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Jan9thxciv posted a new Poem titled Footnote: Poem To Paul Claudel, French Ambassador 1 day ago
Quixotic, they tilt--- at God, or the Scriptures' truth that do not strike back; thus, Ambassador, they feel a false triumph of conquest.
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Jan9thxciv posted a new Poem titled Footnote: Haunted Summer, 1978 1 day ago
What was worse:  random memories like sharpened blades; or gleeful gossip's open chatter; or nightmares during helpless, broken sleep....
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thinkofitasthrift posted a new Poem titled I threw up a frozen pea___ 1 day ago
The chlorine buzzI need to shitI and the What is tribal, that’s essentialistI want to learnThe protectors and the creatorsthe uppers an...
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Jan9thxciv posted a new Poem titled Footnote: On All My "1978" Poems 1 day ago
I can only write of this deep wounding because Lady Certainly healed it after eighteen years. These poems rebuke your silence.   Kyakuc...
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thinkofitasthrift posted a new Poem titled _____ 1 day ago
I wrap myself in sheets and stretch my legs twisting my bodyhugging the pillow under my headthe air comes on and the white noise whirr...
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thinkofitasthrift posted a new Poem titled Unlocking the Door 1 day ago
Pain, time and intimacyit wasn’t painful, for me,when it was the siliconebut when I was inside youmyself, completely, almosta knuckle shy, u...
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Jan9thxciv posted a new Poem titled Footnote: Exception, Spring, 1978 1 day ago
Exceptionally warm rain, for April, loosens the cold soil.  Your cold heart (bound in sorority) sneers upon my tears' wet heat.  ...
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saiom2 posted a new Poem titled Butterflies, Light Bulbs, and God 1 day ago
* Butterflies cannot fly unharmed through flames. Nor can small wattage bulbs handle great current. God can not be experienced in fullness b...
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Jan9thxciv posted a new Poem titled Footnote: A Death Penalty 1 day ago
In the Republic of the Meek, unrepentent bullies are strung up, the gallows in public view. Parents---take care raising yours!   Kyakuc...
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saiom2 posted a new Poem titled Temple Of Love 1 day ago
* The heart is the temple of Love In it burn the flames of Love on the altar of Love. These fires must be guarded lest they oerleap their bo...
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saiom2 posted a new Poem titled The Highway Of Death 1 day ago
  The US Govt under Reagan-Bush supported Saddam Hussein with arms when Iraq fought Iran. When that war was over, G H W Bush ordered sl...
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satishverma posted a new Poem titled No Sin 1 day ago
Farce, you think― you will not come back like Argentine dinosaur 130,000 pounds That was metaphysical...
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Jan9thxciv posted a new Poem titled That Still Small Voice Speaks Comfort To Antony 1 day ago
View Edit   ". . . listen with deep emotion . . ."---C. P. Cavafy, "The God Abandons Antony," translated by Edmund Keeley and Ph...
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satishverma posted a new Poem titled Untouchability 1 day ago
Sundown, the masks come out and a game of perfidy begins. Words disappear. A long pause. You will kill two birds wi...
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saiom2 posted a new Prose titled The Sad Unethical Record OF William P Barr 1 day ago
* William P Barr,  former employee of CIA and attorney general for 2 years in the G H W Bush regime, is being considered for nomination...
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