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 ~SpiffyKat~
Joined: 8/16/2005
Msg: 251
Ninja of Suburbia...peeing my pants laughing :DPage 11 of 42    (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
Great stuff both of you!Speaking of "stuff hehe ..loved your little write I misread it and thought it said "decorated" instead of "desecrated" hahaha..Youre a trip,and your write rocks! Chriscusack...Glad to see you again too.Could your poem be any more original and funny?You are absolutey hilarious and creative..id love to see you both here again.Awesome job and hugs all around,kat PS..I have two magnetic poetry kits :)
 dewkiss31
Joined: 7/20/2005
Msg: 252
Saying good bye
Posted: 11/27/2005 12:05:30 PM
Always and forever will I hate
You left me and that was my fate

To never see you again
That bullet was your end

Your selfish ways have made us morn
The lives that your have torn.

You left us my love we are forever in the dark
You life has left its mark

You will never know the hate I feel
You have made the final seal

Never again to see you face.
Never again to grace our place

Good bye my love you will be missed
Never again to be kissed.

I hope one day I'll see you soon.
Till then all is in the gloom.


This is for my husband By K.W.
 dashance
Joined: 11/18/2005
Msg: 253
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The Tell Off!
Posted: 11/27/2005 2:58:16 PM
Nice write Dewkiss! And here's one in that vein too!



How can you go on living?
Living with yourself,
treating people like you know what they're all about.
When you don't!
You don't know what passions they have
or what they see in a person.
Where do you get off?
Saying what you say?
Can you even imagine
how one could take what you just said?
What actions you've just precipitated?
Do you feel any guilt?

Oh, you are so righteous,
in your search for Mr. Perfect.
Although you shall never find him,
you won't pause in your
relentless flailing to drag under those who reach out to you.

You see, you just wouldn't be satified.
What ever you acheiveit won't be enough.
You seek your own self-image,
but no matter how hard you look,
every mirror has its' flaw.
Medusa did not die at the sight of herself,
but at the reflection of her perception.
She just could not accept fate
and take fortune as providence befitted.

-Dash ©1996

hmmm... dark!
 ~SpiffyKat~
Joined: 8/16/2005
Msg: 254
The Tell Off!
Posted: 11/27/2005 11:39:29 PM
Hiya everyone..Thanks so much for adding more of your amazing writes to this thread:)Dashance..I love the flow and originality of your write...The last four lines were absolutely standouts and amazing Youre incredibly talented:)Dewkiss...I could feel the pain and longing for a lost love your poem exudes and in contrast the dark shadow it casted on your poem.Beautiful and sorrowful in tandem...excellent.Sometimes I feel so odd coming in here and telling you guys what I think of your poems and thoughts.All of your workd are awesome simply because they are yours Have a super spiffy day,Kat
 Vocaleze
Joined: 9/15/2005
Msg: 255
The Tell Off!
Posted: 11/27/2005 11:39:57 PM
Hello all! Thank you very kindly for the comments!! I hope you didn't think I was ignoring, just gone for the holiday. I loved all the writes I missed in that time. Vegan: I've always wanted one of those magnetic poetry things. Thanks for the site name. Dash: I, too, tend to write only when the feelings are already gushing about something. I suppose I should try to nourish it more often, but c'est la vie. Dew: I liked your post in 349 the best. It just spoke to me. Reminds me a lot of some of my earliest writing. Will post an example. Thanks again to all for the kind comments!

"In this circle, I have no name
Merely a shadow in this game
Against my fate, I try to fight
So I can do just one thing right

Still, I find nothing I can do
Fate's dagger has run me through
My heart gushes, bleeding dreams,
Coming apart at its seams

All night I lie in bed and weep
It is the only thing that helps me sleep
And the memories of days before
Come back to haunt me ever more

In this circle, shrouded by night
Protected from the fiendish light
Rain pouring down the essence of my soul
Lightning's beauty helps to mend the hole

Immersed within the falling dew
Its warmth and solace get me through
Everything I love has been lost
And I am still bearing the cost

My soul floats through the sable void
Having been completely destroyed
Looking back, filled with disdain
All I sacrificed was in vain

