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Writing Well

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“Writing well

is the best

revenge.”

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~  Dorothy Parker

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)     classic: each word only one syllable

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pick

don’t grab

make it quick

catch what you can

choose

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

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you can pick your love

will your choice pick you to love

whose heart gets broken

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Poem:

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you can’t win if you don’t play
can we treat life like a child’s game
are you a color or are you a bouquet
is there really something in a name

the clouds diminished into rainbows
the seasons came and went
clover in all colors covers the meadows
in nature nothing is ever spent

so many questions and so few answers
discovered today, obsolete tomorrow
does love motivate flamenco dancers
can eyes wide open see a peep show

I’m so content to ask the question
please, just don’t ask me for the answer

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ME and the Boss

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A True Poet

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“He who draws noble delights

from sentiments of poetry

is a true poet,

though he has never written

a line in all his life.”

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~ George Sand

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Elfje:         (Cinquain)

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poem

oral history

before written word

rhymes easy to remember

bard

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Haiku:

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a bright sunny day

window view comfortable

winter’s chill outside

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Poem:

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mother cultivated the beautiful iris
from Spanish iris translates to mean rainbow
exquisite colors which remain nameless
captured in the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh

pleasurable emotions tied to beauty
all creation is in perfect balance
except for the crazy who are a little fruity
and those who went down the hole with Alice

the birds and the bees, nature’s splendor
the males awesome colors to attract a mate
the sitting female camouflaged to fool the predator
except for the nerd who can’t get a date

we guess the exception is there to keep the balance
a unique place for the wanna be, the pretender
what God has provided in normals absence
in a mother’s heart everyone is a contender

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ME and the Boss

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