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Premium Member Deception Part 2 - Translation From Tagore

    This is the second part of Rabindranath Tagore's Narrative poem - Phanki (Deception). The first part has been already posted. 




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Categories: village, life, women,
Form: Narrative



Village in the Valley
Village in the Valley left behind, and then it's a fine find
Mountain in the making...in the dark alleys of my mind

You're a flashlight
In the night
You are a friend 
Till the end
Bite the bullet
You're the village...

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Categories: village, deep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms 1980-82 by T Wignesan
 Translation of Eric Mottram’s Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms by T. Wignesan

33.  on a vu un homme courir/ de la scène de crime un homme est maintenant en train d’aider/ la police avec...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: village, america, conflict, culture, , literature,
Form: Free verse
The Tea Party
"Go on forth young graduates,

And show us who you are

You're now our future leaders

We know you will go far"

And so commencement ended

Pictures done and people changed

Now, off to private parties

All orderly pre-arranged

But four young girls...

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Categories: village, america, future, graduate, graduation, life, sad, society,
Form: Epic
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: village, community, earth, health, integrity, peace, political, power,
Form: Political Verse



Ono no Komachi translation: Autumn
Watching wan moonlight
illuminate tree limbs,
my heart also brims,
overflowing with autumn.
—Ono no Komachi, loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

As I slept in isolation
my desired beloved appeared to me; 
therefore, dreams have become my reality
and consolation. 
—Ono...

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Categories: village, age, autumn, death, depression, desire, heartbreak, women,
Form: Tanka
Native American Translations
Native American Translations

Cherokee Travelers' Blessing I
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

I will extract the thorns from your feet.
For yet a little while, we will walk life's sunlit paths together.
I will love you like my own...

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Categories: village, america, earth, native american, nature, prayer,
Form: Free verse
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - VI - Chaim Nachman Bialik, Erich Fried
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - VI - Chaim Nachman Bialik, Erich Fried

After My Death
by Chaim Nachman Bialik
translation by Michael R. Burch

Say this when you eulogize me: 
Here was a man—now, poof, he's...

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Categories: village, holocaust, race, racism, truth, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
Ono no Komachi translations
As I slept in isolation
my desired beloved appeared to me; 
therefore, dreams have become my reality
and consolation. 
—Ono no Komachi, translation by Michael R. Burch

Submit to you—is that what you advise? 
The way the ripples...

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Categories: village, desire, life, longing, love, nature, woman, women,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member A SNOW QUEEN TALE
Part 1: FORE SIBERIAN FATE

silk wings wet -
angel on the lake.
starlight glitter
separates from

the golden wheat.
her docile hair,
prophecy of ice.

winter pink,
pinched cheeks.
ice skate scrapes -
flecks of flakes.

the snow queen
before her relentless
reign, a pretty thing.

her smile warms
the...

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Categories: village, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Witch at Inverness
Please take this time to steer your thoughts
To a wretched land of lochs and glens.
Where a village was tasked and the people fraught
At the woe and sadness life could send.

With the Dragons gone and the...

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Categories: village, adventure, children, magic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oncle Albert - part 1
Here he stands, Edwardian vogue, sometimes with his spats, 
sometimes with his brogues below his dungarees. With rounded collar points and tie, and jacket donned below this flying suit, his waste is tied with simple...

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Categories: village, flying, history,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- an epic poem 46
Over the next two evenings after the Council had recessed, Seileach visited each of the Councilman who had voted to release Dyndoeth in an effort to assess their feelings about whether they were inclined to...

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Categories: village, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
Stardust and The Ivory Castle
  Once upon a time there was a castle made of pure ivory. Pillars pale and barren, holding a surface of grace and elegance. This castle was the home of a mighty unicorn named...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: village, beauty, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- an epic poem 79
Lumi smiled and reached out to grab his shoulder.  They passed over the ridge where, as Joulupukki had said, a small hamlet clung to the side of the mountain about equal distance to the...

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Categories: village, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- an epic poem 89
The magic disappeared.  The lead Troll's hand fell through the air where the magic was released and he lost his balance almost falling to the ground.  He hesitated feeling the emptiness in front...

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Categories: village, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
And still i drive - part one
Stars fall under failing skies...stars fall...stars fall...
And sadly...i start to drive.
Through the unremarkable village with its tall 
Georgian Bay window panes, lightless,
devoid of visages; outwardly staring back at my 
Abject countenance with detached contempt and...

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Categories: village, heartbreak, places,
Form: Rhyme
Johnny The Fable Sapling
Evening came and the Harvest Moon was about to rise,
little did Johnny know this night would bring him a surprise…

Johnny lived in a mushroom village with many folks just like him. He carried an over...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: village, children, silly,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Growing Up, La - Part 2
- - Chapter 2: Adult Responsibility (With Some Breaks) - -     

By ten years old, no weekends off, 
Or Saturday cartoons, 
Although I did have cash to spend, 
I felt my...

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Categories: village, life, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- an epic poem 19
 
     “It is time,” he said as he turned back to the others.  “Andghul, you and DynDoeth, make your way as closely and quietly as you can toward the...

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Categories: village, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Four
Rosalia - The Evil Witch of the Harz, Part Four

Rosalia’s Date with Destiny and the Power of Light and Goodness
It is said that the Almighty Lord God works in very mysterious ways . . ....

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Categories: village, allegory, evil, halloween, horror, magic, mythology, scary,
Form: Narrative
The Girl with Eyes as Black as Crows
On that night the moon seemed hidden from her starry brothers
The kind of night not suited for the fighters nor the lovers
I ventured out only to put out the low burning lamp
When there I saw...

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Categories: village, dark, death, fantasy, murder, mythology, night, scary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- an epic poem 39
"The one thing that eludes me is if the throne is the one in the Council Chamber there are no windows for which the sun to shine through.”
     “I agree with...

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Categories: village, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- an epic poem 74
     “There,” Lumi said suddenly and Joulupukki looked through the trees, seeing a small house. 
     “Wait here said Joulupukki, I'll be right back.”
He made his way...

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Categories: village, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
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: village, child, daughter, inspirational, inspirational love, uplifting,
Form: Narrative