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Re: Early Afternoon Conflict (A poem) - My Response


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Posted by Peter on April 27, 19100 at 14:27:58:

In Reply to: Early Afternoon Conflict (A poem) posted by Alan Maples on April 26, 19100 at 00:50:02:

I responded to Alans nice poem as you can see below. With his permission, here is our interaction:

My Poem:

>> Hey Alan,
>>
>> thanks for the post, could wind up we, like the ants, become toast...
>>
>> what a waste that would be, smoked by nukes while watching TV
>>
>> asleep are the masses reduced to two classes
>>
>> nerds and non nerds, haves and have nots,
>>
>> seperatist states rather than a global polyglot
>>
>> Peace,
>> peter
>>


"V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media" wrote:

Well, its official.... I took your advise! If I win, I'll pay you an agents
fee!  lol

http://Poetry.com/Publications/display.asp?ID=W571354&BN=999&PN=1

-peter-
PS: May I post our interaction under your CCafe submission?

>Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2000
>From: Alan Maples
>To: CCafe@creativity.net
>Subject: Re: Creativity Cafe appreciates your input
>
>                            Hey Peter,
>    Seems like you have something to work with there. I submitted Early
>Afternoon Conflict to poetry.com, might win some money, might not. Modern
>poetry is so abstract that the majority of the public have no clue as to
>what the poems are about. While this has elevated poetry, it has also
>made it unenjoyable to all but a few. I think there is room for middle
>brow and low brow poetry too. I like some of the high brow poetry, but
>shouldn't poetry be for everyone? What are your thoughts on this?
>    Yep, we could end up as toast, but nuclear weapons could also have
>the effect of making war so unthinkable that they bring about world
>peace. Until someone unstable with an axe to grind gets control of an
>arnsenal anyway.
>
>            Alan




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