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Poems about the Coronavirus I
Poems about the Coronavirus I


yet another iffy coronavirus haiku #1
by michael r. burch

plagued by the Plague
i plague the goldfish
with my verse



yet another iffy coronavirus haiku #2
by michael r. burch

sunflowers
hang their heads
embarrassed by their coronas

I wrote...

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Categories: torrent, absence, anxiety, bereavement, caregiving, death, depression, fear,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member The Fallen



“The Fallen”



Remote,
he sees himself 
in the reflection of cold close 
yet distant shop windows, 
his final journey along the 
Hard Time Road
walking alone, 
unforgiven, no home
for the rest of his natural life 
a million knives...

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Categories: torrent, family, freedom, friendship, god, i am, jesus,
Form: Free verse
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: torrent, age, child, children, dream, teen, time, war,
Form: Rhyme
Haiku translations of the Oriental Masters
Grasses wilt:
the braking locomotive
grinds to a halt
—Yamaguchi Seishi, translation by Michael R. Burch

Oh, fallen camellias,
if I were you,
I'd leap into the torrent!
—Takaha Shugyo, translation by Michael R. Burch

The first soft snow:
leaves of the awed jonquil
bow...

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Categories: torrent, animal, beauty, imagery, nature, philosophy, world,
Form: Haiku
Sonnets LII-LX
Sonnets LII-LX

The Endeavors of Lips
by Michael R. Burch

How sweet the endeavors of lips: to speak
of the heights of those pleasures which left us weak
in love’s strangely lit beds, where the cold springs creak:
for there is...

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Categories: torrent, dream, flower, hair, longing, love, pain, sensual,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Bergfried
I.	  The Settlement

          Hickory bark bluffs
          at the blend of two 
    ...

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Categories: torrent, adventure, allusion, metaphor, myth, native american, remember,
Form: Narrative
A Vain Word
A Vain Word
by Michael R. Burch

Oleanders at dawn preen extravagant whorls
as I read in leaves’ Sanskrit brief moments remaining
till sunset implodes, till the moon strands grey pearls
under moss-stubbled oaks, full of whispers, complaining
to the darkening...

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Categories: torrent, autumn, beauty, extended metaphor, grief, heartbreak, moon,
Form: Sonnet
Poems about Regret
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 . ....

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Categories: torrent, memory, pain, remember, sad, sorrow, sorry, sympathy,
Form: Rhyme
Some Pro's and Con's of being Virtually Connected to Reality poetic verses
Some Pro's and Con's of being Virtually Connected to Reality poetic verses

Dune not be bashful, grumpy, leery
or any other contemporary dwarf man
even countless less well known dwarves
(that never got a chance
to play a bit part)...

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Categories: torrent, 11th grade, 12th grade, addiction, appreciation, celebration,
Form: Rhyme
PhoeniX
  I feel so damn trapped in rage 
Like a rainbow lion in a cage 
I feel so much pain in my brain
And it's driving me quite insane

Numb my solace shame
Get me feeling more...

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Categories: torrent, 11th grade, 3rd grade, 6th grade, 7th
Form: Free verse
Ali's Song
Ali's Song
by Michael R. Burch
for Muhammad Ali

They say that gold don’t tarnish. It ain’t so.
They say it has a wild, unearthly glow.
A man can be more beautiful, more wild.
I flung their medal to the river,...

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Categories: torrent, boxing day , butterfly, discrimination, race, racism, tribute,
Form: Verse
Starlight and Moonlight
These are poems about starlight and moonlight, moons and stars, dreams and visions, illuminations and intimations …



Will There Be Starlight
by Michael R. Burch 

Will there be starlight
tonight
while she gathers
damask
and lilac
and sweet-scented heathers?

And will she find...

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Categories: torrent, dark, dream, love, moon, night, star, stars,
Form: Rhyme
Quest of the Heart: Chapter One
Of Ghosts and Fiends in Twilight


The sun sank low on the darkening horizon
Grey mist hung adrift over the land thickening
A cold, brisk autumn wind held and embraced me 
With my horse’s pace and that of...

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Categories: torrent, adventure, for her, journey, lost love, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Warlord Wars No More -2
Pay heed to those deeds from whence the heart must confess...
You're far from Rome Proconsul Caesar...
As they say, "All roads lead to Rome" Ariovistus
and all tresspasses are treated as threats of war...
My recent conquest of...

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Categories: torrent, history,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Aspie
1—Milieu

Unique construction of body and mind
My niche in human pack not quickly found 
Raw young heart of a curious design
The empty mirrors for my soul abound

Subjectively a bit odd to myself
A jangled, disconnected kind of...

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Categories: torrent, emotions, growing up, introspection, people, senses, society,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Embrace The Lines
Embrace The Lines

Vitality marks gently stretch your soft skin beyond the wildest dreams of
beauty unbound where children had once or thrice embraced your womb
the soothing waters cushioning and cradling three miracles three water 
marks engraved...

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Categories: torrent, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part One
Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz

Prologue
This is a rather grim epic poetic tale of Rosalia, a 16th century German witch who terrorized villages, destroyed the lives and corrupted the souls of many...

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Categories: torrent, allegory, evil, halloween, horror, magic, mythology, scary,
Form: Narrative
More iffy coronavirus haiku
yet another iffy coronavirus haiku #1
by michael r. burch

plagued by the Plague
i plague the goldfish
with my verse



yet another iffy coronavirus haiku #2
by michael r. burch

sunflowers
hang their heads
embarrassed by their coronas

I wrote this poem after having...

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Categories: torrent, america, death, eulogy, health, humanity, natural disasters,
Form: Haiku
Demise of the Frail and Assail of the Skies
The bird wanted to fly

But the wind wanted to blow

“Rest now bird”, said the wind

“You now take it down slow,

And let me flow.”

 

The bird accepted thinking it was a request,

And ignored the proud in...

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Categories: torrent, angst, fear, grief, life, pain, sorrow, rain,
Form: I do not know?
Bedlam and mayhem in the mistress's boudoir
Bedlam and mayhem in the mistress's boudoir

Nsync with variations on a theme:
of drool worthy Reuben Sandwich
(consisting of corned beef, 
Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, 
Russian dressing between slices 
of rye bread that is grilled 
until the bread...

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Categories: torrent, adventure, angel, anxiety, appreciation, beautiful, desire, endurance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Overarching Genocide
Overarching Genocide

Noah built the wooden Ark in his homeland instructed by God
to save his wife three sons and their wives from drowning a life 
raft rescue boat of sorts with three decks and only one...

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Categories: torrent, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member As I watch myself unfold without love
He/I/they/all/we/none knowing sit/sats he/she thoughts he/she witnessed he/she held a behold as to what the hell a corporeal ring of things once unbeknowinest to him/her was about,: thought provoking, yet undeterminate in any reason with...

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Categories: torrent, age, appreciation, grief, remember, sad love, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Undefeated Before Your Eyes
I’ve never felt so high it seems
You held me tight as we kissed in my dreams
I’ve been scared out of my wits lately
But, with your embrace, I’m safe honestly

I was defeated by depression and anxiety
I...

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Categories: torrent, angst, conflict, courage,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member geisha
       pitty-pit-pat, pitty-pit-pat ...

dark attic, echoing ... tenderly
rain on tin roof above,
her nana's voice, ages hence -
lives ago, really ... calling …

       "Little...

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Categories: torrent, imagery, longing, memory, metaphor, nostalgia, old, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Bulldozer and the Bear
The Sun had risen to greet the day
    and marveled at such a range of wondrous things.
Where below the warmth it brought to bare
    was causing a Thrasher's heart...

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Categories: torrent, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme