Thursday, February 26, 2009

Who knows what goes on in the mind of a...

person who writes poetry? I wonder where stuff comes from that is insistent on being written. There's perfectly good, uplifting, inspiring things to write about, but no, this 55 had to have it's say.

Have a great Friday everyone. :)

spawned in spite
choked out
from under a
collar and leash
tritely delivered
with educated

laid waste on the
altar of artlessness
spilled from marble lips
useless in their

a bitter voice
hidden behind
slick words
delivered in
slippery soliloquy

spewed from that
sad, lofty
Ivory tower...

a mean and
jealous spirit.




  1. You amaze me! I am in awe of your ability to convey raw emotion through poetry. I could taste the bile. Great 55!

  2. Whoo Eaton. You were churned weren't you?
    I bet writing this made you feel better ...
    June in Oz

  3. Churned?...hahahaha

    Excellent 55 Eaton, thank you so much for sharing this gem with us all.
    I hope you have fun doing these because thats the idea.
    Thanks for visiting, thanks for playing, and have a Great Week-End.

  4. well done. it nicely dovetails gman's as well!

  5. That was very powerful-well written an a good read!

  6. Great poetry and a great 55, I'm very impressed! :)

  7. Dear Eaton,
    Strongly spoken without being harsh.
    The truth shall set you free.
    Hope and wish all well for you, young one.
    From Felisol 59

  8. What beautiful poetry and what truth is expressed. Boldly set forth but in a delicate manner. Great job. D

  9. Truly amazing. Your words bring forth such an emotion. You are a wonderful writer.

  10. 55 words, and the message is loud and clear. well written!!!

  11. Damn girl.

    That was intense. You don't even have to know the specifics to get the idea here!

  12. I loved this!
    Strangely enough, I could put a face to this, a person who shall remain nameless, but who is indeed "a mean and jealous spirit."


Falling Water by Frank Lloyd Wright

Falling Water by Frank Lloyd Wright
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Flat Stanley near Castlemaine, Victoria.