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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
11/18/2022 Vogon locolove 42 Vogon Poetry
11/12/2022 Either way 54 Sonnet
10/06/2022 Redamancy Lament 171 Suzette Prime
09/23/2022 You are the music 223 Sonnet
09/09/2022 THANK YOU MA'AM - In memoriam Queen Elizabeth II 491 Sonnet
07/25/2022 Off-piste 171 Dodoitsu
07/20/2022 Ignorance is bliss 253 Quatrain
07/16/2022 The Cup of Life 292 Rubaiyat
06/12/2022 The original mistake 319 Villanelle
06/02/2022 Pirouette In the New 217 Other
05/15/2022 The Palinode of AN ODE TO TONE-DEAF POETS 250 Other
04/12/2022 Winner takes all 250 Other
04/03/2022 A taste of sunshine 188 Other
03/13/2022 fireflies 162 Senryu
03/04/2022 Blinded by war 185 Kimo
01/15/2022 The perfidy of memoirs 260 Free verse
12/11/2021 Withered on the vine 435 Terzanelle
10/18/2021 2 LUNES 228 Other
09/15/2021 What are words - A Florilegium poem 419 Other
08/15/2021 Out of the darkness 340 Sonnet
07/29/2021 Memo to all journos - Buzzwords 360 Couplet
07/24/2021 Circumlocution 553 Free verse
07/23/2021 Golden spiral - a Phi poem 143 Other
07/13/2021 He has a name 723 Elegy
07/11/2021 I don't give a rat's tail 500 Concrete
07/08/2021 Hear-ye, hear-ye 454 Shape
07/04/2021 Brocken spectre - A Florilegium poem 308 Other
07/01/2021 An ode to tone-deaf poets 285 Other
06/30/2021 A trilogy in The Tesla 3-6-9 312 Other
06/14/2021 We hate the ones we have wronged 263 Suzette Prime
06/10/2021 You are my muse - A tribute to Eileen 438 Other
05/29/2021 The fisherman 275 Other
05/15/2021 No-man's-land 422 Kimo
05/11/2021 Keep the Faith 281 Other
05/07/2021 A winter's tale 227 Senryu
04/26/2021 A paradox in introspection 264 Monoku
04/26/2021 Thanatourism 575 Pleiades
04/14/2021 Royal 669 Pleiades
04/13/2021 CERAUNOPHILIAC - A Suzette sonnet 450 Sonnet
04/12/2021 INEFFABLE MYSTERIES - A Suzette sonnet 437 Sonnet
04/02/2021 Ethereal 404 Sijo
03/30/2021 Dawn song 807 Jueju
03/23/2021 Run through my mind 353 Other
03/22/2021 Quest for freedom 248 Suzette Prime
03/22/2021 Tricoleuse 318 Other
03/19/2021 The Maigue poets of Croom 298 Double Dactyl
03/17/2021 The seeker 319 Carpe Diem
03/13/2021 National Pi Day: March 14 363 Other
03/07/2021 Rhyme 351 Tetractys
03/04/2021 Scribbler from Southwark 406 Limerick
03/03/2021 Tiffany lamp 258 Imagism
03/01/2021 Familial relationships 488 Imagism
02/28/2021 Life 377 Diminished Hexaverse
02/26/2021 MY LEGACY 306 Suzette Prime
02/26/2021 Shattered windowpanes 159 Crystalline
02/14/2021 Mona Lisa's paramour 760 Sonnet
01/28/2021 The coward 427 Other
01/22/2021 Literal and Figurative 204 Senryu
01/06/2021 A world without poetry 332 Free verse
01/05/2021 Fate leads the willing 329 Suzette Prime
01/03/2021 a poetic heart 453 Haiku

Quotes

Quote Left Writing poetry is like skipping stones on the water: your poetic prowess will determine how long it will take before it inevitably sinks into oblivion. Quote Right
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Quote Left What is a word? Who does it belong to? An empty vessel at best! A chair is not a chair until someone sits in it. Poets can only grow if given free rein in their lonely pursuit of excellence. Quote Right
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Quote Left Poetry is like a road trip without a GPS - you never know which direction of thought and/or emotion your poem would take when read by others and, therefore, the poet's duty is to set a train of thought in motion and to stand back and not try to control how others might interpret his offerings. Quote Right
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Quote Left Open form/free verse might be loosely defined as a poem designed to encapsulate a single thought in a personal stylised format—the serendipity of thoughts meandering towards a decisive conclusion. Quote Right
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Quote Left What is a POET? When the ink dries up, we scribble on stone. The words we share are our souls exhaling. Quote Right
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Quote Left Poetry is the comfort food of our youth which nourishes our memories. Quote Right
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Quote Left A poet is someone who has the courage to wear his heart on his sleeve. ~ Suzette Richards Quote Right
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Quote Left When the poets fall silent man will not only lose his voice but also the notion of Life. ~Suzette Richards Quote Right
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