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Wrestling with impasse to contentment
Wrestling with impasse to contentment

Dispense sing with fidelity blithely agog
just me and mine dark shadow 
slinking along the edge of night doth blog
passivity, the path of least resistance ohm my dog,
shocking voltage surges an emphatic...

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Categories: expound, abuse, adventure, age, anger, betrayal, black african
Form: Rhyme

Friday May 13th 2022
Friday May 13th, 2022

An excerpt taken from a lengthy tome,
written courtesy a favorite poet of mine.

Paraskevidekatriaphobia  struck within a blink,
I swear yours truly never took a drink,
nevertheless he witnessed
and falsely accused of being a...

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Categories: expound, atheist, dark, destiny, gothic, history, husband, may,
Form: Free verse
Am I Turning into a Lizard Serial Killer
Hmmm, where do I start? With deep sighs, I am sighing right now.
I just finished burying 2 lizards, and my heart is heavy...

Let me back up a bit...bear with me if I might turn out...

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Categories: expound, angst, animal, how i feel, sad, sorry,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Pig and the Horse
The Creatures had gathered at the usual place
    to hear what the candidates would say.
It was time to embrace who would make their best case
    and so be declared...

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Categories: expound, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
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: expound, humanity, humor, inspirational, philosophy, racism, religion,
Form: Epigram

A Long Limerick Planned for Poems
A Long Limerick Planned for Poems

This is my 6,466th poem. Shooting for 6.666
for some strange reason and time and season
and only teasing.

It sure seems much easier to put
all of my poems into one poem.

Put God...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: expound, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Lifeboat Adrift at Sea
Part 2

The passengers were a well-heeled lot who
    Had no experience to the rigors at sea.
And their disillusionment grew... on seeing the crew
    Entirely encrusted with earwigs and fleas.


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Categories: expound, adventure, allegory, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Is Jesus God
Is Jesus God?

Some would say that this is an unusual question, as the Father is the Father, and the Son is the Son. 

However, after the 3rd century the Trinity doctrine appeared claiming that the...

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Categories: expound, bible, christian, father son, god, jesus, religious,
Form: Didactic
Exfoliation I Am
In my advanced age am I but 
       The castoff--remnants 
Of a vitality that once was and has  been...

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Categories: expound, allusion, bereavement, family, happiness, how i feel,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Romantic Ramblings about the Ultimate Man
You’re the finest man I have ever seen
You are handsome and strong
Full bodied
Beautiful to the eyes
Alluring to the hands
Your lips
Send messages
“Come and taste
And never thirst again”
Your eyes
Changing hues
Like the sea
The sky
In between
Iris pools where I...

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Categories: expound, desire, dream, romance,
Form: Free verse
Existential Conundrum
detangling figurative philosophical,
     (i.e. ineffable) thread tightly bound
most likely requires a greater capacity
     (than mine) to expound,
considerably superior than
this feeble intellectual attempt,

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Categories: expound, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
false teachers of love
a person a guru who claims to love all and creation equally is simply lying to himself and or fooling you. The flesh is limited and believe it or not the special attention that each...

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Categories: expound, introspection, perspective, universe,
Form: Light Verse
The Alchemist's Tale

Of the alchemist’s physique I expound upon thee
A white feathered cap wore he jauntily, cocked to a side.
His sight like a moles’, aided by technology.
Shoulders broad with features fair
Emerald eyes he had with a...

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Categories: expound, imaginationme, night, me, night,
Form: Light Verse
Special Needs Parent
A note to all the new parents of special needs babies?
Hello New Mom,
Congratulations, you are now part of a world where there is exquisite beauty.
Along with that beauty will come a hardship few can expound...

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Categories: expound, parents,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member The Playground Bench
Little Lilly wanted to go, to the playground, to have some fun the other day.
And all the other Trolls wanted to tag along, for it looked like fun, they said.
So we went at dusk, for...

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Categories: expound, adventure, fantasy, funny, humorous, imagination, uplifting,
Form: Light Verse
Ephemeral online moment
Ephemeral online moment...

Yours truly plagiarizes himself with zeal
courtesy mental cogs and rusty wheel,
thus no literary crime committed to steel
I broadcast material shown thru rickety
black and white Roman Times newsreel

forthwith shoddy wordplay exempts me
against copyright infringement...

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Categories: expound, absence, earth, imagery, inspiration, journey, life, time,
Form: Rhyme
And those that were wise spoke among themselves
They took note of the darkness
spoke of things past and things yet future
they collected the news
the times and the seasons of men
they watched carefully for the time
to fulfill...

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Categories: expound, bible, devotion, love, nature, passion, visionary, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
What Discursive Poetic Theme Shall I Write About
Hmm...What Discursive Poetic Theme Shall I Write About...

Today (a rather brisk, chilly,
and otherwise sat
tiss factory twirly delightful
December 18th, 2018) matte
her of fact quite
refreshing noontime, while this fat

tend plot of Earthen surveyed terrain
situated over scat
herd modest...

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Categories: expound, abuse, allusion, america, analogy, destiny, history, imagination,
Form: Bio
To live verily joyous forever 
There in heaven with God
In His house of many mansions
Along streets of gold…
Is my Scripture-pictured story 
Highlighting the Lord’s love and grace
Surpassing any glamorous fairy tale.

For today’s exploration of varied...

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Categories: expound, bible, child, christian, faith, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
An Ode To My Great Mother
I trace my existence back to

Iye mwen N’ogie (My great Mother).

You see when I was but a foetus

In a womb of the homo sapien whom I will

Later call my mother.

I lay brooding, developing and

Metamorphosing in...

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Categories: expound, africa, allusion, friend, friendship, hope, mother, symbolism,
Form: Ode
Blindsided to craft eye catching title
(alternately christened great insight
to those who Braille)

Ah.... so glad thee did ask
summoning poetic title
tis most daunting task
if lucky forthcoming praise
will yours truly to bask

and bathe with short lived,
while I quaff vintage
amber liquids out the
golden silver...

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Categories: expound, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, adventure,
Form: Free verse
An Unsolved Ambiguous Mystery
     She seared the defendant on the witness stand with a derogatory look.
"What do you mean, you’re not guilty ? Let’s see what it says in the book!
..Murder:  the unlawful...

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Categories: expound, confusionwords,
Form: Rhyme
Emotional Onset Surges Like Tsunami 1st wave
Unbeknownst tummy why, (around
about 2200 hours October 5th, 2018),
     a slew of forgotten incidents quasi
lee linkedin, and questionably
     nsync, though lightly browned


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Categories: expound, 10th grade, caregiving, daughter, devotion, father, games,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Ode to Sharon Olds
Dear Sharon, I see no end 
To the rant of an educated mind
Once the pen is moving. I've seen A students
Butcher my writing. I remember the Fall
Of 2009, the poetry workshop at Stony Brook University,

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Categories: expound, dedication, school, thank youme, love, me, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Unattended Field
“Close to the western summit there is the dried and frozen carcass of a leopard. No one has explained what the leopard was seeking at that altitude.” 

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© Jeff Kyser  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: expound, metaphor, mountains,
Form: Other