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please stop counting                                                                                                      
my syllables and read the
damn poem already

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  1. Date: 11/17/2009 1:53:00 PM
    LOL!!! To laugh is better than any doctors prescription! Thank you, love Simone

  1. Date: 5/16/2009 12:07:00 AM
    good one!

  1. Date: 5/9/2009 5:55:00 AM
    lol!!! awesome!!! For a girl who is OCD, ADD, ABC and XYZ, I count by far too much... LOVED this!

  1. Date: 4/30/2009 8:15:00 AM
    Well said Brian.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 4/29/2009 12:12:00 PM
    LOL. Thanks for the smile, it was needed. Kat x

  1. Date: 4/23/2009 7:52:00 AM
    and this is even this! _chily_

  1. Date: 4/23/2009 5:38:00 AM
    i love this!!!! it freakin brilliant

  1. Date: 4/23/2009 5:24:00 AM
    lol okay okay...LOL this was amusingly good

  1. Date: 4/23/2009 5:16:00 AM
    LOL..LOL...that is a classic my friend.. frig the form just read the darn thing..loved it.

  1. Date: 4/22/2009 11:07:00 PM
    and brian i read without counting-but please dont ever count mine;-),give us more to read my friend----charma

  1. Date: 4/22/2009 10:46:00 PM
    Friend Brian, never mind the counting, what is important is the idea, the message. Ernilando

  1. Date: 4/22/2009 8:19:00 PM
    I absolutely love your tell them like it is attitude, it isn't about how long the poetry it is the meaning underneath. So well said!

  1. Date: 4/22/2009 4:21:00 PM
    Amen to that, Brian. I only have 10 fingers, so if I write long lines with meter, I have to resort to counting toes. As I said in an early poem, "Meter petered out with confined rhyme and cursed verse." "Just read" is good advice!

  1. Date: 4/22/2009 3:12:00 PM
    good one;-)

  1. Date: 4/22/2009 3:05:00 PM