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Premium Member Cymbric Vale
I believed that I was rural … that I lived in country style,
where the city was close handy … that big distance was a mile.
Trains and buses ferried daily; a freeway ran close by …

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Categories: cattle, holiday,
Form: Rhyme

Epigrams V

Autumn Conundrum
by Michael R. Burch

It’s not that every leaf must finally fall,
it’s just that we can never catch them all.

Piercing the Shell
by Michael R. Burch

If we strip away all the accouterments of war,
perhaps we'll discover...

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Categories: cattle, giggle, humor, humorous, irony, literature, word play,
Form: Epigram
Sonnets LXI-LXX
Sonnets LXI-LXX

by Michael R. Burch

All that’s left of Ireland is her hair?
bright carrot?and her milkmaid-pallid skin,

her brilliant air of cavalier despair,
her train of children?some conceived in sin,

the others to avoid it. For nowhere
is evidence of...

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Categories: cattle, heart, night, spiritual, wife, words, write, writing,
Form: Sonnet
as Time walked by
These are early poems of mine, written as a high school student in the 10th grade. 

as Time walked by
by Michael R. Burch

yesterday i dreamed of us again,
the air, like honey,
trickled through cushioning grasses,
softly flowing,...

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Categories: cattle, 10th grade, boy, child, childhood, first love,
Form: Free verse
Medieval Poems V
Medieval Poem V

A Proverb from Winfred's Time
anonymous Old English poem, circa 757-786
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

The procrastinator puts off purpose,
never initiates anything marvelous,
never succeeds, and dies alone.

The late-deed-doer delays glory-striving,
never indulges daring dreams,
never succeeds,...

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Categories: cattle, earth, england, love, middle school, poems, poets,
Form: Rhyme

Winter Awakens My Care
Winter Awakens My Care
anonymous Middle English poem, circa 1300
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Winter awakens all my care
as leafless trees grow bare.
For now my sighs are fraught
whenever it enters my thought:
regarding this world's joy,
how everything...

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Categories: cattle, angst, england, joy, sorrow, tree, weather, winter,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Growing Up, La - Part 2
- - Chapter 2: Adult Responsibility (With Some Breaks) - -     

By ten years old, no weekends off, 
Or Saturday cartoons, 
Although I did have cash to spend, 
I felt my...

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Categories: cattle, life, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Celena, Brave Celena- Part 1
From Judges 11.
Pronunciation: Seh-LAY-nah

His brothers cast the young man out, the child of an harlot;
He fled away to distant Tob before they found an outlet
For anger, more than what they'd done, to fully disinherit
And drive...

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Categories: cattle, assonance, bible, christian, dance, goodbye,
Form: Narrative
I got up this morning in a good mood 
searching for solitude in the distant skies
And watching the clouds rolling by
I stopped and listened to the sounds around me
While contemplating my sacred destiny
Barking dogs and...

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Categories: cattle, appreciation, confidence, future, happy, loneliness, love, places,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member On My Mother Passing


i wanted to keep my mother physically with me
but it would be like trying to hold the sun
like in life she still shines brighter than any star
is as gentle as the finest...

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Categories: cattle, cheer up, mother, mother son,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member What Kind of People Are We
What Kind of People Are We

In a Shakespearean sense of tragedy and doubt the well-used
“To Be or Not To Be” from Hamlet is not the question I shall
discuss in this narrative. Rather, I shall consider...

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Categories: cattle, conflict, fear, humanity, immigration, international, poverty, war,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Dusty Ryder - BOTH Audio and Text
What I’m going to tell you now might make you think I’m loco. I hope that you’ll believe me, but I don’t care if you do.
You asked me what - in all my life’s -...

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Categories: cattle, mystery,
Form: Narrative

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Categories: cattle, change,
Form: Free verse
Pen Errand
I know that even when others deceive me, you can't decieve me with your blossoming ink of truth.
Go tell them what has happened to our budget,
Tell them that our budget is missing in a broad...

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Categories: cattle, art, universe,
Form: Epigram
The Spirits Of Culloden
The Spirits of Culloden. 
This is like a pilgrimage, a try tae come every year,
Gather at the cairn, meet old friends, wipe away a tear.
Standin on that moor, that once with blood was sodden,
Paying respects...

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Categories: cattle, anniversary, death, dedication, memorial day, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Harvest Quartet of Subtle Harmonics
Spring's Excitement
There are rhythms of Nature that no one controls
that farms use to advantage! Time's fishermen sailed
both with tides and fair breezes offshore in their boats
at each dawn and dusk's onshore brought home each day's...

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Categories: cattle, farm, love, science, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Last Plague - The Sonnet Style

~ Sonnet: The Last Plague ~
(New English Sonnet)

And the Lord said to Moses that day 
That He'd bring onto Egypt one more plague 
After this Pharaoh will let go, open cage 
He'll drive you out...

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Categories: cattle, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
The Rhyming Poem - Part I
The Rhymed Poem aka The Rhyming Poem and The Riming Poem
Old English Poem (i.e., Anglo-Saxon Poem) from the Exeter Book, ca. 990 AD
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

He who granted me life created this sun

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Categories: cattle, england, literature, poems, poetry, poets, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
The Rhyming Poem - Part II
The Rhymed Poem aka The Rhyming Poem and The Riming Poem - Part II
anonymous Old English Poem from the Exeter Book, circa 990 AD
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

He who granted me life created this...

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Categories: cattle, england, literature, poems, poetry, poets, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Thomas Chatterton translation: Excellent Ballad of Charity
An Excelente Balade of Charitie (“An Excellent Ballad of Charity”)
by Thomas Chatterton, age 17
modernization/translation by Michael R. Burch

As wroten bie the goode Prieste
Thomas Rowley 1464

In Virgynë the swelt'ring sun grew keen,
Then hot upon the meadows...

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Categories: cattle, allegory, christian, england, faith, prayer, religion, romantic,
Form: Ballad
He Was Their
Obey The Cross That Jesus Suffered Although It Will Cost All You Claim As Yours !
Each of us must learn to take a part in the dance be part of Christ's vine by his design

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Categories: cattle, anxiety, art,
Form: Free verse
The Last Train, Part I
On the canvas of a cold, grey, winter sky,
In large black letters above the Iron Gate,
Read the message: "Arbeit Macht Frei".
A shrewdly sinister, propagandist lie,
Designed to deceive all of our eventual fate.
This was the very...

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Categories: cattle, allegory, allusion, analogy, holocaust, horror, loss, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Doppler Radar Killed Our Classic Car - 2nd HALF as text plus FULL Audio
Here's the deal, folks...
   This is, as indicated, the 2nd HALF of this fairly lengthy poem. Due to Poetry Soup's file-size limitations, this piece had to be posted in 2 parts. 

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Categories: cattle, car,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Pheonix: Bleeding Hearts and Blue Violets
"PHOENIX: Bleeding Hearts and Blue Violets”


Broken Hearts bleeding red
You lie in white sheets
Turning in the crisp clean pages muddy with
Black Dogs barking in your head
They run all night chasing your tail
You twist and turn...

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Categories: cattle, children, daughter, faith, family, imagery, love, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Ringer And The Cleanskin
The True Story

A Poem of the time, when as a 16 year old young fellow, and fresh from Blighty I spent 7 years as a Ringer in North Queensland, Australia. A Ringer is the Queensland...

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Categories: cattle, nature,
Form: Ballad