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by SivaRamanathan
22 May 2013, 22:13
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: [i]Facera---To Do [/i]
Replies: 8
Views: 6096

Re: [i]Facera---To Do [/i]

Michael
I am not able to edit this immediately.Maybe early next week. I would like to keep your lines

lethargic as a photo shoot
put to rest on a living room table
by SivaRamanathan
22 May 2013, 20:52
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: [i]Facera---To Do [/i]
Replies: 8
Views: 6096

Re: [i]Facera---To Do [/i]

Thank you Michael for the coaching.I agree with you.It is too wordy.I have seen your poem and read it many times previously.
by SivaRamanathan
21 May 2013, 09:16
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: [i]Facera---To Do [/i]
Replies: 8
Views: 6096

Re: [i]Facera---To Do [/i]

Billy I wrote this after reading a news paper cutting. See this link https://www.google.co.in/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=10&cad=rja&ved=0CHgQtwIwCQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fibnlive.in.com%2Fnews%2Ffarmer-suicides-increase-at-an-alarming-rate%2F140746-3.html&ei=VAGbUdOxLcaMrQfx5YCABg&usg=AFQjCNGl...
by SivaRamanathan
21 May 2013, 06:18
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Congrats Billy! 1st Place!
Replies: 2
Views: 2882

Re: Congrats Billy! 1st Place!

Congrats Billy !
You deserve the first, and you are one among us and that makes me happy.
by SivaRamanathan
20 May 2013, 06:07
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: started as a semi-sonnet, but extended via the conceit  
Replies: 4
Views: 4717

Re: started as a semi-sonnet, but extended via the conceit  

Michael
I have read this so many times.It sounds pristine.I have nothing more intelligent to say.
by SivaRamanathan
19 May 2013, 20:48
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: [size=150]Purana Quila[/size]
Replies: 6
Views: 6022

Re: [size=150]Purana Quila[/size]

Billy You are right. There should be no quotation mark after treasure. ''A fort,'' he said, ''a great treasure of India.'' Daddy's history also a great treasure; Frank Thanks.This is one of my travelogue poems.When I visit a place I write something to help me remember. Woetrame Thank you.I must try ...
by SivaRamanathan
19 May 2013, 08:25
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: [i]Facera---To Do [/i]
Replies: 8
Views: 6096

[i]Facera---To Do [/i]

This photo-file--- many times removed from reality, hot-hot throw up of golden orange fire-stuff ethereal and looming like Popocatapetl at work. Turnaround here, as static as the Diu Fort there are scenes of farmers enacting suicides and que vive? We are 'au courant,' feckless of this friction, leth...
by SivaRamanathan
12 May 2013, 21:46
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Black Power in Sioux City 1968
Replies: 1
Views: 2481

Re: Black Power in Sioux City 1968

Billy
Read several times.Like what I read.It will take me a couple of days to say anything sensible.
by SivaRamanathan
11 May 2013, 21:24
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Remembering My First Smocked Chemise
Replies: 6
Views: 5143

Re: Remembering My First Smocked Chemise

Thank you Billy.Michael did everything.I am glad to represent the board with both of you.
by SivaRamanathan
06 May 2013, 06:20
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: "Go ask Hamlet, I know he'll know"
Replies: 3
Views: 4327

Re: "Go ask Hamlet, I know he'll know"

Michael
I am sorry I have been away from the group for some time.This is ,'just an ounce of poetry".Please send this poem and represent the board.
Wishing well.

Siva
by SivaRamanathan
04 May 2013, 22:13
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming IBPC for May 2013:
Replies: 5
Views: 5324

Re: Upcoming IBPC for May 2013:

Thank you Michael for suggesting my poem. This is my unpublished poem and I am not representing any other group.My e-mail id is sivakamivelliangiri@gmail.com "My First Smocked Chemise" In the cloister, the sisters stitched their secret; through pigeon-holes we watched their thimbles wondering if it ...
by SivaRamanathan
02 May 2013, 22:46
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Remembering My First Smocked Chemise
Replies: 6
Views: 5143

Re: Remembering My First Smocked Chemise

Michael
I will look into this in the morning.I am too tired now.
Thank you.
by SivaRamanathan
02 May 2013, 07:02
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Remembering My First Smocked Chemise
Replies: 6
Views: 5143

