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Premium Member Rejection Slips 3
Rejection Slips 3

by Michael R. Burch

When I was closest to love, it did not seem
real at all, but a thing of such tenuous sweetness
it might dissolve in my mouth
like a lozenge of sugar.

When I held...

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Categories: football, death, desire, family, heart, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Journalists - Dedication to Andre Fontaine - XXVI
Unquotable quotes: Tale-Carriers, Gossip-Mongers, Courrier-Pigeon Caretakers, Smoke-Signal Puffers and Tom-Tom Thumpers – XXVI

Could there be such things as political shenanigans or inter-continental warfares, even catastrophes, natural disasters, tsunamis, irruptions, conflagrations, inundations, landslides, typhoons, tornadoes, hurricanes,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: football, power,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member I Want A Doggy
Oh how I want a doggy, 
a bundle of love and fur.                       ...

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Categories: football, dog, friend, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Rejection Slips 1
Rejection Slips

With over 5,700 publications if I count poems that have gone viral, I suppose I shouldn’t complain … but I do have some poems that have never been accepted for publication. Here are a...

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Categories: football, day, love, memory, night, rose, seasons, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Snapshots from a Child's West London
I remember my cherished Wolf Cub pack, 
How I loved those Wednesday evenings, 
The games, the pomp and seriousness of the camps, 
The different coloured scarves, sweaters and hair 
During the mass meetings, 
The solemnity...

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Categories: football, child, childhood, children, england, friendship, london, memory,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Autumn Atonement
Face to the sky,
Breath of the Caribbean
Woven with earthy Autumn,
Saturates the alveoli of my lungs,
Pouring raw impulses into the neurons of
My pleasure centers, so triggering a myriad of
Memories ... the demurring requiem to summer tide...

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Categories: football, autumn, heartbreak, metaphor, october, solitude, soulmate, true
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Alaskan Pipeline
The Alaskan Pipeline

1968 confirmed the year 
Of discovery by Humble Oil
To North America’s largest oil field,
On the North Slope of the Brooks Range,
A west to east 
Northern Alaskan mountain chain.
An area 40 miles wide by...

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Categories: football, education, environment, history, technology, tribute, usa,
Form: Verse
The Armless Ambidextrian
I. The Love of Minds

The volume on the desk,
The one not claimed by dust or burned
By light, will follow her to bed tonight.
Its pages will be turned and smothered,
Each in turn, so as not to...

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Categories: football, conflict, death, depression, desire, fear, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Legend of the Red October Run
Dedicated to the 2000 National College Football Champions, the Oklahoma Sooners 


Over fifty years, boy and man, I’ve been a Sooners fan
Watched and reveled in their glories, every one;
But there’s no more glorious “Sooner Magic”...

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Categories: adventure, autumn, desire, football, games, heart, history,
Form: Rhyme
The Lizard Man
It spread its grizzly legs on the whitewashed wall
Firmly baked in the early summer heat 
Spitting perspiration dripping from the white crisps ceiling
While I cling onto a sensational feelings
Night has casted shadows upon night
With images...

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Categories: football, business, character, community, dedication, international, leadership, strength,
Form: Narrative

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Categories: football, giggle, jobs,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Grit And Guts On The Gridiron - 1
Mud and leather
dirt and nerve
bloodied laughter
collision to serve,
distance, drive and demolition
battle axe ambition in the wild air
muscle and mind joined in steeled instinct, 
a stitched pigskin ball, the grail of the Fall
to fumble it means...

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Categories: football, america, sports, war,
Form: Epic
Premium Member En-trumped

There are many en-tities. Narrative psychologist speak of living and telling 
a story. Our lives should be as we en-live them and en-story them. We tell 
our tale as we see it, at the moment...

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Categories: football, horror,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Sooner Recruit
Fifty years, boy and man, I’ve been a Sooners fan;
And watched thousands of recruits try to make my Sooners Team.
Often, I’ve enviously wondered what it must be like
To be a touted Sooners recruit, living out...

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Categories: football, celebrity, character, childhood, courage, dedication, desire, dream,
Form: Rhyme
Give Peace A Chance Part 1
Like the twelfth
juror in the play
I must say I am not
For I know a recipe
for trouble 
I have seen the
double standards
And I do not approve
this for Kenya
I will never approve
it, and neither
Would you, dear
friend of...

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Categories: football, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chinese Sonnets

These days I forgive myself everything. After all
I'm alone and unhappy so I give myself a little treat
whenever possible. On summer nights I remember
the good women who loved me but live with their husbands now.


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Categories: football, crazy, friend, grief, kiss, society, women, work,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Cruisin' the Drag
Sipping cherry limeade, driving in the car parade, 
we're cruising in the Lone Star state.
Didn't want a bucket seat; the thing it couldn't beat, 
was sitting up close to your date.
One hand on the wheel...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: football, car, funny, growing up, high school, me,
Form: Rhyme
The victim list keeps growing

But no one really cares

The gristmill claims another one

Keep your hands in and don't stare

Hollywood is the golden land

The eternal silver screen

But many souls are lost here

A lot of greats or...

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Categories: football, america, betrayal, culture, loneliness, pain, society,
Form: Epic
OOniversal OO
OOOniversal oo

Frightened tepid antisocial ant was football training avidly but failing to attend a fragrant tailor army. Oh dear. That was sure to be put forward to the sacred sanction ship and the sacred sanction...

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Categories: football, absence, adventure, angst, anti bullying, anxiety, appreciation,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member THREE WAYS of Swiping the World Cup
THREE WAYS of Swiping the World Cup

"It is sweet and fitting/glorious to lay your life down for your country » - from a poem by HORACE

(See my story selected to represent France in the 2006...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: football, games, humor, sports, stress, woman, women,
Form: Dramatic Verse
A Man of No Words
Virgil comes to group therapy every week in his pick-up truck with his dog, Buster, standing in the bed of the truck. The sessions are held for veterans of Korea and Vietnam. Quite a few...

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Categories: football, veterans day, war,
Form: Prose
Premium Member When I Was Ten
 Now in my decline in the time of men
  I remember way back then when I was ten,
 when we lived in a shadow much greater
  at the foot of the Mount...

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Categories: football, childhood, school,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Beauty of The Seasons
Summer magic, Winter delight, Spring fresh, and beautiful Fall.
The diverseness of the assorted seasons tends to delight us.
Each has its own ambiance and nuances, after all.
Some years they arrive with less fuss and muss.
Summer is...

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Categories: football, seasons,
Form: Chant Royal
Premium Member Watering The Garden Of Dreams
What a beautiful filled garden with gorgeous colors,                           ...

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Categories: football, dream, flower, garden, water,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When We Were Young
When We Were Young

He left for work each morning, 
Wearing steel-toed boots and a tin hat.
He took long strides that were three times 
The length of mine.
In one hand he carried a lunch pail and...

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Categories: football, childhood, family,
Form: Free verse