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by Ratliff
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Gold snowflakes
Replies: 2
Views: 2313

Re: Gold snowflakes

Thanks
by Ratliff
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Gold snowflakes
Replies: 2
Views: 2313

Gold snowflakes

Giant gold snowflakes
That the winter wind blows around
Now the Trees are bare
by Ratliff
Mon Jan 11, 2016 2:53 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Tree is gone
Replies: 7
Views: 3305

Re: Tree is gone

Never did I realize there was such a gender gap about family photos very interesting we have had port rate photos of my parents and my wife's setting out for years and years Stella and Cindy, do you have issues with your parents ?
by Ratliff
Thu Jan 07, 2016 11:14 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Tree is gone
Replies: 7
Views: 3305

Re: Tree is gone

Sorry they have sad memories
by Ratliff
Thu Jan 07, 2016 7:28 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Tree is gone
Replies: 7
Views: 3305

Tree is gone

Tree is gone Four marks in the carpet Where the Christmas tree stood It's January, the angel on the top Put away till next Now the room is guarded Hers on the left mine on the right The family photos of our parents That's why it's the family room Long gone but always looking down Copyright 2016 Rich...
by Ratliff
Fri Dec 04, 2015 9:14 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Candle's Burning Low
Replies: 7
Views: 3264

Re: The Candle's Burning Low

Great job joe
Always appreciate your work well done
by Ratliff
Tue Oct 27, 2015 5:50 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Giant Sequoia
Replies: 5
Views: 2948

The Giant Sequoia

The giant Sequoia

The arm of a hidden giant
Thrust out of the heavens
Like a ancient Roman Titan
Reaching down from the sky,
Through the green clouds
Almost blotting out the sun
Fingers thrust in the ground
Like colossal gnarled roots

Copyright 2015
Richard L Ratliff
by Ratliff
Sun Sep 27, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Tooth paste
Replies: 2
Views: 1958

Tooth paste

Toothpaste Buy my books ar http://www.amazon.com/author/richardratliff This love affair is like toothpaste. Each morning a squeeze Careful brushing and rinsing Love doled out a dab at a time: Necessary relationship hygiene At some point though No matter how much care you take Stretching things out i...
by Ratliff
Sun Sep 27, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Blue Eyes ~ double etheree
Replies: 3
Views: 2124

Re: Blue Eyes ~ double etheree

Unique style enjoyed Always loved blue eyes
by Ratliff
Sun Sep 27, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Old man waving
Replies: 4
Views: 2628

Re: Old man waving

Joe, I didn't give you permission to have my smile lady visit your dreams HA
by Ratliff
Wed Sep 23, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: For Thee.
Replies: 6
Views: 2880

Re: For Thee.

Well crafted refrain really enjoyed the progression from beginning to end
by Ratliff
Wed Sep 23, 2015 12:23 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Old man waving
Replies: 4
Views: 2628

Old man waving

Old man waving Order my books http://www.amazon.com/author/richardratliff The old man waits for spring When he can sit outside In his green and white plaid lawn chair Waving to the cars that pass They wave back and for an instant He has a connection ever so fleeting His face lights up with each pass...
by Ratliff
Mon Sep 21, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Bees
Replies: 2
Views: 1918

Bees

Bees Check my books http://www.amazon.com/author/richardratliff I'm watching bumble bees dive into flowers Like Olympic athletes Some diving off the platform Others off the spring board While some swim against the wind Others like gymnasts tumble from flower to flower Some floor exercise some on the...
by Ratliff
Wed Sep 16, 2015 11:47 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Stevie Beans
Replies: 1
Views: 1736

Stevie Beans

Stevie Beans Check out my books http://www.amazon.com/author/richardratliff I had a little playmate name Steve I was maybe 5 or 6 or so Went to his house to play one day And stayed for dinner Really don't remember what we had Except those thin oval beans A light green color and kind of buttery That'...
by Ratliff
Sat Sep 12, 2015 11:44 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Thanks Joe
Replies: 3
Views: 2319

Thanks Joe

Thanks Joe Check out my books http://www.amazon.com/author/richardratliff The local minor league team Just received a high school phenom Fast of foot and glove and the next big thing He was lockered next Joe A wily veteran playing out the string The mentor and the mentie Each going different directi...
by Ratliff
Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:06 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Contentment.
Replies: 8
Views: 3294

Re: Contentment.

Very lyrical,well arranged enjoyed
by Ratliff
Thu Sep 10, 2015 6:06 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: I'm tough
Replies: 2
Views: 2005

I'm tough

I'm tough Check my books http://www.amazon.com/author/richardratliff I'm tough I don't give in with out a fight And sometimes a state of mind will do magic Got over colon cancer more than twenty years now Then that man thing you know Prostrate cancer about eight years back Got COPD a few years back ...
by Ratliff
Mon Sep 07, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Animal Passion
Replies: 2
Views: 2128

Animal Passion

Animal Passion Buy my books at http://www.amazon.com/author/richardratliff I remember the rush Lunging lustful crush Of primal animal instinct Like a young lion thirsting for his prey It's a time of frenzied yearning Devouring youth in an ambush Older now and know. How much I missed in the rush Now ...
by Ratliff
Mon Sep 07, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Hourglass
Replies: 9
Views: 3602

