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Premium Member The Hotel Caretaker
How unparticular the day had particularly been,

On March the third of two-thousand and eighteen,

For the caretaker at an historic Adirondack Inn,

Had lacked company, and therefore, dopamine.


‘Twas Sunday when all the guests had fled,

From either...

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Categories: burlesque, death, grief, introspection, march, mystery, remember,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Timelines

From thirsting shoots, the timelines grew
to stubborn stems that clasped the strings
of magnetism, space, decay
and gravity. The paths they knew
were constant, straight; they stretched away,
unbreakable yet formless things 
defying turmoil’s beckonings,
each one with its own...

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Categories: burlesque, dark, future, horror, science, science fiction, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 50 Words for Poe: Rasputin

"50 Words for Poe: Rasputin"

The Rat was buried in the Pet Cemetery
His name was Rasputin

She had been fond of him for some time
feeding him morsels 
every now and again
tickling his whiskers occasionally -
until he decided...

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Categories: dark, death of a friend, fantasy, fate,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Maybe Spanish
J'apprends le français en ce moment
parce que j'ai l'intention de voyager à Paris.
Je ne parle pas couramment le français.
J'ai découvert Le Lac il y a quelques années.

Par un mariage
Du côté de ma mère,
nous sommes liés...

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Categories: burlesque, adventure, black love, crazy, french, fun, humor,
Form: Free verse
Mr. Policeman or Officer I maybe...
I serve out here each and every day as I walk my beat, I protect the homes and business of others that never even bother to get to know my name...they see only the name...

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Categories: dedicationday, me, work, time, wife, day, fish,
Form: Burlesque

Premium Member An English Adaptation of Mephistopheles' Song of the Flea from FAUST
There was a king once reigning
Who carried a great, big flea—
And far from him complaining,
The flea filled the king with glee!
For to him that flea was dearer
Than even his only son,
And to make his preference...

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Categories: burlesque, allegory, humorous, irony, political, satire,
Form: Light Verse
For this Turk Turku is a 1-horse
city but he has got to have horse
sense. He will not be as happy as a peacock in Turkey.
Hindi, the Turk word for turkey, is how we'll call this...

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Categories: animal, bird, fish, food, immigration, nonsense, silly,
Form: Burlesque
Tom's Tid Bits (Yet Again!)
How come they call it Labor Day when nobody works?
And why Pool-Table?  Where's the diving board?  the water?
How can you play "Draw-Poker" without paper and pencil?
Do Negroes really have bigger knees?
And Flashlight: A...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: confusion, education, funny, mystery, on writing and
Form: Burlesque
Fifty years of bustin’ ass, I never had a dime,
If I had any balls at all, I’d’ve chose a life of crime;

I never owned a brand new truck, a flat TV or yacht,
I figured I...

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© Luke Irwin  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: funny, life, me, fire, fire, life, me,
Form: Burlesque
Did You Win
 Use it against them. Im still in my, I can see the double dream happening. Everyone is happy because they want u to leave them alone. Yout inner soul is your GPS, but again...

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© greg bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, angel, april, black african american, brother,
Form: Burlesque
Get Off The Cross, We Need The Wood
Scarcely the Dropper-- a roach antennae Felt,

Some Maudling exterminator of nakedly inhuman hands.

Boiled renunciation falling sick With life itself,

For Libido has and Always Will Be…. the most Impersonal of instrument.

Stepping out and through a purple...

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Categories: devotion, girlfriend-boyfriend, life, love, passion, life,
Form: Burlesque
Nemesis Bastards

the heavens had fallen 
woe coiled about the earth
excuse my very own tangent world of merriment
you never know what you're going to dream about
one foot in the past the other on the gas
while his muse...

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Categories: burlesque, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Suburban Spring
Suburban Spring	

	Springtime fills the air, 
			like laughing gas.
		(Or maybe more like whiskey.)
The suburbs are drunk on the nectar of it's dawn.
	Middle-class houses 
			are starting to dance.
		(Or maybe they're just wobbling.)
They vomit whole families onto their...

