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Rated: 18+ · Folder · Other · #963257
Take a swat at the piñata and grab at the assorted poems as they fall...
Put on your blindfold, spin around three times, and give 'er a whack.

Lots of different poems tucked inside -- four pages worth!
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    Rated: E · Arts · #693738
    A Writer's Cramp poem (sept form) about fruit...I took this in a weird direction.
    Rated: 13+ · Tragedy · #1308091
    I finally wrote a 9/11 poem, for a contest called "City Smells."
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #871436
    Round 3 of the Slam Semi-Finals - a poem with some help from Paul Simon.
    Rated: ASR · Music · #998731
    Slamming about Mozart as husband, love lost.
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #978412
    A chain of 3 Pi stanzas, for writer's cramp.
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #961761
    What does it mean to fade into obscurity?
    Rated: ASR · Romance/Love · #1224212
    A traditional poem with meter & rhyme; the gifts of love...
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #743610
    A free style poem for Writer's Cramp, inspired by Uncle Walt's work.
    Rated: ASR · Educational · #870830
    For the Slam Semi-Finals; Ah, commencement from college. I remember it well.
    Rated: E · Arts · #869733
    Envisioning entering Van Gogh's painting, "Cafe Terrace at Night."
    Rated: E · Sci-fi · #962719
    Written for the "Surrealtor" contest, and of the superstar sun...
    Rated: ASR · Relationship · #867202
    An unusual kind of revelation, prompted by a bible verse.
    Rated: 13+ · Romance/Love · #731047
    Playing along with the slammers, though I'm officially eliminated...Round 2, Finales.
    Rated: ASR · Other · #966812
    A two stanza Neuvain Romantique.
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #967833
    A double (word) Tetractys about the likeness in a mirror.
    Rated: 13+ · Other · #660788
    My first A-Z poem - intended to be about Lady MacBeth but it had a mind of its own.
    Rated: E · Fantasy · #967230
    Willy Wonka dreams of tulip bulbs....a PI poem - 3,1,4,2,8, & 6 words per line.
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #681383
    Prompted dodoitsu about insanity. Good times!
    Rated: E · Arts · #754944
    Naga Utu form for Writer's Cramp, striving not to write a cliche autumn poem.
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #730131
    For Round 1 of the Finale; Carmen Miranda's hat is frought with fruit.
    Rated: ASR · Women's · #973080
    A companion Pantoum poem, written to complement a friend's Pantoum...
    Rated: 18+ · Nature · #872509
    Slam grand finale part 2 - destruction
    Rated: ASR · Nature · #872217
    Slam Grand Finale poem one of two: Invention!
    Rated: E · Music · #866247
    How to play Chopin's Piano Concerto #2, in a poem. Nobody said it was easy.
    Rated: 13+ · Food/Cooking · #869538
    A poetic, public, intimate experience with food.
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #638412
    For the Return of the Son of Slam Contest's Grand Finale. Prompt = charades.
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #724902
    For Round 5 of the Son of Slam 3; about a time when I REALLY played the fool...
    Rated: E · Nature · #966828
    For writer's cramp poetry week - a (word) Eintou poem about cherry blossoms.
    Rated: ASR · Women's · #868205
    A pantoum for the Slam, about being scarred by my caesarean section after a 3-day labor.
    Rated: E · Personal · #865180
    Poetry experimentation, cinquain/Ezra Pound couplet -- of summer, clothed in weather
    Rated: E · Nature · #861183
    A summer storm cinquain, clothed differently each month.
    Rated: E · Contest · #677786
    For Writer's Cramp; Neuvain about horses; mine are the wild ponies of Assateague.
    Rated: E · Nature · #629678
    A companion poem to Katya the Poet's "Sister Tree".
    Rated: ASR · Family · #684150
    A Writer's Cramp poem about being free to pass this poem by without reading it.
    Rated: 13+ · Other · #679703
    For writer's cramp: a short poem prompted from a line about Louisiana...
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #708682
    CINDERella, that is!
    Rated: ASR · Animal · #667957
    A strange spiritual poem in black & white.
    Rated: ASR · Mythology · #859922
    Once in a blue moon, mythology and nature intertwine...
    Rated: ASR · Romance/Love · #858751
    The silhouettes of vessels on this golden stage of sea...
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #611076
    This is my attempt at a villanelle.
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #611068
    Just a fun little piece about contradictions.
    Rated: E · Animal · #860833
    A Pantoum of cotton candy honeycombs, all glistening in the sun.
    Rated: ASR · Personal · #631848
    Written for writer's cramp, but definitely from the heart.
    Rated: E · Contest · #851476
    The title is the prompt, so I took it from there.
    Rated: ASR · Death · #721615
    For Son of Slam 3; of love, and profound loss. Chained haikus mushed into stanzas.
    Rated: 13+ · Other · #629036
    Written for Outlaw Poet's Weekly Poetry Contest
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #600262
    Written in 1991... graduating from college and terrified of the "real world."
    Rated: 13+ · Educational · #611049
    This is a sequel to Graduating Backwards, written a year or so later.
    Rated: ASR · Philosophy · #960539
    A journal entry stream-of-consciousness turned poem, a la Dr. Seuss.
    Rated: 18+ · Personal · #611269
    A short poem written in 1991.
    Rated: E · Animal · #857503
    A whimsical fantasyland poem about how the zebra got his stripes.
    Rated: E · Personal · #600256
    A short poem which was one of a chapbook I published in 1991.
    Rated: 18+ · Personal · #601088
    A much-revised edition of a poem written for a chapbook back in college.
