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by Michael R. Burch

Clyde Lied!
by Michael R. Burch

There once was a mockingbird, Clyde,
who bragged of his prowess, but lied.
To his new wife he sighed,
"When again, gentle bride?"
"Nevermore!" bright-eyed Raven replied.

The Platypus
by Michael R. Burch

The platypus,...

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Categories: simon, giggle, light, nonsense, parody, silly, smile, word
Form: Limerick

Limericks VII - Naughty, Bawdy, Risque, Absurd
Limericks VII - Naughty, Bawdy, Risque, Absurd

There continue to be modern sequels of the famous "Nantucket" limericks, including this bawdy one of mine:

There was a lewd whore from Nantucket
who intended to pee in a bucket;

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Categories: simon, humor, humorous, light, nonsense, satire, sexy, smile,
Form: Limerick
Limericks III - Grab Bag
Limericks III - Grab Bag

Being a peace activist, I once wrote a limerick in an attempt to stop needless wars:

Of Tetley’s and V-2's
(or "Why Not to Bomb the Brits")
by Michael R. Burch

The English are very...

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Categories: simon, humor, humorous, light, nonsense, silly, war, writing,
Form: Limerick
Sonnets XC-XCVII
Sonnets XC-XCVII

Artificial Smile
by Michael R. Burch

I’m waiting for my artificial teeth
to stretch belief, to hollow out the cob
of zealous righteousness, to grasp life’s stub
between clenched molars, and yank out the grief.

Mine must be art-official?zenlike Art?

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Categories: simon, art, grave, grief, life, night, pain, smile,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Canto XIX Hell translation
Simon wizard, you poor under his sway
That all things of God, which then of good will
Must be always brides, and you birds of prey

For gold and silver adulterate still,
Now it's time that the trumpet sounds...

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Categories: simon, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima

Apocalyptic Poems III
These are prophetic poems and apocalyptic poems about the earth, climate change, global warming, extinction events, and mankind's role on an endangered world ...

by Michael R. Burch

Your fingers end in talons?
the ones you trim to...

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Categories: simon, earth, earth day, environment, humanity, nature, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Twentythird Legal by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s Twentythird Legal by T. Wignesan

Le vingt-troisième légal

pendant la guerre le peuple devient obéissent de nouveau
plein du respect (et) de la confiance les enfants naïfs dans la foi
la gouvernance nécessaire  ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simon, america, anti bullying, anxiety, military, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Light Of Reckoning -2
The Roman administrators came for the wealth of our worship
demanding that I crack the church's coffers wide open
for their needs, for the Empire's desperate embellishments,
in place of gold I presented the poor
I told the onery...

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Categories: simon, creation,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Sheep Here Flock to Hear My Tale While Going to the Fair -- Slice One, A Portion of Pie

"Simple" Simon: A Nursery Rhyme for "Children" 

"Most prospective parents are unable to count up to ten birth defects on a
 baby's little piggy toes--let alone pronounce 'anencephaly' or 'glossoptosis.'"

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Categories: simon, children, horror, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Sun Thief
Once upon a time, there lived a boy called Simon.
He was an ordinary boy who did what ordinary nine year old
boys do: collecting bugs and putting them in jars,
speaking to imaginary friends, riding a bike...

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Categories: simon, conflict, fantasy, imagery, mystery, myth, power,
Form: Narrative
Limericks IV - Donald Trump
Limericks IV - Donald Trump

The Hair Flap
by Michael R. Burch aka "The Loyal Opposition"

The hair flap was truly a scare:
Trump’s bald as a billiard back there!
The whole nation laughed
At the state of his graft;
Now the...

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Categories: simon, america, humor, humorous, leadership, light, nonsense, political,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member no brain, no Pain

a computer of neurons in lieu of nodules


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Categories: simon, truth,
Form: Rhyme
The Devils Army
See them coming they are possessed 
See them coming they are obsessed 
See them coming they are undressed
Their blood filled eyes stares at us in disgust 
And big guns protrudes from their sides, they are...

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Categories: simon, betrayal, break up, bullying, conflict, confusion, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Sunshine Revolution
I was attending a birthday party, once when summer was young.
We played games on the back lawn, beneath the huge orange sun.

Colorful birds were tweeting, almost the way that people do,
To say good morning sunshine,...

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Categories: simon, birthday, change, fantasy, magic, summer, sunshine, uplifting,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Let's Keep Hugging


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Categories: simon, how i feel, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member First day of the week
’Twas early on the first day of the week
that Mary Magdalene set out in gloom;
The prospects for the morn were rather bleak,
anoint her master's body in the tomb.

While she was yet far off, she saw...

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© Jeff Kyser  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simon, easter,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Translation of the COMPLETE VERSION of Scarborough Fair by T Wignesan
 La Fête foraine de Scarborough (La Version complète)
      For the medieval English poet and Simon and Garfunkel 
-	In admiration -

Allez-vous à Scarborough fête foraine ?
(Sur la côte d'une...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simon, farewell, girlfriend, lost love, love, war,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Christ Crucified For Our Sins - Matthew 27: 27-44
Let us solemnly look at Calvary
where our saviour Jesus suffered so
there He took our sin on Himself
when to Golgotha He did go

Our sins drove on the nails
into His hands and His feet
His blood was shed...

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Categories: simon, christian, jesus, sin,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On the Cindered Shoulders of Confused Men
“Fire burning in a hill
The lines are rocky rough
Red angels wait to pick remains
The cindered shoulder
Of confused men” 
(Peter Murphy)

"On the Cindered Shoulders of Confused Men"

Close your eyes it was all just a bad...

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Categories: simon, betrayal, dark, destiny, fate, mirror, trust, truth,
Form: Free verse
Adventure Time
Adventure Time
come on, grab your friends
We'll go to very distant lands
Jake the dog and Finn the human
the fun never ends
Adventure Time'
I guess this is where I step in
Just a boy,14
A sense of adventure in my...

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Categories: simon, adventure,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Mute Hearts of Babylon

"The Mute Hearts of Babylon"

the day 
the poets died
a cloud past
over the eyes
of those 
who required
the dance
in music

calmly stole 
electric love 
the new arrivals
raged on
while the 
beautiful dreamers 
woke too late

sunk raptures
looped on cue
sucked in...

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Categories: simon, freedom, future, muse, music, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 50 Words for Poe: The Lacrimosa
“Where does Love live
It lives in The Light within
where time never ends it just begins”. 
Lady Labyrinth

"50 Words for Poe: The Lacrimosa"

Room 9 was haunted
this much was known 
with great fear and trepidation
all patients avoided...

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Categories: simon, birth, dark, death, devotion, forgiveness, freedom, love,
Form: Free verse
Secrets - A Confidential Story
   What are you hiding? We all have a little secret we keep from the world. Do you want to 
know my secret? When we hide our secrets, they turn our souls into...

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Categories: simon, deathparents, old, halloween, halloween, old, parents,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Come Closer
”.... taste me….”

tell me how
in a keystroke
to make you come…

~ dripp
into me

”...with a devil’s tongue…”

suck it!

I’m undone!
and HOW
dare you
don’t run
now coward
it’s ME…
your game
shreds a fabric
to burn a name

”...I want fire….”

flashed sin
seeking out
what’s really been
for all...

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© Izzy Gumbo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simon, faith, fantasy, imagination, love, passion, peaceme,
Form: I do not know?
A Cinderella Story
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *...

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Categories: simon, faith, life, love, passion, woman,
Form: Free verse