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Sweet Rose of Virtue: William Dunbar Translation
Sweet Rose of Virtue
by William Dunbar (c. 1460-1530)
loose translation/modernization/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

after William Dunbar

Sweet rose of virtue and of gentleness,
delightful lily of youthful wantonness,
richest in bounty and in beauty clear
and in every virtue that...

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Categories: carpe diem, character, desire, devotion, flower, for her, garden,
Form: Sonnet

A Night On a Wharf
A Night On A Wharf

The couple decide to walk. The boardwalk still lit at this late hour guides them. They walk hand in hand,..whispering softly with small talk...solemn.,. lonely , yet together. The walk is...

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Categories: blessing,
Form: Carpe Diem
Recluse By Dint of Circumstance
Recluse by dint of circumstance

Proud anonymous troglodytes 
forerunners of mine
confronted threats less horrific
than forty fifth commander in chief
of United States of America.

He/him (matted hair, ratty, scrawny, 
and tetchy ugly villain)   
scurried into dark...

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Categories: carpe diem, adventure, america, angst, anti bullying, betrayal, character,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member For Old Star-Gazer Master Khayyam - a Name Like Shakespeare's For Some Other Giants - Part One
For old Star-Gazer Master Khayyam – a name like Shakespeare’s for « some » other giants - Part One


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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: carpe diem, philosophy, tribute,
Form: Quatrain
Common Cold
It begins, almost always, with a sneeze, 
Which, in some cultures, 
Invites blessings, 
But, in some others, a curse,
As it’s held to be ominous!
Blessing or curse, soon the frequency
And the decibels increase—
Incredibly, irritatingly, inconveniently, and...

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© Ram R. V.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: carpe diem, funny, irony, philosophy, psychological, , cute,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Boundless
1)The Awakening 

I know when fantasies became boundless,
it was the first time I sat on the pier;
Bellowing aqua swells rolled in endless
the ocean’s melody hung in my ear; 

Suddenly the size of a grain of...

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Categories: carpe diem, earth, emotions, fantasy, sea,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member I Started a Joke
So professional in his lies - So ruthless in his ambition
Feeding lies to the simple folk - convincing in his deception
Telling them they live on toxic farm land - succeeds in striking fear
Cutting ties they...

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Categories: carpe diem, betrayal, corruption, grief, inspirational,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Rodeo and Juliet
On the spur of the moment forecast by eternal script in the stars

The Bard strummed his guitar and sung a ballade from heart’s lute 

Wild horses would not keep him away from her as he...

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Categories: carpe diem, happiness,
Form: Free verse
A Night With Mic
The scent of musty, truly ancient fine books,
Waifs seductively behind the impossible doors, 
As they swing wide, out into L.A.’s balmy air,
I enter, a shiver, over what lies therefore.

There they are, the true Hollywood stars,

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Categories: adventure, anxiety, appreciation, community, happiness, poetry, success,
Form: Carpe Diem
Near Life Experience
A subtle numbness overtakes my senses. I feel a slight heavy weight fall upon me in the gentlest of ways, almost like you’re wearing a fur coat in a meat locker and someone’s pissing on...

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Categories: addiction, adventure, anxiety, dark, earth, growth,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member The Time Traveler - a Visual Art Poem
POTD 6th Sept 2019

When the dawn kisses the dew on all thing that grow
and that first melancholy thought, ponderous and low
questions any relevant notions to how Time flows
shattering dreams and purpose as onward it goes


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Categories: carpe diem, romantic, science fiction,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Another Bon Voyage On Next Leg of Journey
Another bon voyage on next leg of journey...

into the unknown courting lovely lass
crafted four years ago to date 
flying colors while eldest progeny 
an undergraduate 
at storied university did pass.

Even at a young age, she

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Categories: carpe diem, absence, adventure, america, anniversary, books, career, courage,
Form: Free verse
The Road To Life
I can't pin point when it started, where everything went wrong and I got left behind discarded, it might have started back in the day, family in turmoil forever in dismay, we were torn apart,...

