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Postby giantsfan97 » Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:49 pm

I don't think you are being a jerk.
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Postby Zombie Protestor » Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:51 pm

Just like you feel you can't say anything without coming off as a jerk, I am having trouble saying stuff without sounding like I am calling you one. I'm really not. My intent was to describe the impression people were getting from your argument on the state of poetry, and how its placement in the thread has twisted its real intent.
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Postby Lisle » Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:21 pm

PLEASE CONTINUE TO SHARE POETRY! IGNORE ME IF YOU MUST!

I wrote half an essay, then realised it was still a little inadequit and that I could say a lot more... and then realised I have real school work to do. So you're gunna hafta wait for a bit, but i will answer you question about what I think of the poems here: whats bad about 'em and what is good. But I'm not analysing all of them, 'cause that'd take forever. I chose the untitled poem by you that i have labeled "I like running thorugh the woods" and "futility." In a few days, mayhap, if you'd like, I can deliver to you a full critical analaysis of these two poems with comparisons to those Dead White Dudes I keep talking about, thusly answering "What do I think?"

Also, because I'm thinking about words and critical analysis - the "it's" in your last sentence has an ambiguity - it is unclear what it refers to. I take it to mean the discussion thread. But that's just me being a grammar jerk.

PLEASE, CARRY ON!

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Postby Zombie Protestor » Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:26 pm

Zombie Protestor wrote:Just like you feel you can't say anything without coming off as a jerk, I am having trouble saying stuff without sounding like I am calling you one. I'm really not. My intent was to describe the impression people were getting from your argument on the state of poetry, and how its placement in the thread has twisted its real intent.


And why do I feel I am going to be eviscerated?
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Postby Dusk » Fri Jan 12, 2007 1:14 am

So are we allowed to give opinions other than, "That's great", or do we just remain conspicuous by our silence?
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Postby Chrono Crow » Fri Jan 12, 2007 2:10 am

Dusk Bringer wrote:So are we allowed to give opinions other than, "That's great", or do we just remain conspicuous by our silence?


That seems to work with the User Art threads. :?
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Postby Lisle » Fri Jan 12, 2007 2:36 am

Zombie Protestor wrote:
And why do I feel I am going to be eviscerated?


Wrong "its" ... I was talking about the second one.

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Postby Saltine » Fri Jan 12, 2007 10:32 am

YOU DISLIKE THE RHYTHM OF THAT STORY POEM THING? YOU DARE TO THINK IT'S AWKWARD IN PLACES? HAVE AT YOU!

No, seriously, I didn't think you were being a jerk. I'm pretty sure I know what happened, which is that you were trying to be humble before posting your own work. Something like: "this sucks but here it is". Unfortunately you said "Amateur poetry generally sucks; here's some more." And when someone asked you to explain... YOU DID. That was your downfall. Now everyone HATES YOU. EVEN THE ONES THAT CLAIM NOT TO.

the only thing to do about it is write bad emo poetry

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Postby kupo » Fri Jan 12, 2007 4:44 pm

Saltine wrote:the only thing to do about it is write bad emo poetry


The earth is
swimming
in a sea
of
Disease-ridden ponies
Your love
is gone
Everyone is a bunch
Of stupid phonies
You are mean
and
Your hatred tastes like
Burnt bad poetry
and
Old bologna


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Postby maychorian » Fri Jan 12, 2007 4:52 pm

No, please, tell me how bad my poetry is. I don't mind. I think it's bad. And I'm not fishing for compliments. It really is bad.
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Postby Lisle » Fri Jan 12, 2007 4:53 pm

dear spamusment forum goers:
you all hate me i know
saltine told me so.
I'll kill myself, its all for you
this is what you made me do
boo hoo hoo hoo.
etc.

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Postby maychorian » Fri Jan 12, 2007 4:55 pm

The darkness
is dark.
And my soul
is a pit.
And I look over the edge.
Into the dark,
dark darness.
This is foolish,
but I think
I'm going to fall.

