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by woody
Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:56 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Beyond a Concert.
Replies: 44
Views: 4748

i don't know much of the poems whole context but i really enjoyed what i gleaned.
'You, glued to your seat,
trapped in your critique, are blind to the flight
of swans crossing centuries.'
this is excellent,
thanks
by woody
Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:54 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: a poem for mr cohen
Replies: 14
Views: 2338

thanks to every one for their responses, dear c2, thanks for your time... a few comments. i agree with rhythm being off and i don't particularly feel like defending it. those comments were useful but the rest i found misleading. you have a peculiar attitude, you must upset allot of people along your...
by woody
Tue Aug 23, 2005 10:59 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: a poem for mr cohen
Replies: 14
Views: 2338

i was waiting for someone like you to show up. and now you have, thanks.
by woody
Tue Aug 23, 2005 4:43 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: A Love We Cannot Comprehend
Replies: 13
Views: 1873

i like this, some good memorable lines in places,
'remake a plough from every spear ' this being one of my favourites.
by woody
Tue Aug 23, 2005 4:36 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: a poem for mr cohen
Replies: 14
Views: 2338

hi thank you for your comments, they were very kind. buried beyond that painting is a load of poetry and the start of a book i've written (if the link still works) if you ever get bored and want to look, i'd like to know what any of you think of it. there's much cohen inspiration along the way, in t...
by woody
Mon Aug 22, 2005 3:45 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: a poem for mr cohen
Replies: 14
Views: 2338

thank you hleonard, that's kind.
i agree the last stanza is a jolt. i wrote this fairly quickly and was suddenly impelled to write something very direct, worried as if my point had not been made by then. a rewrite would surely change this.
by woody
Mon Aug 22, 2005 3:42 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Falling from Heaven
Replies: 16
Views: 1879

i liked the good economy of words particuarly in the first half and the flighted imagery.
it was enjoyable, thank you.
by woody
Mon Aug 22, 2005 3:39 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: the lake
Replies: 8
Views: 1692

i like this poem, it felt refreshing, took me out of these 1am city walls. it's nice to able to read something like this tucked away in the night. it flowed well with spirtual/ natural energy.
by woody
Mon Aug 22, 2005 3:26 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: The Brink
Replies: 3
Views: 732

this is interesting... to start with i wasn't sure but then i began reading it in bukowski's voice in my head and in parts it seemed perfect. angry stuff, performance piece. how many times poetry has been altered by knoweldge of the writer and particuarly his manour of speech- buck, ginsberg, cohen ...
by woody
Thu Aug 18, 2005 9:50 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: a poem for mr cohen
Replies: 14
Views: 2338

a poem for mr cohen

victory spirit the silent ones they do dispose by spoiling their victory clothes in the daylight hours their winnings brought they tether the world in binding laws strive as we might to leave this scene behind they'll forever chain us to their crimes but we glean our treasure in the midnight oil to...

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