Month: October 2016

Lurking at the All Hallows’ Eve Magnetic Poetry Slam

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Magnetic Poetry

Welcome to the first annual MPSC All Hallows’ Eve Poetry Slam. Below are this year’s contestants who stepped up to the mic (a.k.a. virtual refrigerator) and slammed down some magnetic verses: Ken, “shine on” Sue, “Siren” Kat, untitled Pat, “Shadows” Kat, untitled Crow, “wither, ancient spirit” Uttley, “Sorcerer and ” and untitled Debbie, “Language” Sue, “Samhain” Merril, “Succubus” writing writing words words words, untitled If you want to learn how to participate in next Saturday’s challenge […]

Dispatch from the Trenches: Self-Inflicted Complications (10.30.16)

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Dispatch from the Trenches / NaNoWriMo / Quote

All the same we take our chances Laughed at by time Tricked by circumstances Plus ca change Plus c’est la meme chose ~ Rush ~   In my last dispatch, I mentioned I was immersed in apartment hunting. It would seem that the issue has been addressed, although i won’t be moving until the beginning of December. Given the light sparsity of my possessions, however, the moving thang is not an onerous undertaking. So it would […]

Magnetic Poetry Saturday Challenge: All Hallows’ Eve Poetry Slam

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Magnetic Poetry / My Poetry / Quote

I am in truth the Steppenwolf that I often call myself; that beast astray that finds neither home nor joy nor nourishment in a world that is strange and incomprehensible to him. ~ Herman Hesse, Steppenwolf ~ Come in. Come in. Admission is free and all are welcomed to join. Don’t be anxious. Or frightened. Step right up to the mic. We’re all friends here at the All Hallows’ Eve Poetry Slam. Your only prompt […]

The Wednesday Magnetic Poetry Chorus

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I think we’re absolutely remaining the essence of a chorus, yet we have, yet we are totally totally individual people and think individually. But a chorus doesn’t have to be necessarily a body that thinks together, they’re just a body that speaks together, you know usually, so I think we are still remaining absolutely in a traditional chorus, yet we don’t think at the same time or the same things. Michael Grady-Hall, National Theater’s ‘Antigone’: The […]

The Lemmings Throw a Party

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My Poetry / Quote

It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine. ~ R.E.M. ~   gathering here at the end (some would call it a ledge) our time on stage is brief (as it always has been) (as it always will be) in the land of the not-so free all dressed up with no place to go the future is a shapeshifter who likes to spike the punch so get lost in the […]