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An Uppercut I Remember
Dad hit me only once, an upper cut to the solar plexus. It nearly lifted me off my feet. I was 17 then and already fairly tall, 6’1.” He was 48 and of medium height,...

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Categories: father son,
Form: Blank verse

I used to dream of a dark hall. Dim. Empty with thick cheap navy curtains. 
The breeze. It felt hot and old. It shivered in the curtains that lined the walls on both sides.
The breeze....

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Categories: anxiety, depression, emo, suicide,
Form: Blank verse
Be Embarrased By Arms
Be Embarrased by Arms

The right of a person to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed upon when in a
well-regulated militia necessary for the security of a free state. In other words, if 

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: encouraging,
Form: Blank verse
Marat and Charlotte
(A somnambulistic drama in four acts)


Jean-Paul Marat; 
Charles Barbarou;
Charlotte Corday;
1st Philosopher;
2nd Philosopher;
The Commentator’s Voice.

Act 1. A tavern. Two philosopher sit at the table; 
Marat sits at the other, some distance away.

1st Philosopher 

…or even worse:...

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Categories: death, life, love,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Driving Alone Through the Sand Hills of Nebraska
My love is light (a fairy kiss?)          
               Like the pressure of...

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Categories: lost love,
Form: Blank verse

Premium Member But Just Where Is God
(Musings of a poet with huge doubts and a fragile faith)

Introduction: Is God A Joke Or Human Vanity?

When close friends die and other’s thoughts are suicidal,
When mankind’s soup du jour is loneliness with anguish	
When mental...

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Categories: god, mental illness, perspective, , atheist,
Form: Blank verse
Starlight and Moonlight Ii
Starlight and Moonlight II

These are poems about starlight and moonlight, moons and stars, dreams and visions, illuminations and intimations …

Deliver Us...
by Michael R. Burch 

for my mother, Christine Ena Burch

The night is dark and scary—

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Categories: blank verse, dream, love, moon, night, sky, star, stars,
Form: Rhyme
Surely Wood
S                     D             ...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: encouraging,
Form: Blank verse
Marat and Charlotte 3
Act 3. A dark, empty stage.

(standing up)

My eyes went blank. That's how it goes when
you have been doubly knocked flat on your back
in half an hour. He went, he went,
he went, he went, he went,...

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Categories: death, love,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Twisting Tale of An Avian Apparition
"The discrepancies are many, the dalliances are few,
both pitched against one dynamic, lifelong achievement"

Poking through the woods of the Mill Grove Audubon Estate,
suddenly came upon an ivy-covered studio shed
tucked away amongst foliage near Perkiomen Creek,

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, appreciation, art, bird, books, dream, history,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Troll
‘An interesting guy I think,’
People might say on meeting you for the first time,
Oh yes, I’ve come to know you too well.
Thank God for the Internet,
Although there are bodies in your wake,
And stench follows you...

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Categories: evil,
Form: Blank verse
Marat and Charlotte 2
Act 2. A dark, empty stage.

(standing up)

It's all a blur. It’s all a little dizzy. 
I just have dreamed a scary dream as if 
two vagabond philosophers robbed me
and killed. I must admit it's a...

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Categories: death, love,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member A New Mythology
There is a new mythology emerging, 
Howling from the hind end of the pack, 
Scorching the composted leavings 
Of established orthodoxy as a pillar of flame 
Showing the way for true rock & rollers. 

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Categories: allegory, mythology,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Essay: Darwin's Theory - Science Or Fairy Tale
Not to let the air out of anyone's tire but it's really not fair to compare religious 
writings to modern science. Scientific theories for one thing are models of 
reality (for example)   ...

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Categories: appreciation, universe,
Form: Blank verse
Intertwined in everything and nothing. Apart forever and never apart. Always reaching, never meeting. Intertwined in nothing and everything. 

I twist and turn rising higher. 
I’m forced into destruction and anger. 
I want to dance...

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© Ella Novie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 10th grade, day, earth, nature,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member God's Kind of Poetry
The finite contemplating the infinite
The stardust male and female still flush with light
From exploding stars, seeding new possibilities, our true progenitors.
So that even God Himself must take note of our passing (in its season),
Such elemental...

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Categories: god, poetry, universe,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Only Sovereign God
"In The Holy Bible""Jehovah" and Lord references who "The Only Sovereign God is by name. Lord God Almighty is very clear and plain to understand no matter what "Holy Book any body reads from! The...

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Categories: 12th grade, 1st grade, 8th grade, america,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Grandmas Portrait
There was a noble sadness hiding in her eyes.
She wears a smile, though elements of insecurities
Trembled in its corners...
Dignity and suffering, combating
for the control of her expression.
Hiding the battle scars of her life; 
Intending to...

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Categories: appreciation, eulogy, grandmother, inspiration,
Form: Blank verse
Me and My Rambling
Isn't this what the Bible predicted? A false God and chaos

and plagues and bad weather and detriment caused to our 

climate by global warming and pollution. We aren't supposed 

to be messing around with mother...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: happiness, humorous,
Form: Blank verse
Meaningful Screw You's
I'm done with this I've had enough of this/
Slushy trip since Hell Paso son just quit
This empty pursuit
Of letting the past keep livin' through you/
Go ahead and equip the damn truth
It is that simple to...

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Categories: dark, introspection, lonely, music, sorry, life, me,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member My Ring Trilogy - the Poems
You Know Who You Are! 

I know that you probably know who you are...
Abusers who prey on women (or men) .
Your aberrance mostly extends to the weak, 
Your generosity just serves other's pain
And, of course,...

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Categories: hurt, jealousy, recovery from,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Black Body
I.	Imagine a stack
Of razor blades
Bolted together
Polished edges
Forming a blunt mass…
Who would guess the 
Blackness of that face? 
II.	Picture Pandoran box
Harboring atom pulse; 
No less a voyeur
The scientist peering
Through revealing keyhole
Finds an interior
Darker than any light.
III.	Such...

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Categories: science, universe,
Form: Blank verse
Tonight, I do not feel so saved,
I do not feel so good or right,
Tonight, I feel so close to death,
That pains in my heart do not bring me fright,
Tonight, I feel like a lost soul,

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Categories: angst, beauty, bible, gospel,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Yuliya's Father's Cottage Part 1
The ride to the country is uneventful
Except that I feel a little like
A man riding inside a cannon ball.
Yuliya's father Igor drives
I'm also up front (the honored guest)       ...

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Categories: love, integrity, , memorial,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member How Does the Soul Enter Heaven
We pass up from 'Mortal' to 'Immortality' to reach 'Heaven' or we pass down from 'Mortal"to 'Immortality to 'Hell' down below from 'Terrestrial' to 'Celestial in 'The Spirit'either way we are 'Judged' to go'!Will this...

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Categories: 12th grade, 4th grade, addiction, america, anger,
Form: Blank verse