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Premium Member Translation of Marcel Moreau's A L'Amour by T Wignesan
Translation of the Elegy: On Marceline Desbordes-Valmore - À L'amour - Poem by Marcel Moreau Translated by T. Wignesan

Reprends de ce bouquet les trompeuses couleurs,      (Take back the dubious colours...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, hate, heartbreak, irony, love, passion,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member Beary Tales Episodes 15-24, More Poet's Notes
Note to Readers of Previous Versions:
There are so many new vignettes scattered throughout the poem that I hope you will reread the whole thing! There are many new GEMS, improvements to previous verses and improved...

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Categories: adventure, beauty, friendship, innocence, love, mentor,
Form: Quatrain
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: quatrain, anti bullying, patriotic, political, racism, , literature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member the PLAGUE
as the PROPHETS of profits, WE lead and WE’re fair
while WE’re living the life of the poor BILLIONAIRE
– silver yachts, pearly castles, cash (plenty to spare) –
with the world on OUR backs... ah! the burdens...

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Categories: society,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXI Part One
Unquotable quotes: The Janitor, Gardienne, Landlady, Housekeeper, Portero, the Sereno and the Hausgast – XXXI  Part One

Be they so named or not in these here parts, visions of shrieking furies with Gorgon heads and...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: care, city, horror, rights, urban,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member Beary Tales Episodes 1-6, Poet's Notes
(Remembering Innocence)


Note to Readers of Previous Versions:
There are so many new vignettes scattered throughout the poem that I hope you will reread the whole thing! There are new tales, improvements to previous verses, and improved...

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Categories: adventure, best friend, blessing, innocence, love, mentor,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Beary Tales Episodes 7-14, Poet's Notes

7. Playing With Fire
My mom IS quite clear on the dangers of fire,
But if boy'S hooked on flame, then it'S hard to obey,
There'S a longing for “MATCH GUN” (6) that most boys acquire,
Small'S the chance...

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Categories: adventure, appreciation, best friend, blessing, innocence, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Favorite Recurring Nightmares Part 1
Don't you think that this title is darkly divine?
But, of course, there will have to be weirdness that’s funny,
Though my nightmares are many and have complex arcs
There’s some risk here I might have to work...

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Categories: anxiety, crazy, fun, funeral, holocaust, humorous, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Unforgettable Places - Acts
I have so many places/acts dear to my heart
I’m just dying to share some with you
Not to boast, I but honor them, all played a part,
I'm sure helped to bring me in your view!

Tell me...

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Categories: appreciation, blessing, family, life, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member War is a War Crime
Once wars were fought with sticks and stones
to flog the flesh and batter bones
and conquer lands, defending thrones -
though gods provoke, not one atones. 

The multitude (by hordes beset
with battle-ax or bayonet)
braved blades, dyed red...

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Categories: war, world,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Favorite Recurring Nightmares Part 2 Final
Nightmare 8. To Lose the Gift of Feeling Heard

Is each person not poet when he spills his heart?
Has your verse lost its edge if it’s true no one listens,
Or does God mean that no one...

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Categories: anxiety, christian, fun, humor, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Zolar the Inet God
(after Edgar Allan Poe's "The Angel of the Odd")

It was a tidy day and I sat, replete, under vellux blankets.
Sadly, my tea was weak, the bottle of cinnamon whiskey
tantalizingly low, and my feet swelling above...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, anti bullying, betrayal, bullying, horror,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Me and Me First
That soft-spoken Sovereign commands a big stick, 
runs the world into ruins, once our bailiwick.
If asked why, He grins grimly, pale lips slightly pursed:
"Vindication? Straightforward: It's Me and Me First" 

(To mesmerise people He needed...

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Categories: political, society, world,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Your Soul - The Quatrain Style



~ Your Soul ~
 (Quatrain)


 Your soul and mine are so important to God,
 And it should be to you, because you can lose it too,
 Your soul is something so valuable, so precious,
 And...

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Categories: quatrain, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member For old Star-Gazer Master Khayyam - a name like Shakespeare's for some other giants - Part One
For old Star-Gazer Master Khayyam – a name like Shakespeare’s for « some » other giants - Part One

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: philosophy, tribute,
Form: Quatrain
My Most Embarrassing Moment
It was many years ago now, before my wisdom teeth
had forced their way through my big mouth, they were still underneath.
I had an awesome job within the motor industry;
not building them, but selling: an ‘Executive’,...

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Categories: funny,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Understanding the Bible
Quotes:
1. "Doubt is not the absence of faith - certainty is!"  Karen Armstrong

therefore

2. "It is impossible to be a true Christian and not have doubts!"   Brian Johnston

3. “For by grace you have...

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Categories: bible, blessing, love,
Form: Quatrain
EXISTENCE
All that does encompass bespeaks wonder in everything
bubbling brooks and waterfalls does your glory ring
terrestrial and celestial ever fill our eyes with seeing
how can not it's splendor not fill our very being
 
raindrops in waters...

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Categories: bible, earth, god, life, nature, uplifting, visionary,
Form: Quatrain
Story Of My Mom From Pictures
Telling tales or stories is a favourable pasttime;
But using pictures to tell stories of past and present,
Yours remind me of days back in time,
Would not be all very  recent,
Last ones of grateful recline
To golden...

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Categories: quatrain, blessing, children, emotions, forgiveness, grandmother,
Form: Rhyme royal
Premium Member Cat 5
                            
I saw a cat quartet within my...

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Categories: cat, dream, song,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Heinrich Heine Revisited
I can clearly sense your utter despair of Der Matratzengruft*
As you valiantly carried on your poetic works to the very end.
This did not change your literary accomplishments well-known,
And your courage through the misery and morphine*...

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Categories: quatrain, history, international, philosophy, poems, poets, political,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Hay un dia feliz by Nicanor Parra, Translated by T Wignesan
       Hay un dia feliz by Nicanor Parra, Translated by T. Wignesan

      To come by a happy day

(In this poem, Parra maintains lines of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: childhood, family, father, feelings, music, nostalgia, philosophy,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Crime of Passion
You wonder how our love has died
It’s murder...by MY hand
A Crime of Passion’s what it is
I hope you understand

I spilt the blood of dying love
Put sword in to the hilt
And now I wear my mourning...

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Categories: love, passion, woman, , sweet love,
Form: Quatrain
Layers
As you peel back one layer you will a bit more of me
Each layer defines parts that the naked eye may not see
The outer layer is tough resistant and seems weather proof
Just one more layer...

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Categories: caregiving, life, christmas, son, me, heart, christmas,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Translation of Marcel Moreau's: A Paris by T Wignesan
Translation of Marcel Moreau's " A Paris " by T. Wignesan

IN PARIS

Paris bores me no end without you
My heart weighted down with melancholia
The spleen given over to asthenia
Empties its own sense of loss on to...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cute love, nostalgia, november, paris, romantic love,
Form: Quatrain