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Genuine Alley Poetry and Prose / Re: Guitars RVs and Country Music
« Last post by RedemptionCentr on Yesterday at 10:46 PM »
Love the musical innuendo of "tonic" in the final stanza. A deftly tatted piece, WWeaver.
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Genuine Alley Poetry and Prose / Guitars RVs and Country Music
« Last post by Wordweaver on Yesterday at 12:44 PM »
Guitars, RV's and Country Music

It was a karaoke marathon, one that lasted
from dusk till dawn.  I felt my throat
seize up before morning and the other singers
surrendered to the power of the all night
rampage. They danced on the asphalt until
I saw the tar separate from the gravel.

Through groggy eyes I saw stacks of worn
out shoes abandoned by blistered feet.
Some lay in hammocks outside full RVs
and the scent of peaceful exhaustion hung
suspended framed by scattered memories.

There she lay waiting in my bed still holding
onto my spare guitar as she promised. Who
was she really besides a music lover and a
drifter that selected me to be her companion
for this weekend of care free enjoyment.

While staring at her striking beauty I
felt words forming in my head, words
that needed to be penciled onto paper
and stuffed secretly into my pocket
as this old memory will never grow cold.

Words and music are the tonic of romance
while flowers and candy are just artificial
wannabes that fool your heart into believing
it can be bought like a blue light special.
Hello my love, may tomorrow bring you closer
to me.
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Haiku, Limerick, Zen, Mookuka And Other Fun Poetry / Re: New Haiku Game
« Last post by cipra on February 20, 2018, 01:08 AM »
soft ground envelopes
warm sun sparkles tree shade
a breeze, pleasant dreams

next: resurrections
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Haiku, Limerick, Zen, Mookuka And Other Fun Poetry / Re: Haiku Tree Tag
« Last post by cipra on February 20, 2018, 12:45 AM »
In cold winter's raign
Green spikes defy snow's embrace.
Pines sway, icy wind.
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Haiku, Limerick, Zen, Mookuka And Other Fun Poetry / Re: Haiku River Tag
« Last post by cipra on February 20, 2018, 12:33 AM »
Delicate systems
Stream's dampened oscillations
Equilibrium.
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Today / Re: Today
« Last post by Halo on February 15, 2018, 01:41 AM »
Daisssssssy, hiya  :hearts

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!
A little late, but it's the heart that counts.  :kisslady
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Today / Re: Today
« Last post by daisyxo on February 14, 2018, 04:18 PM »
Love the "Happy ALL Year"
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A-Friends Cafe / Re: Black History
« Last post by A-FRIEND on February 14, 2018, 10:07 AM »
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A-Friends Cafe / Re: Black History
« Last post by A-FRIEND on February 12, 2018, 09:30 AM »
Long before there were doctors and hospitals...

https://www.facebook.com/timelinenews/videos/2043252379031549/
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The Poetic AX ~ Sharp Critique / Re: Autumn Is The Winter Of the Mind
« Last post by RedemptionCentr on February 09, 2018, 11:40 PM »
This is one of my favorite topics ever posted on Splash. BTS posts a tour-de-force, albeit with questionable (medieval?) French and Poppy responds angrily. What kind of stunt are you pulling, posting this this in the axe for people to critique?! What hope have we have at engaging with this on its non-technical, enjambment-related merits?

It's been ten years and I wonder if all of the people in this topic are still kicking around and writing poetry. I have admired and idealized so many of the people here on Splash that it's hard to be objective about a lot of the writing or analysis here. I wish more than anything that we could resurrect the old guard and watch the full roster of Splash play around. I fear that the tin roofs here are soon to cave in. The rise of social media has killed the niche-interest message board. :beatnik

The real payoff of this is that if you look at Poppy's posted messages, he never posted again.
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