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by Lecram06
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Archive 2019 Mid-Summer Poetry Fest
Topic: Limerick
Replies: 25
Views: 1479

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: 1479

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: 360

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...
by Lecram06
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Archive 2019 Mid-Summer Poetry Fest
Topic: Poetry Decathlon
Replies: 46
Views: 3047

Re: Poetry Decathlon

"Poet's choice" You Were Here Today I lean back in the chair and set the pencil down. I fail to see it dance across the page, or hear a sweet angelic voice. I smell the early morning light enveloping the grass after days of rain. No voice. No buzzing in my toes. I witness, for a rare unclouded momen...
by Lecram06
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Archive 2019 Mid-Summer Poetry Fest
Topic: Poetry Decathlon
Replies: 46
Views: 3047

Re: Poetry Decathlon

# 9  Free Verse I already wrote this poem I stand in water like egrets and herons venturing to wait it out from the shallows. Vicious gales I could fight if need twist hard today’s array. I scour to spot food float close, or feel  to find what might not be there – might never show beneath  a coat o...
by Lecram06
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Archive 2019 Mid-Summer Poetry Fest
Topic: Poetry Decathlon
Replies: 46
Views: 3047

Re: Poetry Decathlon

#10  Wild Card   Joe Blow Outgrows The Road Show In Serial American Sentences With  Square Poem Epilogue       Chicago’s           3       big toe banjo     4       mustachioed      4       cross bow           2       bongo cargo.      4       calypso radio     6       piccolo              3       ...
by Lecram06
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Archive 2019 Mid-Summer Poetry Fest
Topic: Poetry Decathlon
Replies: 46
Views: 3047

Re: Poetry Decathlon

#6 Etheree    Another first, not sure if I did it right. Please feel free to point out mistakes in any of my entries. I am a student here.                                    Songs                                 Are light                               Some dreary                          Can make y...
by Lecram06
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Archive 2019 Mid-Summer Poetry Fest
Topic: Poetry Decathlon
Replies: 46
Views: 3047

Re: Poetry Decathlon

#4  Etheree    Cliffside  poised  shit-pants’ed trembling wild  on narrow ledge–  here I be, matey,  one step from the abyss–  swaying in wind so fervent I hold pause then feet-first screaming lurch from the cliff in terrored descent to plunge feet first into cold-splash success! .             This...
by Lecram06
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Archive 2019 Mid-Summer Poetry Fest
Topic: Poetry Decathlon
Replies: 46
Views: 3047

Re: Poetry Decathlon

.    Poetry Decathlon Write ten poems -- one each of the following listed poems completes the decathlon.   If at the close of the Fest you have posted poems from five of the categories, then you have completed the pentathlon.  If you have posted seven, then you have completed  the heptathlon.   The...
by Lecram06
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Archive 2019 Mid-Summer Poetry Fest
Topic: Poetry Decathlon
Replies: 46
Views: 3047

Re: Poetry Decathlon

Tracy Mitchell wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:08 pm
Wow, Marcel! 

Invoking the imagery and music of Neruda -- love this.

T

merci.  I'ts a joy to find these gold nuggets in the literature. Marcel