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Premium Member The Flash Mob Application
I'd like to apply for a permit
for a protest march
on the Washington Mall.

Lovely idea.
But, we're only issuing Mall permits
for Song and Dance Events.

I think this might be a violation of my Rights
to Free Speech.

I see...

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Categories: permit, america, culture, health, humanity, humor, integrity, music,
Form: Political Verse



Premium Member Dillen's Continuing DMV Adventures
I wrote a sad but true urban legend called “Dillen and the DMV” last week.
Here follows an update.

Background Review:

One of my health care employees, Dillen, has wicked ADD, borderline intelligence, not qualifying for disability supports,...

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Categories: permit, betrayal, culture, health, humanity, language, political, race,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Dillen and the DMV
TO:  Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner, Chief States Attorney

FROM: Dillen Dye’s Employer

8/16/16

RE: Some apparent non-compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act; common courtesy, civil respect; freely accessible pursuit of health, happiness, and prosperity

I don’t...

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Categories: permit, culture, discrimination, health, political, race, perspective, integrity,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Megan's Quest Part 2of7
Now Regan and Megan were down on their luck
    and faced with little or no choice.
So with a quiet trepidation... a deal was struck
    and from now all would...

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Categories: permit, adventure, funny, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
A Gardening Expose
With these lines I’ll relate an intriguing tale of dubious accuracy
For I Hope to unveil sordid affairs of more than one conspiracy!
Be warned, that though you might be disturbed by the facts I relate?
They are...

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Categories: permit, garden, word play,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member the white tomb trembles
     * For J.K. Rowling *

                 ~ 

now, deliberate your hearing
    ...

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Categories: permit, evil, fantasy, magic,
Form: Epic
The story of history
The Story of History  

Beyond those beaten days’ depleted daylight
Beyond the bathos of a pandemic bondage
With  the resurrected  sashay’s charmed night
Down in the dumps   at the pretentious  proscenium
A ...

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Categories: permit, history,
Form: Free verse
What is a Life to You
What is a life to you?
Do you wake up to love
imagine a future with someone?
A wife or a husband,
a child or ten?
An exaggeration,
but love is different to everyone.
Do you have a cat or a dog,
that...

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Categories: permit, america, anger, emotions, grief, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 5
He sung all the day, all the night of the fourth,
Endlessly, relentlessly, angrily and passionately
Deafening my ears in the wet sugar of his words
In an eternity of hours,
Slowly and dopily, darkness billowed away
Sifting along to...

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Categories: permit, adventure, anger, angst, appreciation, courage, dark, desire,
Form: Free verse
THE RISING HILLS, THE SLOPES TO QUENCH MY THIRST
THE RISING HILLS, THE SLOPES, TO QUENCH MY THIRST.
In the last century, the hopes were little,
Grasses they collected, yellow bananas, they peeled,
To move up the slopes, preparation was fore filled,
Oh the grower of banana trees,
To...

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Categories: permit, 11th grade, 12th grade, addiction, drink, school,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member That Troubling InterDependent Sensory Web
I mean,
seriously?

Talk about
boundary issues!

I get it, 
why the 7th multicultural value,
and most recent
to finally make it in
to sacred UniversalYang/UnitarianYintegral
iconology,
doxology,
eulogy,
ecotherapeutic theology,
green ecofeminist ecology,
declares our polypathic RESPECT
for our interdependent sacred web
of life
reincarnating win/win love

As in,
could Elder EarthMothers
get...

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Categories: permit, earth, green, health, humor, integrity, light, power,
Form: Political Verse
The Traveler
A traveler dwelling among refreshing springs
The busied day was drawing a close
Evening dishes clamored loudly to sing
Outside my door a whipping wind blows

Working to rest a goodnight rest
Again I hear that whipping wind that blows
But...

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Categories: permit, emotions, faith, inspiration, jesus,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member To Count Quantum Sheep
       Foggily out of cryostasis, I come ...

A slow, painful waking to a vessel that's shaking
         from the stress of its...

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Categories: permit, adventure, fantasy, science, science fiction,
Form: Rhyme
Cutting Free
I want to say something
to your face, to your ears
grab your carefully created structure and like an earthquake
shake you till your focus lays upon the red ball
above the echo of my words
When I tried this...

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Categories: permit, emo, emotions, girl, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FIGHT FOR WHAT YOU BELIEVE IN






1.

WHAT?

Are we going to enter the ill-fated whirlpool 
                          ...

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Categories: permit, humanity, life, love,
Form: Free verse
SV POP
"I will continue to broadcast, as time and circumstance permit,
To whomever is receiving on the aforementioned frequency.
My name is Cor Nosduh. I am not infected. Over."
Yea, I thought, continue to broadcast until this massive, power-sucking,
5.1...

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© Tom Arnone  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: permit, daughter, fantasy, future, horror, planet, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Bulldozer and the Bear
The Sun had risen to greet the day
    and marveled at such a range of wondrous things.
Where below the warmth it brought to bare
    was causing a Thrasher's heart...

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Categories: permit, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
IS THE WORLD INSANE
(A SHORT COMMENTARY ON THE 21ST CENTURY CIVILIZATION)  


This story goes on to throw light on the 21st century civilization. And in that political era, the religious and political atrocities, which ended up as...

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Categories: permit, discrimination, , western,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Don't Just Murmur
Don’t Just Murmur


1.

WHAT?

Are we going to enter the ill-fated whirlpool 
                        ...

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Categories: permit, visionary,
Form: Didactic
CONVERSION
CONVERSION

1
Everyday is a test, no rest, a contest, put up my best, I confess
Hardwired and tired, flawed with mud and mire, no liar but on fire
I will connect, will not fret but you can bet...

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Categories: permit, baptism, bible, conflict, endurance, passion, religion, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Epistolary Essay In Forewarning Of Melancholia--Part II
(continued from, "An Epistle Warning against Melancholia: an Allegory--Part I," where somewhere in late 18th-century Europe a friend, Laetitia, by way of a letter warns her beloved girlfriend, Euphoria--a young, gay and unsuspecting mistress--against the...

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Categories: permit, depression, friend, metaphor, philosophy, psychological, uplifting, wisdom,
Form: Prose
Leaking Pen
Opening 
Fourth street and the divide meet 
Near the stream where it's waters Impede 
Five metres walk from the wooden bridge 
A little further away from the deserted car park 
Underneath the third tree with...

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© Kofi Amed   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: permit, fate, hope, life, love, metaphor, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LX and LXI
IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LX - LXI

The Yijing says : " If the common folk commit crimes, the fault for them shall reside with this one person (i.e., the Sovereign) himself… "...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: permit, bullying, immigration, leadership, people, political, surreal,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member full of beans
"the scientific law of causality states every effect (such as a fart) has a 
 cause (such as beans for supper)."
       --a scientific poet who subscribes to the Truth...

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Categories: permit, truth,
Form: Limerick
The Hamburger
For thirty years I’ve been a truckie who has driven far and wide,
Carting goods through day and night all across the countryside…
But hours spent upon the road, do not permit a set routine,
When it comes...

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Categories: permit, food, humor,
Form: Rhyme