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Fossil Poetry

Language

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fossil Poetry.”


~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Elfje: (Cinquain) Classic, each word only a single syllable.

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words

you said

nouns and verbs

a tone of voice

speech

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Haiku:

pitter patter rain

seedling needs food, sunshine

Gods hydroponics

Poem:

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he was dreaming of building a rocket
while wearing a hat like Davy Crockett
no dreams, much to young to smoke a pipe
most of the world saw him as a stereotype

mumbled and stumbled through life as a teenager
went to college but could never declare a major
got drunk and was kicked out of the fraternity
managed to impregnate the ugliest girl in the sorority

never confused with being an eager beaver
managed to survive as an underachiever
alcohol and drugs he turned into an abuse
the mean ugly world gave him an excuse

since we love happy endings, we’ll give him recovery
finding the truth was a road of discovery
he now lives a life that is happy, joyous and free
believing in a Higher Power was beginning key

to the still sick and suffering he shares his story
to the God of his understanding he gives a glory
more sobriety, more keys, more doors to open
enjoying the best world he could have ever chosen

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ME and the Boss

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What Is The Question ? ? ?

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“It is better

to know some

of the questions

than all of

the answers.”

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~ James Thurber

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)    Classic: each word only one syllable.
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ask
call for
want to say
beg to see more
pose

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Haiku:     (5-7-5, nature and seasons the topic)
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Florida sweet corn
first crop is ready to pick
enough sun and rain
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Poem:

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there is this kitten from hell
all he does is very loudly yell
a needy cat all he wants is attention
the energy level is from another dimension

the cat in the mirror is his newest toy
full steam ahead, no need to be coy
such a little thing with such a loud purr
so much life in that small ball of fur

always in trouble, too much curiosity
to the family he is a source of jocosity
no, no, let go of that curtain
looks like he’ll need all nine lives that is for certain

will we still love him when he becomes a cat ? ? ?
probably, as long as he doesn’t become a bureaucrat

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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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