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Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 29
Somehow, 
Forward, and headlong
I knew it was day again

There was a shift in the dark mutterings of the Devil,
Who now refused to sleep as I refused to sing,
Almost an anticipation in his voice,
As if he...

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Categories: adventure, bible, conflict, endurance, inspirational, love, war,
Form: Epic



Letters for People part 4
Dear people, 
    (Am i?) Mad it’s a conformist state?
A status that perpetuates people to pair, to compare, to prepare, 
to perfect, before performance, …?
    -sure hard to try...

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© Matt Godek  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, angst, business, confusion, feelings, poverty,
Form: Epic
The Tea Party
"Go on forth young graduates,

And show us who you are

You're now our future leaders

We know you will go far"

And so commencement ended

Pictures done and people changed

Now, off to private parties

All orderly pre-arranged

But four young girls...

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Categories: america, future, graduate, graduation, life, sad, society,
Form: Epic
My Dad Went To The Moon
I remember everything that happened that night.
It was vague, 
But the sounds of talking furries on the TV is still definite.  
We were together,
United as one merry family.
But everything changed that night.
I still remember...

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Categories: 10th grade, child abuse, childhood, dad, family,
Form: Epic
Premium Member A Taste of my Varied Genres
A Sample of some of the genres I write it...Nature, family, depression...just a taste...just a taste. These are all reposts and can be found along with these titles:

The Sound of His Breathing (Written about my...

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Categories: poetry, , cute, , Lullaby,
Form: Epic



Premium Member Father Time's Surprising Taoist Intimations
Tell me,
Father Time,
if you would share this space
it would mean everything to me
to us, so kind,
which forms of integrative diversity
incarnate your highest priority,
most comprehensive,
social-political-economic-cultural issues:

1. Domestic economy flat-line trends,

2. International peace intent and praxis,

3. Universally...

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Categories: epic, analogy, culture, earth, games, humor, psychological, time,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member HellFire On Earth
Dear Donald John
and GoodFaith Followers,
CoInvestors,
ProActive Prayers for Rapturous Redemption
from Eternal Hellish
paranoid
Left EgoVoices anger and fear
Right SpiritFeelings ecodarkly terrified
from and of dying death.

Your LeftBrain does not lack
for paranoid Win/Lose conviction
We must live in a dog eat...

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Categories: epic, appreciation, bullying, caregiving, games, health, humanity, humor,
Form: Political Verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 34
I listened to his heart profusely, 
For a beat like his was much to ponder
I often wondered, his thoughts, and,
A light in me knew, with wretched wonderment
What the whispers in his mutterings meant to me

They...

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Categories: desire, destiny, endurance, feelings, heart, leadership, psychological,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Watering Terror
I'm so confused,
raised to believe cooperative love overpowers competing fears
about scarcity of time, 
and other resources,
and anger about past over- and under-valuing of myself
as a regenerative resource,
CoPresence Source,
raised to believe the Golden Rule
is most effectively...

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Categories: anger, destiny, fear, hate, love, power, violence,
Form: Epic
Millie's Christmas Wish
Millie's Christmas Wish
Winter Vacation was coming
The kids were all set
They were thinking of Christmas
And the gifts they would get

But, Millie sat waiting
Thinking of nothing but snow
Watching the class clock
That was moving so slow


They did arts...

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Categories: 5th grade, adventure, america, childhood, christmas,
Form: Epic
fortunes re told
FORTUNES READ the sign displayed
TRINKETS, CHARMS AND SPELLS
The store had not been here yesterday
shades of candles, books and bell
Drapes were hung from side to side
The windows all were dark
Where was this place a day ago?
Just...

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Categories: surreal,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Gilgamesh
GILGAMESH . . .  

Story has it you used your power to run amuck
Putting fear into the people, and brides in Unuk

So the people of Unuk pray to the sky God Anu
To sort out...

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Categories: adventure, best friend, brother, character, deep, emotions,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Just Doin' My Translation Job
It's all frustratingly LeftBrain relativistic,
even nihilistic in its darker 
ruminating 
paranoid about chaotic outcomes form,
said Einstein's post-millennial ghost.

So its all synergetic fractal 4D equivalent SpaceTime,
said Fuller,
in co-arising nondual P = N(NP)/2 (0)-Core response.

