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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: satire, family, heart, love, mother son, nature, seasons,
Form: Haiku



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: satire, death, desire, family, heart, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lucifer Gets the Gig
“We have never heard the devil's side of the story, God wrote all the book.” 
Anatole France

"I heard you wanted to see me Boss?", Lucifer asked.

"I can always see you Lucifer", replied God. "No, I...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heaven, satire, universe,
Form: Prose
My Corporate Life and How It All Ended
I met with some bankers in fine textured suits.
I struck a deal quick. (I had such a knack.)
I offered rare cacti and tropical fruits – 
a cure-all for things that ail your back.

I served 'em...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: business, humor, humorous, money, political, satire,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Prizes for Ultimate Sacrifices - Part One
Prizes for Ultimate Sacrifices


    prizes for the abstemious  for abstinence  chastity ?
                 the countless...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: howl, inspirational, metaphor, passion, satire, spoken word,
Form: Dramatic monologue



Premium Member Selected Lyrics from THE IMAGINARY INVALID
 After graduating from UF, in the early '80s I wrote the book, lyrics and score for a musical adaptation of Moliere's farce Le Malade Imaginaire ("The Imaginary Invalid") and have decided to post five...

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Categories: funny, humorous, parody, satire,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member FREE POWER - Part One
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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: political, satire, love, power,
Form: Free verse
The Bailout Ballad - The Layman's Lament
One day not long past our economy faltered
And wouldn’t improve if our course were unaltered.

'Cause we buy stuff at Wal-Mart (where things are dirt cheap)
'Cause they buy from China (treats workers like sheep

(So farmers left...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: business, humor, humorous, money, political, satire,
Form: Couplet
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: satire, anxiety, crazy, fun, funeral, holocaust, humorous, life,
Form: Quatrain
Session 2: Tech support notes from the server backup and dead chicken case
The Almost Omniscient, Omnipresent, Omnipotent Tech God Oisin
Session 2: Tech support notes from the server backup and dead chicken case

“Hello this is Oisin. How may I help you this morning?” Oisin says in his polite...

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Categories: humor, satire, technology,
Form: Prose
How I Got Rich And What Happened Then
Written in summer of 1976.


I used to eat my lunch with groups
of businessmen from Campbell Soups.

We drank a drink at lunch each day
Of Coca-Cola mixed with hay

And talked of pending corporate plans
And willow-haired orangutans.

I spent...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: business, humor, humorous, money, nonsense, satire,
Form: Couplet
Videocracy
Say I:

On the websites I used to share, I was frequently amazed 
     Poems got greeted with silence; it seems eyes were quickly glazed. 

It’s as if I’d morphed into a...

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Categories: culture, poetry, poets, satire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 2020 EarthRights Party
Tell us what everybody most needs to know about the 2020 Global EarthRights Party.

Well speaking for myself,
and I guess probably my extended family
of diverse relatives and friends and neighbors,
certainly including the polar bears and turtles
and...

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Categories: satire, earth, games, health, humor, political, power, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE
Again the alarm is set.

Strawberries, date squares…Yum, Yum.   

The alarm rings again. The tea party is over.

 She returns to her perch where her wings are immediately clipped by the Bald Eagle who...

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Categories: satire,
Form: Prose
Session 3: Tech support notes from the missing file and mushroom soup case
The Almost Omniscient, Omnipresent, Omnipotent Tech God Oisin
Session 3: Tech support notes from the messed up file and mushroom soup case

“Hello this is Oisin. How may I help you?” Oisin says in his polite business...

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Categories: humor, satire, technology,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Cruisin' the Drag
Sipping cherry limeade, driving in the car parade, 
we're cruising in the Lone Star state.
Didn't want a bucket seat; the thing it couldn't beat, 
was sitting up close to your date.
One hand on the wheel...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: satire, car, funny, growing up, high school, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE

Beneath a misty veil of ‘Euphoria’ by Calvin Klein, she dares to dream of acceptance in a world of wanna-be Literary Giants who are members of an elite writer’s group, as she drives along a...

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Categories: satire,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Heavens's Poker Game
In the beginning after God had finished creating this land.    
Satan boldly challenged the heavens for the absolute control of man.
Gods’ architectural blueprint stretched for ages across the sky 
He watered the...

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Categories: bible, christian, conflict, emotions, encouraging, god, satire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: XLVII - Tongue-Twisting Epigrams
UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: XLVII - Tongue Twisters

If you want to « have » your cake and « eat » it at one and the same time, simple enough, just split it into two equal parts like...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: england, humor, satire, sensual,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Keep It Turnin' to the Right
Oklahoma cowboy, tough coal miner’s son
Born in Henryetta, south of Tulsa some
Raised by daddy’s momma, taught him wrong from right
Daddy taught him ropin’, taught him how to fight
 
Herding made no money, its stock was...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: day, earth, funny, life, love, satire, work,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oferta del Diablo - Part One
The Beast smirked, horns quivering ...
"You know you want to", he said, nodding toward the hills
There, above a dark, gaping wound of earth, Página Sagrada shone.
A sheer, white marble face of mountain, it shamed all...

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Categories: adventure, analogy, fantasy, metaphor, satire, science fiction,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Me No Speak Latin
Disembarking from the Stygian ship

New arrival:      They just gave me this button and T-shirt. I know what the 
           ...

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Categories: allegory, political, satire, war, , literature,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member In Builda Land
Once upon a time,
in a Kansas City Public School,
There was a teacher named Builda.
We are all given the same rules.
Every year, the principal says,
"The first two weeks of school are
not for teaching any academics.
The first...

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Categories: satire, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Three-Fifth Stooges Quartet

Moe
Larry
Curly

Shep 
Joe

This Three-Fifth Stooges moron quartet
are brain-slow slugs you don’t wanna IQ know

Just sitting on a milk crate,
waiting outside of the MGM studio gate
Moe, Larry and Curly passed my way

They were yukking it up,
talking clown...

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Categories: fun, humor, parody, political, satire,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member No Doctor I Do Not Need Sleep
Twelve days of sleep deprivation has thrown
Aunt Zee into full blown manic.
And it did not help that a young
cute female doctor who was trying
to please, wanted her to get to
drive to Omaha for Easter, so
she...

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Categories: satire, abuse, addiction, bullying, child abuse, childhood, drug,
Form: Free verse