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by Mark
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Tuneless Fat kid
Replies: 5
Views: 1191

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: 8
Views: 1981

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: 751

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: 8
Views: 1564

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: 57083

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...
by Mark
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Mostly
Replies: 11
Views: 1347

Re: Mostly

Really? You 're under the impression I counted the syllables while writing the poem? When have I ever written metered poems?  I counted them post-write/your comment about artificiality, and mentioned it to indicate that it's not a real form poem other than the line lengths, my little idiosyncrasy. I...
by Mark
Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Mostly
Replies: 11
Views: 1347

Re: Mostly

Thanks - sorry, I've been offline for a few days. Glad to provide an insomnia cure. :roll:
by Mark
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: a flock of breaths 1&2
Replies: 15
Views: 1779

Re: a flock of breaths 1&2

I enjoyed the read. Nice ephemeral feel to the piece with some original phrasing. The A flock of breath s and a flurry of images lines seem a little tangled around the plural/singular aspects although you have it grammatically correct. But I like the dreamy, thoughtful tone and the piece as a whole ...
by Mark
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Mostly
Replies: 11
Views: 1347

Re: Mostly

Hm. If you didn't notice the form initially, that's a good indication the form is subordinate to the content. I don't force anything - the first three lines fell into place quite naturally with regard to what I wanted to say - basically a part-condensation of the philosophies of Sonia Ricotti and Ec...
by Mark
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Mostly
Replies: 11
Views: 1347

Re: Mostly

Thanks Colm. Not actually meant to be dismal, more about being in the moment,focusing on the now...but in 4 slanty lines.  :?