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Poking the Beast

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Poking the Beast

Remember my temper
That kindles in embers
My Path of Wrath,
A wake of Ash-
As I'm boiling at my Center

Let hatred flow...
My Ire unfolds
Lightning crackles-
Am free of my shackles-
Against my Rage fire is cold!

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~JustThatArchaicPoet

(Hope we're still cool, Skat. Best wishes)  :)

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  1. Date: 1/31/2014 9:31:00 AM
    HI CHAN, :) thanks you for the wonderful winning poem. Enjoy your day. Love ~ SKAT~

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/31/2014 9:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, hon; much appreciated as always. And thanks for the support in my blog; it really means a lot to me. You and I have come a long way and I am happy about that. Thanks for sponsoring the contest :)
  1. Date: 1/22/2014 9:40:00 AM
    Chan, I have no idea why you have fallen to anger again... All I know is that I have soup mail for you..... Sending soup mail....LINDA

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/31/2014 9:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    We're cool, Linda. Just releasing some pent up anger lol ;)
  1. Date: 1/20/2014 5:50:00 PM
    I think that we all have that wrathful side to us, some of us are just better at hiding it, until it is provoked and unleashed. Even the mildest person can become a monster, sometimes, it's like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. This poem was very well expressed, BP. I loved it! The flow and the rhyme was terrific!

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/31/2014 9:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You have my sincerest thanks as always, SP! :)
  1. Date: 1/19/2014 4:08:00 PM
    Hi Chan, I hope the beast is well fed. I enjoyed reading this piece. Good luck my friend.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 1/20/2014 7:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes all is well, drop by and check out some of my recent work when you have a chance. I always appreciate your insite.
    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/20/2014 7:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Richard; always delighted to hear from you. Hope you are well, my friend :)
  1. Date: 1/16/2014 10:01:00 PM
    I'll just keep out of the way then.

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/17/2014 5:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    lol It takes a LOT to make me angry, and I mean full blown raging monster angry, but when it happens, it's like transforming into the Hulk. But you needn't worry my friend :)
  1. Date: 1/15/2014 6:02:00 PM
    I think the capitalizing of certain letters was very effective to demonstrate the fire and fury of this piece. Needless to say, it has a bi of a funny spunk to it, particularly the title. I like this rhyme though and I can take it seriously and relate.. : ) Always, Laura

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/16/2014 5:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, L! I'm glad you are astute enough to appreciate and understand why I capitalize certain words; it's definitely for emphasis. You're the first person to ever make a comment to me about that, and it makes me quite happy. You are a sharp, lovely lady :)
    Breidenthal Avatar Laura Breidenthal
    Date: 1/15/2014 6:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    bit* ^_^
  1. Date: 1/14/2014 6:23:00 PM
    wow, against my rage fire is cold. Awesome line, my friend. Congrats on the win too.

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/14/2014 6:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks so much, Andrea; sincerely appreciated, as always <3 :)
  1. Date: 1/13/2014 3:27:00 PM
    Please either just put in a hi in a blog, poem or send me a hi, still here in soup mail. I haven't seen you and I'm concerned, as so many were locked out recently. Or --if you'd prefer--- can you let a mutual friend know and ask them to just say, Chan says, "here!"

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/14/2014 6:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    sent you soup mail, hon :)
  1. Date: 1/10/2014 7:43:00 AM
    Poetry, :D, the best medicine. Love the last line. Hey, want to put up a funny blog for Frank? Come and plaaaaaa-ay. Perhaps, a personal story, some daily pet peeve (no, lol, not about soup, I mean hmmm... lineups or mall lights or the rising cost of toilet paper) whatever! Consider this a "tickle"

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/14/2014 6:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    lol oops typo. Should say *might like"
    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/14/2014 6:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Perhaps Frank my like my last satirical blog; I'm having a little fun at someone else's expense lol ;)
  1. Date: 1/9/2014 10:31:00 PM
    Chan The Man Now I am afraid, very afraid. I don't know who is possessing your body but I want them out and my sweet Chan back. LOL Do I need to call an exorcist. HEE HEE Love and Hugs Sweet Pea

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/14/2014 6:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    lol I do have a mean streak in me, Sweet Pea, but you needn't worry; I adore you <3 ;)
  1. Date: 1/8/2014 11:15:00 AM
    I've always felt that it's a shame you're so reluctant to divulge your true feelings on things. Maybe next time go a little farther. We're all with you ! LOL

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/9/2014 1:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Mark. Anger and sorrow are emotions that I can access more easily, which is probably why they are pervasive elements in my writing ;)
  1. Date: 1/7/2014 1:08:00 PM
    Awesome, Chan. Burn, baby, burn!

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/8/2014 7:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    lol Thanks, Caleb :)
  1. Date: 1/7/2014 10:51:00 AM
    Chan......this was absolutely amazing. SO full of life and energy and...truth? I hope the situation is under control. I've been following and reading your blogs....I understand where the anger is coming from....Post away....

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet
    Date: 1/7/2014 11:46:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Many thanks, Eileen! :)