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Who are the best poets on poemranker? (A list by me) (Other) by Jeremi B. Handrinos
First off, let me just say, I'm damn proud to have been accepted into this highly unusual clique of backstabbing moody artists and what I consider to be, hands down, some of the best writers of poetry on the web. I've been ranking for some time now, and have grown to love poemranker on many levels. Being a poet is in my opinion a 'calling', and not for the lazy, or weak of spirit. It takes its sweet time evolving within a being... Just to come flopping out like a blind 1,000 lb Marlin at the worst time. Poets are the ultimate in artists and accordingly so, they are the nerve endings of the human race and philosophies surrounding its development and social, cultural, and spiritual diversification and or identification. In both the 'then', 'now', and 'later'. Poets, if they are true to their occupation, will do whatever it takes, no matter what, to get the words out. And selflessly they will give those sleepless nights cold sweating to the process behind it all, writing (life), in order to give it back to the universe and it's solvent form. And its many young eager recipients. I've devised this list using many different factors, and talents, and research 'overall' to form my conclusions about these poets. I have taken it upon myself to praise upon this fine day, in this fine month, in this waxing year. October 2003. The 4th day. These poets I am about to name are being singled out by me, as true poets, for many specific, and radical reasons. I'm sure those among you, that know poetry, will get the gist of my statement here without me having to go to far into 'the details', but for the sake of idiots that will go "but why them?" Let me explain. It involves technique, grammar, spelling, punctuation, titling, style, structure, imagination, humor, consistency and an overall grasp behind knowing why they do what they do when they're doing it. There are a lot of great poets on the ranker, but few that are consistant and dedicated. POEMRANKER BEST LIST ____________________ 1. -=Dark_Angel=- 2. Horus8 3. Settle 4. Christof 5. Nicholas Jones 6. Tintagiles 7. Poet and Know it 8. Zzinnia <~> 9. hatter's hare 10. Bill Z. Bub 11. ==Doylum 12. Caducus 13. http://mulberryfairy 14. Durt Kl 15. ?-Dave_Mysterious-? 16. god'swife 17. Nentwined 18. richa 19. OneFingerAnswer 20. Robert K. Foster 21. razorgrin 22. skaskowski 23. temptalia 24. INTRANSIT 25. Garrett S Sexton 26. rebeccacalvetti 27. SupremeDreamer 28. abecedarian 29. Lifeboatman 30. thepinkbunnyofdoom 31. crystal lane swift 32. Bonehiss 33. Nicholas Monson 34. sliver 35. acertaincontempt This list goes on and on, and fluctuates like outer space, and inner taste.

Up the ladder: Metaphysical Poets

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Arithmetic Mean: 6.85
Weighted score: 6.7622623
Overall Rank: 489
Posted: October 4, 2003 3:06 AM PDT; Last modified: October 4, 2003 3:06 AM PDT
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[10] SupremeDreamer @ 204.31.165.48 | 4-Oct-03/3:23 AM | Reply
aye, i made the list..

and ive only just gotten out my slump

pleasantly surprised.

but i liked the intro much more, i like nodding profusely. the list rocks, and i there arent many that could replace you as judge.

anyway, enough yammering- i have to catch the next updraft and fly again (i didnt get these damned wings for nothing)
[n/a] INTRANSIT @ 205.188.208.105 | 4-Oct-03/5:48 AM | Reply
-inner taste- the bottom line to everything. I would like to see this updated in 3-6 months to hopefully include a mr. rockmage and a mrs. Italy angel. thank you for.....just being you.
[10] SupremeDreamer @ 204.31.165.48 > INTRANSIT | 4-Oct-03/5:54 AM | Reply
ah, the witch doctors
the black magician are loose
and busy pushing for the pending improvements
that you speak of.

and im doing my owl song.
-wink-
[n/a] Jeremi B. Handrinos @ 24.126.113.154 > SupremeDreamer | 4-Oct-03/6:38 AM | Reply
When I last did my owl song I destroyed my booger flavoured tootsie roll pop.
[10] SupremeDreamer @ 204.31.166.127 > Jeremi B. Handrinos | 4-Oct-03/6:42 AM | Reply
my earwax tootsie roll makes a nice candle
but its windy..

i had illumination for a few miliseconds though
and managed to find my comfy tree hole

now im trying to conquer night
its dark is all i can say.
[n/a] Jeremi B. Handrinos @ 24.126.113.154 > SupremeDreamer | 4-Oct-03/7:11 AM | Reply
The sun just popped up here, now i'm out in the open, again, shit.
[10] SupremeDreamer @ 204.31.166.127 > Jeremi B. Handrinos | 4-Oct-03/7:17 AM | Reply
sun explosions.. i predict white blindness to take place of my ebony shades.
[10] Bill Z Bub @ 24.43.48.67 | 4-Oct-03/2:05 PM | Reply
I made the top ten, so I have no complaints!
[n/a] abecedarian @ 164.67.82.153 | 4-Oct-03/2:13 PM | Reply
(nod)
[n/a] New Life Drug @ 67.112.121.181 | 4-Oct-03/2:39 PM | Reply
You actually had time to make this list?

I feel sorry for you, you have no life.
[n/a] Jeremi B. Handrinos @ 24.126.113.154 > New Life Drug | 4-Oct-03/2:59 PM | Reply
Yeah, I had ten spare minutes to make this list. Why would you think I have no life?I could be rich and at a detox center in Beverly Hills. I could be 'working' in other window application while ranking on the computer and doing other organizational computer tasks? You must not feel sorry for me young man? I have a blessed life good boy, I am a man of leisure. I spend my days spending old family money and doing whatever my heart desires. I am clearly in heaven for the time being.
[n/a] richa @ 81.178.219.217 | 7-Oct-03/9:04 AM | Reply
mr pig?
[10] horus8 @ 24.126.113.154 > richa | 7-Oct-03/12:38 PM | Reply
he's on there. trust me. just with a different name.
[9] sliver @ 63.190.81.222 | 13-May-04/4:47 PM | Reply
Well, I guess I missed all this, But I see I made your list.I can't type fast so I will just say gracias.
[n/a] <{Baba^Yaga}> @ 24.130.62.63 | 13-May-04/5:22 PM | Reply
Actually Sliffer, everything after the top 10 don't 'really' matter.
[9] sliver @ 63.189.17.70 > <{Baba^Yaga}> | 16-Aug-04/8:40 PM | Reply
ask me if i really give a shit, considering that I came in 34th, and hoarus, bvaba, wharever he calls yourself has given me nothing but a majority of gooose eggs. what da heall,eh?
[9] sliver @ 63.190.80.173 > <{Baba^Yaga}> | 4-Sep-04/9:03 AM | Reply
[0] deleted user @ 172.145.75.64 | 17-Sep-04/7:46 PM | Reply
You're such a fuckin' fraud!!!
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