Where was the Poetry contest? Found thanks

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Opa, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Sometime ago there was a poetry contest and I've lost track of the thread. Does anyone remember it?
     
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  2. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
    Arkansas
    Hmmmm dunno... but here's a poem to tide you over until someone finds it.

    Little Pieces of Me

    Everyday they chip away tiny pieces of me.
    A little here, some off over there.
    Society at large.

    Mothers, children, strangers.
    Those casual acquaintances
    who judge your very being.

    Incompetent justices passing verdict on my life.
    Chip, chip, chip goes their internal pronouncements.
    Their arrogant stares. Virtuous countenances.

    I am unmolded by them.
    Even the ravage of time is no match for them.
    They seek to destroy from within
    weakening the foundation that is me.

    Leave me now, you cruel vultures
    picking at my bleached bones!

    For I wish to gather my pieces
    and retreat to the harbor of my mind.
    Where I will stay.

    There I will hoard the shards of my sanity.
    Safe from the monster
    you have become.

    1/10/09
    Terri Hines
     
  3. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    I'll pitch one in....

    My own thoughts are plotting,
    Plotting against me.
    Thoughts of death decend,
    Drowsily, as I sleep.
    Sleep once dreamless,
    Now in dreams, is all you are.
     
  4. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Ahem...

    A Poem by CityGirl

    Chicken poop is everywhere-
    In the coop and in my hair.
    About the time I start to rant
    I'm thankful they're not elephants.

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  5. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Excellent [​IMG]
     
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Was it Purple chickens Silkie poem contest?
     
  7. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Nope, it was posted by a school teacher.
     
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Darn, i dont know then Opa..i just tried a search..all i came up with was a "why do you love BYC" writing contest.. sorry! Wish i could help ya out..
     
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  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Two more simple favorites...

    I'm a poet
    Even though I don't know it.
    Nor do my feet show it.
    Look up yonder,
    Taters and carrotts
    Growin' together in the field.

    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++


    Birdie, Birdie in the Sky
    Why'd you drop that in my eye?
    I'm not sad
    I won't cry
    But aren't you glad
    That cows don't fly?
     
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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