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by Lecram06
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: True Story
Replies: 21
Views: 15633

Re: True Story

Indar, I am daring to post in hope that I drop my offering in the appropriate bin. You remind us of what is a universal experience, this burying of precious things either in the earth or in in our hearts and both. Your use of simple words and images cuts to the heart and avoids a distancing sophisti...
by Lecram06
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Crabgrass Receives a Reply
Replies: 4
Views: 709

Re: Crabgrass Receives a Reply

Thank you Indar, Tracy and aj.  It took me so long to figure out how to post even after many tutorials. With things computer, I am still in the scriptorium fumbling with indigo ink and parchment hoping the brewer was successful with his last batch of mead. This poem was written in early March of las...
by Lecram06
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Crabgrass Receives a Reply
Replies: 4
Views: 709

Crabgrass Receives a Reply

Crabgrass Receives a Reply                                                                                  -in gratitude, Albert K.* You have been invading me for some years now,                                                          creeping on your belly in the hours of the day,               ...
by Lecram06
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Covid-19 Triolet
Replies: 6
Views: 871

Re: Covid-19 Triolet

Oh, a beloved triolet.  
Marcel
by Lecram06
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Covid-19 Triolet
Replies: 6
Views: 871

Re: Covid-19 Triolet

Covid-19 Triolet What shape of matter would ever guess How we would come together like this release of dawn sparrows songs confess What shape of matter would ever guess Poets in motion who never rest But entwine as aspens – never desist What shape of matter would ever guess How we would come togeth...
by Lecram06
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here
Topic: Lecaram06 aka, Marcel
Replies: 1
Views: 651

Lecaram06 aka, Marcel

Daring to get back to the Tangled Branch without getting too tangled up in my dyslexic mode of negotiating in sites.  I want to prepare myself for the April One Poem a Day Challenge. We will see. Marcel
by Lecram06
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: The Commons
Topic: Poetry Contest -- TTB's first ever!
Replies: 5
Views: 5922

Re: Poetry Contest -- TTB's first ever!

What does PM stand for?  The illiterate one.  Marcel
by Lecram06
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Archive 2019 Mid-Summer Poetry Fest
Topic: Limerick
Replies: 25
Views: 20221

Re: Limerick

Colm Roe wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:17 pm
There was a young man called Pawel
who loved a old woman called Belle,
on their first night of lust
he examined her rust
and thought no thanks, it needs too much gel.

:roll: Marcel
by Lecram06
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Archive 2019 Mid-Summer Poetry Fest
Topic: Limerick
Replies: 25
Views: 20221

Re: Limerick

I wrote a limerick once in high school English class 1958. I have it memorized-- There once was a man named O'Tool who, for a living, wound thread on a spool he got tangled one day, to his Boss' dismay now they call him the old spinning fool. (had I written anything like Lecram's it would have mean...
by Lecram06
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Archive 2019 Mid-Summer Poetry Fest
Topic: Mid-Summer Poetry Fest Announces Poet Laureate!!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 7296

Re: Mid-Summer Poetry Fest Announces Poet Laureate!!!!!

https://i.imgur.com/Yd7myWA.jpg Deb wins Poet Laureate of Mid-Summer Poetry Fest!! Winning Poem is "Tides".  Congrats Deb!!!!!!!!!!! Here is a gem to savor, poetry lovers: Tides Mindless games of Solitaire and Mahjong - weak levies  against the turbulent tides of an incandescent ocean bursting with...