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Post by despicability » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:30 pm

the problem with words

is that there is
only a finite number
of order
and expression

is that however
hard you try
to say
what you mean

you can’t.

and sometimes
you have to
accept
that silence

says it better.
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Re: words

Post by Queen » Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:38 pm

i was just reassuring my self of this basic rule today. i like it :cool:
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Post by despicability » Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:10 pm

Queen wrote:i was just reassuring my self of this basic rule today. i like it :cool:
thank you :)
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Post by poeticpiers » Wed Jan 05, 2011 3:38 am

Words are a poor substitute for communication at the best of times. Sometimes a hug can say it all.
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Post by moonflower » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:45 pm

i like this! :bow: ..sometimes all it takes to convey our message is just a simple smile..and smiles say the same thing in every language..great poem! :thumbsup:
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Post by soular » Mon Jan 10, 2011 6:31 pm

:grin:

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Post by bags123 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:09 am

Unfortunately, words are all we humans have to express ourselves,...and many times they're just not enough. Hugs are good,...holding hands,....wiping tears away, and laughing are our most common alternatives. They usually work just as well. Good poem. :hello:
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Post by despicability » Tue Jan 11, 2011 6:51 am

thanks for all the replies, guys :)
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Post by juniper » Thu Jan 13, 2011 11:02 am

I loved this poem, Despicability. Absolutely loved it. In your very choice of sparsity, you have said so much. It made me smile, and it made me acknowledge that you are so right. :) Delightful read. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Post by despicability » Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:17 am

juniper wrote:I loved this poem, Despicability. Absolutely loved it. In your very choice of sparsity, you have said so much. It made me smile, and it made me acknowledge that you are so right. :) Delightful read. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: words

Post by totsakanth » Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:49 am

Nicely done mate! And very, very true!

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Post by FirestoneFeinberg » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:25 pm

It took me some time to figure out how to get to read some of YOUR poetry -- but I finally got Here -- so I am proud of myself! Your poem is exquisite. Words are inadequate to describe it! No -- you can't say. Have written some poems along that line myself. I know you must have more poems posted on these pages -- but it took enough strength and courage to beat my computer-ambivalence this one time -- that I dare not promise such expedition again in the relatively near future. The format of this website bewilders me. I appreciate its sophistication, but I ain't sophisticated --David
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Post by heinzs » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:10 pm

left click on the name under the avatar. This will bring you to the profile page. At the right will be a link "search user's posts". That will give you pages and pages of posts and topics that person has submitted. Try it.

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Re: words

Post by Bruno » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:44 pm

Words can also, by their order, combination and inflection actually expedite an idea and spiral it into ramifications which the initial idea never had. They are a catalyst to thought which compels the idea forward often creating a constellation out of a figment in its wake. It all depends on how stimulating the incipient concept is and one's ability to create powerful and more complex variations out of it...much like in music.

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Post by despicability » Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:40 pm

David, thank you for taking the time to look up some of my poems, it means a lot

heinz, thank you for your guidance to david

Bruno, not all music needs words ;)

to anyone who commented and ive missed, thank you for tking the time to read and comment!
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