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BIO SKETCHES:

Location: north node of pisces in past lives

Characteristics: moon-angel, summer gypsy

Philosophy: in life and love, don’t settle for less than 100%

Greatest sin: can do nothing for a day and stay in the “ now”

Education: a student of life on earth and outbound

Style: blend of classic and eclectic

Strengths and weaknesses: shadows chasing light; light chasing shadows

Luxuries:  inner spirit dancer, theater actress, educator, painter, poet, interior designer

Addictions: diet coke, rare collections, travels around the world

Unforgettable scene: pathways of Prague in Czechoslovakia around dusk

Claim to fame: the world's worst typist


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Blog Posted:10/8/2013 2:45:00 AM

while breezing through the works of my favourite poets, I found the inspiration
to host a contest
based on the language and spirit of 4 genres of music--- JAZZ, ROCK and ROLL, HARD METAL , COUNTRY... since the contest page limits space to 8,000 counts,
this prompted me to elaborate on the concept by sharing two examples of famous
artists who convey the essence and tonality of mentioned genres...

the challenge is NOT to write lyrics; but  to capture the mood of these musical types...

i’m glad to have received entries though we need to go by the rules,sweet guys! ( 2 of them have no names and listings of genre chosen)...

moving on, here are the verses of well-renowned poets... poem 1 may be
classified as COUNTRY, and poem 2 seems HARD METAL to me... can you guess who
they are?

have a ball and groove to the beat... not hard, is it?... come and join;
send me a mail if you need clarifications.. others have!...

POEM 1

The dome
of the capitol looks to the Potomac river.  
Out of haze over the sunset,  
Out of a smoke rose gold: 
One star shines over the sunset. 
Night takes the dome and the river, the sun and the smoke rose gold,
The haze changes from sunset to star. 
The pour of a thin silver struggles against the dark. 
A star might call: It’s a long way across.

POEM 2 ( excerpts)

Pure? What does it mean?

The tongues of hell

Are dull, dull as the triple

Tongues of dull, fat Cerberus

Who wheezes at the gate. Incapable

Of licking clean

The aguey tendon, the sin, the sin.


The tinder cries.

The indelible smell

Of a snuffed candle!

Love, love, the low smokes roll

From me like Isadora’s scarves, I’m in a fright

One scarf will catch and anchor in the wheel,

Such yellow sullen smokes

Make their own element. They will not rise...


  



























 








 


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  1. Date: 10/12/2013 8:00:00 PM
    Sounds very challenging this is my dear friend Nette! Hmmmnnn... let me see if... if... if i can:))))Thank you so much! Have a great weekend!love lots and big hugs, Leonora

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  1. Date: 10/12/2013 3:40:00 AM
    I did a few and might post one, Nette. Can you help me regarding the difference between rock and roll and heavy metal? I like your concept though there's a lot going inside my head.

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  1. Date: 10/11/2013 3:49:00 PM
    Did some snooping. Carl Sandburg and Sylvia Plath come from different poles of the poetic world. Now, I'm beginning to feel small, waah. Interesting challenge from you; am all shook up. Thank you!

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/12/2013 1:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    think fun and you'll be on your way...hope you can jump in, carly... :) huggs
  1. Date: 10/11/2013 7:15:00 AM
    righto, franco... i tried this and had to REFRAME, DO a paradigm shift... will this work for you?... :) huggs

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  1. Date: 10/10/2013 1:56:00 PM
    I am drafting one hoping this is what you are looking for. It's just that songs come to mind. The examples you gave are inspiring.Thank you, Nette!

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  1. Date: 10/9/2013 11:47:00 AM
    debbie: just read your ghazal and it captures the beat of heavy metal... go for it; it;s easy!..:) andie: your tick tock poem has a rock and roll beat; i like!... ohh and i'm a half-fan of sylvia; just had to share some examples.. :) hugggs to both of ya!

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  1. Date: 10/8/2013 7:07:00 PM
    LOL I thought Chris A. did the second one HIGH praise! And this is hard nette!

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  1. Date: 10/8/2013 3:49:00 PM
    The last one feels either jazzy or maybe hard rock as you say. The first one yes could be more country. Oh my gosh, I just went back and saw that these are not by Soup poets but by renowned poets. Ruben seems to know that Sylvia Plath did the second one. Not my kind of poetry so I would never have known that. However, it is very smart sounding. As for the first one, who did it?

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  1. Date: 10/8/2013 3:47:00 PM
    Carl Sandburg, I think--still a tad foggy on where to go with it but...closer

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/9/2013 11:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    right on. well, carl had to scribble like so, it was the langage of his time, craig... what about you?..:) huggs
  1. Date: 10/8/2013 3:05:00 PM
    "Fever 103°" by Sylvia Platt is one of them.

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/9/2013 11:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    wowow, you got that ruben... you're sleek!..:) huggs!
  1. Date: 10/8/2013 11:27:00 AM
    So, that's how your contest works. I'll give it a shot, I'm intrigued. Will check who these poets are; they are swell!

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/9/2013 1:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lookin forward, carly..:) huggs

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