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Kaos In -part 5- final part
Hate the feelings of ew's and ugh's...let's pause before we put our paws on this unmanageable cause with silent applause (quiet interest or hushed enthusiasm)
What's the cause of these negative, gross, worthless flawful laws that...

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Categories: innocence, abuse, deep,
Form: Free verse



Liquor of Lament: My Glass is Half Full
Verse 6: I've given up love countless times 
I needed to pay up for my heartbroken crimes
I already repented for my sins that made my high hopes paper-thin
Don't you feel that envy from deep within?...

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Categories: innocence, addiction, cute love, deep, depression, desire, hope,
Form: Lyric
Within
Within


Play Slipknot’s ‘Snuff’ song four times and use these lyrics:
(Do not use the official video clip. It has more than just the song.)


I still feel your pain within my skin…


Ripping out my heart again,
So I...

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© Aa Harvey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: innocence, friend, heartbroken, lost love, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member SUMMER





“SUMMER”



Where 
has Summer 
gone?

The world 
has lost 
Summer

Sweet 
little 
dream

missing 

all those other 
beautiful  
small dreams 

seen as toys
small and 
inconsequential 

casually tossed aside, 
disposable play,
things

pure shining lights
smiling eyes once so bright, 
switched off,

'neath...

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Categories: innocence, abuse, child abuse,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Open Oceans





"Open Oceans"



Kneeling on pearls
wisdom preys

praying
preying

hungry hearts
count the days 

wasting away
in all that preying 

for prayers 
to be answered

children become
strangers

reading 
strange words

finding 
themselves puzzled

genuflecting to a deity
they do not know, nor wish to

fumbling
mouths closed,

swallowed hole
in the...

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Categories: innocence, journey, love, mother daughter,
Form: Epic



Epitaphs
Epitaph for a Palestinian Child
by Michael R. Burch

I lived as best I could, and then I died.
Be careful where you step: the grave is wide.



Autumn Conundrum
by Michael R. Burch

It's not that every leaf must finally...

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Categories: innocence, bereavement, death, death of a friend, depression,
Form: Epitaph
Various Heresies 3
Various Heresies 3

Breakings
by Michael R. Burch

I did it out of pity.
I did it out of love.
I did it not to break the heart of a tender, wounded dove.

But gods without compassion
ordained: Frail things must break!
Now...

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Categories: innocence, america, bible, christian, god, jesus, religion, usa,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Strange Case of FT





"The Strange Case of F.T."



They say the dead don’t talk
the stories I have calculated
to deliver a saving grace 
confessional shared amongst 
my equal peers, or so I deem 
you somewhat sometimes seem,
less than me, you...

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Categories: innocence, dark, horror, poets,
Form: Narrative
Roses and Lilacs
Winter
by Michael R. Burch

The rose of love's bright promise
lies torn by her own thorn;
her scent was sweet
but at her feet
the pallid aphids mourn.

The lilac of devotion
has felt the winter hoar
and shed her dress;
companionless,
she shivers—nude, forlorn.

Published...

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Categories: innocence, desire, longing, love, nature, romance, rose, roses
Form: Verse
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers I
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers I

I translated the first six Native American poems for my father when he chose to enter hospice and end his life by not taking dialysis …


Cherokee Travelers' Blessing I
loose translation/interpretation...

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Categories: innocence, father, father daughter, father son, fathers day,
Form: Rhyme
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers III
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers III




Success
by Michael R. Burch

for Jeremy

We need our children to keep us humble
between toast and marmalade;

there is no time for a ticker-tape parade
before bed, no award, no bright statuette

to be delivered...

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Categories: innocence, family, father, father daughter, father son, fathers
Form: Rhyme
Otomo no Sakanoue no Iratsume translation
To a Daughter More Precious than Gems
by Otomo no Sakanoue no Iratsume
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

Heaven's cold dew has fallen—
and thus another season arrives.
Oh, my child living so far away,
do you pine for me...

