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The Tea Party
"Go on forth young graduates,

And show us who you are

You're now our future leaders

We know you will go far"

And so commencement ended

Pictures done and people changed

Now, off to private parties

All orderly pre-arranged

But four young girls...

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Categories: america, future, graduate, graduation, life, sad, society,
Form: Epic

Premium Member Polypathic Political Scientists
I have had a highly redundant,
one might even choose polypathic,
graduate studies experience
spanning my adult life to date.

This began with a semester of Philosophy.
Just enough to learn I wanted something more experiential,
a more communitarian environment of...

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Categories: graduate, beauty, culture, health, political, religion, trust, truth,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Perennial Problems
I suppose you might have missed out on Paul Feyerabend's,
and especially Thomas Kuhn's Problem of Incommensurabiity.

Oh, not at all.
I have not looked at science or culture
or language
or even your attempts at communication
quite the same since...

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Categories: graduate, culture, history, humor, philosophy, religion, science,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Back Door Side Door Front Door : Which door might a Confucian take
       Back Door Side Door Front Door : Which door might a Confucian take
..................for René ETIEMBLE (Jan. 26, 1909 – Jan. 7, 2002)*

In homage - dedicated to the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduate, books, eulogy, french, poems, son, tribute,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Week 3 - Brian's Poet Of Note - 'Richard Wilbur Part 1'
Imitation! Creative Compliment, Lacking in Originality, or Plagiarism? 

This week takes me back to college days. I was taking a graduate course (as a Physics major)   in 'Modern Poets' at the University of...

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Categories: graduate, love, poetry, poets, , Lullaby,
Form: Free 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: graduate, america, anti bullying, anxiety, military, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unforgettable Places - Acts
I have so many places/acts dear to my heart
I’m just dying to share some with you
Not to boast, I but honor them, all played a part,
I'm sure helped to bring me in your view!

Tell me...

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Categories: graduate, appreciation, blessing, family, life, love,
Form: Quatrain
Children Are Why We Need Higher Taxes
Steven is a retired teacher disturbed by the problems he sees in education. Schools weren’t perfect when he was teaching but they were better than they are today. He has ideas for improvements. 

Some of...

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Categories: graduate, child, education, school, , 9th grade,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Pirates Without Ships
Beware of pirates without a ship
like rebels without a transportive WinWin cooperative cause,
like ego-politicians without sacred ecological-economic portfolios.

One of the ways we communicate cooperative values
and choose not to communicate disvalues
is by how and where and...

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Categories: graduate, addiction, anti bullying, courage, depression, green, health,
Form: Political Verse
the biggest obstacle you face today, is not what's outside your door, but what's inside your mind......can you challenge yourself to challenge yourself?  You've fought with life and everyone else all your life......this will...

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Categories: birth, graduate, humanity, love, science, strength, trust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's 1922 Section 1 in Earth Raids 1976 by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s 1922 Section 1 by T. Wignesan

for David Attoe

Notre devise pourrait être: ‘que nous nous ne soyons pas envoûtés’
Wittgenstein in Zettel

laissez pendre   la graisse   sans cou
où la tête...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduate, america, culture, earth, word play, , literature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Failures of Integrity
I feel like a high school civics class dropout.

So much confuses me,
to this day, you see,
about democratic constitutional legal equity,
which feels like it should have WinWin original empowerment intent,
about public and private rights, unbent
protected against...

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Categories: graduate, community, culture, health, humor, money, philosophy, racism,
Form: Political Verse
When I was a boy I wanted to be Martin Luther King,
For his life sings of the strength of unconditional love,
Which can only come from above,
But when I became a man, I gave myself to...

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Categories: graduate,
Form: Bio
Caseworker, 1962
In 1962, I was a caseworker, not a social worker, in the Cabrini-Green Housing Project in Chicago. In that era, the difference between a caseworker and a social worker was simple. A social worker had...

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Categories: graduate, poverty,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE

Beneath a misty veil of ‘Euphoria’ by Calvin Klein, she dares to dream of acceptance in a world of wanna-be Literary Giants who are members of an elite writer’s group, as she drives along a...

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Categories: graduate, satire,
Form: Prose
Premium Member MY ODYSSEY

Here, I am
Sitting on the relaxing throne of my age
Reminiscing what I went through in life
A mere spectator I have now become
Observing in silence the works of men
Having no worries of a
Carrier advancement

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Categories: graduate,
Form: Bio
Nigerian Independence Celebration
As October 1 approaches, HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY……………………
I have enormous tracts of land and vast volumes of water, but cannot feed myself.
So I spend $1 billion to import rice and another $2 billion on milk.
I produce...

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Categories: graduate, celebration, freedom,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Black Body
I.	Imagine a stack
Of razor blades
Bolted together
Polished edges
Forming a blunt mass…
Who would guess the 
Blackness of that face? 
II.	Picture Pandoran box
Harboring atom pulse; 
No less a voyeur
The scientist peering
Through revealing keyhole
Finds an interior
Darker than any light.
III.	Such...

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Categories: graduate, science, universe,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Watering The Garden Of Dreams
What a beautiful filled garden with gorgeous colors,                           ...

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Categories: graduate, dream, flower, garden, water,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Twice-Told Tale
I was speaking with a bus driver mom
about her bipolar son withdrawing from meds
on a trial basis,
hoping to qualify for military service.

She was praising the strengths of her son's Christian school,
from which he is about...

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Categories: graduate, christian, culture, earth, power, religion, science,
Form: Prose Poetry
Mommy's words of wisdom
You are growing up right before my eyes, no longer the little girl, always on my thigh.
I have implanted a foundation as your parent to help you grow, but there are so many life things...

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Categories: graduate, life, my child, truth, wisdom, youth,
Form: ABC
My acquaintance with poetry in general and the simplistic literary brilliance of Robert Frost in particular, came at a relatively early age. My mother would ambivalently imply that I was too young to remember, however...

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Categories: graduate, age, perspective, , cute,
Form: Bio

What am I?*

Am I just matter?
Am I just spirit?
Am I a combination of spirit and matter?

If we examine the first case- that I am matter-then 
whatever I am, I have borrowed it from nature to

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Categories: graduate, faith, god, people, universe,
Form: Prose
Three-Fifth Stooges Quartet



This Three-Fifth Stooges moron quartet
are brain-slow slugs you don’t wanna IQ know

Just sitting on a milk crate,
waiting outside of the MGM studio gate
Moe, Larry and Curly passed my way

They were yukking it up,
talking clown...

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Categories: graduate, fun, humor, parody, political, satire,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Mother Raven's Curious Song
Ravens dream with Northern Lights
to hear strong integrity of voices
with empathic curiosity
for Southern charmed and flowing resonance.

Nurturing mother Raven
feeds her hungry chicks
through NewMoon deep late winter nights
with intelligence bilateral
as a bicameral tree,
branching out in foresight

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Categories: graduate, community, education, happiness, health, humor, integrity, peace,
Form: Political Verse