Do you dare do Dickens?


I could claim this is a touch of lightning the tone of things in my blogcasa, but all things considered, I’m not sure that’s exactly accurate. Afterall Charles Dickens did delve into some  very dark hearts and minds in his writing adventures. So–I won’t claim an effort of offering some comic relief with this advertising of a poetry challenge over at Echostains’ artistic musings.  You can surf there via Mr. Dickens’ mug shot just for the illustrations and chatter.  Kick around the artwork for a bit and decide if you’d like to poem play with some Dickenson devious delight for everyone’s bemusement–or bewilderment.  My only decent for public consumption–so far–poetic devilment prompted by Dickens is residing at Echostains’ Bookstains. IF I can clean up my poem-making regarding this poetic drama I will post my most respectable effort here. Yes, I am trying hard to refrain from that ‘mature audiences only’ rating. It’s been tough though as my mind seems to have decided it only wants to swim in the gutter rut of what’s in a name like Dickens’.

o damn,

color me ‘pink’

because at the moment

suggestive wink winks are all I can think

-I will attempt to get past these indiscreet

suggestions……o my…



  1. Artswebshow said,

    November 17, 2010 at 2:25 pm

    lol lol lol lol lol

  2. November 17, 2010 at 1:07 pm

    Shameless 😉

  3. November 17, 2010 at 12:23 pm

    Good luck 47, you’re braver than I am. I am curious though.

  4. November 16, 2010 at 1:54 am

    What the Dickens! I’ve never thought of Dickens that way before 47whitebuffalo – haha.

  5. slpmartin said,

    November 14, 2010 at 11:17 pm

    Can wait to see what your write. ;D

  6. echostains said,

    November 14, 2010 at 7:06 pm

    Hhehe thanks 47whitebuffalo! i’m still battling myself with my own poem….. so many books, so many characters, but I have chosen Great Expectations – as I have the same for this challenge:-D (and it is a favorite of mine)

    • November 15, 2010 at 10:35 pm

      How’s the battle coming along, Lynda? Hmm? I’m currently entertaining multiple personalities–oh yes!

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