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Where Is Your Mind
Where Is Your Mind?

Where is your mind?
Is it way out there in the clouds of smoking cigarettes and cigars?
Is it way out there in the clouds of smoking marijuana?
Where is your mind?
Is it way out...

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Categories: adventure, allegory, analogy, desire, growth, passion, perspective,
Form: Lyric



Haiku 1
The Original Sin: Rhyming Haiku!
 
Haiku
should never rhyme:
it’s a crime!
-Michael R. Burch
 
The herons stand,
sentry-like, at attention ...
rigid observers of some unknown command.
-Michael R. Burch
 
Late
fall;
all
the golden leaves turn black underfoot:
soot
-Michael R. Burch
 
Dry leaf...

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Categories: allegory, family, heart, love, mother son, nature, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Wonderland
Wonderland
by Michael R. Burch
 
We stood, kids of the Lamb, to put to test
the beatific anthems of the blessed,
the sentence of the martyr, and the pen’s
sincere religion. Magnified, the lens
shot back absurd reflections of each...

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Categories: allegory, allusion, analogy, crazy, fantasy, imagination, magic,
Form: Sonnet
Poems About Poems Iv
Poems about Poems IV

The Toast
by Michael R. Burch

For longings warmed by tepid suns
(brief lusts that animated clay),
for passions wilted at the bud
and skies grown desolate and gray,
for stars that fell from tinseled heights
and mountains bleak...

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Categories: allegory, allusion, appreciation, art, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
No Mark
No Mark
by Michael R. Burch

A wave implodes, 
impaled upon
impassive rocks...

this evening
the thunder of the sea
is a wild music filling my ear...

you are leaving
and the ungrieving
winds demur...

telling me
that nothing returns
as it was before...

here where you have...

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Categories: allegory, break up, change, divorce, extended metaphor, farewell,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Father Time's Interview
Hi.
We don't have a lot of time,
or, well, I guess you do,
but I don't,
so let's plunge right into the first big question:
Which came first, form or function?

False dichotomy. No such thing as a totally dysfunctional...

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Categories: allegory, earth, environment, nature, philosophy, universe,
Form: Free verse
Medieval Poems
Medieval Poems

How Long the Night
anonymous Middle English lyric, circa early 13th century AD
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

It is pleasant, indeed, while the summer lasts
with the mild pheasants' song ...
but now I feel the northern...

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Categories: allegory, bible, christian, england, london, nostalgia, poetry,
Form: Verse
Myth, After Dylan Thomas
Myth, after Dylan Thomas
by Michael R. Burch

Here the recalcitrant wind
sighs with grievance and remorse
over fields of wayward gorse
and thistle-throttled lanes.

And she is the myth of the scythed wheat
hewn and sighing, complete,
waiting, lain in a low...

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Categories: allegory, autumn, faith, grief, life, myth, october, september,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Kept Woman
Dream-worker 
delves deeply into my dream;

vibrations fondle anticipation
foreplay wakes wide-eyed 
swells of liquid libido quake the rendezvous edge -
a primordial being in his prime
a masculine ego quest for affaire d’amour;
her night-loving body 
c h a...

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Categories: allegory, betrayal, fate, imagery, love, lust, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Rainer Maria Rilke Translation: the Panther
The Panther
by Rainer Maria Rilke
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

His weary vision's so overwhelmed by iron bars,
his exhausted eyes see only blank Oblivion.
His world is not our world. It has no stars.
No light. Ten thousand...

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Categories: allegory, analogy, animal, cat, extended metaphor, freedom,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Lifeboat the Sinking
As to the this and the that and the how and the why,
    I pass no judgement on the tale at hand.
And leave it to scribes to much later decide
  ...

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Categories: adventure, allegory, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
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
Thou blackest scorpion be accursed,...

