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Premium Member SUMMER





“SUMMER”



Where 
has Summer 
gone?

The world 
has lost 
Summer

Sweet 
little 
dream

missing 

all those other 
beautiful  
small dreams 

seen as toys
small and 
inconsequential 

casually tossed aside, 
disposable play,
things

pure shining lights
smiling eyes once so bright, 
switched off,

'neath...

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Categories: myth, abuse, child abuse,
Form: Epic



Halloween Poems
It's Halloween!
Michael R. Burch

If evening falls
on graveyard walls
far softer than a sigh;

if shadows fly
moon-sickled skies,
while children toss their heads

uneasy in their beds,
beware the witch's eye!

If goblins loom
within the gloom
till playful pups grow terse;

if birds give...

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Categories: children, grave, halloween, horror, myth, silly, surreal,
Form: Rhyme
It's Halloween
It's Halloween!
Michael R. Burch

If evening falls
on graveyard walls
far softer than a sigh;

if shadows fly
moon-sickled skies,
while children toss their heads

uneasy in their beds,
beware the witch's eye!

If goblins loom
within the gloom
till playful pups grow terse;

if birds give...

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Categories: myth, cat, children, evil, grave, halloween, horror, moon,
Form: Verse
Juvenilia: Early Poems X
Juvenilia: Early Poems X

These are early poems written in my teens and twenties.

Regret
by Michael R. Burch

Regret,
a bitter
ache to bear...

once starlight
languished
in your hair...

a shining there
as brief
as rare.

Regret,
a pain
I chose to bear...

unleash
the torrent
of your hair...

and show me
once...

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Categories: myth, age, child, children, dream, teen, time, war,
Form: Rhyme
The Tender Weight of Her Sighs
The Tender Weight of Her Sighs
by Michael R. Burch

The tender weight of her sighs
lies heavily upon my heart;
apart from her, full of doubt,
without her presence to revolve around,
found wanting direction or course,
cursed with the thought...

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Categories: myth, creation, depression, divorce, farewell, goodbye, sorrow, sorry,
Form: Sonnet



Juvenilia: Early Poems XI
Juvenilia: Early Poems XI

Myth
by Michael R. Burch

after the sprung rhythm of Dylan Thomas

Here the recalcitrant wind
sighs with grievance and remorse
over fields of wayward gorse
and thistle-throttled lanes.

And she is the myth of the scythed wheat
hewn and...

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Categories: myth, boy, poems, poetry, student, teen, teenage, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Radiance, for Dylan Thomas
Radiance
by Michael R. Burch

for Dylan Thomas

The poet delves earth’s detritus—hard toil—
for raw-edged nouns, barbed verbs, vowels’ lush bouquet;
each syllable his pen excretes—dense soil,
dark images impacted, rooted clay.

The poet sees the sea but feels its meaning—
the...

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Categories: myth, earth, light, love, poems, poetry, poets, words,
Form: Sonnet
Arthurian Poems
At Tintagel
by Michael R. Burch

That night, 
at Tintagel, 
there was darkness such as man had never seen...
darkness and treachery, 
and the unholy thundering of the sea...

In his arms, 
who is to say how much she...

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Categories: myth, england, romance, romantic, true love, violence, visionary,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Bergfried
I.	  The Settlement

          Hickory bark bluffs
          at the blend of two 
    ...

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Categories: adventure, allusion, metaphor, myth, native american, remember,
Form: Narrative
Poems about Dylan Thomas
These are poems about Dylan Thomas, as well as poems "for" and "after" Dylan Thomas. Dylan Thomas was one of my favorite poets from my early teens and has remained so over the years. I...

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Categories: myth, poems, poetry, poets, romantic, words, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Myth, after Dylan Thomas
Myth, after Dylan Thomas
by Michael R. Burch

Here the recalcitrant wind
sighs with grievance and remorse
over fields of wayward gorse
and thistle-throttled lanes.

And she is the myth of the scythed wheat
hewn and sighing, complete,
waiting, lain in a low...

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Categories: autumn, faith, grief, life, myth, october, september,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Translation with Commentary of a Wild West Classic: SUMMER WINE by T Wignesan
Translation with commentary of an archetypal Wild West Classic : " Summer Wine "

(I'd wage my bottom diamond dime future generations will re-discover and treasure this true American classic like only a few others of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, angel, betrayal, england, myth, romance, song,
Form: Ballad
Song of Amergin: Translation
The Song of Amergin: Modern English Translations

The Song of Amergin
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

I am the sea breeze
I am the ocean wave
I am the surf's thunder
I am the stag of the seven tines
I am...

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Categories: ireland, myth, mythology, song, storm, visionary, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Romeo and Juliet: The Remix
Three voices required,
Professor,
and two students:
Yang as Fr. Time
YinYin as Sr. Gaia

In a college classroom with Win-Win Game Theory written on whiteboard.

Professor: 
Today we are going to role play 
a Win-Win enculturation game.

We will define enculturation...

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Categories: absence, allegory, destiny, games, humor, love, myth,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Pied Piper from New York City - Part One
The Pied Piper from New York City – Part One

Dare his name be said?
I say, of course, Yes! 

The Pied Piper, himself, is the man, the myth, the legend.
And they, the so-called incurious lot of...

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Categories: myth, allusion, america, betrayal, corruption, judgement, new york,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member A Day on the Farm
"You really wanna know? Cause I'll tell ya if you really wanna know. You'll be thinkin' I'm crazy before I'm done, but I'll tell ya... ifn' you really wanna know."

The day started like any other,...

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Categories: farm, myth,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Australian Bush Fires
                          I
Listen up and I'll tell you a truth shall...

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Categories: myth, environment, fire, natural disasters,
Form: Couplet
No Umbrella
There is always something to write about
I don’t know what you are talking about
There is always something to write about
So take out your pen and spell it out
I was trying to book a ticket for...

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Categories: myth, anxiety, appreciation, beautiful, business, creation, rain, seasons,
Form: Narrative
Early Poems II
Juvenilia: Early Poems by Michael R. Burch



Desdemona
by Michael R. Burch

Though you possessed the moon and stars,
you are bound to fate and wed to chance.
Your lips deny they crave a kiss;
your feet deny they ache to...

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Categories: myth, poems, poetry, poets, teen, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
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: myth, destiny, england, fate, old, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Verse
The Reflection of Your Crown
Ahhhh ooooh ohhhh mmmm hmmmm 

I was Insecure...impure...
Liberty is a miracle cure...
Endure till the end of time
Time with You was so sublime 
I'm a sinner, I admit it
I lied to get the truth I can't...

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Categories: myth, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Dusty Ryder - BOTH Audio and Text
What I’m going to tell you now might make you think I’m loco. I hope that you’ll believe me, but I don’t care if you do.
You asked me what - in all my life’s -...

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Categories: myth, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Breathing By Design
"...making this shift [from ego to Authentic ecoSelf] usually requires inspired [inductive Right to Left +health-reiterative messages] intention and consistent, diligent effort [and a supportive vocational and residential and eco-logically balanced environment.]"

"And the way this...

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Categories: myth, earth, love, passion, peace, planet, political, psychological,
Form: Free verse
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: myth, history, leadership, literature, word play,
Form: Epic
Premium Member On the need to avoid being envious: CANTO XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL
On the need to avoid being envious: Canto XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL, Translation with Commentary

[ ENVY, of course, knows no racial nor ethnic boundaries, but I wouldn't be wrong, I dare say, ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: myth, evil, hate, jealousy, racism, tamil,
Form: Couplet