Saturday, April 13

Two Proven Ways to Kill a Monster

So I heard you want to kill a monster
Close your eyes-it'll disappear
Open your eyes-it'll disappear
It all depends on the nature of the beast
and the nature of the slayer


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21 comments:

  1. This is quite a monster of a 5 line-poem ~

    Enjoyed this~

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  2. I love this! It's clever and thought provoking. Very few words but leaves the reader with much to ponder.

    Thanks for playing!

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  3. Love this, too,,,so much given in this short poem. I love to think about the "nature of the beast" against "the nature of the slayer".

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  4. Love this! Such wisdom in such few words!!

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  5. I think Billy Collins would enjoy this ~~ I did.

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  6. ah, the nature of the slayer is def a vital element
    great tight piece with a wisdom punch...

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  7. This is tight and well written. I especially like "It all depends on the nature of the beast and the nature of the slayer."

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  8. Nice focused brevity to make a clear point.

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  9. So true. Decisions, decisions. Nicely written. Commenting from dVerse.

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  10. The nature of the beast and the nature of the slayer. Fabulous!
    K

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  11. I throw Brussell's Sprouts at them. That way I get rid of the sprouts too.

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  12. Either way, they go away or lessen....well said.

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  13. Hi Charleen - very strong poem - love the succinct language - matter of fact voice - very cool! thanks for dropping by my blog - so appreciate it - K

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