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The Ghazal Page Revamped: with 2 Ghazals of Mine + Many More!!

The Ghazal Page, the place to find top-notch poems in the ghazal form, both traditional and experimental, is now live with a brand new issue… 129 more words


Battle of Balikpapan

Was the first of July and the war all but won
But the foe wouldn’t bow to the bomb or the gun
So a mighty fleet gathered off Borneo’s coast… 467 more words


The Best I Can

A Rondeau…

My mom said “do the best you can”
back when I was nine or ten.
It recently occurred to me
that my “best” is an anomaly, 100 more words


Lost Things

So I lost a poem the other day, because I typed it in a Word document, edited it all nice and pretty, and then, apparently, erased it. 252 more words



By Gerard Manley Hopkins

I awoke in the Midsummer not to call night, in the white and the walk of the morning:
The moon, dwindled and thinned to the fringe of a finger-nail held to the candle, 215 more words


Double Earful by Miz Quickly - a quasi-sonnet

Mistress Quickly  is a tease
she reels off prompts with the greatest of ease,
prompts to inspire and prompts to please 84 more words
Rhyming Poetry

Racing the Darkness

The hour of eight is almost nigh
and as I gaze up at the sky
the sun is sinking in the west,
to make space for our nightly guest. 43 more words

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