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by Michael (MV)
17 Feb 2020, 05:51
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Found you Again on Facebook (revision)
Replies: 12
Views: 2881

Re: Found you Again on Facebook (revision)

Hi Eira, I can relate to the poem's premise/theme and I like the soundtrack included by allusion. In workshop accord re the finale sans "facebook." Serendipitious - I wrote these lines this Valentine's week: Lovers forever face(book) to face(book). Fortunately, Love is not a book. Books are bound. L...
by Michael (MV)
17 Feb 2020, 05:25
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Man on Moon
Replies: 6
Views: 133

Re: Man on Moon

Hi Bob,

I'm hearing & seeing the finale as:

my nerves trembling,
my world finally
discovered


😎

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
03 Feb 2020, 19:56
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming February IBPC 2020:
Replies: 13
Views: 1081

Update Feb. 3rd re Upcoming February IBPC 2020:

 
As I read it:

1/ Eira's The Nestling

2/ Siva's Black as the coal workers, soot collects in her hair.

3/ And although, of course, I like his Emily Dickinson poem,

Bob's Sleeping on a Roof

 
a productive week to every one

Michael (MV)

 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
by Michael (MV)
31 Jan 2020, 00:23
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming February IBPC 2020:
Replies: 13
Views: 1081

Upcoming February IBPC 2020:

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)
06 Jan 2020, 18:19
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming January IBPC 2020:
Replies: 13
Views: 1835

Re: Upcoming January IBPC 2020:

Thanks Siva; Good luck in the finals

Thanks Eira; Good luck in the finals

A wonderful & productive week, every one

8)

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
05 Jan 2020, 19:57
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming January IBPC 2020:
Replies: 13
Views: 1835

Update 1/5/20 re Upcoming January IBPC 2020:

I 2nd Eira's "Escape from Routine"

asap Please


Thanks,

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
04 Jan 2020, 19:38
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming January IBPC 2020:
Replies: 13
Views: 1835

Update 1/4/20 re Upcoming January IBPC 2020:

Thanks, Bob, and good luck in the finals.

Siva's 'Marakuli is the 2nd of the allowed 3 entries.


How about voicing for the 3rd

ASAP


Thanks,

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
02 Jan 2020, 19:01
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming January IBPC 2020:
Replies: 13
Views: 1835

Re: Upcoming January IBPC 2020:

Michael (MV) hoping for every one
a wonderful 2020 & beyond

and on my first log-in of the new year
giving a nom-nod for Bob's poem

The Moon Walk


8)

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
29 Dec 2019, 21:29
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming January IBPC 2020:
Replies: 13
Views: 1835

Upcoming January IBPC 2020:

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)
22 Dec 2019, 18:28
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Poems that placed in the December IBPC 2019   (Congrats, Bob)
Replies: 1
Views: 622

Poems that placed in the December IBPC 2019   (Congrats, Bob)

Thanks, Bob, for sharing another IBPC honor with the Writer's Block: http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/poems/beethoven-dying Congrats to our fellow IBPC poets whose poems placed, especially Kenneth, a veteran on the WB. December 2019 IBPC poems selected by Laurie Byro with commentary: http://ibpc.webdelsol....
by Michael (MV)
04 Dec 2019, 00:07
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming December IBPC 2019:
Replies: 11
Views: 2500

Update 12/3 re Upcoming December IBPC 2019:

 
I 2nd Bob's nom-nod for Judy's soundtrack poem


And how about one from Bob, if available - and if so, then, Bob, which one would you prefer


and fittingly Eira's remembrance of Christmases past poem



8)

Michael (MV)


 
 
 
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by Michael (MV)
27 Nov 2019, 10:59
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming December IBPC 2019:
Replies: 11
Views: 2500

Upcoming December IBPC 2019:

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)
21 Nov 2019, 12:55
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Poems that placed in the November IBPC 2019   (Congrats Siva, and Bob}
Replies: 4
Views: 2035

Poems that placed in the November IBPC 2019   (Congrats Siva, and Bob}

  The Writer's Block makes a double at 2nd place.   Congrats, Bob: http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/poems/red-spider-lilies Congrats, Siva: http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/poems/the-big-house-at-mambalam Thanks, Siva, Thanks, Bob, for sharing another IBPC honor with the history of The Writer's Block; unique this...
by Michael (MV)
09 Nov 2019, 17:04
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: The Annunciation
Replies: 10
Views: 4733

Re: The Annunciation

Hi kenneth,

"We have the same mad mother."

