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Premium Member The Night Before Christmas Eve
The night Before Christmas Eve
By Franklin Price
12/17/2016


Prologue

The Night Before Christmas
A most famous of  poems
Read  to children aloud
By their parents in homes

To children who gather
'Round the brightly lit tree
To hear Santa is coming
Presents for...

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Categories: grand, christmas,
Form: Rhyme



Justice is Crying in The Street
Oh my soul what hails you?
Oh my soul what awaits you?
Oh my soul why are you in despair?
Oh my soul I have not deserted you
Oh my soul I have something to share
Oh my soul I...

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Categories: grand, anti bullying, conflict, courage, desire, discrimination, education,
Form: Free verse
Epigrams V
Epigrams

Autumn Conundrum
by Michael R. Burch

It’s not that every leaf must finally fall,
it’s just that we can never catch them all.

Piercing the Shell
by Michael R. Burch

If we strip away all the accouterments of war,
perhaps we'll discover...

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Categories: grand, giggle, humor, humorous, irony, literature, word play,
Form: Epigram
Limericks III - Grab Bag
Limericks III - Grab Bag

Being a peace activist, I once wrote a limerick in an attempt to stop needless wars:

Of Tetley’s and V-2's
(or "Why Not to Bomb the Brits")
by Michael R. Burch

The English are very...

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Categories: grand, humor, humorous, light, nonsense, silly, war, writing,
Form: Limerick
Erin
Erin, for a girl who embodies Ireland
by Michael R. Burch

All that’s left of Ireland is her hair—
bright carrot—and her milkmaid-pallid skin,
her brilliant air of cavalier despair,
her train of children—some conceived in sin,
the others to avoid...

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Categories: grand, ireland,
Form: Sonnet



Early Poems III
Juvenilia: Early Poems by Michael R. Burch

In the Whispering Night
by Michael R. Burch

In the whispering night, when the stars bend low
till the hills ignite to a shining flame,
when a shower of meteors streaks the sky
while...

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Categories: grand, poems, poetry, poets, teen, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Fadwa Tuqan translations
Fadwa Tuqan has been called the Grand Dame of Palestinian letters and The Poet of Palestine. These are my translations of Fadwa Tuqan poems originally written in Arabic.



Enough for Me
by Fadwa Tuqan 
loose translation/interpretation by...

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Categories: grand, allah, culture, earth, love, nature, voice, writing,
Form: Free verse
Uyghur Poetry Translations
With my Uyghur poetry translations I am trying to build awareness of the plight of Uyghur poets who are being sent to Chinese "reeducation" concentration camps.

Elegy
by Perhat Tursun
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Asylum seekers, will...

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Categories: grand, allah, culture, discrimination, faith, islamic, race, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sufi poem-intuition: Cosmontological UNI-ball
* SEE THE (cosmological + ontological = cosmontological) NOTE BELOW 

MY Sufi Poem-Intuition: The Cosmontological Recycling UNI-ball, Renewing Itself Purposefully?   

THE Cosmontological UNI-ball

By Moji Agha (Mojtaba Aghamohammadi)  
Oct-Dec, 2020
Boulder, Colorado, U.S.

You know?
I...

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© Moji Agha  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grand, creation, destiny, home, mystery, philosophy, stars, voyage,
Form: Free verse
Some Poems
A Stolen Memory
A Mirthful Chorus
By Sy Roth 


We surrounded him 
Asked to let go.
She stared at the misshapen face,
Unshaven sandpapery skin 
Eyelids a tabula rasa
Fluttery sere skin
And we could see the humor blossoming in his...

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© Sy Roth  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grand, dream, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Juvenilia: Early Poems IV
Juvenilia: Early Poems IV
I wrote this around age 17.



Bible Libel
by Michael R. Burch

If God
is good
half the Bible
is libel.

I read the Bible from cover to cover at age eleven, ten chapters per day, at the suggestion...

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Categories: grand, poems, poetry, poets, teen, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The world is a small plane
I have travelled through the cluttered corridors of my tired mind countless times. 
I have reached deep into the dark abyss of my captive soul and in that profoundly disturbing darkness, I went searching to...

