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My Uncanny Sighs of Distress and the Tears of Tribulation
I’m in distress
I can’t express
How I feel deep down inside
This feeling is a terrible tide
How do I impress
Everyone here in excess?
I’m just here to simply abide
By God’s Law, I don’t subside

My tears are diamonds in...

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Categories: vanity, angst, courage, emotions, encouraging, endurance,
Form: Rhyme

An Adverse World Uncurled
“I am NOT like my father!!!
You say that again, I’m going to kill you!”

I shrivel up in shame
For, I am not to blame
For the shenanigans you put me through so many times
Sometimes, I wish I...

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Categories: vanity, addiction, anger, angst,
Form: Free verse
A Day Under the Sun
Blue Hunter's Moon of the Festival of Lights.
And the day of Vengeance of our Holy One to comfort all those who mourn.

Isaiah 61:3-11
I Proclaim the acceptable Generation or Year and Day of Yehoshua also known...

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Categories: vanity, blue, earth day, faith, growth, moon, rainbow,
Form: Prose
Medieval Poems III
Medieval Poems

Deor's Lament (Anglo Saxon poem, circa 10th century AD)
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Weland knew the agony of exile.
That indomitable smith was wracked by grief.
He endured countless troubles:
sorrows were his only companions
in his frozen...

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Categories: vanity, england, grief, poems, poetry, poets, sorrow, writing,
Form: Rhyme
The 996th Poem
Fulfilled fantasies and legitimate realities…you do know how to please…
Are you listening to my voice of longing and yearning?
No, don’t backstab me with your broken promises…stop being a horrid tease…
Do not worry, Lord, I am...

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Categories: vanity, beauty, change, corruption, courage, crazy, deep, writing,
Form: Free verse

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: vanity, autumn, beauty, extended metaphor, grief, heartbreak, moon,
Form: Sonnet
Heat Lightening
Heat Lightening
by Michael R. Burch

Each night beneath the elms, we never knew
which lights beyond dark hills might stall, advance,
then lurch into strange headbeams tilted up
like searchlights seeking contact in the distance . . .

Quiescent unions...

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Categories: vanity, car, crush, desire, love, lust, sexy, teen
Form: Sonnet
Sweet Rose of Virtue: William Dunbar Translation
Sweet Rose of Virtue
by William Dunbar (c. 1460-1530)
loose translation/modernization/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

after William Dunbar

Sweet rose of virtue and of gentleness,
delightful lily of youthful wantonness,
richest in bounty and in beauty clear
and in every virtue that...

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Categories: vanity, character, desire, devotion, flower, for her, garden,
Form: Sonnet
Forever Forgive Me
Forever forgive me
For my one and only iniquity
Please forgive me
With forbearance eternally

Lots of anger and lust
Got a hold of me…
So, I must...oh, I must…
Set my soul free

Forever forgive me
Determine my footsteps to the light
Emotionally unhappy

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Categories: vanity, courage, emotions, encouraging, endurance, hope, longing, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Animal 'Quackers' - Comments and Response from PoemHunter
** ORIGINAL MESSAGE ******************** 
Lora Colon –

Okay, Long Tooth. You have some explaining to do. Really. I'm not sure what you are trying to say in this poem.

I 'sort of' get the...

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Categories: vanity, appreciation, engagement, humor,
Form: Didactic
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: vanity, anger, angst, appreciation, beauty, change, emotions, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member But Just Where Is God
(Musings of a poet with huge doubts and a fragile faith)

Introduction: Is God A Joke Or Human Vanity?

When close friends die and other’s thoughts are suicidal,
When mankind’s soup du jour is loneliness with anguish	
When mental...

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Categories: vanity, god, mental illness, perspective, , atheist,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member God Bless Each Day's Magnetic Field On Earth - with new Footnotes
God Bless Each Day's Magnetic Field On Earth!

God Bless Each Day's Magnetic Field On Earth!

