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  • Veteran Poet - 1,883 Points Mike Acker (10/6/2014 1:06:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply
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    Sunset as reply...

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    • Veteran Poet - 1,883 Points Mike Acker (10/6/2014 1:06:00 AM) Post reply

      Sunset The man in the blue shirt, the yellow pants and black shoes, the one who carries his heart in his left hand, crossed the steel bridge at sunset. He could barely see his shadow. Once ... more

  • Silver Star - 3,593 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (10/6/2014 12:03:00 AM) Post reply

    A pen and a copy book for own writing. What more weapons a poet or a writer needs to confront the reality! A poet specially and specifically a translator and the whole universe waiting to be translated by a poet. So.......

  • Gold Star - 16,059 Points Mandolyn ... (10/5/2014 10:04:00 PM) Post reply

    whenever i decide to hop over here
    it feels like i'm working in a prison cafeteria
    and i'm drawing smiley faces with the ketchup on all y'alls trays
    and nobody notices. you just shove your tator tots right in it and
    talk bad about each other with your mouths full,
    while pieces of stale potato fly across the room and land on
    the dirty ground around you.
    the dirt eats it up and says " Thanks! Keep arguing! "

    even the so called christians do this here.
    this is one reason why i don't go to church anymore!
    i dare someone to stand up and say
    " burn her! "

    at least build a bridge outta me....

    (i love all you selfish bastards, including myself)

    wanna see me do a heel click as i walk out?

    *heel click

  • Gold Star - 29,101 Points Gajanan Mishra (10/5/2014 9:24:00 PM) Post reply

    Neither I am a monkey nor a crocodile. I am simply a man and I am loving. In love I see you, my dear. No need of writing. It is the truth and secret of life. Let us live with it. Don't waste time.

  • Veteran Poet - 1,883 Points Mike Acker (10/5/2014 6:08:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Coiling Cobras as reply

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    • Veteran Poet - 1,883 Points Mike Acker (10/5/2014 7:37:00 PM) Post reply | Read 3 replies

      Coiling Cobras Start at the bottom of the empty holds of rusting tankers. Turn over fallen, cherry blossom petals. Check just above the tip of a coiling cobra's fang. Try the crunchy taste o ... more

  • Gold Star - 16,087 Points Mohammad Skati (10/5/2014 4:30:00 PM) Post reply

    I took some break upon that rock of suicide / Just to forget this earthly world / I wished I were a pretty wave / Just to come and to hit that pretty rock /

  • Veteran Poet - 1,883 Points Mike Acker (10/5/2014 2:49:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Blue Armadillos as reply...

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    • Veteran Poet - 1,883 Points Mike Acker (10/5/2014 2:50:00 PM) Post reply

      Blue Armadillos Black diamonds coruscate through purple waters of flooded landscapes. Roaring, ivory horses approach the edge of ruby hills. Green-feathered eagles soar over a narrow horizo ... more

  • Freshman - 544 Points Adam M. Snow (10/5/2014 10:30:00 AM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    Haven't seen our good friend Carter on here in a few days, hasn't even commented on my poems. Did we lost him?Did he ran away?

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  • Gold Star - 24,818 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (10/5/2014 10:18:00 AM) Post reply

    Epic poems have relevance in world poetry I think. Though epics itself are not written history with such accuracy it is helpful to know the way gone behind, the cultural synthesis it gave, . the different characters that got attention of the epic poets and their images and such things which is wonderfully imaginatively created. The readers gets an opportunity for a glimpse of epics and human civilizations benefited through the epics and evaluate it.

  • Rookie - 192 Points Shifty Moriarty (10/5/2014 9:50:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply


    where the in-fighting is so fierce
    because the stakes are so low.

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    • Rookie - 192 Points Tony Miller (10/5/2014 10:17:00 AM) Post reply

      the only person who's fighting is this stupid guy acker. whats are this stupid religion stuff. he's a blight on this forum it appears

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