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goofy stuff
Posted by: Terry Johnson (67.225.176.---)
Date: September 05, 2002 01:51PM

Is this goofy enough. Seemed like a statement at the time. Time? sometime in the sixties. Hi weren't we?

Your name was frenquent mentioned
In the dark and crumbling hallways
And was painted by the children
On the fading yellow paper,
In pastel water colors,
And was echoed in the evening
Near the cobweb covered corners,
That comprise the maze of darkness
That creates a zone of loneness,
Oft alone and often silent.
Often lost and oft I wonder,
In my mind.


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: JP (208.1.86.---)
Date: September 05, 2002 01:55PM

Who's name. Loved it. JP


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: JP (208.1.86.---)
Date: September 05, 2002 02:03PM

Whose


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Jack (12.46.184.---)
Date: September 05, 2002 02:03PM

Terry-

More good stuff.

Only comment I have is that I would change 'mentioned' in L1 to whispered or muttered. I think it would blend better with the etherial quality of the rest of the piece. Waddaya think?


p.s.
Back in the '60s it was 'Goofy Shit', the intervening decades have softened your sensebilities.


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Jack (12.46.184.---)
Date: September 05, 2002 02:04PM

sensibilities


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Terry Johnson (67.225.176.---)
Date: September 05, 2002 02:07PM

The intervening decades have done a lot to me. My baby sister protested the Viet Nam war, I fought it. Rodeo left me knowing what "sore" means.
The name???? Her name was Molly, a pretty coleen from the ol' sod. She married some loser who became CEO of a fairly large auto parts firm.


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Terry Johnson (67.225.176.---)
Date: September 05, 2002 02:08PM

The intervening decades have done a lot to me. My baby sister protested the Viet Nam war, I fought it. Rodeo left me knowing what "sore" means.
The name???? Her name was Molly, a pretty coleen from the ol' sod. She married some loser who became CEO of a fairly large auto parts firm.
Whispered would be much better. Thx


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Jack (12.46.184.---)
Date: September 05, 2002 02:16PM

Terry-

My brother was killed in Tay Nihn on Thanksgiving day 1968. I went on to four years in submarines. "A whole nother world".


glad you liked 'whispers'


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Sargirl (24.198.60.---)
Date: September 05, 2002 02:27PM

Nice poem, but I was thinking Washington for some reason, blame history last block!
smiling smiley
Sargirl


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Brucefur (24.67.253.---)
Date: September 05, 2002 04:46PM

Hey there Jack, have you been watching SUB week on History Television?

Of course I don't know if you get it where you are, as it is a Canadian channel, (even if it is American owned like everything else here).

Fascinating stuff.

Terry, um... strange poem, but interesting. I am more intrigued by your statement, that he married some loser who is a CEO. I am assuming that your definition of success and mine match to a degree.

Brucefur


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Brucefur (24.67.253.---)
Date: September 05, 2002 05:26PM

Hey there Jack, have you been watching SUB week on History Television?

Of course I don't know if you get it where you are, as it is a Canadian channel, (even if it is American owned like everything else here).

Fascinating stuff.

Terry, um... strange poem, but interesting. I am more intrigued by your statement, that he married some loser who is a CEO. I am assuming that your definition of success and mine match to a degree.

Brucefur


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Jack (68.43.49.---)
Date: September 05, 2002 09:52PM

Bruce-

A couple of things.

'Sub Week' is a hash and rehash of previously aired material, so of course I watched it, plus any other sub-related show/movie that pops up.


As to the loser issue, being a CEO and being a loser are not mutually exclusive. There are many wealthy, successful, skilled, beautiful losers out there. Look at politics!



Jack (steely-eyed killer of the deep)


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Jack? (---.southg01.mi.comcast.net)
Date: September 05, 2003 05:36PM

This is the best of a year ago.


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: J.H.SUMMERS (---.chartertn.net)
Date: September 05, 2003 06:03PM

Terry,

Liked the poem, sorry I missed it earlier. You wrote it in the sixties? Far out man. Thanks to Jack for the bump.

jhs


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: -Les- (---.trlck.ca.charter.com)
Date: September 06, 2003 02:01AM

Terry, I still have some paisley prints. (In my memories at least.)

Les


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Terry (---.75.217.206.Dial1.Seattle.Level3.net)
Date: September 06, 2003 10:38PM

Hey, I'm in Oregon now, where there IS a very short I-405.
but I'm in La Grande on the east side. There ain't no 405 here, but there's a cowboy poetry gatherin' 'bout the 15th.


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: -Les- (---.trlck.ca.charter.com)
Date: September 06, 2003 10:40PM

Terry, check out the "cowboy poetry" section of the website I highlighted on Beaker's poem.

Les


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Terry (---.75.217.206.Dial1.Seattle.Level3.net)
Date: September 06, 2003 10:49PM

that site is plumb 'septable.


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: JP (---.tnt1.rochelle.il.da.uu.net)
Date: September 06, 2003 10:55PM

Reminds me of that song 'Gentle on my Mind. Was that John Denver or Glen What'shisname?


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Terry (---.75.217.206.Dial1.Seattle.Level3.net)
Date: September 06, 2003 11:04PM

Cambell,, or Campell... good looking guy with unmovalbe hair... wonderful classical guitar player,, but didn't play classics much,, needed to eat I guess.


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: -Les- (---.trlck.ca.charter.com)
Date: September 06, 2003 11:07PM

I'll send you an MP3 of Southern Nights if you like!

Les


Re: goofy stuff
Posted by: Terry (---.75.217.238.Dial1.Seattle.Level3.net)
Date: September 07, 2003 09:22AM

No thanks... only listen to 60's folk.. K. Trio, Limelighters, etc, and classical.




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