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by Michael (MV)
30 Nov 2022, 14:40
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming December IBPC 2022:
Replies: 1
Views: 128

Upcoming December IBPC 2022:

Voice your recommendation(s) here, and Please let us know ASAP if you are not going to be available to represent the Writer's Block - then we will know not to consider your poems further for this month's IBPC. I/We will be looking for consensus - in keeping with a communal workshop dynamic Which 1-3...
by Michael (MV)
26 Nov 2022, 05:43
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Last Day At The Vet's
Replies: 5
Views: 864

Re: Last Day At The Vet's

Just occurred to me as a workshop-suggest for the title:

Leaving from the Vet's

😎

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
26 Nov 2022, 05:37
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Last Day At The Vet's
Replies: 5
Views: 864

Re: Last Day At The Vet's

It is a God-sent when someone writes, sings, paints or sculpts - creates - an entity that I need to experience, share in, or that is akin to an experience of my own that hasn't been held in the light for quite some time. I definitely can relate to this humane event, not only with pets, but with othe...
by Michael (MV)
26 Nov 2022, 01:55
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Poems that placed in the August IBPC 2022 (Congrats Ken 1st place))
Replies: 1
Views: 257

Poems that placed in the August IBPC 2022 (Congrats Ken 1st place))

Congrats, Ken, on authoring the 1st place poem: http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/poems/sodom-by-the-sea We are Thankful to you, Ken, for bringing another IBPC honor to the Writer's Block. Also, Thankful for all the IBPC honors brought to the Writer's Block by our house poets. Congrats to our fellow-poets w...
by Michael (MV)
17 Nov 2022, 15:41
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: No Papier Mache Doll, This
Replies: 7
Views: 998

Re: No Papier Mache Doll, This

Hi Siva,

Given the title, the last 2 lines

"Meena Kandaswamy
is no papier mache Golu doll"

aren't needed.

But I workshop-suggest including "Golu" in the title.


😎

Michael ✍ (MV)
by Michael (MV)
03 Nov 2022, 22:53
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming November IBPC 2022:
Replies: 13
Views: 1349

Uodate 11/2 re Upcoming November IBPC 2022:

Frank, please accept, and be one of the 3 representing this month.

Thanks, Frank,

Michael (MV)

FranktheFrank wrote:
02 Nov 2022, 20:22
Yes, it's available this month, Michael.
by Michael (MV)
02 Nov 2022, 20:08
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Babushka
Replies: 6
Views: 1641

Re: Babushka

How about Frank's Babushka for a 3rd

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
02 Nov 2022, 20:07
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming November IBPC 2022:
Replies: 13
Views: 1349

Update 11/3 re Upcoming November IBPC 2022:

How about Frank's Babushka for a 3rd

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
31 Oct 2022, 21:34
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming November IBPC 2022:
Replies: 13
Views: 1349

Re: Upcoming November IBPC 2022:

Billy re Kenneth's poem The Freshman:

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=8209#p39576


Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
31 Oct 2022, 21:29
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming November IBPC 2022:
Replies: 13
Views: 1349

Re: Upcoming November IBPC 2022:

Bob re Billy's poem White:

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=8218#p39602


Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
30 Oct 2022, 12:40
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: IBPC Poems of the Year: May 2020 - April 2021
Replies: 1
Views: 282

IBPC Poems of the Year: May 2020 - April 2021

Congratulations to fellow IBPC poets, especially Bob Bradshaw, a dedicated poet & workshopper on the Writer's Block for many years now. Congrats, Bob, on your HM; it is truly an honor to have your Creativity recognized by veteran writer Edward Hirsch. Poems selected by Edward Hirsch with commentary:...
by Michael (MV)
30 Oct 2022, 11:42
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming November IBPC 2022:
Replies: 13
Views: 1349

Upcoming November IBPC 2022:

Voice your recommendation(s) here, and Please let us know ASAP if you are not going to be available to represent the Writer's Block - then we will know not to consider your poems further for this month's IBPC. I/We will be looking for consensus - in keeping with a communal workshop dynamic Which 1-3...
by Michael (MV)
22 Oct 2022, 02:12
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Poems that placed in the July IBPC 2022 (Congrats Bob)
Replies: 1
Views: 642