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Categories: grand, appreciation, faith, inspirational, love, self, strength,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Jean LAPRESLE: The Solitary Oak on Mount Kremlin Bicetre
 A French ‘Indianist’ Doctor: A Tribute to a Die-hard Humanist
                         ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grand, celebrity, endurance, french, loss, solitude, tribute,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Beary Tales Episodes 15-24, More Poet's Notes
Note to Readers of Previous Versions:
There are so many new vignettes scattered throughout the poem that I hope you will reread the whole thing! There are many new GEMS, improvements to previous verses and improved...

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Categories: grand, adventure, beauty, friendship, innocence, love, mentor,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member FactoidMan and ShallowMan - Part 1
[Well, ShallowMan’s ne’er at a loss
for voicing shallow thoughts that gloss.
With trenchant wit he reaps the dross
when seeking sense in applesauce.

But to his aid flies FactoidMan
who always has a Fact at hand;
with him, who needs...

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Categories: grand, society, truth, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Here's Why My CV Needs Work
NAME: Phil Latio. LLB Law; PhD Medicine; FSC-Federation Starfleet Commander

POSITION SOUGHT: Head job.

AGE: Pass

SEX: Well, I was born a male if that helps.

CONTACT DETAILS: Probably best I contact you. I'm currently residing at an undisclosed...

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Categories: grand, fishing, humorous,
Form: Bio
Premium Member The Pied Piper from New York City - Part One
The Pied Piper from New York City – Part One

Dare his name be said?
I say, of course, Yes! 

The Pied Piper, himself, is the man, the myth, the legend.
And they, the so-called incurious lot of...

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Categories: grand, allusion, america, betrayal, corruption, judgement, new york,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Why I Don't Trust Psychics - 2nd THIRD
NOTE:  This is the 2nd THIRD of a funny 3-part piece. No other way to post it due to file size limitations. It's a really fun poem, and I hope you'll take the time...

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Categories: grand, funny, humor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Treasures That May Be Found In Destiny's New Shift
I.
Treasures That May Be Found In Destiny's New Shift

( Mille viri sententia agere nescit donec suscipit calamum scribere.)

For a brief spell, I hung my hammock in the shade
of the ancient tall oak tree, that God's...

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Categories: grand, appreciation, art, blessing, care, dedication, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Divine Comedy translation Hell Canto XIV
Because the charity of my native place
Obliged me, the broken branches I the picked up
Them giving back him, who was to debase.

Then we finally reached where had to leap
From the second turn to third, and...

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Categories: grand, fantasy, , cute,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Flying Higher
I was flying higher, 
Who Am I ??? 

Looking down, wings wide gliding amongst the currents of heaven. Seemed the more I ascended the clearer life's illusions were getting, it's a liberating feeling to realize...

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Categories: grand, inspiration,
Form: Epic
Premium Member God's Return Ticket
God's Return Ticket

Did you ever wonder about the Almighty’s criteria or selection process for reincarnation of souls back on Earth? Just think some famous politician, movie star, sports figure,criminal, dictator, and so on could use...

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Categories: grand, beauty, creation, earth, emotions, god, heaven, judgement,
Form: Narrative
Pale Though Her Eyes: Vampire Poem
Vampire Poetry

Pale Though Her Eyes
by Michael R. Burch
 
Pale though her eyes,
her lips are scarlet
from drinking of blood,
this child, this harlot
 
born of the night
and her heart, of darkness,
evil incarnate
to dance so reckless,
 
dreaming of...

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Categories: grand, dark, death, desire, evil, gothic, grave, horror,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Teachable Momentum
Today
we left off yesterday
to pick up
where speaking non-violent principles 
too often neglect to listen
to liberally artistic,
green and active
yet non-reactive
compassionate healers
may need to co-invest more
in co-operating democratic research
of
and for
WholeEarth DiaLogical Matriotism.

Excuse me,
but co-passioned listening
to silence
speaks not...

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Categories: grand, caregiving, green, health, light, nature, passion, spiritual,
Form: Political Verse
My Corporate Life and How It All Ended
I met with some bankers in fine textured suits.
I struck a deal quick. (I had such a knack.)
I offered rare cacti and tropical fruits – 
a cure-all for things that ail your back.

I served 'em...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grand, business, humor, humorous, money, political, satire,
Form: Couplet