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by Twaddle
Sat May 16, 2009 11:52 pm
Forum: Workshop/Critiques Wanted
Topic: Workshop: What makes it poetry?
Replies: 20
Views: 5750

Re: Workshop: What makes it poetry?

Many days of chasing my neighbor and friends FFA project steers, has taught me a thing or too about fenceposts. It is at the fencepost that you find the problem, and where you will innevitably have to fix it. The fence post, though small and seemingly fragile, is the strength of the system, that kee...
by Twaddle
Sat May 16, 2009 11:41 pm
Forum: General Poetry
Topic: Learn
Replies: 2
Views: 628

Learn

Learn Progress is relative. To build cities is to build walls. The first step in renovation Is demolition. I’ve seen structures stand on crumbling foundations, Powerful nations, toppled, like Toddler’s block towers by Supposedly weaker factions, people Are unaware that what seem Like insignificant a...
by Twaddle
Sat May 16, 2009 11:40 pm
Forum: General Poetry
Topic: The Coffee Girl Smiles
Replies: 2
Views: 707

The Coffee Girl Smiles

The Coffee Girl Smiles The coffee girl smiles… My marrow aches My mind clicks and grinds Hands don’t regurgitate Stereotyped movement only I find they tick and wind Watches, the rain falls on Sodden streets, slick Oil floats and brakes shake And shudder at the thought Of locking in salient Promises ...
by Twaddle
Sat May 16, 2009 11:39 pm
Forum: Funny Business
Topic: My Heart
Replies: 3
Views: 1004

My Heart

My Heart Remember when we were walking, and We saw that young woman? I said she was pretty, but “Her skirt was too short” was your opinion. I told you that she looked like You will when you are grown. You said, “Nuh uh, Daddy” How can such a thing be known When you were just a baby, I worried a lot ...
by Twaddle
Sat May 16, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: General Poetry
Topic: A Place in Dreams
Replies: 5
Views: 909

Re: A Place in Dreams

Thank you all for reading, and your comments! :grin:
by Twaddle
Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: General Poetry
Topic: A Place in Dreams
Replies: 5
Views: 909

A Place in Dreams

This is my first time posting in this forum... This one anchors my poetry CD, which has recently been finished. There is a Place in Dreams There is a place in dreams for living, and A place for leaving… There is a place in dreams for remembering, And a place for forgetting. There is a place for reme...
by Twaddle
Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:11 pm
Forum: The New Members' Café
Topic: The Olive Tree
Replies: 2
Views: 548

The Olive Tree

Olive Tree One kind word Melts the heart Fuses together the Broken pieces. Anger is fire All consuming Too hot to stand Next to without Getting burned. Olive branches On hot coals Reignite the tinder Box between Bitterness and heat. The flame dies Eventually, when The tree has no Branches left to bu...
by Twaddle
Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:06 pm
Forum: Tom Watson's Whispers
Topic: NIGHTTIME SOUNDS
Replies: 7
Views: 3283

Re: NIGHTTIME SOUNDS

Sometimes it's like that, I know...
by Twaddle
Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: The New Members' Café
Topic: What's The Use
Replies: 3
Views: 728

Re: What's The Use

If only we could halt time...
by Twaddle
Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:00 pm
Forum: The New Members' Café
Topic: History
Replies: 5
Views: 886

Re: History

'You can always go home, you just can't stay" Black 47
by Twaddle
Fri Apr 10, 2009 1:58 pm
Forum: The New Members' Café
Topic: Cats...
Replies: 1
Views: 573

Re: Cats...

Good point!
by Twaddle
Fri Apr 10, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: The New Members' Café
Topic: Bollywood Diva
Replies: 3
Views: 700

Re: Bollywood Diva

Thank you!
by Twaddle
Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:45 am
Forum: The New Members' Café
Topic: Bollywood Diva
Replies: 3
Views: 700

Bollywood Diva

Bollywood Diva You make a lovely poem. With your tresses of pure ebony That blanket of raven silk Flowing dark river Running into the delta of My desire’s contentment. Eyes, black as midnight, With a glimmer of stars, In desert skies, and Every bit as wide Stare straight through My soul, extract my ...
by Twaddle
Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:30 pm
Forum: Love and Romance
Topic: Quantum Love
Replies: 4
Views: 789

Re: Quantum Love

Sometimes lovers can't be together in this dimension, and have to experience eachother through an alternate reality. Thanks for your comments!
by Twaddle
Sun Feb 01, 2009 4:40 am
Forum: Form in Poetry, Classical and New
Topic: The Flood (quasi- acrostic)
Replies: 1
Views: 976

The Flood (quasi- acrostic)

The Flood Katrina Your name is vilified By the real evil And the sheep wore The clothing of the wolf, For the media… For the government, to Scapegoat fear. The water rose, and People died. While Father was at work The house fell apart. Our F uture E xecuted for M yopic neo- con A genda, a F ailure t...

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