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Greta Gabbo
09-07-2010, 06:07 PM
I don't pretend to understand his poems, but I'm reading Hotel Lautreamont and would like to share some of his lines.


From And Forgetting:

There is always someone who will find you disgusting.

and

These days the old man often coincides with me; his remarks
have something playful and witty about them, though they do not
hold together. And I, I too have something to keep from him:
something no one must know about.




From The Large Studio:

I have had so many identity crises
in the last fifty years you wouldn't believe it.
Suffice it to say I am well,
if you like peacock's feathers on pianos
and cars racing their motors,
waiting for dates who never get done doing their hair.
There have been so many velocipedes, millipedes,
and other words that I'm token senseless.
Just bring me one more drop of the elixir:
that's all I ask.

Bard
09-07-2010, 06:36 PM
These days the old man often coincides with me; his remarks
have something playful and witty about them, though they do not
hold together.


Lovely.



Rich.

Thank you for sharing, odd,
what a few rich words can spell, say and stir ones inside.



Just bring me one more drop of the elixir:
that's all I ask.

lakelady
09-07-2010, 06:36 PM
Thanks, Greta

food for thought

Bard
09-08-2010, 03:17 PM
These days the old man often coincides with me; his remarks
have something playful and witty about them, though they do not
hold together.


though they do not
hold together

Damn, pregnant, rich, haunting in its revealing nature.

I truly enjoyed these passages Greta.

Bard
09-08-2010, 11:39 PM
Damn, pregnant, rich, haunting in its revealing nature.

I truly enjoyed these passages Greta.

I'm quite honest when I say, I hope you'll post more
That that touches you

Because I really enjoyed these words, and they truly moved me.


The pen, its wonder and abilty
to stir and rake awake what once was lost.

Greta Gabbo
09-09-2010, 02:33 PM
I'm glad you like him, Bard and lakelady. I like the richness and variety of the words he uses.


From The Garden of False Civility

The last time I see you is the first
commencing of our time to be together, as the light of the days
remains the same even as they grow shorter,
stepping into the harness of winter.




From Autumn Telegram

Seen on a bench this morning: a man in a gray coat
and apple-green tie. He couldn't have been over fifty,
his mild eyes said, and yet there was something of the ruthlessness
of extreme old age about his bearing; I don't know what.

Bard
09-09-2010, 03:17 PM
I'm glad you like him, Bard and lakelady. I like the richness and variety of the words he uses.


From The Garden of False Civility

The last time I see you is the first
commencing of our time to be together, as the light of the days
remains the same even as they grow shorter,
stepping into the harness of winter.




From Autumn Telegram

Seen on a bench this morning: a man in a gray coat
and apple-green tie. He couldn't have been over fifty,
his mild eyes said, and yet there was something of the ruthlessness
of extreme old age about his bearing; I don't know what.






From Autumn Telegram

Seen on a bench this morning: a man in a gray coat
and apple-green tie. He couldn't have been over fifty,
his mild eyes said, and yet there was something of the ruthlessness
of extreme old age about his bearing; I don't know what.


Oh my....exquisite



The last time I see you is the first



Yes Greta, honestly enjoying, thank you
as you stated, very rich, and the way the words connect,
as an unusual braided braclet is linked togeather loosely...
yet arm in arm, indeed thay are locked.