Poems that placed in the July IBPC 2022 (Congrats Bob)

Congrats, Bob, on 3rd place: http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/poems/li-po-adrift and Thank you, Bob, for bringing another IBPC honor to the Writer's Block. Congrats to the Writer's Block; and Congrats to fellow IBPC boards recognized, especially Billy, a long time resident on the Writer's who wrote the 1st...
by Michael (MV)
08 Oct 2022, 02:45
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: 72nd Birthday
Replies: 6
Views: 1367

Re: 72nd Birthday

What a poetic coincidence - and that's no accident - Spirit move me - I was moved to pull this music-video up while visiting the WB - https://youtu.be/8cR1-UAPPos and Cheers Is it your birthday, Bob? Today, October 7th is the anniversary of Poe's delivery from here to be Eternally with his Annabel L...
by Michael (MV)
04 Oct 2022, 05:21
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming October IBPC 2022:
Replies: 17
Views: 1617

Re: Upcoming October IBPC 2022:

Frank,

Please post Majesty ASAP

Thank you,

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
02 Oct 2022, 02:27
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Lifelong
Replies: 2
Views: 1511

Re: Lifelong

Yes, I like those lines & imagery too; and furthermore see them soloing as a haiku:

the sun rises
roaring - hungry
for more living

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
02 Oct 2022, 01:33
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming October IBPC 2022:
Replies: 17
Views: 1617

Re: Upcoming October IBPC 2022:

I 2nd Ken’s “In the beginning again”.

Michael (MV)

BobBradshaw wrote:
02 Oct 2022, 01:20
I nom Ken’s “In the beginning again”.
by Michael (MV)
02 Oct 2022, 01:31
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming October IBPC 2022:
Replies: 17
Views: 1617

Re: Upcoming October IBPC 2022:

Hi Ken,

Which poem by Bob are you referring to?

Thanks,

Michael (MV)

Kenneth2816 wrote:
01 Oct 2022, 22:48
I second Bob's poem
by Michael (MV)
02 Oct 2022, 01:25
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: IBPC June 2022 Winners Congratulations Our Meena's first placing
Replies: 3
Views: 562

Re: IBPC June 2022 Winners Congratulations Our Meena's first placing

Congrats to fellow IBPC boards recognized.


June 2022 IBPC poems selected by R.T. Castleberry with commentary: http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/2022/06


Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
30 Sep 2022, 12:36
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming October IBPC 2022:
Replies: 17
Views: 1617

Upcoming October IBPC 2022:

Voice your recommendation(s) here, and Please let us know ASAP if you are not going to be available to represent the Writer's Block - then we will know not to consider your poems further for this month's IBPC. I/we will be looking for consensus - in keeping with a communal workshop environment Which...
by Michael (MV)
17 Sep 2022, 02:27
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Majesty
Replies: 3
Views: 1679

Re: Majesty

Thanks, Frank, for posting this lovely remembrance


Now I know my life has given me more than memories   -- Kenny Loggins & Stevie Nicks from "Whenever I call you friend"


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Michael (MV)

 
 
 
by Michael (MV)
16 Sep 2022, 16:34
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: In The Beginning Again
Replies: 6
Views: 2182

Re: In The Beginning Again

polygamoonist - this poem sportingly discovers this new diction - leading me to explore these - polygalunarmist polygalunamist polyga⚪️mist (And a workshop recast to a different tense, and with lightly modified close, follows below) An out-of-this-world tribute to the Imagination that revolves aroun...
by Michael (MV)
08 Sep 2022, 01:22
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: On Giving To The Poor
Replies: 8
Views: 2373

Re: On Giving To The Poor

I don't understand - this never has been my experience - unless it's unusable due to damage, or unsanitary, they usually indiscriminately welcome & accept all donations. And if it should rarely happen to be new, or when gently used, then they consider it a treasure that they have been fortunate to r...
by Michael (MV)
08 Sep 2022, 01:10
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: On Giving To The Poor
Replies: 8
Views: 2373

Re: On Giving To The Poor

Frank, When I read your prose response to Bob's poem, I was reading a prose poem: I remember giving a rupee coin to a beggar-woman in India. She returned the coin, not enough, she seemed to say, and wanted a note. She had her standards, standing outside an hotel all day and sharing her baby to ooh-a...