Tag Archives: spring

What Does It Mean

 

“all they want to do is tie

the poem to a chair with rope

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torture a confession out of it.

They begin beating it with a hose

to find out what it really means.”

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― Billy Collins

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Elfje:

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possibly

the truth

the whole truth

lying cops a plea

confession

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Haiku:

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no silence in spring

natures chorus seeking mates

music to God’s ear

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Poem:

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motives; body, mind and soul

as mysterious as a black hole

our wants and needs mostly ego driven

justification by purposeful commission

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deep inside is it nurture or nature

character or appearance a portraiture

the sickest act like a magic chameleon

memory and events destined for oblivion

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those who can”t teach or become a politician

common sense does in no way improve cognition

the unethical shrink seeks a plausible explanation

the healthy see only the mentally deranged aberration

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the simple mind deduces that there is no rhyme or reason

so sad that politically incorrect could be construed as treason

history repeats and human nature again is wrong

what remains will be left to nature, the strong.

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ME and the Boss

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Must It Be Understood ? ? ?

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“I’ve written

some poetry

I don’t understand

myself”

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~ Carl Sandburg

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Elfje:   (also known as a Cinquain)

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words

homonym, homophone

similar but different

sounds like but not

understand

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Haiku:

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true spring has arrived

jasmine fragrance fills the air

sinuses react

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Poem:

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the jasmine, the jasmine, the blooms proliferate

the arbor moans under the vines weight

the fragrant aroma wafts through an open window

for the chickadees there is a convenient pillow

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every blossom so intricately designed

as a host there is a scrumptious feast refined

just like snow flakes there are never two the same

for the Great Creator there is a miracle to acclaim

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the garden is a frame for the artists blank canvas

colors and shapes developed like a poems stanzas

Mother Nature provides the pallet of a rainbow

the gardeners blueprint is their personal trousseau

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delightful, wonderful, awesome, a subject never boring

real or imagined, my your garden always be most adoring.

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ME and the Boss

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