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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



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
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



Premium Member 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 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 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
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
All That Was Sparta

Our lusty voice was in the tramp of narrow, winding,
     Scree-littered, deep-rutted roads;     
 Ravens, uttering guttural croaks, slow-wheeling above      
 ...

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Categories: myth,
Form: Rhyme
Things that Stuff My Mind
Exhausted, yet I can't sleep
So glad that I don't want to weep
You're living your epic life 
While mine cuts like a knife 

Under the horizon,
I see the reflection of the sun
Over the rainbow,
I see a...

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Categories: myth, deep, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member JOURNEY COMPANIONS: THE FRIEND SONNETS PART II
HEROES

Near somber guards, units of children heap 
dead leaves, naive to any else fallen.
Friend, you chuckle, but your posture speaks
of duty on this day of contradictions.

Firefighters bow heads in silent paean, 
while polished trucks stand...

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Categories: myth, friend, hero, places, poetry, integrity, , memorial,
Form: Sonnet
Sitting On The Ground - Our Friendship Bond and Our Vital Vows
I’m sure of it – we’ll do good enough in the long run
Let the crazy, busy, and sunny day begin and I welcome the sun
Do you welcome the sun?
You’re a lot of fun 
Let’s run...

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Categories: myth, addiction, adventure, beauty, cute love, dedication, deep,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Mask of Tourmaline
Twice the night had fallen upon a sleepless slumber,
Yet again awoken by winter when the third was three in number.

I sense that a silence doth sneak ‘tween cracks of weathered wood,
Conniving with that which shadows...

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Categories: anxiety, horror, imagination, mystery, myth, night, psychological,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Mask of Alabaster
Once the night had fallen upon a sleepless slumber,
Whence the winter woke me when the third was three in number.

I sense that a wince doth lurk and wear which wicked gaze,
Of conniving shadows cast between...

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Categories: myth, anxiety, confusion, deep, dream, education, fantasy, fear,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Legend of Talos, Sero and Jack
Legend has it that six hundred years ago, lived a creature of the wild. His name was Talos. He held the strength of a bear yet wore the coat of a fox. He was deep...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: children, courage, myth,
Form: Narrative
Sun Thief
Once upon a time, there lived a boy called Simon.
He was an ordinary boy who did what ordinary nine year old
boys do: collecting bugs and putting them in jars,
speaking to imaginary friends, riding a bike...

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Categories: conflict, fantasy, imagery, mystery, myth, power,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Slow-Cooked Conversion Stories
I was raised in one of those white nationalist churches,
passing itself off as a Christian evangelical Bible church,
where "evangelical" meant fundamental
and "fundamental" meant we did not interpret scripture
but accepted it as God's literal trans-historical Word
of...

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Categories: myth, childhood, christian, earth, faith, health, integrity, senses,
Form: Political Verse
Feeling Small, Broken Enigma
Let my ears deceive me but I hear it, can't bother to drown it out
the taunting laughter at my misery
Fictional should they be but the reality has cleared the camouflage
which hath once shrouded me
Exposed and...

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Categories: myth, how i feel, nonsense,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Weekend at Tapora

Like soldiers of fortune on the road to Baghdad
 we crossed the border into No Man's Land.
On the convoy's eastern flanks...
 the Brynderwyn Hills,
and a bridge too far as we led
 the first wave on...

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Categories: myth, fun, journey, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member K373 and K374 of the THIRUKKURAL Translated with Commentary
K373 and K374 of the THIRUKKURAL: Translated with Commentary

The poet's name, THIRUVALLUVAR [Thiru = Sacred and Valluvar = the name of the priesthood caste of the « Pariah » (whom Mahatma Gandhi prefered to call...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: myth, appreciation, bible, christian, fate, philosophy, tamil,
Form: Couplet
Drained by my Thot Train
Drain away the pain that I feel
Drain away the rain that’s real 
Frozen in fire of your desire
Stay a while longer and admire
The healing rain that drains away the pain,
Nourishing the grains of His fruitful...

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Categories: myth, angst, anxiety, emotions, endurance, forgiveness, grief, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To Help A Hob - Part 1
There "he" stood in front of me, the deep forest behind him framing
His ancient face like an emerald halo, the growing dark of dusk getting
Deeper by the moment. He was no more than two-and-a-half feet...

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Categories: adventure, mystery, myth, mythology, travel,
Form: Free verse