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Quiet

I raise my glass and pen to give a toast,
(For the all random thoughts that fill your sheets?)
No man, for poets that inspire me most,
Like Bryon, Whitman, Shelley, Keats and Yeats.
(Right! Your headache is driving you to boast.)
Long live also the poets labeled beats!
(Those prattling hacks make it even worse!)
Quiet! I say, or I’ll put you to verse!


01/09/2013
Written for the Poetry about Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 4/17/2014 12:01:00 AM
    nice poem love the way it flows and it was funny at the end and its a great lay out

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 3:51:00 PM
    Quiet can be intolerably loud at times lol Enjoyed the read and congrats on your win !!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 7:14:00 PM
    congrats :-) SKAT

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 12:48:00 PM
    WOW! I love this poem, Michael! Exceptional! One of the best in this winners' list! Great job! Ruben.

    O. Avatar Ruben O.
    Date: 1/20/2013 12:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Oops! I forgot something... Congratulations!
  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:02:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Michael xx

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 9:42:00 AM
    Michael good poem and great form...David

  1. Date: 1/17/2013 8:24:00 PM
    I love your humor when you write.

  1. Date: 1/17/2013 9:43:00 AM
    Awesome!! I have never seen or read this form of poetry before, but I will say I was quite engaged reading yours! Nicely penned :)

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 1:56:00 PM
    I'M wondering what randomness fills your sheet. Michael, I like Shelley... like to see you take on the best. LUV~SKAT

    Lewis Avatar Michael F Lewis
    Date: 1/14/2013 2:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hmm...how random are you? Thank you!
  1. Date: 1/10/2013 4:48:00 PM
    Michael, lol... verse the hack out of them.... good poem...pd

    Lewis Avatar Michael F Lewis
    Date: 1/10/2013 8:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That's funny! Thank you Linda!
  1. Date: 1/9/2013 9:53:00 PM
    very nice sharing Michael...congratulation for the contest :) SK

    Lewis Avatar Michael F Lewis
    Date: 1/10/2013 8:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you very much SK!