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Premium Member Bharathidasan's Pulikku nAy enta mUlai, Translated by T Wignesan
Bharathidasan’s “Pulikku nay enta muulai” (To the Tiger, the Dog knows no safe dwelling!) translated by T. Wignesan 

Bharathidasan (1891-1964) was a self-proclaimed disciple of the eminent Brahmin poet: Cuppiramania Bharathiyar (cf. two poems of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abridged, anti bullying, patriotic, political, racism, , literature,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Beloved Face, Translation of Bharathiyar's poem Asai Mugam by T Wignesan
Translation of Mahakavi Bharathiyar’s poem: “Asai Mugam” or “Beloved Face”
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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abridged, religion, spiritual,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Great Lakes - part one
Pellucid pearls in northeastern North America since planetary birth
Comprise Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario dearth
Largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth 
Straddle Canadian–United States border tethering partial global girth
Constituting 21% of world's surface...

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Categories: abridged, creation, environment, joy, sea, usa, water, wisdom,
Form: Epic
The Universal Way of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva
Liberal, simplified and abridged translation for speedy daily practice. 

Released into Public Domain. 

The Bodhisattva of Boundless Will arose from his seat, bared his right 
shoulder, turned towards the Buddha with joined palms and asked:...

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Categories: abridged, adventure, anxiety, universe, uplifting, woman, women, world,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member A Man and a Flower
very short, abridged, edited, small version.

There was a cave, deep within the hills
Of St Francis
A seedling traveled by the black crow
And was dropped on the wings of a dove
Only to tumble tumble, down, earthenly bound
The...

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Categories: abridged, love,
Form: Light Verse



The Great Lakes
Pellucid pearls in northeastern 
   North America since planetary birth
comprise Lakes Superior, Michigan, 
     Huron, Erie, and Ontario 
   (HOMES acronym) dearth
largest group of freshwater lakes on...

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Categories: abridged, 10th grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 7th
Form: Epic
Das Furer Trumpeting Totalitarian Triumph
Call me a pacifist activist deploring insanity of war,
never a Fitbit moon-unit soldier of military industrial
complex, this articulate baby boomer verily stupefied,
openmouthed, dumbfounded at inane ill logic to send
best and brightest, or even those boasting...

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Categories: abridged, 11th grade, 12th grade, america, fear, how
Form: Dramatic Verse
VIVA LA ELVIS - Abridged Version
VIVA LA ELVIS

In Tupelo Mississippi, twin baby boys were born,
To Gladys and Vernon Presley, but sadly one passed on.
They named him Jesse Garon, their hearts so full of pain,
And then came Elvis Aaron, a breath...

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Categories: abridged, dedicationheart, lost, day, heart, joy, lost,
Form: Ode
To Those Who Worship: Abridged Version
You!! You, I say you on the guitar?
Do you know who you are?
Or are you just an angel without a name?
I see your heart my sister!! And you do not sing for fame!!!
No, you live...

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Categories: abridged, faith, friendshipmusic, light, water, dark, dark, evil,
Form: I do not know?
Love, Abridged
All I had left   was a man


           I told him I  was sick and tired of life.


     ...

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Categories: abridged, heartbreak, moving on, passion,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Polar Bears
Abridged Alaska along the freezing Arctic edge 
lives the ivory Polar Bear, a vigorous carnivore.
They enjoy eating the tough walrus, beluga 
whales and seals. They can sniff out a seal’s den 
up to a mile...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abridged, animal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It's A Crying Shame
George Washington would never believe it and call it a crying shame. I have observed the prohibition of prayer in public schools. Free speech is not free but is for sale to the highest bidder....

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Categories: abridged, america, god, leadership, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Skeleton Quay - abridged for Goosebumps contest
Skeleton quay - abridged for Give Me Goosebumps contest



When the sniper fired his rifle and his faithful canine fell
A second bullet found his heart and he went down as well
Might we stay together, somehow he...

