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Spinoza commented on: the holy artist by Spinoza 3 hours 28 min ago
Thanks Ssmoothie:   Thanks Ssmoothie. Sometimes saying less, is saying more. And there’s always power in the vacuum between words, as the words themselves.
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Stephen commented on: Holly Is Hallowed by saiom 10 hours 24 min ago
Very beautiful Bhuddist sentiments.: .
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Dalton commented on: Carrots 'Untimely Ripped' by saiom 11 hours 23 min ago
Agreed Upon ~ Well Said: It is nice to know someone is sharing in the glory of the truth.
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saiom commented on: AT THE ALTAR by Stephen 16 hours 18 min ago
captivating:   a powerful poem, an ode of warning, a metaphor of sad actual reality for billion of mice
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saiom commented on: Not Quite Time. by sweetwater 16 hours 22 min ago
wonderful poem: lovely poem, lovely and your photograph.. to me it reminds of a very sensitive kind intelligent soul communing with her muse.
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Stephen commented on: Soldier Pawns In War Games of Money, Power, Revenge, Religious Hatred by saiom 16 hours 23 min ago
Observation:: Have you ever wondered why wars are generally fought by young men under the age of 21 led by old men over the age of 50?
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Stephen commented on: Fruitarianism by Dalton 16 hours 30 min ago
Bacon: The gateway meat to bring a vegan into the meat world.: No divine intervention needed to adhere to my carnivore diet.
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Starward commented on: Racist Republican Texas Government by saiom 19 hours 53 min ago
It is a metaphor, and it does: It is a metaphor, and it does make sense in the way that metaphors and similes make a poetic sense that transcends the ordinary sense of common (and often chaotic) prose.  The poem is suggesting that the Gulf, which was (as I, and many others, believe) constructed by Christ Himself, is available to all people to enjoy; whereas  the marble tanks we create in which to splash about are often restricted as to access.  Even in the small town in which I grew up, the "Aquatic Club" restricted membership to certain income levels, residential areas, and ethnic groups.  In my early years of grade school, I had some dear friends who, in the prevalent parlance of the day, lived "over there"; and I could not, then, comprehend why they were not given access to the aquatic club like my parents had obtained for me.   Unfortunately, the perception of the Republican party is that it promotes such divisions and restrictions and exults in them.  And the soul of that party seems now to be possessed by the Innkeeper, who used the Holy Bible and the setting of an Anglican church for a photo-op.  Part of human nature, part of our broken-ness, is that we rely far too much on perception and circumstantial aspects:  thus, a carpenter from Galilee, Whose birth circumstances were deemed "questionable," was perceived, by some, to lack spiritual wisdom and authority; and, on the other hand, an unemployed housepainter, who had dodged the draft in his own country and had engaged in an incestuous relationship with his own niece, was perceived as a "man of destiny."  
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Starward commented on: @ /;\ Les Bois! : Stellaring; My Muse; Muse Puerilis by Starward 19 hours 59 min ago
Thank you very much for that: Thank you very much for that comment.  I appreciate your insight into the use of the similes.  Thanks again!!!
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Dalton commented on: @ /;\ Les Bois! : Stellaring; My Muse; Muse Puerilis by Starward 22 hours 13 min ago
*Snap Snap Snap*: It is funny how I planned on inquiring as to what Musa Puerilis is, and then whoosh it happens to appear already in your notes to the Poem. Anyways, I especially enjoyed the profusion of the three similes, back to back, in the beginning of the Poem; all of them as beautiful as could be, but enhanced to yet a higher degree by the sweet immediacy of their succession.
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Dalton commented on: Microstutter by grahf 23 hours 29 min ago
Upbeat Folk Song: You have much self-clarity and have created a beautiful poem, flowing progressive language and an absolutely masterful metaphor... Woo! I am a glad passenger on this triumphant train.
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Dalton commented on: One Afternoon by owlcrkbrg 23 hours 41 min ago
XD: I am so lucky to have read this.
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Starward commented on: I Now Pronounce You Dead by DelusionalPoet 1 day 2 hours ago
This is a profoundly wise: This is a profoundly wise poem, and very dramatic.  It reminds me of the great Poet, Wallace Stevens' comment that Life is more than just propositions about life, but most people live for the propositions and not for the Life itself.  We must be fully engaged in life, both the good and the ill, in order to be alive; otherwise, we are merely puppets going through the motions and movements.
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Starward commented on: Storytime by Dalton 1 day 3 hours ago
In such a few lines, you have: In such a few lines, you have described one of Poetry's two main functions.  This is not just a poem; it is a glimpse of the most ancient literary history, one of the two foundations of our literature.
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Dalton commented on: Not sure what to title it by Free-Spirited_Wolf 1 day 3 hours ago
Embracing All: Intangible Mystery of Love's Essence--- Also, I love quicksand imagery.
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