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Blank Verse

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Blank Verse



This is my first attempt at blank verse Don't expect a lot of content It's a blank verse for goodness sakes So the dialogue will be absent How much of a clue do you really need The verse is supposed to be blank Do I really need to explain it any further Don't wanna sound like a crank Some may find this a little ridiculous Trying something so bizarre A poem that doesn't contain any words Devoid of ABCs and Rs I'm always game to try something new It's my very first poem about nothing Instead of a bunch of silly old verses Bout lovemaking and passionate hugging So what do you think of my first attempt Did it make any sense to you If it did, then my efforts were a total failure So it's back to the quatrains, Magoo! © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 2/23/2013 1:08:00 PM
    You versed the blank in a quatrain form, A deed that surpassed the usual norm - Did you fail? I highly doubt you would ever fail; A King like you scrutinizing a style in detail! Loved this piece!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 2/23/2013 1:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Just having some fun literally interpreting the word "blank" in blank verse! LOL Forgive my silliness! LOL Cheers my friend!
  1. Date: 2/18/2013 7:59:00 PM
    Hey now I know what kind of poems I write!!!!hahahaha

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 2/18/2013 8:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Sometimes I need to leave out the words in some of mine! LOL
  1. Date: 2/18/2013 4:46:00 PM
    This is the best blank verse I've ever read ,my friend! I loved reading this delightful and entertaining poem this evening! What a pleasantly wondrous piece, Great Work!!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 2/18/2013 7:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I tried to leave this blank but by telling you that, it's not blank! LOL I'm confused!
  1. Date: 2/18/2013 3:06:00 PM
    Your blank verse leaves me speechless:-) Enjoyed...john

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 2/18/2013 3:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    LOL Hey John, long time no talk to... how is you my fine man!!! Jack
  1. Date: 2/18/2013 8:51:00 AM
    Is it anything like "This page was intentionally left blank?... Always one of my best forms! LOL

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 2/18/2013 11:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I have nothing to say... it's a "Blank Reply" LOL Hugs!
  1. Date: 2/18/2013 6:29:00 AM
    Lol, do like Richard - He tries all the forms :). Just kidding. I like yours in this form anyway. I like free verse. I write it for content and not so much for form. I think everyone of us has a favorite form of what we like :)

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 2/18/2013 11:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Richard has tried or will try just about every form there is! LOL He calls me the Quatrain King! LOL