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Swallower Poems

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There were five Chinese brothers who all looked alike, living happily with their mother.
They each possess strange powers that were all different to the others. One could swallow the sea, one had a neck of iron, one can stretch his...Read More
Categories: swallower, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Run Child Run
The house is a wreck, my left shoe’s loose, and the baby’s crying,
So we all know what to do.
But sad mama did it,
And a fancy dancy lady was told by my 8-year-old bully-fied, snitch brother, Lou.
Those damned cops came to...Read More
Categories: swallower, child abuse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Black Madonna
You thought me spineless,
so in a fit of anger you tore mine out,
Bloodless, I rose sword swallower, 
strengthened by my tattered paper edges.

The abyss of your barren soul wrapped me in
gauze, shrouded me on parallel partitions;
nailed to the crossbars of...Read More
Categories: swallower, abuse, anger,
Form: Free verse

Near somber guards, units of children heap 
dead leaves, naive to any else fallen.
Friend, you chuckle, but your posture speaks
of duty on this day of contradictions.

Firefighters bow heads in silent paean, 
while polished trucks stand at attention.
Families have again answered...Read More
Categories: swallower, friend, hero, places, poetry, integrity, , memorial,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Showcase Of The Sentimentalist - Part Two
15 of them begin the emotional ritual attired in silk & sequens,
they maneuver miraculously one after another on burning coals glowing violet,
the dance steps are heartbeats, curved & compassionate, their majesty is inviolate,
their Art is to suffer for Hope wrought...Read More
Categories: swallower, adventure,
Form: Epic

Memoir of Goliath

In the habit of teasing, 
she sometimes told him 
that she wished he didn't come. 
But she always invited him. 
Goliath took solace in that, 
accepted her invitation 
knowing how it was issued.

In spite of everything, 
the years in one...Read More
Categories: swallower, forgiveness, hate, life, relationship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Maid, the Magpie and the Mirror
Gazing, at its own reflection is the Magpie.
A magic bird, a mystical creature, with a soul
and the power to see things, the power of scrying.
It sees a tomb in ancient Egypt. It sees death.
A soul locked within a glorious bronze...Read More
Categories: swallower, adventure, allegory, bird, death, faith, family, hope,
Form: Sestina