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Poem revised Memorial Day May 30th, 2022 at 1500 hours
Poem revised Memorial Day May 30th, 2022 at 1500 hours

Flagrante delict adulterous sordid behavior 
automatically linkedin with Lothario;
an unscrupulous seducer of women, 
based upon a character 
in The Impertinent Curious Man, 
a story within a...

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Categories: elm, absence, abuse, adventure, anger, black african american,
Form: Rhyme



And still i drive - part one
Stars fall under failing skies...stars fall...stars fall...
And sadly...i start to drive.
Through the unremarkable village with its tall 
Georgian Bay window panes, lightless,
devoid of visages; outwardly staring back at my 
Abject countenance with detached contempt and...

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Categories: elm, heartbreak, places,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beary Tales Episodes 25-33, Poet's Notes
Note to Readers of Previous Versions:
There are so many new vignettes scattered throughout the poem that I hope you will reread the whole thing! There are new GEMS, improvements to previous verses and improved footnotes...

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Categories: elm, adventure, appreciation, best friend, blessing, innocence, love,
Form: Rhyme
Apocalyptic Poems III
These are prophetic poems and apocalyptic poems about the earth, climate change, global warming, extinction events, and mankind's role on an endangered world ...



Polish
by Michael R. Burch

Your fingers end in talons?
the ones you trim to...

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Categories: elm, earth, earth day, environment, humanity, nature, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beary Tales Episodes 7-14, Poet's Notes

7. Playing With Fire
My mom IS quite clear on the dangers of fire,
But if boy'S hooked on flame, then it'S hard to obey,
There'S a longing for “MATCH GUN” (6) that most boys acquire,
Small'S the chance...

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Categories: elm, adventure, appreciation, best friend, blessing, innocence, love,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member JOURNEY COMPANIONS: THE FRIEND SONNETS PART II
HEROES

Near somber guards, units of children heap 
dead leaves, naive to any else fallen.
Friend, you chuckle, but your posture speaks
of duty on this day of contradictions.

Firefighters bow heads in silent paean, 
while polished trucks stand...

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Categories: elm, friend, hero, places, poetry, integrity, , memorial,
Form: Sonnet
Thomas Chatterton translation: Excellent Ballad of Charity
An Excelente Balade of Charitie (“An Excellent Ballad of Charity”)
by Thomas Chatterton, age 17
modernization/translation by Michael R. Burch

As wroten bie the goode Prieste
Thomas Rowley 1464

In Virgynë the swelt'ring sun grew keen,
Then hot upon the meadows...

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Categories: elm, allegory, christian, england, faith, prayer, religion, romantic,
Form: Ballad
After serving six long hard years at Methacton State penitentiary
After serving six long hard years at Methacton State penitentiary...

as mini reunion number 
XLV fast approaches 
Saturday, April 30th, 7:00 pm 
until 10:00 pm
at The Trappe Tavern, 416 West 
Main Street, Trappe, PA 19426
regarding graduating...

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Categories: elm, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 7th
Form: Free verse
April 9th 2021 birthday poem for dearly departed papa
April 9th, 2021 birthday poem for dearly departed papa

Elysian fields embraced dada's soul
which rocketed into aerospace
(courtesy General Electric satellite)
just a tad more'n six months ago,
nevertheless melancholy
still plucks mine heart strings.

Mine psyche still situated awry
placid countenance...

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Categories: elm, absence, angel, april, bereavement, birthday, dad, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Would Be---WOOD

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Categories: elm, image, writing,
Form: Personification
Watching upcoming toilet bowl lvi highlight of February 13th, 2022
Watching upcoming toilet bowl lvi highlight of February 13th, 2022

Above title attests how mine mundane mein kampf
insync as a veritable clogged drain oh:
flush with adventure overflowing excrement
er... rather excitement.

Apt aforementioned accurate personal description
believe me not,...

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Categories: elm, adventure, cool, devotion, farewell, happiness, heaven, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
November 13th 2021 Happy eighty sixth birthday
November 13th, 2021 - Happy eighty sixth birthday
to my long deceased mom...
Harriet Harris née Kuritsky

My mother succumbed to a terminal illness
two score minus three orbitz passed away
no matter she fought tooth and nail
to keep ovarian/uterine...

