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Psychologically still thirteen
Psychologically still thirteen 

Ordinarily meaning pre Internet days
familiarization with me would entail
bringing the avid listener 
into my private mancave hideaways
less a physical place than a juncture in relationship, 
(whereby one or the other of us)...

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Categories: initial, 7th grade, age, angst, birth, blue, family,
Form: Rhyme



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 Pursuit of Infinite Knowledge and Understanding
(In a Lush Garden Somewhere Out There)

The student stands where shifting sands of thought,
Once firm with reason, now elusive truths are sought.
Its splendor wanes, a threadbare, fading strand,
A quest for wisdom, in this digital land.

Sage:...

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Categories: initial, journey, passion, philosophy, psychological, truth, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic 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
April 9th, 2024 would be ninety fifth birthday poem for dearly departed papa
April 9th, 2024 would be ninety fifth birthday poem for dearly departed papa

The following words crafted soon after the soul of me daddy set adrift into the empyrean realm joining the rank and file of...

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Categories: initial, absence, age, anniversary, april, bereavement, death, father,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rescue-Zoo-Com
Rescue-Zoo.com



I was sitting in their studio with a gal from cable news, taking part in my first and only ever interview,
Fielding friendly questions that pertained to how and why I’d wound up, at the age...

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Categories: initial, animal,
Form: Narrative
Precious Priceless Progeny
Precious priceless progeny 

     Hands down the most dramatic change ever needed to make the most profound impact awoke from helping beget the first offspring. An internal paradigm shift reshuffled priorities...

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Categories: initial, absence, adventure, angst, anniversary, beautiful, celebration, creation,
Form: Rhyme
February 29th, 2024
February 29th, 2024

Alternately titled: 111th leap year since 1582
the year Pope Gregory XIII world leader
(i.e. essentially paterfamilias among
Roman Catholic flock)
timely maneuvered around calendrical rock
and hard space implementing
viable system tracking years ad hoc
out of sync and...

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Categories: initial, 12th grade, age, birth, celebration, fate, february,
Form: Rhyme
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
Beware the Ides of March 2023
Beware The Ides of March 2023
 
Ides simply referred to first new moon, 
which usually fell between 
the thirteenth and fifteenth day
of a given month.

The following events all occurred
fifteenth of March 
across span of millenniums.

One:...

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Categories: initial, abuse, age, anniversary, betrayal, conflict, crush, dark,
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 The Legend of the Rose
Long 'ere legends encountered finesse amidst flairs of passionate cravings,
thereupon, be a period wherein an episode occasioned an opportunity that will be reserved forever.
An outbreak of dismembering words are been exchanged between groups of rapscallions.
The...

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© Hilo Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: initial, allusion, analogy, appreciation, fantasy, flower, imagery, imagination,
Form: Dramatic 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
Premium Member Chapter 149-- DAMIAN DELILAH MALLORY HOLANNYA: Next Hawaiian Day
Date: March  2051

The next Hawaiian rendezvous:
Warm Hawaiian breeze. Wooo! This
Is LIFE!!! Holly scream for Dolly and 
Molly to hear. Molly said, "We should 
Explore as long as we're here. This place
Is full of curiosities."...

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Categories: initial, allusion,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Chapter 66 -- Damian Delilah Mallory: the Family Seventeen Xv: Vacation Finale
Damian DJ Dolly and Molly 
Were awake aware actually 
Absolutely wide eyed and 
Energetic. They woke 
Everyone 7 o'clock in the
Morning. Damian hollered 
Orders  "alright Hakim. When 
You have Everything packed up
Start loading it...

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Categories: initial, business, confidence, flying, girlfriend,
Form: Alliteration
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
April 9th, 2023 Birthday Poem For Dearly Departed Papa
April 9th, 2023 birthday poem for dearly departed papa

Borne aloft into the netherland
the body bearing thee soul   
of Boyce Brandon Harris
birth name given to my late father
buoyed aloft united with spirit
of mine late...

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Categories: initial, age, anger, anniversary, appreciation, april, bereavement, birthday,
Form: Free verse
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 Chapter 20-- Dolly Damian and Molly: Cascades Continued
Polly eased her self up from the luxurious Couch 
Saying "Well, I'm going to leave Now, but I'll 
Be around later on." The twins 
Both noticed her dressed to Impress 
outfit as she stood. 
"Tell...

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Categories: initial, beauty, longing, love, lust,
Form: Alliteration
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

Book: Shattered Sighs