Art and the philosophy of life

Mr. Poe and...

his raven

I made the collage and the poem just dropped onto the page.  It’s not at all what I had in mind but here it is, nonetheless.

Mr. Poe & his Raven

Mr.
Poe
was
quite
distressed
even
though
he
did
his
best
he
never
could
get
any
rest
the
bird
was
just
relentless

 

the
raven
cawed
both
day
and
night
gave
all
the
neighbors
quite
a
fright
but
didn’t
care
for
them
at
all
the
bird
enjoyed
relentless

 

Mrs.
Poe
spoke
very
slow
she
said
the
bird
would
have
to
go
but
Poe
stood
strong
and
said
oh
no
he
can”t
help
that
he’s
relentless

 

I
love
the
raven
he’s
my
friend
I’m
sticking
by
him
till
the
end
on
this
one
issue
I
won’t
bend
it’s
okay
that
he’s
relentless

 

now
leave
me
woman
I
must
write
before
the
dawn
bursts
forth
with
light
the
bird
won’t
let
me
sleep
tonight
because
he’s
so
relentless

the
raven
looked
at
Poe
and
said
what’s
going
on
inside
your
head
I’m
sitting
here
within
your
view
don’t
you
know
what
you
should
do
you
know
that
I’m
relentless

 

 

I’m
tired
raven
can’t
you
see
THIS
is
what
YOU
do
to
me
you
never
stop
you
always
caw
you
truly
are
relentless

Poe
got
up
reached
for
the
door
the
raven
dropped
down
to
the
floor
you
love
me
just
the
way
I
am
you
know
you
like
relentless

 

goodnight
my
friend
my
body’s
sore
I’m
sorry
that
I’m
such
a
bore
I’m
off
to
bed
to
get
some
sleep
please
don’t
be
relentless

the
raven
stopped
and
shook
his
head
yes
go
on
go
off
to
bed
but
sleep
won’t
come
for
you
dear
friend
because
my
name’s
Relentless

 

 

 

 

Comments on: "Mr. Poe and…" (26)

  1. Simply wonderful, Gigi.

    • I just started typing and went with it. LOL It was fun and I was smiling the entire time. The words just fell onto the page. I had absolutely no idea I was going to write that. That’s the fun of it…most of the time poems simply write themselves. I just lend the words my fingers so they can make themselves known. 🙂

  2. What an interesting double tribute to Poe and his “never more” poem…

  3. Just having fun:) I made the collage and the poem just sort of happened. I think the raven put me up to it. He likes to joke around.

  4. That was delightful! What a wonderful poem 🙂 Peace . . .

  5. A classic piece of ‘Poe’etry. Enjoyed

  6. I enjoyed this immensely 🙂 Great collage and poem (intended or not) 🙂

  7. this is simply BRILLIANT Sis’!

  8. Reblogged this on Rethinking Life and commented:

    I wrote this in April of 2014 but thought it was appropriate for Halloween:)

  9. Wow Bling I can’t believe I missed this last year! I love this! I always love your work! 😀

  10. Reblogged this on Tell Me About It! and commented:
    Bling Gigi is one of my dearest friend and also my longest WP friends! I remember when I first saw her posts when Belinda and I met one wee morning at 3 am. Gigi commented and we all became good friends since then! I hold on to my friends the ones that hold me up and cheer me on! I always will because that’s what friend do! I love that!

  11. Great poem! Perhaps this relentless raven said “Evermore” instead!

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