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by Michael (MV)
25 Feb 2013, 12:41
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: "fraternal instinct"       (a broem)
Replies: 5
Views: 4285

Re: "fraternal instinct"       (a broem)

About this poem: a broem

brother(hood) + poem = Broem

Broetry

A free-formed broem influenced by Brontë

the sister who created the man


Bronte + poem + brother

8)

Michael (MV)

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
by Michael (MV)
21 Feb 2013, 19:52
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: "fraternal instinct"       (a broem)
Replies: 5
Views: 4285

"fraternal instinct"       (a broem)

  You are Heathcliff I am Heathcliff both able                         and we are off                              beat and our heart beats                                               like a nomad-bastard racing bareback on horseback our undivided days Estranged regardless I am with you all ways a...
by Michael (MV)
18 Feb 2013, 22:11
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Which Wolf Should I Feed?
Replies: 2
Views: 2684

Re: Which Wolf Should I Feed?

Welcome macmacyo Romus and/vs Remus :) I like the metaphor. I believe it can be developed w/ more specification. wolf & werewolf 8) Michael (MV) "and so we make our choices but there is no choice we listen to their voices ignoring our own voice" --- from the lyric "Siater of the Moon" by S. Nicks / FM
by Michael (MV)
18 Feb 2013, 22:01
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Another Phase
Replies: 3
Views: 3217

Re: Another Phase

Hi Siva,

perhaps some of the detail from the original would be of service to the current incarnation.


8)

Michael (MV)
by Michael (MV)
18 Feb 2013, 05:43
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: IBPC Poems that placed for February 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 1896

IBPC Poems that placed for February 2013

Judged by Deborah Bogen First Place Gretel Grows Up by Teresa White Wild Poetry Forum I never wander far from home while the sun peels paint from twenty-year old siding or the blood of rust trickles off billboards over on Cheney highway. Everything changes these old markers year by lonesome year – t...
by Michael (MV)
12 Feb 2013, 20:05
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Surrogate
Replies: 4
Views: 3406

Re: Surrogate

Welcome Woetrame :) Upon a 1st read thru: This line really resonates with this reader-writer: "Nothing begins and Nothing is left." the Universal chord - echoes of ashes to ashes, dust to dust ^^ thus could br read/viewed as a Vanitas poem I like the title, and it prompts me to suggest that a variat...
by Michael (MV)
09 Feb 2013, 07:47
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: IBPC Poems that placed for January 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 2226

IBPC Poems that placed for January 2013

Judged by Deborah Bogen First Place Down the Street by Fred Longworth The Waters The kite slings upward into the wind, and for a moment the two boys shout like pole vaulters clearing a higher bar. Then it dives hard toward the grass, and the boys look her way because they want to holler things she w...
by Michael (MV)
09 Feb 2013, 07:34
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: IBPC Poems that placed for December 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 2356

IBPC Poems that placed for December 2012

Judged by Polina Barskova First Place Dying in Jerusalem by Daniel Abelman conjunction My hair was my badge. I found joy and took pride in it, but the women came on my wedding night and shaved my head. I had seen pictures of what could have been me in the Yad Vashem Museum in Jerusalem, and felt I w...
by Michael (MV)
07 Feb 2013, 01:06
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming IBPC for February 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 7283

Re: upcoming IBPC for February 2013

Thanks Siva.

Although it's probably safe to assume it is unpublished,

please post a statement here confirming that The Living And The Dying

is indeed unpublished.

Thanks, Siva.

:)

Michael (MV)

 
 
 
by Michael (MV)
06 Feb 2013, 04:28
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming IBPC for February 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 7283

Re: upcoming IBPC for February 2013

Hi Siva, No reply from johnraftery. Final call Are you still available Will you please represent Waiting one more day, final day, 'til Tuesday. Siva, please remain on stand-by. Thanks   :) Michael (MV) Michael Do you think we can wait for one more day for johnraftery? I am wary of letting go somethi...
by Michael (MV)
06 Feb 2013, 03:52
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming IBPC for February 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 7283

Re: upcoming IBPC for February 2013

Thanks Clay for providing all the info. Good Luck in the finals. Michael (MV)   Grand. Clay Hunsaker chunsak@live.com This is my original, unpublished work. I am not representing in the current IBPC. KILLING THE INNOCENT they say high blood pressure is the silent killer it comes in the night or at t...
by Michael (MV)
04 Feb 2013, 19:58
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming IBPC for February 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 7283

Re: upcoming IBPC for February 2013

Waiting one more day, final day, 'til Tuesday.

Siva, please remain on stand-by.

Thanks   :)

Michael (MV)

SivaRamanathan wrote:Michael


Do you think we can wait for one more day for johnraftery?
I am wary of letting go something so beautiful.

