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give me poetry

give me poetry
with broken noses
that grow back crooked

give me poetry
with severed ears
a line that reads
how you meant it
and how i took it

give me poetry
with skin melted
from dantes inferno

give me poetry
with psychological nudity
and a soul searching eternal

give me poetry
with emotional exhibitionism
acceptance of but
immunity to criticism
philosophical neo-romanticism

give me poetry
a bit out of touch
with our time

give me poetry
that rhymes



  1. nice...great piece theron...would love to hear this...broken noses that grow back crooked...yes

  2. smiles. glad you made the party...about to hit the sack myself...good night theron...

  3. Thanks Brian. I appreciate the reads/comments/support you've given me in the last year. I hope everything goes well with

  4. ha yes - we want poetry like that...poetry
    with broken noses and everything...great to see you in the pub theron with such an excellent get your bacardi in a minute...cheers

  5. Yes, poetry with broken noses to grow back crooked....yes, I want poetry a bit out of touch with our time! Nicely written Theron. We all need poetry and it needs to be just like you said.

  6. I am one of those paperback know, the kind the drug store sells? I was sold at Gordon Lightfoot! (personal hero!) but to add the brilliance that is your writing...what a treat today! Please do not mind my crooked author has yet to complete me! Wonderful! Here's to you, and to dVerse...raise your glass!

  7. I applaud that broken noses line too. We're like trees - despite wounds and disfigurement we still reach for the light, and poets are like sparks.

    (god, I love that song)

  8. This poem is so demanding, Theron, but I'll give you some poetry. :-p


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