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Justice is Crying in The Street
Oh my soul what hails you?
Oh my soul what awaits you?
Oh my soul why are you in despair?
Oh my soul I have not deserted you
Oh my soul I have something to share
Oh my soul I...

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Categories: tags, anti bullying, conflict, courage, desire, discrimination, education,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Haiku 1
The Original Sin: Rhyming Haiku!
 
Haiku
should never rhyme:
it’s a crime!
?Michael R. Burch
 
The herons stand,
sentry-like, at attention ...
rigid observers of some unknown command.
?Michael R. Burch
 
Late
fall;
all
the golden leaves turn black underfoot:
soot
?Michael R. Burch
 
Dry leaf...

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Categories: tags, family, heart, love, mother son, nature, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Epigrams V
Epigrams V
by Michael R. Burch

Autumn Conundrum
by Michael R. Burch

It’s not that every leaf must finally fall,
it’s just that we can never catch them all.

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Piercing the Shell
by Michael R. Burch

If we strip away all the accouterments...

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Categories: tags, giggle, humor, humorous, irony, literature, word play,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Various Heresies
If God
is good
half the Bible
is libel.
-Michael R. Burch

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Willy Nilly
Michael R. Burch

Isn’t it silly, Willy Nilly?
You made the stallion,
you made the filly
and now they sleep
in the dark earth, stilly.
Isn’t it silly, Willy Nilly?

Isn’t it silly, Willy...

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Categories: tags, atheist, christian, faith, god, heaven, religion, spiritual,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Marina Tsvetaeva translations
I Know The Truth
by Marina Tsvetaeva
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

I know the truth?abandon lesser truths!
There's no need for anyone living to struggle!
See? Evening falls, night quickly descends!
So why the useless disputes?generals, poets, lovers?

The wind...

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Categories: tags, love, poems, poetess, poetry, poets, truth, women,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Athenian Epitaphs
Athenian Epitaphs

Mariner, do not ask whose tomb this may be,
but go with good fortune: I wish you a kinder sea.
—Michael R. Burch, after Plato

Does my soul abide in heaven, or hell?
Only the sea gulls
in their...

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Categories: tags, death, eulogy, funeral, grave, loss, memorial day,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Various Heresies 4
Various Heresies 4

I, Lazarus
by Michael R. Burch

I, Lazarus, without a heart,
devoid of blood and spiritless,
lay in the darkness, meritless:
my corpse?a thing cold, dead, apart.

But then I thought I heard?a Voice,
a Voice that called me from...

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Categories: tags, america, bible, christian, faith, god, jesus, usa,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sandy Hook Poems 1
Sandy Hook Call to Love
by Michael R. Burch
 
Our hearts are broken today
for our children's small bodies lie broken;
let us gather them up, as we may,
that the truth of our Love may be spoken;
then, when...

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Categories: tags, children, school, student, usa, violence, war, youth,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Deor's Lament
Deor's Lament

(Old English/Anglo-Saxon poem circa the 10th century AD)
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Weland endured the agony of exile:
an indomitable smith wracked by grief.
He suffered countless sorrows;
indeed, such sorrows were his bosom companions
in that frozen...

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Categories: tags, destiny, england, fate, old, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Rejection Slips 1
Rejection Slips

With over 5,700 publications if I count poems that have gone viral, I suppose I shouldn’t complain … but I do have some poems that have never been accepted for publication. Here are a...

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Categories: tags, day, love, memory, night, rose, seasons, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Film Noir
Film Noir

By the lampost at night
with the pale moon shining bright
but obscured by the fog
I saw her in the harbor
standing where my boat lay moored
but she knew that
her azure eyes beckoned me to come
smoke from...

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Categories: tags, remember,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Film Noir
	Film Noir

By the lamppost at night
with the pale moon shining bright
but obscured by the fog
I saw her in the harbor
standing where my boat lay moored
but she knew that
her azure eyes beckoned me to come
smoke from...

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Categories: tags, forgiveness, i love you,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Flagan the Dragon Part2
The Tale of the Bumpalump

After the Knight had unraveled...Flagan decided to travel
    and get away on a long holiday.
He thought it quite grand to visit a new land
    and...

