Michael R. Burch : Writing

Self Reflections

Self Reflections

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


SELF REFLECTIONSThese are poems about mirrors, images, self-image, reflections and self-reflection. How do we see ourselves differently than other peo..
Rumi translation of "The Field"

Rumi translation of "The Field"

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


Rumi was a Sufi mystic and a believer in Divine Love. We can see that in his poem "The Field."
The First Valentine Poem, circa 1415

The First Valentine Poem, circa 1415

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


The first Valentine poem was written in 1415 by Charles d'Orleans, a truly great poet who is undervalued today.
Translations of "Xenia" epigrams by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller

Translations of "Xenia" epigrams by Johann Wolfgan..

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


These are modern English translations of the "Xenia" epigrams written in collaboration by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller.#2 - Love ..
THE MUSE by Anna Akhmatova (English Translation)

THE MUSE by Anna Akhmatova (English Translation)

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


This is my English translation of a Russian epigram by Anna Akhmatova.
Feldeinsamkeit (“Solitude in a Field” or "Through the Fields of Solitude")

Feldeinsamkeit (“Solitude in a Field” ..

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


Feldeinsamkeit (“Solitude in a Field” or "Through the Fields of Solitude")by Hermann Allmerstranslation by David B. Gosselin with Michael ..
New Year Poetry

New Year Poetry

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


Poems about the New Year and New Year's Day
Juvenilia: Early Poems

Juvenilia: Early Poems

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


Juvenilia: Early Poems by Michael R. Burch
LOVE POEMS by Michael R. Burch

LOVE POEMS by Michael R. Burch

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


Love poems and translations by Michael R. Burch
POEMS ABOUT ADAM, EVE, LUCIFER, EDEN AND THE FALL

POEMS ABOUT ADAM, EVE, LUCIFER, EDEN AND THE FALL

A Poem by Michael R. Burch


POEMS ABOUT ADAM, EVE, LUCIFER, EDEN AND THE FALLEdenby Michael R. BurchThen earth was heaven too, a perfect garden.Apples burgeoned and shone―u..