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Premium Member The Fallen



“The Fallen”



Remote,
he sees himself 
in the reflection of cold close 
yet distant shop windows, 
his final journey along the 
Hard Time Road
walking alone, 
unforgiven, no home
for the rest of his natural life 
a million knives...

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Categories: funeral, family, freedom, friendship, god, i am, jesus,
Form: Free verse



An Affective Disorder, the Doctor Said
No, Freddie can’t say he mourned when his father died and his father’s third wife found Freddie's number and gave him a call to give him the news. His father had been responsible, worked hard,...

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Categories: funeral, anxiety, mental illness, , 8th grade, ,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Athenian Epitaphs
Athenian Epitaphs

Mariner, do not ask whose tomb this may be,
but go with good fortune: I wish you a kinder sea.
—Michael R. Burch, after Plato

Does my soul abide in heaven, or hell?
Only the sea gulls
in their...

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Categories: death, eulogy, funeral, grave, loss, memorial day,
Form: Epigram
a night on a wharf
A Night On A Wharf

The couple decide to walk. The boardwalk still lit at this late hour guides them. They walk hand in hand,..whispering softly with small talk...solemn.,. lonely , yet together. The walk is...

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Categories: funeral, blessing,
Form: Carpe Diem
A nice couple The Tale of Jean and William Part 1 2 and 3
A nice couple. The Tale of Jean and William. Part 1

Jean Fallen was born in 1999 and had a lonely childhood. 
She grew up in Redfern but never went to school.
She lived with her mother...

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Categories: funeral, 10th grade,
Form: ABC



Premium Member A nice couple The Tale of Jean and William Part 1 2 and 3
A nice couple. The Tale of Jean and William. Part 1

Jean Fallen was born in 1999 and had a lonely childhood. 
She grew up in Redfern but never went to school.
She lived with her mother...

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Categories: funeral, 10th grade,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Favorite Recurring Nightmares Part 1
Don't you think that this title is darkly divine?
But, of course, there will have to be weirdness that’s funny,
Though my nightmares are many and have complex arcs
There’s some risk here I might have to work...

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Categories: anxiety, crazy, fun, funeral, holocaust, humorous, life,
Form: Quatrain
McGillicuddy's Wake
Two new crutches and two double shots of Bushmills Irish Whiskey enabled Joe Faherty to move from the back seat of Moira Murphy's 1976 Buick into Eagan's Funeral Home for Tim McGillicuddy's wake. At 87,...

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Categories: funeral, death of a friend, fantasy,
Form: Prose
The Cavemen
Ugg and Ogg, on a rock they sat.
 The pair were in hiding from the sabred cat.
 They had hunted for a whole week long.
 But, recently it had all gone wrong.

The ladies were waiting...

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Categories: funeral, funny, humor, silly,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Someone To Love-part 3
...cont

As is the case with all of life's special moments
this one had to end when she again became weak.
We strolled the beach one last time
our toes curled in the sand
as the sun warmed our backs
and...

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Categories: funeral, loss, love, love hurts,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Heroic Crown of Sonnets 2
8.Reading

I see them all rise to an endless sky.
Tumbling burnt pages from raging fire,
To leave ash of closer, to pacify.
A single deep breath near flaming pyre.
To see destruction with a silent face.
My eyes will cry...

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Categories: funeral, poetry,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Hilda's Family Reunion
Paddy didn't want to go to his wife's family reunion. He told her that in the same nice way he had told her in years past so as to avoid other reunions over the many...

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Categories: funeral, family, marriage,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Death
Michael and Carolyn came home again
Their busy lives disrupted by death's end
Not knowing they'd encounter love unrestrained
By coming home for mom's funeral to attend
Life has some changes for which to contend
Michael and Carolyn were shocked...

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Categories: funeral, death, life, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Thirty-three Letters From Batman to Robin
Playing Batman and Robin is a lot different

When the Riddler is your Stepfather

And simultaneously an alcoholic and pedophile

When your secret mission is to keep him

From bringing heroin and pornography

To Gotham city

 

Your mother wanted to...

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Categories: funeral, abuse, adventure, courage, death, hero, introspection, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Old and new Halloween poems
 No Halloween Candy

I can't get no Halloween candy.
I can't get no Halloween candy.
But I try, and I try, and I try, and I try.
I can't get no.  I can't get no.

Well I'm walking...

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Categories: funeral, fear, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The three enigmas of Turandot
The three enigmas of Turandot

The well of souls run deep in fabled lands of old.
Of China's ancient dynasty and the lost Great Tartary, 
a ballad of love and loss that must be told.

The Emperor's daughter,...

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Categories: funeral, crush, longing, love, moon, romantic love, sad
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Warlord Wars No More -4
We've been taught the terror of triumph from where the heart looks...
General Caesar Sir, 9th Recon reports that Pompeius Magnus has fled by sea to Egypt,
also, the body of Captain Crastinus has been laid on...

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Categories: funeral, history,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Neda
Neda 
You died in protest in Iran.                            ...

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Categories: funeral, abuse, appreciation, death, dedication, faith, freedom, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Eulogy for my Mother
Joyce Letitia Richmond-Solomon (A servant of God and a friend to man)

Every life has its seasons and God has created each individual for a purpose. Blessed and happy are those who discover their purpose and...

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Categories: funeral, bereavement, death, eulogy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Heroic Crown of Sonnets 1
1.Remembrance

Remembrance of guilt from pages turned brown,
Opened and read inside rooms of my mind.
Written through time with tears sliding down.
I will claim each dung lit cavern I find.
My yesterdays speak of a poignant time.
Holding the...

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Categories: funeral, poetry,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Interview With The Most Beautiful Suicide
Interview with The Most Beautiful Suicide -Evelyn Francis McHale - May 1, 1947

So Evelyn, yours is one of the most famous of suicides, since you chose to jump from the Empire State Building in 1947,...

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Categories: funeral, suicide,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Wellington Gate
His walk into town would prove fateful that day,
As his mind wandered idly while finding his way.
His footsteps were brisk like fall chill in the air,
Past Wellington Gate, south of Denby town square.

He paused for...

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Categories: death, emotions, funeral, goodbye, grave, grief, hurt,
Form: Narrative
Waters And Skies
I.
You can always tell by the eyes
When they’re starting to go
You’ll fall for a few of their lies
Before you begin to know
And you will just defy it
(But they know you will never go)

They’ll glide through...

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Categories: funeral, addiction, dark,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Nightingale - Part III
...cont

She flew back to her nest that she so carefully tended and loved,
the angel close behind her.
“Why do you stay,” he said angrily.
“I have given you your wing.”  He stopped to think.
“I have offered...

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Categories: funeral, fantasy,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Druid 3
Now that Crimson Fire was gone
Fire Eagle needed to gain experience.
For over ten years he travelled the lands
helping people, learning from many other druids.
One day he knew he would be called up on to
take the...

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Categories: bereavement, death, funeral, spiritual,
Form: Epic