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StillHoppin

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God Why?

2018-12-07
There is no worthy comment for such a time as this, just acknowledgement of your words and a whispered prayer for your family.


IS IT NOT SAD?!

2018-12-07
Labels are sad. Why is it we are not all simply human? We all bleed red - well, except for the aliens, I've heard they bleed green. :)


Eye Shadow

2018-12-07
I *love* the description of teardrops as blushing - applause!!


on my way to work i walk through

2018-12-07
The switch to prose was unforeseen but surprisingly was not a jolt in the reading. It was expertly achieved. The minutia of the day proved to be engaging, yet the simple language employed adds to the feeling of repetitiveness/routine of each of the activities described. I enjoyed reading this work of art!


First station stop

2018-12-07
Another enchanting write from Coo & Co! The rhythm of this is impeccable and the charm is undeniable - it is simply superb!
^_^


Homing Song

2018-11-13
What a delightful, whimsical story of a poem! It was fun traveling with you!

^_^


Nantucket

2018-11-13
Quite a different view of Ahab here. How must the tragedy look of any fiend, in the sight of one who knew and loved him.


Smell rags

2018-11-13
Amazingly fantastic read. Takes me back to similar precious pieces of nostalgia nestled within my own childhood. Bravo!


65th Letter to a Poet

2018-11-13
I love this! Just wow! My favorite bit is:


Black bones of trees,
nerves of lively death.


though I love it all. I also adore that you've ended it such a comforting way. Another's voice (spoken or written) can indeed mean safety and even home.


Beauty revealed

2018-11-13
This is lovely, and I enjoyed reading it.


Flowers and fruits

2018-11-13
I really enjoyed the alliterative descriptions here. Also, I am hungry now.

***goes to raid the cabinet cornucopia***

(which may or may not have Doritos in place of cabbage, and dry roasted peanuts in place of grapes)

^_^


Oily

2018-11-09
The note above was just as telling as the poem. In fact, it seems to be part and parcel of it. :)


See the Pyramids

2018-11-09
This is charming, delightful, and fun. It's rare that a poem literally puts a smile on my face while I am reading it - well done!


Missing

2018-11-09
Anyone in those shoes would likely wish to run away. On the other hand, perhaps he simply faded day by day until he finally vanished altogether.


Mist

2018-11-09
A haunting lead-in, and the depth of thought and intricacy of your description is nothing short of brilliant. I saw this with you, stood shivering and transfixed, watching the steam from rise through galaxies, finding myself muted and in awe.


Where am I?

2018-11-09
We are all usually lost - it's just that only some of us will admit it.


Looks Like Rain

2018-11-09
Sometimes it does, indeed, rain. And I can see the undulating shadows, and feel the cold droplets. Something about this just engages me completely. The simplicity of the last line, the matter of fact way you state it, sums it up perfectly. Lovely write, shells!


Today

2018-11-07
A nice modern haiku. Was this written about Valentine's Day, perhaps?


Reading Devkota in a Cowshed

2018-11-07
Richly deserved applause.

I love how the words fight (and fight dirty, too, lol).

My mind has a backyard as well, and there have been a fair few fights there too.

It would seem all the right words won, Bibek. Well done.


A Lenten Sky

2018-11-07
Please feel free to correct me if I'm wrong, but this seems to focus on the minutia of the day you're writing about. It seems (purposely) bland, almost polite in tone, cursory, as it stays to small details, keeping the focus carefully away from what this poem seems to be about, which is your father. By focusing on these other things, and avoiding emotional statements, the strength of the emotion evoked by your father's hospitalization comes across strongly. And I love it especially, because that is how our minds often work in such difficult moments. We're suddenly studying the threads on our shoes, or noticing the cracks in the walls, anything to avoid facing what's really on our minds.


Bird as Prophet

2015-12-15
so many delightful details! and i must agree with those who have commented before me - we run out of superlatives, because your writing draws them forth consistently. there is a gracefulness about your writing, with never an errant word (or feather!) and i loved reading about your encounter with Prophet-Bird!

^_^


At The Worst of Moments

2015-12-15
"It's at the worst of moments I look inside
and realise I'm still alive"

whew. packs a punch.


