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by lotus
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Post Visual Art
Topic: Causey Pike
Replies: 10
Views: 2062

Re: Causey Pike

dear JJ

i have been visiting your painting again
and seeing the very fine sublime use of the triangle
throughout

quite impressive

silent lotus
by lotus
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: Saffron Flavored Rock Candy Vol ll
Replies: 4
Views: 113

Saffron Flavored Rock Candy Vol ll

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front cover image Saffron Lily © Nermin Kura

includes 4 silent lotus poems


all poems in English with Farsi translations
available on Amazon
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by lotus
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: Nine Muses Poetry
Replies: 7
Views: 353

Re: Nine Muses Poetry

dear Mac

how very fine
congratulations

a warm smile
silent lotus
by lotus
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: Obsessed With Pipework x2
Replies: 9
Views: 254

Re: Obsessed With Pipework x2

dear Tristan

wonderful news

congratulations

silent lotus
by lotus
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: Runcible Spoon
Replies: 7
Views: 214

Re: Runcible Spoon

dear Ray

thankyuuu for sharing

congratulations

a warm smile
silent lotus
by lotus
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: Acumen
Replies: 8
Views: 210

Re: Acumen

dear David

indeed congratulations !!!!

a warm smile
silent lotus
by lotus
Wed May 29, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Usurped Excerpts
Replies: 3
Views: 701

Usurped Excerpts

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by lotus
Wed May 29, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Post Visual Art
Topic: Hole in the wall
Replies: 10
Views: 1332

Re: Hole in the wall

dear Pauline

thankyuuu for sharing the reference photo

it reminds me of how i enjoy sketches from sculptors

and i find you have a wonderful blend in this multimedia image
which in its totality is in a fine way "other worldly"

a warm smile
silent lotus
by lotus
Wed May 29, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Post Visual Art
Topic: Wedding day
Replies: 5
Views: 1216

Re: Wedding day

dear Mirror Ball

interesting imagery

i wonder how it would look as a transparency mounted on unframed glass

and set off from a wall by perhaps 40cm


silent lotus
by lotus
Wed May 29, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Post Visual Art
Topic: Causey Pike
Replies: 10
Views: 2062

Re: Causey Pike

dear JJ

i have never used a trowel or any palette knives

i feel you have accomplished very fine hues and contemplative textures

would you be kind enough to share the dimensions of the original

a warm smile
silent lotus
by lotus
Wed May 29, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Windblown (triple elevenie) revision 3
Replies: 26
Views: 2118

Re: Windblown (triple elevenie) revision 2

dear JJ

i wish i could offer you more
yet i am not one at one with rules and licenses

though i admire your choice for such challenges


so know i keep reading
but am not qualified to offer seasoned comment on this one

a warm smile
silent lotus
by lotus
Wed May 29, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Good Old Fashioned Courage v4.
Replies: 23
Views: 1824

Re: Good Old Fashioned Courage v4.

NotQuiteSure wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 6:29 pm
.

the syllables are 10/10/11/10 , 10/10.

.
dear Not

i like that
it sounds like Doctor talk

silent lotus
by lotus
Wed May 29, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Lady from Madrid (revision)
Replies: 8
Views: 820

Re: Lady from Madrid

dear RC

that zephyr breeze
has a mellow revolutionary zither feel to it

lots of juxtaposition
in this p0em
that intrigues me

silent lotus

by lotus
Wed May 29, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Paco de Lucia 21.30 (V2)
Replies: 8
Views: 1087

Re: Paco & Friends

dear Bj

i wonder if Franco is an acquaintance// friend

or Francisco Franco Bahamonde


silent lotus
by lotus
Wed May 29, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Squid
Replies: 24
Views: 2082

Re: Squid

Squid Look at what you've come to now: plook-eyed and gutted, dumped sloppily on beds of crushed ice. Such a far cry from your feeding grounds- those heady days of teasing then leaving them for dead- And for what? No candled vigils, no eulogies save for this supermarket noon and endless jazz. My fl...
by lotus
Thu May 23, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Shame
Replies: 8
Views: 1037

Re: Shame

. Shame My uncle tells this story 'bout a girl, when he was stationed in the Far East: said she was young and beautiful, and clean. Until the day she wasn't, when his pal starts pissing scarlet, scratching: got a dose, no question but she'd been with the Yanks. And there's something in his face mak...
by lotus
Thu May 23, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Minor Constellations
Replies: 8
Views: 1057

Re: Minor Constellations

dear RC

the remanence of something i whispered elsewhere before
a warm smile
silent lotus



i wonder if the ending might be
suggestive enough ,, with fewer words




us
the moment
the dance

joined lips

universes
behind closed eyes
by lotus
Thu May 23, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: But is He?
Replies: 14
Views: 1314

Re: But is He?

dear David

i salute and promote loitering

i like how here in the poem it brings me to think of the permanence of being
versus re-risen

silent lotus
by lotus
Thu May 23, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Second Cup Of Coffee
Replies: 8
Views: 1008

Re: Second Cup Of Coffee

thankyuuu so kindly
YES

RC
by lotus
Thu May 23, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Forum News and Support
Topic: Sorry
Replies: 3
Views: 1140

Re: Sorry

dear Nicola

thankyuuu for all your efforts to keep The Graves a float

on my iMac things are fine

but for the last few weeks i can not log in on my iPhone

i've cleared cache and cookies a few times
but no luck
by lotus
Sun May 05, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Second Cup Of Coffee
Replies: 8
Views: 1008

Re: Second Cup Of Coffee

RCJames wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:06 pm
silent - Your name at the end is, easily, an essential part of the whole - RC

dear RC

is your reading
that my name is appearing as the name of the Piazza ?
by lotus
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Struggling with Conversion
Replies: 9
Views: 461

Re: Struggling with Conversion

dear Perry

interesting now how the title
speaks to the 30 years
needed to find
a finish

for
the final stanza

silent lotus
by lotus
Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Second Cup Of Coffee
Replies: 8
Views: 1008

Re: Second Cup Of Coffee

churinga wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:16 pm
Hi Lotus

My only crit is 'Silk Route' is a crude sexual pun which i assume is not intended.

cheers

Ross

dear Ross

thankyuuu

would you feel that Silk Road would be too cliche?
by lotus
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Poetry Discussion
Topic: Format & Design versus Content
Replies: 8
Views: 991

Re: Format & Design versus Content

dear Perry you inspired this thought considering 200 years ago what percentage of the world population could read and how does that compare to the present day of course back then you didn’t have to read to appreciate theater,,, yet who could afford a ticket to go to a performance and similarly who d...
by lotus
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Poetry Discussion
Topic: Format & Design versus Content
Replies: 8
Views: 991

Re: Format & Design versus Content

thankyuuu Perry & Charles over the years as i have joined in on public open mic readings and programed readings some including special poetry radio broadcasts for the blind i notice how i am one of the few who still read from paper and many have their scribbles formatted to read more easily from the...