Interesting you should...

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Categories: epic, creation, health, humor, love, political, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member A SNOW QUEEN TALE
Part 1: FORE SIBERIAN FATE

silk wings wet -
angel on the lake.
starlight glitter
separates from

the golden wheat.
her docile hair,
prophecy of ice.

winter pink,
pinched cheeks.
ice skate scrapes -
flecks of flakes.

the snow queen
before her relentless
reign, a pretty thing.

her smile warms
the...

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Categories: epic, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bilateral Creative Thinking Sequel
Last half of Edward de Bono's Lateral Thinking Summary, pp. 298-300, with bicameral ecological supplements [informed by Gregory Bateson] in brackets:

In ordinary traditional thinking we have developed no methods for going beyond the [suboptimally reasonable]...

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Categories: epic, culture, earth, education, happiness, health, humanity, language,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Here's Why My CV Needs Work
NAME: Phil Latio. LLB Law; PhD Medicine; FSC-Federation Starfleet Commander

POSITION SOUGHT: Head job.

AGE: Pass

SEX: Well, I was born a male if that helps.

CONTACT DETAILS: Probably best I contact you. I'm currently residing at an undisclosed...

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Categories: epic, fishing, humorous,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Bleeding Before Rome -2
Yet at this very moment the cathedral was crumbling
down upon the cries of foresaken refugees, 
the monastery's walls wobbling from war's wreckage, 
and as the black bursts billowed into sun drenched brutality
with the bodies of...

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Categories: culture, heart, war, world war ii,
Form: Epic
Oh My Numb Cranium
Why did He let me break?
Was it for a future's sake?
How did you all get here?
Are we all lost in epic fear?

Keep pressing on, my dusked Dawn
We welcome the sun, that's what we look upon

Do...

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Categories: epic, deep,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Echoes of The Angel's Fallen

Invocation to the Muse

From the gleaming skin of life’s underbelly, 
sin unreconciled, formed from Nephilim seed,
fleet footed jokers mask pawns into flight;
To the epistle of the Most High.
For in the beginning, the true and only...

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Categories: allegory, angel, christian,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Treasures That May Be Found In Destiny's New Shift
I.
Treasures That May Be Found In Destiny's New Shift

( Mille viri sententia agere nescit donec suscipit calamum scribere.)

For a brief spell, I hung my hammock in the shade
of the ancient tall oak tree, that God's...

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Categories: epic, appreciation, art, blessing, care, dedication, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bharathidasan's Pulikku nAy enta mUlai, Translated by T Wignesan
Bharathidasan’s “Pulikku nay enta muulai” (To the Tiger, the Dog knows no safe dwelling!) translated by T. Wignesan 

Bharathidasan (1891-1964) was a self-proclaimed disciple of the eminent Brahmin poet: Cuppiramania Bharathiyar (cf. two poems of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: epic, anti bullying, patriotic, political, racism, , literature,
Form: Sonnet
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 36
I sung all the night with the Devil,
It seemed harmony had found itself spooning with dissonance
Not indeed needing to be one or the same
Yes—the light indeed could sustain itself in the midst
Of what then was...

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Categories: appreciation, dark, desire, endurance, inspiration, literature, meaningful,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Flying Higher
I was flying higher, 
Who Am I ??? 

Looking down, wings wide gliding amongst the currents of heaven. Seemed the more I ascended the clearer life's illusions were getting, it's a liberating feeling to realize...

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Categories: inspiration,
Form: Epic
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 37
I heard two distinct voices in the night,
Conversing amongst themselves most eagerly
They whispered like children in excitement
Their sardonic mouths sung many savvy tunes
It was Death I could perceive, defending me,
And he, a strange, distant friend
Seemed...

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Categories: change, death, gothic, grave, literature, romance, war,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Operation Money Jump
Thanksgiving, 1971,
a parachute pilgrim approaches Northwest Flight 305
as Dan Cooper, anonymous businessman,  anarchist airborne, 
black suit, black sunglasses, a black tie
and a black briefcase broaching black motives,
Portland to Seattle, prison or criminal pantheon, 
before...

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Categories: america, history, mystery,
Form: Epic