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I am my Father's Son
They were gambling in front of the house.
Manservants and pages bustled about
Serving Suitors who just curse and carouse.
Few mix wine with water. I heard one shout,
"Clean down the tables with wet sponges! Rouse
Yourselves! And when...

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Categories: alexander, adventure, anger, anxiety, bullying, father, history, introspection,
Form: Dramatic monologue



Premium Member Divine Comedy translation Hell Canto XIV
Because the charity of my native place
Obliged me, the broken branches I the picked up
Them giving back him, who was to debase.

Then we finally reached where had to leap
From the second turn to third, and...

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Categories: alexander, fantasy, , cute,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Theories of Every Big and Little Thing
Key CapitalistYang/CreolistYin EcoHistoric Concepts

I find a fuzzy irony in this morning’s early search for a new journal notebook, having filled my last from what had been, five years ago, an inconceivably high pile of empty...

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Categories: alexander, culture, earth, health, history, political, science, trust,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Divine Comedy translation CANTO XII
Was the place where we climbing down the bank
Then arrived, alpine and, for what was there
Such as, that any eyesight would be shrank.

Similar to landslide that in side bare
Before Trento the Adige just smote,
Or for...

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Categories: alexander, fantasy, universe,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member King Cyrus The Great
CYRUS II - THE GREAT

So; here comes the story of that, King Cyrus the Great 
Whose history for some of us; is still well up for debate

But; it’s such a darn good story, it well...

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Categories: alexander, history, leadership, literature, word play,
Form: Epic



Premium Member War and Peace: That Midst Nations And Nationals
War and Peace: That Midst Nations And Nationals

War and Peace, a classical fiction by Leo Tolstoy, first published as Voyna I Mir in 1865–69. This picturesque reflection of early 19th-century Russian culture saw as its...

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Categories: alexander, allegory, angst, life, marriage, war,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The History of a Wasted Mind
“The History of a Wasted Mind”

 

What goes through the mind of a recidivist
Fist full of hate and hurt marking time
Fist full of history, got down with the dirt
The History of a Wasted Child
The History...

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Categories: alexander, abuse, child abuse, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cross-Reading
I'm reading The Evolving Self:
A Psychology for the Third Millennium,
by Czikszentmihalyi,
and How the West [sadly] Came To Rule:
The Geopolitical Origins of Capitalism,
Alexander Anievas and Kerem Nisanciogla
at the same time.

Czikszentmihalyi (C) wears academic labels of Positive...

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Categories: alexander, creation, culture, earth, environment, health, political,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Hell translation CANTO XXX part 2
And after had passed the two enraged by
On which I had before pointed my sight,
I turned to others evil-born my eye.

I saw one, who the form of lute have might,
If he the groin in full...

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Categories: alexander, fantasy, , cute,
Form: Terza Rima
Mayflower 2017
The hearts of white men are silently fuming
The spirits of  angry widows steadily   grow bitter 
The bosoms of weeping mothers  open wide
While the relics of the past kept washing upon our...

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Categories: alexander, abuse, betrayal, community, conflict, environment, immigration, people,
Form: Dramatic monologue
The Tale of the Unexpected Prince
The Tale of the Unexpected Prince
	I sat in my lonely castle room looking out of the window. The village below was a flurry of activity with peasants going about their busy day. I sighed. I...

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Categories: alexander, family, holiday,
Form: Free verse
When Will You Say Enough is Enough
I have seen the fireflies two nights in succession
wandering restlessly in the dark
hundreds of them blinking evocative lights
symbolizes the souls of warriors whose blood 
have drenched  the desiccated earth for a cause 
they believe...

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Categories: alexander, adventure,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Opening Day with a Little Delay
Opening Day with a Little Delay

Take me out to the ball game
 Of balls and strikes - bloopers and perfect games; 
 Basket catches, ERA’S, country hardball;
 Foul balls, the pick off, intentional walk, the...

