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Premium Member The Rime of The Swarthy Bard
Math, physics, English, and so on—
    alas, are tiresome!
All the professors here go on 
    with a prime axiom....

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Categories: swarthy, humor, rap, satire, student,
Form: Bio



Premium Member Black Powder
I lived in such a pretty home,
A spotless home I kept,
But somehow, from a place unknown,
Through every crack, black powder crept,
However much I swept.

On every...

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Categories: swarthy, dark, future, horror,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member LONELY LIGHTHOUSE
The Smeaton Eddystone's architecture 
First lighthouse protecting navigators
Light blinking, pulsating, luminously
Loud foghorn resounding resonantly
Guides shipwrecked mariners vigilantly
Or swarthy seafarers incessantly
On oceans perilous, tempestuous
A sailor’s salvation...

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Categories: swarthy, light, sea,
Form: Verse
Playing With Fire
Playing With Fire




Afraid for your miscreant soul
While the Devils licking tongues of flame at your heel
With oh so dirty thoughts

Afraid for the flesh
As you are...

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Categories: swarthy, devotionprayer, life,
Form: Free verse
On Ebony Sails
Oh what a tangled web we weave,
ever haunting in devious wombs...
tattered voyagers embarking to the confine,
and by nightfall, swarthy leather pants
whip and crack like the...

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Categories: swarthy, adventure, nature, sea, visionary,
Form: Free verse



Dark Chocolate
Thank God for black on black bigotry,
oh the sweet dark chocolate they left for 

me.

Thank you for their eyes did not see
swarthy is the beauty...

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Categories: swarthy, beauty, black african american, chocolate, dark,
Form: Rhyme
Sailing on Home
While the water’s whitened waves
Flew forth fast in foamy sprays
All amidst an airy act
Blowing, blasting, beating back
Seeing swarthy, seaward sailing ships
Onward o’er the ocean dips
Upward,...

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Categories: swarthy, adventure, ocean,
Form: Alliteration
Sea impression
                 
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Categories: swarthy, allegory, angel, baptism, beach, beautiful, beauty,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Reflections of Humanity During a Snowstorm
Bristling yet beguiling winds are
driving snow sheets through the dark,
and, secured by brick and lamp,
I draw a comforter to my breast,
one woven by humanity.

I sense...

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© Carol Mays  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swarthy, color, history, humanity, imagination, people, snow,
Form: Free verse
the refugee
A Refugee 
He had been given a lift by a Lithuanian truck driver
to a little town in inland Norway where the winter 
starts in September...

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Categories: swarthy, boat, boyfriend, business, care, celebrity, chicago,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member SURFERS
Seven swarthy swimmers
Sailboard so silently
Surfing stormy seas

31st July 2016
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Categories: swarthy, beach, ocean,
Form: Alliteration
Nice Guy Mechanic, Paul Cash, Part Two
That little drive ~ filled ~ waiting cars
just others, counting "lucky stars"
Paul did it right, not many marrs!

Paul also was this small town's cop
to just...

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Categories: swarthy, friendship, places, thank youtime, high school,
Form: Rhyme
Erotica - January 2nd, 2017
this culinary humble verboten pie eating older mwm 
   in sore want of coital aid
with no intent to rile nor up braid
certainly not...

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Categories: swarthy, adventure, age, desire, dream, fantasy, longing,
Form: I do not know?
THE LIFE OF MATURE MINDS
The life of mature minds
is aid to all silly clowns
adorn life and silently binds
and blooms each face and efface each frown.

The bluster of emotions, floods...

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Categories: swarthy, addiction, angel, confusion, emotions, fairy, feelings,
Form: Verse
A Pirate's Morph: SOUL to HURT
A tuppence, old chap, grant this whiskied SOUL
Whose mind wears weak and heart grows SOUR
Take not from thee for what surely is OURS
To quench a...

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© John Heck  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swarthy, imagination
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LA GITANA
LA GITANA

The Gypsy
Hush! -
That quiet    sultry    dark    forbidding gaze
What black    rich  ...

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Categories: swarthy, fantasy, life, music
Form: Free verse
Who am I 1
WHO AM I

Who am I anyway; a hare-brained mongrel?
A tree lightning struck on sedate shores?
Deadwood burnt lying in the grave of forgetting?
A firefly turned into...

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Categories: swarthy,
Form: Free verse
THE BEASTS FROM GANYMEDE
When they decided to leave their dwarf planet, these Gamymades had already
conquered Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus and planned to seize Venus and Mars;
they are huge,...

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Categories: swarthy, earth, evil, voyage, war,
Form: Quintain (English)
The Red Devil
The Red Devil, Bronco Johnson in 75

I lived in Morningside, moved in a massage parlor girl
2 kids a Kangaroo dog and a white rat called...

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Categories: swarthy, adventure, cousin, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Abrasive Hawk
What gallant form from vaunted perch doth alight
Leaving tailwind that unassuming gawkers affright
Whose tawny shadow the sun's rays doth blight;
Swarthy silhouette shading glint so erudite
Whose...

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Categories: swarthy, angst, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Myth or Mystery from the Deep
She will rise up from the water, in the midday afternoon
Lightly vaulting from the darkness, wearing beads of jewel-toned sea
Splashing forth as if a fountain,...

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Categories: swarthy, mythology, myth,
Form: Free verse
For What Worth
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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swarthy, inspirational
Form: Prose Poetry
The Shulamite Maiden
A dipping wand for liquid myrhh
from rusted locks will quickly turn
and fragrant franckincense dissolves
my solitude into applause.
A shepherd's reverie declines
and draws his heart up next...

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Categories: swarthy, love,
Form: I do not know?
Marrow Merry Melodies Bereaving For What It's Worth Part 1
"For What It's Worth"

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swarthy, nostalgia
Form: Romanticism
A REMOTE REFUGE
A calm morning with the nippiest breeze of October,
the moss-covered rocks shed the surf:
as it is thrown back into the tumultuous surge,
and on the glimmering...

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Categories: swarthy, adventure, sea, seasons
Form: Sestina