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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: giggle, humor, humorous, irony, literature, word play,
Form: Epigram



Premium Member Lifeboat The Sinking
As to the this and the that and the how and the why,
    I pass no judgement to the tale at hand.
And leave it to scribes to much later decide
  ...

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Categories: adventure, allegory, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Megan's Quest Part 1of7
Moon sprites dotted the sky like lilies at dawn
    in a ballet meant to cause nocturnal delight.
While Fairies and Pixie Dust covered the lawn
    in a dance that would...

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Categories: adventure, courage, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Why BlackWaters Cause BrownFields
If I have this right,
and I almost certainly don't have this Left-Deductively right,
our Environmental Health and Safety Protection Agency
and our Public Health and Safety Education Department
have recently co-invested in BlackWater WinLose EcoPolitical Empowerment
through PublicSector Piracy...

No,...

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Categories: humorous, confusion, culture, health, humor, integrity, peace, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Here's Why My CV Needs Work
NAME: Phil Latio. LLB Law; PhD Medicine; FSC-Federation Starfleet Commander

POSITION SOUGHT: Head job.

AGE: Pass

SEX: Well, I was born a male if that helps.

CONTACT DETAILS: Probably best I contact you. I'm currently residing at an undisclosed...

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Categories: fishing, humorous,
Form: Bio



Premium Member The Old Bear
The Old grizzled Bear... was now keenly aware
    as he lay in his Cave all alone.
Where his time as King... was a mere passing thing
    and must choose another...

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Categories: funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
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: allegory, funny, heaven, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love life it was a massive blow

To the hospital fled poor...

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Categories: betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
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: business, humor, humorous, money, political, satire,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member I Want A Doggy
Oh how I want a doggy, 
a bundle of love and fur.                       ...

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Categories: humorous, dog, friend, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Megan's Quest Part 2of7
Now Regan and Megan were down on their luck
    and faced with little or no choice.
So with a quiet trepidation... a deal was struck
    and from now all would...

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Categories: adventure, funny, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
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: allegory, fairy, humorous, metaphor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Life BeLoving DualDark Night

Some days and nights
I am terrorized by death,
cold silo ache-echoing fear,
claustrophobic breathless dark
barking inevitable factness and finality
of my decomposing mortality,
and posthumous demise,
probably post-humorous as well,
should we discover any essential difference.

What good is death
if it cannot...

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Categories: humorous, death, depression, humor, identity, life, love, science,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Selected Lyrics from THE IMAGINARY INVALID
 After graduating from UF, in the early '80s I wrote the book, lyrics and score for a musical adaptation of Moliere's farce Le Malade Imaginaire ("The Imaginary Invalid") and have decided to post five...

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Categories: funny, humorous, parody, satire,
Form: Dramatic Verse
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.
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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 Rufus and Bill
Now the sun and the sand were treacherously hot
    and not a place for Man or a Beast.
As you must be audaciously quick to find a good spot
    or...

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Categories: funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Megan's Quest Part 3of7
'A magical lock?' Groaned Graygall in a voice of defeat.
    'We are doomed before even we are set to advance.
To defeat Trolls would be an almost impossible feat
    but...

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Categories: adventure, courage, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Packed Up Pachyderm
You know when I think about it now and what I have to do,
a lot of you folk out there would have a bit of envy too;
you see I'm a 'lacky' for a vet, well...

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Categories: humorous,
Form: Epic
The Bailout Ballad - The Layman's Lament
One day not long past our economy faltered
And wouldn’t improve if our course were unaltered.

'Cause we buy stuff at Wal-Mart (where things are dirt cheap)
'Cause they buy from China (treats workers like sheep

(So farmers left...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: business, humor, humorous, money, political, satire,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Favorite Recurring Nightmares Part 1
Don't you think that this title is darkly divine?
But, of course, there will have to be weirdness that’s funny,
Though my nightmares are many and have complex arcs
There’s some risk here I might have to work...

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Categories: anxiety, crazy, fun, funeral, holocaust, humorous, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Wisdom's Healthy Passion
"We have an enemy within called the ego
who prevents us from using our mind intelligently.
It hides deep within our heart
and emerges with regularity
to challenge and consume our will."
     Rumi (M. Mafi,...

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Categories: humorous, health, integrity, wisdom,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member This TransIt ReGeneration
My TransITion began there
right there
in my woodland playground,
when I first knew
something right feels wrong to others.

I was blind to curve-balls
hurled at me.
Being "It" is not why I grow
this TransIt mind and body!

Or, is it?

Could I...

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Categories: humorous, angst, birth, bullying, culture, destiny, earth, environment,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Flagan the Dragon Part2
The Tale of the Bumpalump

After the Knight had unraveled...Flagan decided to travel
    and get away on a long holiday.
He thought it quite grand to visit a new land
    and...

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Categories: funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
How I Got Rich And What Happened Then
Written in summer of 1976.


I used to eat my lunch with groups
of businessmen from Campbell Soups.

We drank a drink at lunch each day
Of Coca-Cola mixed with hay

And talked of pending corporate plans
And willow-haired orangutans.

I spent...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: business, humor, humorous, money, nonsense, satire,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Jack of Hearts

 Jack of Hearts - Skeet         Big John - John           Snake Eyes - Rich
 Diamond Jim -...

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Categories: humorous, nostalgia,
Form: Ballad