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Burmese Poems

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a made-up memory
Dad overstepped
Where I swept, there...
Then crept around...

Toes near my pile!
What a trial! Now
His smile -- clean, but --

Dustier feet! ;)
Being neat? -- I
completely... tried.

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That was my response to a poem I reflected on recently:

"Your steps on the stairs
have always stayed...Read More
Categories: burmese, cute love, dad, daughter, family, father, fathers
Form: Than-Bauk



Premium Member Fidgety Cats And Feline Pets
                     Fidgety Cats And Feline Pets

              ...Read More
Categories: burmese, cat, parody,
Form: Rhyme
reverse orbitz
Mach my words, that time travel aye
foresee (rather than being 
     at a stand still, nee frozen 
     analogous to cry

oh ja hen nicks, or more particularly 
    ...Read More
Categories: burmese, 11th grade, family, farewell, flying, joy, magic,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Film Noir
	Film Noir

By the lamppost at night
with the pale moon shining bright
but obscured by the fog
I saw her in the harbor
standing where my boat lay moored
but she knew that
her azure eyes beckoned me to come
smoke from a cigarette in her hand
trailing...Read More
Categories: burmese, forgiveness, i love you,
Form: Ballade
Unabridged Heart
When I watch how you so gracefully move,
there are not enough words
to describe how I feel about you
This is just my unabridged heart speaking true
Adminiculate ...
Here is the evidence, the supporting proof:
after all these years, I'm even more in love...Read More
Categories: burmese, feelings, i love you, love, romantic,
Form: Dramatic monologue



Premium Member The Project
The Project


Son's science quest,
insect nest finds;
school's best project.

Saves in his room.
Wakes to doom when
with gloom, he cries.

Hundreds now crawl.
Every wall sports
hatched small mantes.


Sandra M. Haight

~9th Place~
Contest: Than-Bauk on Human Folly
Sponsor: Marugu Mo
Theme: Foolish and Funny
Judged: 03/11/2016

True Story!
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A Than-Bauk, conventionally a...Read More
Categories: burmese, humorous, school, science,
Form: Than-Bauk
White World
This is a Burmese climbing rhyme. It needs work. But we have had so much snow, of course, I thought about snowbirds. Haha.

White world snowbird
Hunts lunch blurred under fluff
He heard the seed would be there
Bird didn’t have a prayer; the...Read More
Categories: burmese, bird,
Form: Rhyme
How Hot Was It
It was hot yesterday. How hot was it you ask?
It was so hot outside that I'd rather be in class doing math,
It was so hot when I heard a joke that was funny I actually forgot to laugh.

How hot was...Read More
Categories: burmese, funny, summer, sun, weather,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Film Noir
Film Noir

By the lampost at night
with the pale moon shining bright
but obscured by the fog
I saw her in the harbor
standing where my boat lay moored
but she knew that
her azure eyes beckoned me to come
smoke from a cigarette in her hand
trailing...Read More
Categories: burmese, remember,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Useless Money
Useless Money 

I often get petitioning letters so many people trying 
to find a place to live and only receive a bitter refusal 
and see their children die of thirst and hunger. 
I wish to help them, but no money...Read More
Categories: burmese, anger, anti bullying, bullying, destiny,
Form: Sonnet
My shy wife was a princess of Babazoa




                                 My shy wife was a princess of...Read More
Categories: burmese, nonsense,
Form: Limerick
Carmen Lucia Ruby
                                Peter loved his wife Carmen Lúcia
  ...Read More
Categories: burmese, love,
Form: Limerick
Leaf
This leaf possessed
of newest age,
with zest, upturned. 

05 Aug 2014

"Than-Bauk, conventionally a witty saying or epigram, is a three line "climbing 
rhyme" poem of Burmese origin. Each line has four syllables. The rhyme is on 
the fourth syllable of the...Read More
Categories: burmese, metaphor,
Form: Than-Bauk
Burmese Python
The Burmese python lives in a creek
Far away from cold arctic
His body is colorful mosaic
The beautiful patterns are very sleek 

His patterns are like ones of warriors and knots of Celtic
But in case of this python blue is centric
Like an...Read More
Categories: burmese, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Be a Flame


Burning candle
tells a tale of
pure selfless life


Be such a flame
let your aim be
to tame darkness.




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A Than-Bauk, conventionally a witty saying or epigram, is a three line "climbing rhyme" poem of Burmese origin. Each line has four syllables. The rhyme is...Read More
Categories: burmese, allegory, inspirational,
Form: Than-Bauk
burmese scarecrow


   synthetic textile ghost, or maybe a
 brown burlap bag
    hanging over a shovel in the garden.

    along its side reads burmese long grain rice.

     it is raining...Read More
Categories: burmese, allegory,
Form: Ballad
myanmar poem, poetry, poet from myanmar
For many people outside the Myanmar poetry, it may come as a surprise that there is such a thing as language-oriented poetry contemporary poetry scene in Myanmar. The Poetry of the bourgeoisie and the "art for the people" left-wing poetry.
I...Read More
Categories: burmese, love, old, writing, education, hair, old, poetry,
Form: Prose Poetry
My Love For A Princess
There are many flowers 
I can compare you to
But I cannot remember any of their names
You may taste like a fresh fig
Or you may smell like jasmine
And you may look like a Burmese princess
But my tears will never dry up
I...Read More
Categories: burmese, introspection, uplifting, may,
Form: I do not know?
Dressed Blues
<                                       ...Read More
Categories: burmese, adventure, death, dedication, devotion, family, fantasy, health,
Form: Than-Bauk
Once
Once, 
About ten minutes ago in the year 
2006 or 
2549, depending upon which avatar or
 Messiah is consulted, I  
 Tumbled out of my bed to the 
Untranslatable 
Predawn
 Cackle of 
Frantic voices
Descending.
 
So, with urgency
 Rarely experienced...Read More
Categories: burmese, political,
Form: Free verse
Rules to Live By
Do not be shy.
Never cry or
Comply to fear.





Sponsored by: Constance ~ A Rambling Poet ~ 
for contest-- Forms of Poetry 101 --Cecil Hickman

A Than-Bauk, conventionally a witty saying or epigram, is a three line "climbing rhyme" 
poem of Burmese origin....Read More
Categories: burmese, happiness, life, people, philosophy, social
Form: Than-Bauk
Task of Sweet Butter (Than-Bauk)
Turn, churn, don’t spurn…
You must learn, child--
To churn butter... 



Adell Foster © Adell1 2007


THAN-BAUK 
Three line “Climbing Rhyme” poem of Burmese origin.
Each line has four syllables. The rhyme is on the fourth syllable of the first line, the 
third syllable...Read More
Categories: burmese, art, education, food, nostalgia, on work and
Form: Than-Bauk
Zin
Pakistan is weeping now
weeping Burmese burnt dreams
weeping Cubans in Darfur
weeping Venezuelans
North Korea is weeping still
weeping Iranian uranium dream
weeping Chinese in Tibet
weeping Russians
the world wails
	    waning
and We sleep to dream
...Read More
Categories: burmese, places, political, war,
Form: Free verse
dedicated to all those women that said 'no'
if i really wanted to... 

if i leave u at a roadside , in the middle of nowhere...
and drop all of your stuff at random points...
if i flood your house with dirty toilet water...
eat all of your food and sell...Read More
Categories: burmese, adventure, funny, visionary,
Form: I do not know?