How to Join Member's Area Private Library Search Today's Topics p Login
Main Forums Discussion Tech Talk Mature Content Archives
   Nav Win
 Archives
 Open Poetry #2 Archive
 Dedicated to just a few of the smart....
 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Follow us on Facebook

 This is an Archive. You may post a reply, but new topics are not allowed.

 
User Options
Format for Better Printing EMail to a Friend Create a Greeting Card with this Poem
Admin Print Send ECard
Passions in Poetry

Dedicated to just a few of the smart............ass's? I have seen posted here.

 Post A Reply   Go to the Next Oldest/Previous Topic Return to Topic Page Go to the Next Newest Topic 
Marilyn
Member Elite
since 09-26-1999
Posts 2646
Ontario, Canada


0 posted 09-29-1999 05:46 PM       View Profile for Marilyn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for Marilyn

A Land Before Thyme

Once upon a grain of time
There was a sacred place
Where some of the strangest creatures lived
I looked upon their face

You have to understand my plight
For I am a stranger here
Watching the creatures romp and play
Makes me feel quite queer

Amoung these strange, fun creatures
There is a Balladeer
He seems to be quite gentle
Is there something I should fear?

He has two arms and legs I think
Eyes, a nose, a face
His shape is fuzzy, yes indeed
It's strange around this place

Sheep I clearly heard about
His favorite I believe
The depth of this I do not know
Difficult to perceive

Another of these strange creatures
Is something very weird
He faced a difficult challenge
and everybody cheered

He has a very familiar shape
And 10 very fine didgets
He wears a ragged mishappen cloth
Made by the hands of midgets

Toerag, I'm sure I heard him called
In a jovial fit of laughter
Engaged to a merman, so it's told
To live forever after

Andrew is another one I've seen
Floating around this place
He seems to try and hold himself
With style form and grace

But be forewarned in this place
Nothing is what it seems
For in a dusty, little town
He shattered women's dreams

Another one to watch for
Another accessory to the line
Another one to watch for
Is a poet called deVine

She really is quite cleaver
Her words do always fit
To engage her in a word war
Would be a piece of shit

I know I'd loose quite readily
And so I must refrain
From raising any eyebrows
in this very quaint domain

What I'm trying to tell you
What I'm, trying to say
Thankyou for this special place
I found that fateful day
© Copyright 1999 Marilyn - All Rights Reserved
PhaerieChild
Senior Member
since 08-30-99
Posts 1829
Aloha, Oregon


1 posted 09-29-1999 05:49 PM       View Profile for PhaerieChild   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for PhaerieChild

I really liked this!! Love it when something makes me laugh

------------------
If you love me like music, I'll be your song.
~Heart~ Dreamboat Annie

Pepper
Member Elite
since 08-19-99
Posts 3134
Southern Florida

Official Passions Reader
2 posted 09-29-1999 05:51 PM       View Profile for Pepper   Email Pepper   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Pepper

a delightful tribute Marilyn....and I'm with you, so glad I found this place

------------------

May your days be filled with lots of sunshine and your nights lit up by golden moonbeams
Isis
Member Ascendant
since 09-06-99
Posts 6390
Sunny Queensland


3 posted 09-29-1999 06:17 PM       View Profile for Isis   Email Isis   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Isis's Home Page   View IP for Isis

Wonderful job Marilyn. Want a challenge?
Use 'yearning' in a free verse poem..ie. that doesn't have to rhyme. I surprised myself doing 'clouds' from Hawkwings' challenge.
Go for it..if you want to that is.

------------------
A hero is a man who does what he can.
~Isis~
(The Fragile Rose)


Balladeer
Administrator
Member Empyrean
since 06-05-99
Posts 26302
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl USA


4 posted 09-29-1999 06:21 PM       View Profile for Balladeer   Email Balladeer   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Balladeer's Home Page   View IP for Balladeer

Well, Marilyn, a fine tribute
(and don't forget Toe's love of fruit)
Yes, gentle to a fault I am
(Forget the rumors of the lambs)
Just come right down and settle in
You're one of us now, Marilyn.
WhtDove
Member Rara Avis
since 07-22-99
Posts 9561
Illinois


5 posted 09-29-1999 06:22 PM       View Profile for WhtDove   Email WhtDove   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit WhtDove's Home Page   View IP for WhtDove

This was spirited. Very nice poem! We all just love the laughter around here. I liked the way you put it!
RobertB
Senior Member
since 09-26-1999
Posts 1121
Champaign, IL


6 posted 09-29-1999 06:30 PM       View Profile for RobertB   Email RobertB   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for RobertB

I kinda like this place too....I have been to some very mean places online.

RB

------------------
if you can dream; you can fly...if you are flying; you are dreaming.
Marilyn
Member Elite
since 09-26-1999
Posts 2646
Ontario, Canada


7 posted 09-29-1999 07:18 PM       View Profile for Marilyn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Marilyn

Wild Child.....Thankyou. I wanted to take part in the humor I have read here.

Pepper...It is a wonderful place.

Isis...Thankyou and I will take on that challenge! I will try my best.

Balladeer....I didn't know Toe liked fruit. Thanks for the information and the "one of us" comment. I am flattered.

WhtDove....I just wanted to acknowledge my lighthearted side. I have done all serious pieces. It was a challenge for myself as well.

