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Premium Member The Hotel Caretaker
How unparticular the day had particularly been,

On March the third of two-thousand and eighteen,

For the caretaker at an historic Adirondack Inn,

Had lacked company, and therefore, dopamine.


‘Twas Sunday when all the guests had fled,

From either...

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Categories: death, grief, introspection, march, mystery, remember,
Form: Rhyme

I Am My Father's Son
They were gambling in front of the house.
Manservants and pages bustled about
Serving Suitors who just curse and carouse.
Few mix wine with water. I heard one shout,
"Clean down the tables with wet sponges! Rouse
Yourselves! And when...

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Categories: adventure, anger, anxiety, bullying, father, history, introspection,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Short Stuff: Epigrams
Epigrams by Michael R. Burch

by Michael R. Burch
Show me your most intimate items of apparel:
begin with the hem of your quicksilver slip ...

by Michael R. Burch

Love should be more than the sum of its...

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Categories: body, clothes, death, eulogy, introspection, love, obituary,
Form: Epigram
Impossible Mission To Captcha Infinitesimal Moment
Impossible mission to captcha infinitesimal moment

alternately titled: tick tock runneth amuck
seconds elapse imperceptibly 
leaving me dumbstruck,
how quickly fleeting tempus fugit; 
ofttimes imagined as time thief.

Hence following vignette: quiet as a mouse lurks the time thief...

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Categories: introspection, 12th grade, analogy, butterfly, death, farewell, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Poems About Poems V
Poems about Poems V

by Michael R. Burch

There is a small cleanness about her,
as though she has always just been washed,
and there is a dull obedience to convention
in her accommodating slenderness
as she feints at her salad.


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Categories: introspection, metaphor, poems, poetry, poets, words, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Girl With No Last Name
She was always so insecure, as far back as I can remember she never realized her true worth, she let people use her, and never cared about getting hurt
If everyone else was happy and smiling,...

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Categories: feelings, girl, heartbroken, introspection, loneliness, poetry, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Resonating Rightbrain Politics
Says Csikszentmihalyi,
"Social scientists
(Abraham Maslow, Lawrence Kohlberg, Jane Loevinger, [Ken Wilber, Edward Podvoll, Julian Jaynes, Jack Kornfield, Richard Dawkins, Clare Graves, Carl Jung] and James Fowler)
describe a dialectical motion
between [Yang-ego-form] differentiation
and [Yin-eco-logical function] integration,
between turning attention...

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Categories: introspection, beauty, environment, health, political, psychological, religion, trust,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The Ash Can
The Ash Can  ©

I got the call on Sunday night.  I was traveling on business.  When I looked at the caller ID
 I wondered why my husband’s boss would be calling me....

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Categories: bereavement, introspection, lost love, suicide,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Brave New World
(based on Aldous Huxley's book "Brave New World")

Human hatchery

Clink clink clink clink...
Test tubes prattling past
along the chrome plated production line.
Glistening under fake fluorescence
humming in harmony
with the magnetic motors
of conveyors, centrifuges and camshafts.
Biological blobs of gamete...

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Categories: confusion, depression, heartbreak, humanity, introspection, political, science
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Long Loud Sigh
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but a stranger it moves in, does its work and leaves.

...maybe it's been a while since...

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Categories: introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Amberina Ballerina
A born lioness my untamed heart? ha! 
a mouse, this pulsing token ruled by unruly wants
at times given, traded or stolen - sometimes
thrown down on a dare to be won or lost 
till it became...

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Categories: destiny, emotions, inspiration, introspection, memory, metaphor, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Starlight and Moonlight
These are poems about starlight and moonlight, moons and stars, dreams and visions, illuminations and intimations …

Will There Be Starlight
by Michael R. Burch 

Will there be starlight
while she gathers
and lilac
and sweet-scented heathers?

And will she find...

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Categories: introspection, dark, dream, love, moon, night, star, stars,
Form: Rhyme
Being American
I live in America, as in the United States of America, and that used to mean something. At least to me it did. And it’s not so much in how I was raised but in...

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Categories: america, class, how i feel, introspection, patriotic,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Know Yourself
For years before the narrow windows of my senses

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Categories: god, introspection, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
The Crow Ghost of Haunting Footsteps
Break my neck; snap it in two, snap it in half
don't give me that incredulous, frightened look as I ask
don't hesitate in front of me, please just do me this favor
so I gain a halo,...

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Categories: i love you, i miss you, introspection,
Form: Free verse
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 Part 2 You Have To Whistle
Neither Tray or I take any guff from adults, especially adults in authority; it’s a result of having had the belt when you are young, thus learning you cannot trust your care-givers or anyone else.

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Categories: child abuse, giving, i love you, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Farmer Fred Talks Politics Vol I
Farmer Fred was out in his field making inspection
When I snuck up on him without detection
I stated my greetings with great voice inflection
Which caused Fred to jump in the opposite direction
Then he smiled and made...

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Categories: introspection, political,
Form: Narrative
Meet On the Upper Floor
What would the rich do without the poor?
If there was no poor to clean the floor
What would the rich do without the poor?
If there was no one to guard the door
What would the rich do...

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Categories: introspection, beauty, change, emotions, friendship love, independence day,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Hot and Cold Comes the Night

must know
I cried yesterday 
and I think I broke the world
so I braided some words into twine
planted some sweet and sour coated seeds
I grew free standing expressions and then...

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Categories: depression, heart, introspection, love, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Motivational Truthfulness
Spark to light the fire. It’s my life mission to gain the knowledge of what makes people laugh and intrigued by my experiences in my never ending and changing life. I want people to know...

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Categories: destiny, introspection,
Form: ABC

Unique construction of body and mind
My niche in human pack not quickly found 
Raw young heart of a curious design
The empty mirrors for my soul abound

Subjectively a bit odd to myself
A jangled, disconnected kind of...

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Categories: emotions, growing up, introspection, people, senses, society,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Legacy of Penang
Back in 1962 when I was just a lad
my dad gave me a holiday
the best I ever had.
A holiday of every dream
that one lifetime could hold
so listen while this wondrous time 
to you I now...

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Categories: culture, father, food, friendship, introspection, paradise, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member How Can I Not Love You
 ~How Can I Not Love You?~
 (Free Verse)

 Even before
 I met you the way I do now
 I always
 knew about You, perhaps not
 in the sense and the
 right way that I...

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Categories: christian, introspection, jesus, love,
Form: Free verse
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: angel, beauty, devotion, friendship, history, introspection, life,
Form: Narrative