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Best Sumerian Poems

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SUMERIAN RECIPES
OUR MASGOUF

The fishes have high wings, but they can feel our deep pain like sisters. Yes, we are the fishes’  brothers and any halo...

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Categories: sumerian, food,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member Gilgamesh
GILGAMESH . . .  

Story has it you used your power to run amuck
Putting fear into the people, and brides in Unuk

So the people...

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Categories: sumerian, adventure, best friend, brother, character, deep,
Form: Epic
digital Egypt ancient USA
bars and cages of flags ,colors ,creeds .
in Egypt they've been saying we want to make Egypt great again .
can't help but look at the...

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Categories: sumerian, abuse, america, appreciation, cry, evil, heartbreak,
Form: ABC
The Woman at the Well
Jesus left Judaea, and departed again into Galilee
It was because of the Pharisees that He had to flee  
It being Samaria that Jesus chose...

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Categories: sumerian, life, truth, water,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Poetess
There lives with-in, a grande dame fair,
goddess of many talents rare.
Yet, humble in her own shy way,
she weaves her words without delay, beyond compare.

You might...

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Categories: sumerian, art, words,
Form: Rhyme



The Stela epic, PART 1 of 8
The Stela Epic by DR. Mohammed F A Alrazak

The grains of sand, the drops of rain, makes the stage for souls to play 
The prints...

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Categories: sumerian, culture, freedom,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Super Dooper Computers
Computers are around us everyday 
Some help us, whilst others let us play
No matter our ages
They can put us in rages
As they carry on with...

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Categories: sumerian, computer-internet
Form: Limerick
The Needle House
The Needle’s House
 Waiting For the Third Time Out
 Arabic Poem by: Salah Hassan *
 Translated into English by:
 Inaam Al-Hashimi (Gold_N_Silk)
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Between me...

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Categories: sumerian,
Form: Prose Poetry
Wall and Neutrino, The Poet in New York
(fragment)

English version by Liviu Martinescu

50.
oddly the leaves seem to count us
in their fall
houses shaped as a shrill sound
nobody lives in nobody
often the poor hear the...

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Categories: sumerian, inspirational, philosophy, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Time Machine
I write in the cuneiform stylings of the Sumerian
But, somehow, this system won't allow my brand of hieroglyphics
To print out
So, sadly, I must communicate through...

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Categories: sumerian, allegory
Form: Free verse
Shadows
The little clay tablets have been unearthed,

Their cuneiform secrets quite deciphered.

I sensed a poem of our century lay revealed,
with men waiting eager in the cradle's...

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Categories: sumerian, life,
Form: Prose Poetry
SWEET N' SOUR
SWEET N' SOUR EQUALS,
COTTON CANDY/LEMON HEADS
SUCH A BITTER SWEET SYMPHONY.


THIS COLD PLAY HEART, HAS
SEEN IT ALL; CHASING CARS
N' A YELLOW SUMERIAN UNDER
PRESSURE I WON' T...

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© Carma Reed  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumerian, dedication, family, imagination, on writing and
Form: Free verse
The Other Nine
They were tormented each day and their suffering was severe
These 10 leopards making their way for the Lord was near
Standing beyond the crowd, these 10...

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Categories: sumerian, thanks,
Form: Rhyme
The Exaltation of Inanna
The Exaltation of Inanna: Opening Lines, an Excerpt

Nin-me-šara by Enheduanna
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

Lady of all divine powers,
Lady of the all-resplendent light,
Righteous Lady clothed...

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Categories: sumerian, faith, god, light, religion, religious, sin,
Form: Free verse
Lament to the Spirit of War
Lament to the Spirit of War
by Enheduanna (circa 2285-2250 BCE)
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

You hack down everything you see, War God!

Rising on fearsome wings
you...

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Categories: sumerian, allegory, analogy, conflict, death, soldier, storm,
Form: Free verse