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Premium Member Equality
My brothers can you hear me, my sisters can you see?
I want to be a part of your world, if only you'll let me be.
I promise not to hurt, I promise not to harm.
I promise to give you all I...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, peace,
Form: Rhyme



A Different Version of Hide and Seek
My nephew is making me play a different version of hide and seek.
This version involves a gun, if he finds me, things will become bleak.
In this version, if a player is found, he is killed.
I'm scared out of my wits,...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, child, dark, evil, games, murder,
Form: Rhyme
The Beast and The Bairns, Part III
III.

Scott bought the farm and some dairy cows,
and set about building himself up.
He soon made a name for quality milk,
local wholesalers could not get enough!

One summer day he took to the plow,
preparing and old field to grow hay.
The plow hit...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, dark, family, history, mystery, nature, remember,
Form: Narrative
Bad for Business

Today wasn’t a good morning at all for Hassan,
a victual merchant in Baghdad
Thirty four customers got killed by a suicide bomb
A jihadist Arab wearing an explosive vest,
proclaiming to be fighting against the west,
ended up only murdering his own people
The sun...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, dark, death, truth, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Adventures With Paul
A slow train toward eclipse is adventure this time, 
Two friends sharing new quest till I run out of rhyme, 
In four days moon path's wisdom will darken the sun, 
But if noise from a drum can save time, I'm...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, adventure, beauty, celebration, friendship, humor, love,
Form: Quatrain



Two sides to every story
Little Jimmy riding bike, somehow
Was run over by passing snow plow
He lost his left arm
Left leg bought the farm
And after a day, he’s all RIGHT now
...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, funny,
Form: Limerick
How Can A Man
Can you see that it's time
With no watch on your arm
Is there hope to survive
If you've done bought the farm
When all things feel right
Does the moment just flow

How can a man say
What he doesn't know

If your neck deep in the...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, inspirational,
Form: Light Verse
See The Man
Make for the corner, Fresno-Whittier
(there’s neighborhoods a whole lot prettier):
it’s probably ten-ninety-six,
but don’t draw weapons – that’s a Nix.
The man before you’s not a “perp”,
so don’t come on like Wyatt Earp.

Latina (claims she’s J-Lo’s cousin)
talking nineteen to the dozen
says she...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, hurt,
Form: Couplet
But For
Though east is east and west is west, 
each corner lawyers will infest,
and one thing they’ll deploy with zest:
notorious, the “but for” test.

You want to be the one who smirks,
once having stomped on stupid jerks?
Quell quarrels with that quaintest of...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, humorous,
Form: Quatrain
Nevertheless It All Ended In 19 And 64

NEVERTHELESS IT ALL ENDED IN 19 And 64
By Roy Merritt

(When reading it use a Cockney accent and the h is silent)

Oh alas poor Jimmy Bond 'e didn't go past sixty four
Cause you know 'is creator that's the year 'e went...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, humor,
Form: Rhyme
THE SQUIRE
I knew a man who always traveled,
 he worked hard and was ever on the go.
He said that he would like to own property,
 a Squire or Country Gentleman, as you may know.

I could not believe it,
 as one day...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, farm, funny, humor, imagination, word play,
Form: Quatrain
A FIERY CREATURE
 If there are humans on earth some years 
in the future
They'll notice the sun has turned into a fiery 
red creature
The sun is on a mission to eat the earth
In days to come sun will swallow earth, not 
even...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, destiny, natural disasters, planet, science, science fiction,
Form: Couplet
Welcome to the jungle
Welcome to the jungle, where you might not wake up the next day,
Where your best friend just bought the farm, courtesy of a friendly mortar gone astray,
And where Charlie's ghosts, come out to play.

Welcome to the jungle, your innocence won't...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, conflict, dark, death, military, soldier, war,
Form: I do not know?
Funkbucket
I was gonna kick the bucket
When I turned on the TV
They were all in it for money
And there was none left for me

So I called up my accountant
Had me start a new web site
I sold them stuff they wanted
And it...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, encouraging,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member He Bought The Farm


Today started out bright and shiny
Then suddenly turned cloudy and sad
Doesn't take much to turn it around
To change a good day to bad

Something that seems so insignificant
Can change the mood of the day
Like rain that falls that wasn't predicted
Or snow...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, happiness,
Form: Quatrain
Just Another Burned Out Fire
Just Another Burned Out Fire
Written by: William K. Kent

Somewhere a soldier cries tonight
But cries not for himself at all
It’s for his buddy who bought the farm
As he saw him slump and fall
The nights are long, time drags by
For a soldier...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, war,
Form: Free verse
Who Lives and Who Dies
Somewhere a soldier cries tonight 
But cries not for himself at all 
It’s for his buddy who bought the farm 
As he saw him slump and fall 
The nights are long, time drags by 
For a soldier so far away...Read More
Categories: bought the farm,
Form: Free verse
Wile E Coyote
My name is Wile E. Coyote and I fall off cliffs.
Some consider it misfortune, the Road Runner considers it a gift.
Those damn Acme products never work.
When they backfire, I look like a jerk.
I'm getting sick and tired of always suffering...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, animals, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Old Blue
Soon after Dad bought the little farm
He bought a Jersey milk cow
Said Old Blue's a real milk producer
I’ll hand milk since I know how

Then we had fresh raw milk all the time 
Made butter by using a churn
Sold all the...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, family, dad, old, dad, farm, old,
Form: Quatrain
does this gun in my mouth make me look suicidal?
guilty war pigs with nowhere to hide
the shame of a nation that doesn't try
the obsession of bad to the bone
does this gun in my mouth make me look suicidal

no
not at all

die for the cause of someone elses desire to kill
blackmail...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, businessdeath, me, war, autumn, death, me, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Near Death Experience
There are those who scoff at near death experiences but I happen to disagree.
I was born on my parent's farm in Indiana and around about the age of three,
I contracted a very serious case of scarlet fever and nearly "bought...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, light, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member High School Reunion
The invitations were sent to alumni far and near,
To gather for the school reunion later in the year.
The ultimate occasion to turn on all the old charm,
And fondly remember those who have bought the farm!

Ladies wear tight-fitting girdles to shrink...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, funnygraduation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 'America The Beautiful" Part 1
Free Verse Rhyme

America is not it’s history, but it’s people..
Who have one intrinsic nature...”Love”...(Eagle)
We are appointed of God...we must..
Elevate our consciousness, and our actions..
Above our history..into the essence..
Of the greatness...of our true selves

America is chosen of God..not some clod..................................(Eagle)..( Rev.12:14...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, inspirational, love
Form: Rhyme
Miraculous
(This is a true story)

My second cousin is a Vietnam veteran who came to no harm.
But had he been with his platoon one night, he would've bought the farm.
While he men in his platoon were sleeping, the enemy busted in...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, faith, family, health, cousin,
Form: Dramatic Verse
THE NARROW SQUEAK SHOW CHAPTER 5
Now,where was I? 
Oh yes! 
Safely strapped inside......... 
Lets see this baby fly 

This gravity is a tricky thing........... 
Very heavy stuff 
I feel so alive! 
C'mon!, let me drive! 

I counted down too............ 
and with an explosive sound 
We...Read More
Categories: bought the farm, funny, me,
Form: Ballad