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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: sunshine, allegory, allusion, analogy, crazy, fantasy, imagination, magic,
Form: Sonnet



Juvenilia: Early Poems VI
Juvenilia: Early Poems VI



An Illusion
by Michael R. Burch

The sky was as hushed as the breath of a bee
and the world was bathed in shades of palest gold
when I awoke.

She came to me with the sound...

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Categories: sunshine, poetry, poets, teen, teenage, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
RIP
R.I.P.
by Michael R. Burch

When I am lain to rest
and my soul is no longer intact, 
but dissolving, like a sunset
diminishing to the west...

and when at last
before His throne my past
is put to test
and the demons...

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Categories: sunshine, death, dream, funeral, grave, judgement, sleep, sunset,
Form: Verse
Juvenilia: Early Poems V
Juvenilia: Early Poems V

Poetry
by Michael R. Burch

Poetry, I found you
where at last they chained and bound you;
with devices all around you
to torture and confound you,
I found you—shivering, bare.

They had shorn your raven hair
and taken both...

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Categories: sunshine, poems, poets, teen, teenage, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Au Revoir - Goodbye -

- 2016 -

- JANUARY -

A freezing cold evening

Where the stars shining bright

With frost blade flanks

From mouth and nose steam

In the clear silence

White untrodden snows

Nature's frozen pulse

Sleep like a little baby

One gracious moon

After the night the...

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Categories: sunshine, remember,
Form: Free verse



You Never Listened
You Never Listened
by Michael R. Burch
 
You never listened,
though each night the rain
wove its patterns again
and trembled and glistened...
 
You were not watching,
though each night the stars
shone, brightening the tears
in her eyes palely fetching...
 
You...

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Categories: sunshine, baby, birth, children, extended metaphor, feelings, soulmate,
Form: Sonnet
Observance
Observance
by Michael R. Burch

Here the hills are old and rolling
carefully in their old age;
on the horizon youthful mountains
bathe themselves in windblown fountains...

By dying leaves and falling raindrops,
I have traced time's starts and stops,
and I have...

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Categories: sunshine, loneliness, lonely, longing, loss, lost, seasons, time,
Form: Sonnet
Millie's Christmas Wish
Millie's Christmas Wish
Winter Vacation was coming
The kids were all set
They were thinking of Christmas
And the gifts they would get

But, Millie sat waiting
Thinking of nothing but snow
Watching the class clock
That was moving so slow


They did arts...

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Categories: sunshine, 5th grade, adventure, america, childhood, christmas,
Form: Epic
Medieval Poems V
Medieval Poem V

A Proverb from Winfred's Time
anonymous Old English poem, circa 757-786
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

1.
The procrastinator puts off purpose,
never initiates anything marvelous,
never succeeds, and dies alone.

2.
The late-deed-doer delays glory-striving,
never indulges daring dreams,
never succeeds,...

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Categories: sunshine, earth, england, love, middle school, poems, poets,
Form: Rhyme
LOVE POEMS V
LOVE POEMS V

These are love poems by Michael R. Burch, about life, the dream of love, virtue, a first kiss, a first crush, the birth of a first relationship, the joy of a first love...

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Categories: sunshine, birth, confusion, crush, dream, joy, kiss, longing,
Form: Rhyme
Winter Awakens My Care
Winter Awakens My Care
anonymous Middle English poem, circa 1300
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 my thought:
regarding this world's joy,
how everything...

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Categories: sunshine, angst, england, joy, sorrow, tree, weather, winter,
Form: Couplet
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: sunshine, break up, farewell, pain, relationship, society, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Miklos Radnoti translations of Holocaust poems
Postcard 1
by Miklós Radnóti
written August 30, 1944
translated by Michael R. Burch
 
Out of Bulgaria, the great wild roar of the artillery thunders,
resounds on the mountain ridges, rebounds, then ebbs into silence
while here men, beasts, wagons...

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Categories: sunshine, death, grave, holocaust, horror, humanity, memorial, world
Form: Free verse
Insecure, Illuminating Ill-tempered, Invigorating Icicle I once Was
I’m stronger than I realize,
I’m not alone
And I’m not a failure

I am focused on the prize -
God’s Kingdom today, though I’m on my own
Feeling like a Jailure

I was brave enough
Life can be quite rough
I was...

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Categories: sunshine, appreciation, wisdom,
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: sunshine, heartbreak, love, passion, romantic, sad love, true
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sophisticated Lady - Small Town Girl - BOTH Audio and Text versions
“Sophisticated lady” gropes the table at her bedside, blindly taking random swipes to kill the morning scream 
That shatters little privacies she shares with no one else, and steals, with full impunity, her one recurring...

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Categories: sunshine, sorrow,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Perennial Problems
I suppose you might have missed out on Paul Feyerabend's,
and especially Thomas Kuhn's Problem of Incommensurabiity.

Oh, not at all.
I have not looked at science or culture
or language
or even your attempts at communication
quite the same since...

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Categories: sunshine, culture, history, humor, philosophy, religion, science,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Of Winks and Wings - Part 1
     I have a little story to tell you ... it's absolutely true, of course, at least as far as I'm concerned, but you can take it as you wish -...

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Categories: sunshine, autumn, life, lost love, nature, soulmate,
Form: Free verse
Poems about Regret
Regret
by Michael R. Burch

Regret,
a bitter
ache to bear . . .

once starlight
languished
in your hair . . .

a shining there
as brief
as rare.

Regret . . .
a pain
I chose to bear . . .

unleash
the torrent
of your hair . ....

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Categories: sunshine, memory, pain, remember, sad, sorrow, sorry, sympathy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A chance conversation at Osmers hill 1999 part 1
On a typical English day late June Joe travelled the above country road, his buisness was in the construction field, and this day he was estimating work as per customer enqiriy, this being the case...

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Categories: sunshine, appreciation,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member You Are - The Diminished Hexaverse Style
~  You  Are ~ 
( Diminished Hexaverse Reversed ) 
 




~O~




A 

True  Friend 
You  are 

You always 
Help me no 
Matter what. 

You are my Life 
You're my Sunshine 
My Inspiration...

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Categories: sunshine, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
TRANSLATIONS OF THE OLDEST RHYMING POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Translations of the Oldest English Rhyming Poems

The Rhymed Poem aka The Rhyming Poem aka The Riming Poem
Old English/Anglo-Saxon poem from the Exeter Book, circa 990 AD
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

(excerpt)
He who granted me life...

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Categories: sunshine, england, poems, poetry, poets, words, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Randomlings 1-34

Randomling 1:  Matthew Macfadyen

I believe I'm in love with Matthew Macfadyen
He inspires in me a terribly bad yen
But as poetry goes
His name 'spires woes
Cause nothing rhymes with "Macfadyen”.


Randomling 2: Birthday Wishes
  
For my birthday,...

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Categories: sunshine, cat, deep, depression, dog, emotions, funny, love,
Form: Verse
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: sunshine, america, anti bullying, anxiety, military, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Kidnapped by Aliens
They had kept me imprisoned there for three full days,
In that sparse, solitary room, of scarce sunshine rays.

Having good food to eat, had never been a problem; 
They brought hot meals, but the problem was...

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Categories: sunshine, adventure, earth, fantasy, imagery, space, stars,
Form: Couplet