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Premium Member We Incarnate What We Digest
Eugenics is about monoculturing supremacist delusions 
of and for AnthroCentric Perfection.
Eumemics is about multiculturing nutritional inclusions
of and for Matriarchal-Iconic EarthTribe's nature-spirit Yintegration.

If we wish to begin facilitating regenerative evolution
and discouraging degenerative terrorists and fundamentalists,
it helps...

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Categories: obituary, culture, destiny, health, life, political, psychological,
Form: Political Verse



Premium Member Grandmas Portrait
There was a noble sadness hiding in her eyes.
She wears a smile, though elements of insecurities
Trembled in its corners...
Dignity and suffering, combating
for the control of her expression.
Hiding the battle scars of her life; 
Intending to...

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Categories: obituary, appreciation, eulogy, grandmother, inspiration,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member An Ode For Zante
I had not long lost Shona (German Shepherd) and was not sure because of my age and disabilities  if I should get another when my daughter spotted an advert .
I thought long and hard...

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Categories: dog, missing you, obituary, mum,
Form: Narrative
Would the real Matthew Scott Harris please stand up
Would the real “Matthew Scott Harris” please stand up!

Yo...over here in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
all the other ones (that follow below)...
them guys imposters I write – every ƒµ©**** one.

Curiosity and discretion 
got the better part of me...

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Categories: obituary, 12th grade, adventure, age, celebrity, character, cool,
Form: Free verse
Ode to self
Wine tears
Flowing through the contours of cheeks
To reach these valleys residing in heart
Listen
Let the echo jump into this abyss
Until it reverberates like a suicidal cry
And breaks like a rope 
Adamant on giving second chance to...

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Categories: obituary, angst, anxiety, beauty, character, emo, emotions, gothic,
Form: Ode



Premium Member A Sunken Heart
	
A couple of twisted shacks composed in Card Board City in Everywhere 

County the nameless man or woman spits out another tooth with 
           ...

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Categories: obituary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Epitaph Eulogy BY Linda Blair News Flash OBITUARY
 

Epitaph – Eulogy
BY
Linda Blair

This man, lying here in state – DEAD – lives.
His aged soul - but not his heart – he gives
to me – for me - this is such a shame,
so on...

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Categories: obituary, friendship, funeral,
Form: Rhyme
THE BUFFALO
THE BUFFALO
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS


THERE WAS A TIME I ROAMED THESE PLAINS
FAR BEYOND WHERE THE EYE CAN SEE
IF YOU LIVED ON THESE PLAINS 
YOU HAD TO DEPEND AND FOLLOW ME
IF YOU WANTED QUALITY MEAT TO EAT
GRASS...

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Categories: betrayal, culture, history, native american, obituary,
Form: Rhyme
Facebook
the bright monitor
glares through inky darkness--
a clock ticks

My heart lurches painfully in my chest as my mind tries to process what I'm seeing. My mug of coffee sits on the coffee table -- how fitting...

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Categories: obituary, life,
Form: Haibun
Billy
His obituary was in the newspaper today.  I had not thought of him in ages, yet he was always in a nest in my heart.  Tears occupied  my eyes as I did...

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Categories: obituary, angst, crush,
Form: Prose
2-24-15
I bet I can make you feel helpless for a minute

Scenario 1: Imagine being lied to by the one person you were supposed to be able to trust the most
Imagine being kept in bed with...

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Categories: obituary, corruption,
Form: Free verse
Han
Han(1) is the mang-bu-sok.(2)
Han is the tears,
the tears of a sorrowful woman
who waited and waited to the good news
that of the husband, who left her a long time ago,
turned into a rock on the hilltop.

Han...

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© Su Ben  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: obituary, anxiety, imagery, metaphor, miss you, sad, ,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The News Seller
Callum is an old-fashioned man on the verge of becoming history’s memory

Ancient even in that he holds only one job but that is for privation of another 

Sort of a whiz kid at what he...

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Categories: obituary, celebration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Girl in the Airport
She was sitting alone crying in the empty airport bar
I watched her for an hour from the waiting area down the hall
Fifteen minutes before boarding
I’m not sure what moved me
I walked up to this woman
To...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: obituary, sadme,
Form: Rhyme
Lords Of The Prairies - An Epitaph : A Tribute To The Bison
Dressed in my shaggy brown coat
I stand nearly six feet
at my shoulders
and weigh almost a ton
My brethren and I 
once roamed the prairies
in herds of millions
grazing on its grass
which fed and nourished us
for tens of...

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Categories: animal, death, eulogy, native american, obituary, tribute,
Form: Personification
Obituary Oblations

Pictures of the dead,
pamphlets of the deceased
They’re passed out at every funeral,
where the broken hearted grieve ...
handed out like business cards
This strange belief
is a superstitious tradition
that truly mystifies me
There’s a lot of underground networking
going on:...

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Categories: obituary, death, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Manchester United 1958 Part three of three
by Robert (Bob) Moore © 2015

I heard Jackie, crying, and when I turned around
I saw the body of Roger Byrne, lay across him on the ground
Jackies arm was bleeding bad, so a tourniquet I tied
and...

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© Bob Moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, football, obituary,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The End
The world is rotating about its axis of weariness
And revolving round Hell’s boundary
We are all objects walking in the light of fate
Programmed mechanics of mystery
And the machines in a state of defaulting misery
Boldly brittle by...

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Categories: obituary, life, light, lonely, me, world,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Suicide
The day I woke up
I will never forget
Confusion
An enormous pang of guilt hits me in the solar plexus
I curl up into the foetal position
As I remember

The guilt
How can I face it?
Them
Explanations will be expected
I will...

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Categories: anxiety, bereavement, deep, depression, obituary, sorry, suicide,
Form: Sonnet
Immortal - A Tribute to the life and voice of Dr Maya Angelou - Part I
As the life and voice of Dr. Maya Angelou were profoundly deep and moving, I hope you will find this grateful tribute to her to be fitting. As it is too long to be posted...

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Categories: death of a friend, my child, obituary,
Form: Ode
Pages - A Shape Poem
  THE NEWS 


____________________________________________________________
Life Defined by Moments Blindsided
written by The Broken Hearted

Read the news today. There is blues                ...

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Categories: obituary, suicide,
Form: Shape
MY OLD BOSSES FUNERAL
MY OLD BOSSES FUNERAL 
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS 


Went to the funeral of my old boss
After several speakers I was at a loss
Who was this person they were eulogizing
Kind words and praise was so surprising
I knew...

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Categories: eulogy, funeral, humorous, hyperbole, obituary,
Form: Rhyme
Sanctuary II
It has been twelve years
Every one of those years
I have been turned away 
by officials of the city
Twelve long years 
of being on the housing waiting list
Being the only breadwinner
Times got tougher 
To my children...

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© Phatt Matt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: obituary, anger, art, betrayal, change, character, conflict, courage,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Vincent
The following is a tribute to Vincent Van Gogh, the amazing artist who died of his own hand in 1890. He died, tragically alone, and in obvious pain, unrecognized and unappreciated by the people of...

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Categories: beauty, dark, farewell, obituary, poetry, daffodils,
Form: Elegy
Dancing On The Edge Of A Pin
She was a tiny angel of a woman
mindlessly moving, in a chemical faze
her heart baracaded, tormented
from her long, lonely days 
while dancing on the edge of a pin.

Dreaming images with her feet, twirling
oblivious on a...

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Categories: obituary, confusion, death, depression, life, loss, sad,
Form: Rhyme