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  • Rookie Marcy Jarvis (11/17/2005 7:24:00 AM) Post reply | Read 4 replies
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    New picture updat to let you know that I am taking opinions for best cover art for the upcoming COFFEE issue. Check out four of the contenders that I've tracked down:

    derek-stuff.buzznet.com/user/? id=1014575

    daisies.buzznet.com/user/? id=1465976

    ea-bluemosaic.buzznet.com/user/? id=1911003

    turchese.buzznet.com/user/? id=1900942

    message me with your preference or submit your own. Cream, no lumps.

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    • Rookie Lori Boulard (11/17/2005 11:12:00 AM) Post reply

      very good point about cost and supporting the artist, Marcy. Scratch my earlier comment and put me down for the beach one, then.

    • Rookie Lori Boulard (11/17/2005 9:04:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      ooooh, I found my favorite..then again I'm partial to black/white graphics. Check out www.acclaimimages.com/_gallery/_pages/0064-0503-0814-4400.html

    • Rookie Lori Boulard (11/17/2005 9:02:00 AM) Post reply

      see a bunch at www.flickr.com/photos/66668382@N00/search/tags: coffee/

    • Rookie Max Reif (11/17/2005 7:28:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      Gee, ANY of the ones I've looked at woul ... more

  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (11/17/2005 4:21:00 AM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    i wonder if the pope will open the world cup well he is german i wonder if
    he will bless the Australian soccer team

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  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (11/17/2005 2:10:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    you wouldn't want to know i just met a tall pygmy he said to me are you demacratic and i said no but i'm very demonic

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  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (11/16/2005 8:04:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    I HATE PEOPLE PUTTING THERE POLITICAL VIEWS UNDER MY POETRY ESPECIALLY ABOUT
    SERIAL KILLERS AND TERRORISTS MAKES YOU WONDER WHAT THEY DO IN THERE SPARE TIME
    MAKES YOU WONDER IF THEY ARE HAPPY LIVING IN A DEMOCRACY

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  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (11/16/2005 7:39:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    what ever happened to that woman from turkey she made the top five hundred list and retired i wrote a poem about a turkey they go past my unit late of a evening to nest if they are going to mate they run past together it is hilarious nobody believes me but it is true i go out out wait for them i am
    five floors up people come out to watch me laughing, i remember now celine charcole that is right do you remember her thank god for celine i got some ideas from her

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  • Rookie ***** ***** (11/16/2005 6:54:00 PM) Post reply | Read 3 replies

    If feelings were outlawed (Judge Dredd or otherwise) how on earth would poetry ever exist, Sherrie?

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    • Rookie Declan McHenry (11/17/2005 4:39:00 AM) Post reply

      It would still be there, just with strict forms, lots of dry rhyme and hard rythym. Oh, and draconian penalties for anyone deviating.

    • Rookie Herbert Nehrlich1 (11/17/2005 1:24:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      Now children, a sociopath is not a person without feelings.It is not possible to be a sociopath without having/experiencing feelings. As to the world being a better place without feelings, that is pu ... more

    • Rookie Alice Vedral Rivera (11/16/2005 10:55:00 PM) Post reply

      I seem to be under the impression that people with no feelings = sociopaths and that the only highs/lows they get is from winning/losing at their 'game of manipulation' that can manifest anywhere from ... more

  • Rookie ***** ***** (11/16/2005 6:11:00 PM) Post reply | Read 7 replies

    General question:

    Is rating/comment the only reason why people post here? [what about just wanting your feelings to be 'out there'? ]

    Sx

    (this was asked in an earlier post and I wanted to put it to everyone)

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    • Rookie Richard George (11/18/2005 1:10:00 AM) Post reply

      For me, it's wanting poems of mine to be 'out there', when there are so few other avenues for publication. Ratings do matter to me though. I haven't had an 'out of ten' for a couple of months now - ju ... more

    • Rookie Michael Shepherd (11/17/2005 6:32:00 AM) Post reply

      Community - I think that for me Declan's hit it. I've just looked up the ecological sense of 'community' -a group of interdependent plants or animals living together. And isn't that the very history o ... more

    • Rookie Declan McHenry (11/17/2005 3:19:00 AM) Post reply

      Sonja, I guess that depends on whether you mean post poems here or just comments. I get the impression just posting poems on Poemhunter will get you more comments on the subject matter than on the sty ... more

    • Rookie Max Reif (11/16/2005 8:51:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      Nah.

    • Rookie Mary Nagy (11/16/2005 7:56:00 PM) Post reply

      I don't get mad when somebody gives me a ... more

    • Rookie Lori Boulard (11/16/2005 6:26:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      Hi Sonja. If you mean post to the Forum ... more

    • Rookie Herbert Nehrlich1 (11/16/2005 6:18:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      I think you pose a good question. While ... more

  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (11/16/2005 5:57:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    one of my poems that i wrote when i was thirty six years old, it is called 'Leechy scrub' you could say it is my favourite piece of work the poem
    that i hold dear to my heart and yet is has twenty five lousy votes since it was lodged many eons ago and dare i say it a piece called 'cluck chickens'
    where the chickens sound like there making four letter word noises has a
    couple of thousand votes it must make people laugh or perhaps chickens do
    sound like four letter words

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    • Rookie ***** ***** (11/16/2005 6:10:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      Most of my poems have little response, but unlike you or some others here I don't come to the forum saying... 'thank you soooo much for your many votes on my work' (I see that as a convenient method o ... more

  • Rookie Sinnaminsun Sinnaminsun (11/16/2005 4:50:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    Hello everyone :) I was wondering what your opinions of poetry.com aka: The International Library of Poetry are? They have monthly poetry contests, big gatherings once or twice a year, and also publish poetry books. Kim

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    • Rookie ***** ***** (11/16/2005 7:06:00 PM) Post reply

      No No No No. qed.

    • Rookie Lori Boulard (11/16/2005 6:30:00 PM) Post reply

      Kim, RUN AWAY! RUN AWAY! If you mean poetry.com you should google it. I believe you'll get results under 'poetry scams', if you know what I mean. Their contests are legit (pay out is real) but be ... more

  • Rookie Graham Leese (11/16/2005 4:28:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    If you could spare me a few moments, I would really appreciate some criticism on a few of my poems, like the one posted today. Thankyou.

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    • Rookie Lori Boulard (11/16/2005 6:56:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      sorry, I just deleted my posting. Graham, aside from your new one, can you point out a few recent ones or favorites to check out? You have some 22 pages of poems; makes it hard to sift through for a ... more

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