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by Colm Roe
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: When the last ship sails
Replies: 12
Views: 157

Re: When the last ship sails

Hi Linda, (great to have you back :D ) Yes, I've been through 'the process' with my late father-in-law (Austin), and I'm gaining more experience now with my father's protracted journey; much of this is witnessing the tragic lives of other patients. The neglect they experience because the health syst...
by Colm Roe
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: When the last ship sails
Replies: 12
Views: 157

Re: When the last ship sails

Thanks poet-e and Sharon. I can see why you might have seen Titanic :) And cliché...I have to hit rock bottom soon with all these death poems Sharon :) And thank you all for your concern regarding my father. He's not well...but he's not on his way out just yet. He'll be 90 this year, all his (7) sib...
by Colm Roe
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Aspen Sisters
Replies: 5
Views: 62

Re: Aspen Sisters

the pajama-clad sisters billeted themselves................................pyjama? Before their country school days even started, they’d been quarantined for chicken pox together in a shed behind the house. . . like chickens. .....................Ellipsis helps...but the 'chicken' repeat??? OK...may...
by Colm Roe
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: A poem that lost its voice
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Re: A poem that lost its voice

That's a neat little poem Phil :)
by Colm Roe
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: When the last ship sails
Replies: 12
Views: 157

Re: When the last ship sails

:)
by Colm Roe
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Accelerating darkness and broken protons
Replies: 2
Views: 41

Accelerating darkness and broken protons

Scientists are still waiting to witness a proton decay. It's predicted, and will be the final nail in our Universe's coffin. Star creation will stop and the night sky becomes a cold, dark blank... unless God changes the rules and interferes. It's thought he doesn't meddle in our affairs, free will a...
by Colm Roe
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:29 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Ink
Replies: 13
Views: 340

Re: Ink

Curious to know how S1 has been understood?
by Colm Roe
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:25 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Ink
Replies: 13
Views: 340

Re: Ink

Deb and Aj,
Didn't notice good x 2! Thanks :)
by Colm Roe
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Spectacle of Death
Replies: 18
Views: 226

Re: Spectacle of Death

Too much? I wonder, is this annoying to more practiced poets? ~Deb Never! About ten years ago I wrote eulogies for my parents, my mother and father-in law, my wife, a close friend and one for me in case my wife struggled to find something nice to say about me :lol: It was just an exercise. I have on...
by Colm Roe
Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Dark Matter
Replies: 7
Views: 113

Re: Dark Matter

one or two :)