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Example and Definition of Sijo

A Sijo is a type of poem that has three lines containing fourteen to sixteen lines each. The Sijo is a poem of Korean descent where each line of the poem having its own role. The first line is used in order to introduce the theme or topic of the poem. In the second line...Read More

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Categories: blessing, endurance, engagement, poetry
Premium MemberWALK THEN FALL
by James Edward Lee Sr.
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Categories: autumn, color, dark, fire,
Premium MemberCulled to Burn
by Rhoda Tripp
Reincarnation: Autumn's landscape of color hasten return
Anticipation: Amber golds, crimsons, and tangerines we yearn
Elimination: Unworthy umber, culled to suffer and burn...

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Categories: adventure, anxiety, courage, how
Premium MemberpeekAboo
by James Edward Lee Sr.
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Categories: adventure, appreciation, bird, flower
Premium MemberHummingbird Comsumate Me Kiss The Lips
by James Edward Lee Sr.
     Hummingbird Comsumate Me  Kiss The Lips  by  James Edward Lee Sr.

Oh!  such desired flower whizzing hummingbird...

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Categories: loss
Premium MemberOne Stone, a Childhood Treasure Relinquished
by Andrea Dietrich
Out back, he dug a hole in which he placed his old friend’s corpse.

Atop the grave, he pressed one stone, a childhood treasure relinquished

when he...

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Categories: patriotic
Premium MemberPATRIOTISM
by Kim Rodrigues
PATRIOTISM 

Red, white and blue ribbons with stars
surrounding my head, hand over heart

Kneeling in the Catholic pew, steepled hands
point upwards to my allegiance start

Stars kneel...

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Categories: christian
Premium MemberTHE FAMOUS ONE
by Kim Rodrigues
THE FAMOUS ONE

Let the name of JESUS CHRIST, be spoken
amongst the nations, on every tongue

The profane test this out with cursing,
relegating his HOLY NAME, like...

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Categories: engagement, flower, nature, sunshine
Premium MemberSun Shines On Flowers and Human
by James Edward Lee Sr.
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Categories: farewell
Premium Memberwhat cottagers miss
by PATRICIA CRESSWELL
what cottagers miss

summer guests are gone from the street, 
fall approaches warily.       
old man fox returns in silence,
soon his...

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Categories: baby, motivation, recovery from
Premium Memberfailure to thrive
by PATRICIA CRESSWELL
failure to thrive

a wee infant thin and silent,
rested placidly in a cot
his skin a pallid shade of blue;
his short stark life almost through.
alone here in...

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Categories: animal, cat, nature
Jungle Cats
by M. L. Kiser
Muscles of steel, needle-claws, scar dense jungle ground.

Human animals try to take huge cats, but you can’t steal from nature.

At best, all of nature responds...

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Categories: animal, appreciation, horse, nature
Preserve Your friends
by M. L. Kiser
I hear the thunder of distant hooves, beating the dry earth.

Equine spirits caught and trained, to work with humans.

Some entertain, some labor; others become our...

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Categories: sad
Scary Night-Mystery
by AFZAL NUSKER
Scary night sky streaked in shades of indigo mysteries.
Blazing light explodes - Sudden air strike unravels swooshing surprise
as ravaging bombs destroy slumbering silence with shocking...

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Categories: god, men, relationship
Entering God's Sanctuary
by Jo Daniel

Unworthy were we to enter God's holy sanctuary,
For all our righteousness were as    filthy   r a g s  ...

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Categories: bird, environment
Premium MemberSANCTUARY FOR BIRDS
by nette onclaud



Migrant jays quiver on ruins of their calm abode

As ghostly flakes of autumn’s trail reel with an insolent breeze.

Winging low, crystal moon guides pale birds...

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Categories: color, firework, happiness, imagery
Fireworks
by M. L. Kiser
Color bursts upon a black night sky; dancing sparks escape.

Reds, greens, gold and blue patterns aflame; crescendo above the birds.

I watch, sky’s palette; alive with...

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Categories: angel, conflict, courage, prayer,
Premium MemberSTORM OF PRAYERS
by Kim Rodrigues
STORM OF PRAYERS


Air reeks of dragon’s esteem ‘longside cyclonic wings of courage.

