Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Sounds Like the End of a Friendship -- an onomatopoeia poem/a poem about sounds

SOUNDS LIKE THE END OF A FRIENDSHIP
by
Gregory K.

Onomatopoeia...
I wouldn’t want to be ya.

You bonk and bang.
You clack and clang.
You thwack and thunk.
You clop and clunk.
You burp and boom.
You zip and zoom.
You splat and splash.
You crack and crash.

It’s hard to have you hang around
When silence is my favorite sound.

Onomatopoeia...
So long now. I’ll see ya.


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10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Kapow! Ka-ching! A winner, seems to me.

msmac said...

Schzam, kablam,...okay, I need to work on this. Loved the apology poem you left I Wild Rose Reader.

Gregory K. said...

Ahh, yes. Poems of apology! It's over here at Wild Rose Reader (with my poem in the comments). Look at that. Not everything I write rhymes :-)

Anonymous said...

Thanks for this... a great way to start the day!
-Monique Ruiz

Anonymous said...

Love it!

Rita said...

Fa-hhhhabulose!

(is it onomatopoeia when a word tries to sound like itself?)

Elaine Magliaro said...

Gregory,

I posted your poem of apology yesterday (April 29th) at Wild Rose Reader. Here's the URL:

http://wildrosereader.blogspot.com/2008/04/those-of-you-who-read-my-interview-with.html

Thanks for contributing to the celebration of poetry at Wild Rose Reader. Are you relieved that April is almost over?

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nooriana said...

I enjoy reading it

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