Wednesday, 21 May 2008

some crap inside my mind......Totally Optional Prompts



intense is how/what you read about me-
one aspect, I never ever intended
to get across for you to see.
now intensely I try to read, what else, me.
truly what do I really tell thee-
aspirations, dreams that are distended?
intensity of which is lost from me
all aspects gone forever, which I never intended.

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I think I took too much poetic liberty with the lines, while writing a triolet. It might feel disjointed to some. However, it answers what has been playing in my mind since yesterday. Why? That is another question...

17 comments:

  1. Everything evolves. What you do and what you intended are not always the same, but the final outcome is often an advanced form of the intent.

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  2. The meaning is often in the question, and not the answer.

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  3. too much happening too quickly..

    who knows?
    who cares?
    I do!

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  4. Moving away from past
    find it sticky
    like molasses
    Moving to the future
    find it clotted
    like chutney
    If only all
    my life
    was edible

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  5. Don't we all scribble disjointed thoughts on the walls of our brain? I don't think you could ever loose your intensity, it must just be changing direction. Thanks for visiting even when I wasn't there!!

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  6. Intent: profound and intense.

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  7. very nice!
    i hope you are well!

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  8. Wonderful form. I love the looking glass feel of this poem. Peace, JP/deb

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  9. I have been seeing quite a bit of the Troilet lately. might have to try it

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  10. Very nice :)
    I especially liked the last line.

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  11. I LOVE your title - fits perfectly.

    I don't know if you care or not (if you don't then ignore this part of my comment), but you're right about taking too much license. I'm only letting you know because I was astonished when I found out how specific the form is and was glad to find out.
    This was an excellent resource for me: http://www.everypoet.org/pffa/showthread.php?s=&threadid=9916

    That little tidbit aside, I love your poem - intention is key. ;)

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  12. i think this was intense enough!

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  13. Hmmm...I kind of read this as you are showing more of yourself through your writing than you ever thought you would. I think that is a good thing! It gives your poetry more depth. I really like what you did with this form!

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  14. Gone No.........Forgotten?
    Never!

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