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Premium Member UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: LIII - Tongue Teasers
UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: LIII - Tongue Teasers

Whether the glass is « half full » or « half empty », what counts is WHO « drank" the "other half », the « better half » ? Lucky Devil !

« By hook or...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, animal, girl, humor, irony, word play,
Form: Dramatic Monologue



Premium Member IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XXXIII and XXXIV
IF ever I had a country : XXXIII - XXXIV

				XXXIII

IF ever I had a country
And if ever by hook or by crook I were the Secretary of HEW and Culture
I'd make it compulsory for any being who wishes to run...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, culture, education, freedom, international, leadership, people,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Quite A Schnook


In spite of my charm and extremely good looks
There's times when I can be quite a schnook
When the girlies turn me down
Ends up more than a frown
But still, tend to get my way by hook or by crook




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Categories: by hook or by crook, fun,
Form: Limerick
Sun Shade
Body covered in sunsets golden silk
Many miles run up and down sand Dune
Going like demon my rest can’t come too soon
Dappled skin soaked in sweats sweat milk

Cool crisp water showers me with clensing
Warm residue of the brilliant summer day
Dries my...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, fairy, imagination, sleep, summer, sun,
Form: Lyric
Into the Hive
A meeting of the quorum
We’re takin’ this place by storm
Got to get back to the farm
By hook or by crook

We’re young, free and insane
Clothes all creased and stained
Our attitudes inane
And we don’t read books

Into the hive we go
And that’s where...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, america, angst, conflict, emo, freedom, image, new
Form: Lyric



Ode to an Immaculate Catastrophe
Amaze your mind and stimulate your horizon.
Tonight we forget the real.
We’ll slither through the unknown.
We’ll bite death in the ass.
Then trick our way through the path to hell.
No turning back, we are stuck now.
At night the reason will seize to...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, beautiful, humanity, inspiration, mental illness, perspective, voice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Poem For Jan


There was a hot poet called Jan
Who one day developed a plan
By hook or by crook
She’d write a kid’s book
And a lizard love story began

A lizard meets a pretty girl
Their tongues in unison unfurl
On a mossy rock
Their lives interlock
Together in...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, tribute,
Form: Limerick
Grief Of Separation Part I
He had lost his father,
Lived in a home at the hill-top.
Always attentive in the school,
Never be late was his attitude.
Was very much disciplined and obedient,
Was always faithful and honest to his friends.
Even on Saturdays,
He didn’t ever miss his school.
Either by...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, beautiful, death, deep, depression, emotions,
Form: Narrative
Reflections by Commodore John Barry
 “He fought often and once bled in the cause of freedom, but his habits of War did not lessen in him the peaceful virtues which adorn his private life.”  Doctor Benjamin Rush, signer of the Declaration

“In placing Barry...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, adventure, autumn, dedication, history, longing, military, sea,
Form: Epic
The meeting nocturnal
Yes, you came last night as I had wished
Normally reader, if you are after it that you desire
Your soul by hook or by crook is going to be the complier
When dear reader, you are lost into nothingness adrift and keep...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, anniversary, art, bangla, books, conflict, life, loneliness,
Form: Prose Poetry
SARI, MY DAUGHTER-THE QUEEN OF BIRDS
                     The queen of birds Sari dear lived in the mango tree
        ...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, bird, dad, daughter, fun, love, mom,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Neverland
On the south-western side of the old mission school,
on the corner of 1st,  where the blackberries grew
a field claimed by children, was crosshatched with tracks
It was riddled by gophers and, nettled with foxtails
and youthful bare feet had constructed thin...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, childhood, nostalgia, places,
Form: Narrative
The Slipping Time
Moment after moment
Hour after hour
Day after day
Month after month
Year after year
The time rolls by
Leaving its footprints
On the screen of the universe
And we all
Like time’s fool
Can’t stop this scroll
Often we look back
Memorizing our 
Happy and sad moments 
Repenting on losses
And smiling...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, sad, time, universe,
Form: Blank verse
please wait
please wait...

what's queued up to be our fate?
it seems never ending, please wait...

the phone menu of very important calls
if paid attention to, says it all

the traffic light that only sees red
never flashing greenly to go ahead

the computing device that must...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, humor, introspection,
Form: Couplet
Tiny Vampire
The world's number one 
killer
I wonder why it hasn't 
yet made its way
Into a horror movie 
thriller
Why, though it could beat
Even the serial killer! 

Oh it gets even past 
locked doors
Through the tiniest of 
holes and pores
And however tiny
It bodes...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, insect, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Someday
someday, it will
maybe,
someday it will come.
the day that i wait for the rest of my life,
someday,
it will pass by,
the feelings i have for you that last,
maybe,
you changed too much,
being a person that i never recognized you anymore,
indeed,
i am hoping that...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, for him,
Form: Free verse
Politics in Bangladesh II
Power tends to corrupt
And absolute power corrupts absolutely
This is so true in the political arena of Bangladesh

The ruling party has made the justice department 
And anti-corruption commission a hoax
They forgive the criminals on political grounds
And withdraw all corruption charges against...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, inspirational, life, people, political, sad, political,
Form: Free verse
Environment pollution
We need to control
Environment pollution
By hook or by crook
...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, inspirational, people, political, visionary,
Form: Haiku
Traffic Jam
Traffic jam in the ways of life
crowded noisy groan hazardous
Oh ! mind breathing suffers from suffocation

Busy all are hurry no time
reach the destination by hook or by crook
to get the works done run and run
 
To avail few minutes for...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, on work and working
Form: Lyric
Food for thought
A stitch in time could save nine that makes sense
Don’t put all your eggs in one basket, that’s recompense
By hook or by crook, by the skin of your teeth, as old as the hills
You’re as young as you feel; come...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, life
Form: Rhyme
ASP
We 
gather 
in towns
we congregate
in famous squares.
We are the new menace 
and we have chosen now 
to gather in this crumbling place.
For this is the year of the rabbit, a glorious season, 
a marvelous kingdom to tear asunder, to rip...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, allegory
Form: Fibonacci
Caught With My Pants Down
I was content nursing my drink during a party
when in came a  gorgeous and stunning lady.
Man, she is a knockout, I really must have her
by hook or by crook, vowed the old-time hunter.

Taking a quick look at myself in...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, funny, life,
Form: I do not know?
Lost in the Heavens
The light from the firefly is starting to lose its glow.
By hook or by crook, he’s starting to be shallow. 

The feelings he has in mind are beginning to fade.
Even his persona’s becoming to be vague.

He cannot stumble on a...Read More
Categories: by hook or by crook, depression, life, sadlight, light, me,
Form: Couplet