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by poet-e
Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Farewell
Replies: 4
Views: 256

Re: Farewell

Great rhythm.

A teacher said I try to hard to say stuff in my poems, i.e., I make it too political, punchy.  Feel that way about this one.
by poet-e
Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Small Worlds
Replies: 2
Views: 60

Re: Small Worlds

Nice images.  Sounds like an old school poem.  Over my head... about a relationship?
by poet-e
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Rain
Replies: 7
Views: 336

Re: Rain

Nice challenge Mark!
by poet-e
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Armitage Shanks
Replies: 5
Views: 324

Re: Armitage Shanks

Witty!  Had to look up Armitage Shanks.
by poet-e
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Two bedrooms and a bath
Replies: 8
Views: 437

Re: Two bedrooms and a bath

Thank you everyone who read and commented on this poem.  Every afternoon,  Nicole Wallace, on her show "Deadline Whitehouse" commemorates the lives of one or two people who died from Covid . She told of a couple, married over 60 years, who led full and giving lives, were hospitalized together. They...
by poet-e
Sun Jul 12, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Rain
Replies: 7
Views: 336

Re: Rain

Take it further how?
by poet-e
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Two bedrooms and a bath
Replies: 8
Views: 437

Re: Two bedrooms and a bath

I liked it very much, esp. " one another's hands entwining fingers between them"

An older couple in a small house that collected a lifetime of stuff...
by poet-e
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Rain
Replies: 7
Views: 336

Re: Rain

indar wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:37 pm
Hi Poet-e,

I can almost read this as the feminine version of The Myth of Sisyphus. There is the one moment the N becomes clean only to have to take on the sins of the world---the ORIGINAL sin even.  Good write.

Thanks!  I'll look that up!
by poet-e
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Rain
Replies: 7
Views: 336

Rain

Rain Rain washes my dirty sin soaked stained blood browned tattered torn dress—that’s a bit creamier now. Rain washes my sappy sour sorrows; beating me and my sin soaked stained blood browned dress, like rocks to laundry—a cold cleanse, cooling me. Pouring pellets pelt me, penetrating the coldness’...