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  • Rookie - 788 Points Dan Reynolds (8/27/2014 7:14:00 AM) Post reply
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    Think I'll look up the top thirty of the so-called top poets and post " You show great skill and promise" on their most recent poem. See how many reply.

  • Rookie - 788 Points Dan Reynolds (8/27/2014 7:12:00 AM) Post reply

    So now we can look forward to a myriad of forum posts from the front-page carpet bombers of old, marketing and self-promoting their statistical rankings. When will PH start promoting quality, rather than quantity?Never, as that does not bring in the revenue of the advertisers.

  • Freshman - 2,430 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (8/27/2014 12:24:00 AM) Post reply

    If you can
    stand on sharp edge
    a blade awaits
    your foot-tips to stand you alone

    another wonderful world
    sure will show you
    claps greeting your efficiency..

  • Rookie - 356 Points delilah contrapunctal (8/26/2014 10:54:00 PM) Post reply

    further PH inanities:

    Paint me red
    Paint me blue
    Paint me as a kinkajou.....'])

  • Freshman - 1,347 Points Mike Acker (8/26/2014 3:20:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    Savory Deal(revised)

    Contact the broker of special deals
    and ask her to procure a savory one
    for me. See if there may be an advantage
    were I to acquire two, instead of one.
    Make sure she knows all the lurid details
    like my age, as I am seventy and some.
    I want to feel secure that this deal,
    once sealed, will not be hindered by anything,
    or anyone. I will tell you once again,
    I want no limits on what I can
    and cannot do, but I have no preference
    if the hair is straight or curled. Don't you see?
    We live live in a mad, mad world.

    Go forth and pay the asked for sum,
    as I can no longer, control this want.
    We must schedule the imam, an annoying
    cost, just to veil the deed with sacred rites.
    Ensure that what I am paying for
    is not older than twelve. The eyes must be
    blue or green and the skin as fair as
    what has rarely seen the sun. I will
    provide for her needs once she is in my
    hands. Most importantly, she must be
    pure and by no other man eyed or held.
    No pity in this world for any child,
    soon to be felled.

    Mike Acker
    (about Syrian children in refugee camps being bought and sold)

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    • Freshman - 1,347 Points Frank Ovid (8/28/2014 11:12:00 AM) Post reply

      Prenab, what you proposing here?Selling children is better than... selling women...for...sexual favors?Or, what is it you're saying?

    • Freshman - 1,347 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (8/27/2014 12:14:00 AM) Post reply

      Hard to believe but it's reality. At least children could bring more money by selling than female body. Not particularly any country-picture, it's globally happening everywhere where is disturbance ... more

  • Gold Star - 33,905 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/25/2014 10:00:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    Humanity peace and love should be our topic as we are facing a lotof problem we are dyeing

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    • Gold Star - 33,905 Points John Westlake (9/1/2014 2:07:00 AM) Post reply

      People are always dying sir. It's when they die from violence and poisoning etc, that is the bad thing. Unfortunately the world seems to be run on how much money people can extort from each other an ... more

    • Gold Star - 33,905 Points Frank Ovid (8/27/2014 12:29:00 PM) Post reply

      Aftab, how did you get a green already?I'm dyeing to know. Congrats!

  • Rookie - 247 Points Laughing@ You (8/25/2014 5:31:00 PM) Post reply

    Awww, my comment was deleted.: ( Well, all you " rookies" out there, message me when things liven up around here. I mean actual discussions, not the stupid stuff that normally takes place.

  • Gold Star - 19,726 Points Gajanan Mishra (8/25/2014 5:14:00 AM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    Let me write, let me love, let me live.
    In living let me get the joy
    that is in poems.

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    • Gold Star - 19,726 Points Gulsher John (8/26/2014 6:24:00 AM) Post reply

      Mr. Mishra and Mr. Sakti... you both will get treasure island's Visa very soon, stay calm.

    • Gold Star - 19,726 Points Mohammad Skati (8/25/2014 10:23:00 AM) Post reply

      Thanks to our great poet for these pretty lines of poetry. These lines are great in meaning, simple, and wonderful. I loved them.

  • Rookie - 325 Points ... Dog God 8hate (8/24/2014 2:10:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

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    NEGOTIATING SANCTUM:
    (across conclusive bridge)

    Engineering: an extraordinary quest ...
    to devise palpable construction, and for
    defying structural need, yet ...
    misappropriated, even (the) most
    astute prowess will destroy the bridge
    between venal lands of men, and ...
    (that) ... salubrious beyond.

    Me ... on the other side?
    Well, and?... aaa?... well a ... yes???
    See that/the RICHMOND STOVE CO
    in lower-left of photo? i used to test
    ovens there ... it would get hot
    at moments notably invested
    a sense of impending FIRE
    sparking a row with my ...
    a delicate worn mind.

    i QUIT! ! !

    and ...
    walked across the bridge,
    and there, availed a job:
    room and board ...
    fair felicity with
    chunks of succor,
    this obvious refuge
    from river rout rogues

    and

    and

    just for feeding pigeons ...
    in the park.


    .Y.

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    • Rookie - 325 Points ... Dog God 8hate (8/24/2014 2:58:00 PM) Post reply

      aCROSS the RIVER Yes, engineering ... brewing conception for demanded thirst ... nature does drink beyond its own ... jigger THINK = cureless imitation; relenting installs character ... l ... more

  • Gold Star - 12,399 Points Mohammad Skati (8/24/2014 10:53:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    There are websites that can help with knowing about books and their authors, so go ahead, guys, and check that. Thanks.

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    • Gold Star - 12,399 Points Gulsher John (8/24/2014 1:17:00 PM) Post reply

      Congrats Sakti... ur posts on PH brought u the Green rookie medal, keep posting, soon u will be honored with red one... Ahhh whats going on here.

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