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Premium Member Anatomy of a Cover-up
A misstep detected
His image affected
PR staff directed
Positive spin injected

The slip-up rejected
An opponent suspected
To torture subjected
The slander corrected

Unanimously, as expected
The President re-elected
Foul play unsuspected
Threat now deflected...Read More
Categories: suspected, corruption, satire, truth,
Form: Monorhyme



Premium Member This Time
"A smile on her face and a gleam in her eye,"*
I suspected that she was going to lie,
Uncaring dishonesty often occurs
In collaboration with beauty like hers,
So easy for a goddess to stupefy.

So little that she cannot justify,
With many a deliciously...Read More
Categories: suspected, beauty, cat, emotions, goodbye,
Form: Rondeau
Confidants

What do we share and why do we share? Thoughts or actions I mean. They are sometimes very intimate , very embarrassing or they can just be an outlet for a confession to the right ear. In my world, I...Read More
Categories: suspected, abuse, corruption, courage, evil,
Form: Free verse
A chance of a lifetime
Today I hoped to achieve something great,
Something many would consider a heroic trait,
Giving plasma to those in need,
With the hope that the doctor's treatments would succeed.

Taking me back after a two hour wait,
I realized there were some things which they...Read More
Categories: suspected, desire, endurance, longing, meaningful, motivation, time, tribute,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Prettiest of the Pretties
She had the utmost prettiest of pretty things
Ruby bracelets, broaches of garnets, diamond rings
Some looked up to her because of her fancy clothes.
Who these thinkers were providence only knows.
I waited for her to make her move, not yet impressed.
She was...Read More
Categories: suspected, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th
Form: Rhyme



The Curse of Conquerors Past, Part V
...To prove his point he even opened his shirt,
laid bare his sternum so our blades could stab,
but we were all frozen by what we’d heard,
the worlds just sounded so utterly mad.

He believed he was possessed by Genghis Khan?
And that the...Read More
Categories: suspected, adventure, conflict, dark, evil, history, scary, war,
Form: Epic
Letting Go
Your smile has faded
And your eyes no longer see
The things that you loved
And what attracted you to me

I see only now
Your disappointment and hurt
And your adoring voice
Is now angry and curt

It is now as I’ve suspected
The beginning of the end
No...Read More
Categories: suspected, break up, emotions, farewell, feelings, goodbye, heartbreak,
Form: Rhyme
Pain
Pain

Trying to check my email today
I sit at my computer when I
Suddenly feel shards and rays
Up from my feet sharply pry

I rush for my pills to stop the awash
Of pain that I had not expected
It came on so fast that...Read More
Categories: suspected, anger, anxiety, how i feel, introspection, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Elf Who Almost Had a Blue Christmas

“I-I-I’ll have a blue Christmas without you”*
I sang mournfully, for I’d never been so blue!
I was lost, wandering the streets, and moaning.
Then a kindly villager heard my groaning.
I suspected he didn’t like my singing.
So what! The relief I sought he...Read More
Categories: suspected, christmas, song,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Solomon Servants Songbirds
Solomon’s secretive solemn sassy sensuous servants and songbirds
Solicited serious Somalian solutions simultaneously with South African,
Southeast Asian, South Dakota, and South America.  Squiffy, squirmy
Spiny specialized swordfish sent spiraling soon soared with sticky, 
Silly starfish wearing stiletto heels.  Surfboarders supposedly...Read More
Categories: suspected, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Alliteration



May my country awake
A mob gathered in a flash
Chanting God's name
They lynched one dead
Suspected of eating beef

A mob gathered in a flash
Swinging in bigoted fervor 
They hung two by a tree.
Accused of smuggling cows

A mob gathered in a flash
Swords flashing in hands
They slashed...Read More
Categories: suspected, conflict, cry, depression, hate, violence,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Victim
Last night I had a most disturbing dream,
One which had an insidious theme.
I still felt its presence when I awoke,
Feeling once more an odd lack of esteem.

I dreamed I was lying beside a stream,
Watching women of beauty supreme,
Their long hair...Read More
Categories: suspected, beauty, dream, fate, hate, heart, moon,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member Venetian masks
Mysterious masks.
Motives suspected.
Whispered invitation.
Dance confirms intentions.
Low hanging Venetian fog
floats through narrow streets.
Distant music from St Marks Square
drifts to rooms above.
Feelings unmasked.
Gondolas rock softly....Read More
Categories: suspected, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Relationships
Relationships are hard,
As soon as you think you can trust someone they remind you to keep up your guard,
Therefore you should always remember in this game of life to NEVER show your cards.

