Mari. by Will Dockery

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Will Dockery

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May 19, 2003, 1:52:54 PM5/19/03
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Mari.

She's got a dress, blue with yellow stars,
blues and yellows and their mixture like space duel.
A little green hair-holder in back.
Her stare is blue,
strands of gold hair hanging.
We stand staring as bombs explode.
In the distance out by the sunset.
This is not really as it seems, is it?
This is more than a balcony,
and you're more than a woman.

I saw Brookwood demolished,
and I thought about that damned ball and chain.
Tasted the dust of ancient,
and I do remember.
Her dress had these symbol...starlike squiggles,
the flame had affected her some...
I saw the multicolored fire,
it skipped frantically across alandscape. This is not really a balcony,
and you're more than a woman.


I felt the softness,
the misty air was choking and warm.
Colors: lavender, amber, sky blue...
stencil writings...
Bricks and scratchy sheetrock that squeaks,
beneath it all.
The animals all taking on a color of wonder.
this is not really what is seems like, is it?
This is not more than a balcony,
and you're only a woman...

-Will Dockery 10-21-82

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Isis-House

someone else

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May 19, 2003, 1:54:54 PM5/19/03
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> and what you call blandness is actually a plain spoken
> > > unpretentious statement, easily understood and impossible to confuse.
> > > Will

Ironywaves

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May 19, 2003, 1:57:32 PM5/19/03
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"someone else" <someo...@this.org> wrote in message
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> > and what you call blandness is actually a plain spoken
> > > > unpretentious statement, easily understood and impossible to
confuse.
something else

I agree.
Will

someone else

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May 19, 2003, 2:01:06 PM5/19/03
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"Ironywaves" <irony...@knology.net> wrote in message
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>
> "someone else" <someo...@this.org> wrote in message
> news:OT8ya.7889$s44...@news01.roc.ny.frontiernet.net...
> > > and what you call blandness is actually a plain spoken
> > > > > unpretentious statement, easily understood and impossible to
> confuse.
> something else
>
> and what you call blandness is actually a plain spoken
> > > unpretentious statement, easily understood and impossible to confuse.
> > > Will

Ironywaves

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May 19, 2003, 2:04:20 PM5/19/03
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"someone else" <someo...@this.org> wrote in message
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Wow! Again!?! Thanks... but... are you insane?
Will

Mari.

She got a dress, blue with yellow stars,

j r sherman

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May 19, 2003, 2:06:14 PM5/19/03
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In article <bd2f3245.03051...@posting.google.com>,
shado...@yahoo.com says...
>
>Mari.

there's no poem here that i can see.


>-Will Dockery 10-21-82

how fascinating. in 20 plus years you have not changed your writing style even
in the slightest. you were just as mundane, boring, and comically constructed
then as you are now.

but it is nice to know you didn't write poetry in 1982 either.

love and kisses,

j r sherman

------------------------------------------------------------------
"A sad tale's best for winter: I have one
Of sprites and goblins."
------------------------------------------------------------------

Ironywaves

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May 19, 2003, 3:37:58 PM5/19/03
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Excellent poem!

love and kisses,
j r sherman

Thanks JRS! I thought you'd like it!
Will

http://www.angelfire.com/al2/dockery


j r sherman

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May 19, 2003, 4:24:46 PM5/19/03
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In article <vcicn8s...@corp.supernews.com>, "Ironywaves" says...

>
>Excellent poem!
>love and kisses,
>j r sherman
>
>Thanks JRS! I thought you'd like it!

how amusing. libel, the last refuge of a desparate man.

you have yet to prove me wrong, dockery. how much more desparate will you get?


love and kisses,

j r sherman

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Chuck Lysaght

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May 19, 2003, 7:04:05 PM5/19/03
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j r sherman <jr...@earthlink.net> wrote in message news:<bab6e...@drn.newsguy.com>...

