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Premium Member Rumors
Rumors
How we arrived at where we are
By Franklin Price
05/03/2020

By now you've heard the rumors
How Covid-19 came to Earth
How it did not come here naturally 
How Wuhan, China gave it birth

Maybe aided by our government
To make...

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Categories: world war i, america, health, hope, leadership, perspective, recovery from,
Form: Rhyme



Patsy Foley Was Roly-Poly In 1947
It may have been the devil himself who prompted the kids in my schoolyard back in 1947 to chant "Patsy Foley's roly-poly from eating too much ravioli."

At first, no one could remember who started the...

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Categories: world war i, memory,
Form: Prose
The Bartender
Twenty two years had passed  by

She blinked, and a lifetime had passed

She started this job as a lark

She never thought it would last

Two husbands and rehab were part of this bar

The husbands...her clients all...

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Categories: world war i, america, community, family, heart, society, strength, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Enola Gay
Enola Gay

There on the ‘North Field’ tarmac of Tinian Island, Marianas;
Taxis the sleek designed ‘Boeing B-29 Superfortress’ to ready for take-off. 1
Glistening, polished aluminum under the blaring floodlights filmed for posterity,
Maneuvers' the ‘Enola Gay’, chosen...

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Categories: world war i, education, history, usa, war, world, world war
Form: Verse
Albert Einstein Poems
ALBERT EINSTEIN POEMS

These are "poems" I created from Albert Einstein quotes, changing a word here and there for the sake of meter and rhyme...



A question that sometimes drives me hazy: 
am I or are the...

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Categories: world war i, light, love, poems, poetry, science, time, universe,
Form: Free verse



World War Ii Poems and Holocaust Poems V - Ber Horvitz, Yitzkhak Viner
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems V - Ber Horvitz, Yitzkhak Viner, Franta Bass

Der Himmel
"The Heavens"
by Ber Horvitz
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

These skies
are leaden, heavy, gray...
I long for a pair
of deep blue eyes....

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Categories: world war i, evil, holocaust, race, racism, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
First They Came For the Muslims
First they came for the Muslims

after Martin Niemoller

First they came for the Muslims
and I did not speak out
because I was not a Muslim.

Then they came for the homosexuals
and I did not speak out
because I was...

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Categories: world war i, culture, discrimination, faith, god, islamic, truth, usa,
Form: Free verse
Auschwitz Rose
Auschwitz Rose
by Michael R. Burch
											
There is a Rose at Auschwitz, in the briar,
a rose like Sharon’s, lovely as her name.
The world forgot her, and is not the same.
I still love her and extend this sacred...

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Categories: world war i, holocaust, horror, tribute, truth, violence, war, world
Form: Sonnet
Cleansings
Cleansings
by Michael R. Burch

Walk here among the walking specters. Learn
inhuman patience. Flesh can only cleave
to bone this tightly if their hearts believe
that God is good, and never mind the Urn.

A lentil and a bean might...

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Categories: world war i, holocaust, prison, race, racism, violence, world war
Form: 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: world war i, holocaust, race, racism, truth, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
Various Heresies 2
Various Heresies 2

You
by Michael R. Burch

For thirty years You have not spoken to me;
I heard the dull hollow echo of silence
as though strange communion between us.

For thirty years You would not open to me;
You remained...

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Categories: world war i, atheist, bible, christian, god, jesus, religion, religious,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Chapter 95 -- Damian Delilah Mallory: Just Summertime Birthday Celebrations
The kid who often was lost in 
The sauce Joshua! His 
 birthday was in June. He became
The strong silent youngster with 
The youngest kids. 
 A small Celebration was held in
Josh's honor party at...

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Categories: world war i, birth, black love, children, confidence, devotion, emotions,
Form: Alliteration
Turkish Poetry Translations Ii
Turkish Poetry Translations II

Çanakkale Sehitlerine
"For the Çanakkale Martyrs"
by Mehmet Akif Ersoy
loose English translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Was there ever anything like the Bosphorus war??
The earth’s mightiest armies pressing Marmara,
Forcing entry between her mountain passes
To a...

