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  • 37.
    Marxism-Leninism and a Mouse

    I remember in the 80’s in Moscow
    I was standing in my kitchen
    With a book of Marxism-Leninism in my hands
    Just slammed shut in indignation –
    It was not a very thick book
    Probably Friedrich Engels

    At that very moment a small mouse
    Ran out from under the cupboard
    A rare guest in our apartment
    At those scarce times of stagnation

    In a bout of a hunter’s passion,
    Still heated by my reading
    I hurled the book flatly as a disk
    Setting it in rotation
    By both hands without swinging
    Without moving my body

    Oh how I was proud about the hurl,
    That struck the animal
    Even having hidden itself
    Under the kitchen closet
    With the book flying obliquely
    Like a circular saw

    I pulled the mouse out by the tail,
    Still convulsing with the broken back,
    Looking at it for a long time
    And then dropped it into the garbage

    For many years I felt good
    About a beautiful throw of rare precision
    Such things don’t happen every day
    And not to everybody

    Having received another confirmation of my strength
    And my ability to concentrate at the right moment
    Soon I left that country forever
    And my self-confidence
    Was very helpful to me then

    And only now
    After so many years of living in the West
    Suddenly I have realized that in that episode
    I was merely a blind weapon
    Of the things I was forced to study
    Against my will –
    Because only those superior forces
    Could lend such a strength and precision to a throw

    And the killed little mouse was then
    Only a small insignificant link
    In the multi-million chain of innocent victims
    Already coming to an end at those times of stagnation
    Before the collapse

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  • 38.
    Little Girl

    Little girl sitting in a big man's world
    big men
    sick men
    filthy men read more »

  • 39.
    My Love

    My love is like a good dish made
    To rare ones I give a slight taste
    Just a little scent
    Just a little taste read more »

  • 40.
    Another Boring Cliche'

    Annocing another ancedote amoung the audiece you can addres as advice
    Beginning by a businessman being blamed of bad behavior by his beautiful, benevolent wife
    He caught a cab to their condo creating a camouflage of his complacement night
    Ducking down low to dodge discussing a deliberation to deprive her dislike read more »

  • 41.
    She Vanished

    We lived in mirth in spring of youth!
    Intense we shared, carnal our youth.
    We lived in love, desired yet more!
    Our lust lingered, inflamed desire! read more »

  • 42.
    Love Garden

    I grew up in a fertile field
    All called me lily of the wild.
    My growing days were golden rich,
    I grew up bright, without a hitch. read more »

  • 43.
    My lips are soft pillows of longing.

    My lips are yours
    Consume me
    Absorb me
    Take me as yours read more »

  • 44.

    She will be no more
    The little girl peering out from her heart's walls
    Asking, will you be my friend
    Will you care? read more »

  • 45.
    The Purple Gown -new-

    when the thunder strikes and the rain pours down
    i think of you in the purple gown
    anticipating the pain of love
    hailstorms meet the grass so rough.. read more »

  • 46.
    We Hide to be Found

    I thought I was hidden.

    I covered myself with heavy blankets, slammed the door shut, and hid the key so well even I couldn't find it. read more »

  • 47.
    Poetry Heaven

    Last night I went to bed at eleven
    And dreamed I went to Poetry Heaven.
    Keeper of the Gate was not Saint Peter
    But Robert Frost - - hey, what could be sweeter? read more »

  • 48.
    The Gravy Cake

    One time my mother made a cake,
    As lovely as could be.
    This time she did no frosting make,
    But caramel sauce, you see. read more »

