poetry critical

online poetry workshop

Spine #9

One interactive plaything after another
flew quickly from the shelves, riots ensued
over supply and demand;
the prices rose at an alarming rate for a
cuckoo's clockwork dolly with her
nest of curls.

27 May 07

Rated 8.7 (8.7) by 8 users.
Active (8): 4, 7, 7, 8, 10, 10, 10, 10
Inactive (0):

(define the words in this poem)
(5 more poems by this author)

Add A Comment:
Enter the following text to post as unknown: captcha


this is
short and
a trickster's  magic
that shifts and tilts with each read.
 — banditfemme

don;t forget to keep the tense. prices "rose" not rising. otherwise good
 — unknown

Boring as heck. 4/10
 — Henry

geez henry it's a spine poem! you are not very nice!
 — sunshinesgf

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST! i didn't get it the first time!!!! tricky
 — unknown

What is a spine poem?
 — unknown

a spine poem has a phrase (like a song lyric, book title, anything) as the first word of every line.
 — unknown

Interesting, I had not heard of that.
 — rocket

thanks banditfemme, you rock!
 — sunshinesgf

Now I know what a spine poem is...
neat poem,
I love that flick.
 — jenakajoffer

not terrible
 — unknown

thanks for readin jen- it's a favorite of mine also but more the book than the movie!
unknown.. that's the best i can hope for. i know the content is a little drab.
 — sunshinesgf

Funny.  Last summer, there were 3-4 Cabbage Patch dolls floating face up in the rank water.  
 — Isabelle5

Oh, I see what this is doing!  Never heard of a spine poem!
 — Isabelle5

first time for everything!
 — sunshinesgf