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Forum: Poetry 05-12-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By JacksonThomas
And yet...

At my roots Iím a Midwestern kid,
but right now Iím down south with Faulkner.

"The Sound and the Fury." Heard of it?
Ever read Shakespeare? Thatís where it comes from.

That, my friends,...
Forum: Poetry 05-09-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By JacksonThomas
Hahaha ... oh fer sure, bruh. Thanks!!!!!!!

Hahaha ... oh fer sure, bruh. Thanks!!!!!!!
Forum: Poetry 05-09-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By JacksonThomas
It is what it is.

It is what it is.
Forum: Poetry 05-09-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By JacksonThomas
So sorry I'm not living up to your expectations....

So sorry I'm not living up to your expectations. I'll try harder from now on.
Forum: Poetry 05-09-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By JacksonThomas
On Dying

When you really stop and think about it, death must be fun.
I mean, have you ever seen a non-grinning skeleton?
Forum: Poetry 05-07-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By JacksonThomas
Howl, O Gate. Cry, O City.

I’m not saying now, but some day
our world could dissolve into the ocean.
It’s possible we’ll see smoke from the east.
Golden bells might tinkle their magic tunes
and iron chains would be...
Forum: Poetry 05-06-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By JacksonThomas
I like the image of the ship sinking and you...

I like the image of the ship sinking and you going down with it. Not that I want to see you drown. You know what I mean, yeah?

"We're just polishing the brass on The Titanic," according to...
Forum: Poetry 05-06-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By JacksonThomas
Riding on a Tiger through the Land of the Giants

Letís begin in Duluth and see
where my insane brain will take us.
We start on a dock by a lake
at the bottom of huge hill
with the sound of distant foghorns
filling the ears of a young man....
Forum: Poetry 04-29-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
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Views: 349
Posted By JacksonThomas
Yeah ... wow. Good poem, Impromptu. Got my brain...

Yeah ... wow. Good poem, Impromptu. Got my brain working.
Forum: Poetry 04-29-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By JacksonThomas
The Day I Turned The Devil Down

Not long ago Satan offered a deal.
I laughed and said, ďCome on, Old Scratch. Get real.Ē
and grabbed my Fender, a pearl white Squire
to shred on some chords - higher and higher
trying my best...
Forum: Poetry 04-29-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By JacksonThomas
You're Gonna Hate Me

Hello. You don't know me from Adam
but if we were to meet, you'd loathe me in minutes.
That is my experience with life.
Anger and vitriol. Disdain and wrath. Hate.
It doesn't matter if you're...
Forum: Poetry 04-28-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By JacksonThomas
Excellent advice, Lon. You're absolutely right....

Excellent advice, Lon. You're absolutely right. Thanks.
Forum: Poetry 04-28-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By JacksonThomas
Thanks for the reviews. :)

Thanks for the reviews. :)
Forum: Poetry 04-28-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By JacksonThomas
Yes. :)

Yes. :)
Forum: Poetry 04-28-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By JacksonThomas
Yes and no.

Yes and no.
Forum: Poetry 04-27-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By JacksonThomas
Ode to a Space Monkey

What profit has he who labored for the wind?
Alone in darkness. Silence. Sickness.
Knowledge strengthens a soul more than any gym.
Tears remain. Sweat’s replaced with pallor.

Crimson...
Forum: Poetry 04-27-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By JacksonThomas
Aristides The Just

Here’s a story of Aristides:
‘Twas a man. A myth. An ancient Greek
who was nicknamed “The Just” by his peers
and commanded the Antiochis
at the Battle of Marathon, the
one way back in 490...
Forum: Poetry 04-27-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By JacksonThomas
Thanks. Fun fact: DLR wrote "Jump" when...

Thanks.

Fun fact: DLR wrote "Jump" when he was watching TV and saw a potential jumper on the news.
Forum: Poetry 04-26-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By JacksonThomas
hahahahahahaha Brilliant reply.

hahahahahahaha

Brilliant reply.
Forum: Poetry 04-25-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By JacksonThomas
Now you seem to be attacking me with smugness. ...

Now you seem to be attacking me with smugness.

Is it possible for you to have a normal conversation, or do you constantly have to be on the attack?

(Truth be told, I don't care. You're a...
Forum: Poetry 04-25-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By JacksonThomas
I do, but not when I don't understand something....

I do, but not when I don't understand something. I don't have a sister. Is that the joke? Is it a saying or something? I don't know how you mean it. You might as well have quoted Elvish.

(I'm...
Forum: Poetry 04-25-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By JacksonThomas
Unless, you're saying you're Set, I'm Osiris and...

Unless, you're saying you're Set, I'm Osiris and you'll stay way from Isis from now on.

That I could live with.
Forum: Poetry 04-25-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By JacksonThomas
I don't know what any of that means. A zealot? My...

I don't know what any of that means. A zealot? My sister? I'm totally confused.

As for being a zealot, my idea of what God is is my idea of what God is and I'm not telling you or anyone else...
Forum: Poetry 04-25-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By JacksonThomas
Lon ... I'm holding a trident. What should I do...

Lon ... I'm holding a trident. What should I do with it?
Forum: Poetry 04-25-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By JacksonThomas
I did. Because math is black and white. There is...

I did. Because math is black and white. There is one right answers and millions of wrong answers. Art's not like that.

Does math mean something to you? Because it doesn't to me.

*Edit- and...
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