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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: tortoise, childhood, cinderella, dream, fairy,
Form: Free verse



Zen Death Haiku II
Today, catching sight of the mallards
crying over Lake Iware:
Must I too vanish into the clouds?
—Prince Otsu translation by Michael R. Burch  

This world—
to what may we compare it?
To autumn fields
lying darkening at dusk
illuminated by...

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Categories: tortoise, death, imagery, life, nature, symbolism, visionary, world,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member How Huxley Sees the World





"How Huxley Sees the World"



He composes his world -
dream extractions
simulated from 
the surreal reality of man
colour cognitive from the dead moments
we phantomise to life in sleep
electric light colour bursts forth 
from a perspective unique
a hare...

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Categories: tortoise, art, future, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member This Is No Fable
I was relaxing in my sunroom, one very peaceful afternoon,
Enjoying the fables of Aesop, and all the flowers abloom.

The view from the many windows, was gold sunshiny delight,
With blossoms and rich greenery, and many birds...

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Categories: tortoise, adventure, animal, fantasy, flower, imagery, life, tree,
Form: Couplet
Far Away, Far Away
Far Away, Far Away

Children when you dream at night you may see an awesome sight!
Magic fairies in the dew near trilliums of snow white hue.
You must search within your dreams by the light of midnight...

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Categories: tortoise, childhood, fairy, fantasy, imagery, nature, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme



Babylonia : Part Two - Noahs walk
Babylonia : Part Two -
Noah’s walk


Pandas chew bamboo, while you film them in the nude;
Red Elephants are extinct (Apart from a view).
Fly up high, escape the zoo’s!
The latest attraction is a Man named Hu.


Hu Man?...

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© Aa Harvey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tortoise, animal, food, humanity, paradise,
Form: I do not know?
SPEECHLESS SPOKEN WORD ARTISTE
SPEECHLESS SPOKEN WORD ARTISTE

So if my vocal folds can’t collaborate to produce sounds to communicate loudly to your beautiful mind that I have an endless mission of loving you, can’t there be any mere articulation...

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Categories: tortoise, art, beauty, emotions, humor, i love you,
Form: Prose Poetry
Goodbye Miss Heidi Only For Now
Goodbye Miss Heidi Only For Now…….8.3.14

Remembering that day I first brought you home the sun was out a warm July day, meowing never stopped on your first ride to your new home, waiting
Seeing you the...

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Categories: tortoise, addiction, adventure, anxiety, art, beautiful, best friend,
Form: Prose Poetry
eyes that look are many eyes that see are few
" You saw my tomorrow, seated on your yesterday's laps,
Dirty-duty rusty and arrogance humming, 
Bathing in the smokes of marijuana, basking it malodor, 
Yet, you didn't bother to wash me your words of corrections. 

Did...

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Categories: tortoise, bereavement, death, depression,
Form: Free verse
Weird fake news
Weird "fake" news

This pencil necked geek
did hair thru the long grapevine
actually following false tidbit
originated within imagination i.e. mine,
while stationed at Macbook Pro
laptop - time already inching close

to hour of rise and shine
yikes still no bloody...

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Categories: tortoise, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, grave,
Form: Free verse
Perfect Nightmare
I can't believe my eyes and how time flies
You hit me with the truth behind the lies
I had enough of your foolish shenanigans
You're like a sink full of dishes and pans
You're my oh oh
You're my...

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Categories: tortoise, deep, emotions,
Form: Lyric
Saturday Story
Cabbage grew ears in a silver basin. How rare! Wow! Exclusive is extremely experienced erotic erogenous errors but tremors can often be counted in the folding, unfolding and refolding of long heavy curtains. A lengthy...

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Categories: tortoise, allegory, allusion, animal, anniversary,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Finding My Inner Porpoise Rhyme Schema
She kept TELLING,
YELLING at me,
to GO with the FLOW, to write with a GLOW. How?
My mind feels too SLOW to capture the UNDERTOW!

I try rising to the SURFACE with my VERSES. yet
I wander from PURPOSE,...

