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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

OPEN LINK NIGHT #87

For d'verse

DECONSTRUCTING



Doesn’t always pay to turn up early
Early birds are not rewarded with coins
Cons and pros don’t justify opinions
Open hearts and minds, the accepted norm
Normal services resume one Sunday
Someday soon, if you’re all up to the task
Taxed to the hilt by the Inland Revenue
Re venue; destruction undertaken
Undertaker, last rites and cremation
Creation, demolition take their toll
Toiling for a very modest income
Incomplete wage check, short a few nicker
Nicer times to come when we quit the game
Gaining when it ends… Perhaps it doesn’t...!

20 comments:

  1. Cons and pros don’t justify opinions...true that...some food for thoughts in this stan

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  2. Life's getting hard. Great feeling to this.

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  3. perhaps it does not...there are times i wonder what we do it all for that is for sure...you trip us through life pretty quick in this...with a nice internal rhyme as well...nice one line zingers in this as well man...

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  4. Doesn't always pay to turn up early..yes, indeed. Interesting nuggets embedded in your poem here.

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  5. Doesn't pay to either turn up very early or very late, in my opinion. Loved the ending.

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  6. Interesting structure, the way you took a mutation of the word in the last line to the first word in the next line and still able to give a message. Well written.

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  7. Life is not easy for most of us, a good capture.

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  8. I enjoyed the rhyming scheme you chose to open each line. Beautiful play on words. Nicely written.

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  9. And the wheel goes round and round, Stan. Good write on how sometimes we simply go on.

    Pamela

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  10. I like the flow of this poem, with one thing rolling into another.

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