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Below the Horizon - Shallow Shame
Agony be to society's demise
Labels are for fools, not for the wise
Play the familiar tune of in-unison serenity 
Fatality won't come any time soon, thankfully...

Homeless people were on the news not to long ago...I weep...

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Categories: teenage, cute, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Free verse



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: poetry, poets, teen, teenage, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
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: poems, poets, teen, teenage, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Juvenilia: Early Poems X
Juvenilia: Early Poems X

These are early poems written in my teens and twenties.

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...

and show me
once...

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Categories: teenage, age, child, children, dream, teen, time, war,
Form: Rhyme
Juvenilia: Early Poems XI
Juvenilia: Early Poems XI

Myth
by Michael R. Burch

after the sprung rhythm of Dylan Thomas

Here the recalcitrant wind
sighs with grievance and remorse
over fields of wayward gorse
and thistle-throttled lanes.

And she is the myth of the scythed wheat
hewn and...

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Categories: boy, poems, poetry, student, teen, teenage, writing,
Form: Rhyme



Dream of Infinity
Dream of Infinity
by Michael R. Burch

Have you tasted the bitterness of tears of despair?
Have you watched the sun sink through such pale, balmless air
that your soul sought its shell like a crab on a beach,
then...

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Categories: teenage, confusion, depression, dream, farewell, leaving, loneliness, longing,
Form: Couplet
Juvenilia: Early Poems IX
Juvenilia: Early Poems IX

These are early poems of mine, written in my teens as a high school student and during my first two years of college.

Shock
by Michael R. Burch

It was early in the morning of...

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Categories: teenage, boy, child, childhood, high school, student, teen,
Form: Rhyme
as Time walked by
These are early poems of mine, written as a high school student in the 10th grade. 

as Time walked by
by Michael R. Burch

yesterday i dreamed of us again,
when
the air, like honey,
trickled through cushioning grasses,
softly flowing,...

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Categories: teenage, 10th grade, boy, child, childhood, first love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bergfried
I.	  The Settlement

          Hickory bark bluffs
          at the blend of two 
    ...

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Categories: teenage, adventure, allusion, metaphor, myth, native american, remember,
Form: Narrative
Heat Lightening
Heat Lightening
by Michael R. Burch

Each night beneath the elms, we never knew
which lights beyond dark hills might stall, advance,
then lurch into strange headbeams tilted up
like searchlights seeking contact in the distance . . .

Quiescent unions...

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Categories: teenage, car, crush, desire, love, lust, sexy, teen
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member THE JOURNEY
Once upon a weedy lawn
At Cedar Oaks Retirement Home
There sat my mother, weak and old
On an afghan knit to block the cold.

It was summer, but in mom's grey eyes
Was winter, when all around us dies.
I...

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Categories: teenage, appreciation, child, daughter, devotion, family, forgiveness, mom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Bone Idol
[First posted in 3 parts. Intended novel: time never allowed]

Prologue
This,  Sir, is the prologue from before our tale begins
About the day our father did succumb to mortal sins
And left behind a man who would...

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Categories: teenage, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Juvenilia: Early Poems VII
Juvenilia: Early Poems VII

These are early poems I wrote as a boy and as a teenager.

The Leveler
by Michael R. Burch

The nature of Nature
is bitter survival
from Winter’s bleak fury
till Spring’s brief revival.

The weak implore Fate;
bold men...

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Categories: teenage, boy, child, childhood, fear, high school, poems,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Seek The Lord - The Star Of David Style

~ Seek  The  Lord  ~
( Star Of  David )




God
For sure
Knows  sees  all
Wants best  for  you
He  sure loves  us  all
Lord wants us to have Love...

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Categories: teenage, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
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: teenage, death, grave, holocaust, horror, humanity, memorial, world
Form: Free verse
Juvenilia: Early Poems VIII
Juvenilia: Early Poems VIII

These are early poems of mine, written in my teens as a high school and college student. 

Moon Lake
by Michael R. Burch

Starlit recorder of summer nights,
what magic spell bewitches you?
They say that...

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Categories: teenage, boy, child, childhood, high school, student, teen,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Used to go to this Bar
Red light, the neon beer sign on the distant wall reflects off the long expanse of polished bar top, overpowering the quiet brown wood. It’s after lunch, only a few people in to stir the...

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Categories: teenage, addiction, beauty, drink, religion, society, solitude,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Territory Trample

Headlights messaged through midnight windows 
Curtainless glass unable to subdue the urgency 
Car obtained in street nearby was theirs temporarily
Three hour drive to ship leaving island next morning

Two sixteen year old girls barely registered surprise...

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Categories: teenage, 11th grade, change, conflict, for teens, journey,
Form: Bio
Aloha
Hello? Are you there today?
Have I scared you away?
Spent my whole teenage life, 
Preparing for this day of strife 
To say my goodbye's
To your love-me-not lies
Oh well, oh well
I'm not saying farewell
Where do you dwell?
In...

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Categories: teenage, deep, desire, emotions, encouraging, feelings, grief, growing
Form: Lyric
Juvenilia: Early Poems XII
Juvenilia: Early Poems XII

Because You Came to Me
by Michael R. Burch

for Beth

Because you came to me with sweet compassion
and kissed my furrowed brow and smoothed my hair,
I do not love you after any fashion,
but wildly,...

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Categories: boy, child, childhood, poems, student, teen, teenage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Halloween Night in the Apple Orchard
Young Timmy saw Jim walking down the street.  Timmy considered a quick retreat, but steadied himself with a shrug.  Timmy dreaded the sight of Jim, a teenage bully and wanna be thug, who...

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Categories: teenage, children, fear, scary,
Form: Narrative
Tell Them
Tell Them

To all who have never known, it's time that you've been told. 


Tell the population to change its ways before these lost lives and souls are all in vain. 

Tell the girls to think...

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Categories: teenage, inspiration, drug, universe,
Form: Free verse
Stimulation: mE
De ja vu is seen right before my 7 senses...don't listen to the cries of lies...
Complete me...don't leave me empty - let my 6 become 7 (complete me) This bothersome feeling of disbelief intensifies -...

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Categories: teenage, angst, anxiety, deep, depression, desire, hope, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Legacy of Penang
Back in 1962 when I was just a lad
my dad gave me a holiday
the best I ever had.
A holiday of every dream
that one lifetime could hold
so listen while this wondrous time 
to you I now...

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Categories: teenage, culture, father, food, friendship, introspection, paradise, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On Ethnic Equity
I opined to my father -


“Hey, Dad,” I quipped, bewilderedly, “last night, believe it or not, Grandpa Jake was watchin’ a film from prob’ly 1930...
When I glanced up from Facebook to determine why he’d growled,...

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Categories: teenage, prejudice, racism,
Form: Verse