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21) Message boards : Cafe SETI : DAN'S POETRY CORNER III (Message 1410642)
Posted 2 Sep 2013 by Profile Daniel Michel
"Serenity"

i hear you singing
cross my heart
i feel you dreaming
i'm torn apart

teach me from the distance
touch my heart
even as i'm sinking
you take my part

tell me your reason
make me smile
i'll be here waiting
like a child


(2006 db michel)
22) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPW # 188 Let's all go swimming..... (Message 1378954)
Posted 9 Jun 2013 by Profile Daniel Michel
I've been here before...and i was winning when i was.
23) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Happy Birthday Julie (Message 1378953)
Posted 9 Jun 2013 by Profile Daniel Michel
Happy Birthday, Julie!
24) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Rocky's Original Cafe - open 05-05-13 (Message 1378952)
Posted 9 Jun 2013 by Profile Daniel Michel
Finally got enough RAC to say...That i hope that you all have a wonderful day!
25) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Rocky's Original Cafe. Renewed 29-01-2013. Celebrating John's return (Message 1351212)
Posted 27 Mar 2013 by Profile Daniel Michel
And to Mike and John who have sent greetings...My greetings back to you in return!...Now i will crawl back to that place from which i came...Normal post flow can now proceed.
26) Message boards : Cafe SETI : DAN'S POETRY CORNER III (Message 1351211)
Posted 27 Mar 2013 by Profile Daniel Michel
"Away Away"

the storm is coming
away, away
the mountains warn us
away, away
the time is over
away, away
it's time for running
away, away

the stars are falling
away, away
no surrender
away, away
the oceans boiling
away, away
it's time to remember
away, away

(2005 db michel)
27) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Dan's Poetry Corner II (Message 1351210)
Posted 27 Mar 2013 by Profile Daniel Michel
That's all folks!...New thread is now rising...
28) Message boards : Cafe SETI : DAN'S POETRY CORNER III (Message 1351209)
Posted 27 Mar 2013 by Profile Daniel Michel
Post poems, song lyrics and rhymes...Either your own originals or those that you admire that were written by others.

(Since 2005!)
29) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Rocky's Original Cafe. Renewed 29-01-2013. Celebrating John's return (Message 1351173)
Posted 27 Mar 2013 by Profile Daniel Michel
GoodMorningAfternoonNight to all of you!...Especially Victor and Chris!
30) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Rocky's Original Cafe. Renewed 29-01-2013. Celebrating John's return (Message 1351130)
Posted 27 Mar 2013 by Profile Daniel Michel
I don't know about all that...I'm just here for my annual visit...Cheers!
31) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Dan's Poetry Corner II (Message 1351129)
Posted 27 Mar 2013 by Profile Daniel Michel




"By Any Old Light"

caught myself lookin' again
like i sometimes do
out the window at the bank parking lot
i look a little farther then i see
the light of the moon
shinin' on me

(CHORUS)
and this intergalactic traveler
is stuck on the ground
the sound of the Earth
is a deafening sound
lookin' at the moon
from way below
tends to bring me down

i've been stuck on this lonely rock
for years without end
i look at the space and then i see my face
i look a little father then i see
the lights of my home
shinin' on me

and this intergalactic traveler
is stuck on the ground
the sound of the Earth
is a deafening sound
lookin' at the moon
from way below
tends to bring me down

(BRIDGE)
these people down here
are out for blood
they tell each other what to do
they don't know how blind they seem
by any old light
or the light of the moon

and this intergalactic traveler
is stuck on the ground
the sound of the Earth
is a deafening sound
lookin' at the moon
from way below
tends to bring me down

(2013 db michel)
32) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Dan's Poetry Corner II (Message 1325671)
Posted 8 Jan 2013 by Profile Daniel Michel
"After The Dance"

my child is someone else
who i will never know
i know that he or she
will never hear of me
my child is just a dream
'cause i never took the chance
i knew way too much
i saw the future
after the dance

my child will never know
because i never told
i didn't want to share the pain
i just wanted to move on
my child is in my heart
because i understand regret
so i never i did grew up
to live the future
after the dance

all the stories my imagination bought and sold
the dreams that i have lived
the stories i have told
will not sustain me
because they never were made real
now the emptiness inside
is the only thing i feel

my child is someone else
who i will never know
i know that he or she
will never hear of me
my child is just a dream
'cause i never took the chance
i knew way too much
i saw the future
after the dance

