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 I have been a member of Poetry soup since 2011. 


Though my forte is fiction, verse has always appealed to me. There is nothing like a play of words to rattle the ordinary, to tickle away the dust of stagnation. My favourite form is the contemporary sonnet, but I also enjoy free verse. Also, I love the zen experience of haiku, its seizure of a moment, how it can hold a universe in so few syllables. And I admit to a fondness for the Rondeau.




My life is simple, but busy. I’m a writer and stay at home mother. Days are full. 


Currently, I am working on a novel or ... ha ha... should I really say that the novel is working on me? Characters! They have a way of turning a world upside down.


There are some amazing poets on the soup. I am blessed to call many my friends ~~ Cyndi




I DARE YOU TO READ THIS, POETS. IT MAY MAKE YOU UNCOMFORTABLE. GOOD.


Blog Posted:3/4/2014 9:29:00 PM


Blogger Truong Duy Nhat (C) stands trial at a local People's Court in the central city of Da Nang, March 4, 2014.



Today I heard that blogger/journalist Truong Duy Nhat in Vietnam has been sent to jail for two years for "abusing freedoms to infringe upon the state's interests." He will be a prisoner of conscience. Freedom of speech is not a global right.

 

As the Ukraine tries to defend its sovereignty, as people prepare to die in the name of freedom, I am again puzzled over the seemingly tepid response to a global crisis by the art community.

 

Poets feel things deeply. We fall in love with the colours of dawn, the way a baby gurgles, the saxophone notes tumbling from an open window.

 

We want to write about lovers and the taste of a perfectly ripened peach.

 

We want to write about all the small things in our small lives... which is good, really. The tiny details of life are worthy of poetry, yes? And so are the rant-ibles, the annoying humans who nip at our heels like toy poodles looking for a bone to chew. Heal, beast!

 

There is real PERSONAL pain out there, as well. People have struggled with abuse, addiction, neglect, betrayal, lies, persecution, indifference, loneliness, self-loathing and these experiences can lead to personal triumph, introspection, change and deliverance. I think some of the best poetry I have read has stemmed from this kind of honest disclosure- what some would call confessional poetry.

 

A chum here once turned a mirror on me. He said that I was great at being an advocate, but that perhaps I should turn my talents to a broader view, advocate for the truly downtrodden. It was eye-opening. I did some soul-searching. Started to write about some difficult subjects

 

Though I still write of the truly personal, the joys and sorrows of being human, all the sensuality of worldly delights, ever since I took a deeper look into what I write and why I write it, I make sure to turn my attention to the news, force myself to research and then reveal deeper truths.

 

Look at the world today



Syria, the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Haiti, Sierra Leone,  Sudan, the Ukraine, Somalia, Yemen.... civil unrest, war, conflicts, poverty, hunger

 

Blood diamonds.

 

Human trafficking.

 

Genital mutation.

 

The working poor.



 

Spousal abuse.

 

Police brutality.

 

Corruption.

 

Homelessness.


photo from Free The Children

 

Child labour.

 

Missing children.

 

Religious intolerance.


Pandemic anxieties ran wild during the SARS outbreak in the spring of 2003.

 

E-bola, AIDS,  SARS, Flesh eating disease and bird flu.

 

The horrific condition of nuclear plants around the world.

 

Bullying,                 Amanda Todd

suicide,

pesticide,

genocide,

infanticide...

 

Yellow... rubber ducks and baby blankets... yellow now linked to cancer...

 

You get the point. This list is just a start of the thousands of things we could write about, the injustices of the world, the brutality of mankind.

 

Once, poets were willing to be imprisoned for speaking out, for saying what others were too afraid to say. Some willingly went to the gallows, would only be silenced by a hangman.

 

So what about you?

 

Do you ever feel that you SHOULD use your pen to

open minds,

open hearts and

open doors,

that you should speak

for those who cannot speak?  

 

Or are your busy writing about your first kiss, the souper you hate, bubblegum?


Oh, I know Your life is hard, you write poetry to chill out, you want to have happy thoughts, you don't need hardship-- you have had enough of it to last a lifetime, the area you live in is just as bad, just as war torn, why write about another country, someone else's pain and terrors, you just want--- sunsets and daiquiris

 

If I made you uncomfortable... good. Someone did the same for me. Bless him.

 

 

 

Love,

Cyndi

 

PS – my prayers for the people in the Ukraine. May the madness stop.  


