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Useful

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“Poets aren’t

very useful. 

Because they

aren’t consumeful

or very produceful.”

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~  Ogden Nash

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)          classic: each word only one syllable
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verse
a rhyme
ode to love
a song of praise
hymn
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Tanka:             5-7-5, 7-7
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a heart filled with hate
a childhood that was awful
God gave him a chance

she taught him to love himself
they shared a loving spirit

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Poem:
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just another God given day
another chance to have fun and play
to be thankful for the blessings received
almost too good to be believed

rain or shine it is all about the attitude
happy are those who have gratitude
be kind and love unconditionally
every tribe finds it traditionally

every event is a God given blessing
a salad covered with your favorite dressing
time flies when you are having fun
always best shared with a loved one

have your mind stay in today and enjoy
let friends and laughter be your favorite toy
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ME and the Boss

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https://michaelerb.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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