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In Due Time

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“I shall,

in due time,

be a Poet.”

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~ Ada Lovelace

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)

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practice

do over

and over again

until it’s done right

rehearse

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

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their love was not lost

torn apart by civil war

rekindled again

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Poem:

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the blame was always put on others
the sickest could incriminate their mothers
the index finger was pointed so others could see
they ignore the three pointing back: I, self and me

the thumb points up to remind them that God knows
trying to dismiss what lies right under their nose
the intent is to overlook their own lives debris
acting like a monkey trying to hide up in a tree

came to discover his brain was the problem
using drugs and alcohol he failed to blossom
he developed a disease from which there is no cure
untreated it leads to jails, institutions and death, for sure

for treatments that work, God is at the core
too much ego leads to a swinging door
get in, get in, do the next right thing
recovery is the only value worth worshiping

best of all no need of finger pointing
let go and let God, no more fighting
a new way of life, a new way of thinking
one day at a time, just not drinking

it has worked for millions, why not you
try the Twelve Step program to see you through

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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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A True Poet

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“A true poet

is one who can

appreciate

the disciplines

and structures

of any style of poetry.”

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― David J. Delaney

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Elfje   (Cinquain)

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talk

reading, writing

rhyme or reason

the disciplines and structures

language

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Haiku

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A solemn promise

To bond with Mother Nature

Enjoy the season

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Poem

It started out with kisses
quickly escalated to an altercation
toe to toe
face to face
the screaming
the yelling
inferences to the animal donkey
naming family who resembled the monkey
I can’t remember who threw the vase
if only I hadn’t said
kiss my ass

ME and the Boss

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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