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Premium Member SPIRITUAL MAHJONG Your move Lord
Spiritual Mahjong
Your Move Lord

Is there a God?
A benevolent entity.
An eternal presence presiding over me.
A creator, watching and observing.
All knowing.
Is my end determined and conclusive before it begins, before I begin?
If so, then to what purpose...

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Categories: box, bible, christian, death, i am, perspective, religion,
Form: Free verse

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: box, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Pandemic-Climate Recovery Teams
In Colchester, CT,
and possibly in your town too,
we have a LongTerm ReCoVery Committee
looking at 20/20 prevision
for post-pandemic climate health revisions
for wealthy local and global EarthJustice.

So, what have I noticed
that might be economically
and ecologically win/win useful?


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Categories: box, community, earth, health, integrity, peace, political, power,
Form: Political Verse
Whats Behind The Curtain
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: box, anxiety, dark, dream, imagery, symbolism,
Form: Free 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: box, anxiety, depression, emo, suicide,
Form: Blank verse

Limericks VI - Religion
Limericks VI - Religion

Pell-Mell for Hell Mel
by Michael R. Burch

There once was a Baptist named Mel
who condemned all non-Christians to hell.
When he stood before God
he felt like a clod
to discover His Love couldn’t fail!

Why I...

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Categories: box, christian, humor, humorous, light, nonsense, religion, religious,
Form: Limerick
Turkish Poetry Translations II
Turkish Poetry Translations II

Çanakkale Sehitlerine
"For the Çanakkale Martyrs"
by Mehmet Akif Ersoy
loose English translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Was there ever anything like the Bosphorus war??
The earth’s mightiest armies pressing Marmara,
Forcing entry between her mountain passes
To a...

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Categories: box, autumn, god, love, sea, time, war, world,
Form: Free verse
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love life it was a massive blow

To the hospital fled poor...

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Categories: box, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Bergfried
I.	  The Settlement

          Hickory bark bluffs
          at the blend of two 

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Categories: box, adventure, allusion, metaphor, myth, native american, remember,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Please Consider Those Who - Not By Choice - Are Living Alone - 2nd THIRD
This is the 2nd THIRD of my 3-part poem - see Mark Stellinga on Poetry Soup for the other 2 THIRDS - couldn't be helped.

“What about neighbors,” I carefully pried...“do any of them check on...

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Categories: box, love, relationship,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Sins of Supreme Suppression
Not to play any blame game,
in this our new co-evolutionary capacity
for LeftBrained Language Enculturation
long become YangDominant associated
with 'civilization',
co-arising anthro-centrism,
including Earth's newer history
of revolution by Empirical Elitism.

Processes of empirical empire supremacy,
kill or be killed,
became not really...

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Categories: box, earth, health, language, math, religion, science, sin,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Story of My Life
I want to tell you the story of my life.  I was born in a barn at dawn.  There
were eight of us but I was the only one with spots.  I was...

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Categories: box, cat, life,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Come To The Lord - Christinas Trinity Style

~ Come  To  The  Lord ~ 
( Christina's  Trinity ) 


Come to the Lord, He's Mighty, Good
Find Him always in all mood
With Him you'll be strong
With Him you'll belong
Today, all life...

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Categories: box, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beary Tales Episodes 15-24, More Poet's Notes
Note to Readers of Previous Versions:
There are so many new vignettes scattered throughout the poem that I hope you will reread the whole thing! There are many new GEMS, improvements to previous verses and improved...

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Categories: box, adventure, beauty, friendship, innocence, love, mentor,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Sophisticated Lady - Small Town Girl - BOTH Audio and Text versions
“Sophisticated lady” gropes the table at her bedside, blindly taking random swipes to kill the morning scream 
That shatters little privacies she shares with no one else, and steals, with full impunity, her one recurring...

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Categories: box, sorrow,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member No Recanting
May we be 'so graced' as to relinquish any faith,                         ...

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Categories: box, christian, forgiveness, god, political, pride,
Form: 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: box, abuse, growing up,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Essay: A Better Kind of Poetry Contest on PoemHunter


OK FOLKS! Please choose your favorite poem from those entered here and remember too to give your reasons for your choice....

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Categories: box, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Backhand


You have turned me
inside out, cut open
like a tennis ball
I used to beat backhand
along with the racket
hard against the garage wall

To make sense of it all
as a child, the grief stolen
all too swiftly and replaced...

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Categories: box, child abuse, mother daughter, strength,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Remember When
Remember when you were very young,                             ...

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Categories: box, fun, games, life, love, remember, today, youth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Operation Money Jump
Thanksgiving, 1971,
a parachute pilgrim approaches Northwest Flight 305
as Dan Cooper, anonymous businessman,  anarchist airborne, 
black suit, black sunglasses, a black tie
and a black briefcase broaching black motives,
Portland to Seattle, prison or criminal pantheon, 

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Categories: box, america, history, mystery,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Animal 'Quackers' - Comments and Response from PoemHunter
** ORIGINAL MESSAGE ******************** 
Lora Colon –

Okay, Long Tooth. You have some explaining to do. Really. I'm not sure what you are trying to say in this poem.

I 'sort of' get the...

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Categories: box, appreciation, engagement, humor,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Ol' Babe - BOTH Audio and Text versions - w-Illustration
Hey…did I ever tell you ‘bout the greatest baseball game,
Or should I say…the one that gave “Ol' Babe” his famous name?

Like several other great ones, there were many hits that day, 
And if it hadn't...

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Categories: box, baseball,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Tiny Town Events - 2nd HALF -- text with illustration
THIS IS THE SECOND 1/2 of my "Tiny Town Events" piece, posted separately, (one half at a time), due to Poetry Soup's poem maximum-length requirement.
To enjoy the entire story, you'll need to first go to...

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Categories: box, love,
Form: Narrative
Wall Street

Set upon the new world stage within the burning fires of hell. Silently posed factions of the elite, suppress the true inherit of Mother Earth. The meek children bending...

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Categories: box, political, slam, social, war, war, world, lost,
Form: Epic