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Ballad of the Bomb

Megalomaniacs, from any era,
all have the killer extinct gene
A beastly desire to bring everything
to the brink of nothing
Oh, how some would love to channel 
their...

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Categories: the bomb, dark, death, visionary, wisdom,
Form: Elegy



A Lost Soldier
He wrapped his arms around me 
Never wanting to let go 
I gently whispered in his ear 
Daddy, when you coming home? 

He said I'm...

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Categories: the bomb, dad, death, farewell, hero, sad, soldier,
Form: Rhyme royal
Premium Member The Immigration Officer Asked Me
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Categories: the bomb, poetry,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member I Just Don't Understand It
And I know you didn't plan it
it's so hard for us to understand it
I love you, I hate you - I just don't understand it
One...

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Categories: the bomb, break up, divorce, emotions, lost love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Kilroy Was Here
There was an elusive little guy often espied during World War Two,
And who he was and whence he came no one ever really knew!
He was...

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Categories: the bomb, funny, nostalgia, war, world, may, war,
Form: Rhyme
Forgotten You
Forgotten you
As your mind collects the memories of yesterday
Forgotten You
Epiphanies tie into knotty strings of realization
That very moment. . . 
You merely exist

Back then. ....

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Categories: the bomb, absence, abuse, adventure, age, analogy, anger,
Form: Free verse
My Soldier
My soldier, my lover, my hero and best friend. I watch the night terrors haunt you to no end. You kick and scream , you...

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Categories: the bomb, war,
Form: Carpe Diem



Premium Member Dear Santa
Dear Santa, will you make my dream come true?
Although a little costly it may be,
I still believe there’s nothing you can’t do.
So could you please...

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Categories: the bomb, christmas, dream,
Form: Sonnet
Desolation Prairie
Breathe deep and you will smell the suffering and death
The smell of burning flesh it will take away your breath
It was just a normal day,...

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Categories: the bomb, community, culture, dark, death, moving on,
Form: Rhyme
Lest we forget the bad decisions
Sponsor	Nancy Jones
Contest Name	Things that suck

Lest we forget the Bad decisions …

(Myxo the rabbit steal the Bagmans Bunny),     first use of a...

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Categories: the bomb, adventure
Form: Rhyme
Hot Tea
Hot Tea

Must be the aroma
The smell of my tea
Peach, Berry or Green
No caffeine for me
I drink to unwind
To sit and release
To calm myself down
To set...

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Categories: the bomb, funny,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Wedding Gift
The ceremony was almost over
As they began to cut the cake
A wedding made of fairy tales
What a lovely couple they make

It's time for the bride...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: the bomb, sadwedding, wedding,
Form: Rhyme
Tribute to Manchester
I wrote this as a tribute to all those injured and killed in the bombing. Get well soon people, rest in peace those that were...

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© john scott  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: the bomb, anger,
Form: Rhyme
Charred Service

Going to church,
it’s Sunday morn down south
Giddy feet youngsters
racing to the door of the temple,
having shrieks of joy erupting from their mouth
They are so glad...

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Categories: the bomb, children, death, history, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
She Fights For Love


He refused to see who she was
To know what she was about
Believed she was just like the others
He met in the clubs

He could not see...

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Categories: the bomb, lovelove,
Form: Free verse
God Summarized
The scene distorted,
the image contorted,
light shaded,
time complicated,
haunting night,
strong enough
to distort light.
God Summarized,
as he thought about evacuating the planet,
it would be wrong,
it could take very long,
but...

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Categories: the bomb, fantasy
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Golden Wings Express
As I checked my mail one day as I always do,
In the box was waiting a package with no clue
Of who it was from, from...

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Categories: the bomb, angel, blessing, emotions, god, heaven, love,
Form: Rhyme
FOOTBALL MOM
I never quite knew
what it meant.
And, if explained,
I never understood.
Shoot!  I've never even LIKED the game!
And, I never thought that I would.
But,
The fear... ...

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Categories: the bomb, football,
Form: Prose Poetry
Four Little Girls
Poet: Ken Jordan
Poem: Four Little Girls
Edited by: Sparkle Jordan
written: August/2014


Perhaps
 you remember 
the four little girls,

 savagely killed
in the bombing of the

16th Street Baptist Church 
in Birmingham -

Or
perhaps it's just a faded 
memory,

vanished through
time -

Maybe,
 you...

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© Ken Jordan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: the bomb, black african american,
Form: Light Verse
When I Die
When I die
please call the cops
don't lie
then put my body on some hot rocks.
play 2Pac
over my block 
to honor me
then spread my ashes across the...

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Categories: the bomb, anger, beauty, betrayal, death, deep, depression,
Form: Lyric
Star Wars Limericks
I write Star Wars limericks with aplomb.
'Cuz Star Wars is simply the bomb!
But they don't appear
On this nice website here,
They're at Starwarslimericks dot blogspot dot...

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Categories: the bomb, funny, science fictionstar, star,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member It's Memorial Day
It’s Memorial Day

I thumb through my high school yearbook,
Soiled, unpadded from another day.
My children don’t know of our mindset then,
The second war all wars to...

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Categories: the bomb, memorial day, patriotic,
Form: Free verse
Human Rights
Human Rights June 27,2015

Human rights for you and me
 Palestinian children living free
 People free without a tear
 Children playing without fear
 Irish children white,...

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Categories: the bomb, international,
Form: Lyric
The Decisions of Youth
The decisions of youth define our lives
The actions we take effects us forever,
And keeps us living on this tight tether.

Through the actions of our youthful...

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Categories: the bomb, anxiety, confusion, depression, growing up, how
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Living in the Middle East
You put him in a cage
That pilot you shot down
Pour gasoline on him
And set him ablaze

And the world is silent...

That seventeen year old girl
Writhes on...

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Categories: the bomb, violence, perspective,
Form: Free verse