 Annunciation:
We all are born
of the same mad mother

^^ the micro-poem

😎

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
09 Nov 2019, 16:19
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: One of A Rare Breed
Replies: 2
Views: 1856

Re: One of A Rare Breed

Hi meenas, I have known too many people like the one in your poem - so your subject is not a rarity, at least to this reader. Maybe it is a breath of fresh air that an abusive person like that is out of one's life. We can't do for others what only God can do for them. We can continue to hope & pray ...
by Michael (MV)
06 Nov 2019, 01:55
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Poems that placed in the October IBPC 2019   (Congrats again Ken)
Replies: 3
Views: 1871

Poems that placed in the October IBPC 2019   (Congrats again Ken)

  Congrats, Kenneth, on authoring the 2nd place poem, http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/poems/dantes-outer-circles and Thanks, Kenneth, for sharing another IBPC honor with the history of The Writer's Block: Congrats to our fellow IBPC poets whose poems placed. October 2019 IBPC poems selected by Laurie Byro...
by Michael (MV)
03 Nov 2019, 23:41
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Crossing Into South Carolina
Replies: 8
Views: 3952

Re: Crossing Into South Carolina

Hi kennerh,

prelude as foreplay while crossing

enjoyed the youthful ride along

😎

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
03 Nov 2019, 20:04
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: "old man above the autumn"
Replies: 2
Views: 1790

Re: "old man above the autumn"

Thanks, Siva,

Minimalism is especially like that - akin to lyricism


I have edited - hopefully evolved - since you posted your response,

which I thank you for, Siva

😎

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
03 Nov 2019, 18:11
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: "old man above the autumn"
Replies: 2
Views: 1790

"old man above the autumn"

"old man above the autumn" 1/ John Keats born Halloween 1795 Old: only live once; and that life is brief, art is long Present: born once to live forever The museum a mausoleum: all the fine art mummified. I hear John Keats with the ear in my HeArt my brother's voice freed from the cold of the urn Ne...
by Michael (MV)
03 Nov 2019, 18:04
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming November IBPC 2019:
Replies: 19
Views: 5601

Re: Upcoming November IBPC 2019:

Thanks, Kenneth, for assisting with the thread. As I'm reading it, I will forward the poems here in this thread by Judy, Bob, and Siva on the 4th. If any of you 3 have any changes to make to your poem; please edit your poem here in this thread ASAP - today - the 3rd - Thanks, and Good Luck in the fi...
by Michael (MV)
29 Oct 2019, 17:33
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: I Could Only Write This Today
Replies: 10
Views: 3465

Re: I Could Only Write This Today

Hi Bob Title is esp integral here Workshop-share - He's grey, doesn't get up, and he's looking beyond  At the finale I'm hearing: I get up and move on. He's a part, now,  of something bigger than us both Congrats on the nom-nod. Does that mean that you will not have a poem available to represent The...
by Michael (MV)
28 Oct 2019, 22:13
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming November IBPC 2019:
Replies: 19
Views: 5601

Upcoming November IBPC 2019:

  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 Whi...
by Michael (MV)
27 Oct 2019, 02:29
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Poem(s) of the Year: May 2017-Apr 2018 (Congrats again Bob)
Replies: 2
Views: 1559

Poem(s) of the Year: May 2017-Apr 2018 (Congrats again Bob)

  Congrats, Bob, and Thank you for honoring the Writer's Block with this recognition in the annual best of the best, selected by Joyce Kelley  http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/judges/joyce-kelley and Kim Leifer http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/judges/kim-leifer 1ST PLACE Caught In The Light Bucket by Brenda Levy ...
by Michael (MV)
22 Oct 2019, 05:16
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Armageddon Day
Replies: 6
Views: 1849

Re: Armageddon Day

Hi Ken,

I understand Bob's workshop observation

I find with the current two, formally, they articulate like a medieval  diptych

I was arriving at the space in time to enter my observation into the thread - found that Bob had entered his

Yes, a possible triptych

😎

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
22 Oct 2019, 05:00
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: You Can't Rid a Room of an Elephant
Replies: 8
Views: 3157

Re: You Can't Rid a Room of an Elephant

Hi Bob,

You Can't Rid a Room of an Elephant
even when it is crystal clear

😎

Michael (MV)

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