Michael Burch


Michael Burch Quotes

  • ''a tweet
    by any other name
    would be as fleet!''
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  • ''To write an epigram, cram.
    If you lack wit, scram!''
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  • ''Love is either wholly folly, or fully holy.''
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  • ''Poetry moves the heart as well as the reason.''
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  • ''We cannot change the past, but we can learn from it.''
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  • ''When I was being bullied, I had to learn not to judge myself by the opinions of intolerant morons. Then I felt much better.''
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  • ''Love has the value
    of gold, if it's true;
    if not, of rue.''
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  • ''Teddy Roosevelt spoke softly and carried a big stick; Donald Trump speaks loudly and carries a big shtick.''
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  • ''Thanks to politicians like George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, Michelle Bachmann and Donald Trump, we now have a duh-mock-racy.''
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  • ''Redefinitions

    Faith: falling into the same old claptrap.
    Religion: the ties that blind.
    Trickle down economics: an especially pungent golden shower.''
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Best Poem of Michael Burch

Ali's Song (For Muhammad Ali)

They say that gold don't tarnish. It ain't so.
They say it has a wild, unearthly glow.
A man can be more beautiful, more wild.
I flung their medal to the river, child.
I flung their medal to the river, child.

They hung their coin around my neck; they made
my name a bridle, "called a spade a spade."
They say their gold is pure. I say defiled.
I flung their slave's name to the river, child.
I flung their slave's name to the river, child.

Ain't got no quarrel with no Viet Cong
that never called me nigger, did me wrong.
A man can't ...

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Isolde's Song

Through our long years of dreaming to be one
we grew toward an enigmatic light
that gently warmed our tendrils. Was it sun?
We had no eyes to tell; we loved despite
the lack of all sensation—all but one:
we felt the night's deep chill, the air so bright
at dawn we quivered limply, overcome.

To touch was all we knew, and how to bask.

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