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Justice is Crying in The Street
Oh my soul what hails you?
Oh my soul what awaits you?
Oh my soul why are you in despair?
Oh my soul I have not deserted you
Oh my soul I have something to share
Oh my soul I...

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Categories: circumstance, anti bullying, conflict, courage, desire, discrimination, education,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member That Long Evening
When you came to me...

Not that you wanted me.  Oh, no!  It was I who wanted you,
Your comfort... your caring... your
... compassion, your compassion...
Your body, beautiful and young, perhaps that as well at...

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Categories: circumstance, feelings, lost, thank you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers I
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers I

I translated the first six Native American poems for my father when he chose to enter hospice and end his life by not taking dialysis …


Cherokee Travelers' Blessing I
loose translation/interpretation...

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Categories: circumstance, father, father daughter, father son, fathers day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sonnets X-XVI
Sonnets X-XVI


Archaischer Torso Apollos (“Archaic Torso of Apollo”)
by Rainer Maria Rilke
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

We cannot know the beheaded god
nor his eyes' forfeited visions. But still
the figure's trunk glows with the strange vitality
of a...

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Categories: circumstance, art, body, god, life, romantic, visionary, writing,
Form: Sonnet
Mario William Vitale Latest Writings
The language and images of Mario Vitale's poetry are so closely bound to the natural cycles of seasons, of generations, of the body's functioning, that is surprising to realize how many of his poems deal...

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Categories: circumstance, art,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Vacuum
Vacuum
by Michael R. Burch

Over hushed quadrants
forever landlocked in snow,
time’s senseless winds blow ...

leaving odd relics of lives half-revealed,
if still mostly concealed ...
such are the things we are unable to know

that once intrigued us so.

Come then,...

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Categories: circumstance, education, extended metaphor, farewell, first love, graduation,
Form: Free verse
SOCIAL PRIVY
justice 

What does this vastly misunderstood word mean to you? 

Too what ends? 

May we seek? 

Who(m) may guide us? 

Endless deliberation (spiss spiss spiss)

Debated and glorified by us all 

Beloved; instilled among (a) core...

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Categories: circumstance, absence, abuse, addiction, adventure, allusion, analogy, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Maid of Orleans
Reflecting in her garden sits a winsome little maid;
She holds a purple flower like the circlet that she made
And wrapped about her braids to grace her forehead like a crown;
Her thick and shining braids that...

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Categories: circumstance, christian, conflict, courage, england, history,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Quest of the Heart: Chapter Four
Grey Bane and the Dark Lord


Perched on a stalagmite jutting up from the floor
Hugo was staring at length across the cave
My eyes accustomed to the glow followed his gaze
Frozen in ice was my Love whom...

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Categories: circumstance, adventure, for her, journey, lost love, love,
Form: Rhyme
Lincolns Lesson learned
                                  Hard...

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Categories: circumstance, america, beautiful, blessing, community, integrity,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Jack of Hearts

 Jack of Hearts - Skeet         Big John - John           Snake Eyes - Rich
 Diamond Jim -...

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Categories: circumstance, humorous, nostalgia,
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
Although...

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Categories: circumstance, anxiety, art,
Form: Free verse
Sought Deliverance
Listen to the encouragement in mind 
And the people say it for you to find 
Relief from the grief due to trials in its prime
You can be who you want to be, yes, this time…

I...

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Categories: circumstance, deep, desire, emotions, encouraging, pain, passion, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Bible And Our Privileges
"It is known that the Bible, in its hundreds of different translations, is the most widely distributed book in human history. The bible has been enormously influential, and not only among the religious communities that...

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Categories: circumstance, bible, books, christian, creation, devotion, encouraging, inspiration,
Form: Narrative
From Darkness To Stardom
Every child is born into this world crying,
Little did this poor child know, tears would fall for the rest of her life.
Born into a world of abuse, heartache and pain,
With a drug addict, alcoholic abusive...

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Categories: circumstance, angel, change, dream, pain, poetess, solitude, violence,
Form: Epic
Enjerciendo Prudencia
Dedicated to: Myself and the kindred spirits

Rise up today so gracefully and comely. Let not the present by the past be spoiled. You are entitled to what is best in the new day; do not...

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Categories: circumstance, dedication, depression, inspirational, philosophy, spiritual, uplifting, heart,
Form: Prose
ILL KEEP BOTH COINS
There is more than one value of a Browned-Coin
and no matter how hard it may be to accept and appreciate their worth
I unlike you
have decided to keep both coins
Shiny and Darkened

Today 
I choose the Browned-Coin...

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Categories: circumstance, black african american, character, spoken word,
Form: Prose
Remedy of Relief
You, alone, can be the cure to my grief
The guilt that overflows and then gives birth to mirthwhile relief
Because of you, my temporary highs don't easily wear off
Because if you are here, life would be...

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Categories: circumstance, deep, universe,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Visit, Part I
("The Visit", Part I)

My name is Lemon, without the 'ade'.
Not for my colour though, hue or shade,
For I'm a pinto with brown and white,
Said to be pretty from distant sight.
But up close is a different...

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Categories: circumstance, abuse, horse, love, trust,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Thinking Out Loud
~writer's notes~

i think out loud
from my fingers to a keyboard 
so forgive me if my speak
is somewhat long winded
if it has swirls and curls
this is me
hopefully you want to hear
my voice in its totality

~the prologue~

just...

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Categories: circumstance, angel, beauty, love,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
EXISTENCE
All that does encompass bespeaks wonder in everything
bubbling brooks and waterfalls does your glory ring
terrestrial and celestial ever fill our eyes with seeing
how can not it's splendor not fill our very being
 
raindrops in waters...

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Categories: circumstance, bible, earth, god, life, nature, uplifting, visionary,
Form: Quatrain
The Hidden Lane
The sun burst out from underneath the clouds
Ploughing through the merry crowd
The impact of nature is closing in 
sucking the joy  from within
Trucks and cars  littered the streets
Adding more pain to  the...

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Categories: circumstance, adventure, america, character, community, corruption, pain, sorrow,
Form: Narrative
The secret lives of chimney pots V
Spawned from the loins that 
Perpetuated the loyal serfs mongrel
Seed:-
These peoples of a conditioned and
"Resigned-To-it-all" breed.
Born into the enveloping tedium
Of interlocking days...Interwoven
With interlocking days -
Victims of stark circumstance
And vague promises unmade.
Gregariously living out their lives
When...

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Categories: circumstance, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
My Daughter's Smile
My Daughter's Smile
By Linda Hays-Gibbs 

There is a light, a light so sweet, comes from a smile beaming out from deep-within a soul, of infinite warmth, a burning coal alight with dawn, a tune to...

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Categories: circumstance, children, emotions, feelings, inspirational, religion, religious, smile,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member My Prayer
My Father God,
I place all my dependency on You because You are the Giver of every good and perfect gift. You are the source of my being and You are also the source of all...

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Categories: circumstance, angel, appreciation, beauty, celebration, confidence, heaven, prayer,
Form: Narrative