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Categories: innocence, child, childhood, children, daughter, girl, mother, mother
Form: Tanka
Various Heresies 4
Various Heresies 4

I, Lazarus
by Michael R. Burch

I, Lazarus, without a heart,
devoid of blood and spiritless,
lay in the darkness, meritless:
my corpse?a thing cold, dead, apart.

But then I thought I heard?a Voice,
a Voice that called me from...

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Categories: innocence, america, bible, christian, faith, god, jesus, usa,
Form: Verse
Dream of Infinity
Dream of Infinity
by Michael R. Burch

Have you tasted the bitterness of tears of despair?
Have you watched the sun sink through such pale, balmless air
that your soul sought its shell like a crab on a beach,
then...

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Categories: innocence, confusion, depression, dream, farewell, leaving, loneliness, longing,
Form: Couplet
The Inner Chamber
THE INNER CHAMBER

Please.  Stop holding back on me.

Like a child standing at the neighborhood ice cream truck, arm outstretched, eyes huge, mouth watering.

I stand here longing to slip underneath your decades of cold-rolled steel...

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Categories: innocence, betrayal, courage, devotion, love, love hurts, relationship,
Form: Prose
Chaucer translation: Rejection
Rejection
a roundel by Geoffrey Chaucer
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Your beauty from your heart has so erased
Pity, that it's useless to complain;
For Pride now holds your mercy by a chain.

I'm guiltless, yet my sentence has...

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Categories: beauty, french, heart, innocence, nature, pride, women,
Form: Roundel
Poems about Things that Break II
Poems about Things that Break II
 
These are poems about things that break and/or shatter.
 
 
 
Water and Gold
by Michael R. Burch
 
You came to me as rain breaks on the desert
when every flower...

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Categories: innocence, break up, depression, divorce, emotions, farewell, goodbye,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member EcoTherapist Conventions
Truth is a feather 
pushed off to the other side.

Truths are a body of feathers
within which our bodies reside.

OK, students of life’s healthiest purposes and meanings,
it’s time to regather, if you would be so kind.

Namaste.

[Silence]

[My...

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Categories: innocence, beauty, culture, earth, health, humor, nature, truth,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Gilgamesh
GILGAMESH . . .  

Story has it you used your power to run amuck
Putting fear into the people, and brides in Unuk

So the people of Unuk pray to the sky God Anu
To sort out...

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Categories: innocence, adventure, best friend, brother, character, deep, emotions,
Form: Epic
Premium Member A SNOW QUEEN TALE
Part 1: FORE SIBERIAN FATE

silk wings wet -
angel on the lake.
starlight glitter
separates from

the golden wheat.
her docile hair,
prophecy of ice.

winter pink,
pinched cheeks.
ice skate scrapes -
flecks of flakes.

the snow queen
before her relentless
reign, a pretty thing.

her smile warms
the...

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Categories: innocence, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Adam And Eve - Part One
Year One -

Tell me Eve,
does this Garden have everything we need,
do you think the walls are too tall,
are the gatekeepers reasonable, tolerable, right about it all,
what did Lilith know, where did she go
far past the...

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Categories: innocence, art, creation, love,
Form: Epic
Stranger Than Fiction
*warning* disturbing lines have been detected - you have been warned, readers. Okay, enjoy this somewhat deep and astounding poem from me that took days to write...>:)

I bet you anything that I'm the laziest guy...

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Categories: innocence, deep, universe,
Form: Free verse
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: innocence, america, angel, betrayal, england, myth, romance, song,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Translation of Marcel Moreau's A L'Amour by T Wignesan
Translation of the Elegy: On Marceline Desbordes-Valmore - À L'amour - Poem by Marcel Moreau Translated by T. Wignesan

Reprends de ce bouquet les trompeuses couleurs,      (Take back the dubious colours...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: innocence, absence, hate, heartbreak, irony, love, passion,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Beary Tales Episodes 15-24, More Poet's Notes
Note to Readers of Previous Versions:
There are so many new vignettes scattered throughout the poem that I hope you will reread the whole thing! There are many new GEMS, improvements to previous verses and improved...

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Categories: adventure, beauty, friendship, innocence, love, mentor,
Form: Quatrain