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Premium Member SPIRITUAL MAHJONG Your move Lord
Spiritual Mahjong
Your Move Lord

Is there a God?
A benevolent entity.
An eternal presence presiding over me.
A creator, watching and observing.
All knowing.
Is my end determined and conclusive before it begins, before I begin?
If so, then to what purpose...

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Categories: society, bible, christian, death, i am, perspective, religion,
Form: Free verse



TRUMP IN MOTION
TRUMP SMELLS B.O.


TRUMP SMELLS B.O.

BUST UP THE BEAT TO INTRODUCE IT'S TEMPO

GOT ME PLACES TO GO

SILENCE IS GOLDEN GOT BLOOD THAT"S UNFOLDING

SITS IN HIS IVORY TOWER ENGAGED IN THE WALL WHILE HE SITS IN HIS...

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Categories: society, anxiety, art, autumn,
Form: Free verse
How Time Flies
Intro/read aloud:
You deserve a bro hug and a friendly pat...
That's the spirit - keep going forward 
You're getting back of track...I'll try to encourage you without acting awkward...
I leave your side
Without a word...
I can't help,...

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Categories: society, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Lyric
Live 2 B U
{intro}
(Whisper) mmmmhmmm
Turn me on by your tranquil, no-drama-no-trauma tune
It will be noon soon,
My sweet maroon moon
Don't panic, maniac of mine...you're swimming in your lament lagoon 
Ohhhhh...
Please
Hear me out 
At ease,
I hear your victory shout!!!

Ooooo I-I-I-I...

{verse...

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Categories: society, angst, anxiety, deep, depression, desire, fear, hope,
Form: Lyric
Below the Horizon - Shallow Shame
Agony be to society's demise
Labels are for fools, not for the wise
Play the familiar tune of in-unison serenity 
Fatality won't come any time soon, thankfully...

Homeless people were on the news not to long ago...I weep...

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Categories: society, cute, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Free verse



The Tea Party
"Go on forth young graduates,

And show us who you are

You're now our future leaders

We know you will go far"

And so commencement ended

Pictures done and people changed

Now, off to private parties

All orderly pre-arranged

But four young girls...

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Categories: america, future, graduate, graduation, life, sad, society,
Form: Epic
The Back Burner
I heard you calling my name in an echoing whisper 
I saw a bird take wing in the whirling wind of disaster 
I put my weary head on your broad shoulders
The moment we touched, I...

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Categories: society, deep, depression,
Form: Lyric
State of the Art III
State of the Art (III)

These are my "ars poetica" poems: the ones about the art and craft of writing poetry in a modern world that doesn't always recognize the artists or their work. 



Come Down
by...

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Categories: society, art, muse, poems, poetry, poets, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
The Bartender
Twenty two years had passed  by

She blinked, and a lifetime had passed

She started this job as a lark

She never thought it would last

Two husbands and rehab were part of this bar

The husbands...her clients all...

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Categories: america, community, family, heart, society, strength, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Poems about Poems IV
Poems about Poems IV

The Toast
by Michael R. Burch

For longings warmed by tepid suns
(brief lusts that animated clay),
for passions wilted at the bud
and skies grown desolate and gray,
for stars that fell from tinseled heights
and mountains bleak...

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Categories: society, allegory, allusion, appreciation, art, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Earthy Empathy
You've heard that self-unfulfilling prophecy?
"I love humanity--
it's just people I can't stand."

I love healthy humanity--
it's just wealthy and/or snooty people I can't stand

I love cooperative humanity--
it's just overly-competitive individuals I can't stand.

Not so distant from,
I...

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Categories: society, caregiving, gospel, health, humor, integrity, peace, political,
Form: Political Verse
Various Heresies 5
Various Heresies 5

Tonight, Let's Remember
by Michael R. Burch

July 7,2007 (7-7-7)

Tonight, let's remember the fond ways
our fingers engendered new methods to praise
the gray at my temples, your thinning hair.
Tonight, let's remember, and let us draw near...

Tonight,...

