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Apocalyptic Poems Ii
These are prophetic poems and apocalyptic poems ...

Beast 666
by Michael R. Burch

“... what rough beast ... slouches toward Bethlehem to be born?”?W. B. Yeats

Brutality is a cross
wooden, blood-stained,
gas hissing, sibilant,
lungs gilled, deveined,
red flecks on a...

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Categories: earth, earth day, environment, future, visionary, weather,
Form: Rhyme

Poems About Poems Iii
Poems about Poems III

by Michael R. Burch

for Dylan Thomas

The poet delves earth’s detritus?hard toil?
for raw-edged nouns, barbed verbs, vowels’ lush bouquet;
each syllable his pen excretes?dense soil,
dark images impacted, rooted clay.

The poet sees the sea but...

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Categories: poems, poetry, poets, visionary, words, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chapter 73 -- Damian Delilah Mallory: the Historical Hakims' Hit the Road
10 o'clock am the morning 
Quest: A country side bike ride.
Molly woke Dolly and Damian.
Woke Everyone on that July 
Morning of 2038. They had a Bicycle 
Expedition to tend to plus a newly
Minted swimming pool...

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Categories: cancer, missing you, nonsense, rude, scary, visionary,
Form: Alliteration
Zen Death Haiku Ii
Today, catching sight of the mallards
crying over Lake Iware:
Must I too vanish into the clouds?
—Prince Otsu translation by Michael R. Burch  

This world—
to what may we compare it?
To autumn fields
lying darkening at dusk
illuminated by...

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Categories: death, imagery, life, nature, symbolism, visionary, world,
Form: Haiku
Arthurian Poems
At Tintagel
by Michael R. Burch

That night, 
at Tintagel, 
there was darkness such as man had never seen...
darkness and treachery, 
and the unholy thundering of the sea...

In his arms, 
who is to say how much she...

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Categories: england, romance, romantic, true love, violence, visionary,
Form: Verse

Sonnets X-Xvi
Sonnets X-XVI

Archaischer Torso Apollos (“Archaic Torso of Apollo”)
by Rainer Maria Rilke
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

We cannot know the beheaded god
nor his eyes' forfeited visions. But still
the figure's trunk glows with the strange vitality
of a...

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Categories: art, body, god, life, romantic, visionary, writing,
Form: Sonnet
Song of Amergin: Translation
The Song of Amergin: Modern English Translations

The Song of Amergin
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

I am the sea breeze
I am the ocean wave
I am the surf's thunder
I am the stag of the seven tines
I am...

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Categories: ireland, myth, mythology, song, storm, visionary, war,
Form: Free verse
Apocalyptic Poems I
These are prophetic poems and apocalyptic poems ...

The Vision of the Overseer’s Right Hand
by Michael R. Burch

“Dust to dust ...”

I stumbled, aghast,
into a valley of dust and bone
where all men become,
at last, the same color...

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Categories: visionary, earth, earth day, environment, future, humanity, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Poems About Poets I
Poems about Poets I

The Wonder Boys
by Michael R. Burch

for Leslie Mellichamp

The stars were always there, too-bright cliches:
scintillant truths the jaded world outgrew
as baffled poets winged keyed kites—amazed,
in dream of shocks that suddenly came true ...


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Categories: visionary, inspiration, muse, poems, poetry, poets, romantic, writing,
Form: Verse
Apocalyptic Poems Iii
These are prophetic poems and apocalyptic poems about the earth, climate change, global warming, extinction events, and mankind's role on an endangered world ...

by Michael R. Burch

Your fingers end in talons?
the ones you trim to...

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Categories: visionary, earth, earth day, environment, humanity, nature, tree,
Form: Rhyme
The Twins, Part 1
In the dark of night a wind took hold,
With powers charged to shake the sky,
By moody swings of gods up high,
Their breath alone enraged and bold.

In the dark of night history spoke,
Of a world alive...

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Categories: brother, philosophy, symbolism, visionary, , cute,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Charming Patterns
When still young,                                ...

