Writingpoetry

[ Join Free! ]
(No Spam mail)

dotsdots
nav
  • RolePlay
  • Join Us
  • Writings
  • Shoutbox
  • Community
  • Digg Mashup
  • Mp3 Search
  • Online Education
  • My Youtube
  • Ear Training
  • Funny Pics
  • nav



    nav
  • Role Play
  • Piano Music
  • Free Videos
  • Web 2.0
  • nav



    << | >>
    poetry


    dots Submission Name: Fluffdots
    --------------------------------------------------------





    Author: Fantastic Freya
    Elite Ratio:    5.05 - 133/160/47
    Words: 133
    Class/Type: Misc/Misc
    Total Views: 557
    Average Vote:    No vote yet.
    Bytes: 835



    Description:
       


    Make the font bigger!! Double Spacing Back to recent posts.

    dotsFluffdots
    -------------------------------------------


    What arms have a poet?
    These flabby wings to lift
    an instrument that will not fit
    between the fingers of the soldier;
    no heft behind its rest upon the page.

    He does not hoard the black;
    this pale rodent scrabbles and it oozes
    from pitiful claws. The real man knows
    the value of dark armour -- he wastes it not.

    When drums and trumpets march
    all good men as one, the poet stumbles
    to a tune behind his own eyes; no flag
    will bear his breeze, he flies his
    standards far beyond.

    What harm is the poet? Warriors branch
    like oaks, standing strong against the world.
    The poet is dandelion fluff, borne random
    across desert and ocean, rooting by chance
    where the crust will yield.




    Submitted on 2011-01-05 01:03:38     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
    Submissions: [ Previous ] [ Next ]

    Rate This Submission

    1: >_<
    2: I dunno...
    3: meh!
    4: Pretty cool
    5: Wow!




    ||| Comments |||
      wow...and well...

    we hope that our ammunition has the ability to penetrate the mind...

    emily dickinson said "words have the power to kill"

    but are we real soldiers fighting a cause and making a difference...or do we just write about flowers, and love and such...and have weak voices with good intentions?

    reminds me of the beat poets...the poets in the sixties..dylan, paul simon...something to say...something strong...those warriors were armed with words...

    as poets we can only strive for that strength

    you have it...definitely..

    i am just blown away by your ease with such phenomenal phrasing...the twists and turns are such fun to take...

    and they penetrate my mind like a silver bullet to a werewolf.

    thanks for your words

    jacob
    | Posted on 2011-03-07 00:00:00 | by jacoberin | [ Reply to This ]
      i like unspecifieds, only because (and don't shoot me) i am still [censored]ty at critique (and, apparently will always do it in my own way).

    i was thinking about this title yesterday - fluff. made me think about the marshmallow stuff kids eat with peanut butter making fluffernutter, or some such thing.

    what is a poet? what arms have they? what arms do they bear/bare? how does one know the power or patience or worth of their ink?

    i love the thought of a poet being dandelion fluff. milky seeds sprouting where they may.


    anyhoos...

    | Posted on 2011-01-06 00:00:00 | by isabella | [ Reply to This ]


    Think Feedback more than Compliments :: [ Guidelines ]

    1. Be honest.
    2. Try not to give only compliments.
    3. How did it make you feel?
    4. Why did it make you feel that way?
    5. Which parts?
    6. What distracted from the piece?
    7. What was unclear?
    8. What does it remind you of?
    9. How could it be improved?
    10. What would you have done differently?
    11. What was your interpretation of it?
    12. Does it feel original?



    188615

    Be kind, take a few minutes to review the hard work of others <3
    It means a lot to them, as it does to you.

    Physician, Heal Thyself written by WriteSomething
    102.3 written by rev.jpfadeproof
    Red Barn written by rev.jpfadeproof
    4th Season of Vivaldi written by HisNameIsNoMore
    Cosmic Dreams written by Chelebel
    the living moment written by ShyOne
    winners circle written by ShyOne
    4th of July written by layDsayD
    Sleep Talk written by Queen_of_spades
    Push written by JanePlane
    AI written by poetotoe
    Or are we written in the sand? written by Chelebel
    Sunset written by rev.jpfadeproof
    Summer written by layDsayD
    written by Daniel Barlow
    Carry written by saartha
    More then just goodbye written by faideddarkness
    Ache written by rev.jpfadeproof
    Supernatural Cowboy Sleuth (5) written by endlessgame23
    Blood Stains Are The Worst written by ForgottenGraves
    Cover written by saartha
    Waiting written by Daniel Barlow
    Once Again written by krs3332003
    written by Daniel Barlow
    Bee Keeper written by endlessgame23
    Devils in the Details written by endlessgame23
    Supernatural Cowboy Sleuth (6) written by endlessgame23
    Your Lover written by Cordell
    Primitive Lapse written by Crestfallenman
    written by Daniel Barlow

    Google
     


    poetry

    dotsLogindots

    User Name:

    Password:

    [ Quick Signup ]
    [ Lost Password ]


    January 10 07
    131,497 Poems
    Posted

    I have 14,000+ Subscribers on Youtube. See my Video Tutorials

    [ Angst Poetry ]
    [ Cutters ]
    [ Famous Poetry ]
    [ Poetry Scams ]



    FontSize:
    [ Smaller ] [ Bigger ]
     Poetry