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An Uppercut I Remember
Dad hit me only once, an upper cut to the solar plexus. It nearly lifted me off my feet. I was 17 then and already fairly tall, 6’1.” He was 48 and of medium height,...

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Categories: horse, father son,
Form: Blank verse



Premium Member The Poo Poo Bird
They pursued it with vigor, they pursued it with crass
They hunted with valor and hope
They proceeded with a dose of good Knightly sass
They chased it with tackle and rope

Now King Arthur declared in a boisterous...

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Categories: horse, adventure, funny, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Translation with Commentary of a Wild West Classic: SUMMER WINE by T Wignesan
Translation with commentary of an archetypal Wild West Classic : " Summer Wine "

(I'd wage my bottom diamond dime future generations will re-discover and treasure this true American classic like only a few others of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horse, america, angel, betrayal, england, myth, romance, song,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Escape
"Sentenced to hang in the town of Lincoln,
Billy made his bold escape.
Both of his guards died from thinking,
that a shackled young boy couldn't break away."

I've often wondered what thoughts were going through his head
as he...

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Categories: horse, history,
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: horse, farm, myth,
Form: Prose



Premium Member The Ghost Dance Part III
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Categories: horse, emotions, heartbreak, native american, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Today In Billy the Kid History - April 28, 1881
"Sentenced to hang in the town of Lincoln,
Billy made his bold escape.
Both of his guards died from thinking,
that a shackled young boy couldn't break away."

I've often wondered what thoughts were going through his head
as he...

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Categories: horse, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Essay: A Better Kind of Poetry Contest on PoemHunter
CHALLENGE TITLE POETRY CONTEST FOR AUGUST ON POEMHUNTER.COM! 

'WHY DO TURTLES CROSS THE ROAD? '


OK FOLKS! Please choose your favorite poem from those entered here and remember too to give your reasons for your choice....

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Categories: horse, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Growing Up, La - Part 2
- - Chapter 2: Adult Responsibility (With Some Breaks) - -     

By ten years old, no weekends off, 
Or Saturday cartoons, 
Although I did have cash to spend, 
I felt my...

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Categories: horse, life, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Treasures That May Be Found In Destiny's New Shift
I.
Treasures That May Be Found In Destiny's New Shift

( Mille viri sententia agere nescit donec suscipit calamum scribere.)

For a brief spell, I hung my hammock in the shade
of the ancient tall oak tree, that God's...

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Categories: horse, appreciation, art, blessing, care, dedication, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
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: horse, nature, universe,
Form: Rhyme
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: horse, deep, depression, desire, , cute,
Form: Lyric
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: horse, dark, death, fantasy, murder, mythology, night, scary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Greener Bodhisattva World
This is the third time
I've read Beyond Religion:
Ethics
[non-sectarian, non-partisan, non-violent]
for A (not "The") Whole World
[ZeroZenZone Universe, psychological and politically eco-logical].

In the second, of two, sections,
the Dalai Lama discusses,
in most excruciating therapeutic detail,
emotional positive v negative...

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Categories: horse, beauty, green, health, humor, psychological, religion, trust,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Juozas Miltinis Learning Years in Paris

It was September 
Of one thousand 
Nine hundred seven
The end of summer
With apples lying thickly
Under the apple trees
And the smell of Autumn
Covering the grass
Filled with ripe yellow
And orange squash
He was born in a little
Wooden house...

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Categories: horse, art, destiny, french, history,
Form: Bio
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: horse, england, fantasy, innocence,
Form: Epic
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: horse, destiny, humanity, identity, integrity, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 14
Despite his impatience to show me his hell,
He waited for me in my rest, 
Lying upon the ground, I awoke in prayer,
Thanking God above and asking Him for guidance

“My heart is Yours, always,
From the moment...

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Categories: horse, adventure, anxiety, conflict, courage, dark, holocaust, horror,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Jean-Louis Barrault As I lay dying
Heavy storm was sweeping dark Paris streets
Lit with dim lights that dreary November night 
With ghostly shadows lurking in the corners
Cold wind dancing with dirty wet leaves fallen 
In the water pools in the middle...

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Categories: horse, allusion, art, death, french, imagery, life, philosophy,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Billy the Kid's Great Escape
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Sentenced to hang in the town of Lincoln,
Billy made his bold escape.
Both of his guards died from thinking
that a shackled young boy couldn't break away.
*
I've often wondered what thoughts were going through his head
as he...

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Categories: history, horse, humorous, love, me, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Marlino
Two, perhaps three miles out to sea, beyond reef and Zapatillas,
Bocas’ dual footprint sand-edged jewels with jungle centre trees, 
Francesco’s outboard boat heads out to Caribbean’s deeper blue.

Here sun burns softer gringo skin, but canopy...

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Categories: horse, fish, fishing, sea,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: L 50 - Tongue-Teasing Epigrams
UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: L (50) - Tongue-Teasers

The « early bird catches the worm » only because the worm has not woken up yet.

« I don’t love you ! I hated your father ! » - must...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horse, art, humor, irony, women, word play,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Differences you say
Differences – you say !

I – me Lass – brave Helios, rides his golden chariot, 
drawn by fiery Steeds, into the vastness of this universe.

These mighty Titans, dispatched – brilliant, glowing -
ruled, controlled the blueness...

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Categories: horse, friend, universe,
Form: Rhyme
McGillicuddy's Wake
Two new crutches and two double shots of Bushmills Irish Whiskey enabled Joe Faherty to move from the back seat of Moira Murphy's 1976 Buick into Eagan's Funeral Home for Tim McGillicuddy's wake. At 87,...

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Categories: horse, death of a friend, fantasy,
Form: Prose
Last Trap of Zulaikha
Zulaikha:
What a bird you are, o red-billed Bird, 
you don’t eat reddish mangoes!
By eating which ash, will you exist then
in this bower of fate?

Yusuf:
That there is any fruit better than the name of God
and any...

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Categories: horse, dream,
Form: Dramatic Verse