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Categories: society, creation, earth, god, heaven, spiritual, wine, women,
Form: Verse
The 996th Poem
Fulfilled fantasies and legitimate realities…you do know how to please…
Are you listening to my voice of longing and yearning?
No, don’t backstab me with your broken promises…stop being a horrid tease…
Do not worry, Lord, I am...

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Categories: society, beauty, change, corruption, courage, crazy, deep, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Contract Against Greatness
In Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged"
she paints a nationalistically wealthy saint
where also lives a monochromatically utilitarian narcissist,
sucking on attachment to fame and power
for bought and sold ZeroSum accounting Souls.

If the perfectly powerful pure patriarchal patriot
were your...

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Categories: society, culture, health, integrity, mental illness, peace, philosophy,
Form: Political Verse
Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism
Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism

My brother died of Cystic Fibrosis, 
When I was twelve and he fourteen, 
It took away his ambitions, 
To study at Oxford - the pipe organ’s steam. 

I understand being born with...

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Categories: society, atheist, cancer, health, prayer, religion, rights, science,
Form: Rhyme
Fadwa Tuqan translations
Fadwa Tuqan has been called the Grand Dame of Palestinian letters and The Poet of Palestine. These are my translations of Fadwa Tuqan poems originally written in Arabic.



Enough for Me
by Fadwa Tuqan 
loose translation/interpretation by...

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Categories: society, allah, culture, earth, love, nature, voice, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FactoidMan and ShallowMan - Part 2
[Now ShallowMan is quite content
receiving FactoidMan’s consent
to quibble and express dissent
as long as keeping covenant
with fingers crossed and belfry bent
when viewing Facts in sealed cement:]

SM
“The Facts you give me circumvent
those ‘truths’ your chuckles supplement;
although they...

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Categories: society, truth, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No Matter What - The Trinet Style

~  No  Matter  What  ~
( Trinet )



~O~


Embrace Life
No matter
What start with heart full of
Love Faith  Hope never let anything
Steal your 
Dreams  tomorrow
New day

~0~

The best
For you 
May still come embrace...

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Categories: society, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The world is a small plane
I have travelled through the cluttered corridors of my tired mind countless times. 
I have reached deep into the dark abyss of my captive soul and in that profoundly disturbing darkness, I went searching to...

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Categories: society, appreciation, faith, inspirational, love, self, strength,
Form: Narrative
The Poet of Palestine: Fadwa Tuqan
English translations of Arabic poems by Fadwa Tuqan aka "The Poet of Palestine"

Enough for Me
by Fadwa Tuqan 
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Enough for me to lie in the earth,
to be buried in her,
to sink...

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Categories: society, allah, arabic, culture, nature, poetess, poetry, writing,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Bone Idol
[First posted in 3 parts. Intended novel: time never allowed]

Prologue
This,  Sir, is the prologue from before our tale begins
About the day our father did succumb to mortal sins
And left behind a man who would...

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Categories: society, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Healing a Trumpian God
I remember several prayers
to invoke God's blessings on America,
a reminder of traditional political 
mindfulness?
Fundamental lack of awareness 
of righteous economic investments
in win/win GoldenRule
positive social-psychological security.

No one "keeps"
or "makes"
this confederation of uniting states great,
unless we democratically...

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Categories: society, education, faith, health, hope, integrity, religion, usa,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Indignation 1-6-21
How dare you desecrate the Capitol with urine and feces!
Even filthy pigs refuse to defecate near their own dwelling place.
How dare you flaunt confederate flags, grim reminders of our bloody history, 
Alongside swastikas, hate symbols...

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Categories: society, anger, discrimination, emotions, hurt, prejudice, racism, violence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Portraits of Racial Politics
“It is the custom of scholars when addressing behavior and culture to speak variously of anthropological explanations, psychological explanations, biological explanations, and other explanations appropriate to the perspectives of individual disciplines. I have argued that...

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Categories: society, culture, earth, health, love, political, race, trust,
Form: Prose Poetry
Poems about Things that Break III
Poems about Things that Break III
 
These are poems about things that break and/or shatter: a bubble, glass, a mirror, a twig or tree limb, a thunderstorm, cities and towers in times of war, old...

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Categories: break up, farewell, pain, relationship, society, solitude,
Form: Rhyme