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Premium Member The world is a small plane
I have travelled through the cluttered corridors of my tired mind countless times. 
I have reached deep into the dark abyss of my captive soul and in that profoundly disturbing darkness, I went searching to...

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Categories: acquired, appreciation, faith, inspirational, love, self, strength,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member The Penetralia Ruby Queen
Hark and listen well, if those foretoken in the eyes of hungers lust
Trapped in their illusion, trampling the Stars into dust
Forced with the detestation stench by the swamp of absolute disgust
Thy blackest scorpion be accursed,...

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© G. Jay  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: acquired, allegory, beauty, creation, fantasy, god, inspiration, integrity,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Amistad Mutiny
The Amistad Mutiny

Slavery, a dirty word no matter how it is pronounced:
Abducted and herded to the slave fortress of Lomboko for trade.
To be tossed in chains below deck on the Portuguese ship Tecora,
Sailing the Atlantic...

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Categories: acquired, africa, america, history, racism, slavery, world,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Retribution
In sandy Egypt lived three men
In ancient days when pharaohs reigned
The kingdom of the pyramids,
Osiris and that Isis’ den,
Whom everyone worships and heeds,
Or at least doing so they feigned,
And those gods too blessed them and...

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Categories: acquired, sin,
Form: Rhyme
PERSONAL WORTH
Personal Worth 
Everyone has value. Everyone has been called for such a time as this to use their unique gifts and experiences to serve others and to serve God. But what are those gifts? And...

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Categories: acquired, spoken word, sympathy, words, writing,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Systemic Change
It is known throughout Earth's anonymous
unanimous Commons,
Systems are hard to change.

The more macro-competitive,
Yang-strong,
The more difficult of all conversion stories

Over pernicious decades,
We tend to add "isms"
to pathological ends
of these global systemic issues.

This polyculturalistic/multiculturalism suffix,
negative appendage,
suggests a...

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Categories: acquired, caregiving, health, integrity, peace, psychological, wisdom, woman,
Form: Political Verse
MOON n me
As darkness absorbed in my reveries, my usual lapse accommodated itself in height of melancholy but not in this conscience. Then I found myself in my room and my window opened. Everything in upheaval, a...

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© HINA NASIR  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: acquired, anxiety, conflict, depression, fantasy, peace, sleep, sympathy,
Form: Prose
Premium Member I Sensed a Change
While I was walking through a meadow, of blooms and sunshine,
I stopped to spread my blanket, for a gay picnic at lunchtime.

It was very pleasant, and I had brought many good things to eat.
Afterwards I...

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Categories: acquired, adventure, fantasy, hero, humanity, imagery, life, visionary,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: The How of Democratic Kill - IXL Part Two
Unquotable quotes: The How of Democratic Kill - IXL, Part Two

No, tell me not my vote now does not count
         (Shakespearean Sonnet)

No, tell me not my vote...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: acquired, freedom, humanity, international, leadership, power, society,
Form: Sonnet
STOLEN ILLUMINATION OF THE STAR
STOLEN ILLUMINATION OF THE STAR

This journey has not been a fanciful adventure, 
we're all settlers in  these dynasty of neo-colonialism 
united only by what divides us. Victims, yes 
victims of civilized inducement, 
terms of...

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Categories: acquired, political,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Pride and Prejudice: The Lacking Margins


Pride and Prejudice, a passionate novel by Jane Austen, published anonymously in three volumes in 1813. A masterpiece of English literature, composed with penetrating wittiness and exquisite character delineation, it concentrates on the tumultuous relationship...

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Categories: acquired, marriage, meaningful, men, muse, sister,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Of Fawn And Fairy
 
Inside this forest
so bright and mild 
a fairy lived
her name, Wonder Child

For all the forest
knew of this girl
to which they knew
she would change the world

A fawn she crept 
upon one day
it sensed no danger
no...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: acquired, animals, mother, beautiful, beautiful, fairy, love, morning,
Form: Rhyme
The City And The State Of Play Today
THE CITY AND THE STATE OF PLAY TODAY

No one worries about morals today 
They follow the rules they create
So to them all is ok
Those on the outside looking in 
Are the only ones feeling queasy...

