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Premium Member Point of a Gun
You are a 15 year old girl;
so young and able;
stature small , petite short not tall,  they hardly see at the kitchen table;
And at school it's not cool;
you're chosen;
But not for love, just..
Lust;
you see...

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Categories: angst, appreciation, blessing, children, depression, children,
Form: Ballad



Premium Member Translation with Commentary of a Wild West Classic: SUMMER WINE by T Wignesan
Translation with commentary of an archetypal Wild West Classic : " Summer Wine "

(I'd wage my bottom diamond dime future generations will re-discover and treasure this true American classic like only a few others of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, angel, betrayal, england, myth, romance, song,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member 2 DETECTIVES AND A VICTIM, TONIGHT'S EPISODE: THE TWIST
Joe: "It's 9 a.m., here in Gotham and my partner, Mike and I, have been here since 7 a.m., and we also passed a cow coming over here!"
Mike: "That was no cow sir just a...

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Categories: ballad, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in, does its work and leaves.

...maybe it's been a while since...

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Categories: ballad, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member GIANTVILLISM AND CITY OF THE BEAN PEOPLE PART 1
INTRO

A wonderful world it is contemplated Jake as he planted his seed to grow his beanstalk. He knew that this beanstalk would nourish many so he watched it grow. One day he awoke and the...

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Categories: appreciation, best friend, birth, business, celebration, courage,
Form: Ballad



The Outlander
I am an Outlander
Who lives on a high hill
Overlooking a man-made lake
That once was a rapidly rushing river
Along whose banks the Ozarks Bluff Dwellers and the Osage and then Delaware
Hunted, fished, and created shelter
For their...

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Categories: change, childhood, community, history, home, journey, remember,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Jean-Louis Barrault As I lay dying
Heavy storm was sweeping dark Paris streets
Lit with dim lights that dreary November night 
With ghostly shadows lurking in the corners
Cold wind dancing with dirty wet leaves fallen 
In the water pools in the middle...

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Categories: allusion, art, death, french, imagery, life, philosophy,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member GIANTVILLISM AND CITY OF THE BEAN PEOPLE PART 4
Religious gatherings happen on Thursday as well in Bean’s Cathedral.  The Scribes would read from The Doctrine of Crop and Harvest and the Bean people who attended would be blessed for a greater existence...

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Categories: appreciation, best friend, birth, business, celebration, courage,
Form: Ballad
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: freedom,
Form: Ballad
The Bailout Ballad - The Layman's Lament
One day not long past our economy faltered
And wouldn’t improve if our course were unaltered.

'Cause we buy stuff at Wal-Mart (where things are dirt cheap)
'Cause they buy from China (treats workers like sheep

(So farmers left...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ballad, business, humor, humorous, money, political, satire,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Another Cruel Link in their Chain
         Another Cruel Link in their Chain 

1.   Beginnings

Her babe was her joy, such a beautiful boy,
	and he suckled her breast till the end.
The slaver...

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Categories: body, life, men,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Verdict
.                          NOW

Well, GI Jack is welcome back, he left his...

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Categories: society, war,
Form: Ballad
We,The Beggars
We have come to you
Like the sun to the cloud does
Anything you can afford
Please,do,spare us.
We've been under this bridge
even the ants gossips us
Because we share the same meal.
We have come to you
President soldier,Pastor Navy
Money,nuts,fruit-
we'll appreciate!
We...

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Categories: ballad, allegory,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Georg Cantor Chasing infinity I must
Georg Cantor. Chasing infinity. I must!

He was a very lonely man
Tortured by desire to understand
The world and the God’s mind 
Like a fearless seasoned sailor 
He embarked an elegant boat 
Of extreme mental endeavor 
With...

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Categories: anxiety, death, dedication, deep, depression, philosophy, sad,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Surviving Your Own Life
My father and I did not share all that much,
More like passing a truck on the road
Parent’s squabbles I overheard offered me clues
And at times I caught glimpse of his load.

His freight always sealed with...

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Categories: family, father son,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Jack of Hearts

 Jack of Hearts - Skeet         Big John - John           Snake Eyes - Rich
 Diamond Jim -...

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Categories: humorous, nostalgia,
Form: Ballad
Stitches and Dreams
t was half past five before sunrise, 
when darkness faded into the misty Saturday's dawn, 
just an hour after a bloody confrontation, 
but a brave woman descended into a blood-bathed
street of Lustre, 
with hungry cats...

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Categories: change,
Form: Ballad
From Sunday School to Monday Morning
Once again I tip the scale
And mutter, whoever invented it was a man from hell.
It was not a woman who created weights for size
For women can look past the outer shell
And search deep for what...

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Categories: art, history, love,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Ringer And The Cleanskin
The True Story

A Poem of the time, when as a 16 year old young fellow, and fresh from Blighty I spent 7 years as a Ringer in North Queensland, Australia. A Ringer is the Queensland...

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Categories: nature,
Form: Ballad
Blossom
Blossom

Just grab a seat on that stump lad, and I'll take centre stage, 
With a yarn about a small brown donk, and a lad about your age.
And thanks much for the offer, but I'll give...

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Categories: adventure,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Parts 1 and 2
PART 1:          THE MEETING

Alone one night neath lantern light, I trudged a weary mile.
Forlorn, I went with shoulders bent (the storms around me howled)
until I met...

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Categories: fantasy,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member GIANTVILLISM AND CITY OF THE BEAN PEOPLE PART 2
JAKE’S PLAN OF APPROACH

Once Jack awoke, he began to plan his approach. As he was doing this, he noticed many things about the environment that surrounded him.  He paid close attention because these things...

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Categories: appreciation, best friend, birth, business, celebration, courage,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The three enigmas of Turandot
The three enigmas of Turandot

The well of souls run deep in fabled lands of old.
Of China's ancient dynasty and the lost Great Tartary, 
a ballad of love and loss that must be told.

The Emperor's daughter,...

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Categories: ballad, crush, longing, love, moon, romantic love, sad
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might



            ...

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Categories: body, death, fantasy, kiss, love, me, morning,
Form: Ballad
Row Houses
Newfoundlanders can row, you should see some of'em go,
when they puts a punt on a pond. 
But I don't like this mess, all this Race foolishness,
I'd never seen so much goings on.

If you wants to...

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Categories: courage, funny, hero, uplifting,
Form: Ballad