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Categories: world war i, autumn, god, love, sea, time, war, world,
Form: Free verse
Miklos Radnoti Translations of Holocaust Poems
Postcard 1
by Miklós Radnóti
written August 30, 1944
translated by Michael R. Burch
 
Out of Bulgaria, the great wild roar of the artillery thunders,
resounds on the mountain ridges, rebounds, then ebbs into silence
while here men, beasts, wagons...

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Categories: world war i, death, grave, holocaust, horror, humanity, memorial, world
Form: Free verse
World War Ii Poems and Holocaust Poems - Iv - Primo Levi
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - IV - Primo Levi

Shema
by Primo Levi
translation by Michael R. Burch

You who live secure
in your comfortable houses, 
who return each evening to find
warm food, 
welcoming faces...

consider whether this...

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Categories: world war i, evil, holocaust, race, racism, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bleeding Before Rome -2
Yet at this very moment the cathedral was crumbling
down upon the cries of foresaken refugees, 
the monastery's walls wobbling from war's wreckage, 
and as the black bursts billowed into sun drenched brutality
with the bodies of...

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Categories: culture, heart, war, world war ii,
Form: Epic
World War Ii Poems and Holocaust Poems - I
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems (I)

These are poems about World War II and the Holocaust, which is also called the Shoah in Hebrew. 



Epitaph for a Child of the Holocaust
by Michael R. Burch

I...

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Categories: world war i, evil, holocaust, racism, truth, war, world, world
Form: Rhyme
America Wasn'T So Bad Back Then
We have something in common, a fellow I talk to now and then. We’re about the same age and perhaps the only ones in the diner who think our past lives are interesting. So when...

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Categories: world war i, america,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Juozas Miltinis Learning Years In Paris
It was September 
Of one thousand 
Nine hundred seven
The end of summer
With apples lying thickly
Under the apple trees
And the smell of Autumn
Covering the grass
Filled with ripe yellow
And orange squash
He was born in a little
Wooden house...

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Categories: world war i, art, destiny, french, history,
Form: Bio
Premium Member A Most Courageous American President For the Ages
A Most Courageous American President for the Ages

I thought it would be most appropriate for me to take a moment to
share some of my reflections on the life and distinguished public
service of the late 41st...

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Categories: world war i, america, celebration, character, inspiration, patriotic, political, tribute,
Form: Narrative
Come post presidential election 2024
Come post presidential election 2024... 

heil to the Wharton chief firebrand -
more worrisome than an ovarian cyst
every race, religion, nationality, 
gender, creed, et cetera with impunity dissed
brigand able, eager, ready and willing
to punch contenders throwing...

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Categories: world war i, 11th grade, 12th grade, america, angst, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
My Most Popular Poems On the Internet Iii
My most popular poems on the Internet (III)

A number of my poems and translations have gone viral, according to Google, and some have been copied onto hundreds to thousands of web pages. That’s a lot...

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Categories: holocaust, poems, poetry, poets, world war ii,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What's Love Got To Do With It
I started out life as Anna Mae Bullock,                           ...

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Categories: world war i, child, cry, hurt, music, song, woman, world,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
World War Ii Poems and Holocaust Poems Ii - Bertolt Brecht
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems II - Bertolt Brecht



The Burning of the Books
by Bertolt Brecht
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

When the Regime
commanded the unlawful books to be burned, 
teams of dull oxen hauled...

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Categories: world war i, books, holocaust, race, racism, war, world, world
Form: Free verse
Limerick Collaboration-Join In-New Additions
If you would like to have your limerick(s) posted, soup mail them to me.

Ms. Rude is still writing her snide remarks
She sounds like a mad dog who barks and barks
Geeze, lady, give it a rest
Your...

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Categories: world war i, humor,
Form: Limerick