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Tamerlane Poems

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Premium Member The Timelines
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From thirsting shoots, the timelines grew
to stubborn stems that clasped the strings
of magnetism, space, decay
and gravity. The paths they knew
were constant, straight; they stretched away,
unbreakable yet formless things 
defying turmoil’s beckonings,
each one with its own tale to tell -
alternative, yet...Read More
Categories: tamerlane, dark, future, horror, science, science fiction, time,
Form: Rhyme



Scruple's Flaws
using Tamerlane verse (Edgar Allen Poe)

As windows on this world get stuck;
disgust demands space on the lip.
Events I have not thought about
reveal hatred, make me upchuck

and fills untrusting minds with doubt.
Men’s base unkindness gets a grip
attacking vision with its whip.
When...Read More
Categories: tamerlane, 11th grade, bullying, political, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Newsroom, late
The clocks upon the wall are stopped,
they haven’t worked for years.
It could be any time in Tokyo, 
in London, Paris or New York.

It’s late, and deadlines, met or missed, 
are past. The news is done, it’s fixed in print,
though muted...Read More
Categories: tamerlane, poverty, war,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member What is the Picture
What is the Picture ???,

the tapestry that man has weaved,
before and throughout recorded history.
Of what ?, have we been lead to believe ?
For me, it is, it has been an insane mystery !!!,

as rivers of blood, endlessly flow.
A time of...Read More
Categories: tamerlane, nature, planet,
Form: Rhyme
Nevermore
I write of a man named Edgar Allan Poe,
Whose dark, tortured soul could not rest,
His work is something every poet should know,
These stories are among some of the best.

"The Raven" was never more ghastly and grim,
"The Pit And The Pendulum"...Read More
Categories: tamerlane, horror, poetry, tribute, writing,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Akbar, the Great 1542 - 1605
Can a man – all alone - foist a god upon his fellows
Even if it’s only himself
And they his subjects

G.. is Akbar!

Does the muezzin from the minaret of Qoutoub-Minar
look up or
down to the illiterate savant emperor
whose newly-ordered cosmos
much as Tamerlane...Read More
Categories: tamerlane, adventure, , atheist,
Form: Free verse