Sunday, January 23, 2011

Fruits and Nuts Forever

Sunday Scribblings gave their word of the week this AM - and it is 'eternity.'  So what do you do about the one thing that lasts forever?  Write a Rubliw, of course.

Up a Tree about a Future Me
                                                                                                
How qi
to be a tree
for all eternity.
Might be pleasant, to a degree:
 plenty of fruits and nuts would surround me.
Life’s already a potpourri
of such plum lunacy.
Thus, tree for me?
Not key.

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36 comments:

  1. I had to look up what this style of poem was... how clever!

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  2. Thanks, Alice. Maybe I should post an explanation of how this form works.

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  3. Nicely done. Sometimes form takes precedent over message and feels contrived. This absolutely does not. Great little piece.

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  4. Yes, I will have to look up the poetry form - but it really doesn't matter - it's a fantastic piece in itself...Jae

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  5. Clever, entertaining, well done...

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  6. Jae Rose - you can find the form at The Poets Garret. And thanks for your kind words.

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  7. Berowne - your encouraging words are so appreciated!

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  8. Yes, we can all look the poetry form later but the main thing is that you have entertained us with a delightful piece of poetry.

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  9. oldegg - that is so kind of you to say that! Thanks!

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  10. RJ, as always I enjoy the different forms you write. This is one I have to look up. I got a smile out of this. Thanks.
    Pamela

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  11. Excellent...and entertaining indeed...love the plum lunacy...bkm

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  12. Thank you for introducing me
    to Ribliw poetry!

    Nicely done.

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  13. Ribliw is new for me too...but just the thing for a whimsical poem such as this.

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  14. Unfamiliar with the form, but enjoyed the piece, none the less.It's a delightful little read, light and funny with the plum lunacy,

    Elizabeth

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  15. Pamela - I'm glad this one gave you a smile. ☺

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  16. Jingle - thank you so much for stopping by!

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  17. Philip Thrift - thank you so much for your kind words.

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  18. A charming bit of whimsy, and well formed.

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  19. Altonian - thank you so much. ☼

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  20. Very cool-- also had to look up the style of poem! I like!

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  21. Kate - it would be so interesting to read what you might do with the form. Thanks for your kind words.

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  22. I too have never heard of Ribliw. What a fun form! The words you chose are amazing. Thanks for sharing! :)

    My pantry poem: Be More Gay

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  23. Rachel - thank you so much! Your post definitely makes me much more gay!

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  24. Thus tree for me not key and now I am thinking

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