Poetcizing

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Poeticizing

Tongue trawls lines
charily;
mouth centering
life saver
with cored
sibilance;
limns sweetness
and not; loves
what it sounds like.

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Twitter poem written on iPhone for Mama Zen on with real toads.

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16 Comments on “Poetcizing”

  1. claudia Says:

    smiles…for me it’s also important how a poem sounds…i usually read mine to myself (after having them read to me by the guy that lives inside my macbook cause his english is better than mine…ha) and if i like how they feel on the tongue, i’m good to go…smiles

  2. grapeling Says:

    composed on the correct implement, even – and sounding good, rolling from the tongue ~


  3. I do love what your poem sounds like! Lovely sibilants and lilting alliteration.

  4. hedgewitch Says:

    Love the lifesavers– way to underline a point! I also love the sound of this, k. and the amazing amount of nourishment you managed to fit into such a small space, like a kitchen cabinet that has six month’s worth of food.

  5. Mama Zen Says:

    And, this sounds awesome.

  6. brian miller Says:

    paying attention to what a verse sounds like was a critical point in my development as a poet….

  7. janehewey Says:

    it is fun to read this and feel what my mouth does around the words even though I am not reading it aloud. very effective poeticizing. I’ve missed reading your work and will hopefully catch up soon.
    warmly, Jane


  8. Excellent little piece! I really need to try to twitterpate, or twitter poem, whatever it’s called. Does this make you a poeweet?

  9. ellaedge Says:

    Enchanting to read out loud! Very clever sweet tweet!


  10. I love what your poem sounds like! :_)

    Greetings from London.

  11. margaret Says:

    … and this sent me to dictionary.com !! It sound lovely and is so smart!

  12. Kay Davies Says:

    Delightful, k. It does sound sweet to my taste.
    K


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