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I am my Father's Son
They were gambling in front of the house.
Manservants and pages bustled about
Serving Suitors who just curse and carouse.
Few mix wine with water. I heard one shout,
"Clean down the tables with wet sponges! Rouse
Yourselves! And when...

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Categories: prefer, adventure, anger, anxiety, bullying, father, history, introspection,
Form: Dramatic Monologue



A Love's Dialogue
Unique: I need someone to hold me and tell
me it's alright.
I need someone to hold my hands and feel
my pain.
I need someone to kiss away my pain.
I need someone to look into my eyes and...

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Categories: prefer, allusion,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member SUMMER





“SUMMER”



Where 
has Summer 
gone?

The world 
has lost 
Summer

Sweet 
little 
dream

missing 

all those other 
beautiful  
small dreams 

seen as toys
small and 
inconsequential 

casually tossed aside, 
disposable play,
things

pure shining lights
smiling eyes once so bright, 
switched off,

'neath...

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Categories: prefer, abuse, child abuse,
Form: Epic
Haiku 1
The Original Sin: Rhyming Haiku!
 
Haiku
should never rhyme:
it’s a crime!
-Michael R. Burch
 
The herons stand,
sentry-like, at attention ...
rigid observers of some unknown command.
-Michael R. Burch
 
Late
fall;
all
the golden leaves turn black underfoot:
soot
-Michael R. Burch
 
Dry leaf...

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Categories: prefer, family, heart, love, mother son, nature, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Epigrams
Epigrams by Michael R. Burch

If brevity is the soul of wit
then brevity and levity 
are the whole of it.
—Michael R. Burch

To write an epigram, cram.
If you lack wit, scram!
—Michael R. Burch

Conformists of a feather
flock together.
—Michael...

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Categories: prefer, bible, metaphor, philosophy, poetry, wisdom, words, writing,
Form: Epigram



Limericks
Limericks
by Michael R. Burch



Clyde Lied!
by Michael R. Burch

There once was a mockingbird, Clyde,
who bragged of his prowess, but lied.
To his new wife he sighed,
"When again, gentle bride?"
"Nevermore!" bright-eyed Raven replied.



The Platypus
by Michael R. Burch

The platypus,...

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Categories: prefer, giggle, light, nonsense, parody, silly, smile, word
Form: Limerick
Poems about Poems VI
Poems about Poems VI

The Board
by Michael R. Burch

Accessible rhyme is never good.
The penalty is understood?
soft titters from dark board rooms where
the businessmen paste on their hair
and, Walter Mitties, woo the Muse
with reprimands of Dr. Seuss.

The...

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Categories: prefer, extended metaphor, heaven, muse, passion, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Limericks III - Grab Bag
Limericks III - Grab Bag

Being a peace activist, I once wrote a limerick in an attempt to stop needless wars:

Of Tetley’s and V-2's
(or "Why Not to Bomb the Brits")
by Michael R. Burch

The English are very...

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Categories: prefer, humor, humorous, light, nonsense, silly, war, writing,
Form: Limerick
Albert Einstein Poems
ALBERT EINSTEIN POEMS

These are "poems" I created from Albert Einstein quotes, changing a word here and there for the sake of meter and rhyme...



A question that sometimes drives me hazy: 
am I or are the...

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Categories: prefer, light, love, poems, poetry, science, time, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our EarthCafe CoOp
In one sense,
the Cafe CoOp
started as my therapeutic retirement dream.

But,
in quite another
the CoOp goes back to when I was eight,
and I thought,
assumed really,
everyone indulged in Thought Experiments
about what would my optimal Eden Paradise.
restoring peace and...

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Categories: prefer, business, education, games, health, humor, integrity, retirement,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member IN THE WILD
IN THE WILD

Early morning, we go for a drive,
An awesome feeling as we arrive,
At our camp gate which, opens 
At 6 o’clock, 
Now we are in the African bush
Which, will unlock,
Moments that we have missed...

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Categories: prefer, adventure, africa,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Healthy Politics, and Sex, and Religion
I hope I know what is healthy sex,
in an experiential kind of way,
in a biblical swell of stay,
and I can imagine a world with healthier,
more cooperative, political empowerment,
but I am clueless about healthy religion,
which most...

