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Constructive Critism
There's consequences in all we say and do 
Go forward and walk your walk and I'll go ahead and talk my talk 
Quite distraught due to the fact that you're too good to be true
I...

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Categories: city, deep,
Form: Free verse



Faded in XOxo oxOX Fadin' Out
A special dedication to Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love" song in her album "Beyoncé", which came out in 2013.
 
{intro}
I took a cat nap...yah put on your classic, clever-mini cap 
drank that sorrow sap, my companion...

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Categories: city, deep,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms 1980-82 by T Wignesan
 Translation of Eric Mottram’s Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms by T. Wignesan

33.  on a vu un homme courir/ de la scène de crime un homme est maintenant en train d’aider/ la police avec...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: city, america, conflict, culture, , literature,
Form: Free verse
Poetically Pathetic Crow
Just enough to make it just
I want this to be enough to make this
The last song ever, the last note ever
The last romantically, poetically sad excuse for an apology, epilogue
But I've already messed up the...

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Categories: city, lonely, longing, loss, lost, lost love, love,
Form: Free verse
An Uppercut I Remember
Dad hit me only once, an upper cut to the solar plexus. It nearly lifted me off my feet. I was 17 then and already fairly tall, 6’1.” He was 48 and of medium height,...

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Categories: city, father son,
Form: Blank verse



Premium Member Rumors
Rumors
How we arrived at where we are
By Franklin Price
05/03/2020

By now you've heard the rumors
How Covid-19 came to Earth
How it did not come here naturally 
How Wuhan, China gave it birth

Maybe aided by our government
To make...

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Categories: city, america, health, hope, leadership, perspective, recovery from,
Form: Rhyme
flint
Flint 
Within its brilliance gleaming
Cool black in lacquered polished silver chrome
Cranked up pistons bleached in summer’s heat
Hot steam rising as gears thundering
Beyond the crystal liquid city lights
Highways built across the land
In hearts felt pride American...

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Categories: city,
Form: Abecedarian
The Storm Is In The Calm
The angles are in the storm
Just before  the break of dawn
Sending a message to everyone
Telling them to remain calm
The angels are singing out loud
They want to break the treacherous cloud
 and relinquish that awful...

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Categories: city, abuse, america, angel, anger, betrayal, community, england,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Marina Tsvetaeva translations
I Know The Truth
by Marina Tsvetaeva
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

I know the truth?abandon lesser truths!
There's no need for anyone living to struggle!
See? Evening falls, night quickly descends!
So why the useless disputes?generals, poets, lovers?

The wind...

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Categories: city, love, poems, poetess, poetry, poets, truth, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Urbane History Lessons
I have a hardbound copy of
"The City of Hartford 1784-1984"
although most of this coffee table story
of unfortunate events
takes place between 1850 and 1950s,
before and after the UnCivil War,
and,
like the U.S. Catholic Church
and many MainLine Protestant...

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Categories: caregiving, city, health, integrity, meaningful, universe,
Form: Political Verse
An Affective Disorder, the Doctor Said
No, Freddie can’t say he mourned when his father died and his father’s third wife found Freddie's number and gave him a call to give him the news. His father had been responsible, worked hard,...

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Categories: city, anxiety, mental illness, , 8th grade, ,
Form: Prose
fortunes re told
FORTUNES READ the sign displayed
TRINKETS, CHARMS AND SPELLS
The store had not been here yesterday
shades of candles, books and bell
Drapes were hung from side to side
The windows all were dark
Where was this place a day ago?
Just...

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Categories: city, surreal,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Gilgamesh
GILGAMESH . . .  

Story has it you used your power to run amuck
Putting fear into the people, and brides in Unuk

So the people of Unuk pray to the sky God Anu
To sort out...

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Categories: city, adventure, best friend, brother, character, deep, emotions,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Ante Bellum
“ANTE BELLUM”


BEIGEBest served where it can’t be seen
On Stirling Silver platters
With redruM narcotics
Delivered by sharp Blood-Red
Well-mannered talons
Strutting in sleek wet rolling tight-skirted
Long French Silk Stockinged legs all the way down to 
Lethal Six Inch stilettos...

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Categories: city, america, bible, corruption, imagery, war,
Form: Free verse
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: city, adventure, america, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The world is a small plane
I have travelled through the cluttered corridors of my tired mind countless times. 
I have reached deep into the dark abyss of my captive soul and in that profoundly disturbing darkness, I went searching to...

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Categories: city, appreciation, faith, inspirational, love, self, strength,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Story of My Life
I want to tell you the story of my life.  I was born in a barn at dawn.  There
were eight of us but I was the only one with spots.  I was...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: city, cat, life,
Form: Prose
My Spirit Animal
The soul of the earth is wrapped up inside
And the spirit of God is walking beside me
The universe rests upon my shoulder
And I can feel its power moving all over
embracing the soul of man
And causing...

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Categories: city, 8th grade, blessing, character, encouraging, environment, faith,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Pied Piper from New York City - Part One
The Pied Piper from New York City – Part One

Dare his name be said?
I say, of course, Yes! 

The Pied Piper, himself, is the man, the myth, the legend.
And they, the so-called incurious lot of...

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Categories: city, allusion, america, betrayal, corruption, judgement, new york,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Nowhere Else To Go
Nowhere Else To Go

Welcome to Israel: Land of Hope! 1
(The land of Zion and Jerusalem.) 2
Where prophets walked and prophesied
For their God, our God;
The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. 3

And the Lord spoke to...

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Categories: city, bible, education, history, jewish,
Form: Verse
Marat and Charlotte
(A somnambulistic drama in four acts)

Actors:

Jean-Paul Marat; 
Charles Barbarou;
Charlotte Corday;
1st Philosopher;
2nd Philosopher;
The Commentator’s Voice.

Act 1. A tavern. Two philosopher sit at the table; 
Marat sits at the other, some distance away.

1st Philosopher 

…or even worse:...

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Categories: city, death, life, love,
Form: Blank verse
No Happy Ending
Bright lights, big city...
bright lights, big city dreams...
please just take me away tonight
Let me rest on your elegance tonight
I have no energy left to spend in reality
so please knock me unconscious
just to be in the...

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Categories: city, friend, friendship, hate, heartbreak, irony, jealousy, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Divine Comedy, second canto
The day was going off, and the brown air
To the terrestrial animals gave rest
For their labors; and only me was there

Just ready to withstand the war at best
Both of the journey and of the torment,
Which...

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Categories: city, fantasy, proposal,
Form: Terza Rima
Strangers in Peoria
I met a proper woman in a proper pub on a Monday in Peoria. It was noon, time for lunch, and we were sitting stool to stool over very large burgers at a long mahogany...

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Categories: city, break up,
Form: Prose
Unleashed
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: city, appreciation, confidence, future, happy, loneliness, love, places,
Form: Narrative