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The Sun's a Liar-Children's story short contest-
The Sun Is a Liar



It’s been quite some time since I've awoke early enough to meet the sun coming over the horizon. As I gazed out the window from my bedroom window seat, the sky...

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Categories: grandmother, childhood,
Form: Prose



Premium Member Ecotherapeutic Justice
When passion plants a multicultural seed,
then justice flourishes a polypathic trusting flower.

Permaculture and polyculture, 
grow holistic cause-effect karmic significance 
for our physical, and mental, political and spiritual health.

Permacultural, as I intend it this morning,
refers to...

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Categories: grandmother, blessing, culture, earth, nature, philosophy, political, religion,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I Want A Doggy
Oh how I want a doggy, 
a bundle of love and fur.                       ...

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Categories: grandmother, dog, friend, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Laundering Her Accounts
New England's late May sun was long up,
and yet her laundry began to unfold
and clip onto the droopy clothesline,
while yet to warm into 8 AM.

She wore a light spring jacket
and need not think long
about why...

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Categories: grandmother, analogy, destiny, health, humanity, humor, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The Daily Show and Tell
Dear Toni,

I saw you on The Daily Show
the other day
having your way
with Trevor,
or was it the other way around?
Not sure.

I'm also not sure where we first went wrong,
but I'm sorry for once having thought you...

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Categories: grandmother, family, health, humor, patriotic, political, psychological, science,
Form: Political Verse



Premium Member Artifacts of Destiny
Each ego identity,
whether of busy bee
or slacker sloth,
recreates its uniquely sacred eco-Other,
mutually capable of Win-Win intentional experience
and memory
toward appreciating capital investments
in further living, not deadening, artifacts
through each personal life 
both cooperative and competing
so far.

So
every shrinking...

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Categories: grandmother, destiny, humanity, identity, integrity, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Travel Light
* This poem was written for a contest originally, but was used by Professor Anne-Marie Thornton of Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey, to teach her WAR POETRY class in the spring semester of 2017. My...

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Categories: grandmother, child, children, loss, war,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Travel Light
Her small angelic face ...

Once a place where broad smiles bloomed like butterflies on marigolds,
is streaked with the furrows that countless tears have etched into the
layers of dust and dirt and explosive residue that now...

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Categories: grandmother, child, conflict, courage, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Listening for FireStorms
Always respect this combination of fire and wind,
she tentatively said,
after having listened for healthy and pathological winds
regenerating and degenerating,
investing in and divesting of,
yeasty flames of fertile dopamine.

They, like you,
co-arise of and from the landscapes
in which...

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Categories: grandmother, absence, blessing, happiness, health, humanity, nature, science,
Form: Prose Poetry
WINTER, 1948
WINTER, 1948 [40 Saxton Street]

for W.W

The winter nights that pass now
are so unlike the winter nights
that passed before, that I often
struggle back in those suspended moments
when sleep grapples for a hold,
to once again hear the...

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Categories: grandmother, age, childhood, family, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Me
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: grandmother, absence, abuse, addiction, anger, depression, drug, how
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In My AlphaTown
In our wildly indigenous
western town
we have a notorious Ancient GoodWitch.
Like GrandMother Moon,
she seems to emerge with a new, yet old,
community healing process
about once a FullMoon month.

I heard she would like to co-facilitate
a Future HealthWealth Community...

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Categories: grandmother, caregiving, culture, games, health, humanity, humor, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member BY THE SEA
As she saw it.


The mountains and the meadows were always so beautiful this time of year.  It seemed as if a fresh new world always came to life. The high cliffs turned sharply downward....

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Categories: beautiful, body, desire, grandmother, imagination, me, mother,
Form: Verse
Premium Member If You're Like Me
Fear of Climate Success

If you're like me,
which probably already reduces the size of my captive audience
to Zero,

Regardless,
if we're like we used to be
when we were born
with all the potential integrity neurons
of the uniting universe,

Through childhood...

