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Justice is Crying in The Street
Oh my soul what hails you?
Oh my soul what awaits you?
Oh my soul why are you in despair?
Oh my soul I have not deserted you
Oh my soul I have something to share
Oh my soul I...

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Categories: nobody, anti bullying, conflict, courage, desire, discrimination, education,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Open Oceans





"Open Oceans"



Kneeling on pearls
wisdom preys

praying
preying

hungry hearts
count the days 

wasting away
in all that preying 

for prayers 
to be answered

children become
strangers

reading 
strange words

finding 
themselves puzzled

genuflecting to a deity
they do not know, nor wish to

fumbling
mouths closed,

swallowed hole
in the...

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Categories: nobody, journey, love, mother daughter,
Form: Epic
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers I
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers I

I translated the first six Native American poems for my father when he chose to enter hospice and end his life by not taking dialysis …


Cherokee Travelers' Blessing I
loose translation/interpretation...

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Categories: nobody, father, father daughter, father son, fathers day,
Form: Rhyme
Marina Tsvetaeva translations
I Know The Truth
by Marina Tsvetaeva
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

I know the truth?abandon lesser truths!
There's no need for anyone living to struggle!
See? Evening falls, night quickly descends!
So why the useless disputes?generals, poets, lovers?

The wind...

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Categories: nobody, love, poems, poetess, poetry, poets, truth, women,
Form: Free verse
Salat Days
Salat Days
by Michael R. Burch 

(dedicated to my grandfather, Paul Ray Burch Sr.)

I remember how my grandfather used to pick poke salat ...
though first, usually, he’d stretch back in the front porch swing,
dangling his long...

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Categories: nobody, age, america, appreciation, depression, endurance, poverty,
Form: Free verse



Poems about Children IV
Poems about Children IV

Salat Days
by Michael R. Burch

Dedicated to the memory of my grandfather, Paul Ray Burch, Sr.

I remember how my grandfather used to pick poke salat ...
though first, usually, he’d stretch back in the...

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Categories: nobody, child, childhood, children, dad, father son, grandfather,
Form: Rhyme
Sonnets XXV-XXXII
Sonnets XXV-XXXII

Archaischer Torso Apollos (“Archaic Torso of Apollo”)
by Rainer Maria Rilke
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

We cannot know the beheaded god
nor his eyes' forfeited visions. But still
the figure's trunk glows with the strange vitality
of a...

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Categories: nobody, bereavement, body, cancer, change, death, depression, life,
Form: Sonnet
Sonnets X-XVI
Sonnets X-XVI


Archaischer Torso Apollos (“Archaic Torso of Apollo”)
by Rainer Maria Rilke
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

We cannot know the beheaded god
nor his eyes' forfeited visions. But still
the figure's trunk glows with the strange vitality
of a...

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Categories: nobody, art, body, god, life, romantic, visionary, writing,
Form: Sonnet
Rilke Translations II
Come, You
by Rainer Maria Rilke
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

This was Rilke’s last poem, written ten days before his death. He died open-eyed in the arms of his doctor on December 29, 1926, in the...

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Categories: nobody, tribute,
Form: Verse
Premium Member No God Of Mine - 2021 edit
[This poem 'No God Of  Mine' was seemingly confounding readers as
to its meaning. Ordinarily, if I felt a poem wasn't  cutting it, I'd delete
it, but on this occasion, I've been asked to explain it... so here goes.]


By...

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Categories: nobody, evil, horror,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jesus Is Great - The Linked Style

~ Jesus  Is  Great ~
(Linked)



JESUS  IS  GREAT
J
Great is His name
E
Name so  Holy
S
Holy  is  He!
U
He, Son of  God
S
God, our  Father
I
Father  Almighty
S
Almighty  and  true
G
True and...

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Categories: nobody, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Ordinary Girl - Translation From Tagore
Sharing my translation of a famous poem (Sadharan Meye) written by Rabindranath Tagore, who won Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. It's one of his story-like poems, written in Bengali, which is one of the...

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Categories: nobody, life, loss,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member dante's divine comedy first canto translation
Premise
The great poem by the italian poet Dante is the DIVINA COMMEDIA
I have tried to translate in english verses of INFERNO (HELL).
It was a very difficult task. 
I expect criticism.

When just the midway of my...

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Categories: nobody, dream, poems,
Form: Terza Rima
Marat and Charlotte
(A somnambulistic drama in four acts)

Actors:

Jean-Paul Marat; 
Charles Barbarou;
Charlotte Corday;
1st Philosopher;
2nd Philosopher;
The Commentator’s Voice.

Act 1. A tavern. Two philosopher sit at the table; 
Marat sits at the other, some distance away.

1st Philosopher 

…or even worse:...

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Categories: nobody, death, life, love,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Divine Comedy, second canto
The day was going off, and the brown air
To the terrestrial animals gave rest
For their labors; and only me was there

Just ready to withstand the war at best
Both of the journey and of the torment,
Which...

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Categories: nobody, fantasy, proposal,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Divine Comedy translation Hell Canto XIV
Because the charity of my native place
Obliged me, the broken branches I the picked up
Them giving back him, who was to debase.

Then we finally reached where had to leap
From the second turn to third, and...

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Categories: nobody, fantasy, , cute,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Dante's Hell translation CANTO X
Now is going on through a secret way
Between the martyrdoms and the ground wall,
My master, and I behind him to stay.

“Oh highest virtue, who me gently haul
In wicked rounds”, I started, “If you please,
Speak to...

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Categories: nobody, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Week 3 - Brian's Poet Of Note - 'Richard Wilbur Part 1'
Imitation! Creative Compliment, Lacking in Originality, or Plagiarism? 

This week takes me back to college days. I was taking a graduate course (as a Physics major)   in 'Modern Poets' at the University of...

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Categories: nobody, love, poetry, poets, , Lullaby,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Canto XVIII Hell translation
In hell is called Malebolge a site
Completely made of ferrous color stones  
As almost all the rim around looks quite.

Of the malignant field the middle zones
Are the seat for a well much wide and...

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Categories: nobody, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Dante's Divine Comedy translation CANTO IX
That color vileness painted on my face
When coming back my duke to me I saw 
His new squeezing inside much more took place.

He heedful stopped as man hearing to draw;
Because his eye could not reach...

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Categories: nobody, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
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: nobody, anxiety, appreciation, beautiful, business, creation, rain, seasons,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member One Thing That Love Is
Everything here is true
Just as stated
because it's already happened
or - it has yet to occur - 
but it's very soon to occur
and I have such strong feeling
that the future will be as I see it
as...

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Categories: nobody, dog, love, memory, sad,
Form: Free verse
The Inception: The Dark Side of Me
I’m broke without your love to repair me…

My young heart breaks into two and you push on the brakes…

Three strikez…you’re owt…. Get lost….that is my only plea

Our lives were at stake and we were taking...

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Categories: nobody, beauty, betrayal, how i feel, kiss, life,
Form: Free verse
Uncle Arthur
‘She’s on again - the annual campin’ trip regatta,
and we’ve got ourselves together for our plans to Wonnangatta. 
The high country; you can’t beat it for the peace and quiet
unless of course some plans get...

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Categories: nobody, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Of Winks and Wings - Part 3
 "You see this here spot on the bench, where it's all worn away?" Clarence asked.
     "Yeah, I've noticed that a few times, and wondered why they didn't paint it again."...

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Categories: nobody, autumn, life, lost love, nature, soulmate,
Form: Free verse