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Categories: abridged, death, dog, funeral, soulmate,
Form: Rhyme
Wood chew believe aye took stock
Wood chew believe aye took stock...?

Upon a whim, an endeavor
arose to communicate
cumulative key whatchamacallit,
yea...nuggets o' wisdom, asper
about yours truly no reason, nor

rhyme unwinding, tooling sputtering
most vexing mystery more
baffling than any whodunnit,
asper in this ole rattle...

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Categories: abridged, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, devotion,
Form: Lyric
the Great Lakes - part one
Pellucid pearls in northeastern North America 
since planetary birth
Comprise Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, 
Erie, and Ontario dearth
Largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth 
Straddle Canadian–United States border 
tethering partial global girth
Constituting 21% of world's surface...

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Categories: abridged, beauty, blue, heaven, imagery, planet, sound, water,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member cast my now fate to an ill wind
Ever reliant placid pilled compliant nevertheless undefined anarchaic fool fk clandestined anamorphoric clumsy apparentless undistinguished negiligent aforthought defiant scopic blind congenital aborted panoramic distilled coherent brain dead dynamic stagnant democratic fascist positive negative here now...

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Categories: abridged, angst, conflict, confusion, psychological, society, , 2nd
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Round Thing - abridged version
Once upon a time in the square shaped woods
There lived a square shaped thing
He liked to watch the square shaped birds
He liked to hear them sing

A shadow moved behind a mound, 
A mound all square...

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Categories: abridged, fantasy, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Weeping Willow
Weeping Willow

The way your toes curl when you first wake up, yes I have been there to see this.
The way your nose wrinkles as you start to laugh, to this also I have been witness.
You...

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Categories: abridged, lovenight, night,
Form: Couplet
August Alliteration
After July abdicates, august August arrives,
and the year advances, as annually agreed. 
After assessing alternative alternatives and accords,
as anticipated, no other affirmative alternative is advanced. 
Actually August is always an annual actuality, affably accepted
as amicable...

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Categories: abridged, august,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Spaghetti - snack size for Cowboy Contest
Smoke signals rise from Sitting Duck cavern
In town the Pitt gang are trashing the tavern
John Wayne strolled in and he ain’t here to dance
They say that he walked like he just sh*t his pants

Don’t be...

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Categories: abridged, america, humorous, native american,
Form: Rhyme
Living in Juliet's Shadow
 
The fleeting moments could never distill your eternal essence, yet thy shadow lingers to caress the lofty words 
inscribed on doled heart. Time was abridged by thy unappreciable presence. With an incalculable prescience 
thou did sculpt...

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Categories: abridged, love
Form: Prose Poetry
Friends...
Bountiful Interactions; Plethora of discussions;
Oodles of gossiping; certainly with those
Precious ones known as ‘Friends;

Those were the days at school – 
Innocence at zenith;
T’wos fun chatting over phone then;
Doing the Tittle-tattle about teachers,
Adoring those cute classmates;
Nostalgic...

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Categories: abridged, friendship, nostalgia, school, fun, innocence, school, time,
Form: Narrative
It reminds me somewhat of the wailing French woman PZ-
It’s a double-shot espresso at midnight
Where you filter my dreams into
Have-beens and maybe-nots
And I feel so alone

It makes me shiver upanddown my spine
The lone lines left in the vacant lies 
You abridged me with

It’s the...

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Categories: abridged, introspection, life, loss, love, mystery, me, me,
Form: Lyric
Noises and Voices-2
                NOISES AND VOICES
                ...

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Categories: abridged, life, mum, drug,
Form: Free verse
Soul on fire
Freedoms inferno ablaze in your eyes
reflections of a soul on fire
the composition of my existence 
My seventh and final child

My work of art - in abstract theme
for now abridged of what's to come
courage that resides...

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Categories: abridged, growing up, love, son,
Form: Rhyme