(2012 db michel)

33) Message boards : Cafe SETI : John Clark - continued (Message 1317163)
Posted 19 Dec 2012 by Profile Daniel Michel
John...You will be strong enough for whatever has to be done...Optimism is your greatest strength.
34) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPW 175 End of the World - big fizzle - CLOSED (Message 1312550)
Posted 8 Dec 2012 by Profile Daniel Michel
I forgot the date on which the world is to end...Like everything else i'll probably miss it...
35) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Rocky's Original Cafe - renewed 03-10-2012 for ... (Message 1305445)
Posted 12 Nov 2012 by Profile Daniel Michel
And now i remember why...But i had to experiment to be sure...Ah Reservoir to all!
36) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Rocky's Original Cafe - renewed 03-10-2012 for ... (Message 1304058)
Posted 9 Nov 2012 by Profile Daniel Michel
i drop in again
to try to find my smile
used to see it here
but it's been quite awhile
ten thousand words or more
i spit them out for you
in those brilliant yesterdays
in a time that we once knew...

(db michel)
37) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Dan's Poetry Corner II (Message 1304054)
Posted 9 Nov 2012 by Profile Daniel Michel
"Three Hundred Years"

three hundred years from now
i'll come back home
for one last time
to see if what was built to last
has lasted
i'll look at where we walked
my long gone friends and i
i'll think of those old days
three centuries long gone by
i wonder what they'd think
if they could see me then
three hundred years from now
when i come here again.

(2012 db michel)


(From a dream...or something)
38) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Dan's Poetry Corner II (Message 1296499)
Posted 18 Oct 2012 by Profile Daniel Michel
"One From Another"

i don't know you
but i know you
i know that you are here
or there
or somewhere
i can feel your presence
sense your reality
every part of you that i can't touch
sits on the other side of a screen
a screen that i am aware of
a screen that i can never reach beyond
so it will have to be enough
to sense you where you are
wherever it is you are
even though i can't cross the invisible boundary
the one that separates us
one from another

(2012 db michel)
39) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Dan's Poetry Corner II (Message 1291122)
Posted 4 Oct 2012 by Profile Daniel Michel
Dan -- Here's one which derives its inspiration from the words, "buckets
of blood", in your poem, "Stonewall Skyfall". A hat-tip, your way, as
my own "Buckets of Blood" depicts one of the hardships our illustrious
ancestors must have faced.

*

Buckets of Blood

Buckets of blood
on a dry, thirsty sea --
marking a flood,
from which ancients did flee.

Terrified cries
to their gods, in despair --
humble, and wise,
beat their breasts, tore their hair.

Sacrifice made
to appease the unknown --
thrusting the blade
into loved-one, alone.

All was for naught,
as the waters crashed down --
soaring birds fought
for the objects, they found.

Silence now reigned
in a nature, pierced through --
buckets have lain,
as the centuries grew.

Dry ocher blood,
in a landscape, now sand --
silicate flood,
in a serpentine land.

* * *

j. r. martin
3 October 2012


That is brilliant, Jim...I love it!
40) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Dan's Poetry Corner II (Message 1290090)
Posted 1 Oct 2012 by Profile Daniel Michel
"Stonewall Skyfall"

who am i?
what can i be?
buckets of blood
on the desert sea
i'm just one
and another is you
crossing paths
on the dry land
where there is no dew
breaking and burning
are these naked years
world keeps turning
and we keep yearning
but the stonewall skyfall
not to drink
if we can't eat
we can still think
ride a wild dream
from this land
to the green Earth there
from this burning sand

(2012 db michel)

I am enjoying the latest works of Julie and Jim!


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