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by poet-e
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: New Family (in Searching for Kadesh collection)
Replies: 16
Views: 12440

Re: New Family (in Searching for Kadesh collection)

Thanks for your thoughts @indar!

Met a seminary prof who doesn't believe there were truly homeless in Bible times or even in California/LA now...
by poet-e
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: True Story
Replies: 21
Views: 19783

Re: True Story

Time capsule?

Ironic twist end!
by poet-e
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Misplaced Gnosis
Replies: 4
Views: 5903

Re: Misplaced Gnosis

I don't entirely get this...
S2-3 seems like birth/s.
Last S, I get abortion/s?

Also confused by the title...Definition of gnosis: esoteric knowledge of spiritual truth held by the ancient Gnostics to be essential to salvation
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gnosis
by poet-e
Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: New Family (in Searching for Kadesh collection)
Replies: 16
Views: 12440

Re: New Family (in Searching for Kadesh collection)

Thanks!

By right 6 column, do you mean:
"NO.  I Never want to see them again.  How could they leave me here?"

I had this poem as the opening poem, but changed to the 3rd poem.
It's a group of homeless people with disabilities 'welcoming' a new member.  So all of their families left them there...
by poet-e
Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: (you) Believe
Replies: 5
Views: 6171

Re: (you) Believe

Anytime.
by poet-e
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: New Family (in Searching for Kadesh collection)
Replies: 16
Views: 12440

New Family (in Searching for Kadesh collection)

New Family Muffled sobs from a body wrapped in beige canvas Don't Cry. What does crying solve? Let her be. Cry as much as you need to. We still cry ourselves to sleep sometimes, even him. We can be your new family now. Don't give her false hope. Bunch of blind paralytic outcasts, forced to sit slee...
by poet-e
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: (you) Believe
Replies: 5
Views: 6171

Re: (you) Believe in Fate

Love how N starts as a 'macho guy,' but ends having less control. Unsure if Alzheimer is a reality or just a possibility/a concern? I'm not a math geek... wonder if there are mathematical meanings/symbolism. With the mistakes made, maybe the mathematical equations can tie in--problems get harder or ...
by poet-e
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Rescued from Oblivion
Replies: 13
Views: 13904

Re: Rescued from Oblivion

How did you publish it?  Self publish?

Very curious!
by poet-e
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Rescued from Oblivion
Replies: 13
Views: 13904

Re: Rescued from Oblivion

Nice, I'll order 1.
by poet-e
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Toby on Love
Replies: 3
Views: 3728

Re: Toby on Love

So interesting.  Thanks for sharing!