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by Tracy Mitchell
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2020
Topic: April Fools
Replies: 21
Views: 83

Re: April Fools

I'm thinking Gov Cuomo.

Wonderfully expressive writing even if I didn't get that right.

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by Tracy Mitchell
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2020
Topic: Ampersand April 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 86

Re: Ampersand April 2020

I've learned change
is never a slave
and rarely a friend


Yes.
by Tracy Mitchell
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2020
Topic: Love in the Time of Covid-19
Replies: 26
Views: 83

Re: Love in the Time of Covid-19

losing count
of the times 1918
was carved in stone


If anyone ever wants the example of showing and not telling, show them these words. :)


Indar: ". . . a reminder of how far we seem not to have come."

Agreed.
by Tracy Mitchell
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2020
Topic: Fun After The News
Replies: 25
Views: 109

Re: Fun After The News

better to die
of what now ails me
than to take on
an other passenger


I am still rotating on this one. :)
by Tracy Mitchell
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2020
Topic: Lighthouses
Replies: 26
Views: 95

Re: Lighthouses

Bravo, Dave!
by Tracy Mitchell
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2020
Topic: COVID 19
Replies: 10
Views: 44

Re: COVID 19

Triolet with an extra refrain? Gorgeous on the tongue, Cheryl. So gentle in expression as well.

Cheers!
by Tracy Mitchell
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2020
Topic: April Fools
Replies: 21
Views: 83

Re: April Fools

Von! #3 -- Love the way this floats from nominal free verse to nominal aabb, then so subtly into the concluding limerick form for the last five lines. The narrator finds her rhythm, gets her groove back. :D How entertaining this. And after listening to him do his job, yes, I too hope someday to have...
by Tracy Mitchell
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2020
Topic: The Fences Are Down at Yasgur's Farm
Replies: 41
Views: 192

Re: The Fences Are Down at Yasgur's Farm

I know you would share, AJ, but seriously . . . Marcel??
by Tracy Mitchell
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2020
Topic: The Fences Are Down at Yasgur's Farm
Replies: 41
Views: 192

Re: The Fences Are Down at Yasgur's Farm

Thanks AJ. I think everyone is at risk of the purge/flush except the Duclos clan, for some reason or other. :shock: :shock:
by Tracy Mitchell
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2020
Topic: Sheeple
Replies: 17
Views: 68

Re: Sheeple

Jane -- I am still blown away by your #2 poem. No catastrophe in an objective technical sense, but still unnerving and devastating. We lose control of our lives -- the N is prevented by covid-19 circumstances from keeping her promise, and thus cannot be the person she intends to be in the lives of h...