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Premium Member The Night Before Christmas Eve
The night Before Christmas Eve
By Franklin Price
12/17/2016


Prologue

The Night Before Christmas
A most famous of  poems
Read  to children aloud
By their parents in homes

To children who gather
'Round the brightly lit tree
To hear Santa is coming
Presents for...

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Categories: big, christmas,
Form: Rhyme



TRUMP IN MOTION
TRUMP SMELLS B.O.


TRUMP SMELLS B.O.

BUST UP THE BEAT TO INTRODUCE IT'S TEMPO

GOT ME PLACES TO GO

SILENCE IS GOLDEN GOT BLOOD THAT"S UNFOLDING

SITS IN HIS IVORY TOWER ENGAGED IN THE WALL WHILE HE SITS IN HIS...

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Categories: big, anxiety, art, autumn,
Form: Free verse
The Power of My Pen
I have been trying to find the right words to pen this verse, but since I came to this country my words are suppressed and my voice is oppressed. The wind is blowing furiously, and...

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Categories: big, anti bullying, break up, community, corruption, discrimination,
Form: Narrative
How Time Flies
Intro/read aloud:
You deserve a bro hug and a friendly pat...
That's the spirit - keep going forward 
You're getting back of track...I'll try to encourage you without acting awkward...
I leave your side
Without a word...
I can't help,...

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Categories: big, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Rumors
Rumors
How we arrived at where we are
By Franklin Price
05/03/2020

By now you've heard the rumors
How Covid-19 came to Earth
How it did not come here naturally 
How Wuhan, China gave it birth

Maybe aided by our government
To make...

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Categories: big, america, health, hope, leadership, perspective, recovery from,
Form: Rhyme



Justice is Crying in The Street
Oh my soul what hails you?
Oh my soul what awaits you?
Oh my soul why are you in despair?
Oh my soul I have not deserted you
Oh my soul I have something to share
Oh my soul I...

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Categories: big, anti bullying, conflict, courage, desire, discrimination, education,
Form: Free verse
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: big, memory,
Form: Prose
Sunday Evening Spree
I see people moving, but going nowhere
I see people moving with their hands thrown in the air
I see people moving but they have nothing to share
Bags and pans, old kettle, and old man
The scavenger, the...

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Categories: big, betrayal, community, cute love, education, encouraging, faith,
Form: Narrative
A LIFE TIME HEARTFELT VOW
Here goes my heartfelt vow....     
From day to day....     
I am full of thoughts..     
That are as a result..    ...

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Categories: big, appreciation, dedication, emotions, love,
Form: Romanticism
I Can't Just Change Overnight part 1
(Inspired by my sister, Laura Breidenthal’s poem called “The Dream in His Eyes” and also, inspired by Disturbed’s song “Forsaken”. Special thanks to my sister for such an awesome poem and the writer that wrote...

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Categories: big, angst, dark, deep, depression, desire, loneliness, words,
Form: Free verse
Letters for People part 4
Dear people, 
    (Am i?) Mad it’s a conformist state?
A status that perpetuates people to pair, to compare, to prepare, 
to perfect, before performance, …?
    -sure hard to try...

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© Matt Godek  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: big, america, angst, business, confusion, feelings, poverty,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Epigrams
Epigrams
by Michael R. Burch

To write an epigram, cram.
If you lack wit, scram!
—Michael R. Burch

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Conformists of a feather
flock together.
—Michael R. Burch

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Sex Hex
by Michael R. Burch

Love’s full of cute paradoxes
(and highly acute poxes).

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If every witty thing that’s...

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Categories: big, bible, metaphor, philosophy, poetry, wisdom, words, writing,
Form: Epigram
The Tea Party
"Go on forth young graduates,

And show us who you are

You're now our future leaders

We know you will go far"

And so commencement ended

Pictures done and people changed

Now, off to private parties

All orderly pre-arranged

But four young girls...

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Categories: big, america, future, graduate, graduation, life, sad, society,
Form: Epic
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: big, fantasy, imagery, joy, life, love, magic, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
My Dad Went To The Moon
I remember everything that happened that night.
It was vague, 
But the sounds of talking furries on the TV is still definite.  
We were together,
United as one merry family.
But everything changed that night.
I still remember...

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Categories: big, 10th grade, child abuse, childhood, dad, family,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Battle Hymn of COVID19
I cannot let this obsession with Coronavirus (COVID19) go
It is apparent, from the number of deaths projected, to be in the hundreds of thousands, that many Americans still are not heeding the warnings. I hope...

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Categories: big, america, death, health, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cleansings
Cleansings
by Michael R. Burch

Walk here among the walking specters. Learn
inhuman patience. Flesh can only cleave
to bone this tightly if their hearts believe
that God is good, and never mind the Urn.

A lentil and a bean might...

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Categories: big, holocaust, prison, race, racism, violence, world war
Form: Verse
Premium Member Rejection Slips 3
Rejection Slips 3

Lozenge
by Michael R. Burch

When I was closest to love, it did not seem
real at all, but a thing of such tenuous sweetness
it might dissolve in my mouth
like a lozenge of sugar.

When I held...

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Categories: big, death, desire, family, heart, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
The Bartender
Twenty two years had passed  by

She blinked, and a lifetime had passed

She started this job as a lark

She never thought it would last

Two husbands and rehab were part of this bar

The husbands...her clients all...

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Categories: big, america, community, family, heart, society, strength, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Solo Performance
It had been a hellish week.

On Monday
my lonely and tired AfricanAmerican husband
told me, as gently as possible,
that what I had hoped was a temporary separation
is to be extended into perpetuity.

This separation had been scheduled to...

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Categories: big, age, earth, family, health, integrity, nature, spiritual,
Form: Political Verse
The Storm Is In The Calm
The angles are in the storm
Just before  the break of dawn
Sending a message to everyone
Telling them to remain calm
The angels are singing out loud
They want to break the treacherous cloud
 and relinquish that awful...

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Categories: big, abuse, america, angel, anger, betrayal, community, england,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Dear Republicans for God and Country
Thanks for your letter
asking for a free Taoist consult
on how to bring God talk
and experience
back into our Big Agri-MilitantIndustrialized Busyness Schools
and possibly our extended family lives,
on into our inside Holy of Holies,
our Climates of Polyphonic...

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Categories: big, caregiving, education, happiness, health, integrity, leadership, parents,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Various Heresies 2
Various Heresies 2

You
by Michael R. Burch

For thirty years You have not spoken to me;
I heard the dull hollow echo of silence
as though strange communion between us.

For thirty years You would not open to me;
You remained...

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Categories: big, atheist, bible, christian, god, jesus, religion, religious,
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: big, allegory, earth, environment, nature, philosophy, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IN THE WILD
IN THE WILD

Early morning, we go for a drive,
An awesome feeling as we arrive,
At our camp gate which, opens 
At 6 o’clock, 
Now we are in the African bush
Which, will unlock,
Moments that we have missed...

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Categories: big, adventure, africa,
Form: Rhyme