Relationships are scary,
You never know what secrets will...Read More
Categories: suspected, anxiety, love hurts, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DEPARTING WORDS
The blast of his words unexpected.
The spoil underneath t’was suspected.
“I can’t ring the bell.
I’m buried in hell.”
The bones of the tape were projected.

10/17/2019

A NEW Halloween Inspired Limerick Poetry Contest
9/9/5/5/9 and aabba
Sponsor: Tania Kitchin
...Read More
Categories: suspected, halloween,
Form: Limerick
Unexpected Saviors, Part III
III.
“We do not know how we missed them,”
he said, his voice becoming said.
“Hundreds of them, some big, some small...
the heavens all seemed to go mad.

“Some struck hard into the oceans,
and tsunamis scoured the coasts,
the ones hitting land threw up dust,
and...Read More
Categories: suspected, computer, future, humanity, sad, science fiction, time,
Form: Epic
HELP Need somebody
H-E-L-P!!!     N-e-e-d     s-o-m-e      b-o-d-y!!!...
Spouse booby trapped husband!!!

Homicide courtesy munch
house zen by proxy
immediately suspected hunch
police, K9 corps, and ambulance
nearly lost their lunch crossing over divide

yellow crime tape
cordoned off...Read More
Categories: suspected, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 8th
Form: Dramatic Verse
No lentil beans before bedtime unless blast off one
No lentil beans before bedtime unless...
(alternately titled: unrelenting flatulence)

Ya wanna count bajillion sheep,
but tween gluteus maximus powerful
natural gas explosions during sleep
(ass suspected source) – courtesy missus
she served me lentil beans piled outsize heap

sinister been off fish shunt ploy
spouse I may...Read More
Categories: suspected, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 7th
Form: Dramatic Verse
To Capture A Memory
There I was in the early 70's, a college student and counselor
At a Billy Graham Crusade in Chicago. I was a part of an altar team during
Altar assignments. After completing the altar work, it dawned on me that just
A few...Read More
Categories: suspected, christian, memory,
Form: Name
Reflections of a Dollar General Shopper
Making my way through the Dollar General hoping to get an economy pack of Thank You cards to send out to all the people who had just given me expensive gifts  

(Not really; I was there for cheap cosmetics),...Read More
Categories: suspected, 3rd grade, angst, growing up, lost, money,
Form: Narrative
A Spider's Tale
I must say that it was a very mild and doubtful assumption because I could not understand how and why a spider would allow himself to become trapped in his own web.  That is why I was compelled to...Read More
Categories: suspected, animal,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Affair
“I think I’ll go out,” the husband said.
The wife let it slide for about a half hour.
Then she asked, “Where are you going?”
There was no reply, so she walked into the living room.
Immediately knowing. 

He had sneaked out, being careful...Read More
Categories: suspected, food, funny, humor, humorous, husband, wife,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member More Visitors Today
Eleanor looked down at St. Peter’s and smiled.
“More visitors today,” she reported.
Her angel mentor smiled.

A scullery maid in life, 
Dead at the age of forty-four,
Eleanor had never suspected she would become famous

Best day of my spirit life 
When those two...Read More
Categories: suspected, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Cultures Collide
When Cultures Collide

Where the river ends
And ocean begins;
Cultures collide
And history’s tide,
Erases a way of life
For the indigenous people.

St. Lawrence Iroquoians
Welcomed the French,
To the shores of ‘Kanata’
At Stadacona;
With ceremonial greeting,
Exchanging gifts and ideas.

But only riches of the land
Are considered worthy:
Natural habitat...Read More
Categories: suspected, culture, education, history, native american,
Form: Verse
A Weird woman
she pips in fear for lateness like her peers,

hauteur cloaked with reticence,

her-boo-boo-vague, though walled around and palpable

official Narcissist disguised in rude affronts

Bravado of naughtiness in candour yet tacit

 

“Free me to free me”, rants in melancholy

as  ignorance upsets sorts...Read More
Categories: suspected, anger, animal, bullying, dog, girlfriend, introspection, nonsense,
Form: Burlesque