Doug Bentley

Rookie - 237 Points (11/25/51 / Edmonton, Canada)

Doug Bentley Poems

1. Surrender 3/18/2012
2. The Ibis Lives In Tragedy 3/19/2012
3. Shape Of Wings To Come 3/25/2012
4. Fleshing Out Mind 4/15/2012
5. Sonnet 02 4/15/2012
6. Stone Age 4/28/2012
7. Moondragons 1 5/5/2012
8. Sonnet 03 5/6/2012
9. Tao's A Verb 5/6/2012
10. Physics Of A Rose 5/6/2012
11. ? For 20th Century Historians 5/6/2012
12. Kill Shot 5/19/2012
13. Moondragons 2 5/20/2012
14. Freudian Snippet 5/20/2012
15. Sonnet 04 5/20/2012
16. Her Majesty 6/1/2012
17. Moondragons 3 6/4/2012
18. Horsefly 6/16/2012
19. Moondragons 4 6/19/2012
20. Mystic Journey: Earth 1 6/20/2012
21. Sonnet 05 6/20/2012
22. Cut! 6/23/2012
23. Shiva's Toe Up Your Nose 2/3/2012
24. A Canadian's Poem (2) 2/19/2012
25. Pop! 2/23/2012
26. O! Canada 7/1/2012
27. Mystic Journey: Earth 2 7/1/2012
28. Moondragons 0 7/3/2012
29. Gluing Humpty 3/7/2012
30. Sonnet 06 7/8/2012
31. Sonnet 07 7/13/2012
32. Lost In Land Of Hidden Imams 7/19/2012
33. Mystic Journey: Water 7/20/2012
34. Sonnet 08 7/20/2012
35. Goose Steps Up My Spine 7/26/2012
36. Ink Sketch 7/29/2012
37. Minoru Lakes Gardens 7/29/2012
38. Fixation On Blue 8/30/2012
39. Blue Moon! 8/30/2012
40. Sonnet 10 8/30/2012
Best Poem of Doug Bentley

A Canadian's Poem (1)

and what, after all,
was so wrong
with simple rhyme

and quaint folk
ballads of love?


have poets often
not been first
burst to spot

shape still forming from ground

dipped diamond-tipped pens
in pools of time

stirring up
currents of insights

that grew, in course
of time to waves?


do we not
compose,

solely for handfuls
of loyal listeners

bubblings up wellsprings,
words

meant merely to delight
and entertain the mind

moving heart to very muscle?


but what have...

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A Canadian's Poem (3)

what i want to do is
spin poetry center stage
set humanities focus

send science slingshot to head

boil dry obscurity
of subconscious womb

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