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by Mark
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Broken Homes
Replies: 12
Views: 767

Re: Broken Homes

Thanks for that clear and informative article, Matty.
by Mark
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: More
Replies: 9
Views: 485

Re: More

Ha, I probably did spend more time on it than you, with my proofreader's eye. Enjoy your break in Arabia.  
by Mark
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: More
Replies: 9
Views: 485

Re: More

Some alarms are sensed, an internal twitch we should hear but don't, or refuse to. 'an internal twitch' is the main subject of the stanza. It can be sensed as an alarm, something that should be heard,  refused to be heard, or not heard. The sense of a twitch as being auditory isn't a natural connec...
by Mark
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Cycle
Replies: 7
Views: 506

Re: Cycle

Thanks for read and comments, guys. A Napo 2018 retread.
by Mark
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: the music of cows
Replies: 10
Views: 558

Re: the music of cows

Well, the ending couplet of the piece is unique in poetry annals in that it conveys imagery of a cow swatting flies off its arse with its tail. Remarkable writing. And indeed, this is an honest image of cattle. Conversely, the rest seemed romanticised to me but then I know cows.



     
by Mark
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Tuneless Fat kid
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: Tuneless Fat kid

The poem reflects the meme with a sardonic blend of satire and slapstick that both tickles and kicks.       
by Mark
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Dear Jenny
Replies: 5
Views: 385

Re: Dear Jenny

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Linda.
by Mark
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic:  Town of Stawford 
Replies: 8
Views: 453

Re:  Town of Stawford 

A well-written and enjoyable T-piece, of course. Perhaps a deviation from authentic voice apparent in the sonic devices employed via word choice enforcement. Rhythmically, an initially discovered tempo dissipates on word outcrops against the flow but only mildly so. The content is good. I would call...
by Mark
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Cycle
Replies: 7
Views: 506

Cycle

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When Death frowns from a heavy sky,
the importance of molecules is inverted.
You inhale the stealth of magnetic aether
and quantum intimations. Alas, alas, the coils.




 
by Mark
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Archive - National Poetry Month Celebration 2019
Topic: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!
Replies: 828
Views: 36316

Re: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!

. Human A constitution for the syndicate - but love and sex, circles of trees. The slow faith of deeper waters, and Chronos, the sower of dust. Autumn I saw you at a café, or perhaps a boulevard, leaves on the wind. Hazel words unsung, blue eyes in farewell, a sweetness of days. Moonlight Wickled g...