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Premium Member Open Oceans

"Open Oceans"

Kneeling on pearls
wisdom preys


hungry hearts
count the days 

wasting away
in all that preying 

for prayers 
to be answered

children become

strange words

themselves puzzled

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

mouths closed,

swallowed hole
in the...

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Categories: perception, journey, love, mother daughter,
Form: Epic

malkavian three
His glowing golden eyes glistened with a comprehension beyond the mortal condition

A well-toned, tall, and tanned man, who most, not all, would call handsome

A brightly bleached stalactite overbite gleaned between the mean features of an...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: perception, dark, psychological,
Form: Bio
You Never Listened
You Never Listened
by Michael R. Burch
You never listened,
though each night the rain
wove its patterns again
and trembled and glistened...
You were not watching,
though each night the stars
shone, brightening the tears
in her eyes palely fetching...

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Categories: perception, baby, birth, children, extended metaphor, feelings, soulmate,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Portraits of Racial Politics
“It is the custom of scholars when addressing behavior and culture to speak variously of anthropological explanations, psychological explanations, biological explanations, and other explanations appropriate to the perspectives of individual disciplines. I have argued that...

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Categories: perception, culture, earth, health, love, political, race, trust,
Form: Prose Poetry
Poems about Children II
Poems about Children II

On Looking into Curious George’s Mirrors
by Michael R. Burch

for Maya McManmon, granddaughter of the poet Jim McManmon

Maya was made in the image of God;
may the reflections she sees in those curious mirrors

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Categories: perception, child, childhood, children, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather, grandparents,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Earth's Humane Rights to Healthy Climates
In 1968,
a time of great concern for healthy human civil rights
for and of women as well as LeftBrain culturally dominant men,
Gregory Bateson invited a Symposium
not quite a finished Symphony
proposing Moral and Aesthetic Structure of Human...

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Categories: perception, culture, earth, environment, health, nature, political, prejudice,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Flying Higher
I was flying higher, 
Who Am I ??? 

Looking down, wings wide gliding amongst the currents of heaven. Seemed the more I ascended the clearer life's illusions were getting, it's a liberating feeling to realize...

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Categories: perception, inspiration,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Theories of Every Big and Little Thing
Key CapitalistYang/CreolistYin EcoHistoric Concepts

I find a fuzzy irony in this morning’s early search for a new journal notebook, having filled my last from what had been, five years ago, an inconceivably high pile of empty...

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Categories: perception, culture, earth, health, history, political, science, trust,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member NonEastern Family Politics
I began reading Jane Anna Gordon's "Creolizing Political Theory"
from the back toward the front,
as usual,
because if I appreciate where this narrative journey will end,
then I probably will find we start off with similar questions 

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Categories: perception, culture, health, power, , literature, , western,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member KNOW THYSELF
Know Thyself
(one of the two Delphic commands of Apollo)

For years before the narrow windows of my senses

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Categories: perception, god, me, world, voice, creation, fear, me,
Form: Elegy
Quest of the Heart: Chapter Two
Brave Shadow Mane

Falling free at a tremendous velocity
Cursing my decision for acting in haste
Through clouds and frozen rain I could not see the ground
Losing consciousness, in my mouth blood I could taste

Now this was indeed...

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Categories: perception, adventure, for her, journey, lost love, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Laughing Master III - Bridging the Worlds
Bridging the Worlds

My sister died by fire
The twins ground into earth
My brother is in the breezes 
To you is bequeathed mirth

For Water is my duty
As is the writ of transmuted law
From ocean’s rain to ocean

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Categories: perception, adventure, dream, fantasy, freedom, love, self, surreal,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member KNOW YOURSELF

For years before the narrow windows of my senses

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Categories: perception, god, introspection, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Why Life
Why does dawn dress robust morning,
while dusk undresses sight?
Each dawn incarnates another Earth Day
a lifetime of Easter mornings 
redeeming nocturnal sight's revolution,
another therapeutic day of gift-it-forward light,
some longer,
some shorter before naked covered night.

Why life?
To uncover...

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Categories: perception, adventure, earth, earth day, farm, love, peace,
Form: Free verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 26
From that day on and forward,
I began to see the wretchedness my God had warned me of
He cursed the Lord wholeheartedly, for inflicting yet another agony on him,
In his well he called The Prison of...

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Categories: perception, adventure, anger, beautiful, corruption, dark, inspirational, nature,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part Two by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part Two by T. Wignesan

"Instead of an item in a school of rhetoric, the poem could have variety of articulations, continuity and discontinuity, sentence and parataxis, and an...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: perception, art, creation, literature, philosophy, word play, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Following Earth's Light
Borrowing from David Holmgren, Permaculture Principles and Pathways Beyond [Win-Elite v Lose-NonElite] Sustainability, 2002, p. 1

Health ethics are Beloved Community normative principles
used to guide action toward good and light and right outcomes
and away from degeneratively...

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Categories: perception, creation, destiny, earth day, environment, health, humanity,
Form: Political Verse
For the past thirty seven years, living for me was knowing that I do not know
I have been yearning for what I do not have a name for
The knowledge of the presence of this nameless,...

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Categories: perception, desire, destiny, emotions, freedom, friend, inspiration, passion,
Form: Free verse
Legacy of hiphop
And that is why... this platform is here for answers they can't deny...
It's a truth within a complexity that is standing high...
Let us follow the roots and explore the depths of its grand design...
Cause every...

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Categories: perception, deep,
Form: I do not know?
Bear Creek '98
_ a symphonic, folk rock, blues song
I'm an old man looking
For the lost, best parts of me.
I'm an old man looking
For the lost, best parts of me.
I'm looking in the places
Where the people say love...

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Categories: perception, change, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
The Question
True love is unquestionable. 
What is true love?
To me; it is more feeling based rather than definitively worded. 
Emotional attached, formed mentalities that are equally paired with an immaculate physical connection. 
Collected bi-gender, shared love—

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Categories: perception, conflict, confusion, fun, true love,
Form: Free verse
I Can't Just Change Overnight part 2
I am appalled by the acts of atrocity in this world of eccentricity 
How can you handle the rebellious transgressions of all children, women and men?
I want to serve You, master, with all I got…

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Categories: perception, angst, deep, depression, desire, devotion, faith, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Celebarating The Adventure Of Advent: A collaboration with Kai Michael Neumann
Universal elegy grieves and yet embraces shifts of paradigm
New beginnings consciousness initiates comprehends and thus proceeds from
Illusion’s delusion collusions misconceptions in the irritating
Vortex whirlpool immanent void of false containment

Enlightenment modern postmodern retro visionary futuristic aspirations

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Categories: perception, adventure, community, universe,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part One
Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz

This is a rather grim epic poetic tale of Rosalia, a 16th century German witch who terrorized villages, destroyed the lives and corrupted the souls of many...

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Categories: perception, allegory, evil, halloween, horror, magic, mythology, scary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Moving on Part Two Part Three
Moving on ???

I have come to wonder – as time passes – why ?,
the lady brings tears to my heart – makes me cry.
This lady who took in hand, in holy of holies, in mouth,

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Categories: perception, friendship, prejudice,
Form: Rhyme