    Rated: 18+ · Personal · #611044
    A look at the circle.
    Rated: E · Children's · #656785
    The numbers are ever decreasing.
    Rated: 13+ · Emotional · #693457
    I wrote this after I realized I had pre-judged a stranger.
    Rated: E · Death · #611041
    This poem is for everyone who has ever lost a child.
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #656259
    Triolet about farm animals for Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: ASR · Religious · #851355
    In honor of breast cancer surivor Aunt Pat (Treeshee), for Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: E · Animal · #713985
    Prompted by a news story about a mysterious sea creature found in Chile...what is it?
    Rated: 13+ · Contest · #642501
    A different perspective: Princess Diana's death. For Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: E · Religious · #769485
    Celebrating the Hindu holiday of Diwali with a Naga Uta poem.
    Rated: 13+ · Contest · #664070
    An orchestrated, ill-fated race at Saratoga, New York.
    Rated: E · Contest · #676432
    Rose triolet for Writer's Cramp. Ever noticed how beautiful roses' names are?
    Rated: E · Contest · #706090
    Writer's Cramp poem; attempt at a Naga Uta about summer.
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #677210
    Dodoitsu about apple blossoms for Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: E · Music · #727553
    Simon & Garfunkel used to call themselves "Tom & Jerry."
    Rated: ASR · Romance/Love · #719852
    Writer's Cramp free-verse poem about the unique and blended scent of love
    Rated: E · Nature · #685325
    Writer's Cramp poem, from the viewpoint of a photographer in the desert...
    Rated: E · Religious · #655329
    For Writer's Cramp. First try at a countdown poem, and also first try at spiritual.
    Rated: E · Contest · #652690
    Triad about Ireland written for Writer's Cramp
    Rated: 18+ · Personal · #1895840
    A woman faces judgement and finds an angel.
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #1282412
    For June 2007's Quotation Inspiration Contest; Live each season as it passes!
    Rated: 18+ · Women's · #1217942
    The experience is best retold in dreamtime descriptions.
    Rated: ASR · Other · #1149266
    For Writer's Cramp; a nod to Ray Bradbury's "There will come soft rains"
    Rated: E · Other · #1070723
    A pantoum written for a test writing job & rejected as "too difficult a form..."
    Rated: 13+ · Scientific · #1002345
    A prose poem for SLAM, of an urban fantasy nightmare...
    Rated: ASR · War · #991718
    An unrhymed ghazal about the events occuring the year I was born.
    Rated: E · Nature · #979074
    For writer's cramp; a Lilibonelle
    Rated: E · Tribute · #928999
    In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2005, for Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: E · Nature · #871048
    A terzanelle for the summer slam semi-finals, round 2.
    Rated: 13+ · Tribute · #868859
    Of the spy case of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, who were both executed on June 19, 1953.
    Rated: E · War · #860484
    An Eintou poem of the Latvian capital, during war and at peace.
    Rated: E · Animal · #855444
    What have we learned this year at Milkman Academy?
    Rated: 13+ · Animal · #849211
    Inspired by Roobear to try my hand at animal poetry.
    Rated: E · Animal · #754391
    These fish have migrated right into the crocodile's mouth -- bad move!
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #752016
    My attempt to capture some essence of autumn...
    Rated: E · Contest · #749924
    For Outlaw Poet's Contest; prompted words are 'whisper' and 'scream'.
    Rated: E · Contest · #743048
    A look at Labor Day, written in countdown form for Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #726521
    Gina and I went to Europe in 1997...and there we found Hallstatt, Austria!
    Rated: ASR · Death · #726223
    For the Son of Slam Round 6 - when every room is a waiting room...
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #720475
    For Son of Slam 3... Our home is without rooms.
    Rated: ASR · Philosophy · #718409
    For Outlaw Poet's Contest, waxing philosophical and sleep-deprived.
    Rated: E · Animal · #708822
    Writer's Cramp Septet about a secret bush with berries for one creature alone.
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #708377
    Aging is universal; the realization takes a long time to truly accept.
    Rated: E · Other · #708047
    Writer's Cramp dodoitsu about magnolias, all heady & rich.
    Rated: ASR · Fantasy · #706654
    Writer's Cramp entry/ nod to Elfquest™.
    Rated: 13+ · Contest · #694874
    Story-poem about a monster who lives at the Haunted Hotel (contest)...
    Rated: E · Nature · #694409
    Ae freslighe (I can't pronounce it either but it's a HARD form!)...
    Rated: ASR · Family · #692387
    Writer's Cramp Quintilla about a possibility. Prompt = rain.
    Rated: ASR · Contest · #690125
    Outlaw Poet's Weekly Contest entry bordering on the ridiculously philosophical.
    Rated: E · Nature · #683557
    At the elbow of Cape Cod's "arm" is the Chatham Lighthouse...
    Rated: 13+ · Contest · #681618
    Trains as snakes, slithering along distances stretched by time.
    Rated: E · Spiritual · #678745
    Little Lantern poem for Writer's Cramp; thinking of a Buddhist nun praying...
    Rated: E · Contest · #652593
    Enclosed tercet about trees for Writer's Cramp, at dawn of the spring.
    Rated: 13+ · Contest · #646102
    This is not a test. (Prompted, for Writer's Cramp)
    Rated: 13+ · Nature · #635312
    My attempt at an Englyn Unodl Crwc (just try to pronounce it) for Writer's Cramp.
    Rated: E · Personal · #631767
    Sometimes it's just too late at night to be writing poetry. For Son of Slam Contest.
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