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Premium Member The Night Before Christmas Eve
The night Before Christmas Eve
By Franklin Price
12/17/2016


Prologue

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
Presents for...

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Categories: list, christmas,
Form: Rhyme



In The Middle Of The Night
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...

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Categories: list, celebration, community, confidence, courage, england, environment, feelings,
Form: Narrative
The Storm Is In The Calm
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...

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Categories: list, abuse, america, angel, anger, betrayal, community, england,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member People of Faith
It's hard to say where and when our town's People of Faith Cooperative started.

After all,
we have all emerged together,
and are still emerging
people of TaoGod,
right?

Our faith includes defining our still humanizing species
as among those not capable...

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Categories: list, culture, earth day, education, health, humor, nature,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The world is a small plane
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...

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Categories: list, appreciation, faith, inspirational, love, self, strength,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Everyday Christians
I would imagine Adam Smith's invisible cooperative economic
self-and-Other-investment hand,
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,
at least...

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Categories: list, body, christian, culture, earth, health, psychological, religion,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Dillen's Continuing DMV Adventures
I wrote a sad but true urban legend called “Dillen and the DMV” last week.
Here follows an update.

Background Review:

One of my health care employees, Dillen, has wicked ADD, borderline intelligence, not qualifying for disability supports,...

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Categories: list, betrayal, culture, health, humanity, language, political, race,
Form: Prose Poetry
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: list, caregiving, health, humor, love, parents,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Smooth Big Cat




"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....

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Categories: list, adventure, muse, mystery, romance,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member His Love Is Divine - The Bell Style
~His Love Is Divine~
 ( The Bell )


 Lord
 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...

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Categories: list, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My White House Interview
I was nervous about my newest client.
Not every Permaculture Designer gets a contract
with the WhiteHouse.
But, when the President called,
or twittered,
for an intake interview,
I guess it felt like an obligation
to at least show up,
although perhaps about...

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Categories: list, caregiving, earth, health, humor, nature, trust, truth,
Form: Political Verse
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: list, adventure, beauty, friendship, innocence, love, mentor,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Where do we come in
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...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: list, caregiving, character, humanity, leadership, people, rights, sports,
Form: Dramatic monologue
No Happy Ending
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...

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Categories: list, friend, friendship, hate, heartbreak, irony, jealousy, loss,
Form: Free verse
Home Sweet Hell
"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...

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Categories: list, anxiety, death, future, life, scary,
Form: Free verse
Happy Fourth of July, Or Happy Independence Day
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...

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Categories: america, birthday, celebration, firework, food, freedom, fun,
Form: List
Premium Member Red and Blue Estrangered Families
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...

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Categories: list, earth, faith, family, health, integrity, religion, usa,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Prizes for Ultimate Sacrifices - Part One
Prizes for Ultimate Sacrifices


    prizes for the abstemious  for abstinence  chastity ?
                 the countless...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: list, howl, inspirational, metaphor, passion, satire, spoken word,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Running -'Memories 6'
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...

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Categories: list, lost love, memory, mystery, violence,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Dear Neighbors
Dear neighbors,

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...

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Categories: list, baptism, health, heart, humor, passion, religion, wisdom,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member It Matters - The Anaphora Style



~It Matters~ 
(Anaphora) 


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 
It...

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Categories: list, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Aloha
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?
In...

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Categories: list, deep, desire, emotions, encouraging, feelings, grief, growing
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Prodigal Poets
"And when he came to himself"
Luke 15:17

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...

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Categories: list, health, history, humanity, humor, religion, wisdom, woman,
Form: Political Verse
The Bailout Ballad - The Layman's Lament
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...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: list, business, humor, humorous, money, political, satire,
Form: Couplet
Fabrication
"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...

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Categories: list, how i feel,
Form: Bio