> In article <bd2f3245.03051...@posting.google.com>,
> shado...@yahoo.com says...
> >
> >Mari.
>
> there's no poem here that i can see.
>
>
> >-Will Dockery 10-21-82
>
> how fascinating. in 20 plus years you have not changed your writing style even
> in the slightest. you were just as mundane, boring, and comically constructed
> then as you are now.
>
> but it is nice to know you didn't write poetry in 1982 either.

You really have a hard on for Will, huh j r?

Dennis M. Hammes

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May 19, 2003, 8:38:41 PM5/19/03
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j r sherman wrote:
>
> In article <bd2f3245.03051...@posting.google.com>,
> shado...@yahoo.com says...
> >
> >Mari.
>
> there's no poem here that i can see.
>
> >-Will Dockery 10-21-82
>
> how fascinating. in 20 plus years you have not changed your writing style even
> in the slightest. you were just as mundane, boring, and comically constructed
> then as you are now.
>
> but it is nice to know you didn't write poetry in 1982 either.

What you call blandness
was actually a plain spoken


unpretentious statement,
easily understood and impossible

to confuse in 1980 tutu.

> love and kisses,
>
> j r sherman
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------
> "A sad tale's best for winter: I have one
> Of sprites and goblins."
> ------------------------------------------------------------------


--
------(m+
~/:o)_|
A poem is no place
for a good loser.
http://scrawlmark.org

Chuck Lysaght

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May 19, 2003, 9:01:12 PM5/19/03
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j r sherman <jr...@earthlink.net> wrote in message news:<babei...@drn.newsguy.com>...

> In article <vcicn8s...@corp.supernews.com>, "Ironywaves" says...
> >
> >Excellent poem!
> >love and kisses,
> >j r sherman
> >
> >Thanks JRS! I thought you'd like it!
>
> how amusing. libel, the last refuge of a desparate man.
>
> you have yet to prove me wrong, dockery. how much more desparate will you get?

Not nearly as "desparate" as your brother marrying a fucking gook.

j r sherman

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May 19, 2003, 8:51:02 PM5/19/03
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In article <3EC97A6E...@arvig.net>, "Dennis says...

>
>j r sherman wrote:
>>
>> In article <bd2f3245.03051...@posting.google.com>,
>> shado...@yahoo.com says...
>> >
>> >Mari.
>>
>> there's no poem here that i can see.
>>
>> >-Will Dockery 10-21-82
>>
>>how fascinating. in 20 plus years you have not changed your writing style even
>> in the slightest. you were just as mundane, boring, and comically constructed
>> then as you are now.
>>
>> but it is nice to know you didn't write poetry in 1982 either.
>
>What you call blandness
> was actually a plain spoken
> unpretentious statement,
> easily understood and impossible
> to confuse in 1980 tutu.

so it would seem.

but why he keeps insisting it's poetry i'll never know.

i guess someone has to...right?

Chuck Lysaght

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May 20, 2003, 7:38:46 AM5/20/03
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j r sherman <jr...@earthlink.net> wrote in message news:<babu5...@drn.newsguy.com>...

> In article <3EC97A6E...@arvig.net>, "Dennis says...
> >
> >j r sherman wrote:
> >>
> >> In article <bd2f3245.03051...@posting.google.com>,
> >> shado...@yahoo.com says...
> >> >
> >> >Mari.
> >>
> >> there's no poem here that i can see.
> >>
> >> >-Will Dockery 10-21-82
> >>
> >>how fascinating. in 20 plus years you have not changed your writing style even
> >> in the slightest. you were just as mundane, boring, and comically constructed
> >> then as you are now.
> >>
> >> but it is nice to know you didn't write poetry in 1982 either.
> >
> >What you call blandness
> > was actually a plain spoken
> > unpretentious statement,
> > easily understood and impossible
> > to confuse in 1980 tutu.
>
> so it would seem.
>
> but why he keeps insisting it's poetry i'll never know.
>
> i guess someone has to...right?

j r, you wouldn't recognize a poem if it grabbed your tiny flacid
dick. (Your mother, the Azorean whore, told me of your, ahem,
short-comings.)

