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Befool or Be fool

The world is called a moving inn and only a limited number of people who live a successful life in this moving inn are happy. This success requires becoming a parrot, not a merit. To become a parrot, one has to sacrifice the self-esteem of many generations, not of one's conscience, and trade one's conscience. With such great efforts one becomes a parrot. This group, which has all kinds of interests in every age, is called a successful group. For this everlasting success, this everlasting service requires only a certain kind of practice of speech and some kind of hard work.

Applied Democracy

This world is also a strange place, what is true here is not visible and what is false comes to the fore. What is happening is the complete opposite of what is being preached. Power has always been everything in the world and like a bloodthirsty wolf it has always killed and robbed the weak under false pretenses. There are many examples of this hypocrisy in the world, but the best slogans of the West are the best examples.

Now the difference is simple but complex.
For poetry your rhythm is syllables
and the pacing .
While in a song the syllables act like an
Acrobat trying to balance on a beam
of constant beat .
While still trying to morph into a
matching melody

THIS is poetry (HURT by Johnny Cash) if you haven't heard this you should........


Just Remember If You Care
Soon I shall be cast as a statue
in the oceanic shoals of time
as each organ melts
like a candy toy

the candle shows the path
but none can or will find
swards of my living memory

Who would want to commemorate
a lost birdie
flying into the wilderness
called eternity

What’s happening to me

Well why haven’t I wrote a poem or posted in a long time. Now that my friend is because I’ve been in chronic head pain and I’ve found out that that is because my shunt is over draining so in two or three I will have another brain surgery to get a new valve in my head.

Greetings everybody

I expect ya'll are becoming weary of my leading the last 2 workshops. Understandable. Hence I'm asking for volunteers to lead the next shop. About the only real requirement is having been on site at least 3 months. Everybody has something they can teach about poetry and if you are interested don't worry about being out there on your own. My being the workshop director I can assure you you can have all the help I can give you.......or as little as you want. So just holler here if you are interested and we can discuss the idea......stan (scribbler)

HURT by Johnny Cash

For those who think traditional poetry is dead......

Johnny Cash
This song, originally written and performed by Nine Inch Nails, is of disputed meaning: is it about self harm, doing heroin, or both? Either way, no matter if it reflects… Read More

I hurt myself today
To see if I still feel
I focus on the pain
The only thing that's real
The needle tears a hole
The old familiar sting
Try to kill it all away
But I remember everything

Rhythm and tone and rhyming

Now I know what your thinking what or how does rhythm coincide with tone?
Well my friend rhythm is all in the syllables and tone effects the rhythm
because for example let’s say your tone is a solemn tone then your rhythm
would have to be long and slow . Now if your tone or the feeling your trying to portray
is fresh new vibrant and free then the has to also move free just a little more speed
and little more
rhyming .

imagery lesson 1

Now color usage is key but use it carefully use it on an object that has some significance to the character . Color helps imprint or hammer out an image. But choose your words carefully to make color like a personality or a living being . Ir describe the feeling the color makes up you feel I also just alliteration for build up to the color. Like for example
The bright and new color of blue . You see you don’t just put in a color. It has to have some significance otherwise there would be no reason to put it in.


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