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Premium Member Prayer Against Coronavirus and for God's Healing
Today, as I rest for a while from my daily prayers, consisting of walking and sitting meditation,  bowing with my forehead touching Mother Earth like King Jehoshaphat, seeking God’s help (2 Chronicle 1-20), and...

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Categories: genre, bible, faith, god, gospel, prayer, religious, spiritual,
Form: Pastoral



Premium Member 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: genre, destiny, england, fate, old, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Verse
Theatre of the absurd - fusion
Godot has arrived
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
Alive and well thanks!

...said the haiku poster
Crudely pasted to the fence
Who was too busy selling stolen goods
To notice he was a notice
Announcing a brand new play
A fusion of two classics

Waiting for...

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Categories: genre, funny, humor, humorous, nonsense, silly,
Form: Free verse
Back Then, Dandelion Greens Were Segregated Too
Martin, a very senior citizen, wants to get a bucket and knife and go hunt up some greens in a field in Alabama. But in spite of his yearnings for a big bowl of greens,...

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Categories: genre, race,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Flying Friends in the Firmament
In the midst of a quiet summer day, while the sun is peeping
And the gentle breeze brushing everything, dancing and passing
Our hero, an ant, seen sweating and puffing, but still climbing
Like a soldier on mission,...

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Categories: genre, butterfly, friendship,
Form: Narrative



Antics Of A Buzzfeed Ding Housefly
Antics Of A Buzzfeed Ding Housefly...

Non random, but (based on my very
     far out, flimsy laughably 
     amateurish thinking)
     faux feigned aye
firmly believe,...

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Categories: genre, 12th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, flying,
Form: Free verse
You made a difference
Baby,

You have become a fixture in my mind...
treading lightly... meaningfully...  with purpose.
with each traverse, the words and wisdom you impart
leave an indelible print..for one so..might i say youthful.


I've often wondered why my intrigue hasnt
diminished......

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Categories: genre, black love, dedication, deep, love, women,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Theatrum Mundi
Theatrum Mundi

Theatrum Mundi, derived from the Latin as: “Theater of the World,” was famously incorporated by William Shakespeare for his well-known metaphorical world-view often referred to under the rubric of “All the World’s a Stage,”...

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Categories: genre, education, imagination, poems, poetry, poets, symbolism, writing,
Form: Narrative
How to attach a shower curtain
How to attach a shower curtain...

Suffering permanent anatomical
disfigurement, nonetheless
maintaining marital bliss
at steep price despite more or less
musculoskeletal dislocation,
I eagerly, readily willingly confess.

Ideal for someone whose height
trends toward above average
unless you don't object tilting
head back in...

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Categories: genre, 12th grade, celebration, encouraging, fun, hilarious, husband,
Form: Free verse
Argh fresh out of reading material
Argh...fresh out of reading material!

Hence... what better opportunity, I aver with zeal
presented to one local everyman token schlemiel
keystone state (Pennsylvania) three score lifelong
trumpeting resident in United States commonweal
experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms I feel

plenti linkedin with...

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Categories: genre, 11th grade, 12th grade, absence, angel, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Roberta Flack's Killing Me Softly with his Song by T Wignesan
Translation of Roberta Flack's Killing Me Softly with his Song by T Wignesan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgl-VRdXr7I


Refrain :

Strumming my pain with his fingers
Singing my life with his words
Killing me softly with his song
Killing me softly with his song
Telling my...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: genre, how i feel, passion, romantic, song, words,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member the bookcase
A room without a view, unkempt for many a long year
Dusty aging book slanting within a bookcase
Closet doors creaked, the wide boarded floors moaned as I walk
Adjacent to the bookcase is a stone fire place...

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Categories: genre, education,
Form: Free verse
Blind Date
Going out on a blind date,
go see a movie, then grab a table for two
Got no expectations whatsoever, honestly
I just hope she lets her hair down and be herself

Her choice, so it's a romantic comedy,
not...

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Categories: genre, emotions, love, relationship,
Form: Free verse
Theater of Utter Charm Part 9
Part 9

there is a wraith with an hourglass
dancing quietly in my shadow
he's gone when I look
but I can hear him do a shuffle step on the ice
his inside out umbrella more than a fashion statement
about...

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Categories: genre, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
A Tale of a Traumatized Heart
Hello.
My name is...well it's not important right now.
Before we ignite our engines
and travel down this road to heartbreak.
I'll be honest and let you know
that I don't plan to be the victim.
So I suggest that you...

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Categories: genre, heartbreak, hello, life,
Form: Prose Poetry
Mr Epic Generic and DJ Cliche
Derek and Eric said I'm Generic, 
a weird name but I'll wear it,
I'm cool, it's epic, Generic's so original 
like the South Park ginger kid,
"gingers have souls bluur".
 
MC Generic the genius generates 
with DJ...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: genre, metaphor, smart, word play,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Coplas on Wine by Nicanor Parra, Translated by T Wignesan
Coplas on Wine

( here, the famous AntiPoetic Chilean Poet Nicanor Parra, b. 1914, uses the more popular form of the « copla » genre that he contains in quatrains of 8 to 10 syllables with...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: genre, celebration, passion, poetry, song, spanish, uplifting, wine,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Freedom And Liberty The Price We Pay
The price we pay for our freedom is not contained in a man’s wallet,
Nor is liberty a currency found in a female fancy Gucci pocketbook.


It’s not in anyone’s liquidity portfolio investment bank records,
Nor is it...

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Categories: genre, america, anniversary, celebration, courage, independence day, leadership,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Mnemonic Devices: Rhyme and Alliteration in the THIRUKKURAL, Canto 4, K35
Mnemonic Devices: Rhyme and Alliteration in the THIRUKKURAL, a random example: Canto 4, K35 by T. Wignesan

alukkaaru avaavekuli innaacchol naangkum
ilukkaa iyanrathu aram (refined, shorn of connective particles)
The way of vileness, self-congratulatory aid, ire and foul-mouthing...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: genre, memory, poetry, tamil,
Form: Epigram
Classick Ending
 loved Loving you...

You loved liking me a lot

I put everything on the table not knowing if it was stable

And after debating

I was able to trust that my dating and waiting for a good man...

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Categories: genre, lost love, love, me, lost, crazy, lost,
Form: I do not know?
Stich
The stitching across the genre                              ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: genre, allusion, dedication, freedom, introspection, life, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Spilling some ink
Spilling some ink as quick as ya eye's blink,
These freestyle writings are the missing link,                    ...

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© Quincy Mac  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: genre, meaningful, mentor, poetry, wisdom, words, write, writing,
Form: Free verse
The wonderful world of creative writing
Most people think of creative writing, as belonging almost exclusively to the genre of the world, of fictional writing. When in fact any writing involving both skill and imagination.  Might loosely fit into its...

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Categories: genre, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Fog Of Sunshine
Upon arriving in a cold dawn breeze
Whilst hands might be full, demanding to lift
Eagle eyed on such a shadow at ease
Extends a welcome, still I became stiff.
Aura’s on edge to this fragile posture 
Dismal charade...

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Categories: genre, addiction, beach, desire, drink, lust, memory, summer,
Form: Sonnet
ON THE CATWALK
In numerous locales countrywide, they hold sway
Pirouetting at intervals like ballerinas from Bolshoi
Beauteous, feline and very feminine
Slender to the point of emaciation, not quite
Cultivating the undernourished look on a frugal diet
Decidedly austere for a longer...

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Categories: genre, tribute, men,
Form: Free verse