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Vengeful_Fred


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Posted Thu Jul 14th, 2011 2:41am Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

This is a poem that was published in http://www.poetry.com's annual book.

sepia still
tattered coffee stained pictures
hold the everlasting portrait of nevermore

eternal empty stares
dead pupils
jaundice glare

words forever on the verge
of being spoken
never being heard
or understood

insecure poses infront of
mechanical eye
unnatural stance
unmoving dance

inescapable youth
juvenial dreams never explored
or even imagined

frozen faces with names
long since forgotten
smell of mold and decay
one still frame creates fading paper graves

xxx

Here is another poem not published but it is one of my favourites.

We're Responsible

we'll never be held in a court for our contempt
we'll never face judgement for our sins
we'll never see the silver bars of misery

from our beds made of bones, we sleep with our own demons
like a beast of burden, we lie on top of worlds
full of grass and poppies, guns and heathens
and we relax upon the corpse of dignity

we cleanse our souls in the blood and the purity
of babies born to the heart of the universe, and humanity.
our burnt offerings left at the feet of lady liberty
we ignore our responsibility for a poppies worth of mystery

the guillotine of revolution
cut off the head of kings and restitution
white collars wipe their ass with the constitution
take a deep breath and feel the pollution

hear Ginsberg's hellish cries from within
swallowing our own bile and sin
we tuck our tails away between our legs
as we lay bombs like eggs

standing at our bathroom sinks looking into mirrors
and seeing profanity staring back at us
we're all too isolated to be heroes
who has time to put up a fuss

grasp our counter tops until our knuckles turn white
it still wont make the world all right
let down our blackout curtains
try to filter the burning light

existence in a mainframe of gigabytes and information
where is the connection, why all this segregation.
Algorithms for sympathy
the nexus of insensitivity

all hail Barnes and Noble.
Blackwater and Bilderberg
start licking Rothschild ass
if you want to survive this mess

this corporate Armageddon
your heart flat lines,
with the ringing of bay street bells
your portfolio burns in hell

a-bombs made of aplombs
maggots infesting our slipstream
creating holes in the mega screen
of televised havoc and car bombs

and through it we see
the truth in all its morbidity
you cant change the channels now
your brain is on auto lock

fire upon your dull thoughts with laser beams
invigorates your souls, infra red sets you free
embrace the soliloquy, of those tied down by frequency chains

walk in lines, one two three
heartbeats in sync cant beat free
do the turnstile dance
for just one measly chance

your still all sheep
being inventoried
why did you vote Tory
you stupid mother fuckers
the end

more of my poetry is at http://methadonepretty.deviantart.com


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Vampyros


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Posted Thu Jul 28th, 2011 5:56pm Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

All - Only a few days left to get your contributions in - Closing date is 31st July 2011.

All contributions need to be sent to KatySaraCullingTributeBook@yahoo.com. Please include explicit permission to use your work free of charge in the book "Purple Girl" also include up to 100 words as your contributor bio.

Thanks,
Amanda Groves.

The Katy Sara Culling Tribute is ready in e-Book form http://chipmunkapublishing.co.uk/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=2326 Charity/Bipolar

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MrCartoonguy


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Posted Sat Jul 30th, 2011 11:36am Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

Solitude the Artist

He sat in his dark cave. Solitude was his name and he had searched for his lost friend called Inspiration. There was a small party in the cave. Inspiration was there, Creativity, Expression, Imagination and Skills were there until everyone disappeared or took off. The visibility in the cave now seemed exceedingly poor as little light came in from the small cave entrance from across the yonder. Solitude created paintings recently but was frustrated with his search for inspiration. He had called out to some of his friends in the dark cave but he was sure they had all gone. You see, Solitude was a humble creature but wanted to grow into someone amazing like one of the artists or writers’ from the “Original” family. Alone, without his friends, he decided to surrender. He turned his back on art for a while, took pen to paper and began writing about his thoughts and experience of losing his friends Inspiration, Creativity and Imagination in a symbolic fable so others could understand.
Creativity returned and began to speak with Solitude. He told Solitude that he never left him and then asked Solitude to stop being blind to him. Imagination helped Creativity get his point across by illuminating to Solitude the importance of not spending too much time in a dark cave when seeking things. Skills added, that to develop he had to love the intimate expression of what one can see, feel or experience. He then went on to say, that if you see your subject and re-create it with meaning, the skilful merits are underpinned in the love in the application of either the subject’s finer details, it’s intellectual alteration or emotional alignment.
Solitude was pleased and felt enlightened with this recent knowledge. He declared to himself that he would never ignore or walk away from his friends again. Just as he had that thought, a long lost friend walked past the entrance of the cave. He was injured from Solitudes attack from days ago and was broken. His name was Promise and he wanted repayment.