Robert...I hear you there. I think I will make this place home...for a while at least...LOL.
Sunshine
Administrator
Member Caelestus
since 06-25-99
Posts 67715
Listening to every heart


8 posted 09-29-1999 07:33 PM       View Profile for Sunshine   Email Sunshine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Sunshine's Home Page   View IP for Sunshine

I see you've stepped into the fray! Good job!
Andrew Scott
Member Elite
since 06-24-99
Posts 2655
Redlands,CA,USA


9 posted 09-29-1999 07:56 PM       View Profile for Andrew Scott   Email Andrew Scott   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Andrew Scott

Most excellent Lady Marilyn! I thank you for the inclusion. Style and Grace... yep! That's me...Trust me when I say that killing Toe was no great loss. If fact, I consider it one of the greatest humanitarian efforts of this century. Again, I bow to you and your fine effort. Welcome to the gang.

PS: If you don't mind a little bit of self promotion and would like a good laugh, look back a few pages for "Target Toerag" by yours truly. Happy days!
caroline
Senior Member
since 08-16-99
Posts 1251
http://members.xoom.com/bellad


10 posted 09-29-1999 08:00 PM       View Profile for caroline   Email caroline   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for caroline

Brava, Marilyn!

Welcome to Passions...I'm enjoying your posts, and this one is terrific!

------------------
The only man worth your tears will never make you cry...
Poet deVine
Administrator
Member Empyrean
since 05-26-99
Posts 25869
Hurricane Alley


11 posted 09-29-1999 08:05 PM       View Profile for Poet deVine   Email Poet deVine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Poet deVine

Thank you for including me in your tribute! Do you realize that you may get retribution for some of your words here...I've heard Toe can be pretty 'spirited'..watch out for flying fruit!
Denise
Moderator
Member Seraphic
since 08-22-99
Posts 23002


12 posted 09-29-1999 08:08 PM       View Profile for Denise   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Denise

Good one, Marilyn!

------------------
Denise
Justin Thyme
Member
since 09-13-99
Posts 228
Oz


13 posted 09-29-1999 08:12 PM       View Profile for Justin Thyme   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Justin Thyme

Hey, Marilyn! (btw, is that manson or monroe? ya never know these days... hehehe)

Thanks a MILLION for the HEADLINE billing! I feel sorta special.... if I can make the headline about a poem 'bout smart asses... well, I guess I've hit the big time! Woohoo!
Soleil
Member
since 06-12-99
Posts 114


14 posted 09-29-1999 08:51 PM       View Profile for Soleil   Email Soleil   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Soleil

This was a great way to get an introduction to some of these folks.
Marilyn
Member Elite
since 09-26-1999
Posts 2646
Ontario, Canada


15 posted 09-29-1999 10:15 PM       View Profile for Marilyn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Marilyn

sunshine...Thankyou..I just hope I don't live to regret it!

Andrew...Thankyou for your sweet comments but I am sure you missed the warning to the ladies....LOL

caroline...Thanks.

poet deVine.....Your Welcome. There are many I wanted to include but imagine the words!! I choose the most memerable to me.

P.S. I'm hiding under my desk just in case Toe comes looking for me with that fruit...LOL


Denise...Thanks


Justin Thyme.....LOL....It is Monroe by the way. Funny you should ask that question. 3 years ago when I became connected. I used the handle Marilyn and was asked the same question time and time again. Now if and when I chat I always use Marilyn Monroe.


soleil......Thankyou. I tried to be creative.


Justbleu
Member Elite
since 08-31-99
Posts 3430
Oregon, Originally From Alaska


16 posted 09-30-1999 12:16 AM       View Profile for Justbleu   Email Justbleu   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Justbleu's Home Page   View IP for Justbleu

This is one of my favorite tributes to people here!! I really enjoyed reading this!! Well written!!

Bridgette

------------------
"It may take a boy to turn a girl's head, but it takes a man to turn a girl's heart"


Marilyn
Member Elite
since 09-26-1999
Posts 2646
Ontario, Canada


17 posted 09-30-1999 12:19 AM       View Profile for Marilyn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Marilyn

Thankyou Bridget I thoughly enjoyed the writting of it.
Justin Thyme
Member
since 09-13-99
Posts 228
Oz


18 posted 09-30-1999 12:34 AM       View Profile for Justin Thyme   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Justin Thyme

OH, I forgot to ask you, Marilyn. Does the title, "A Land Before Thyme" mean that this place actually existed before I came here? I mean... it's Thyme we cleared this up. Thyme after Thyme, people tell me my Thyming sucks, so if I missed some laughs and good Thymes, I wouldn't really doubt it. I just thought that the old saying "from the beginning of Thyme" meant that nothing was there before I got there.... oh, never mind. That's just some existentialist Thyme theory maybe.

Whatever.

Well, forgot to tell you, welcome to the forums. It's about Thyme you got here!
Marilyn
Member Elite
since 09-26-1999
Posts 2646
Ontario, Canada


19 posted 09-30-1999 12:40 AM       View Profile for Marilyn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Marilyn

Justin I have to tell you I simply adore you! Will you marry me?? LOL. Your bother could be the best man. I'll ask Denise if she will be my maid of honor. I always wanted to be Marilyn Thyme. That way I'd never be late!

[This message has been edited by Marilyn (edited 09-30-1999).]
 
 Post A Reply   Go to the Next Oldest/Previous Topic Return to Topic Page Go to the Next Newest Topic 
All times are ET (US) Top
  User Options
>> Archives >> Open Poetry #2 >> Dedicated to just a few of the smart.... Format for Better Printing EMail to a Friend Create a Greeting Card with this Poem
Print Send ECard

 

pipTalk Home Page | Main Poetry Forums

How to Join | Member's Area / Help | Private Library | Search | Contact Us | Today's Topics | Login
Discussion | Tech Talk | Archives | Sanctuary



© Passions in Poetry and netpoets.com 1998-2013
All Poetry and Prose is copyrighted by the individual authors