Long Preference Poems
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Rejection Slips 3
preference, death, desire, family, heart, life, longing, love,
Rejection Slips 3
by Michael R. Burch
Whenever my writing gets rejected,
I always wonder how the rejecter got elected.
Are we exchanging at the same Bourse?
(Excepting present company, of course!)
When editors reject my poems, did I slip...
Poems about Adam, Eve, Lucifer, Eden and the Fall
preference, bible, christian, creation, god, heaven, paradise, sin,
Poems about Adam, Eve, Lucifer
by Michael R. Burch
Then earth was heaven too, a perfect garden.
Apples burgeoned and shone, unplucked on sagging boughs.
What, then, would the children eat?
Fruit indecently sweet,
redolent as incense, with a tempting aroma...
Halloween Poems IV
preference, dark, death, evil, grave, halloween, horror, scary,
by Michael R. Burch
the Horror lurks inside our closets
the Horror hides beneath our beds
the Horror hisses ancient curses
the Horror whispers in our heads
the Horror tells us Death is coming
the Horror tells us there’s no...
Red and Green Christians
preference, addiction, bible, hate, health, love, peace, philosophy,
Let's start with a fundamental flaw of fundamentalist Christianity,
a literary flaw within literal non-interpretation of historical creation
and sacred development.
This is true of radical jihadist Moslims as well,
although we both know you think you're more special...
YangyYolks with YinYin-Whites
preference, analogy, culture, earth, food, health, math, science,
Start and end each day,
with a taoist egg.
I doubt my eggs are religious.
No, but they are natural,
co-arising nondual yolk form
with white-transparent regenerative function,
and cosmology, maybe,
if you're a chicken,
or a turkey,
What I Didn't Know
preference, culture, health, love, political, power, psychological, trust,
People, Places, and Things I Didn't Know I Trusted
I rather suddenly, and belatedly,
realized I trust the highest and best use for language,
for every community and communication of faith,
for every school and pedagogical political enculturation,
Today Is Different
preference, america, health, integrity, prayer, spiritual, spoken word,
Today is assiduously
as I review our local RiverEast News.
Mike Thompson writes a solid Editorial
in a compelling voice.
I expect to only add
my hearty sacred
happy secular "Amen!"
Our nearly fearless Editor and Chief
calls for political "ACCOUNTABILITY!"
preference, blessing, humor, math, mentor, metaphor, religion, science,
"Overcoming misleading [economic and political] metaphors
that are physically [naturally, ecosystemically, phylogenically] in [and of]
your [ecological-organic embodied] brain
is never easy."
George Lakoff, The Political...
preference, addiction, endurance, environment, health, judgement, political, psychological,
deeply immersed in permacultural eco-logic,
a systematic teleology of cooperative nutrition economics,
remain rarely flushed out from their camouflage.
with shamanic nature-as-spirit tendencies,
our most articulate mentors often wander off
to pray for,
breathe and suffer and dance...
Judging v Mediating
preference, community, culture, earth, environment, health, integrity, passion,
Judging v Mediating,
like Teaching v Mentoring,
like Win/Lose Retributive Motives v Win/Win Restorative Motivators
like dogmatic Preaching v compassionately Communicating,
and appreciated by my LeftBrain dominant
nurturing StraightWhite patriarchal
systemically elitist judgment
extending up and...
Red and Blue Estrangered Families
preference, earth, faith, family, health, integrity, religion, usa,
Dear Siblings Three,
I was reading a story
in which some siblings became estranged
after their parents died,
while others moved toward greater solidarity.
This is a variation on a diaspora story.
But, here growing physical distance
is seen more as a...
The Giant of Lisbellaw
Stood I there, that last day,
On an iron bridge...
An aqueduct by design,
Where, looking dreamily out over
The Ernes Lower Lough,
My compressed shadow
Momentarily paused -
To contently recline:
Amidst coy Junes radiant beams
of sweet benign!
All was stilled,...
Once Upon A Reservation
preference, destiny, education, environment, green, health, humor, peace,
Back in the height
of our pre-millennial military-industrial
of competing excess...
Once upon our Sacred Times...
Once upon a time
here in the US of Northern Americas
we used a Reservation Model
to dispose of hopelessly disabled aboriginals,
He said, I said
preference, art, boyfriend, character, emotions, girlfriend, hello,
How the housefly gets attracted to organic decay
and an infant child traces the voice of its mother
are nothing compared to the intense attraction
Michelle and I possess on the guy owning not a strand of hair...
Cooperative WinWin EarthGames
preference, adventure, beauty, birth, health, political,
Perhaps you hear and see a yet emerging trend
those born at end of the second millennium
carrying and burying ourselves in the third,
yet to die Post Bi-Millennially.
We hear a son who knows,
as his cells know...
Love You Messages
preference, health, love, peace, political, power, race,
When the StraightWhite Patriarchal President
sent out his Praise and Thanks Message
"We love you"
to those who would cathartically enjoy beheading
VicePresident St. Peter's Pence
loves homophobic St. Paul,
This felt like too much tolerating
an unconstitutional intolerable
absence of basic...
Duping a Broker - For a Change - 2nd HALF in text - plus FULL AUDIO version
Here's the deal, folks...
This is, as indicated, the 2nd HALF of this fairly lengthy poem. Due to Poetry Soup's file-size limitations, this piece had to be posted in 2 parts.
preference, culture, education, health, light, power, psychological, religion,
Our humane-empowering species,
steeped in regenetic history
of human nature connecting
Has an unfortunate tendency,
especially in Abrahamic historical traditions,
to imagine that our own religious tradition
is not only free of historical-cultural adaptation
but also the one supremely right-wing Way
Face masks, face veils: same thing
preference, health, truth, , western,
When last I visited India almost a decade ago
I recall riding on my brother's scooter
as he drove me around town,
And I saw fully veiled Muslim women
half their faces veiled, masked in Niqab
The Instincts of Innocence
preference, innocence, religion,
I reflect upon a word -
To understand more fully what it means,
I think of what it conjures up for me -
childhood times -
those times when I believed all I was taught
You never left me
You, never, left me
Out, of, sight
Bi Polar stumbles, on
The, children’s, prison
He, plans, on
God's Zen Voice
preference, blessing, culture, gender, god, health, strength,
Once upon this time
I was listening to the Christian Fathers
retell traditional stories
of God's election and predestination.
is like being born into royalty,
privileges of humane Earth's regenerative grace.
Election is more democratic.
Selection based on God's vote for mercy,
Beloved Universal Community
preference, community, culture, discrimination, earth, environment, faith,
My fetal alcoholic bipolar:
“sometimes I experience low anxiety
and act like a happy drunk”
like when entering new places
I experience high anxiety
and act like a very bad
and mean-spirited drunk
with immense juvenile curiosity and overload,
Choosing Safe Hands
preference, destiny, happiness, health, humor, love, nature, psychological,
I make choices each moment
of each day.
we review those choices each dreaming moment
of enculturing memory.
We choose within a range
of permacultural resonance
--regenerative polycultural long-range potential for nutritional WinWin resolution--
or cognitive/affective dissonance
Dissonance between our
Left Ego's Exterior...
First Faces of Conflict
preference, earth, environment, health, humanity, humor, philosophy, science,
Perhaps too redundantly,
and not quite octave-eloquently enough,
we have pictured Original Yang/Yin ReGenerative/DeGenerative CoArising Intent
as LeftBrain Patriarchal EgoDominant
with a preference for WinLose,
defined as Either-Or thinking
with fundamentalist vertical power hierarchical assumptions
that LeftElite will always remain conservatively On...