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Categories: elm, absence, age, anniversary, bereavement, cancer, creation, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ode to a Tree - Synopsis - Epic
I.

Espy, distinguish divinely made lively, lovely Trees
He or she, inhales carbon dioxide, then breathes
out for us humans, life given clean oxygen
Stout roots run deep, holding God's earth
Also, with you we were taught our first lesson

II.

Animals...

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Categories: elm, adventure, beauty, earth, earth day, introspection, nature,
Form: Ode
Far Away, Far Away
Far Away, Far Away

Children when you dream at night you may see an awesome sight!
Magic fairies in the dew near trilliums of snow white hue.
You must search within your dreams by the light of midnight...

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Categories: elm, childhood, fairy, fantasy, imagery, nature, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Directions Nightmare - BOTH Audio and Text
A month ago, ‘round New Year’s Eve, I headed out of town to spend a casual evening with a few old friends of mine.
They told me we would meet for drinks at “Rusty’s Iron Bar,”...

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Categories: elm, humor, , western,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Whistling In The Dark
(A Rave By A Poet)      

Remember when you were a child? 
Adults seemed then to be in control, 
Almost like Gods, with special powers
That almost always knew
When you'd been up...

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Categories: elm, childhood, education, fun, games, humor, universe,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member High Praise For Joyce Kilmer
For years I've tried to figure out
The tree Joyce Kilmer wrote about.
Was it an oak, or maybe elm?
What was it so appealed to him
That gives his simple poem so much clout?

He thought that he would...

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Categories: elm, tree, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Today August 29th 2021 sluggishness dogs yours truly
Today August 29th, 2021 sluggishness dogs yours truly

Forecasting to thunderous applause
fast as greased lightning draws
upon futuristic atmospheric gewgaws
hot air emanates out these slackened jaws
spluttering courtesy indentured maws
armed with four footed tall paws
gesticulations resembling horizontal seesaws....

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Categories: elm, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, absence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Killing Cicada Killers
There are things in my life of which I'm not proud
But my letting friends down tops the list, 
I guess I could let my mind walk in a cloud	
But the friends that I've lost are...

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Categories: elm, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member AntiPoem 4 Santo and Johnny
AntiPoem 4
“Santo and Johnny”

(Poet’s instruction- Play “Sleepwalk” twice by Santo and Johnny while reading)

Santo and Johnny play Sleepwalk on Fender steel and bass
Just oozing out their mellow electric dream sound as the
Santa Monica Pier exudes...

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Categories: elm, memory,
Form: Free verse
Among an unnamed female person known within mine black barbed ken
Among an unnamed female person known within mine black barbed ken

Analogous to black box
holding untold secrets,
(after deadly plane crash
no survivors except 
a journeyman foreigner),
I share the following self
introspection with ye dear readers,
which purported hidden truths
might...

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Categories: elm, absence, angel, appreciation, beautiful, crush, fate, feelings,
Form: Free verse
All In The Name Of Progress
All In The Name Of "Progress"

The wrecking ball long since
demolished boyhood house zen
located at 324 Level Road,
a once nonagricultural,
pastoral, rural residence,
which soulful yen
I called home while
veritably sequestered, quarantined, positioned...
sprawled atop spaciously shingled roof
countless years (B)efore...

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Categories: elm, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, absence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE WINDS OF AUTUMN
The mystical maid of the seasonal change, in summer darns a
Gown of evergreen, with rose petal blossoms of bows, and leaves
Ribbons woven intertwine through thorns and beauty.
In the rush the colder winds blow at natures...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: elm, beauty, blessing, imagery, imagination, inspirational, international, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Watching toilet bowl lv highlight of snowy February 7th 2021
Watching toilet bowl lv highlight of snowy February 7th, 2021

Above title attests how mine mundane mein kampf
flush with adventure overflowing excitement.

Apt aforementioned accurate personal description
culmination of decades worth hesitation and trepidation.

Ever since garden variety generic...

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Categories: elm, 6th grade, 7th grade, anger, angst, crush,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Tale of Poetry Soup Forest
There's a defender among us, a friend who never surrenders or concedes
No thief is he, who offers encouragement to people with his kind deeds

A rapscallion, devoted to negativity, brings gloom to Poetry Soup Forest,
a site...

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Categories: elm, environment, poets,
Form: Narrative