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Inattentive Poems - Poems about Inattentive

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Haiku Translations by Michael R Burch
...Am I really this old, so many ghosts beckoning? —Michael R. Burch Sleepyheads! I recite my haiku to the inattentive lilies. —Michael R. Burch Stillness: the sound of petals drifting dow......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, death, god, grave, life,
Form: Haiku



Haiku Translations III
...These are original haiku by Michael R. Burch and his translations of haiku by the Japanese masters Matsuo Basho, Yosa Buson, Masaoka Shiki, and others. Am I really this old, so many ghosts beck......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, blue, life, night, old,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member In the mirror, one day, the stranger will stand and you will gaze long
...In the mirror, one day, the stranger will stand and you will gaze long, The shadow of what was, shall fade into the unknown to be. You allowed others to be the carriers of self, and they misdirecte......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My green house project
...In the mid 80's, I took a job as a receptionist for a wholesale floral company. Encased in a glass claustrophobic space, I answered their busy phone lines as I gazed at the warehouse walls of green......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, environment, flower, planet,
Form: Narrative
Tongues
...Gaelic: it was my mother's native tongue, and her grandmother’s elder tongue. Grandfather was a Romani gypsy, horses naturally understood his voice. My lips follow English, a tangled language ......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, poetry,
Form: Free verse



Being In the Mind of a Savage
...Being in the mind of a savage. All I know is how to act ferociously. Manipulating the minds of the weak, fearful, and the victims. Beating them into submissive. Emasculating the strongest, just......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, 5th grade, 6th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spirit and Stone and a Great Lake Nearby
...SPIRIT AND STONE & A GREAT LAKE NEARBY Her father was a difficult contradiction, annoyingly similar to a certain type of teacher, minister or priest, to a certain type of imam, rabbi or occa......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, introspection,
Form: Free verse
First-Person Personal
...First-Person Personal By Sy Roth Here adrift wrapped in a coat of heebeejeebies Fearful of using the first-person personal Masking it instead by holograms of itself, Playful non-entities cavor......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, 3rd grade, allegory, angst,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Writing Under the Stain
...in an angst- saturated moment i find you there in my travel bag, injured by the neglect of a poorly screwed-on sparkling water bottle cap: m......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, poetry, sad,
Form: Free verse
Takaha Shugyo Haiku and Tanka Translations
...These are my modern English translations of Takaha Shugyo haiku and tanka... hatogata horarete ichiju haya mebuku A single tree with a heart carved into its trunk blossoms prematurely —Takah......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, animal, beauty, heaven, nature,
Form: Haiku
It's All Political
...Here they come, not one by one but the majority out of reach doubting reasons to impeach. It's okay to have a bully president tweeting nonsense, bias, wordings without precedent, stroke ......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, america, angst, political,
Form: Quatrain
Takaha Shugyo Translation
...These are modern English translations of haiku and tanka by Takaha Shugyo... ochitsubaki ware naraba kyuryu e otsu Oh, fallen camellias, if I were you, I'd leap into the torrent! —Takaha Shu......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, death, life, nature, write,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member O, Why'D You Leave
...Was it something I said inadvertently Did my eyes reveal uncertainty O, why'd you leave Was my rapt listening inattentive Or passion's kisses uninventive O, how I grieve Alcohol, not once......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, grief, lost love,
Form: Tail-rhyme
I - Illusion
...Images of incineration interrupt Infernal imagery imposes in intricate intervals, illegible to those ill with ignorance Inadequate ideologies imply impoverish ways, never to be incriminated no matt......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, corruption, fire, future, image,
Form: ABC
Dumb Mistakes
...You get no breaks from dumb mistakes For when you’re inattentive, You’re bound to miss or else dismiss A step that is preventive. An extra glance may make the chance Of messing up much lower, ......Read the rest...
Categories: inattentive, life,
Form: Rhyme

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