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Riposte

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© G. V., 09-14-2013, All Rights Reserved

Contest: New Contest
Sponsor: Nancy Jones
Placement: 2nd


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Riposte


His chicken vanished from the face of Earth
unhappy and distressed connected so
with sites of poetry where lost pets' dearth
transformed to versicle expression's flow.

Logorrhea of namby pamby lines
and balderdash of verbose gardyloo
bombarded him with rounds of porcupines
stampeded unctuous like rabid gnoo.

But on the other hand he met some birds
composers of refined and sightly verse,
with glinting souls and clever words,
their intellect's expressions wise and terse.

And when he searched of who to value most
received his chicken's metrical riposte.

© G.V. 09-14-2013 All rights reserved

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  1. Date: 10/12/2013 8:42:00 AM
    Georgio, I thought I commented on this but? So I will now funny, clever, entertaining and talented!! Thank you for sharing!

  1. Date: 9/23/2013 11:49:00 AM
    Well, as they say, "there are plenty of other fish in the sea", or in this case, "there are plenty of other chickens on the farm"!...A very unique and clever, yet sad story you wrote here. Really great work! I enjoyed it!...Thank you so much for the kind and encouraging comments. I really appreciate them, and I know that Isaiah will, too! :)

  1. Date: 9/23/2013 3:58:00 AM
    Had a good time reading this poem, and had to look up some words.. so, learning some new.. wonderful phraseology scattered throughout and so apt! I congratulate you, your writing is very unique and very original.. Loved the exuberance and adventure here... ' a Chicken's metrical riposte'!!!

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 7:36:00 PM
    Hello my friend, Giorgio:) Congratulations on your fine win in Nancy's contest.. take care *LINDA

  1. Date: 9/20/2013 1:18:00 PM
    Thank you friends! Smiles! :)

  1. Date: 9/19/2013 8:34:00 PM
    Congrats on your win. Morgan

  1. Date: 9/19/2013 5:08:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 9/19/2013 8:15:00 AM
    clever words fell from your own pen...congrats on your fine win :)

  1. Date: 9/19/2013 7:38:00 AM
    I take back what I said below about stanza two... it all depends on pronunciation (and/or being able to count to ten properly.) Anyway, delightful poem and thanks for supporting my contest. ~N

  1. Date: 9/19/2013 7:35:00 AM
    congrats on 2nd place Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 9/18/2013 10:21:00 PM
    Lots of cute personification in this humorous one. Congrats for your win.

  1. Date: 9/18/2013 9:45:00 PM
    Ok, I love this because your making up of words cracked me up. That excused lines one and four of stanza two for their syllabic miscounts. And also line three of stanza three. Thanks for the laugh! Namaste ~ N

  1. Date: 9/18/2013 6:49:00 PM
    Hey you I hope my verse made you smile and NOT growl? L & L

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V.
    Date: 9/24/2013 10:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I did smile! :)
  1. Date: 9/16/2013 6:02:00 PM
    Sir I am truely honored by your comments on my work and thank you for your words that you have written for me. Cheryl anna Dunn

  1. Date: 9/16/2013 4:38:00 PM
    awwwww such a sweetly silly verse, you made me smile! So many words to look up! fav new words learned gardyloo LOL [yes as in when folks emptied their chamber pots out the windows, it made me think of Chaucer! I like words that are pictoral and feel as funny in the mouth as they do on the ear. I like gobbledygook! There is a lot of that out there too! My fav words above are namby-pamby, maybe you wanted guano/gnoo? Truce my verbose Lord, truce? Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/15/2013 11:12:00 PM
    Such glinting soul and clever words Giorgoo : )

  1. Date: 9/15/2013 7:37:00 PM
    Well I hope someday he'll find another chicken, nice write.

  1. Date: 9/14/2013 7:56:00 PM
    Enjoyed xxx

  1. Date: 9/14/2013 2:24:00 PM
    hi Giorgio this is both a funny and very clever write excellent Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 9/14/2013 1:43:00 PM
    winsome as it can ever be, G... you can turn a subject around and appeal to the senses with your unique wordplay... fasnating!..:) huggs

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