Wandering expositions

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Poetry has many inspections

each line remains re-touched;

we frown at fingered collections

of nouns and other stuff.

 

There are troublesome inflections,

and bleeding, wrung-out verbs-

the wandering expositions

of rhymes the metre serves.

 

There are stand alone conjunctions

in hope that it amazes

where

in solitude it functions

in contrived schematic phrases.

 

Words and image Tommy Carroll

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Trevor Alexander

Wed 31st Oct 2018 15:34

So true!

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raypool

Tue 30th Oct 2018 21:23

A sort of mechanical analysis that works for me Tommy; it is strangely satisfying and I think written with tongue in cheek. Good enough for me!

Ray

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Taylor Crowshaw

Tue 30th Oct 2018 14:16

Excellent..😃

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