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Mule Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem The Real Deal Tom Wright Rhyme Rhyme mule, heart, life, pain,
Soon Be Done Christine Phillips Narrative Narrative mule, appreciation, celebration, confidence, courage,
Premium Member Poem Memories For Sale Not Cheap Tom Wright Lyric Lyric mule, age, death, family,
Premium Member Poem Wagon John's Campsite Tom Wright I do not know? I do not know? mule, character, friend,
The Maine Moose Maurice Rigoler Light Verse Light Verse mule, animal, humor,
Love destructive Just Dylan Rhyme Rhyme mule, addiction, anger, corruption, how
Let's Make A Deal allen beilschmidt sr. Prose Prose mule, humorous,
Premium Member Poem A Mule Skinners Prayer Tom Wright Free verse Free verse mule, friend, prayer,
And You Can Keep The Mule Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme Rhyme mule, space, time,
Premium Member Poem April's Torment - The Villanelle Of The April Fool James Edward Lee Sr. Villanelle Villanelle mule, analogy, anxiety, character, confusion,
Premium Member Poem Today, Tom Wright Free verse Free verse mule, funny, writing,
Premium Member Poem Defeated by Time Tom Wright Free verse Free verse mule, age, life,
ploughing jan oskar hansen Blank verse Blank verse mule, anger, beach, cinderella, color,
Premium Member Poem Summer on the Farm As Related By Britches Tom Wright Lyric Lyric mule, childhood, funny,
Premium Member Poem Between Sinner and Savior James Horn Limerick Limerick mule, allegory, analogy,
not what you see jan oskar hansen Blank verse Blank verse mule, best friend, blessing, dream,
Stephanus Marcus 29 Alfred Berggren Rhyme Rhyme mule, england,
The Block Terry Flood Rhyme Rhyme mule, nonsense, writing,
Scales of Injustice Freddie Robinson Jr. Rondeau Rondeau mule, allusion, slavery, truth, visionary,
Premium Member Poem Priest Never Planned James Horn Limerick Limerick mule, allegory, analogy,
Premium Member Poem Rice Paper Summit Anthony Slausin Free verse Free verse mule, art, thank you,
Premium Member Poem Untroubled Heaven - Above the Sea of Fog Eve Roper Rhyme Rhyme mule, nature,
Premium Member Poem THE POWER TO LIVE Vicki Acquah Prose Poetry Prose Poetry mule, appreciation, death, deep, forgiveness,
The Christmas Mule DM Babbit Narrative Narrative mule, animal, god, mother son,
Psychological Gridlock matthew harris Bio Bio mule, death, dream, fire, leaving,
Premium Member Poem Making America GreatAtWar Again Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse Political Verse mule, anti bullying, bullying, health,
Perpetual Queasy Student Days recess 1 matthew harris Bio Bio mule, confusion, feelings, growing up,
Premium Member Poem Curtis Gray jon gutmacher Verse Verse mule, adventure, brother, courage, history,
the apartment jan hansen Blank verse Blank verse mule, absence, evil, fantasy,
Cowboy Cookee Rico Leffanta Limerick Limerick mule, animal, culture, drink, funny,
Premium Member Poem The Nerd Gershon Wolf Monorhyme Monorhyme mule, cool, irony, satire,
Premium Member Poem A Teacher Is Missing Caren Krutsinger Free verse Free verse mule, funny, teacher,
Premium Member Poem Dawn takes wing Gershon Wolf Rhyme Rhyme mule, animal, morning, sound,
Liberty Bow Face Freddie Robinson Jr. Rhyme Rhyme mule, allusion, imagery, truth, wisdom,
Dancing Mule Timothy McGuire Limerick Limerick mule, animal,
Stephanus Marcus 25 Alfred Berggren Rhyme Rhyme mule, england,
quiet despair jan hansen Chastushka Chastushka mule, betrayal, birthday, bullying,
A World of Fools Daniel Garza Rhyme Rhyme mule, encouraging, how i feel,
Hee Haw TRUMPetting Rico Leffanta Limerick Limerick mule, animal, culture, endurance, international,
Off-Key Freddie Robinson Jr. Narrative Narrative mule, perspective, slavery, truth, wisdom,
overcome by sorrow jan hansen Blank verse Blank verse mule, angst, blessing, books,
For My Children Sam Kauffman Rhyme Rhyme mule, baby, birth, family, love,
Premium Member Poem Here we go a-palindroming Gershon Wolf I do not know? I do not know? mule, humorous, word play,
From Plantation to Implantation Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Verse Dramatic Verse mule, imagery, slavery, visionary, wisdom,
the village of dreams jan hansen Blank verse Blank verse mule, absence, abuse, age, allusion,
Premium Member Poem Knowing When to Stop Roof Missing Rhyme Rhyme mule, depression, love,
Teacher Teacher Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble Rhyme Rhyme mule, anti bullying, anxiety, bereavement,
Premium Member Poem Syncopated Soul Winged Warrior Rhyme Rhyme mule, analogy, conflict, destiny,
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the past is not far from here jan hansen Blank verse Blank verse mule, betrayal, birthday, confidence,
The Way Things Used To Be DrJim Martin Rhyme Rhyme mule, america, culture,

