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Liquor of Lament: My Glass is Half Full
Verse 6: I've given up love countless times 
I needed to pay up for my heartbroken crimes
I already repented for my sins that made my high hopes paper-thin
Don't you feel that envy from deep within?...

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Categories: hero, addiction, cute love, deep, depression, desire, hope,
Form: Lyric



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: hero, africa,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Family Poems
Family Poems

Mother's Smile
by Michael R. Burch

There never was a fonder smile
than mother's smile, no softer touch
than mother's touch. So sleep awhile
and know she loves you more than "much."

So more than "much, " much more than...

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Categories: hero, child, childhood, family, father, father son, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poems about Children
Poems about Children


The Desk
by Michael R. Burch

for Jeremy

There is a child I used to know
who sat, perhaps, at this same desk
where you sit now, and made a mess
of things sometimes.I wonder how
he learned at all...

He...

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Categories: hero, boy, child, childhood, children, daughter, family, son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gilgamesh
GILGAMESH . . .  

Story has it you used your power to run amuck
Putting fear into the people, and brides in Unuk

So the people of Unuk pray to the sky God Anu
To sort out...

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Categories: hero, adventure, best friend, brother, character, deep, emotions,
Form: Epic



Premium Member Empathy as Green Democracy
I don't think it's just me.
I find myself challenged to change LeftBrain cognitive beliefs,
languaged abstractions of personal knowledge,
perhaps because it is not possible to change Right Brain's
Elder feelings of co-empathic trust
where dipolar co-arising mutual immunity
raises...

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Categories: hero, education, health, history, integrity, political, racism,
Form: Prose Poetry
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: hero, appreciation, faith, inspirational, love, self, strength,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Rilke Translations II
Come, You
by Rainer Maria Rilke
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

This was Rilke’s last poem, written ten days before his death. He died open-eyed in the arms of his doctor on December 29, 1926, in the...

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Categories: hero, tribute,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Archaic Torso of Apollo: Rilke Translation
Archaic Torso of Apollo
by Rainer Maria Rilke
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

We cannot know the beheaded god
nor his eyes' forfeited visions. But still
the figure's trunk glows with the strange vitality
of a lamp lit from within,...

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Categories: hero, art, body, god, life, light, poetry, writing,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Rainer Maria Rilke translation: The Panther
The Panther
by Rainer Maria Rilke
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

His weary vision's so overwhelmed by iron bars,
his exhausted eyes see only blank Oblivion.
His world is not our world. It has no stars.
No light. Ten thousand...

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Categories: hero, allegory, analogy, animal, cat, extended metaphor, freedom,
Form: Sonnet
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: hero, allusion, america, betrayal, corruption, judgement, new york,
Form: Political Verse
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: hero, inspiration,
Form: Epic
The Girl with No Last Name
She was always so insecure, as far back as I can remember she never realized her true worth, she let people use her, and never cared about getting hurt
If everyone else was happy and smiling,...

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Categories: hero, feelings, girl, heartbroken, introspection, loneliness, poetry, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Celena, Brave Celena- Part 1
From Judges 11.
Pronunciation: Seh-LAY-nah

His brothers cast the young man out, the child of an harlot;
He fled away to distant Tob before they found an outlet
For anger, more than what they'd done, to fully disinherit
And drive...

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Categories: hero, assonance, bible, christian, dance, goodbye,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not really two
the child in the mirror
is only 
an image 
of...

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Categories: hero, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Wall Street
      

Set upon the new world stage within the burning fires of hell. Silently posed factions of the elite, suppress the true inherit of Mother Earth. The meek children bending...

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Categories: hero, political, slam, social, war, war, world, lost,
Form: Epic
The Frog Prince - Part 1
A funny frog called Mr Snog,
once lived beside a slimy bog,
he was a most peculiar fellow,
his hat was red, his boots were yellow,
his waistcoat was an olive green,
the strangest sight you’ve ever seen,
no matter where...

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Categories: hero, allegory, fairy, humorous, metaphor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member My ReProductive Rights Attorney
An attorney friend of mine once said,
We have two opposing views
of the hows and whys of law and time and natural evolution,
including natural law,
and including U.S. Constitutional Law.

One assumes both natural and spiritual nondual legal...

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Categories: appreciation, corruption, earth, games, health, hero, history,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The Amistad Mutiny
The Amistad Mutiny

Slavery, a dirty word no matter how it is pronounced:
Abducted and herded to the slave fortress of Lomboko for trade.
To be tossed in chains below deck on the Portuguese ship Tecora,
Sailing the Atlantic...

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Categories: hero, africa, america, history, racism, slavery, world,
Form: Verse
ENONEONE
I’m A “Street Fighter” 
You see the “Wings” CHUN 
LI
“BRUCE WAYNE”
 “LEROY”
“LU”
KAME
“THE LAST DRAGON BREATHS”
You don’t want “NUN”-CHUCK
NORE IS ANY ENTITY
Check my IP MAN
my Impulse 
 “Ki”
I’m the “1ONE” Fearless 
Jackie’s First Strike “Unleashed”
In a...

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Categories: hero, art, courage, deep,
Form: Free verse
The twins, Part 1
In the dark of night a wind took hold,
With powers charged to shake the sky,
By moody swings of gods up high,
Their breath alone enraged and bold.

In the dark of night history spoke,
Of a world alive...

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Categories: hero, brother, philosophy, symbolism, visionary, , cute,
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: hero, birth, death, life,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
The Reflection of Your Crown
Ahhhh ooooh ohhhh mmmm hmmmm 

I was Insecure...impure...
Liberty is a miracle cure...
Endure till the end of time
Time with You was so sublime 
I'm a sinner, I admit it
I lied to get the truth I can't...

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Categories: hero, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member My Brother--Nelson Mandela, Umtata, South Africa--Tribute Poem
Nelson Mandela, crossed my spirited mind today, a visionary legend of peace, love, equality, and unity of all people.

As a prevailer of great affliction, he was like a Greek God fighting for the—"Common man!”

I had...

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Categories: hero, brother, confidence, dedication, discrimination, inspiration, motivation, strength,
Form: Couplet
FREEDOM OF THE PRESS
ABOUT   THE   PRESS


The media, the press was established as an institution to fight for humanity and human right as well. To serve as a mediator between the people underground and the...

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Categories: hero, freedom,
Form: Ballad