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Energy, timeless, everlasting
Unending, with no beginning
Eternally in motion
In the cosmic ocean

This is my first attempt at a nonet - inspired by Shirl.

Style / type: 
Structured: Western
Review Request (Intensity): 
I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
Review Request (Direction): 
What did you think of my title?
How was my language use?
What did you think of the rhythm or pattern or pacing?
How does this theme appeal to you?
How was the beginning/ending of the poem?
Is the internal logic consistent?
Editing stage: 


I think that "Eternity" would be a better title for this piece, because realities can become bent and warped. A very intriguing little poem. I've never attempted this type of poem myself, and I have nothing but respect for anyone who tries something different.

love, Cat

When someone reads your work
And responds, please be courteous
And reply in kind, thanks.

Nice to see you! I hope you're o.k. Yes I see what you mean! I'll see what others might say but I like your suggestion.

Thanks Cat I much appreciate you taking the time to read and comment.

Love Mand xxxxxxxx

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for your first attempt! I thought that it was very consistent, and well written, but I too, had trouble with the title. Maybe something like: "Ever"? Nice write. ~ Gee

It seems that the days and hours that people
are available for chatroom are staggered and
not a good match for most everyone. How about
if everyone just shows up at the door, whenever
they have a few free minutes?

Good to hear from you. I enjoyed the challenge. There must be alot of different types of poems I haven't even heard of - I wouldn't have know about this one if it wasn't for Shirl. It's nice to try new style out - broadens the horizons. Lol

Thanks Geezer, kind of you to read and comment.

Love Mand

P.s Thanks for the suggestion - I will be changing it soon.

Love Mand xxxxxxxx

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a wonderful first attempt at a nonet which is not just a syllapble structure but very meaningful...

much love ...

raj (sublime_ocean)

Kind of you to say so - It's always interesting trying new things out.

Thanks for reading and your kind comments.

Love Mand xxxxxx

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I agree with Raj on this. you've managed the content very well. meaning shines through the form.
well played



Kind of you to read and comment, I'm glad it make some sort of sense. Lol

Love Mand xxxxxx

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Transformation of Energy

I don't know much,
About the nuances of poetry
But one thing is for certain,
All energy is indestructible,
For ever it’s under transformation,
My minds eye
Opens your eyes
My poem transforms
Into a script,
Energy continues to transform,
Bit by bit...


Nice to see you. Atoms, quarks, protons, positrons, all making a matrix of reality - like pixels in a moving picture. I'm not a scientist! but the universe we live in fascinates me. It seems to be the perfect recycling machine.

Problem is my brain can only absorb so much. Lol

Love Mand xxxxxx

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I just hope nothing goes wrong! you know what life is like. Lol

I had to take my son to hospital on Satuarday, he had a swollen uvular - it was so swollen that it was touching his tongue! Don't know what's causing it yet. He had to take steroids, which bought the swelling down.

You next Shirl ! It'll soon come round! Have you got your wedding dress yet?

Love Mand xxxxxxx

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Not bad at all, for a first Nonet.
I always think of computers I hear or see "nonet", lol, it's an old programmer's term for a group of nine data bits. Seldom used today. God, that dates me!
I like your implication, in this poem, that the reason for it all is Life. I also like your word choice very much.
I don't know about the title, though. "Reality" is our subjective interpretation of the cosmos and the physical processes within it, so I think perhaps that Cat's suggestion would be a better fit.
Well done, this is a good one.

Respectfully, Race

"Laws and Rules don't kill freedom: narrow-minded intolerance does" - Race-9togo

Nice to see you. Spot on Jim, I'll change the title straight away.

Kind of you to read and comment.

Love Mand xxxxxxxxx

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Good to hear from you. Glad you liked the poem - just meandering thoughts. he he

It's 7.30am as of this moment everything is o.k but I have discovered anything can happen. Lol.

I hope you're o.k. I hope to have a bit of time today to visit other peoples poems ( including yours ).

Thanks Bee, kind of you to read and comment.

Love Mand xxxxxxx

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So neat Mand,
its like the rings that go down the stairs by themselves
except that I hear a brick shape doing the same thing,
clunk clunk clunk
to reach the conclusion at the bottom.

Well done you, I tried on Shirl's nonet I think, but its not easy to make sense and get it right, like the Haiku poem so in the end, unless one is as clever as Mand has been here, the exercise is just an exercise and is fun but not the main aim of a poem.

Love to you and all yours Ann.

"The image of yourself which you see in a mirror Is dead,
but the reflection of the moon on water, lives." Kenzan.

Sooo good to hear from you, I hope you are o.k.

Thought I'd follow Shirl's lead and give it a go. Lol

Thanks for your encouraging comments Ann. It's always nice to see you.

Love Mand xxxxxxxx

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Shows that the form is MUCH more than a mere syllable count.......................stan

Soooo good to see you! Thanks Stan, kind of you to say so! Yenti posted information about a sonnet, never tried that before, I'm amazed at how many different styles there are!.. Always good to try something different.

Love and hugs

Mand xxxxxxxxx

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