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Tam Lin Tangled
            Tam Lin Tangled

Branches tangled, know of Janet, Peggy and of Margaret too
Tangled up...

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Categories: tam, adventure, beauty, fairy, fantasy, love, mystery,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Comin' Hame - Coming Home -Scottish Dialect
A angry sky, as cauld as Loch Lomon'
fair drew me out from cot o' peat, an' bed.
The wolves wus wailin', an' thund'r respond'd
Ah gather'd tam,...

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Categories: tam, absence, culture, faith, farm,
Form: Terza Rima
Her Fairy Tale Came True

Fairy Hills are gone, with his curse, ruined.
Can this hero be greater than her sin?
Did Father, forgive? He was her desire -   

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Categories: tam, fantasy, hero, love, passion,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member Everyone Would Say
Everyone would say,  did you hear?
She's the one
She's too young
How irresponsible

Wearing smiles upon their faces, 
pasting labels on her back
Her sullied reputation,  

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Categories: tam, birth, emotions, feelings, people, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member This is All Right With Me
I shall never wear a tam-o-shanter in Scotland,
Yet I am satisfied for this is all right with me.
I shall never play my tambourine to a...

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Categories: tam, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Rhyme

We're grouped together ready to party 
just standing around waiting for the coach.
Not a stag do exactly, just us men.
Before you ask, it wasn't fancy...

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© John Prior  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tam, character, drink, friendship, funny, men, satire,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Mac Caulley
Mac Caulley was a farmer-O
Living off the shores of Badachro
His fields were sown like tartan-O
The crops crisscrossed in every row.

The evening pulled him to the...

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Categories: tam, life, music, places, sound, sound,
Form: Verse

"Abort it!!
and from this day and on, 
no more us.
NO.    MORE.    US.!"
(These the earthshaking...

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Categories: tam, absence, abuse, depression, family, life, parents,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Hats
Hats are such a marvel,
   when the weather is so garbled,
A multitude of quick coverlets to warm the brain
   protect the...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tam, cool, february, wind,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member ODE TO TIM TAMS
Here I have a chocolate meditation,
Writing an ode for edification,
What is a chocolate meditation?
It is packet of Tim Tams, in Oz nation,
Let's hear it for...

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Categories: tam, chocolate,
Form: Free verse

Very big sign on highway A1   going southways    
Out of Scotland into England,  
Painted with thistles, tartans, bagpipes, ...

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Categories: tam, places
Form: Verse
tanka 10

Tam Pierce
a gray mare 
the circus-clowns' car
old uncle Tom Cobbley et al
going to Widecombe Faire


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Categories: tam, humorous,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Broken Trombones
Dark and lonely
A cave in my soul
Dripping with emotion
A tidal flood
Encrypted in my heart
An arrow through a lark
Broken trombones
And old sousaphones
Honk into the night
I'm a...

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Categories: tam, addiction, angst, loneliness, lost, love,
Form: Free verse
Mind Concerto
With one precise wave of the baton
the Oboe starts playing a single melody
beautiful notes flowing upwards, fluttering downwards
reverently renders on the last note
well-balanced diaphragm for...

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Categories: tam, fantasy, imagination, metaphor, music, senses, sound,
Form: Free verse
The Ugh-gy Little Duckling in Dixie
Tha lil ugh-gy duckin...

...Waa-uh-uh...a BAT lookin baby!
An somMO (I don mean jus maybe!)
Growt up in a house-boat shack
Way downt-ere in ole MAN-chac
Ain lyin!! (An I...

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Categories: tam, funny, granddaughter, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Seeking Flowers

The lady dressed in sexy black. She roamed

the city streets seeking. Beautiful men she collected

like flowers.  One dark eve, a lovely man dragged

her away....

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tam, baby, birth, loneliness, lost,
Form: Free verse
N maang uthi dhadkan se ab ki
             Tinake-tinake se mai bhaaguu
Bache huye is...

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Categories: tam, emotions, pain,
Form: Lyric
To Robert Burns
I was thinking of how he would live in a farmhouse like this!
Where was the plough? And where was the stable?
Where was the desk for...

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Categories: tam, feelings, people, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Le chant de la nature

Au cœur de l’Afrique
Parlent les chutes d’eau
Comme les paroles de nos ancêtres.

Aux rythmes de nos tam-tam
T'els sont  les rythmes du songs,
Qui font chanter et...

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Categories: tam, life, nature,
Form: Free verse
Monday Morning Affect

Monday Morning Affect: ESSAY; Reality is nothing but a "Dream"

Their was a question posed to me by Word Xpress, a web sight that which
I now...

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Categories: tam, history, hope, inspirational, life, words, world,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Flying Apples
 I saw an old man with tired eyes
lean over a fence and
throw apples at the boys skateboarding along the side walk
thought he was angry

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© DC Bursey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tam, memory, remember,
Form: Free verse
Felis catus lords Gallus gallus domesticus
without a rocking-chair in sight
ol' Tam or Tom rules the roost
guarding henhouse since the fox lit out
and the door fell off its hinges

'n' all the...

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© Goode Guy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tam, animal, introspection,
Form: ekphrasis
Hairy Jam
Tam catching air
Gust left me in a jam
Uncontrollable hair
My best lambs skin leather tam
In the bay it swam

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Categories: tam, life
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Doppelganger
Coming home late from wandering in my sleep
In search of that which goes ahead of chase
i saw the image of my form stretched on my...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tam, introspection, me,
Form: Free verse
For today, the world is Irish
And we’ll all be dressed in green.
There’ll be bagpipes, plaids and Bailey’s
Where the celebrants convene.

We’ll drink Jameson and Guinness.
There’ll be...

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Categories: tam, holiday,
Form: Rhyme