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Uyghur Poetry Translations
With my Uyghur poetry translations I am trying to build awareness of the plight of Uyghur poets who are being sent to Chinese "reeducation" concentration camps.

Elegy
by Perhat Tursun
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Asylum seekers, will...

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Categories: tang, allah, culture, discrimination, faith, islamic, race, racism,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member When Savages Sang Strongly 4
Sometimes faith lives on the edge of a knife
as Sviastoslav the Rus sacker came to know 
The Khazar Khanate knew how to cut a slight
his gilded skull stole the show,
The Vatican went from a marsh...

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Categories: tang, heart,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member An Emerald, Most Rare
It was glorious ...

A glorious, glowing morn ...
crimson crept up the sky, as if air-brushed ...
little round globs of fair-weather clouds tiptoed on the reach,
(so as to not wake the moon, laying down its head...

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Categories: tang, beauty, color, memory, ocean, sea, travel,
Form: Narrative
What happened to Hip-Hop
What happened to Hip-Hop, how did it end up like this? 
the biggest song on the radio is by a rapper who didn't write it
And the ones who do write they repeat the same 8...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tang, growth, hip hop, history, music, rap, truth,
Form: Free verse
Epigrams VI
Epigrams VI

These are humorous epigrams including a form I call "Less Heroic Couplets." 



Less Heroic Couplets: Mini-Ode to Stamina
by Michael R. Burch
 
When you’ve given so much
that I can’t bear your touch,
then from a safe...

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Categories: tang, animal, death, dream, kiss, life, love, sleep,
Form: Epigram



Premium Member Fragrance of Life
Fragrance of Life  ©

Cool rain drums on blistering 
asphalt, the scent streams into 
the nostrils--hot, grassy smell of 
summer, freshly cut-smoky 
cedar lingers on the air 

Fresh popcorn drenched in 
butter, I sit in...

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Categories: tang, life, senses,
Form: Free verse
The Healer Part II (from my life story)
Ms Agnes finally presented herself in front of me and ordered me to stand. I remember 
feeling small as I looked up into Ms Agnes' face, looking into eyes covered with an opaque 
blue film....

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Categories: tang, mystery, native americanme, me,
Form: Free verse
Dissection of the Ass Whooping
"Dissection of the Ass Whooping"
by:  Eric L. Boddie

Congratulations to you for winning the election
But when you campaign for this ass whooping, you hate the win section
My foot strikes cerebrals of people so they turn...

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Categories: tang, anti bullying, black african american, education, encouraging,
Form: Narrative
Naked Truth
Fruitful days are filling up the piles of treasure mesuring the misogyny it shouldn't be a topic of forgery while waiting for break outs throwing correction direction of stereotyping the tipicallity of capabilities in abilities...

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Categories: tang, absence, africa, art,
Form: Free verse
Colour,Flash
Fruitful days are filling up the piles of treasure mesuring the misogyny it shouldn't be a topic of forgery while waiting for break outs throwing correction direction of stereotyping the tipicallity of capabilities in abilities...

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Categories: tang, africa, america, art,
Form: Classicism
Dawn song
Dawn song / sweet trills / thin flute roused
Splayed light / warm vibe / worn slats doused
Dream haunts / harsh cough / plumb tears smart
Heart touched / mixed thoughts / frail past frouse

JUEJU 
Jueju is...

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Categories: tang, feelings, image, memory, nature, people, relationship, senses,
Form: Jueju
Epigrams VII
Epigrams VII

A question that sometimes drives me hazy: 
am I or are the others crazy?
—Albert Einstein, poetic interpretation by Michael R. Burch


The Whole of Wit
by Michael R. Burch

for and after Richard Moore

If brevity is the...

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Categories: tang, animal, growth, nature, peace, voice, wind, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
It Was Just A Dream
Maybe it was just a dream, a fantasy. 
A dream so sweet I could tang its scent. 
A fantasy roughly you and I on top of the world.
A dream so flawless nothing can relate. 
A...

