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  1. Date: 8/29/2013 12:12:00 PM
    Hi Marlon! I really enjoyed reading this poem of yours, packed with unique metaphors--- your message here rings clear and loud-- one of the stanzas that truly jumped out at me was the one with folding God in your pocket. A very worthy read, Marlon! Thank you for this!

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 11:12:00 AM
    - A unique and interesting poem Marlon - ( that only you can / clever!) ... Get the reader to smile :) ... Thank you! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 3:11:00 PM
    AWESOME one, I got it 100%% what you are saying!!!

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 1:18:00 PM
    wow!! where have I been?? besides my own --- never mind that! I'm gonna point out my favorite line and imagery... ((A smile with wounds scab slowly)) it works for me. you cut deep my Scribe, kind of like a risky business... that is why you are you...enjoyed...LINDA

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 12:23:00 PM
    Wow Wow Wow Wow Wow Wow this should be on the biggest sign in harlem or some black nieghborhood I only say that because so many of my people don't know their worth, You are one of the true poets. I will read this again as a reminder excellent poem poet.

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 7:54:00 AM
    I am straight up floored man. So many quotes you hit. "A smile with wounds scab slowly" <--- damn. Massive piece sir!

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 6:53:00 AM
    You have a very interesting style of writing-- unexpected twists and accuracy of theme. I enjoyed this thought provoking poem.

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 5:39:00 AM
    And then I sit back with a smile on my face 'cause nobody could have said it any better than this! It is a joy to pop in at the Soup and get this for lunch time. Enjoyed Marlon :) you are definitely back!!

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    Date: 8/26/2013 7:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, I cling to the good memories, the laughter just like you said, it makes it easier.. :)
  1. Date: 8/26/2013 1:58:00 AM
    Awesome eye opener fam...back to burning again. You had me on the edge of my seat with the many metaphors expressed here. Always a fan!!!

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 3:46:00 PM
    Wow! Marlon! To my faves! "How convenient to have God folded in your pocket, leased to your desire" schneikopolis! Where did that brilliance come from" The outer limits, baby! Soup is boilin' today my friend! jimbo

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 2:47:00 PM
    This is a freaking fantastic metaphoric swipe at the absurd nonsense we've been spoon fed to believe..."In moola we trust" ... I guess not. Damn straight poetry :)

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 2:41:00 PM
    awesome write Scribe....$aint t Moola still rules .......great metaphors..

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 1:16:00 PM
    It had to be said and you have said it. It is right to the point. This was a very interesting piece to read. Thanks for sharing. many blessings always...... Lucilla

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 1:01:00 PM
    Even the title here is hot -- but we know if it wasn't for the censorship, "Sh!t" fits the bill(<----pun intended). This is a very heavy piece that is right down your alley. Just the penny/Lincoln part stands on its own merit. And the 'God folded in your pocket' stanza = Yes! This should definitely be spoken out-loud with a brooding rumbling in the backward. Good on ya, Doctor Linton Bradley, you are on a roll again.