Re: The Hourglass

Was re-reading and oddly the final verse reminded me of Poes the raven sort of in reverse
Evermore not never more -- knock as if someone gently rapping Oh well these are just odd thoughts
by Ratliff
Mon Sep 07, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Psyche
Replies: 1
Views: 1730

Psyche

Psyche Buy my books http://www.amazon.com/author/richardratliff Lovely Psyche, we lightly brushed the arrows, But scratched both our souls With a life time infection. Flying off like sparrows As we were pulled apart by the winds of life; With so little objection, We somehow had different goals. From...
by Ratliff
Sun Sep 06, 2015 2:33 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Snake
Replies: 5
Views: 2681

Re: Snake

a112yearoldman wrote:A fascinatingly unique rendition - I presume about smoking!

You are correct thanks
by Ratliff
Sat Sep 05, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Like Flowers ~ a haibun
Replies: 9
Views: 3768

Re: Like Flowers ~ a haibun

A masterpiece Bravo bravo
by Ratliff
Sat Sep 05, 2015 3:50 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Snake
Replies: 5
Views: 2681

Snake

Check my books http://www.amazon.com/author/richardratliff The snake slithers around my cheeks It's fangs attack my face. And I suck in oxygen's grace My lungs are almost spent As nicotine stained fingers grip the viper's face. Ashamed of listening to the serpent Clouds rising from white chalk predi...
by Ratliff
Thu Sep 03, 2015 6:34 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Smile 2.0
Replies: 2
Views: 2050

Re: Smile 2.0

Update of my previous post think it is greatly improved check them both and comment
by Ratliff
Thu Sep 03, 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Smile 2.0
Replies: 2
Views: 2050

Smile 2.0

The smile. 2.0 http://www.amazon.com/author/richardratliff I set out to describe someone: My ideal woman. The sparkling blue hypnotic eyes More than sapphires or the skies Eyes that capture my inner thoughts Luminous hair; bright and vibrant Framing her graceful fragrant neck. And highlighting a wry...
by Ratliff
Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:15 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Hourglass
Replies: 9
Views: 3602

Re: The Hourglass

Bravo bravo what great images you create Love the second stanza metaphores painted like Picasso well crafted all the way through
by Ratliff
Thu Sep 03, 2015 12:22 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Moonlight Ripples
Replies: 2
Views: 1891

Re: Moonlight Ripples

So comfortable in your sensuality Bravo such an expressive word picture really really enjoyed
by Ratliff
Thu Sep 03, 2015 12:08 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The smile
Replies: 6
Views: 2935

Re: The smile

Fay Slimm wrote:Such a warm expressive description of a beautiful woman - - your pen paints the picture of love's captivation so well Rick.
I'm reworking it some thought it was a little impersonal
by Ratliff
Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:16 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: On Higher Ground
Replies: 4
Views: 2482

Re: On Higher Ground

Great retrospective piece really enjoyed this well crafted gem well done
by Ratliff
Tue Sep 01, 2015 2:23 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Geisha Girl
Replies: 11
Views: 4407

Re: The Geisha Girl

This is like a painting on silk what vivid imagery bravo so well crafted
by Ratliff
Tue Sep 01, 2015 2:02 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The smile
Replies: 6
Views: 2935

Re: The smile

Joseph Anderson wrote:Rick-the girl of your dreams keeps popping up in my dreams. At my age, I just have to ignore them.A sweetly descriptive write,a joy to read

Joe, I wondered who she was seeing on the side
by Ratliff
Sun Aug 30, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Great expanse
Replies: 1
Views: 1485

Great expanse

Great expanse Please check out my poetry books on Amazon "it's About Time" and "3420: Backyard conversations". http://www.amazon.com/author/richardratliff Cosmic quantum entanglements, photons of thought Spooky action at distant light Being waves or mater or both Strings woven in...
by Ratliff
Sun Aug 30, 2015 11:10 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello
Replies: 0
Views: 1767

Hello

Just finding my way around the site but glad to see some old pf friends :D
by Ratliff
Sun Aug 30, 2015 11:04 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello! My name is Dorothy...and it is my pleasure to join y
Replies: 1
Views: 1988

Re: Hello! My name is Dorothy...and it is my pleasure to join y

As always your work is pleasingly wonderful
by Ratliff
Sun Aug 30, 2015 9:46 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The smile
Replies: 6
Views: 2935

The smile

Please check out my poetry books on Amazon "it's About Time" and "3420: Backyard conversations". Check my books http://www.amazon.com/author/richardratliff The smile I set out to describe someone: My ideal woman. The sparkling blue hypnotic eyes More than the oceans and the skies...
by Ratliff
Sun Aug 30, 2015 8:27 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Unloving Love
Replies: 6
Views: 2619

Re: Unloving Love

All the emotions of lost love expressed nicely rhymed
by Ratliff
Sun Aug 30, 2015 5:47 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Tears Interfere.
Replies: 3
Views: 2240

Re: Tears Interfere.

A haunting write of a painful subject

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