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Categories: prefer, health, humor, philosophy, political, religion, sensual, wisdom,
Form: Political Verse
MODERN SONNETS I
MODERN SONNETS I

I prefer the original definition of the sonnet as a “little song” of indeterminate form and length. These modern sonnets vary from more-or-less traditional to free verse.


Maker, Fakir, Curer
by Michael R. Burch

A poem...

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Categories: prefer, art, freedom, romantic, romantic love, song, write,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Contract Against Greatness
In Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged"
she paints a nationalistically wealthy saint
where also lives a monochromatically utilitarian narcissist,
sucking on attachment to fame and power
for bought and sold ZeroSum accounting Souls.

If the perfectly powerful pure patriarchal patriot
were your...

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Categories: prefer, culture, health, integrity, mental illness, peace, philosophy,
Form: Political Verse
Limericks VI - Religion
Limericks VI - Religion

Pell-Mell for Hell Mel
by Michael R. Burch

There once was a Baptist named Mel
who condemned all non-Christians to hell.
When he stood before God
he felt like a clod
to discover His Love couldn’t fail!



Why I...

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Categories: prefer, christian, humor, humorous, light, nonsense, religion, religious,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Messages for ReGenerating Time
This revolutionary message
is brought to you by
the 
TransMillennial EarthTribe CoOperative,
your international ecopolitical sponsor,
speciating Earth's New PostMillennially Silent EcoLogical Majority.

We think we begin to both comprehend,
in a B. Fullerian metaphysical sense,
and co-empathically trust,
in an economic and...

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Categories: prefer, culture, health, humor, political, power,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member IN THE WILD Re Post
IN THE WILD 
( Re Post)

Early one morning, we begin our drive,
An awesome feeling as we arrive,
At our camp gate which, opens 
At six o’clock, 
Now we are in the African bush
Which, will unlock,
Moments that...

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Categories: prefer, animal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cooperative Family Politics
I think he's talking about a cooperative bicameral political system,
with "How to talk to the other side".

And what could that possibly mean, dear Yang?

Well,
I was watching this Ted-talk from Marin,
by Robb Willer, as I anciently...

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Categories: prefer, culture, earth, family, freedom, health, humor, parents,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Empathy as Green Democracy
I don't think it's just me.
I find myself challenged to change LeftBrain cognitive beliefs,
languaged abstractions of personal knowledge,
perhaps because it is not possible to change Right Brain's
Elder feelings of co-empathic trust
where dipolar co-arising mutual immunity
raises...

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Categories: prefer, education, health, history, integrity, political, racism,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Please Consider Those Who - Not By Choice - Are Living Alone - 2nd THIRD
This is the 2nd THIRD of my 3-part poem - see Mark Stellinga on Poetry Soup for the other 2 THIRDS - couldn't be helped.



“What about neighbors,” I carefully pried...“do any of them check on...

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Categories: prefer, love, relationship,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Prescribing ReBirth to DT2
DT2 came to me, unwillingly and clandestinely,
only because he was referred by his mother,
who was concerned that he was growing up and out
to become an ego-terrorist,
and she had heard of my feminist work as ecotherapist--
so...

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Categories: prefer, birth, body, culture, health, humor, mental illness,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Sins of Supreme Suppression
Not to play any blame game,
in this our new co-evolutionary capacity
for LeftBrained Language Enculturation
long become YangDominant associated
with 'civilization',
co-arising anthro-centrism,
including Earth's newer history
of revolution by Empirical Elitism.

Processes of empirical empire supremacy,
kill or be killed,
became not really...

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Categories: prefer, earth, health, language, math, religion, science, sin,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Summer ReForesting School
YinYin,
what did you most appreciate
learning at school this summer?

Probably in Community ReForesting.
You know, the EcoTherapy Class
I took
instead of eating lunch,
using "lunch" loosely
as synonymous with edible,
or at least tangentially related to edibility.

Oh yes, that one.
What stands...

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Categories: prefer, culture, education, health, history, humor, integrity, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member 4 more poems about POETRY - B
Who hasn't this nightmare of forgetting an inspirational word or phrase happened to?
                      ...

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Categories: prefer, poetry,
Form: Verse
Premium Member 10 poems about POETRY
                           Being a “Poet” Can Be Painful!


I’ve likely told...

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Categories: prefer, poetry,
Form: Verse