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by indar
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: The Boys Were Having a Little Fun
Replies: 5
Views: 89

Re: The Boys Were Having a Little Fun

Got it Colm, will do Dave, thanks both
by indar
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Waxing
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: Waxing

This reads as notations in a journal of sorts that somewhat tracks the moon phases which can cause some individuals to feel beset--no comment on the phase in entries that use the word beset. I wonder if "Waxing" refers to the moon phase or the state of mind of the Narrator/journal keeper. There is a...
by indar
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: The Boys Were Having a Little Fun
Replies: 5
Views: 89

Re: The Boys Were Having a Little Fun

Sunday morning the tree out front: a Chinese Elm, its irony now apparent, was tented over, streaming with rolls and rolls of toilet paper. So you're saying: "There's no parenthetical statements in poetry! There's no parenthetical statements in poetry! (Godspeed Tom Hanks) Thanks Colm. The article y...
by indar
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Whip Smart-y pants
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: Whip Smart-y pants

Welcome murmac,

Good to see you arrived safely. Your first entry here is what I expected---fun.
Linda
by indar
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: The Boys Were Having a Little Fun
Replies: 5
Views: 89

The Boys Were Having a Little Fun

We lived on Garfield Avenue the year I had a slumber party, Saturday night: we ate Krispy Kremes and told scary stories.   Sunday morning the tree out front: a Chinese Elm, was tented over, streaming, with rolls and rolls of toilet paper.   The memory returned as I searched empty shelves. This isn'...
by indar
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: sneezing
Replies: 9
Views: 109

Re: sneezing

I messed up--what a strange Wikipedia entry. This is the one I intended to post;:

[font]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Response_to_sneezing[/font]

 
by indar
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: sneezing
Replies: 9
Views: 109

Re: sneezing

by indar
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: sneezing
Replies: 9
Views: 109

Re: sneezing

Here's one from the internet:
The Prophet said, "Allah likes sneezing and dislikes yawning, so if someone Sneezes and then praises Allah, then it is obligatory on every Muslim who heard him, to say: May Allah be merciful to you (Yar-hamuka-l-lah).
by indar
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: sneezing
Replies: 9
Views: 109

Re: sneezing

The sky has found its stars :)   Oh Dave, Save this beautiful line for anther more romantic poem. Sneezing is a strange event and the word sneeze it seems to me is an  Onomatopoeia. Didn't know we humans have a language for it. Do the Inuit say atichoo or Australian aboriginal people I wonder. Amer...