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Cymbric Vale
I believed that I was rural … that I lived in country style,
where the city was close handy … that big distance was a mile.
Trains and buses ferried daily; a freeway ran close by …
comforts...

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Categories: top, holiday,
Form: Rhyme



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: top, deep,
Form: Lyric
Childhood dreams part 1
When I was a child
Everything was magical
Full of mystery and the unknown
I read hundreds of books
The library my haven
My home
Hours upon hours
Night and day
I read and got lost in text
They supplied me with adventures
Secret journeys
Fun...

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Categories: top, childhood, cinderella, dream, fairy,
Form: Free verse
Liquor of Lament: My Glass is Half Full
Verse 6: I've given up love countless times 
I needed to pay up for my heartbroken crimes
I already repented for my sins that made my high hopes paper-thin
Don't you feel that envy from deep within?...

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Categories: top, addiction, cute love, deep, depression, desire, hope,
Form: Lyric
The Hardships of Honesty - Neither Will I
I often surprise many people in many ways
With the words I say…with the actions I make…
It’s extraordinary how many seek high praise
With the words they say…with the actions they fake…

Neither will I…
Assume the worst in...

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Categories: top, angst, conflict, emotions, endurance, faith, hope, passion,
Form: Free verse



Honey Bee Flying Around In Winter
I have been reluctant to pen this verse 
Because I don't understand what it was all about
I have been reluctant to pen this verse
Because I don't want anyone to  get hurt
Morning comes and evening...

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Categories: top, angel, blessing, business, community, freedom, mythology, people,
Form: Narrative
The Back Burner
I heard you calling my name in an echoing whisper 
I saw a bird take wing in the whirling wind of disaster 
I put my weary head on your broad shoulders
The moment we touched, I...

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Categories: top, deep, depression,
Form: Lyric
malkavian three
His glowing golden eyes glistened with a comprehension beyond the mortal condition

A well-toned, tall, and tanned man, who most, not all, would call handsome

A brightly bleached stalactite overbite gleaned between the mean features of an...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: top, dark, psychological,
Form: Bio
Premium Member - Au Revoir - Goodbye -

- 2016 -

- JANUARY -

A freezing cold evening

Where the stars shining bright

With frost blade flanks

From mouth and nose steam

In the clear silence

White untrodden snows

Nature's frozen pulse

Sleep like a little baby

One gracious moon

After the night the...

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Categories: top, remember,
Form: Free verse
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: top, love, poems, poetess, poetry, poets, truth, women,
Form: Free verse
Various Heresies 2
Various Heresies 2

You
by Michael R. Burch

For thirty years You have not spoken to me;
I heard the dull hollow echo of silence
as though strange communion between us.

For thirty years You would not open to me;
You remained...

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Categories: top, atheist, bible, christian, god, jesus, religion, religious,
Form: Verse
Premium Member IN THE WILD
IN THE WILD

Early morning, we go for a drive,
An awesome feeling as we arrive,
At our camp gate which, opens 
At 6 o’clock, 
Now we are in the African bush
Which, will unlock,
Moments that we have missed...

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Categories: top, adventure, africa,
Form: Rhyme
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: top, allah, culture, discrimination, faith, islamic, race, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IN THE WILD Re Post
IN THE WILD 
( Re Post)

Early one morning, we begin our drive,
An awesome feeling as we arrive,
At our camp gate which, opens 
At six o’clock, 
Now we are in the African bush
Which, will unlock,
Moments that...

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Categories: top, animal,
Form: Free verse
Some Poems
A Stolen Memory
A Mirthful Chorus
By Sy Roth 


We surrounded him 
Asked to let go.
She stared at the misshapen face,
Unshaven sandpapery skin 
Eyelids a tabula rasa
Fluttery sere skin
And we could see the humor blossoming in his...

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© Sy Roth  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: top, dream, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bergfried
I.	  The Settlement

          Hickory bark bluffs
          at the blend of two 
    ...

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Categories: top, adventure, allusion, metaphor, myth, native american, remember,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member No Matter What - The Trinet Style

~  No  Matter  What  ~
( Trinet )



~O~


Embrace Life
No matter
What start with heart full of
Love Faith  Hope never let anything
Steal your 
Dreams  tomorrow
New day

~0~

The best
For you 
May still come embrace...

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Categories: top, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Please Consider Those Who - Not By Choice - Are Living Alone - 2nd THIRD
This is the 2nd THIRD of my 3-part poem - see Mark Stellinga on Poetry Soup for the other 2 THIRDS - couldn't be helped.



“What about neighbors,” I carefully pried...“do any of them check on...

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Categories: top, love, relationship,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Cooperative Feministas
Cooperative Feministas
are not quite so much Competitive Manifestos.

In David Holmgren's introduction to Permacultural Therapeutic Design,
he contrasts "Industrial Culture" with "Sustainable Culture"
kind of like comparing masculine LeftBrain culture
with feminist RightBrain enculturation, nurturance, resonance
over the longer-term scenaria,
rather...

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Categories: top, anti bullying, caregiving, destiny, health, humanity, humor,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The Witch at Inverness
Please take this time to steer your thoughts
To a wretched land of lochs and glens.
Where a village was tasked and the people fraught
At the woe and sadness life could send.

With the Dragons gone and the...

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Categories: top, adventure, children, magic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member With The Lord - The Magic 9 Style

~ With  The  Lord ~
( Magic  9 )


~O~


 With Jesus we can all attain salvation, all
 He reinforces all the good and great things that I know
 He picks me up for...

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Categories: top, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No God Of Mine - 2021 edit
[This poem 'No God Of  Mine' was seemingly confounding readers as
to its meaning. Ordinarily, if I felt a poem wasn't  cutting it, I'd delete
it, but on this occasion, I've been asked to explain it... so here goes.]


By...

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Categories: top, evil, horror,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Merov's Ghost and Other Shots Across my Bow
Merov’s Ghost (1) and Other Shots Across My Bow!

In mid-November of Fourteen, I published my first web verse here, (2)
the earliest spanned sixty years, composed for Senior English class
one night in Nineteen Sixty-One. Assigned just...

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Categories: top, blessing, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poems: I didn't say Poem
                                  ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: top, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Journalists - Dedication to Andre Fontaine - XXVI
Unquotable quotes: Tale-Carriers, Gossip-Mongers, Courrier-Pigeon Caretakers, Smoke-Signal Puffers and Tom-Tom Thumpers – XXVI

Could there be such things as political shenanigans or inter-continental warfares, even catastrophes, natural disasters, tsunamis, irruptions, conflagrations, inundations, landslides, typhoons, tornadoes, hurricanes,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: top, power,
Form: Dramatic Monologue