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Categories: tang, life,
Form: Verse
Love for Hip-Hop
Let's take it back to the days of Melle Mel & Grandmaster Flash
The Rap masters, who actually had swagger
Dr dre, When he was in N.W.A before Death Row records or Aftermath
Ice Cube, Eazy E, Mc...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tang, dedication, deep, dream, hip hop, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
ZARATHUSTRA GAVE ME THE GREEN LIGHT part two
from conscionable, fashionable, 
and inimitable laudable official,
regal unequivocal x all did (re: exalted)
gratuitously justifiable management, 

this citizen banker does hint intend zealous altercation, 
but bestir commonwealth, dutifully engineering 
fairness, given hover into jaundiced keeper
LivingSocial lee,...

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Categories: tang, america, anger, angst, betrayal, conflict, discrimination, fate,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Deliberate pain staking attentiveness to perfection
(alternately titled: impossible mission goes awry
probably mortal enemy cast spell binding jinx)

Both mental versus
physical tasks necessitate
laser sharp attentiveness
triggered within blinks
similarly on par when people toast
momentary instance utter silence

before more'n one
wine glass simultaneously clinks
cheering hurray, especially
if...

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Categories: tang, 12th grade, analogy, change, death, goodbye, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Tanglaw -- Light
Sometimes, I cannot help but sigh
and wonder--
wonder deep inside of me 
whether I could ever be like you.

I riffle through the pages of my soul
and find a lot of them empty
Unlike yours, which seem to...

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Categories: tang, dedication, life, love, me, mother, prayer, thank
Form: Free verse
Random rhyming
My life cant be helped but still strike a pose
punch you in the face call for a second dose
i got so much ice hell just frooze
light a fire up under all your noses
im the satanic...

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Categories: tang, death, depression, education, faith, fantasy, loss, mysterylife,
Form: I do not know?
Hip Hop saved my life
Growing up in care I never had my family by my side
I was damaged and lost as a child
Hood up to hide my face and I would never smile
But Hip Hop saved my life

Heard the...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tang, dedication, deep, desire, devotion, hip hop, rap,
Form: Free verse
Free Verse Ranch
Hear the clip-clop of iambic beats
Sounds like Shelley with a side of Keats
Is that the scritchity-scratch of a goose quill flickin’
Or just the tippity-tap of some mouse you clickin’..?

So you a prophet poet, regular Marley...

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Categories: tang, adventure, poetry, word play, words, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Finding Happiness in Everyday Pleasures
Finding Happiness in Everyday Pleasures

Happiness is bathing in glorious, golden sunshine,
absorbing the beauty of sunsets deliciously divine.
Dancing through cool droplets of silvery rain,
feeling cleansed, refreshed, and reborn again.

Happiness is inhaling the enchanting perfume of a...

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Categories: tang, happiness, joy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Dance With Mad Molly
( Do you have a favorite poem of your own that you love, but that few others seem to respond to? I have posted this here and elsewhere before, but only received one short comment...

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Categories: tang, analogy, dance, dark, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Letter to my inspiration
This is a letter to my inspiration and the people who inspired me to write
There's a lot of writers who I have a desire to be like
While Adding my own style from what their words...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tang, courage, creation, dedication, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Stirs the Darkness
What is that ... there ... in the darkness?

   What is that hollow creature, cold and callous,
  that shrouds its image in the deep, remorseless black?
 Careless, the coal-red glint in its...

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Categories: tang, analogy, innocence, introspection, life, loss, metaphor, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Move on
The Poetical Jason Voorhees who creates beauty out of ugliness
I've learned how to turn my darkest memories into the loveliest
Pick your weapon of choice, I'll use my pen and you'll still leave the bloodiest
Speak my...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tang, deep, depression, emotions, heartbreak, heartbroken, moving on,
Form: Free verse