The BlockChain Poem Thread - HF 1

in #poetry4 months ago

Hello, Poets! Our first Blockchain Poem Thread went very well, so I figured we would make it an ongoing theme. We made 16 blocks last time and Block 16 was @hamsterpoweriii's first published stanza in English! The overall participation was great. I would have liked to make all of the contributor beneficiaries of this post, but the rewards are likely to be very little. So instead, I will make the author of the last block, @hamsterpoweriii, the 50% beneficiary of this post. Over time, I hope to build the community account to a level which allows it to reward good engagement, but until then, this will have to do.

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Greetings, Blockchain Poets! This is a little idea to help spur a little more engagement. I've had the idea for a while. It was inspired by blockchain technology and how blocks are built. If you don't know what I'm talking about, I'll try to explain without getting too technical.

This is meant to be overly simple and not an actual explanation.

The blockchain saves data in chunks called blocks. It makes these blocks one at a time. After each block is made, the first thing it does is read that block and makes a short summary or assessment of it called a hash. The hash is the first piece of data in the next block. So each block has a piece of the previous block in it.

The Blockchain Poem

So as you might have guessed by now, I thought it might be fun for us to create a poem based on the same principle. Instead of a summary for a hash, we would use poetic interpretation or inspiration to continue the string. The end result is an epic blockchained poem forever containing pieces of all of us.

The Rules

  1. The first stanza will be the last block from the previous thread.
  2. Subsequent stanzas will be submitted in a reply to this post
  3. Each stanza will be 4 lines long
  4. A single author can't write more than two consecutive stanzas in the same day.
  5. Each stanza must start with some aspect of the previous stanza or block in the first line. It can be a word, a concept, or line, or just about anything related to the previous block.
  6. (Optional) Tag one of your favorite authors to contribute a stanza

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Block 16 (1st stanza)

True artists are a rather strange group..
way too often, they even miss a warm soup.
Living in the streets; painting, dancing, singing.
on a generous hand, their bellies are clinging.

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I'm going to tag some folks who I think might enjoy this challenge and help to kick things off. In accordance with rule 6, feel free to do the same.

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@hamsterpoweriii
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Bloque 17

Ni sopa caliente, ni carne con especias, puede saciar el deseo.

Cuando hay amor, entrega y esmero, las ideas brotan con libertad.

Mucho más fuerte que una amistad, es la necesidad de escribir pensamientos;

ni aún el más contrario de los vientos, ni el más oscuro de los tiempos, puede ocultar esa verdad.

Block 18

So let's let the truth flow
On a river of ink
Write the truth which we know
And all that we think

Bloque 19

Pensar es un privilegio, es un tesoro, es un regalo.

Gemas que brotan de lo profundo de corazones hechos volcanes,

son las ideas de poetas enamorados,

apasionados por dichos y refranes;

Invito a participar a @saulos @ismaelrd04 @sacra97 @marybellrg cuatro excelentes autores para que compartan sus letras en este maravilloso reto.

Bloque 20

Compartir espacios por los apasionados por dichos y refranes,
me resulta muy familiar en estas murallas de letras;
con cada palabra apasionada e iluminada con alegría,
hay un colorido grupo de escritores con gran corazón.

Invito a participar a @mafalda2018, @isgledysduarte @lisfabian tres excelentes autores para que compartan sus letras en este continuo y excelente reto.

Block 21

Our lines are discreet but we beat with one heart
With each poet we meet we refine our art
Escribimos poesia en muchos idiomas
Necessito que practicar asi leo mas

First attempt at rhyming in Spanish 😆. Don't be too harsh.

Bloque 22

Corazones felices que danzan con gracia,
en las aguas mansas de un viejo arte.
Bandadas de aves que aletean con audacia,
sin importar su idioma, buscan apoyarse.

Invito a @saulos

Asi los viejos poetas inclinan la balanza
hacia el pensamiento libre sin gran tardanza,
como el que persiguió gigantes con Sancho Panza
con letras que son cantos y tambien son danza

invito a @kattycrochet y @nocturnus

Bloque 25

Son mis herramientas lápiz y papel
con ellos los poetas erizamos la piel,
construimos con metáforas cada verso
para llevar un mensaje a todo el universo ...

Invito a tres colegas que admiro @maleidamarcano @elgranpoeta @yohanys

Bloque 26

Un mensaje sazonado con las mieles del amor,💋
que llenará de alegría a tu noble corazón
Y si acaso estás pasando una gran desilusión

¡Disfruta de nuestros versos! ¡Te volverá la pasión!🌹

Invito a : @ylich, @rosana6 @eliezerfloyd

Gracias querido @jakim7 🌹

Bloque 27

Con mieles de amor se nutren las nuevas tecnologías
llenando de bloque en bloque con excelsa maestría
en vez de códigos versos, que al final convertiría
a Hive en una cadena Blockchain de la poesía.

¡Muchas gracias a @yohanys! Invito a @universoperdido 😇

Bloque 23
Con letras se arma el poeta
para ir a la batalla
ganarse un corazón es su meta
pluma y tinta lo acompañan.

Invito a @revivemyheart a participar.

Bloque 24

De la oscuridad también surgen las letras
certeras vienen y van como saetas
porque sin ella no hay luz que busque metas
para la inspiración de los poetas

invito a @jakim7

Muchas gracias por la invitación, saludos @nocturnus ✌️

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