Dennis M. Hammes

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May 21, 2003, 3:24:50 AM5/21/03
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j r sherman wrote:
>
> In article <3EC97A6E...@arvig.net>, "Dennis says...
> >
> >j r sherman wrote:
> >>
> >> In article <bd2f3245.03051...@posting.google.com>,
> >> shado...@yahoo.com says...
> >> >
> >> >Mari.
> >>
> >> there's no poem here that i can see.
> >>
> >> >-Will Dockery 10-21-82
> >>
> >>how fascinating. in 20 plus years you have not changed your writing style even
> >> in the slightest. you were just as mundane, boring, and comically constructed
> >> then as you are now.
> >>
> >> but it is nice to know you didn't write poetry in 1982 either.
> >
> >What you call blandness
> > was actually a plain spoken
> > unpretentious statement,
> > easily understood and impossible
> > to confuse in 1980 tutu.
>
> so it would seem.
>
> but why he keeps insisting it's poetry i'll never know.
>
> i guess someone has to...right?

Can't see why. Though it's possible to say that pigs call their
shit "corncobs," possibly "corn swill," the pigs merely "call" their
whole day "rooting."
Pearls, corn, shit, the foot of a sleeping pig, they still call it
"rooting."
There's a movement afoot to call it "reading UseNet," but I don't
think it'll "take." Most pigs squeal when bit on the foot, where
most UseNet posters squeal when they bite on a pearl.
"What's this shit doing in my corn swill?"
"SUE!"

Will Dockery

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Jan 3, 2015, 5:48:10 AM1/3/15
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Amanda Reid wrote:
>
> actually a plain spoken
> unpretentious statement,
> easily understood and impossible
> to confuse

Well put, and thanks.

--
In this corridor of memory & dream we call life, a splendid 2015 to all my
friends family & comrades in arts.
http://www.reverbnation.com/willdockery/songs
— at The Shadowville All-Stars.

Will Dockery

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Jan 3, 2015, 3:25:16 PM1/3/15
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In closing, at the request of Peter J Ross, here's another of my poems:

Mari
Got to go, all ya;ll troll and whine on, I'll be back.

Will Dockery

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Mar 20, 2016, 9:03:32 AM3/20/16
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Mari

She's got a dress
blue with yellow stars
blues and yellows
and their mixture like space duel.
A little green hair-holder in back.

Her stare is blue
strands of gold hair hanging.
We stand staring as bombs explode.
In the distance out by the sunset.

This is not really as it seems, is it?
This is more than a balcony
and you're more than a woman.

I saw Brookwood demolished
and I thought about
that damned ball and chain.

Tasted the dust of ancient
and I do remember.

Her dress had these symbol
star-like squiggles
the flame had affected her some.

I saw the multicolored fire
it skipped frantically across alandscape.

This is not really a balcony
and you're more than a woman.

I felt the softness
the misty air was choking and warm.

Colors: lavender, amber, sky blue.
Stencil writings.

Bricks and scratchy sheetrock that squeaks
beneath it all.

The animals all taking on a color of wonder.

This is not really what is seems like
is it?

This is not more than a balcony
and you're only a woman.

-Will Dockery

Will Dockery

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Jun 24, 2016, 7:29:08 AM6/24/16
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And so it went.

Will Dockery

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Nov 11, 2016, 8:13:54 AM11/11/16
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And so it went... here is the poem I mentioned earlier, Jim, as referenced
with the poem you posted, Jim/

Will Dockery

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Jul 25, 2018, 11:48:39 AM7/25/18
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Amanda Reid wrote:
>
> actually a plain spoken
> unpretentious statement,
> easily understood and impossible
> to confuse

A rare endorsement from Dennis Hammes, found in my Drafts folder.