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Categories: absence, abuse, addiction, baby, change, childhood, children,
Form: Carpe Diem
French Girls


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Categories: life, paris, places, sexy, , western,
Form: Carpe Diem
The Raging Party
The raging party goes on into the night 
Near the market place 
Where the poor search for a fix
In the royal kingdom of religion 

The girls come and go like birds in the wind
Enjoying the...

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Categories: addiction, angel, lost, sound,
Form: Carpe Diem
Maintaining Marital Covenant Bailiwick Wife Doth Master
which prime mate affectionately called buttock blaster
alimentary explosion ofttimes causes global disaster
upon such gaseous debacle run for your life ever faster!

Yours truly (humorously dry husband)
can definitively attest,
she (thee missus) nixed, ordained,
inured, espoused blessed
discrete frolicsome liaisons...

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Categories: carpe diem, adventure, break up, devotion, forgiveness, grief, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
The Re-Sculpted Garden
Far from the surging crowd,the aesthetic mass ever loved
For,some fascinated to drilling mud,more satiated with coconut ground
Most elated admiring flowering buds,all hailed for herbs, spices,Salmon or squid
But there came the most tyrannous deluge with a...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, beauty,
Form: Carpe Diem
Trouvaille:Oh, These Underrated Realities
Hasta la vista to boredom binges
Wonder lurks on and going out feels different,I appreciate it so much more
Like I notice things and soak in stuff and live in the moment more
I love having a crowd...

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Categories: carpe diem, adventure, imagery, life, literature, social, travel, voyage,
Form: Free verse
Elicit Illicit Lucid Dreams -Contains Nudity-
~JSLambert does not (currently:) use, or encourage hallucinogenic drug use.

    Telepathic psilocybin prescription erasing elastic depression. Competition 
wanes, just when nocturnal emission drains. Lifted poetic wing clipping. This 
party only makes sense...

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Categories: allegory, allusion, appreciation, beauty, blessing, magic, muse,
Form: Carpe Diem
What a Kind World Today
I have friends in low places,
Creative as created in our Creator's image,
No two exactly alike,
But more alike then different,
If one could pull back the curtain, 
Title reads 'kind' when it need read 'hateful',
I'm not a...

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© Jlf Jlf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, america, anxiety, encouraging, introspection, leadership,
Form: Carpe Diem
Driven Into the Wilderness
in the Book of Mark the words are short and concise
it tells quickly of all that Jesus experienced in life
he makes mention of a place that he calls the wilderness
a place where Satan is always...

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Categories: angst, faith, hope, inspirational, introspection, life, uplifting,
Form: Carpe Diem
What Are You Doing Here
What are you doing here? Are you where you're supposed to be? 
What are you doing here? It's not just a question of curiosity
We are not always where we need to be when it comes...

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Categories: blessing, destiny, encouraging, spiritual,
Form: Carpe Diem
Modern Perishing Daughters
Now young ladies arrive at the meeting,
Now wearing clothes that are quite
 exposing bodily parts,
Now the chairman before he can tell them the agenda,
Now he is looking at them astonishing and he makes them sit...

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Categories: beauty, creation, education,
Form: Carpe Diem
Contributing Tothe Story
when I was a child I played on a baseball  team
and my name on my jersey to me was my greatest dream
but as an adult I have now come to realize
that my name on...

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Categories: devotion, faith, inspirational, life, philosophy, uplifting, god,
Form: Carpe Diem
Recluse By Dint of Circumstance
Heretic condemned to burn at stake
reprieve eleventh hour granted clemency
commuted death penalty
criminal sentenced solitary isolation
rat infested dungeon ultimate punishment
doled out after protracted proceedings
courtesy amazing graceful puffed dragon
unwittingly delivered merciful respite.

Cowled ascetic busied himself
exotic gaseous/ liquified...

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Categories: 11th grade, 12th grade, abuse, betrayal, earth,
Form: Carpe Diem