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#1 Apocalypse

 

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Posted 04 August 2009 - 09:52 PM

I was talking to Plaz over WLM, trying to think of something to write, and as he tried to spur me on I accidentally composed a poem.

I am your knowledge fish
And you sprinkle bits of ideas to me
But I stare vacantly
And then die.

So, what happens when you must compose a poem on the spot? Well, you have to post it, because I hereby order everyone who enters this thread to leave a spur of the moment composition. There are no exceptions.

And quality does not matter at all. I just want to see how crazy everyone is by psychoanalyzing these poems. :P
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Posted 04 August 2009 - 09:59 PM

What's that on your face?
Is it hair?
A beard?
Or perhaps something more sinister...
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Posted 04 August 2009 - 10:37 PM

I had a cat,
his name was bat,
he sang to me songs of joy.
Then one day, bat got fat,
and farted when he sat.


:lol:
I like this thread. Good job Apoco, I found my new TF



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Posted 05 August 2009 - 09:03 AM

I hate poetry.
It makes me say... no-etry.
I can't rhyme.
Not with any amount of time.

Yeah, I suck. I know. :P

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Posted 06 August 2009 - 01:46 AM

Well this is the story
of a guy named cory,
spent all his days with his girl.
Went to her house at four in the morning,
fell out her tree when attacked by a squirrel.



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Posted 06 August 2009 - 02:17 AM

A worn shoe on the pavement.
A pristine, Euclidian building.
A door open to a weaving spectrum of color.

All of these things
Are vaguely poetic.
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Posted 06 August 2009 - 02:18 AM

are there an awful lot
of non-euclidean buildings?
Have you reckon'd a thousand acres much? have you reckon'd the
earth much? Have you practis'd so long to learn to read?
Have you felt so proud to get at the meaning of poems?
Stop this day and night with me and you shall possess the origin of
all poems...

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Posted 06 August 2009 - 02:26 AM

I might be going crazy, but I'm actually starting to see meaning in my poems.
The first is an indictment of modern education. The fish is a metaphor for students and their lack of interest in learning.
The second is a satire of poems that take themselves too seriously, and a deconstruction of poetry itself, as well as a parody of symbolism in general.

I'm either a genius or I'm an idiot.
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Posted 06 August 2009 - 03:00 AM

I vote the latter.
Also I has a ladder.



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Posted 06 August 2009 - 03:15 AM

I'm afraid my work cannot be understood by philistines such as you gentlemen.
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Posted 06 August 2009 - 08:14 AM

A philistine throwing stones;
A Philistine being killed by thrown stones;
A stone thrown in either direction, from the hand of either party.

One is vaguely threatening,
One is vaguely biblical,
And one is not so vaguely ambiguous.
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Posted 06 August 2009 - 08:21 AM

er was eens een aapje
die hete geeneens jaapje
toch was dat aapje
een pittig knaapje
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Posted 06 August 2009 - 08:27 AM

er was eens een aapje
die hete geeneens jaapje
toch was dat aapje
een pittig knaapje

I have no idea what you just said, but it looks like it rhymes, so you're in! :thumbsup:
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Posted 06 August 2009 - 09:20 AM

the melodie of the words even work better this way:

d'er was eens een aapje
die hete geeneens jaapje
toch was dat aapje
nog een pittig knaapje



just try it




yea right like you can do a dutch g :P

or a ch :rofl1:
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Posted 06 August 2009 - 11:48 AM

yea right like you can do a dutch g :P

or a ch :rofl1:

Are you making fun of me?

She's making fun of me.
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Posted 06 August 2009 - 10:40 PM

she's making fun of you, yup. :nod:
Have you reckon'd a thousand acres much? have you reckon'd the
earth much? Have you practis'd so long to learn to read?
Have you felt so proud to get at the meaning of poems?
Stop this day and night with me and you shall possess the origin of
all poems...

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 02:58 AM

A house, a home
A Biodome
Paulie Shore whispers soft insanities in my ear
Until only darkness remains
And the world will end to that voice
A thousand warheads falling until
Only the dome remains
Like the cockroaches
My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die. -Bob Marley
The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel. -Horace Walpole
Experience teaches us that silence terrifies people the most. -Bob Dylan
Everyone dies but not everyone lives. -A. Sachs
This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang, but with a whimper -T.S. Eliot
The people that are trying to make the world worse never take a day off, why should I? Light up the darkness. -Bob Marley

A ship in the harbor is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.


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Posted 07 August 2009 - 03:05 AM

Buuuuuddy.
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Posted 07 August 2009 - 04:17 PM

LOL Brandon, Thomas the Tank Engine agrees.



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Posted 18 June 2010 - 09:43 PM

In the Book Club section
A man attempts a hasty ressurection
For the venerable thread
That was supposedly dead.
It may not be poetry perfection,
And surely you will clamor for my head,
But I must offer my own correction:
Take Clark's head instead.

Edited by Apocalypse, 22 June 2010 - 12:20 PM.

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