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Identity Apples
Identity Apples

iam a fat skeleton, resurrecting 
from the sad memories of dada 
and dark mysteries of aminism 
iam buganda 
i bleed hope 
i drip the honey of fortune 
makerere, think tank of africa 
i dance...

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Categories: africa, analogy, anxiety, assonance, bangla, bereavement,
Form: Didactic

Premium Member MEDICAL MADNESS   My scars from a misdiagnosis are my armor 

Lord, old memories plague me in the darkness 
And as they rear their ugly head 
They only remind me of all that I've lost...

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Categories: abuse, bereavement, betrayal, birth, courage, endurance, faith,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member The Ash Can
The Ash Can  ©

I got the call on Sunday night.  I was traveling on business.  When I looked at the caller ID
 I wondered why my husband’s boss would be calling me....

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Categories: bereavement, introspection, lost love, suicide,
Form: Dramatic monologue
When I Die
When my life has finally left me and my last breath has been shed
And the silver cord is broken and my bodies firmly dead
I shall hover near the body, download the scenes of this past...

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© Vic Pister  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bereavement, christian, death, heaven, inspiration, inspirational, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Retribution
In sandy Egypt lived three men
In ancient days when pharaohs reigned
The kingdom of the pyramids,
Osiris and that Isis’ den,
Whom everyone worships and heeds,
Or at least doing so they feigned,
And those gods too blessed them and...

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Categories: bereavement, sin,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Never Out of Season - A Short Story
     I was wiping the dust off an old snow globe in the upstairs attic, when a mop of honey-blonde hair suddenly appeared through the wooden flooring.

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Categories: august, bereavement, blue, christmas, december, farewell, grief,
Form: Narrative
I hate Mother's Day
Its been over 27 years coming
 this missive or letter,
 maybe poem ? 

I HATE Mother’s day !!
 with a passion ... I've said it ...
 The sheer relief is palpitating
 a load of my...

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Categories: bereavement, forgiveness, love, missing you, mother, mothers
Form: Free verse
Robinson Crusoe
I killed my friend,
I never wanted,
Do not see me cruel,
I did it for love.
We both ran naked
Under this influential shower.
No one uncoupled his lips
Against this faint madness,
We were indebted,
Either had to earn the prize.

It was...

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Categories: bereavement, betrayal,
Form: Imagism
The Captain
He sat all alone, drinking jim beam and coke

Looking out as the waves crashed ashore

He kept to himself, drinking jim beam and coke

As the storm winds would batter the door

He'd only come in when the...

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Categories: america, bereavement, child, dad, grief, loss, ocean,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Eulogy for my Mother
Joyce Letitia Richmond-Solomon (A servant of God and a friend to man)

Every life has its seasons and God has created each individual for a purpose. Blessed and happy are those who discover their purpose and...

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Categories: bereavement, death, eulogy,
Form: Free verse
That's Chuck, He's my Friend
What's that in your hand?. Let me see.. He said.
It's a picture; that`s Chuck; he is my friend... I said.
You pick your friends kinda young, don't you?... He said.
No, that was a long time ago....

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Categories: bereavement, death, emotions, friend, friendship, gender, how
Form: Epitaph

I sit here now back on my bed
Bandaged and still quite sore
I think back to my Mum and Dad
And all they both endured

My Dad he died of cancer
My Mum of MND
Both were unpleasant ways to...

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Categories: appreciation, bereavement, cancer, courage, health, mum,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Weddng Ceremony of the Dead, Translation of Pierre Emmanuel s Les Noces de la Mort by T Wignesan
The Wedding Ceremony of the Dead, Part One, Translation of Pierre Emmanuel’s Les Noces de la Mort by T. Wignesan

Orgy of stone !
I drank hate in your inferior parts
And bathed during a wild summer our...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bereavement, marriage, religious,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Lament Of My Life
Lament of My Life Contest
Sponsor: Casarah Nance

~My Bereaving Eulogy~ 

Time seemed to pass so much faster than I expected,
All the love, loss, passion and things I have neglected.

How many times have I lost a...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bereavement, blessing, death, eulogy, heaven, life, loss,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Druid 3
Now that Crimson Fire was gone
Fire Eagle needed to gain experience.
For over ten years he travelled the lands
helping people, learning from many other druids.
One day he knew he would be called up on to
take the...

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Categories: bereavement, death, funeral, spiritual,
Form: Epic
OOniversal OO
OOOniversal oo

Frightened tepid antisocial ant was football training avidly but failing to attend a fragrant tailor army. Oh dear. That was sure to be put forward to the sacred sanction ship and the sacred sanction...

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Categories: bereavement, absence, adventure, angst, anti bullying, anxiety, appreciation,
Form: I do not know?
Young and Strong
Young and Strong

She was young, she was strong
Working cleaning all the day long
So much to do, but she carried that load
So concerned about everyone, at Kenmore road.

Then we moved, to Strandfontein we came
A new challenge...

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Categories: bereavement,
Form: ABC
David Death
David Death

David Death was strong but handsome, 
But he suffered from much discrimination, 
Because his beauty was shaded, unlit, 
Which found him called ugly and unfit. 

He understood why this error occurred, 
So always made...

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Categories: bereavement, computer, death, desire, internet, life, nature, self,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Blood Stained on Market Street
There must have been several of these incidents
Occurring in towns and cities all over the country
From month to month and from year to year
But to experience one at such a close range
Was enough to cause...

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Categories: anger, bereavement, city, death, environment, farewell, heart,
Form: Narrative
The Beads
                     The Beads

There once was a boy, who was six years old,
Loving his parents, doing...

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Categories: bereavement, child, health, religious,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member That Was a Human
Allow me to be disgusted at the jest
and your halfway happy surprise at the end result
of the missile timed precisely:

Did he just splatter?

And allow me to feel the brunt of the bruising
upon my saddened heart,...

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Categories: abuse, angst, bereavement, corruption, horror, humanity, war,
Form: Dramatic monologue
My acquaintance with poetry in general and the simplistic literary brilliance of Robert Frost in particular, came at a relatively early age. My mother would ambivalently imply that I was too young to remember, however...

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Categories: bereavement, age, perspective, , cute,
Form: Bio
Premium Member While Waiting For My Return Flight Home
"You in the military?"

I was confused at first and didn't know why the man would ask me such a question. But then I remembered my recent haircut.

"No... is it because I shaved my head, that...

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Categories: bereavement, life, stress, travel,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member South Africa 2019
A country of dreams has burst its rainbow at all ragged seams

In a state of affairs illusion of fusion and widespread delusion

The constitution hallucinates as night settles scores of deceit

Bereavement takes its toll in anger...

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Categories: bereavement, farewell,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Never Told Him That I Loved Him
If memory serves me right it was one year before he died .Before he was killed that I last saw him with my eye.
From kindergarten
 (he was in first grade,  nine months older than...

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Categories: adventure, analogy, anxiety, appreciation, bereavement, i love
Form: Dramatic Verse