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Ice King

twenty minutes
with an ice cube in my palm. . . 
ice king wannabe

My Conclusion:

cold stinging torture
 becomes more bearable as. . .
ice turns to water

Insufficiently numbed. . .
my hand could now tolerate
a hole drilled through it


For Skat's ICE KING (in less than 10 lines) For the adventures one Poetry Contest

I really wanted to see how long it would take the cube to melt in my hand when I was laying out in the sun, around 100 degrees F. So I timed it and it took 20 minutes. It stung really bad for at least the first ten minutes and hurt all the way till the end but was much more bearable as it turned to water!! for me, this was like performing an experiment. I would not like to be the ice king.

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  1. Date: 11/7/2013 4:05:00 PM
    I wanted you to think all the things you thought in the senryu Andie, it could have been play or rape. [PS you are coocoo LOl doing that with the ice!] Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/28/2013 3:48:00 PM
    That would be darn cold on the hands holding that ice cube so long. Come visit me in the cold of winter and you feel like an ice cube. Congrats on your win. love phyl

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 12:59:00 PM
    Congrats on your great winning work..Uniquely creative..Sara

  1. Date: 8/20/2013 7:57:00 AM
    Kudos Andrea--BTW--good god, how big are your ice cubes!

  1. Date: 8/19/2013 6:08:00 PM
    Congratulations Andrea, you and Craig added a bit of humor.

    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich
    Date: 8/19/2013 6:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    glad you caught that. It was a pretty humorous challenge I thought!!
  1. Date: 8/19/2013 4:56:00 PM
    Hi lovely Andrea, , love the win, and icy feeling after reading your poem. Congratulations... luv~ LINDA

  1. Date: 8/19/2013 2:17:00 PM
    - It was nice to take part in this contest, I like your suggestion - very good poem. - Congratulations on a great win, Andrea! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/19/2013 2:03:00 PM
    HELLO ANDREA ! Thank you for the Ice King Adventure...... Enjoy my latest blog "I got chills they're multiplying" inspired by all winning poems. http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=495082#comments (-: Congratulations :-) ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 8:07:00 PM
    Ok ,, so I put it in the Fairy Dust" contest ,,, thought I don't see it posted there ;}

  1. Date: 8/4/2013 7:06:00 PM
    Nice poem, but I don't think I want to do that. Twenty minutes is a long time. good luck in the contest..... Lucilla

  1. Date: 7/31/2013 6:03:00 PM
    You do some daft things Petal, children, if your watching, don't try this at home lol, Auntie Andrea's been very naughty for a grown up haha, especially the drilling part, believe me it doesn't work haha. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 7/28/2013 12:42:00 AM
    It took 20 mins for the ice cube to melt in your hand!? Wot was it, a jumbo cube?(lol) -- Andrea, I realize the Lucifer 'thing' is exactly the type of writing which can help you with insomnia if you had it ha ha!

  1. Date: 7/28/2013 12:13:00 AM
    Hello my very dear friend Adrea! You also did very well on this one.Your experimentation came out to be a perfect & excellent Senryu. I love it and so enjoyed. I wish you good luck and best wishes my dear friend. Have a blessed wkend to you and your love ones! Love lots and big big sweetest hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 2:34:00 PM
    will have to check out this contest, lol. great descriptions

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 3:07:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your creative work..Interesting experiment that you tried..That hundred degree weather is not comfortable at all..I don't see how you stayed outside sunning in it..Thanks for the visits to my work..Sara

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 1:19:00 PM
    A whacky enough experiment Andrea; however have enjoyed reading about your results and thoughts today, wishing you a top spot in Skats contest it must be better to enter something you have put yourself out to experience, hope you are doing well, Joe..'

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 8:24:00 AM
    Uri baba! 20 minutes!!I am going to try.But only when my son is not at home.Otherwise his expiriment on this will continue for 1 month.Very nice Senryu.

    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich
    Date: 7/26/2013 11:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm dying to know how the experiment will be for YOU. It is not enjoyable!
  1. Date: 7/25/2013 5:42:00 AM
    Hi sweetie, ty for reading my stuff. This looks painfully fun @#%! I might try it. Haha 20 min, oh boy.

  1. Date: 7/24/2013 10:46:00 PM
    Hello Andrea: I`m sure another winners circle for you. Myself , rather have ice in my glass to numb the pain.Hope you do not have any power drills at your house.

  1. Date: 7/24/2013 10:07:00 PM
    What an awesome and delightful write you have written here my friend! I really loved reading about how the melting ice is empowered by the Ice King! The pain that is ensued by the melting ice is quite powerful as it is, but after it becomes water there's no power left within the former ice within the Ice King! What an amazing piece, Great Work!!

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