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Forum: Poetry Yesterday, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Nick Pierce
Wise ass that I was. Dolt that I am. Thus...

Wise ass that I was.
Dolt that I am.

Thus is the progress
of
one
inconsequential
man.
Forum: Free Writing Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By Nick Pierce
Really fuckin' good, John.

Really fuckin' good, John.
Forum: Poetry Yesterday, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By Nick Pierce
Yo, Lane Dinner Date comment #12 has a...

Yo, Lane

Dinner Date
comment #12 has a sentence for you about dealing with a cliche strewn milieu.
Forum: Poetry Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Nick Pierce
His pleasure is carnal, hers is cannibal. ...

His pleasure is carnal, hers is cannibal.


The end stanza represents what can be done when a cliche is reworked.
Forum: Poetry Yesterday, 03:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Nick Pierce
Man, I forgot about this one also. What...

Man, I forgot about this one also.

What possessed me to write such a gag?

I best shave and get my ass to work.
Doesn't look like I should risk losing my day job.
Forum: Poetry Yesterday, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By Nick Pierce
"And the band played on" That, I believe, is...

"And the band played on"

That, I believe, is the original line that the clicheness is based from.
Forum: Poetry Yesterday, 03:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,507
Posted By Nick Pierce
Ooops. Forgot that one had burned down.

Ooops. Forgot that one had burned down.
Forum: Poetry Yesterday, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,122
Posted By Nick Pierce
So Assad is going to go unprosecuted for the...

So Assad is going to go unprosecuted for the murders of his people.

Wonderin' if his actions during the civil war will be a movie anytime soon.

Ah well, in the meantime I have this piece of...
Forum: Poetry 01-17-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By Nick Pierce
Other than the last four words (big time cliche)...

Other than the last four words (big time cliche) it has potential.
Forum: Publishing 01-17-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,277
Posted By Nick Pierce
Prod - maybe this thread is of use to you?

Prod - maybe this thread is of use to you?
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-17-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 218
Posted By Nick Pierce
Now that I'm thinkin' more on Tim's suggestion...

Now that I'm thinkin' more on Tim's suggestion I'm thinkin' that he has shown himself to be a smart guy about lots of things so maybe he can suggest an agent or two.
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-17-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 218
Posted By Nick Pierce
Yeah, well I am of the independent ilk. And...

Yeah, well I am of the independent ilk.
And throw the roll into this stall when you're done with it. I'm usin' my paper to write on.



Okay, okay - try it Tim's way.
And after those...
Forum: Free Writing 01-16-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By Nick Pierce
I am not

a Writer

I scribble about things that interest me
Things that happen to me
Things which I do
(I'm doing that now)

And if there is a point perceived
A moral or principle advanced
None of...
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-16-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 218
Posted By Nick Pierce
Hey, I'm glad it worked for you. Maybe I...

Hey, I'm glad it worked for you.

Maybe I best keep up this scribe appearance for another day or two.
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-16-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 218
Posted By Nick Pierce
Gee, I hope the fella is up to it. And I hope...

Gee, I hope the fella is up to it.
And I hope he knows we are all here to support him (hey, hey - no hankys!)
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-15-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By Nick Pierce
When I watch a Russian movie and read the English...

When I watch a Russian movie and read the English text and the translator is Russian with English as a language he knows slightly better than a Russian who knows it not at all the syntax, the line...
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-15-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 218
Posted By Nick Pierce
You're holdin' up the line, Bud. Ain't none...

You're holdin' up the line, Bud.

Ain't none of us here gettin' younger.

Well, except maybe pralina, AKA Dominika - it don't look like time has found her face's address yet.

But that don't...
Forum: Fiction 01-14-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 255
Posted By Nick Pierce
Right, then.

Right, then.
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-14-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By Nick Pierce
Thank You, Inspector Callahan

Happy grunts

Sittin' here in the dumper
(6:10 am on a Wednesday)
gettin' it out

Got my feed formula right
(for now?)

Every other day I ... well, you
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-14-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 218
Posted By Nick Pierce
Right after that California guy launches his.

Right after that California guy launches his.
Forum: Fiction 01-14-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By Nick Pierce
Ever since we fitted him with a peg leg and an...

Ever since we fitted him with a peg leg and an eye patch (he guzzled a beakfull of rum when no one was looking then went down into the hold to show a gang of bilge rats who was in charge) he has been...
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-14-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 218
Posted By Nick Pierce
Fraud with Pen

Will Scribble

It's gonna be hot
Summer time in South Florida will return
Unbearable heat will come

Air conditioning living will be de rigueur
(would be nice if I could get the truck's AC...
Forum: Fiction 01-14-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By Nick Pierce
I am famous around here for hating block of text...

I am famous around here for hating block of text posts.
Yours I will read because I know the content is well worth enduring the form.

Also, because the parrot on my shoulder threatens to chew off...
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-14-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By Nick Pierce
And so I'm sleepin'

and
I'm havin' this dream
and
I have this rat
and
he stays in a cage when I'm out
but
when I'm home I let him out
and
he moves around the place we live
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-14-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By Nick Pierce
Ha. I had forgotten about this one. And I...

Ha.
I had forgotten about this one.

And I had forgotten the event (although now it is as fresh in my mind as if it happened an hour ago).

Odd how the other two people in that car that day no...
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