In this circle... almost dead
Only one thing left to be said
I loved you always, I thought you knew
So, what have I ever done to you?"
 Mean Jeanne
Joined: 7/21/2005
Msg: 256
muddy boot!
Posted: 11/28/2005 8:23:00 AM
Good Vs. Evil

Good and bad, light and dark
Each of these hit their mark

Love and hate, pleasure, pain
Pooling out into a stain

Ecstasy etched upon my face
Strong as leather, soft as lace

Betrayal floods my soul with pain
Falling down like drops of rain

Revenge is such a strong emotion
Inspiring only true devotion

Lust and greed now fill my heart
Both of these will play their part

Pleasure, pain, love and hate
Bring me close to heavens gate

Light and dark, good and bad
Tell me, am I going mad
 ~SpiffyKat~
Joined: 8/16/2005
Msg: 257
All styles of poems are awesome to read:)
Posted: 11/28/2005 9:15:24 PM
Chris...I absolutely love and enjoy your writes You totally rock!Hope to see more from you again soon Mean Jeanne..Welcome to one of my lil spots in the forums...I loved the imagery and contrast you created within your write.Awesome awesome job!Hope youll visit again soon. Bernard...for a second you scared me..lol...I thought you were having a serious moment.You know I love all of your edgy writes..Youre a trip...I think you and Chris here would make great friends I enjoy you both so much! I mean your writes...hehe Vocaleze...so happy to see you posting again.Amazing job Thanks so much for visiting everyone:)Cant wait to see more from all of you kids:)...Have an excellent night,Kat
 ~SpiffyKat~
Joined: 8/16/2005
Msg: 258
celebrating the 400th post
Posted: 11/28/2005 9:17:42 PM
Ok...401st...so Im slow Thanks everyone for making this thread such a success.Ive really enjoyed reading all your work Time to party lol...lets celebrate
 ~SpiffyKat~
Joined: 8/16/2005
Msg: 259
poetry
Posted: 11/29/2005 12:47:33 AM
supadiva..I loved your lil write:)Its great to see you here again.I hope you and your grandaughter are having a blast ,Kat
 Mean Jeanne
Joined: 7/21/2005
Msg: 260
poetry
Posted: 11/29/2005 10:46:35 AM
In Memory of Darla, Dusty and John Taken to Their Lord April 1,1999

April fools day arrives each year
The calendar turns and brings it here
As the years tick by we miss you more
But talk about you less than we did before
Dusty you would be twenty-one
Your life would be busy and full of fun
Darla you would be twenty-three
I try to imagine - too hard for me
John as the oldest you'd be twenty-four
You had one child and would have had more
Jamassa Derring put a gun to your head
He pulled the trigger and now you are dead
Three life sentences is what he will do
For taking three lives, for killing you
I hope his time will be bitter and hard
Maybe someone will jump him at yard
But we have to put all that anger aside
We're still alive - along for the ride
I keep all three of you close to my heart
Taken too soon, lives ripped apart
One yellow, one blue rose and one pink
When I see them, of you all I think
 Red83
Joined: 11/6/2005
Msg: 261
poetry
Posted: 11/29/2005 11:08:37 AM
I am what I am,
and I am what I be.
I am what I am,
and I am what i see.
I am what i am,
and I am what I do.
I am what I am,
and I am you.
 Red83
Joined: 11/6/2005
Msg: 262
poetry
Posted: 11/29/2005 11:11:54 AM
Running, running,
round and round.
Cant get my feet to touch the ground.
Trying to find my place,
in this life of maze.
Can you be my path of light?
Help me find a way through the darkest night?
Through this dark and misty haze,
running, running,
round and round.
Help my feet to find the ground.
 ~SpiffyKat~
Joined: 8/16/2005
Msg: 263
All styles are awesome :D
Posted: 11/29/2005 12:45:40 PM
Hi everyone..Chris I enjoy your comedic writes,but I have to say,this one is so beautiful it makes my heart blush.You have such a diverse writing talent. I hope youll come back and share whatever you like with us....funny,happy,..love em all... Red welcome to this lil corner o the forums.Youy have a very unique writing style.I enjoyed both of your poems very much.Hope to see you again soon mean jeanne..Thank you for sharing that heartbreakingly sad and touching write with all of us.Im so sorry for your loss and for the loss of your loved ones taken in the springtime of their lives.I can relate to your write and my heart goes out to you.I hope yall have a good day,and Ill stop by again soon.Thanks for droppin in, kat
 ~SpiffyKat~
Joined: 8/16/2005
Msg: 264
All styles are awesome :D
Posted: 11/29/2005 12:46:26 PM
Hi everyone..Chris I enjoy your comedic writes,but I have to say,this one is so beautiful it makes my heart blush.You have such a diverse writing talent. I hope youll come back and share whatever you like with us....funny,happy,..love em all... Red welcome to this lil corner o the forums.Youy have a very unique writing style.I enjoyed both of your poems very much.Hope to see you again soon mean jeanne..Thank you for sharing that heartbreakingly sad and touching write with all of us.Im so sorry for your loss and for the loss of your loved ones taken in the springtime of their lives.I can relate to your write and my heart goes out to you. Supadiva,Im glad you guys had fun:)Hugs!I hope yall have a good day,and Ill stop by again soon.Thanks for droppin in, kat
 dashance
Joined: 11/18/2005
Msg: 265
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Only Music
Posted: 11/29/2005 5:16:37 PM
I get my love
from my music
This is the only way
I've ever received the
love that I need.

