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I am a retired Ironworker(35 years Local 7), a lifetime Boston, Mass resident.  I am old enough to know better - but don't.


BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU ASK FOR - YOU JUST MIGHT GET IT


Blog Posted:3/19/2017 4:15:00 PM

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU ASK FOR ----YOU JUST MIGHT GET IT!!!!

 

The “AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT – Poetry Contest”

has been finalized, analyzed, penalized, and bleary-eyed.

 

Hope all had fun with the contest.

 

It brought forth some very interesting responses to the theme.

 

Any questions please soupmail me.

 

Thanks to all who entered

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  1. Date: 3/19/2017 4:34:00 PM
    Congrats to your winners, John. I will have to read what they wrote. I did not try it since I was not sure what you wanted. But wow, I saw some fascinating entries!

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  1. Date: 3/19/2017 4:18:00 PM
    Thanks for a fun prompt, John. It's nice to have the freedom to roam the carnival streets of poetry sometimes

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Date Posted: 3/19/2017 4:15:00 PM
BUT SERIOUSLY.....
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Date Posted: 12/11/2016 11:06:00 AM
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Date Posted: 12/10/2016 1:09:00 PM
SHOOTING BLANK VERSE - POETRY CONTEST UPDATE
Date Posted: 12/2/2016 6:19:00 PM
INTERESTING....BUT VERY DISAPPOINTING....
Date Posted: 9/27/2016 12:53:00 PM
LEAVES TALKING - contest finalized
Date Posted: 9/18/2016 7:14:00 PM
OH THOSE RULES, RULES, RULES, RULES
Date Posted: 9/16/2016 4:30:00 PM
Leaves Talking - poetry contest
Date Posted: 9/14/2016 9:58:00 PM
MUSE ON THE LOOSE - CONTEST RESULTS
Date Posted: 9/12/2016 9:48:00 AM
MUSE ON THE LOOSE - POETRY CONTEST
Date Posted: 9/2/2016 8:52:00 AM
THE HINGES SQUEAKED - UNHINGED CONTEST FINALIZED
Date Posted: 8/31/2016 8:24:00 AM
POETRY UNHINGED - poetry contest
Date Posted: 8/26/2016 8:55:00 AM
MINCED WORDS POETRY CONTEST RESULTS
Date Posted: 6/27/2016 9:10:00 AM
ATTENTION TO DETAIL - contest entry suggestions
Date Posted: 6/13/2016 1:51:00 PM
I DREW A BLANK .... POETRY CONTEST
Date Posted: 5/10/2016 10:16:00 PM
ALAS, POOR LINDA
Date Posted: 5/4/2016 3:58:00 PM
EVEN THE ANGELS WEPT - poetry contest
Date Posted: 5/1/2016 4:07:00 PM
A POEM PLEASE!!
Date Posted: 4/29/2016 1:07:00 PM
I REALLY SHOULD'A READ THE FINE PRINT
Date Posted: 4/10/2016 8:51:00 PM
FOR THE LOVE OF POETRY - a contest
Date Posted: 4/4/2016 4:51:00 PM
OOPS!!! Poetry contest/exercise .....finalized...
Date Posted: 3/29/2016 7:04:00 PM
OOPS!!! POETRY CONTEST/EXERCISE
Date Posted: 2/28/2016 8:47:00 AM
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Date Posted: 2/26/2016 2:36:00 PM
SIX WORDS ---- RESULTS POSTED
Date Posted: 2/23/2016 9:41:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
3/28/2017 SEEKING Lyricjourney,spiritual,
3/25/2017 Committees Monokuconflict,confusion,
3/25/2017 Old Wounds Free verseaddiction,
3/23/2017 PLUMBERS BUMMERS - FIVE FOOTLES Footlehumor,
3/23/2017 In the Corner Free verselife,metaphor,strength,
3/19/2017 Time's Indifference Free versechildhood,children,
3/19/2017 Dust Danced Free verseloneliness,
3/18/2017 Spring's Salute Free versebaseball,spring,
3/16/2017 Once Free verseage,childhood,life,
3/15/2017 MARCH Free versemarch,
3/14/2017 COBWEBS Free versememory,
3/14/2017 Guinness Interruptus Limerickhumor,
3/8/2017 THE NOISE Free verselife,poetry,
3/6/2017 DON'T GET ME IRISH UP Rhymehumor,ireland,music,
3/4/2017 Not So Precious Moments Free versedad,humor,natural disaste
3/1/2017 Lover's Quarrel Couplethumor,relationship,
2/28/2017 RAPTOR Free verseenvironment,irony,
2/25/2017 INK Versepoetry,writing,
2/24/2017 one bloodied pencil stub Free verselife,poetry,writing,
2/23/2017 THE FINGERPRINTS ON THE PARK BENCH Free versehumor,
2/22/2017 Dried Wood Free verseage,history,
2/19/2017 Sexyku -1 Haikulust,nature,
2/11/2017 THE GAME Free versebaseball,childhood,histor
2/10/2017 METAMORPHOSIS Free verseage,growth,retirement,
2/9/2017 Sadness Free verseremembrance day,sad,
2/8/2017 release the dogs of war Free versesoldier,war,
2/7/2017 Beyond the Breakers Free verseintrospection,
2/4/2017 SENRYU 2-4-2017 Senryutechnology,
2/2/2017 WE - The Theatre of the Absurd Free verseallegory,irony,
1/31/2017 February's Fate Personificationfebruary,
1/27/2017 ONE TWO MANY Free versehumor,
1/25/2017 Fragile - Handle With Fear Fibonacciconfusion,love,
