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#106    B Randomly

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 02:47 AM

Challenge - Change


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Posted 06 October 2012 - 03:11 AM

Ok, Just so there's no confusion.

A challenge is a request for a Poem/song/or rhymy whatever.

Once a challenge is accepted it is "Liked" then "quoated" then the poem/song/whatever is posted below the quote..

Anyone can join in by posting challenges or accepting them by quoting the challenge and posting the response below.


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Posted 06 October 2012 - 03:14 AM

New challenge. A rhyme about a falling star someone catches from the air.


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Posted 06 October 2012 - 05:22 AM

View PostProfessor T, on 06 October 2012 - 03:14 AM, said:

New challenge. A rhyme about a falling star someone catches from the air.

Star Dust catching Star Dust

"HAH! I caught you fairly, and quite squarely...from a billion miles out."

"Now what do I do with you, Now that I've got you? I've got 'star dust' in the palm of my hand!"

And as I sit thinking, the star dust is linking,...with me, in the palm of my hand.

/new challenge? Maybe a free form about a Mammoth?

Edited by Likely Guy, 06 October 2012 - 05:38 AM.


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Posted 06 October 2012 - 10:46 AM

View PostSpiritWriter, on 03 October 2012 - 08:29 PM, said:

Sorry I haven't participated much. I would like to catch up with some challenges soon. * :)

I have a challenge for you: A deep and moving personal poem about Apples. What they mean to you.

Your breath barely touched the fruit
visible in the chill October air
about to polish it
bringing the front up of the sweater your Aunt Batya knitted
for the long winter ahead
thinking here I was alone with just you and my grin
and how easy it was to give you the apple
but not the ring in my pocket
give me a second I know I can do it

Color red exploded everywhere before you could
did not think we'd be in spotlights
falling on top of me
with an expressionless face
your sweater cuffed at the wrists
my hands feeling, reaching for yours
looking up kissing you one long, last time
it's just a new day, the moon's already shining
I liked old times better before swastikaed commanders

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View PostB Randomly, on 06 October 2012 - 02:47 AM, said:

Challenge - Change

"Change is gonna come. You better welcome it," are part of the lyrics
to a favorite song, from a favorite album
spinning vinyl in my bedroom late into night
dark into light

Humans were asked long ago
what animal they most were like
many called others but not themselves serpents
a few called themselves eagles
just one called himself both, a winged serpent, a dragon

Run into the forest
steal fire from the sky
learn the secrets to help mankind
to live longer and never die
as long as you live
I will never die
as long as they live
we will never die
as long as humanity continues
we will live forever

View PostProfessor T, on 06 October 2012 - 03:14 AM, said:

New challenge. A rhyme about a falling star someone catches from the air.

The stars fell in 1833
people hid in horror
others made merry even as they worried
the end of the world some said

laugh all you want
cry alone if you must
just never run outside
and grab one of the stars

but one boy did just that
and you too are invited
reach for your own star
there is plenty of sky for everyone


View PostLikely Guy, on 06 October 2012 - 05:22 AM, said:

Star Dust catching Star Dust

"HAH! I caught you fairly, and quite squarely...from a billion miles out."

"Now what do I do with you, Now that I've got you? I've got 'star dust' in the palm of my hand!"

And as I sit thinking, the star dust is linking,...with me, in the palm of my hand.

/new challenge? Maybe a free form about a Mammoth?

We hid with spikes
behind frosted leaves of green
covered in the dung of the megafauna
that we intended to capture
the wind won't give us away
the wind won't give us away today
no matter which way it travels

save the tribe
the first to run risks their lives
but if they come that close to when it was alive
driving the spike in deep then we'll all survive
moving as one
eyes shift left to right
as does the group who have no thought of their own

the game is getting less
we have to go over the next hill
but who knew what we would find
the day cromagnon met modern man
they slaughtered us neanderthals
they don't have your size here
we have to go over to the next mall

Edited by Chasingtherabbit, 06 October 2012 - 11:24 AM.


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Posted 06 October 2012 - 01:08 PM

View PostB Randomly, on 06 October 2012 - 02:47 AM, said:

Challenge - Change


Life is a series of commas,
Because things continue to change
Without your needed permission
Your life can rearrange

Like
Summer to Fall
Winter to Spring
Moods will shift
And
Relationships drift

Change is inevitable in that way
And I see it happening every day
But as things change
Others stay the same

The sun still shines
Tides fall and rise
Stars still glow
Trees continue to grow

So when the winds of change begin to blow
Have no fear
Stand strong and breathe it in
Take it slow
And go with the flow


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Posted 06 October 2012 - 06:25 PM

I like this thread, I said it before, but really nice...