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  1. Date: 3/6/2014 4:15:00 PM
    I am with Andrea. I have to write about what I know. I would probably be a better poet had I suffered the indignities that others have struggled with but that has not happened. I did write a piece called "The Bitter Price" after the bombing at the races but it is about tackling ugly problems at the beginning f a person's life with love and good parenting. Just tried to find it and it hid from me.I have been having lots of technical problems with Soup recently. Joyce

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  1. Date: 3/6/2014 3:08:00 PM
    I like what Debs said down here. to put our energy into what we do best. I feel that rhyming poetry, which I do the most naturally, is not usually conducive to writing of world problems (except maybe in a humorous way). If I were to write very seriously about the world's poverty and other horrible things out there, I would most likely use prose, and this is mostly a site for poetry, not prose.Also, that kind of writing is difficult for me. A real struggle though I have crafted more than a few poems on themes such as Rwanda and other examples of man's inhumanity to man.

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    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich Date: 3/6/2014 3:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    One poetry form that I find is not too difficult for writing of serious topics is tanka. I should try that more!
    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich Date: 3/6/2014 3:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Anyway, I don't feel guilty that I am more drawn to writing on themes of romantic love, nature and life in general. That is where my talent lies . Some people are able to write awesome poetry on the topics you have mentioned here, and I applaud them.
  1. Date: 3/5/2014 1:01:00 PM
    With me, the key is to find balance(this has already been mentioned). This comment will be filled with flawed logic; the points can unravel within hypocrisy. I decided not to buy another PM(for blogging) the day after Nelson Mandela passed away. When Madiba passed on, there weren't blogs here about it; no tributes; discourses. Instead, the soup blogosphere was filled with fighting and jealousy. The irony of it was yet another revelation for me. Here was Madiba with his clandestine past, a living, breathing gospel who helped millions of humans to reconciliate the divides of hatred, with mercy, understanding and forgiveness, and the blogs were filled with petty fighting that day. So, I find balance. The arts community which I am part of, is where I advocate on platforms of expression, and the soup is where I now barely advocate, and instead post about my favourite wind-up toy, or wotever.

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    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 3:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I went to type COOL, but that sounds so ridiculous. How about, I like your take... for me, I think of the Gospel of John, I believe he says... Friend, there is a gentleness there, a recognition of the roles. Yes, I have thought this. :D I see it as more than mythology, but we are on the same wave length, all the same.
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner Date: 3/5/2014 3:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    A bit unrelated, but I've been writing from the POV of Judas. I've been studying Coptic scrolls (ink authenticated by the International Society of Chemists) that survived the destruction and manipulation from Proto-Nicene editing councils. The stuff is absolutely fascinating. And beautiful. Judas had to be demonized by other rising sects. When one fulfills a pre-destined 'favour', is this an act of betrayal, or is it symbolic showmanship? And the hanging? In the "Euangelion Loudas", Judas tells Jesus about his dreams and visions of the other disciples stoning him to death. Then Jesus says to Judas that his name will be cursed for generations, but since Judas is going to fulfill the will of their Father, eventually Judas' spirit will rise up and conquer over all those who have cursed his(Judas')name. From the very beginning, both knew their roles, and their love for each other was only that much stronger for it.
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner Date: 3/5/2014 2:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Of course there are good people here. You don't even have to ask. That's why I've stayed. There are members here who can put me to shame with their kindness. There are even members here who can put me to shame with their innocence.
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 2:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I feel lost, myself, as of late. Perhaps, because this winter feels endless. Maybe, its just that I am starting something that will take everything out of me and I barely have the energy to write a poem, never mind a novel... anyway, enough of my whining. Just glad you dropped by.
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 2:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I mentioned that because most of us also disappoint ourselves, right? We see what we could have been, might have been, and have failed on some level. Many here have at times walked away, only to return. Chris, there are some good people here, too, right? Fumbling, making mistakes, lost...
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 2:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Laughing at your reason for staying (in a good way, not at but with you. I get THAT, too well) Glad you dug in your heels. We ARE disappointing, aren't we? I mean, people in general. I can hear a train right now. It's just down the street. A man jumped in front of one, this past weekend...
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner Date: 3/5/2014 1:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Whether or not such a blog was posted later, this wouldn't have altered the personal experience I had; it was a matter of perspective that 100 subsequent blogs wouldn't have changed. The main reason I stayed on the soup after this, is because the 'Zoo' thing came to light. Then I was given the temporary ban(or wotever it is called). The irony in all of it is, had I not been banned over the Poem Zoo-m incident, I probably would have walked away from this site for good.
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner Date: 3/5/2014 1:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hullo, Cyndi. No, I didn't realize. I can be very dense at times. Hey, that is super to hear! See, you can continue connecting with people on that level(even if with just one person), and then they also do so(I know, obvious stuff, nothing profound).
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 1:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I dould have sworn there was a Mandela blog !!!! Really! I know that there are some South Africans here, and perhaps others, like I, felt it ...er? inappropriate? Intrusive?... to say something first, like standing up a friends funeral when there are daughters yet to speak. I know that is what I thought. Still, I remember someone... hmmm....
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 1:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Aye, well said. Glad to hear you have a platform where you feel comfort-able to share your passions. I was hoping you, above any one else, would stop by this blog. You are the one who asked me that tough question, about a year ago, I think. And it made me think... you've commented now and then, on one of my poems, "tough subject." Did you know you inspired them, I wonder... :)
  1. Date: 3/5/2014 2:21:00 AM
    con't... There are lots of small mags out there that are in desperate need of people like us, those that care, and they should be given a louder voice, that is when people start to stop and listen, (if only for two minutes ) because it would be coming from someone who is unknown and that is what catches the attention of the electorate, if any politician went on TV and started his/her speech with the words 'I have a dream' we would all turn off because it would be nothing new, it takes the voices of many to make a mouse roar like a lion, that would stop us in our tracks and boy would we listen. Seek them out, I have long been sending material to some and helped others here do the same...

