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Trump In Motion






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Categories: purple, anxiety, art, autumn,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Pencils In September
I smell like pencils in September.
After they’ve been brought to that…to the machine hanging on the closet wall where our coats, our boots, our bags, and nonsense lived.

You stared me in the eyes, since the...

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Categories: purple, 3rd grade, america, betrayal, child, child abuse,
Form: Free verse
Within its brilliance gleaming
Cool black in lacquered polished silver chrome
Cranked up pistons bleached in summer’s heat
Hot steam rising as gears thundering
Beyond the crystal liquid city lights
Highways built across the land
In hearts felt pride American...

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Categories: purple,
Form: Abecedarian
Haiku 1
The Original Sin: Rhyming 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
the golden leaves turn black underfoot:
-Michael R. Burch
Dry leaf...

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Categories: purple, family, heart, love, mother son, nature, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Blue Shotgun Lantana
"As other spirits sail on music, mine, oh my love, swim on your perfume." Charles Baudelaire

"Sometimes you find an old bottle from which the soul returns." 
Charles Baudelaire

"Smell is a Word. Perfume is Literature."

"There are...

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Categories: purple, muse, mystery, sensual,
Form: Free verse

Rejection Slips 2
Rejection Slips 2

The Shape of Mourning
by Michael R. Burch
The shape of mourning
is an oiled creel
shining with unuse,
the bolt of cold steel
on a locker
shielding memory,

the monthly penance
of flowers,
the annual wake,
the face in the...

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Categories: purple, beauty, death, desire, life, longing, love, nature,
Form: Free verse
Rejection Slips 3
Rejection Slips 3

Rejection Slip
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...

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Categories: purple, death, desire, family, heart, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chapter 18: Dolly Damian and Polly: Love In Degrees
Date:   April   2026

The 1st degree is unknown 

Damian and Polly had planned
The trip to the Copy Cat Club
For weeks with Dolly and Molly
The club was popping when
They hit the scene.
The DJ...

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Categories: purple, beautiful, culture, fun, good night, hello, hip
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Chapter 119 -- Damian Delilah Mallory Damali Desharah Dj: Desharah's and Sedanah's New Digs
Desharah  woke early morning 8 am.
She wanted to check out her new
House. But she waited for Sedanah 
To come out of her dreams. 
"WAKE UP SEDA."  They roomed
Together. That's what her mother 

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Categories: purple, absence, confidence, voyage,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member The World Is a Small Plane
I have travelled through the cluttered corridors of my tired mind countless times. 
I have reached deep into the dark abyss of my captive soul and in that profoundly disturbing darkness, I went searching to...

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Categories: purple, appreciation, faith, inspirational, love, self, strength,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member History's Greatest Miracle Play
History’s Greatest Miracle Play

Let me tell you a story - Prologue

Actors gather to play their parts
To set the stage – backdrops and props –
In history’s greatest miracle play
Called to speak their lines
On redemption’s stage
In a...

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Categories: purple, jesus,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Enlightening Systems
"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...

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Categories: purple, blessing, humor, math, mentor, metaphor, religion, science,
Form: Political Verse
Hurt People Hurt People
Flirt with Whitney
Flirt with fear 
Life is good
But I rather be anywhere but here
Body aches from pushing out tears
Driving on the road of life
Eyes is watery
So I can't steer 
And I'm getting dizzy 
Stomach very...

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Categories: purple, deep, depression, feelings, longing, meaningful,
Form: Free verse
A Night On a Wharf
A Night On A Wharf

The couple decide to walk. The boardwalk still lit at this late hour guides them. They walk hand in hand,..whispering softly with small talk...solemn.,. lonely , yet together. The walk is...

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Categories: purple, blessing,
Form: Carpe Diem
Home Sweet Hell
"That also has a steep drop off the far side of Home Sweet Hell" said my soulless guide as he pointed in the direction of the nearby screams. 
I could see what resembled silhouettes or...

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Categories: purple, anxiety, death, future, life, scary,
Form: Free verse
He just appeared to me, like wispily curling 
Chimney smoke, 
One grim and early morning in the very midst of 
Decembers briefest days, on the highest slope,
Toiling through my daily round; where, slowly 
Driving up...

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Categories: purple, nature, universe,
Form: Rhyme
The Girl With Eyes As Black As Crows
On that night the moon seemed hidden from her starry brothers
The kind of night not suited for the fighters nor the lovers
I ventured out only to put out the low burning lamp
When there I saw...

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Categories: purple, dark, death, fantasy, murder, mythology, night, scary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Resonating Rightbrain Politics
Says Csikszentmihalyi,
"Social scientists
(Abraham Maslow, Lawrence Kohlberg, Jane Loevinger, [Ken Wilber, Edward Podvoll, Julian Jaynes, Jack Kornfield, Richard Dawkins, Clare Graves, Carl Jung] and James Fowler)
describe a dialectical motion
between [Yang-ego-form] differentiation
and [Yin-eco-logical function] integration,
between turning attention...

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Categories: purple, beauty, environment, health, political, psychological, religion, trust,
Form: Political Verse
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: purple, africa, baptism, beautiful, christian, courage, poems, wisdom,
Form: Narrative
No Umbrella
There is always something to write about
I don’t know what you are talking about
There is always something to write about
So take out your pen and spell it out
I was trying to book a ticket for...

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Categories: purple, anxiety, appreciation, beautiful, business, creation, rain, seasons,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member What Daddy Demands
EarthMama Invites

Without RightDaddy Dominance,
Left EcoMama
and Her still innocent suppressed Children,
share no opposing WinLose
internalized voices,
just anxious and angry
and fearful feelings
about LoseLose
ego and Earth

Because all RightBrain feeling voices
and chemistries
are outside Sacred NatureSpirit
Patriarchal/Matriarchal Voices
secular and sacred...

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Categories: purple, bullying, caregiving, gender, health, integrity, love, violence,
Form: Political Verse
Poems About Eros and Cupid

These are translations of ancient Greek poems about Eros. Eros was the Greek counterpart of the Roman god Cupid. While today we tend to think of Cupid as an angelic cherub...

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Categories: purple, cute love, desire, god, heart, love, lust,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Last Call
     We sat at the end of the bar in a seedy place on Seventh street.  Nursing our drinks, we both had a bit too much that night.  My...

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Categories: purple, passion, sad,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- An Epic Poem 28
The elves left separately and reconvened in the safe room.  If  Rian was aware of Joulupukki's presence in the Village, they did not want to give away what magic he had.  When...

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Categories: purple, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
Inxs of Poison From Iron Maiden Scorpion Mamma and Ac Dc Charged Aries Papa
Inxs of poison from iron maiden scorpion mamma and ac/dc charged aries papa

Although gainfully unemployed 
(fate now finds me receiving 
social security disability – 
for approximately 
the last baker's dozen years -
the yeast divine intercession...

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Categories: purple, 12th grade, abuse, anger, anxiety, atheist, bullying,
Form: Free verse