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Epigrams by Michael R. Burch

If brevity is the soul of wit
then brevity and levity 
are the whole of it.
—Michael R. Burch

To write an epigram, cram.
If you lack wit, scram!
—Michael R. Burch

Conformists of a feather
flock together.

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Categories: accrued, bible, metaphor, philosophy, poetry, wisdom, words, writing,
Form: Epigram

Epigrams V

Autumn Conundrum
by Michael R. Burch

It’s not that every leaf must finally fall,
it’s just that we can never catch them all.

Piercing the Shell
by Michael R. Burch

If we strip away all the accouterments of war,
perhaps we'll discover...

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Categories: accrued, giggle, humor, humorous, irony, literature, word play,
Form: Epigram
Early Poems II
Juvenilia: Early Poems by Michael R. Burch

by Michael R. Burch

Though you possessed the moon and stars,
you are bound to fate and wed to chance.
Your lips deny they crave a kiss;
your feet deny they ache to...

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Categories: accrued, poems, poetry, poets, teen, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Castle Gate
It was the time before the celebration on Saint Peter’s day, when the noble page took a fine white scroll and was glad upon his way.
For a bird had whispered in this good page’s ear...

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Categories: accrued, humor, nonsense,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Joe Versus The Raccoon
By Kate H. Stark

Each night ‘twas the same old proverbial shout. 
“Hey Joe, will you please take the garbage bags out?”

Joe sighed, rolled his eyes as he walked toward the door....

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© Kate Stark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: accrued, animal, dedication, funny, giggle, humor, humorous, imagination,
Form: Rhyme

Aye passively plead death to please release me from agonizing clutches
(alternately titled: Typical daily mindset today – 
July 17th, 2020)

The following words
mostly unredacted, nevertheless finessed
for curbed poetic/prosaic appeal
lock, stock and barrel
codify, and edify (hoopfully not mortify)
any reader unbeknownst and/or familiar
with unsteady state of yours truly,

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Categories: accrued, absence, cheer up, death, fate, grief, hope,
Form: Free verse
The post office
Coins stacked like leaning towers of tilted soldiers 
Oh the stories they could tell, well traveled
Phone rings, Hello, how may I help you? 
Receipt roll falls from the till, unraveled
Could you tell me where...

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Categories: accrued, stress, work,
Form: Free verse
Why Kant you tell me the time
Father time legendarily and Omni potently 
 existentially linkedin, binding cradle to grave 
since advent of homo sapiens, the whiffed bald credo 
 an employee most adhere ta have 
and keep source of income, subtly...

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Categories: accrued, change, day, history, philosophy, riddle, space, time,
Form: I do not know?
Twenty First Century Civilization Gone Askew
Twenty First Century Civilization Gone Askew...?

Methinks perchance man
     kind always vain
n'er did appertain
moral hike polar opposite
     from human being:
uncivil, unethical, unsocial, et cetera

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Categories: accrued, america, death, destiny, heaven, literature, slavery, war,
Form: Free verse
Silver lining sought amidst coronavirus COVID 19 onslaught
Silver lining sought amidst coronavirus COVID-19 onslaught

Two hundred and forty six plus months
into twenty first century celeb
and anonymous folks alike
gripped courtesy pestilence re: deb
buckle fishtailed, looped, roughed up...
wreaks/wrought havoc across world wide web.

As a secular...

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Categories: accrued, 12th grade, april, blessing, caregiving, daughter, father,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Benediction To Anonymous Minds
     Triumphant milestones rocked and rolled thru this (viz – modern) age  
     began in the dawn of Homo Sapiens early evolutionary light

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Categories: accrued, appreciation, celebration, dedication, fate, inspiration, people, philosophy,
Form: Personification

In the dark shadows of the ancient past,
Creatures move within the kingdom of darkness,
Hidden illusions of faded forms of existence, roaming the hallowed
Halls in echoing’s of delusions, royal tombs shudder beneath

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: accrued, evil, halloween, history, holiday, horror, mystery, myth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dragon And the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
We were looking at pictures from the Mars Reconnaisance Rover.
Dragon became so very excited, and he wanted to go right over.
Before we let him go we showed him Orbiter pics he’d never seen.
Like the Worms...

