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Premium Member Celebarating the Adventure of Advent: a Collaboration With Kai Michael Neumann
Universal elegy grieves and yet embraces shifts of paradigm
New beginnings consciousness initiates comprehends and thus proceeds from
Illusion’s delusion collusions misconceptions in the irritating
Vortex whirlpool immanent void of false containment

Enlightenment modern postmodern retro visionary futuristic aspirations

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Categories: adventure, community, universe,
Form: Sestina

Premium Member Canzone Poem Form Example
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The canzone is an Italian form with strong similarities to the sestina. There are no rhymes; instead there are five keywords that determine the structure of the poem. Every line of...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sestina, poetry,
Form: Canzone
Is there room to care for the penultimate?
Can't decide if the space can satisfy two collard greens.  
One oblivious cabbage... one who has desperately tried to expand the space, to save the others, who...

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Categories: change,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member The Adventures of Johnny Quest
The Adventures Of Johnny Quest

Hey, Haji, it's Johnny, I've a new game, so come on over.
Okay Johnny I'll be right over, I'm leaving now, see you soon.
I wonder what sort of new game that he...

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© Hilo Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: celebration, character, emotions, feelings, happy birthday, life,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Dark Angels of Highgate
Enough Angelina, drop the bouquet of harebells.  
The flowers wilt as your graying hands stiffen. See, how grave
is our newborn son. We gift him a black crêpe layette.
Say Darling Edward, say, Golubushka, make me...

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Categories: death,
Form: Sestina

Humane Struggle
In the Congolese Jungle three men are training for a mission.
They train to detain and disarm poachers.
They hope this will be the conclusion of their efforts.
They also train for a formidable alternative.
Poachers are opportunistic and...

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Categories: africa, animal, conflict, environment, humanity, soldier, world,
Form: Sestina
The Poet's Sestina

The poet put the pen to his head and killed himself;
 he shot the leftovers of an ideal in a second of no-thought.
 His girlfriend found him rolled in a splash of ink

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Categories: writing,
Form: Sestina
The Commitment of Two Parents
Choosing that faithful woman to fulfill this fate,
she'll conceive a healthy baby with a loud scream,
a sweet cry so innocent piercing air and soul,
touch him tenderly, he is the fruit of our seed,
may his faith...

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Categories: character, child, hope, love, pride,
Form: Sestina
Myriad of Scars
Long ago, before she was ever hunted by the beast,
She had only drank from the cool river of freedom.
One fateful day it happened; she was caught
unaware. Her body, suddenly foreign, to move was a struggle.

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© Heidi Coon  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, change, hope, inspirational, loss, moving on,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member In His Grace
~In His Grace~ 

I'm absolutely certain that it's only by God's grace 
That I could climb if I have to...that very high.. wall 
God give us life all thru His loving care and fresh...

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Categories: christian, god, inspirational, jesus, , sweet love,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member The Stars and Beyond
As we speculate the clear evening sky
Iridescent with gems, which we call stars,
Alive in our hearts stir the endless dream
To unwind and solve the puzzles of Earth-
The unfathomed vastness of cosmic space.
Since time began, this...

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Categories: adventure, space, stars, universe, voyage,
Form: Sestina
Miracle At Dawn
No mother would fill up her eyes with tears of woman...
if it weren't for God performing a miracle at dawn,
as she cried out in joy and held her baby in trembling arms
but shed many sweet...

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Categories: caregiving, childhood, confusion, daughter, family, food, forgiveness,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Death Undignified, Fort Laramie 1860
The summer sun was high. The heat was oppressive.
The whalebone corset dug into the body's tender parts.
Peering from the shop, my hand touching the pane
of dearly brought glass, I feel the vibration of the incoming...

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Categories: baby, children, horse, me,
Form: Sestina
The Navy Pilot's Lover
Sitting on the rooftop, wavy hair billowing
In the wicked wind, fluttering away like herself
She clasps to her neck the silvery heart-locket
Before looking down from her shady alcove
She has no more time to waste, and, deciding...

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© J. Amorose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence,
Form: Sestina
What Is Joy
The sun is risen, another day is here like a movement.
Eyes are meeting with a glance.World's invisible smiles.
The day break of our youth, the distance to cover from our dreams.
We sow the seed of hope...

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Categories: lifeday, night, light, fire, day, fire, light,
Form: Sestina
The Old House
Dim light shines through the widows of the old house
long since empty, where only dust dances in the air
and a lone mouse scurries across its scared and dirty floor
But sometimes at night, when a lonely...

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Categories: fear, imagination,
Form: Sestina
Hatching Futility
Behind a counter in china shop sits a woman.
Between right thumb, index, middle, and ring fingers she holds an egg.
On the back wall are shelves with plates and fowl.
On the counter are eggs, a chicken,...

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Categories: animal, business, change, easter, fun, imagery, irony,
Form: Sestina
I watch the passage of the sands of time
As the gold and red combine on fire in the falling sunset
Yesterday I was content
Alas my dreams now scatter unto dust
I cling in desperation try to keep...

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Categories: angstme, time, may, me, storm, time,
Form: Sestina
Past the Grain Fields
Past the grain fields clanks the old train,
and it goes beyond the fertile valley;
then it vanishes amid the swaying hills,
not too far from the massive castle
built by the Normans, and it's pelted by rain,
washing the...

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Categories: music, nature, peace, seasonslife,
Form: Sestina
Only 14 and eager to find love, she sneaks out at four in the morning
Persuading her best friend to come along – meet someone new
Hence at the nearest park an unfamiliar friendship is formed
Sketchy as...

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Categories: addiction, age, boyfriend, emo, first love, heartbroken,
Form: Sestina
A vortex of wind dancing, with drums of thunder  Waltzing, plunders the lands it turnsA partner revolves around the twisterThunderous beats escort the funnel cloudsDarkness split by flashes of lightning,The music and tone are...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allegory, allusion, beauty, christian, natural disasters, weather,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Love Is Truth-A Joy For Ever-W
True love never dies it’s black and white in books
Love is not love that alters when  finds alteration
Love stories are fantasies giving joy to the world
Ideal love is an object set for lovers, for...

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Categories: beauty, joy, love, , literature,
Form: Sestina
Life Is But a Dream
Is this life but a dream? 
I once wondered to myself, in this life
Will we really find true happiness,
A place to which we can escape,
A place where there are no worries of the future,
Where we,...

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Categories: adventure, celebration, child, dream, future, happiness, life,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Premise of Joy
Joy cannot be raised as though it ride the back of a song.
It is a gift and for that we should laud the giver with praise.
The heart races into overdrive as the mind fills with...

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Categories: upliftinglife, heart, beach, day, giving, heart, life,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Love Is Truth-A Joy For Ever-
True love never dies it’s black and white in books
Love is not love that alters when finds alteration
Love stories are fantasies giving joy to the world
Ideal love is an object set for lovers, for example

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Categories: joy, love, truth, , literature,
Form: Sestina