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Mule Poem Example

Do the Math


Fifty stars
and
thirteen stripes
Wavy patriotic mathematician
do the math ... 
Subtraction or addition,
what will the numbers be,
37 or 63?
Slavery took away my parents’ human rights,
and their children’s dignity
I got 59 stripes to show 
	what was done to me ...
every year on this earth,
	I’ve seen my people mistreated wickedly
Promises, promises
was the number 40
plus 1
Forty acres and a mule
Reparation was a cheap trade-off
	for my ancestors’s suffering and misery
But, that promissory note
still ain’t never been given to me
Subtraction ends with a negative number obviously
Minus zero
is deeper than a 6 feet hole
It’s so cold inside the modern slave quarters,
the project pipes are froze
Go bury the bones, now there’s less to feed — 
politicians playing oppression dominoes
Moving over to the addition side 
of the patriotic math equation
I got a lot of woe heaped on my poor poverty:
more income inequality,
	more housing discrimination illegality
More police brutality,
and much, much more drugs pouring into
every ghetto community
Add it all up, this is what I see:
red, white and blue platitudes is suffocating me
Red is our labor paid with blood
White is our cotton weary purity
Blue is our ocean of perpetual grief
But there’s more to the patriotic math problem,
	come take a look-see
We got multiplication and division
to intellectually wrestle with morally
Stripping away health care and welfare
has multiplied the cries of the poor
Mob rule, and his thug buddy, crime does too ... 
gun violence got bodies piling up at the morgue
Multiply the pain of parents
whose kids go milk carton missing
Spreading fear cancer in the affected area,
		killing hope
The disease of apathy is multiplying faster 
than campaign corruption smoke
Do the math you dope ...
Depression numbers are climbing astronomically,
		higher than you can see
in a Hubble space telescope
Yet, it’s division that takes away
most of the social gains garnered over the years
Factor in the algorithms of hate,
separating forces of social valency
Divide the bond of racial harmony,
cancel out certain colors in the voting crayon box
Do the math ... and understand,
	       division is a common denominator pox
And last on the patriotic math problem list
is fractions and percentages
That’s how the Revolutionary colonies’ tax returns
were itemized in the beginning
Three fifths ...
Sixty percent human
Slaves were never counted to be worth much,
tax write-off humans who were sub
Back to the future with another tax cut
And after all this time, they still be 
doing the same math with a king George touch,
	using Orwellian integers
Strange, arcane math symbols and figures
Do the math ...
Some stars are more equal than others,
some stripes are brighter than another
Math numbers don’t lie,
only Cain people who hate their brother

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