Scribbling Feb24 by Mark M. Redfearn poems on the way pilgrim scribbling in his book even crows keep still Related Post navigation ← Walking Stick Panting → 8 comments on “Scribbling” Sumana Roy says: February 25, 2014 at 6:43 am nicely put up.. 🙂 Reply Björn Rudberg (brudberg) says: February 25, 2014 at 11:52 am Those crows .. good that they meditate. Reply WabiSabi says: February 25, 2014 at 12:15 pm I laughed out loud at the vision of a poet walking and writing at the same time! My family has a strict rule that I’m not allowed to write while walking (or use a camera while walking either) There have been a few mishaps! Thanks for the smiles! Reply Mark M. Redfearn says: February 26, 2014 at 2:10 am I’m glad you had a good laugh, and I can see how you could imagine the old poet walking and scribbling, but that’s not the picture I had in my mind at all. I imagined him pausing here and there, perhaps sitting on a stone or a log, to take out his writing implement and paper. Just goes to show you the limitations of a handful of words sometimes! On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 1:15 PM, Mark M. Redfearn wrote: > Reply WabiSabi says: February 26, 2014 at 1:05 pm So …….that is the danger of letting someone read your poem. A reader can superimpose her own messy history on your lovely poem! I did understand your poem, Mark, and saw your poet carefully stopping and taking out pen and pad. But I also read my own clumsy life into it! Therein lies the humor! Reply Mark M. Redfearn says: February 27, 2014 at 2:00 am Oh, I think readers should ALWAYS superimpose their own messy histories onto poems and any other literature that they get their hands and eyes on. Otherwise, what sense does a poem or novel or play make? Good readers are actively involved in what’s happening on the page, even if their involvement is not quite what the writer envisioned or intended. Besides, good writers write for others, not for themselves! On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 2:05 PM, Mark M. Redfearn wrote: > Reply artmusedog says: February 25, 2014 at 1:59 pm some how this had me smiling ~ wonderful haiku with crows viewing the scribbling ~ thanks, xxx Reply bodhisattvaintraining says: March 1, 2014 at 4:04 pm I love this 🙂 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.