1/25/2017 SENRYU 1-25-2017 Senryubird,heaven,
1/25/2017 Random Acts of Kindness Free verseallegory,
1/22/2017 Branches Verseage,metaphor,nature,
1/22/2017 Aye, 'Tis His Brogue Limerickhumor,
1/21/2017 VALENTINE SHMALENTINE Coupletvalentines day,
1/21/2017 and thus that thing Free versewriting,
1/20/2017 A LOVELY LITTLE DAYDREAM Free verseday,dream,
1/18/2017 LOVE'S MASQUERADE Free verselove,valentines day,
1/17/2017 S'WORD PLAY Free versefreedom,war,
1/17/2017 FIND ME IN SIX - Lost and Found Free verseloss,love,
1/11/2017 BUTTERFLIES OF BEAUTY Free versebeauty,birth,butterfly,
1/10/2017 Indelible - Haiku 1-10-2017 Haikumen,nature,
1/9/2017 Who Pulls The Trigger Free versedeath,war,
1/8/2017 for man nor beast Free versedog,relationship,weather,
1/6/2017 Who Buries The Sparrows Free versechildhood,death,introspec
1/5/2017 HAIKU 1-5-2017 Haikuart,mountains,
1/4/2017 SENRYU 1-4-2017 Senryudestiny,hope,winter,
1/4/2017 Cupid Pulls Back The Bow Limerickhumor,valentines day,
1/3/2017 ROOTING FOR 8 TO 5 Free versefamily,immigration,
1/3/2017 Un-Ringing the Bells Sonnetchange,growing up,
12/30/2016 End of the Road - Steel Will and Iron Rails Quatrainchange,death,life,
12/29/2016 Innocence Crystallinechildren,innocence,
12/28/2016 2016 in review List humor,political,
12/27/2016 Batteries Not Included Blank versecity,snow,winter,
12/27/2016 Baggy Jeans and Memories Versechildhood,rainbow,stars,
12/25/2016 Senryu 12-25-2016 Senryuchristmas,
12/20/2016 TWO ENGLISH SONNETS - FOR CONTEST Sonnetlove,men,women,
12/19/2016 The Fullness of My Night Personificationdesire,metaphor,moon,
12/19/2016 Christmas is Coming and No One Can Stop It Free versechristmas,word play,
12/17/2016 S'no Joke Limerickhumor,snow,
12/12/2016 Oh, it's a Bizarre Little Neighborhood - My Head Free versehumor,
12/12/2016 New Year's Resolutions Free versehumor,motivation,new year
12/11/2016 HAIKU 12-11-2016 Haikunature,
12/7/2016 SENRYU 12-7-2016 Senryuhumor,
12/6/2016 IF I WERE AN ELEPHANT Free versegoodbye,rainforest,
12/5/2016 HAIKU 12-5-2016 Haikudeath,nature,
12/4/2016 Circle Time Limerickdog,humor,
12/2/2016 Glaciers - Pleiades G Verseenvironment,nature,
12/2/2016 COME AND FIND ME IN MY SOLITUDE Free verseaddiction,depression,
12/2/2016 HAIKU 12-2-2016 Haikudecember,
11/30/2016 SNAKE OIL SUNRISE Personificationmorning,
11/27/2016 I BELIEVE Free versefriendship,life,wisdom,
11/26/2016 NOSTALGIA Limericknostalgia,
11/26/2016 HEART BEATS Blank verseangst,celebration,childre
11/23/2016 The gobble-oscopy Limerickthanksgiving day,
11/23/2016 Twilight - Repost Free versemetaphor,symbolism,
11/23/2016 Gave Thanks Free versethanksgiving,
11/21/2016 Eternity's Now Monokuirony,
11/21/2016 HOLY SMOKE Limerickfunny,
11/21/2016 It's not my fault lines Light Poetryhumor,
11/21/2016 The default fault line Monokurelationship,
11/20/2016 Senryu 11-20-2016 Senryumetaphor,
11/18/2016 Handle It Sonnetpeace,power,thanksgiving,
11/15/2016 Common Ground - for contest Free versebeach,children,
11/15/2016 TONGUE TWISTER TIME Verseabuse,animal,
11/15/2016 RIVER RULES Versedestiny,nature,river,
11/14/2016 A KINDNESS Free verselife,
11/14/2016 Haiku 11-14-2016 Haikumetaphor,
11/13/2016 Practiced Passion - not for contest Monokuhumor,
11/12/2016 Political Strip Search Limerickhumor,
11/11/2016 Chilly Chandeliers - for contest Crystallinesnow,
11/9/2016 Haiku 11-8-2016 Haikuart,nature,
11/8/2016 KEEP OUT Monokudepression,
11/6/2016 She Sits Monokuage,allegory,
11/6/2016 TIME OUT Verseconfusion,humor,time,
11/6/2016 TRUE LOVE WAITS - Two Sonnets Sonnetbetrayal,lost love,love,p
11/5/2016 Slime Travel Senryulife,
11/5/2016 ---and that's the truth Free versehumor,

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Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
She's Always Drawing Mermaids Sonnetsad,
Paradise Now Free versereligion,
Roadmap Rhymeage,
Painting with Words Coupletpoetry,writing,
Dark Cinquaindark,death,
A Friendly Goodbye Free versebeauty,
The thug Free verseallusion,anger,angst,
The Wintered Soul Among Wisteria Sonnetgrief,
Death becomes art Rhymedeath,depression,poetry,
And still she smiles Free versedepression,friendship,lov
'Theatre Of The Absurd'-Catoptric Corridors of Time Rhymehumanity,metaphor,solitud

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Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
Maurice Yvonne Canada Flag Canada Read
Broken Wings Canada Flag Canada Read
nette onclaud Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Connie Marcum Wong United States Flag United States Read
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