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Edwin Brock

(19 October 1927 – 7 September 1997 / Dulwich / London / England)

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Five Ways To Kill A Man


There are many cumbersome ways to kill a man.
You can make him carry a plank of wood
to the top of a hill and nail him to it. To do this
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  • Rookie - 664 Points Tiku . (4/23/2014 4:54:00 AM)

    aha...what innovative ways! ! ! Love the way to put them so cleverly. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jacob Broderick (4/4/2013 1:04:00 AM)

    OMG! this is sooo right, i am very pleased with this.... I honestly think he is speaking the total truth about what is happening to society (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mark Bell (4/23/2012 11:04:00 PM)

    Yes Edwin I agree..., it is a slow and painful death, but they are headed that way by the droves. But isn't it so inconvenient to die? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Evelyn Morgan (4/23/2012 4:28:00 PM)

    Very well written. The title pulls you in and you keep reading to find out more until you get to the totally
    unexpected ending. Does this mean we are slowly killing ourselves? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Evelyn Morgan (4/23/2012 4:26:00 PM)

    Very well written. The title pulls you in and you keep reading to get to the ending with its unexpected
    conclusion. Does this mean we are slowly killing ourselves? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie William Jackson (4/23/2012 4:01:00 PM)

    Intriguing poem. I like the organization and that you start with the heart of the matter, the death of christ, and move through man's madness spiraling ouIntriguing poem. I like the organization and that you start with the heart of the matter, the death of christ, and move through man's madness spiraling outward into the thick of life across the eons.tward into the thick of life across the eons. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie William Jackson (4/23/2012 3:59:00 PM)

    Intriguing poem. I like the organization and that you start with the heart of the matter, the death of christ, and move through man's madness spiraling outward into the thick of life across the eons. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 3 Points Calico Jack (4/23/2012 10:22:00 AM)

    Wow this is terrific. It i so smoothly written and the message comes across so well. The little twist ending is just perfect. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 2,931 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (4/23/2012 4:31:00 AM)

    The first paragraph is the best and I thought of similar stories of interest would be elaborated. Though got cheated, still good. Nice poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ahmed Ahmeidat (3/27/2006 12:56:00 PM)

    I need the notes on this because i was told to choose a poem to discuss on in school.
    so could you send them pls! (Report) Reply

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