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Turkish Poetry Translations II
Turkish Poetry Translations II

Çanakkale Sehitlerine
"For the Çanakkale Martyrs"
by Mehmet Akif Ersoy
loose English translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Was there ever anything like the Bosphorus war??
The earth’s mightiest armies pressing Marmara,
Forcing entry between her mountain passes
To a...

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Categories: entry, autumn, god, love, sea, time, war, world,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Additional advice to those would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
Additional free advice to those* who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
[*like presidents, prime ministers, dictators of declining (falling or fallen) nations or even empires]

K442: urranOy niikki uraa amai munkaakkum
   ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: entry, bullying, immigration, prison, religion, sympathy, tamil, violence,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Reunited -- BOTH Audio and Text - w-Illustration
Many of us have a favorite possession from when we were young, and this 
93-year old gentleman is no exception.

               ...

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Categories: entry, childhood, relationship,
Form: Narrative
How I Got Richer And What I Did Next
How I Got Richer and What I Did Next



I struck a sly deal with some Wall Street investors.
I shorted 'em stocks that didn't exist!
But they got me back (those post-empty-nesters)
by making fake deals I couldn't...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: entry, allegory, funny, heaven, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
My Corporate Life and How It All Ended
I met with some bankers in fine textured suits.
I struck a deal quick. (I had such a knack.)
I offered rare cacti and tropical fruits – 
a cure-all for things that ail your back.

I served 'em...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: entry, business, humor, humorous, money, political, satire,
Form: Couplet



Wall Street
      

Set upon the new world stage within the burning fires of hell. Silently posed factions of the elite, suppress the true inherit of Mother Earth. The meek children bending...

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Categories: entry, political, slam, social, war, war, world, lost,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Megan's Quest Part 2of7
Now Regan and Megan were down on their luck
    and faced with little or no choice.
So with a quiet trepidation... a deal was struck
    and from now all would...

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Categories: entry, adventure, funny, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Brave new world
(based on Aldous Huxley's book "Brave New World")

Human hatchery

Clink clink clink clink...
Test tubes prattling past
along the chrome plated production line.
Glistening under fake fluorescence
humming in harmony
with the magnetic motors
of conveyors, centrifuges and camshafts.
Biological blobs of gamete...

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Categories: entry, confusion, depression, heartbreak, humanity, introspection, political, science
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CLASSIFIED PART THREE
The photograph that Tim had shown me a few hours earlier certainly did not do it justice.
From what I could see it was a large triangular shape on three legs which were all at a...

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Categories: entry, science fiction,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Laundering Her Accounts
New England's late May sun was long up,
and yet her laundry began to unfold
and clip onto the droopy clothesline,
while yet to warm into 8 AM.

She wore a light spring jacket
and need not think long
about why...

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Categories: entry, analogy, destiny, health, humanity, humor, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
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
  the...

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: entry, adventure, destiny, future, imagination, journey, planet, science
Form: Verse
Premium Member Dante's Divina Commedia translation Canto VIII
I tell, to follow, that long trait before
We reached the  back foot of the tower tall,
Our eyes went up to the top core

For two little flames we saw install,
And another responding from so far
That...

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Categories: entry, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member On Fam'ly Traditions - 2nd third
On Fam’ly Traditions - 2nd third -
 


“Might as well grab us some food an' some beer...some ice...and some bundles o' wood, an' prob'ly some charcoal....there ain't nothin' better than walleye from right off a...

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Categories: entry, family, together,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Megan's Quest Part 5of7
At that moment an explosion of mud filled the air
    as their tension was now largely increased.
They tried to gather their wits but all took to stare
    as for...

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Categories: entry, adventure, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Halloween Night in the Apple Orchard
Young Timmy saw Jim walking down the street.  Timmy considered a quick retreat, but steadied himself with a shrug.  Timmy dreaded the sight of Jim, a teenage bully and wanna be thug, who...

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Categories: entry, children, fear, scary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Fraudulent




"Fraudulent"



A writer writes of people 
walking lonely dark streets
begging for bread, shelter and cold without all

like he’s been there
trudging up and downhill knocking on doors 
that judgmentally remain closed after glimpsed twigging -

a monumental fail,...

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Categories: entry, depression, family, friendship, home, loneliness, lost, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Triple Whammy
This is based on a completely true event - and every time someone mentions either of these 2 towns, I get hives - 

           ...

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Categories: entry, lost love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Another time and Place
                                  ...

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Categories: entry, appreciation, friend, poets, remember, smile, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kellyanne's Fake Constitutional Rock
"The Second Amendment is a bedrock principle of our Constitution..."
                         ...

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Categories: entry, anger, history, humor, integrity, language, leadership, usa,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The Note - BOTH Audio and Text

It started with a phone call on that cold October night. The deputy from Dibbly, Billy Joe - was on the line.
Told me he was callin’ out the local “rescue squad” to help with finding...

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Categories: entry, betrayal,
Form: Verse
May it be an Evening Star of Peace - In Collaboration with our PS community Poets
Like the Evening Star guided ancient mariners through calm or troubled seas
Let it guide and help spread this message of Peace to the far ends of galaxies

May it become the ‘Swan Song Poem’ of all...

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Categories: entry, beautiful, peace, star,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Mobile in Alabama
Those were such happy days, for I had lately been deeded a farm,
My aunt and uncle were retiring, so tillage had lost its charm.

Since they were childless, and to a retirement community bound,
It seemed I...

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Categories: entry, beauty, dream, home, imagery, night, sleep, travel,
Form: Couplet
Mehmet Akif Ersoy translations
Mehmet Akif Ersoy: Modern English Translations of Turkish Poems

Mehmet Âkif Ersoy (1873-1936) was a Turkish poet, author, writer, academic, member of parliament, and the composer of the Turkish National Anthem.



Snapshot
by Mehmet Akif Ersoy
loose English translation/interpretation...

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Categories: entry, dark, death, earth, grave, life, war, world,
Form: Ghazal
Premium Member To the Manor Born - 2nd THIRD - w-Illustration
This is, obviously, the 2nd THIRD of this lengthy poem. Due to Poetry Soup's file-size limitations, this piece had to be posted in 3 parts. How fun...
   The 1st and 3rd THIRDS can...

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Categories: entry, humor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Car Show - BOTH Audio and Text
We always spent the day before a show in preparation,
There always seemed so much to do to get the car in shape,
But all the work was worth it, (or at least we thought it was),
We’ve...

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Categories: entry, car, hilarious, humor, humorous,
Form: Narrative