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Posted by Simon Nail Hrebicek on August 19, 2014 at 4:00 0 Comments

Can you hear that pitty noise???

It could be his freezing voice...

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109: SAKHALIN INCIDENT REVISITED

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 In the early hours of September 1, 1983, Major Gennady Osipovich in a Su-15 missile equipped jet fighter of the Soviet air force took off from Dolinsk-Sokol Airfield on the island of Sakhalin to fly into history and into infamy and to intercept an unidentified aircraft that had penetrated Soviet air space. His unnamed partner was flying a MiG 23.

 

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013: THAT VOICE

Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry on Saturday. 0 Replies

For William Carlos Williams... On the paper-white slim screenI watch the weaving of wavesand listen, tortured, as the wordsfall upon my long suffering ears.I am distressed by this nasal tone,rambling, adenoidal, penetrating. I seek in vain his…Continue

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012: SIC TRANSIT GLORIA MUNDI

Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry on Thursday. 0 Replies

For David Michael Gordon Graham [1940–2008] He can’t play the seminal guitar today.Can’t sing or yell, amphetamine voiced,in low Dutch, or in rich county accents,at a restive crowd. Davy Graham is dead. If his body, made ashes, is to be scatteredon…Continue

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011: POETRY WORKSHOP

Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry Aug 26. 0 Replies

Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.Robert Frost [1874-1963]. They gave him a very hard time,your poems, they said, they all rhyme,the verses are all the same length.Predictable! Oh Lord! Give me strength! We don't like spoon…Continue

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BOSTON 1919

Started by Thomas Kotsonis in Member Poetry. Last reply by Dermott Ryder Aug 26. 1 Reply

I still walk through the sticky goo,A pallid apparition meanderingAround the old rail yards, Where the decrepit tank blew!We all knew that one day she wouldThe metal creaked and groaned,Laden with the dark sticky liquidOozing through the cracksAnd…Continue

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