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Categories: alexander, baseball, celebration, sports,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Witch-Doctors and Tribal Headmen - XXV Part Two
Unquotable quotes: Witch-Doctors and Tribal Headmen – XXV (Part Two)

Which Asian “King” would crown himself “Emperor” during an elaborate theatrical ceremony while facing and exhorting the ruins of his Illustrious Ancestor’s capital?
Which commoner army captain...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: alexander, allegory, bullying, child abuse, humanity, people, truth,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Born To Rise
Born To Rise

Not everyone lives even knowing they will die
many never find there wings but I was born to rise,
blinding the oppressor when I learned to fly
mighty my wings my spirit burns with life,
demons pursue...

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Categories: alexander, inspirational, leadership,
Form: Rhyme
Destiny doth accompany, deliver, inveigle America
Destiny doth accompany, deliver, inveigle America...

Smartly, squarely, summarily into
pall bearing sized hands Helena Handbasket
adorned with Aconite (Monkshood) atop casket
signaling demise, née sealing freedom
(of life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness) fate
with eternal bondage super glued gasket.

I...

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Categories: alexander, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, abuse,
Form: Political Verse
Witch Craft or The Spartan Queen

(To the Spartan Queen) 

Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra via
Mi inoltrai in una selva oscura
  
‘They drive horses down this hill’ 
She said, 
‘They take them to drink down there, that pool, there’ 
She...

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Categories: alexander, feelings, women,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Warlord Wars No More -1
Clemency is a quality that I never understood
until after I crucified the Cilician pirates on Pergamus,
amusing isn't it, that I see mercy where brutality stood,
Death has a heartbeat for all of us,
there's no greater mystery...

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Categories: alexander, history,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member THE JOURNEY OF THE SPIRITUAL WARRIOR
THE JOURNEY OF THE SPIRITUAL WARRIOR

The journey of the spiritual warrior is one full of mystery,
it's a journey of an inner quest of knowing & understanding,
a journey full of romance, heart break, defeat and ultimate...

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Categories: alexander, journey, spiritual,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Thank I, That Purity Of Heart's Deepest Romantic Trills
(1.)
Thank I, That Purity Of Heart's Deepest Romantic Trills
(Inspired by verses that came to me, inspired by Nina's blog)

Her soliciting eyes, gift promises of hot flaming Love.
As ruby red, sensual lips offer honey from above
She...

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Categories: alexander, art, creation, heart, inspiration, passion, poets, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Philipp Reis (Deutsch/ English/ Español (Sentanka)
Philipp Reis (Deutsch/ English/ Español   (Sentanka)

Übertragung von Sprache
Mit den einfachsten Mitteln
Über große Entfernung 

Versagt blieb ihm der Erfolg
Viel zu früh kam sein Tod


Transmission of  voice
By using the simplest means
Over long distances 

Success...

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Categories: alexander, people
Form: Tanka
India Shining
India, my motherland best as any mother
To me, at par with best world over

India's invention of Zero and Decimal 
Critical to scientific calculation, invention

Rich ancient culture of Harappan civilisation
Alexander, Babur, too could not resist invasion...

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Categories: alexander, motherworld,
Form: Couplet
Adieu To Unheard Melodies 26
The Boatman’s Song 					26 Last on PS
							Rest would be 
concluded in the book

This story of the Boatman’s Song is taking a break/stop here,
As enough of its Episodes I have already placed,
On this wonderful sight which...

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Categories: alexander, life, love, musicsong, life, love, song,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The World of Communication
When the first humans walked the earth,
They all huddled in droves,
Hooted and cried to warn of dangers,
Lurking in the mangrove,

Loud voices and echoes, conveyed a return,
Along with a large kill,
A lone unreached tenor, to a...

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Categories: alexander, analogy, appreciation, computer, hero, imagery, science, technology,
Form: Ballad
Fiddling About
Fiddling About. 
by The Didds

Annual Concert, DMT, Time to act, you and me,
At Dauntsey School, a painted floor, performed in the round, 
with rehearsals at Sheep Street church, St Joe's school hall, the con club...

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© The Didds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: alexander, grief, jewish,
Form: Free verse