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Be of Good, Compassionate Courage
They flutter, now I see
Fiery lions…
They're dancing with me
Come out and shine down 
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: uplifting, confidence, courage, encouraging, endurance, hope, muse, passion,
Form: Free verse

I Can't Just Change Overnight part 1
(Inspired by my sister, Laura Breidenthal’s poem called “The Dream in His Eyes” and also, inspired by Disturbed’s song “Forsaken”. Special thanks to my sister for such an awesome poem and the writer that wrote...

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Categories: uplifting, angst, dark, deep, depression, desire, loneliness, words,
Form: Free verse
Haiku 1
The Original Sin: Rhyming Haiku!
should never rhyme:
it’s a crime!
-Michael R. Burch
The herons stand,
sentry-like, at attention ...
rigid observers of some unknown command.
-Michael R. Burch
the golden leaves turn black underfoot:
-Michael R. Burch
Dry leaf...

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Categories: uplifting, family, heart, love, mother son, nature, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member A Christmas Snow Angel - Part 1

The young lady's car slowed to a stop ...

As she pulled as far off the highway, (onto the shoulder), as she could
(Allowing for any snow plow that might come along).
She had chosen poorly this time

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Categories: angel, appreciation, christmas, snow, uplifting,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Reveren' Carlton Whitney - BOTH Audio and Text
Reveren’ Carlton Whitney was the pastor of our church, and someone I looked up to as a child. 
Six foot six, with piercing eyes, a booming voice, and yet…his disposition, thankfully - was mild.

The very...

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Categories: character, uplifting,
Form: Narrative


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Categories: uplifting, character, i am, life, me, perspective, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Epistolary Essay In Forewarning Of Melancholia--Part I
(Somewhere in late 18th-century Europe a friend, Laetitia, by way of a letter warns her beloved girlfriend, Euphoria--a young, gay and unsuspecting mistress--against the almost inevitable seductions of the infamous and maundering philanderer, Melancholia.).

Dear Euphoria,


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Categories: depression, friend, metaphor, philosophy, psychological, uplifting, wisdom,
Form: Prose
Your Sanity
Stuck in place…
Free in space…
you’re insane 
I’m as sweet as sugar cane…
Whatever happened to your unique personality?
Whatever happened to your sanity? 
Has it transformed to insanity?
I like the way you make me feel
Oh, you don’t...

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Categories: uplifting, anger, angst, appreciation, beauty, change, emotions, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Adopting Yua

The dust had all but settled from the sultry morning air when Sergeant Kessler tapped me on the arm to wake me up.
“Gonna be a hot one,” he announced, “a chance o’ rain...and could get...

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Categories: child, daughter, inspirational, inspirational love, uplifting,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Subway Incident - BOTH Audio and Text
Hopefully these two young boys stayed out of trouble after getting a wonderful break like this.


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Categories: forgiveness, inspirational, uplifting,
Form: Narrative
I Promise
I promise…I promise I won’t desert you
This hardship you’re facing at the moment is temporary
Tonight…tonight, I will show you love so true
By wiping your tears of sorrow and showing you tomorrow happily

I wake up to...

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Categories: uplifting, deep, depression, desire, emotions, encouraging, hope, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Make YOURSELF a - Better Deal
This piece is based on a true series of events --

First time me an’ Jessie seen him - walkin’ in from nowheres - 
couldn’t o’ been a stranger sight - as each of us recalls,

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Categories: inspirational, uplifting,
Form: Narrative
Dystopia Town Will Be Damaged by Ascended Frown
Where’s a hero when we need one?
Get rid of the villain with a silly, little gun
I ricochet like the bullets that hit Superman,
But he was shielded best he can…best he can…

Driving through dystopia town, dystopia...

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Categories: angst, dark, emotions, grief, happiness, hope, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Random Acts of Karma

The mute old drunk had gotten lucky the day before - a stranger had taken pity on him at the bridge, (under which he and many other homeless people lived), and stopped to give him...

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Categories: grandchild, hope, humanity, inspirational, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Brother--Nelson Mandela, Umtata, South Africa--Tribute Poem
Nelson Mandela, crossed my spirited mind today, a visionary legend of peace, love, equality, and unity of all people.

As a prevailer of great affliction, he was like a Greek God fighting for the—"Common man!”

I had...

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Categories: uplifting, brother, confidence, dedication, discrimination, inspiration, motivation, strength,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Isadore LeMaster - BOTH Audio and Text
Isadore LeMaster was a kind and friendly person, who never spoke in haste or told a lie.
The finest vet that Oxford ever had - the guy was special - and if you’ve got the time…I’ll...

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Categories: inspirational, uplifting,
Form: Narrative
I Am Feeling Good Enough
Break the chains that are putting me in captivity...they're breaking me, for its reducing me to pity

In my heart, I felt your love
In my heart, I broke free your light
In your heart, I see flawless...

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Categories: beauty, change, deep, emotions, encouraging, hope, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
He stood and aimlessly watched the parade of patrons and volunteers that wandered daily past his kennel.  All so familiar, so ordinary.  Just like every other day he mused.  Nothing new. ...

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Categories: uplifting, animal, care, dog, friendship, hope, joy, loneliness,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Inspirational Blessings and Greetings for the New Year
Greetings to each of you my dearly beloved brothers and sisters. Please read these seventeen blessings rendered for you in God's grace:

I. May God’s love for the new year grant you joy and inspiration overcoming...

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Categories: uplifting, bible, blessing, devotion, inspirational, jesus, love, wisdom,
Form: Pastoral
My Fruitful Flight During Nightfall
I’m getting tracked down by nightfall
Hear me…hear me…out as I fall…
Hear my call; my heart’s pounding in appall 
I fall down – hear my pleas and answer my call
Don’t hang up on me at all!

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Categories: beauty, betrayal, deep, desire, hope, passion, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Remorse with a Touch of Ripened Radiance xD
I grieve for your safety, sis, and I pray for you almost every day – 
Depression does leave a big impact on us in a negative way
But I think you think I’m crazy…tell me if...

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Categories: betrayal, change, freedom, hope, sad, sister, uplifting,
Form: Verse
Te Amo, Love
Love is so overrated
But, my love towards you, in which I prize,
Is, to you, overrated

Melt away my heart of ice
I'll be your living sacrifice
Roll the dice, play the piano
Pay the price, te amo...te amo…
I watch...

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Categories: uplifting, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, change, cute love, deep,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Worth the Wait - BOTH Audio and Text - w-Illustration
This piece was inspired by a true story about a man who searched for several years to find, and buy back, a very particular car that had originally belonged to his grandfather, to then give...

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Categories: inspirational, uplifting,
Form: Narrative
Mother nature oh! Rose of roses!
Mother of all flowers' and smell,
Ylang Ylang! You don't know what it causes!
An aphrodisiac turns you on like hell!

Sandalwood with its masculine warmth poses,
Rosemary clears the head, you can tell,

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Categories: beauty, flower, rose, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Sought Deliverance
Listen to the encouragement in mind 
And the people say it for you to find 
Relief from the grief due to trials in its prime
You can be who you want to be, yes, this time…


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Categories: uplifting, deep, desire, emotions, encouraging, pain, passion, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme