Monthly Archives: August 2017

A True Poet

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“A true poet

is one who can

appreciate

the disciplines

and structures

of any style of poetry.”

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― David J. Delaney

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Elfje   (Cinquain)

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talk

reading, writing

rhyme or reason

the disciplines and structures

language

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Haiku

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A solemn promise

To bond with Mother Nature

Enjoy the season

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Poem

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It started out with kisses

quickly escalated to an altercation

toe to toe

face to face

the screaming

the yelling

inferences to the animal donkey

naming family who resembled the monkey

I can’t remember who threw the vase

if only I hadn’t said

kiss my ass

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ME and the Boss

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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Ink On White Space

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“You can tell

it’s a poem

because it’s swimming

in a little gel pack

of white space.

That shows it’s a poem.”

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~ Nicholson Baker, The Anthologist

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Elfje: (Cinquain)

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reading

or writing

between the lines

ideas that grow horns

poetry

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Haiku:

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the thirsty plant sighs

welcomed spring showers arrive

nature replenished

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Poem:

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cacophony of the house

too many selfish bodies

hard of hearing spouse

each their own secret follies

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everyone has their own device

each competing for attention

advertisers vying to entice

subliminal below comprehension

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time for a vacation

need to seek the silence

the oceans roar salvation

regaining emotional balance

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God teaching me patience

different strokes for different folks

are their steps to teach us tolerance

delusional reality or just a hoax

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can meditation stop the noise

who is inconveniencing whom

because they know how it annoys

only made worse because we presume

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shut the door

turn out the light

time to snore

say goodnight

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ME and the Boss

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

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https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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