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Categories: accrued, imagery, inspirational, introspection, life, mystery, science, space,
Form: Light Verse
a gray area
a gray area exists when the light dulls &
when it begins to tint this way
we run frantic, like the unluckiest chicken on the
who’s up next for a beheading---
like roaches scampering from a dry place to...

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Categories: accrued, life, school, light, light, school,
Form: Free verse
Turn Payback Into Praise
at some point in your life a wrong was done to you
and you want to pay someone back for all the hurt that you've accrued
but to go on a mission of vengeance and do a...

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Categories: accrued, faith, forgiveness, hope, inspirational, introspection, life, love,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Oodles of robins harbinger of spring this brutally cold March 5th 2021
Oodles of robins; harbinger of spring this brutally cold March 5th, 2021

Turdus migratorius -
otherwise known as robin red breast
jabbering Kon'nichiwa i.e. honorable guest
gather materials to craft nest
their beaks poking soft ground
regarding persistent quest
to sustain diet...

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Categories: accrued, appreciation, beautiful, bird, creation, destiny, environment, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Ode to Tai-Ana at Age Ten and Far Away

Oh, gentle child, how doth my heart still burn
thine absence half a decade spent in vain
to break the bonds that tie, that fett’ring chain
that holds me from embracing  thee, thyself  in turn.

Thine all...

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Categories: accrued, daughter, life, love, heart, children, freedom, heart,
Form: Ode
Another Day Another Accursed Blank Screen
Another Day...Another Accursed Blank Screen

Ma wink'n and blink'n
     mind nod yet awake,
     nor insights keen,
asper ho hum usual, this
     (day-glo bull leave

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Categories: accrued, 11th grade, art, dream, giving, hilarious, literature,
Form: Lyric
OUR TROJAN (4 Comrade Chima Ubani)
The Trojan of our heroic struggle
The heroic struggle against chains
Which beckons with pains
That tends to make us insane
For we are already stained 
As they offer us disdain
Nowhere but in the scorchy rain

From the cradle lipping...

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Categories: accrued, inspirational, people, visionary, change, student,
Form: I do not know?
How Sire Gaddabout unto his nuptials came
After Goethe's "Ritter Kurts Brautfahrt"

Sire Gaddabout one spring-tide morn 
his sturdy dappled steed did mount. 
for he would wed the highly born 
Maid Ethrelda Holyfount 

He plucked his lute and sang an air, 
but scarce...

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Categories: accrued, adventure, allegory, marriage,
Form: Ballad
Synthetic Sack of Sorrows

Why must you boudoir bring me an empty bag full of fake?
Pinocchio emotions: wooden soul mannequin real
Your impulses beat a synthetic heart mood — 
artificial aorta stimulation ~ false erotic excitation

Making it so hard to...

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Categories: accrued, allusion, character, emotions, perspective,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
George is in his eighties and he’s seen it all before
He was born in the depression and was wounded in the war
He hadn’t been a hero, but George had done his bit
His legs had both...

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© roy may  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: accrued, politicalold, money, old,
Form: I do not know?
Mine Gerund Tilling Illogical Weltanschauung
Twas accursed destiny
     since birth alack
nascent emasculation abominable barrack
emergent deus ex machina,

     viz zit ting older sibling counterattack
thirteen plus chronological gap
    eldest sister struck...

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Categories: accrued, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, conflict,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Beneath these eyes yet above my lips,
Along the waves of saline perceptions,
I sit and welcome this disguised gift
That adores the curse of untimely deceptions;
There’s a corpse in me that awaits its turn,
For why should my...

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Categories: accrued, death, depression, faith, life, loss, nostalgia, words,
Form: Rhyme
Purple people eater viz hits sleep deprived cannibal
Began during wee hours
of December first
tooth house sand nineteen
steeply self immersed

within insomnia, hence
sudden creative cloud burst
fingers slower than
fleeting thoughts, I cursed
nonetheless stitched,

doctored and nursed
the following continued
hours later with pursed
lips seriously, silently, and soundly

trying to craft...

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Categories: accrued, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Enclosed Rhyme