Strobe light-shadow rivals ~ swords thunder, silver flashing, flooding clouds.

Regret of demons ~ cherub...

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Categories: light, moon, sky, space
Blushing Beauty
by M. L. Kiser
Blood moon shadow waltzes in a dark night sky; orange red hues glide.

I watch the magnificent light play, of moon and shadow.

Nocturnal beauty teases the...

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Categories: bird
Hawk
by Alfred Berggren
Hawk sails the sky with grace and ease.
Bird plays the currents ever free.
It makes the flowing gentle breeze
to take him soaring high to see
if wee...

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Categories: moon, space
Blood Moon Beauty
by M. L. Kiser
Aglow she sits and smiles down at Mother Earth; illuminating the dark night sky.

Her crimson skin blushes and I watch as she spins into blood;...

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Categories: endurance, history, power, symbolism,
Ghost Train
by M. L. Kiser
Track on track and steel on steel; built America’s railroads.

Immigrant sweat, in the noonday sun, hammered out miles of track.

The masterpiece of human ingenuity forever...

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Categories: earth, life, religious, sorrow,
Mother Mary Weeps
by M. L. Kiser
Mother Mary weeps for her children; her tears are soul-ambrosia.

Skirmishes and wars have taken their toll; innocents are slaughtered.

Her tears wash away the bloodstains; her...

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Categories: future, people, spiritual
Seers
by M. L. Kiser
Etheric whispers in dreams; reveal the future’s secrets.

Prognosticators will always, carry a heavy burden.

They know the future, brings elated bliss or tumultuous doom.
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Categories: history, symbolism, technology
New Trains are Lacking
by M. L. Kiser
Today’s trains leave much to be desired, in the way of charm.

The iron horse of yesteryear, laughs at his grandchildren’s weakness.

The great king of the...

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Categories: passion, poems
Authorship
by Kunda Chamatete
I will pour out my soul into words, in these poems I write.
Carving softly my clayen wit, watching it bleed unto paper
That someday these words...

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Categories: romance
Candy and Flowers
by Alfred Berggren
I bring her candy and flowers.
I wish this date with her goes well.
My shoes are shined and two showers
make this dude reek of sud's great...

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Categories: conflict, dark, goodbye
Premium Member- Last Kiss -
by Sunshine Smile



Bring me to a place where the stars shine forever
White lies, the beast is finally slowed down to zero
I know the things are changed now,...

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Categories: food
Premium MemberQuelch the Ire
by John Anderson
Quench your desire, to quelch the ire.
Squish your wish, quell and welch on greed's glut
Be satisfied with a belch of gut.

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Categories: humanity
Premium MemberInvisibility
by Andrea Dietrich
Daily, we look at strangers such as cashiers; they see us too.

Removed from them, can we describe their faces? Can they describe ours?

Invisibility seems part...

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Categories: care, desire, mirror, remember
Mirror Has No Reflection
by L. M.
Do you see what you are staring at? – this so great or so small,
Both heat and cold, young and old, all inside, insular—it stands...

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Categories: cute love, fun, giggle,
Premium Member - And Kiss Me -
by Sunshine Smile



A kiss lights a spark of passionate fire, a flirt with warm lips

If the snow is white ... the rainbow brightness of the smiling sun...

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Categories: halloween, , cute
Premium MemberMy 3 Halloween Stages - Sijo in Triplet
by Andrea Dietrich
Stage 1

Trick-or- treating long after dark, we knocked on an old lady’s door.
Her annoyed look clearly did not match our Halloween glee.
But that did not...

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Categories: evil, halloween, night
Premium Member- Halloween Shadows -
by Sunshine Smile




Melodious trumpets and antique rusty royal sword
Throughout cemetery shadows of greedy beast, leaves deep footsteps
Darkness is their kingdom, the gates of hell are open tonight






13.10.2016
Sun...

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Categories: lost love, nature
Premium MemberSilently
by Rick Parise



Silent Hope


silently...the golden sun rises upon the fevered fields       
crying tears of pain...she plucks a dandelion of a lost...

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Categories: africa
What the night is doing is a travesty against justice
by Pheko Motaung
She steals my boyfriend but she hates to see me
Walk alone in the night 
What the night is doing is a travesty against justice
She wants...

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