Re: Remembering My First Smocked Chemise

Michael
Thank you.I wish you would tell me in a more direct way what I should do. Streamline the earlier stanzas.I will try.I know you will make more suggestions,once I have tried.
by SivaRamanathan
30 Apr 2013, 23:38
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Remembering My First Smocked Chemise
Replies: 6
Views: 5143

Remembering My First Smocked Chemise

Edited "My First Smocked Chemise" In the cloister, the sisters stitched their secret; through pigeon-holes we watched their thimbles wondering if it was a pear, peacock or push-cart. Pastel shades of nylon baby gowns with smocked busts and baby frills alternated with coloured embroidery. Each stitch...
by SivaRamanathan
27 Mar 2013, 20:16
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: [size=150]Purana Quila[/size]
Replies: 6
Views: 6022

Re: [size=150]Purana Quila[/size]

Michael
Thanks for reading,and you edit suggestions. Please see if this is any better?
by SivaRamanathan
25 Mar 2013, 07:20
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: [size=150]Purana Quila[/size]
Replies: 6
Views: 6022

[size=150]Purana Quila[/size]

Edit-1 Purana Quila Father often spoke about the Mughals their life and art and architecture, the exquisite red stones and marbles of Purana Quila. ''A fort,'' he said, ''a great treasure of India. Daddy's history also a great treasure;'' puffing away his Will Filter cigarette telling us about Humay...
by SivaRamanathan
05 Mar 2013, 07:22
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Upcoming IBPC: your imput requested, asap please
Replies: 2
Views: 3179

Re: Upcoming IBPC: your imput requested, asap please

Michael

Sorry I was late in responding.Please include your "fraternal instinct" (a broem).This is a new concept.Hope I am not too late.

Regards
Sivakami
by SivaRamanathan
18 Feb 2013, 16:12
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Another Phase
Replies: 3
Views: 3817

Re: Another Phase

macmacyo This is my original.Any comments will help. Another Phase All Saints' College where the sea rolled the air was salty though the sea could never be seen. The nuns were no better than the nuns at school they were the same breed. Reading Lawrence, seeing more into the snake poem; reading Malth...
by SivaRamanathan
17 Feb 2013, 21:59
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Surrogate
Replies: 4
Views: 3878

Re: Surrogate

Hi Woetrame I like this line 'Rampant inhalation with its blue glow', but then again the next line throws me off. There are too many ‘I’s and it is a burden.try striking out the I’s first and also the ,’so’s,’ it will be helpful. What is the need to capitalize this ‘nothing’? 'So I go to the toilet ...
by SivaRamanathan
06 Feb 2013, 13:32
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming IBPC for February 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 8358

Re: upcoming IBPC for February 2013

I am submitting ,"The Living And The Dying" to the Writer's Block February IBPC. The 'Living And The Dying', is my unpublished poem and I am not representing any other group. My mail id is sivakamivelliangiri@gmail.com. The Living And The Dying Because my brother and I were going to see a soothsayer...
by SivaRamanathan
06 Feb 2013, 05:57
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Submitting to February IBPC
Replies: 0
Views: 2190

Submitting to February IBPC

I am submitting ,"The Living And The Dying" to the Writer's Block February IBPC. The 'Living And The Dying', is my poem and I am not representing any other group. My mail id is sivakamivelliangiri@gmail.com. The Living And The Dying Because my brother and I were going to see a soothsayer and because...
by SivaRamanathan
04 Feb 2013, 17:30
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming IBPC for February 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 8358

Re: upcoming IBPC for February 2013

Michael


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

Siva
by SivaRamanathan
04 Feb 2013, 17:27
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: upcoming IBPC for February 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 8358

Re: upcoming IBPC for February 2013

Michae,

Please accept SnickleFrittes's poem.

Siva
by SivaRamanathan
02 Feb 2013, 21:34
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Painting Mrs Roth's Apt.
Replies: 17
Views: 11113

Re: Painting Mrs Roth's Apt.

Billy

I have sent you a public apology.What more do you want? Let us move on. Please.

Siva
by SivaRamanathan
02 Feb 2013, 07:28
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Painting Mrs Roth's Apt.
Replies: 17
Views: 11113

Re: Painting Mrs Roth's Apt.

Michael
Please nominate this poem.

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