his names...

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Categories: salem, faith, religion,
Form: Prose Poetry