Ben Gieske


...Words

Poem by Ben Gieske

are like water
..............in a stream

endlessly flowing
..............into meaning

gathering
..............whatever

dissolving elements
...............cascading sentences

until becoming
...............manuscripted documents

July 7,2008


Comments about ...Words by Ben Gieske

  • Ivor Hogg (8/21/2009 11:44:00 AM)

    words are drawn from many sources and can change their meanings/What the poet means is not neccessarily what the reader what the reader understands
    You did a good job with your words crystal clear(Report)Reply

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  • Irene Clark-hogg (7/22/2009 9:17:00 PM)

    A delightful waterfall of word.
    Irene(Report)Reply

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  • Duncan Wyllie (7/18/2009 7:46:00 AM)

    I have a very strong feeling That there is so much more in this one then at first meets the eye, , absolutely amazing, and so true, ,

    Love duncan X(Report)Reply

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  • Lillian Thomas (6/12/2009 11:57:00 AM)

    I don't know how I missed this one, its got it all: the imagery, the structure and the typography all echo the meaning.I especially like the use of parallel gerunds:
    '...flowing...gathering...dissolving...cascading... becoming'(Report)Reply

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  • Sameer Ahmed (6/6/2009 5:46:00 AM)

    The audiogram of life has to be fluent with less peaks
    in it. The reasons are for what we use as words can
    even hit back us tomorrow. The peculiarities of words
    has been polished beautifully in this unique poem that
    apperently looks simple but has a hidden meaning in
    it that can only be conceived by one who knows all the
    importance of words and their ethical usage.....a very
    inspirational poem Ben.......an absolute 10.....(Report)Reply

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  • Sathyanarayana M V SSathyanarayana M V S (5/19/2009 1:14:00 AM)

    'endlessly flowing into meaning'
    Beautiful indeed.(Report)Reply

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  • Ashraful MusaddeqAshraful Musaddeq (5/6/2009 3:27:00 AM)

    Splendid 10 ++(Report)Reply

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  • Meggie GultianoMeggie Gultiano (4/16/2009 5:18:00 AM)

    this is a very lovely piece, Sir Ben.I love it(Report)Reply

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  • Teresa Dearing (4/4/2009 7:03:00 PM)

    Nice, smooth, flowing, like the style. T(Report)Reply

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  • ~ Jon London ~ (3/9/2009 2:41:00 PM)

    Your words flow beautifully my friend, nice read so 10 from me(Report)Reply

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  • sumaira .....ir (2/6/2009 8:18:00 AM)

    nicely write beautiful flow really enjoyed... thanks 4 sharing(Report)Reply

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  • Naseer Ahmed NasirNaseer Ahmed Nasir (12/30/2008 10:05:00 PM)

    Words are We.....! ! Some words are unsaid and un written but still flowing into meaning.(Report)Reply

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  • Sathyanarayana M V SSathyanarayana M V S (12/29/2008 8:32:00 AM)

    I think that is how it happens with a poet.......poetic heart exudes ambrosia of words.(Report)Reply

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  • Fred Babbin (12/5/2008 10:08:00 AM)

    This one parallels many of my thoughts.(Report)Reply

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  • Chitra - (11/29/2008 9:03:00 AM)

    wonderful flow
    sets all these blank pages aglow(Report)Reply

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  • Min Sia (11/28/2008 3:36:00 AM)

    Very exquisite..I like that style..very captivating...

    Words in sequence..yet intertwined to give wonderful thoughts...

    Beautiful!(Report)Reply

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  • Gutter Box (11/23/2008 4:03:00 PM)

    Good poem...well explained how words are. Good Job
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  • Aijaz Asif (11/18/2008 8:29:00 AM)

    very excellent write, you did defined words here very beautifully and convert them into an art.....thanks 10++

    rgds
    asif(Report)Reply

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  • Sarwar ChowdhurySarwar Chowdhury (10/30/2008 8:43:00 AM)

    Fine philosophical explanation in short...........10+(Report)Reply

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  • Egi David Perdana (10/30/2008 8:22:00 AM)

    wow mr. ben is very wonderfull poems 10(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 8, 2008