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  • Freshman - 1,211 Points Timothy Walters (12/21/2014 8:47:00 AM) Post reply
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    It is time for me to go home

    The skies have just turned a shade darker,
    Calling to retirement the sunburnt farmer,
    But my heart still wants to roam,
    It is time for me to go home.

  • Rookie - 367 Points Sean North (12/20/2014 7:35:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    thanks..n thnx :) lol

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    • Rookie - 367 Points Sean North (12/20/2014 7:37:00 AM) Post reply

      aLL thE haPpy stUff minus the other stuff... Enjoy DoNt WiLL sTiLL bE up to the Youwho..

  • Gold Star - 13,878 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (12/17/2014 9:09:00 AM) Post reply

    Poets are not always the opinion makers but poets are the catalysts to opinions in world events. They cannot blindly write poems but actually with due consideration and observation of the world.

  • Rookie - 773 Points The Pundit (12/16/2014 12:17:00 PM) Post reply | Read 3 replies

    I Tried to Do a Dog


    cumbrous going down no time to ponder
    burnt amber shag freckles swapping
    places on faces sitting crisscross
    applesauce legs touching underneath

    a dining room table lips pressed together
    a harsh light from a kitchen surrounds it
    outside the body like now tottering
    not even a last glimpse at verdure

    children squeal the echoes strangled
    four bare feet

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  • Rookie - 773 Points The Pundit (12/16/2014 11:33:00 AM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    Well! I must say, somebody took Max to the woodshed didn't they?Nice poem!

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    • Rookie - 773 Points ... Dog God 8hate (12/21/2014 9:39:00 PM) Post reply

      . . the clumsy menace, couldn't stay on the wall ... it was inhabitable anyway ... rather livid quarters ... the verdure - lost in a dowdy disaster And? maybe the Kingdom's united, ... more

    • Rookie - 773 Points The Pundit (12/16/2014 10:07:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      Well, the'Max' poem is gone. Is that PH or the author?It's a shame there's such weak individuals out there with no sense of humor, and egos like stained glass. I liked that poem. It wasn't great, but ... more

  • Freshman - 1,211 Points Timothy Walters (12/16/2014 1:43:00 AM) Post reply

    Friendship

    When you see your friends smile,
    Can you not help but smile along?
    And when they are feeling down,
    Can you not help but feel down too?
    For friendship is the common ground on which we gel,
    This we know only too well.

  • Rookie - 773 Points The Pundit (12/15/2014 6:45:00 PM) Post reply

    Who writes the wackiest posts on the forum?Pranab or Sean North?Sean gets the nod for creativity, but Pranab, with his Beckettian ability to confound, should get his fair share of votes. Merry Christmas to both of them, and their clitoris'! !

  • Rookie - 782 Points Jerry Hughes (12/15/2014 5:25:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Compliments of the season Nimal, and to you're family. Warmest best wishes, Jerry & Alison

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  • Freshman - 2,214 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (12/14/2014 12:38:00 AM) Post reply

    Quiet brilliant the codes to apply but so hazy, really undone to get its access.

  • Rookie - 919 Points Gulsher John (12/12/2014 8:16:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Into the Wild

    The sitting sun, wrestling
    with the clouds, and
    kindles the sky
    with pale reds; and snaps
    her glory, loitering in the wild.

    But i see winters in
    her smiles, often synced in tears.
    O, this world is like a belly
    of beast, spouting acid
    into love and peace.

    The time crept by
    slowly, still her innocence
    trances my dreams. And I
    can hear her whisperings endlessly
    walk on the barren moors.

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