New Ballad Poems

  1. *Following The Birds*, Trisha Hopkins
  2. Vocalist, Putri Misnia Shary Bahri (Sh ..
  3. Love That You Sing, Eve White
  4. If You Need a Poet Laureate, Francie Lynch
  5. IT WAS JUST A DREAM, Alvin Word Speaker Tatlhego
  6. Ballad Of The Fly's, lee fones
  7. This Ballad, So Bold, Maurice Harris
  8. The Unfathomable Ballad Of My Heart, Leila Makke
  9. The Ragged Ph.D. Guide And The Ragged Sc.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  10. An Epode To Two Junctures, Hrishikesh Bharadwaj
  11. ballads of joseph the father of jesus, alexander opicho
  12. Mistakes, Piyush Dey
  13. Alankar(Decor) -174, Indira Renganathan
  14. Alankar(Decor) -171, Indira Renganathan
  15. M.Ancharov, The ballad about dreams - tr.., Lyudmila Purgina
  16. The Hand Forever On My Back, Corey Welch
  17. Ballad of Anguish II, Okoronkwo Jonathan Jackson
  18. The Chorus Of My Mind, Scott McQueen
  19. The Wandering Fado, Sunny Chopra
  20. The Urchin, Amartya Banerjee
  21. The Rhymes That Our Hearts Can Read, Edwin Greenslade Murphy
  22. Fanciful, Fay Slimm
  23. Drug Ballad, Freddy Ibarra
  24. Lamia in Blackburn Wood, William F Dougherty
  25. N.Gumilyov, The Ballad - translation (ru.., Lyudmila Purgina
  26. Ballad, malini kadir
  27. Hush goes the crowd, Paurakh Shrestha
  28. The Ballad, Cody Patterson
  29. Grandest. Loveliest. Grand., Daniel Thomason
  30. The Ballad of the Rose Trilogy, Rey Benipayo
  31. The Guardian Angels, Dora Sigerson Shorter
  32. As I’ve no hope of returning ever, Guido Cavalcanti
  33. Gin And Lime, Chris Jibero
  34. ballad of the black slave, michael issac palmer
  35. Monster Named Me, Palious Thatcher
  36. First Rhymes, Edmund Blunden
  37. Ballad of the Broken Heart, Carl Leiland
  38. Fauconshawe, Adam Lindsay Gordon
  39. I Hear Voices..., (brief renderings) Joe Fazio
  40. 15 Selected Love Poems in Scots, sheena blackhall
  41. Goodbye., Brian Kamara
  42. Sigerson Clifford Sung Of, Francis Duggan
  43. The Ballad of Mary and her Dog Chappie, Yvonne Rautenbach
  44. A Ballad, Selina Marie
  45. On John Manifold, Francis Duggan
  46. Do Sing Me Something That's Happy, Francis Duggan
  47. The Great W H Ogilvie (1869-1963), Francis Duggan
  48. Pigeon's Plight, Moushumi moushumi
  49. Crinaloo's Dan O Horgan, Francis Duggan
  50. Robert Burns Was His Name, Francis Duggan
  51. Old Songs And Rhymes and Ballads, Francis Duggan
  52. The Great Robert Service, Francis Duggan
  53. The Southern Grampians Balladeer, Francis Duggan
  54. Poet Les Murray - Clerihew, Khadim Hussain
  55. The Ballad of Old Clonbroney, Tomás Ó Cárthaigh
  56. He Is His Father's Son, Francis Duggan
  57. Edward Harrington, Francis Duggan
  58. Free Hallisey, Francis Duggan
  59. ***Keys Of Memory~6191***, Theodora (Theo) Onken
  60. The Gothic Ballad, Ankoku Gekido
  61. Poems, Toby
  62. Sadie Hawkins Dance, Justin Gildow
  63. Remain In Light, Justin Gildow
  64. The Lost Poems of Fidel Castro, Michael Philips
  65. Who reads?, Nick Hilton
  66. Morning breeze, cyclopseven Ram
  67. James Connolly’s Flame, Daniel McDonagh
  68. Poetry TIme is Precious, Mill Field
  69. A New Poem, Elvis Lantan
  70. Be with me, James Dickenson
  71. After A But Before C, Myra Jefferson
  72. With You, Stephenie VanCampJones
  73. bLittle Cricket (#1 Poem), Barry A. Lanier
  74. and despite my hybrid emotions, Jason PraTT
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