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Premium Member Poems about the Coronavirus I
Poems about the Coronavirus I


yet another iffy coronavirus haiku #1
by michael r. burch

plagued by the Plague
i plague the goldfish
with my verse



yet another iffy coronavirus haiku #2
by michael r. burch

sunflowers
hang their heads
embarrassed by their coronas

I wrote...

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Categories: sighs, absence, anxiety, bereavement, caregiving, death, depression, fear,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member Zen Death Haiku
Zen Death Haiku

Brittle cicada shell,
little did I know
you were my life!
—Shuho, translation by Michael R. Burch

Returning
as it came,
this naked worm.
—Shidoken, translation by Michael R. Burch

As dew glistens
on a lotus leaf,
so too I soon must vanish.
—Shinsui,...

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Categories: sighs, age, autumn, bereavement, death, death of a
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Poems of Recanted Bachelorhood
Poems of Recanted Bachelorhood

bachelorhoodwinked
by Michael R. Burch

u
are
charming
& disarming,
but mostly ALARMING
since my resolve
dissolved!

*

Disconcerted
by Michael R. Burch

Beth, my sweet,
fresh as a daisy,
when I’m with you
my heart beats like crazy
& my future gets hazy ...

*

What Goes Around, Comes
by...

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Categories: sighs, desire, engagement, first love, girl, love, marriage,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Vacuum
Vacuum
by Michael R. Burch

Over hushed quadrants
forever landlocked in snow,
time’s senseless winds blow...

leaving odd relics of lives half-revealed,
if still mostly concealed...
such are the things we are unable to know

that once intrigued us so.

Come then, let us...

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Categories: sighs, education, extended metaphor, farewell, first love, graduation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It's Halloween
It's Halloween!
Michael R. Burch

If evening falls
on graveyard walls
far softer than a sigh;

if shadows fly
moon-sickled skies,
while children toss their heads

uneasy in their beds,
beware the witch's eye!

If goblins loom
within the gloom
till playful pups grow terse;

if birds give...

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Categories: sighs, cat, children, evil, grave, halloween, horror, moon,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Halloween Poems
It's Halloween!
Michael R. Burch

If evening falls
on graveyard walls
far softer than a sigh;

if shadows fly
moon-sickled skies,
while children toss their heads

uneasy in their beds,
beware the witch's eye!

If goblins loom
within the gloom
till playful pups grow terse;

if birds give...

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Categories: sighs, children, grave, halloween, horror, myth, silly, surreal,
Form: Rhyme
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: sighs, allegory, allusion, analogy, crazy, fantasy, imagination, magic,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Salvation of a Formalist, an Ode to Entropy
Salvation of a Formalist, an Ode to Entropy
by Michael R. Burch

Entropy?
God's universal decree
That I get to be
Disorderly?
Suddenly
My erstwhile boxed-in verse is free?
Wheeeeee!



Eternal Currents
by Michael R. Burch

How can I write and not be true
to the rhythm...

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Categories: sighs, humor, humorous, light, nonsense, satire, write, writing,
Form: Light Verse
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: sighs, death, desire, family, heart, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Instruction
Instruction
by Michael R. Burch

Toss this poem aside
to the filigree and the wild tide
of sunset.

Strike my name,
and still it is all the same.
The onset

of night is in the despairing skies;
each hut shuts its bright bewildered eyes.
The...

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Categories: sighs, extended metaphor, fantasy, happiness, hope, hyperbole, i
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member Sonnets XXXIII-XLI
Sonnets XXXIII-XLI

The Folly of Wisdom
by Michael R. Burch

She is wise in the way that children are wise,
looking at me with such knowing, grave eyes
I must bend down to her to understand.
But she only smiles, and...