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Categories: tortoise, change, identity, journey,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Ted The Tortoise
Ted the Tortoise told his wife he’ll nip around the block
She said if you nipped anywhere it would be quite a shock
He said I’ve got a skateboard with a power-pack on board
It’s not the latest...

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Categories: tortoise, animal, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme
FOR FLESH AND BLOOD
These were letters written in tablets of blood
We wrote the pains of yesterday today wittily 
On this seaside of swaying embargo of tablets

She was the song swept in pity and cruelty 
Daring the concubines that...

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Categories: tortoise, absence, abuse, africa,
Form: Ballad
ADEBIMPE, THE AFRICAN BEAUTY
ADEBIMPE

Going through this life at a frenzied pace
It's clear why we call it human race
I saw a piece of carefully gathered stardust
A desire for every parent


Adebimpe, a true definition of Omoluabi
Ornamented with great courtesy
Is she...

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Categories: tortoise, africa, character, eulogy,
Form: Ode
IF ONLY I COULD HIBERNATE
						If only 
                                ...

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Categories: tortoise, sleep, spring, winter,
Form: Shape
Days no longer counted
Our days no longer counted, everyday forever blessed
Late night walks, along the beach
Trust in time to do the rest
No need to feel alone, fill your cup when it gets dry
No more sorrow or broken hearts,...

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© Jacob Hice  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tortoise, best friend, cheer up, deep, emotions, friendship,
Form: Light Verse
Average Size Non Boldface Type Longfellows
In Times New Roman, I font
to hitch wagon to a star.

Alias Adobe Jenson Albertus Aldus here
wed Alexandria (Algerian, an all around
American Typewriter gal) scattershot
with Antiqua ancestry, she told me
after I Aster while Aurora Borealis

shimmered overhead,...

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Categories: tortoise, 11th grade, 12th grade, adventure, age, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
THE FLYING SCOTSMAN
THE FLYING SCOTSMAN

In the suburbs of Scotland, a star was shone,
The humblest being the nature’s child,
Dared to dream the strangest dreams,
Sailing the ship through the wildest storms!

The determined will, the hurdles though aplenty,
The childhood seemed...

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© Giti Tyagi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tortoise, inspiration, inspirational, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Hare Brained part 2
Part 2

Now pay close attention to what I say next, 
For though the ending is thrilling, what follows is best. 
We all like believing that Rabbit's the creep, 
But don't for a second, 
think that...

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Categories: tortoise, 10th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th
Form: Rhyme
Trusted non Trumpeting Flora And Fauna Emerge Out
Trusted (non Trumpeting) Flora And Fauna Emerge Out...
Of Hibernation To Rejoice Arrival Of Spring 2019

Accordingly, other than
meteorologists plenti schooled
ascertaining onset of temperate air
more particularly otter den non humans
unassumingly (ferreted out), who bear
the tidings, when that...

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Categories: tortoise, adventure, angel, animal, appreciation, february, green, spring,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Outsiders and Odd Men - XXVIII
Unquotable quotes: Outsiders and Odd Men – XXVIII

                 for Colin Wilson (1931-1913) 
      ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tortoise, anti bullying, black african american, courage, forgiveness,
Form: Epigram
War Of Horus
My Eyes Opened
 The Sky Unfolded
 See the Physical Hell Hovering
 In the Spiritual War of Horus
 Im in the Body of Morpheus
 I see Spiritual Bodies of Corpses 
Burning in Torments
 I got a...

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Categories: tortoise, america, bible, discrimination, religion, truth, voyage,
Form: Free verse
Average Size Non Boldface Type Longfellows
Alias Adobe Jenson Albertus Aldus here
wed Alexandria (Algerian, an all around
American Typewriter gal) scattershot
with Antiqua ancestry, she told me
after I Aster while Aurora Borealis

shimmered overhead, while temporarily
embarking on long day's
journey into night
("yule Jean," I uttered
for...

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Categories: tortoise, adventure, allegory, friendship, humorous, meaningful, mystery, proposal,
Form: Free verse