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The Mosquito - a bit of fun

a mosquito visited my bed last night
it sucked my thoughts

now it must be dead

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Didn't know how to keep out of harm's way ..lol...

you are certainly revolutionizing poetry Rula. ...I liked this short mosquito sting...i believe there is room for tweaking...will watch out how you do it,....you might want to look at "Mosquitos" in the title

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raj (sublime_ocean)

In fact I have a second version of that little piece. I am not sure, but I thought if I put the two versions, that would spoil the thought provoking aspect in the piece that I was seeking.
I wonder what has the first read implied/ evoked...if any raj?

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On viewing both versions, I wish to share as follows:-

1. version 2 is easier to perceive because you have added "poisoned"
2. I know not why you preferred not to write it as "it sucked my poisoned thoughts"
3. Perception wise I am still unable to figure out what the Protagonist is trying to convey through this poem, unless a mosquito is to be interpreted as an intruder. Is the use of the word "bed" supposed to imply a restful/ peaceful place? If so I wonder why in such a situation the thoughts would be poisoned?
4, You need to look at the title too. It should either be Mosquito Sucks or Mosquitoes Suck

I am not sure if my commentary above served any useful insights

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raj (sublime_ocean)

very helpful indeed.
Your questions are logical, but I wanted to give make it a bit of fun and a thought provoking little piece.
so if I say poisoned thoughts, there will be nothing to think of.
As I said it is all for fun and inspired after watching that video in the youtube.

And that's why I prefered not to add the second version that tells everything clearly. Then there will be no creativity at all.

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poisoned, doesn't this sometimes happen even if we are at rest.
and thanks for the heads-up. I don't know what I was thinking then... poisoned thoughts ha!

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Good to see the change in title, before Wesley came with a flogging stick..or Stan with the Ostrich Feather ..so thank me for that :)

if use of Bed is not necessary, i suggest you eliminate it because generally Mosquitoes throng at night...so go with the implied surrounding...besides it is not necessary that a mosquito visits you in bed...further more if your better half is likely to read this use of the words visit & bed could get you in trouble...lol..no husband would remotely like to be referred as a mosquito..:)

humor apart...to create make it more funny perhaps you will need to add some funnier elements and twists is what i would like to suggest..

just some thoughts...it's your poem, your mosquito...your thoughts..so play along with that mosquito...

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raj (sublime_ocean)

Summer's bane stopped by last night
and on my head he did alight
hoping all my thoughts to drain
alas he couldn't find my brain ..............I like yours better

that is absoloutely funny!!
I think it's better not to find a brain at all than finding some poisoned thoughts, isn't it?
Thanks for giving me today's smile Stan.

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is that my better half doesn't read ANY of my poetry. LOL
as I said, blame that video.
I prefer to keep that thought, I think it can't be even called a poem as is. Maybe I should have put it as a blog as my other silly thoughts that visit me every now and then.

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the bill for having become recognized as an expert or leader. Everything you post will be looked at as the result of your expertise and when you post something just for fun a lot of folks will think it's some rare type of poem and want to know what kind lol. ................stan

you are right Stan. :(
I think I should stop posting anything other than sonnets from now on :)

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Post all those cussed things you like just don't ask Me to write one lol.

From the symptoms you have described, I presume you are being smitten by a "silly" mosquito...lol...

raj (sublime_ocean)

Make a quatern out of that mosquito and submit it in contest...

raj (sublime_ocean)

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you so spoilt it

I read the first version this morning, had to go to work, so thought I'd come later, and here I am

and you have spoiled it with the second version

the first left so many possibilities ...
your thoughts were so veminous that you poisened it
that you are an empty head (brainless) and it starved to death
you were suicidal at the time
more....
so many fun interpretations, and you spoilt it

love judy
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'Each for the joy of the working, and each, in his separate star,
shall draw the Thing as he sees It, for the God of Things as They are.'
(Rudyard Kipling)

I know :(

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No need to make that glum face. Just edit and delete the Version 2 so that as Judyanne says you will go back to whatever she interpreted it as and in so many fun versions of her interpretations :)

[grinning],

raj (sublime_ocean)

Raj for the advice. Really appreciate it.

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