God bless each day's magnetic field on Earth (1) that shields the human race
from cosmic rays bombarding Earth and us (from...

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Categories: vanity, love, science, space,
Form: Rhyme
  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: vanity, 11th grade, 3rd grade, 6th grade, 7th
Form: Free verse
Premium Member From Seed A Promise, Treasures To Flourish On Earth
Blog, On Poetic Contrast,  Between Dark And Light
(My two poems composed -one of dark, one of Light.)
(from my new blog)


The Horrid Night, The Terrible Nightmare


In a dance of serpents the long fangs drip


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Categories: vanity, art, creation, dark, deep, light, meaningful, writing,
Form: Rhyme

I blame all of it, the evil doings, on boredom. 
It is a widely unrecognised source of wickedness. 
Unfortunately, it certainly is.
The absence of purpose is not a lack of things to do,...

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Categories: vanity, emotions, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Now And Then And Now Again
Though still within our infancy, 
we strive to thrive, but woefully 
we flash and flaunt our 'primacy',
display our trophies pridefully.
Our terra firma ecstasy
destroys survival's harmony,
lays waste to life on land and sea.
Mankind, thy name...

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Categories: vanity, corruption, culture, environment, money, pollution, racism, religion,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Designed Evolution - Revisions, by God
Designed Evolution?
As Blue Sky’s dreams take root in fields like Daffodils
That blossom knowledge Love does serve all human souls,
Their truth grows wild across our lands! Oh, every crevice touches strands
Where Evolution has a chance...

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Categories: vanity, faith, life, love, science,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Seeking The Boundaries Of Love's Depths And Her Hand
Poem One: Inspired by my reading of -Lady Labyrinth's---magnificent

poem ,  "Courting the Sublime Significance of Nothingness"

 (1.)  Poem One

Seeking The Boundaries Of Love's Depths And Her Hand

The air, its surging breath sings

into the...

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Categories: vanity, appreciation, art, beauty, dedication, love, passion, poetry,
Form: Romanticism
Babylonian Anthem
Thou, O king, hast made a decree, 
that every man that shall hear the
sound of the cornet, flute, harp,
sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, 
and all kinds of musick, shall fall
down and worship the golden image:
And whoso...

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Categories: vanity, bible, patriotic, religious, truth,
Form: Narrative
To Belong is a Harmonious Bravery
 A sense of belonging 
Is amongst your nobility
Peaceably, truly longing
To give praise to You entirely

Take me all the way with your sway of youth
Give me physical poetry, please, beyond the truth
You are more priceless...

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Categories: vanity, angst, betrayal, confidence, confusion, emotions, encouraging, endurance,
Form: Rhyme
Recluse by dint of circumstance
Recluse by dint of circumstance

Proud anonymous troglodytes 
forerunners of mine
confronted threats less horrific
than forty fifth commander in chief
of United States of America.

He/him (matted hair, ratty, scrawny, 
and tetchy ugly villain)   
scurried into dark...

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Categories: vanity, adventure, america, angst, anti bullying, betrayal, character,
Form: Free verse
The story of history
The Story of History  

Beyond those beaten days’ depleted daylight
Beyond the bathos of a pandemic bondage
With  the resurrected  sashay’s charmed night
Down in the dumps   at the pretentious  proscenium
A ...

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Categories: vanity, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Understanding Nature
Understanding Nature

Part 1: What (I Think) God Wants You to Know!

Some people don’t understand Nature,
Feel death and pain prove there’s no God
Or if there is He is a monster,
His empathy for us a fraud.

They say...

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Categories: vanity, faith, , atheist,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christ's Message Distilled for Dummies
Christ's Message Distilled for Dummies
(You Might Not Like It)

Christ’s message distilled is we all are born sinning,
deserving of Hell (1) (but for Grace the Cross pays for),
your pride in “your good acts” the proof of...

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Categories: vanity, faith,
Form: Rhyme