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Epitaph for a Palestinian Child
Epitaph for a Palestinian Child
by Michael R. Burch

I lived as best I could, and then I died.
Be careful where you step: the grave is wide.

This poem has also been titled "Epitaph for a Child of...

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Categories: ethnic, absence, bereavement, conflict, death, discrimination, eulogy, funeral,
Form: Epitaph



World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems V - Ber Horvitz, Yitzkhak Viner
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems V - Ber Horvitz, Yitzkhak Viner, Franta Bass

Der Himmel
"The Heavens"
by Ber Horvitz
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

These skies
are leaden, heavy, gray...
I long for a pair
of deep blue eyes....

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Categories: ethnic, evil, holocaust, race, racism, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
Cleansings
Cleansings
by Michael R. Burch

Walk here among the walking specters. Learn
inhuman patience. Flesh can only cleave
to bone this tightly if their hearts believe
that God is good, and never mind the Urn.

A lentil and a bean might...

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Categories: ethnic, holocaust, prison, race, racism, violence, world war
Form: Verse
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - VI - Chaim Nachman Bialik, Erich Fried
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - VI - Chaim Nachman Bialik, Erich Fried

After My Death
by Chaim Nachman Bialik
translation by Michael R. Burch

Say this when you eulogize me: 
Here was a man—now, poof, he's...

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Categories: ethnic, holocaust, race, racism, truth, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Empathy as Green Democracy
I don't think it's just me.
I find myself challenged to change LeftBrain cognitive beliefs,
languaged abstractions of personal knowledge,
perhaps because it is not possible to change Right Brain's
Elder feelings of co-empathic trust
where dipolar co-arising mutual immunity
raises...

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Categories: ethnic, education, health, history, integrity, political, racism,
Form: Prose Poetry



World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - IV - Primo Levi
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - IV - Primo Levi

Shema
by Primo Levi
translation by Michael R. Burch

You who live secure
in your comfortable houses, 
who return each evening to find
warm food, 
welcoming faces...

consider whether this...

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Categories: ethnic, evil, holocaust, race, racism, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - I
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems (I)

These are poems about World War II and the Holocaust, which is also called the Shoah in Hebrew. 



Epitaph for a Child of the Holocaust
by Michael R. Burch

I...

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Categories: ethnic, evil, holocaust, racism, truth, war, world, world
Form: Rhyme
The Children of Gaza Lyrics: I
"The Children of Gaza" Lyrics: I

These lyrics were written by Michael R. Burch and were adapted in places to the music by Michael R. Burch with input from composer Eduard de Boer.

World premiere, April 22,2017,...

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Categories: ethnic, child, child abuse, childhood, mother, mother son,
Form: Lyric
Such Tenderness, for the Mothers of Gaza
Such Tenderness
by Michael R. Burch

for the mothers of Gaza

There was, in your touch, such tenderness—as
only the dove on her mildest day has,
when she shelters downed fledglings beneath a warm wing
and coos to them softly, unable...

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Categories: ethnic, angel, arabic, baby, caregiving,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member On the need to avoid being envious: CANTO XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL
On the need to avoid being envious: Canto XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL, Translation with Commentary

[ ENVY, of course, knows no racial nor ethnic boundaries, but I wouldn't be wrong, I dare say, ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ethnic, evil, hate, jealousy, racism, tamil,
Form: Couplet
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems II - Bertolt Brecht
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems II - Bertolt Brecht



The Burning of the Books
by Bertolt Brecht
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

When the Regime
commanded the unlawful books to be burned, 
teams of dull oxen hauled...

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Categories: ethnic, books, holocaust, race, racism, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On Ethnic Equity
I opined to my father -


“Hey, Dad,” I quipped, bewilderedly, “last night, believe it or not, Grandpa Jake was watchin’ a film from prob’ly 1930...
When I glanced up from Facebook to determine why he’d growled,...

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Categories: ethnic, prejudice, racism,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Margins of Pandora
Tim’s father had been a refugee once he put down his fight and his gun

The story is that he embarked on the very last ship leaving East Prussia

Under siege tanks and bombs from above fireworks...

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Categories: ethnic, farewell,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unrequited unrequired 4
Good evening to all out there this is wabc radios late night slot call in show with your host Tom Morrow, the theme is on pesonality traits and how we percive them
not myself personally.' I...

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Categories: ethnic, abuse, appreciation,
Form: Narrative
Mahmoud Darwish English Translations
Mahmoud Darwish English Translations of Arabic Poems



Palestine
by Mahmoud Darwish
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

This land gives us
all that makes life worthwhile:
April's blushing advances,
the aroma of bread warming at dawn,
a woman haranguing men,
the poetry of Aeschylus,
love's...

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Categories: ethnic, allah, arabic, judgement, race, racism, rights, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Make Love To Me In That Ancient Place
The Bedouins, bequeathed with the sacred beauty of paradise harsh,
trusted guardians of jealous gorges and gifted groves
lead me from the Wadi Musa to the humble ingress of Petra,
saying with thrill, the Jin of your Jihad...

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Categories: ethnic, adventure, desire, history, love,
Form: Epic
i celebrate you my friend
The year that is about to make its last appearance 
before it dies and is buried to be only given a place 
in the history of our existence has brought  ?e joy, 
l° shall...

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Categories: ethnic, adventuregod, people, god, love, people, time, perspective,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: The How of Democratic Kill - IXL Part Two
Unquotable quotes: The How of Democratic Kill - IXL, Part Two

No, tell me not my vote now does not count
         (Shakespearean Sonnet)

No, tell me not my vote...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ethnic, freedom, humanity, international, leadership, power, society,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Look Before You Leap
Over the years I’ve done my share of - ‘what’s it like’ research, hoping to better understand what persons not like me
Have to cope with every day...persons plagued with issues like - never hearing music...

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Categories: ethnic, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
The Children of Gaza Lyrics: II
"The Children of Gaza" Lyrics: II

These lyrics were written by Michael R. Burch and were adapted in places to the music by Michael R. Burch with input from composer Eduard de Boer.

World premiere, April 22,2017,...

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Categories: ethnic, child, child abuse, childhood, children, mother son,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member What is My Ethnic name and Who are the Namers
       I arose a proud African lineage from far Mid Northern, Southern, Western;
                ...

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Categories: ethnic, africa, america, black african american, change, confusion,
Form: Ballad
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - III - Miklos Radnoti
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - III - Miklos Radnoti

Miklos Radnoti was one of the greatest of the Jewish Holocaust poets. He died on a Nazi death march, shot to death in cold...

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Categories: ethnic, holocaust, murder, race, racism, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Overarching Genocide
Overarching Genocide

Noah built the wooden Ark in his homeland instructed by God
to save his wife three sons and their wives from drowning a life 
raft rescue boat of sorts with three decks and only one...

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Categories: ethnic, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Philosophers - XXII
Unquotable quotes: Philosophers – XXII

Take Socrates: the insignia of a true philosopher is the bald pate and the luxuriant beard – the very reason why women make for such pathetic philosophers.
The bald pate facilitates the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ethnic, humanity, humor, inspirational, philosophy, racism, religion,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Climate Health History
Sometimes, as individuals
and as a learning species,
we jump too quickly,
eagerly,
enthusiastically on empathic trust feelings of familiarity,
forgetting these may include both health with pathological tensions
residing within this intuitive moment,
this feeling of happiness toward potential true and...

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Categories: ethnic, beauty, culture, health, history, political, power, science,
Form: Prose Poetry