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by Deb
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: What the Person Holds (a rewrite to fit today's events)
Replies: 6
Views: 544

Re: What the Person Holds (a rewrite to fit today's events)

slung in holsters, galloped furiously across a continent by dime-novel heroes,   Interesting ride through time, Indar. My favorite line posted above because I cannot get it below due to my lack of patience with technology.  :roll: The short version of American's historic love/hate relationship with...
by Deb
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: When the white paneled door opens (versions 1&2)
Replies: 9
Views: 568

Re: When the white paneled door opens (versions 1&2)

Hi Dave,

I prefer the alternate.

I like the dreamy way your poem opens, how it seems (for me) to drift on birds wings, then ends with the profound theft of time. 

This is the kind of poetry that conjures so much more than the imagery you lure us to.


~Deb
by Deb
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: My girl friend is pint-sized
Replies: 5
Views: 175

Re: My girl friend is pint-sized

Hi Matty? Phil?  I'm confused about what to call you. Your poem, I get it. Now I feel a little more guilty about my husband carrying my backpack on our day hikes. He volunteers, though. The frost winking is a nice touch and I love that the rucksack is filled with her checklist and not her things. Su...
by Deb
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: No Muse is Bad News
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: No Muse is Bad News

Ah, Mr. Dylan di Vilde, Tell me this is only you being playfully woeful. I always enjoy your writing. If you're truly running out of ideas, you need a road trip or a few outings for people or critter watching.  I get the ending but my loss of words seem to manifest in mere forgetfulness.  Please kee...
by Deb
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Carling with Cathy: Written and spoken.
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: Carling with Cathy: Written and spoken.

Thank you for taking me back to my younger years. I was there too, in a different space but in the same place.


I enjoyed this piece and will be back to enjoy its lighthearted nature.



~Deb
by Deb
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: I shouldn't be here: Written and spoken.
Replies: 3
Views: 460

Re: I shouldn't be here: Written and spoken.

Gyppo, this is one of my favorites written by you.

As I listened to you read it, I watched the soundbar dance to your lyrical reading. 

Nicely done.


~Deb
by Deb
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: The rock
Replies: 11
Views: 1217

Re: The rock

Hi Colm. Wow, thanks for making me cry over a rock. I'm a rock person by the way. My favorite rocks and there are many, move with me as my rock garden grows. Now my craziness is complete.  ;) I love how you bring the rock to life through the evolution and toils of the farmer's life. Beautiful. Thank...
by Deb
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here
Topic: Hola all from Chicagoland
Replies: 6
Views: 1326

Re: Hola all from Chicagoland

Hi Poet-e,

Welcome to the forum. I look forward to seeing you on the boards. 

Yay, Indar. What's not to love about that woman?


I hope you like it here and hang around. 

All the best,

~Deb




 
by Deb
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Eamonn
Replies: 10
Views: 607

Re: Eamonn

I like this Colm. It makes me think of you. Why shouldn't it? You are indeed a unique writer. Who else in the world of poetry can write one fascinating poem after another about death during NaPoWriMo?  I know of only one and that is you. This reminds me of one of my favorite jokes:  How do you catch...
by Deb
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Tuesday's Towers - Never Forget
Replies: 5
Views: 176

Re: Tuesday's Towers - Never Forget

Timely. Glad it's not too sentimental. "serpent's eye" = evil? Whose point of view is it?  The towers? Hi E,  POV? It was mine but it could be the tower's POV too. I actually like that notion. Yes, the serpent depicts evil here but that isn't my overall take on all snakes. They are rather beautiful...