Siva
by Michael (MV)
04 Feb 2013, 19:47
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming IBPC for February 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 7283

Re: upcoming IBPC for February 2013

SnickleFrittes, Not too late. Thanks for accepting to let KILLING THE INNOCENT represent the Block this IBPC ASAP we need posted here in this thread: 1/Your name 2/e-mail address 3/statement that the poem is your original 4/and unpublished work 5/and that you are not representing in the current IBPC...
by Michael (MV)
03 Feb 2013, 23:28
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming IBPC for February 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 7283

Update Feb.3rd re: upcoming IBPC for February 2013

No reply from johnraftery or SnickleFrittes.


Because of the deadline, I'm PMing Siva re The Living and the Dying.


Michael (MV)

 

 

 
by Michael (MV)
03 Feb 2013, 02:03
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Painting Mrs Roth's Apt.
Replies: 17
Views: 9652

Re: Painting Mrs Roth's Apt.

Hi Siva(et al),

I have already in the thread upcoming IBPC for February 2013 @ Palaver: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5556

Michael (MV)

SivaRamanathan wrote:Michael
Please nominate this poem.
by Michael (MV)
02 Feb 2013, 01:10
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming IBPC for February 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 7283

Update   Re: upcoming IBPC for February 2013

On Wed 1/30 I PM'd both johnraftery and SnickleFrittes, and provided them w/ a link to this thread.

As of this posting, no response from either.


:)

Michael (MV)

 

 

 
 
by Michael (MV)
02 Feb 2013, 00:58
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Mishegas
Replies: 2
Views: 2950

Re: Mishegas

e e cummings' theme of nonconformity comes to mind


"on the trains
with no seats."


:)

Michael (MV)



 

 

 

 
by Michael (MV)
29 Jan 2013, 05:30
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming IBPC for February 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 7283

upcoming IBPC for February 2013

for newcomers, Welcome   :) and here is a home link to the IBPC rules: http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/rules Poems recommended to represent the Block are posted here in this thread, along with all IBPC required info. When the 2 are decided upon, and permission granted by the authors, I then forward the 2 ...
by Michael (MV)
27 Jan 2013, 06:00
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: "magian"
Replies: 3
Views: 3302

"magian"

 
Nativity


the gift that is never wrapped up
free from captivity
of packaging

the gift that keeps giving
to receive longevity

I am with you . . .
all ways of activity

that gift with that kind of intensity
that is forever present
ever ready to deliver


Creativity



 
 
 
 
 
 
by Michael (MV)
26 Jan 2013, 20:56
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Painting Mrs Roth's Apt.
Replies: 17
Views: 9652

Re: Painting Mrs Roth's Apt.

re: "And we had a wall where the eyes of Jesus hung watching Mother's black apron gather her shaking hands." ^^ Although I understand the grammar issue of the above, there is a gothic, noir air, as in eyes w/out a face If you choose to edit, here is a w/k shop suggestion: And we had a wall where Jes...
by Michael (MV)
21 Jan 2013, 05:53
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: KILLING THE INNOCENT
Replies: 3
Views: 3466

Re: KILLING THE INNOCENT

Welcome to the Block, SnickleFrittes I like how the poem *drops* down the page, a la William Carlos Williams. I like the poem   :) workshop illustrated below for your perusal & consideration       -- Michael (MV) "killing the innocent"  high blood pressure is the silent killer it comes in the night ...
by Michael (MV)
10 Jan 2013, 10:28
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Our 2 to represent the Block for August IBPC
Replies: 5
Views: 9169

Re: Our 2 to represent the Block for August IBPC

Welcome simonclark, This IBPC thread is in reference to the monthly IBPC. Here is the Link to the IBPC homepage: http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/ for info, rules, announcements of monthly & archive of winning IBPC poems. During the month, block poets post poems at this WB forum: Writer's Block Where The P...
by Michael (MV)
07 Jan 2013, 12:17
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming January IBPC
Replies: 3
Views: 3050

Re: upcoming January IBPC

Thank, Siva, for representing The Block, and for providing the necessary info.

Good Luck in the finals

and Good Luck to the Block

:)

Michael (MV)


 

 
 
 
 
 
by Michael (MV)
02 Jan 2013, 19:27
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming January IBPC
Replies: 3
Views: 3050

upcoming January IBPC

Siva, If you are not already representing another board, and your poems are not published, how about representing the Block with one of your very recent post these past 2 weeks. Please reply here ASAP. If accepting, then please also include all the needed info, as usual. Thanks, and Happy New Year, ...
by Michael (MV)
29 Dec 2012, 19:02
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: after a Norman Rockwell:
Replies: 0
Views: 2163

after a Norman Rockwell:

“Wonder-worker”

http://www.amazon.com/after-Christmas-a ... B008YZR81C


Santa's sack emptied
now Santa's sacked out:

the morning after
he spent his on childhood

 

 

 
 
 
 

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