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The only northern northern star
As winter hazes of January spraying
While I was meditating on how
To write this riveting poem which
Seemed to be for someone who
I never cast in my sight.
Despite her name is not an odd in me
But I...

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Categories: africa,
Form: Ode



Premium Member IN THE WILD
IN THE WILD

Early morning, we go for a drive,
An awesome feeling as we arrive,
At our camp gate which, opens 
At 6 o’clock, 
Now we are in the African bush
Which, will unlock,
Moments that we have missed...

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Categories: adventure, africa,
Form: Rhyme
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: africa, appreciation, faith, inspirational, love, self, strength,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Why BlackWaters Cause BrownFields
If I have this right,
and I almost certainly don't have this Left-Deductively right,
our Environmental Health and Safety Protection Agency
and our Public Health and Safety Education Department
have recently co-invested in BlackWater WinLose EcoPolitical Empowerment
through PublicSector Piracy...

No,...

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Categories: africa, confusion, culture, health, humor, integrity, peace, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Here's Why My CV Needs Work
NAME: Phil Latio. LLB Law; PhD Medicine; FSC-Federation Starfleet Commander

POSITION SOUGHT: Head job.

AGE: Pass

SEX: Well, I was born a male if that helps.

CONTACT DETAILS: Probably best I contact you. I'm currently residing at an undisclosed...

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Categories: africa, fishing, humorous,
Form: Bio



Premium Member Growing Up, La - Part 2
- - Chapter 2: Adult Responsibility (With Some Breaks) - -     

By ten years old, no weekends off, 
Or Saturday cartoons, 
Although I did have cash to spend, 
I felt my...

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Categories: africa, life, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Identity Apples
Identity Apples

iam a fat skeleton, resurrecting 
from the sad memories of dada 
and dark mysteries of aminism 
iam buganda 
i bleed hope 
i drip the honey of fortune 
makerere, think tank of africa 
i dance...

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Categories: africa, analogy, anxiety, assonance, bangla, bereavement,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Today's journey Through COVID-19
As I woke up this morning I was thinking of what should I do through COVID-19 pandemic.
I said to myself, “I want to go for a walk.”
While walking along the street, people were passing with...

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Categories: africa, baptism, beautiful, christian, courage, poems, wisdom,
Form: Narrative
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: africa, america, history, racism, slavery, world,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Terrorist Deserts Into Bountiful Rivers
I'm continuing to read Jane Anna Gordon's "Creolizing Political Theory"
although now with Antonio Damasio's "Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the [WinWin Creolizing-Bilateral] Conscious Brain."

Right now,
Dr. Gordon is discussing various academic attempts,
and some of them actual...

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Categories: africa, body, culture, health, mental illness, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
ONCE UPON A TIME In TIPIR
	It was noon, he was in the bush, he enjoyed this type of living, he sometimes played with the animals just to make himself happy and spend some time, Leisure and embraced them all as...

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Categories: africa, age, animal, best friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CLASSIFIED PART THREE
The photograph that Tim had shown me a few hours earlier certainly did not do it justice.
From what I could see it was a large triangular shape on three legs which were all at a...

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Categories: africa, science fiction,
Form: Prose
BEG AND UTILIZE
BEG AND UTILIZE
Nzongi Mwero
I strongly air my huge words,
I still call the entire world,
And also I write a message card,
That will heavily guide,
Those who are greedy.

Oh, let me tell you foreign charities,
From various countries,
Along with...

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Categories: africa, anger,
Form: Rhyme
Inspirational Blessings and Greetings for the New Year
Greetings to each of you my dearly beloved brothers and sisters. Please read these seventeen blessings rendered for you in God's grace:

I. May God’s love for the new year grant you joy and inspiration overcoming...

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Categories: africa, bible, blessing, devotion, inspirational, jesus, love, wisdom,
Form: Pastoral
Being American
I live in America, as in the United States of America, and that used to mean something. At least to me it did. And it’s not so much in how I was raised but in...

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Categories: africa, america, class, how i feel, introspection, patriotic,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Precipice



"The Precipice"



In the Autumn 
she wore a wedding veil
A cold winter would lift it
Kiss her lips passionately to 
speak words of 
LOVE
on a 
late roll call

“Well, that’s insanity for you” 
some snakes would hiss
others rapture-faced
on...

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Categories: africa, god, humanity, science,
Form: Free verse
My Brother--Nelson Mandela, Umtata, South Africa--Tribute Poem
Nelson Mandela, crossed my spirited mind today, a visionary legend of peace, love, equality, and unity of all people.

As a prevailer of great affliction, he was like a Greek God fighting for the—"Common man!”

I had...

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Categories: africa, brother, confidence, dedication, discrimination, inspiration, motivation, strength,
Form: Couplet
FREEDOM OF THE PRESS
ABOUT   THE   PRESS


The media, the press was established as an institution to fight for humanity and human right as well. To serve as a mediator between the people underground and the...

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Categories: africa, freedom,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Growing Up, La - Part 1
- - - Chapter 1: Early Days - - - 

My father was a rich man, la, *
Though schooled in poverty, (1)  
As such he seldom raised his head, 
Displayed humility.
The center of the...

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Categories: africa, life, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Voting With Our Feet
It seemed to me,
when I was eight,
U.S. Christian disciples and teachers
had been given so much grace

And had fundamentally boiled it down
to settling for such small subcontinental WhitePatriarchal colonizing gratitude
for God's universally healthy
multicultural EarthTribes.

It was so...

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Categories: africa, community, destiny, earth, happiness, health, integrity, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Unforgettable Places - Acts
I have so many places/acts dear to my heart
I’m just dying to share some with you
Not to boast, I but honor them, all played a part,
I'm sure helped to bring me in your view!

Tell me...

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Categories: africa, appreciation, blessing, family, life, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Seeking Sanctuary
Diaspora Dwellings

On my way into our sanctuary
this past Sunday morning
a woman I had met in choir
was strangely inclined
to share her family history.

Her dad came over from Ireland
because he wanted better business opportunities
for his healthy future.

Here...

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Categories: africa, earth, family, green, health, history, home, travel,
Form: Prose Poetry
Architects of Humanitarian Crises
Copyright © 2008 #03
4/12/2008 // (Edited: 1/22/2013/lp
(a historical glimpse of humanity's rise)

*This poetic epic begins with the
greatest sin against humanity

*This poem is dedicated to all
serving and protecting the
¨Basic Rights of Mankind¨

Once, mankind was forgiven from...

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© Les Pruitt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: africa, christian, devotion, faith, history, hope, journey, life,
Form: Couplet
Let The Drums Speak
Listen the drums are rumbling and the pots are bubbling
Listen, the drums are rolling and pretty girls are dancing
Listen the drums are speaking and my heart is singing
Listen the drums are beating and I am...

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Categories: africa, age, business, education, encouraging, farm, growth,
Form: Narrative
My new year
If there is life there 
must be an encounteration.
Even the moons and 
the suns, all get to return 
back if they passed 
to their eventual 
transportation. The morning
lights shunned and pass 
like flying clouds. When...

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Categories: africa,
Form: ABC