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Premium Member LIGHT UP YOUR SOUL WITH JOY
 

These times do frighten us, so what to do?
It's up you to be upbeat and to negatives, do eschew.

I have brought out my small, white Christmas tree and lit it.
I just stared and marveled at the tree, as I did...Read More
Categories: suggested, care, faith, god, health, hope, humanity, motivation,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Dissecting Dilemma Of A Green Frog
There once was a frog who found it difficult being green 
I asked the frog “what do you mean?” 
The frog seemed wanting to talk 
While chewing on a delicious happy hour stalk 
“It’s silver and black,
They raid things and...Read More
Categories: suggested, america, care, devotion, dream, fantasy, green, insect,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Neo Tabalith

Before the last of the Ancients from Eden had returned to death ,
It was decided that with  their direction and wisdom Stones of meaningful proportion and weight should be used to measure the cosmic traveling and mark our point...Read More
Categories: suggested, allegory, birth, culture,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member THE BEST GIFTS
The first gift we ever received
was a gift no-one had to buy
It was the gift of life…
Have you ever wondered why?

Why was I given this gift?
How did I come to be?
and what did the giver of this gift…have in mind...Read More
Categories: suggested, giving,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Dance Dunce
School dances! What hateful memories they are,
Dreaded obligatory occasions,
Yours Truly emphatically did not star,
Not being of a social persuasion.

Dreaded obligatory occasions -
Maybe most students thought they were fun,
Not being of a social persuasion,
I would have preferred to miss every one.

Maybe...Read More
Categories: suggested, allusion, dance, endurance, girl, school, star,
Form: Pantoum



a suggested suggestion-OR- c section suggestion
the snapping
turtle's tongue
hung dangling

as a glow worm
lit just enough
for to see

warm enough
for to be a meal
more than a little

death
...Read More
Categories: suggested, muse,
Form: I do not know?
Concluded We Were Deluded
Concluded We Were Deluded

Could be that we have concluded,
Trump did become badly deluded,
And we suggested,
Should be arrested,
Constant liar is what we colluded.
 Jim Horn...Read More
Categories: suggested, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Marietta Returns Home
Marietta was a happy little girl when she had lived at home
For the first six years, until she was stolen by a lonely crone.
The old woman’s food was strange at first, drinks all had foam.
But she had been here eighteen...Read More
Categories: suggested, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member In His Light - The Mirrored Hourglass Style

~ In  His   Light  ~
 (  Mirrored Hourglass  )



~O~
 


 Love   Worship  Pray  Trust  the Lord

 Lord won't leave you alone

 His mercy will show

 When with Lord stay

...Read More
Categories: suggested, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
ENDLESS WALK on my birthday


                    We walk in the desert ... our steps,
            ...Read More
Categories: suggested, allusion, birthday, growth, happiness, inspiration, metaphor, poetry,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Your ABCs
Amazingly, your eyes gleam freshness from heaven.
Before you were seen, you were resting in God's heart.
Clinging to mine, it cannot cease to overflow.
Drawing meaning into life's every crevice,
Each given breath you take awakens mine.
From the moment I first felt your...Read More
Categories: suggested, baby, birth, blessing, family, father, life, mother,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Leo The Lion


I'm Leo the Lion, I am, I am
From the mystical world of the Astrology
I'm generous, strong and warmhearted
That's if you believe in symbology

Not making this up, check it out
Masculine, positive and extroverted
If I listen too carefully, my head will swell
Which...Read More
Categories: suggested, fun,
Form: Quatrain
Cocaine
Sex in the air
The mirror is over there
Don't lose the razor blade
Take a line or bump babe
All your fears will fade
Snort, sniff, lick, anyway you want
Feeling sexy & superhuman
Business for the connection is boomin!

Never been this anxious
Paranoia makes me suspicious
Injection...Read More
Categories: suggested, addiction, death, drug, education, sexy, society, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Who First
Who first thought to eat cornbread with chili?
And who first thought to add ketchup to fries -
Who first thought to put that bell in Philly -
And who first thought that yeast would make bread rise?

