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Forum: Poetry 02-22-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Delmar Cooper
It is funny of course. Why no one is seeing the...

It is funny of course. Why no one is seeing the humor is beyond me.
Forum: Poetry 01-23-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By Delmar Cooper
The"Cliff's Notes" on Marcus Aurelieus'...

The"Cliff's Notes" on Marcus Aurelieus' "Meditations:"
"Shit happens and then you die."

So the perfect stoic endures, with the aid of aspirin maybe, and waits. Unless badgers are in play.
Forum: Poetry 01-22-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By Delmar Cooper
Oh, sure now you play the badger card.

Oh, sure now you play the badger card.
Forum: Poetry 01-22-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By Delmar Cooper
There is no problem so large that it cannot be...

There is no problem so large that it cannot be adequately ignored in one sitting.
Forum: Poetry 01-22-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Delmar Cooper
It seems a little on the crazy side to me, but I...

It seems a little on the crazy side to me, but I suppose it is a cultural thing, something an observant Jain might consider compelled by strict adherence to ahimsa.

So far as I know microbes and...
Forum: Fiction 01-20-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By Delmar Cooper
My thanks to Smoothopr8r and Knightof Cydonia for...

My thanks to Smoothopr8r and Knightof Cydonia for tthe time they took to consider this piece. Yep, over the top seems to be the majority opinion. The villian I hoped to see emerge seems to kill by...
Forum: Fiction 01-20-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By Delmar Cooper
The Interview ( Short Horror)

The Interview


Why? You ask.

No, no that’s all right quite all right. You can’t know the answer unless you ask the question, can you? I’m not angry, not at all. I confess disappointment....
Forum: Poetry 01-14-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By Delmar Cooper
To all you fellows with exwives. My first and...

To all you fellows with exwives. My first and present spouse, Brunhilda, explained it to me this way after our wedding: "A widow has much more status in society than a divorced woman, please...
Forum: Poetry 01-13-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By Delmar Cooper
Logic and emotion in homogeny. Smoothly done...

Logic and emotion in homogeny. Smoothly done reads so very well.
Thanks
Cooper
Forum: Poetry 01-10-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By Delmar Cooper
I thought that was pretty cleverly done. The...

I thought that was pretty cleverly done. The spicy chin stubble gave me pause, but that's what it was there for. The lines that sold me were the last two. Good writing.
Forum: Poetry 01-09-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By Delmar Cooper
Strunk would say absolutely; White would quibble...

Strunk would say absolutely; White would quibble about it.
Forum: Poetry 01-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,651
Posted By Delmar Cooper
Californians and their earthquakes. Texans and...

Californians and their earthquakes. Texans and their tornadoes. If that New Madrid thing ever lets loose we'll be looking at the Gulf of Nebraska. Invest now.
Forum: Fiction 01-08-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Delmar Cooper
See my reply in the Naughty section

See my reply in the Naughty section
Forum: Fiction 01-08-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Delmar Cooper
Porn? Damn, how'd I miss that?

Porn? Damn, how'd I miss that?
Forum: Poetry 01-08-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,651
Posted By Delmar Cooper
The grass is always browner in Texas. Loved the...

The grass is always browner in Texas. Loved the line about the women. Yep, sure death.
Forum: Fiction 01-07-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By Delmar Cooper
Thank you thank you thankyou Nobody in...

Thank you thank you thankyou Nobody in here explains poetry the way your story does.
Forum: Poetry 01-07-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By Delmar Cooper
"Venerated values in the eyes of all beholder."...

"Venerated values in the eyes of all beholder." Should there be an aprostrophe in "values"?
Forum: Poetry 01-07-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By Delmar Cooper
Ah, he was 90. Mine in October at 86. The VA is...

Ah, he was 90. Mine in October at 86. The VA is nice. When I call to handle details the always say "we are sorry for your loss". And I always say he had a long life and a quick death. But, that...
Forum: Poetry 01-06-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By Delmar Cooper
One of those rare examples of a poem saying more...

One of those rare examples of a poem saying more than mere words can say.
Forum: Fiction 01-06-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By Delmar Cooper
Android, Thanks for the post. I was able to...

Android,

Thanks for the post. I was able to live with my ignorance of the full context and appreciate the text, so success there. There is one line that stopped my eye and that was:
"why did he...
Forum: Poetry 01-06-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By Delmar Cooper
MotherMayI No problem. I speak to the...

MotherMayI

No problem. I speak to the printed word because it is all I can see. I don't even consider the author as having a personal interest in the work. If you, the author, were abducted by...
Forum: Poetry 01-05-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By Delmar Cooper
I have no idea how you feel or felt or will feel...

I have no idea how you feel or felt or will feel tomorrow. My post had to do with the point of narration.
Forum: Poetry 01-04-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By Delmar Cooper
This poem would be sentimental if the narrator's...

This poem would be sentimental if the narrator's ego did not demand importance. My take is that the narrator recieved what was deserved.
Forum: Poetry 01-04-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Delmar Cooper
My education

Who Kay Sage was, what she painted and something of her personality.
Forum: Poetry 01-04-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Delmar Cooper
The poem was a complete enigma until I learned...

The poem was a complete enigma until I learned something new. Now I see the poem anew. Thanks, if I could learn one new thing a day every day would be fresh.
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