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Premium Member The Night Before Christmas Eve
The night Before Christmas Eve
By Franklin Price
12/17/2016


Prologue

The Night Before Christmas
A most famous of  poems
Read  to children aloud
By their parents in homes

To children who gather
'Round the brightly lit tree
To hear Santa is coming
Presents for...

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Categories: poems, christmas,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms 1980-82 by T Wignesan
 Translation of Eric Mottram’s Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms by T. Wignesan

33.  on a vu un homme courir/ de la scène de crime un homme est maintenant en train d’aider/ la police avec...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: poems, america, conflict, culture, , literature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Various Heresies 3
Various Heresies 3

Breakings
by Michael R. Burch

I did it out of pity.
I did it out of love.
I did it not to break the heart of a tender, wounded dove.

But gods without compassion
ordained: Frail things must break!
Now...

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Categories: poems, america, bible, christian, god, jesus, religion, usa,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Taste of my Varied Genres
A Sample of some of the genres I write it...Nature, family, depression...just a taste...just a taste. These are all reposts and can be found along with these titles:

The Sound of His Breathing (Written about my...

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Categories: poems, poetry, , cute, , Lullaby,
Form: Epic
fortunes re told
FORTUNES READ the sign displayed
TRINKETS, CHARMS AND SPELLS
The store had not been here yesterday
shades of candles, books and bell
Drapes were hung from side to side
The windows all were dark
Where was this place a day ago?
Just...

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Categories: poems, surreal,
Form: Epic



Premium Member Tips For Modern Poets
Dear Novice Poet,
Welcome to the wide open wonderful world of poetry!  Today more than ever before, a poem can easily be whatever you want it to be.  The rules are simple.  There...

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Categories: poems, write,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Jean LAPRESLE: The Solitary Oak on Mount Kremlin Bicetre
 A French ‘Indianist’ Doctor: A Tribute to a Die-hard Humanist
                         ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: poems, celebrity, endurance, french, loss, solitude, tribute,
Form: Elegy
Mario William Vitale Latest Writings
The language and images of Mario Vitale's poetry are so closely bound to the natural cycles of seasons, of generations, of the body's functioning, that is surprising to realize how many of his poems deal...

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Categories: poems, art,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Yvonne's Swan Song
Yvonne was very, very, very happy.
She loved her mother.
She loved her brother Phillip.
And she loved swans.
Oh, did she ever love swans!

She loved the way they looked
With their smooth, fluffy feathers,
And colorful beaks of orange, yellow...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: poems, anti bullying, bullying, children, courage, mother daughter,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Poems: I didn't say Poem
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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Courbet: Elegy 8 by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s Courbet: Elegy 8 by T. Wignesan

Blanches oeuvres ouvertes
résident dans les jours
la surface du banc de travail est noire
les géraniums-lierres
les fougères et les adragans
accumulent leurs oeuvres et jours:
La toile noire de Courbet
un...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: poems, america, art, creation, philosophy, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where do we come in
Where do we come in
					in medias res  not knowing nor caring when
doesn’t everybody pine being number one we leave behind our lives in pages  pictures  or else make for images of what...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: poems, caregiving, character, humanity, leadership, people, rights, sports,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Essay: A Better Kind of Poetry Contest on PoemHunter
CHALLENGE TITLE POETRY CONTEST FOR AUGUST ON POEMHUNTER.COM! 

'WHY DO TURTLES CROSS THE ROAD? '


OK FOLKS! Please choose your favorite poem from those entered here and remember too to give your reasons for your choice....

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Categories: poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bharathidasan's Pulikku nAy enta mUlai, Translated by T Wignesan
Bharathidasan’s “Pulikku nay enta muulai” (To the Tiger, the Dog knows no safe dwelling!) translated by T. Wignesan 

Bharathidasan (1891-1964) was a self-proclaimed disciple of the eminent Brahmin poet: Cuppiramania Bharathiyar (cf. two poems of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: poems, anti bullying, patriotic, political, racism, , literature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love life it was a massive blow

To the hospital fled poor...

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Categories: poems, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Driving Alone Through the Sand Hills of Nebraska
My love is light (a fairy kiss?)          
               Like the pressure of...

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Categories: poems, lost love,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member By how many badbyes can you measure the length of your day
     by how many badbyes can you measure the length of your day

                 first comes...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: poems, age, loneliness, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Back Door Side Door Front Door : Which door might a Confucian take
       Back Door Side Door Front Door : Which door might a Confucian take
 
..................for René ETIEMBLE (Jan. 26, 1909 – Jan. 7, 2002)*

In homage - dedicated to the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: books, eulogy, french, poems, son, tribute,
Form: Elegy
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: poems, love, poetry, poets, , Lullaby,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sandy Hook Poems 1
Sandy Hook Call to Love
by Michael R. Burch
 
Our hearts are broken today
for our children's small bodies lie broken;
let us gather them up, as we may,
that the truth of our Love may be spoken;
then, when...

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Categories: poems, children, school, student, usa, violence, war, youth,
Form: Verse
The Stela epic, PART 1 of 8
The Stela Epic by DR. Mohammed F A Alrazak

The grains of sand, the drops of rain, makes the stage for souls to play 
The prints of feet on rocks were wonders and arts as the...

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Categories: poems, culture, freedom,
Form: ABC
Premium Member I Want A Doggy
Oh how I want a doggy, 
a bundle of love and fur.                       ...

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Categories: poems, dog, friend, love,
Form: Narrative
Around 4 AM - Lived Life as a Loser Snoozer
I have a lot to write and say, buddy, so hear me out some more
Don’t make me feel lower than I have ever felt before…
Listen, understand and stay quiet until I say no more…sorry if...

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Categories: poems, addiction, anxiety, betrayal, conflict, confusion, desire, emotions,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Today's journey Through COVID-19
As I woke up this morning I was thinking of what should I do through COVID-19 pandemic.
I said to myself, “I want to go for a walk.”
While walking along the street, people were passing with...

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Categories: africa, baptism, beautiful, christian, courage, poems, wisdom,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Interview - for Contest
This situation has no basis in reality; in fact, it is ludicrously unreal. However, the likes and dislikes shown of its author are completely true!

Scene: A comfortable office where Andrea Dietrich is finishing up with...

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Categories: poems, fantasy,
Form: Prose