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by pseud
Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Temple
Replies: 8
Views: 285

Re: Temple

I liked this one k-j, very descriptive, it pulls us into a moment in time. Not sure which "temple" is being referred to exactly, but the poem feels as if it has a specific location. That's really a great quality to try and preserve, I would rather not know the backstory here, and I think the ambigui...
by pseud
Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Beginners)
Topic: Haiku Train
Replies: 7525
Views: 761341

Re: Haiku Train

all glitter no heat
on American Idol
manufactured stars
by pseud
Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:30 am
Forum: Any Other Business
Topic: On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God
Replies: 24
Views: 2777

Re: On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God

Ah I missed this place... Not to be a dick, but I highly doubt that. Nah, you aren't. From "not as smart as Sam Harris" there's quite a lot of falling from grace before we hit "stupid," so I'll take it as a compliment, for now. Unless you plan on outwriting and outthinking some very gifted writers a...
by pseud
Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: Any Other Business
Topic: The US Election
Replies: 1
Views: 792

The US Election

I think I may have to move to the UK...I actually found an article I agree with. Too bad Americans didn't write it.

http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/2 ... -which-one
by pseud
Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Sicily
Replies: 11
Views: 370

Re: Sicily

Arian/peter is right, and it would have taken me two more paragraphs to say that.
by pseud
Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Sicily
Replies: 11
Views: 370

Re: Sicily

I've never been to Sicily, I've been to Italy, Greece and Spain, but this captured the feeling of all three for me:

The dust red on house-heads
and scrape of stone on the river bed.

Great two lines.
by pseud
Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Prose/Fiction Discussion
Topic: Books to Film
Replies: 58
Views: 24054

Re: Books to Film

But Tilda Swinton was HOT. Yes, point taken. Completely agree, it was a disappointment given that I thought it couldn't fail with Martin Freeman in that role. I know right! I mean I know he was playing opposite Zoey Dechanelle (sp?) but... ugh... sincerity of any kind is just forbidden in the Hitch...
by pseud
Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:57 am
Forum: Any Other Business
Topic: On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God
Replies: 24
Views: 2777

Re: On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God

SS - Sam Harris is very thought-provoking. Given how much we know about Smith, it is harder to be a Mormon than it is to be a Christian. As a Christian, I am pleased that Harris recognizes the difference between Christians and Mormons. I realize Harris would still think I'm a simpleton and everyone ...
by pseud
Mon Oct 29, 2012 4:22 am
Forum: Prose/Fiction Discussion
Topic: Books to Film
Replies: 58
Views: 24054

Re: Books to Film

Seeing this reminds me of how mixed my feelings are about the upcoming Hobbit movie. I thought the Lord of the Rings films were pretty good, but there were some plot choices that made no sense to me. Looks like Jackson is getting even bolder with his Hobbit proposal. While we're on the fantasy theme...
by pseud
Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:44 am
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Clock Stopper
Replies: 4
Views: 247

Re: Clock Stopper

This line: ghosts in a wrong home . - "the" and "room" would sound more natural to my ear, takes some of the repetition of the word "home" out of the poem. And for me, the -real- poetry starts here: You have dissolved mostly everything that occurs beyond this crib - now that's a line. and we are hap...
by pseud
Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:04 am
Forum: Ezines, Magazines and Publications
Topic: PG Anthology?
Replies: 95
Views: 11373

Re: PG Anthology?

this was indeed a good idea. I will purchase it whenever it is ready.
by pseud
Mon Nov 22, 2010 7:44 am
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Beginners)
Topic: Haiku Train
Replies: 7525
Views: 761341

Re: Haiku Train

she wanted his cave;
prehistoric divorce court
didn't yet exist
by pseud
Wed Apr 28, 2010 7:01 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Joshua
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: Joshua

From what I can gather it is either it's a riddle or it's a big pun, but I think I might be just as confused as David. Jesus and Joshua are the same name (just in different languages), I get that much but there were some other things I didn't find as clear. I guess there were just other questions th...
by pseud
Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: This Niagara
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Re: This Niagara

Alright so I don't have any suggestions or places where I felt you should use a different word or phrasing or whatever, but I can offer you a description of how I read this poem, which is sometimes just as helpful. This poem captures a feeling I think we all get whenever too many people get involved...
by pseud
Fri Apr 23, 2010 5:00 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Afterlife
Replies: 18
Views: 655

Re: Afterlife

It was more the conflicting clatter of rules and regulations and suspicion and prejudice and spiritual snobbery and even downright murderous hatred that I was aiming at, all coming to a head in what people are given to believe about what happens to them after shuffling off their mortal coils. Sort ...
by pseud
Tue Apr 13, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Afterlife
Replies: 18
Views: 655

Re: Afterlife

I thought the other faith groups did come to a fitting end.

Oh yeah - and , as a poem, I have no criticisms.
by pseud
Tue Apr 13, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Afterlife
Replies: 18
Views: 655

Re: Afterlife

The Catholics get rewarded?? Nonsense!
by pseud
Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:25 am
Forum: Any Other Business
Topic: Crisis? What crisis?
Replies: 12
Views: 1719

Re: Crisis? What crisis?

I'm not sure cameron and nicky actually intended this place to be anything more than what it presently is: a place for a handful of poets to share thoughts and compare notes, sharpening each other's craft.
by pseud
Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:18 am
Forum: Poetry Discussion
Topic: Poetry is Form - Discuss?
Replies: 20
Views: 1502

Re: Poetry is Form - Discuss?

I agree 100% with k-j. There is tremendous freedom in form.
by pseud
Fri Apr 09, 2010 8:17 am
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: The Evening News
Replies: 12
Views: 366

Re: The Evening News

Nice, a sonnet. I'm afraid I won't be much help to you with your new draft, because I like them both. I read the original first, and I think I understood it for the most part, but the newly-weds certainly drives the point home clearer (the poem seems to have more of a focus if it's a love poem). I g...
by pseud
Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:17 am
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Beginners)
Topic: Haiku Train
Replies: 7525
Views: 761341

Re: Haiku Train

to live in with friends
or die out with enemies
that is the question
by pseud
Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:14 am
Forum: Post-a-Poem (Experienced)
Topic: Faustian
Replies: 7
Views: 473

Re: Faustian

I need not to post when drunk and sad. Whoa now, let's not be hasty. Imagine how frightening and boring this place (indeed, any place) would be with only sober, happy people. I believe you might be right about this particular effort though - I think I understood parts I. and II., but III. left me t...
by pseud
Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:57 am
Forum: Post Visual Art
Topic: Topless
Replies: 6
Views: 1067

Re: Topless

That title's just shameless baiting. Shame on you.
by pseud
Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:54 am
Forum: Any Other Business
Topic: Crisis? What crisis?
Replies: 12
Views: 1719

Re: Crisis? What crisis?

I have failed in this area, admittedly. I only left because my computer failed me, and when I got a new one I was heading back to school. I still have no business being here because I should be spending all of my time reading; still, here I am (er, again.) It is a bit odd to see this phenomenon Oska...
by pseud
Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:33 am
Forum: Post-a-Translation
Topic: Eine Welke by Rilke
Replies: 6
Views: 3782

Re: Eine Welke by Rilke

I'd gladly take you up on it Bren, ...after a good 13 months of serious deliberation. haha There's really no getting around Zimmer as room, I think I chose chamber for the similar sounds with orders and ever ; I don't think there is a (decent) way to make this poem rhyme like the original. I also li...