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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: magnum opus, angst, character, conflict, muse,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Dump Trump The demagogue reincarnate
to parlay view to unleash nuclear weapons on cue
destroying vast swaths of flora and fauna,
   most inn no cent life forms pay hefty due
to assuage aggressively cruel, enjoyably 

   growling goal,...

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Categories: magnum opus, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, anger,
Form: I do not know?
Dump Trump The demagogue Hitler reincarnate
Countdown to Armageddon precariously hinges 
   potential apocalypse outcome, mere smattering days away
if the brazen, fierce-some dragon doth don 
   trumps presidential throne - 
   ships with whistling ...

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Categories: magnum opus, allegory, anger, angst, anxiety, death, earth, emotions,
Form: I do not know?
Can We Feel Music
Can We “Feel” Music?
By Carol Geyer


Can we “feel” music? Can the notes cool or warm us?
Soothing like green aloe balm, or warm as flaming Yule logs,
 or as majestic as a fully leafed oak?
 ...

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Categories: magnum opus, music,
Form: Free verse
Putin Non Gmo Gluten Free Cheese On The Ritz
Though a wimpy, tiny, and puny
(smaller than a breadbox) Ogre
whereat my portable minuscule
fingerhut size adobe abode ex
posed to Strunk and White raw
grammatical elements of style,

I counted Flip (Wilsonian) view,
to camouflage myself anytime
and anywhere as significant...

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Categories: magnum opus, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th grade, america,
Form: Free verse



Rivalry's Children
It was the time when art was king,
Of artists whose praises  we all sing.
Great minds there were in the Renaissance,
Through eons , unsurpassed, with little advance.

Greatness was embodied in the works of art,
In Lorenzo's...

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Categories: magnum opus, art, history, jealousy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member You are Nothing --- As Am I
I used to think poetry was about expression
(but some it seems would rather make it a competition)
I used to think beautiful words were meant to encourage growth,
not be used as a pedestal for your ego.

But...

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Categories: magnum opus, anger, angst, feelings, how i feel, introspection,
Form: Verse
Magnum Opus


My mind is empty
Like a long corridor
With a light flickering
On and off
The paint is peeling
And chunks fall from the ceiling
A pen rolls across the floor
Useless and without ink
So I pick it up
And stab myself
Letting blood...

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Categories: magnum opus, anger, anxiety, confusion, depression, fear, loneliness, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Quiescence Pervades Medulla Oblongata
outward brain stem hummock
     analogously, (asper bound
minuscule magnum opus)
     figuratively paginated with drowned
atavistic animal instincts

     roar back to life upon found
perceived or real...

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Categories: magnum opus, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Our Blindness, Chalked Up To Just Be Fate
In Our Blindness, Chalked Up To Just Be Fate

Life, its complexity truly astounds
astounds this old soul so sadly earthbound
earthbound but not without imagined flight
flight into blue heavens's glimmering night.
Night of ill winds that beggars disbelief
disbelief...

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Categories: magnum opus, appreciation, art, conflict, corruption, evil, meaningful, war,
Form: Sonnet
Topiary Comes To Life
Non descript hedge rows sculpted into ornamental animal 
via botanical artist wielding pruning shears and chain saw 
carved, limned and sculpted with wrist wrought voila uber
prestidigitatiously head turning botanical picturesque Sun
kist animals at an exhibition...

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Categories: magnum opus, appreciation, art, beauty, creation, garden, green, surreal,
Form: I do not know?
My Brief Perception Sans, American Democratic Paradigm
Thee United States bedrock foundation 
built upon premises sans, 
Greco-Roman template, 
whence freedoms as liberty, 
life, and pursuit of happiness 

revered as constituent concepts, 
precepts, and tenets, 
within which complex edifice 
(unique to these United...

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Categories: magnum opus, allegory, allusion, america, creation, history, mystery,
Form: Lyric
'Tis The Gift To Be Simple
The Valley Of Love And Delight':

An anniversary feting mine birth (date),
a plan we almost didst ditch
nonetheless the general game plan 
soared like an Eagle,
and went off swimmingly (into a dive)
hence we chose Wegman's with doll...