Kudos ChasingtheRabbit for your multi-entry! :)

The letter kills but The Spirit gives life. 2 Corinthians 3:6

Non-ambiguity and non-contradiction are one sided and thus unsuited to express the incomprehensible. -Jung

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 06:54 PM

Yeah, Sarah, Chasing, Joc, B randomly, Likely, Doc D, SR, all of ya'll others..
This thread is oozing with tallent.. I feel inspired ever time I take a peek..
:nw: :nw: :nw: :nw: :nw: :nw: :nw: :nw: :nw: :nw: :nw: :nw:  

Challenge........
Inspiration, catching like a flu..


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Posted 06 October 2012 - 09:37 PM

Wow, I just went back and re-read some, this place is stunner. :)

Hope its ok I accepted my own challenge:


Apple poem #1

Evaluate,
put value to
these words:

Apple
Quince
Serpent
Eve
Curse
Whore
Dragon
Menstruation


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(This is totally unrelated to Apple poem #2 that hasn't been written.)

Edited by SpiritWriter, 06 October 2012 - 09:38 PM.

The letter kills but The Spirit gives life. 2 Corinthians 3:6

Non-ambiguity and non-contradiction are one sided and thus unsuited to express the incomprehensible. -Jung

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 10:47 PM

Ok I guess it was written, I found it in my notebook.
I thought it would be different, but here it is.

Apple Poem #1 (the other one is #2)

The meaning of an Apple

An apple means my dad
because he has an Adam’s apple
and I got one too.
I got it from my dad.

He had big trees
and gave me lots of fruit.
They tasted very good
and he made me smile widely.

He called me
his little apple.

The letter kills but The Spirit gives life. 2 Corinthians 3:6

Non-ambiguity and non-contradiction are one sided and thus unsuited to express the incomprehensible. -Jung

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 01:54 AM

inspiration, catching like a flu

Inspiration
like honey bees shower
in the nectar
of a million flower

casting its mandible
like a thousand suns
on a planet as frail
as a babbling brook runs

So few grasp
their truest inspire
but those who do
bask in it's desire

people who glance
at the sights so gleaming
see the true face of nature
their faces are beaming

a virus so strong
not a man can resist
the truth shall succeed
not a fear shall exist


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Posted 07 October 2012 - 02:06 AM

Prof T.. gotta thank you for the much needed spurt of inpiration.  I enjoy writing poems and drawing, from time to time, but hardly ever make time for it.


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Posted 07 October 2012 - 02:15 AM

View PostB Randomly, on 07 October 2012 - 02:06 AM, said:

Prof T.. gotta thank you for the much needed spurt of inpiration.  I enjoy writing poems and drawing, from time to time, but hardly ever make time for it.
Totally agree!


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Posted 07 October 2012 - 02:39 AM

View PostB Randomly, on 07 October 2012 - 02:06 AM, said:

Prof T.. gotta thank you for the much needed spurt of inpiration.  I enjoy writing poems and drawing, from time to time, but hardly ever make time for it.
That poem was Fantastic.!! It was so uplifting...!
It's just as inspiring reading all this as it is writing it don't you think..
*sighs*
It's nice to make time to do the things that we love.


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Posted 07 October 2012 - 03:57 PM

View PostProfessor T, on 06 October 2012 - 03:14 AM, said:

New challenge. A rhyme about a falling star someone catches from the air.

Light-years away in the Etheron
She slowly made her way
Through the maze of The Cosmic Debris
A gifted Child of the Universe
A promise of Light to remove the Curse
Abounding in Mystery

The coolness of Autumn had left it's mark
Fall leaves blowing here and yon
In the twilight of Evening's shadowy dark
Shown the Mystery of Etheron

As she broke through the portal of Earth's mighty wall
With hands lifted high above
I reached for her Light. her Grace,  her Love
And breaking the Mystery's fall
I  guided her gently into my Heart
Where she lives to this very day
With pathways lit by the light of her charm
I know she is here to stay

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once i believed that starlight could guide me home
now i know that light is old and stars are cold

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