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aforbing's Stats
  • poems: 145
  • average poem: 7.2 (7.0) (graph)
  • comments: 1,340
  • ratings: 396
  • average rating: 7.1
  • forum posts: 572
  • last visit: 6 Feb 07

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I want to make you BREATHE me. I want you to rip apart my haikus. I want to challenge you to write in form. I use CAPITALS for emphasis and I like the poems of Minx, Charlie, Ananke, Isabelle and Zep.

Poems by aforbing:
  • Linens
  • Malina
  • Repeat Offender
  • Dirt
  • Scrape
  • Still down there after all these years...
  • Pepto Pink
  • Songs in the key of infidelity (REVISED)
  • Youth Group Guy
  • blue horse (REVISED)
  • DISTRACTION
  • Song of a Browns Fan
  • 55 Days of Christmas
  • Gypsy Rose Lee (an Acrostic)
  • To eat an orange (REVISED)
  • Scenes from a Diner
  • Tribute
  • Love it Like That (EDITED)
  • Like Christmas in March
  • Appreciating some jewelry
  • Hey, Player:
  • Carousel
  • Morning Wood
  • Almost Famous--but not quite
  • Petty Pirate (a limerick)
  • Eating from my hand
  • I'll go blind
  • Fresh Outta Graceland (EDIT)
  • disputing you
  • CELESTIAL (an acrostic)
  • Crayons for lunch
  • Love, Sunnyside Up
  • Gasping for stability
  • Pantoum for Cadillac
  • Egg Roll
  • Ocean (a Diamente)
  • New Orleans
  • Hymns in my Head
  • Abecedarius
  • Nasty Anastrophe
  • Anaphora
  • Paper Prince
  • Dances with Blocks
  • Home Equity (a Septolet)
  • Potato Simile
  • Carpet Colony
  • Air Amore
  • Ice Cream
  • Sofa Beast
  • Purse Issues
  • Ball & Chain (a Senru)
  • Monday: A Tyburn
  • Rain
  • Eat Me
  • goth girl
  • Ring of Fire (a Cinquain)
  • How To Write a College Entry Essay
  • Nature (Rictameter)
  • Poor Student
  • of fireworks and freedom
  • Reclaiming "Invictus"
  • Paper Kisses
  • Lettuce Vent
  • Voicemail for the Devil
  • August (a Tanka)
  • Trappings of Trepidation
  • 18 Complaints
  • Not a Man of the Cloth
  • Fencer of Flesh
  • A Small Dark Stain
  • Upon finding a drowned rat
  • Toe Woes
  • Questioning Matrimony
  • Timmy got a bad rap
  • my body (a shape poem)
  • Flatulence
  • It comes in threes
  • Royalty (a quinzaine)
  • Monday morning quarterback
  • Onion
  • Luminosity
  • Wednesday nights at St. Agatha's
  • Vampire
  • Don’t Keep me in Suspense
  • Morning (a Lanturne)
  • Advice (a Kyrielle)
  • Aroma
  • Matronly (a Cinquain)
  • Rock stars need pussy, too
  • Lita Ford
  • A Clarity Pyramid
  • On philosophy...
  • I Baked a Ham for you, Damn it! (a cinquain)
  • Princess Third Wheel (a Wedoka)
  • Don’t squeeze me into your mold (a villanelle)
  • Cat Box (Naani)
  • State of the Union
  • De-Masculinizing the Super Bowl
  • Death of a Playwright
  • Sinus Suicide (a limerick)
  • Mike Meyers is Canadian!
  • I am THAT guy
  • Life’s a joint (smoke up)
  • Phantom
  • Soccer Bees
  • Favorite Distraction
  • Reincarnation
  • Happy Birthday IMC
  • Lemondate
  • wasted wood
  • Inside Job
  • Another birthday blows by me
  • Booted out of the Hall of Justice
  • I'll give you an American Geisha
  • Rojo (a concrete poem)
  • Peaches
  • The solace that I find there
  • I'll make you mine
  • Hey, you got my coat dirty!
  • American Idol
  • she's not in Kansas anymore
  • School
  • Atkinized
  • Victorious Game of Candyland
  • Bachelor's Lament
  • modern still life
  • Silver spoons are bitter
  • Cartoon Cat (a rispetto)
  • Meth and Me
  • Bubblegum under my seat
  • My aching tentacles

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