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Excellent Showcase for Your Best Poems
Marcia Miller-Twiford -- AD Member
Once in a while I am not a
sub-Saharan Flying Fox
but I am ALWAYS batty
(just ask my sister)
Free site where you may archive
all of your poems
and publish them as an eBook
Originator of the Sonnerick
19-line modified sonnet with 3 elements
14 lines using iambic pentameter
8-line octave stating the problem - abbaabba
6-line sestet stating the solution - cdedce
5-line limerick slam closing - ffggf
Limerick uses iambic tetrameter & trimeter
(Form named by Richard Lloyd Cederberg)
Ted L Glines has been writing since 1965, mostly rhyming verse and song lyrics, along with some free verse and prose. In the beginning years, most of his works were activist oriented and connected to the "freedom of speech" movement, with many poems published in college literary magazines and the "underground" free press (Village Voice, etc.). Having somewhat mellowed out in later years, Ted's works now lean more toward entertainment and humor (though he is known to tackle a good cause from time to time). Ted is just the gunslinger to put a bigot down. Recent projects include supporting several writers' work shop groups and assisting with a major poetry quarterly magazine, with an emphasis on helping new writers to become published. Also, on the more serious side, Ted is a volunteer with "WHO@," assisting victims of online abuse (see "Working to Halt Online Abuse" link below). Major influences have been Edgar Allen Poe, Jack London, Patty Burkeen, Silvia Plath, Gilbert O'Sullivan, Wendy Baral Cooper, Shakespeare, H. P. Lovecraft, and Paul Simon. Currently residing in rural east Texas after escaping the battleground of southern California. Peace is good.
Life will be better when humans finally learn to play well together.
Ted L Glines
Internet Safety Advocate
Working to Halt Online Abuse
My Personal Website http://lovehorrorhumorhistory.com/index.html
(Enjoy - Please sign my Guestbook)
The Writing Forum http://thewritingforum.net
Family Friend Poems http://www.familyfriendpoems.com/
Bat World Sanctuary http://www.batworld.org/main/main.html
World Bat Line http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/worldbatline/
Authors Market Connection http://groups.google.com/group/authors-market-connection
There is an Undercover Ed
(Oh Nooooooo -- said Edvard the Elder)
My birth certificate reads "Edgar Legrey Henry"
So the Undercover Ed is Moi
Long story of abandonment, non-adoption, and creative ID which changed it to Ted L Glines -- the clever alias of today
The road of life is so busy and populated by all sorts of travelers, each going from birth to the tombstone in his/her own unique way. I want to meet and talk with ALL of them, perhaps to understand them, speak their languages, and help to build bridges across yawning chasms caused by bigotry. The world of my vision is one where Christians and Pagans will work together in harmony to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and visit the sick and the prisoners. I guess you could say that I crave large goals. So did Jesus.
In the mean time (if time must be mean), I am quite content to leave the hateful debates of men alone (just leave them to devour themselves, as they will) and build a Web, a network, where your creations and my own can thrive and grow tall. If I can assist you, nothing will make me happier. My own miniscule Website (Amnesiac Memoirs) started out to simply be my own little "chapbook," and it is blossoming out to be (joyfully) , something quite deeper (with a little help from my friends).
Currently residing in New Boston, Texas, rural enough to be out of the fast-lane insanity, and peopled in a friendly way.
Here are a few interesting Weblinks for you, in the interest of networking:
And some cherished Friends:
Philip Paul Sacco
Georg E Mateos
Debra J Harmes-Kurth
Sweet Purple Spirit G.- Illuminating Wild WicKed Warrior!
Dennis N Griffin
John V Martin
Patrice Anne Rutledge
Shane Ward makes me Giggle
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Those who know me will know my fascination for research. Recently completed is a data base of hate groups masquerading as Christian organizations. These groups' activities range from criminal to terrorism, all in the name of Jesus and Christianity. We need to pay more attention to them.
Oh, and the "MSW" stands for Mostly Silly Writer ... or something like that ...