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    Williams Avatar David Williams Date: 3/5/2014 7:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It is the small voices that keep chipping away at the problem that will get heard the most...
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 4:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I am writing a book that will not change the world, (I feel self-absorbed writing it.. so small is its view) but perhaps I can pen a few poems here and there and send them to those mags you mentioned... I like this idea, David. If you have a title or two, I can Google them... great idea you have shared!
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 4:46:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Good points, all, you make. I will say this. One person. If any poem I wrote affected one person, Just ONE, made them more sensitive to an issue, made them aware of a condition or circumstance they had not known of, it is enough. Just ONE. I had that with my poem Darfur. I cried reading that someone didn't know, now did. "thank you," they wrote. "I had no idea and now I do." Just one...
  1. Date: 3/5/2014 2:09:00 AM
    Cyndi, chum...well I am sorry to say that none of what you said made me feel uncomfortable in any way, why? because it is all part of our everyday life and in some sad way we are becoming immune to it, our senses become numb, we see it in on TV, papers, twitter, youtube, etc. etc. etc. we are surrounded by it on phones, PC's laptops, tablets, smart watches etc, etc, and I am not saying any of it is correct, I too have written about all of these subjects and read them at big venues and small circles only to get the same response; boredom. I will be posting another one on this subject tonight when I finish it and it is a subject close to my heart but will it make any difference; I doubt it.

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    Williams Avatar David Williams Date: 3/5/2014 7:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    One person actually came up to me and said she came out for a 'good' time not to listen to that kind of 'stuff'....
    Williams Avatar David Williams Date: 3/5/2014 7:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    when I say 'bored' I meant almost response less, because it is has become part of everyday life, i.e. another bombing, another famine, another flood, here in those areas they are going to have to learn to live with it and change their life styles !!!!!! Hello government we are out of the stone age now, they have basically thrown a bit of money at the local councils but have washed their hands of the 'problem'
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 4:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    David, I am curious, did you take that big subject and make it very personal so the reader is enclosed in one person's story - fact-based fiction? It is sad that you put yourself out there and received a bored response. I don't get that! That "hurts" if you know what I mean... it hurts me to hear that people are that indifferent.
  1. Date: 3/5/2014 1:04:00 AM
    Poetry is in escape to a beautiful dreamy world for me Cyndi..But at times I do write about the pulse of the poor,the prisoner,about Concentration camps in Warsaw..about peace,and against war,against corruption and power of politicians Maybe I need to have a stronger voice.Yes , I watch the international news too,and I saw the happenings in Ukraine ,and even the happenings in other countries ,I see the dirt of politicians and power and where it can lead too.Tnks for sharing this blog sweet Cyndi.

