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Be of Good, Compassionate Courage
Dandelions…
They flutter, now I see
Fiery lions…
They're dancing with me
Sunlight…
Come out and shine down 
Moonlight…
Shun out my darkened frown

I am the infinitesimal stars in the tranquil, terrestrial night
I am the scars minutes before the sunlit dawn...

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Categories: hardly, confidence, courage, encouraging, endurance, hope, muse, passion,
Form: Free verse



More Pickles Than One
For ten months now I’ve brooded over coming second place
in the pickle section deeming, it no less than a disgrace.
It was written plain and simple, so there can be no excuse,
that the pickles in this...

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Categories: hardly, humor,
Form: Rhyme
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: hardly, childhood,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms 1980-82 by T Wignesan
 Translation of Eric Mottram’s Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms by T. Wignesan

33.  on a vu un homme courir/ de la scène de crime un homme est maintenant en train d’aider/ la police avec...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hardly, america, conflict, culture, , literature,
Form: Free verse
An Adverse World Uncurled
“I am NOT like my father!!!
You say that again, I’m going to kill you!”

I shrivel up in shame
For, I am not to blame
For the shenanigans you put me through so many times
Sometimes, I wish I...

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Categories: hardly, addiction, anger, angst,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Hotel Caretaker
How unparticular the day had particularly been,

On March the third of two-thousand and eighteen,

For the caretaker at an historic Adirondack Inn,

Had lacked company, and therefore, dopamine.

 

‘Twas Sunday when all the guests had fled,

From either...

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Categories: hardly, death, grief, introspection, march, mystery, remember,
Form: Rhyme
Kaos In -part 5- final part
Hate the feelings of ew's and ugh's...let's pause before we put our paws on this unmanageable cause with silent applause (quiet interest or hushed enthusiasm)
What's the cause of these negative, gross, worthless flawful laws that...

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Categories: hardly, abuse, deep,
Form: Free verse
The only northern northern star
As winter hazes of January spraying
While I was meditating on how
To write this riveting poem which
Seemed to be for someone who
I never cast in my sight.
Despite her name is not an odd in me
But I...

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Categories: hardly, africa,
Form: Ode
Poems about Adam, Eve, Lucifer, Eden and the Fall
Poems about Adam, Eve, Lucifer

Eden
by Michael R. Burch

Then earth was heaven too, a perfect garden.
Apples burgeoned and shone, unplucked on sagging boughs.
What, then, would the children eat?
Fruit indecently sweet,
redolent as incense, with a tempting aroma...



Outcasts
by...

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Categories: hardly, bible, christian, creation, god, heaven, paradise, sin,
Form: Free verse
Halloween Poems IV
the Horror
by Michael R. Burch

the Horror lurks inside our closets
the Horror hides beneath our beds
the Horror hisses ancient curses
the Horror whispers in our heads

the Horror tells us Death is coming
the Horror tells us there’s no...

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Categories: hardly, dark, death, evil, grave, halloween, horror, scary,
Form: Rhyme
See
See
by Michael R. Burch

See how her hair has thinned: it doesn’t seem
like hair at all, but like the airy moult
of emus who outraced the wind and left
soft plumage in their wake. See how her eyes
are...

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Categories: hardly, age, goodbye, life, loss, time, women,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Taste of my Varied Genres
A Sample of some of the genres I write it...Nature, family, depression...just a taste...just a taste. These are all reposts and can be found along with these titles:

The Sound of His Breathing (Written about my...

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Categories: hardly, poetry, , cute, , Lullaby,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Father Time's Surprising Taoist Intimations
Tell me,
Father Time,
if you would share this space
it would mean everything to me
to us, so kind,
which forms of integrative diversity
incarnate your highest priority,
most comprehensive,
social-political-economic-cultural issues:

1. Domestic economy flat-line trends,

2. International peace intent and praxis,

3. Universally...

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Categories: hardly, analogy, culture, earth, games, humor, psychological, time,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Point of a Gun
You are a 15 year old girl;
so young and able;
stature small , petite short not tall,  they hardly see at the kitchen table;
And at school it's not cool;
you're chosen;
But not for love, just..
Lust;
you see...

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Categories: hardly, angst, appreciation, blessing, children, depression, children,
Form: Ballad
Turkish Poetry Translations II
Turkish Poetry Translations II

Çanakkale Sehitlerine
"For the Çanakkale Martyrs"
by Mehmet Akif Ersoy
loose English translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Was there ever anything like the Bosphorus war??
The earth’s mightiest armies pressing Marmara,
Forcing entry between her mountain passes
To a...

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Categories: hardly, autumn, god, love, sea, time, war, world,
Form: Free verse
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: hardly, society, truth, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Additional advice to those would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
Additional free advice to those* who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
[*like presidents, prime ministers, dictators of declining (falling or fallen) nations or even empires]

K442: urranOy niikki uraa amai munkaakkum
   ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hardly, bullying, immigration, prison, religion, sympathy, tamil, violence,
Form: Epigram
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: hardly, caregiving, character, humanity, leadership, people, rights, sports,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Divine Comedy, second canto
The day was going off, and the brown air
To the terrestrial animals gave rest
For their labors; and only me was there

Just ready to withstand the war at best
Both of the journey and of the torment,
Which...

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Categories: hardly, fantasy, proposal,
Form: Terza Rima
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: hardly, funny, humor,
Form: Narrative
How I Got Richer And What I Did Next
How I Got Richer and What I Did Next



I struck a sly deal with some Wall Street investors.
I shorted 'em stocks that didn't exist!
But they got me back (those post-empty-nesters)
by making fake deals I couldn't...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hardly, allegory, funny, heaven, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Canto XXI Hell translation
So bridge to bridge, of other things speaking
Of which my comedy does not take care,
We walked; and reached the top, when seeking
For watching the next slit, then we stopped there
Malebolge to see and crying vain;
And...

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Categories: hardly, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Unleashed
I got up this morning in a good mood 
searching for solitude in the distant skies
And watching the clouds rolling by
I stopped and listened to the sounds around me
While contemplating my sacred destiny
Barking dogs and...

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Categories: hardly, appreciation, confidence, future, happy, loneliness, love, places,
Form: Narrative
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: hardly, business, humor, humorous, money, political, satire,
Form: Couplet
Your Sanity
Stuck in place…
Free in space…
you’re insane 
I’m as sweet as sugar cane…
Whatever happened to your unique personality?
Whatever happened to your sanity? 
Has it transformed to insanity?
I like the way you make me feel
Oh, you don’t...

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Categories: hardly, anger, angst, appreciation, beauty, change, emotions, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme