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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: horizon, childhood,
Form: Prose



Below the Horizon - Shallow Shame
Agony be to society's demise
Labels are for fools, not for the wise
Play the familiar tune of in-unison serenity 
Fatality won't come any time soon, thankfully...

Homeless people were on the news not to long ago...I weep...

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Categories: horizon, cute, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Free verse
LOVE POEMS III
LOVE POEMS III by Michael R. Burch

These are love poems by Michael R. Burch about passion, desire, lust, sex, dating, relationships, devotion and marriage. 


Violets
by Michael R. Burch

Once, only once,
when the wind flicked your skirt
to...

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Categories: horizon, desire, devotion, love, lust, marriage, passion, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
The Storm Is In The Calm
The angles are in the storm
Just before  the break of dawn
Sending a message to everyone
Telling them to remain calm
The angels are singing out loud
They want to break the treacherous cloud
 and relinquish that awful...

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Categories: horizon, abuse, america, angel, anger, betrayal, community, england,
Form: Narrative
The Tender Weight of Her Sighs
The Tender Weight of Her Sighs
by Michael R. Burch

The tender weight of her sighs
lies heavily upon my heart;
apart from her, full of doubt,
without her presence to revolve around,
found wanting direction or course,
cursed with the thought...

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Categories: horizon, creation, depression, divorce, farewell, goodbye, sorrow, sorry,
Form: Sonnet



Observance
Observance
by Michael R. Burch

Here the hills are old and rolling
carefully in their old age;
on the horizon youthful mountains
bathe themselves in windblown fountains...

By dying leaves and falling raindrops,
I have traced time's starts and stops,
and I have...

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Categories: horizon, loneliness, lonely, longing, loss, lost, seasons, time,
Form: Sonnet
If I Falter
If I Falter
by Michael R. Burch

for Beth

If I regret
fire in the sunset
exploding on the horizon,
then let me regret loving you.

If I forget
even for a moment
that you are the only one,
then let me forget that the...

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Categories: horizon, desire, engagement, fire, for her, friendship love,
Form: Verse
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: horizon, autumn, god, love, sea, time, war, world,
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: horizon, poems, poetry, poets, teen, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oncle Albert - part 1
Here he stands, Edwardian vogue, sometimes with his spats, 
sometimes with his brogues below his dungarees. With rounded collar points and tie, and jacket donned below this flying suit, his waste is tied with simple...

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Categories: horizon, flying, history,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member FINALLY SAVED PART 1 - TRANSLATION FROM RABINDRANATH TAGORE

This is a translation from a Poem (Title - Niskriti) by Rabindranath Tagore, Nobel-Laureate philosopher poet (1861 - 1941) from India. The story successfully depicts the status of women in a patriarchal society of nineteenth...

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Categories: horizon, father daughter, love, marriage, women,
Form: Free verse
Early Poems I
Juvenilia: Early Poems by Michael R. Burch



Smoke
by Michael R. Burch

The hazy, smoke-filled skies of summer I remember well;
farewell was on my mind, and the thoughts that I can't tell
rang bells within (the din was in)...

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Categories: horizon, kid, poetry, poets, teen, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Memories In the Sand
If ever a moment in real life deserved a romantic, melancholy
backing track, it would have been that one ... we'd spent the
entire afternoon at Ferry Beach, sunning and playing frisbee, I
playing guitar, she practicing her...

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Categories: horizon, memory, missing you, passion, relationship, soulmate, time,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
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: horizon, farm, myth,
Form: Prose
Poems about Regret
Regret
by Michael R. Burch

Regret,
a bitter
ache to bear . . .

once starlight
languished
in your hair . . .

a shining there
as brief
as rare.

Regret . . .
a pain
I chose to bear . . .

unleash
the torrent
of your hair . ....

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Categories: horizon, memory, pain, remember, sad, sorrow, sorry, sympathy,
Form: Rhyme
The Girl with Eyes as Black as Crows
On that night the moon seemed hidden from her starry brothers
The kind of night not suited for the fighters nor the lovers
I ventured out only to put out the low burning lamp
When there I saw...

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Categories: horizon, dark, death, fantasy, murder, mythology, night, scary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A chance conversation at Osmers hill 1999 part 1
On a typical English day late June Joe travelled the above country road, his buisness was in the construction field, and this day he was estimating work as per customer enqiriy, this being the case...

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Categories: horizon, appreciation,
Form: Narrative
The Stela epic, PART 1 of 8
The Stela Epic by DR. Mohammed F A Alrazak

The grains of sand, the drops of rain, makes the stage for souls to play 
The prints of feet on rocks were wonders and arts as the...

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Categories: horizon, culture, freedom,
Form: ABC
Premium Member A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in, does its work and leaves.

...maybe it's been a while since...

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Categories: horizon, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Inside the Great Halls of Us






“Inside the Great Halls of Us”



Inside 
The Great Halls of Us,
there resides a ghost 

IT hides in plain sight,
waiting quietly, alone, 
in our dark

there, IT holds ITs light,
to draw us further in,
we nervously laugh IT...

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Categories: horizon, i am, science fiction, symbolism,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Song From Beyond The Stars: New Adventure
  [ ... story with context, a plausible universe with top and bottom
  a coat of cosmos covering
  over a subterranean protoverse of potential fields
  a quantum cellar creating
  the...

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horizon, adventure, destiny, future, imagination, journey, planet, science
Form: Verse
Premium Member Kidnapped by Aliens
They had kept me imprisoned there for three full days,
In that sparse, solitary room, of scarce sunshine rays.

Having good food to eat, had never been a problem; 
They brought hot meals, but the problem was...

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Categories: horizon, adventure, earth, fantasy, imagery, space, stars,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Five
Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Five

The Monseigneur knew that they must be successful in this venture as the “Lord’s Madmen” or face the very real possibility of eternal damnation, if...

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Categories: horizon, allegory, evil, halloween, horror, magic, mythology, scary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Ghost Hunter
I don't see you.
I've been searching my whole life,
But still, I don't see you.

When I was a wee lad
I looked for you ...
My mother's smile,
My father's toil,
My brother's refuge,
My sister's amity ...
I didn't see you.

Thanksgiving,...

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Categories: horizon, philosophy, religion, self,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Parallel Earth
It was the weekend, and I was sleeping late that day,
Alone with the morning, while savoring marvels of May.

As I drowsed luxuriantly, at the outskirts of dreams,
I heard a strange sound, while soaking in gay...

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Categories: horizon, adventure, earth, fantasy, love, nature, peace, world,
Form: Couplet