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Prayer Against Coronavirus and for God's Healing
Today, as I rest for a while from my daily prayers, consisting of walking and sitting meditation,  bowing with my forehead touching Mother Earth like King Jehoshaphat, seeking God’s help (2 Chronicle 1-20), and...

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Categories: literature, bible, faith, god, gospel, prayer, religious, spiritual,
Form: Pastoral



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: america, conflict, culture, , literature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Epigrams V
Epigrams V
by Michael R. Burch

Autumn Conundrum
by Michael R. Burch

It’s not that every leaf must finally fall,
it’s just that we can never catch them all.

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Piercing the Shell
by Michael R. Burch

If we strip away all the accouterments...

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Categories: giggle, humor, humorous, irony, literature, word play,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Burning Logs
Each flame 
elegantly weaves in waves
flowing up from resources red cinder hot,
similar in warm color
temperature decrees
of beauty as integrity's truth
trust each surrounding flame.

Each flame 
unique in point of origin below
as ubiquitously flickering fading destinations above.

Yet...

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Categories: literature, caregiving, community, creation, health, integrity, love hurts,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Red and Green Christians
Let's start with a fundamental flaw of fundamentalist Christianity,
a literary flaw within literal non-interpretation of historical creation
and sacred development.

This is true of radical jihadist Moslims as well,
although we both know you think you're more special...

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Categories: literature, addiction, bible, hate, health, love, peace, philosophy,
Form: Political Verse



Premium Member Healthy Politics, and Sex, and Religion
I hope I know what is healthy sex,
in an experiential kind of way,
in a biblical swell of stay,
and I can imagine a world with healthier,
more cooperative, political empowerment,
but I am clueless about healthy religion,
which most...

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Categories: literature, health, humor, philosophy, political, religion, sensual, wisdom,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Enlightening Systems
"Overcoming misleading [economic and political] metaphors
that are physically [naturally, ecosystemically, phylogenically] in [and of] 
your [ecological-organic embodied] brain
is never easy."
            George Lakoff, The Political...

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Categories: literature, blessing, humor, math, mentor, metaphor, religion, science,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Bharathidasan's Pulikku nAy enta mUlai, Translated by T Wignesan
Bharathidasan’s “Pulikku nay enta muulai” (To the Tiger, the Dog knows no safe dwelling!) translated by T. Wignesan 

Bharathidasan (1891-1964) was a self-proclaimed disciple of the eminent Brahmin poet: Cuppiramania Bharathiyar (cf. two poems of...

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Categories: anti bullying, patriotic, political, racism, , literature,
Form: Sonnet
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 36
I sung all the night with the Devil,
It seemed harmony had found itself spooning with dissonance
Not indeed needing to be one or the same
Yes—the light indeed could sustain itself in the midst
Of what then was...

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Categories: appreciation, dark, desire, endurance, inspiration, literature, meaningful,
Form: Epic
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 37
I heard two distinct voices in the night,
Conversing amongst themselves most eagerly
They whispered like children in excitement
Their sardonic mouths sung many savvy tunes
It was Death I could perceive, defending me,
And he, a strange, distant friend
Seemed...

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Categories: change, death, gothic, grave, literature, romance, war,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Back Door Side Door Front Door : Which door might a Confucian take
       Back Door Side Door Front Door : Which door might a Confucian take
 
..................for René ETIEMBLE (Jan. 26, 1909 – Jan. 7, 2002)*

In homage - dedicated to the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: literature, books, eulogy, french, poems, son, tribute,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's 28th Legal: Letter Jan 2, 1966 by T Wignesan
Eric Mottram on the American literary and cultural scene during 1965-66 while he was the recipient of the American Learned Societies’ award for a year. (begun in the last post and to be continued)

January 2,...

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Categories: literature, america, art, creation, culture, music, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Moby Dick: Retribution, Be It Man Or Beast


Moby Dick, a novel by Herman Melville, published in London in October 1851 as The Whale and a month later in New York City as Moby-Dick; or, The Whale. It is dedicated to Nathaniel Hawthorne....

