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Premium Member 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: urban, holiday,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Pandemic-Climate Recovery Teams
In Colchester, CT,
and possibly in your town too,
we have a LongTerm ReCoVery Committee
looking at 20/20 prevision
for post-pandemic climate health revisions
for wealthy local and global EarthJustice.

So, what have I noticed
that might be economically
and ecologically win/win useful?

In...

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Categories: urban, community, earth, health, integrity, peace, political, power,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Community Health Assurance
Transparently robust private/public healers,
servants,
ego/ecotherapists,
investigate, with appreciation,
cooperative health insurance
for people,
healthy homes,
resilient transportation,
and cooperative tree and plant and children and elderly nursing
preserved through winter kitchens
and solar-fueled composting centers.

Health insurance assurance,
transubstantiating health/wealth reassurance,
investing in cooperatively-owned and eco-managing
therapeutic non-violent...

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Categories: urban, community, conflict, corruption, courage, freedom, green, health,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member People of Faith
It's hard to say where and when our town's People of Faith Cooperative started.

After all,
we have all emerged together,
and are still emerging
people of TaoGod,
right?

Our faith includes defining our still humanizing species
as among those not capable...

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Categories: urban, culture, earth day, education, health, humor, nature,
Form: Political Verse
a night on a wharf
A Night On A Wharf

The couple decide to walk. The boardwalk still lit at this late hour guides them. They walk hand in hand,..whispering softly with small talk...solemn.,. lonely , yet together. The walk is...

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Categories: urban, blessing,
Form: Carpe Diem



Premium Member Bergfried
I.	  The Settlement

          Hickory bark bluffs
          at the blend of two 
    ...

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Categories: urban, adventure, allusion, metaphor, myth, native american, remember,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Dillen's Continuing DMV Adventures
I wrote a sad but true urban legend called “Dillen and the DMV” last week.
Here follows an update.

Background Review:

One of my health care employees, Dillen, has wicked ADD, borderline intelligence, not qualifying for disability supports,...

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Categories: urban, betrayal, culture, health, humanity, language, political, race,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Wisdom's Marching Council
I know you invited the Brothers to side-line along,
but only if we are here to listen;
Don't speak.

Yet I may have credential for qualifying voice.
For I, like some of you,
know what it means to develop cooperative,
too...

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Categories: urban, deep, health, poverty, race, wisdom, women,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The Interview
I was sitting in their studio with a gal from cable news, taking part in my first and only ever interview,
Fielding friendly questions that pertained to how and why I’d wound up, at the age...

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Categories: urban, animal,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXI Part One
Unquotable quotes: The Janitor, Gardienne, Landlady, Housekeeper, Portero, the Sereno and the Hausgast – XXXI  Part One

Be they so named or not in these here parts, visions of shrieking furies with Gorgon heads and...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: care, city, horror, rights, urban,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Windstorms of Neglect
Dearest Sons
and dearest Cinderella StepSister,
I regret ways I have failed each of you.

From today's view of memory clips,
frames as farms of teaching-learning times,
my Great Lover Eldest, yet perpetually unfulfilled,
AfricanAmerican urban male Thug,
driver of van repurposing...

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Categories: urban, culture, family, happiness, health, humor, love, nature,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Parting Instructions For My Oldest
You did not choose to be born,
much less Black Lives Really Should Equally Matter born
into this legacy,
your familial and civil Two-Connecticuts destiny.

I realize that,
And regret perhaps my own choices
in response to invitations for care-giving
and healthcare-receiving
were...

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Categories: urban, appreciation, caregiving, health, integrity, love, political, wisdom,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Regarding Health and Education
Dear Local Boards of EcoSchool Education,
Departments of Environmentally Protected Walkable Transportation,
Cooperatively Maintaining Public-Private Works
and STEAM Play
and WinWin GreenGames,
Hysterical Historical Associations,
Social Work Departments of Climate Restorative Therapy,
and Public Health-Wealth Departments:

Did you leave anyone out dear?

Just the...

