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Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms 1980-82 by T Wignesan
 Translation of Eric Mottram’s Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms by T. Wignesan

33.  on a vu un homme courir/ de la scène de crime un homme est maintenant en train d’aider/ la police avec...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: leaving, america, conflict, culture, , literature,
Form: Free verse



Poetically Pathetic Crow
Just enough to make it just
I want this to be enough to make this
The last song ever, the last note ever
The last romantically, poetically sad excuse for an apology, epilogue
But I've already messed up the...

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Categories: leaving, lonely, longing, loss, lost, lost love, love,
Form: Free verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 29
Somehow, 
Forward, and headlong
I knew it was day again

There was a shift in the dark mutterings of the Devil,
Who now refused to sleep as I refused to sing,
Almost an anticipation in his voice,
As if he...

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Categories: leaving, adventure, bible, conflict, endurance, inspirational, love, war,
Form: Epic
Below the Horizon - Shallow Shame
Agony be to society's demise
Labels are for fools, not for the wise
Play the familiar tune of in-unison serenity 
Fatality won't come any time soon, thankfully...

Homeless people were on the news not to long ago...I weep...

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Categories: leaving, cute, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Free verse
My Dad Went To The Moon
I remember everything that happened that night.
It was vague, 
But the sounds of talking furries on the TV is still definite.  
We were together,
United as one merry family.
But everything changed that night.
I still remember...

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Categories: leaving, 10th grade, child abuse, childhood, dad, family,
Form: Epic



The Bartender
Twenty two years had passed  by

She blinked, and a lifetime had passed

She started this job as a lark

She never thought it would last

Two husbands and rehab were part of this bar

The husbands...her clients all...

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Categories: leaving, america, community, family, heart, society, strength, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Solo Performance
It had been a hellish week.

On Monday
my lonely and tired AfricanAmerican husband
told me, as gently as possible,
that what I had hoped was a temporary separation
is to be extended into perpetuity.

This separation had been scheduled to...

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Categories: leaving, age, earth, family, health, integrity, nature, spiritual,
Form: Political 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: leaving, anxiety, dark, dream, imagery, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
behind
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: leaving, anxiety, depression, emo, suicide,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member CareGiving Stories Reprise
Wounded Sacred Dementia: Part Two

Dementia's derelict WinLose SocialWorker
suboptimizingly hesitates
when I tell her
I have not changed my mind
about not adopting Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
into my vulnerable home
with a seven-year-old AfricanAmerican boy
blind
and unable to defend himself,
or even run...

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Categories: leaving, caregiving, culture, earth, health, integrity, love, parents,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Various Heresies 2
Various Heresies 2

You
by Michael R. Burch

For thirty years You have not spoken to me;
I heard the dull hollow echo of silence
as though strange communion between us.

For thirty years You would not open to me;
You remained...

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Categories: leaving, atheist, bible, christian, god, jesus, religion, religious,
Form: Verse
Premium Member IN THE WILD
IN THE WILD

Early morning, we go for a drive,
An awesome feeling as we arrive,
At our camp gate which, opens 
At 6 o’clock, 
Now we are in the African bush
Which, will unlock,
Moments that we have missed...

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Categories: leaving, adventure, africa,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member IN THE WILD Re Post
IN THE WILD 
( Re Post)

Early one morning, we begin our drive,
An awesome feeling as we arrive,
At our camp gate which, opens 
At six o’clock, 
Now we are in the African bush
Which, will unlock,
Moments that...

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Categories: leaving, animal,
Form: Free verse
To Be A Friend Pleaser
I heavily recall two times when I had made you cry,
Both of which bewildered and moved me
My response was that of disbelief, and regret
And never, upon recalling, 
Have I felt more of the need to...

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Categories: leaving, change, character, confusion, devotion, friendship, growing up,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member FactoidMan and ShallowMan - Part 2
[Now ShallowMan is quite content
receiving FactoidMan’s consent
to quibble and express dissent
as long as keeping covenant
with fingers crossed and belfry bent
when viewing Facts in sealed cement:]

SM
“The Facts you give me circumvent
those ‘truths’ your chuckles supplement;
although they...

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Categories: leaving, society, truth, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Adieu - Part 2
The tears flowed and I still smiled,
My body and spirit and mind,
Were still in that state of residual bliss,
Soaking in your sweet smile,
And savoring the moonlit skin before me,
But my soul was being torn asunder,
And...

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Categories: leaving, heartbreak, love, passion, true love,
Form: Free verse
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: leaving, deep, universe,
Form: Free verse
My Spirit Animal
The soul of the earth is wrapped up inside
And the spirit of God is walking beside me
The universe rests upon my shoulder
And I can feel its power moving all over
embracing the soul of man
And causing...

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Categories: leaving, 8th grade, blessing, character, encouraging, environment, faith,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Yvonne's Swan Song
Yvonne was very, very, very happy.
She loved her mother.
She loved her brother Phillip.
And she loved swans.
Oh, did she ever love swans!

She loved the way they looked
With their smooth, fluffy feathers,
And colorful beaks of orange, yellow...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: leaving, anti bullying, bullying, children, courage, mother daughter,
Form: Narrative
Be Embarrased by Arms
Be Embarrased by Arms

The right of a person to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed upon when in a
well-regulated militia necessary for the security of a free state. In other words, if 
you...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: leaving, encouraging,
Form: Blank verse
Longing for the Stars
My mind is always a million miles away
I long for a better time...I long for a better day
There’s nothing in this life that turns me on
If it weren’t for Mondo, I’d pass and be gone
I...

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Categories: leaving, beautiful, conflict, confusion, death,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member FactoidMan and ShallowMan - Part 1
[Well, ShallowMan’s ne’er at a loss
for voicing shallow thoughts that gloss.
With trenchant wit he reaps the dross
when seeking sense in applesauce.

But to his aid flies FactoidMan
who always has a Fact at hand;
with him, who needs...

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Categories: leaving, society, truth, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Once Upon a Halloween in the 50's
The excitement mounted as we rummaged around in the attic looking through old steamer trunks for discarded clothes and props to make Halloween costumes. With an old suit and hat of Granddads, I became a...

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Categories: leaving, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Steven
He has the biggest heart.

He enjoys doing things for other people

Just because it’s the right thing to do, and

Knowing he made someone happy makes him happy too.

He’ll do whatever he can to satisfy

Everyone around him.

But...

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Categories: leaving, addiction, anxiety, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Divine Comedy, second canto
The day was going off, and the brown air
To the terrestrial animals gave rest
For their labors; and only me was there

Just ready to withstand the war at best
Both of the journey and of the torment,
Which...

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Categories: leaving, fantasy, proposal,
Form: Terza Rima