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Categories: literature, angst, character, conflict, muse,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member NonEastern Family Politics
I began reading Jane Anna Gordon's "Creolizing Political Theory"
from the back toward the front,
as usual,
because if I appreciate where this narrative journey will end,
then I probably will find we start off with similar questions 
of...

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Categories: culture, health, power, , literature,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Deor's Lament
Deor's Lament

(Old English/Anglo-Saxon poem circa the 10th century AD)
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Weland endured the agony of exile:
an indomitable smith wracked by grief.
He suffered countless sorrows;
indeed, such sorrows were his bosom companions
in that frozen...

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Categories: literature, destiny, england, fate, old, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Verse
Premium Member BadBoy MonoTheists
Where do we think all this economic and politically empowering
cooperative
nutritional
organically luscious imagination
and ecologically exegetical orthopraxis
started?

George Lakoff speaks of strictly straight stern paternalistic God the Universalist Fathers,
vertically Winning over an otherwise Loser, yet highly competitive, ecopolitical...

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Categories: literature, games, health, integrity, math, peace, political, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Inspirational Blessings and Greetings for the New Year
Greetings to each of you my dearly beloved brothers and sisters. Please read these seventeen blessings rendered for you in God's grace:

I. May God’s love for the new year grant you joy and inspiration overcoming...

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Categories: literature, bible, blessing, devotion, inspirational, jesus, love, wisdom,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member King Cyrus The Great
CYRUS II - THE GREAT

So; here comes the story of that, King Cyrus the Great 
Whose history for some of us; is still well up for debate

But; it’s such a darn good story, it well...

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Categories: history, leadership, literature, word play,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part 1 by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part One by T. Wignesan

"Instead of an item in a school of rhetoric, the poem could have variety of articulations, continuity and discontinuity, sentence and parataxis, and an...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imagery, introspection, literature, philosophy, writing,
Form: Free verse
My Brother--Nelson Mandela, Umtata, South Africa--Tribute Poem
Nelson Mandela, crossed my spirited mind today, a visionary legend of peace, love, equality, and unity of all people.

As a prevailer of great affliction, he was like a Greek God fighting for the—"Common man!”

I had...

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Categories: literature, brother, confidence, dedication, discrimination, inspiration, motivation, strength,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part Two by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part Two by T. Wignesan

"Instead of an item in a school of rhetoric, the poem could have variety of articulations, continuity and discontinuity, sentence and parataxis, and an...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, creation, literature, philosophy, word play, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ms Liska
When I was a FreshPerson in a new higher school,
our English Literature class was delighted
to meet a new to our area Ms. Liska,
who was a beautiful teacher
both outside
and in,
and so we all loved her,
and knew...

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Categories: literature, death, humanity, humor, life, philosophy, student, teacher,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member War and Peace: That Midst Nations And Nationals


War and Peace, a classical fiction by Leo Tolstoy, first published as Voyna I Mir in 1865–69. This picturesque reflection of early 19th-century Russian culture saw as its power of vivid detail and change from...

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Categories: literature, allegory, angst, life, marriage, war,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Dancing Through Poetic Treasons
Language,
linguistic evolution,
dynamic verbs, relational events
function through co-arising root systems,
nouns for actor and reactor,
co-arising preactive Ego-faith perpetuating,
dipolar reiterating
seasonal-sequential eco-health
regeneratively prime relational.

Systems are dynamic ecoverb phases,
to function systematically, reasonably, with pattern, is why "system"
ecosystemologically includes biosystemologic,
polyculturally polymorphic...

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Categories: literature, culture, language, life, light, love, science, time,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member First Love
Oh, where on earth do I begin….Twenty years ago…

There he was. Standing by the door of World Literature Class in 1996. 
There I was. Walking past him in the hallways of high school.
Our eyes met...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beautiful, desire, love, passion, , literature,
Form: Narrative