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Be of Good, Compassionate Courage
Dandelions…
They flutter, now I see
Fiery lions…
They're dancing with me
Sunlight…
Come out and shine down 
Moonlight…
Shun out my darkened frown

I am the infinitesimal stars in the tranquil, terrestrial night
I am the scars minutes before the sunlit dawn...

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Categories: today, confidence, courage, encouraging, endurance, hope, muse, passion,
Form: Free verse



Falling Into Place: Solace Solitude
Let me take a little sip
Of your blessed, breathtaking brilliance that will numb...
This pain I have in this heart of stone
The voices in my head won't leave me alone
I thought I was on my own,...

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Categories: today, deep, desire,
Form: Lyric
Faded in XOxo oxOX Fadin' Out
A special dedication to Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love" song in her album "Beyoncé", which came out in 2013.
 
{intro}
I took a cat nap...yah put on your classic, clever-mini cap 
drank that sorrow sap, my companion...

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Categories: today, deep,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Deception Part 2 - Translation From Tagore

    This is the second part of Rabindranath Tagore's Narrative poem - Phanki (Deception). The first part has been already posted. 




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Categories: today, life, women,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms 1980-82 by T Wignesan
 Translation of Eric Mottram’s Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms by T. Wignesan

33.  on a vu un homme courir/ de la scène de crime un homme est maintenant en train d’aider/ la police avec...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: today, america, conflict, culture, , literature,
Form: Free verse



Above Under
Verse 1: We held hands and I fell under your spell...you are the hell from above
My heart has turned to ashes, but I rose again like a Phoenix because of you and I's love
I bled...

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Categories: today, deep, desire, emotions, universe,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Mad Molly Shaw
This is the story of mad Molly Shaw
She might be mad now but she wasn’t before
she came home to find her man dead on the floor
She lay down her bible and let out a roar...

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Categories: today, western,
Form: Rhyme
Poetically Pathetic Crow
Just enough to make it just
I want this to be enough to make this
The last song ever, the last note ever
The last romantically, poetically sad excuse for an apology, epilogue
But I've already messed up the...

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Categories: today, lonely, longing, loss, lost, lost love, love,
Form: Free verse
In The Middle Of The Night
I woke up in the middle of the night with tears running from my eyes. I woke up in the middle of the night because my spirit cries
It is not the tear that falls when...

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Categories: today, celebration, community, confidence, courage, england, environment, feelings,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Rumors
Rumors
How we arrived at where we are
By Franklin Price
05/03/2020

By now you've heard the rumors
How Covid-19 came to Earth
How it did not come here naturally 
How Wuhan, China gave it birth

Maybe aided by our government
To make...

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Categories: today, america, health, hope, leadership, perspective, recovery from,
Form: Rhyme
Patsy Foley Was Roly-Poly in 1947
It may have been the devil himself who prompted the kids in my schoolyard back in 1947 to chant "Patsy Foley's roly-poly from eating too much ravioli."

At first, no one could remember who started the...

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Categories: today, memory,
Form: Prose
When It Struck 11
When it struck 11, I sighed in relief
When it struck 11, I haven't felt grief
The time kept ticking on and it wasn't brief
And I'm so… patiently shaking like a leaf
Vigorously feeling vital everyday...
Every minute...every second...come...

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Categories: today, angst, anxiety, betrayal, conflict, courage, emotions, endurance,
Form: Free verse
Sunday Evening Spree
I see people moving, but going nowhere
I see people moving with their hands thrown in the air
I see people moving but they have nothing to share
Bags and pans, old kettle, and old man
The scavenger, the...

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Categories: today, betrayal, community, cute love, education, encouraging, faith,
Form: Narrative
flint
Flint 
Within its brilliance gleaming
Cool black in lacquered polished silver chrome
Cranked up pistons bleached in summer’s heat
Hot steam rising as gears thundering
Beyond the crystal liquid city lights
Highways built across the land
In hearts felt pride American...

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Categories: today,
Form: Abecedarian
The Tea Party
"Go on forth young graduates,

And show us who you are

You're now our future leaders

We know you will go far"

And so commencement ended

Pictures done and people changed

Now, off to private parties

All orderly pre-arranged

But four young girls...

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Categories: today, america, future, graduate, graduation, life, sad, society,
Form: Epic
Family Poems
Family Poems

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 than...

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Categories: today, child, childhood, family, father, father son, mother,
Form: Rhyme
LOVE POEMS III
LOVE POEMS III by Michael R. Burch

These are love poems by Michael R. Burch about passion, desire, lust, sex, dating, relationships, devotion and marriage. 


Violets
by Michael R. Burch

Once, only once,
when the wind flicked your skirt
to...

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Categories: today, desire, devotion, love, lust, marriage, passion, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
Epitaphs
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.



Autumn Conundrum
by Michael R. Burch

It's not that every leaf must finally...

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Categories: today, bereavement, death, death of a friend, depression,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Starting With Beginnings
Left:
Let's start at the beginning
of your ecotherapeutic day.

I'm talking today with Fr. Time,
Earth's only fully self-ordained ecotherapist,
and recently published author of
"Journals of MotherEarth."

We have no corporate sponsorships to report,
although we are for sale
especially if you're...

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Categories: today, gender, health, humanity, humor, integrity, perspective,
Form: Prose Poetry
Poems about Children
Poems about Children


The Desk
by Michael R. Burch

for Jeremy

There is a child I used to know
who sat, perhaps, at this same desk
where you sit now, and made a mess
of things sometimes.I wonder how
he learned at all...

He...

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Categories: today, boy, child, childhood, children, daughter, family, son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Battle Hymn of COVID19
I cannot let this obsession with Coronavirus (COVID19) go
It is apparent, from the number of deaths projected, to be in the hundreds of thousands, that many Americans still are not heeding the warnings. I hope...

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Categories: today, america, death, health, inspiration,
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: today, poems, poets, teen, teenage, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Employment Trauma
My protagonist today,
a Gay Black Religious Mature Male,
not quite ready for silver-grey Obama temples

Is off this morning
to a new full-time job,
8 to 5,
Monday through Friday.

He has been out of his calming,
regular custodial collared routine,
for over...

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Categories: today, betrayal, caregiving, culture, health, prejudice, religion, work,
Form: Political Verse
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: today, abuse, america, angel, anger, betrayal, community, england,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Taste of my Varied Genres
A Sample of some of the genres I write it...Nature, family, depression...just a taste...just a taste. These are all reposts and can be found along with these titles:

The Sound of His Breathing (Written about my...

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Categories: today, poetry, , cute, , Lullaby,
Form: Epic