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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: lifetime, lonely, longing, loss, lost, lost love, love,
Form: Free verse



Juvenilia: Early Poems VI
Juvenilia: Early Poems VI



An Illusion
by Michael R. Burch

The sky was as hushed as the breath of a bee
and the world was bathed in shades of palest gold
when I awoke.

She came to me with the sound...

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Categories: lifetime, poetry, poets, teen, teenage, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
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: lifetime, america, community, family, heart, society, strength, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
You Never Listened
You Never Listened
by Michael R. Burch
 
You never listened,
though each night the rain
wove its patterns again
and trembled and glistened...
 
You were not watching,
though each night the stars
shone, brightening the tears
in her eyes palely fetching...
 
You...

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Categories: lifetime, baby, birth, children, extended metaphor, feelings, soulmate,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Life Through a Thousand Deaths
Here life waits
with a thousand little discontinuous deaths, again,
right here in The Evolving Self's
sixth principle of preferable options for more humane revolutions
of evolution,
lurking behind Mihaly Csikzentmihalyi.

I had seen this life coming
when he began by rooting...

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Categories: lifetime, blessing, freedom, health, humanity, humor, science, spiritual,
Form: Political Verse



Premium Member After School Jam Session
How was school today?

Fine.

Did you learn anything important?

Maybe. I'm not sure yet.

Really? What are you considering?

We talked about Howard Odum's natural trinity
of altruism.

Maybe I skipped that day
way back in premillennial times
before Permaculture Design had taken...

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Categories: lifetime, culture, earth, education, environment, health, humor, science,
Form: Political Verse
Poems about Things that Break III
Poems about Things that Break III
 
These are poems about things that break and/or shatter: a bubble, glass, a mirror, a twig or tree limb, a thunderstorm, cities and towers in times of war, old...

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Categories: lifetime, break up, farewell, pain, relationship, society, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Poem For My Algebra Teacher
I know I promised
 no more ‘Make you Cry Poems’
I said I'd never write another 
‘Wipe your eye poem’

 And for three years 
I tried not to retract, 
but after so many tears 
I have...

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Categories: lifetime, 6th grade, abuse, betrayal, children, confusion, family,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CareGiving Stories Continued
Wounded Sacred Dementia

My last foster care-provider
and -receiver story
is also a sad story
of my last special needs adoption
of bipolar born,
and oppositionally reared,
alcoholism.

My BiPolar Wounded Child
turned an auspicious five
on the day I first saw her,
and promptly rejected...

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Categories: lifetime, caregiving, health, humor, love, parents,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Memories In the Sand
If ever a moment in real life deserved a romantic, melancholy
backing track, it would have been that one ... we'd spent the
entire afternoon at Ferry Beach, sunning and playing frisbee, I
playing guitar, she practicing her...

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Categories: lifetime, memory, missing you, passion, relationship, soulmate, time,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Villanelle: No man can on his own escape written fate, for THIRU-VALLUVAR
Villanelle: No man can on his own escape written fate

         For Thiru-Valluvar, the “nameless” author of 
the THIRUK-KURAL

Note: In my previous posts, especially on Canto 38, I...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lifetime, beauty, character, creation, god, identity, truth,
Form: Villanelle
Prose Poems
Prose Poems

Something
by Michael R. Burch

Something inescapable is lost?lost like a pale vapor curling up into shafts of moonlight, vanishing in a gust of wind toward an expanse of stars immeasurable and void. Something uncapturable is...

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Categories: lifetime, animal, child, childhood, children, magic, rose, science,
Form: Prose
Premium Member With All His Love - First And Last Style

~ With All  His  Love  ~
(  First  And  Last )


~O~


 Each day give thanks to God above
 His love He sends us as a dove
 Gives his blessings right...

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Categories: lifetime, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Random Excerpts from Ice in my Eyes, Smoke in Yours - A Novel
"Hey, you philosophysing Hindu. Give me a break, Buddy. I was just pulling your leg. [...] I want the rest of the story. Really, I mean it.” Theson said nothing. [...] “I can see you’re...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lifetime, fantasy, growing up, lost, nature, religion,
Form: Free verse
The angry black woman
She stood with her back turned to me
Leaning slightly towards where the light tapered off into darkness
Her faced buried deep inside her cupped hands 
Her own shadow towered over her seemingly at odds with her...

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Categories: lifetime, africa, anger, beauty, betrayal, black african american,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Room 123 Part 1
Here I stand outside this door heart beating out of my chest, knowing that once I cross this threshold there will be nothing of me left
I got myself into this predicament I wanted this so...

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Categories: lifetime, heartbreak, i miss you, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Australian Bush Fires
                          I
Listen up and I'll tell you a truth shall...

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Categories: lifetime, environment, fire, natural disasters,
Form: Couplet
Poems about Regret
Regret
by Michael R. Burch

Regret,
a bitter
ache to bear . . .

once starlight
languished
in your hair . . .

a shining there
as brief
as rare.

Regret . . .
a pain
I chose to bear . . .

unleash
the torrent
of your hair . ....

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Categories: lifetime, memory, pain, remember, sad, sorrow, sorry, sympathy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Today's journey Through COVID-19
As I woke up this morning I was thinking of what should I do through COVID-19 pandemic.
I said to myself, “I want to go for a walk.”
While walking along the street, people were passing with...

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Categories: lifetime, africa, baptism, beautiful, christian, courage, poems, wisdom,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Book


Shhh...Be quiet! please...or you'll wake up everybody... 

Did you see what that young man did all this evening at the table while taking  some of his notes? 
Yes, sure we did, and so what?...

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Categories: lifetime, bible, books, conflict, wisdom, writing, prejudice,
Form: Narrative
When I Die
When my life has finally left me and my last breath has been shed
And the silver cord is broken and my bodies firmly dead
I shall hover near the body, download the scenes of this past...

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© Vic Pister  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lifetime, bereavement, christian, death, heaven, inspiration, inspirational, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Life is like that extent Live that moto full extent -
Life is like that extent 
     Live that moment 
                   to full extent...

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Categories: lifetime, education, life, love,
Form: Bio
Premium Member America 101

When I was born in 1949, Harry Truman was the President of The United States.  Of course I do not personally remember him.  Mr. Truman was followed by Mr. Dwight Eisenhower, but I...

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Categories: lifetime, celebration, patriotic,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Something Old Something New
In a matter of months, we would experience the greatest economic                        ...

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Categories: lifetime, change, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Healthy Conversations
Life as active love evolves toward more polycultural communication,
across both species and time,
within Earth’s Solar EcoSystemic Universe.

While this conversation includes human natured communicators,
we suboptimize our ecological balance
if endo-human discourse monopolizes our lifetime learning dialogue.

A life...

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Categories: lifetime, culture, earth, health, heaven, humor, math, science,
Form: Prose Poetry