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Poems about Mothers
Poems about Mothers

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...

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Categories: counsel, child, children, love, mother, mother daughter, mother
Form: Rhyme


The villanelle is a poetic form based on repetition, with a double refrain. 

Villanelle: The Divide
by Michael R. Burch

The sea was not salt the first tide...
was man born to sorrow that first day, 
with the...

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Categories: counsel, moon, repetition, romance, romantic, romantic love, sea,
Form: Villanelle
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: counsel, earth, england, love, middle school, poems, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Poems about Things that Break I
Poems about Things that Break I
These are poems about things that break and/or shatter: a bubble, glass, a mirror, a twig or tree limb, a thunderstorm, cities and towers in times of war, old...

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Categories: counsel, break up, depression, goodbye, leaving, loneliness, lonely,
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: counsel, angst, england, joy, sorrow, tree, weather, winter,
Form: Couplet

The twins, Part 1
In the dark of night a wind took hold,
With powers charged to shake the sky,
By moody swings of gods up high,
Their breath alone enraged and bold.

In the dark of night history spoke,
Of a world alive...

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Categories: counsel, brother, philosophy, symbolism, visionary, , cute,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Song From Beyond The Stars: New Adventure
  [ ... story with context, a plausible universe with top and bottom
  a coat of cosmos covering
  over a subterranean protoverse of potential fields
  a quantum cellar creating

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: counsel, adventure, destiny, future, imagination, journey, planet, science
Form: Verse
Poems about Regret
by Michael R. Burch

a bitter
ache to bear . . .

once starlight
in your hair . . .

a shining there
as brief
as rare.

Regret . . .
a pain
I chose to bear . . .

the torrent
of your hair . ....

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Categories: counsel, memory, pain, remember, sad, sorrow, sorry, sympathy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Morning Devotion

Heavenly Father:

I lift up travelers to You. 

I pray for peace for Jerusalem and safety for Israel. I pray that between one and all of Her children would come to a saving knowledge of...

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Categories: counsel, christian, faith, god, inspirational, jesus, prayer, religious,
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: counsel, 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: counsel, england, literature, poems, poetry, poets, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Guns

            The U.S. Constitution: Amendment 11

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security
of a free State, the right of the people to keep...

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Categories: counsel, america, people, political, , western,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Ghost Dance Part V
                             The Ending at Wounded Knee

This is...

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Categories: counsel, betrayal, history, humanity, native american, remember,
Form: Free verse
Prophecy: Listen
by Immanuel A. Michael (an alias of Michael R. Burch)

Listen to me now
and heed my voice;
I am a madman, alone,
screaming in the wilderness,
but listen now.

Listen to me now, and if I say
that black is black

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Categories: counsel, america, god, judgement, rose, usa, visionary, voice,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Litany of Divine Truth

                     Eternal Father gave Father Christ the three-fold office of priest, prophet and king and...

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Categories: counsel, christian, devotion, faith, god, religion, religious, spiritual,
Form: List
A Great Ruler
You were an Afghan, Farid Khan by name,
A name less known to the world today.
You ran away from home,
Because your own step-mother plotted against you.
Now you were runaway-Khan!

You chose to be a knight-errant,
Soon became a...

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© Ram R. V.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: counsel, history,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member In Search Of 2

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Categories: counsel, america, change, confusion, silly, wisdom,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Sufi Monk Credentialing
This self-explanatory English poem of mine was originally drafted Monday (evening) August 5, 2013, while I was still in Independence, Missouri. I revised it a bit in November and December of 2014, while “traveling” in...

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© Moji Agha  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: counsel, community, courage, fairy, freedom, funny, islamic, political,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member Gigantic Adventure of RumbleVoice and Samuel P
Sixteen hundred full moons ago, RumbleVoice, a giant with a mission, and his mighty spy hawk, Samuel P. were up in the Butter Cup Mountains hunting for a young wild bobcat to bring home to...

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Categories: counsel, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, fantasy,
Form: Narrative
You're My Edelweiss
I gotta let sorrow roll down my weary shoulders
Breaking down a billion boulders, revealing life’s folders
I hear the wolves howl at the after-midnight moon
I can hear them now – the predators scowl so soon

I’m walking...

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Categories: counsel, confidence, deep, desire, devotion, encouraging, faith, hope,
Form: Rhyme Royal

Imagine life is a journey in a car, without a map or a satnav.
You can only go forward, there is no turning back.
You only know where you are going to.
Your destination is ‘love’ and it...

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© Aa Harvey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: counsel, adventure, journey, life, love, marriage, meaningful, metaphor,
Form: I do not know?
For The Brethren
My Son,

There will be times in your life, when you won't want to go on.
You will want to turn back and no one will be able to tell you how to stand.
Your wife will offer...

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Categories: counsel, jesus,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Listening to NonPrevention
For future reference,
it might be best
if I give up radio listening
when going out
to take a rest
from domestic
and national
and international climate mess.

Arrested gardening yesterday.
We need more mulch
fragrant as a hemlock forest retreat,
we are
and yet become
when in...

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Categories: counsel, anger, culture, family, health, power, psychological, violence,
Form: Political Verse
Story of a Condemned Criminal
Story of a Condemned Criminal

In a secluded investigatory chamber
a veteran detective is conducting an examination 
on a suspect who insists he did not commit the crime.

The investigator must commit the suspect for trial
because he arrested...

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© Su Ben  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: counsel, death, discrimination, satire,
Form: Free verse
True Beauty In Gods Eyes
True Beauty in women comes from her Pure Heart, Pure thoughts, unselfishness, blameless behavior, genuine love, gentleness and compassion for others.
True Beauty in women is not found in beauty parlors, cosmetics, clothing stores or shopping...

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Categories: counsel, beauty, bible, body, celebrity,
Form: Prose Poetry