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Premium Member The Amistad Mutiny
The Amistad Mutiny

Slavery, a dirty word no matter how it is pronounced:
Abducted and herded to the slave fortress of Lomboko for trade.
To be tossed in chains below deck on the Portuguese ship Tecora,
Sailing the Atlantic...

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Categories: officially, africa, america, history, racism, slavery, world,
Form: Verse

Premium Member The Game of Hockey
The Game of Hockey 

By Government decree Lacrosse 
Is Canada’s national sport,
But in the hearts and minds of Canadians, 
Hockey rules supreme.
A winter sport enjoyed by Canadians since 1875,
Played on frozen ponds and rivers,
Lakes and...

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Categories: officially, hockey, sports,
Form: Verse
Sometimes I Wish I Was You-
In moments of weakness; I look up to you. thinking of the off chance that your situation is better than mine. Now, you must understand that this is only a moment. None the less, it...

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Categories: officially, anxiety, deep, imagery, jealousy, judgement, me, wisdom,
Form: Prose Poetry
Monologue of Misery
Hello world
Hello universe
Today I apologize
today I apologize to you
today I apologize
for giving you my worst
for performing below my best
for making empty promises I can't keep 
and for banishing people from my life
out of anger, out...

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Categories: officially, how i feel, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Advent of Other Happy Endings
Throughout 2016 I have been reading Rob Brezsny's Pronoia
Is The Antidote For Paranoia
now ending before I reach 2017.

This postmillennial bible of multiculturalism
ends with several questions or statements
with space to write in my responses.

I am about...

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Categories: officially, destiny, earth, health, humanity, humor, political, power,
Form: Political Verse

Premium Member Translation of Oothukkadu Venkata Subba Iyer's poem Thaye Yashoda by T Wignesan
Translation of Oothukkadu Venkata Subba Iyer (circa 1700-1765)’s « THAYE YASHODA » by T. Wignesan

This devotional song and poem in Tamil (the principal Dravidian language which has spawned over twenty languages in the southern Indian...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: officially, god, mother, religious, universe, , western,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Telling Stories
While there is no story at all
unless it has at least two sides,
when it comes to ego's narrative lines
and epic paragraphs,
we have great difficulty in casting ourselves
as other than a one-sided protagonist story,
which others might...

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Categories: officially, betrayal, christian, earth, integrity, love, native american,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Fall Of Berlin
Fall Of Berlin

There on the wall hangs a mixture of paint on linen,
Leaving the impression of a city besieged, encased in ice;
Purposely frozen in horror to remind the living,
Of blood oozing from the rubble into...

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Categories: officially, history, war, world war ii,
Form: Verse
5 minutes
5 minutes 

Black man- Regular Font
White cop- ALL CAPS 

Excuse me Mr. Officer can i ask you a question
Why do you hate...

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Categories: officially, america,
Form: Rhyme
Hang Man
   This has been a hot minute to say the cold hard truth. I second that! Glasses full of hours turn hands into long time. Darkness saves the day. Light work is easy....

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Categories: officially, adventure, analogy, conflict, imagery, metaphor, truth,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Grazing the Garden
I retired a couple years ago
and decided to take a gardening class
because otherwise I probably would starve
even with food stamps,
given my retirement plan
was mainly to live off my still-freeloading adult perpetual-children.

This gardening class cost more...

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Categories: officially, age, garden, humor, poverty,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Two's Magic Nose
Such a nose had Ol’ Blue.
Best in south Missouri... everybody knew.
Could smell a pheasant across the plain.
Could point a covey in a hurricane.
That’s the way the legend goes.
Ol’ Blue had a “magic nose.”
As Blue got...

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Categories: officially, adventure, animal, best friend, care, celebration, celebrity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Final Exit
I'm dying and I'm angry because it isn't fair,
and with my family, friends and loved ones this news I will not share.
It's hell for me to be going through all of this alone, but that...

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Categories: officially, death, suicide, life, me, day, life, me,
Form: Rhyme
Armin Babic
I cannot believe that I used to have a crush on you,
You are cold, heartless, and MEAN!
I never talked about you, never did anything to you,
I never deserved that, you had no need to be...

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Categories: officially, confusion, hate, loss, care, me, people, care,
Form: Haiku
Making a big pie by Mr E Fortisque
It is time. Yes. It is time. Time for all time telling devices to climb up trees. The grandfather clocks can climb the oaks. The watches can climb the willows. The alarm clocks can climb...

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Categories: officially, art, august, , western,
Form: I do not know?
(So many were protesting about America's secret involvement with ISIS but I didn't believe it until I read this latest news, shocking and disgusting. Poor innocent Muslims are being blamed for Americas furtive atrocities) 


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Categories: officially, allegory, political, power,
Form: Acrostic

Oh Democracy, 
You, most desirable bride among political systems,
Your suitors have been many throughout history,  
In every part of the world, you were the one
They were after


You have declined their proposals, despite the fact

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Categories: officially, philosophy, truth, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's The Nerves of Proust and Sitting Bull by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram's The Nerves of Proust and Sitting Bull by T. Wignesan

Excerpts from an article, “From space to caves in the heart recreating the collective world in Eric Mottram’s poetry” by Clive Bush,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: officially, america, french, memory, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Classy Squash Final in Borneo
It is a final long dreamed for by the organisers...
It is a final matchup between the top 2 contenders...

Here in this for off island of Borneo, 3 days of frantic matches...
Will end with this crucial...

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Categories: officially, appreciation, beauty, games, inspiration, poetry, tribute, truth,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Scarecrow
He knew he would never find
another woman who was as smart
and as stupid as me
That was his reason
for hanging on to me for dear life
Keeping me around meant 
he'd always have a brain
Needing to feed...

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Categories: officially, abuse, addiction, betrayal, black african american, depression,
Form: Free verse
Translated by Przemyslaw Musialowski

Kneeling before you,
I bow my head low,
confessing the truths
due to the Motherland:

It's you who taught me
to see beauty with a word,
and when I entrusted
my soul to you,
you made the bed
with mirror thought

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Categories: officially, appreciation, i love you, imagery, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Grandpa's Hammock
Every year it was brought down from the garage rafters.  Green metal frame and 
springs, green canvas with white fringe and a little green pillow.  It was laid out, hosed 
off and erected....

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Categories: officially, familydrink, green,
Form: Narrative
When two worlds became one
Once upon a time there were two worlds,
One for children and one for adults,
Each owing its existence to the other,
With the children awaking to a new sun each day, eager to explore, 
Both, the boundaries...

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Categories: officially, age, allusion, analogy, anxiety, break up, hope,
Form: Narrative
Coronvirus COVID-19 part one
During the pandemic of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the weather channel, on our computers.  Is providing local, regional, national and international updates.

There is a national suicide prevention hotline available in the United States. The hotline...

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Categories: officially, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Narrative
Kalam e Iqbal Part 1
(Bang-e-Dra-114), Khitab Ba Jawanan-e-Islam.
These are Golden words by Dr Allama Iqbal.
Khatab Ba Jawanan-e-Islam
Address To The Muslim Youth.

Sir Muhammad Iqbal  (9 November 1877 – 21 April 1938), widely known as Dr Allama Iqbal, was a...

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Categories: officially, freedom, passion, patriotic, peace,
Form: Heroic Couplet