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Premium Member Missed By a Mile
Having been avid antiques collectors for nearly 4 decades, my wife and I met our share of rascals like this sneaky dealer - 


Damp and chilly winds were blowing, leaves would paint the ground,
As me...

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Categories: crook, humor,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member America 101

When I was born in 1949, Harry Truman was the President of The United States.  Of course I do not personally remember him.  Mr. Truman was followed by Mr. Dwight Eisenhower, but I...

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Categories: crook, celebration, patriotic,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Canto XX Hell translation
Of new pains new verses must be composed 
To give matter for the canto twenty
Of the canticle first, treating sunk posed.

I just was inclined with desires many
To thoroughly look at the open deep,
Which was moisten...

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Categories: crook, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Reflections by Commodore John Barry
 “He fought often and once bled in the cause of freedom, but his habits of War did not lessen in him the peaceful virtues which adorn his private life.”  Doctor Benjamin Rush, signer...

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Categories: crook, adventure, autumn, dedication, history, longing, military, sea,
Form: Epic
Packed Up Pachyderm
You know when I think about it now and what I have to do,
a lot of you folk out there would have a bit of envy too;
you see I'm a 'lacky' for a vet, well...

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Categories: crook, humorous,
Form: Epic



Premium Member How My Sister and I Duped a Crook - 1st half
1st Half - because of Poetry Soup's file size limitations -

                      How My Sister...

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Categories: crook, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A World Without Pity Part II
I will begin my story with this concise summary,
Of the amazing things that have happened to me;

After I had lost a home, where I'd lived my life long,
So they could build a highway, for the...

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Categories: crook, adventure, earth, fantasy, love, nature, peace, science
Form: Couplet
Premium Member How My Sister and I Duped a Crook - 2nd half
2nd HALF - due to Poetry Soups file size limitation - 

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Categories: crook, funny, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Duping a Broker - For a Change - 1st HALF in text - plus FULL AUDIO version
Here's the scoop, friends...
   This is, as indicated, the 1st HALF of this fairly lengthy poem. The 2nd half had to be posted separately due to Poetry Soup's file-size limitations. No other way...

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Categories: crook, humor,
Form: Narrative
Spy Breidenthal -part 1-
“Without you, now I see
How fragile the world can be
And I know you've gone away,
But in my heart you'll always stay”  –Katie Melua


There is a peculiar feeling I remember experiencing when the news came
...

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Categories: crook, animal, appreciation, cat, dedication, heartbroken, life, missing,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Thomas Found The Philosopher's Stone
Thomas was walking through his favorite part of the forest,
where the overturned giant oak tree has been a sitting spot
for him since childhood, the part of the forest that is lit
a little bit thanks to...

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Categories: crook, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Narrative
Paul Valery translation of The Graveyard by the Sea
This is my modern English translation of Paul Valéry's poem “Le cimetière marin” (“The graveyard by the sea”). Valéry was buried in the seaside cemetery evoked in his best-known poem. From the vantage of the...

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Categories: crook, death, french, grave, obituary, ocean, paris, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: LIII - Tongue Teasers
UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: LIII - Tongue Teasers

Whether the glass is « half full » or « half empty », what counts is WHO « drank" the "other half », the « better half » ? Lucky...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crook, animal, girl, humor, irony, word play,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Maiden Drive
Five rings for fifty-one again and once more winning brings,
another pot of loser’s beer for throwing rubber rings.
That’s twenty-seven ‘freebies’ in a row, so by now it looks
like I’m the bloke who changed the record...

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Categories: crook, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Elysian Baby Feels Lament
 The Elysian Baby Feels Lament… 

        for Katy Perry……with  manifold marigold “feels”

              ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crook, adventure, angel, appreciation, art, baby, beautiful, feelings,
Form: Free verse
My Heart Died A Little Bit Today
My Heart Died A Little Bit Today
 
My heart died a little bit today
I watched the news and felt it skip a beat
Seeing the death and destruction on the streets
I remembered back when things seemed...

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Categories: crook, patriotic, political, pollution,
Form: I do not know?
Argh Daylight Savings Time March 13th 2022
Argh Daylight Savings Time – March 13th, 2022

Once again, yours truly
dishes out his regular dose
of literary gobbledygook
even Count Dracula
would not even bat an eye
nor give me his evil curse,
butta I avoid tempting him 
courtesy fanged...

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Categories: crook, america, change, confusion, history, light, march, morning,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE CURSE OF BLACK BEARD

Down deep beneath fathoms icy keep, where deadmen’s
Scream in utter silences aquatic hell, amongst the devils
Graveyard of wreckage's carnage, there exists a ghostly harbor
Of phantom ships!
Anchored are the souls of the undead, and vessels craft...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crook, adventure, boat, evil, fantasy, imagery, imagination, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Canto XXIV Dante's Hell translation part1
In the early part of the novel year 
When in Aquarium sun anneals hair
And nights already at noon disappear,

When the hoarfrost makes  ground a cover wear
Creating image of her sister white,
But it then short...

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Categories: crook, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Course Correction
Light the nation a new fire;
Awake the apathetic’s desire;
Like sheep to Shepherd’s crook;
We need a new course, old Book.

Our founders risked it all;
Starting with Lexington’s one ball;
The leaders penned a declaration;
Planting the seeds of a...

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Categories: crook, leadership,
Form: Political Verse
Courtesy Google, I learned Dynata mite
Courtesy Google, I learned Dynata...mite!

Constitutes the world’s largest
first-party data platform
for insights, activation and measurement

Earlier today August 28th, 2022,
a representative from aforementioned
market research company
fielded political questions to yours truly.

The young lady at other end of telephone
(little...

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Categories: crook, 12th grade, america, animal, conflict, encouraging, future,
Form: Rhyme
anticipatory anxiety fosters catastrophization
anticipatory anxiety fosters catastrophization...,

especially bombardment of online scare tactics
courtesy fiendish insidious loathsome sinister oafs
rubbing their hands at aggrieved party;
punch drunk cyber thieves ecstatic
acquiring by hook and/or crook
sought after precious, priceless, and proverbial data
after loosed ransomware...

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Categories: crook, 12th grade, anger, computer, cry, evil, grave,
Form: Rhyme
Sane sexagenarian scribe seeks asylum in Canada
Sane sexagenarian scribe seeks asylum in Canada...

should Trump swindle electorate by hook or crook,
(1003 days, 9 hours, and
32 minutes until 2024 election),
yours truly steels, girds, braces... himself,
and plots serious outlook
pondering exiting United States
(stage door left)
while...

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Categories: crook, angst, anxiety, betrayal, conflict, freedom, loss, november,
Form: Rhyme
Checkmate
Pawn
You've been a peon, lowly pawn your whole life
Never amounted to much,
nothing much ever went right
Grew up dirt piss poor,
never knew the reason why
you were put on this earth for
So you start cyber chasing every...

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Categories: crook, allegory, allusion, life, metaphor, truth,
Form: Alliteration
Silent Majority
Secrets are anxiously being kept with a behavioral struggle, as one of the special few enters the room; obviously preoccupied with his thoughts. Bottom teeth are nipping his upper lip tucked tight, rope acting as...

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Categories: crook, betrayal, fear, metaphor, power, silence, society, integrity,
Form: Prose Poetry