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Family Poems
Family Poems

Mother's Smile
by Michael R. Burch

There never was a fonder smile
than mother's smile, no softer touch
than mother's touch. So sleep awhile
and know she loves you more than "much."

So more than "much, " much more than...

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Categories: career, child, childhood, family, father, father son, mother,
Form: Rhyme



Poems About Children
Poems about Children


The Desk
by Michael R. Burch

for Jeremy

There is a child I used to know
who sat, perhaps, at this same desk
where you sit now, and made a mess
of things sometimes.I wonder how
he learned at all...

He...

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Categories: career, boy, child, childhood, children, daughter, family, son,
Form: Rhyme
Poems About Fathers and Grandfathers Iii
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers III




Success
by Michael R. Burch

for Jeremy

We need our children to keep us humble
between toast and marmalade;

there is no time for a ticker-tape parade
before bed, no award, no bright statuette

to be delivered...

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Categories: career, family, father, father daughter, father son, fathers
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Earthy Empathy
You've heard that self-unfulfilling prophecy?
"I love humanity--
it's just people I can't stand."

I love healthy humanity--
it's just uppity and/or snooty people I can't stand

I love cooperative humanity--
it's just overly-competitive individuals I can't stand.

Not so distant from,
I...

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Categories: career, caregiving, gospel, health, humor, integrity, peace, political,
Form: Political Verse
Radiance, For Dylan Thomas
Radiance
by Michael R. Burch

for Dylan Thomas

The poet delves earth’s detritus—hard toil—
for raw-edged nouns, barbed verbs, vowels’ lush bouquet;
each syllable his pen excretes—dense soil,
dark images impacted, rooted clay.

The poet sees the sea but feels its meaning—
the...

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Categories: career, earth, light, love, poems, poetry, poets, words,
Form: Sonnet



Enough
Enough!
by Michael R. Burch

It’s not that I don’t want to die;
I shall be glad to go.
Enough of diabetes pie,
and eating sickly crow!
Enough of win and place and show.
Enough of endless woe!

Enough of suffering and vice!
I’ve...

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Categories: career, body, cancer, death, health, irony, mental illness,
Form: Light Verse
Poems About Dylan Thomas
These are poems about Dylan Thomas, as well as poems "for" and "after" Dylan Thomas. Dylan Thomas was one of my favorite poets from my early teens and has remained so over the years. I...

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Categories: career, poems, poetry, poets, romantic, words, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Journey
Once upon a weedy lawn
At Cedar Oaks Retirement Home
There sat my mother, weak and old
On an afghan knit to block the cold.

It was summer, but in mom's grey eyes
Was winter, when all around us dies.
I...

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Categories: career, appreciation, child, daughter, devotion, family, forgiveness, mom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Paul and Sarah - Part Two
Conditions were harsh out in Kansas,
For the children and Sarah and Paul.
Neighbors and friends packed up and were gone;
Headed west they could hear fortune's call.
Never sure year to year of the harvest,
So their talents were...

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Categories: career, adventure, america, love,
Form: Rhyme
Myth, After Dylan Thomas
Myth, after Dylan Thomas
by Michael R. Burch

Here the recalcitrant wind
sighs with grievance and remorse
over fields of wayward gorse
and thistle-throttled lanes.

And she is the myth of the scythed wheat
hewn and sighing, complete,
waiting, lain in a low...

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Categories: career, autumn, faith, grief, life, myth, october, september,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Heres Why My Cv Needs Work
NAME: Phil Latio.

QUALIFICATIONS: LLB (Law) PhD (Medicine) & FSC (Federation Starfleet    
                    ...

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Categories: career, humorous,
Form: List
Premium Member Translation With Commentary of a Wild West Classic: Summer Wine By T Wignesan
Translation with commentary of an archetypal Wild West Classic : " Summer Wine "

(I'd wage my bottom diamond dime future generations will re-discover and treasure this true American classic like only a few others of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: career, america, angel, betrayal, england, myth, romance, song,
Form: Ballad
World War Ii Poems and Holocaust Poems - Iv - Primo Levi
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - IV - Primo Levi

Shema
by Primo Levi
translation by Michael R. Burch

You who live secure
in your comfortable houses, 
who return each evening to find
warm food, 
welcoming faces...

consider whether this...

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Categories: career, evil, holocaust, race, racism, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
Premium Member His Love Is Divine - the Bell Style
~His Love Is Divine~
 ( The Bell )


 Lord
 Can really save
 His  Love is divine
 With Lord nothing to fear
 Life can be so hard
 But with him soul safe
 With Lord we...

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Categories: career, christian, faith, hope, love,
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: career, america, art, creation, culture, music, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Saul Grills Marilyn At a Seedy New Orleans Jazz Dive
Saul’s twinkling eyes took it all in – the platinum hair framing a first-class face, the silvery sheath dress wrapped around a figure that was out of sight, but in plain view. She was definitely...

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Categories: career, humor, murder, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Parallel Earth
It was the weekend, and I was sleeping late that day,
Alone with the morning, while savoring marvels of May.

As I drowsed luxuriantly, at the outskirts of dreams,
I heard a strange sound, while soaking in gay...

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Categories: career, adventure, earth, fantasy, love, nature, peace, world,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Charming Patterns
When still young,                                ...

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Categories: career, christian, marriage,
Form: Free verse
I Could Not Do It Before
I Could Not Do It Before
By Dr.  Tina Medina

I could not do it before
I dare not shut the door
My heart yearned for something more
I loved you to the core
Even though I did not keep...

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Categories: career, adventure, betrayal, conflict, inspirational, integrity, motivation, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On Noms-De-Plume
Justin Von Depathos strode across the ballroom floor 
To sit with Carlton Vishizwa and Charlotte Genivieve, 
While I watched, in silent fascination, from the door,
The “major players” waltzing ‘round the room that Friday eve.

Thurston Beaumont...

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Categories: career, funny, humor, poetry, writing,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Unforgettable Places - Acts
I have so many places/acts dear to my heart
I’m just dying to share some with you
Not to boast, I but honor them, all played a part,
I'm sure helped to bring me in your view!

Tell me...

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Categories: career, appreciation, blessing, family, life, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member What's Love Got To Do With It
I started out life as Anna Mae Bullock,                           ...

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Categories: career, child, cry, hurt, music, song, woman, world,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Inspirational Blessings and Greetings For the New Year
Greetings to each of you my dearly beloved brothers and sisters. Please read these seventeen blessings rendered for you in God's grace:

I. May God’s love for the new year grant you joy and inspiration overcoming...

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Categories: career, bible, blessing, devotion, inspirational, jesus, love, wisdom,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member Is There An Exclusive All-In-One Principle
‘ In general, quantum mechanics does not predict a single definite result for an observation. Instead, it predicts a number of  different possible outcomes and tells us how likely each of these is. ‘

...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: career, philosophy, death, art, dark, art, dark, death,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member The Sooner Recruit
Fifty years, boy and man, I’ve been a Sooners fan;
And watched thousands of recruits try to make my Sooners Team.
Often, I’ve enviously wondered what it must be like
To be a touted Sooners recruit, living out...

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Categories: career, celebrity, character, childhood, courage, dedication, desire, dream,
Form: Rhyme