Secret Room

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Secret Room

Post by Antcliff » Mon Sep 14, 2015 6:02 pm

Up in the loft, an area of air.
[tab][/tab]Some people
have secrets. Others
[tab][/tab]only room to spare.
We fray into the future, rarely wrought
Save in the tapestries of afterthought.
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Re: Secret Room

Post by ray miller » Wed Sep 16, 2015 8:57 am

Okay, I figured it out. The loft is Northern Europe, those with secrets are the UK and those with room are Germany. For my prize I'd like an electric fence. Any colour.
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Re: Secret Room

Post by Macavity » Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:34 pm

Neat poem Seth. A place where secrets can breathe...if you've lived an interesting life that is :)

all the best

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Re: Secret Room

Post by JJWilliamson » Wed Sep 16, 2015 6:16 pm

Hi, Seth

I must confess, I'm baffled by this poem. It's the close that gets me.
Antcliff wrote:Up in the loft, an area of air. ...Not sure why the full stop is here. You're starting with a fragment. I can see it's deliberate because you have a cap' on 'Some'. It looks as if it could be an alternative title.
[tab][/tab]Some people
have secrets. Others
[tab][/tab]only room to spare. ...I like what follows and I think I can follow it.
An intriguing piece nonetheless

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Re: Secret Room

Post by David » Wed Sep 16, 2015 6:26 pm

Up in the loft, an area of Eyre? Jane Eyre, that is. And that's an attic anyway.

Nope, I'm struggling.

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Re: Secret Room

Post by Basnik » Thu Sep 17, 2015 8:13 pm

I think it just is what it is. Some have skeletons on the, um, loft, and others are working on their murders!
bez prace, nejsou kolaci - without work, there are no cakes (Czech proverb)

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Re: Secret Room

Post by Antcliff » Fri Sep 18, 2015 1:03 am

Thanks all. Interesting to hear these interpretations.

The idea was that some have interesting important secrets, but others don't and perhaps wish they did.

Seth
We fray into the future, rarely wrought
Save in the tapestries of afterthought.
Richard Wilbur

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