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Categories: magnum opus, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member The Eye is Such a Braggart
The eye is such a braggart with its emerald this and hazel that.
Does no one dream about an ear or a nose?
(personally ... I find the shin and pinkie toe quite fascinating)
But it is a...

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Categories: magnum opus, appreciation, bereavement, body, feelings, fun, humorous, hyperbole,
Form: Dramatic Verse
April ninth four score and eleven years ago
How fast the years did clip and leap away,
till your Earth orbitz count ninety decades
+ uno journeys orbited around mister sun
encompassing metaphorical magnum opus
figuratively paginated bound compendium,

whereby chronology Boyce Brandon Harris
also known as papa san...

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Categories: magnum opus, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, age,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Poetic Justice - Draw Your Own Conclusions
Isn't life funny?
  You spend hours and hours writing and revising
  re-revising and rewriting
  and then starting almost from scratch again
  making sure each line sounds right
  each and every...

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Categories: magnum opus, poetry,
Form: I do not know?
Does The World Need Another Sestina?
Bloody, bloody Ezra Pound
I never got my head around
his magnum opus: The Cantos
I’ve tried so hard but goodness knows
he didn’t intend it to be easy
for me or his mate Mussolini.

Perhaps obscurantism was his policy
or perhaps...

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© Denis Joe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: magnum opus, funnyme,
Form: Sestina
Euphoric Deliverance Provokes Deft Writer
Neither fame, nor fortune sought,
sans this anonymous wordsmith,
whose quirky pastiche (no matter
evokes collywobbles, when risky
business undertaken to spill forth
most confidential personal woes),

broadcasting a heart of darkness,
Joseph Conrad might find quaint-
lee amusing, & considerably less
far reaching...

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Categories: magnum opus, art, community, dedication, humanity, meaningful, mentor, self,
Form: Free verse
Phoenix Rising
A mysterious chamber lies hidden deep within;
Where fire breathing beasts skirmish, wreaking chaos,
And basilisks slither in a cesspool of mass confusion.
Facing the creatures of darkness is a daunting endeavor:
Neither easy nor comfortable,
Yet must be entered...

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Categories: magnum opus, words,
Form: Free verse
Journey to Unwind - Rock 'N Roll contest
Inspired by Embryonic Journey by Jefferson Airplane (listen to it while you read this!)


On a winter's day 
On a chilly morn'
I'll be mourning	
The loss of a love once lost 
The loss of a love once...

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Categories: magnum opus, adventure, beauty, freedom, imagery, innocence, life, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
From bard to verse
Whether April is sweet or full of harsh  travails
It  kindly gave   birth to our Canterbury Tales
Much later  came The Wasteland with different voices,
A fractured piece in which the whole world...

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Categories: magnum opus, language, poems, poetry, poets, word play, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Journey to Unwind
Written September 28, 2013


On a winter's day 
On a chilly morn'
I'll be mourning	
The loss of a love once lost 
The loss of a love once buried in the frost
At the behest of an angel
She'll come...

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Categories: magnum opus, adventure, growing up, how i feel, journey,
Form: Lyric
The Voice of a Palpitating soul
Dear penguin bearers, 

Your fears are my letters. 
Your attacks are my words. 
Your choking is my ink. 
Your voice is my language. 
Your trembling is the content of my story. 
Your agony is the...

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Categories: magnum opus, mental illness, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Postulate
Some time
before the biped thought
of history, he carved out image
of himself, and in the murky dawn
of consciousness, began to look around
to see just how he fit, and how it was
that he had come to be;...

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Categories: magnum opus, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Armageddon
The world is tied by chains,
Armageddon might come today, 
Been abandoned lost in pain,
If I die will it all be in vain?
All is lost but nothing gained,
Falling from this heavenly plain,
Faded fabric of a vague...

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Categories: magnum opus, bible, deep, faith, fate, god, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme