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Poetic Predators

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Poetic Predators

She wolf of the poetic world who run
and struggle to maintain her dignity 

Our words, our dreams are falling to pieces 
By, the predators of this time period 
We are the prey for  the fearful ones 
Who scrolls and display rude comments? 

Deep within as you lament over our poems 
 we rise up stronger than ever
Composing rhyme, lyric and prose 
Unlike your hatred about likes and dislikes 
Narrative poems portrays the truth 
We shine, we meddled, and somehow, we win 
We are stronger; death with dignity is a poet emblems 

Pieces of our past anthology anguish you 
Your Savage behavior bites you each time; 
We compose; you pursue 
We are the death of your souls 

Mr. Sleepless White Nights 
Your predators, you editors
Are you addicted to your inner critic
 
We have our rights 
You confounded wretch night stalkers. 



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  1. Date: 11/9/2012 12:26:00 PM

    In some circles this would be labeled courageous.... I stand in agreement with everything you say. Those who see fault in others' efforts should first look in the mirror. Some people must attempt to destroy others' creative spirit. My advice to those attacked is "Never let 'em see ya sweat"....... Great write...... Jake

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 12:28:00 PM

    Yes, Annie....I like the styles....and the question, end of stanza-2! read aloud...cool effect as it melts into line -7.....love, jimbo

    Lander Avatar Annie Lander Date: 10/20/2012 9:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It's so good to see you again. thank you so much Jame M
  1. Date: 10/9/2012 6:15:00 AM

    Wonderful use of alliteration, repetition, and metaphor. Light & Love

    Lander Avatar Annie Lander Date: 10/20/2012 9:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Debbie G
  1. Date: 10/8/2012 8:13:00 AM

    A bold and amazing write on the acts and deeds of the poetic predators. They ruthlessly massacre creativity that is for sure. Their dominance is short lived. Thanks for your enlightened comment on my Quatrain The Cry of Heart. You may be interested to know that my collection of poems including some translations of elegant Urdu Poetry titled The Rainbow of Dreams was published in USA by Createspace of Amazon. The book can be viewed on amazon.com. Look for the title by Mohammad Yamin Iraqi. -Mohd

    Lander Avatar Annie Lander Date: 10/8/2012 3:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    small wonders works here at Poetry Soup we can sip our soup with ease without any harrassment.. I am happy to be amongst happy poets, like you who see beyond the grammar,and little errors here and there, and who see the essence in our work. One Love Annie
  1. Date: 10/8/2012 6:21:00 AM

    Feel the emotions emitting from this write, excellent piece.

    Lander Avatar Annie Lander Date: 10/8/2012 3:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    keep on writing Anthony, and write from your heart.. thank for the visit
  1. Date: 10/8/2012 2:06:00 AM

    Nice verse! Love your passion that is clearly displayed in this descriptive and metaphorical poem of awesomeness. :) Always, Laura

    Lander Avatar Annie Lander Date: 10/8/2012 3:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Laura.. respect! One love..
  1. Date: 10/7/2012 6:52:00 PM

    Here, it's not a real problem. I dealt with predators and pejorative harassment on a much larger scale when I was a member of a now-defunct poetry site. A few drifters came here, but were eventually ostracized. Good write Annie.

    Lander Avatar Annie Lander Date: 10/7/2012 6:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    That is why i love the site. we can write, without the constant harrassment, thank you for reading..Robert P
  1. Date: 10/7/2012 6:46:00 PM

    The emptiness in our lifes make you do crazy things.. so often people love to be on line bully, however, in the real world cowards for friends..