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    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 4:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :D Love ya, toots! Please read Eileen's words below, too. She spoke so eloquently about finding balance. I'm still struggling with that. But yes, sometimes when we write about something harsh, if it opens just one set of eyes, just ONE, than it feels the poem has served a purpose, you know? Hugs!!!!
  1. Date: 3/4/2014 10:10:00 PM
    Each of us has to walk our own path in our own time and no one can force us onto it a minute earlier than we are ready to, those who still watch and listen to what is put forth as news SEE the horrors in the world SO much and so often they have become immune to the sight of it. So when you feel as you do you are either preaching to the choir or the deaf dumb & blind. I gave up 'preaching' at about fifty, concentrate your own efforts where you think the energy you have [which isn't boundless] is best used. That's my best advise to stay sane.

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    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 4:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi, hon... it was a mutual friend here on soup that turned that mirror on me. He didn't force the issue but he did ask me that tough question. Instead of sucking my thumb, pouting, I actually unplugged my ears. Yes, you're right, because --scarecrow :D-- you know me best. I have felt TOO much lately, hard to surface.. but the alternative? Hard to balance...
  1. Date: 3/4/2014 10:03:00 PM
    Cyndi, this is a very powerful blog. As usual you writing talent has come into play in a very persuasive way here. I have written a piece of Female Genital Mutilation. I have written about war. I have written a piece for Restore a Child about the needs of orphaned children. I have written about the effects of MS on a person's life (my mama's). There is only so much of other's pain one can absorb. It is a delicate balance. If we were to empathize with EVERYONE, we wouldn't be able to survive. So, we pick and choose our causes. Mine is to get recognition for the Armenian Genocide. Before exterminating the Jews, Hilter said, "After all, who remembers the Armenians." I have two poems on that.

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    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian Date: 3/5/2014 5:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    <3 Back at ya, my dear. Also...<3 for Charmaine and for Debbie! Yes, that would be an awesome idea. It's 1:09pm right now. Done with my classes for the day. Waiting to have lunch at the in-laws. :) Have a great day, my dear! Let your voice be heard!!!!
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 5:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It is now 6 am here, in Ontario, Canada. I wonder what time it is in Beirut? Now that would be a cool feature on soup... clocks from around the world, a link... yuppers, God not only SEES, he PRODS the artist to RECORD what causes Him anguish. One day, yes, peace... surely, one day mankind will know it. <3
    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian Date: 3/5/2014 4:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Your blog is amazing. There need to be people to speak out against these....human trafficking...a big issue in some of these countries. Women are brought as domestic helpers....their passports are confiscated...and they are forced into prostitution. So much pain...and suffering...and God sees it all...and so...a better day is coming. I believe that with all my heart....a day when all this will be....PAST TENSE! Through it all, we learn and hopefully LONG for that better world.
    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian Date: 3/5/2014 4:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oh Cyndi....so hard to hear that. I've been on the brink many times. :( Sometimes you just think the word would be better off without you and your....MOODS. I'm on anti-depressants. Going on four years now...so...yes, sometimes, I have to insulate myself because it's all I can do. The two poems: My Mother's Eyes- Thoughts on the Armenian Genocide and Not Forgotten- Victims of the Armenian Genocide. They are both on my first page. :) Thanks, hon.
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 4:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I've always struggled with balance. Too much of one thing, nearly not enough of another... Eileen, what you say has made so much sense to me, love. I will pray on this. xoxo Cyndi
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 4:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    And yes.... the balance, I understand. I truly do not have balance in my life... even HERE in my tiny community, there has been so much pain lately. Just this weekend, a man threw himself under a train practically across the street from where we live... I've learned the details. So sad. He's left a one year old son...
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 3/5/2014 4:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi, love. I am glad to read that you have written about some truly horrific subjects, if that makes sense. Tonight I will read your poems about the Armenian genocide! Maybe this blog will teach us ALL something. Thank you for posting this!
    Chircop Avatar Charmaine Chircop Date: 3/5/2014 3:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    A big hug
    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi Date: 3/4/2014 10:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    yes Eileen, yes ...
    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian Date: 3/4/2014 10:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I've lived through war...and bombs still go off in Beirut...Sometimes it's all a little too much for me to handle as I've spent nights in bomb shelters and bombs have landed on campus in the past. My relatives were part of the injured during a bomb blast and till now carry scars on their faces. Sometimes....you need an escape and sometimes...you need to realize that you will be held accountable for not speaking out against the ills of the world. You've challenged us to see the state of our world. Good for you. Like I said...It's a delicate delicate balance for if you slip into deeper depression that what you can handle...WHO WILL SAVE YOU?

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