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The Ages

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The Ages

In the beginning, twas created!:
The acorn, elephant trunk, government branch, leaf of paper;
only to be crumpled up into the streets and chewed upon by a squirrel,
those thoughts I threw away a week ago. 

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The form of the poem may not be correct.  So if anyone knows what form this is, please tell me.

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  1. Date: 3/11/2012 11:15:00 AM
    Interesting analogy here, Michael. Just listen to Deb, she knows what she'a talking about, and she'll never steer ya wrong. hugs, catie :)

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 10:34:00 AM
    OK ..even though the imagery is intersting and the path [seed/trunk/branch/leaf] is interesting one comes away think so? OK? now what do you the poet wish me to conclude? Your mail related to this write..OK first off I would not use TWAS in a verse which has no old english content [it was] second to be complete you need some sort of context. This is neither the beginning of a mental romp nor the middle nor the end but COULD be anyone of the 3 but is not enough content for a whole poem.L&L

  1. Date: 3/7/2012 11:24:00 AM
    Hi new friend yes you may safely call this Free Verse, when ever in doubt you can use Verse [never use I do Not Know] if there's even a bit of rhyme in it Rhyme is also a safe category On your verse above I would expand a bit, soup mail mw what you are trying to get across and I can help more. Light & Love