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DRAGON STEW
On an early morning just before school
My tummy is churning my head hurts too
My feet are cold my forehead is hot
I have a runny nose and a tongue with blue dots

“Mom come quick!” I helplessly...

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Categories: army, 4th grade, 5th grade, adventure, anxiety, bible,
Form: Rhyme



Patsy Foley Was Roly-Poly in 1947
It may have been the devil himself who prompted the kids in my schoolyard back in 1947 to chant "Patsy Foley's roly-poly from eating too much ravioli."

At first, no one could remember who started the...

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Categories: army, memory,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Fairer, Indeed
WOMEN ...

Truly amaze me ... they possess the super-human
strength to birth a child - one of the most painful
and demanding physical and emotional feats of end-
urance known to our species - yet they have the
self-confidence...

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Categories: army, appreciation, humanity, love, wisdom, woman, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blue Sky, Why





"Blue Sky, Why?"

stories speak to us.
inside our heart 
is crying.

Blue Sky, Why?

why do children
holding sunflowers
watch their parents die

why do sweet children,
now war torn, 
some the battle's orphans,
daily lose their lives

lying in their sick beds
bombed in...

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Categories: army, courage, humanity, leadership, light, peace, truth, war,
Form: Narrative
Yellow winged angel
                I.
He was patient very-very
with child's tenderness in eyes
yellow winged angel's unwary,
He was living quiet in skies.
Without disputes, without roughness,...

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Categories: army, abuse, angel, angst, philosophy, solitude, yellow,
Form: I do not know?



Premium Member The Remaining - PROLOGUE: Terra Firma and the Bitumen
“The Remaining”

PROLOGUE:  “Terra Firma and The Bitumen”


"The slow descent into Hell
Had led Her mind to escape to Heaven
Her firmament was Her Mind
Her body just a Shell"


Heaven for Her existed in The Dream
She called Her...

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Categories: army, angel, daughter, god, heaven, imagery, jesus, mother,
Form: Free verse
Turkish Poetry Translations II
Turkish Poetry Translations II

Çanakkale Sehitlerine
"For the Çanakkale Martyrs"
by Mehmet Akif Ersoy
loose English translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Was there ever anything like the Bosphorus war??
The earth’s mightiest armies pressing Marmara,
Forcing entry between her mountain passes
To a...

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Categories: army, autumn, god, love, sea, time, war, world,
Form: Free verse
Miklos Radnoti translations of Holocaust poems
Postcard 1
by Miklós Radnóti
written August 30, 1944
translated by Michael R. Burch
 
Out of Bulgaria, the great wild roar of the artillery thunders,
resounds on the mountain ridges, rebounds, then ebbs into silence
while here men, beasts, wagons...

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Categories: army, death, grave, holocaust, horror, humanity, memorial, world
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bleeding Before Rome -2
Yet at this very moment the cathedral was crumbling
down upon the cries of foresaken refugees, 
the monastery's walls wobbling from war's wreckage, 
and as the black bursts billowed into sun drenched brutality
with the bodies of...

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Categories: army, culture, heart, war, world war ii,
Form: Epic
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: army, allegory, angel, christian,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Bharathidasan's Pulikku nAy enta mUlai, Translated by T Wignesan
Bharathidasan’s “Pulikku nay enta muulai” (To the Tiger, the Dog knows no safe dwelling!) translated by T. Wignesan 

Bharathidasan (1891-1964) was a self-proclaimed disciple of the eminent Brahmin poet: Cuppiramania Bharathiyar (cf. two poems of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: army, anti bullying, patriotic, political, racism, , literature,
Form: Sonnet
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: army, fantasy, , cute,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member On the Trail, Are We Truly Here V
Barken, History of the Midlands, Midpoint in the Beginning  II

                       Out in...

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Categories: army, adventure, betrayal, conflict, crazy, fantasy, history, war,
Form: Haiku
Translation of 'The Story' by Kama Nasser
The Story
by Kamal Nasser
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

I will tell you a story ...
a story that lived in the dreams of my people,
a story that comes from the world of tents.
It is a story...

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Categories: army, arabic, betrayal, christian, conflict, courage, devotion, religion,
Form: Free verse
Tozzath
Pellucid pachyderms wade across
the purpling River Manjees
and Tozzath watches from the bank, 
the seat of his maroon pantaloons soaked with mud,
his nostrils flaring with the fragrance of ombadalias,
whose lacey petals flutter
like the wings of long-dead...

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Categories: army, death, fantasy, girl, magic, word play,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Canto XVIII Hell translation
In hell is called Malebolge a site
Completely made of ferrous color stones  
As almost all the rim around looks quite.

Of the malignant field the middle zones
Are the seat for a well much wide and...

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Categories: army, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member One Thing That Love Is
Everything here is true
Just as stated
because it's already happened
or - it has yet to occur - 
but it's very soon to occur
and I have such strong feeling
that the future will be as I see it
as...

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Categories: army, dog, love, memory, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CLASSIFIED PART FOUR
I was hungry and headed to one of the tents that had been set up as a field kitchen and noticed Tim who came over to talk to me , he said that he was...

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Categories: army, science fiction,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Put Your Thoughts In Rhyme - BOTH Audio and Text versions
I'm very lucky...writing poetry soothes my soul -


Rhonda was the only child of Ron and Debby Baker. 
Debby was a widow.  It was 1952…
And having been away from ‘41 to ‘43 -
fighting on the...

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Categories: army, father daughter, lost love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Most Courageous American President for the Ages
A Most Courageous American President for the Ages

I thought it would be most appropriate for me to take a moment to
share some of my reflections on the life and distinguished public
service of the late 41st...

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Categories: army, america, celebration, character, inspiration, patriotic, political, tribute,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Megan's Quest Part 4of7
The Company was set and all were prepared
    for a journey that was true cause for alarm.
But their spirits were high and as much as they dared
    still hoped...

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Categories: army, adventure, courage, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Once Upon a Christmas 1954 - Part One - a short story from my memoir
Each year as Christmas rolls around, as I buckle under the pressure and stress of shopping for gifts for people that already  have everything, I find myself remembering that Christmas of 1954.

Dad had joined...

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Categories: army, christmas, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Enola Gay
Enola Gay

There on the ‘North Field’ tarmac of Tinian Island, Marianas;
Taxis the sleek designed ‘Boeing B-29 Superfortress’ to ready for take-off.
Glistening, polished aluminum under the blaring floodlights filmed for posterity,
Maneuvers' the ‘Enola Gay’, chosen by...

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Categories: army, education, history, usa, war, world, world war
Form: Verse
Me
I was born to be a survivor and a fighter.
That's why I became a writer.
As a child the physical abuse I endured.
Being a baby it was pretty absurd.

The child of recovering addicts.
Even one that still...

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© Erica Berg  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: army, absence, abuse, addiction, anger, depression, drug, how
Form: Rhyme
Principal Clown
He walks around with his nose pointing upward in the air
With calculating eyes that are so fearful, mouth moving from side to side and a tongue that keeps twisting around the things that are profound....

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Categories: army, break up, business, community, conflict, confusion, courage,
Form: Narrative