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Poet's Fortune Cookie

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Poet's Fortune Cookie

Don't rip your heart open too deep
(All they'll see are the valves and the veins)
Don't puke out your guts in one heap
(All they'll smell is the rotten Chow Mein)

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  1. Date: 6/30/2010 8:17:00 PM
    oooh, what a picture this is, Tim!! I had to come way back here to your last page. I already saw you front page poems. Hey, you called this iambic pentameter, but iambic pentameter means "sonnet beat" The pentameter stands for five beats per line, and the iambic stands for unstress/STRESS . Which of course you repeat five times. Hope that explanation helps. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 11/13/2009 11:53:00 AM
    I love this! Just made me smile, thought it was quite funny, some matters of teh heart do just explode x well done love Reena

  1. Date: 11/11/2009 3:11:00 PM
    Interesting poem. Congratulations for being featured this week. Love, Iolanda

  1. Date: 11/11/2009 8:45:00 AM
    congratulations....and....well done although graphic.

  1. Date: 11/11/2009 3:31:00 AM
    It's a poet's compulsion! Congratulations, Tim on having your poem featured this week. It holds truths and obsessions. Thanks for sharing and keep writing. Lovingly, Dane

  1. Date: 11/10/2009 4:30:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Tim. May you have many more features. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/9/2009 3:24:00 PM
    Congrats on your feature write this week! Love Light Patty

  1. Date: 11/9/2009 10:20:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poem being featured this week Tim >> James

  1. Date: 11/8/2009 11:56:00 PM
    Congrats on your feature this week Tim.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 8/23/2009 11:44:00 AM
    Love this one. I'll try to remember this one. Sara

  1. Date: 8/8/2009 8:45:00 AM
    I am so happy to have the time to read your excellent poetry this beautiful Saturday morning Tim. Made my day.Keep your pen flowing. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/8/2009 8:39:00 AM
    being poetic and regular, good mix indeed humorous, uhg definitely not in the mood for Chinese food anymore lol