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Categories: grandmother, childhood, green, health, integrity, nature, psychological, time,
Form: Political Verse
Double Cross My Heart
Selena...Sarah the Sorceress
Russell...the Ghost of Never-land
This year has not been mine
Death laughs at me as he steals my grandfather from me
while I plead emptily for him to take me instead
yet I fail to realize I'm...

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Categories: grandmother, blue, deep, depression, how i feel, lonely,
Form: Bio
Premium Member No Second Chances
I've been watching the people across the street for about a year now. We wave at each other every once in a while, not really much more than seeing a familiar face without a name....

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Categories: death, emotions, grandfather, grandmother, people, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Restoring Inside Justice
Healing Win/Lose EgoNomial Intent

We belong together
Through all kinds of colonizing corporate weather,
We belong creolizing together.

So sings my mitochondrial DNA
when I listen deeply
to all prior matriarchal regenerations
speaking in still 
soft 
timeless win/win voices

Especially about polycultural outcome...

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Categories: culture, education, grandmother, health, integrity, language, racism,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Fr Time's Endless NewYear Proposal
Dear National Science Foundation--Economics Department:

So,
here's what I want to learn,
or research,
if you will.

Why do we have a Financial Sector,
Business and Industry Sector,
Religious Sector,
Education Sector,
Health Care Sector, 
Food and Nutrition Sector,
Services Industry Sector,
and a Political Sector,
an...

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Categories: grandmother, adventure, birth, business, destiny, dream, humor, life,
Form: Narrative
Baby brot bringer
Incredible! Where could little girl of her age be going under this cold weather at this hour barefootedly and bareheadedly?What could have sent a poor girl she was to street with just oversized slippers she...

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Categories: grandmother, children, grief,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Surviving Chronic Eclipses
I was on my ambivalent fence
about who to watch watch the solar eclipse,
my alcoholic allies
or the designer THC corporate investors.

Wherever it was,
we read excerpts from two permaculture designers,
to get our minds ready for this great...

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Categories: grandmother, culture, gender, health, humor, integrity, math, seasons,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Earth's Final Answer
A society
culture
religion
humane species
forgetting,
or more likely under-valuing,
how to regeneratively suffer loss
may never have learned to face our universal fear of death
as a badge of permaculturing respect,
dignity through suffering sacred absence
where once we knew nondual co-arising relational...

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Categories: grandmother, beauty, earth day, health, humor, love, religion,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member CareGiving Stories
The Tyrant

Was born ginger
and learned WhiteRacist
from Dad
dead now about a year.

Possibly opioid addiction
but certainly something
in growing families
of yin-suppressed
self-medicating
LeftBrain too dominant
addictions
to chemical acclimations.

Dad left by death
Tyrant's also addicted
and chronically depressed mother
And his only white racist
twelve year...

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Categories: grandmother, bullying, caregiving, education, health, humor, parents, wisdom,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Notes from a Unitarian Child
Once upon a time,
an eight year old
Black and Green and Brown and Red and Blue Lives Matter
ultra-nonviolent kid
wrote an ultra-violet note to him/herself
about stuff s/he needed to full-rainbow recall
if and when s/he ever became
a worn...

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Categories: grandmother, age, childhood, culture, earth, health, religion, wisdom,
Form: Political Verse
Row Houses
Newfoundlanders can row, you should see some of'em go,
when they puts a punt on a pond. 
But I don't like this mess, all this Race foolishness,
I'd never seen so much goings on.

If you wants to...

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Categories: grandmother, courage, funny, hero, uplifting,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Grandmas Portrait
There was a noble sadness hiding in her eyes.
She wears a smile, though elements of insecurities
Trembled in its corners...
Dignity and suffering, combating
for the control of her expression.
Hiding the battle scars of her life; 
Intending to...

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Categories: appreciation, eulogy, grandmother, inspiration,
Form: Blank verse