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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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Categories: voyage, america, conflict, culture, , literature,
Form: Free verse



I am my Father's Son
They were gambling in front of the house.
Manservants and pages bustled about
Serving Suitors who just curse and carouse.
Few mix wine with water. I heard one shout,
"Clean down the tables with wet sponges! Rouse
Yourselves! And when...

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Categories: voyage, adventure, anger, anxiety, bullying, father, history, introspection,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Rejection Slips 2
Rejection Slips 2

The Shape of Mourning
by Michael R. Burch
 
The shape of mourning
is an oiled creel
shining with unuse,
 
the bolt of cold steel
on a locker
shielding memory,

the monthly penance
of flowers,
the annual wake,
 
the face in the...

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Categories: voyage, beauty, death, desire, life, longing, love, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Various Heresies 3
Various Heresies 3

Breakings
by Michael R. Burch

I did it out of pity.
I did it out of love.
I did it not to break the heart of a tender, wounded dove.

But gods without compassion
ordained: Frail things must break!
Now...

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Categories: voyage, america, bible, christian, god, jesus, religion, usa,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Life Through a Thousand Deaths
Here life waits
with a thousand little discontinuous deaths, again,
right here in The Evolving Self's
sixth principle of preferable options for more humane revolutions
of evolution,
lurking behind Mihaly Csikzentmihalyi.

I had seen this life coming
when he began by rooting...

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Categories: voyage, blessing, freedom, health, humanity, humor, science, spiritual,
Form: Political Verse



The Tower rebuilt
I shall resolve to leave this
Place now...
And steadfastly search out,
Nestling between ridge and bluff
Amidst the folds of a foreign 
Land,
Several acres of unkempt ground
Fallow and rough;
Upon which stands...
Crumbled stone walls
With an exposed slate roof in
Some...

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Categories: voyage, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Amistad Mutiny
The Amistad Mutiny

Slavery, a dirty word no matter how it is pronounced:
Abducted and herded to the slave fortress of Lomboko for trade.
To be tossed in chains below deck on the Portuguese ship Tecora,
Sailing the Atlantic...

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Categories: voyage, africa, america, history, racism, slavery, world,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Moby Dick: Retribution, Be It Man Or Beast


Moby Dick, a novel by Herman Melville, published in London in October 1851 as The Whale and a month later in New York City as Moby-Dick; or, The Whale. It is dedicated to Nathaniel Hawthorne....

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Categories: voyage, angst, character, conflict, muse,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Translation of THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND by T Wignesan
Translation of Les Moulins de mon Cœur-THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND by T. Wignesan

(For the orignal text in French by Eddy MARNAY : see here below. The English version by Marilyn and Alan BERGMAN differs...

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Categories: voyage, autumn, destiny, heartbroken, lost love, poetry, solitude,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Premium Member Kidnapped by Aliens
They had kept me imprisoned there for three full days,
In that sparse, solitary room, of scarce sunshine rays.

Having good food to eat, had never been a problem; 
They brought hot meals, but the problem was...

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Categories: voyage, adventure, earth, fantasy, imagery, space, stars,
Form: Couplet
Inception: Tears of Bittersweet Sentiments - Collab with Mikey part 5
He lifts me up on cloud nine
I’m a lost sheep in godly sleep
He nurtures me like His child – I’m feelin’ fine
I’m a joyful sheep in godly sleep
Dead leaves of dried hope and fervor-lacking faith...

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Categories: voyage, betrayal, emotions, encouraging, words, universe,
Form: Free verse
Reflections by Commodore John Barry
 “He fought often and once bled in the cause of freedom, but his habits of War did not lessen in him the peaceful virtues which adorn his private life.”  Doctor Benjamin Rush, signer...

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Categories: voyage, adventure, autumn, dedication, history, longing, military, sea,
Form: Epic
My Princess Of Imagination
                                  ...

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Categories: voyage, spiritual,
Form: Narrative
Awakening
For the past thirty seven years, living for me was knowing that I do not know
I have been yearning for what I do not have a name for
The knowledge of the presence of this nameless,...

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Categories: voyage, desire, destiny, emotions, freedom, friend, inspiration, passion,
Form: Free verse
Chapter 2: Held Down - a Poetry Voyage
It’s complicated…
I’m the king of jealousy
Keep me up
I’m held down

Rumors are like the watery triangle of nasty errors… 
(Aphradere waterfalls fall on us)
My black and white future is full of grey blurs 
(Remember, we are...

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Categories: voyage, angst, betrayal, courage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member May it be an Evening Star of Peace - In Collaboration with our PS community Poets
Like the Evening Star guided ancient mariners through calm or troubled seas
Let it guide and help spread this message of Peace to the far ends of galaxies

May it become the ‘Swan Song Poem’ of all...

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Categories: voyage, beautiful, peace, star,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Words The ship Melanie Dear Melanie Troubled Times LossTouch
Words
The ship

Words come to me like spring. 
They set free, they shed the shroud, 
open with all their glory, beauty and sing. 
They stand tall, they ring out loud, 
from a life that blossoms with...

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Categories: voyage, daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Make Love To Me In That Ancient Place
The Bedouins, bequeathed with the sacred beauty of paradise harsh,
trusted guardians of jealous gorges and gifted groves
lead me from the Wadi Musa to the humble ingress of Petra,
saying with thrill, the Jin of your Jihad...

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Categories: voyage, adventure, desire, history, love,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Empires and Rivers
Empires and rivers, time and space, man and nature.
Yet nothing, nothing satisfies like clear sinuses and arteries.
The struggle to express and understand is seemingly futile.
Pope’s Iliad, Milton’s Paradise, Armand Schwerner’s Dante.

Chemotherapy, quatrains, everything rhymes with...

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Categories: voyage, earth, environment, future, nature, river, space, time,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Whips Of History - 4
Injustice is just an inconvenience until it is proven...
When the sun hit their helmets it startled the very souls of the natives
a signal upon their eyes that spoke like a siren of ill prophecy to...

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Categories: voyage, history, passion, poetry,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member The First Thanksgiving
The First Thanksgiving (Sept. 3, 1578)

The shortest distance to Cathay 
(Land of riches: silks, teas and spices)
Lay to the north to the South Sea.
Didn’t Barlow tell the King,
Was reserved for England.

The routes ‘round the Capes
Were...

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Categories: education, history, holiday, thanksgiving, thanksgiving day, voyage,
Form: Verse
The Volunteer, A Poem Inspired by HRH Prince George of Cambridge
'We have a future king to make,'
Said the deep, resounding voice.
'But it is not a proper fit for everyone.
For a king must know first how to obey than to command,
And to abide rather than reign.'

'And...

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Categories: voyage, baby, baptism, birth, child, england, london, patriotic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Time To Move Along
Always something special comes...
Half a century ago or thereabouts, on a warmed July day
I found myself totally lost in the high mountains of Colorado
Having over-exerted and extended myself to a foolish end.

Or so, I truly...

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Categories: adventure, appreciation, imagery, life, time, voyage, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Celtic Dreams
The Celtic dreams come forth through auric visions of an all-seeing eye. 
An ancient calling where the mystic rivers flow down a rugged mountain
while Angels bathe in the springs of an everlasting and radiant beauty....

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Categories: voyage, emotions, fantasy, feelings, hope, romantic, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Metaphor of outrage, Translation of Carlos Bousono's poem: Metafora del desafuero
Metaphor of outrage, Translation of Carlos Bousono’s poem : Metafora del desafuero

			                    ( In celebration of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: voyage, truth,
Form: Dramatic monologue