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WRITE BRAIN

To write    is to trace characters
with a pen    To delineate the 
beleaguered shadows stumbling
through the graffiti in my mind     
The words    written in a past lifetime    
Letters with solid foundations 
and posture perfect columns
are now desecrated    gross caricatures
of their former selves    which bounce
aimlessly in my brain    until I spit them out
one by one    onto paper 
to form a language I understand



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  1. Date: 4/13/2015 3:21:00 PM

    beautifully crafted excellent pen dear friend wishing you a beautiful week
  1. Date: 4/5/2015 12:31:00 AM

    Thank you for the precious visit, lovely lady! Happy Easter:) waiting for a new post!! hugs
  1. Date: 4/5/2015 12:18:00 AM

    reading this one again and admiring your great talent with words, my friend. Thanks so much for seeing my many new posts. I wish I could see a new poem of yours every day. you remain one of my very favorite poets!
  1. Date: 4/4/2015 9:54:00 PM

    You spit -- I mean -- write very well!! I love your poetry . . . it's a language my heart understands. Happy Easter. 7
  1. Date: 4/4/2015 7:39:00 PM

    STEP BY STEP YOU TELL US ALL, LIKE A TRUE TEACHER, THAT YOU ARE, HAPPY EASTER MY DEAR FRIEND XXX
  1. Date: 4/4/2015 9:20:00 AM

    I like your thinking on this one..Creative work..Thanks for the visit to my page..I know that it must have been hard on you having twins..My two was at least a little over a year apart..Sara
  1. Date: 4/4/2015 9:10:00 AM

    You have a strong poem well written that flirts with the surreal trappings of deciphering the process of writing. Very well done. Emile. #7
  1. Date: 4/2/2015 8:53:00 AM

    Good Morning Monterey.
  1. Date: 3/25/2015 7:26:00 PM

    How wonderful to read an outstanding new post from you, Monterey...so clever and creative! Thanks for all your visits to my pages. I'm sorry for the late reply. I was away for a few days...hugs, Rhonda
  1. Date: 3/24/2015 1:42:00 AM

    I love your play on words with the title here Monterey. It is so good to see another poem from you. I can totally identify with this piece! Wonderful! 7
  1. Date: 3/23/2015 8:09:00 PM

    You're mind is like an orchestra of thought sand might is thy pen dear friend, hope your well, thinking of you, with fondness xxx
  1. Date: 3/23/2015 8:03:00 AM

    monterey very beautifully painted a brain full of excellent imaginary love this piece from you
  1. Date: 3/23/2015 4:59:00 AM

    Monterey, finally you post again!! and what a treat! I love this free verse, so original, creative and a pleasure to read! hugs
  1. Date: 3/22/2015 12:07:00 PM

    what a spontaneous write which reminds me of the stream-of consciousness technique.. your images are so alive.. thanks for your feedback... huggs
  1. Date: 3/22/2015 8:16:00 AM

    What my mind conceives and what I remember to write is often only a fragment of the whole. I dream poems and even daydream some as well. Great and very creative writing my friend. A pleasure to read and ponder on! A7, BRAVOOOOO..
  1. Date: 3/22/2015 7:14:00 AM

    - I think of all poems that do not come on paper .... such poems that come after that I'm almost in dreamland ..... after bedtime :) - Next morning they are gone :) - A great write, dear Monterey !!!! - hugs & <3 // Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 3/21/2015 10:06:00 PM

    this is SO cool, Monterey. Love that word play. you are a clever clever lass.
  1. Date: 3/21/2015 10:32:00 AM

    What a fine piece to read this morning Monterey...hugs Tim
  1. Date: 3/21/2015 10:18:00 AM

    Your poem makes me wonder how accurate my remembrances are? "Gross caricatures of their former selves?" Good one, dear Monterey. Love, daver
  1. Date: 3/21/2015 9:10:00 AM

    This is cool, you can read it in different ways. Thanks for all the visits Monterey, it was a treat as well to read your new poem.

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