G.Page

Reality is contigent; the only permanent concept in the multiverse is change - death. We are born into it and it follows us.

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MrCartoonguy


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Posted Mon Aug 1st, 2011 9:13am Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

oops put the wrong one on

Reality is contigent; the only permanent concept in the multiverse is change - death. We are born into it and it follows us.

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Vampyros


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Posted Wed Aug 17th, 2011 10:27am Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

MrCartoonGuy - did you want the above included? If so can you send to KatySaraCullingTributeBook@yahoo.com with your permission.

Still collating, nearly there, then send out for checking (minus some that are reserved for publication only - including your amazing artwork of course). Decided not to include any artwork except the cover as only one item submitted. I can included a blank and white of Katy's fav pic of yours under after her bio if you like.

V

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MrCartoonguy


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Posted Wed Aug 17th, 2011 9:56pm Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

No I have a better one for you....same one but edited better.

Reality is contigent; the only permanent concept in the multiverse is change - death. We are born into it and it follows us.

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Vampyros


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Posted Thu Aug 18th, 2011 3:10am Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

Cool, I sent the email as requested.

Vx

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Vampyros


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Posted Sun Aug 28th, 2011 3:45pm Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

Nice to see you all again. The first draft of the tribute book got rave reviews. Draft 2 out to selected proof readers TODAY!!

thanks again to all who contributed/offered support esp those here on the forum.

Vx

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Vampyros


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Posted Sun Sep 25th, 2011 10:41pm Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

Just a quick note/progress report. The book is amazing, we are currently onto the third draft. Maybe one more before the final draft.

When I have publishing dates/details I will let you know.

Big thanks to all those involved. If you still want to be involved I can give you one week to send a submission to

KatySaraCullingTributeBook@yahoo.com

Thanks,
Vx
(Amanda Groves)

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Katymum


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Posted Thu Sep 29th, 2011 3:49pm Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

I am sad that some of the people Katy cared so much for cannot find it in their hearts to say a little about what they shared with her. I guess I am just sad. SC x


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Vampyros


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Posted Sat Oct 1st, 2011 1:37pm Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

Well said Sue. Not to diminish any of the efforts by the 30+ people who have contributed in some way. To those I say "Well done, we are all very proud as I think Katy Sara would have been too, I am sure she is looking down us lending her support. I still ask her advice every day."

Vx

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romanee


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Posted Sun Oct 2nd, 2011 11:59pm Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

I have read all of the third draft, and think it is truely beautiful. A really amazing piece of work, I feel so privililedged to be a part of it.


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Vampyros


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Posted Mon Oct 3rd, 2011 7:49am Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

Thanks, well done.
Vx

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alfredo3


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Posted Tue Oct 4th, 2011 11:25am Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

I am also a writer and I suffer with bipola2. I am an Italian migrant so that my written English is unusually unique. But I do express myself pretty well and this is what matters I feel. Here is the link to something that I have written recently: http://alfredo123.wordpress.com/2011/10/04/anthony.....ed-people/

I know how to fall asleep...
I am learning how to fall awake...

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Vampyros


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Posted Wed Oct 5th, 2011 8:55pm Post subject: WRITERS THREAD

If you wish to contribute there are only 2 days left as "Purple Girl" goes to the publisher this weekend.

We would be glad to have you join us in this worthwhile cause.

Please send anything you would like included to

KatySaraCullingTributeBook@yahoo.com

Also include permission to use your work in this project for free and a short paragraph about yourself/why you are involved.

Thanks,
Vx

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