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Below the Horizon - Shallow Shame
Agony be to society's demise
Labels are for fools, not for the wise
Play the familiar tune of in-unison serenity 
Fatality won't come any time soon, thankfully...

Homeless people were on the news not to long ago...I weep...

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Categories: brilliantly, cute, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Free verse



Poems about Poems VI
Poems about Poems VI

The Board
by Michael R. Burch

Accessible rhyme is never good.
The penalty is understood?
soft titters from dark board rooms where
the businessmen paste on their hair
and, Walter Mitties, woo the Muse
with reprimands of Dr. Seuss.

The...

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Categories: brilliantly, extended metaphor, heaven, muse, passion, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Ono no Komachi translation: Autumn
Watching wan moonlight
illuminate tree limbs,
my heart also brims,
overflowing with autumn.
—Ono no Komachi, loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

As I slept in isolation
my desired beloved appeared to me; 
therefore, dreams have become my reality
and consolation. 
—Ono...

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Categories: brilliantly, age, autumn, death, depression, desire, heartbreak, women,
Form: Tanka
Ono no Komachi translations
As I slept in isolation
my desired beloved appeared to me; 
therefore, dreams have become my reality
and consolation. 
—Ono no Komachi, translation by Michael R. Burch

Submit to you—is that what you advise? 
The way the ripples...

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Categories: brilliantly, desire, life, longing, love, nature, woman, women,
Form: Tanka
Free Verse III
Salve
by Michael R. Burch

for the victims and survivors of 9-11

The world is unsalvageable ...
but as we lie here
in bed
stricken to the heart by love
despite war’s
flickering images,

sometimes we still touch,

laughing, amazed,
that our flesh
does not despair
of love
as...

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Categories: brilliantly, body, desire, kiss, love, together, war, world,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's 28th Legal: Letter Jan 2, 1966 by T Wignesan
Eric Mottram on the American literary and cultural scene during 1965-66 while he was the recipient of the American Learned Societies’ award for a year. (begun in the last post and to be continued)

January 2,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: brilliantly, america, art, creation, culture, music, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member War of WorldViews
YangLeft: Those still capable of right thinking,
as our more civil
humane reflections
on bilateral political
and economic investment inflection,
sometimes cooperative
and democratically co-invested,
but usually just BusinessAsUsual
life remains a win/lose infested 
compromising 
ZeroSum political disempowering game 
deflection.

YintegrityRight: Sweety,
thanks for honorable...

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Categories: brilliantly, analogy, caregiving, earth, health, integrity, mental illness,
Form: Political Verse
Chapter 1: Betrayal Stinks - a Poetic Journey
Give me a pleasant, 
Elevating and 
Elegant embrace
Times like these are Grim 

Believe in Him
Don’t give up on them –
The people you hang out with
So much fun, I can clearly see actually, 
Time and time...

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Categories: brilliantly, angst, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Voting With Our Feet
It seemed to me,
when I was eight,
U.S. Christian disciples and teachers
had been given so much grace

And had fundamentally boiled it down
to settling for such small subcontinental WhitePatriarchal colonizing gratitude
for God's universally healthy
multicultural EarthTribes.

It was so...

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Categories: brilliantly, community, destiny, earth, happiness, health, integrity, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Hoot-Full Owls
Like the foolish owls
we made enemies with falcons,
now we are doomed forever
to live amongst the ruins.
Rumi 

Are we searching for integrity
of species and clan and race,
synergy of EarthTribe centrism
appreciating our diversity of natural resources,
depreciating our...

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Categories: brilliantly, deep, earth, fear, love, nature, society, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
To Belong is a Harmonious Bravery
 A sense of belonging 
Is amongst your nobility
Peaceably, truly longing
To give praise to You entirely

Take me all the way with your sway of youth
Give me physical poetry, please, beyond the truth
You are more priceless...

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Categories: brilliantly, angst, betrayal, confidence, confusion, emotions, encouraging, endurance,
Form: Rhyme
THE PERSPECTIVE OF ALABASTER SCROOGE
THE PERSPECTIVE OF ALABASTER SCROOGE

In modern English people time, when the world was full of eminent joy, there lived a man of prestige who was totally the opposite of anyone who strives to form the...

