Where Are All New Commentators?: A Satirical Poem

Updated on March 27, 2019
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Val is a life-long practically oriented student of effective emotional and attitudinal responses to the many challenges of life.

Tens of thousand readers visit your posts

only a handful swear your talent is great

all others playing some invisible ghosts

despite that "talent" being such a bait.

Of course, that loyal handful are so appreciated

while many have even become a dear friend

but after all that stuff that we have created

massive silence is hard to understand.

Are they blocked for a nasty comment

possibly telling us how we actually suck

but then other thought pops for a moment

that we are just writers with that kind of luck.

For it's not human-like to have nothing to say

just take a look at political You-tube news

tons of new faces appearing each day

leaving comments, adding to views.

Maybe we're not writing juicy enough stories

something that makes reader fuss and swear

stuff that's inspiring anger if not even worries

bursting with some emotionally engaging flair.

Maybe we should be writing those political lies

or just regurgitate someone else's great stuff

instead of appearing poetic, gentle and wise

we should make somebody's feathers fluff.

For it seems like only anger, disgust, and fear

act as a spur for responding with word or two

while your few commentators, loyal and dear

love what you write mostly because it's you.


The poem hasn't got anything at all to do

with ego desperate for written recognition

but it's merely wondering what may be true

about massive stalling of responding ignition.

Questions & Answers

    © 2019 Vladimir Karas


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      • ValKaras profile imageAUTHOR

        Vladimir Karas 

        4 months ago from Canada

        Md Adnan --- My alleged writing talent still leaves me out of right words to express my gratitude for your praise. You certainly are a special breed of open-minded, free thinkers, which can only be echoed by such a richness of your generous heart. I truly appreciate your support and encouragement. -- Your friend Val.

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        4 months ago

        I am not sure about the "new commentators" but here comes your sworn commenter Val !! The fragrance of your thought provoking , light and humorous yet deep poetry always brings me here to relish your works....because your poems are "juicy" in their own way , so rich in content , that they take my thirst away!!! Thanks for sharing :)-----Adnan.

      • ValKaras profile imageAUTHOR

        Vladimir Karas 

        4 months ago from Canada

        Giai--I am glad you liked it, thank you.

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        Giải Pháp Seo GPSC 

        4 months ago from 158/D25 Phan Anh, Tân Phú, TPHCM

        Awesome, i like it. It makes me relaxed when reading it

      • ValKaras profile imageAUTHOR

        Vladimir Karas 

        5 months ago from Canada

        Kim --- I'm glad you liked the poem. I think many more of us are wondering about this peculiar thing, but not everyone feels like expressing it. I would guess, for the fear of being misunderstood-- like "being desperate for a written recognition", or something else having to do with writer's ego..

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        5 months ago from North Carolina


        Thanks for sharing your thoughts via poetry. I, too often wonder these same thoughts.

        Have a blessed day.

        ocfireflies aka Kim


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