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Village in the Valley
Village in the Valley left behind, and then it's a fine find
Mountain in the making...in the dark alleys of my mind

You're a flashlight
In the night
You are a friend 
Till the end
Bite the bullet
You're the village...

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Categories: rhyme, deep,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Night Before Christmas Eve
The night Before Christmas Eve
By Franklin Price
12/17/2016


Prologue

The Night Before Christmas
A most famous of  poems
Read  to children aloud
By their parents in homes

To children who gather
'Round the brightly lit tree
To hear Santa is coming
Presents for...

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Categories: christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Want to Play A Game
You’re sick, demented, and twisted and you want to judge me for my sins? What about yours? The ones that lie deep within
The ones that sculpted you into the person that you are, the ones...

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Categories: death, fear, games, horror, sad love, scary,
Form: Rhyme
TRUMP IN MOTION
TRUMP SMELLS B.O.


TRUMP SMELLS B.O.

BUST UP THE BEAT TO INTRODUCE IT'S TEMPO

GOT ME PLACES TO GO

SILENCE IS GOLDEN GOT BLOOD THAT"S UNFOLDING

SITS IN HIS IVORY TOWER ENGAGED IN THE WALL WHILE HE SITS IN HIS...

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Categories: rhyme, anxiety, art, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hotel Caretaker
How unparticular the day had particularly been,

On March the third of two-thousand and eighteen,

For the caretaker at an historic Adirondack Inn,

Had lacked company, and therefore, dopamine.

 

‘Twas Sunday when all the guests had fled,

From either...

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Categories: death, grief, introspection, march, mystery, remember,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Rumors
Rumors
How we arrived at where we are
By Franklin Price
05/03/2020

By now you've heard the rumors
How Covid-19 came to Earth
How it did not come here naturally 
How Wuhan, China gave it birth

Maybe aided by our government
To make...

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Categories: america, health, hope, leadership, perspective, recovery from,
Form: Rhyme
When It Struck 11
When it struck 11, I sighed in relief
When it struck 11, I haven't felt grief
The time kept ticking on and it wasn't brief
And I'm so… patiently shaking like a leaf
Vigorously feeling vital everyday...
Every minute...every second...come...

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Categories: rhyme, angst, anxiety, betrayal, conflict, courage, emotions, endurance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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: rhyme, family, heart, love, mother son, nature, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Wonderland
Wonderland
by Michael R. Burch
 
We stood, kids of the Lamb, to put to test
the beatific anthems of the blessed,
the sentence of the martyr, and the pen’s
sincere religion. Magnified, the lens
shot back absurd reflections of each...

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Categories: rhyme, allegory, allusion, analogy, crazy, fantasy, imagination, magic,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Battle Hymn of COVID19
I cannot let this obsession with Coronavirus (COVID19) go
It is apparent, from the number of deaths projected, to be in the hundreds of thousands, that many Americans still are not heeding the warnings. I hope...

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Categories: america, death, health, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rejection Slips 3
Rejection Slips 3

Lozenge
by Michael R. Burch

When I was closest to love, it did not seem
real at all, but a thing of such tenuous sweetness
it might dissolve in my mouth
like a lozenge of sugar.

When I held...

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Categories: death, desire, family, heart, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
The Bartender
Twenty two years had passed  by

She blinked, and a lifetime had passed

She started this job as a lark

She never thought it would last

Two husbands and rehab were part of this bar

The husbands...her clients all...

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Categories: america, community, family, heart, society, strength, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Fallen



“The Fallen”



Remote,
he sees himself 
in the reflection of cold close 
yet distant shop windows, 
his final journey along the 
Hard Time Road
walking alone, 
unforgiven, no home
for the rest of his natural life 
a million knives...

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Categories: rhyme, family, freedom, friendship, god, i am, jesus,
Form: Free 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: adventure, africa,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lifeboat The Sinking
As to the this and the that and the how and the why,
    I pass no judgement to the tale at hand.
And leave it to scribes to much later decide
  ...

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Categories: adventure, allegory, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member You Never Listened
You Never Listened
by Michael R. Burch
 
You never listened,
though each night the rain
wove its patterns again
and trembled and glistened ...
 
You were not watching,
though each night the stars
shone, brightening the tears
in her eyes palely fetching...

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Categories: rhyme, absence, appreciation, betrayal, extended metaphor, feelings, soulmate,
Form: Sonnet
Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism
Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism

My brother died of Cystic Fibrosis, 
When I was twelve and he fourteen, 
It took away his ambitions, 
To study at Oxford - the pipe organ’s steam. 

I understand being born with...

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Categories: atheist, cancer, health, prayer, religion, rights, science,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Poo Poo Bird
They pursued it with vigor, they pursued it with crass
They hunted with valor and hope
They proceeded with a dose of good Knightly sass
They chased it with tackle and rope

Now King Arthur declared in a boisterous...

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Categories: adventure, funny, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Megan's Quest Part 1of7
Moon sprites dotted the sky like lilies at dawn
    in a ballet meant to cause nocturnal delight.
While Fairies and Pixie Dust covered the lawn
    in a dance that would...

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Categories: adventure, courage, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FactoidMan and ShallowMan - Part 2
[Now ShallowMan is quite content
receiving FactoidMan’s consent
to quibble and express dissent
as long as keeping covenant
with fingers crossed and belfry bent
when viewing Facts in sealed cement:]

SM
“The Facts you give me circumvent
those ‘truths’ your chuckles supplement;
although they...

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Categories: society, truth, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Creative Climates for ThinkingFeeling
We are each a new way of bilateral becoming and thinking
about what a mind with body is,
where these are headed,
individually,
and as a part.

Thinking about what embodied consciousness is
and where,
in what stable climates of opportunity,
and which...

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Categories: rhyme, health, math, paradise, political, religion, science, spiritual,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member PAUL AND SARAH - PART TWO
Conditions were harsh out in Kansas,
For the children and Sarah and Paul.
Neighbors and friends packed up and were gone;
Headed west they could hear fortune's call.
Never sure year to year of the harvest,
So their talents were...

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Categories: adventure, america, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE JOURNEY
Once upon a weedy lawn
At Cedar Oaks Retirement Home
There sat my mother, weak and old
On an afghan knit to block the cold.

It was summer, but in mom's grey eyes
Was winter, when all around us dies.
I...

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Categories: appreciation, child, daughter, devotion, family, forgiveness, mom,
Form: Rhyme
Before The Day Ends
I saw a girl at the museum. I had to take her number
It was like my heart woke up from a long slumber

She was admiring a Picasso painting.
 I knew nothing about art so I...

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Categories: longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Witch at Inverness
Please take this time to steer your thoughts
To a wretched land of lochs and glens.
Where a village was tasked and the people fraught
At the woe and sadness life could send.

With the Dragons gone and the...

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Categories: adventure, children, magic,
Form: Rhyme