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The Hardships of Honesty - Neither Will I
I often surprise many people in many ways
With the words I say…with the actions I make…
It’s extraordinary how many seek high praise
With the words they say…with the actions they fake…

Neither will I…
Assume the worst in...

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Categories: excellent, angst, conflict, emotions, endurance, faith, hope, passion,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Father Time's Interview
We don't have a lot of time,
or, well, I guess you do,
but I don't,
so let's plunge right into the first big question:
Which came first, form or function?

False dichotomy. No such thing as a totally dysfunctional...

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Categories: excellent, allegory, earth, environment, nature, philosophy, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IN THE WILD

Early morning, we go for a drive,
An awesome feeling as we arrive,
At our camp gate which, opens 
At 6 o’clock, 
Now we are in the African bush
Which, will unlock,
Moments that we have missed...

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Categories: excellent, adventure, africa,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The THC Ordinance
I am fairly new to this Norwick community.
If I recall correctly
we have about forty thousand households here
where the Connecticut River
conjoins the Mohegan and Iroquois Rivers;
originally deep rich virgin eco-forest 
of and for harmonic rhythm and...

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Categories: excellent, community, earth, family, growth, health, humor, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
Chaucer translation: Rejection
a roundel by Geoffrey Chaucer
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Your beauty from your heart has so erased
Pity, that it's useless to complain;
For Pride now holds your mercy by a chain.

I'm guiltless, yet my sentence has...

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Categories: excellent, beauty, french, heart, innocence, nature, pride, women,
Form: Roundel

Premium Member IN THE WILD Re Post
( Re Post)

Early one morning, we begin our drive,
An awesome feeling as we arrive,
At our camp gate which, opens 
At six o’clock, 
Now we are in the African bush
Which, will unlock,
Moments that...

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Categories: excellent, animal,
Form: Free verse
Medieval Poems V
Medieval Poem V

A Proverb from Winfred's Time
anonymous Old English poem, circa 757-786
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

The procrastinator puts off purpose,
never initiates anything marvelous,
never succeeds, and dies alone.

The late-deed-doer delays glory-striving,
never indulges daring dreams,
never succeeds,...

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Categories: excellent, earth, england, love, middle school, poems, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ante Bellum

BEIGEBest served where it can’t be seen
On Stirling Silver platters
With redruM narcotics
Delivered by sharp Blood-Red
Well-mannered talons
Strutting in sleek wet rolling tight-skirted
Long French Silk Stockinged legs all the way down to 
Lethal Six Inch stilettos...

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Categories: excellent, america, bible, corruption, imagery, war,
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

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Categories: excellent, education, health, history, integrity, political, racism,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Today And Tomorrow - The Butterfly Style

~Today  And   Tomorrow     ~
( The  Butterfly  Style )


Love  God  with all heart
He is  best  friend
Always  there
The  Lord
In  all
Just ...

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Categories: excellent, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dear Republicans for God and Country
Thanks for your letter
asking for a free Taoist consult
on how to bring God talk
and experience
back into our Big Agri-MilitantIndustrialized Busyness Schools
and possibly our extended family lives,
on into our inside Holy of Holies,
our Climates of PanEntheistic...

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Categories: excellent, caregiving, education, happiness, health, integrity, leadership, parents,
Form: Political Verse
Mario William Vitale Latest Writings
The language and images of Mario Vitale's poetry are so closely bound to the natural cycles of seasons, of generations, of the body's functioning, that is surprising to realize how many of his poems deal...

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Categories: excellent, art,
Form: Free verse
Translations of the Oldest English Rhyming Poems

The Rhymed Poem aka The Rhyming Poem aka The Riming Poem
Old English/Anglo-Saxon poem from the Exeter Book, circa 990 AD
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

He who granted me life...

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Categories: excellent, england, poems, poetry, poets, words, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- an epic poem 71
The preparations were almost complete when Lumi reappeared down stairs.  He seemed preoccupied and burnished an all encompassing smile across his face.
     “Lumi... Lumi,” Joulupukki had to repeat himself to...

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Categories: excellent, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
Deor's Lament
Deor's Lament

(Old English/Anglo-Saxon poem circa the 10th century AD)
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Weland endured the agony of exile:
an indomitable smith wracked by grief.
He suffered countless sorrows;
indeed, such sorrows were his bosom companions
in that frozen...

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Categories: excellent, destiny, england, fate, old, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Twentythird Legal by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s Twentythird Legal by T. Wignesan

Le vingt-troisième légal

pendant la guerre le peuple devient obéissent de nouveau
plein du respect (et) de la confiance les enfants naïfs dans la foi
la gouvernance nécessaire  ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: excellent, america, anti bullying, anxiety, military, war,
Form: Free verse
Long in the tooth male doth recount reflect reimagine
Long in the tooth male doth recount, reflect, reimagine...
his woebegone damn dental daze today May 5th, 2021 

No particular rhyme nor reason
garden variety indentured flunky (me)
revisits his salmagundi salad days, 
when oral blight smote 

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Categories: excellent, 2nd grade, absence, age, body, cinco de
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- an epic poem 25
Erlenkönig also pushed forward the idea of the Council of Six.
Which was a wonderful idea in theory.  The council eventually became the
most powerful force in the Elfin Clans, one representative from each of...

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Categories: excellent, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
The Mulberry Tree And Its Birds Part Two


The Mulberry Tree & its Birds

Now watch a short Video film made by me (placed on my Music Channel on You Tube) based on this Poetic...

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Categories: excellent, bird, tree,
Form: Epitaph
God's bag of sugar
God's bag of sugar 
Burst all over the North
The sweet scent of the stars are pleasant to the eyes.

The limiltless strength of the belt of Orion
Three stars in one belt, 
That only God can bind

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© Peter Hall  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: excellent, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Bionic Betty: Another True Tale from the Mental Ward
Betty was bonafide crazy. She had shot her husband after a night of drunken quarreling, and was in the state mental hospital instead of being in the slammer. She'd shot the louse in the stomach...

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Categories: excellent, crazy, woman,
Form: Narrative
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: excellent, allegory, christian, england, faith, prayer, religion, romantic,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Life is Almost Over
I have written this today to let my family and friends know what's going on in my life.
I am deeply saddened by where I am, in it, right now, but am appreciative of the excellent...

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Categories: excellent, age, cancer, death, life, wife,
Form: Couplet
Human Being With A Soul
We are human being with a soul
We were taken from the North and South Pole
And left in a basket at the flagpole
If all the relics in history were unfold
You would discover that the real threshold

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Categories: excellent, body, bullying, change, community, conflict, faith, humanity,
Form: Free verse
My Love, My Best Friend, My Wife
I write this prose for my dear, fair lady wife
To celebrate her Birthday on November 29th
She’s my partner, my best friend, the love of my life
Without her my life would be as dark as night


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Categories: excellent, allegory, birthday, celebration, for her, husband, love,
Form: Rhyme