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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
Premium Member Fully Employed Now
Humanity keeps looking forward, toward the coming of a birth,
and we’re all deemed as equals on our first day on this earth,
but as the years go quickly by our lives become our own;
we’re seen as...

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Categories: list, humor,
Form: Rhyme
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 Observance
Observance
by Michael R. Burch

Here the hills are old and rolling
carefully in their old age;
on the horizon youthful mountains
bathe themselves in windblown fountains...

By dying leaves and falling raindrops,
I have traced time's starts and stops,
and I have...

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Categories: list, loneliness, lonely, longing, loss, lost, seasons, time,
Form: Sonnet



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: list, atheist, bible, christian, god, jesus, religion, religious,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Poems about Things that Break II
Poems about Things that Break II
 
These are poems about things that break and/or shatter.
 
 
 
Water and Gold
by Michael R. Burch
 
You came to me as rain breaks on the desert
when every flower...

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Categories: list, break up, depression, divorce, emotions, farewell, goodbye,
Form: Rhyme
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 Trump's Intake Interview
Hello,
you've reached the EcoTherapist Cooperative.
How can we help you
without bringing harm to Others?

That's a question I've never thought about.
I'm calling for the National Republican Party.
We would like to hire an EcoTherapist
for a consultation
during the 2020...

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Categories: list, america, caregiving, earth day, health, humor, peace,
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 My most popular poems on the internet I
My most popular poems on the Internet (I)

A number of my poems and translations have gone viral, according to Google, and some have been copied onto hundreds to thousands of web pages. That’s a lot...

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Categories: list, internet, poems, poetry, poets, social, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
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 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: list, celebration, patriotic,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member On Fam'ly Traditions - 2nd third
On Fam’ly Traditions - 2nd third -
 

“Might as well grab us some food an' some beer...some ice...and some bundles o' wood, an' prob'ly some charcoal....there ain't nothin' better than walleye from right off the...

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Categories: list, family, together,
Form: Narrative