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Minnow Poems

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Body Zen

Go direct to your astral being;
you may need a ruler or a compass.
Don’t drift off, center yourself, 
this is not going to be a long poem.

Breathe as necessary. 
Know that your hands will probably 
always be available for high...Read More
Categories: minnow, poetry,
Form: Free verse

Eighteen Wheeler
Used carcase dealer
got a crash dummy discount
for the 
covetous consumer

Pyramid chain customers
all have the
Pharaoh chariot lust

Crypto-coin tarnished souls
want a cartel vehicle
to transport
their false profit cargo

“You need a boss eighteen wheeler,”
says the 
dark sunglass,   shady-voice dealer

“Something catacomb big
to a-carry...Read More
Categories: minnow, dark, death, money, symbolism,
Form: Verse
Flight 93
Flight 93
by Michael R. Burch

I held the switch in trembling fingers, asked
why existence felt so small, so purposeless,
like a minnow wriggling feebly in my grasp ...

vibrations of huge engines thrummed my arms
as, glistening with sweat, I nudged the switch
to OFF...Read More
Categories: minnow, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Adventureland

Are you searching for a dragon, oh wee one on the sand,

          In amidst those grainy details that sparkle in your hand -

        ...Read More
Categories: minnow, appreciation, child, childhood, fantasy, imagination, rain,
Form: Rhyme
A walk through the stream
April 7, 2019
Intensity Poem

The salmon swarm up stream
on the sides, minnow flood in
in the distance a mother bear hears the splashes
I walk through the chaos as water flutters-
everywhere I step, wets my boots a bit more.
I look down to the...Read More
Categories: minnow, animal,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Untouched by Man

Deep in the wilderness lies a hidden lake
Fed by a stream from high on the mountain
Water cold, deep and crystal clear…
Untouched by man
Here lives the deer, the fox, the bear
Glass reflecting the proud eagle’s flight
The minnow, the trout, the beaver….
Untouched...Read More
Categories: minnow, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Minnow in my Soup
Waiter waiter!

	but monsieur
	you ordered a minnow soup, n'est pas?

Waiter waiter
Not one swimming 
around in my soup
a brown minnow full of brown poop

I don't want minnow poop
in the soup

why look, its a bald beady eyed minnow
waiter! I swear this minnow is...Read More
Categories: minnow, art, drink, friendship, humor, humorous, insect, parody,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whose Woods Are These
Whose Woods Are These*

An Emerald Necklace wends through Boston town
as children we would roam unsupervised
go catching frogs and other things we’d found
beware the turtles – they were supersized.

The dogs we had were large and not too smart
so they would play...Read More
Categories: minnow, children, city, dog, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Of Kings and Queens

Every shogun nation wanna be 
in war visor control
Commandeer the missile steering wheel,
be the king of the road

Likewise, imperial power lust eyes
wanna be the top wing of the hive
Taste all the money honey they see ...
rule in monarch luxury as...Read More
Categories: minnow, corruption, evil, metaphor, power,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tasty minnow
Hard by brackish river's edge
  danced the tasty minnow
    angling past hook, line and sinker
     ~ agility's marionette, little stinker
...Read More
Categories: minnow, dance, fish, river,
Form: Rhyme
                                     The Kingfisher. 

...Read More
Categories: minnow, magic, math,
Form: Blank verse
All in the Family

Daughter crime
hooking up with felon Father time
Both got incestuous, crooked desires in mind
Two thieves in a thug hug, 
secrecy intertwine conspiracy vine bind 
Mother brood 
raising a wild pack of dog sharks
to feed on 
minnow murmuring moods
of bottom dwellers street...Read More
Categories: minnow, allegory, family, truth, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Unbalanced Hypocrisy

Sell the kinetic death metal,
see the swivel profits 
zooming to the stratosphere
Bloody schoolyard body count
is the cost of doing armed ant-farm business
Collateral damage is the soulless audit estimation
Bottom feeders at the algae low end of the food chain,
eat shell casing...Read More
Categories: minnow, corruption, death, grief, political, truth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
A starving old man
Came upon a little pond
And though he wished for a lake
He was grateful for the opportunity he had stumbled upon

