Black Poetry : Boom! Boom!

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  1. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Boom ! Boom !

    I felt hot and sticky as a moon pie stuck
    on a old pickup sunbaked Chevy.
    And the battle bruised air in my soot laden lungs
    made the morning taste of gunpowder heavy.

    All my ammo was gone ! And all the rifles were gone !
    All the mortar rounds were missing with our gear.
    And we saw the enemy scramble in confusion
    'cause their weapons now had also disappeared.

    But our Supply Sarge, unsupplied, had a bold plan.
    He knew a way that we yet still could win the day.
    Using a Positive Mental Attitude at its full force,
    all the battles could be fought with PMA.

    He said "Pretend I'm handing you a loaded rifle.
    When you see the enemy, think and go Bang! Bang!
    and a knife for close encounters when they happen
    and Stab! Stab! will drop your foe yet once again."

    On the field, I had no choice. I thought Bang! Bang!
    and heard the click of ejected shells from fired rounds.
    And in shock, I knew my PMA was working dead on target
    'cause I saw my enemy shot and hit the ground.

    I thought I heard a sound, not far out in the distance,
    as we revelled in the enemy's loss and doom.
    The Bang! Bangs! and the Stab! Stabs! were loud all thru the day
    'til a big sound shook the ground. It went Boom! Boom!

    Boom! Boom! I heard in the distance. Bang! Bang! sounded small.
    Boom! Boom! sounded nearer. Stab! Stab! no sound at all.
    And I saw an enemy soldier, with PMA strong you see,
    saying "Tankity-Tank,Tankity-Tank." Boom! Boom! rolled over me.

    Hurt, I watched the Boom! Boom! explode on a bomb from air
    launched by a comrade soldier's PMA, unmeasured and rare.
    Boom! Boom! seemed unusual and maybe a little farfetched
    'til I saw our soldier flying in air saying "Jettidy, Jet, Jet, Jet."

    And I raised my head in pain from mud with tears that looked at sky
    for Man’s mind was on display, uncaged by belief to fly.
    If only he could live with a neighbor and not be socially retarded at core,
    such gifts could aim at stars for targets than Death, the bullseye of war.

    Namyh
     
  2. 1poetsought

    1poetsought Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Harry, such ((noise)) can be heard around the world.

    EXCELLENT WORK!

    WE BRING THE NOISE

    They bring US toys of war.
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Such penetrating images, as per your usual. If all the mental intensity that goes into war could be peacefully aimed, then that would be PMA at it's finest. I always look forward to reading your pieces brother writer.
     
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    wow.......you scribe something powerful here i agree wit sister watz
     
  5. Harry Hyman

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    1poetsought - There is no irresistible force that carries Man to destruction. He usually gets there on his own riding the failure of his human wisdom. And if this indicates that Man’s wisdom has limits, it also indicates that his stupidity has none. We bring our own NOISE. Thanks for your words 1poetsought. So very happy this made an impact you enjoyed. Namyh
     
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    Waz – “Peacefully aimed mental intensity” – I like that Waz. Like it indeed and thanks for your wonderful words. Very happy the images penetrated. It’s probably that ole PMA at work again. Namyh
     
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    a writer's most potent weapon...

    ...is an active, vivid, and boundless imagination. you've harnessed that weapon well. and, you use it to its maximum. VERY NICE.
     
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    Hello Harry:
    Enjoyed your Boom Boom!
    I think wars are senseless.
    But I'm really feeln your PMA
    Your pen is AWESOME!!!!


    Much Luv
     
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