RUST IS TOO HUMAN





Rust is good I say, you ask me why,
Rusty old car or a cupboard,
Cycle or barbeque pit,
Symbol of getting old,
Rust is too, human,
With time it age,
Obsoletes,
and then,
dies!


( poem based on nonet style with syllables in each line going from 9 descending to 1 )

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25 comments:

  1. oh rust is def a human trait too...like the metal we show our age...but it can be just as pretty...smiles.

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    1. yes can be pretty and oh its definitely a human trait...thanks @Brian :-)

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  2. So very true....I agree rust can apply to everything!!

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    1. yes it can be applied to everything!

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  3. your words provoke a depth of thought/ looking at not only the world around us but the decaying life within that at times we would rather push away to another time

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    1. very well said @Leslie. thanks a lot.

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  4. I am creaking with sge as we speak....cackle!

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    1. thanks for reading @Sherry :-)

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  5. True rust can be found everywhere, even within ourselves!

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    1. yes...its within us too. thanks :-)

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  6. So true..we humans rust, some quicker and more completely than others..great piece

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    1. oh yes...some do it quicker and more completely....you said it better. Thanks Susie :-)

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  7. Rust always takes its toll, if we let it! Well captured and thought provoking.

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  8. very true! awesome lines! am glad i find ur blog its really beautiful with the play of words, from nw am gonna be a regular follower of uir blog :) i hope u visit mine too!

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    1. thanks @Anjali and welcome :-)

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  9. Wonderfully done and i like this poetry style, will try it:)

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  10. I am rusty ~~~ I am alive!!!! :-)

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  11. Rust is pervasive, sometimes we welcome it sometimes we resist it_this form was a nice choice for your words--disappearing bit by bit :-)

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