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Swashbuckler Poems

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Premium Member Tiny Tears Dolls and Tea Sets
Tiny Tears dolls and tea sets remind me of my childhood.
My twin always wanted to play with them, for her own good.
Not a girly girl, I was resentful and wanted to be Peter Pan.
Not the Mary Martin Peter, but the...Read More
Categories: swashbuckler, childhood, memory, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member I Remember 6th Grade Math
She tried to get my attention a number of times
But It was not possible because
I was a country or two away
Wearing brown leather swashbuckler pants
White billowy blouses, and multi-buckled boots, 
Fighting pirates with Sabers.
I was mighty and terrifying.
Hearing my war...Read More
Categories: swashbuckler, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, dream,
Form: Free verse
The Movie
An impulse led him to the Cineplex
That dull Sunday afternoon in May
To crush his consciousness of his guilty complex,
Borne by the woman who abused him in different ways.

The celluloid screen would mask the horror
Of what was his pathetic life
As he’d...Read More
Categories: swashbuckler, death, dream, evil, film, horror, murder,
Form: Free verse
Leading Men
Errol Flynn a swashbuckler
he was also a wrangler

Jack Webb loved LA
gave us Joe Friday

Kevin Bacon brought us footloose
many years after Mother Goose

Humphrey Bogart had many roles
his acting on screen without holes

John Wayne cowboy and soldier
neither one was more bolder...Read More
Categories: swashbuckler, men, nostalgia,
Form: Couplet
Dress Up For Grownups
* for "Halloween Costume" contest sponsored by SKAT*

Oh I've had many wacky costumes through the years
Just to show folks nothing is as it appears!

Once I dressed as a pirate and wore videos
A cable wire necklace and swashbuckler clothes

I was a...Read More
Categories: swashbuckler, funny, holidayhalloween,
Form: Couplet



Personified (in Ezra)
Wriggling my way
    across the page
    I thrash about,
lost by perspective and
    challenged to
    summon only
    significant
passions expressing clarity 
    of struggle.

The knowing face of
    immortality proffers
    gracious wisdom
from antiqued parchments to
    reassert with
    fervent hope
more than just meter or instinct
    until I find

Ezra Pound in my
    brain with a crayon
    hacking away...Read More
Categories: swashbuckler, introspection, philosophy
Form: Free verse