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April's Babbling Foolishness
(Created using the bAbBlE sentence generator, various text excerpts, and a minuscule bit of human editing.) 

And she smells good without keeping all ...

Beef, sitting lonely on that lies floating on the tufted floor. "Surely,"...

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© Tom Arnone  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grave, art, computer, crazy, food, funny, horror, humor,
Form: Prose



How Time Flies
Intro/read aloud:
You deserve a bro hug and a friendly pat...
That's the spirit - keep going forward 
You're getting back of track...I'll try to encourage you without acting awkward...
I leave your side
Without a word...
I can't help,...

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Categories: grave, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Lyric
I Can't Just Change Overnight part 1
(Inspired by my sister, Laura Breidenthal’s poem called “The Dream in His Eyes” and also, inspired by Disturbed’s song “Forsaken”. Special thanks to my sister for such an awesome poem and the writer that wrote...

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Categories: grave, angst, dark, deep, depression, desire, loneliness, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Epigrams V
Epigrams V
by Michael R. Burch

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.

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Piercing the Shell
by Michael R. Burch

If we strip away all the accouterments...

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Categories: grave, giggle, humor, humorous, irony, literature, word play,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member An Bee Cailleach
“Éagmais croí a dhíscaoileadh ar gach eagla.
Faoi dhíon taobh istigh de na blianta seo.
Fanacht i bhfianaise, a dhíscaoileadh ar gach eagla.
Ós rud é go ndearnadh tú a chaitheamh.
Briseadh an tost seo”



"An Bee Cailleach"


She lives to...

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Categories: grave, fantasy, imagery, joy, life, love, magic, symbolism,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Athenian Epitaphs
Athenian Epitaphs

Mariner, do not ask whose tomb this may be,
but go with good fortune: I wish you a kinder sea.
—Michael R. Burch, after Plato

Does my soul abide in heaven, or hell?
Only the sea gulls
in their...

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Categories: death, eulogy, funeral, grave, loss, memorial day,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member A SNOW QUEEN TALE
Part 1: FORE SIBERIAN FATE

silk wings wet -
angel on the lake.
starlight glitter
separates from

the golden wheat.
her docile hair,
prophecy of ice.

winter pink,
pinched cheeks.
ice skate scrapes -
flecks of flakes.

the snow queen
before her relentless
reign, a pretty thing.

her smile warms
the...

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Categories: grave, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Witch at Inverness
Please take this time to steer your thoughts
To a wretched land of lochs and glens.
Where a village was tasked and the people fraught
At the woe and sadness life could send.

With the Dragons gone and the...

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Categories: grave, adventure, children, magic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Day on the Farm
"You really wanna know? Cause I'll tell ya if you really wanna know. You'll be thinkin' I'm crazy before I'm done, but I'll tell ya... ifn' you really wanna know."

The day started like any other,...

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Categories: grave, farm, myth,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Where do we come in
Where do we come in
					in medias res  not knowing nor caring when
doesn’t everybody pine being number one we leave behind our lives in pages  pictures  or else make for images of what...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grave, caregiving, character, humanity, leadership, people, rights, sports,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 37
I heard two distinct voices in the night,
Conversing amongst themselves most eagerly
They whispered like children in excitement
Their sardonic mouths sung many savvy tunes
It was Death I could perceive, defending me,
And he, a strange, distant friend
Seemed...

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Categories: change, death, gothic, grave, literature, romance, war,
Form: Epic
IRONBAR
He just appeared to me, like wispily curling 
Chimney smoke, 
One grim and early morning in the very midst of 
Decembers briefest days, on the highest slope,
Toiling through my daily round; where, slowly 
Driving up...

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Categories: grave, nature, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dante's Hell translation CANTO X
Now is going on through a secret way
Between the martyrdoms and the ground wall,
My master, and I behind him to stay.

“Oh highest virtue, who me gently haul
In wicked rounds”, I started, “If you please,
Speak to...

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Categories: grave, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Sorry I Shied Away
Is it just me or I'm starting to slow down along with the unwinding of time? 
Time is running out and oh how I feel sublime
I'm in need of understanding God's Word and Law 
I...

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Categories: grave, deep, depression, desire, , cute,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Sandy Hook Poems 1
Sandy Hook Call to Love
by Michael R. Burch
 
Our hearts are broken today
for our children's small bodies lie broken;
let us gather them up, as we may,
that the truth of our Love may be spoken;
then, when...

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Categories: grave, children, school, student, usa, violence, war, youth,
Form: Verse
Premium Member MEDICAL MADNESS
https://gigglespoet.com/#jp-carousel-66   My scars from a misdiagnosis are my armor 

Lord, old memories plague me in the darkness 
And as they rear their ugly head 
They only remind me of all that I've lost...

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Categories: grave, abuse, bereavement, betrayal, birth, courage, endurance, faith,
Form: Quintain (English)
The Beast of the Cave
When I was young, and adventure routine,
With excitement and newness still unforeseen
I was eager to spread my wings to the world
And seek more adventures as those wings unfurled

Within my long travels I happened to meet
Two...

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© Jack Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grave, adventure, dark, death, evil, scary,
Form: Rhyme
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: grave, destiny, england, fate, old, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Oliver, a Boy
My mother's name was Seraphine
A sadder child was never seen 
Her duty was to serve the table
Of newly widowed Mrs. Grable

Her husband Mr. Grable died
To keep the British gratified
Which left the widow newly fed
By wealthy...

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Categories: grave, england, fantasy, innocence,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Beary Tales Episodes 1-6, Poet's Notes
(Remembering Innocence)


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 new tales, improvements to previous verses, and improved...

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Categories: grave, adventure, best friend, blessing, innocence, love, mentor,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member You Don't Know Me
Everyone has the freedom of choice 
Everyone has an expressiveness to save their own voice
Who are you who am I to judge this choice 
You don't know me
You don't know me
 I may have ...

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Categories: grave, america, baptism, celebration, christian, community, forgiveness, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Origin of Christianity


Origin of Christianity

(If you don't like religious writes don't read on)

It may surprise some that Jesus was born a Jew, his parents Joseph and Mary were Jewish, both from the tribe of Judah, in the...

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Categories: grave, bible, christian, faith, history, jewish, religious, truth,
Form: Didactic
My Hell
I fall down
deeper and deeper
into oblivion
nothing
only darkness.
the sounds of evil
dripping into my ears
slithering farther
and sliding down into me
filling me with echoes.
terror courses through
my veins
into each cell
turning them against
me
they are no longer mine
they follow another
a stronger...

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Categories: grave, betrayal, death, evil, fear, horror, pain, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On the need to avoid being envious: CANTO XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL
On the need to avoid being envious: Canto XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL, Translation with Commentary

[ ENVY, of course, knows no racial nor ethnic boundaries, but I wouldn't be wrong, I dare say, ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grave, evil, hate, jealousy, racism, tamil,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member So Many Questions
(A both serious and fanciful encounter with God)          

1. There are so many questions that I have for God, 
Oh my love, don't you feel the...

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Categories: grave, religion, universe, , atheist,
Form: Rhyme