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Takedown Poems

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Premium Member The Entitled

I flung free my terrace garden pane
Assured that wherever my eyes feign
Beauty expects this worn soul to bare
A rhyme to wish rare birds do I share
The eaves of my rooftop linger so
The pitter-patter of raindrops flow
A song plays onward to...Read More
Categories: takedown, mental illness,
Form: Rhyme

In An Hundred Years
In an hundred years...
Everything around us will be changed,
And everybody will be dead,
Yet, something will continue...

Will it be, as my radical leftist brother predicts,
The final takedown of Western Civilization?

Will we all rise to pray and face east?
Will we all rise...Read More
Categories: takedown, america, confidence, depression, future, hope, perspective, writing,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Great Evening Meal
Birds in midheaven flying all around
Soaring high then gliding down
Gazing with hunger upon the town
Instinctively knowing up from down
Observing unbridled spiritual breakdown

White horse and rider with august kingly crown,
Bright white, bloodstained flowing gown
To all birds an invitation did righteously resound
A...Read More
Categories: takedown, bible, bird, christian, judgement, religious,
Form: Monorhyme
Llfeproof, I see your gauntlet thrown down
Is my life rough enough to smash your crown?
Are my depths so deep to make you drown?
If I leave you on the dash when I’m in town
Can you take the heat; will you melt...Read More
Categories: takedown, humor, silly,
Form: Monorhyme
Even More of the Flightless
Pay attention! 
Important chicken poetry coming up, 
though no binary fantasies shall deconstruct 
into raucous biddy enjambment. 

Grandfatber always kicked Grandmother's chickens away 
while he sat whittling under the Oak, 
Those ruddy, Cherokee cheeks sweating even in the...Read More
Categories: takedown, bird, child, memory,
Form: Free verse

my red-faced neighbor
wrestles with her umbrella
voila! a takedown
...Read More
Categories: takedown, storm, wind,
Form: Senryu
What life from the sea
What life...
What life from the sea...
What life from the sea, has a right?
What life from the sea has a right to live with me?
Shall I jump in and the noble fish that swim to me, be my noble friends?
Do we...Read More
Categories: takedown, imaginationlife, sea, earth, life, sea,
Form: I do not know?