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Old 02-20-2009, 09:55 AM   #1
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Got POETRY?

I had some weird, Lovecraftian poetry published in Nyctalops and other magazines when I was younger.

Anyone out there writing poetry?

Why not post one of your poems here? Let us offer critical, courteous responses on your poem.


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Old 02-20-2009, 10:41 AM   #2
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Haiku?

Five syllables, then
A seasonal reference.
Is this a poem?
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Old 02-22-2009, 02:58 PM   #3
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Poem? Sure, why not.

Haiku? Nope, you dropped a syllable in the third line (not to mention the non-nature theme).

Funny? Yep. And that often trumps both.
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Old 02-22-2009, 07:20 PM   #4
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Haiku? Nope, you dropped a syllable in the third line (not to mention the non-nature theme).
I wonder whether this might be one of our transatlantic differences? "Poem" has two syllables in the U.K.
(Not that this matters: the "poem" came in a flash - literally less than a minute after reading the first post. I don't think that I'm very creative at all, otherwise I'd be able to write proper poems, like Taylor's.)
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Old 02-22-2009, 09:54 PM   #5
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Ah, should have looked where you are from before I counted syllables.
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Old 02-22-2009, 09:56 PM   #6
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It did have a seasonal reference though
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Old 02-23-2009, 07:21 AM   #7
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Old 02-23-2009, 07:25 AM   #8
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I'm a sucker for romantic poetry:

As flies crawl up the windowpane,
so fly my thoughts, dear love, to thee.


This is such a heart-warming thought, don't you think?


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Old 02-23-2009, 07:55 AM   #9
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I've already put this bit of doggerel elsewhere today, inspired by the return to myself of my home upon some family members' leavetaking, but, hey, at least it's topical here (I've heard being "topical" is a good thing, and thought I'd give it a try):

Inlaws and outlaws, daemons and gods,
pictogram golems and ▄bermensch clods,
Freudian avatars, corporeal fears,
raising their glasses, '"to Family...Cheers!"
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:22 AM   #10
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Why not post one of your poems here?
Nah!

There's nothing worse
Than sharing verse.


(especially mine )
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Old 02-23-2009, 11:04 AM   #11
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there was a thread elsewhere in the llounge for a while.


EDIT : Ignore me, I've just noticed it has been dragged kicking and screaming into here .....

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Old 02-23-2009, 01:09 PM   #12
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March Hares

Ev'ryone now stares,
Hares; free and mad, rushing round,
Hounds, they catch and rip.
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I've already put this bit of doggerel elsewhere today, inspired by the return to myself of my home upon some family members' leavetaking, but, hey, at least it's topical here (I've heard being "topical" is a good thing, and thought I'd give it a try):

Inlaws and outlaws, daemons and gods,
pictogram golems and ▄bermensch clods,
Freudian avatars, corporeal fears,
raising their glasses, '"to Family...Cheers!"
I thought that was just for creams?
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I thought that was just for creams?
Pleasant dreams will cover your screams
when you butter your sandwich with topical creams
but polkadot mushrooms and marmite, it's said,
will rocket your spine through the top of your head
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Old 02-23-2009, 07:51 PM   #15
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Pleasant dreams will cover your screams
when you butter your sandwich with topical creams
but polkadot mushrooms and marmite, it's said,
will rocket your spine through the top of your head


Blast - some-one else give Marc karma for me please?
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