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That Explodes In Poetry

 

“It is always what is

under pressure in us,

especially under

pressure of concealment-

-that explodes in poetry.

 

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~ Adrienne Rich

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)

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hidden

out of sight

only God knows

in between the lines

concealment

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Tanka:             5-7-5, 7-7

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lies purposely told

protecting someone’s feelings

hiding liars guilt

no beneficial reason

the only good is the truth

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Poem:

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the only good is the truth
stories told to amuse
stories told to bemuse
I found the fountain of youth

the only good is chocolate
flavors from soup to nuts
promises, no if ands or buts
temptations from a secret closet

the only good is winning
it does help if you are lucky
anything to avoid the yucky
honesty helps you prevent sinning

the only bad is dying
be a winner, tell the truth, eat chocolate
and enjoy this life

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