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Raised in a small, remote town in California. Now, living out his later years in small-town Oregon. Russell considers it a good thing when a song, a poem, or some spoken testimony can still make you "verklempt". And vice-versa

  August 2022     15 days ago

Submitted Poems 13 total

Reminiscent of Jeremy

If you cut me
Do I not bleed?
For your sympathy must I plead?
Such was the refrain of a 12-year-old
After abuses, untold
Perpetrated by his classmates
Just Tom-foolery, not hate
A teacher was told
The boys recieved a stern "scold"
But, a...

by RUSSELL ANDERSON

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Reminiscent of

If you cut me
Do I not bleed?
For your sympathy
Must I plead?
Such was the refrain
of a 12-year-old
After abuses, untold
Perpetrated by his classmates
Just Tom-foolery
Not hate
A teacher was told
Boys received a stern "scold"
But, a...

by Russell Anderson

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added 1 year ago
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The Soul

How much energy
Is contained in the soul?

An infinite number
Of kilocalories per...

by Russell Anderson

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Cloud Formations

Autumn in the park
Clouds take the form of creatures
...

by Russell Anderson

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Twilight Repose

aroma
on the back deck at twilight
a dog lies...

by Russell Anderson

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Voted Poems 53 total

Collection 25 total

Latest Comments: 50 total

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for some wierd reason,always remembered "KCal/mole" from high school chemistry class. Thought it would be cute in a poem

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thanks, so much

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will do.
Thank you

2 months ago

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that makes me think of Rob Schneider on SNL: "Sting....Stingster.....Sting-a-ling-a-ling"

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Can't decide if the use of words and flow of this poem is better than the clear, great theme. Both are SO good.
Well done...

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Good stuff...

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yeah. Do NOT want to witness that mating process

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thanks so much, Symnetry58. That guy, "D", didn't much care for it. He is the 1st "poetry troll" I have run across.

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yeah, I didn't like it either.

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The Winner because: it moves you, transports you. Stays with you. Great use of imagery. It is rhymed, but not overtly so as to be cliche.

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T.Y.

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this month is SO tough. I have whittled it down to 10 (with great effort). I am finding it exceedingly difficult to pick just 1

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hey, Teri.
Thanks so much for commenting on my poems. It means a lot.
Russ

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A sort of light-hearted tribute to something beloved by many in days past. It is, I think, well-structured, nicely rhymed, and doesn't waste a lot of time or space getting it's point across. An elagy to a machine. 

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Forgot a while....about the little things
Nice

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