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Constructive Critism
There's consequences in all we say and do 
Go forward and walk your walk and I'll go ahead and talk my talk 
Quite distraught due to the fact that you're too good to be true
I...

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Categories: written, deep,
Form: Free verse



TRUMP IN MOTION
TRUMP SMELLS B.O.


TRUMP SMELLS B.O.

BUST UP THE BEAT TO INTRODUCE IT'S TEMPO

GOT ME PLACES TO GO

SILENCE IS GOLDEN GOT BLOOD THAT"S UNFOLDING

SITS IN HIS IVORY TOWER ENGAGED IN THE WALL WHILE HE SITS IN HIS...

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Categories: written, anxiety, art, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hotel Caretaker
How unparticular the day had particularly been,

On March the third of two-thousand and eighteen,

For the caretaker at an historic Adirondack Inn,

Had lacked company, and therefore, dopamine.

 

‘Twas Sunday when all the guests had fled,

From either...

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Categories: written, death, grief, introspection, march, mystery, remember,
Form: Rhyme
In The Middle Of The Night
I woke up in the middle of the night with tears running from my eyes. I woke up in the middle of the night because my spirit cries
It is not the tear that falls when...

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Categories: written, celebration, community, confidence, courage, england, environment, feelings,
Form: Narrative
A Love's Dialogue
Unique: I need someone to hold me and tell
me it's alright.
I need someone to hold my hands and feel
my pain.
I need someone to kiss away my pain.
I need someone to look into my eyes and...

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Categories: written, allusion,
Form: Dramatic Verse



A LIFE TIME HEARTFELT VOW
Here goes my heartfelt vow....     
From day to day....     
I am full of thoughts..     
That are as a result..    ...

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Categories: written, appreciation, dedication, emotions, love,
Form: Romanticism
flint
Flint 
Within its brilliance gleaming
Cool black in lacquered polished silver chrome
Cranked up pistons bleached in summer’s heat
Hot steam rising as gears thundering
Beyond the crystal liquid city lights
Highways built across the land
In hearts felt pride American...

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Categories: written,
Form: Abecedarian
Wonderland
Wonderland
by Michael R. Burch
 
We stood, kids of the Lamb, to put to test
the beatific anthems of the blessed,
the sentence of the martyr, and the pen’s
sincere religion. Magnified, the lens
shot back absurd reflections of each...

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Categories: written, allegory, allusion, analogy, crazy, fantasy, imagination, magic,
Form: Sonnet
Poems about Flight, Flying and Birds II
Poems about Flight, Flying, and Birds



Flying
by Michael R. Burch

I shall rise
and try the bloody wings of thought
ten thousand times
before I fly...

and then I'll sleep
and waste ten thousand nights
before I dream;

but when at last...
I soar the...

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Categories: written, animal, bird, flying, nature,
Form: Free verse
Limericks III - Grab Bag
Limericks III - Grab Bag

Being a peace activist, I once wrote a limerick in an attempt to stop needless wars:

Of Tetley’s and V-2's
(or "Why Not to Bomb the Brits")
by Michael R. Burch

The English are very...

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Categories: written, humor, humorous, light, nonsense, silly, war, writing,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The True Mother






“The True Mother”




What part of a heart
in another could one trust
when betrayal comes
like a silver bullet words and deeds
sharp piercing to burrow 
bleed out Life’s dreams 
rust crumbles to dust

Virulent apathy spreads 
Betrayal’s destruction 
hand...

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Categories: written, betrayal, imagery, love, mother daughter, psychological, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Poems about Adam, Eve, Lucifer, Eden and the Fall
Poems about Adam, Eve, Lucifer, Eden and the Fall



Eden
by Michael R. Burch

Then earth was heaven too, a perfect garden.
Apples burgeoned and shone?unplucked on sagging boughs.
What, then, would the children eat?
Fruit indecently sweet,
redolent as incense, with...

