Long List Poems
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The Night Before Christmas Eve
The night Before Christmas Eve
By Franklin Price
The Night Before Christmas
A most famous of poems
Read to children aloud
By their parents in homes
To children who gather
'Round the brightly lit tree
To hear Santa is coming
In The Middle Of The Night
list, celebration, community, confidence, courage, england, environment, feelings,
I woke up in the middle of the night with tears running from my eyes. I woke up in the middle of the night because my spirit cries
It is not the tear that falls when...
The Storm Is In The Calm
list, abuse, america, angel, anger, betrayal, community, england,
The angles are in the storm
Just before the break of dawn
Sending a message to everyone
Telling them to remain calm
The angels are singing out loud
They want to break the treacherous cloud
and relinquish that awful...
People of Faith
list, culture, earth day, education, health, humor, nature,
It's hard to say where and when our town's People of Faith Cooperative started.
we have all emerged together,
and are still emerging
people of TaoGod,
Our faith includes defining our still humanizing species
as among those not capable...
The world is a small plane
list, appreciation, faith, inspirational, love, self, strength,
I have travelled through the cluttered corridors of my tired mind countless times.
I have reached deep into the dark abyss of my captive soul and in that profoundly disturbing darkness, I went searching to...
list, body, christian, culture, earth, health, psychological, religion,
I would imagine Adam Smith's invisible cooperative economic
at least during Christian Sunday morning services,
looked and sounded and felt very much
like the One Invisibly-Organic-Holistic-Enlightened MindBody of Christ.
I would further imagine
both he and George Washington,
Dillen's Continuing DMV Adventures
list, betrayal, culture, health, humanity, language, political, race,
I wrote a sad but true urban legend called “Dillen and the DMV” last week.
Here follows an update.
One of my health care employees, Dillen, has wicked ADD, borderline intelligence, not qualifying for disability supports,...
CareGiving Stories Continued
list, caregiving, health, humor, love, parents,
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,
My BiPolar Wounded Child
turned an auspicious five
on the day I first saw her,
and promptly rejected...
Smooth Big Cat
list, adventure, muse, mystery, romance,
"Smooth Big Cat"
He was one of those guys you just knew would be a dud. "Be nice", she said to herself.
She met him on the upswing from the abyss of a dismally closed final chapter....
His Love Is Divine - The Bell Style
list, christian, faith, hope, love,
~His Love Is Divine~
( The Bell )
Can really save
His Love is divine
With Lord nothing to fear
Life can be so hard
But with him soul safe
With Lord we...
My White House Interview
list, caregiving, earth, health, humor, nature, trust, truth,
I was nervous about my newest client.
Not every Permaculture Designer gets a contract
with the WhiteHouse.
But, when the President called,
for an intake interview,
I guess it felt like an obligation
to at least show up,
although perhaps about...
Beary Tales Episodes 15-24, More Poet's Notes
list, adventure, beauty, friendship, innocence, love, mentor,
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...
Where do we come in
list, caregiving, character, humanity, leadership, people, rights, sports,
Where do we come in
in medias res not knowing nor caring when
doesn’t everybody pine being number one we leave behind our lives in pages pictures or else make for images of what...
No Happy Ending
list, friend, friendship, hate, heartbreak, irony, jealousy, loss,
Bright lights, big city...
bright lights, big city dreams...
please just take me away tonight
Let me rest on your elegance tonight
I have no energy left to spend in reality
so please knock me unconscious
just to be in the...
Home Sweet Hell
list, anxiety, death, future, life, scary,
"That also has a steep drop off the far side of Home Sweet Hell" said my soulless guide as he pointed in the direction of the nearby screams.
I could see what resembled silhouettes or...
Happy Fourth of July, Or Happy Independence Day
america, birthday, celebration, firework, food, freedom, fun,
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...
Red and Blue Estrangered Families
list, earth, faith, family, health, integrity, religion, usa,
Dear Siblings Three,
I was reading a story
in which some siblings became estranged
after their parents died,
while others moved toward greater solidarity.
This is a variation on a diaspora story.
But, here growing physical distance
is seen more as a...
Prizes for Ultimate Sacrifices - Part One
list, howl, inspirational, metaphor, passion, satire, spoken word,
Prizes for Ultimate Sacrifices
prizes for the abstemious for abstinence chastity ?
Running -'Memories 6'
list, lost love, memory, mystery, violence,
Memories Episode 6 … continued from 'Run Run As Fast As You Can' - (Memories Episode 5)
A scene shift - now I’m running on the beach yet again
The waves roll and crash onto...
list, baptism, health, heart, humor, passion, religion, wisdom,
I realize we have not met,
other than the guy next door
but that doesn't really count
cause that was just to put up a fence between us,
and I have met Marvelously Mad Max,
behind me, on the...
It Matters - The Anaphora Style
list, christian, faith, hope, love,
It matters if you're not feeling well
It matters if you don't rest everyday
It matters if you feel out of breath
It matters if you don't get up on time
list, deep, desire, emotions, encouraging, feelings, grief, growing
Hello? Are you there today?
Have I scared you away?
Spent my whole teenage life,
Preparing for this day of strife
To say my goodbye's
To your love-me-not lies
Oh well, oh well
I'm not saying farewell
Where do you dwell?
list, health, history, humanity, humor, religion, wisdom, woman,
"And when he came to himself"
In another millennial time and Chinese/Russian place,
Taoism began as aphorisms and poetry
about political philosophy,
articulating a bicameral tension
between Conservative Yangers,
patriarchal universalist ego empire builders,
and Unitarian Progressive Yinners, WinWinners,
a matriarchal cooperative...
The Bailout Ballad - The Layman's Lament
list, business, humor, humorous, money, political, satire,
One day not long past our economy faltered
And wouldn’t improve if our course were unaltered.
'Cause we buy stuff at Wal-Mart (where things are dirt cheap)
'Cause they buy from China (treats workers like sheep
(So farmers left...
list, how i feel,
"How Do I Feel Today"
written out of depravity of sleep, of self assurance of happiness
written out of love and vulnerability
I was so sure, aware; I had a plan!
but as the case with all my well...