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Tallow Poems - Poems about Tallow

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Premium Member PAUPER CHILDREN - SHEEP DENE MINE 1830
...ith picks to cleave the coals. We crawl through tight tunnels, just two foot height and in the gloom of the tallow glow. From piles of loose we sort the cobs, sift the slack and sling aside the slate. Sweating, grubbing, ......Read More
Categories: tallow, children, slavery,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member CHILD SLAVES IN YORKSHIRE MINE
...ft we graft and graft, Working with pick to win our wage, In tight tunnels just two foot height, By yellow glow from tallow flare. The collier cracks the coalface rock, Cleaving the coal, claiming the cob. We sort the slack and sla......Read More
Categories: tallow, child, slavery,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Christmas Invitation
...through bowed mountains - On a broad highway in a valley raised from exile - Bringing only a gift of simple love in tallow tapers Like a holly branch aflame not singed, No longer with the pacing heart of longing Across the exiled mys......Read More
Categories: tallow, blessing, celebration, christmas, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Paint Our Caves
...Once lit by flickering torch light with animal tallow mixed with ocher daubed on subterranean rock walls now lit by streetlights or LED headlamp slashes of spray pa......Read More
Categories: tallow, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FEMALE SLAVES - YORKSHIRE MINES
...hour shift we have to graft Wielding a pick to win a wage. In tight tunnels of two foot height By yellow light from tallow flare. The collier cracks the coalface rock, Breaking the black, claiming the cob. We sort from spoils the s......Read More
Categories: tallow, slavery,
Form: Alliteration



Halloween Poems IV
... the absence of her wild, unwarranted laughter. So that, like a candle deprived of oxygen, I become mere wick and tallow again. Here and hereafter ... gone with her now, in the darkest of nights, the flame! I lie, pallid vision o......Read More
Categories: tallow, dark, death, evil, grave,
Form: Rhyme
Halloween Poems II
... Completing the Pattern by Michael R. Burch Walk with me now, among the transfixed dead who kept life’s compa......Read More
Categories: tallow, dark, gothic, halloween, horror,
Form: Rhyme
A Winters Tale
... Is he human? Is he fiend? Spectral, otherworldly, or just mortal? I light a taper from the fire and touch it to the tallow, sputtering, With wary tread I approach the door, mouth dry, eyes wide, muttering. "Who's there? Declare yours......Read More
Categories: tallow, christmas, december, humanity, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Candle And The Flame
...ome the flame, I will burn for you so brightly. Will you love me just the same? When my taper is not present and my tallow brings desire, will you turn ever so slowly to reveal my hidden fire? If I leave behind my essence in the can......Read More
Categories: tallow, beautiful, blessing, boyfriend, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Me Hallucinating
...tes clutch at fragile perfumes, where wax encrusted drips turn into cherry blossom plasmas of the mind, when hardened tallow rims are all that’s left for those who clingfilm second chances!!......Read More
Categories: tallow, care, change, color, deep,
Form: Prose Poetry
Happy birthday Matthew Scott Harris
...sily slipped out uterine crypt whereby with Vernix caseosa, the waxy or cheese he appeared made rather dipped in tallow, thence unexpectedly whipped minuscule fist ready to bump. Once placenta and fetal membranes (unnecessary as......Read More
Categories: tallow, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Bio
Premium Member OUR DAILY BREAD
...hen soil has turned to black and much is dead With last few shoots frozen as earth is stone. Sunlight is no more than tallow glimmer. The tubers battle on in their earth trench While late recruits are too weak to endure. They lose the ......Read More
Categories: tallow, life, seasons, weather, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member GENTLEMAN JACK'S SLAVES
...ting the rock to rake out precious coal, we slave to sort best cobs from slate and slack. And all in yellow glow from tallow flare. From corners, cracks and clefts we grub out bits then through dark tunnels less than three foot high ......Read More
Categories: tallow, anger,
Form: Blank verse
Beautiful Disillusion
...fully melting Flickering doubts, trust is sorrowfully wavering Paraffin emotions ... scarlet strain of a twined, tallow heart is burning at both ends with pain — A sad start of living apart ......Read More
Categories: tallow, heartbreak, imagery, love hurts,
Form: Quatrain
Summer Heat
...a pyroclastic lava flow, devouring each bit of flesh, sucking the breath from each laboring lung, melting flesh into tallow for the candles of night, to be lit upon the sacrificial altar of your tongue ......Read More
Categories: tallow, writing,
Form: Blank verse

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