Don`t Go Riding

2015-12-15
much enjoyed! and i had to picture the drunken wanderer, either falling into the lake and drowning... or carrying home tales of a ghostly, haunting figure in the moonlight. i like the take on it too, that it is not concern expressed for the woman going out riding at night, but for those whose paths she might cross...


MIND STUFF

2015-12-15
which is why it gets rather cluttered in our heads at time (for those who think)... :)


poetic injustice

2015-12-15
how very true.


Eyes resting on words

2015-12-15
i think most writers are driven by the need to talk to the reader... to connect with.... themselves? we are indeed shapeshifters, although, i'd daresay it applies to writers as well as readers... perhaps moreso? this piece definitely causes reflection (on what it is to write, on why we read, on the connection shared by readers and writers, on how the "online reality" affects these things) and the flow of it makes it seem as though the reader were briefly in your mind with you, exploring your stream-of-consciousness as it occurs. well done!


I n k M y s t e r i e s

2015-12-15
i saw a UOI one night, but i was drunk at the time. does that count?

t h i n k outside the i n k.... a grand idea!

^_^


Brave New One World Rap

2015-07-04
what a coincidence, i love all of these things. sounds like Uncle Sam has been holdin out on me tho... i got the fire ants, but i'm still waiting on the weed.


For My Daughter

2015-07-04
i cannot even tell you how much of an emotional impact these words hold....


Haiku In A Melancholy Mood

2015-07-04
melancholy indeed. seems to be the feeling that permeates the day. well written and delivered, too!


A Unicorn A Bagel And A Leprechaun Walk Into A Bar

2015-06-03
i think he was off at Bigfoot's annual rave at the Fountain of Youth. the bagel was wise to stay away though, as most of the rave-goers had a case of the munchies.


Like The Wind

2015-06-03
i love the flow of this, and it feels genuine and honest in its delivery. enjoyed it very much!


The Offal Truth

2015-06-03
i have definitely missed your poetry! this is, indeed, the offal truth... ^_^


What Cult Is The Hardest?

2015-06-03
indeed. i have been a member o the Diffi Cult for years. for the life of me, can't figure out why, but there you have it. a nice humorous piece, Chaucer! thank you for the smile to start my day!


Meet Tuxedo Cat

2014-09-11
I enjoyed the charm of this. It's a delight to read!


How To View A Hill Devoid Of Elevation.

2014-09-11
And from the sky it's safe to say that planely, it's a plain!

~


Absolution.

2014-03-03
"absolution comes dressed in rags"

This is excellent.


Trading Time

2014-03-03
This is incredibly well-written. I especially like the line "when innocence was ripe."


The Graceful Eloquence

2014-02-12
This was written with graceful eloquence. It's lovely.

~


On A Clear Night

2014-02-06
I don't know how you do it, but you make winter sound appealing here. Having lived in a polar vortex for the last month, I have trouble thinking of winter in any kind of pleasant way. Yet here, you remind me of how lovely it can be.


A Work Of Art

2014-02-06
Well-crafted and stunningly beautiful... *applause*


The Valley of Search

2014-02-06
"waking the next day without memory, yet knowing it was.. fun"

Powerful write.


Those are pearls

2014-02-06
Wow. I really don't have any other words for it, just

Wow.


Uncle Ikey's Last Words #15

2014-02-05
LOL... an excellent rebuttal.


Cite me, judge this & that

2014-02-05
Personally, I can't stand being taken out of context (and it happens so often that I almost feel it's better not to speak at all). Humans are, unfortunately, judgmental creatures, who seldom bother to get the whole story before jumping to conclusions. I think you make a great point here. The reaction doesn't say anything about you, because it is an inaccurate representation of you - but it does say something about the one doing the judging. This is a very empowering poem, and one from which we can all learn. Love it!


Cracked

2014-02-05
This takes a dark turn, which I anticipated because of the title of your work. Your poem is well-written, thought-provoking, and very much enjoyed.


Just Scribbles

2014-02-05
Both of these are superb, but the first one especially speaks to me. I can't accept either of these poems as "Just Scribbles," though - they're too good.


Life Is

2014-02-05
*Applause*


Trust Funned

2014-02-05
This is downright excellent... I love it. If you're going to play the zither, I'll go get my kazoo, and we can really jam. Nice play on words in the title.


agaze fordaze

2013-09-09
The flow of this is unstoppable; simply beautiful.