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The Hardships of Honesty - Neither Will I
I often surprise many people in many ways
With the words I say…with the actions I make…
It’s extraordinary how many seek high praise
With the words they say…with the actions they fake…

Neither will I…
Assume the worst in...

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Categories: sympathy, angst, conflict, emotions, endurance, faith, hope, passion,
Form: Free 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: sympathy, poems, poets, teen, teenage, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
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: sympathy, bereavement, death, death of a friend, funeral,
Form: Sonnet
Poems About Poems Iii
Poems about Poems III

Radiance
by Michael R. Burch

for Dylan Thomas

The poet delves earth’s detritus?hard toil?
for raw-edged nouns, barbed verbs, vowels’ lush bouquet;
each syllable his pen excretes?dense soil,
dark images impacted, rooted clay.

The poet sees the sea but...

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Categories: sympathy, poems, poetry, poets, visionary, words, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Have Faith - the Egg Timer Style
~ Have   Faith  ~
( Egg  Timer )


~O~


Lord wants you live right
Have Love Faith Hope
Enjoy Peace
Always
Too
Too
Always
Enjoy Peace
Have Love Faith Hope
Lord wants you live right


Just Believe in God
Love with all heart
Worship Pray
To Him
Too
Too
To...

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Categories: sympathy, christian, faith, hope, love,
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: sympathy, appreciation, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Courbet: Elegy 8 By T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s Courbet: Elegy 8 by T. Wignesan

Blanches oeuvres ouvertes
résident dans les jours
la surface du banc de travail est noire
les géraniums-lierres
les fougères et les adragans
accumulent leurs oeuvres et jours:
La toile noire de Courbet
un...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sympathy, america, art, creation, philosophy, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Additional Advice To Those Would Be King From the Thiruk-Kural With Commentary
Additional free advice to those* who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
[*like presidents, prime ministers, dictators of declining (falling or fallen) nations or even empires]

K442: urranOy niikki uraa amai munkaakkum
   ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bullying, immigration, prison, religion, sympathy, tamil, violence,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Essay: a Better Kind of Poetry Contest On Poemhunter
CHALLENGE TITLE POETRY CONTEST FOR AUGUST ON POEMHUNTER.COM! 

'WHY DO TURTLES CROSS THE ROAD? '


OK FOLKS! Please choose your favorite poem from those entered here and remember too to give your reasons for your choice....

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Categories: sympathy, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Remember When
Remember when you were very young,                             ...

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Categories: sympathy, fun, games, life, love, remember, today, youth,
Form: Dramatic 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: memory, pain, remember, sad, sorrow, sorry, sympathy,
Form: Rhyme
Modern Sonnets Ii
MODERN SONNETS II

I prefer the original definition of the sonnet as a “little song” of indeterminate form and length. These modern sonnets vary from more-or-less traditional to free verse.



In Praise of Meter
by Michael R. Burch

The...

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Categories: sympathy, art, romance, romantic, romantic love, song, write,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member I Want a Doggy
Oh how I want a doggy, 
a bundle of love and fur.                       ...

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Categories: sympathy, dog, friend, love,
Form: Narrative
Starlight and Moonlight Ii
Starlight and Moonlight II

These are poems about starlight and moonlight, moons and stars, dreams and visions, illuminations and intimations …




Deliver Us...
by Michael R. Burch 

for my mother, Christine Ena Burch

The night is dark and scary—
under...

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Categories: sympathy, dream, love, moon, night, sky, star, stars,
Form: Rhyme
No Umbrella
There is always something to write about
I don’t know what you are talking about
There is always something to write about
So take out your pen and spell it out
I was trying to book a ticket for...

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Categories: sympathy, anxiety, appreciation, beautiful, business, creation, rain, seasons,
Form: Narrative
Fading Away the Mark of Misery
I must admit
You left me broken…
I am shattered shards,
Spread out on your hands…
Your sweaty palms of uncertainty at hand
But, we will land in a land of I-understand…

Make a stand and things won’t get out of...

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Categories: angst, emotions, endurance, hope, strength, sympathy, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Brace For Impact
We were off,                                ...

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Categories: sympathy, car, kid, red, snow, vacation, weather, winter,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Addicted To the Appeal
Verse 1: I'm loving every second of our time together
I'm liking the fact that you aren't a memory, all ablur
I adore you and everything about you
We were meant to be...you came to me out of...

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Categories: sympathy, addiction, cute love, deep, depression, desire, grief,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Skeletons and Songs of Samsara - 2
In the heart where your naivety resides
you wonder what haunts the sun
and why pain enjoys your childhood eyes,
when you see warm blood run
then you know that death can color
and like you, death loves a dramatic...

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Categories: sympathy, birth, death, life,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Long In the Tooth Male Doth Recount Reflect Reimagine
Long in the tooth male doth recount, reflect, reimagine...
his woebegone damn dental daze today May 5th, 2021 

No particular rhyme nor reason
garden variety indentured flunky (me)
revisits his salmagundi salad days, 
when oral blight smote 
left...

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Categories: sympathy, 2nd grade, absence, age, body, cinco de
Form: Rhyme
Remain Sane
Do you recognize me anymore?
Do you realize that my heart is sore?
Let me memorize your heart’s melody
Let me see right through your…melancholy…

Do you ever wave goodbye to yesterday?
Can’t bear the thought of you leaving me...

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Categories: sympathy, deep, depression, desire, feelings, life, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Marlino
Two, perhaps three miles out to sea, beyond the reef to Zapatillas,
Bocas’ dual sand-edged footprint jewels with jungle centre trees, 
Francesco’s outboard boat heads out to Caribbean’s deeper blue.

Where sun burns softer gringo skin, but...

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Categories: sympathy, fish, fishing, sea,
Form: Narrative
What Remains Within - Reverse Rejection and Recycle Reassurance Again
They weren’t thinking things all the way through as I weren’t able 
They took me for granite and used me in the wrong way possible 
I need some reassurance tonight to get through this plight...

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Categories: sympathy, angst, courage, emotions, fear, hope, longing, moving
Form: Free verse
Was Versus Now
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: sympathy, anxiety, courage,
Form: Rhyme
GenieUsGenusPlan


In the darkness of the night, 
a ruby gleams 
to contrast a slumbered eye awakened 
to feeling, 
reflection, light, 
Lady "Genie", eyes aglow
like a beast, in mid-stride,
lost in her midnight dreams is clothed in a...

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Categories: sympathy, april, art, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme

Book: Reflection on the Important Things