Who first coupled Abbott with Costello...Read More
Categories: suggested, anniversary, god, husband, love, marriage, wife,
Form: Rhyme
Immaculate Deception
Had been perfect and free from corruption, a natural singularity
Fractals proceeding from fractals in perfect regularity
Then, all of a sudden – a cataclysm – this pattered had been shattered
Like crystals being diluted by a prankster or trampster, and scattered
Some laughing...Read More
Categories: suggested, 8th grade, 9th grade, absence, allusion, anger,
Form: Abecedarian
Martial translations
Martial epigram translations

You never wrote a poem,
yet criticize mine?
Stop abusing me or write something fine
of your own!
?Martial, loose translation by Michael R. Burch

He starts everything but finishes nothing;
thus I suspect there's no end to his stuffing.
?Martial, loose translation by Michael...Read More
Categories: suggested, child, daughter, death, funeral, girl, parents, slavery,
Form: Epigram
Rehashing History: Some bare facts about Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva wasn't trying to be cute
When she went for that ride in her birthday suit.
It was her husband's taxes she protested
All butt naked and bare breasted.
She only did as he'd suggested, so any argument was moot.

The townsfolk of Coventry...Read More
Categories: suggested, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Last Minute in Paris
Absorbed in Guernica’s promise Lucifer glanced at Montmatre

Settled his mind on virgins in heaven as Mona Lisa smiled on

One Last Supper tied to a suicide belt he set out to light the church

Of Our Lady and mounted Chagall’s Blue Horse...Read More
Categories: suggested, obituary,
Form: Free verse
Ten dollars per week is just half packet of smokes
I have tried to teach people
that saving ten dollars per week
together, as a group of people 
can create wealth

If you invest each week
and help it grow,
you could buy off the internet
and sell through garage sales,

watch television
you could go to
secondhand markets
and...Read More
Categories: suggested, inspiration, international,
Form: Narrative
STEP BY STEP

           To reach the limit of the world,
           in one step you achieve ...!
      ...Read More
Categories: suggested, allusion, analogy, art, metaphor, poetry, space, universe,
Form: Quatrain
Daniel Chapters 1 and 2
In the third year of Jehoiakim’s dynasty.
Nebkadazar stepped into Judah’s society
He besieged Judah’s land.
And God allowed him the upper hand.
For the children of God were transgressing
Causing a cursing instead of a blessing.
For numerous years they were in Babylon’s captivity.
Where God’s...Read More
Categories: suggested, bible,
Form: Narrative
cough syrup
the beatles 
were right when 
they wrote day
tripper instead 
of night

~

flight of the bummble
bee could have been a
hummingbird but 
heard played on 
a tuba was an 
elephant that
couldn't
waltz

~

the warning label
clearly states that:

if combined
with alcohol
may induce
sleepiness

~

my doctor's warning
has always been my:

medication
if...Read More
Categories: suggested, muse,
Form: I do not know?
Learn Guitar My Son
There was I in my early twenties
sitting bored on a Sunday afternoon
mu mum suggested, get a hobby
but being a loner was well out of tune

My mind was blank till mum said
learn guitar, my son, well maybe
so I bought an acoustic...Read More
Categories: suggested, guitar, music, teacher,
Form: Rhyme
You'll enjoy

The king approached the Sage, as he found
himself easily overwhelmed, aggravated
and anxious resulted making illogical
decisions that caused a lot of stress.

How to stop, asked the king. The Sage
listened intently; suggested
‘Take a vow of silence for a day’
It will be both...Read More
Categories: suggested, silence,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Too good to ever last
Too good - to ever last    suggested bpm 80

Vs1
When we first met, I never thought
that you could ever love me...
You were the brightest star shining
so high up above me...


Bridge 
I loved the way you stared, with your...Read More
Categories: suggested, break up, feelings, heartbreak, leaving, longing, lost
Form: Lyric