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Premium Member Where Does the Butterfly Go
Where Does the Butterfly Go?
by Michael R. Burch

for the children of the Holocaust and the Nakba

Where does the butterfly go
when lightning rails,
when thunder howls,
when hailstones scream,
when winter scowls,
when nights compound dark frosts with snow ...

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Categories: showers, holocaust,
Form: Verse

Premium Member The Moon as a Metaphor for Your Mouth
The Moon as a Metaphor for Your Mouth
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...

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Categories: showers, candy, love, metaphor, moon, romantic love, sweet,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Cooperative Feministas
Cooperative Feministas
are not quite so much Competitive Manifestos.

In David Holmgren's introduction to Permacultural Therapeutic Design,
he contrasts "Industrial Culture" with "Sustainable Culture"
kind of like comparing masculine LeftBrain culture
with feminist RightBrain enculturation, nurturance, resonance
over the longer-term scenaria,

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Categories: showers, anti bullying, caregiving, destiny, health, humanity, humor,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member A Long Loud Sigh
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but a stranger it moves in, does its work and leaves.

...maybe it's been a while since...

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Categories: showers, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Visitor - Part 2 - A collaboration with July Morning
The Story so far continued from 'Visitor'…
An attractive extra-terrestrial female researcher sent to a remote island to observe earth and beam back her findings is struggling with unfamiliar, alien romantic emotions. Even though she is...

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Categories: showers, adventure, romance, science fiction, sensual,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member The Making of a Poet
The Making of a Poet
by Michael R. Burch

While I don’t consider “Poetry” to be my best poem—I wrote the first version in my teens—it’s a poem that holds special meaning for me. I call it...

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Categories: showers, art, love, poems, poetry, poets, write, writing,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Thomas Chatterton translation: Excellent Ballad of Charity
An Excelente Balade of Charitie (“An Excellent Ballad of Charity”)
by Thomas Chatterton, age 17
modernization/translation by Michael R. Burch

As wroten bie the goode Prieste
Thomas Rowley 1464

In Virgynë the swelt'ring sun grew keen,
Then hot upon the meadows...

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Categories: showers, allegory, christian, england, faith, prayer, religion, romantic,
Form: Ballad
The Peasants Truck
Everybody moved out of the country to get a taste of the shining city
Ripe banana, ripe plums, are perishing in Uncle Sam’s broiling sun
I cannot stand the scorching heat that is swelling up from the...

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Categories: showers, angel, blessing, business, character, confidence, earth, friendship,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Good Girl

The Good Girl

Penny has always been a good girl, now she is a good wife. She lives in a good neighborhood, drives a nice car, has two perfect children. Her husband is a doctor and...

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Categories: showers, passion, sensual, sexy,
Form: Prose
The Earth dry and bare; waiting eagerly for the drops of care;

Caught in the hot, steaming summer’s snare;

The flowers and creepers decorating window sills; all look desolate and ill;

As the nature withers...

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Categories: showers, nature, life, rain, summer, water, earth, green,
Form: Free verse
Phantom Mechanisms
Mechanism 1
Part #1

The things outside of my window dry out my eyes. The egg that I saturated has mold on it. The moon decays when I speak. The stars are all just God’s germs. Lately...

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Categories: showers, mystery, me, night, people, me, moon, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Knowledge is a genie Once let out of the bottle it cant be put back
Profound insight climbing the mountain
The higher you go the more beautiful view 
Opens up wide spread in front of you
You see the world under your feet
Overwhelmingly liberating experience 
Shocking overpowering, and scary
You play walking on...

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Categories: showers, allusion, deep, humanity, philosophy, symbolism, visionary, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Haman And United We Fall Together We Stand
In school it was all about Greek and Latin at a stretch it proposed

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Categories: showers, absence,
Form: Free verse
Waters And Skies
You can always tell by the eyes
When they’re starting to go
You’ll fall for a few of their lies
Before you begin to know
And you will just defy it
(But they know you will never go)

They’ll glide through...

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Categories: showers, addiction, dark,
Form: Rhyme
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: showers, funny,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Her Journal

           I saw her writing in the rain,
               Bent to shield...

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Categories: showers, love, love hurts, metaphor, romance, romantic, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Diary Notes: Lament at Dawn - A Year Ago Yet Now No Change
 Diary Notes: Lament at Dawn A Year Ago and yet now No Change

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: showers, august, christian, discrimination, hate, immigration, islamic, jewish,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whistling In The Dark
(A Rave By A Poet)      

Remember when you were a child? 
Adults seemed then to be in control, 
Almost like Gods, with special powers
That almost always knew
When you'd been up...

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Categories: showers, childhood, education, fun, games, humor, universe,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Dancing Tree
Long long ago in a lonely lovely hill
When earth was young, handsome and green
Besides the meadow near the curly winding flow
There stood a tree proudly high and spry.

Swaying and dancing in wheezy pleasy breeze
Never was...

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Categories: showers, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th
Form: Narrative
Rainbow Roses - See Me Through
See me through 
All I say or do is true 
I admit it - I am ashamed...
I am the one to be blamed 

For now, I'm the rueful, disdainful hue of blue 
Leave me be...

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Categories: showers, beauty, deep, hope, hurt, nature,
Form: Lyric
The Stricken Corridor
Fall tumbles relentlessly on our door steps
young winter birds inducing provoking sounds scamper in trees 
Watching winter crawling slowly under our feet.

The night rain wet the ground with sadness 
washing  away the environmental stench

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Categories: showers, dream, education, environment, water, weather, wedding, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Workshop Poem - Winds Forgive

Turning my back on typhoon skies, 
a pestilent past, I pitch my mistakes 
into a forgiving wind. Standing barefoot 
at the edge of apologies, 
coastal tides carry hope, tomorrows stir
on a mariner’s horizon. I search...

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Categories: showers, change, faith, forgiveness, memory, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Part One, From That Dark, Dark Abyss, The Long Black Curtain Rises
From That Dark, Dark Abyss, The Long Black Curtain Rises
 Third poet in my poet dedication series

Part One:
Curtain rises and we see as Raven's prisoner, old Master Poe
chained to his cell, held captive by...

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Categories: showers, appreciation, art, dark, literature, poetry, poets, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gift to Myself

I spin, faster and faster…    
losing control, I am a propeller rising.
Once, you were my mystery to solve,
my gift to unwrap -
my challenge, my highest vista to climb.
You lifted me to your...

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Categories: showers, break up, emotions, identity, metaphor, relationship, universe,
Form: Free verse
16 Years Of War
                         ~My True Story 16 Years Of War~

!6 years of living...

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Categories: showers, political, war,
Form: Free verse