Forget the passions of the flesh,
that for which I still much yurn.
It is the essence of
emotion that I truly seek.

How many times
have I been attracted?
And how long does each last?

Music is my one true love;
that for which, I will not part with.
It demands no changes of me,
as willing as I might be.

I get my love
from my music.
As noble that I may strive to be,
and as fate would have it,
music shall be all I need.
DASH ©1994
 ~SpiffyKat~
Joined: 8/16/2005
Msg: 266
Only Music
Posted: 11/29/2005 6:43:42 PM
Dashance:)I loved your above write.It seems we share the same passion for music.I love it all from classical to alternative Thanks for stopping by..I hope yall have an awesome night and Ill see everyone soon...hugs all around,Kat
 tonebeautiful
Joined: 11/29/2005
Msg: 267
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So ya wanna be a poet?
Posted: 11/29/2005 7:30:35 PM
although i wouldn't go so far as to call this a poem, i have a liking for stupid jokes, etc. and i guess i've reached a new low by making others suffer like this but i can't resist. it's intended for a prospective mate and i call it "domestic bliss"
do you know how to make a bed?
do you own a needle and thread?
do you have some pots and pans?
what's that, a rolling pin in your hand?
wait, i was only teasing you!
now my black-eye's turning blue
that's ok, my mistake.
but can i have some chocolate cake?
 tonebeautiful
Joined: 11/29/2005
Msg: 268
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celebrating the 400th post
Posted: 11/29/2005 7:50:15 PM
in the clouds

a circling white, of ancient light
who, with lucid rays of perfect blue
unrolled across a canvas sky
to lay His softest shade on you
while headwinds of a holy kind
blew sweet dreams behind your earthly eyes
love's colors filled your sailing mind
and pushed you through to paradise
beyond the ecstasy of white
above cloud-cover, pristine blue
your gossamer wings unfurled bright
and wet with newborn love you flew
past earth-limits of waking scenes
to play in worlds of dreams come true
you spread His light through prism wings
in rainbow tones of heaven-hue
you were soaring, soaring, soaring high
your head was in the clouds
as love was circling by
...2001sam...
 ~SpiffyKat~
Joined: 8/16/2005
Msg: 269
celebrating the new emoticons
Posted: 11/30/2005 3:51:26 AM
Youre welcome Chris...I really enjoy all your writes.Believe me everyone in the forums knows what its like to have writers block at one time or another.Ive gone for an entire week without posting anything in my other thread.I love everything youve shared so far I also love this emoticon and this one Ok Im a bit silly ..havent had my coffee yet..Too beautiful..welcome to this forum..I was about to say your words are too beautiful...the imagery youve created and your expressiveness is amazing...anything else you would care to share Id looove to see chemistry and magic...your cookie poem was good enough to eat ok ok...enough with the slap happy from me...In all seriousness I love your unique writing style.I also enjoyed your take on relationships and what key things make them blossom and work...couldnt agree more...have an awesome day kids! Kat
 ~SpiffyKat~
Joined: 8/16/2005
Msg: 270
Loved em both :)
Posted: 11/30/2005 1:07:57 PM
Heya Chris..(awwwwww what a cute baby in your new pic:)Im so glad you and others are making this thread home to some awesome writes..Your above poem made me chuckle..very well written,clever and cute....I also thought your other poem was very emotionally expressive .Great writes on both counts in very dfferent ways Hope ya;; have a great evening...see ya soon,Kat
 Vocaleze
Joined: 9/15/2005
Msg: 271
Loved em all :)
Posted: 11/30/2005 1:26:57 PM
Great writes everyone!! Chem: I couldn't help but think about Cookie Monster when I read your poem hehe. I'm posting this poem because I'm getting ready to leave for our choral concert tonight & it's stuck in my head. If anyone wants to know what this sounds like, message me privately.

