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   Wednesday, March 12, 2003


Poets against the war. Hatred, anger, threats, fear and loathing—it’s all here among the peaceful. The title count is up to 12 thousand, which is spreading a scan mighty thin.


O poets of peace so hostile to all wars!
Read piece by piece such dull misgiving grows
That rhythm dead—no try at verséd door's
Not poetry at all, but hapless prose.

Transfigure your idea! for rhyme and scan
Be servant to your crux, if you would teach.
As brilliant strikes transfix dark jumbled land
So measured pitch stands from the yawp and screech.

Restraint and focus best sustain your way
To realize poetic ends, bards know.
Cry no!—it's rampant feeling screams display?
Fling wide then passion's throat, for outburst flow.

   Yet think, ye spawn of Ginsberg and the rest
   That vomit from a drunk is so expressed.

   posted by Stephen at 6:27 AM | Plink

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Fat to Fatuus
Tweets His Own
Raptor Up
Shiloh's Pride
For Mr. Martinez

Of Kos We Can
Saddam Damned. Sad.
Get a Lift
Saddam Sad? Damn.
In The Moody
Tax The Rich!
Hogonice Beer
Leg Down
Damn! Sad Saddam
Pass The Word
On Your "S"
Halloween Satire
Oh Pam
Oreo Rotundo
Here's To Joanne!
English As It Is Writ
New Diet

Shades of Christmas
A Natural World
It's Free Press
The Emmanent Professor
Scott's Wae Used
Regression Analysis
Draft Copy
(a) Prayer of the Press
Dangerous Games
Miserable Failures
Where Did They Go?
Negative Charge
So Much In One Place
If Only...
Growing Pains
Showin' Your Cards
Don't Give It A Thought
In A Yard

The Fallen
In Passing
What Now?
Elements Of Chance
Of Masses
We Are The Trolls
Now Not You
Why We Fight
Nightly Memory
Remember Me

Gunga Dan
(a) Press' Snide Story
The Pundit King
I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Media Journalist
Orrin Spare That C:/
Al Shahaf
Pere Jacques Chirac
Left It Be
Oh! What a Beautiful Warning
Hell No Barbra
Act Rationally
Murray's Little Slam
Listen to a STAR
Bellesiles Lament
Ditty Bares Peacenik
Back To The Boneyard

Bob's Wind
The Universal Croaker

Sing Ho!
am epigram
A small Suggestion
Motion Denied!
Larger Lesson
Trite On Brother!
Plain Cake Please
Old Queen Jane
Albert Gore
She knew
A Tone Poem For Peace
Feeling The Pinch
To Penn
Lott a Stink
Dubya Shines At That
President Bill