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GAME ON OR GAME OVER

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Below is the poem entitled GAME ON OR GAME OVER which was written by poet Elly Wouterse. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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GAME ON OR GAME OVER

all kids sitting behind their desk with an intense focus on their screen

all two-units almost statuesque and beaming intimate extreme sheen

buttons and fingers are dancing as scenes sound like a violent war

their eyes and face only smiling while yelling loud another high score

when having a break and a large coke another screen with breaking news
 
a story about some old bloke his body all covered with tattoos

he was shot in a blind alley and just seven bullets were enough

he had lost his dead man’s rally also being kicked by the real tough

one picks up a remote control thoughtless pushing a killing button

it is causing no changes but is  game on' to be a real option


©Ellie Daphne 2013 

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  1. Date: 1/20/2013 9:51:00 AM
    Ellie, :-) CONGRATULATIONS on a poem well done. Nice exposure in Yasmin's "Video Games Played " extravaganza... take care ~PD

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 3:17:00 PM
    Great job..Wonderful piece..Congrats on your well deserved win...

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 12:56:00 PM
    Ellie, congratulations on a deserving win. So much truth in what you write! Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 7:53:00 AM
    Good questions, congrats.

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 7:21:00 AM
    So very true! Congrad's on your thoughtful write winning. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 3:32:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Ellie xx

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 12:30:00 PM
    hey, looks like someone did one on video games. Way to go with this!!

    Wouterse Avatar Elly Wouterse
    Date: 1/3/2013 12:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    TY Andrea.
  1. Date: 1/3/2013 9:35:00 AM
    excellent comment on the callous generation we have created. nicely done.

    Wouterse Avatar Elly Wouterse
    Date: 1/3/2013 12:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    And thank you Victoria!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! For your comment and the comment on the comment........ Ellie Daphne
    Wouterse Avatar Elly Wouterse
    Date: 1/3/2013 12:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Tim.....(you know the story behind...).... your comment is the bonus after writing the poem. TY so much!! Ellie Daphne
  1. Date: 1/3/2013 8:23:00 AM
    Hello to my friend and fellow Dutchman!...I mean Dutchperson, Dutchgirl, Dutchess?...oh well...I assume this little gem is for the contest?...If so I declare you the winner! (oops, I'm not the judge am I?) Have a very blessed 2013, my friend - Tim