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Slow Poetry Movement

For poetry enthusiats
today is national slow poetry day
so go ahead
lentement lentement
give some mindful mastication
let the word sauce dribble
as they perambulate peristaltically
to oesophagus's underworld
awash in your acid
their vitality absorbed
feel their nourishment
sense their resonance
their rhythm
on your palette
pass some on
(to a friend)

21 May 06

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what a refreshing addition to PC. Line 4 sent me into reams of smiles. I really like the no punctuation; you pull it off delightfully. bravo.

 — borntodance

Hi, thanks for your kind comments. I'll pop in to visit your poems over the next few days.
 — CrunchyWeta

Shouldn't it be "lentamente?" Whatever, I like it nonetheless.
 — the_recluse

Dear whoever, I guess lentamente is ok if you have ,shall we say catholic tastes, however in my mind this is definitely a french job.
 — CrunchyWeta

I will try and slow down but its hard cus my head won't let me.
 — larrylark

this is a nice random to bump into.
yeah, slow is fine.
: )
 — fractalcore