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Premium Member Amygdala Disambiguation
Me cogitates its time for me to create a rhyme. My marbles have been scrambled and Me thinks it’s quite a crime, To lose the grand red Highway running athwart my center mind. All my T’s and F’s...Read More
Categories: anger, anxiety, memory, psychological,
Form: Burlesque



The wide Bowl
This bowl is no longer mine, was never so, Let it go. well worn before the oath, A gift that despised the guardian, Presented freely without a dowry in May. tainted, and abandoned. used,...Read More
Categories: animal, black love, break
Form: Burlesque
We're all scum
Cruising around the metropolitan at an all time low Putrid exhaust fumes gather in thick clouds of dense smog around highly trafficked areas You take joy in the little things like, Bumper to bumper commerce for the rest...Read More
Categories: america,
Form: Burlesque
Incompetence in Aso Rock
incompetence seats imperviously in the rock, watching his last drama in senility; surrounded by old scoundrels as himself. Same tyrant of yesteryear who through the powder invaded sanity, stalling dreams by their guns. incompetence foist...Read More
Categories: anger, change, corruption, freedom,
Form: Burlesque
Ajegunle
Despised, Reviled, Rejected. Object of cruel mockery. Before I was conceived, I heard of you, Dumps for homeless migrants, Debased and inferior. Was beauty ever part of you? This throng, that daily treads your well worn streets, Whither? your brackish waters, Home to...Read More
Categories: africa, city, community, confusion,
Form: Burlesque



Woe-Man
Halt, halt, Give Lust your hands, but NOT your hearts, For when they hover around you, You are an imminent carcass, Loitering and flapping with the disposition of a butterfly and grasshopper combined. The sight of her should trigger alarum...Read More
Categories: black love, eve, evil,
Form: Burlesque
Growth
They say O she's too this or she's too that, but they don't know And / Or rather too ignorant to even see what she hid under all those mask and different kinds of hats...Read More
Categories: africa, beautiful, beauty, butterfly,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Disturbances
Disturbances.. There are these We know..and they present Opportunities for separation To assert once more..to Claim our self.. Yet..on second glance.. These might Lighten our Attention toward That In which they swim.. Springing gratitude For a discovery again Of infinite worth......Read More
Categories: forgiveness, i am, inspiration,
Form: Burlesque
Why
Why haven’t I been writing poetry . . . do I really have nothing to say? Nothing even though it's the time when time is an avalanche halfway to the end of us all? A time when civil discourse...Read More
Categories: america, corruption, culture, environment,
Form: Burlesque
Crash Dummies
Depress gasp peddle make jest mettle, mannequin IQs easy to steering will move Simple-minded plan acceleration, night shift flux be turbo stupidity Oxy dark vacillation speedily end in moronic wind tunnel termination Pulse crash dummies swerve change rational lanes dash bored recklessly Cranial balloon buffoons always gon fail those...Read More
Categories: allusion, imagery, perspective, word
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Juan Johnnie Avocado Seed
Juan (Johnnie) Avocado Seed By George W. Clever-----15 September 2020 A migrant boy in California His only toys were avocado pits Making castles at the Rancheria In the dust with the pits where he sits Until told of a...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Do Not Read This Poem
There is no point in reading this Unless you’re willing to read it again. Looking over your own two shoulders, Pointing out the good words. Shaking your head above the bad. Scrutinize your own attention span, in time, in time,...Read More
Categories: allegory,
Form: Burlesque
Despicable Tomcat
********* mild and meek a tomcat slow and weak clad in white fur, nice-looking and chic in my house strolls like a blue-eyed kid but,'' Woe to him...Read More
Categories: cat, hilarious, kid, little
Form: Burlesque
Figures
One plus one equals two Let's dance to the tune of figures Boy! Plus - a game of the Littles Shall we strike the ball of tímes then? Times! An event that adds up, you'll say. Nay - times...Read More
Categories: abuse, bereavement, corruption, death,
Form: Burlesque
A rain defiled hat and a pestilence
And God out of kindness created brow ridges to keep the rain from our eyes . . . even so lacking foresight of our own supercilious creations Namely: Hats & Thatched-huts & The first contested evictions of cave dwellers and with His new and improved edict/eviction ...Read More
Categories: funny, humor,
Form: Burlesque

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humorous, parody