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Premium Member Poems about Mothers
Poems about Mothers


Mother's Smile
by Michael R. Burch

There never was a fonder smile
than mother's smile, no softer touch
than mother's touch. So sleep awhile
and know she loves you more than "much."

So more than "much, " much more...

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Categories: require, child, children, love, mother, mother daughter, mother
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Cleansings
Cleansings
by Michael R. Burch

Walk here among the walking specters. Learn
inhuman patience. Flesh can only cleave
to bone this tightly if their hearts believe
that God is good, and never mind the Urn.

A lentil and a bean might...

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Categories: require, holocaust, prison, race, racism, violence, world war
Form: Verse
Premium Member Let Me Give Her Diamonds
Let Me Give Her Diamonds
by Michael R. Burch

Let me give her diamonds
for my heart's
sharp edges.

Let me give her roses
for my soul's
thorn.

Let me give her solace
for my words
of treason.

Let the flowering of love
outlast a winter
season.

Let me...

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Categories: require, valentines day,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sonnets XLII-LI
Sonnets XLII-LI

Distances
by Michael R. Burch

Moonbeams on water?
the reflected light
of a halcyon star
now drowning in night...
So your memories are.

Footprints on beaches
now flooding with water;
the small, broken ribcage
of some primitive slaughter...
So near, yet so far.



A Surfeit of...

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Categories: require, bereavement, death, death of a friend, funeral,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Various Heresies 4
Various Heresies 4

I, Lazarus
by Michael R. Burch

I, Lazarus, without a heart,
devoid of blood and spiritless,
lay in the darkness, meritless:
my corpse?a thing cold, dead, apart.

But then I thought I heard?a Voice,
a Voice that called me from...

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Categories: require, america, bible, christian, faith, god, jesus, usa,
Form: Verse



Premium Member CareGiving Stories Reprise
Wounded Sacred Dementia: Part Two

Dementia's derelict WinLose SocialWorker
suboptimizingly hesitates
when I tell her
I have not changed my mind
about not adopting Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
into my vulnerable home
with a seven-year-old AfricanAmerican boy
blind
and unable to defend himself,
or even run...

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Categories: require, caregiving, culture, earth, health, integrity, love, parents,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Fairer, Indeed
WOMEN ...

Truly amaze me ...
They possess the super-human

Strength to birth a child - one of
The most painful and demanding
Feats of endurance known to our
Species - yet they have the
Self-confidence to be meek and

Tender, with the...

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Categories: require, appreciation, humanity, love, wisdom, woman, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Just Doin' My Translation Job
It's all frustratingly LeftBrain relativistic,
even nihilistic in its darker 
ruminating 
paranoid about chaotic outcomes form,
said Einstein's post-millennial ghost.

So its all synergetic fractal 4D equivalent SpaceTime,
said Fuller,
in co-arising nondual P = N(NP)/2 (0)-Core response.

Interesting you should...

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Categories: require, creation, health, humor, love, political, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Reclusive Accountabilities
I am sick of excuses to avoid responsibility
and I am, today, sick with excuses to avoid responsibility
with "I'm just a mortal human. I make mistakes.
I judge situations and relationships,
assess potential risks to care and nourishing...

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Categories: require, culture, health, humanity, humor, political, race, stress,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member My Best Friend - The Whispers Style

~My Best Friend~
 (Whispers Style)


 There's a friend who is dynamite
 Each day brings His Love, Light
 Know Him for long  time, yes  I do
 Hope one day you  do  too
...

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Categories: require, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dante's Divine Comedy translation CANTO IX
That color vileness painted on my face
When coming back my duke to me I saw 
His new squeezing inside much more took place.

He heedful stopped as man hearing to draw;
Because his eye could not reach...

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Categories: require, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Love Whispers - The Triryu Style

~ Love   Whispers ~
 ( Triryu )



 Pray  for  Love  Peace  now
 Love  always  comes from  the  Lord
 He  can  set  you...

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Categories: require, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
A Gardening Expose
With these lines I’ll relate an intriguing tale of dubious accuracy
For I Hope to unveil sordid affairs of more than one conspiracy!
Be warned, that though you might be disturbed by the facts I relate?
They are...

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Categories: require, garden, word play,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What Daddy Demands
EarthMama Invites

Without RightDaddy Dominance,
Left EcoMama
and Her still innocent suppressed Children,
share no opposing WinLose
assuming
internalized voices,
just anxious and angry
and fearful feelings
about LoseLose
ZeroZone,
ego and Earth
matriarchal-line 
extinguished.

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

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Categories: require, bullying, caregiving, gender, health, integrity, love, violence,
Form: Political Verse
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: require, care, city, horror, rights, urban,
Form: Quatrain
Talk to me Stop talking
Just a view on the inner critic. Every time I read what I wrote I see a different angle. This person never even opened their eyes. Some day you can't.

The day had begun. Simple. It...

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Categories: require, mental illness,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Five
Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Five

The Monseigneur knew that they must be successful in this venture as the “Lord’s Madmen” or face the very real possibility of eternal damnation, if...

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Categories: require, allegory, evil, halloween, horror, magic, mythology, scary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member On the need to avoid being envious: CANTO XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL
On the need to avoid being envious: Canto XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL, Translation with Commentary

[ ENVY, of course, knows no racial nor ethnic boundaries, but I wouldn't be wrong, I dare say, ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: require, evil, hate, jealousy, racism, tamil,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The God Complex




“The God Complex”



His face imprinted 
hidden under layers of ink
he whispers his words

like a haunting breeze
dust blown off the pages
towards the back of their minds

once-in-a-while 
reminding them of stories 
they are eventually, all souls

book-marked 
tagged...

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Categories: require, god, i am, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Babylonian Anthem
Thou, O king, hast made a decree, 
that every man that shall hear the
sound of the cornet, flute, harp,
sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, 
and all kinds of musick, shall fall
down and worship the golden image:
And whoso...

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Categories: require, bible, patriotic, religious, truth,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Fraudulent




"Fraudulent"



A writer writes of people 
walking lonely dark streets
begging for bread, shelter and cold without all

like he’s been there
trudging up and downhill knocking on doors 
that judgmentally remain closed after glimpsed twigging -

a monumental fail,...

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Categories: require, depression, family, friendship, home, loneliness, lost, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Cascade Adventures - Part 1
It's been four years since I've seen so much as an insignificant mountain creek. Been overburdened with comfort, now frantic with nature withdrawals, having to settle for photos found on Google Images: emerald pine trees,...

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Categories: require, adventure, friend, mountains, nature, snow,
Form: Haibun
Children Are Why We Need Higher Taxes
Steven is a retired teacher disturbed by the problems he sees in education. Schools weren’t perfect when he was teaching but they were better than they are today. He has ideas for improvements. 

Some of...

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Categories: require, child, education, school, , 9th grade,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Cascade Adventures --- Pt 1
It's been four years since I've seen so much as an insignificant mountain creek. I've been overburdened with comfort, now frantic with nature withdrawals and having to settle for photos found on Google Images: emerald...

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Categories: require, adventure, beauty, childhood, confidence, fun, mountains, nature,
Form: Haibun
Marat and Charlotte 2
Act 2. A dark, empty stage.

Marat
(standing up)

It's all a blur. It’s all a little dizzy. 
I just have dreamed a scary dream as if 
two vagabond philosophers robbed me
and killed. I must admit it's a...

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Categories: require, death, love,
Form: Blank verse