:)


Will Dockery

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Oct 25, 2019, 4:09:31 AM10/25/19
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Found in the Drafts file.

Will Dockery

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Oct 25, 2019, 4:41:29 AM10/25/19
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Found in Drafts file.

W-Dockery

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Jul 27, 2022, 6:40:15 PMJul 27
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(From the archives)

General-Zod

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Aug 2, 2022, 4:23:25 PMAug 2
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One of your best, Doc...

W-Dockery

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Aug 3, 2022, 11:41:15 AMAug 3
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General-Zod wrote:

> Will Dockery wrote:
>>
>> Mari

>> She's got a dress, blue with yellow stars,
>> blues and yellows and their mixture like space duel.
>> A little green hair-holder in back.
>> Her stare is blue,
>> strands of gold hair hanging.
>> We stand staring as bombs explode.
>> In the distance out by the sunset.
>> This is not really as it seems, is it?
>> This is more than a balcony,
>> and you're more than a woman.

>> I saw Brookwood demolished,
>> and I thought about that damned ball and chain.
>> Tasted the dust of ancient,
>> and I do remember.
>> Her dress had these symbol...starlike squiggles,
>> the flame had affected her some...
>> I saw the multicolored fire,
>> it skipped frantically across a landscape. This is not really a balcony,
>> and you're more than a woman.

>> I felt the softness,
>> the misty air was choking and warm.
>> Colors: lavender, amber, sky blue...
>> stencil writings...
>> Bricks and scratchy sheetrock that squeaks,
>> beneath it all.
>> The animals all taking on a color of wonder.
>> this is not really what is seems like, is it?
>> This is not more than a balcony,
>> and you're only a woman...

>> -Will Dockery 10-21-82

>> ------------------------------------

>> Found in Drafts file.

> One of your best, Doc...

Thanks for reading and commenting, Zod.

Zod

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Aug 5, 2022, 3:59:22 PMAug 5
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One of your most lovely poems Doc...

W-Dockery

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Aug 7, 2022, 7:25:26 AMAug 7
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This one is almost exactly forty years old, and accurately depicts the moment in time.

Victor H.

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Aug 12, 2022, 4:16:32 PMAug 12
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Good day and you are welcome...

W-Dockery

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Aug 13, 2022, 10:15:10 PMAug 13
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Good evening my friend.

General-Zod

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Aug 15, 2022, 6:27:03 PMAug 15
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Cool cool

W.Dockery

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Aug 17, 2022, 4:50:15 PMAug 17
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Cool outside today also, cloudy and mellow in the Deep South.

W.Dockery

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Aug 25, 2022, 3:48:21 PMAug 25
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Good afternoon, thanks again.

Victor H.

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Sep 2, 2022, 5:35:11 PMSep 2
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Good DAY to you

W.Dockery

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Sep 6, 2022, 3:23:13 AMSep 6
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>>> One of your most lovely poems Doc... Good DAY to you

Good evening, my friend.

🙂

General-Zod

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Sep 8, 2022, 5:30:17 PMSep 8
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Quite good, it plays out like a short film....

W-Dockery

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Sep 11, 2022, 1:00:16 PMSep 11
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With subtitles.

🙂

Rocky Stoneberg

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Sep 13, 2022, 7:52:33 PMSep 13
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One of the best.....

W-Dockery

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Sep 21, 2022, 1:15:15 PM (12 days ago) Sep 21
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"I thank."

🙂

General-Zod

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Sep 24, 2022, 9:45:39 PM (9 days ago) Sep 24
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Having another reading and this poem is top flight....

W-Dockery

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Sep 27, 2022, 3:25:10 PM (6 days ago) Sep 27
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Written after a great LSD trip with Lady Katherine.

W.Dockery

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Oct 1, 2022, 1:00:28 AM (2 days ago) Oct 1
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Thanks, like I said, this is another reality based poem.
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