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Lamprey Poems

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Of Kings and Queens

Every shogun nation wanna be 
in war visor control
Commandeer the missile steering wheel,
be the king of the road

Likewise, imperial power lust eyes
wanna be the top wing of the hive
Taste all the money honey they see ...
rule in monarch luxury as...Read More
Categories: lamprey, corruption, evil, metaphor, power,
Form: Rhyme



Sour Face Gestures


Sugar Cain spin speeches
coming from wrinkled, prune faces
Citrus acid tongue leeches
latching on to golden palatial places

Waxy viper lips moving in lamprey motion,
voodoo witches brew is an anaconda potion
Goodwill gestures nod seen tone sourly,
Facial expressions is wink frown candy

Let the people...Read More
Categories: lamprey, imagery, metaphor, wisdom, word play,
Form: Rispetto
Premium Member VIRIDI
They all come, and turn,
The apostatic hundreds from the wilderness,
Hungry as the lamprey, open-mouthed,
Impatient as an itch,
And virtuous as the grave.
Those that wait remain unsatisfied,
Barren children of a barren race,
Yet hopeful ever.
Severed from their mother womb
And ushered into manliness,
The fortunates...Read More
Categories: lamprey, change, children, student,
Form: Free verse
THE ASSAULTER
You were aging by nights.
Days will not seek 
to defend you.

Drawing the landscape 
of a snowfall, 
you will die in a portrait.

The world meets 
you again like a jawless 
lamprey with sucker mouth.

Beyond the blues 
lies a tower, where 
you...Read More
Categories: lamprey, art,
Form: ABC
Premium Member The Rhine Salmon Complaint Translation of Etiemble s Complainte d un saumon du Rhin by T Wignesan
The Rhine Salmon Complaint, Translation of Etiemble’s Complainte d’un salmon du Rhin

						For Yvon Belaval
(A lilting musical poem of varying line length in quatrains with a refrain and much internal
 rhyming; end-rhyme scheme: alternate rhymes in succession: abab or in aabb...Read More
Categories: lamprey, nature,
Form: Dramatic Verse