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    Post Poetry : One from another, one from yourself

    FIRST AMMENDMENT TO RULES - 30 June 2020:
    If it is your turn to post a poem of your own, but you want to post a poem from another person, then you must first forfeit your turn with a photograph from nature and explain why you like the photograph. Similarly, if it is your turn to post a poem from another person, and you want to post a poem of your own, then you must first forfeit you turn with a photograph of modern technology and explain why you like the photograph.

    The rules for this thread are as follows:
    - The first poem you share must be from another person
    - The second poem you share must be from yourself
    - See first ammendment above

    There is no restriction on language or age.

    If you share a third, or fourth, or fifth poem, you must alternate between a poem from another to a poem from yourself, ad infinitum.

    My first poem is a poem called "Subh Milis" by Máirtín Ó Díreáin. English translation of title: "Sweet Jam".

    Bhi subh milis
    Ar bhaschrann an dorais
    Ach mhuach mé an corraí
    Ionam a d'éirigh
    Mar smaoinigh mé ar an lá
    A bheas an baschrann glan
    Agus an lámh beag
    Ar iarraidh

    English translation:

    There was sweet jam
    On the door handle
    But I quenched the fury
    That arose within me
    Because I thought of the day
    When the door handle would be clean
    And the little hand would be gone
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    And a poem from myself which I wrote tonight. I took inspiration from the poem spoken in the film, "The Miseducation of Cameron Post", on which my screen name is based.

    My poem is entitled, "Strength":

    It is at my weakest points that I am strong

    It is in my weakness I find my greatest strength
    Were I not so weak, would I not be so bravely strong?

    In my infirmities I am weak --
    In my ignorance and incompetence
    True weakness lies in my worried and defeated mind
    Deep inside my weak and worried mind
    Is where I am strong.

    And so I relish in my shortcomings
    I boast of my cowardice and indecisiveness
    For it is this indecisiveness that chooses me to be weak
    And it is my choice that when I am weak, I feel strong

    Overturning verdicts and sentences within and inside myself
    Overturning and turning and turning and turning
    Inside out a decade of non-achievement
    Weak hopes
    Weak dreams
    Weak aspirations

    I lay and immerse in this putrid fresh weakness
    -- weakness that I defiantly call mine

    Because it is that I am weak;
    It is for this purpose
    And by this very design
    That my weakness is strength

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    I see you’re back in full swing eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cuz View Post
    I see you’re back in full swing eh?
    I've held back on some of the new threads I was tempted to create. The Bahamas were nice, but 5 weeks a long time to be away. I might go the whole hog though and start posting mad shit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluidic Cameron View Post
    I've held back on some of the new threads I was tempted to create. The Bahamas were nice, but 5 weeks a long time to be away. I might go the whole hog though and start posting mad shit.
    I wouldn’t suggest going to crazy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluidic Cameron View Post
    I've held back on some of the new threads I was tempted to create. The Bahamas were nice, but 5 weeks a long time to be away. I might go the whole hog though and start posting mad shit.
    Don't, just please.... don't. Thanks!
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    It’s been a little nutty while you were gone, especially in the lounge. Happy to have you back, please help just keep the peace and keep everything in moderation. We all need it

    Sanity is free....


    (Nice poems)
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    W. B. Yeats wrote a poem entitled "Among School Children". The poem is quite long and has eight stanzas, but I will just give the eighth stanza:

    Labour is blossoming or dancing where
    The body is not bruised to pleasure soul,
    Nor beauty born out of its own despair,
    Nor blear-eyed wisdom out of midnight oil.
    O chestnut tree, great rooted blossomer,
    Are you the leaf, the blossom or the bole?
    O body swayed to music, O brightening glance,
    How can we know the dancer from the dance?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluidic Kimbo View Post
    I've held back on some of the new threads I was tempted to create. The Bahamas were nice, but 5 weeks a long time to be away. I might go the whole hog though and start posting mad shit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BG View Post
    You will be banned again.
    I'm currently on a run of 570 posts without a ban. This a good run.

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    I wrote this poem today, entitled "Between Empty Space":

    I am the item
    that sits between empty space

    I am neither matter, nor dark matter

    I am neither collected, nor nebulous

    There is empty space between anti-matter and matter
    in the moments before annihilation --
    And as the two collide. . .
    As the empty space is eradicated. . .
    I am that item between the empty space

    I am the vacuum, I am the draw, I am the attractor

    I at the very item itself which is the annihilation

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