Mark R Slaughter


Is This Poem Never-Ending?


You are locked in a never-ending poem;
Now take a breath before line three
And please continue from line one.

Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2009

Submitted: Friday, March 20, 2009
Edited: Saturday, May 14, 2011

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  • Rookie - 379 Points Marie Shine (3/31/2009 11:23:00 AM)

    A clever poem which has no end
    A great tribute to you my dear poet friend.
    Well done Mark
    A 10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Stephen Stirk (3/20/2009 4:15:00 AM)

    It must be Mark. I've been reading it for 14 hours, and not got to the end. lol
    Steve (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 85 Points Mark R Slaughter (3/20/2009 3:20:00 AM)

    Although this is a nonsense poem, I wrote it with a point: the idea is that you allow yourself to succumb to the mantra of repeating verse (hence a regular breath at line two) and not think about the superficial nonsense - nor to think at all!

    So Ian - don't stop!

    Alternatively - yes it's a joke... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ian Bowen (3/20/2009 2:59:00 AM)

    Mark, please tell me when to stop.
    Ian (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tia Maria (3/20/2009 2:53:00 AM)

    haha - very clever... Oi - some of us have a life; -) (Report) Reply

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