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Premium Member Echoes of a Shady Past
An icy chill descends on 13 Beaver Veil Cottage as sisters Ester and Ellie walk gingerly up the steps on this wet and windy night.
This once charming pied-a-terre was now in a final phase denouement.
The...

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Categories: art, birth, character, courage, dark, imagery, imagination,
Form: Prose



Premium Member An Bee Cailleach
“Éagmais croí a dhíscaoileadh ar gach eagla.
Faoi dhíon taobh istigh de na blianta seo.
Fanacht i bhfianaise, a dhíscaoileadh ar gach eagla.
Ós rud é go ndearnadh tú a chaitheamh.
Briseadh an tost seo”



"An Bee Cailleach"


She lives to...

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Categories: fantasy, imagery, joy, life, love, magic, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Self Reflections
SELF REFLECTIONS

These are poems about mirrors, images, self-image, reflections, impressions and self-reflection. 

Self Reflection
by Michael R. Burch 

for anyone struggling with self-image

She has a comely form
and a smile that brightens her dorm ...
but she's grossly...

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Categories: identity, image, imagery, metaphor, mirror, self, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
Instruction
Instruction
by Michael R. Burch

Toss this poem aside
to the filigreed and the wild tide
of sunset.

Strike my name,
and still it is all the same.
The onset

of night is in the despairing skies;
each hut shuts its bright bewildered eyes.
The...

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Categories: imagery, extended metaphor, fantasy, happiness, hope, hyperbole, i
Form: Pastoral
Ancient Haiku
These are translations of some of the oldest Japanese waka, which evolved into tanka, renga and haiku. 

While you decline to cry,
high on the mountainside
a single stalk of plumegrass wilts.
—O no Yasumaro (circa 711), translation...

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Categories: culture, imagery, inspiration, international, metaphor, nature, poetry,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member The True Mother
“The True Mother”

What part of a heart
in another could one trust
when betrayal comes
like a silver bullet, words and deeds
sharp piercing to burrow 
bleed out Life’s dreams 
rust crumbles to dust

Virulent apathy spreads 
Betrayal’s destruction 
hand...

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Categories: betrayal, imagery, love, mother daughter, psychological, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Whats Behind the Curtain
I used to dream of a dark hall. Dim. Empty with thick cheap navy curtains. 
The breeze. It felt hot and old. It shivered in the curtains that lined the walls on both sides.
The breeze....

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Categories: anxiety, dark, dream, imagery, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Poems About Poems Iv
Poems about Poems IV

The Toast
by Michael R. Burch

For longings warmed by tepid suns
(brief lusts that animated clay),
for passions wilted at the bud
and skies grown desolate and gray,
for stars that fell from tinseled heights
and mountains bleak...

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Categories: imagery, allegory, allusion, appreciation, art, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Haiku Translations of the Oriental Masters
Grasses wilt:
the braking locomotive
grinds to a halt
—Yamaguchi Seishi, translation by Michael R. Burch

Oh, fallen camellias,
if I were you,
I'd leap into the torrent!
—Takaha Shugyo, translation by Michael R. Burch

The first soft snow:
leaves of the awed jonquil
bow...

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Categories: animal, beauty, imagery, nature, philosophy, world,
Form: Haiku
Pablo Neruda Translation: Every Day You Play
Every Day You Play
by Pablo Neruda
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

Every day you play with Infinity’s rays.
Exquisite visitor, you arrive with the flowers and the water.
You are vastly more than this immaculate head I clasp...

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Categories: imagery, aubade, beauty, dog, for her, fruit, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Zen Death Haiku Ii
Today, catching sight of the mallards
crying over Lake Iware:
Must I too vanish into the clouds?
—Prince Otsu translation by Michael R. Burch  

This world—
to what may we compare it?
To autumn fields
lying darkening at dusk
illuminated by...

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Categories: death, imagery, life, nature, symbolism, visionary, world,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Remaining - Prologue: Terra Firma and the Bitumen
“The Remaining”

PROLOGUE:  “Terra Firma and The Bitumen”


"The slow descent into Hell
Had led Her mind to escape to Heaven
Her firmament was Her Mind
Her body just a Shell"


Heaven for Her existed in The Dream
She called Her...

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Categories: angel, daughter, god, heaven, imagery, jesus, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ante Bellum
“ANTE BELLUM”


BEIGEBest served where it can’t be seen
On Stirling Silver platters
With redruM narcotics
Delivered by sharp Blood-Red
Well-mannered talons
Strutting in sleek wet rolling tight-skirted
Long French Silk Stockinged legs all the way down to 
Lethal Six Inch stilettos...

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Categories: america, bible, corruption, imagery, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Swoon Hypothesis - Part 2
"The Swoon Hypothesis" - Part 2



Arimathea stands next to you and I on the deck, soon we are back in Nazareth, you press into my palm, 
“A very rare Dubunni coin” you say - on...

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Categories: imagery, jesus, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Kept Woman
Dream-worker 
delves deeply into my dream;

vibrations fondle anticipation
foreplay wakes wide-eyed 
swells of liquid libido quake the rendezvous edge -
a primordial being in his prime
a masculine ego quest for affaire d’amour;
her night-loving body 
c h a...

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Categories: allegory, betrayal, fate, imagery, love, lust, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Driving Alone Through the Sand Hills of Nebraska
My love is light (a fairy kiss?)          
               Like the pressure of...

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Categories: imagery, lost love,
Form: Blank verse
Poems About Poets I
Poems about Poets I


The Wonder Boys
by Michael R. Burch

for Leslie Mellichamp

The stars were always there, too-bright cliches:
scintillant truths the jaded world outgrew
as baffled poets winged keyed kites—amazed,
in dream of shocks that suddenly came true ...

but...

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Categories: imagery, inspiration, muse, poems, poetry, poets, romantic, writing,
Form: Verse
Premium Member CREATIVTY- PERCEPTION-tenet 1x4


FOUR TENETS OF CREATIVITY


PERCEPTION PARTURATION PUBLICATION PARTICIPATION

 

     




INTRODUCTION


This short  eBook encompasses my experiences of the creative in both art and poetry in particular.The content of each of the four...

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Categories: imagery, education, poetry,
Form: Didactic
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: imagery, art, destiny, french, history,
Form: Bio
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: adventure, earth, fantasy, imagery, space, stars,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Poetic Encryption Like Ancient Egyptian
Poetic Encryption Like Ancient Egyptian

This terror and threat to poetic clarity,
Becomes a pet rock for some poets.

Words do count for sure, but so does
Clarity unless poets put a mask on.

Encryption can be used to mask...

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Categories: imagery, allegory, analogy, emotions, imagination, metaphor, passion, symbolism,
Form: Narrative
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: allusion, art, death, french, imagery, life, philosophy,
Form: Ballad
Mother of the Age
Stately stood Princess Amber in all her finery,
Emerald tunic over a crimson gown,
With gems inlaid in her rustling gown,
Her arms bangled in intricate gold slowly rose,
Her slender fingers rested on her heaving bosom,
Listening to unstopping...

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Categories: anger, beautiful, emotions, forgiveness, imagery, jealousy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Time Sight Unseen, Part 1 By T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part One by T. Wignesan

"Instead of an item in a school of rhetoric, the poem could have variety of articulations, continuity and discontinuity, sentence and parataxis, and an...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imagery, introspection, literature, philosophy, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Such Does Exist
I ran out of breath on the road to Mumbai ...

    Not for sake of dust or smog or even health. I had rounded a curve on
    my motorcycle,...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, imagery, travel, world, , western,
Form: Dramatic Monologue