"The evening hangs beneath the moon
A silver thread on darkened dune
With closing eyes and resting head
I know that sleep is coming soon

Upon my pillow safe in bed
A thousand pictures fill my head
I cannot sleep my mind's aflight
And yet my limbs seem made of lead

If there are noises in the night
A frightening shadow, flickering light
Then I surrender unto sleep
Where clouds of dream give second sight

What dreams may come both dark and deep
Of flying wings and soaring leap
As I surrender unto sleep...
Sleep..."
~Charles Anthony Silvestri~
~poem commissioned for a choral work written by Eric Whitacre~
 dashance
Joined: 11/18/2005
Msg: 272
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Enrapture
Posted: 11/30/2005 7:41:53 PM
With such a sweet smile
you could have any man,
having your hair 'up' just
makes them want you more.

Such a catching figure,
one would never want to let go.
Your poise has us peaking
without a single touch.

An ancient beauty
in one such as you,
a quivering feel of mystic
runs up and down my spine.

Fantasy runs wild,
ecstasy hits,
I'm holding you in my arms.
Stareing up at the ceiling
I emerge from confusion....

...it was just a dream.
DASH ©1995-2005
lol, just altered a bit on the last stanza and on.
Great writes folks! Luv the cookie! Later Folks!
 ~SpiffyKat~
Joined: 8/16/2005
Msg: 273
Enrapture
Posted: 11/30/2005 11:13:10 PM
I luv the cookie too...and the amazing new writes as well.I want to tell you guys and whoever is reading this thread....I am not here to "judge" anyones work..I .only began this thread to encourage people and enjoy all the poems posted .I just thought Id clairify that in order to diffuse any confusion or misunderstanding about that.Im just happy to share this lil corner o the forums with alot of great people:)Thanks for posting and have a great night,Kat
 Mean Jeanne
Joined: 7/21/2005
Msg: 274
So ya wanna be a poet?
Posted: 12/1/2005 11:05:41 AM
LUST

Lust washes in like the ocean tide
Ebbing and flowing, one hell of a ride
The heat of passion ignites a spark
Straight as an arrow it hits the mark
Our bodies mingle and melt into one
The sweat first beads, then starts to run
Like dew on the grass, our glistening skin
Is covered by the product of our sin
But I don't care about right and wrong
Just to be with you, a feeling so strong
A moment of happiness, too soon lost
The risk I would take, but at what cost
I came to see you whenever I could
A few stolen moments, it was all good
I showed you I loved you, showed you I cared
I gave you my all, nothing was spared
Misunderstood, mistaken and missed
I knew I loved you the first time we kissed
You send sweet shivers up and down my spine
You smell so good and look so fine
A beautiful spirit, you've touched my soul
Simply to please you, that is my goal
A look from you and my heart skips a beat
Then we touch, can you feel the heat
 ~SpiffyKat~
Joined: 8/16/2005
Msg: 275
So ya wanna be a poet?hi kids:)
Posted: 12/1/2005 12:51:57 PM
Mean Jeanne...What an awesomely lust filled passionate write Nice!Chris...your poem brought tears to my eyes because I could relate to it on so many levels..You poem was short,but so emotionally charged.Im still blown away by it:) Exquisite:)Thanks so much for posting here everyone.I love reading all the amazing poems that get posted here. I really enjoy hanging out with other writers and sharing our words.Have a groovy day,Kat
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