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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

by Michael R. Burch

Over hushed quadrants
forever landlocked in snow,
time’s senseless winds blow...

leaving odd relics of lives half-revealed,
if still mostly concealed...
such are the things we are unable to know

that once intrigued us so.

Come then, let us...

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Categories: education, extended metaphor, farewell, first love, graduation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chapter 99 -- Damian Delilah Mallory Dj Damali Nyaf and Rico: the Celebration-- Mass Invitations
Date:   April  2045
An excellent April afternoon blooming.
Damali is now 19 years old this
Day. Damali was thinking of his future 
Stretched out at his study desk.
He had been enrolled for a year...

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Categories: graduation, granddaughter,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Straight To Hell - a Short Story
I was a seventeen year old senior in a coed, catholic high school.  Our gym classes however were still all boys and all girls.  My senior year we had gym every other day...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, life, day, school, teacher, me, old, class,
Form: Narrative
America Wasn'T So Bad Back Then
We have something in common, a fellow I talk to now and then. We’re about the same age and perhaps the only ones in the diner who think our past lives are interesting. So when...

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Categories: graduation, america,
Form: Prose

Premium Member The Skeletons and Songs of Samsara - 2
In the heart where your naivety resides
you wonder what haunts the sun
and why pain enjoys your childhood eyes,
when you see warm blood run
then you know that death can color
and like you, death loves a dramatic...

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Categories: graduation, birth, death, life,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
I was born to be a survivor and a fighter.
That's why I became a writer.
As a child the physical abuse I endured.
Being a baby it was pretty absurd.

The child of recovering addicts.
Even one that still...

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© Erica Berg  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, absence, abuse, addiction, anger, depression, drug, how
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Is Joss Whedon 'I Am' - Christ Reincarnate
Is Joss Whedon ‘I AM?’ (1) Christ Reincarnate?
                  I Think That That’s Doubtful!

More than Trump ‘IS’ (1) (by...

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Categories: america, graduation, high school, humor, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Visitation - Both Audio and Text Versions
Forty-seven years ago I went abroad for college, then - after graduation - chose to live across the sea.
I called my parents often, and I mailed them many cards, but rarely made the trip back...

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Categories: graduation, family, memory,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Chapter 118 -- Damian Delilah Mallory: the Art of Offspring Issues and Damali's Desharah
This October  5th of 2046
Desharah has finally achieved her
Aspiration her enchanting 
Graduation from 16 years old to
17. She thought she'd have more
Freedom make grown-up choices.
She'd have a voice in. "Desharah 
Smiled to her self...

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Categories: graduation, allusion,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Chapter 10 -- Damian Hakim: Graduation and Teenage Aspirations
Merrily Merrily cold January 2018
Damian wakes up late Saturday morning 
There was hardly a warning and 
She danced her way over to Damian's 
Bed. Hey lover, how's life?" 10 am.
He pulled her onto his lap,...

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Categories: graduation, best friend, dance, sensual,
Form: Prose
By George Burning Hard, I Shaw Tried To Playwright
By George (burning hard), I Shaw tried to playwright

offers his unsolicited tidbits 
as scene courtesy 
the following virtually 
staged philosophical insight.

Arch back like 
a professional ballet dancer 
to stand out from other pedestrian applicants 

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Categories: graduation, adventure, age, angel, appreciation, beauty, celebration, character,
Form: Free verse
Eulogy For Frank
My father died prematurely while away on 
a business trip from a rogue blood clot to the heart  
I never doubted he loved me, would have liked me, 
(not the same thing), adult to...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, hero,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Time

Did we think that time would always there for us?
An infinite amount of time to use as we please.

Never counting time.....and never thinking it would end

Did we ever doubt that someday time would be...

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© Tj Silba  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, 10th grade, angel, anniversary, appreciation, birthday,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Waiting Before the Throne of God
Waiting Before the Throne of God

The year was, 1972 and at 2:11 a.m. that Jessie Wayne Martin was
born into this world.  He was born to Matthew and Kathy Martin and 
would become the baby...

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Categories: graduation, sorrow, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chapter 38 -- Damian Delilah Mallory and Polly: the Master Plan Ii
One year Passed Damian Junior 
Was 15 months old. Damian 
Graduated from West Virginia 
University institute of Technology 
With honors and an
Associate of Applied Science 
Degree. His whole family 
Attended the graduation and
Congratulated him with...

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Categories: graduation, allusion, appreciation, business, emotions, father son, graduate,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member The House of Doors
My friends and I were out strolling, in a lush park one day,
Just enjoying the scenes of the afternoon, as time flew away.

Sun kissed blooms blushed and swooned, under pale lazy clouds;
And nature was lush...

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Categories: graduation, fantasy, friend, house, imagery, magic, nature, summer,
Form: Couplet
Birds of Flight
Wounded soul, I see you, I tell you you’re in the light,
As you writhe in unknown torment and live in fright of the night,
I see you feeling lost and discarded, as though no one sheds...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, bible, faith, graduation,
Form: Rhyme
Inauguration Not Graduation
Inauguration Not Graduation

January 20,2021 
This is dedicated to President Joe Biden & Vice President Kamala Harris 
Inauguration is the mark to something great 
Let me talk, let's elaborate
This go round
A lot of kings and queens...

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Categories: graduation, america, beautiful, birth,
Form: Prose
Deciphering Crossword Puzzles, Cryptograms and Scrabblegrams Once Favorite Pastimes
Deciphering crossword puzzles, cryptograms and scrabblegrams once favorite pastimes

Livingsocial at 324 Level Road
circa post high school graduation
found yours truly voluntarily holed up
for an inordinate amount of time
within familiar four walls of his bedroom.

He preferred solitude versus

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Categories: graduation, 12th grade, angel, anxiety, books, boy, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
A Journy From Teenage To Adulthood
A boy named Joseph lives in an old city,
But his family lives so far from his living place.
He came here for study purposes.
Next year he will complete his graduation from the local university.
Now he is...

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Categories: graduation, blessing, change, dedication, devotion, fantasy, giving,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Daddy's Little Girl
She was eighteen
Graduation Day
The Girl got Straight A’s
Mother says, 'I’m proud of you.
Your hard work is gonna pay.
I know it's been a long road
But you've carried your load."
The girl looks over her shoulders
And scans through...

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Categories: graduation, abuse, child abuse, conflict, education, encouraging, growing
Form: Free verse
The Woman I Love
1st year(In university)
I was sitting in the lecture room, looking at that girl sitting next to me. She was my ‘best friend’. She had nice hair, humble and was very beautiful. I wish I could...

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© Don Bukana  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: graduation, absence, adventure, africa, angel, anniversary, august,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Jay Pallen a Wonderful Sister and Friend
On a silver moonlit pillow’s blissful patch I dreamt nirvana 
verses for my sister Jay and our magic mutual bond,  that
gem-enhanced treasure chest, that life support as ironclad rampart 
for our twin psyche sparkle,...

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Categories: graduation, angel, beautiful, best friend, blessing, dedication, deep,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member On Small Town Life - Both Audio and Text Versions
Fifty-seven years ago, when I was but a child, I thought my mom and dad were pretty cool.
The only things they ever did that really ticked me off were - make me take a bath…and...

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Categories: graduation, family, parents,
Form: Narrative