MaleUnited KingdomMember since 20 Feb 13Age 80Last online 2 years ago

I'm a retired scientist, and while at university I met poets and started writing myself. Most of my poems were written in my early twenties. Entering some of these into Movellas has started me writing again.

  • Ian Gallon
    3 years agoReply
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    Your poetry is becoming more mature and original. It has to be read more than once to extract the meaning, or rather a meaning, as I am sure my understanding will differ from yours!
    Ian
    Memory Loss
    Memory Loss
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    I wasn't gonna put this up coz it's kind of personal, but oh well. All writing is personal if you look deep enough, so I guess this won't be much different. I've kind of experimented with the whole 'flowing...
    WildImagination2
    3 years ago
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    That's why I hated my poetry class. We all interpret things differently and trying to find out what the poet is saying is missing out on how beautiful the poem was.
  • Ian Gallon
    3 years agoReply
    A powerful poem with unforced rhymes! Great!
    Ian
    Stand Up
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    This is a poem about a girl who gets past the bullies, and past the world who doubts her, to live her long-life dream. Enjoy :)
  • Ian Gallon
    4 years agoReply
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    The Google translation into English does not do justice to your poem. Although I grasp most of the meaning, it is not possible to comment on it as a poem. I need to see how the words flow and how well they express the ideas. Is it possible for you to translate it?
    Ian
    Krig er foragt for liv
    Krig er foragt for...
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    Endnu en gang udvælges to sonere fra hvert af de tolv distrikter for at kæmpe til døden i en ukendt arena. Hele Panem ser med. Men i det fattigste dele af Panem rør oprørsånden sig på ny hos indbyggerne...
  • Ian Gallon
    4 years agoReply
    Stand aside! Make way for genius!
    Ian
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    These are the three poems written by my youngest grand daughter who is 7 years old and lives in Minneapolis(USA)
    Dinakar
    4 years ago
    You are correct
  • Ian Gallon
    4 years agoReply
    Another powerful poem!
    Ian
    Trapped
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    Just a poem, about life (not mine, a relative) :3 Came up with the last phrase and was like, I must use this to write a poem. So yeah, enjoy even though it's kinda depressing ^_^
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