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© G. Jay  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allegory, beauty, creation, fantasy, god, inspiration, integrity,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Romeo and Juliet: the Remix
Three voices required,
Professor,
and two students:
Yang as Fr. Time
YinYin as Sr. Gaia

In a college classroom with Win-Win Game Theory written on whiteboard.

Professor: 
Today we are going to role play 
a Win-Win enculturation game.

We will define enculturation...

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Categories: absence, allegory, destiny, games, humor, love, myth,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Echoes of the Angel's Fallen
Invocation to the Muse

From the gleaming skin of life’s underbelly, 
sin unreconciled, formed from Nephilim seed,
fleet footed jokers mask pawns into flight;
To the epistle of the Most High.
For in the beginning, the true and only...

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Categories: allegory, angel, christian,
Form: Epic
How I Got Richer and What I Did Next
How I Got Richer and What I Did Next



I struck a sly deal with some Wall Street investors.
I shorted 'em stocks that didn't exist!
But they got me back (those post-empty-nesters)
by making fake deals I couldn't...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allegory, funny, heaven, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Epistolary Essay In Forewarning of Melancholia--Part I
(Somewhere in late 18th-century Europe a friend, Laetitia, by way of a letter warns her beloved girlfriend, Euphoria--a young, gay and unsuspecting mistress--against the almost inevitable seductions of the infamous and maundering philanderer, Melancholia.).



Dear Euphoria,

...

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Categories: allegory, depression, friend, metaphor, philosophy, psychological, uplifting, wisdom,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Rosalia - the Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Seven
Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Seven

The Final Days:  Rosalia’s Death and Destruction
In the wake of such evil, debauchery and depravity what can be said now in the case of...

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Categories: allegory, evil, halloween, horror, magic, mythology, scary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Rosalia - the Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Four
Rosalia - The Evil Witch of the Harz, Part Four

Rosalia’s Date with Destiny and the Power of Light and Goodness
It is said that the Almighty Lord God works in very mysterious ways . . ....

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Categories: allegory, evil, halloween, horror, magic, mythology, scary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Gift
From the window of my chic city office, lost in thought, I gaze out.
The pedestrians scurry like frenzied ants below, caught up in their bustling state of holiday insanity.
In his haste to cross the street...

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© Tom Woody  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allegory, holiday, hope,
Form: Prose
The Frog Prince - Part 1
A funny frog called Mr Snog,
once lived beside a slimy bog,
he was a most peculiar fellow,
his hat was red, his boots were yellow,
his waistcoat was an olive green,
the strangest sight you’ve ever seen,
no matter where...

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Categories: allegory, fairy, humorous, metaphor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Rosalia - the Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Two
Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Two

Rosalia’s Instruments of Evil and Debauchery
Rosalia needed certain tools or instruments of evil and debauchery to successfully pursue her nefandous plans of bringing the people...

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Categories: allegory, evil, halloween, horror, magic, mythology, scary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Preface
Greetings to those who would willingly seek admission to theater of the absurd. Zoltan Goliath and Otis Trench are masters of the avant-garde genre silent musicals for the imaginary stage, an art form sui generis....

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Categories: allegory, literature,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Maya 2
Continued from Maya 1

At length, when the womens' screams had ceased
and the sound of the thunder had stopped,
he gathered his courage and withdrew himself
from his hiding place beneath the corn.
He left the hut and prostrated...

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Categories: allegory, conflict, courage, religion,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Rosalia - the Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Five
Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Five

The Monseigneur knew that they must be successful in this venture as the “Lord’s Madmen” or face the very real possibility of eternal damnation, if...

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Categories: allegory, evil, halloween, horror, magic, mythology, scary,
Form: Narrative
Lament To the Spirit of War
Lament to the Spirit of War
by Enheduanna (circa 2285-2250 BCE)
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

You hack down everything you see, War God!

Rising on fearsome wings
you rush to destroy the land:
raging like thunderstorms,
howling like hurricanes,
screaming like...

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Categories: allegory, analogy, conflict, death, soldier, storm, war,
Form: Free verse