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Premium Member An Bee Cailleach
“Éagmais croí a dhíscaoileadh ar gach eagla.
Faoi dhíon taobh istigh de na blianta seo.
Fanacht i bhfianaise, a dhíscaoileadh ar gach eagla.
Ós rud é go ndearnadh tú a chaitheamh.
Briseadh an tost seo”

"An Bee Cailleach"

She lives to...

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Categories: barb, fantasy, imagery, joy, life, love, magic, symbolism,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member LA Sewers
When I was a child in the streets of Los Angeles you would sized up groups approaching by watching the movements they made.

I remember this group/gang of older kids approaching me, watching them carefully while...

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Categories: barb, abuse, growing up,
Form: Narrative
Brave new world
(based on Aldous Huxley's book "Brave New World")

Human hatchery

Clink clink clink clink...
Test tubes prattling past
along the chrome plated production line.
Glistening under fake fluorescence
humming in harmony
with the magnetic motors
of conveyors, centrifuges and camshafts.
Biological blobs of gamete...

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Categories: barb, confusion, depression, heartbreak, humanity, introspection, political, science
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Legacy of Ain't Barbie
The Legacy of Ain't Barbie
By Franklin Price

“Ain't Barbie” was her handle, Barbara Price her married name
She was my wife, for most my life, this is how she played the game
Her roots were from the North...

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Categories: barb, blessing, inspiration, jesus, life, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Drummer

The drummer beats slowly, the drummer beats loud
     as he beats of humanity wrapped in a shroud.

Well he beats of the rape and the killing of war
     and the mind mangling sorrow we blithely ignore

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Categories: barb, freedom, history, humanity, peace, society, strength, war,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Have you Lost and mourned
Have You Lost and Mourned
( Thank you Tamera)
By Franklin Price

I have lost and mourn a loved one
She was my long time cherished spouse
Was the best friend that I ever had
Brought bright sunshine to our house


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Categories: barb, death, friendship, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Embellishing - 2nd HALF
This is, as indicated, the 2nd HALF of this fairly lengthy poem. Due to Poetry Soup's file-size limitations, this piece had to be posted in 2 parts. 
   The 1st HALF can be...

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Categories: barb, car, humor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Cash Only Society
By Curtis Johnson

I was making a deposit at the teller window of my local bank.  As the teller proceeded to finish
the transaction, she asked if I would like to apply for...

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Categories: barb, inspiration, society,
Form: Prose Poetry
Don't Judge Me
When you judge you base it on gossip or stories 
from people who surely say they would never lie 
To you're face or do something behind you're back
people you claim as friends who make the...

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Categories: barb, poetry,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member The Christmas Stench
The Christmas Stench
By Curtis Johnson 

There was once a minister who moved to San Francisco to pastor a little church.  The name of that little church was Emmanuel which means “God with us”. ...

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Categories: barb, candy, christian, christmas, family, home, love, my
Form: Prose
I loathe feeling under the weather
I loathe feeling under the weather...,

especially when nasty elephant 
(named Thomas the pachyderm)
stomping to break loose courtesy tether,
where antibodies of mine 
struggle to band together
loosely analogous to voters
standing in a queue
waiting to cast their vote

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Categories: barb, 12th grade, adventure, animal, black african american,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Different Strokes: Echo Poem 2
The Rosy Lay*

Ready for a kiss did sun rise, 
gleaming, shimmering in the April sky, 
had set to bloom bouquets of love, 
a rose among them caught my eye... 

And made me notice for the...

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Categories: barb, april, love,
Form: Rhyme

One of the true ways 
to remain in captivity is to keep silent to avoid your captor’s 
hostility and confusion

A penny for my 
thoughts has provided me with the ammunition 
To fight for what I...

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Categories: barb, africa, black african american, community, confusion, deep,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lord, I want to thank you
Lord, I Want to Thank you
By Franklin Price

Lord, I want to thank You for guiding me through life,
For caring friends and family, most of all, a loving wife
You brought the two of us together, when...

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Categories: barb, children, death, god, life, marriage,
Form: Couplet
Spiritual Teaching
Those who have attained some degree of Higher enlightenment, should be very careful as to which esoteric teachings are revealed on-line.  As careful also in large gatherings (classes, etc.). Powerful forces have kept the...

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© Joe DiMino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barb, humanity, meaningful, perspective, philosophy, psychological, spiritual, wisdom,
Form: Prose
Just a barmaid
"come on, get your coat off, its bloody ten too"
not even eleven and there forming a que
"just a barmaid" thats what they say
service with a smile, expected all day
we are more than just pint pourers...

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Categories: barb, drink, fun, funny, humorous,
Form: ABC
Beating the midday forlorn sun
By foot they begun the journey leaving the pun
Beware of the dangers and tactics to shun  
Between that time and reaching the destination without fun
Beholding the situation, carrying the bun

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Categories: barb, war, , western,
Form: I do not know?
Growing Young in Ziontown
Growing Young in Ziontown

Admiring the dogwoods as I walked that path with dad after the work day was through. He walked and talked of life, nature and wisdom showed from him to the light shades...

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© Cindy Lu  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barb, childhood,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Cindy
By Franklin Price

When I first met you Cindy, you were another person's spouse
You became a friend to Barb and me, were always welcome in our house.
People always stopped and stared, your beauty was in bloom

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Categories: barb, friendship love,
Form: Couplet
This is a story poem. I call, ALL FOR THE LOVE OF BETSY

ILL start this little story by asking a question,what is love?
They say there is all kinds of love.
This story is about a new...

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© robert ray  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: barb, love, mystery, nostalgia, wife, heart, night, tree,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
childhood (puzzle poem)


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Categories: barb, childhood, growing up,
Form: Free verse
To What End
I waited
Under the outspread foliage
Of the banana tree, 
With ripening fruits dangling precariously, 
With eyes set on the earth, 
Wishing I understood
This everlasting madness.
To what end would man go,
To what end? 
A mystery it...

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Categories: barb, bereavement, birth, confusion, visionary, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Two Months
Two Months
(Since you've been in Heaven)
By Franklin Price

Dear Lord, today marks two months since my Barbara left this life
Since You, in love and kindness, took away her pain and strife
You waited 'til our daughter Dani,...

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Categories: barb, celebration, death, family, friendship, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Places We lived - First and Last
Places We Lived – First and Last
By Franklin Price

Back in nineteen sixty-nine, Barb became my lovely bride
We bought our first house, from a friend, a grand Magnolia, double wide

The three of us moved in it;...

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Categories: barb, home, love, marriage,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Life With Barbara
My Life With Barbara
A loving summary
By Franklin Price

The year was nineteen sixty-nine, sixty-eight was spent in 'nam
There was no social media, no laptops and no spam.
No cell phones anywhere in sight, man was not yet...

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Categories: barb, death, love, marriage,
Form: Couplet