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Green Car  -Poem by Cornish Poet Clive Blake by CliveBlake Green Car  -Poem by Cornish Poet Clive Blake by CliveBlake

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Hear the poem being read by the poet ...

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Sixty of Clive Blake/Chris Robbins' most popular 'phoems'
 
            
 
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Cornish Poet 13 Cornish Performance + Wedding Poet by CliveBlake
Clive is featured in the United Press (UK) publications:
'The Best Poets of 2013'
'Ten of the Best' (Poets of 2013)



Green Car (Poem by Cornish Poet Clive Blake) Phoetry – Visual Poetry - Concrete Poetry - Poetry


A rover you were, all your working life,
But your conscience caught up with you,
You chose honourable re-tyre-ment and
You're now green through and through.

Once you greedily thirsted for petrol,
But finally kicked the habit,
And you now partake of fresh country air,
Just as rural as any wild rabbit.

In the past your throaty engine's roar
Out-decibeled the traffic's bustle,
But you now much prefer to listen to
The dry, restless leaves which rustle.

Alas your coachwork no longer gleams,
But you still retain all of your pride,
It's just your wish to be at one with nature,
As everything else you've tried.

A frosty morning is no deterrent,
To a well-seasoned convert like you,
It's just an unavoidable prelude,
To the sparkling spring-time dew.

Your days of road rage long since gone,
When you used to speed and scramble,
You're now content to pull to one side,
And be overtaken ... by a bramble.


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"Green Car" (Poem by Cornish Poet Clive Blake) Phoetry - Visual Poetry - Concrete Poetry - Poetry:
The car has always been a symbol of our independance and freedom ... can it adapt to stop having such a bad effect on our environment. Roll on the electric car!




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This 'phoem' is titled "Green Car” (Poem by Cornish Poet Clive Blake) Phoetry – Visual Poetry – Concrete Poetry - Poetry,
from the 'Phoetry Book', View Points and Points of View".

I describe Phoetry as a fusion of poetry and photography.
I came up with the Phoetry concept in the early 1990s.
Phoetry can also be described as Visual Poetry and loosely described as Concrete Poetry.

The poetry is by Cornish Poet Clive Blake,
photography by Chris Robbins MPAGB, AFIAP. www.chrisrobbins.co.uk/

"View Points and Points of View"
was published by Emu House Publications www.emuhouse.co.uk/
Book design and typography by Adrian Blake adrianblakedesign.darkfolio.co…
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:icontheredneck92:
TheRedNeck92 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
that rover looks alot like the one ole maggie owns out in tennessee.
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Professional Writer

I think Maggie ought to consider investing in a newer model ...

Just a suggestion ...

:) :)

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:icontheredneck92:
TheRedNeck92 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
she has over 500 cars.

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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Professional Writer

Wow ...

Spoilt for choice ...

:)

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:icontheredneck92:
TheRedNeck92 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
yea? i guess so?
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Professional Writer
:)
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:iconthegrange1:
thegrange1 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012
Cool man!
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Professional Writer
:)
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:iconstaindwolf94:
Staindwolf94 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That was bootiful :D though I probably would have looked at the darker side. You know, "you've been forgotten, left here to rust," etc. ^^;
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Professional Writer
Thank you ... and ...
Yes, of course, there are different ways it could have been approached ...
:)
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:iconstaindwolf94:
Staindwolf94 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome, and I'm just being pessimistic, that's all.
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Professional Writer
:)
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:iconprestonthecarartist:
prestonthecarartist Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011  Student Photographer
nice!
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Professional Writer
Thanks ...
:)
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:iconprestonthecarartist:
prestonthecarartist Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Student Photographer
you are welcome
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Professional Writer
:)
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:iconprestonthecarartist:
prestonthecarartist Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Student Photographer
:D
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:icontheoldhorse:
theoldhorse Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2011
shame, such a nice rover p5 rusting away, looks okay too, all complate, good picture though
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2011  Professional Writer
Thanks ...
I'd love to sell it to you, but I don't think it's there anymore ...!!
:)
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:icontheoldhorse:
theoldhorse Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2011
lol would be nice but i'm in the uk shipping fees would cost me an arm and leg and other bits too
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2011  Professional Writer
Sounds painfull ...
Best left alone then ...
lol ...
:) :)
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:icontheoldhorse:
theoldhorse Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011
mhm indeed
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011  Professional Writer
:)
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:icontheoldhorse:
theoldhorse Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011
=)
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner May 16, 2011  Professional General Artist
I'm always delighted by your work, great one! :clap:
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner May 17, 2011  Professional Writer
:) :) :)
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:icontainia:
tainia Featured By Owner May 14, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Yeah, great pic and poem :)

And a definite sign of things to come. :D
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner May 14, 2011  Professional Writer
Thank you ...
:) :)
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:icontainia:
tainia Featured By Owner May 15, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
you are welcome :)
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:iconconcho:
concho Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2011
also great poem
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2011  Professional Writer
Thank you ...
Much appreciated ...
:)
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:iconconcho:
concho Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2011
great shot!
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2011  Professional Writer
Chris Robins is a brilliant photoigrapher ...
:)
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:iconbretwalda1x:
BretWalda1X Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011  Professional General Artist
cool :)
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:iconsanmononoke:
sanmononoke Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010
Interesting. My poems mostly come from my emotions. I've never tried writing about an object before. I like it. :)
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Professional Writer
Thank you ...
Yes, give it a try ...
It can be great fun ... :)
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:iconsanmononoke:
sanmononoke Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010
I will! :la: Now, what object? hmmm.... :)
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Professional Writer
:)
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:iconchadwood:
chadwood Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2010   Writer
a very good personification and image of this car.
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2010  Professional Writer
Thank you ... :)
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:icongreempo:
greempo Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2010
Nicee!! i really liked the end!!
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2010  Professional Writer
Thanks ... :)
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:icondeserted-heart:
deserted-heart Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2010
poor car
but very true
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2010  Professional Writer
:)
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:iconmidnight-eclipses:
midnight-eclipses Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2010   Writer
Good day! I just dropped by to tell you a couple things! Thing #1: This piece of literature is absolutely amazing! And Thing #2: I decided to feature this amazing piece of literature here at Lit That Shouldn't be Missed 2.
Thank you for writing such an amazing piece and sharing it with everyone! :D

Have a wonderful day!
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2010  Professional Writer
Thank you so very much for your brilliant comments and for featuring me ...
Your recognition, interest and support is very much appreciated ...
I hope your 'Lit That Shouldn't be Missed' feature, goes from strength to strength ... :)
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:iconmidnight-eclipses:
midnight-eclipses Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2010   Writer
=) As long as there is literature to be found on dA then I think that it'll continue onward. :D
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2010  Professional Writer
Sounds like a good pledge to me ... :)
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:iconautumncyn:
autumncyn Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2010
oh ! that's lovely :) :)
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:iconcliveblake:
CliveBlake Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2010  Professional Writer
Thanks ... :) :)
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