Tag Archives: judge

Writer’s Block

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Writer’s block

is only

a failure of

the ego.

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  ~ Norman Mailer

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)

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can

able to

must be done

the to do list

will

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Tanka:             5-7-5, 7-7   (Modified:   5-7-5, 5-5)

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summer rain begins

adding to humidity

plants don’t seem to mind

dry lakes need water

nature knows her job

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Poem:

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a long week without writing a poem
wanted to be happy, but I kept watching the news
have this feeling I’m at the bottom of the totem
can’t listen to the music when it is only the blues

can’t pick a color, to me all lives matter
don’t they care about whose lives they shatter
burning and looting is not peaceful protest
the only thing they could pass is an anarchy test

will the peaceful majority rule at the next election
or will the minority socialist make the selection
what will happen when there is nothing left to give away
that empty feeling when all that’s left is to hope and pray

maybe God can come back into the picture
the lessons, the history are all in the scripture
the pandemic rages on, no common sense
what can I get with my last two cents

happiness is my new found prize
I have learned to laugh at the politicians lies

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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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What Can Be Explained

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“What can be

explained

is not poetry.

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~ William Butler Yeats

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Elfje:         (Cinquain)

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prose

not poems

stream of conscious

stoned hippies ruined poetry

meaningless

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Lune:    5 / 3 / 5

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how fast is the mind

speed of light

to quick to forget

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Poem:

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they read the same paragraph
there were two different opinions
they saw the same photograph
neither had the same visions

who is to judge right or wrong
as long as nobody gets hurt
providing the price is just a song
given that the first course is dessert

how important is it anyhow
this too shall pass
does it make one raise the eyebrow
does it make you first in class

be tolerant,  allow others to be right
be patient, prayers are answered in God’s time
be forgiving, be willing to give up the fight
be generous, brother, can you spare a dime

be the person God wants you to be
a  soul that is happy, joyous and free.

 

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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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