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shut up tight now

Post by the mingo » October 24th, 2014, 1:51 am

- roots
the web of roots
the jellybean theory of combustion
the first roads came about naturally to a need
desire is a snakehouse desire is a big tree
the way the sky can speak thanksgiving
sometimes the subject is too much for me
so i stop for a moment & play with my eyebrows
& notice the dog is dreaming his paws twitching running in his sleep
in a kind of archeological way that i almost remember is not at all like sailing but more of a something out of Last of the Mohicans when Hawkeye has to take out a loan to pay his bills
in the days before the Declaration & Constitution which come to think of it all happened damn quick
ink weren't hardly dry on the paper when Molly Pitcher exclaimed
"Jazz is now a foregone conclusion"
even then machines were expanding
same as flint tipped spears & cave art galleries in their day
such a funny thing words & poolhalls
people used to talk about things like parlors too
exposure & display are different things
when i went to school there were no pythons in the everglades
no dreams of such a thing either
the hand can touch many things it cannot hold
thinking about the same sex over & over again & always we want to know how fast something will go
it's autumn all the windows are shut up tight now
Doll, you may have found a place of rest but I'm still on the trail.

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Re: shut up tight now

Post by 68degrees » October 24th, 2014, 11:53 am

"...the way the sky can speak thanksgiving..." This is one great line.

There an entire Liberal Arts education in this poem, complete with History, Literature, and Philosophy. Glad I read it. Thanks for posting it.

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Re: shut up tight now

Post by creativesoul » October 24th, 2014, 6:19 pm

Exposure and display
Nice mingo!
reason is over rated, as is logic and common sense-i much prefer the passions of a crazy old woman, cats and dogs and jungle foliage- tropic rain-and a defined sense of who brings the stars up at night and the sun up in the morning---

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Re: shut up tight now

Post by WIREMAN » October 24th, 2014, 6:47 pm

this ones my surrealistic pillow for the night....immensely enjoyed 8)
me I feel like I'm becoming some kinda Kung fu t.v. Priest.....

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Re: shut up tight now

Post by the mingo » October 25th, 2014, 6:50 am

Thx 68 degrees, Jana, & Wireman - I had a good time with this & I'm glad others did too - 8)
Doll, you may have found a place of rest but I'm still on the trail.

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Re: shut up tight now

Post by Arcadia » October 25th, 2014, 10:43 am

you really open it...! :lol: bravo, mingo!!!!! :D

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Re: shut up tight now

Post by SadLuckDame » October 28th, 2014, 10:48 am

:) smiles
`Do you know, I was so angry, Kitty,' Alice went on...`when I saw all the mischief you had been doing, I was very nearly opening the window, and putting you out into the snow! And you'd have deserved it, you
little mischievous darling!
~Lewis Carroll

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Re: shut up tight now

Post by the mingo » October 29th, 2014, 10:54 am

Thx ladies - 8)
Doll, you may have found a place of rest but I'm still on the trail.

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