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by ajduclos
Sun May 31, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Leaving
Replies: 4
Views: 77

Re: Leaving

HI Dave - a caring and touching poem.  Seems to hit close to home. On first and subsequent reads, "them" in S1 L2 seems to refer to "the palest blues."  And nicely done at that. And "they" in S3 L1 refers to "the curtains" in S2, if I am not mistaken.  At least this is what I see.  And the "they" in...
by ajduclos
Fri May 29, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Red or dead.
Replies: 11
Views: 193

Re: Red or dead.

It looks like the Great Bear and the Yellow Peril have decided  over the last several years that they've had enough of the West dictating the rules and setting the table, pushing "defensive" missiles to their borders and invasions and regime changes everywhere.................... It will not be pret...
by ajduclos
Fri May 29, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Music
Replies: 13
Views: 262

Re: Music

This is awesome, Colm.  Everything Linda says, and more.  If you have a soul and occasionally acknowledge it, then you know music, you hear music.  There is music in everything if we chose to hear it, to listen.  Sitting under my apple trees I hear a flute.  Love the phrase "violin extraordinary and...
by ajduclos
Fri May 29, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Hero Wanted:
Replies: 9
Views: 114

Re: Hero Wanted:

Powerful, Linda... painfully powerful............... nice use of "Silent Spring"...... and like my Portland Street, once "canopied" with majestic elms...........  but, int the end, who are we ?!?
Beautiful and sad.
Aj
by ajduclos
Tue May 19, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Driving out Daisies
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: Driving out Daisies

Hey Dylan - I like this a lot.  You tell a great truth, easily and smoothly, with rhymes that flow effortlessly... wonderful title..........  Superb!!!
Aj
by ajduclos
Fri May 15, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Garden Love
Replies: 6
Views: 216

Re: Garden Love

I can see it clearly, like a David Attenborough episode of Life On Our Planet.  Whether its a lady or a gruff male, they will each get it in the end................... :lol:
I like the poem !!
Aj 
by ajduclos
Fri May 15, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: the clothes she wore
Replies: 9
Views: 292

Re: the clothes she wore

Slamming and stark - right on the mark Dave.  Well written and no holds barred.  Bravo !!!
Aj
by ajduclos
Fri May 15, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Distraught
Replies: 8
Views: 284

Re: Distraught

Yes, as has been said many times: shit happens.  On occasion I'll put my cup off coffee in the fridge to reheat it... or I'll put the cream away in the microwave...............  My best was when I was heading back home from my farm and stopped at the gas station some 25 miles away to fill up, only t...
by ajduclos
Fri May 15, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Air
Replies: 10
Views: 409

Re: Air

Hi Colm - At first, like Linda, I thought it might be metaphor for our current viral times, especially "now twist and reveal their other side silvered by the disturbance, a rich rejection" But I soon got a sense that this was a moment, one to enjoy for it's simple pure beauty... and it brought me ca...
by ajduclos
Mon May 11, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Isolation
Replies: 3
Views: 256

Re: Isolation

Nicely done, Dylan.  A great exploration of our times.  For a while one might have thought that Mother Nature had won, but we humans are resilient.... I only hope, a faint hope, that maybe we will have learned a bit?  Naw - unlikely.
I enjoy your fluid rhyming style.
Aj