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Categories: tags, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Game of Hockey
The Game of Hockey 

By Government decree Lacrosse 
Is Canada’s national sport,
But in the hearts and minds of Canadians, 
Hockey rules supreme.
A winter sport enjoyed by Canadians since 1875,
Played on frozen ponds and rivers,
Lakes and...

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Categories: tags, hockey, sports,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Thomas Chatterton translation: Excellent Ballad of Charity
An Excelente Balade of Charitie (“An Excellent Ballad of Charity”)
by Thomas Chatterton, age 17
modernization/translation by Michael R. Burch

As wroten bie the goode Prieste
Thomas Rowley 1464

In Virgynë the swelt'ring sun grew keen,
Then hot upon the meadows...

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Categories: tags, allegory, christian, england, faith, prayer, religion, romantic,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Roses and Lilacs
Winter
by Michael R. Burch

The rose of love's bright promise
lies torn by her own thorn;
her scent was sweet
but at her feet
the pallid aphids mourn.

The lilac of devotion
has felt the winter hoar
and shed her dress;
companionless,
she shivers?nude, forlorn.

Published...

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Categories: tags, desire, longing, love, nature, romance, rose, roses
Form: Verse
Premium Member Urdu Translations
Last Night 
by Faiz Ahmed Faiz
translation by Michael R. Burch

Last night, your memory stole into my heart
as spring sweeps uninvited through barren gardens
as morning breezes revive dormant deserts
as a patient suddenly feels better for no...

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Categories: tags, desire, hindi, longing, love, nature, passion, urdu,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sandy Hook Poems 2: Student Tributes
Here are tribute poems for exceptional children and teachers who should be alive today:

Emilie Parker,
the horror grows starker
as we see your sweet image
and cringe at the carnage;
but dear, how you mesmerize
with those vivid blue eyes
and...

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Categories: tags, children, school, student, teacher, usa, violence, war,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Prophecy: Listen
Listen
by Immanuel A. Michael (an alias of Michael R. Burch)

1.
Listen to me now
and heed my voice;
I am a madman, alone,
screaming in the wilderness,
but listen now.

Listen to me now, and if I say
that black is black
and...

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Categories: tags, america, god, judgement, rose, usa, visionary, voice,
Form: Verse
Premium Member More iffy coronavirus haiku
yet another iffy coronavirus haiku #1
by michael r. burch

plagued by the Plague
i plague the goldfish
with my verse

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yet another iffy coronavirus haiku #2
by michael r. burch

sunflowers
hang their heads
embarrassed by their coronas

I wrote this poem after having...

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Categories: tags, america, death, eulogy, health, humanity, natural disasters,
Form: Haiku
For
Nigga my fade be the meanest this nigga been hot since a foetus                      ...

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Categories: tags, abuse, anger, christian, discrimination, people, political, drug,
Form: Blank verse
Land Is A Loom
Land Is A Loom
I sailed the fiord like inlets between Powell River and Drury Inlet.
The land itself  spoke from mountains, torents, islet
From bird song and bear splashing fishers
From rutting moose and cougars sharp incisors.
The...

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Categories: tags, adventure, environment, nature,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Thomas Chatterton translation: Under the Willow Tree
Song from Aella: Under the Willow Tree, or, Minstrel's Song
by Thomas Chatterton, age 17 or younger
modernization/translation by Michael R. Burch

MYNSTRELLES SONGE ("MINSTREL'S SONG")

O! sing unto my roundelay,
O! drop the briny tear with me,
Dance no more...

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Categories: tags, dance, death, love, romance, romantic, song, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Ugly
Don’t know when it started….freshman year?
I look in the mirror
	See….fat
		Hanging
			Bulges
				UGLY 
UGLY UGLY UGLY UGLY UGLY UGLY UGLY 
		UGLY
Remembering the food….calories….sugar….fat 
Passing my lips….
		Leading down my throat
			Into my stomach….onto my hips….my face…my stomach…my arms…my legs
			UGLY
Next day,...

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Categories: tags, anger, courage, cry, dark, emotions, hate,
Form: Free verse
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
                    by Odin Roark

“And I thought marriage was hard.”

Taking Meditation for a walk
nags me with...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tags, hope, introspection, metaphor,
Form: Free verse