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The Untier Of Knots

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“The poet is

an untier of

knots,

and love

without words

is a knot,

and it drowns.”

~  Gabriela Mistral

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

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kind

be good

treat me fair

do next right thing

love

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

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bawling, sobs and tears

she, who was the drama queen

never to console

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Poem:

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searching for my inner strength
for my love I would go to any length
speaking the truth with only candor
never a hint of being a philander

learning that the perfect word is we
in all affairs, to be as honest as can be
to face the good times and the bad
having a trust that is truly ironclad

the deepest feelings, more than a friend
someone on whom you can always depend
the best partner ever for playing charades
a person with whom you can count decades

the heart that will go with me to any length
the soul who leads me to my inner strength

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ME and the Boss

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Cold Ideas And Brain Dreams

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“He was weary of himself,

of cold ideas and brain dreams.

Life a poem?

Not when you went about

forever poetizing

about your own life

instead of living it.”

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~ Jens Peter Jacobsen

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)

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brain

floating cloud

letting thoughts materialize

mostly selfish, sometimes not

dreams

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Tanka:             5-7-5, 7-7

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again, in God’s time

Mother Earth wobbles and shakes

ages come and go

man’s feeble concept of time

what’s a million years or so

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Poem:
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can’t carry a tune
my bucket is holy
can’t jump over the moon
everything gets done slowly

only color I can mix is brown
every picture is out of focus
at my best I was a not funny clown
my attempts at writing were atrocious

at school I struggled to be average
mumbling, stumbling, lived a boring life
at work they all used me as leverage
took three tries to get a good wife

can’t figure out rhyme or reason
my best guess is usually wrong
can’t decide on a favorite season
never, ever could I name that song

so I can’t, no reason to be blue
because what I can, is to love 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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