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by Michael R. Burch

Here I scrawl extravagant rainbows.
And there you go, skipping your way to school.
And here we are, drifting apart
like untethered balloons.

Here I am, creating "art,"
chanting in shadows,
pale as the crinoline moon,
ignoring your face.


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Categories: moth, divorce,
Form: Free verse

Whats Behind The Curtain
I used to dream of a dark hall. Dim. Empty with thick cheap navy curtains. 
The breeze. It felt hot and old. It shivered in the curtains that lined the walls on both sides.
The breeze....

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Categories: moth, anxiety, dark, dream, imagery, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
I used to dream of a dark hall. Dim. Empty with thick cheap navy curtains. 
The breeze. It felt hot and old. It shivered in the curtains that lined the walls on both sides.
The breeze....

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Categories: moth, anxiety, depression, emo, suicide,
Form: Blank verse
Sonnets XLII-LI
Sonnets XLII-LI

by Michael R. Burch

Moonbeams on water?
the reflected light
of a halcyon star
now drowning in night...
So your memories are.

Footprints on beaches
now flooding with water;
the small, broken ribcage
of some primitive slaughter...
So near, yet so far.

A Surfeit of...

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Categories: moth, bereavement, death, death of a friend, funeral,
Form: Sonnet

I prefer the original definition of the sonnet as a “little song” of indeterminate form and length. These modern sonnets vary from more-or-less traditional to free verse.

Maker, Fakir, Curer
by Michael R. Burch

A poem...

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Categories: moth, art, freedom, romantic, romantic love, song, write,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- an epic poem 74
     “There,” Lumi said suddenly and Joulupukki looked through the trees, seeing a small house. 
     “Wait here said Joulupukki, I'll be right back.”
He made his way...

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Categories: moth, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Dilettante Diaries: The Divine Feminine - A Tale of Seduction
“But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet;Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”
–“He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven,” by W.B. Yeats 

“I love you...

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Categories: moth, friendship, fun, happiness, journey, love, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Differences you say
Differences – you say !

I – me Lass – brave Helios, rides his golden chariot, 
drawn by fiery Steeds, into the vastness of this universe.

These mighty Titans, dispatched – brilliant, glowing -
ruled, controlled the blueness...

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Categories: moth, friend, universe,
Form: Rhyme
LOVE POEMS IV by Michael R. Burch

These are love poems by Michael R. Burch: original poems and translations about love, passion, desire, lust, sex, dating, romance, relationships and marriage. 

She Was Very Strange, and Beautiful

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Categories: moth, desire, love, lust, marriage, passion, relationship, romance,
Form: Rhyme
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems II - Bertolt Brecht
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems II - Bertolt Brecht

The Burning of the Books
by Bertolt Brecht
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

When the Regime
commanded the unlawful books to be burned, 
teams of dull oxen hauled...

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Categories: moth, books, holocaust, race, racism, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Canopy and Economy
Sun and traffic - day economy.
Six a.m. drive to plywood mill. Too tired
to be angry. Each day a step
toward death. What is being accomplished? The
small satisfactions
within each day. Book consciously read.
And frustrations. Package dropped, honey...

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Categories: moth, baby, day, history, jobs, teacher, tree, wind,
Form: Verse
Cocoons Hibernating In Summer
I made a U turn at dusk as dark night creeps  upon me
I tried to catch my breath from the horrible smell that was stifling me inside
I did not know which way to turn...

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Categories: moth, america, angel, christian, community, environment, insect, truth,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member PART ONE - A Gunshot Wound to the Heat - A short story from my memoir

From a two-room schoolhouse high on a hill over the Fundy Bay, I sat at an old wooden desk daydreaming. The ink stains and etchings which were dug deep into...

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Categories: moth, nostalgia,
Form: Prose
Phantom Mechanisms
Mechanism 1
Part #1

The things outside of my window dry out my eyes. The egg that I saturated has mold on it. The moon decays when I speak. The stars are all just God’s germs. Lately...

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Categories: moth, mystery, me, night, people, me, moon, night,
Form: Free verse
Of unknown origin
Nylon waste is often akin to a brushed out stable, manger, or stall. But brushing the carpet is often a resemblance of a swirling cloud of dust and tobacco shards and tobacco shards are not...

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Categories: moth, beach, beautiful,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member eyes of the orient
          (oh, mercy ... )

amazing eye whites,
perfect and pure as glacial ice -
they draw me in,
like diving into a clear Caribbean lagoon,
fluid and cool ...
brown iris...

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Categories: moth, beauty, metaphor, wisdom,
Form: Free verse


I took the elevator to the lobby of the small hotel
I’d been here six days the ennui was starting to tell
I’d been sent to cover an international gathering
Sessions so long and dull...

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Categories: moth, horror,
Form: Rhyme
Amanda Challenge
Amanda's Challenge
My name is Amanda; I am pleased to meet you.
I must tell you my story I swear it is all-true.
It happened one day I was feeling quite low.
I had run out of answers I...

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Categories: moth, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th
Form: Rhyme
Pandora's Temptation
For the third time Pandora stands before the box
Inlaid with jewels ivory and gold
In her hand is the key – she closely examines
Intrigued by its intricate patterns - so ancient- so old

Her Creator’s mandate she...

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Categories: moth, desire, hope, love,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Men, Do not give up your dreams for these girls, keep sleeping
Men, do not give up your dreams for these girls, keep sleeping. 

My cousin had read this phrase to me in August, when my wife left me for a harvard graduate that moved in our...

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Categories: moth, desire, feelings, future, good morning, humor,
Form: Free verse
Venus and the Soldier Ant
Venus politely introduced herself to the passing soldier ant,
The ant did gaze for long, at the pretty crimson plant-
Impressed by Venus's beauty, it listened to her talk,
And even thought them pretty, the seven leaves upon...

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Categories: moth, fantasy, feelings, children, friendship, imagery, insect, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The 80s revisited
The General Blues

Again and again searching through grains of sand
hoping to find that certain elixir,
recovering lost bottle caps, 
when the silicon appears, i lose it..
To the ones who don't want or need it,
 I feel...

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Categories: moth, fantasy, loss, philosophy,
Form: Bio
The Old House And The Specter
The pale apparition swirls in on night mist.
It envelopes her body, then breathes out its kiss.
Cold to her cheek as the fog to the shore;
She utters a sigh then sleeps deeply once more.
She’s new...

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Categories: moth, dark, evil, fear, house, murder,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Jay Pallen A Wonderful Sister And Friend
On a silver moonlit pillow’s blissful patch I dreamt nirvana 
verses for my sister Jay and our magic mutual bond,  that
gem-laden treasure chest, that life support as ironclad rampart 
for our twin psyche sparkle,...

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Categories: moth, angel, beautiful, best friend, blessing, dedication, deep,
Form: Prose Poetry
Two Fireflys and a White Moth
Something prolific pulled me from my bed
It dragged me through the battered door  
and land me on the main road
I wasn't dreaming or sleep walking
I wasn't having an outer body experience
I was literally walking...

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Categories: moth, angel, blessing, confidence, courage, dark, freedom, independence
Form: Narrative