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The Gift Of Language
language, literature, society,
Form: Free verse
Society : the driest place,
We were living in.
Language resembling clouds showered love.
Blossom of flowers.
Resembles as great creations,
And their scent,
Readers : Bumblebee, Butterfly and Bee.
Hovering over them,
Proves the sweetness of creations.
Changed in a...Read More
The Cost of Thinking
giggle, language, satire, technology,
~ Savage Social Commentary
Masquerading as Wide-eyed
Innocent Limerick ~
To think in Italian's 'com-pu-ta-re'
Which rhymes, I guess,...Read More
The Art of the Airbrush
irony, language, leadership, satire,
A dark dawn
Still more illegals cross the border
~ They've 'done nothing wrong'
Peace and Love
Olive Branch, in mouth of Dove
In corpore sano, mens sana*
~ 'Recreational' Marijuana?
Build Back Strong!
Build Back Mighty!
Billions plucked...Read More
suck it lollipop league of America
language, america, fashion, good morning,
Now the Lollipop League of America wants to outlaw derogatory language; "Aspersions"; i.e; "Hate-Speech" ~ no more nikkers & spicks & kikes & guineas . . . a language mired in a colorless doldrum.
The English Language
There's only 17 words in the english language tendered
Most have 153 meanings, each day of those entered
Seems some disagree
But got proof I decree
How many meanings for the simple word “present”
A Lop-Sided Language
blessing, england, language, words,
cheer up, encouraging, language,
Form: Blank verse
How do the senses relate to "being?" The senses can seem to
be objects residing in a subject/object world, but perhaps there
is a unicity present, in that, senses and sensing might seem as...Read More
I don’t know what Je ne sais quois means...Read More
A Poem for Michael
language, abuse, angst, discrimination, identity,
Myself I’ve never been
much of a mathematician
Algebra and stuff
didn’t add up to much
when I made the decision
to respond to you
Because even I know
all things aren’t equal
I don’t know...Read More
Homonyms: Tale Tail
Form: Light Verse
A tale is an account or story
often dark, often scarry –
like those of the Grimm Brothers,
or Edgar Allen Poe, and others.
In the animal kingdom
there are many tails,
and all are practical
and necessary for survival.
One in particular,...Read More
beauty, language, poetry,
Poetry's rain came
Cleansing barbarism's grave wounds
Language's beauty healed.
© Demetrios Trifiatis
21 March 2021
* TODAY IS " WORLD POETRY DAY" My humble contribution.
THE MAIGUE POETS OF CROOM
friend, language, poets,
Form: Double Dactyl
MacRaith and O’ Tuama:
poets incessant and
Publican served insults –
Rhetoric ingrained dull;
The limerick is an English comedic five-line poem. The form could be found in England as far back...Read More
The English Language Ain't Easy
language, spoken word, writing,
If you think the English language is easy to speak,
Perhaps you have a thing, or two, to learn.
You might say “axed” when you mean “asked”
When is it appropriate to say “dang,” “darn,”...Read More
If you're in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo,
or a little further north in Rio De Janeiro,
there is one important Portuguese word to know.
If Lisbon is where you go,
or if you travel to Oporto,
to thank...Read More
Mozart's Filthy Mouth
art, language, music,
Form: Light Verse
Mozart may have been a great composer
but on foul language he was no loser.
He once said: He who eats a lot [relieves] a lot.
You’ll note I was discrete, taking the liberty
to substitute his coarse vulgarity
Specific Types of Language Poems
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Definition | What is Language in Poetry?