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More Pickles Than One
For ten months now I’ve brooded over coming second place
in the pickle section deeming, it no less than a disgrace.
It was written plain and simple, so there can be no excuse,
that the pickles in this...

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Categories: throat, humor,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Hotel Caretaker
How unparticular the day had particularly been,

On March the third of two-thousand and eighteen,

For the caretaker at an historic Adirondack Inn,

Had lacked company, and therefore, dopamine.

 

‘Twas Sunday when all the guests had fled,

From either...

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Categories: throat, death, grief, introspection, march, mystery, remember,
Form: Rhyme
Poems about Mothers
Poems about Mothers


Mother's Smile
by Michael R. Burch

There never was a fonder smile
than mother's smile, no softer touch
than mother's touch. So sleep awhile
and know she loves you more than "much."

So more than "much, " much more...

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Categories: throat, child, children, love, mother, mother daughter, mother
Form: Rhyme
Instruction
Instruction
by Michael R. Burch

Toss this poem aside
to the filigreed and the wild tide
of sunset.

Strike my name,
and still it is all the same.
The onset

of night is in the despairing skies;
each hut shuts its bright bewildered eyes.
The...

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Categories: throat, extended metaphor, fantasy, happiness, hope, hyperbole, i
Form: Pastoral
Epitaph for a Palestinian Child
Epitaph for a Palestinian Child
by Michael R. Burch

I lived as best I could, and then I died.
Be careful where you step: the grave is wide.

This poem has also been titled "Epitaph for a Child of...

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Categories: throat, absence, bereavement, conflict, death, discrimination, eulogy, funeral,
Form: Epitaph



The Storm Is In The Calm
The angles are in the storm
Just before  the break of dawn
Sending a message to everyone
Telling them to remain calm
The angels are singing out loud
They want to break the treacherous cloud
 and relinquish that awful...

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Categories: throat, abuse, america, angel, anger, betrayal, community, england,
Form: Narrative
Medieval Poems II
Medieval Poems



Wulf and Eadwacer
(Old English circa 990 AD)
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

My people pursue him like crippled prey.
They'll rip him apart if he approaches their pack.
We are so different!

Wulf's on one island; I'm on...

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Categories: throat, angel, england, love, middle school, poetry, song,
Form: Rhyme
First they came for the Muslims
First they came for the Muslims

after Martin Niemoller

First they came for the Muslims
and I did not speak out
because I was not a Muslim.

Then they came for the homosexuals
and I did not speak out
because I was...

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Categories: throat, culture, discrimination, faith, god, islamic, truth, usa,
Form: Free verse
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: throat, bereavement, death, death of a friend, funeral,
Form: Sonnet
Free Verse II
Nucleotidings
by Michael R. Burch

“We will walk taller!” said Gupta,
sorta abrupta,
hand-in-hand with his mom,
eyeing the A-bomb.

“Who needs a mahatma
in the aftermath of NAFTA?
Now, that was a disaster,”
cried glib Punjab.

“After Y2k,
time will spin out of control anyway,”
flamed...

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Categories: throat, angel, child, childhood, children, family, time, world,
Form: Free verse
Cleansings
Cleansings
by Michael R. Burch

Walk here among the walking specters. Learn
inhuman patience. Flesh can only cleave
to bone this tightly if their hearts believe
that God is good, and never mind the Urn.

A lentil and a bean might...

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Categories: throat, holocaust, prison, race, racism, violence, world war
Form: Verse
Various Heresies 5
Various Heresies 5

Tonight, Let's Remember
by Michael R. Burch

July 7,2007 (7-7-7)

Tonight, let's remember the fond ways
our fingers engendered new methods to praise
the gray at my temples, your thinning hair.
Tonight, let's remember, and let us draw near...

Tonight,...

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Categories: throat, creation, earth, god, heaven, spiritual, wine, women,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Christmas Snow Angel - Part 1

The young lady's car slowed to a stop ...

As she pulled as far off the highway, (onto the shoulder), as she could
(Allowing for any snow plow that might come along).
She had chosen poorly this time
Believing...

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Categories: throat, angel, appreciation, christmas, snow, uplifting,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The Badly Drawn Goat
The pencil now resting the image was 'testing' for the creature before him, (his badly-drawn drawin') had come out 'not right' somewhat twisted and tight.

The picture in question, it burst with suggestion, for lines that...

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Categories: throat, animal, creation, funny,
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: throat, heartbreak, love, passion, romantic, sad love, true
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- an epic poem 11
Lumi's hand pressed upon his shoulder in a surprisingly firm grip guiding him into the dining area and to the second of two long slender tables where sat five older elves including DynDoeth.
  ...

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Categories: throat, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
The angry black woman
She stood with her back turned to me
Leaning slightly towards where the light tapered off into darkness
Her faced buried deep inside her cupped hands 
Her own shadow towered over her seemingly at odds with her...

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Categories: throat, africa, anger, beauty, betrayal, black african american,
Form: I do not know?
The Girl with Eyes as Black as Crows
On that night the moon seemed hidden from her starry brothers
The kind of night not suited for the fighters nor the lovers
I ventured out only to put out the low burning lamp
When there I saw...

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Categories: throat, dark, death, fantasy, murder, mythology, night, scary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Divine Comedy translation CANTO XII
Was the place where we climbing down the bank
Then arrived, alpine and, for what was there
Such as, that any eyesight would be shrank.

Similar to landslide that in side bare
Before Trento the Adige just smote,
Or for...

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Categories: throat, fantasy, universe,
Form: Terza Rima
Yoga in Poem A Novel Approach Step 6
Yoga in Poem A Novel Approach Step 6

Brahmari Pranayama or Humming Bee Breath

IMP. NOTE: Temporarily I am stopping new episodes 
of Yoga in Poem due to personal reasons and will try 
to restart Yoga in...

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Categories: throat, health, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 6
Upon this date he spoke no more of the preceding moments, 
Tearing and hurling insult upon insult
In several directions, his tongue whipped and scorched me,
And he waited relentlessly to see the spark in my eyes...

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Categories: throat, adventure, character, gothic, heart, love, philosophy, power,
Form: Free verse
over and over agin
sometimes i talk to myself, 
my mind is racing,
i dont know what to do...
so hard to explain.
depression isn't a stage
or a faze some kids go through
it shatters you...
i saw it all. 
she cried silent in...

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Categories: throat, childhood, dark, daughter, death, depression, forgiveness, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dante's Divine Comedy Hell translation Canto VII
(Continuing the trip through Hell of Dante with poet Virgilio)

Pah-peh Sah-tan, Pah-peh Sah-tan al-ept!”,
Started Pluto with his hoarse voice toss
And that gentle wise, who any knowledge kept,

Told to encourage me: “don’t have a loss 
By...

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Categories: throat, fantasy, universe,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member PREFACE
Greetings to those who would willingly seek admission to theater of the absurd. Zoltan Goliath and Otis Trench are masters of the avant-garde genre silent musicals for the imaginary stage, an art form sui generis....

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Categories: throat, allegory, literature,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Uncle Arthur
‘She’s on again - the annual campin’ trip regatta,
and we’ve got ourselves together for our plans to Wonnangatta. 
The high country; you can’t beat it for the peace and quiet
unless of course some plans get...

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Categories: throat, humor,
Form: Rhyme