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No Fear

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Don’t

be afraid

of poetry.”

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~ Clifton Fadiman

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Elfje: (Cinquain)

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poet

who writ

don’t know it

but it does rhyme

verse

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Senryu: 5 , 7 , 5 syllables with people and their emotions as a subject.

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anger starts with fear

we didn’t get what we wanted

you took advantage

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Poem:

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gentle waves of warm water cover the feet
the sun providing a glorious bone warming heat
any day at the beach will soothe the soul
nature reinforcing that God is in control

evolution is such a marvelous thing
only the crazy to the past want to cling
revolution is not necessarily evolution
anarchy is never a very good solution

peace, make love not war
use science to give everyone more
think of the consequences, not just the profits
believe that the Creator knows more than the prophets

predicting the future we all must agree
it is as easy as following the greed
why listen to entertainers and TV show host
their agenda is not as friendly as Casper the Ghost

today, be kind, be loving and watch what you say
and when all else fails, take the time to pray
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ME and the Boss

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Maturity Required

 

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“You must have

a certain amount

of maturity

to be a poet.

Seldom do sixteen-year-olds

know themselves

well enough.”

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~Erica Jong

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)         (Classic, each word only one syllable.)

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dumb

don’t know

can’t find out

which way is up

young

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Senryu:      5-7-5 ( Haiku with people and their emotions/feelings as a topic)

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tagged with graffiti

anger was his first response

gangs advertisement

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Poem:

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there was this song in my heart
I just could not get it out of my head
it was a feeling I could not get rid of
it had something to do with being in love

it was then that you walked into the room
the happy feelings began to bloom
had the words just needed a melody
harps and trumpets, something heavenly

not my talent, to impatient
I just don’t understand the relation
notes and rhythm to match the words
think I’ll just let singing to the birds

that still leaves me with the feelings for you
I want to be on a lake with you in my canoe
then I hear me strumming my out of tune guitar
the whole picture becomes hazy and bizarre

darn it, shucks, dang blam it, another failure
I know that I will never understand this behavior
despite the ruckus, there is one thing that is true
I will always and forever be in love with you

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ME and the Boss

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https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

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