C W
C W
Jan 21

The village dealt in sheep each day
The people loved this difficult way
It caused some fights
But all of them were rites
Into becoming a better whole.

Then one day there was no more barter
The exchange of cold metal made it much harder
To lose in a deal
Or really need to heal
A broken system they found much comfort in

for commerce
Andrew Wenson
Andrew Wenson
Feb 9, 2012

Noise from these cars
hauling ass melds
together into
a concerto
for commerce

As I listen I can hear
change
fall gently, gently down
from the driver's
pockets
into the street

whose commerce was breath.
Onoma
Onoma
Sep 24, 2012

...To die of air, in the thin of...
whose commerce was breath.
Whereby beauty swoons of
itself...compressed revelation
unto thee...come to...O lucid
advent!

finance and commerce, profit obsessed
howard brace
howard brace
Jul 9, 2011

Rework The possible, rethink the rest
don't be blind, don't ignore mankind
finance and commerce, profit obsessed
imagine, the whole world re-designed
with both you and I in mind.


...   ...   ...

traffic that this commerce does adore
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Attached with nouns, tentacled verbs
a sentence to a period was passed
Feeding on rich adjective fats
growing exponential word horde
swarming over this digital expanse
replicating rhythms, splitting into rhyme
worms, burrowing deep into metaphor
molting adducing articles like Rhine
traffic that this commerce does adore
renditions of everything more

-cec

Commerce and Science.
Himal
Himal
Feb 26

When I grow, I stand tall.
When I jump, I feel small.
When I breathe I feel alone.
When I die, I'll feel home.

17 reasons to mark the date of your birth,
I'll find and find and be defined by your terms.
Take me with you when you go,
Commerce and Science.
Opposites attract.

I'll see her at university. :) #2moreyears
easury, Justice, Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, Labor, Defense, Health and Human Servi
Anubis the Philosomancer

Formerly known as the Departments of: State, Treasury, Justice, Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, Labor, Defense, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, Energy, Education, Veterans Affairs, and last but certainly not least, Homeland Security.

Not only is it my First Amendment right to Freedoms of Speech, Press and Petition, but it is my obligation as a 'citizen' of a Democratic Republic to honestly criticize the Republic, assuming it is indeed still a Democratic Republic and not merely a Corporation wherein we are indentured servants.
you knew not of commerce
Ezra Dahlgren
Ezra Dahlgren
Dec 20, 2013

you came from lands
afar

you came from lands
alien

you came to our land
of Thule, and the City of Smoke

you knew not of commerce
and theft, and
it was a world
anew
to you

innocence burned off like
an old candle
and you gave into the
dark arts
of magic and
thievery

Atalias was just
your city, land
of
demonim and
seraphim and
numinim and
cherubim

much of the commerce is done
Raj Arumugam
Raj Arumugam
Jan 29, 2012

1
in the fish market of religions
and faiths
and suppositions and declarations
and fierce revelations
much of the commerce is done
on the principle:
Who shouts loudest
and shouts longest
and shouts often-est
gets to empty the most pockets
of bewildered customers


(You always empty their minds
first)

2
You never lose in this fish market
Even the quiet ones
the ones of mild manners and timid ways
can trawl a good number
of faithful customers

3
You can sell fresh fables
or smelly old tales –
they are all good commerce

4
Of course some slap you
right in the face
with their fish:
That too seems to catch customers…

I think you stun them with one blow
and they remain stunted all their lives

Let there be commerce between us.

I make a pact with you, Walt Whitman—
I have detested you long enough.
I come to you as a grown child
Who has had a pig-headed father;
I am old enough now to make friends.
It was you that broke the new wood
Now is a time for carving.
We have one sap and one root—
Let there be commerce between us.

 
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