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My fifty years in a nut shell
I was born fifty years ago on April 10th 1964
Looking back through the years I began to explore

My mama said when it was time for me to be born
I decided to come early and fast...

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Categories: marvin, family, life, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Summer of '67
My canopy of early summer sounds
in 1967
was as intimate as adolescent knowledge
might ever become.

My sixteenth summer
sweetly smiled with driver's permit,
my first job,
economic promise while the Beach Boys
and the Beatles sang a rainbow
of boy band diversity,

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Categories: marvin, culture, growing up, health, history, integrity, love,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member What doesnt kill you makes you stronger
Remember what doesn't kill you makes you stronger.
Don't stop believing in the strength that lies inside,
get up, stand up until you can stand no longer.
You gotta be strong against the fools who misguide.

Don't stop believing...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: marvin, anti bullying, faith, inspirational, strength,
Form: Pantoum
Cartoon Flow
Yeah I got PokeBalls to catch Goals
I'm like Ash Ketchum when he Throws
Cause Ash Catch Em Bold I'm like Pidgeotto when my wings Flow
Look at the the light around me like Pikachu 
With a forcefield...

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Categories: marvin, character, creation, imagination, poetry, power,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Muddy Shoes
I'm planting trees today.
Cherry trees in front,
Peter on the street,
Paul in the middle,
with Mary closest in toward the house,
all on the far side of our gravel drive.

On the same southern side,
along my neighbor's new above...

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Categories: marvin, blessing, earth, family, gospel, health, philosophy, political,
Form: Prose Poetry

young American days

                   To be...

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Categories: marvin, absence, america, art, books, business, celebration, celebrity,
Form: Epic
This Poem Wants 2 B A Revolutionary
This poem wants to make a change . . .

To be a strong yet silent raised fist in Mexico, 1968.

To stand at a window w/a shotgun writing the words
“By any means necessary”

To sit in at...

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Categories: marvin, analogy, discrimination, inspiration, political, race, social,
Form: Free verse
The Hunger

For days now he had hungered.

His search took him along many an avenue,
where his pleas were so harshly ignored.
But his need was such he had to continue,
so to all that he met he implored.

Many turned...

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Categories: marvin, hurt, life, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member St. Adrian's, 1971

Squeezed between office buildings
On lower Broadway
Desolate and out of the way
Faint neon sign marks the place
For the downtown art scene.
Poetry readings on Sunday afternoons
Only the regulars show up 
Invited or not 
Some mount the stage...

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Categories: marvin, nostalgiawine,
Form: Narrative
marvin, 54
remember when recent-psycho-in-the
brief-spotlight, Texas Gov. Ricky Perry,
smiled at the camera in the debate o’ 
repuglicans & couldn’t remember the
3rd branch of government that he told
the nation watching that he would eliminate
once he became president?
remember that...

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Categories: marvin, life, people, education, people, , cute,
Form: Free verse
When I Die
When I die
please call the cops
don't lie
then put my body on some hot rocks.
play 2Pac
over my block 
to honor me
then spread my ashes across the Black Sea.
My life of sin
will be over
when the train pulls...

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Categories: marvin, anger, beauty, betrayal, death, deep, depression, feelings,
Form: Lyric
ah pen to fathers day
The R&R's of  marvin, 1st rule you will go to sunday school and every sunday n' for goodness sake don't say I gotta headache.  growing up in poppa marvin's world was a daily...

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Categories: marvin, adventure, beauty, dad, fathers day,
Form: Personification
The Big Show

Sitting here in the dark thinking


Listening to Johnnie Taylor

Taking me back down that old

Memory lane..

Singing “I believe in you”

While the rain beats against my

Window pane..

All the fun memories of my

School days ring out loud...

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Categories: marvin, death, friendship, science fiction, song-night, blue, night,
Form: Free verse
Deeper and Deeper
Deeper and deeper We go, 
inside hell,
While shouting paradise is for the rich
So we hope, so we smoke dope
Deeper and deeper we go
The abyss, the hell I had to come out of
To my dark complexion...

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Categories: marvin, deep, depression, image, imagery, imagination,
Form: Verse
Premium Member When blackness turns into light
When blackness turns into light

Society could not deny
what we saw
with our own two eyes.

We saw blackness
turn into light
soulful stars
white nights.

Jackie was a pioneer
his love lifted us 
higher and higher
his black voice
shining bright in 
the white...

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Categories: marvin, color, growing up, inspirational, music, peace, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Papa was~~~~~
I hold three magic stones in my hand, rolling them over-and-over-and over, leaving 
reality behind -  far behind, as I fly  back-ward through time.

Suddenly! We are together; I have dreamed of this...

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Categories: marvin, childhoodmagic, me,
Form: Free verse
( you are never too young...

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© louis rams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: marvin, devotion, faith, hope, imaginationday,
Form: Rhyme
Skin I'm in Part One
Tough skinned -strong, take it and dish it out.  
Thin skinned - overly sensitive.  
Skin of our teeth -
struggle for life, survival. 
Skin defines and designs us, 
the skin we’re in, through pain,...

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Categories: marvin, black african american, health, life, pain, perspective,
Form: Narrative
A Demented Soul
       The doctor injected something in me when I was just a embryo!  
I figured my mother was the enemy standing at the end of the rainbow.

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Categories: marvin, angst, fantasy, funnyme, halloween, me,
Form: Free verse

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Categories: marvin, family,
Form: Haiku
The Great Bell of Bow
The Great Bell of Bow

I feel such a Steam Tug and no Porkies
Some Tea Leaf Half Inched me Jam jar

In me local Nuclear Sub you wouldn’t Christmas Eve it
Almost totally Boracic on the way to...

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© Nigel Fox  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: marvin, funnyme, eve, me,
Form: I do not know?
The Great Bell of Bow
The Great Bell of Bow

I feel such a Steam Tug and no Porkies
Some Tea Leaf Half Inched me Jam jar

In me local Nuclear Sub you wouldn’t Christmas Eve it
Almost totally Boracic on the way to...

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© Nigel Fox  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: marvin, funny, me, eve, me,
Form: Classicism
Premium Member JUST PRAY-
Just pray, just pray- must pray for forgiveness to be forgiven
Just pray, must pray to the Savior
For my total salvation, that I will never die...

Just pray just pray to communicate
All prayer is,  just talkin...

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Categories: marvin, adventure, appreciation, celebration, dedication, desire, devotion, faith,
Form: Lyric
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This is for us who are 25 and older....
There was a question raised by the late Marvin Gaye

He asked ? What's Going On with the children of today??

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Categories: marvin, anger, blue, christian, city, dark,
Form: Free verse
Must be the Music
16-inch records
8 track tapes
cassettes and Cd'
The sound of music played
on my high-fi recording machine
I was 6 years old
listening to Aeron Nevel
'Siting on the Dock of the Bay'
played Marvin Gaye
could sing every word
'Let's get it on'

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Categories: marvin, art,
Form: Classicism