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An Adverse World Uncurled
“I am NOT like my father!!!
You say that again, I’m going to kill you!”

I shrivel up in shame
For, I am not to blame
For the shenanigans you put me through so many times
Sometimes, I wish I...

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Categories: midnight, addiction, anger, angst,
Form: Free verse



How Time Flies
Intro/read aloud:
You deserve a bro hug and a friendly pat...
That's the spirit - keep going forward 
You're getting back of track...I'll try to encourage you without acting awkward...
I leave your side
Without a word...
I can't help,...

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Categories: midnight, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Lyric
Unfaithful
Ah yeah ah oh
Ah yeah ah oh
So scared and fragile...
So weak for only awhile...
Unfaithful me is as cold as glaciers of disgrace glamorized 
Unfaithful you is as hot as fire of desire, burning...you and I...

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Categories: midnight, deep, drug,
Form: Lyric
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems V - Ber Horvitz, Yitzkhak Viner
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems V - Ber Horvitz, Yitzkhak Viner, Franta Bass

Der Himmel
"The Heavens"
by Ber Horvitz
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

These skies
are leaden, heavy, gray...
I long for a pair
of deep blue eyes....

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Categories: midnight, evil, holocaust, race, racism, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
Auschwitz Rose
Auschwitz Rose
by Michael R. Burch
											
There is a Rose at Auschwitz, in the briar,
a rose like Sharon’s, lovely as her name.
The world forgot her, and is not the same.
I still love her and extend this sacred...

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Categories: midnight, holocaust, horror, tribute, truth, violence, war, world
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member The Sleeper and The Supernaturalist


"The Sleeper and The Supernaturalist"


The Sleeper
shone as she walked 
through the Woods

shining alive 
like nothing
natural could

caught 
in the moonlight 
unaware

the innocent
red-caped roses stared
the trees whispered,

"beware, beware"

barefoot softly 
the Supernaturalist 
transfigures instead

from under shine 
she bares...

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Categories: midnight, muse, mystery,
Form: Narrative
as Time walked by
These are early poems of mine, written as a high school student in the 10th grade. 

as Time walked by
by Michael R. Burch

yesterday i dreamed of us again,
when
the air, like honey,
trickled through cushioning grasses,
softly flowing,...

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Categories: midnight, 10th grade, boy, child, childhood, first love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Universal Credit Union
Stepped inside Bucky's Universal Credit Union today
to ask what could I invest in
with least risk
and greatest potential for self-optimizing return?

He invited me to sit down
to consider cooperative transactions
as our intentional understory
camouflaged within our ecotherapeutic relationships,
like...

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Categories: midnight, earth, nature, psychological, science, spiritual, , western,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Point of a Gun
You are a 15 year old girl;
so young and able;
stature small , petite short not tall,  they hardly see at the kitchen table;
And at school it's not cool;
you're chosen;
But not for love, just..
Lust;
you see...

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Categories: midnight, angst, appreciation, blessing, children, depression, children,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Tapora
Like Hannibal we crossed the pass and crossed 
   the Alps (okay, the Brynderwyn Hills) 
and a bridge too far on north-west passage.
   From out of the Valley of Mizpah 
to...

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Categories: midnight, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dream 1: 4 Weeks in Positano




"Dream 1: 4 Weeks in Positano"



Kisses long linger warm lips tasted intense
so sweet like cured Valencia Oranges
lips liquored triple sec not dry drunk on love
softly grazed, then held long

slow, deep, warm and wet

The story is...

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Categories: midnight, dream, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member The Old Dark House
The Old Dark House

This tale of “The Old Dark House” is one that’s replete with a
most horrid sense of pure evil and macabre, and is worth being
retold each year during the deep-dark hours of All...

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Categories: midnight, dark, dream, evil, fantasy, god, metaphor, symbolism,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member - The Old Dark House -

This tale of “The Old Dark House” is one that’s replete with a
most horrid sense of pure evil and macabre, and is worth being
retold each year during the deep-dark hours of All Hallows’ Eve
before the...

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Categories: midnight, dark, dream, evil, fantasy, god, metaphor, symbolism,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Old Dark House
This tale of “The Old Dark House” is one that’s replete with a
most horrid sense of pure evil and macabre, and is worth being
retold each year during the deep-dark hours of All Hallows’ Eve
before the...

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Categories: midnight, dark, dream, evil, fantasy, god, metaphor, symbolism,
Form: Narrative
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: midnight, adventure, muse, mystery, romance,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member History's Greatest Miracle Play
History’s Greatest Miracle Play

Let me tell you a story - Prologue

Actors gather to play their parts
To set the stage – backdrops and props –
In history’s greatest miracle play
Called to speak their lines
On redemption’s stage
In a...

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Categories: midnight, jesus,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Bleeding Before Rome -2
Yet at this very moment the cathedral was crumbling
down upon the cries of foresaken refugees, 
the monastery's walls wobbling from war's wreckage, 
and as the black bursts billowed into sun drenched brutality
with the bodies of...

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Categories: midnight, culture, heart, war, world war ii,
Form: Epic
How I Got Richer And What I Did Next
How I Got Richer and What I Did Next



I struck a sly deal with some Wall Street investors.
I shorted 'em stocks that didn't exist!
But they got me back (those post-empty-nesters)
by making fake deals I couldn't...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: midnight, allegory, funny, heaven, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Treasures That May Be Found In Destiny's New Shift
I.
Treasures That May Be Found In Destiny's New Shift

( Mille viri sententia agere nescit donec suscipit calamum scribere.)

For a brief spell, I hung my hammock in the shade
of the ancient tall oak tree, that God's...

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Categories: midnight, appreciation, art, blessing, care, dedication, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Words From The Heart - a collaboration with Frederic Parker
These words of love I give to you, my dear
to have comfort in the stillness of time
and meld two souls to keep love's wishes near
when the length of the years and age will climb
I will...

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Categories: midnight, beauty, emotions, love, passion, romantic, sensual, soulmate,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
My Corporate Life and How It All Ended
I met with some bankers in fine textured suits.
I struck a deal quick. (I had such a knack.)
I offered rare cacti and tropical fruits – 
a cure-all for things that ail your back.

I served 'em...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: midnight, business, humor, humorous, money, political, satire,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Heroic Crown of Sonnets - Part Two
(continued from A Year Of Months (January-June)
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/heroic_crown_of_sonnets_-_part_one_772928


A Year Of Months (July-December)

8. July

July now follows summer's song of June;
with sun ablaze, her days are humid, warm.
Great time to languish in the afternoon,
and later, watch an evening...

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Categories: midnight, earth, seasons, thanksgiving day,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Why I Don't Trust Psychics - 1st THIRD
Here's the scoop, friends...
   This is, as indicated, the 1st THIRD of this fairly lengthy poem. The 2nd and 3rd parts had to be posted separately due to Poetry Soup's file-size limitations. No...

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Categories: midnight, funny, humor,
Form: Narrative
Proxy Wedding
Sweat is dribbling down my face, I am feeling hot
I can still hear the cracking sound swirling around 
And the night dancing to its own rhythm
The night suddenly fades in and the journey begin
That night...

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Categories: midnight, character, destiny, england, heaven, hope, love, romantic,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Maya 2
Continued from Maya 1

At length, when the womens' screams had ceased
and the sound of the thunder had stopped,
he gathered his courage and withdrew himself
from his hiding place beneath the corn.
He left the hut and prostrated...

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Categories: midnight, allegory, conflict, courage, religion,
Form: Prose Poetry