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Premium Member My Pet
Once I owned pet cougar That I had found in Cuba, Where it had no future, So I christened it "Kruger," And I brought it to Utah, I fed it on brown sugar That I kept in a blue jar Clearly marked...Read More
Categories: animal, blue, books, food,
Form: Englyn



Premium Member Penguin And Friend
I wish to write an englyn About a little penguin, Who was visiting England With his friend the capuchin, Looking very smart and trim, He had brought his mandolin, A delightful specimen, Really something of a gem, And he likes to play it...Read More
Categories: animal, bird, boat, celebration,
Form: Englyn
Two Lounge Chairs
lounge two chairs side by side both are are empty ...Read More
Categories: imagery,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member Pen To Page
Words of poetry or prose May be used to confer praise, Or when offering a prize. Searching for the ideal phrase Is inclined to make one pause, Caution that so often pays. Writing may go through a phase In which old and...Read More
Categories: appreciation, humor, poets, words,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member my CHOICE englyn
Her love was like a rose,with no perfume. Dressed in very fine clothes passion she could not propose, brought the romance to a close. Note on form:ENGLYN a quatrain from Welsh poetry of 30 syllables in four lines 10,6,7,7.The...Read More
Categories: poetry, word play,
Form: Englyn



Premium Member The New Muse
Now we no longer define Poetry simply by rhyme, We can express what we mean Using some poetic scheme. Modern free verse is now seen As the summit to attain, The skill to arrange one's theme To let it flow without seam. Some...Read More
Categories: appreciation, change, freedom, poems,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member The Good Girl
She was keeping very still, Perched upon a wooden stool, She had just finished her meal Of fresh fruit and cereal. It was almost time for school: She was not devoid of skill, She was mathematical, And some day her art might...Read More
Categories: art, food, girl, marriage,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member Treasure Hunt
The day had dawned bright and fair, The kind that they had hoped for, As they searched for the treasure They had not gone very far When some men began to fear That some mistake might occur. They had read the...Read More
Categories: adventure, day, fantasy, money,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member Slanted
Poetry may take the form In which the rhyme is quite firm, This may be seen as the norm. However, we should not mourn, And we have no need to frown, If the perfect rhyme has gone; It does not do...Read More
Categories: how i feel, language,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member Opinion Continuum
There is a continuum Of popular opinion Regarding the origin Of the fearsome hurricane* That devastated England With threat of oblivion; Apparently everyone Has complained in unison Of the harsh, horrendous wind. Someone from the Amazon Has written a poem thereon With the kindest intention. *My English...Read More
Categories: allusion, endurance, nature, storm,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member Signs of Life
I hear you're learning to drive... ...Read More
Categories: car,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member The Gift
When he first received the gift, He at once suspected graft, And was anxious to resist. With the cheque clutched in his grasp, He decided he would ask, But the politician laughed. "Oh. don't be so bloody soft, I suppose you must...Read More
Categories: abuse, anxiety, death, giving,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member To Kill Two Birds
To kill two birds with one stone seems rather difficult, no? Yet often I think it’s done as it’s always being told! Less harsh it would be to stun each one, for I’d rather not make those birds be dead and...Read More
Categories: philosophy,
Form: Englyn
Children of the Storm
A child of the lightning, So brilliant and fright'ning, A darkened sky enlight'ning. A daughter of the thunder, Of terrifying wonder, Hewing silence in sunder. A son of black rain falling, The earth, water recalling, To head the ocean's calling Children of the raging...Read More
Categories: abuse, analogy, anger, child,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member Illumined Path
Night donned sparkle of moonbeam, drizzled from sky when it gleamed on the cascade of stardust, draping my wasteland dreams flushed. Lost in desert with no glare, I saw in you the pole star, took me to your aurora, sank in...Read More
Categories: dream, lost, night,
Form: Englyn

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