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Premium Member Watering Gaian Grace
One of the least talked about,
yet most problematic issues
for regenerating  

Global
social-psychological
mental and physical
health and public safety
movements

Well fed and watered
to empower and enlighten interfaith
action and reflection,
song and dance
liturgical and fire-circle
contemporary-indigenous wisdom

Is to explore together
how and...

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Categories: initial, caregiving, community, earth day, education, health, integrity,
Form: Political Verse



Premium Member Additional advice to those would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
Additional free advice to those* who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
[*like presidents, prime ministers, dictators of declining (falling or fallen) nations or even empires]

K442: urranOy niikki uraa amai munkaakkum
   ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: initial, bullying, immigration, prison, religion, sympathy, tamil, violence,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Bharathidasan's Pulikku nAy enta mUlai, Translated by T Wignesan
Bharathidasan’s “Pulikku nay enta muulai” (To the Tiger, the Dog knows no safe dwelling!) translated by T. Wignesan 

Bharathidasan (1891-1964) was a self-proclaimed disciple of the eminent Brahmin poet: Cuppiramania Bharathiyar (cf. two poems of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: initial, anti bullying, patriotic, political, racism, , literature,
Form: Sonnet
Happy Fourth of July, Or Happy Independence Day
Happy Fourth Of July, Or Happy Independence Day

On this day we celebrate and commemorate the birth of our nation, The United States of America's Independence from Great Britain's monarchical hold and liberty's triumph
Congress voting in...

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Categories: initial, america, birthday, celebration, firework, food, freedom, fun,
Form: List
Premium Member Rescue-Zoo-com

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Categories: initial, animal,
Form: Narrative



Attempts at lifelong friendships and holy matrimony
Introduction: once again I incorporate 
my trademark penchant 
to fabricate fictitiously
portions of the following poetic endeavor
can you care to 
discern fact from fiction?

Attempts at lifelong friendships and holy matrimony...

Shot thru with figuratively cankerous nub,
cuz yours...

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Categories: initial, 11th grade, 12th grade, adventure, age, anger,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Anxiously Anticipated Event
Dear John,

All day
yesterday
I loaded up with a cascading river
of mixed anxiety and anticipation
about what to safely and kindly,
transparently and vulnerably
compassionately, so non-violently, share,
what to communicate;

Which narrative tributaries to choose
within this vast spacetime stream
of choices
directions
felt depressions...

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Categories: initial, age, dance, health, humanity, humor, romance, sexy,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member In the Islands Far, Far Away
Mission Control, this is Flight Z924693744, do you read?
We're having some technical trouble. How should we proceed?

We have spotted a planet, that appears to be suitable to abort;
But, to return to earth, we will need...

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Categories: initial, adventure, fantasy, friendship love, planet, space, stars,
Form: Couplet
Letter to taeljejohn
uncomfortableness, and hesitation arose that you might reassess a possibility for friendship or.... whatever with me.

A disappointment set in place in the event that based on some facet of my being (inexplicable flaws within this...

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Categories: initial, angel, beauty, devotion, friendship, history, introspection, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Best Christmas Ever
It was going to be the best Christmas of the most spectacular, magnificent Christmases in the world.
Certainly, the best one we had ever seen, for Grandma Winslet was coming from England which is big.
She used...

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Categories: initial, christmas, family, grandmother,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Grandma Winslet and Her Guest
It was going to be the best Christmas of the most spectacular, magnificent Christmases in the world.Certainly, the best one we had ever seen, for Grandma Winslet was coming from England which is big.
She used...

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Categories: initial, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather, grandmother, grandparents, grandson,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Bard of Ancient Smyrna
After enjoying a pleasant walk, I then spent an hour at a park,
And I relished the dulcet sounds, of cheery airborne skylarks.

The blooms were so lovely, all sultry in the fervid sunshine,
And the hummingbirds were...

