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Honey Bee Flying Around In Winter
I have been reluctant to pen this verse 
Because I don't understand what it was all about
I have been reluctant to pen this verse
Because I don't want anyone to  get hurt
Morning comes and evening...

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Categories: downright, angel, blessing, business, community, freedom, mythology, people,
Form: Narrative



Various Heresies 7
Pagans Protest the Intolerance of Christianity
by Michael R. Burch

“We have a common sky.” — Quintus Aurelius Symmachus

We had a common sky
before the Christians came.

We thought there might be gods
but did not know their names.

The common...

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Categories: downright, angel, atheist, bible, christian, faith, god, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Employment Trauma
My protagonist today,
a Gay Black Religious Mature Male,
not quite ready for silver-grey Obama temples

Is off this morning
to a new full-time job,
8 to 5,
Monday through Friday.

He has been out of his calming,
regular custodial collared routine,
for over...

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Categories: downright, betrayal, caregiving, culture, health, prejudice, religion, work,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Courbet: Elegy 8 by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s Courbet: Elegy 8 by T. Wignesan

Blanches oeuvres ouvertes
résident dans les jours
la surface du banc de travail est noire
les géraniums-lierres
les fougères et les adragans
accumulent leurs oeuvres et jours:
La toile noire de Courbet
un...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: downright, america, art, creation, philosophy, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Daddy Demands
EarthMama Invites

Without RightDaddy Dominance,
Left EcoMama
and Her still innocent suppressed Children,
share no opposing WinLose
assuming
internalized voices,
just anxious and angry
and fearful feelings
about LoseLose
ZeroZone,
ego and Earth
matriarchal-line 
extinguished.

Because all RightBrain feeling voices
and chemistries
are outside Sacred NatureSpirit
experientially
regeneratively 
cooperative
Patriarchal/Matriarchal Voices
secular and sacred...

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Categories: downright, bullying, caregiving, gender, health, integrity, love, violence,
Form: Political Verse



Premium Member On Theistic Integrity
Let us begin
by explicitly undressing
what may have been
implicitly held
multicultural feelings:

1. For the overwhelming masses
of teeming and scheming 
healthy human adults,
and especially adolescents,
peak sexual experiences
are also our peak
lifetime
spiritual experiences
of compassion
co-passion
shared orgasmic passion.

2.  Our elder right...

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Categories: downright, culture, freedom, god, health, integrity, psychological, religion,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member De'ja Vu - Wuthering Heights - 2nd half
Here's the deal...
   This is, as indicated, the 2nd HALF of this poem. Due to Poetry Soup's file-size limitations, this piece had to be posted in 2 parts. 
   The 1st...

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Categories: downright, betrayal, funny, humor, lost love,
Form: Narrative
Drained by my Thot Train
Drain away the pain that I feel
Drain away the rain that’s real 
Frozen in fire of your desire
Stay a while longer and admire
The healing rain that drains away the pain,
Nourishing the grains of His fruitful...

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Categories: downright, angst, anxiety, emotions, endurance, forgiveness, grief, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Inception: Lighten Up my Load - Collab with Mikey part 7
I esteem your presence
Glowing with glee 
At times, you do say things without thinking 
I’m the god of distress – 
You’re leaving me breathless 
Cutting me down like I’m some decaying tree
You don’t see how...

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Categories: downright, deep, freedom, grief, happiness, hope, hurt, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member K169 and K170 of CANTO XVII of the THIRUK-KURAL with Translations and Commentary
K169 and K170 of CANTO XVII of the THIRUK-KURAL with Translations and Commentary

[If one could put together all that has been said, written and published on the Thiruk-Kural and on its progenitor Thiru-Valluvar, it could...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: downright, bible, evil, hate, jealousy, people, tamil,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Unnatural selection
Life started out pretty well, of that I won’t complain,
Somehow then I lost it, god knows I can’t explain.
Melancholy has taking over, Good times have gone awry 
Life is a haze and passing, like the...

