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Premium Member The Night Before Christmas Eve
The night Before Christmas Eve
By Franklin Price
12/17/2016


Prologue

The Night Before Christmas
A most famous of  poems
Read  to children aloud
By their parents in homes

To children who gather
'Round the brightly lit tree
To hear Santa is coming
Presents for...

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Categories: turkey, christmas,
Form: Rhyme



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: turkey, abuse, america, angel, anger, betrayal, community, england,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member YangyYolks with YinYin-Whites
Start and end each day,
and life,
with a taoist egg.

I doubt my eggs are religious.

No, but they are natural,
organic incubators, 
co-arising nondual yolk form
with white-transparent regenerative function,
teleology,
and cosmology, maybe,
if you're a chicken,
or a turkey, 
or a...

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Categories: turkey, analogy, culture, earth, food, health, math, science,
Form: Narrative
Turkish Poetry Translations II
Turkish Poetry Translations II

Çanakkale Sehitlerine
"For the Çanakkale Martyrs"
by Mehmet Akif Ersoy
loose English translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Was there ever anything like the Bosphorus war??
The earth’s mightiest armies pressing Marmara,
Forcing entry between her mountain passes
To a...

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Categories: turkey, autumn, god, love, sea, time, war, world,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Heres Why My CV Needs Work
NAME: Phil Latio.

QUALIFICATIONS: LLB (Law) PhD (Medicine) & FSC (Federation Starfleet    
                    ...

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Categories: turkey, humorous,
Form: List



Premium Member Thelma Lou - BOTH Audio and Text
The biggest funeral I've ever attended...


Thelma was a waitress at the diner on the corner of 4th and Oak, across from Ron’s DX, in Abilene.
They had an old brass register that rang when it was...

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Categories: turkey, heart, love, memory,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Additional advice to those would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
Additional free advice to those* who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
[*like presidents, prime ministers, dictators of declining (falling or fallen) nations or even empires]

K442: urranOy niikki uraa amai munkaakkum
   ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: turkey, bullying, immigration, prison, religion, sympathy, tamil, violence,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member What Kind of People Are We
What Kind of People Are We

In a Shakespearean sense of tragedy and doubt the well-used
“To Be or Not To Be” from Hamlet is not the question I shall
discuss in this narrative. Rather, I shall consider...

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Categories: turkey, conflict, fear, humanity, immigration, international, poverty, war,
Form: Narrative
The Outlander
I am an Outlander
Who lives on a high hill
Overlooking a man-made lake
That once was a rapidly rushing river
Along whose banks the Ozarks Bluff Dwellers and the Osage and then Delaware
Hunted, fished, and created shelter
For their...

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Categories: turkey, change, childhood, community, history, home, journey, remember,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Travel Light
* This poem was written for a contest originally, but was used by Professor Anne-Marie Thornton of Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey, to teach her WAR POETRY class in the spring semester of 2017. My...

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Categories: turkey, child, children, loss, war,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Travel Light
Her small angelic face ...

Once a place where broad smiles bloomed like butterflies on marigolds,
is streaked with the furrows that countless tears have etched into the
layers of dust and dirt and explosive residue that now...

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Categories: turkey, child, conflict, courage, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Precipice



"The Precipice"



In the Autumn 
she wore a wedding veil
A cold winter would lift it
Kiss her lips passionately to 
speak words of 
LOVE
on a 
late roll call

“Well, that’s insanity for you” 
some snakes would hiss
others rapture-faced
on...

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Categories: turkey, god, humanity, science,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Voting With Our Feet
It seemed to me,
when I was eight,
U.S. Christian disciples and teachers
had been given so much grace

And had fundamentally boiled it down
to settling for such small subcontinental WhitePatriarchal colonizing gratitude
for God's universally healthy
multicultural EarthTribes.

It was so...

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Categories: turkey, community, destiny, earth, happiness, health, integrity, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Follow The Bouncing Ball

She dresses the land down
in a virginal bridal gown 
a masterfully cut and sewn chenille 
shines brightly with a fine crystal appeal

Her assistants work quite diligently
to add special touches and then flee
they decorated the mountain peaks 
using all their...

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Categories: turkey, cheer up, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE
Again the alarm is set.

Strawberries, date squares…Yum, Yum.   

The alarm rings again. The tea party is over.

 She returns to her perch where her wings are immediately clipped by the Bald Eagle who...

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Categories: turkey, satire,
Form: Free verse
Mehmet Akif Ersoy translations
Mehmet Akif Ersoy: Modern English Translations of Turkish Poems

Mehmet Âkif Ersoy (1873-1936) was a Turkish poet, author, writer, academic, member of parliament, and the composer of the Turkish National Anthem.



Snapshot
by Mehmet Akif Ersoy
loose English translation/interpretation...

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Categories: turkey, dark, death, earth, grave, life, war, world,
Form: Ghazal
Turkish Poetry Translations I
Turkish Poetry Translations I



Ben Sana Mecburum: "You are indispensable"
by Attila Ilhan
translation by Nurgul Yayman and Michael R. Burch

You are indispensable; how can you not know
that you're like nails riveting my brain? 
I see your eyes...

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Categories: turkey, lost love, love, love hurts, memory, relationship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Children ARE Worth the Risk
                    Children ARE Worth the Risk


“What‘re ya’ doin’ for Christmas, Carl?” the nurse’s aid inquired, “all...

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Categories: turkey, children,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Ice Cream Gran 8 - Journey To The Centre Of The Oeuf
Gran glared at the general. ‘So tell me where we’re at
What’s a chicken got to do with me and Nitro Cat?’
‘That chicken,’ said the general, ‘has laid a special egg
It’s got a micro chip in...

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Categories: turkey, fantasy, grandmother, hero,
Form: Rhyme
Nigerian Independence Celebration
As October 1 approaches, HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY……………………
I have enormous tracts of land and vast volumes of water, but cannot feed myself.
So I spend $1 billion to import rice and another $2 billion on milk.
I produce...

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Categories: turkey, celebration, freedom,
Form: Alliteration
The Market Place
I have been trying to pen this verse for the past two weeks but
Someone was standing in my way and my mind went astray
Can’t you see that it is a brand new day?
Winter has subsided...

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Categories: turkey, change, character, courage, environment, metaphor, money, truth,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Betsy FABLE
Betsy is “just a cow” most would say. She’s dark rust, almost auburn in color, with large white patches all over her body and especially on her rather long, nosey face. She has deep, soft...

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Categories: turkey, animal, appreciation, character, farm, giving, god, thanks,
Form: Prose
Pull out of the crowd
Driven by the forces around you driven by the forces behind you
Driven by forces above you driven by forces beside you, driven by
Forces all around you. The mouth is moving up and down but half...

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Categories: turkey, adventure, appreciation, cheer up, community, education, encouraging,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member WiseElder Turkeys
My parenting totem
was the Hawk
of bicamerally perfect egocentric vision
usually greeted by a loud Yang squawk
and vigorous walk
in the other wrong direction.

My WiseElder totem
is the Turkey,
CoMessiah of CoRedemptive Dying
as notnot loving EarthTribe's future lives.

At eight,
my totem...

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Categories: turkey, age, earth, health, humor, mythology, native american,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Limericks
           Romance in Durango

We met south of the border in Durango,
she was hot and boy could she fandango.
  She said at a glance
 “senor...

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Categories: turkey, fun, humorous,
Form: Limerick