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Categories: urban, caregiving, earth, gospel, health, humor, patriotic, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Seeking Sanctuary
Diaspora Dwellings

On my way into our sanctuary
this past Sunday morning
a woman I had met in choir
was strangely inclined
to share her family history.

Her dad came over from Ireland
because he wanted better business opportunities
for his healthy future.

Here...

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Categories: urban, earth, family, green, health, history, home, travel,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member CareGiving Stories
The Tyrant

Was born ginger
and learned WhiteRacist
from Dad
dead now about a year.

Possibly opioid addiction
but certainly something
in growing families
of yin-suppressed
self-medicating
LeftBrain too dominant
addictions
to chemical acclimations.

Dad left by death
Tyrant's also addicted
and chronically depressed mother
And his only white racist
twelve year...

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Categories: urban, bullying, caregiving, education, health, humor, parents, wisdom,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Reflection On An Aging Nomad
I finally finished retiring four years ago,
a process that started in my mid-fifties
due to late adopting kids with special needs,
including needs for me to be home
to personally walk them on,
harness them in,
and wheel them back...

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Categories: urban, age, health, integrity, relationship, religion, retirement, river,
Form: Political Verse
Prisoner of the matrix loaded
Prisoner of the Matrix loaded
Prisoner of the matrix loaded

Cattle within the herd
cages within the slaughter
Profiteers prey upon the wounded
Branded comodified beings consumed
In consumption
Led to the plunder of themselves
Within the plotted grids of bondaged earth

Still between...

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Categories: urban, america, analogy, philosophy,
Form: ABC
Premium Member My RightWing Family
My RightWing 
all white male dominant
or venus invidiously envious
family

Is way quick to remain gated
away from drug
and alcohol
and automated arms dealers
and users,
black market buyers
and sellers
and renters.

Yet these same straight 
boxer whitey patriarchs
are curiously too tidy comfortable
with...

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Categories: urban, culture, earth, health, humor, light, power, usa,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member GL Trestrail and Co Ltd
                         I
The rising sun burns like a solar pyre
  from...

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Categories: urban, nostalgia,
Form: Couplet
Back Then, Dandelion Greens Were Segregated Too
Martin, a very senior citizen, wants to get a bucket and knife and go hunt up some greens in a field in Alabama. But in spite of his yearnings for a big bowl of greens,...

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Categories: urban, race,
Form: Prose
The Lights ft Edgar Allan Poe
I 

See the phone towers with the lights- 
Glowing lights! 
What a world of mischief and sorrow their pattern foretells! 
How they twinkle, twinkle, twinkle
In the icy air of night! 
While the clouds that are...

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Categories: urban, adventure, america, angst, city, deep, desire, dream,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member National Public Radiators
All this long week
of early spring head colds
our National Public Radio informants
and performers,
speakers and listeners,
have been about the business of raising capital investments
preferably in their corporate direction,
to support further public broadcasting
for the benefit of our...

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Categories: urban, conflict, crazy, creation, earth day, environment, health,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Outdoor Operatives
Community outdoor innovators
are challenged by premillennial lack
of potlatch cooperative investments
paid-forward
by ZeroZone invested WiseElders,

Limited by Space
for developing multifamily co-housing
with cooperative community organic gardens.

Limited by volunteer outdoor ego-eco therapeutic
Time.

Limited by competitive economic grid
and profile assumptions
for future WinLose...

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Categories: urban, caregiving, community, education, family, health, humor, nature,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member To Gregory Pardlo, Pulitzer Prize Winner
As soon as I heard 
You were the First African American Male
To win the Pulitzer prize for Poetry
I wanted to run out and celebrate
I wanted to wake up Hughes and Dunbar
And Baraka and say we...

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Categories: urban, assonance, black african american, books, muse, poems,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXII Part Two
Unquotable quotes: The Janitor, Gardienne, Landlady, Housekeeper, Portero, Sereno and the Hausgast –XXXii Part Two

The duties of the Housekeeper in the U.K. par rapport au Portero in Spain or the Gardienne in France is that...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: urban, dedication, destiny, devotion, good night, loneliness, prison,
Form: Sonnet