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Premium Member Driving Alone Through the Sand Hills of Nebraska
My love is light (a fairy kiss?)          
               Like the pressure of...

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Categories: nebraska, lost love,
Form: Blank verse



Premium Member Enola Gay
Enola Gay

There on the ‘North Field’ tarmac of Tinian Island, Marianas;
Taxis the sleek designed ‘Boeing B-29 Superfortress’ to ready for take-off.
Glistening, polished aluminum under the blaring floodlights filmed for posterity,
Maneuvers' the ‘Enola Gay’, chosen by...

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Categories: nebraska, education, history, usa, war, world, world war
Form: Verse
Premium Member Legend of the Red October Run
Dedicated to the 2000 National College Football Champions, the Oklahoma Sooners 

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Over fifty years, boy and man, I’ve been a Sooners fan
Watched and reveled in their glories, every one;
But there’s no more glorious “Sooner Magic”...

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Categories: nebraska, adventure, autumn, desire, football, games, heart, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Never Told Him That I Loved Him
If memory serves me right it was one year before he died .Before he was killed that I last saw him with my eye.
From kindergarten
 (he was in first grade,  nine months older than...

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Categories: nebraska, adventure, analogy, anxiety, appreciation, bereavement, i love
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Crazy Horse Monument
Crazy Horse Monument

Up there! On the Black Hills mountain,—
A work in progress sculptured in granite;
Of a stern faced warrior, strong and determined:
Unadorned in war bonnet—hair flowing in the wind,
With the White Buffalo Calf Woman’s seven...

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Categories: nebraska, america, education, history, native american, tribute, usa,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Modern Day Mama
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Categories: nebraska, appreciation, caregiving, character, christian, grandmother, inspirational, mother,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Died by the Gun Where have all the Johns Gone
Where have all the John's gone ?
they all been murdered by the ones
Who have the right to bear arms
It was 1963 and I was walking home from school going home for lunch
While in Texas something...

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Categories: nebraska, bereavement, brother, death of a friend, evil,
Form: Ballad
The boss aka Bruce Springsteen
this cautious man (bobby jean) born in the u.s.a.
grownin’ up in the badlands of atlantic city
bonded with blood brothers 
felt born to run along backstreets
in brilliant disguise that did cover me
frequently blinded by the light
of...

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Categories: nebraska, appreciation, celebration, celebrity, dedication, fun, hero, poetry,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Ghosts of South Dakota Intro
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Categories: nebraska, inspirational, life, love, children,
Form: Prose Poetry
Theater of Utter Charm Part 2
of terminally opinionated snake charmers
for art's sake of course
well what else could define our course of action
when the end of unknowing
is only a mouse click away
when we'd still rather quack like a sinking duck
and bark...

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Categories: nebraska, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
The Blood of Jeb O'Hearn, Part I
In open Nebraska, eighteen eighty-six,
lived a man named Floyd Belgard.
Only twenty years, he lived with his pa,
a ranching man named Richard.

Richard had moved out this way
about seven long years before.
After loosing his wife and dry-goods...

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Categories: nebraska, death, family, history, strength, together,
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member They Are More Than Just Rocks
Once there was a woman
Who hap to pass this way,
She examined all the rocks she could
To pass the time of day.

With each stone she did pick up,
She felt the weight of time,
T'was just as if...

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Categories: nebraska, adventure, imagination, nature,
Form: Verse
Bison Hunt, Part I
There’s this bison ranch in west Nebraska,
not all that far away from the Pine Ridge,
most of the time they make money off meat,
though when the weather gets colder than a fridge

they like to offer folks...

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Categories: nebraska, adventure, animal, dream, imagery, native american, nature,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I'm A Teen This is What I Struggle With
             {This "Free Verse" entry Received HONORABLE MENTIONS
              IN THE...

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Categories: nebraska, anxiety, community, confusion, depression, how i feel,
Form: Dramatic monologue
He Was Going Somewhere, Part II
...Oliver had saved up the cash
to buy into his employer’s franchise,
bought his own store, aggressively courted
every rancher in the countryside.

Soon enough the cash flow was well in the black,
so Oliver and the bartender wed,
bought their...

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Categories: nebraska, addiction, brother, life, meaningful, perspective, success, work,
Form: Narrative
CORONDO AND TUSCAN
Kelp Seaworthy report is dated three days out
here's your host:
Kelp Seaworthy!
Kelp:)....................fans: fansand those who love wrestling: and those of you
who just like good wrestling fun, we have news about the supercard
headed your way.
(pauses) talk around...

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Categories: nebraska, adventure, music, myth, rights, sports,
Form: Classicism
Premium Member Musing or Amuseing Part 1
	Now that time is getting shorter for the arrival of my new home it has put quite a 
stress on Shirlee and Fred.  They have had to do rearranging out at their place in...

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Categories: nebraska, funnyday, home, day, home, time,
Form: Prose Poetry
Malcolm X
It is not as simple as merely changing one's name
You must understand the cauldron before that came
And the hustler's hair caught fire burning into red anguish
And the water is disconnected to out the wish
Something about...

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Categories: nebraska, black african american, prayer, fire, fire,
Form: Verse
The Man That He Once Was, Part II
...For four years he wandered, a human scourge,
throwing in with the worst type of dregs.
He robbed from so many without a thought,
and when he slept, he saw only red.

He soon was wanted in countless counties,
but...

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Categories: nebraska, anger, character, faith, hurt, loss, sad, self,
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member Don't Throw Me Away
You look at me so uninviting;
I may have some missing teeth, stumble when I walk, bout' to FALL!!!
Stutter when I talk, but yet I'll still call;
Might smell like ole mothballs or mint or maybe even...

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Categories: nebraska, anxiety, appreciation, blessing, caregiving, christian, forgiveness, grandparents,
Form: Ballade
CalifornY

Jack was sitting poker faced 
With bullets backed by bitches.
Neal hunched at the wheel 
Puttin everyone in stitches.
He was braggin 'bout 
This nurse he'd screwed, 
While drivin through Nebraska. 
Said that when she came,
She honked...

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Categories: nebraska, america, time, travel,
Form: Free verse
SEVENTEEN and WILLY'S WINGS
A Son ~ far away ~ too far
South Dakota ~ now his Wedding Anniversary, "Seventeen"
here in Nebraska, the Midwest
time evolves ~ into space!

Miles and miles ~ the ducks fly over
they have a port,
almost their own...

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Categories: nebraska, parody, pets, son,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member THE EARTH
I can not help but wonder
When God created the earth
How did He think of all the things
It takes to make it work

I know God is God
And He knows all things
But the things I've been a...

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Categories: nebraska, faith, imagination, inspirationalgod, nature, work, earth, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member wuz up BROTHER OF THE 70'S-Huh
 you perm and prime you shun;
You polish up your own stone;
You talk trash and jive;
You shine of uncertainty;
While yet you continually promise me;
Heller Shelter relish tones;
Cut my landline telephone;
Imprison me where you say I...

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Categories: nebraska, analogy, appreciation, brother, cheer up, community, funny,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Love Story PART 1
My granddaughters asked me one day
"Grammy, how did you date
Going to an all girl school
Wasn't it pretty hard for you?"

They were at that dating age
And figured they could trap me

I just told them with a...

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Categories: nebraska, devotion, happiness, love, wedding, me, me, wedding,
Form: Free verse