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Categories: downright, anxiety, death, depression, how i feel, imagination,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Lawyers - XX
Unquotable quotes – Lawyers:  XX

(No aspersions are willfully or otherwise cast on the honorable profession of the Law. Though I’m not a Barrister, I passed – through self-study – all the subjects at the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: downright, abuse, culture, dedication, humor, judgement, money, word
Form: Epigram
Three-Fifth Stooges Quartet

Moe
Larry
Curly

Shep 
Joe

This Three-Fifth Stooges moron quartet
are brain-slow slugs you don’t wanna IQ know

Just sitting on a milk crate,
waiting outside of the MGM studio gate
Moe, Larry and Curly passed my way

They were yukking it up,
talking clown...

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Categories: downright, fun, humor, parody, political, satire,
Form: Light Verse
I am a virgin slammer
I am a virgin slammer,
Let me get that over with,
So if I stammer and speak like a bludgeoning hammer,
Let the record be clear: I’m just trying to go with this.
So I won’t walk the walk...

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Categories: downright, slam, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Research and Design
PermaCultural InFormation/ExFormation Research and Design

Introduction:
Zero SpaceYang gratefully greets YinBiLateral Time,
after several science and math collateral cooperations,
over and through and beyond metaphysical and special case physical centuries,
appear to favor cooperative dipolar appositional health
over ecopolitically competitive bipolar...

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Categories: downright, caregiving, happiness, health, humor, integrity, love, wisdom,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Gals, Dolls, Bitches and Broads - XXXVII Part Two
Unquotable quotes: Gals, Dolls, Bitches and Broads – XXXVII

An adulterous couple soon make lying, cheating and downright treachery (not to mention their role as carriers of germs within the orbit of the family) the principal...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: downright, girl, mother, mother daughter, mother son, nature,
Form: Epigram
My Precious Possession
The sounds of shades
Degrading negativity 
Destined to be compatible with a clever bard-artist someday...downright anxious depression fades
Upgrading positivity 
Together, we will rise 
In harmony, in perfect weather, in unison in everyone's eyes
Guys and girls will...

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Categories: downright, deep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Monoku Monday - May 2021
"Well, I Never"    posted 3 May 2021

Six musings on the word never...

you should never marry a tennis player      love means nothing to them

my wife tells me I...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: downright, humor, love,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Fallen heroes the finale

Cry me a river  cry me a river

The change has arrived

Where are all the heroes

Heroes like jolting Joe D

Hit the ball to outer space

Running from first to Homeplate

Kids cheering kids jumping

Popcorn all over the...

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Categories: downright, culture, faith, hope, inspirational,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Backyard Politics of Love, etc
By now this self-analytical Left mindbody lens grows thin
imagining dualistic cultural dominance,
logically sciencing,
rationally defaulting to either-or assumptions
supposedly proving either x or y
does notnot also equal x + y = (0)-squared
fractally regenerative temporal health-balance
unfolding c(+) +...

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Categories: downright, earth, happy, health, humanity, humor, love, political,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Domestic Entertainments
I find my entertainments close to home
as nothing could be more wildly hilarious
and downright curious
than my own complex teenagers
who sometimes speak
and do their math
about what adds up toward our shared
and independent 
futures.

Then there are cacophonous...

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Categories: downright, adventure, earth, happiness, home, humor, nature, night,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member If At First You Don't Succeed - text version
Tommy Tapioca’d married Margery Anne McDonald when each of them was twenty-one with just one thing in mind:
To save the only offspring of the richest man in Scotland from falling prey to what he deemed...

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Categories: downright, humor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member If At First You Don't Succeed
Tommy Tapioca’d married Margery Anne McDonald when each of them was twenty-one with just one thing in mind:
To save the only offspring of the richest man in Scotland from falling prey to what he deemed...

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Categories: downright, humor,
Form: Narrative
JUDGEMENT
                                  ...

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© roy may  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: downright, funnyme, may, me,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Mean Jean
Some folks just don't have a life of their own.
Some live on other's problems.
Some live on other's dreams, and hopes for the future.
Some live on just being the antagonist to everyone else;
They are the worst...

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Categories: downright, angst, conflict, feelings, memory, my children, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative