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Shop Talk (A sonnet)

Ka-chunk, ka-chunk, ka-chunk, ka-chunk
a shear blade stricking sheet metal, ka-chunk.
Cah-tink, cah-tink, cah-tink, cah-tink, cah-tink
a press pierces, notches and holes, cah-tink
Cha-boom, cha-boom, cha-boom, cha-boom, cha-boom.
Breaks form ninties on a blank sheet, cha-boom.
Zzzizz-zit, zzzizz-zit, zzzizz-zit, zzzizz-zit, zzzizz-zit,
The welder fills open corners, zzzizz-zit
Ssz-oowh, ssz-oowh, ssz-oowh, ssz-oowh, ssz-oowh,
A band saw cuts through copper tube, ssz-oowh.
Whirrr-fha, whirrr-fha, whirrr-fha, whirrr-fha, whrrrm-fha
Radial saws glide through steel rods, whirrr-fha.
Ka-chunk, cah-tink,cha-boom,zzzizz-zit, ssz-oowh,
Sounds of industry in a plant I know.

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  1. Date: 8/13/2009 1:53:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win with a very creative poem! It fit the write contest.

  1. Date: 8/12/2009 5:13:00 PM
    Well done, Bill! How will you handle all this glory? Enjoy your chocolates!

  1. Date: 8/12/2009 12:26:00 AM
    Congrats on your success in Matt's contest Bill.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 2:04:00 PM
    Congratulations on you big 2nd place, Bill!! Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 12:59:00 PM
    Familiar sounds to you. Unbelievably descriptive to us. congratulations on your Joyce

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 8:10:00 AM
    So original, clever! Congratulations on this 2nd place winning poem!! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 6:34:00 AM
    Great sounds! Now I know how to capture sounds in words! I had never seen so many interesting word sounds before reading your poem. Good job and congrats on your 2nd placement. Krista

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 5:10:00 AM
    Contratulations, Bill for winning 2nd place in the New Terrains Contest. I love the sound effects. It is a well deserved win. Sincerely, Dane Smith-Johnsen

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 11:16:00 PM
    Congrats on placing second in the contest - God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 10:17:00 PM
    Congratulations on your 2nd place! Great job! Trudy

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 9:08:00 PM
    very interesting so much sound, congrats on your placement!

  1. Date: 7/24/2009 12:05:00 PM
    Bill, This reminds me of Disneys industrial symphony from the WWII era. I can almost believe that I am in this shop. Sheer elegance my friend and a lot of fun to boot. Always, Will