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by Tracy Mitchell
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: The Commons
Topic: Colm Wins Poetry Contest!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 20

Re: Colm Wins Poetry Contest!!!

You and the other author wrote wonderful poems, C.

No obligation to rush into the next contest.  Your choice.  

T
by Tracy Mitchell
Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: New Family (in Searching for Kadesh collection)
Replies: 10
Views: 82

Re: New Family (in Searching for Kadesh collection)

poet-e wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:52 pm
Met a seminary prof who doesn't believe there were truly homeless in Bible times or even in California/LA now...

Wow --  I'd be interested in hearing that explanation. :o :o
by Tracy Mitchell
Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: The Commons
Topic: Colm Wins Poetry Contest!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 20

Colm Wins Poetry Contest!!!

A very large congratulations to the first ever Winner of TTB Poetry Contest -- Colm Roe! Take a bow, Colm! Congratulations to all who participated.  The runner-up poem was incredible as well. Here is the reprise of the winning poem: Family We don't wear shoes so you can't 'walk a mile'. No point in...
by Tracy Mitchell
Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Break the Tie!
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Break the Tie!

We have a marvelous set of poems vying for the honor of first TTB Poetry Contest winner -- but alas, they are currently mired in a tie.

Please break the tie -- vote! vote! vote!


Vote Here -- TTB Poetry Contest

 
by Tracy Mitchell
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: New Family (in Searching for Kadesh collection)
Replies: 10
Views: 82

Re: New Family (in Searching for Kadesh collection)

Poet-e

Yes, that is the passage.  I see now. 
Thanks.

T
by Tracy Mitchell
Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: New Family (in Searching for Kadesh collection)
Replies: 10
Views: 82

Re: New Family (in Searching for Kadesh collection)

Wowzers.  :) I love this unique presentation -- the poem takes some chances, and they pay off big. I am impressed.  You capitalize on the opportunities offered by this format.  The dialog creates three characters, it seems, one for each vertical column.  I was confused, however, by text in the far-r...
by Tracy Mitchell
Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Rescued from Oblivion
Replies: 9
Views: 117

Re: Rescued from Oblivion

Faff?  We used LuLu when we did When the Kettle Wolf Whistles , and it had some annoying features which we worked around. You would recommend Feed-a-Read?  Since I purchased your book, they are treating me like a new member, or long-lost cousin.  I hear from them more frequently than from my kids.  ...
by Tracy Mitchell
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Enough
Replies: 24
Views: 231

Re: Enough

Gyppo -- I had never heard of exit clinics. What a concept.  I can see how this poem would call that to mind. Thanks for your comments. Dave -- Thanks for engaging with this.  Your points are valid and your comments appreciated.  Curiously, the poem grew from an article I read about a doctor who dec...
by Tracy Mitchell
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Enough
Replies: 24
Views: 231

Re: Enough

Thanks for weighing in, AJ.   :)
by Tracy Mitchell
Wed Feb 19, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: The other kind of hero
Replies: 16
Views: 339

Re: The other kind of hero

I'm not certain how well my hypothetical will work but here goes: Say a woman jilts her lover so he kills her and sets her apartment on fire to eliminate the evidence of his evil deed. The apartment above catches fire and the occupant is also killed after which it is discovered that occupant is a c...