Definition

One must make a distinction however: when dragged into prominence by half poets, the result is not poetry, nor till the autocrats among us can be “literalists of the imagination”—above insolence and triviality and can present for inspection, imaginary gardens with real toads in them, shall we have it.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Calling All Toads





Welcome to the Real Toads open link, where both members and visitors alike are invited to share a poem, either old or new.
Let us start our week off by reading some wonderful poetry, and forgetting, even for half an hour, that deadlines await our attention.





10 comments:

Kerry O'Connor said...

Something I wrote last night, after the task of the day was to throw away the old, accumulated documents which seem to pile up in corners of one's life.

Tiaden said...

My entry for the wednesday challenge - It's a slow period with writing new stuff.

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Just loved that picture .. great fun .. I've just posted a poem by someone else - cheers enjoy your Wednesday challenge .. Hilary

Robin said...

an older piece , although a favorite

Grace O'Malley said...

I've been concentrating hard on prose lately, so here is a piece from a little while ago. Thanks for reading!

Mary said...

Kerry, today (August 29) is my birthday. This poem, though not the best I have written, was what came today.

Kim Nelson said...

Used a photo I took as a haiku prompt...
http://www.kimnelsonwrites.com/2011/08/30/haiku-purview/

Abin Chakraborty said...

Loved Grace O'Malley's Sisyphus & Co. reminded me of my greek hero.here's to you all...

Philip Thrift said...

One from April.
(It helps to like James Franco.)

Jinksy said...

Are latecomers allowed I wonder? I missed seeing this on the proper day, and here I am, all behind!