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It Can Truly Be Said ---Summary---




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Categories: summary, absence, allegory, anger, anniversary, art, basketball,
Form: Bio



Premium Member SO MANY STARS



I feel this urge  to inhale  exhale  freely
as  torment rages within... and to simply
dash into the softness and hardness of days;
my...

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Categories: summary, death, sweet love,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member The Stone Unturned
There are three little words on tiny stones strewn along the floor
of a never-ending stream which runs through a misty moor.
A marvelous moor of uncertainty...

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Categories: summary, love, metaphor, , extended metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A World Without Pity Part II
I will begin my story with this concise summary,
Of the amazing things that have happened to me;

After I had lost a home, where I'd lived...

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Categories: summary, adventure, earth, fantasy, love, nature, peace,
Form: Couplet
Glimpse
It was like a whisper- 
My wife delivered the sad news- 
"Your grandfather was dead."- 
And so he was- 
Her eyes was awfully sad- 
Touched...

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Categories: summary, april, cry, emotions, eulogy, farewell, goodbye,
Form: Elegy



Premium Member Waterfalls
Headwaters,
Of the world’s flowing souls,
Cresting to flight and misting rainbows.

Everyone.
Searching for another.
To endure sacrifices behold,

Cascading
Heart’s ladles dip into
Basins of memories in plunge pools.

Waterfalls,
From the rapids...

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Categories: summary, love, metaphor, relationship, river, time, together,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Birthdays
The Birthdays

You came into the world in the  afternoon
A tiny bundle with red tuff of fine hair
Ready to leave your safe and warm cocoon
Not...

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Categories: summary, birthday, blessing,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member When I Was Young: 1970s
I saw one journey end and another begin
I saw my world changed and in a spin

I saw another end - the end of the band
I...

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Categories: summary, history, life, drug,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Gaia Out Speaks
Queen Gaia
of Earth's Shabbat
is here to speak today.

Unfortunately,
she can only sign,
and the only way she can see
is through our DNA/RNA fractally-balancing syntax,
so she has asked...

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Categories: summary, earth, gender, god, health, humor, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member IN THESE HISTORICAL TIMES
You aren't anybody to the plinth in the workforce.
Of course, I know of your success.
My money does not have anything to do with you; therefore,...

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Categories: summary, america, anger, angst, judgement, me, voice,
Form: Dramatic Verse
America 101
America 101
By Curtis Johnson

When I was born in 1949, Harry Truman was the President of The United States.  Of course I do not personally...

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Categories: summary, celebration, patriotic,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member A Written Suicide
I am a writer. The odds are in your favor that I bet you may be a writer as well. It isn't that extremely bold...

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Categories: summary, metaphor, suicide,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Elephant Bond, Els Bond
My name is Bond, Els Bond, and I live in Africa where I was born and belong.
On my continent, I do not work solo –...

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Categories: summary, fantasy, humorous,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Beat Your Wife, Cause is Right
Yes modernization is here
Islamic rules have made it clear
Pick up a small stick
And beat her to the wick

Make her understand
Obey your command
Pakistan is the modern...

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Categories: summary, angst, dark, prayer, violence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Penny For Your Thoughts
 Contest entry: 
 Forms: Sonnet (a,b,a,b) (c,d,c,d) (e,f,e,f) (g,g) 
 Three stanzas and a couplet(a summary) ..
 Ten syllables per line

 You may search...

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Categories: summary, courage, deep, encouraging, god, inspirational, journey,
Form: Sonnet
I Believe In You-A letter to America
I Believe In You- A short letter to America
By Curtis Johnson

Dear America,

At times, I have doubted myself and questioned you
I have cried bitter tears over...

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Categories: summary, america, blessing, christian, devotion, god, native
Form: Prose
Premium Member Haiku: Trinity 2 - Revised
1. God - Passionless Love

lotus blossoms float
waves of fireflies light night air
hold you in my arms

2. Jesus - Executive Summary

sex sex sex sex sex
sex sex...

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Categories: summary, faith,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Miss Lily Jane, the Iridescent
When Miss Lily Jane Bobbit arrived in that Alabama town,
jaws dropped; all eyes were riveted on her.
The ordinary street on which she lived would be...

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Categories: summary, people, woman, people, people,
Form: Narrative
A Publishing Date
Let me drape upon you a written robe, 
beautifully indexed on your tablet. 
My! you look divine, 
off we go to dine on literary flavours...

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Categories: summary, desire, writing,
Form: Free verse
Open Letter to Thomas Jefferson
Open Letter to Thomas Jefferson

You sir, destination unknown, I dare
To address. A son of worthy causes  
For land vast in majesty and vast as
Vast...

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Categories: summary, america, character, patriotic, peace, political, society,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Young and Reckless
Got drunk as a skunk, at a debutante
Eye catching tat I want.  With no regrets
a masterpiece of art that I can flaunt
clearly expressing my...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: summary, art, funny, love, retirement,
Form: Sonnet
The Shadow Of The Guillotine
               The Shadow Of The Guillotine

What is a guillotine ? It...

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Categories: summary, history, nostalgia, , cute,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Bilateral Creative Thinking Sequel
Last half of Edward de Bono's Lateral Thinking Summary, pp. 298-300, with bicameral ecological supplements [informed by Gregory Bateson] in brackets:

In ordinary traditional thinking we...

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Categories: summary, culture, earth, education, happiness, health, humanity,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Give Me Music
An', as [music] blowed an' blowed,
I often looked up at the sky
an' assed meself the question--
what is the stars,
what is the stars?
   ...

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Categories: summary, angst, dance, loss, muse, music, peace,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Balancing Work and Play
I was reading Rev. Julian Clifford Jaynes' homily,
delivered May of 1919
to the First Unitarian Society in West Newton, Massachusetts,
commenting on the 100 years since Channing's...

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Categories: summary, christian, destiny, god, health, history, religion,
Form: Prose Poetry