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Categories: visionary, career, christian, marriage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chapter 77-- Damian Delilah Mallory: the Hakim Family --Members
7 am morning time. Damian was 
Awakened by his father's phone
Call. "Damian get out of bed, on
Your feet man. We have to attend 
A conference at 10 this morning."
Damian responded, "Right" and
Sprang to his feet....

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Categories: visionary, courage, family, fate, father son, history, imagination,
Form: Alliteration
Rainer Maria Rilke: First Elegy Translation
This is my translation of the first of Rilke’s Duino Elegies. Rilke began the first Duino Elegy in 1912, as a guest of Princess Marie von Thurn und Taxis, at Duino Castle, near Trieste on...

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Categories: angel, beauty, desire, metaphor, universe, visionary, voice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Journey Through Time Final Part Revised
Now as the years passed by everyone became so tired
the heaps of things scattered around became too much to bear
some benevolence was certainly grand but this was too much
the two felt unable to undertake ...

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Categories: journey, symbolism, visionary,
Form: Epic
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: visionary, brother, confidence, dedication, discrimination, inspiration, motivation, strength,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Young Brilliant Poet That Left Us Far, Far Too Soon Second Poet In Dedication Series
Percy Bysshe Shelley,  Born 4 August 1792
Horsham, Sussex, England[1]
Died , 8 July 1822 (aged 29)
Gulf of La Spezia, Kingdom of Sardinia (now Italy)
Occupation	Poet, dramatist, essayist, novelist
Alma mater	University College, Oxford (no degree)
Literary movement	Romanticism
Spouse	Harriet Westbrook
(m. 1811;...

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Categories: visionary, appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful, blessing, encouraging, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Trial of Red and White Fire
Centuries ago

In ancient Hermopolis

A debate roared loud

Between a proud Christian priest

And a strange shepherd

Who was a Manichaean

Wearing ragged clothes

And who was looking for sheep

“Flames will consume you”

The priest roared at the shepherd

Because their debate

Was going...

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Categories: beautiful, fire, religion, religious, spiritual, symbolism, visionary,
Form: Choka
Premium Member Lost In the Mists, Parts I-Iv
Lost In the Mists Parts I - IV


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Categories: mystery, spiritual, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Celebarating the Adventure of Advent: a Collaboration With Kai Michael Neumann
Universal elegy grieves and yet embraces shifts of paradigm
New beginnings consciousness initiates comprehends and thus proceeds from
Illusion’s delusion collusions misconceptions in the irritating
Vortex whirlpool immanent void of false containment

Enlightenment modern postmodern retro visionary futuristic aspirations

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Categories: visionary, adventure, community, universe,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member The Pepperman and the Ancient World of Wisdom Part Iv


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Categories: perspective, philosophy, universe, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 33 -Part 1-
My dreams were of the dire Queen
I had allowed her reign over me, callousing my heart,
She was inside me, laughing
Having crawled in
My walls closing, as she filled my soul
We were one, yes for a time,...

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Categories: adventure, confusion, growth, heart, inspirational, relationship, visionary,
Form: Epic
Mahmoud Darwish English Translations
Mahmoud Darwish English Translations of Arabic Poems

by Mahmoud Darwish
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

This land gives us
all that makes life worthwhile:
April's blushing advances,
the aroma of bread warming at dawn,
a woman haranguing men,
the poetry of Aeschylus,

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Categories: allah, arabic, judgement, race, racism, rights, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Rilke Translations I
Archaischer Torso Apollos ("Archaic Torso of Apollo")
by Rainer Maria Rilke
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch 

We cannot know the beheaded god
nor his eyes' forfeited visions. But still
the figure's trunk glows with the strange vitality
of a...

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Categories: art, life, love, tribute, visionary, voice, wine,
Form: Verse
There Was An Old Lady Who Lived In a Hut
I heard a story being told by a traveling man. He told of a story that was passed down from father to son for generations This story journeyed from country to country and was translated...

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Categories: appreciation, friendship, society, symbolism, tribute, visionary, woman,
Form: Metrical Tale