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Categories: animals, childhood, confusion, daughter, family, father, food,
Form: Burlesque
America the burlesque
Lord have they gone to far given an inch they want the yard            	          ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: burlesque, faithgod, me, world, god, hope, me, sin,
Form: Free verse
The Olympics
Those trademark circular elements of style in vogue every four years
When the crème de la crème of the athleticism 
presents itself on the world stage
Suspending and transcending any present day internecine conflict
Allowing, enabling, and proffering...

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Categories: burlesque, adventure, america, appreciation, body, confidence, motivation, passion,
Form: I do not know?
Hot Dog!!
Ah, the great American food mind!
Nobody else could ever make such a find...
The American "Red Hot", or HotDog..
A national tradition...
Superb in every edition....
But my son and I,
When to the movies we went,
Had a hotdog, and...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, education, food, dog, dog, me, money,
Form: Burlesque
Just A Witty Bitty, From One So Silly
My T.V. just left, said he was
Gonna go out and catch a real movie...
Those on T.V. stations have grown too trite,
My refrigerator told me,
He ain't letting me in no more...
At least till I drop 20...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, angst, mystery, parody, me, me,
Form: Burlesque
A Seasonal Walk
It’s a pleasure to walk out on a Winter’s day,
When the cold air bites, and deep snow’s here to stay!
To hear the wind howling through the bare trees,
Perhaps hear the sound of a chickadee sneeze!

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Categories: humorous,
Form: Burlesque
Hurt love

I told the moon my story last night... I never knew love could hurt like a heart attack.

If ever you could kiss the moon and romance the stars,...

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Categories: abuse, africa, art,
Form: Burlesque
Idiot Lights
The trouble with idiot lights,
You see, it’s a problem
That goes, perhaps,
Farther than me.

There's abundant ignorance
That floats in the bog
In a kingdom where machines
Can measure breath’s grog.

More than vast numbers
Aggregating in crime,
There's a feeling that
What is...

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Categories: angst, computer-internet, confusion, education, funny, inspirational, me,
Form: Burlesque
Crop Circles On My Head
I awoke a bit firghtened
My senses were heightened
I had heard a soft whirring sound,
As my eyes opened,
I thought I saw three silvery Quarters
Fly out of my bedroom door...

My head felt stung,
My mind seemed full of...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, fantasy, mystery, science fiction, me, pain,
Form: Burlesque
The Mighty Master Macho Man Tom...and the lil' mouse
I'm lean, I'm mean, I'm tough as nails
Nothing could frighten me
I'm ready to defend my turf
as you can plainly see
Ju-Jitsu man, master of knife and sword,
Can shoot an eye out at a mile...
No fool would...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, animals, funny, life, war, me, may,
Form: Burlesque
Conspiracy and evil Surmising

I am a Victim, 
Lured by mascara, and by a pretext piety 
Induced through lust by immoral vermin 

I am a Victim 
Blindfold through cunnings to fest on a plowed field, 
“Whore scammed”, trapped in...

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Categories: abuse, death, depression, divorce, emotions, father, introspection,
Form: Burlesque
No Tell No 'Mo

Pick up the plaid skirt curly,
ride to the rave party on the down low
Sneak out the lame pimple place early,
take the cutie to the Hush Hush ‘Mo ‘Mo
Trying to act playa Romeo ... like he...

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Categories: humorous, imagery, truth, wisdom,
Form: Burlesque
Ten Thousand Torturously Terrible Tom's Tidbits (two)
12)Coddle- Two fish enrapt in love.

13)Mustard- A diarrhea victim who can wait no longer.

14)Jam Session- A gathering of sweet-toothed weirdos with various jams and 

15)Coffee Table- An occasional table made of stale and hard coffee...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: funny, imagination, on writing and words, parody,
Form: Burlesque