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Categories: written, bible, christian, creation, god, heaven, paradise, sin,
Form: Free verse
RIP
R.I.P.
by Michael R. Burch

When I am lain to rest
and my soul is no longer intact, 
but dissolving, like a sunset
diminishing to the west...

and when at last
before His throne my past
is put to test
and the demons...

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Categories: written, death, dream, funeral, grave, judgement, sleep, sunset,
Form: Verse
Halloween Poems IV
the Horror
by Michael R. Burch

the Horror lurks inside our closets
the Horror hides beneath our beds
the Horror hisses ancient curses
the Horror whispers in our heads

the Horror tells us Death is coming
the Horror tells us there’s no...

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Categories: written, dark, death, evil, grave, halloween, horror, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Epitaph for a Palestinian Child
Epitaph for a Palestinian Child
by Michael R. Burch

I lived as best I could, and then I died.
Be careful where you step: the grave is wide.

This poem has also been titled "Epitaph for a Child of...

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Categories: written, absence, bereavement, conflict, death, discrimination, eulogy, funeral,
Form: Epitaph
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers I
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers I

I translated the first six Native American poems for my father when he chose to enter hospice and end his life by not taking dialysis …


Cherokee Travelers' Blessing I
loose translation/interpretation...

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Categories: written, father, father daughter, father son, fathers day,
Form: Rhyme
Rejection Slips 3
Rejection Slips 3

Lozenge
by Michael R. Burch

When I was closest to love, it did not seem
real at all, but a thing of such tenuous sweetness
it might dissolve in my mouth
like a lozenge of sugar.

When I held...

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Categories: written, death, desire, family, heart, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
Beckoning
Beckoning
by Michael R. Burch 
 
Yesterday the wind whispered my name
while the blazing locks
of her rampant mane
lay heavy on mine.
And yesterday
I saw the way
the wind caressed tall pines
in forests laced by glinting streams
and thick with...

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Categories: written, anxiety, break up, change, confusion, sleep, time,
Form: Verse
Poems about Butterflies and Bees
Poems about Butterflies and Bees



Flight
by Michael R. Burch

It is the nature of loveliness to vanish
as butterfly wings, batting against nothingness
seek transcendence...



Album
by Michael R. Burch

I caress them—trapped in brittle cellophane—
and I see how young they were,...

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Categories: written, animal, butterfly, flying, insect, sky, wind,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Taste of my Varied Genres
A Sample of some of the genres I write it...Nature, family, depression...just a taste...just a taste. These are all reposts and can be found along with these titles:

The Sound of His Breathing (Written about my...

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Categories: written, poetry, , cute, , Lullaby,
Form: Epic
Poems about Poems IV
Poems about Poems IV

The Toast
by Michael R. Burch

For longings warmed by tepid suns
(brief lusts that animated clay),
for passions wilted at the bud
and skies grown desolate and gray,
for stars that fell from tinseled heights
and mountains bleak...

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Categories: written, allegory, allusion, appreciation, art, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Medieval Poems II
Medieval Poems



Wulf and Eadwacer
(Old English circa 990 AD)
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

My people pursue him like crippled prey.
They'll rip him apart if he approaches their pack.
We are so different!

Wulf's on one island; I'm on...

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Categories: written, angel, england, love, middle school, poetry, song,
Form: Rhyme
Sonnets XXXIII-XLI
Sonnets XXXIII-XLI

The Folly of Wisdom
by Michael R. Burch

She is wise in the way that children are wise,
looking at me with such knowing, grave eyes
I must bend down to her to understand.
But she only smiles, and...

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Categories: written, child, childhood, children, death, life, time, world,
Form: Sonnet
Early Poems III
Juvenilia: Early Poems by Michael R. Burch

In the Whispering Night
by Michael R. Burch

In the whispering night, when the stars bend low
till the hills ignite to a shining flame,
when a shower of meteors streaks the sky
while...

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Categories: written, poems, poetry, poets, teen, write, writing, youth,
Form: Rhyme
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: written, earth, earth day, environment, future, visionary, weather,
Form: Rhyme