He sat himself down, on the browning grass
And fashioned a pole from stick and string
He determined to be...Read More
Categories: minnow, fantasy,
Form: I do not know?
Elemtary Abecedarian
Elementary Abecedarian

 bee seedy   
 if gee age eye jake  
 hay elm minnow pea 
 cue arrest tea hue fee 
 dub all you hex 
 wise sea 
...Read More
Categories: minnow, america, art, children, fun,
Form: Abecedarian
You consider yourself a good, loyal foot soldier,
always doing what the big boss tells you to do
You're good at taking orders,
you're even better at following through
If there's a job that needs to be done,
and it needs to be done right
The...Read More
Categories: minnow, parody, perspective, truth,
Form: Verse
The heron and the minnow

She is
the innocent minnow
gliding through the shallows
taking shelter from the heat
in the heron's looming shadow

She was
born without the guidance
even animals seem to know
must be taught to their young ones
through the years as they grow

He is 
the heron that smoothly
and slyly...Read More
Categories: minnow, growing up, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
Underdogs Have Their Days
Well, well, well!
The whole world knows by now, impossible dreams can come true,
In the game of professional soccer, it has just been proven at Leicester,
Starting the season with a laughable 5,000 to 1 odds of winning the Championship,
Leicester has the...Read More
Categories: minnow, appreciation, community, encouraging, football, inspiration, sports,
Form: Free verse
The Beach
As I lay here in the warm sand the ocean speaks to me, in a way no one else can 
She tells of the happiness and joy from the sand castle built by the little boy and how the stranger...Read More
Categories: minnow, feelings,
Form: Free verse
miscellaneous page diagram
A ship in a dip is a duplicate of a massive six ton truck echoing at nine miles an hour in a tunnel. Oh traffic rather stoic today. But trafficking is often great fun for gerbils weighing in at over...Read More
Categories: minnow, beauty,
Form: I do not know?
Beauty surrounds us everywhere in our natural world
Rampaging rivers rush with wonderful waterfalls
Emanating a spectacular deluge of free flowing water.
All we need to do is open our eyes 
To see how phenomenal mother nature is.
Hear the sweet melody of the...Read More
Categories: minnow, beauty, how i feel, nature,
Form: Acrostic
Of the Farmer's Land
	Dusk, the gentle side of sunshine,
settled soft upon the folded sails.
The fresh stars were twinkling
on the smooth river surface.

And the gentle sound of herons
passing, stepping silent in the reeds,
looking out across the sparkling
of light on the sea...

...and the clink of...Read More
Categories: minnow, growing up, happiness, river,
Form: Free verse
That Duality Thing
One is aware while one is asleep,
One is a ruler another a sheep.
One is so ruthless while one is so kind,
One is all-seeing while another is blind.
One is a guru while another a clown,
One wears a smile another a frown.
One...Read More
Categories: minnow, angel, birth, courage, emotions, life, spiritual, time,
Form: Rhyme
minnow minutes
Mingling multiplying minnows marvel masterfully and jaded hooded jalapenos race to the scene. For a pretty fortress is unveiled to a mass highway injection. In a timed spring curve heap hats. In a basting tree wear a nice vest with...Read More
Categories: minnow, crazy,
Form: I do not know?
Browning's Soul Sky Parade

Bleeding ripe woman,
wet naked stone;
honey rock dries--
fast star bone.
Dead memories change
just like laid,
wants fly open--
soul sky parade.
Sea moon dreams,
daddy heard stars--
known little face;
death drives cars.


Rainy days wash--
brick looking mud,
blank reality strings
dry midsummer blood.
Dog's child minds--
revolution spreads wings,
dirty molten other
fraught angel...Read More
Categories: minnow, silly, simple,
Form: Rhyme