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Categories: acquired, business, community, corruption, international, london, money, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Holy StandUp Matters
In April of this year I began preparing a new organic gardening patch,
planning to have it ready for next year's expansion from a too-small garden
in front of my recently acquired Connecticut Cape Cod home.

I have...

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Categories: acquired, culture, garden, health, humanity, humor, nature,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member QUANDARY
Opening the window for a breeze… Dogs are barking!  My mind is only on me.  Relaxing…  As my story of the day unfolds, someone knocks.  Startling me, I hurry to the...

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Categories: acquired, change, childhood, conflict, confusion, courage, dark, death,
Form: Prose Poetry
One most dramatic change in my life
(A recent virtual chat with thine youngest daughter
awakened poignant memories adjusting to 
fatherhood for first time).
     
December 22nd 1996 Bundle of Edenic Joy
Twenty one plus years ago 
   faux...

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Categories: acquired, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, baby,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Sail By God's Compass And Map
There once was a nation that was like a beautiful tall sailing ship
It’s mast were like redwood trees lined up in a forest
They bore the stainless white sails of opportunity to catch the winds of...

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Categories: acquired, allegory, corruption, freedom, poetry, society, spiritual, storm,
Form: Free verse
Chief egalitarian garbage taster ie white trash
Chief egalitarian garbage taster i.e. “white trash”

As Halloween costume, 
one year during early grade school, 
my father got brilliant idea 
for sole son dressed
uniquely rubbish qua 
putrid offal getup. 

Missus Shaner (talon clawed, 
shriveled relic...

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Categories: acquired, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 5th
Form: Free verse
Vets Know
Vets Know
                  by Odin Roark



Deployment
(Via Refrigerator Magnets)
 
Sweetheart

Should have told you

I’m sorry
I’ve buttered
the last piece
the heel
you never eat

Can...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: acquired, life, , memorial,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY: LXXIX - Bang Bang Who Shot Me Down Like An Un-Licensed Dog
IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY: LXXIX -  Bang! Bang! Who Shot Me Down like an Un-licensed Dog !

IF ever I had a country, a country certainly 
not subject to the whistle of a...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: acquired, america, fantasy, firework, humor, power, war,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
AKULA
AKULA

Mark and I caught the last plane from Ft. Lauderdale to New Orleans to escape Hurricane Andrew, leaving Akula ,our boat, tied up at Rolly Shipyard to face the wrath alone. The next few hell...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: acquired, adventure,
Form: Narrative
call me black gold or handsome devil
CALL ME THE BLACK GOLD OR THE HANDSOME DEVIL
How did you find me, my undeterred and awesomely daring love?
When I flew away into time years ago like a dove.
And you sat upon the cold rocks...

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Categories: acquired, africa, courage, desire, destiny, earth,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Sleep, Evanescent
Deep, deep, deeper ...

A dark so fluid I am lost
Swimming, choking, in ink
Still, I dive, soaring down, down
Faster and faster as I dive

I breathe now, sucking in light
And brilliance and purifying joy
I fill my being...

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Categories: acquired, dream, memory, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
How to attach a shower curtain
How to attach a shower curtain...

Suffering permanent anatomical
disfigurement, nonetheless
maintaining marital bliss
at steep price despite more or less
musculoskeletal dislocation,
I eagerly, readily willingly confess.

Ideal for someone whose height
trends toward above average
unless you don't object tilting
head back in...

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Categories: acquired, 12th grade, celebration, encouraging, fun, hilarious, husband,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Addictions: Smokes, Drugs, Sex, Films and Sleep - XL, Part One
Unquotable quotes: Addictions: Smokes, Drugs, Sex, Films and Sleep – XL

Where the hand leads, the eyes close.
When the eyes shut, imagination is on fire.
What you don’t really see is what you feel.
When you feel at...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: acquired, abuse, addiction, baby, drug, mother, sensual, sleep,
Form: Epigram