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Categories: brilliantly, culture, humanity, i am, identity, image, mentor,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Family Health Assessment
I have watched my youngest son
while nurses give him baths
using diverse models of health optimization 
ranging from PositivEnergy Promotion,
restorative ego-eco
I-Thou therapies,
to lower, not too much NegativEnergy, concerns
for hygienic technology professional management,
anger and fear commercialized insurance...

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Categories: brilliantly, earth, education, health, humor, muse, music, nature,
Form: Political Verse
The Hills of Reverie
Speechless because you’ve gone away
I woke up, so out of breath today
Hold me safely in the blissfulness of yesterday
Can you just forgive me for my negative ray?

Cast me away into the sea of hope
I roam...

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Categories: brilliantly, angst, hope, nostalgia, pain, passion, surreal, truth,
Form: Rhyme
My Sorrowful Soul
“Sometimes, a hug can mend a sorrowful soul like mine” – J W M Earnings
What’s the point of sorrow when I have tomorrow to look forward to?
What’s the big deal with people who just don’t...

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Categories: brilliantly, angst, anxiety, deep, depression, grief, lonely, words,
Form: Free verse
Conflicted or star crossed lovers
Not a day goes by I don't think of you
you have permeated my fortress and walk freely in all its rooms
(examining it's furnishings)
how did I allow you entry without the
usual search scan and seizure ?
I'ts...

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Categories: brilliantly, inspiration, life, love, metaphor, passion, truth, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Reflection Mindset
I I’m constantly rehearsing 
On my versing 
Never sliding or swerving
My Rhymes play
Like a wordsmith
I’m Cleverly disguised as a responsible adult
Remembering to stay humble
And claim my guilt and my fault
The Wisest Man once said what’s...

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© James West  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: brilliantly, bible, black african american, god, growth,
Form: Free verse
Crazy Me
I feel like hurting myself, I’m sorry, Lord
Don’t know why I feel the urge crawl into me
With crooked, malicious, wicked discord
I need scars of soaring, eager sympathy 
To be my shadow beneath me
I love the...

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Categories: brilliantly, angst, crazy, desire, endurance, psychological, strength, stress,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Bucky's Wealth of Information
Universal information,
form emerging from multisystemic diastasis,
is composed of fractal syntax,
primally illustrated by looking at RNA,
then DNA,
binomially re-cognizing bilateral temporal memory
as formative id-entity.

Polynomials are to in-form-ionization
as polycultural outcomes are to universal
organic-unitarian-integral-cooperative
life-systemic
syntax.

Not-Not Polynomial unitarianism,
double-bound nondual integrity,
is both...

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Categories: brilliantly, culture, math, nature, religion, science, seasons, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
The Difference in the Stories We Want to Tell
Ohh I could have sat with my heart 
--elevated with dribbled echoes-- 
ahhhhhh until it yet exhaled the tarnished seams 
capturing only the quiet current lapping
and soaking dirty steel embankment	
along the river’s edge beneath the...

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Categories: brilliantly, death of a friend, music, nostalgia, river,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Aura of Time: The Depressed Thumb Toe Though
***Do me a favor, readers...also, read the second part of this lyric. If you don't, I'll be disappointed...I worked hard on this song. I wrote this all night...took me from 11 PM to 2:30 AM...

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Categories: brilliantly, angst, deep, depression, desire, emotions, encouraging, freedom,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member How the East was Lost
The title,
How the West Came to Rule,
disturbs me enough to continue reading,
like wanting to escape a nightmare
but too fear frozen with why it could never truly end well
to stop dreaming.
In this case,
is to stop reading.

I'm...

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Categories: brilliantly, creation, culture, earth, history, humor, political, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Glorious Day



            Goodness filling up souls, and pouring back out
            Love, filling cups that...

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Categories: brilliantly, christian,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member More Song and Dance Please
What to gladly sing
about our global economic politics
and socially inept monoculturing predation?
divinely self-righteous 
missionary terrorist zeal
also known as religious
colonization.

Such global
and national
and local PatriarchalCapitalist
RightWing unhealthy issues

Seem to have started
sometime after we stopped
singing and dancing 
together

And before...

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Categories: brilliantly, christian, christmas, desire, health, integrity, muse, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Crystal Eyes
Sitting on a stack of old portraits
Feeling like an ill fated king, destined to be dethroned
Lonely and long since forgotten
At least that’s the narrative my mind conjures up
Whether it breathes truth, as always
A matter of...

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Categories: brilliantly, crush, i miss you,
Form: Free verse