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The Muse of a Word Economist

My muse is a sieve it pans for gold it’s a strainer a skimmer a fat separator it tumbles boulders until pebbles are formed it can chew on a feeling for days weeks or years til it spits out a poem my polished my crystallized bits of awe and woe

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Date: 3/6/2023 11:26:00 PM
There's gold in them there words. :) Cheers - Gary
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 3/9/2023 7:34:00 AM
Thank you Gary! Nothing gold can stay, but hopefully words can last a little longer ;), xomo
Date: 3/3/2023 12:21:00 PM
We haven't talked for too long a time! So this is now how your old beano is working eh!!! I'm slowing down big time... 88th year! Yikes!!!!!! Love, Happy JaCK! XOX
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 3/4/2023 5:43:00 AM
Howdy dear! At least the beano is still working! Mine’s a lil slow too ;), my processor needs an update. Hugs! Don’t get lost in the snow. xomo
Date: 3/2/2023 8:28:00 PM
I love this! You have a way with words that I will never understand or achieve. Cheers to you!
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 3/3/2023 5:00:00 AM
Thank you lovely! My weird brain, at least she works for me in a poetic sense ;), xomo!
Date: 2/25/2023 8:18:00 PM
Such creativity in describing a muse that serves you exceptionally well, Maureen. That final line is a gem. Your muse is gold plated indeed. May it ever be thus. Be well. Sincerely, Brian
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 3/2/2023 6:15:00 AM
Thank you Brian! Trying to stay gold, in Frost fashion ;), xomo
Date: 2/23/2023 7:02:00 PM
of course it's spooky good to me because 'The media is the message' (M. Mccluen ) it must inflame my lexical biases and I love it's economy too but what sorts of things must transpire in the poet's psyche, between humiliating boulders and weaponized pebbles?
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Robert Warlov
Date: 3/2/2023 5:05:00 PM
Finding the means to pedal your wares?
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 2/23/2023 8:31:00 PM
Hello Robert! Between them I had an art show years ago (and had planned a poetry book) entitled “The Medium Is The Messenger”, I was a bicycle courier at the time ;), xomo!
Date: 2/4/2023 6:02:00 PM
My smile so immeasurably bright At the economics you write Sometimes when things are so good You need to praise them twice as others should #hugs
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 2/5/2023 8:58:00 AM
Sweetness! Thank you so much ~x
Date: 1/26/2023 7:44:00 PM
Yeah and this proves my point in my previous comment on your newer poem, love your confidence and way with words, sheathe then sieve.
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/28/2023 10:07:00 AM
Am blushing now :))) Thank you! Have a lovely day! xomo
Date: 1/18/2023 8:51:00 PM
This is as polished as any diamond, and twice as beautiful, just luv it :)
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/20/2023 6:36:00 AM
Thank you Lovely!!! :))) I’m pretty pleased with how it turned out. Hugs and warm wishes, xomo
Date: 1/10/2023 7:17:00 PM
Precisely! ~ gw
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/11/2023 6:45:00 AM
Thank you sir! :))) xomo
Date: 1/9/2023 10:49:00 PM
I saw the title and couldn't resist! And you hit gold and diamonds during this mine! This is brilliant Mo
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Fj Thomas
Date: 1/11/2023 6:56:00 AM
I have not but now I have to find it!
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/11/2023 6:45:00 AM
Thank you FJ! :))) Pressure makes diamonds. Now the song from Nina Nesbitt is my head, and it’s a fabulous song (and a fabulous video if you haven’t seen it, I must watch now, thank you!) xomo
Date: 1/8/2023 8:07:00 AM
You chewed this one so well, Mo. Love it! :) xocm
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/8/2023 9:59:00 AM
Thank you Charlie! xomo <3
Date: 1/8/2023 5:47:00 AM
So well constructed, really well written
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/8/2023 9:59:00 AM
Thank you Skaidiv! :))) xomo
Date: 1/7/2023 2:12:00 PM
Always quality from Super Mo, a well polished muse on a slow burning fuse, cheers David
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David Kavanagh
Date: 1/9/2023 3:48:00 AM
Indeed you do, but laser sharp nonetheless
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/8/2023 9:58:00 AM
I resemble that comment! (a slow burning fuse ;) Thank you David! xomo Cheers
Date: 1/7/2023 1:42:00 AM
Keep chewing and spitting them out Maureen... Always wonderful!!! Thanks...
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/7/2023 6:26:00 AM
Thank you my friend :))) xomo!
Date: 1/6/2023 12:46:00 PM
Keep swirling the pan of muddy waters Mo, the gold is there defying time and patience.
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/7/2023 6:26:00 AM
Thank you John. Forcing it is fools gold, for me anyway. Cheers! xomo
Date: 1/6/2023 10:28:00 AM
So creative, Maureen! Love this!
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/7/2023 6:22:00 AM
Thank you Ilene! mo hugs!
Date: 1/6/2023 4:39:00 AM
Ahh.... what a wonderful way to start my Day !! Well written and from what I know of you a great reflective piece!!
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/7/2023 6:22:00 AM
Thank you Scorpio friend :))) xomo!
Date: 1/5/2023 2:31:00 PM
Wow. This is excellent. Well written Maureen :)
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/7/2023 6:21:00 AM
Thank you Heidi! Have a lovely day! xomo
Date: 1/5/2023 12:39:00 PM
Love this - great metaphors for your awesome succinct writes :)
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Maureen Mcgreavy
Date: 1/7/2023 6:21:00 AM
Thank you Susan! Hugs xomo