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this one is from Nov, 2005 - but someone reminded me of it today, and so I thought Id post it-


it came to me after coming upon this Artists terrific work... Debra Hurd (link)




__Lines that run through

____wild abandonings

_________spill patterns and

_ shapes

__of our chaos lives

___________that cannot measure

____or be measured

_to our certain satisfactions

____giving us the color

____________that only a note can


______coming out of the very


__________of my life

____born of that most


___________sound of the child

_____________________I once was


________this is my


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Larsen M. Callirhoe

i have to say i love it also. well written very articulate work by you. i love jazz. my favorite jazz song is feels so good by chuck magone may not of spelt the name right. i love his greatest hits cd. when i am in tthe mood for jazz i play it.



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cool icon_cool.gif is cool icon_cool.gif !


thanks all- its fun to come back to something from years ago

its like someone else's poem icon_smile.gif


victor, Chuck Mangione is one of the most underrated musicians ever, if you asked me... I had six of his on vinyl- and they were among my favorites...

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I see colors when I look at this poem with it's perfect title (in all upper case letters) and perfect layout on the screen/page. It's very "Great Gatsby."


I love the ending --

this is my


Not any jazz, not just jazz, but my jazz! Thanks for sharing the inspirational artwork, too.




[Edit in after your most recent comment: I think this is an instance when the typographical layout of the poem actually complements the poem and isn't merely a gimmick. The picture of the poem with the graphics looks like it would work well as part of a program for a concert, but the colors certainly aren't necessary. In fact (though somehow appropriate) I find them distracting; your poem speaks for itself.]

Here is a link to an index of my works on this site: tonyv's Member Archive topic

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I love your poem Rumi. The sense, the form, the jpeg. All in one makes a good composition. It looks and sounds great.



The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth - Jean Cocteau

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