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Tonelius Oliver

Poets Dance

Poets Dance in the heart of rhythms
Discussion spoken in the pen
Energy being tampered with in the music
Limitations rarely occur in audio-silence
Artist writes from the heart of rhythms
The Poets are dancing
Flaming hot ink drips from the pen
The paper it's a sacrificial victim
It just seems to lay still
there's no escape when the Poets Dance
Rhythmic heartbeats offset the confrontation
of clumsy feet
To tap dance on paper is a joy one must experience
to fully appreciate
It’s not for the faint-hearted

Submitted: Sunday, May 21, 2006

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  • Manish Jain (9/3/2007 10:34:00 PM)

    poem is really seems to b a felling oriented yr words..tells (Report) Reply

  • Nadia Gray (6/16/2006 12:08:00 PM)

    You made me promise I'd comment, And I am doing so right now. It is excellent. Beautiful work. Hope to read more. Just send me another message when you write another. (Report) Reply

  • Peter Lebuhn (5/29/2006 9:59:00 PM)

    Bon Jour Monsieur Oliver
    Indeed this is a wonderful write
    Written with much thought 10 from me my fellow poet
    You should check out a couple of mine
    along the same genre as yours
    Rhythm of the Night
    and the exprensiolless page
    Keep it up keep writing you will go far is a good place to start with publishing
    Peter LeBuhn (Report) Reply

  • Anahita Tahmasbi (5/28/2006 3:34:00 AM)

    It is a lovel and thought provoking poem, you know which words to choose and how to apply meaning, I enjoyed reading it! (Report) Reply

  • Perfection Is Flawed (5/28/2006 3:19:00 AM)

    (my apologies for such a late comment)

    Indeed, the art of Poetry is not to be taken lightly at all. A lovely dance of words. (Report) Reply

  • Gina PrettyBrownEyes (5/27/2006 4:48:00 PM)

    awsome poem. ive always thought music and poetry were intertwined in one another and id never thought of poetry as tap dancing om paper. i love that imagery. i must add that i heart your name as well. it embodys the whole ' philisophical greek scholar' cool (Report) Reply

  • Alana Zisca Hosein (5/25/2006 12:36:00 PM)

    I like this poem especially the lines
    'To tap dance on paper is a joy one must experience
    to fully appreciate
    It’s not for the faint-hearted' (Report) Reply

  • Nagamuthu Osho (5/25/2006 5:51:00 AM)

    Respected Poet,

    Sweet words are so soft to hear, so near and dear to Poet lovers.
    The cool and soul of the Poem makes the readers;
    To move and love it's origin of words...
    The heart beat is again beating for the Poets...
    God Love and bless the readers..
    ur's cordially,
    n.k.osho (Report) Reply

  • Sangeetha Pandaram (5/24/2006 12:56:00 PM)

    What beautiful rhythm! I love the way this 'dance' is choreographed... For me it's a perfect 10, Tonelius... (Report) Reply

  • Rosemary Du Preez (5/24/2006 4:27:00 AM)

    Now this is a stunning poem. I note your main style to be free verse, which obviously allows for more freedom. This piece grabbed me, tugged at my heart and reminded me why I write. Well done. A truly worthy poem. Rosemary (Report) Reply

  • Krishna Dasani (5/24/2006 3:04:00 AM)

    this sums up all about those who dare to write down things they can imagine n they have experienced.. too good.. (Report) Reply

  • Ravi Sathasivam (5/24/2006 1:10:00 AM)

    This is a great work and wonderful contribution.
    I like this line very much 'To tap dance on paper is a joy one must experience
    to fully appreciate'. Amazing.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Ravi Sathasivam (Report) Reply

  • Brooke Hippie (5/23/2006 10:02:00 PM)

    A_mazing. i mean truly. this kinda left me speechless. kinda the way i am when i write. in a creative sort of mind set. speechless but my mind is fowing, ..dancing with paint and music and bongos. this poem sets me free. nicely done. peace.
    b (Report) Reply

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