Daily Archives: April 23, 2013

Picking apart poems

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
Writing poetry  is much akin  to ravens picking apart a skeleton. One starts at the surface, gently prodding the subject until suddenly the fervor  of the moment takes hold. Words tear away from the…

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Enduring fortress

May Nature shelter the core of your soul and keep your heart from growing old

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Octopus, party of eight

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Concrete poem of a crazy cephalopod By Tyler Pedersen, Copyright 2012

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Double down diction

Destined not departed, democratic not disenfranchised, driven not downtrodden, demonstrable not dynamited, didactic not denial, distilled not devoid, disillusion not divine, denouement not determined. 

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Poise and elegance

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Out my window,  cherry trees shiver, huddled  in dense clusters, their vulnerable blooming buds exposed to a clear starlit canopy. Slowly, the morning bestows a painful awakening –  my eyes flutter open as thousands…

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Oh killdeer!

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Killdeer, you land in my way! Oh, why must you lay on a nest exposed and unsafe? Broken-winged mother, I am no fool to your theatrics, even the noise you create cannot distract me…

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