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Categories: initial, adventure, age, fantasy, history, imagery, poetry, time,
Form: Couplet
Rainer Maria Rilke: Second Elegy translation
This is my translation of Rainer Maria Rilke's second elegy from his Duino Elegies, which he began composing at Duino Castle in 1912. 

Second Elegy
by Rainer Maria Rilke
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch 

Every angel...

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Categories: initial, angel, art, desire, eulogy, god, love, passion,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE

Beneath a misty veil of ‘Euphoria’ by Calvin Klein, she dares to dream of acceptance in a world of wanna-be Literary Giants who are members of an elite writer’s group, as she drives along a...

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Categories: initial, satire,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Three Colored Pigs
Once upon a ZeroTime
we suffered great terror and loss.

People,
animals,
and plants
refused to speak kindly with each other
because of a Big Bad Wolf
named Ms. Climatic Change 
by her delightfully demented transparents.

Most all credible scientists in that day
were...

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Categories: initial, dream, earth, health, humanity, humor, integrity, passion,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Translation of Oothukkadu Venkata Subba Iyer's poem Thaye Yashoda by T Wignesan
Translation of Oothukkadu Venkata Subba Iyer (circa 1700-1765)’s « THAYE YASHODA » by T. Wignesan


This devotional song and poem in Tamil (the principal Dravidian language which has spawned over twenty languages in the southern Indian...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: initial, god, mother, religious, universe, , western,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member God with us
In the Last days of January 2016 father Antony was wondering where he could find a person or persons who would be able to clear the badly overgrown Church garden He had inherited just two...

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Categories: initial, god,
Form: Narrative
Tune Within Your Conscience Self Perception
Yesterday's gone, overcome & chose to live as if every day's the last. Make every second count. It's true not one thought can be replaced. Look ahead & embrace tomorrow. Hold strong within, steady yourself...

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Categories: initial, art, beauty, blessing, inspirational, love, self, spiritual,
Form: Concrete
Simultaneously
You say I created this…well I say you don’t know anything
You say I built this with my bare hands…how can you think of me that way
You say I saw this coming, omniscient…the blame points my...

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Categories: initial, character, how i feel, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Go Deep
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Categories: initial, christian, god, relationship,
Form: Verse
April 9th 2021 birthday poem for dearly departed papa
April 9th, 2021 birthday poem for dearly departed papa

Elysian fields embraced dada's soul
which rocketed into aerospace
(courtesy General Electric satellite)
just a tad more'n six months ago,
nevertheless melancholy
still plucks mine heart strings.

Mine psyche still situated awry
placid countenance...

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Categories: initial, absence, angel, april, bereavement, birthday, dad, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Pending Doom
I aped to a blue heron to a man who wrote his deed.
Once you're at the final of the story, no woe is needed.

If death appeared to be appropriate, life would be aimless.
If you have...

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© Sotto Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: initial, anger, appreciation, confidence, death, feelings, giving, god,
Form: Couplet
David Death
David Death

David Death was strong but handsome, 
But he suffered from much discrimination, 
Because his beauty was shaded, unlit, 
Which found him called ugly and unfit. 

He understood why this error occurred, 
So always made...

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Categories: initial, computer, death, desire, internet, life, nature, self,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Premium Member Domestic Help
Let us,
for a heuristic historical moment,
pause...
create mental feeling embodied space,
for domestication as value neutral,
neither inherently good nor bad,
but more of a gradual evolutionary process
increasing mutual accessibility,
and therefore care-giving
and care-receiving vulnerability
to active daily trust and mistrust,
while...

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Categories: initial, community, earth, education, health, integrity, love,
Form: Political Verse
Present wedded bliss haint no touchstone
Present wedded bliss haint no touchstone...

Circa ~ late spring/ early summer 1978
twas at behest of Harriet Harris,
thus due credit mother dearest
(she long since passed away)
who tried, to bribe, coax, exhort...
(protracted effort not all in vain),
cuz...

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Categories: initial, adventure, appreciation, celebration, dedication, devotion, husband, marriage,
Form: Free verse