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Broadway Airs

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Broadway Airs

The eternal buzz of city anglers brash, angry, hornets ever selling egos. Shrieking anxiety laced, analog, syllables, idiotically. Hoping against hope, urchins, desperations end, strumming ancient chords in vain efforts, praying evermore for ordained kindness's eye. Telltale ubiquitous blighter's energetically begging on. How on heaven's earth can anyone begrudge absolution, hand out shackles instead. The august city in full ultraviolet, never ever satiated, each mouth open. Raw as meat, uncooked, questionable, objectionable, waiting on the angler's hook obediently.

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  1. Date: 3/3/2013 11:13:00 AM
    Congrats on the win in this challenging contest...this poem is a lesson in vocabulary for me...haha. Very nice, Debbie!

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 9:17:00 AM
    Debbie, congratulations with your awesome win..xox~PD

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 6:13:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win:Excellent poem in this challenging form.

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 3:02:00 PM
    Great vocabulary in this one!!! It must be the imposition on us to use so many vowels!! Congrats, Debs, I enjoyed your subject matter too,

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 2:36:00 PM
    Stunning write Debbie! Always a delight to read your work. Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 11:52:00 AM
    What a vernacular!!! Awesome Miss P!!! ;) I don't always comment, but I love reading your work. You're fabulous!! Congrats on your win!! Love you bunches. Miss S.

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 10:10:00 AM
    Debbie Congratulations on your placement in my contest, you painted a wonderful picture of city life, though some may hate that kind of life, well done...David

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 11:38:00 AM
    I was scratching my head wondering what I missed... the amount of words per line, then? I think? Cause you dazzled me with the arrangement and the con/vow was perfect, yes? Thanks for checking mine :D We are having a blizzard today. Everything is closed, schools, libraries. Hubby is home and I was so exhausted that I crawled into bed, stuck a pillow on my head and slept for two hours (just woke up, 1:30 pm here) I feel like I could eat a 12 oz steak, honest... iron must be low... hugs, Dee xox

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 5:24:00 AM
    very poignant poem, Debbie, a scene in many cities of the world today, and getting worst, amazing poetry is this,, to my fav, i do like you writing like this,,

    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi
    Date: 2/8/2013 6:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    so glad Harry, it's Free Verse ;) not many want to put the effort to follow the bread crumb trail of my thoughts!
  1. Date: 2/6/2013 10:19:00 PM
    Wow!! I never want to be there, only pasted through and that was good enough for me. For some however it is heaven on earth. A teaching write Debbie. Thanks. One love, Joy Wells

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 12:33:00 PM
    If you are talking about New York, I fully agree. If I never go to the Big (rotten) Apple again it will be too soon. I will say, though, I was really turned on by the Museum of Modern Art. For some reason I have come in contact with the worst elements from that city instead of the best. Love, daver

    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi
    Date: 2/6/2013 3:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I must say though that this time in it felt much cleaner and safer ..more like Epoct Center than NY City BUT I was in the Theater district
  1. Date: 2/6/2013 8:16:00 AM
    Glad to see that you have kept your ink flowing. I have had a 2 year mental block. Love this piece, so inspiring

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 3:17:00 AM
    Powerful and very descriptive a write Debbie. You observe and describe details very well.

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 5:44:00 PM
    Very expressive and descriptive work that you have penned..Enjoyed reading this eve..Thanks for the honor of placing in your contest..I hope that you are feeling much better since I last heard from you..Sara

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 3:41:00 PM
    WHAM! Loved this. I took a close look for you, to make sure con/vow was kept. Can you do the same for me, Sis? I just posted mine. What a mindbending, sweat-inducing, rollercoaster ride David created. Not sure whether to pat him on the back or smack him on the bum! LOL... anyhoo, my po is called Katrina's Aftermath... I could sure use a 2nd set of eyes. No rush, hon... hug Smokey for me. I miss my cat :( xox Dee

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 12:38:00 PM
    I enjoyed how you wrapped it up.

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 10:11:00 AM
    Words words words!!!

  1. Date: 2/4/2013 11:22:00 PM
    Vivid imagery, Debs! I would imagine you are much more familiar with the city scene than I am . I got to see N. Y.C in just one day and I remember racing down Broadway. Sure wish I could have seen a show.

  1. Date: 2/4/2013 4:24:00 PM
    Love that last line, Deb, 'waiting on the angle.' It kind of sums up the whole thing. Excellent. hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 2/4/2013 3:54:00 PM
    This is an intense and glorious write you have written here my friend! I truly loved reading this enlightening poem this afternoon! What a powerful piece, a unique approach, Awesome Work!!