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Categories: sighs, child, childhood, children, death, life, time, world,
Form: Sonnet
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: sighs, bereavement, death, death of a friend, funeral,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Poems about the Coronavirus II
Poems about the Coronavirus II



This World's Joy
(anonymous Middle English lyric, circa early 14th century AD)
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Winter awakens all my care
as leafless trees grow bare.
For now my sighs are fraught
whenever it enters...

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Categories: sighs, fear, loneliness, loss, natural disasters, scary, social,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Arthurian Poems
At Tintagel
by Michael R. Burch

That night, 
at Tintagel, 
there was darkness such as man had never seen...
darkness and treachery, 
and the unholy thundering of the sea...

In his arms, 
who is to say how much she...

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Categories: sighs, england, romance, romantic, true love, violence, visionary,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Poems about Poems II
Poems about Poems (II)

Kin
by Michael R. Burch

for Richard Moore

1.
Shrill gulls,
how like my thoughts
you, struggling, rise
to distant bliss?
the weightless blue of skies
that are not blue
in any atmosphere,
but closest here...

2.
You seek an air
so clear,
so rarified
the effort leaves...

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Categories: sighs, muse, poems, poetry, poets, work, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
The Tower rebuilt
I shall resolve to leave this
Place now...
And steadfastly search out,
Nestling between ridge and bluff
Amidst the folds of a foreign 
Land,
Several acres of unkempt ground
Fallow and rough;
Upon which stands...
Crumbled stone walls
With an exposed slate roof in
Some...

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Categories: sighs, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Adieu - Part 1
Do you remember?
We lay in the moonlight, exhausted and content,
Moments from perfection, skin glistening with moisture,
Salty and sweet from love - love so amazing
That it stunned us every time ...
Always better than before, and always...

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Categories: sighs, heartbreak, love, passion, romantic, sad love, true
Form: Free verse
And still i drive - part one
Stars fall under failing skies...stars fall...stars fall...
And sadly...i start to drive.
Through the unremarkable village with its tall 
Georgian Bay window panes, lightless,
devoid of visages; outwardly staring back at my 
Abject countenance with detached contempt and...

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Categories: sighs, heartbreak, places,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poems about Flight, Flying and Birds I
Poems about Flight, Flying, and Birds (I)



Flight
by Michael R. Burch

It is the nature of loveliness to vanish
as hummingbird wings, batting against nothingness
seek transcendence...



Southern Icarus
by Michael R. Burch

Windborne, lover of heights,
unspooled from the truck’s wildly lurching...

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Categories: sighs, angel, animal, bird, flying, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Tender Weight of Her Sighs
The Tender Weight of Her Sighs
by Michael R. Burch

The tender weight of her sighs
lies heavily upon my heart;
apart from her, full of doubt,
without her presence to revolve around,
found wanting direction or course,
cursed with the thought...

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Categories: sighs, creation, depression, divorce, farewell, goodbye, sorrow, sorry,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Room 123 Part 1
Here I stand outside this door heart beating out of my chest, knowing that once I cross this threshold there will be nothing of me left
I got myself into this predicament I wanted this so...

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Categories: sighs, heartbreak, i miss you, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poems about Poems I
Poems about Poems (I)



What the Poet Sees
by Michael R. Burch

What the poet sees,
he sees as a swimmer
~~~underwater~~~
watching the shoreline blur
sees through his breath’s weightless bubbles...
Both worlds grow obscure.



Muse/Goddess
by Michael R. Burch

“What will you conceive in...

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Categories: sighs, creation, god, muse, poems, poetry, poets, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Melodious Muse
** I apologize, but if you're viewing this on a phone, it probably wont look right, as the browser page on a phone is not wide enough to indent the right edge properly. It was...

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Categories: sighs, analogy, inspiration, love, metaphor, muse, music,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member One Kiss
* Single moments of passion can last forever ... (re-posted for a friend) *

                     ...

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Categories: sighs, appreciation, kiss, metaphor, passion, sensual, soulmate, true
Form: Free 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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Categories: sighs, care, city, horror, rights, urban,
Form: Quatrain