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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: stephen, art, love, poems, poetry, poets, write, writing,
Form: Verse

State of the Art II
State of the Art (II)

These are my "ars poetica" poems about the art and craft of writing poetry. 

What the Poet Sees
by Michael R. Burch

What the poet sees,
he sees as a swimmer 
watching the shoreline...

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Categories: stephen, muse, poems, poetess, poetry, poets, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member With God's Help - The Goblet Style

~ With  God's  Help  ~
(The  Goblet )


I'll  just  put on  my   best 
Face  and  a  nice  Smile   
Be  Strong...

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Categories: stephen, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Poems about Poets I
Poems about Poets I

The Wonder Boys
by Michael R. Burch

for Leslie Mellichamp

The stars were always there, too-bright cliches:
scintillant truths the jaded world outgrew
as baffled poets winged keyed kites—amazed,
in dream of shocks that suddenly came true ...


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Categories: stephen, inspiration, muse, poems, poetry, poets, romantic, writing,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Reunion
They came from as far a way as New York and Dallas Texas. The class of 1981 wasn't a large class, it was the very first class of a very very private school. Their school,...

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Categories: stephen, allusion, death,
Form: Prose

Premium Member Bruce Walker, elegy
My teacher died.
   His lungs failed him.

He taught me that the lungs
harbor grief.

   His lungs are gone.
My grief has only just arrived.

   He used his lungs...

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Categories: stephen, death of a friend, love, teacher,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member 4 Christmas pieces
How cool this was for this happy couple - a Christmas baby!
                  A Very Special Christmas

A little...

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Categories: stephen, christmas, pets, poetry,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Is there an Exclusive All-in-One Principle
  ‘ In general, quantum mechanics does not predict a single definite result for an observation. Instead, it predicts a number of  different possible outcomes...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stephen, philosophy, death, art, dark, art, dark, death,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member The White Lady of Skipsea
"The White Lady of Skipsea"

Last night I dreamt 
I dreamed of you
a kind of dream 
within a dream

my soul escaped, 
this firmament,
my immaculate heart
held hands, my fingers 
did entwine with 
handsome Morpheus

Crystal radiate
twin gossamer...

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Categories: stephen, dark, fantasy, gothic, history, horror, mystery, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Demolition Derby
This is based on a true story -

The wind was soft and swishy as the sun was drifting down, 
As most the town were mingling at the annual county fair,
When loud across the speakers by...

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Categories: stephen, car,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Essential Reading
When asked
by my nephew
for an essential reading list
for PermaCultural Therapeutic Design,
my Taoist thoughts went back
to Unitarian-Universalist
Yin/Yang pre-history,
when Earth produced a theologian,
Dr. Thomas Starr King (1824-1864)
reaching out for non-violent dialogue
across all global healing cultures.

This 1800s Dr....

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Categories: stephen, community, destiny, earth, health, history, integrity, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Let Your Imagination Take Flight
Dear budding poet, 

Modern poetry is an evolutionary process. A poet never really stops growing and learning. Even the most seasoned of poets can discover and master new forms. I wish you a happy journey...

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Categories: stephen, encouraging, inspirational, meaningful,
Form: Prose
Premium Member First Fish With Gramps - BOTH Audio and Text - w-Illustration
I didn’t even know about the trip we were to make.
That very first adventure that old Gramps and I would take, 
I’ll not forget the way it felt when I first saw the lake.

The sunrise...

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Categories: stephen, fishing, grandfather,
Form: Narrative
Sail By God's Compass And Map
There once was a nation that was like a beautiful tall sailing ship
It’s mast were like redwood trees lined up in a forest
They bore the stainless white sails of opportunity to catch the winds of...

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Categories: stephen, allegory, corruption, freedom, poetry, society, spiritual, storm,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Strange Priorities
"How many people are praying for love?" ("Don't Save It All For Christmas Day" by Avalon)

There are countless people in this world who have no one that loves them ... NO ONE! Why is that...

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Categories: stephen, appreciation, humanity, irony, love, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 36 - Final
" Damn you, let go my gun! "
The morning hasn't even yawned yet
and a terrible tussle is in my sight,
Drouillard is wrestling his rifle from the hands of this Indian thief
and the Field brothers are...

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Categories: stephen, adventure, culture, dedication, desire, heart, history,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Traveling Death Salesman
I can't sleep.
Or, I can
and did
for three hours
but I continue waking
into a Stephen King nightmare
too real to ignore
because I feel isolated
in this quagmire
of hopeless history.

In this my collective nightmare,
President Trump goes to Saudi Arabia
like Mr....

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Categories: stephen, depression, dream, fear, health, military, night, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Some folks will be down in the dumps 
Hillary lost … Donald came up trumps
Britain made their exit
They voted for Brexit
I have a question …are we all chumps?



I think we're all sick of the...

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Categories: stephen, humorous, political, satire,
Form: Limerick
ABC World's Famous Scientists In History
A  is for Anton van Leeuwenhoek- in his simple  microscope made him well-known,
B is for Benjamin Franklin who invented  the electricity  from the flow of electrons.

C is for Curie, Marie -a...

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stephen, cancer, inspirational, me,
Form: ABC
You Know
Yes, my dear, you know,
You are my source of joy, rejuvenation, hope
I need your emotion spread onto my life,
I need your heart to sing among the darkness surrounding
Do not let our words run dry
Together, in...

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Categories: stephen, emotions, friendship, happiness, joy, love, peace, writing,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Good King Wenceslas Again
Good King Wenceslas again
On the feast of Stephen
Saw the snow spread white and plain
Deep and crisp and even.
Afar a snowy hump in sight
Attracted his attention
Could it be that something might
Need royal intervention?

"Hither, page, and stand...

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© Lee Leon  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stephen, animal, christmas, fantasy, funny, satire, snow, winter,
Form: Light Verse
My Abuser Raves
It was a small school community, 
Close and cliquish, but a special one,
For physically disabled people, kids,
And so sometimes it was fun.

But we were paired informally, by the school’s ethos done,  
For those serious...

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Categories: stephen, bullying, child abuse, childhood, mentor, pain, parents,
Form: Rhyme
Thank you for your attention. 
A blubbering idiot’s here. 
After I chose those that can be trouble for me. MY IDOL
just to better me in a conversational given verse.  
As I take note to...

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Categories: stephen, art, heart, word play, writing,
Form: Rhyme
The Ever Rising Science Star
The brightest star so renowned,
Modern Cosmology well-governed!
The Universe was examined and Black Holes too
Brought General Relativity and Quantum Gravity intact!
Was he the one who diagnosed with dreadful ALS,
Transformed black holes from inexorable gravitational prisons?
“Lived decades...

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Categories: stephen, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, identity,
Form: Free verse
The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part II
In the week that followed that cold, hard scene,
Reno settled in and got down to work,
he did tie up loose ends for the estate,
but mostly in the saloons did lurk.

Listening hard for any rumor,
even if...

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Categories: stephen, adventure, history, hurt, judgement, loss, murder, violence,
Form: Cowboy