Tag Archives: heart

Useful

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“Poets aren’t

very useful. 

Because they

aren’t consumeful

or very produceful.”

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~  Ogden Nash

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)          classic: each word only one syllable
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verse
a rhyme
ode to love
a song of praise
hymn
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Tanka:             5-7-5, 7-7
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a heart filled with hate
a childhood that was awful
God gave him a chance

she taught him to love himself
they shared a loving spirit

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Poem:
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just another God given day
another chance to have fun and play
to be thankful for the blessings received
almost too good to be believed

rain or shine it is all about the attitude
happy are those who have gratitude
be kind and love unconditionally
every tribe finds it traditionally

every event is a God given blessing
a salad covered with your favorite dressing
time flies when you are having fun
always best shared with a loved one

have your mind stay in today and enjoy
let friends and laughter be your favorite toy
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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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