Tan Pratonix

Bronze Star - 2,469 Points (Triolet, Mauritius)

Tan Pratonix Poems

1. Music - Part 2 2/7/2006
2. The Grandeur Of War 2/8/2006
3. Landlubber 2/8/2006
4. Future Shock 2/8/2006
5. Story Of A Crab 2/8/2006
6. All The Faces Are The Same 2/11/2006
7. Borodoro The Bull 2/11/2006
8. Thomasian Sonnet 2/11/2006
9. Chill Cancer 2/11/2006
10. There Is A Winter In My Breath 2/1/2006
11. Sonnet: Suddenly Lost 2/3/2006
12. Brookeian Sonnet 2/2/2006
13. Cursory Rhyme 2/2/2006
14. The Song I Love 1/26/2006
15. Humming Top 1/27/2006
16. I Sprang To Grasp The Future 1/27/2006
17. The Hour Before Dawn 1/28/2006
18. Hunter 2/1/2006
19. Anguish Is A Mental Pain 2/1/2006
20. The Miracle Of Elisha's Bones 9/22/2015
21. Counterblast To Sordid Stuff 9/23/2015
22. Nota Verses 9/29/2015
23. Evening Storm 11/21/2016
24. Faith Walk 11/21/2016
25. Five Loaves And Two Fishes 11/21/2016
26. Before And After Rain 11/21/2016
27. David And Goliath 11/21/2016
28. The Good Samaritan 11/21/2016
29. Vignettes 2/1/2006
30. Night-Train At Festive Time 1/28/2006
31. Pterodactyls 2/20/2006
32. An Aeroplane Drones Through The Sky 1/28/2006
33. Nuns 1/27/2006
34. Through The Window Of A Baby's Eyes 1/27/2006
35. The Clock On The Wall 1/27/2006
36. Punctuation Marks 9/23/2015
37. Cursory Rhyme (Revisited) 9/18/2015
38. Faith's Touch, Faith's Wonder 11/21/2016
39. Lord Of The Fishes 11/21/2016
40. Why Men Need Hair Salons 10/2/2016
Best Poem of Tan Pratonix

Trigonometry

Trigonometry began
When Sine and Cos and Tan
[The latter, a perfect gentleman]
Agreed to work in a Triangle.

Now Sine was cross with Cos
Because she got into a tangle
With Cosec the Smart Alec,
Who had a special angle

For flirty Cotangent
[Also known as Cot]
Whose reputation
[Or shall we say, computation? ]
Was certainly not

Above board, like Tangent
[Also known as Tan,
Who, I repeat, was a perfect gentleman]

Cross-fighting in the Triangle,
They drew an obtuse angle;
And slowly by degrees
Sine began to ...

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A Question To Ponder

Pray, what is life
If full of strife,
If man must live
To maim and kill,
If sorrow, pain
And hate must reign,
If love is dead,
If war must spread,
If peace is gone
(All forlorn) ,
If faith and hope
And charity
And grace and truth
And joy must be
Just a dream,
A memory?

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