Because I suck at poetry.
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Postby kupo » Fri Jan 12, 2007 4:58 pm

i like when you stab me
in the nose
with a bunch of large
neon green dildos


BAD POETRY IS FUN.
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Postby maychorian » Fri Jan 12, 2007 5:11 pm

I AGREE

I had a little notebook
All scribbled black and blue
I put it up upon the shelf
And bought one that was new

I had a little chicken
His name was Pearly-Gray
I put him in the bathtub
And watched him float away

I had a little brother
I called him Bumpy Fizz
I sat upon him one day
Now I don't know where he is
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Postby Lambs_Cows_Lambs » Fri Jan 12, 2007 5:47 pm

Lisle, I was hoping you had meant it that way.
I've never been one to appreciate.. well... you know... poor poetry. I don't think you should feel bad about that... if you even do for a second.
It's just when you first said that, it reminded me of an artist that substituted for a teacher in a university art class.
He brought in a painting of a cat. It lacked detail, and wasn't very great. The students pointed out all of its flaws, and pretty much tore it apart saying, "this person does not understand the body of a cat at all"
Then he told them the name of the artist. He was famous, and well respected in the art community.
Suddenly the students began to backtrack.

I just don't think poetry or any sort of art should be judged entirely on namesake, and that's why I piped up in the first place.

God, I hate most 14 year old poetry... and hell I was definitely a writer of poetry when I was 14.

I look back on a lot of the poems I used to write, and still write, and there are parts I still like, but others that are just nonsense...
That's all I guess :D
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Postby James » Fri Jan 12, 2007 6:03 pm

YOU ARE A POO
I MADE YOU IN THE LOO
I EMPLOYED A KANGAROO
(ONE THAT DOESN'T GO 'MOO')
TO FLATTEN YOU INTO GOO
IT WAS THE RIGHT THING TO DO
I DON'T LIKE YOU

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Postby kupo » Fri Jan 12, 2007 8:02 pm

James wrote:I EMPLOYED A KANGAROO
(ONE THAT DOESN'T GO 'MOO')


That's rare to see!
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Postby Dusk » Fri Jan 12, 2007 10:34 pm

I pour out my soul for you
and you giggle
I try to fit in with your kind
and you ignore me
I cut myself deeply
but you won't find out until tomorrow
Now who's laughing?
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Postby Zombie Protestor » Fri Jan 12, 2007 10:41 pm

Ooh, my turn for emo poetry! *clears throat*

This dark and tortured chasm
Is my soul, no, WAS my soul
You want to know why I am heartless
Because I gave you my heart and you destroyed it
The candle goes out with a breath
But I won't miss the light - that breath was my last.
My black world is red.
Figure that one out.
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Postby fanelian » Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:01 am

giantsfan97 wrote:
fanelian wrote:
giantsfan97 wrote:
fanelian wrote:
giantsfan97 wrote:
fanelian wrote:I have nothing worthy to show off! :P
That is a filthy filthy lie. I think we all know what I'm talking about.


Feeling poetic, are you? ;)

Men are from Mars
Women are from Venus
I really want you to
...

Nevermind. 8)


Enjoy your poetical freeness?
Meet your friend Seamus?
Explain the meaning of genus? - I hope is not this, 'cause I certainly can't.

:)
It's the second one, how did you know that's the name I gave to my penis?


I had a feeling it'd be so, dear. And what a fitting name, too.
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Postby giantsfan97 » Sat Jan 13, 2007 9:07 pm

fanelian wrote:
giantsfan97 wrote:It's the second one, how did you know that's the name I gave to my penis?


I had a feeling it'd be so, dear. And what a fitting name, too.
My penis has been (figuratively) rubbing it in my face ever since he won that dang award.
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Postby kupo » Sat Jan 13, 2007 9:57 pm

giantsfan97 wrote:My penis has been ... rubbing it in my face


8)
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Postby giantsfan97 » Sat Jan 13, 2007 10:59 pm

Cleverly done.
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Postby Daniel. » Sun Jan 14, 2007 12:56 am

I am a man
I am a horse
You are a whore
Of course!

I see a lover
I cry a tear
She has gone
She is not near

I do a poo
Look at a mouse
See the time
I leave my house

Time for work
Time for drugs
Paint my soul
WITH WATERCOLOURS PLEASE.
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Postby kupo » Sun Jan 14, 2007 12:59 am

Daniel, that poem really touched me.

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